Halloween Events Around Springfield


There are always fun Halloween events around Springfield and lets not forget about costume parties.  As a Halloween baby it’s always been a fun time of the year for me.  I have put together a list of some events you might want to check out, some are kid friendly, and some are more geared to adults.  However you celebrate the Halloween season, there’s something for everyone this year in Springfield.

Field of Screams Haunted Trail & Forrest

Field of Screams is an exciting outdoor haunted trail.  The trail is full of live actors and many special effects and takes about 30 minutes.  There is a fire pit and a fully stocked snack bar even offering adult beverages for the parents.  Gates are open every weekend starting at 7pm and running 27th – 30th for Halloween.  fieldofscreamsnixa.com for more information.

Haunted History Walking/Bus Tours

The wildly popular History Museum’s Haunted Walking Tours is back Fridays and Saturdays Oct 15th through Oct 30th at 5:30pm.  Haunted History Walking Tours balances telling historical stories in the places they occurred and some of the more prevalent ghost sightings and creepy stories in downtown Springfield. Haunted History Tours are a yearly fundraiser for the History Museum on the Square.  historymuseumonthesquare.org for more information

Halloween Monster Ball 

Halloween Monster Ball is the largest Halloween party in the Midwest with all proceeds helping C.A.R.E. animal rescue.  The event is on Saturday Oct 30 at 7pm at the Shrine Mosque.  A fully catered dinner will be prepared by Los Cabos Mexican Grill.  In addition there will be several cash bars, amazing sound and lights, a costume contest, and raffle drawings with thousands in cash and prizes.  Everyone who brings a large bag of dog or cat food will get a free raffle entry.  So grab your best costume and get your tickets now.  Monster Ball for more information.

Ghost Tours at Pythian Castle

Hear ghostly tales while touring the castle on Tue, Fri, and Sat. Tour lasts and hour and half and includes brief history.  The castle was originally built in 1913 by the Knights of Pythians.  This castle has been certified a haunted castle and is a must see.  Pythian Castle Ghost Tour for more information.

4th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl

A fun bar hopping event in downtown with a make your own agenda schedule.  Exclusive drink specials, food special at select locations, cover waived, and a $1000 costume contest. In downtown Springfield on Saturday, October 30th starting at 4pm.

Bark & Boos

Dress in your favorite costume and bring tour dog in costume as well.  There will be a pup costume contest with lots of great prizes.  The fun starts at noon on Oct 16th at bark yard.  Dallas Jones will provide live music from 2-4pm on the patio.  Mother’s Brewing Company will be serving up the drinks.  Profits benefit Rescue One.

Trunk or Treat

The Walnut Street Christian Church is hosting an event on Halloween from 5-6pm safe for the kids to get plenty of goodies and show off their costumes.

Halloween at the Park

The fun kicks off at 4-8pm on Halloween in Nathanael Greene Park.  A safe place for the kids to trick or treat, add to that food and craft vendors and a movie at dark.

I hope you have a fun and safe time at Halloween events around Springfield.  If you have any real estate questions please call me at 417-693-3254 or email me at Brice@BriceDavis.com.  You can also call me at Southwest Missouri Realty at 417-582-2200.

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