Halloween is right around the corner and if you're trying to find the best place in Wichita Falls to get scared, look no further. We have the return of the zombie crawl, Insane Acres, haunted tours, Halloween in the Park, and of course, plenty of haunted houses.

Check out the full list of haunted houses and Halloween events in and around Wichita Falls below!


Zombie Crawl Wichita Falls Canceled
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The Zombie Crawl is back! After a two-year hiatus, zombies and survivors alike will once again assemble in downtown Wichita Falls.

Date: October 20, 2018
Time: 6pm-9pm
Price: FREE
Location: 713 Ohio Ave, Wichita Falls, TX

Halloween in the Park

Children in Halloween costumes

Halloween in the Park is an event for all ages! There will be a free costume parade and contest, pumpkin decorating, carnival games, bounce houses, train rides, and more!

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: 5pm-8pm
Price: $10 for first wristband, $5 for each additional wristband good for all activities.
Location: Lucy Park in Wichita Falls. Click for map.

Not So Scary Halloween at River Bend Nature Center
River Bend Nature Center

RBNC is having their 12th annual Not-So-Scary Halloween Nature Night on Friday, October 12 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. There will be a costume contest starting at 7:30 pm, face painting, music, tasty food, cool games, fun crafts, a cake walk, pumpkin decorating, candy, a Flashlight Fun Trail through United Children’s Garden, and Wild Bird Rescue’s feathered ambassadors of the sky will make a special appearance! DJ Marcus “Maniac” McGee will be DJing throughout the night. The Ruby N. Priddy Butterfly and Nature Conservatory will also be open for you to enjoy.

Date: Friday, October 12, 2018
Times: 6pm – 9pm | Costume contest starts at 7:30pm
Price: $6 p/person | $3 for children in costume with paid parent. (RBNC members are free).
Location: 2200 3rd st. (near main entrance to Lucy Park) Click for map
Website: River Bend Nature Center

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

A family-friendly Halloween festival and car show including music, vendors, kids activities, Outdoor movie, and more. Serial killer scavenger hunt starts Sunday September 30. Get the clues on the Zombiepalooza Facebook page. Benefits Base Camp Lindsey for homeless veterans.

Date: October 6, 2018
Time: All day event - car show is 9a-3p, Halloween festival and costume contest  4p-8p, outdoor movie starts at 8pm and is Abott and Costello Meet Frankenstein.
Price: $5 for adults, kids 12 and under free
Location: Galaxy Center parking lot - 4309 Old Jacksboro Hwy



Not for the faint of heart, Wicked Andy's Insane Acres is, without a doubt, the best place in the Wichita Falls area to get your scare on. Located right outside of town in Charlie, Texas, the Insane Acres story goes like this:

"Come and see if you are brave enough for The Insane Acres featuring Dr. Price Karter aka (Dr. Morpheus) who was a renowned scientist that was incarcerated for his gruesome experiments on humans creating human and animal hybrids. Released in 2013 and now with his cannibalistic family, he is rumored to reside in Charlie, Texas. Numerous reports of missing persons all over the countryside have been reported as well as strange noises and severed limbs recovered throughout the area. Could this be the work of Dr. Price and the Karter family?"

Dates: Every weekend in October
Times: 8:00 PM to Midnight
Price: $15/person. Price includes a burger and a drink.
Location: 587 Coastal St., Charlie, TX 76305 - click for map
Website: Wicked Andy's Productions

Haunted House

Help the BGCWF and have fun at the same time! The Wichita Falls Boys & Girls Clubs Alumni Association is hosting it’s 39th annual Chamber of Horrors. The Chamber of Horrors is a haunted house maintained by Boys and Girls Club Alumni to help raise money for the organization. (not recommended for children under 6)

Dates: Oct. 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, and 31.
Times: 7:30 pm
Price: $7 at the door | $5 in advance | $4 BGC members with cards
Location: The basement of Central Boys and Girls Club on 6th and Broad – Click for map
Website: bgcwf.org

Randlett Volunteer Fire Haunted House of Carnage
Randlett Volunteer Fire Haunted House of Carnage

Randlett Volunteer Fire Department is back with the Haunted House of Carnage!

Dates: Every Friday and Saturday in October, plus Oct. 29, 30 and 31
Times: 6:00 pm – Midnight, Oct. 29, 30, 31 ends at 9:30 pm
Price: $15 – includes hamburger meal and hayride to the house.
Location: Fire station in Randlett, OK. (Take I-44 to the Randlett Exit and follow the signs).
Website: randlettfire.com

Located in the heart of downtown Vernon, Texas, Nightmare on Main Street is now two haunts on the same block! Nightmare and the all-new Dark Asylum, are both an experience that will arouse feelings of intense fear, horror, and distress. Roam through the 5,000 sq ft of horror with 32 rooms that could only exist in your darkest dreams. New characters, family friendly. You don't have to run fast, you just have to run faster than your friends!

Dates: Sept. 28 & 29 and every Fri & Sat in October + Halloween night.
Times: 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Price: Single haunt tickets $12 for Nightmare or Asylum, $18 for both.
Location: 1620 Main St. Vernon, Texas
Website: nightmareonmainst.com 

Halloween Yogi Bear

It’s Halloween at Jellystone Park at Coyote Ranch Resort! Every weekend in October there will be haunted hayrides through the trail of terror, haunted maze, magic pumpkin patch, zombie tag, carnival games, arts and crafts, laser tag and even paintball!

Dates: Every Fri & Sat in October
Time: The haunted hayride starts at 7:00 pm. Saturday activities begin at 11:00 am.
Price: $15 for a full day, $10 after 5:00 pm.
Location: Jellystone Park at Coyote Ranch Resort. Click for map.
Website: wichitafallsjellystone.com

Kell House Museum
Photo by Dave Diamond

The Kell House has a rich history, but on October 28th things get spooky. At just $5 per person, you’ll get a tour of the house and hear ghost stories. The tour does involve some history about the house itself, but the focus on this night is about haunted stories and eerie tales. It’s an event that’s great for all ages! Stop by any time between 6pm and 10pm… if you dare. Kell House online.

Downtown Darkside Tour (Julie Coley)
Downtown Darkside Tour (Julie Coley)

Historical Tours of Wichita Falls, led by Julie Coley, will take you on a historical journey to learn about the dark side of our city. According to their website, you’ll hear stories about the Antler’s hotel fire that killed 3 people, the Texan Hotel fire that killed 4, numerous murders that happened downtown including the famous city National Bank robbery. Tales of suicide, murder, gruesome accidents and even get to hear an EVP taken from one of the buildings. Ghost stories will leave you wondering.

Dates: There will be a tour every weekend – weather and reservations permitting.
Times: Starting times vary depending on time of year.
Price: $10 per person. Must have a group of 12 or more. email or call to make a reservation.
Email: WFtours@gmail.com Phone: 940-631-5380
Website: visit wftours.com for more detailed information about tour schedule

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