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Halloween is almost here! We’ve rounded up all the fun Halloween events and trunk or treating taking place in the Corpus Christi area this weekend for kids and kids-at-heart. Want to list your event? Send an email to email@example.com with the information.
FAMILY FRIENDLY HALLOWEEN EVENTS IN CORPUS CHRISTI
Halloween with the Hooks
Halloween with the Hooks is from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28 at Whataburger Field, 734 E. Port Ave. Come out for a night of free, safe, fun activities on the field, including trick-or-treating, carnival games, a photo BOOth and “Hocus Pocus” on the videoboard at 7 p.m. Ballpark food, soda and beer will be available for purchase. Cost: free; canned good donations for the Coastal Bend Food Bank are encouraged. Information: 361-561-4665 or https://bit.ly/HooksHalloween-21.
Fall Spirit Fair at Unitarian Universalist Church of Corpus Christi
Unitarian Universalist Church presents a Fall Spirit Fair from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29 at 6901 Holly Road. Celebrate the spiritual diversity of the season and our community with activities including ritual, drum circle, performances, games, crafts, vendors, and more. All are welcome at this public event. Cost: free admission. Donation of a jar of peanut butter or jelly encouraged to support church’s work with Tacos Not Bombs appreciated. Information: 361-986-8855 or https://www.facebook.com/UUCorpus.
Spooky Movie Night at Rialto Theater
Aransas Pass’s Rialto Theater presents a Double Feature Movie Night at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29 at 327 S. Commercial St., Aransas Pass. Watch the classics “Young Frankenstein” (1974) and “Carry On Screaming!” (1966). Free popcorn. Seating is limited so grab seats quickly. Cost: $10 admission. Information: 361-758-0383 or https://rialtotheater.org.
Halloween Magic Show at Comics Live Southside
Robby Bennett’s Halloween Magic Show starts at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29 and Saturday, Oct. 30 at Comics Live Southside, inside Sal’s Bronx Pizza, 5922 Yorktown Blvd., Suite 106. This Halloween magic show is suitable for all ages and features Robby Bennett who has been bringing quality entertainment to theaters, corporate events, trade shows, televisions, and bar mitzvahs for more than 20 years. Cost: $20 general admission, $30 preferred seating. Information: 361-462-4667 or https://www.facebook.com/ComicsLive.
Costumed kids get in half-price at Boo-tanical Gardens
The South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center will offer half-price admission for kids ages 3-12 who are dressed in costumes from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 and Sunday, Oct. 31 at 8545 S. Staples St. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult. Catch Rep-Tales at 10:30 a.m., Parrot Talk at 1:30 p.m., join the kids costume parade at 2 p.m. followed by the costume contest at 2:15 p.m. Hay rides will be available from 3:30-5 p.m. (weather permitting). COVID-19 precautions in place and masks required indoors regardless of vaccination status. Cost: Free for members and kids 2 and younger; $9 adults; $7 seniors, military and college students; $2.50 for costumed kids 3-12 years. Information: 361-852-2100 or http://www.stxbot.org/.
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Halloween Comic Fest at Most Wanted Comics
Join Most Wanted Comics for its inaugural Halloween Comic and Collectible Fest from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at 4236 S. Alameda St. There will be awesome sales and giveaways throughout the day, and a costume contest. Cost: free, items available for purchase. Information: 361- 480 3559 or https://www.facebook.com/mostwantedcomics.
Boo! In the Blue at the Texas State Aquarium
Texas State Aquarium presents Boo! In the Blue from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 and Sunday, Oct. 31 at 2710 N. Shoreline Blvd. These family-friendly days will feature spooky décor throughout the Aquarium, fun photo backgrounds, special unscheduled animal encounters, divers in costumes, a virtual costume contest, and candy. Cost: regular admission prices, kids in costume (ages 3-12) get in half-price. One child admission discount offered per one full-priced adult admission ticket purchase. Membership admission is not applicable for child discount. Information: 361-881-1230 or https://www.facebook.com/TXStateAquarium.
The Great Pumpkin Giveaway
Hot Z95, Rock 92/7, and 1440 KEYS present The Great Pumpkin Giveaway from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at parking lots between Hurricane Alley and Brewster Street Ice House, N. Tancahua St. between Brewster St. and E. Port Ave. They will give away 500 pumpkins, plus there will be a costume contest, 20+ vendors, other giveaways, and so much more. This drive-thru event will be free and open to the public, but guests are asked to stay in their vehicles for the duration of the event. Cost: free. Information: 361-883-3516 or https://www.facebook.com/HotZ95/events.
Camp Aranzazu presents Camp Aranza-BOO from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at 5420 Loop 1781, Rockport. Grab your costume and enjoy an afternoon full of crafts, yummy treats, self-guided walking tours of the camp and more. All activities will be held outdoors around camp property and masks are required. Cost: Free. Information: 361-727-0800 or https://www.facebook.com/camparanzazu.
Aransas Pass Zombie Walk
The Rialto Theater presents the Aransas Pass Zombie Walk at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at 327 S. Commercial St., Aransas Pass. Wear your best costume and join the walk that will begin and end at the theater. All ages are invited. There will be a costume contest and you can watch a family friendly movie after the walk. Cost: Free. Information: 361-758-0383 or https://www.facebook.com/rialtotheater/events.
Halloween Party and Scavenger Hunt at Nueces Brewing Co.
Nueces Brewing Company presents a Halloween party along with a citywide scavenger hunt at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at Nueces Brewing Co., 401 S. Water St. There will be a costume contest, beer release, plus candy, candy, candy. Information: https://www.facebook.com/nuecesbrewing/.
Corpus Creatures Incorporated at Museum of Science and History
The Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History presents Corpus Creatures Incorporated from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 at 1900 N. Chaparral St. The not-so-scary Halloween-themed celebration will feature a museum-wide trick-or-treating experience, exciting shows, fun activities, concessions, and more. Special activities including Decorate Your Own Pumpkin, Make Your Own Monster, and DIY Trick-or-Treat Bag will be available for additional purchase. Cost: $10 members, $15 nonmembers, free for 2 and younger. Information: 361-826-4667 or https://www.ccmuseum.com/event/corpus-creatures-incorporated/.
Noah’s Ark Party at First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church presents its annual Noah’s Ark Party from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 at 3115 Ocean Drive. Find games, treats, lots of food and fun for the whole family. Cost: free admission; Cash and credit card accepted for some events. Information: 361-888-8228 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
HALLOWEEN FOR ADULTS IN CORPUS CHRISTI
Boos & Brews Adult Halloween at Museum of Science and History
Join Boos & Brews Adult Halloween from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History, 1900 N. Chaparral St. The 18 and older event will feature specialty drinks and hors d’oeuvres, spine-chilling entertainment, haunted exhibits, Halloween-themed shows, and more. Cost: $25 admission. Information: 361-826-4667 or https://www.ccmuseum.com/event/boos-brews-adult-halloween-event/.
Corpus Creep Show
La Brujita presents Corpus Creep Show from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at 505 S. Water St. (Water Street Village). Come watch side show acts by Dan Block of Three Legged Dog Show, fire dancing by Autumn Lyric, performances by Miss Matte Music along with shopping, food and more. Costumes encouraged. Cost: $15 admission. Information: 361-548-3454 or https://www.facebook.com/chulitabrujita.
‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Movie Night at Selena Auditorium
The American Bank Center presents an interactive screening of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at Selena Auditorium, 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd. Featuring live actors, gag bags, specialty cocktails and more. Doors open at 7 p.m. and preshow starts at 8 p.m. This event is R-rated, no one under 17 admitted unless accompanied by parent or guardian. Cost: $15 admission. Information: https://americanbankcenter.com/event/the-rocky-horror-picture-show/.
Halloween Party at Ara’s Seafood & Steaks
Ara’s Seafood & Steaks presents a Halloween Party from 7:30-11 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 at 6917 S. Staples St. Ages 21 and up will have a blast and enjoy awesome door prizes, costume contests, a yummy buffet, drink specials and more. Cost: $30 each or $50 couple. Information: 361-446-9031 or https://www.facebook.com/ArasSeafoodandSteaks.
TRUNK OR TREATS IN CORPUS CHRISTI
South Texas Vocational Technical Institute in Corpus Christi presents a Trunk or Treat event for the whole community from 3-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29 at STVT Corpus Christi, 2000 S. Padre Island Drive. There will be fun for kids and adults with games, prizes, giveaways, food, treats, campus tours and more. Best trunk and best costume win prizes. Cost: free admission. Information: 361-232-5057 or https://www.facebook.com/STVTInstitute.
Believe Church presents a Trunk or Treat from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at 4420 S. Staples St. Trunk or Treat in a safe, encouraging environment then join in the fun with food, games, moon jumps, and face painting. Cost: Free admission. Information: https://www.facebook.com/BelieveChurchCCTX.
First United Methodist Church of Portland will host a Trunk or Treat from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at 4545 Wildcat Drive, Portland. Join this safe alternative to trick-or-treating. Cost: Free. Information: 361-777-2000 or https://www.facebook.com/portlandtxpumpkins.
Galilean Lutheran Church presents a trunk or treat at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 at 3321 Cimarron Blvd. The community is invited to come safely trick or treat and enjoy music, a movie, popcorn and Kona Ice. Cost: free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/GalileanLutheran.
Alamo Drafthouse Corpus Christi will host a Trunk or Treat from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 at 7601 S. Staples St. You know the drill: come set up in the parking lot and enjoy some good ol’ trick or treating in a safe, fun environment. Cost: free admission. Information: 361-808-4824 or https://www.facebook.com/AlamoCorpus.
Ara’s Seafood & Steaks will host a Kids Craft and Trunk or Treat event from 2-4 p.m. and 5-6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 at 6917 S. Staples St. From 2-4 p.m. will be the kids’ Halloween craft, with crafts and supplies for the kiddos to decorate a pumpkin or gourd. All supplies provided and event includes a snack and drink. Then join Ara’s from 5-6:30 p.m. for a free Trunk or Treat. Cost: Craft event $15 per child; free for trunk or treat. Information: 361-446-9031 or https://www.facebook.com/ArasSeafoodandSteaks.
St. John’s United Methodist Church will host a Trunk or Treat from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 at 5300 S. Alameda St. Cost: free. Information: 361-991-4342 or https://www.facebook.com/SJUMC/.
Grace Community Church Corpus Christi presents its annual trunk or treat from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 at 1514 Flour Bluff Drive. There will be plenty of trick or treating, a photo op, and more festive activities. Cost: free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/gracecommunitycc.
Brighton Park Baptist Church presents its fall Trunk or Treat from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 at 3418 Airline Road. Please keep costumes kid friendly. Cost: free admission. Information: 361-991-2910 or https://www.facebook.com/BrightonParkCC.
Solid Rock Church will host a trunk or treat from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 at 4922 Yorktown Blvd. Get ready for lots of fall fun with free hot dogs, pony rides, a petting zoo, a pumpkin patch, photo ops, games, costumes, and TONS of candy. Information: http://solidrock.tv/trunkandtreat.
God’s Glory Baptist Church will host a trunk or treat from 6-7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 at 1122 Baywood Lane. Free snow cones to the first 80 visitors from Snowie Bus of Corpus Christi, and free small bags of candy to all visitors. Cost: free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/Godsglorybaptistchurch.
Logicool Air Solutions will host a trunk or treat from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 at 10601 S. Padre Island Drive. Come and join a fang-tastic time with lots of candy, thrills, and chills. Cost: free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/LogicoolAirSolutions.
The Ghost of Hotel Palm Bliss Trick or Treating will be from 7:30-9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 at Hotel Palm Bliss (formerly La Quinta), 6225 S. Padre Island Drive. Kiddos can knock on the hotel doors to find out if they get a trick or treat from one of our ghosts! (All rooms will be vacant and ghost participants will be members of the hotel staff.) Cost: Free. Information: 361-991-5730.
HAUNTED HOUSES IN CORPUS CHRISTI
The Hauntings of Boogeyman Haunted House is open 7 p.m. to midnight, Friday, Oct. 29 and Saturday, Oct. 30, plus from 7 p.m. to last-in-line, Sunday, Oct. 31 at 4813 Farm-to-Market Road 666, Mathis (near Calallen). You’ll find all kinds of bone-chilling attractions to make you scream. Cost: $20 general admission, $30 skip-the-line. Information: 361-288-5006 or https://www.boogeymanshauntedhouse.com.
Fright Night Haunted House is open 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29 and 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30 and Sunday, Oct. 31 at 615 Mesquite St. Imagine the feeling you get right before suddenly waking up from the most horrific nightmare you’ve ever had. Now imagine having that feeling during your entire stay at The Haunted Hotel. Cost: $20 general admission, $30 skip-the-line, $40 VIP skip-the-line (all sales online only, dates will sell out). Information: https://www.facebook.com/FRIGHTNIGHTHAUNTEDHOUSES/.
Haunting on the Blue Ghost is open from 7-10:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29 and Saturday, Oct. 30 and Sunday, Oct. 31 at USS Lexington Museum on the Bay, 2914 N. Shoreline Blvd. Two floors, 85 rooms, over 100 monsters per night of unpredictable terror. Cost: $30 general admission, $40 VIP (skip the line). Information: 361-248-8268 or https://www.facebook.com/Hauntingontheblueghost.
Nightmare on McArdle St. is open from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday, Oct. 29 through Sunday, Oct. 31 at 6109 McArdle St. Imagine a place where nightmares do come true with more than 20 live actors. Cost: $20 admission. Information: https://www.facebook.com/nightmareonmcardlest.
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Allison Ehrlich writes about things to do in South Texas and has a weekly Throwback Thursday column on local history. Support local coverage like this by checking out our subscription options and special offers at Caller.com/subscribe
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