LIST: Check out these spook-tacular Halloween events for the whole family

Halloween is almost here.
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Published: Oct. 9, 2023 at 6:44 PM HST|Updated: Oct. 16, 2023 at 3:30 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - With Halloween approaching, it’s time to start getting into the spirit of spooky season.

Hawaii News Now has compiled a list of events happening across Oahu for keiki and families.

These events are occurring on weekends throughout the month of October and many of these dates are set for Halloween weekend.

Missing an event? Contact us at if you know of an event not listed here.


Aloha Stadium’s annual drive-thru haunted house event returns as “Andras”

  • Date: Begins on Oct. 6 and will be open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until Halloween
  • Location: Aloha Stadium
  • Cost: Entry for one vehicle is $65 – $75
  • About: The event will feature six new interactive, outdoor and drive-thru horror scenes with spooky characters and monsters surrounding your car.
  • Click here for more information.

La Pietra Hawaii School for Girls presents Halloween Mansion Spooktacular

  • Date: Oct. 28 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Location: La Pietra
  • Cost: Free!
  • About: Enjoy free, family-friendly activities like trick or treating and Halloween crafts. La Pietra student ambassadors will work with families on a simple STEM activity to create a moving skeleton hand out of everyday objects – like straws and string! Food, snacks, and festive candy apples will also be available for purchase. Costumes are encouraged, so don’t forget to dress in your spooky best!
  • Click here for more information.

ALA-WEEN SPOOKTACULAR at Ala Moana Center this Halloween

  • Date: Oct. 31
  • Location: Ala Moana Center in the Ewa Wing Court and Children’s Play Area on Level 3, Mauka Wing
  • About: Over 100 merchants throughout the center will be handing out candy. Each will have a “Trick-or-Treat Here” sign in their window. Free treats will be available. Come with family and friends dressed in your Halloween costume!
  • Click here for more information.

Pearlridge Center “Candy Crawl” Halloween event

  • Date: Oct. 31 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mauka and Wai Makai
  • Location: Pearlridge Center
  • About: Guests are invited to wear costumes and enjoy trick-or-treating at stores; candy and activities at booths; giveaways; live entertainment; and a costume contest!
  • Click here for more information.

Skeleton Key Hawaii Haunt Presents: Night Terrors

  • Date: The haunted house attraction is open from Oct. 13 to Oct. 31.
  • Location: Pearlridge
  • Cost: Tickets range from $5 - $50, depending on the day you go and the event you choose.
  • About: This walk-through haunted house attraction is created by long-term theater practitioners and includes Halloween-themed lights and performances.
  • Click here for more information.

Honolulu Museum of Art’s annual “HoMAween” event

  • Date: Oct. 28
  • Location: Honolulu Museum of Art
  • Cost: $20 tickets for adults, $10 tickets for members, children 18 and under free
  • About: HoMA’s family-friendly event features kid-friendly games, arts and crafts, community performances, and more. Kids will be trick-or-treating around the museum, making goody bags, and are welcome to join a keiki costume parade.
  • Click here for more information.

Haunted Plantation

  • Date: Friday - Sunday every weekend in October as well as Oct. 31.
  • Location: Hawaii’s Plantation Village in Waipahu
  • Cost: $21 ticket per person, Cash only.
  • About: This frightening, haunted experience is a walk-through past strobe lights, fog, and scary monsters. Haunted Plantation is Hawaii’s scariest haunted attraction and is ranked one of America’s top haunts!
  • Click here for more information.

Waimanalo Country Farms’ Fall Harvest Festival

  • Date: Opens on Mondays-Sundays from Sept. 30 to Nov. 12
  • Location: Waimanalo Country Farms
  • Cost: Ages 13+ cost a credit card payment of $10.84 per person including tax + processing fees OR cash payment of $10 per person. Ages 3-12 Credit card payment of $6.50 per person including tax + processing fees OR cash payment of $6 per person. Children 2 years and under are free.
  • About: Take a walk through the beautiful sunflower fields, pumpkin patch, and stop by the country market to purchase Dakota corn, as well as food and beverages.
  • Click here for more information.

Kailua Town’s Seek and Treat: The Great Pumpkin Hunt

  • Date: Open daily between 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Oct. 21 to Oct. 31.
  • Location: Shopping destinations throughout Kailua Town
  • Cost: Free and fun activity for the community
  • About: Set off on a family-friendly self-guided quest to solve riddles at multiple locations for fun and prizes. The action takes place at five festive, mysterious and magical locations at shopping destinations throughout the town, with directions posted at each location to assist players in looking for clues.
  • To find a scavenger hunt map and more information, click here.

Halloween at Sea Life Park

  • Date: Oct. 21 & Oct. 22
  • Location: Sea Life Park
  • Cost: Kamaaina admission tickets are $19.99 for junior tickets and $24.99 for adult tickets
  • About: Welcome to another spooktacular, family-friendly Halloween event for the entire ‘ohana to enjoy. Celebrating this year’s theme of “Mystery of the Shrinking Shoreline,” guests will have the opportunity to learn about a few of the major threats to our oceans.
  • For more information, click here.

Trial of Fears at Waikele Shopping Center

  • Date: Oct. 12
  • Location: Waikele Premium Outlets
  • Cost: $25 but participants must be 13+
  • About: A new Halloween experience where ‘haunted house’ meets ‘escape room.’ Bring your friends and family together for a memorable night of scares and laughs. Do you think you can escape in time? Enter if you dare.
  • For more information, click here.

Pick A Pumpkin + Halloween Fun at Kapolei Shopping Center

  • Date: Oct. 31
  • Location: Kapolei Shopping Center
  • Cost: Free!
  • About: An evening of free, family-style Halloween fun is in store as Kapolei Shopping Center hosts its annual trick-or-treat event for the community on Tuesday, October 31, from 5-7 p.m. Participating stores and restaurants will be ready with treats when princesses and pirates, superheroes, mythical creatures and other costumed keiki come a-knocking!
  • For more information, click here.

No Tricks, Just Treats at Ward Village’s Halloween Celebration & Pumpkin Patch

  • Date: Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Location: Victoria Ward Park
  • Cost: Free!
  • About: Gather the whole family, including pets, to enjoy taro-based donuts from Holey Grail Donuts, along with activities like face painting, caricature drawings and festive photo opportunities. Attendees can also explore the pumpkin patch and take home a pumpkin from Aloun Farms.
  • For more information, click here.

Aloun Farms 21st Pumpkin Festival presented by Ho’opili and Meadow Gold

  • Date: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Every Weekend through the end of October.
  • Location: Aloun Farms
  • Cost: $5
  • About: Enjoy all-day local entertainment, food and craft vendors, a petting zoo and pony rides, keiki rides and farm activities, including Aloun Farms’ signature hayrides, pumpkin, corn, green bean and sunflower picking, straight from Aloun Farms’ ‘Ewa plains farmland. Attendees arriving by the Skyline rail will also receive a free mini pumpkin.
  • For more information, click here.

Hawaii Kai Halloween Spooktacular

  • Date: Oct. 28 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Location: Hawaii Kai Towne Center by Marina Docs
  • Cost: Free
  • About: Dress your ghoul and goblins in their best fits and come and down for some trick or treating, costume contests and a chance to win awesome prizes! The costume contest will feature three categories including 0-3 years old, 4-8 years old, and 9-12 years old and top winners of each group will receive a prize.
  • For more information, click here.

Market City’s Halloween Celebration

  • Date: Oct. 21 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Location: Market City Shopping Center
  • Cost: Free
  • About: Includes fun crafts, trick or treating, costume contents, snacks and prizes from 94.7 KUMU. This family fun event is sure to bring Halloween to life!
  • For more information, click here.

Consolidated Theaters: Horrorfest and Hitchcocktober

  • Date: Every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.
  • Location: Miliani, Pearlridge & Kahala locations
  • Cost: $17.75 each
  • About: Come watch classic horror movies for the whole family! Upcoming screenings include Vertigo, Shadow of Dark, Child’s Play, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Halloween! There also will be treats available including ice cream sundaes, and cocktails!
  • For more information, click here.

Pumpkin Pāʻina: A Hauntingly Good Halloween

  • Date: Oct. 31 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Location: SALT at Our Kaka’ako
  • Cost: $17.75 each
  • About: There will be an abundance of candy, fangtastic trick-or-treating at participating SALT merchant locations, carnival games that will keep you creeping back for more, a passport adventure to ‘unearth’ hidden treasures, and so much more (while supplies last). Don’t be afraid to spin SALT’s prize wheel, where you might find a Halloween surprise that’ll make you shriek with joy!
  • For more information, click here.

Keiki Halloween at the Shops Costume Contest 2023

  • Date: Oct. 29 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Location: The Shops at Wailea
  • Cost: Free!
  • About: This complimentary event promises fun for everyone with trick or treating, a balloon animal artist and a costume contest. Children, adults and even pets can win prizes for their creative costumes including a grand prize of two round-trip tickets to any Alaska Airlines U.S. destination.
  • For more information, click here.

KIDX Candy Crawl at Keauhou Shopping Center

  • Date: Oct. 28 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Location: Keauhou Shopping Center
  • Cost: Free!
  • About: Join us for trick-or-treating with participating tenants, bounce houses, balloon twisting, a photo booth, entertainment, and more.
  • For more information, click here.

The Rocky Horror Show presented by Hilo Community Players

  • Date: Oct. 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 31 at 10 p.m.
  • Location: Hawaii Science and Technology Museum
  • Cost: $28 to $38
  • About: Join us for an epic live musical event as Frank N Furter takes Brad and Janet into his castle on a dark night...
  • For more information, click here.

Kona Halloween Costume Party and Fundraiser

  • Date: Oct. 31 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Location: Kona Elks Club
  • Cost: $30 Donation
  • About: Dress in your best costume and enjoy fantastic live music, prizes and food. Proceeds will go toward Kona.
  • For more information, click here.

Hilo Boo at the Zoo

  • Date: Oct. 29 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Location: Panaʻewa Zoo
  • Cost: Free
  • About: Come bring the keikei for a night of trick or treating at the zoo. There will also be  Anima Tours, Story Hour, Food vendors face painting and more!
  • For more information, click here.

Pahoa Zombie Fun Run

  • Date: Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Location: Arts & Sciences Center
  • Cost: Individuals $30- group of 4 $100
  • About: Run for your lives Zombies are on the loose! Dress up in your costume and run some races! There will also be carnival games, food and entertainment
  • For more information, click here.

Halloween Boo Bash Event

  • Date: Oct. 28 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Location: Maui Mall Village
  • Cost: free!
  • About: Maui Mall Village’s annual Halloween celebration is back featuring a keiki & ‘ohana costume contest and trick-or-treating for children of all ages.
  • For more information, click here.

Keiki Halloween Festival

  • Date: Oct. 28 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Location: Imua Discovery Gardens. Pick-up & Drop-off at the Maui Lani Safeway parking lot
  • Cost: $5 for entire family
  • About: Entertainment and fun for the whole family, but especially geared toward children eight and younger.
  • For more information, click here.

Trunk-Or-Treat at Kukui Grove Center

  • Date: Oct. 29 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Location: Kukui Grove Center
  • Cost: free!
  • About: Come enjoy spooky vehicle designs, trick or treating, games and Halloween costumes! Those wanting to register their vehicles should do so in advance as you are guaranteed early entry.
  • For more information, click here.

Second Annual Halloween Ball - Hilton Garden Inn

  • Date: Oct. 28 from 8:05 p.m. to 12:20 a.m.
  • Location: Hilton Garden Inn Kauai
  • Cost: free!
  • For more information, click here.