Family Halloween Events this October 2015

Family Halloween Events this October 2015

Halloween is a time of fantastical fun for all ages. The Reno, Sparks and North Lake Tahoe area invites families and every ghoul and ghost aficionado to participate in these terrifyingly tantalizing events this October. Get your costumes ready for this year’s spookiest family-friendly events!

Get Tricks and Treats at Museums

On Saturday, October 24th celebrate Halloween at the Discovery Museum! As you wander from gallery to gallery in your best costume, get your tricks through the science demos at each stop along with treats that will be handed out. Admission for members, adults and children is $2 and nonmembers, adults and children is $3. Children under the age of one get in for free. Purchase your tickets today! Keep the fun going with The National Automobile Museum. They will be adding to the trick-or-treating fun on Halloween night, October 31. Just $2 a person, come get your tricks and treats in a family friendly and safe environment. The museum will offer over 16 candy stations, a magician and Halloween themed games and galleries.

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Pumpkin Palooza

Celebrate all things pumpkin! Named “Top 10 Event+” by Food Network Magazine in 2014, Sparks Victorian Square hosts PumpkinPalooza on Oct. 25, 2015. Experience activities such as the Pumpkin Derby, children’s costume parade, Haunted School House, contests, live music and much more! Sparks can’t wait to see you and your pumpkins!

Are All Houses Haunted?

They just might be! On Oct. 2-31 Victorian Square in Sparks offers more than one frightening experience. The Maze and the Black Hole, Evil Clown Town, and Zombie Farm House are offering tickets for just one or, if you are really daring, packages for all three! For another nightmarish experience visit Kingdom of Horrors in Reno every weekend through the month of October. Based in the swamplands of Kilburn Estate, you will be outstandingly terrified. For a corn field fright offered every weekend in October, visit Corn Creepers Haunt at Andelin Family Farm. This maze is considered extremely scary so parents with small children be forewarned. There is a beginner level option for the kiddos to tone-down the scary. This is the one time a year that it is acceptable to bring your nightmares to life! Don’t miss out this Halloween!

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Local Pumpkin Patches

Pumpkin patches aren’t just for picking the perfect face for your new Jack-o’-Lantern. Visit these local spots for a variety of attractions that your kids will love! Toll House Pumpkins is proud to welcome one and all to their Fall Harvest Festival. Come have some old fashioned fun with pony rides, train rides, bouncy houses and classic pumpkin picking from all shapes and sizes. If getting lost is what you’re after, then the Lattin Farms annual themed maze is for you! Not only does this farm pride itself in growing exceptional produce, but each year they turn their corn crops into art through their annual corn maze. This year, the maze is dedicated to their motto, “We grow food and family fun.” In addition, Lattin Farms provides a petting zoo, scarecrow making factory and a crafter’s market. For a pumpkin experience in Carson, visit Corely Ranch. This real working ranch raises cattle, farming, hay and pumpkins for people to come and enjoy. Not only can you visit the ranch to pick your pumpkin of choice, but Corely Ranch offers the opportunity to rent the property for events. Visit the farm for October fun and to plan your next occasion.

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