13 events to attend in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto this Halloween weekend, Oct. 29-31

Kickstart Halloween weekend at Hometown Halloween in downtown Round Rock. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)
Kickstart Halloween weekend at Hometown Halloween in downtown Round Rock. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)

Kickstart Halloween weekend at Hometown Halloween in downtown Round Rock. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)

Halloween weekend is finally here! From parties and festivals to trick-or-treating events, there are tons of things to do this weekend in your community to celebrate. Whether you want to be thrilled at a haunted house or chill out with a DJ and a glass of wine, this Halloween weekend has something for you. Happy Halloween!

Oct. 29: Fall Fun Festival 2021

Begin Halloween weekend at Old Settlers Park for this annual Fall Fun Festival for toddlers and preschoolers. The theme of this year’s celebration is circus, complete with carnival games, hayrides, snacks and prizes. Bring a canned good to donate to the Round Rock Food Pantry.

9-11:30 a.m. Free. Old Settlers Park Pavilion & Festival Area, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-218-5400. www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/fall-fun-festival-2021

Oct. 29-30: See a Halloween movie at Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-in


Seeing a scary movie at a drive-in theater is even spookier during Halloween weekend. See either Tim Burton’s "Beetlejuice" or classic cult-favorite "Halloween" on Friday or Saturday night this weekend, or stay for both viewings on the same night. Click here to check out the lineup.

7:15 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Ticket prices vary. Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-in Cinema, 800 Harrell Parkway, Round Rock. 512-850-6127. www.bluestarlitedrivein.com/round-rock

Oct. 29-30: Jungle Haunted House

The Jungle Movement Academy gym has been transformed into an interactive haunted house where daredevils of all ages can be spooked, and see trampoline and aerial performances. Before you enter, listen to a band perform Halloween hits, watch fire spinners, get your face painted and eat at one of the food trucks. Wear your best costume to win a contest!

7-11 p.m. $20 per person. The Jungle Movement Academy, 2701 Gattis School Road, Ste. C-100, Round Rock. 737-202-4428. http://junglemovement.com

Oct. 29: Hometown Halloween

Kickstart Halloween weekend in a festive costume trick-or-treating at Round Rock’s downtown businesses. There will be a “story walk” down historic Main Street, a live music performance at Main Street Plaza, face painting, train rides, balloon artists and giveaways.

3-7 p.m. Free. East Main Street, Downtown Round Rock. https://downtownroundrocktexas.com/hometownhalloween/

Oct. 29: A Lazy Halloween

Lazydaze Pflugerville, a coffee shop known and loved for its hemp-infused drinks, is having its second annual “A Lazy Halloween” event for kids on Friday night. Dress in Halloween costumes for games, small bites, drinks, a candy dance circle, music from a live DJ and a Halloween storytime reading. Be sure to enjoy a yummy coffee or tea while you are there.

6-9 p.m. Free. Lazydaze Pflugerville, 1202 FM 685, Ste. A5, Pflugerville. 512-861-5171. https://stayhappening.com/e/a-lazy-halloween-E2ISU1KETIN

Oct. 30: Trunk or treat

Amazing Explorers Academy in Hutto is hosting its first-ever trunk or treat event! Deck out the trunk of your car with your best Halloween decor and bring candy to share with all of the adorable trick-or-treaters. There will also be a bounce house, icy treats from Kona Ice and face painting.

3-5 p.m. Free. Amazing Explorers Academy, 449 Ed Schmidt Blvd., Hutto. 512-846-6347. https://m.facebook.com/events/246753647291482

Oct. 30: Trunk or Treat at Camp Doublecreek

Stock up on candy at Camp Doublecreek’s trunk-or-treating event on Saturday, where cars decorated for Halloween will be scattered across the camp for families to trick-or-treat. There will also be a costume contest, snacks and games set up throughout campus. Online registration is an automatic entry into a raffle.

1-3 p.m. Free. Camp Doublecreek, 800 Double Creek Drive, Round Rock. 512-255-3661. www.campdoublecreek.com

Oct. 30: Cajjun Massacre Halloween Party

Down South Cajjun Eats’ annual Halloween party is back with music, dancing, drinks and a cash prize for best costume. The kitchen will be open, serving a full Cajun menu until food is gone. Bottle service and hookah will also be available. Pre-sale tickets and section reservations are recommended.

9-2 a.m. Free (admission). Down South Cajjun Eats, 15630 Vision Drive, Ste. A, Pflugerville. 512-645-6810. www.dsceats.com/event-details/cajjun-massacre-halloween-party

Oct. 30: Halloween Party & Costume Contest at Cracked & Racked Wine Bar

For a spooky evening with wine flights and cheese boards, make reservations at Craft & Racked Wine Bar for its Halloween party. DJ 5-OH will be taking care of the music, there will be special drink and food specials, and attendees can win prizes for being best-dressed.

6-11 p.m. Free (admission). Craft & Racked Wine Bar, 1400 E. Old Settlers Blvd., Ste. 203, Round Rock. https://feedback.facebook.com/events/284282323312574/

Oct. 30: Trick or Treat Trail at Kalahari Resort

This spooktacular trick-or-treating event will take you around Kalahari Resort snagging sweets along the way. Wear your costume to trick-or-treat in and bring a swimsuit to enjoy the waterpark afterward.

6-8 p.m. Free. Kalahari Resort, 3001 Kalahari Blvd., Round Rock. www.kalahariresorts.com/texas/trick-or-treat-trail/

Oct. 31: Treats on East

Before filling up your candy bucket in your neighborhood, stroll the blocked off streets of Downtown Hutto to trick-or-treat for goodies at local businesses and group set-ups. Tons of families from across the city attend, so be sure to people-watch and get ideas for next year’s costume! Parking is available at the Co-Op District and around downtown.

5-7:30 p.m. Free. East and Farley Streets. https://austin.com/events/treats-on-east/

Oct. 31: Halloween Block Party

Black Pflugerville and Three Legged Goat are throwing a “pfamily-pfriendly” block party before the sun goes down on Halloween night. Enjoy the sunshine and a Texas wine or beer on the bar’s patio, and dress your best to win a prize.

3-7 p.m. Free. Three Legged Goat, 200 E. Pecan St., Ste. 5, Pflugerville. 512-968-0386. www.facebook.com/events/1003091520470615/

Oct. 31: Spooky Sunday Madness

Entertainment center Spare Time Texas is having a special Spooky Sunday Madness deal on Halloween. A ticket to the event gets you bowling and shoes, laser tag, and unlimited video game play. There will also be a costume contest for all ages.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. or 5 p.m.-midnight. $17.99 per person. Spare Time Texas, 1724 FM 685, Pflugerville. 512-883-4791. https://stayhappening.com/e/spooky-sunday-madness-at-spare-time-texas-pflugerville-E2ISU11D54D
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