Halloween is a fun and exciting time for spooky enthusiast of all ages. And although the event listings are fewer than in previous years due to COVID-19 there is still plenty of fun to be had! And the best part is you can find it all right here Bake Halloween themed treats, turn ordinary food into creepy fun, decorate the house with new craft projects, make homemade costumes and plan your outings all from information in this guide. And please don't keep this to yourself, share with other local parents. They will thank you, we promise!
When it comes to children's safety we are always on top of all recommendations. Click here to follow our easy tips when costume planning, carving pumpkins, and trick-or-treating!
*Click on the hyperlinked words for complete details. New additions will be added as they arrive throughout the month.
Local Halloween Events - 2020
All Month - Boo at the Zoo 2020
All Month (Friday & Saturday nights) - Fright Trail
All Month (Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights) - Atchafalaya Nightmares by McGee's Swamp Tours
October 15th - 31st - Pumpkin Patch at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church
October 21st - 25th - Pumpkin Patch in Loreauville
10/6 - To Be Continued - The Worst Witch (story-time)
10/18 - Teen Grab & Go Craft: Candy Catapults (public library take-home crafts)
10/18 - Kids' Grab & Go Craft: Q-Tip Skeletons (public library take-home crafts)
10/20 - Tinker Tuesday: Candy Science (virtual event)
10/24 - Halloween Spooktacular Bash!
10/24 - Pumpkins in the Parc
10/25 - Kids' Grab & Go Craft: Spiderwebs (public library take-home crafts)
10/25, 10/30, & 10/31 - Spooktacular Harvest Fest! At the Children's Museum of Acadiana
10/27 - To Be Continued - Bunnicula (story-time)
10/27 - Tinker Tuesday: Pumpkin Science (virtual event)
10/29 - Craft Challenge Thursday: Spooky Snack Art (virtual)
10/30 - Kid's Trivia: Halloween (virtual)
10/30 - Spooktacular Harvest Fest!
10/30 - Howl-o-ween
10/30 - Trick'N'Treat at Sky Zone
10/31 - Trick'N'Treat at Sky Zone
10/31 - Spooktacular Harvest Fest!
10/31 - Kid Friendly Halloween SK8 Party
Halloween Recipes & Other Fun Food Ideas
- An Easy Halloween Treat For Your Little Goblins: Monster Apple Bites
- 13 Easy Halloween Lunchbox Treats
- Four Kooky Halloween Recipes Your Kids Will Love
- Let Halloween Candy Take You Into Thanksgiving
- Halloween Bark
- Spooky Halloween 7 Layer Taco Dip
- Halloween Marshmallow Pops
- Two Easy Halloween Party Plates
- A Halloween Trick for Delicious Halloween Treats!
- Leftover Halloween Candy Brownies
- Yummy Witches and Spiders and Bats...Oh My
- Spooky Spider Web Hard-Boiled Eggs
Halloween Books, Costume Ideas, & Fun New Traditions
- Boo! Here are 9 Halloween Books Your Kids Will Love
- A Terrific Book to Coincide with this Spooky Time of the Year
- 8 Ideas to Decorate Wagons, Wheelchairs, & Strollers This Halloween
- 13 Family Costume Ideas for Halloween
- Invite the Switch Witch Over This Halloween
- 31 Halloween Family Movies for Kids, Tweens, & Teens
- Safer Halloween Fun: You've Been Boo'd!
- Halloween Milk Jug Luminaries
- DIY Halloween Silhouettes
- Easy Halloween Bat Craft for Kids
- Halloween Hand Puppet: Frankenstein
- "Connect the Webs" Halloween Activity
- DIY Witch Hat for Halloween
- Creepy Stick Forest Craft
- 3 Fun Ideas to Make a Halloween Face Mask For Your Kids
Fun Giveaways!! (Currently Running)
- Win a Halloween Cookie Decorating Kit from Katie's Kitchen
- 6 Days of Boo Sign Giveaways!
- Ready to be Boo'ed?
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