St Louis Kids Halloween Events 2013

Posted by Kim Julian on Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 at 10:15 am

Here is a list of a few fun Halloween activities in St. Louis and the surrounding area.

“Pumpkinland” at Thies Farm:
This month long festival is assured fun for all ages with straw mazes, slides, swings, cable gliders, wagon rides, petting zoo, concessions, crafts, and of course PUMPKINS!! Group rates are available but a reservation is required for groups. Maryland Heights Location closes for the year on October 31.

Stuckmeyer’s Halloween Fun Days:
Weekends in October, Free Admission
U-pick pumpkins, Already picked pumpkins, Mums, Gourds, Corn Stalks, Indian Corn and more…. Farm Animals on display, Hayrides, Pony Rides, Fort Spooky, Corn Maze, Inflatable Farm Train, Inflatable Slide, Inflatable Haunted House and more… (Pony Rides, Inflatable Farm Train and Inflatable Slide only on weekends)

Great Godfrey Corn Maze:
The giant maze is cut into seven acres of cornfield. The maze is open during the day, but bring a flashlight and try the Haunted Maze at night. The Haunted Maze is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in October. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children. Kids under five get in free through October 30, 2011.

Pumpkin Jamboree & Haunted Hayride

October 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 & 26
Haunted Hayrides (Millstadt)
There’s lots of ghoulish fun for young and old during this hayride through Eckert’s haunted orchard. Haunted hayrides take place every Friday and Saturday night (after the sun goes down) through October 29th. Fee charged.

October 5, 6, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 26 & 27
Jumpin’ Pumpkin Jamboree (Belleville, Millstadt & Grafton)
Ride the wagons out to the pumpkin patch to search for your great pumpkin. Our pumpkins range from a couple of pounds to more than 150 pounds so we are sure to have the perfect jack-o-lantern for you! Wagon rides, country music, live entertainment, pony rides, funnel cakes and festival foods make this a fun-filled weekend for everyone! Children’s activities. Petting farm.

Halloween at Grant’s Farm

Dates: October 4, 5, 10-12, 17-19 and 24-26
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Entrance closes at 9:00 p.m.
Parking: $20 per car, $50 per bus
Walk-ins $5 per person and children 2 years of age and under are FREE.

Magic House’s Not-So-Haunted House
Friday, October 18 and 25, 2013
9:30 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday, October 19 and 26, 2013
9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Sunday, October 20 and 27, 2013
11:00 am – 5:30 pm.

It’s the Not-So-Haunted House that is oh-so-fun! Kids of all ages are invited to dress in their most “boo-tiful” Halloween costumes and have a ghoulishly good time trick-or-treating and getting autographs from their favorite storybook characters. This year’s Halloween event will include a special visit from more than 15 storybook characters from favorite children’s tales such as The Wizard of Oz, Harry Potter, Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland and more.

Each child attending this “spooktacular” event will receive a trick-or-treat bag and an autograph book for the not-so-spooky characters to sign as they trick-or-treat throughout four levels of the more than 100-year-old Not-So-Haunted House. While the Not-So-Haunted House won’t be scary, our Electro-Static Generator will make your hair stand on end!

Cost: Free with regular Museum admission.

Boo at the Zoo
Saturday, October 26, 2013
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission is FREE.
Trick-or-Treat 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Entertainment 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Crafts and Games 12 noon – 4 p.m.
Costume Character Meet-and-Greet and Jamboree – 3 p.m.
Admission is free from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. only.

Mummies and daddies are invited to bring their little ghouls and goblins to a day of safe and free trick-or-treating throughout the Zoo. Encounter surprises and goodies along the way, along with your favorite costumed characters, magicians and entertainment. Be sure to come and show off your costume at this event. There are plenty of photo opportunities including haystacks, pumpkins, and of course, animals!

Ghouls in the Garden
October 27, 2013
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Bring the little ones in costume for a fun-filled afternoon for members and their children. Enjoy treats at themed stations and visit the Doris I. Schnuck Children’s Garden (included with event admission).

Reservation start times: 1:30 p.m., and 2:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. is SOLD OUT.

Halloween Spooktacular
Spend the night before Halloween with friendly ghosts and goblins at the Halloween Spooktacular in St. Charles. The free party for kids ages 3-12 and their families is sponsored by the St. Charles Parks Department. The event is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Memorial Hall at Blanchette Park.
October 28th, 2011
St. Charles

Purina Farms Haunted Hayloft
Kids can go trick-or-treating, enjoy magic shows, face painting, storytelling, canine performances, participate in a costume contest and take a look at adoptable dogs. October 18th – 20th
Reservations taken between 4:30PM – 7:30PM, Friday & Saturday and 2:30PM – 5:30PM Sunday. Call 314-982-3232

Six Flags St. Louis Fright Fest:
In addition to the world-class line-up of thrill rides, the theme park will transform into a 100-acre “scream park” with additional themed shows and attractions.

Amid thousands of mums, cornstalks, hay bales, cobwebs and oversized spiders, you can roam the haunted midways and encounter “Thrills by Day, Fright by Night,” entertainment. Fright Fest will be presented weekends only, September 28 – October 27, 2013.

Know of more events? Be sure to share them in the comments!

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