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Fun Halloween Activities for the Whole Family

Halloween Kids

Check out these fun places to trick-or-treat on Halloween (click the links for available details):

Bounce U - Boo BounceHalloween Boo Bounce at Bounce U (On Friday)

BounceU in Carrollton: 3050 N. Josey Lane, SE corner of Josey and Frankford, next to the Harbor Freight) Carrollton, TX 75007.  Date: Friday, October 30, 2009 Time: 6pm to 9pm Details: $10/child – includes pizza. First 100 kids get Boo Bounce bag & wristbands. Crosspointe Church will have a trunk or treat in the parking lot. Bring a non perishable food item to help us stock the North Texas Food Bank for the holidays. Save $1 on admission.

Halloween Breakfast at Central Market

Put on your costumes and start the day’s fun early. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast in our haunted cafe and playground. Ghosts and goblins will host a great morning of fun including a costume contest for the kids, trick or treating through the scary halls of the store, and tricks and treats for all.

Pump It UpHalloween Monster Jump at Pump It Up, Jr (Plano) and Pump It Up – Dallas

Halloween is simply spook-tacular when you’re at a bouncing, laughing, sliding, howling Halloween Monster Jump! Come out in your costume, or just in your jumpin’ socks.

Jr’s Event Details:  Friday, Oct 30 9:30 – 12pm, $7 per child.Pump It Up Jr logo

Jr’s Jump N Pizza *Halloween* Family Night: Friday, Oct 30, 5:30 – 8pm, $10/child, $5/adult

Pump It Up Dallas Event Details: Saturday, Oct 31, 4-5:45pm, $8/child

All prices include play time, games, prizes, and treats for everyone!


North Texas Kids Family Expo2nd Annual North Texas Kids Family Expo! Plano Centre

10am to 4pm. Halloween Extravaganza, Costume Contests for All Ages! Live Entertainment, Arts & Crafts, Door prizes, Trick or Treating, Bounce Houses, Face Painters, Ronald McDonald at 1pm, Lots of vendors! Educational Seminars (Child Care will be provided)

Prestonwood Baptist Church Fall Festival

5:00 PM till 09:00 PM 6801 W. Park Blvd., Plano TX Admission is free! Purchase game and ride ticket books at the Children’s Special Events booth or at the Prestonwood Bookstore, Saturday, Oct. 10, through Thursday, Oct. 29, at a discounted price!

Trick or Treat at Lone Star Baby & Kids

Dallas, Frisco and Hurst, Lone Star Baby & Kids Safe Trick or Treat, Goodie bags for all kids, candy stations throughout the store, costume contest and parents in costume receive a gift card.

Fall Family Fun Weekend at the Arboretum

Trick or Treating at the Storybook Playhouses: 10 am-3pm

Spooky Festival at North Park Mall

1pm to 5pm. Free, family-friendly activities will include pumpkin decorating, face painting, balloon artists, photographs from QuickPix and more. There will also be performances by the Spooky Strings Marionette Show, Mad Science, and a Musical Masquerade featuring the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Jim Allen. Children’s Medical Center will be on site teaching children about Halloween safety. Content is appropriate for children of all ages and not frightening for young children.

Boo Festival & Trick-or-Treating at Irving Mall

Simon Kidgits Club BOO Festival and Trick-or-Treating at Irving Mall on Halloween will provide a safe and secure trick-or-treating experience. The BOO Festival will kick off at 3 p.m. and feature a spooky mask craft, games, and exciting prizes.Families will enjoy frightfully fun activities including a coloring contest, bingo, musical chairs, a bean bag toss and more!

Dallas ZooDallas Zoo Pumpkin Pandemoneum

Join AM 620 Radio Disney for Pumpkin Pandemonium at the Dallas Zoo from 10am-2pm! $12.00 Adults (age 12-64) $9.00 Children (age 3-11) $9.00 Seniors (age 65 up) FREE Children (age 2 and under)

House of Blues® Concert –An Afternoon With They Might Be Giants Kids Show!

Halloween Afternoon, Costumes Encouraged! Doors Open at: 12:00 Noon Tickets: $22.00 – GA Advance Special 4-Pack Price: $68.00 On Sale: Friday, October 2 at 10 am Artist website: http://www.theymightbegiants.com/


Make sure to check out the MomsGo Calendar to find a fun Halloween Treat in your area.


Katie is a Mama, Daughter, Sister, Friend, a Microwaver, Sometimes Baker, Dust Bunny Namer, Quilt & Jewelry Maker, Late Night Snacking Dr. Pepper Drinker, Jesus Freak. She lives in the Dallas area with her 2 children. FInd her online at Blissfully Domestic and NTXVA.com

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