St. Louis is an amazing city for Halloween. From a seemingly endless array of Halloween hot spots for adults, and a plethora of playful poltergeist parties for children, Halloween never has to be a shut-in at home.
Grant’s gets a little spooky during the month of October. The park features a haunted tram ride, food, and pumpkin decorating. Halloween at Grant’s Farm runs from 6 – 10pm and $20 for parking. The dates are October 4-5, 10-12, 17-19 & 24-26
Central West End:
Each year the Central West End holds a large Halloween celebration that starts at 11am with trick-or-treating and a children’s parade. A little bit later into the evening the adults come out and act a little devilish. You can certainly let your demons run amuck with plenty of food, drinks, and live music. Stick around for the famous adult costume contest starting at 8pm.
Shaw Park in Clayton will be host to this year’s Party in the Patch from 6 – 8:30pm Oct. 18th. A Halloween party that your little goblins will not soon forgot. This spooktacular fall festival includes hayrides, carnival games, stories by bonfire, inflatables, and treats.
Boo at the Zoo is a Halloween staple for family fun. Families get to experience the Zoo at night with a variety of kid friendly haunted stops along the trails of the park. This event is sponsored by Mercy Children’s Hospital, and runs from October 18th through the 30th. Events start at 5:30pm everyday.
Trick or Treat on Main is a free trick or treating event from 3 – 5 pm on Main Street in St. Charles. Children ages 12 and under are free. There will also be a free Halloween children’s production at nearby Frontier Park.
St. Louis Metro:
Join five area malls for a free trick-or-treating bash: Chesterfield Mall, Mid Rivers Mall, St. Clair Square, South County Center and West County Center. Halloween evening from 5 – 6pm, bring the kids to stroll through your local mall for a fun and safe evening of not-so-devilish delight.