TYLER, Texas (KETK) – With Halloween a couple of weeks away, East Texas communities and business are hosting some events that will have fun for the entire family.


Arp Trunk or Treat

When: Saturday, Oct. 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Where: Downtown Arp

Information: The Arp Trunk or Treat will have candy from community members for the children. All businesses, organizations and churches are welcome to set up (by 5) to hand out candy to the kids in our community. Spots are not reserved, first come first serve.


Halloween at the Hatchery

When: Thursday, Oct. 28, 6-8 p.m.

Where: Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Admission: $1 per person (cash only)

Information: Bring the costumes and trick-or-treating bags! Local businesses will hand out candy and treats. Guests may enter through the main parking lot as well as the overflow parking lot located on Peninsula Point Drive.


Bullard Community Trunk-Or-Treat

  • When: Oct. 30 from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Bullard Church of Christ in Bullard
  • Cost: Free

There will be candy and community for all of the family.


Trick or Treat on the Farm @ Yesterland Farms

When: Oct. 30 & 31

Where: Yesterland Farms, 15410 Interstate 20, Canton, TX 75103

Admission: Online: $21.95, At the gate: $27.95, children under two receive complimentary admission. Group rate admission, which requires 15 or more guests, costs $19.95 online only. Group rate super admission costs $39.95 online only.

Information: Kids can go dressed in their favorite Halloween costumes and trick or treat around the farm. Kids will be given a scavenger hunt with clues leading to several trick or treating checkpoints around the farm.

Yesterland Spooktacular Nights

Location: 15410 Interstate 20 Canton, TX 75103

Time and Dates: Open from Sept. 18 through Nov. 7 on Fridays and Saturdays from dark to 10 p.m.

Admission: Admission is $21.95 online and $27.95 at the gate. Group rate admission, which requires 15 or more guests costs $19.95 online only. Group rate super admission costs $39.95 online only.

Information: Yesterland Spooktacular Nights have fireworks, the amazement part, vertigo vortex, goblin glow, zombie paintball, Chuckles funhouse and a creepy corn maze. For a list of these attractions rated on the scare-o-meter, click here.


Storytime: Halloween Party (Family Friday)

When: Friday, Oct. 29, 1-011 a.m.

Where: Rusk County Library, 106 E Main St, Henderson, TX 75652

Information: Put on your favorite costume and celebrate Halloween with RCL. Listen to fun Halloween stories to get into the spooky season, eat a small snack, and make a bag perfect for collecting candy on Halloween night!


Trick-or-Treat Downtown

When: Saturday, Oct. 30, 1-3 p.m.

Where: Downtown Kilgore, TX, 75662

Information: Community organizations and merchants along E. Main Street and Rusk Street will be handing out candy and there will be multiple photo opportunities throughout the event.


Lindale Downtown Trick-or-Treat

When: Saturday, Oct. 30, 5:30-8 p.m.

Where: Downtown Lindale, TX

Information: Lindale’s Downtown Trick-or-treat will have a haunted house, photo booth, candy, games and fun!


  • When: Oct. 30 from 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Lindale Custom Jeeps in Lindale
  • Cost: Free

Kids can check out the scary jeeps and get candy.

Haunted Carwash

  • When: Oct. 29 from 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Where: Precisions Express Car Wash in Lindale
  • Cost: $25

This is a haunted Car Wash benefitting Lindale High School.


Howl-O-Ween Pet Costume Contest

When: Saturday, Oct. 23, 3 p.m.

Where: Longview Mall “The Yard” (Back side of the mall), 3500 McCann Rd Ofc, Longview, TX 75605

Information: There will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes!

Halloween Family Fun Night

When: Saturday, Oct. 30, 4-9 p.m.

Where: Drug Emporium Longview Parking Lot, 2321 W Loop 281, Longview, TX 75604

Information: There will be vendors with candy, games, music, food and a costume contest. Trunk-or-treaters have the chance to win a $100 Drug Emporium gift card for the best decorated trunk.

Live Out Loud Halloween Event

  • When: Oct. 30 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Woodland Christian Church in Longview
  • Cost: Free

There will be music, food and candy.

Candy Crawl

When: Sunday, Oct. 31, from 4-6 p.m.

Where: Longview Mall, 3500 McCann Rd Ofc, Longview, TX 75605

Information: The Candy Crawl (trick or treating for kids) will take place inside the mall.


FBC Lufkin Halloween Block Party

When: Sunday, Oct. 31, 12-2 p.m.

Where: First Baptist Church Lufkin, 106 E Bremond Ave, Lufkin, TX 75901

Information: First Baptist Church Lufkin is hosting a Halloween Block Party that will have lunch, candy, games and fun.


Jack O’ Lantern Jamboree

When: Friday, Oct. 29, 5-8 p.m.

Where: Lumberjack Harley-Davidson, 2518 NW Stallings, Nacogdoches, TX, 75964

Information: The Jack O’ Lantern Jamboree will have fun for the entire family. There will be trick-or-treating for the kids, a $300 cash prize pumpkin carving contest, complementary adult beverages (21 & up) and authentic tacos from an on site food vendor.


All Saints Family Trunk-Or-Treat

  • When: Oct. 28 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: All Saints Episcopal School | Tyler
  • Cost: Free

The event is happening at the Mewbourne parking lot and field lot followed by the Middle School Football game.

TJC Trunk-Or-Treat & Baseball Game

  • When: Oct. 28 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Mike Carter Field | TJC, Tyler
  • Cost: Free

There will be candy and games from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Mike Carter Field. Then, there will be a TJC Baseball game where the Apaches will be playing in costume.

Jonah’s Story – A Live Stage Production

  • When: Oct. 28-29 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Grace Fellowship Church | Flint
  • Cost: Free (Seating is limited)

A fun, family fall event for all ages. Kids will have a great time as they go through the belly of a whale and enter an underwater experience. Plus you’ll have a chance to win prizes and gifts.

Park Place Trunk-Or-Treat

  • When: Oct. 29 at 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: Park Place Nursing & Rehabilitation Center | Tyler
  • Cost: Free

Everyone is welcome.

Halloween Parents Night Out

  • When: Oct. 29 from 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Where: Little Land of Tyler
  • CostRegister Here

Kids will have pizza and juice for dinner and create a Halloween craft to take home. Halloween costumes are encouraged.

Fright Nights at Gleaux

  • When: Oct. 29 from 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Where: GLEAUX Car Wash at Oak Creek Blvd or S. Broadway Ave in Tyler
  • Cost: $30

Check out the haunted Car Wash. Put on your Halloween costume and get ready for an evening of fights, fun, and a clean car! Gleaux Car Wash is hosting its second annual “Fright Nights” event this October. Join Gleaux every Friday and Saturday in October (plus Halloween night).

Superhero Saturday

  • When: Oct. 30 from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: The Discovery Science Place in Downtown Tyler
  • CostClick here for prices.

Enjoy a Halloween extravaganza at the museum. Kids can trick-Or-Treat and get $2 off if you come in costume!

Pumpkin Patch @ Lane’s Chapel United Methodist Church

When: Now until Oct. 31, M-F: 10 a.m. to dusk, Sat.: 9 a.m. to dusk, Sun: 12 p.m. to dusk

Where: 8720 Old Jacksonville Hwy, Tyler, TX 75703

Additional Information: The pumpkin patch also features a riding train, games and plenty of pumpkins to chose from.

UT Health Tyler Drive Thru Trick or Treating

When: Saturday, Oct. 30, 3 – 5 p.m.

Where: UT Health Tyler Main Entrance: 1000 S. Beckham Ave. Tyler, Texas, 75701

Information: UT Health caregivers will hand out candy to those who drive by the hospital’s main entrance at 1000 S. Beckham Ave. Caregivers will line the sidewalks to pass out prepackaged candy directly through car windows. They will be wearing masks and gloves.

Drivers should enter Hospital Drive from Beckham Avenue and exit at the East Garage. It will be one-way traffic in that direction during the event. Security officers will help direct traffic along the route.

Frank & Stein, Monster Mash

  • When: Oct. 30 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: True Vine Brewing Company in Tyler
  • Cost: Free

There will be treak-or-treating for kids, food, and an Oktoberfest band.

Hocus Pocus Matinee

Dress up in your Halloween costume and watch Hocus Pocus.

UT Tyler’s Trunk-Or-Treat

  • When: Oct. 31 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: UT Tyler
  • Cost: Free

UT Tyler and the East Texas Crisis Center put together the safe event.

No Tricks, All Treats!

  • When: Oct. 31 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Andy’s Frozen Custard in Downtown Tyler
  • Cost: Free

Children in costume will receive a free kids cone or 1-topping kids sundae! (Valid at the Downtown location only.)


Downtown Van Trick-Or-Treating

  • When: Oct. 30 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Downtown Van
  • Cost: Free

The event will take place from Main Street to Walnut Street.


Hill Creek Baptist Church Trunk-Or-Treat

  • When: Oct. 30 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Hill Creek Baptist Church in Whitehouse
  • Cost: Free

There will be games, candy and a pumpkin patch.

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