Here are five fun Halloween-themed events to check out around the Heights, River Oaks, and Montrose area.
Oct. 19: Check out the Halloween Festival
Houston Halloween Festival on 19th Street in the Heights includes a zombie walk, music, games and activities. 5-10 p.m. $10. Free admission for children under 11. 325 W. 19th, Street, Houston. www.tgfschool.org
Oct. 24: Attend a “Harry Potter” party
Cafeza hosts a “Harry Potter”-themed halloween event complete with butterbeer and trivia. 6-10 p.m. Free admission. 1720 Houston Ave., Houston. 832-203-8016. www.cafeza.com
Oct. 26: Check out Washington Avenue bars
Bar Crawl Nation organizes a Washington Avenue bar crawl starting at Clutch bar. Participants get drink specials and free cover. 4 p.m. $18. 5334 Washington Ave., Houston. 832-206-8944. www.barcrawlnation.com
Oct. 26: Get some scary good laughs
Station Theater hosts a late night Halloween-themed stand up comedy show including a free beer with ticket purchase. 10:30 p.m.-midnight. $7. 1230 Houston Ave., Houston. 832-786-0413. www.stationtheater.com
Oct. 31: Take a haunted walk through Memorial Park
Bayou City Outdoors hosts a haunted Halloween night walk through Memorial Park complete with ghost stories. Participants meet at the park’s rugby parking lot and can bring drinks in nonglass containers. 6 p.m. Free. 6501 Memorial Drive, Houston. 713-524-3567.