Saturday, October 14

5:30 PM – 10:00 PM | Westside Multi-Purpose Fields | 1000 S. Ware Rd, McAllen, TX 78501

FREE ADMISSION | $5 Wristbands required for kiddie rides and inflatables 

Kiddie Carnival Rides

Visit our Halloween festival to get in the spooktacular spirit of the season. Invest in our Five Dollar Wristbands and take advantage of our All-You-Can Ride experience. Enjoy our exhilarating rides, which are available to everyone. 


Visit our inflatables at our Halloween festival and give some bounce to the spooky festivities. Enjoy the variety of inflatables we provide for kids of all ages. Bring your loved ones and join us for an exciting and fun-filled day.

Pumpkin Patch

Come enjoy the beauty of fall at our pumpkin patch. Make sure to swing by so you can take some fantastic family and friend Halloween photos. Don’t miss out on these unforgettable memories.

Costume Contest

Stop by our Halloween celebration and put your disguise skills to the test at our Costume Contest. Every costume is accepted, from the spooky and frightening to the adorable and whimsical. Make sure to cheer on your favorite costume. 

Arts & Crafts

Join us and unleash your inner artist as you explore a wide range of artistic activities and hands-on projects. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned artist, our friendly and talented instructors will be there to guide you every step of the way. So come on down and let your imagination soar at our Arts & Crafts booths!

Petting Zoo

Get ready for a wild and wonderful experience at the our Halloween festival’s petting zoo! Our festival petting zoo is a must-visit attraction that will make your heart melt. Whether you’re a little one or a kid at heart, our petting zoo will bring smiles and laughter to your day. Come create cherished memories with our furry friends!

Fright Nite 5k

Join us for a spooktacular 5k run at Fright Nite! Lace up your running shoes and dash through the haunted trails as you conquer this thrilling challenge. Don’t miss out on this spooky adventure and our wickedly exciting festivities!

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Tricks & Treaks 2K

Get ready for an exhilarating adventure in our Tricks & Treats 2k run. Experience heart-pumping thrills, endless enjoyment, and create lasting memories for your little ones. This fun-filled event is perfect for kids of all ages, offering a magical opportunity!

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Step right up and test your skills at our entertaining game booths! At McAllen Parks, we believe in fun for all, which is why we’ve curated an exciting selection of games that everyone can enjoy. Discover the joy of friendly competition and create unforgettable memories with family and friends at our Halloween Festival.


Where can I buy the event wristband?

Wristbands are available for purchase during the event.

Do you charge an admission fee?

NO! The McAllen Halloween Festival offers free admission. However, the $5 event wristband grants you access to the kiddie carnival rides and inflatables. Enjoy other free activities such as the petting zoo, games, arts & crafts, pumpkin patch, stage entertainment, and more!

Is parking free?

YES! Parking is available on the festival grounds at Westside Park. Overflow parking will also be available at the McAllen Convention Center and a shuttle will be provided, free of charge, for public transportation.

Will there be food?

YES! We will have several food trucks offering a wide variety of foods, drinks, and delicious snacks.

Will there be candy?

YES! Candy will be given out throughout the event.