THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (October 2, 2013) – There’s a variety of haunted happenings taking place in The Woodlands this October! Bring the family out for trick or treating, vendor booths, children’s activities, performances, costume contests, games and more. Appealing to all ages, events range from scary to spooky spectacular!
1st Annual Make Your Own Scarecrow CompetitionNorthshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands DriveSunday, October 6, 20135:30 to 7:30 p.m.Fee: Free
Do you think your family has what it takes to make the best scarecrow? Bring an old set of clothes (long sleeve shirt and pants) to make your own! Scarecrow making begins at 5:30 p.m. and judging at 6:30 p.m. Produced by The Woodlands Township, this event is held in conjunction with Concert in the Park.
The Great Pumpkin HuntNorthshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands DriveSunday, October 13, 20135:30 to 6:30 p.m.Fee: Free
The Great Pumpkin is hidden in Northshore Park! Search for clues on pumpkins and solve the puzzle of The Great Pumpkin. Produced by The Woodlands Township, this event is held in conjunction with Concert in the Park.
Jack-O-Lantern ChallengeNorthshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands DriveSunday, October 20, 20135:30 to 7:30 p.m.Fee: Free
Think your family can out-carve the other pumpkin carvers in The Woodlands? Join us during Concert in the Park for the Jack-o-Lantern Challenge. Carving begins at 5:30 p.m. and judging at 6:30 p.m. Produced by The Woodlands Township, this event is held in conjunction with Concert in the Park.
The Haunting at Bear Branch Park featuring Mangled ManorBear Branch Park, 5310 Research Forest DriveFridays, October 18 and 25, Saturdays, October 19 and 26, and Thursday, October 31, 20138 to 10 p.m.Fee: $8 per person
An annual tradition, The Woodlands Township presents The Haunting at Bear Branch Park featuring Mangled Manor, a haunted house crafted by Township staff made to resemble an old manor from years ago. A tour guide will lead your group down the trail and through the manor, but see if you have what it takes to make it all the way through!
Trick or Treat TrailTown Green ParkSunday, October 27, 20133 to 6 p.m.Fee: Free
Produced by The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Trick or Treat Trail brings out families for trick or treating, vendor booths, children’s activities, costume contests, games and more. While at the Trick or Treat Trail, kids will have the opportunity to trick or treat from booth to booth and fill their bags with goodies from more than 30 local vendors. Plus, the event includes children’s activities, strolling entertainment, inflatables and costume contests. Please visit www.VisitTheWoodlands.com for more information.
Spooky Spectacular Family CarnivalThe Woodlands Township Recreation Center, 5310 Research Forest DriveThursday, October 31, 20135 to 9 p.m.Fee: $5 per child
Join us for some spooky games and yummy treats while trick-or-treating at the Spooky Spectacular Family Carnival! Produced by The Woodlands Township, the carnival will be set up indoors and outdoors and include a giant inflatable slide, inflatable games, moon walk, carnival games, costume contest and much more! Additionally, there will be a snake show from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. and a magic show from 7 to 7:45 p.m.
For more information on haunted happenings or other events produced by The Woodlands Township, please call 281-210-3800 or visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov.