Trick or Treat: Halloween fun around town

Trick or Treat: Halloween fun around town

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Trick or Treat: Halloween fun around town



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Posted on October 11, 2012 at 1:20 PM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 30 at 12:21 PM

AUSTIN -- October is here, which means it's time for ghosts, goblins and all things spooky -- or pumpkin-flavored!

There are many Halloween or fall-related attractions around Central Texas this month. We've compiled a list of some of them to make things easier for you:

Visit a pumpkin patch:

Visit a haunted house:

See a movie at the Blue Starlite Urban Mini Drive-In:

  • "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" and "Friday the 13th" (double feature): Oct. 28
  • "Night of the Living Dead" and "Dawn of the Dead" (double feature): Oct. 29
  • "Charlie Brown," and "Beetlejuice": Oct. 30
  • "Night of the Living Dead": Oct. 30
  • "Charlie Brown", "Monster Squad," and "Frankenstein": Oct. 31
  • "Halloween": Oct. 31

Attend a festival:

  • Spooktacular in Taylor: Oct. 31, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. More information.
  • Fall Fun Festival at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock: Oct. 31, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. More information.

Other events:

  • Boo at the Zoo: Various dates in October, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. More information.
  • Halloween Thriller Dance Party at Ballet Austin: Various days Oct. 16-31. More information.
  • "Halloween at the Hall" at Cedar Park City Hall. Oct. 31 from 3 to 5 p.m. More information.
  • "The Halloween House" at 23 Meandering Way in Round Rock. Oct. 29 7-9 p.m. More information.

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Get a Halloween costume:

  • Lucy in Disguise with Diamonds at 1506 South Congress Avenue. Website. (512) 444-2002.
  • Costume World at 8207 Burnet Road. Website. (512) 323-5949.
  • Halloween Express. Website. Austin location: 9503 Research Blvd. (Gateway Center). Cedar Park location: 11066 Pecan Park Blvd. (Lakeline Plaza).
  • Spirit Halloween StoreWebsite. Austin locations: 9333 Research Blvd., 4001 S. Lamar Blvd., 801 E. William Cannon Drive, 5441 N. Interstate 35. Bastrop location: 109 S. Hasler Blvd. Cedar Park location: 11101 Pecan Park Blvd. Round Rock location: 2121 N. Mays Street. New Braunfels location: 651 N. Elliot Knox Blvd. San Marcos location: 1180 Thorpe Lane.
  • Party City (with extended Halloween hours). Website. Austin locations: 5601 Brodie Lane, 12901 North I-35, 11150 Research Boulevard. Cedar Park location: 11066 Pecan Park Blvd. Round Rock location: 2601 South I-35.