5 Pumpkin Patches to Visit

Autumn at the Arboretum

Through Nov. 1

9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily

8525 Garland Road, Dallas



Storybook Ranch

Through Nov. 1

Thu.-Sun. 10 a.m.-sundown

3701 South Custer Road, McKinney



Christ United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch

Through Oct. 31

9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily

3101 Coit Road, Plano



Arapaho United Methodist Church

Through Oct. 31

Mon.-Fri. 3-7 p.m., Sat.-Sun. •11 a.m.-7 p.m.

1400 W. Arapaho Road, Richardson



Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch

Through Oct. 31

9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily

5100 Cross Timbers Road, Flower Mound



Four Haunted Houses to Visit

HallowFest at Six Flags over Texas

Daytime activities include a trick-or-treat trail and themed photo opportunities. At night, the park will be transformed with creepy fog, eerie lighting and Halloween props on display. Rides, such as the Titan, New Texas Giant and Superman Tower of Power, will be available for guests to enjoy in total darkness. The event is held on weekends through Nov. 1. Times and ticket costs vary. Pricing begins at $22.49.

2201 Road to Six Flags, Arlington



Haunted Shadows Lake Trail

This self-guided journey takes visitors through a mile of woods and weeds along Lake Lewisville in The Colony. Small buildings and other structures line the dark path that winds through the backwoods. Tours available Fri.-Sun. through Oct. 31 at various times. Pricing begins at $12.

7801 Main St., The Colony



Music City Mall: Nightscape Haunted House and Fright Path

The Parlor of Entertainment is opening the Fright Path for the month of October. The venue offers escape rooms, a selfie museum and a magic parlor on the second floor of Music City Mall Lewisville. The Fright Path is child-friendly until 3 p.m.; after 3 p.m., no one under age 18 is allowed in without an adult. The event is held Friday and Saturday nights through Oct. 31. Prices vary. Nightscape, located on the first floor of Music City Mall, will include a walk through of a haunted house with Luci and her nightmares. Tickets are $12.

2401 S. Stemmons Freeway, Lewisville


Pumpkin Hollow Drive-Thru

Little Elm’s Pumpkin Hollow drive-through event will include creepy characters, lights, fog and animatronics along a route through Little Elm Park. Families will also have the option to reserve a limited number of spots for a $10 movie event either night. Blockbuster “Hocus Pocus” will show on Oct. 16, and “Beetlejuice” will show on Oct. 17. The drive through is open from 7-10 p.m. both nights and is free.

303 Main Street, Little Elm


Editor's Note: These lists are not comprehensive.