Family-Friendly Halloween Events In & Around Omaha | 2023

It’s spooky season, and we are here to share the not-too-spooky family-fun Halloween themed events right here in and around Omaha! And don’t forget to check out our Guide to Pumpkin Patches and Fall Festivals around Omaha for more fall fun.

As always, check with organizers for more details about the event before you attend. Happy Halloween!

Looking for more fall fun in Omaha? Check out our guides to apple picking, and fall activities.

Family Halloween Events in Omaha

halloween events in Omaha
Ghouls & Glow at the Omaha Zoo

October 13-18, 20-25, 27-29 | Ghouls & GlowThe Omaha Zoo
Come out for a zero fright and all delight event is an illuminated spectacle for all ages.

October 13 | Halloween BooBashVillage Pointe Shopping Center
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Don’t miss trick or treating, special characters, face painting, balloon twisters, gift card giveaways, a flash mob, and a free concert by High Heel Band.

October 14, 21, 28 | Trick or Treat DaysOmaha Children’s Museum
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wear your costumes and collect candy at stations throughout the museum.

October 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 | Trunk or Treat in the Trees, Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari 16406 N 292nd St Ashland, NE
Celebrate Halloween with dinner and a hayrack ride around Pelican Wetlands and Crane Meadows. Play tree-themed games, roast marshmallows, and experience the great outdoors.

October 19 | Skele-Fun NightFlorence Community Center, 2920 Bondesson St.
6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Pumpkin crafts, cider, hot chocolate and indoor s’mores for all ages.

October 20 | Baseballoween, Werner Park 12356 Ballpark Way Papillion, NE
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
This free event includes trick-or-treating, activity stations, and a family-friendly movie on the videoboard.

October 20 | Halloween Fall DanceMockingbird Hills Community Center, 10242 Mockingbird Drive
6 pm – 8 pm
A Halloween Fall Dance with games and costume party.

October 24 | Great Hall-oween, The Durham Museum
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Wear costumes and get sweets from historical characters and spooktacular displays located throughout the museum. Try your hand at ghostly games and creepy crafts in the Swanson “Ghoulery.” Check out the spooky — but not scary— Haunted Train, and “crawl” your way through the Cobweb Caboose!

October 25 | Spooky Tales for Tots, The Durham Museum
10:30 a.m.
Celebrate Halloween with a reading of a Halloween story followed by a purrfectly themed-craft.

October 26 | Spectra’s 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat, 10820 Harney St, Omaha
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Wear your costumes to trick or treat, paint pumpkins, and vote for your favorite themed trunk at this inclusive family event.

October 27, 28, 29 | Trick or Treat at Vala’s
Dress up in family-friendly costumes and haunt the farm collecting candy along the way. There’s even a Candy Canon that shoots candy into the air!

October 28, 29 | Hallo-Weekend, The Durham Museum
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Kids 12 and under get in free; costumes are encouraged! Enjoy goodie bags (while supplies last), the Haunted Train, Cobweb Caboose and Halloween games on The Platform.

October 28 | Trunk Or Treat, Second Unitarian Church 3012 S. 119th Street in Omaha
3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Wear your costumes to trick or treat at our family-friendly afternoon of Halloween fun!

October 29 | Ghoulish Garden Adventure, Lauritzen Gardens
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Explore a variety of activity stations throughout the garden. Learn about the mysteries of nature, get up close and personal with the amazing creatures that make the fall so festive, and make your very own crafts to take home.

October 29 | Flight of Fright, Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, Ashland, NE
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Launch your Halloween plans to the next level at this exciting event. Kids 12 and under are free.

October 31 | We Rock All Day Costume PartyWe Rock the Spectrum Omaha
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Dress up and get a free treat bag

Send us an email if we missed anything, and we’ll add your event to the list.

We work hard to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information before heading to an event or activity, since it may change.

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