Get ready for some spooktacular events, live music, and many more things to do in McAllen! There’ll be no shortage of fun in the fall in McAllen this October.
Whether you’re looking to explore McAllen for all things spooky, take photos with your family at local pumpkin patches, or enjoy the outdoors, there’s something for everyone in McAllen! Check out all of these events happening in October!
Make time with your friends and family to visit these Pumpkin Patches in McAllen:
- It’s open Friday from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM, Saturday from 11:00 AM until 9:00 PM, and Sunday from 12:00 PM until 8:00 PM.
- Located at 4124 Lark Ave.
- (956) 215-1205
- Adults: $7
- 3 years and older: $3
- 2 years and under: Free
- It’s open Monday through Friday from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM, and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM until 8:00 PM.
- Located at 6712 N. Bentsen Rd.
- (956) 457-3035
- Adults: $8 Monday through Friday, $10 Saturday and Sunday.
- 2 years and under: Free
Spooktacular Events and Attractions:
Walk into the Nightmare on Broadway haunted attraction!
- It’s open Thursday through Sunday from 8:00 PM until 12:00 AM.
- Located at 120 S. Broadway
- (956) 972-0911
- $20 for general admission tickets and $35 for VIP. Click here to purchase.
Enjoy a live performance of The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Cine El Rey with weekly showings during October.
- October 12th, 19th, and 26th from 10:00 PM until 2:00 AM. The last showing is on October 31st from 8:00 PM until 12:00 AM.
- Presale tickets are available for $15 before the day of the show. Click here to purchase.
Saturday, October 12th
- The Sunset Live: Outdoor Concert Series at the McAllen Convention Center will take place from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM. This is a pet-friendly event so feel free to jam out to some live music with your furry friend.
- The McAllen Parks Halloween Festival and Fright Nite 5K at Westside Park will happen from 5:30 PM until 10:00 PM.
Saturday, October 19th
- Come join the Monster Mash for games, food, music, and more! This event will be held at The Old Church Winery from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM.
- Pumpkin Carving at Las Palmas Community Center will be a night of spooky fun! There will be a pumpkin carving contest, food, face painting, and more from 5:00 PM until 8:30 PM. There is a fee of $12 per participant. Click here to register online.
- Bike McAllen Social presents Night Ride of the Living Dead. This is a Halloween-themed bike ride where face paint and costumes are strongly encouraged. Meet at the McAllen City Hall at 6:30 PM.
Sunday, October 20th
- Stop by the McAllen Public Library for some Spooky Science from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM for children in grades three to five to experiment with fun, hands-on science activities.
- Calling all dachshunds and their humans! Join Dachtoberfest at Southern Roots Flower Market from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM! It’s a dachshund social on the lawn with games, contests, and photo ops.
Tuesday, October 22nd
- Enjoy a free screening of The Conjuring at Cine El Rey beginning at 6:00 PM.
- Come learn about Creatures of the Night at the McAllen Public Library from 6:30 PM until 7:30 PM.
Friday, October 25th
- Compete in a costume contest, go trick-or-treating, and enjoy food at the Halloween Bash at Dental Park from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM.
- Take your Fall Family Photos at Chick-fil-A on 27th & Nolana from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.
- Season of the Witch Goth Night will be held at Cine El Rey beginning at 11:30 PM. No cover for 21-year olds and older but there will be a $5 charge for 18-year olds and over.
Saturday, October 26th
- The Halloween Bash at IMAS will be held from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Celebrate All Hallows’ Eve with hands-on activities and special presentations.
- Oinktoberfest BBQ Cook-Off & Pumpkin Festival will be held at 1324 E. Nolana Ave. beginning at 10:00 AM. Tickets are $10 for adults and kids enter for free. For tickets and information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Trunk or Treat at the McAllen Elks Lodge #1402 is set to happen from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM.
- Stop by the Fall Festival and Vendor Show at Maddie’s Pumpkin Patch on the 26th and 27th from 11:00 AM until 8:00 PM. There is a fee of $10 per adult and kids two years old and under get in free.
- Bring your furry friends to the Family Pet Costume Contest at Clark Chevrolet beginning at 2:00 PM.
- Spooktacular K-Pop at the McAllen Public Library is set from 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM.
- Pets & Pints – Halloween Edition will be held at Brewsome from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM. There is a fee of $41 to participate. Click here to register.
- The 3rd Annual Monster Ball will be held at Austin Street Bar beginning at 7:00 PM.
- Make time for the Pre-Halloween Bash with a live performance by The Lost Puppies. This event will be held at Bourbon St. Grill beginning at 8:00 PM.
- The Halloween Celebration at American Legion Post 37 will begin at 8:00 PM.
- Enjoy a spooktacular night of house music by Haunted House featuring Robbie Rivera at The Landmark beginning at 8:00 PM. Tickets start at $25. Click here to purchase.
- Have a night of frights, dancing, and fun at Deloreans Annual Halloween Party beginning at 8:00 PM.
- The Whiskey D. Halloween Bash at Whiskey Barrel Bar & Grill will begin at 10:00 PM.
Sunday, October 27th
- The 5th Annual Halloween Horror Concert will be held at The Flying Walrus at 9:00 PM.
Tuesday, October 29th
- Scaryoke Night at Applebee’s on North 10th will begin at 8:00 PM. A costume contest, apple carving/decorating, free Franken-slushes for kids, and trick-or-treat stations will be available!
- Halloween Spook-tacular at North Park Village is planned from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM.
Wednesday, October 30th
- Trunk-or-Treat at IDEA Los Encinos will begin at 4:30 PM.
- Monster Mash at The Yard will begin at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $25 online or $30 at the door and give you access to one drink voucher, entry into the costume contest, and an opportunity to win a raffle prize!
Thursday, October 31st
- Bring your kids to Chuck E. Cheese’s Trunk-or-Treat at 1200 Trenton Rd. from 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM.
- A Halloween Show at Yerberia Cultura will begin at 9:00 PM.
- Enjoy spooky cocktails, giveaways, and more at Hot Girl Halloween happening at Love Buzz.
- The 4th Annual Flash Mob Dance Gathering of Michael Jackson’s Thriller will happen in front of Cine El Rey at 7:00 PM.
- A Halloween Costume Party at Austin Street Bar with DJ Robert Ceballos will begin at 7:00 PM.
- A Halloween Bash at Jalapenos will begin at 9:00 PM. There will be a costume contest, live music, drink specials, and food.
- Show off your costumes and check out some live entertainment at the Halloween Party at Bourbon St. Grill, beginning at 8:00 PM.
Eat, Drink, and be Scary, Explorers!
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