The ultimate guide to Halloween events, activities in Wichita

Published: Oct. 9, 2020 at 4:00 AM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Halloween is almost three weeks away. Here’s some things to do around Wichita to celebrate the occasion.

Field of Screams

Admission: $17, 20 or 25 general admission

When: Every Friday-Sunday until Halloween

A classic for the Halloween season, Field of Screams is taking extra COVID-19 precautions this year. Tickets must be purchased online, and you will receive your reservation for Prairie Pines.

Wicked Island

Admission: $20 GA, $15 for kids 12 and under at the gate

When: Every Friday and Saturday leading up to Halloween

Wicked Island is another outdoor haunted attraction in the Wichita-area. Visitors will be asked to wear a mask. Tickets can also be purchased online.

Virtual Trick-or-Treat

Where: Your mobile phone

This app by Mars Wrigley allows you to buy virtual candy credits that trick-or-treaters can redeem for real candy during the month of October.

Starlite Drive-In Season Finale

When: Oct. 30-31

Admission: $8 per adult, $4 per 3 to 11-year-old

Starlite Drive-In’s season finale will go out with Halloween movies for the whole family. On one screen the drive-in will show “The Lost Boys” and “Poltergeist” and on the other screen, “Hotel Transylvania” and “Goosebumps.” Tickets can be purchased online.

Trunk or Treat with WPD

Where: Clapp Memorial Park, 4611 E Harry Street

When: Oct. 30, 5-8 p.m.

The Wichita Police and Wichita Police Foundation are hosting a trunk or treat at Clapp Memorial Park the evening before Halloween.

Howl-O-Ween at Hyde Park

Where: Hyde Park, 201 S Greenwood

When: Oct. 31 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Beauties and Beasts is hosting a meet-and-greet with some of their adoptable dogs on Halloween. While you can’t adopt a dog at the event itself, you can submit an application to get approved to adopt and appointment can be made after the event. Find out more here.

The Rocky Horror Show

Where: Crown Uptown Theatre

When: Oct. 30, 31, Nov. 7, 8 or 10:15 p.m.

Admission: $28

The Crown Uptown Theatre will show a live production of “The Rocky Horror Show” on Halloween weekend. The venue said costumes are encouraged.

Halloween DJ Party

Where: Chicken N Pickle

When: Oct. 31 8 p.m.

Chicken N Pickle is hosting a rooftop party with a DJ, complete with a costume contest.

Halloween lights

Where: College Hill neighborhood

Every year, residents of the College Hill neighborhood go all out on Halloween light displays. Pack the family up in the car and head out for a drive!

At-home activities

Where: The comfort of your own home

Wichita State’s Child Development Center are planning activities through the month, including ones you can do from home. Some ideas they suggest include a Halloween candy hunt (sort of like an Easter egg hunt), pumpkin carving, and an at-home haunted house. You can find those at their Facebook page.

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