Halloween in Springfield is a fun time of the year with candy, costumes and of course 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 and a corn maze. 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 – 31st for Halloween. fieldofscreamsnixa.com 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 29 at 7pm at the Shrine Mosque. All you can eat pizza from Pappo’s Pizzeria. 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, Sat and Sun including Oct 27th-31st. 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.
5th 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 31st 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 22nd at bark yard. Shaun Munday will provide live music from 2-4pm on the patio. Mother’s Brewing Company will be serving up the drinks. Profits benefit Havaheart Rescue.
Trick or Treat in the Park
The fun kicks off on Oct 29th from 2-8pm 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.
Pets & Pumpkins Family Festival
The Pets and Pumkins Family Festival makes a grand return to Park Central Square in downtown Springfield on Oct 22nd from 11am-4pm.
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.