Halloween events planned for Oklahoma City metro area
Haunted houses and free trick or treating are among the Halloween offerings in the Oklahoma City metro area.
Halloween is fast approaching, and there will be a variety of activities in and around the Oklahoma City area for children and their families to trick or treat or visit haunted houses. Here's a look at what's happening:
• Meet and Treat: This trick or treating event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31 in downtown Edmond. Downtown business owners will dress up in costume and hand out candy to children.
• Storybook Forest: Storybook Forest is going on from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. nightly through Oct. 31 at Arcadia Lake's Spring Creek Park, 2 ½ miles east of Interstate 35. The event is geared for kids 10 and younger. Children walk through a tree-lined trail collecting candy and visiting scenes from classic stories such as The Three Little Pigs. Admission is $5 per child Monday through Thursday and $7 on Friday and Saturday.
• Pumpkin Palooza: This event is sponsored by the Edmond Parks and Recreation Department and will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Mitch Park. There will be a pumpkin carving contest for the first 30 people who register and a flashlight pumpkin hunt at sunset. For more information call 216-7638.
• Guthrie Haunts Scaregrounds: Open from 7 p.m. to midnight every Friday until Halloween at 4524 Riverside Circle. Admission is $12. For more information visit www.guthriehauntsscaregrounds.webs.com.
• Haunted Trails and Haunted Forest: The Haunted Trails will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Tuesday and Oct. 31 for children 12 and younger. Tickets are $5 person. The location is 2001 N Harper in Choctaw. For more information call 390-8276 or 390-3232.
• Haunt Old Town: Haunt Old Town will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday in Old Town Moore and the Moore Community Center for safe trick or treating. There will be an animal petting zoo, hayrides, scary karaoke, food vendors and other activities.
• Trail of Fears: The Trail of Fears Haunted Trail at Little River State Park will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday. The event is designed for ages 12 and up. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are $5 per person and are available at Moore Community Center. Call 793-5090 for more information.
• Trick or Treat City: The event will be held at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. There will be a free candy village, food, games and crafts. Carnival events will require tickets that can be purchased at the event. The rain location is Nick Harroz Community Center, 200 N Midwest Boulevard. There will also be a trick or treat session for children with special needs from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Nick Harroz Community Center.
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