Five Not So Horrific Ways to Celebrate Halloween in Forest Park


The most spooky time of year is near. Our friends at Park institutions and the City of St. Louis can help you fill your calendar for the next week with these five not-so-scary events.

Yappy Hour – Doggy Costume Contest

The Boathouse of Forest Park is teaming up with Purina to host their first HOWLoween event. Bring your dogs on Thursday, October 25 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. for Purina giveaways, drink specials, food, live music, and a dog costume contest.

Boo at the Zoo Nights

→ Boo at the Zoo is happening nightly until October 30 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Check out all of the events happening.

Urban Hayrides in Forest Park

→ Fall hayrides can be enjoyed in Forest Park thanks to the City of St. Louis Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry. Hayrides take place on Friday and Saturday evenings from early October through early November. End the evening by telling ghost stories around the bonfire.

The Healthy History-Lovin’ Halloween Party

→ The Missouri History Museum will be celebrating Halloween with yoga, trick-or-treating, crafts, and a disco dance party on October 30.

Science Spooktacular

→ Get scientifically spooked at the Saint Louis Science Center's annual free Halloween event from October 25 until October 28. Spooky science fun and free Halloween-themed movies in the OMNIMAX® Theater awaits you and the kids.