Have Some Skele-fun This Halloween
Eat, drink and be scary! Halloween is here and there is plenty of fangtastic fun to be had in the Lou. Break out your best costume and get your funniest jokes ready, and head to one (or all!) of these spooktacular celebrations.
Halloween Nights at Grant’s Farm
Thursdays – Sundays in October @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
- October 5 – 6, 11 – 14, 18 – 21, 25 – 28
Enjoy this wickedly awesome party for the entire family, featuring themed shows, a DJ in the Bauernhof courtyard, and themed Deer Park rides with Halloween lights! Costumes are welcomed and encouraged.
Ghosts of the Arch Grounds Stargazing Event
October 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Learn about the adventures and misadventures of St. Louis’ historical figures and how they helped shape the history and lore of the area on this ranger-led interpretive talk followed by a telescope viewing of the moon and stars led by the St. Louis Astronomical Society.
Nightly, October 16–30 @ 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
The Saint Louis Zoo has all kinds of Halloween fun for your little ones to enjoy. From pumpkin painting to a forest fairyland, to a Halloween-themed circus-performer show, and interactive storytelling, bring your little ghouls and goblins for a non-scary, kid-friendly Halloween experience. Children 12 and under are encouraged to wear costumes and will receive a treat bag upon exiting.
Halloween Costume Party Cruise
Saturday, October 27 @ 8:30 pm–11:00 pm (Boards at 8:00pm)
It’s the ultimate #SquadGhouls night: the Halloween Costume Party Cruise aboard the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch! Dance to a live DJ, enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar, and compete in our costume contest. The winner will receive two tickets to our New Year’s Eve Cruise. Must be 21+ to attend.
Not-So-Haunted House at the Magic House
Friday, October 19 – Sunday, October 21 & Friday, October 26 – Sunday, October 28
- Friday: 9:30 am – 9:00 pm
- Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
- Sunday: 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
Children of all ages are invited to dress in their most “boo-tiful” costumes and have a ghoulishly good time trick or treating. Instead of candy, kids will be given autograph books to collect autographs from their favorite storybook characters!
Halloween in the Central West End
Saturday, October 27 @ 11:00 am – midnight
The annual Halloween party in the Central West End is THE can’t-miss celebration of the season. Festivities kick off with fun daytime activities for the whole family at 11:00 a.m. Then, as the sun sets, the party continues with an adults-only bash and costume contest, known for its elaborate, complex and outrageous costumes!