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Halloween in The Woodlands Texas

The Woodlands Halloween Guide

Looking for something fun, safe and festive for the kids this Halloween? There are a number of activities and events going on in and around The Woodlands. Everything from FREE events to those that are nominally priced, you're sure to find a spooktacular way to pass the time until going trick-or-treating on All Hallows Eve!

Annual Halloween Favorites

Mad Hatter Tea Party Woodlands Children's Museum
Haunting Bear Branch Park
Hocus Pocus Pops Symphony
Trick or Treat Trail The Woodlands Northshore Park

2020 Halloween Events The Woodlands Texas

Trick or Treat Trail @ Northshore Park

Many of the Halloween Activities in The Woodlands will require pre-registration.*

  • Flash Light Halloween Candy Hunt at Terramont
  • Halloween: Spooktacular Pumpkin Carving
  • Ginger Bread Haunted House Making
  • Tandem Trick Or Treat
  • *Virtual* Howl-o-ween
  • Friday Night Frights
  • Treetop Terror

2020 Flashlight Halloween Candy Hunt @ Terramont Park

Trick or Treat Trail @ Northshore Park

The Flashlight Halloween Candy Hunt is scheduled for October 23rd, & 24th, 2020. Come out to Terramont park in Sterling Ridge for flashlight candy hunt! Costumes are encouraged! Be sure to bring a flashlight and your camera for photos!
Date: October 23rd Time: 7 p.m. Fee: $10 Resident; $15 Non Resident
Date: October 24th Time: 7 p.m. Fee: $10 Resident; $15 Non Resident

2020 Halloween Spooktacular Pumpkin Carving*

Rob Fleming Park Halloween Spooktacular Pumpkin Carving

The 2020 Halloween Spooktacular Pumpkin Carving at Rob Fleming Park. Saturday October 24, 2020 1:00 - 3:00pm Limited Seating.
Pumpkins, carving tools, and paint will be supplied.
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Family Pricing $25 / resident - $30 non-resident

2020 Ginger Bread Haunted House Making Contest

Ginger Bread Haunted House Making

Price: $20.00 (Standard charge) Non-Resident Fee: $5.00 If Non-resident for Non-Resident Gender: Coed Spaces: 10 openings remaining The Rec Ctr at Rob Fleming Park, Brady Lodge Hall

2020 Tandem Trick Or Treat

Riva Row Tandem Trick Or Treat

Starts at Riva Row Boat House and travels around the Waterway and Lake Woodlands to visit a few stops collecting Halloween treats from boat house staff. Be sure to dress up! Ages: All (recommended for 10 and under). All children must be accompanied by an adult. Fee: $35 per tandem (2 person) kayak.

2020 *Virtual* Howl-o-ween

Virtual Halloween Pet Costumes

Let your furry friend join in on the Halloween fun.   Email us a picture of your pet in their best Halloween costume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and be sure to include it name! Pictures will be posted on the Recreation Facebook Page October 30th, 2020.

2020 Friday Night Frights

Halloween Fright Night Bear Branch Rec Center

Join us for a Classic Halloween Movie at The Recreation Center at Bear Branch Park. Don't forget to bring a Lawn chair and Blankets. Concessions will be sold. Fee: $5 per person Oct 30, 2020 Fri 6:30pm to 9:30pm at The Recreation Center at Bear Branch Price: $5.00 (Resident) $10.00 (Non-resident) Spaces: Unlimited openings

2020 Treetop Terror

Halloween Texas Treetop Rob Fleming Rec Center

Climbing at Texas TreeVentures comes with a brand new fright, with decorations and costumes all while climbing at night! Join us on Halloween weekend for a themed 2-hour illuminated night-time climb on the aerial adventure course with spooky decorations and Halloween fun. Limited spots available. To register, visit and click on Special Events, or call 281-210-2048. Friday, October 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, October 31 from 7 to 9 p.m. Texas Tree Ventures is the Rob Fleming Recreation Center in the Village of Creekside Park.

2020 Trick or Treat Trail @ Sawdust Park & Ride

Trick or Treat Trail @ Northshore Park

The Drive Thru Trick or Treat Trail scheduled for October 24th, 2020 location has changed. Previously set to be held at the Sterling Ridge Park and Ride, 8001 McBeth Way, The Woodlands Township’s Trick or Treat Trail Drive-Thru Event has been relocated to the Sawdust Park and Ride, located at 701 Westridge  Road in The Woodlands, TX 77380   Details

The drive-thru event will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, October 24, 2020.
Due to the previous event location (Sterling Ridge Park and Ride) being adjacent to an early voting polling location, along with recent patterns of high traffic for early voting, the relocation will avoid potential voter impact to access the facility. Attendees must access the Sawdust Park and Ride from South Park Drive. All event traffic attempting to enter Westridge Road from Budde Road will be rerouted.
Costume contests will now take place virtually. Participants are only allowed to compete in one costume contest and prizes will be awarded to the top three costumes per contest. View the Virtual Costume Contest Entry Form for more information.  

  • Residents are to remain in their vehicle at all times.
  • For the safety of all participants, please no bikes in the vehicle queuing areas.
  • Please wear a mask to protect yourself and volunteers.
  • Pre-packaged candy and other items will be distributed to vehicle windows by use of six foot poles to maintain social distance standards
  • Pre-packaged candy and other items will be distributed to vehicle windows by use of six
    foot poles to maintain social distance standards

2020 Monster Mash @ Bear Branch Rec Center

Monster Mash Rob Fleming Park Creekside

The Recreation Center at Bear Branch Park is celebrating Halloween this year, and you are invited! Stop in between 5:00 - 8:00 PM on Saturday, October 31, 2020.
This year's event is a drive-thru only.

New for 2020 Pavilion Spooktacular Movie Night

Monsters Inc Movie Night Woodlands Pavilion

CWMP Movie Night - Monsters, Inc.

You're invited to a socially distanced Halloween movie night at The Woodlands Pavilion!
Come in costume and enjoy an evening under the stars watching Monsters, Inc. on our large LED screens. With $20 all-in Family Pack including 4 seats, popcorn and free parking, this is a night you can't miss. We'll also host a digital costume parade on our screens and give you a pumpkin (while supplies last) to decorate together at home, courtesy of HEB. We'll see you on the lawn!
Tickets Sold Online Only in Packages of 4 for $20 Total.
This is a cashless event, including concession purchases.

FREE guest parking is available in lighted and patrolled lots convenient to The Pavilion.
Box Office is closed. Tickets available for purchase online only (service charge free).

The Haunting - Nightmare @ Bear Branch Park

THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (September 15, 2020) – After months of deliberation and evaluation, The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Department has decided to cancel The Haunting at Bear Branch for 2020.
The Woodlands Parks and Recreation Department is presenting alternative Halloween and fall program options that can better accommodate safe practices and social distancing during this unprecedented time. This was a very difficult decision as The Haunting at Bear Branch serves as a longstanding staple event for the community and local volunteer groups, not to mention a staff favorite to plan and host. The Township is committed to bringing back The Haunting at Bear Branch Park in 2021 better than ever. Township Alert

The Haunting at Bear Branch Park

Once every year the community comes to see a scare - Many have entered and cannot dear to Bear - We will be waiting for you in your Nightmare! The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Department is proud to announce the return of “The Haunting at Bear Branch Park” presented by Jet’s Pizza of Tomball. The Haunting is a Haunted Trail that takes patrons through fearful twists and turns that makes there nightmares become reality. The theme for The Haunting this year will be: NIGHTMARE Nightmare will be held at Bear Branch Park, 5310 Research Forest Drive, on Fridays and Saturdays in October, beginning on Friday, October 9 and ending on Saturday, October 31, 2020, from 8 to 10 p.m. At this time, ALL ticket sales will be on a pre-registration basis. There will be no walk-ups or Fast Pass tickets for this event. For more information about The Haunting at Bear Branch Park, please call The Woodlands Township Recreation Centers at 281-210-3950 or 281-516-7348 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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