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A Family Fun Guide to Halloween Events 2023, Pumpkin Patches & Fall Festivals

Think of this guide as your go-to for Halloween Events 2023

Fall Festivals near me in Dallas & Collin County

Starting in September, with the Plano Balloon Festival: 11+ Best Tips for this Family-Friendly Event (2023), these fun family-friendly Fall Festivals are an annual staple in the Plano and North Dallas area.

Fall Festivals in Dallas

Halloween Events for Kids in Dallas and Collin County

This time of year, our spooky season, is so much fun! The end of October cannot come soon enough, so we are excited to share our favorite Halloween-themed events, including Trunk n Treat events which often include a costume contest and face painting.

Most trunk or treat events are free to attend and some host food trucks.

If it rains, we also love Indoor Alternatives for Halloween Events 2023 too.

Halloween events 2023

Indoor Halloween Alternatives around Plano

No need to panic! If the weather doesn’t cooperate and it’s wet, our youngest kids can still enjoy Halloween fun on October 31st.

Often these are family-friendly events or an indoor Halloween party. The Boo Bash was often a fun event at Tom Muehlenbeck Center in Plano.

Indoor Halloween events 2023

The Top Plano Neighborhoods to Go Trick or Treating

Halloween is always October 31 and a tradition for so many local kids to get dressed up in their costumes to go out in groups or with friends and parents in a fun neighborhood where homes are decorated and neighbors are ready to give out candy at their front door.

These are the top Plano neighborhoods for your Halloween experience.

Trick or Treat Plano

The Best Pumpkin Patches in North Dallas

If you want to choose your own Pumpkins, so you can get your pumpkins carved at home, this list of popular Pumpkin Patches should inspire you to plan your visit.

Many of these also combine other fun Halloween activities including hayrides, corn mazes, a pumpkin carving contest, trains, rides, and more.

Pumpkin Patches Dallas

7 of the Spookiest Haunted Houses Dallas-Fort Worth

Why not star in your own Horror Movie by visiting a local Haunted House in the DFW area? Some of these may also host ghost tours and are decorated as you would imagine, like Halloween movies.

Halloween events 2023

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  • Abbie

    Hi, I’m Abbie, super mom, and busy-bee who moved to Plano from London, England with my husband and 2 kids, Jesse and Lucy, in the Summer of 2013. Plano Moms was my lifeline when I arrived as I didn’t know anyone or anything about my new city that I now called home. When I’m not being a Plano Mom or being a taxi service to my kids, working out, cooking and reading (when I find the time!)

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