2018 Halloween events for Wichitans

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If you're looking for something fun to do this Halloween season, here's a list of some of the events happening in the Wichita area.

Halloween Kids Cookie Decorating
Oct.6 (9-11 a.m.)
Cheri's Bakery Wichita, 2121 N Tyler Rd
Cost: $2 per cookie
Kids will be able to decorate either a ghost, pumpkin, spiderweb or bat cookie.

Cookie Decorating Class
Oct.6 (9:30-11:30 a.m.)
Cake Stuff, 8909 W. Central
Cost: $15 to $35 for ages 5 and up.

Halloween Kids Yoga
Oct.7 (2-3 p.m.)
Limitless Yoga Studio, 357 S Pattie
Cost: $10

Free Outdoor Movie Night: Hocus Pocus
Oct.12 (6-9 p.m.)
Mulvane Public Library, 408 N 2nd Ave

Halloween Hullabaloo at High Park
Oct.13 (10 a.m.-1 p.m.)
High Park, 2801 E James, Derby, Kansas
Hayrack rides, costume contests, pumpkin chunkin’ (with purchase of $3 pumpkin), a DJ, food, and much more.

BOOtanica 2018
Oct.13 (11 a.m.-4 p.m.)
Botanica, 701 Amidon Street
Cost: $9 per person (all ages); $6 for Botanica members; children 2 and under get in free.
A day filled with all kinds of activities for kids, including a petting zoo, face-painting, bounce house, The Bug Lady, and other Halloween-themed activities.

Hocus Pocus Movie Night at Klausmeyer Pumpkin Patch
Oct.13 (Two showings, one at 7:30 p.m. and then again at 9:30 p.m.)
Klausmeyer Farm and Pumpkin Patch, 8135 S 119th St W, Clearwater, Kansas

Hocus Pocus Movie night at the Pop-Up Park
Oct.19 (7:30-9:30 p.m.)
ICT Pop-Up Urban Park, 121 E Douglas Ave
Pack-up your lawn chairs and a blanket and bring the entire family for a fun night in downtown Wichita.

Pumpkins at the Park
Oct.19, 20, 21 and 26, 27, 28 (6-9:30 p.m.)
Tanganyika Wildlife Park, 1000 S Hawkins Ln, Goddard, Kansas
Cost: $15
Celebrate Halloween with kid-friendly activities, characters, inflatables, a 3-D maze, and stage show with animals.

Spooky Science at Exploration Place
Oct.20 (10 a.m.-5 p.m.)
Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd
Cost: General museum admission

Scare in the Air at Kansas Aviation Museum
Oct.20 ( Noon-4 p.m.)
Kansas Aviation Museum, 3350 George Washington Blvd
Cost: Kids in costume get in FREE and admission for one accompanying adult is only $5. (Regular admission rates apply for all others.)
Various games, activities, and crafts will be set up.

Stearman Field Annual Pumpkin Drop / Halloween Bash
Oct.20 (2-11 p.m.)
Stearman Field, 14789 SW 30th St, Benton
Watch airplanes drop pumpkins from their planes onto the target below.

Trick or Treat Halloween Event
Oct.24 (5:30-7 p.m.)
St. James Episcopal Church, 3750 E Douglas Ave
There will be decorated tables with goodies for the kids, pumpkin painting, youth-led haunted house and potluck supper.

Delano Safe Treat
Oct.26 (6-9 p.m.)
Douglas shopping district (from McLean to Vine)

Night of the Living Zoo
Oct.26, 27, 28
Sedgwick County Zoo, 5555 W Zoo Blvd
Cost: $7 for Zoo members and $9 for non-members. Children 2 and under do not need a ticket.
Bring your ghouls and goblins for a night of not-too-scary Halloween fun at the Zoo. Spooky fun activities can be found throughout the Zoo, as well as visits with Dracula and fortune tellers.

Hay, Hooves & Halloween at Old Cowtown Museum
Oct.27, 28 (2-8 p.m.)
Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd
Cost: $5 for both children and adults, and members get in FREE.

Wizards Asylum: Halloween Comicfest
Oct.27 (11 a.m.-10 p.m.)
Wizards Asylum Ict., 1309 W 31st St S
FREE Halloween themed comics will be available, along with the chance for fans to participate in "The Greatest Halloween Costume Contest Ever.

Halloween Comicfest
Oct.27 (1-4:30 p.m.)
Wichita State University Ablah Library, 1845 Fairmount St
All-ages event with activities, costume contest, a kids’ zone, free comics, and more.

Halloween Family Fun Night
Oct.27 (6:30-8:30 p.m.)
El Dorado State Park, 618 NE Bluestem Rd
Cost: $5 per person plus the cost of the vehicle permit, which is $5. Kids 3 and under get in free.
Families can enjoy hay rack rides, campfires, face painting, live music, and much more.

South YMCA Trunk or Treat
Oct.28 (4-6 p.m.)
South YMCA, 3405 S Meridian Ave
Free, and fun community event offering a night of trunk or treating.

Trunk or Treat 2018
Oct.28 (4-6 p.m.)
Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 1550 N Chapel Hill St

Haysville Rec Halloween Spooktacular
Oct.28 (4-6 p.m.)
Haysville Recreation, 523 Sarah Lane
Games, hot dogs, dancing, costumes, hayrack rides, moonwalk, haunted tunnel, mascots, big trucks, and more.

Halloween Bash!
Oct.31 (9 a.m.-5 p.m.)
Genesis Health Clubs, 6100 E Central Ave
The event is open to members & non-members.

Trunk ‘R Treat
Oct.31 (5:30-7:30 p.m.)
Wichita First Church of the Nazarene, 1400 E. Kellogg Drive

Trunk or Treat at The Center
Oct.31 (6-8 p.m.)
The Center, 1914 E. 11th St Building B, Wichita, Kansas

First Annual Trunk or Treat
Oct.31 (5-6:30 p.m.
DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt parking lot across from Hyde Park and Central Standard Brewing, 201 S. Hydraulic

Trunk or Treat
Oct.31 (5-7 p.m.)
Augusta, KS Church of Christ, 3500 Ohio St, Augusta, Kansas

2018 Andover Safe Halloween
Oct.31 (4-6 p.m.)
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 123 N. Andover Rd
Trick or treat in the parking lot of the church.

Trick or Treat on Main Street
Oct.31 (4:30-6:30 p.m.)
Main Street Haysville
More than 40 businesses and civic groups provide a safe, fun Trick or Treat event.