Scare Up Some Halloween Fun
Have a Wonderfully Wicked Halloween in NWA!
Halloween in Northwest Arkansas is a big treat! With haunted houses, ghost tours and ghoulish gatherings for grown-ups, plus trick-or-treating, pumpkin patches and other wholesome activities, make these wonderfully wicked events part of your spooky agenda!
Creeping it Real:
8th Annual Zombie Crawl, Eureka Springs | Oct. 26 Cheer on the parade of hundreds of hungry zombies as they make their annual descent through historic downtown. This is Eureka’s biggest parade spectacle and it is not to be missed! Everyone is invited to dress up and join the horde!
Eureka Springs: Halloween City | All Month Long in October This time of year gives Eureka Springs yet another reason to showcase its fun-loving, zany side. From hordes of trick-or-treaters, the Illusionist & the Medium on stage, and pumpkin lighting in the cemetery, Eureka does Halloween like no other town on Earth!
Crescent Hotel Ghost Tours, 1886 Crescent Hotel, Eureka Springs One of America’s most haunted hotels offers nightly ghost tours with professional guides that end with a small séance in the hotels “morgue.”
The Expelled, Huntsville
Dozens of actors, horrifically detailed spaces and a jump around every corner make this one of the most terrifying haunts in Arkansas!
Nightmares Haunted House, Bentonville | Sept. 27 – Nov. 2
A ride on the phantom bus takes you to this intense, high energy haunted attraction that uses the latest technology. Proceeds go to the community via the Bentonville Breakfast Lions Club.
The Asylum Haunted House, Cave Springs | Oct. 4 – Nov. 2
Rated the #2 best haunted house in Arkansas by The Scare Factor – not for the faint of heart!
Riverside Entertainment Haunt Attractions, Siloam Springs | Oct. thru Nov. 1
This year’s haunt season features the Warehouse of Fear and the Swamp Walker Trail.
Kids and Family
Farmland Adventures, Springdale | Sept. 6 – Nov. 2 With a giant corn maze, pony rides, farm animals and a pick-your-own pumpkin patch, this is the place for family fun!
Ozark Corn Maze, Cave Springs | Opens Sept. 22 Have fun getting lost in three separate corn mazes over 16 acres. Check out the 10-acre pumpkin patch, the miniature donkeys, and relax in a corn bin with 3,000 pounds of loose corn!
Howl-O-Ween Spooktacular, Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge | Oct. 25 Bring the family for a night of fun, felines and the only time of the year that you can see the animals after dark!
Bentonville Halloween Spooktacular | Oct. 26 A day full of trick-or-treating and spooky-fun events for kids and families.
Springdale Halloween Fest | Oct. 26 Celebrate Halloween with friends and family for a fun free night at Shiloh Square in downtown Springdale! The evening consists of candy giveaways, carnival games, a pumpkin drop, a pumpkin carving contest and more.
Rocky Horror Picture Show Arkansas Public Theatre, Rogers
Sept. 13-15, 19-22, 26-29
Back by popular demand! The APT at The Victory in historic downtown presents multiple stage performances of this cult classic!
Eureka Springs Witches Escape Eureka Springs Historical Museum | Oct. 11
Ladies prepare to have a bewitchingly good time at this fundraiser for 18 years and older. A magical day of music, entertainment, food, drinks, dancing, & more is sponsored by Eureka Springs Historical Museum.
Ghouls Night Out Meteor Guitar Gallery, Bentonville | Oct. 24
Dance the night away with drink specials, a silent auction, raffle prizes and photobooth. Dress to impress in your best costume for a chance to win a prize worth dying for!
Artinfusion: Halloween in the Hollow Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Bentonville | Oct. 26
Crystal Bridges’ Artinfusion affinity group for young professionals pulls out the stops each Halloween with this adults-only costume, dance-party bash! Art inspired costumes. DJ Heather of the Chicago House movement, and free access to the new exhibition Crystals in Art: Ancient to Today.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Aud The Auditorium, Eureka Springs | Oct. 25
Experience a special screening of TRHPS in the same venue that Tim Curry, aka Dr. Frank-N-Furter, once filmed in. Includes a Magenta Costume contest at 9 p.m. followed by the Virgin Ceremony. (R-rated)
Stranger Things Trivia Puritan Coffee & Beer, Fayetteville | Oct. 29
Just in time for Halloween! Stranger Things Trivia returns to Puritan! Prizes for the winning teams and the best themed outfit or costume, plus drink specials and classic ‘80s tunes.
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