This list is updated for 2019. Please expect more events to be added as we get closer to Halloween.
Is your fall calendar is full as ours? It seems like once the temperature drops just a little bit, everyone comes out to play and there are so many fun, family friendly fall and Halloween activities. Here is a sampling of what’s in store around the Northshore.
Olde Towne Pumpkin Fest. October 5th. 11AM-4PM. Campus of First United Methodist Church in Slidell. Reasonably priced activities including A Big Wheel Race, Ponies, Hay Rides, Costume Parade, inflatables including a sticky wall, face painting, KIDentrepreneurs, and Pumpkin Chunkin, Delectable food and sweets and so much more!!! Admission is free!! There are ticketed activities that range from $1 -$5. Food & drinks range from $1- under $10. Proceeds from the fest support East St. Tammany Rainbow Child Care Center- the only non-profit child care center serving low income families and families in crisis in St. Tammany Parish.
Field of Screams. October 12th. Sunset-10PM. Covington Rec Complex. Free & Open to the public! Not for the easily frightened. Please wear closed-toe shoes. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Monster Mash: Reimagined. October 19th. 10AM-2PM. Bogue Falaya Park. Child entry ticket includes Trick-or-Treat Village admission and keepsake bag, maze, Monster Mash Parade, rides, custom crafts, Cookie Booth, music & live entertainers and so many more NEW surprises and activities! Be a VIP and join us in the Pumpkins & Potions Pavilion for a special trick-or-treating experience, photo booth, full-face painting and a special gift!
Spooktacular in the Oaks. October 26th. 6-9PM. Lacombe Recreation complex. Trunk or Treat will be held outside from 6-7pm. Games, Haunted House, Performances by Dance Team & Cheerleaders from 7-9PM.
Boo Fest. October 26th.10AM-3PM. Lakeview Regional Hospital, Covington. Come Trick or Treat at over 60 haunted houses at Lakeview Regional Medical Center, on the Green; gates open at 9AM for special needs families. Open to the general public at 10AM. All proceeds benefit children with disabilities and their families. In the past admission was $2. Will update when I get this year’s info.
Trickin’ and Treatin’ Kids Event. October 26th. 10AM-Noon. Covington Trailhead. Come by the trailhead and enjoy free games and play with a Halloween theme!
Bayou Jam Halloween Bash. October 27th. 4-6PM. Heritage Park. Vince Vance and the Valiants will be playing. Kids of all ages are encouraged to come dressed in their Halloween costumes! Admission is free! Concert‐goers are invited to bring their chairs, blankets, ice chests and picnic baskets to the park to enjoy the free concerts. Concessions will be available for purchase.
Abita Springs Annual Halloween Party. October 31st. 5-9PM. Abita Springs Town Hall/Downtown Abita Springs. The entire town of Abita Springs will be celebrating Halloween at the town hall and around downtown with music, games, trick or treating, and food.
Fall Fest. October 31st. 6-8PM. First Baptist Church of Ponchatoula. Come join us for our annual Fall Festival at FBC Ponchatoula. It’s a completely free event-full of fun for all your kiddos!
Mini Ferris Wheel
Super Sonic Ride
Candy Apple Slices
Books and Boos For All Ages. October 31st. 6:30-7:15. Madisonville Library. A spooky good time! We will have a not-so-scary story, do a craft, and trick-or treat at the library! Costumes are welcome, but not required. All ages. Assorted Halloween Candy will be used for trick-or-treating!
Did we miss anything? Let us know and we’ll add it to the list. Happy October!