A guide to Halloween in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle

Get in the Halloween spirit with this Halloween guide.

Get in the Halloween spirit with this Halloween guide.

From pumpkin patches to festivals, here is a list of events in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle that will get even the grumpiest vampire into the Halloween spirit. Creatures of all ages are welcome. This guide is a non-comprehensive list of events.


Sept. 24-Oct. 31


Buda United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch


Free | 10 a.m.-8 p.m|Gray’s Farm, 767 Main St., Buda|512-295-6981 www.budaumc.org/pumpkin-patch-2017







Oct. 7-31


Cross Plants and Produce Pumpkin Patch


Free|10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Cross Plants and Produce, 705 N. Old Hwy. 81, Kyle | 512-262-7513 www.facebook.com/events/179948532549001







Oct. 26


The Monster Mash


$5 | 8 p.m.-2 a.m. | Kiva Lounge and Bar, 202 N. LBJ Drive, Ste. A, San Marcos | 512-392-3031 www.facebook.com/events/1765765527056495







Oct. 27


Seats and Treats


Free | 6-7:30 p.m.| Susie T. Fuentes Elementary School, 901 Goforth Road, Kyle|www.facebook.com/events/342892039498774. [email protected]







Oct. 28


5th annual Dia de los Muertos 5K Run/Walk & Kids Fun Run


$15-$125 | 7-9:30 a.m.  | 333 Stagecoach Trail, San Marcos | 512-353-7519 | www.athleteguild.com/running/san-marcos-tx/2017-dia-de-los-muertos-5k-runwalk-kids-fun-run








Wayfinders Church Center Street Trick or Treat


Free | 1-4 p.m. | 101 S. Burleson Road, Kyle | 512-262-3931
www.cityofkyle.com/recreation/center-street-trick-or-treat








Kyle Elementary School Fall Festival


Free | 2-6 p.m. | 500 W. Blanco St., Kyle | 512-658-5514
www.facebook.com/events/233209623875215








Downtown San Marcos Trick or Treat


Free | noon-3 p.m| From LBJ Drive to MLK Drive in San Marcos | 512-393-8430
www.facebook.com/events/1948548552023576








Farmer Fred’s Harvest Fall Carnival


Free | 6-9 p.m. | 206 N. C M Allen Parkway., San Marcos | 512-393-8000
www.facebook.com/events/198957057193628








Spooky Family Fun Day at Spring Lake


Free | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | 201 San Marcos Springs Drive, San Marcos | 512-245-7557 www.meadowscenter.txstate.edu








Kids Halloween Fest


Free | 3-6 p.m. | 1432 Old RR12, San Marcos | 512-754-9253
www.facebook.com/events/175810362984880








Salon One 12’s  Dia de los Muertos Fiesta


Free | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | 302 S. Main St., Ste. 102, Buda | 512-787-5475 www.facebook.com/events/1304136796380320








Buck’s Love Shack of Horrors Benefit Concert

$10-$50 | 7 p.m.-2 a.m. | 1750 S. FM 1626, Buda | 512-312-9456
www.ticketfly.com/search/?q=bucks+backyard








Booda Halloween

Free | 4:30-7:30 p.m. |Downtown Buda | www.boodahalloween.splashthat.com/











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