10 Frightfully Fun Halloween Events in The Colony

Look no further for a scary good time. The Colony is filled with Halloween happenings for all ages and fright levels. Come join in the hair-raising thrills.

Haunted Shadows Lake Trail


Experience the shores of Lewisville Lake with only a flashlight to guide your way through the Haunted Shadows Lake Trail. This Blair Witch Project style trail is completely self-guided and filled with creatures who go bump in the night. The standard trail is recommended for teens and adults, with a G-rated experience available upon request.

Friday – Sunday evenings thru Saturday, November 3

Blue Sky Sports Center (7801 Main Street)

Twilight at Bridges Cemetery

Bridges Cemetary

The Colony Public Library’s Local History Committee is hosting Twilight at Bridges Cemetery, an exclusive look into town’s past and the lives of the original settlers. This is one of the few opportunities for the public to visit Bridges Cemetery.

Saturday, October 13 from 5:00 – 7:30 PM
(Event has been cancelled due to wet conditions at the site and the expectation of additional rainfall. For more information, call the Library at 972-625-1900.)
6421 Morning Star Drive (NW corner of Morning Star Drive & Chesapeake Drive)


Nebraska Furniture Mart Halloween 5K

Costume run

Round up your fellow zombies. Nebraska Furniture Mart is hosting a Halloween 5K, benefiting Cancer Support Community North Texas. Awards will be given for first through third place per age group and gender. There will also be best costume awards for racers who dress up.

Saturday, October 13 at 8:15 AM

Nebraska Furniture Mart (5600 Nebraska Furniture Mart Drive)

Barktoberfest 2018

Barktober Costume

Celebrate Halloween and all things fall at Barktoberfest!  Bring your pup to participate in a pumpkin patch photo booth, dog costume contest, famous puppy pie eating contest, and much more. Stay late to enjoy live music on the patio and dinner from The Shacks.

Saturday, October 13 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Saturday, October 27 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM (Rescheduled due to weather)

The Shacks at Austin Ranch (5800 Windhaven Parkway)

3rd Annual Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin & Hay Bales

Pick the perfect pumpkin at LakeWay Baptist Church’s 3rd Annual Pumpkin Patch. They have a variety of pumpkins and gourds to choose from as well as photo opportunities and lawn games to keep the whole family entertained.

Sunday, October 14 thru Sunday, October 28

LakeWay Baptist Church (4000 N. Colony Boulevard)


Family Fright Night

Family Fright Night campsite set up

Look no further for the perfect family-friendly Halloween Event! Family Fright Night is a spooky campout complete with a full evening of festive activities for kids of any age. Enjoy campsite decorating, trick-or-treating, haunted trail walks, scream contest, screening of a Halloween flick, and more. Campsite registration is now open.

Saturday, October 20 – Sunday, October 21

(Event has been cancelled due to the weather forecast and extremely wet conditions at the park. For more information, call the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.)

Stewart Creek Park (3700 Sparks Road)

Events for All Ages at Lava Cantina


Lava Cantina is going all out for the Halloween season. This year’s Spookfest includes performances from artists like Sisqo and Steve Aoki as well as a Halloween Costume Contest and Rocky Horror Picture Show Screening. If you’re looking for a frightfully good time, consider purchasing a Fright Pass which includes general admission to all four Spookfest concerts.

Thursday, October 25 – Thursday, November 1

Lava Cantina (5805 Grandscape Boulevard)

Hotel Transylvania

If you are looking for something a little more family-friendly, this Kids Movie Saturday is sure to get the little ones in the Halloween spirit. Enjoy a free screening of Hotel Transylvania 3 as well as arts and crafts.

Saturday, October 27 at 1:00 PM

Lava Cantina (5850 Grandscape Boulevard)


Halloween Bar Crawl

Halloween Bar Crawl

Party the night away at the First Annual Crawloween! Tickets include a ride in a double-decker bus to all 5 participating bars, including Saintsbury Tavern and Growler USA. Plan ahead a purchase a Crawloween bundle, good for one ticket and Friday night hotel stay at either Courtyard, Fairfield Inn & Suites, or Residence Inn by Marriott.

Friday, October 26 from 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Growlers USA (6520 Cascades Court, Suite 200)

Halloween Monsters Ball

Shakertins Halloween

Shakertins is covering up the windows, turning off the lights, and cranking up the music for their Halloween Monsters Ball. Enjoy specialty cocktails, free candy, costume contests, and tracks from DJ Dolce all night long.

Saturday, October 27 from 7:00 PM – 2:00 AM

Shakertins (6910 Windhaven Parkway, Suite #101)


Halloween Stand Up Paddle Boarding 

Halloween SUP

Summer may be behind us, but there is still so much lake fun to be had. DFW Surf hosts stand up paddleboarding (SUP) classes and tours. Check out their great Halloween events such as The Witches & Wizards of Hidden Coven or the 3rd Annual Halloween Paddle and Chili Cookoff for women.

Saturday, October 20 & Wednesday, October 31

Hidden Cove Park & Marina (20400 Hackberry Creek Park Road) 

For more Halloween activities and events, please visit our Events Calendar. Dates and times subject to change.