2022 Halloween in Bastrop, Texas, has plenty in store for those looking for a spooky escape. From eerie ghost tours, scary movies, crazy parties, and distinct live music to a great culinary scene, there are plenty of thrills to keep you occupied.
Below, we’ve handpicked some of the top Halloween events around Bastrop County and Central Texas, for all treats, no tricks!
Elgin’s Safe Trick or Treat Trail 2022
Location: 109 Depot St, Elgin, TX
Date: October 31st
Opens: 4 pm to Dusk
Its almost time again for Elgin Parks & Recreation to host their Safe Trick-or-Treat Trail in Veteran’s Memorial Park beginning at 4pm on October 31st and ending at dusk.
Businesses, Churches, and other organizations will setup to hand out candy to all those that attend. There will be games, photo booths, and more. Come check it out!
Scream Hollow Wicked Halloween Park
Location: 149 Split Rail Lane, Smithville, TX
Date: September 16 to Oct 31st
Opens: Check Calendar
Cost: Tickets range from $6 to $39 depending on activities
Consistently ranked as one of the best and scariest haunted houses in Texas, Scream Hallow should be at the top of your Halloween bucket list while you’re staying at one of our Bastrop RV Parks. Scream Hallow is nestled in a dense 20-acre forest and features 5 different tormented attractions, including a haunted hayride, a terror mansion, and a wicked maze.
Apart from the scary stuff, this venue delivers an all-around Halloween experience. You’ll appreciate the live bands, beer garden, pub, cafe, bakery, restaurant, and gift emporium, all with a twisted them
Barton Hill Farms Fall Festival
Location: 1115 FM 969, Bastrop, TX
Date: October 1 to Nov 6
Opens: 10 am to 6 pm
Cost: Tickets start at $21, depending on the activities
If you’re looking for laid-back ways to enjoy Halloween in Bastrop, head to Barton Hill Farms. It’s a charming Texas farmstead on the banks of the lower Colorado River, and it’s been named the best pumpkin patch in Central Texas.
Bring your family here and explore a 5-acre corn maze, relax to some live music, pick some pumpkins, and enjoy freshly made meals and craft beer. Kids will love the tractor-drawn hayrides, flower fields, and barn animals.
Trick or Treat Trail hosted by Healing with Horses Ranch
Location: 10014 Farm to Market Road 973, Manor, TX
Date: October 31
Opens: 3 pm to 7 pm
Cost: Free registration
This trick or treat festival promises a fun-filled Halloween evening for the whole family. Get more treats than tricks this fall by walking along the accessible and therapeutic riding trail. Other activities include scavenger hunts and wellness activities like yoga. You’ll also find a gift shop to buy some unique merchandise.
Werewolf Costume Contest
Location: 3901 Promontory Point Dr, Austin, TX
Date: October 26
Opens: 5 pm to 9 pm
Cost: Free registration
Don’t want to leave your four-legged friend behind this Halloween? Dress up your dog in the spookiest outfit, and head to this bonanza of adorable pets. It’s the best Halloween pet party near Bastrop, and you’ll get a chance to win prizes for the scariest scoundrel, funniest furry friend, and best-looking buddies. There will also be a dog-friendly market, pup photo booth, music, and a special Halloween dog-friendly ice cream.
Freaky Floats At Austin Motel Pool
Location: Austin, TX
Date: Every Wednesday of October
Opens: Doors Open at 5 pm
Make your way to Austin Motel every Wednesday in October to watch some of the spookiest movies of all time. You get to enjoy it while floating on the infamous pool, and you can grab a cocktail from the pool bar. Costumes are also encouraged.
FreakShow Farms – Nightmare in the Woods
Location: Spring Branch, TX
Date: Every Weekend of October
Opens: 8 pm to 10:30 pm
Cost: $10 to $15
FreakShow Farms is organizing a ghoulish event less than 2 hours away from Bastrop. Although it will be the third year of the event, they are making a new trail that will lead victims deep into the Hill Country woods. Here, you’ll encounter some of your darkest fears. There will also be fire spinning, tasty foods, boozy drinks, marshmallow roasting, and candy for survivors.