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Tales of the Crypt (LR) *
Oct. 8, 5:30-8:30 PM
Mt. Holly Cemetery
This might be too scary for some younger children because of the location. Tour this historic cemetery while students act out scenes from historic residents lives. This always has great costumes and information. 501-447-2362
Magic Screams: Halloween at Magic Springs (Hot Springs)
Magic Springs and Crystal Falls
October 12 - October 27 (weekends)
Visit the spooky haunted houses, walk the scary trail and take a spin on the rides. For young goblins, enjoy a scare-free zone for pumpkin painting and more. 501-318-5309. Admission: $36.99 one-day admission.
Haunted Little Rock Tours (LR)
MacArthur Museum of Military History (LR)
Every Friday night in October
Honestly, these sound too creepy for me, but the tours teach you all about 19th Century burial customs at the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History. From there you board the "funeral car" and drive throughout the Historic Quapaw Quarter and the Argenta Historic District hearing stories about haunted places, led by a real paranormal investigator. Tickets are $35. 501-681-3857.
Boo at the Zoo Adults Only Preview (LR) *
Grown ups will "trick-or-treat" for some special adult concoctions and get a chance to experience all the Boo at the Zoo attractions like the train, haunted house, Frankenstein's Dance Party and a costume contest. Admission is $20.
Tiny Hands Monster Bash (LR)
Next Level Events at 1400 W. Markham St
This is an adult event to benefit the UAMS Family Home and UAMS neonatal intensive care unit. Admission is $60. Starts at 6:30 p.m. on October 25. They have a costume contest and silent auctions. 501-376-9746.
Rocky Horror Picture Show (LR)
1521 Merrill Drive
The Market Street Cinema is showing the Rocky Horror Picture show multiple times throughout October. Audience participation encouraged.
Discovery Halloween Party (LR)
1021 Jessie Road
Special DJs, costume contest and special Halloween drag performance.
405 Main Street, North Little Rock
Karoke with a Halloween theme starting at 7 p.m. Benefits Open Arms Shelter. 501-353-1443.
Halloween Party at Moss Mountain Farms (Roland) *
Bonfire and special menu prepared at P. Allen Smith's home in Roland, AR. Tickets are $150.
Halloween Boutique (Little Rock)
521 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock
Etniq Cosmetics’ will make you up from 4-7 p.m. at the Courtyard Marriott. Schedule an appointment or walk-in. The cost is $5-$20 per person. Children are welcome.
Cajun's Wharf Costume Contest (Little Rock) *
2400 Cantrell Road
Contest starts at 5:30 p.m. 501-375-5351.
Halloween at Cregeen's Irish Pub (NLR)
301 Main Street
The band starts at 8 p.m.
Costume Contest at the Afterthought
2721 Kavanaugh Blvd
Starts at 8 p.m.
CARE's Halloweenie Event
Guitar Repair, Inc. in Breckenridge Village
Live music, drinks and treats. Tickets are $50. All proceeds benefit CARE.
Arkansas River Cruisin' Ghouls Party (Little Rock)
This cruise boards at 7 p.m. The party lasts until midnight. Tickets are $20 and it's 21 and up only. They will have bar service and a costume contest on the Mark Twain Riverboat. 501-372-5777.
Magic in the Night Halloween Party (Conway)
The RAB (Conway Supper Club)
Costume contest and party, from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. There are cash prizes and DJs. There is no cover charge for this event.
Ernie Biggs Heaven and Hell Costume Party (LR)
307 President Clinton Avenue
Special DJs, drink specials and a big costume contest.