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Top Fall Fun Events in Grand Prairie

Ripley's Tricks and Treats

Dates: Saturdays and Sundays, October 22 & 23, October 29 & 30, 2016

Location: Ripley's Believe It or Not!, 601 E Palace Pkwy

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Grand Prairie is offering Metroplex families a new trick-or-treating option this fall. Every weekend in October, Ripley's staffers will be fully stocked with candy and offer a family friendly option for trick-or-treating. Children ages 12 and under and in costume gets any ticket at 50% off, including combo tickets that include admission to Ripley's Believe It or Not!, Louis Tussaud's, Ripley's Impossible LaseRace, Ripley's Enchanted Mirror Maze and Ripley's 7D Moving Theater.

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Fall Fun at Recreation Centers

Fall Halloween Block Party
Date: 5-7 p.m., Friday, October 28, 2016
Location: Dalworth Recreation Center, 2012 Spikes Street

Halloween Community Carnival
Date: 5-7 p.m., Friday, October 28, 2016
Location: Charley Taylor Recreation Center, 601 E. Grand Prairie Road

Trick or Trail
Date: 5-7 p.m., Friday, October 28, 2016
Location: Tony Shotwell Recreation Center, 2750 Graham Street

Information: 972-263-8100


"Carrie"

Dates: October 28, 29, 30 & 31, 2016
Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.

Grand Prairie Arts Council presents movie showings of the original 1976 version of "Carrie," starring Sissy Spacek.

Tickets are $5 each at the door. Proceeds benefit the Grand Prairie Arts Council and the Arts in our community.

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Haunted Hallway

Dates: Sunday, October 30, 2016

Location: Traders Village, 2602 Mayfield Rd.

Throw on your best Halloween costume and get ready to do the Monster Mash as Traders Village presents the annual Haunted Hallway, the biggest free spooktacular for kids in the Metroplex.

Parking is only $4 per vehicle.

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Street N’ Treat

Dates: Monday, October 31, 2016
Time: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Location: Grand Prairie Farmers Market, 120 W. Main St.

Grand Prairie Farmers Market hosts a family friendly Halloween event with free games, face painting, crafts for kids and trick-or-treating downtown Grand Prairie. Prepare to dress to impress and bring a large bucket for candy!

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Forest of Fear

Dates: October 22 & 29, 2016
Time: Dusk until 10 p.m.

Location: Loyd Park, 3401 Ragland Rd.

One of the best displays of Halloween spirit in Texas, Loyd Park’s Forest of Fear witnesses the transformation of a campground into a drive through of creative Halloween displays. Drive through on your own, or ride one of our hayrides. Hayrides run until the line is gone or 10 p.m. Concessions will be available for purchase at the Camp Store. If you want to book a campsite (must be decorated!), do so quickly as available sites are extremely limited.

Information: 972-237-4120


Green Meadows Petting Farm

Dates: October s through October 27, 2016
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with last admission at 3 p.m.

Location: Lynn Creek Park, 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway

Green Meadows Petting Farm invites children of all ages to get hands-on education about farm animals. Get up close with approximately 150 farm animals, milk a cow, feed sheep and goats, go on a tractor-drawn hay ride and watch a pig race.

Admission is $12 and the farm is cash only.

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Haunted Hotspots of DFW

presented by author Tui Snider

tui-snider-twitter-headSeek out the spooky, creepy and paranormal this Halloween with a one-of-a-kind program. The Grand Prairie Main Library hosts Ms. Tui Snider, who will present "Haunted Hotspots of DFW" from 2 to 4 pm on Saturday, October 24.

Snider is a freelance writer, travel blogger, and photographer specializing in strange-but-true history, cemetery symbolism, haunted places, offbeat sites and quirky travel destinations.

She is the author of three books: Paranormal Texas, Unexpected Texas, and The Lynching of the Santa Claus Bank Robber.

 

This program is made possible by the Friends of the Library.

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