With Halloween just around the corner, fall festivities are in full force on the South Plains including everything from corn mazes to music festivals. Fall is just fun around these parts. If you are looking to get out and get into the Halloween spirit, look no further! Our list of family-friendly Halloween-week events has something for everyone.
Lubbock Pumpkin Trail
If fall florals and pumpkins perk you up, this Lubbock tradition will give you all the feels! Bask in the light of nearly 2,000 carved and lit pumpkins at the beautiful Lubbock Pumpkin Trail. This event is sponsored by the City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation, perfect for all ages, stroller/wheelchair accessible, and admission is free. The pumpkin trail is open in the evenings from October 22-25. Mark your calendars—you won’t want to miss it!
Mariachis y Menudo Festival
For the family of music lovers, the Mariachis y Menudo Festival is a must! Bring the whole familia to the first-ever Mariachis y Menudo Festival this Saturday, where the smell of good food fills the air while the music moves your bones. This event will feature a variety of food trucks, vendors, games, and even a trunk or treat for the niños! Musical performances will be held from 8 to 10 pm.
Trunk or Treat at Rawlings
For the kiddos, it’s all about the candy, right? If your family needs a safe place to trick-or-treat this Halloween, the Trunk or Treat at Rawlings Park is where it’s at on Sunday, October 25th! This is a free event hosted by the City of Lubbock, meant for you and your little monsters to get your fill of Halloween goodies. Come in your cutest Halloween costumes for a fun time! Candy donations will be accepted.
At’l Do Farms
If your crew is looking for something that screams autumn-adventure, head on over to At’l Do Farms! This local staple gives you the chance to experience West Texas farming while making memories with family and friends. Their famous Corn Maze is the thing to see every year but there is fall excitement for all ages. You can shoot the Corn Canon while the little ones ride the Cow Train, or you can all visit the Barnyard animals and take a hayride through the pumpkin patch. Check out At’l Do Farms from September 12th – November 7th to keep the adventure rolling!
Nightmare on 19th Street
This classic haunted house in is perfect for adults or older kids on the “haunt” for something a little more thrilling. With four haunted features and tons of creepy characters, Nightmare on 19th Street is the place to go for real frights! Purchase your tickets online to experience the most terrifying attraction in West Texas each weekend during the month of October.
Enjoy the simple pleasures of Portofino!
It’s safe to say Lubbock is no ghost town. If you’re looking for family-friendly fun like this, spend your next Halloween at Portofino Apartments. Our apartment community is comprised of multiple estate-sized family residences for a true neighborhood feel. What are you waiting for? Join the neighborhood.
NOW PRE-LEASING for Fall! Two bedroom apartment homes are now available. Take a look around our website or schedule a tour of the learn more.