Halloween Events


2023 - Calendar of Events

Day/TimeEvent Info

Friday, Oct 20
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Dead After Dark | Roy & Helen Hall Memorial Library
Teens and adults are invited to explore the darker side of the library while celebrating life and death through the traditions of Dia de Los Muertos. Join us for a spirited evening filled with cultural activities, vendors, and more.

Ages 14+

Register today for Dead After Dark

Saturday, Oct 21
3 - 9 p.m.

Trick or Treat Trail | Towne Lake Park

Get ready for a spooktacular walk around the lake as we celebrate Halloween. This free 1.2-mile trail is full of haunting fun for the whole family. The trail is open from 3 - 6 p.m.

The concert starts at 7 p.m., so make sure you have a great spot for the performance.

Don't forget furry family members are welcome and can even win prizes in the costume contest!

Ages & Start Times
  • 3 - 6 p.m. • Trick or Treat around the Lake
  • Costume Contest*
    • 3:30 p.m. • Pets
    • 4:00 p.m. • Individual Adult
    • 4:30 p.m. • Individual Youth
    • 5:30 p.m. • Group
      *must be at the stage 15 minutes before participating
  • Carnival Rides
  • Food Trucks 
  • 7 - 9 p.m. • Concert in the Park
  • Free parking at McKinney High School
Vendor Applications
  • Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity to be showcased at the largest Halloween event around.
  • Fill out the online application, and a staff member will follow up with the next steps.
  • Vendor applications close on 10/1/23

Sunday, Oct 22
12 - 3 p.m.

Pumpkin Dunk | Apex Centre
Join us at the Apex Centre for our annual floating pumpkin patch! Jump in our indoor pool, fetch your pumpkin, and meet us at the decorating stations for fun and goodies.

Event fills up fast; register today!

Ages 2 - 18

Start Times
  • 12 p.m.
  • 1 p.m. 
  • 2 p.m.
  • 3 p.m. • Special Needs Hour, Ages 2 - 18
Any age can attend at each hour, so bring the whole family and go swimming for pumpkins. 

*Remember to bring your own towels. 

Special thanks to our sponsors

Friday, Oct 27
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Trick or Treat March | Senior Recreation Center

Join us for some Halloween Fun! Pre-schoolers (5 and under) and their parents can trick or treat through the halls and receive candy from Senior Recreation Center members.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to line up for the 9:30 a.m. start, and remember to dress in costume! 

This event is limited to the first 150 preschoolers.

Additional Event Activities:
  • Games
  • Crafts
  • Photo op

Snacks provided

Saturday, Oct 28
1 - 4 p.m.

Halloween Haunt | Roy & Helen Hall Memorial Library
It's the ultimate not-so-scary, family-friendly celebration filled with thrills and fun! Grab your costumes, and join us for a spooktacular time!

Costumes are highly encouraged!
Register today for Halloween Haunt