Calling all ghouls, goblins and Halloween enthusiasts! Looking for frights and fun? The spooky season is here, and Las Colinas is the place to celebrate. Check out our guide below for your next spooktacular adventure!
On Saturday, October 29th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., The Ginger Man will host Howl-O-Ween Bark Bash. Dress up for Halloween with your pup for the chance to win gift certificates, swag and treats. After entering the costume contest, guests have the chance to carve pumpkins. The event is free and benefits Epic Animal Rescue.
It is all about the dogs this Halloween! Homegrown Hounds Dog Deli and Bakery is hosting a HOWLoween Haunted Hunt on Saturday, October 29th. Starting at 1 p.m. pups can hunt for treats and toys, enter a costume contest, play with other furry friends and more. Click here to purchase your tickets.
Keep the spooky season going at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas for the Preserve Halloween Festival from November 18th to 20th. The Halloween Preservation Society is dedicated to the education, appreciation, observance, and recognition of the diverse history and practices associated with the holiday of Halloween. The festival includes celebrity guest appearances, panels, a variety of vendors and screenings. Click here to purchase your tickets.
Every weekend in October, MainStage 222 is performing Children of the Night. The three-act dark comedy spans multiple decades and is about family, romance and blood. Click here to purchase tickets.
The Irving Public Library is celebrating Halloween all month long. Read below for their full lineup of events.
The library is celebrating the City of Irving’s namesake, Washington Irving, by featuring the Legend of Sleepy Hollow as October’s book of the month. Stop by your local library to check out this classic.
Trunk or Treat
On Friday, October 28th at 7 p.m., at the South Irving Library will host a Trunk or Treat. Costumes are encouraged at this outdoor event for all ages. Don’t forget to bring a bag or your iconic Halloween pumpkin bucket to collect treats.
The Irving Police Athletic League (PAL) will host their second annual Trunk or Treat on Friday, October 28th, at the Irving PAL Gym from 6-8 p.m. The event is free to attend and costumes are encouraged. The PAL will host fundraising activities that include face painting, a dunking booth, jump house and PAL t-shirts for sale.
Texican Court will host two Halloween events on Thursday, October 27th. The festivities start at 6 p.m. with a Howl-O-Ween pet costume contest with first, second and third place prizes up for grabs. After the costume contest, attendees are invited to a Halloween movie night with a screening of Beetlejuice. The events are free and open to the public. Food and beverage will be available for purchase.
Alamo Drafthouse is screening Halloween classics such as Halloween Ends, E.T., The Shining and more. Alamo Drafthouse chef’s have curated a special Tastes of Terror menu just for the spooky season. This spook-tacular menu includes the Boogie Man Brussel sprouts pizza, hell’s reaper burger, blood on the water cocktail and devil’s eyes pie- spiced shake. Click here to purchase movie tickets.
The Irving Bakery is serving up several Halloween themed treats. The menu changes daily so stop by for the latest treats.
Lizzie Lu Luxury Treats always has unique candies and flavors that change with the season. From fruity barks to classic spiced cakes, the flavors of the season are in no short supply at this luxury confectionery.
Outta the Oven has Halloween cookies available for pre-order for your Halloween party or to take a few home today.
Tiff’s Treats is celebrating All Hallows Eve with special packaging and their limited edition double chocolate peanut butter cookie.
The Crumbl Cookies menu for October 24th to 29th is candy themed with Tootsie Roll, M&Ms, Butterfinger, Nerds and Rice Crispy treat cookie concoctions. On October 30th, they’ll roll out their Halloween menu. Keep your eyes on their social media for the special menu.
Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is the ancient Aztec custom of celebrating ancestors on All Soul’s Day. The holiday is celebrated mostly in Mexico on November 1st and 2nd. Families come together and create altars in their homes to remember relatives that have passed on.
Mexican Sugar is celebrating Dia de los Muertos with a special menu and a cocktail speakeasy. The feature menu has exclusive items in memory of cherished relatives of their culinary team. The menu features chicken mole dojo, lobster Gorditas, short rib Chile relent and capriotada Mexican bread pudding. At the cocktail speak easy from October 28th to November 2nd, guests can enjoy Day of the Dead inspired cocktails.
Join the U.S.-Mexico Cultural and Educational Foundation and the Las Colinas Association in a canalside celebration for Day of the Dead. This FREE event will feature music, face painting, an authentic ofrenda, traditional food and drink, Catrina exhibit, food carts, face painters and more. Click here to RSVP.