Local Halloween Activities
Break out your costume early and get ready for Halloween with one of these fun local activities! There are so many different ways to celebrate Halloween, from running for a cause in your costume, driving though a treat or treat trail, watching an outdoor movie, and even kayaking for candy! Be sure to check for details on COVID-19 safety protocols before heading out.
October 17 – Conroe’s Trick or Treat Drive Thru Trail – Join the City of Conroe Parks and Recreation and local area businesses for the 11th Annual Trick or Treat Trail at Carl Barton, Jr. Park. The event will take place as a drive-thru for 2020, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Costumes and car decorations are encouraged! Participants are to remain in their vehicle at all times. Masks are recommended to protect yourself and volunteers. Pre-packaged candy and other items will be distributed to vehicle windows. Learn More
October 17 – Outdoor Movie: The Addams Family – After the Trick or Treat Trail, make your way to the “Outdoor Movie Theater.” The movie will be shown on the Blue Little League Field at Carl Barton, Jr. Baseball Park. Playing on the big screen will be The Addams Family (2019) (Rated PG) at 7:15 p.m. Don’t forget your blankets, chairs, and snacks. Learn More
October 23 – Halloween Movie Night – Come in costume and enjoy an evening under the stars watching Monsters, Inc. on the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion’s large LED screens. With $20 all-in Family Pack including 4 seats, popcorn and free parking, this is a night you can’t miss. Show off your costume in the digital costume parade displayed on the screens. Pumpkins will be distributed (while supplies last) to decorate together at home, courtesy of HEB. Gates open at 6:00 p.m., movie starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be sold online only. This is a cashless event, including concession purchases. Learn More
October 23 & 24 – Flashlight Halloween Candy Hunt – Come out to Terramont Park for a Flashlight Halloween Candy Hunt! Be sure to bring your flashlight and your camera for pictures. Costumes are highly encouraged! This event for for ages 5 and up. The hunt begins at 7:00 p.m. both days. Registration is required. Learn More
October 24 – The Woodlands Trick or Treat Trail Drive Thru Event – The annual community-favorite Trick or Treat Trail will take place as a drive-thru event on October 24th, 2020. Participants will receive giveaways, goodies and candies from local vendors and organizations. The event is from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Sawdust Park and Ride, located at 701 Westridge Road in The Woodlands, TX 77380. For the safety of residents and event volunteers, residents are to remain in their vehicle at all times. Items will be distributed to participants from vehicle window or can be placed in the trunk, bed or rear storage of vehicles in order to maintain social distance standards. Drive slow, follow directional signs, and watch for volunteers directing traffic. Wear a mask to protect yourself and volunteers. Learn More
UPDATE 10/23/20 – The Woodlands Trick or Treat Trail Drive Thru Event has changed locations to the Sawdust Park and Ride, located at 701 Westridge Road in The Woodlands, TX 77380.
October 24 – Family Movie Night, Hotel Transylvania – Get a head start on Halloween festivities with a spooky screening of Hotel Transylvania at a socially distant Family Movie Night at CityPlace Springwoods Village. Revel in the comedy of Dracula and his monster family under the stars. The film will begin at 8:00 p.m. To ensure proper social distancing attendees must RSVP to email@example.com with a limit of four guests per reservation. Reservations will be accommodated on a first come, first served basis. Learn More
October 24 – Gingerbread Haunted House Making -Build and decorate a festive gingerbread haunted house with candy corn, frosting and more! Parent participation required. This event is recommended for ages 5-12. Preregistration is required at bit.ly/3iJmH8P or by calling 281-516-7348. Learn More
October 28 & 30 – Tandem Trick or Treat – Start at Riva Row Boat House and travel around the Waterway and Lake Woodlands to visit a few stops collecting Halloween treats from boat house staff. Be sure to dress up! This event is recommended for ages 10 and under, but all ages are welcome. Preregistration is required. Learn More
October 31 – Trunk or Treat – Don’t want to trick or treat this year? Join The Woodlands United Methodist Church for trick or treating and walk from trunk to trunk to get great treats. Come to the FLC parking lot on Saturday, October 31 from 10:00 a.m. – noon. Rebelbase Student Ministry will provide the candy, and the event will be socially distant. If you’d like to register to bring your car and host a parking spot for $10 at thewoodlandsumc.org/students
October 31 – SpookTacular Halloween Day – Wear your costumes and join the museum for its annual SpookTacular Halloween Monster Mash Party Saturday, October 31st. This non-spooky event will be filled with child-friendly games and activities that are perfect for children ages 7 and under. Enjoy live music with Tom’s Fun Band, magic with Professor Hughdini, Monster Mash reading with Ms. Jan at 11:00 a.m., art projects, mad science slime and face painting from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. There are several session time slots to limit attendees for social distancing purposes. Learn More
October 31 – Monster Mash Drive-Thru Trick or Treat Stop – The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park is open and celebrating Halloween this year and you are invited! It will be a spooktacular time, so be sure to put the Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park on your Trick or Treat route this Halloween. The free event is from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Learn More
October 31 – Run for Hope – Get in some exercise while wearing your Halloween costume and helping others! Have a blast running for a cause for Love Fosters Hope’s 9th Annual Run for Hope. Halloween costumes are encouraged! The race is virtual and/or Live at WoodsEdge. A virtual race can be ran or walked from your neighborhood, on a track, treadmill or any location you choose. Participants will receive a medal and t-shirts. Register Here
UPDATE 10/23: Run for Hope is a virtual event AND will be held live on October 31st from 9:00am to Noon where a 1-mile course will be set up at WoodsEdge Church on Halloween. You can run or walk this course anytime between 9am to Noon. Love Fosters Hope will have volunteers in protective masks and gloves, wearing fun costumes cheering you on and handing out candy! When you complete the 1-mile course, you will receive a 2020 fall-themed race medal!
October 31 – Shenandoah’s Halloween Parade – Halloween Safe Streets, a Shenandoah favorite, will find itself happening with modifications October 31 due to COVID-19. The Halloween Parade will start at 5:00 p.m. near City Hall and police will drive throughout the community. Police Tahoes with lights on will lead the parade handing out candy to residents who are outside on the parade route. The route map shows estimated times of arrival in certain areas. Please make sure children are not running toward moving vehicles for their own safety. Police will bring the candy to the kids and say hello.