Trunk or Treats, Halloween happenings and more are afoot this weekend in the 417. Here are 11 great events going on this weekend for you and your family!
1.Track or Treat & Films on the Field
October 27 | Hammons Field – Springfield
Track-or-Treat is back and BIGGER than ever! This unique, family friendly event takes you right on the field for trick or treating around Hammons Field. This year’s event also features Haunted House, On-Field Movie Night with Hocus Pocus on the video board and 2 performances from the C-Street Zombie Corps and more! Get all the details HERE.
2. Rocky Horror Picture Show 2023
October 27 | Gillioz Theatre – Springfield
Don’t miss a chance to see a classic on the big screen! The Rocky Horror Picture Show is showing at the Gillioz Theatre this Friday! Tickets are available HERE or at doors (depending on availability)!
October 27-29 | Springfield Contemporary Studio Theatre – Springfield
Playing now at the Springfield Contemporary Theatre is the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The play introduces you to the Frasiers, a seemingly typical, middle class Black American family trying desperately to make everything perfect for Grandma’s birthday celebration. But not too far into the festivities, we see the Frasiers’ story through a whole new lens, leading to one of the most outrageous and jaw-dropping endings in theatre history. Get more details and tickets HERE.
4. Fall Roundup
October 27-28 | Sycamore Creek Family Ranch – Branson
Get ready to explore Sycamore Creek Family Ranch! You will be able to get lost in the corn maze, enjoy wood-fired pizza, make cherished memories with loved ones and so much more! The Round-Ups happen every weekend from 3pm – 8:30pm!
5. Ghost Tours
October 27-28 | Pythian Castle – Springfield
Ready for a true scare? Pythian Castle is one of the oldest buildings in Springfield. You can tour the castle as you hear ghoulish tales of inhabitants from long ago. You can take your pick of ghost tours and ghost investigations that go late into the midnight hour.
6. Boo Bash
October 28 | Battlefield Mall – Springfield
This year’s event includes a spooky stroll starting at the JCP East Court, where children receive a goodie bag and can participate in a Stamp & Shop style Scavenger Hunt called the Boo Bash Dash. Get more details HERE.
7. Halloween Monster Ball
October 28 | Shrine Mosque – Springfield
Get ready to unleash your inner ghoul and dance the night away at the 5th Annual Halloween Monster Ball, haunting the iconic Shrine Mosque in downtown Springfield, MO, on Saturday, October 28th! This spine-tingling soirée promises a night of unforgettable thrills and chills that’ll have you reminiscing for years to come! Get your tickets HERE.
8. Halloween at WOW
October 28 | Wonders of Wildlife – Springfield
Have you ever wanted to trick-or-treat inside an aquarium? This Saturday (October 28), you can! It’s Halloween at Wonders of Wildlife which means an afternoon full of activities, education station, candy and more! Don’t forget the costume – they are strongly encouraged. This event is included in admission to the aquarium. Get more information and tickets HERE.
9. Trick Art Treat
October 28 | Springfield Art Museum – Springfield
It’s a morning of Halloween themed fun for the family at the Springfield Art Museum! Throughout the museum, you will find art projects, spooky photo ops and more! The event is a free drop-in event and promises to be fun for the whole family!
10. Creepin’ at the Crossroads
October 28 | Downtown Nixa
The 6th Annual Creepin’ at the Crossroads is happening in Downtown Nixa! This night of fun includes trick-or-treating, live music and costume contests for everyone in the family (including the furry ones)! Don’t miss out on the vendor booths, food and games as well!
11. MARVELous Discovery Halloween
October 28 | Discovery Center – Springfield, MO
Ghostbusters, Halloween Lego Builds and Superheroes, oh my! The Discovery Center is the place to be if you love any of these things! It will be a day full of learning the science behind superheroes, super cool LEGO builds, indoor trick-or-treating and more! Come dressed in your Halloween best and have some fun! Get all the event details HERE.
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