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Thrilling Halloween Events in Lubbock

Halloween is finally here and Lubbock has plenty of options for kids, adults, and even their furry friends to celebrate. If you are in the mood to get spooked, find a haunted house in Lubbock. If you have children, see where kid-friendly Halloween events in Lubbock are taking place throughout the community.

Halloween Parties in Lubbock

If you’re in the mood to dance the night away, or see how well your costume does in a costume contest, consider going to Wild West Lubbock on October 31st from 9 pm to 2 am. Located at 2216 I-27 in Lubbock, you could win $500 in the costume contest while you enjoy drink specials and two-step on the solid oak dance floor.

Spooky Halloween Events in Lubbock

Going to a haunted house for Halloween is a tradition for many people. Fortunately, you have some options in Lubbock. Nightmare on 19th Street is open Thursdays through Sundays at 7:30 pm and is located at 602 East 19th Street in Lubbock. Tickets are $20 to $25 and will let you visit all four attractions per night. If you don’t get to all four attractions, you can bring your wristband back and finish what you missed.

Halls of Horror is another haunted house in Lubbock open Thursdays through Saturdays. Instead of set hours, they open at dark and close late. Halls of Horror is located at the Traders Market at 1201 84th Street.  Visitors 12 and under are $10, while 13 and up can buy tickets for $20. View their website for a coupon, such as a buy one get one free discount.

Family-Friendly Halloween Events in Lubbock

Need to find a Lubbock Halloween event that young children will enjoy? Have a dog who wants to get into the spirit of Halloween? The Howl O Ween Run will be on October 26th at Canyon Lakes Number 6.  There will be two races you can choose from. The four mile race starts at 9 am, while the 2K9, or 1.2 mile race, will begin at 9:05 am.

Adults or children can run with their dog, or you can cheer on those who are running. There will be a costume contest at 8:30 am to see what the hot pet costume is this year. They will be taking donations of dog supplies to be donated to Morris Safe House.

The National Ranching Heritage Center is hosting an old fashioned Harvest Festival on October 25th from 4 pm to 7 pm. The event will be held at 3121 Fourth Street in Lubbock. Trick-or-treaters can bring their Halloween bags to be filled with period-correct treats. You can go on a $1 hayride, make fall crafts, or participate in a cake walk. This Halloween is free to the public but donations are welcome.

 

Resources:

http://www.westtexasendurance.com/#!howl-o-ween-race-info/c1t55

http://www.nightmareon19thstreet.com/

http://hallsofhorror.biz/

http://wildwestlubbock.com/

http://nrhc.ttu.edu/annual-events/heritage-halloween/

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