Halloween Guide for all ages in San Antonio, Texas

Picture is the Gully Washer river dyed red for Fright Fest under the Iron Rattler roller coaster.
We’re rollercoaster maniacs — it’s in our blood. | Photo by @eddienunez25

Halloween weekend looking a little grim? We got you covered with this last-minute guide for ghouls of all ages. 

👻Frightfully delicious drinks

  • Copa Wine Bar “Hallowine” | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 7 p.m. | Copa Wine Bar, 19141 Stone Oak Pkwy. | $60 | Get into the Hallowine spirit with a spooky-inspired menu (hint: bubbling cauldron soup) and a wine to pair with each dish + a costume contest. 🍷
  • San Antonio Costume Crawl | Sat., Oct. 30 | 12-10 p.m. | On The Rocks Pub, 270 Losoya St. | $20 | Throw on your spookiest attire and make your way across 5 downtown bars. 🎭
  • Cocktail Scavenger Hunt: Day of the Dead | Sun., Oct. 31 | 12-2 p.m. | San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl. | $35 | Search for botanical ingredients in the garden to brew a sip-worthy cocktail + enjoyDay of the Dead inspired dinner menu. 🍸

👻 Get in a good scare

  • Howl-O-Scream | Fri., Sept., 17-Sun., Oct. 31 | 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. | SeaWorld San Antonio | $46+ | Celebrate the 20th annual Howl-O-Scream with interactive scary zones + a haunted house. 🐬
  • 13th Floor | Mon., Oct. 25-Sun., Oct. 31 | Times vary | 1203 E. Commerce St. | $22+ | Make your way through a dollmaker’s lair or get spooked by vampires and werewolves. 🦇
  • Ripley’s Haunted Adventure | Mon., Oct. 25-Sun., Oct. 31 | Times vary | Guinness World Records Museum, 329 Alamo Plaza | 16+ | Scream like no one can hear you at this multi-million dollar haunted house. 🏚️
  • Fright Fest | Sept., 10-Oct., 31 | 5-10 p.m. weekdays, 12-10p.m. weekends | Six Flags Fiesta Texas | $30+ | Get ready for thrills and chills as you make your way through scare zones, haunted houses + more. 🎢

👻 Family-friendly fun

  • Halloween Bash 2021: Drive-Through | Fri., Oct. 29 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Lighthouse for the Blind and Vision Impaired, 310 Eads Ave. | Free | Family fun awaits with drive-through trick or treating for children of all abilities. 🍬
  • Day of the Dead River Parade | Fri., Oct. 29 | 7:30 p.m. | La Villita, 418 Villita St. | $15+ | Grab your ticket to watch this cultural celebration as it winds its way down the river walk. 🏵️
  • Gallery Trick-or-Treats | Sun., Oct. 31 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | San Antonio Museum of Art | Free with Admission | Bring the kids and dress in costumes for a family friendly trick-or-treat experience. 🍭