Halloween Activities in the Ozarks
Halloween is an exciting time for a family trip to the Ozarks. With everything from spooky Halloween-themed special events to corn mazes and hay rides, the area is filled with exciting seasonal events everyone will enjoy!
Family Friendly Activities
Dickerson Park Zoo:
Between the dates of October 21 to October 31, the Dickerson Park Zoo in Springfield, MO turns into a spooky, yet fun place during the evening hours. With eerie lighted pathways, ghosts and ghouls, and plenty of tricks and treats, your whole family will delight in visiting the zoo animals for Halloween.
McKenna's Pumpkin Patch:
If you haven't picked out your pumpkin yet, you had better visit McKenna's Pumpkin Patch for picking and recreational fun. The fall-themed outdoor events include slides, pony swings, pumpkin painting, hay bale mazes, tractor-pulled hayrides, face painting, bonfires, and a whole lot more.
Jones Farm Pumpkins:
In the Springfield area, you can visit Jones Farm Pumpkins for some Halloween-style outdoor fun. This farm area gives your family the full Halloween experience with a pumpkin patch where you can pick your own pumpkin, a corn maze, a hay bale maze and a pint-sized hay bale maze, horse-drawn hay rides, and other activities. The area also features a gift shop, a picnic area, farm animals, and a refreshment stand. The Jones Farm Pumpkins is open from September 24 through November 1.
This house of horrors is easy to find next to Walmart on the Branson Strip. There are no age restrictions to enter, but all ages should be prepared for a fright! This haunted house boasts state of the art animatronics and special effects to bring the ghouls, goblins, and other creatures that go bump in the night to real life for you. With eerie lighting and spooky music to add to the experience, you'll have a full dose of thrills and chills that will keep you spooked throughout the Halloween season. This venue is open at 9am daily throughout the year.