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Kid-friendly Halloween fun this weekend in Memphis

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Scarecrows and laser shows, spooky films and scavenger hunts, hikes and pumpkin painting, and the annual boo bash at the Memphis Zoo. There's fun for kids of all ages, and the Halloween spirit is contagious! Don't miss your last chance for Halloween fun this weekend!

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LICHTERMAN NATURE CENTER SCARECROW CONTEST & DISPLAY

Now through November 19th

Tuesday through Thursday, 10:00 am until 3:00 pm

Friday and Saturday, 10:00 am until 4:00 pm

The scarecrows have been created and judged, now it's time to check them out! There are scarecrows lurking about in the Lichterman Nature Center, frightening, friendly, silly, and serious, take your pick and find your favorites!

FRIGHT LIGHT HALLOWEEN LASER SHOWS at the PLANETARIUM

Through October 31st

Wednesday through Sunday, 4:00 pm Matinee

Friday and Saturday, 7:00 pm & 8:30 pm

Fright Light Laser Shows are coming to an end at the Museum of Science and History Planetarium. There will be daily matinees and evening shows this Friday and Saturday. You’ll have so much fun it’s scary! For more information and to purchase tickets, see here.

FRIGHT-TOBER at CROSSTOWN THEATER

October 30th

Saturday @ 2:00 pm

Crosstown Concourse has been providing us with spooky, kid-friendly films all month long. Catch the last Fright-tober at Crosstown Theater this Saturday! Tickets are free, but capacity is limited so registration is required. See the full film schedule on their website.

ZOO BOO BENEFITTING LE BONHEUR CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

October 28th - 31st

Friday through Sunday, 6:00 pm - 9:30 p.m.

Head down to the Memphis Zoo for this frighteningly fun family event! There are a limited number of tickets available for each night, and all tickets must be purchased online in advance for each day, so get your tickets now! No tickets will be available for purchase at the gate. See the official Memphis Zoo website for more details and a list of all the fun to be had!

HALLOWEEN SCAVENGER HAUNT at the FIRE MUSEUM OF MEMPHIS

October 30th

Saturday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Looking for a safe and fun socially distanced environment this Halloween? The Fire Museum of Memphis will be hosting a special Scavenger Haunt for all your little Trick or Treaters. Each parent and child will receive free admission to the museum that day and will be able to participate in the Scavenger Haunt for free. Free tickets can be obtained on Eventbrite and are mandatory to get in. The museum has planned a fun Scavenger Haunt, and kids will receive a bag of candy as their prize. We do ask that they wear the costume of their choice to make this a fun-filled Halloween. Register today so your kiddos don't miss this special event!

HALLOWEEN HIKE at THE BOTANIC GARDEN

October 30th

Saturday, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Get an active start to your Halloween celebrations by taking a not-so-spooky walk through the Memphis Botanic Garden. Special treat and activity stations will be set up along the way with pumpkin stories, bat crafts, a bone dig, and much more! Learn more and get your tickets here!

PUMPKIN PAINTING at SHELBY FARMS

October 30th

Saturday, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Get into the Halloween spirit with some pumpkin painting at Shelby Farms. Join the Society of Women Engineers in Picnic Area #4, 6903 Great View Drive North. Come dressed in costume, enjoy some treats, and decorate a pumpkin! This is a free event, and all materials will be provided for decorating. Register today on Eventbrite.

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