Halloween is coming up quick! Enjoy this spooky season by visiting Council Bluffs, home of the rumored-to-be haunted Squirrel Cage Jail. We also have family—and even dog—friendly events for those who are more into candy than scares! Check out the list below and visit UNleashCB.com for a fully updated list up until Halloween. Oct 31 - Official Council Bluffs Trick or Treat Night Halloween Scares
Oct 13, Oct 26, Oct 27 – Squirrel Cage Jail Flashlight Tours $7 pre-sale | $10 at the door
Halloween for Families
Oct 13 - Arrowhead Park Chili Fest $3 vehicle day pass fee
Oct 19-20 - 1st Annual Flamin’ Pumpkin Fest $10-$40 ticket packages available
Oct 20 - Fall Festival at Hitchcock Nature Center $3 vehicle day pass
Oct 20 - Spooky Forest Fun Run $20-$25 registration fee Note: Parental discretion is advised for small children who may be afraid of the dark.
Oct 26 - Frankenstein Film Festival Free Note: These films are not rated. Parental discretion is advised. Parents can also visit the Council Bluffs Public Library calendar for more Halloween events!
Oct 27 - Trick or Treat the Union Pacific Railroad Museum Free
Oct 28 - Community Wide Trunk or Treat/Fall Festival Free
Oct 29 - Touch A Truck and Trick or Treat Free family activities. Dinner not included.
Oct 29 - Trick or Treat on the 100 Block Free
Halloween Treats For Man’s Best Friend
Oct 24 - Dining with Pups & Friends Costume Contest $5 per dog for contest entry
Oct 27 - Halloween Howl Fun Run $20-$25 registration fee
Oct 26 - Murder Mystery: Murder at Skull Manor $25
Event details are subject to change. Please contact the venues to confirm details as needed.
Image credit: Council Bluffs Convention & Visitors Bureau