Looking for a good scare, or just looking for some good wholesome family Halloween fun?  From Boo at the Zoo to your favorite haunted houses, and a whole slate of fun AND scary outings across Fort Worth,  you have plenty of things to do to whet your Halloween appetite.  Family Fun or Adult Outing…it’s all right here.

Fort Worth Zoo – Boo at the Zoo

1989 Colonial Parkway · Fort Worth, Texas 76110 

October 29, 30, and 31. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

No tricks here, Boo at the Zoo is back! Enjoy treat stations, themed entertainment, animal shows and more. This festive daytime event is free with Zoo admission or membership and packed with fun for the whole family. Join us Oct. 29, 30 and 31 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m    

Cutting Edge Haunted House in Fort Worth

1701 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76102

October 1-2, 8-10, 15-16, 22-24, 28-31

Cutting Edge Haunted House has established a reputation for being one of the best haunted houses in the country. Cutting Edge Haunted House, a Guinness World Record holder, is one of the America’s best and largest haunted houses. Come see what new horrors lurk in the twisting corridors of Fort Worth’s ultimate haunted house.  Due to Covid-19, Cutting Edge is at 50% capacity and using timed ticketing and a virtual queue line to social distance our guests. Upon your arrival, the parking attendant will give you instructions to enter the virtual queue. Stay in your vehicle until they text you to exit your vehicle. Tickets are extremely limited, buy early.

Hangman’s House of Horrors

4400 Blue Mound Road, Fort Worth, Texas 76106

Oct 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 22-24, 26-31

Fort Worth’s Original Hauted House.  If you get your thrills from getting chills in a haunted house, then head to the Hangman’s House of Horrors. Tickets and time slots MUST be reserved in advance online and masks are required. Check website for Special Covid protocols.

Moxley Manor Haunted House in Bedford

 510 Harwood Road, in Bedford, Texas 76021.

October 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29: 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm

October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30: 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

October 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31: 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

October 20-21, & 26-28th: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

 Moxley Manor Haunted House returns this fall, bringing you three haunted houses for one price! In addition to Moxley Manor, we bring you our mind blowing 3D Haunted House Big Top Terror and Regans Revenge. Voted one of DFW’s Scariest Haunted Houses in 2018 & must see Haunted House of 2019.  As with all public events, check out the COVID-19 notice on their website.

Screams in Waxahachie

2511 FM 66
Waxahachie, TX 75167

October 1-30, Friday and Saturday Nights

Screams totally immersive Halloween experience includes 5 haunted houses and a whole lot more! Each haunted house has a different theme – with two new ones for the 2021 season: the all New Klownz in 3D and the Times Up Maze. Plus you don’t want to miss the Rottingwood Cemetery, Stage Entertainment, Scary-Oke and games of skill for an entire night of Halloween fun! When you are ready to take a break enjoy the food court, pubs (yes, we serve alcohol for those 21+), and shops. All 5 haunted houses, Rottingwood Cemetery, Stage Entertainment and Scary-Oke are included in your admission price and you may go through the houses as many times as you like (as the crowds will allow). To cut your wait times in half make sure to get yourself a Fast Pass. Screams is designed for ages 16+ and is not recommended for young children.  Check website for special COVID protocols.

Fort Worth Stockyards Ghost Tour

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday Nights (year-round)

The Paranormal Activity in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards is one of the most active and written about in the United States.  The Stockyards Ghost Tour takes you on a 90 minute walking tour through the Fort Worth Stockyards, where we will share stories of paranormal activity as well as detailed history of the Stockyards.  The Bordello’s, the shoot outs, the hangings and much more!  Some of the stops along your tour will include The Cadillac Hotel, Miss Molly’s B & B (as seen on the Discovery Channel), The Stockyards Hotel and many more.

It’s a fun and entertaining outing for the whole family!  

Spooktacular Fall Festival

October 30th , 10am-2pm

Medical City Alliance Presents SPOOKTACULAR!  Once again in a Drive-Thru, Socially distanced format. We will show that you can still have fun safely and responsibly. Make sure you join us, as there will be fun and surprises for both young and old.

Fright Fest at Six Flags Over Texas

Oct 1-3, 7-11, 14-17, 21-31

 It’s Thrills by Day, Chills by Night during HALLOWFEST, every weekend through November 1!

Fright Fest is back and spookier than ever!

Dare to enter the Halloween event of the season, featuring family-friendly attractions during the day…and thrills once the sun goes down.

Horror Movies at Grand Berry Theatre

2712 Weisenberger St., Foundry District, Fort Worth, TX

October 16th: Shaun of the Living Dead (comedy)

October 18th:  Night of the Living Dead

October 23rd: Evil Dead 2

October 30th: Halloween III

October 31st:  Halloween

Trick R Treat Trains

Saturday, October 30th 

Train Departure: 10 a.m., Noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Come celebrate Halloween and practice your trick ‘r treating skills with a trip back in time on board the Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s Trick ‘R Treat Trains!

Thrillvania Haunted House Park-Terrell

Thrillvania Haunted House Park is located about 33 miles east of Dallas, Texas at
Interstate 20 and Wilson Road in Terrell, Texas 75161

Oct 8-10, 15-16, 22-23, 29-31 

3 Amazing Haunted Houses – 50 Haunted Acres!


If you are serious about Halloween and your annual trips around DFW for your annual scare, it’s worth the short jaunt to Terrell, Texas.





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