Houston fall events kick off every year with our Halloween festivals, parties, and pub crawls. Whether you’re visiting from out of town, or looking to enjoy a staycation for your favorite holiday, there’s a Hilton ready to welcome you. Grab your favorite ghost or ghoul and check out the activities below.

Adults Only:

Halloween Ball – National Museum of Funeral History Oct 25

“Ain’t no party like a National Museum of Funeral History party ‘cuz a National Museum of Funeral History party don’t stop!” If you’re looking to throw down in a new way, this Halloween is your chance. Meander through the haunted house to get to the dance floor complete with two bars, a live DJ and spooktacular vibes.

Spirits & Skeletons – Houston Museum of Natural Science Oct 26

Touted as Houston’s favorite Halloween party – the one and only Spirits & Skeletons – is back at HMNS! The entire museum is open for you to shake your stuff with a stegosaurus and get spellbound by bewitching gems, all to live music, two DJs and fantastic food trucks parked right outside. One drink ticket is included per admission ticket purchased at the adult or member rate at the HMNS Online Box Office before October 26, 2019.

Halloween Downtown Oct 26

If mingling with the masses is more your jam, Downtown Houston is the place to see and be seen. As the most walkable neighborhood in Houston with over 50 bars next to each other, head on down for a little adult trick or treating, cocktail style. As always, rideshares and designated drivers encouraged!


Family Friendly Events:

Zoo Boo – Houston Zoo Oct 11 – 27

Dress your princess or action hero in their finest and boogie down to the Houston Zoo for their annual Zoo Boo. Activities include the Whataburger Pumpkin Patch, Monster Mural, spooky stamp station, plenty of photo ops, Meet the Keeper Talks Presented by Phillips 66, DJ, and kids will receive a stamp at Candy Corn Maze stations! All Zoo Boo activities are included with your paid Zoo admission. Zoo Boo is FREE for all Zoo Members.

Halloween Grosstopia – Children’s Museum of Houston Oct 12 – 31

Something icky is coming to the Children’s Museum of Houston! A myriad of ooey, gooey and slimy has maneuvered its way into the Museum for three weeks of Halloween! This October, take a dose of gross as you discover spine-tingling experiments, spirit-lifting interactives and slime-filled fun during the Halloween Grosstopia!

Scream on the Green – Discovery Green Oct 25

Visitors will have a spooky good time at this citywide costume contest and Halloween celebration for the whole family! There will be games, prizes, Halloween spectacle, a movie, performances, living statues, fortune tellers, Sing-a-long with KPFT Scary-oke, music and more! Visitors can win candy and prizes while playing FREE games!

Halloween Town – Sugar Land Oct 26

Don’t miss out on fun for the entire family this Halloween at Constellation Field – scavenger hunts, balloon artists, a petting zoo, games, vendors, and so much more! Plus, enter the costume contests for participants of all ages with tons of great prizes!


Whether you’re dazzling in glitter, or terrifying in stage make-up, this year’s Halloween events around Houston are sure to please even the most discerning goblin. For additional ideas and articles for your vacay or staycay in Houston, head on over to travel.hilton.com/houston.

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