7 Things to Do in OKC This Weekend: October 27-31 - 405 Magazine

7 Things to Do in OKC This Weekend: October 27-31

Keep your Hallow-weekend open to attend these haunting events!

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Keep your Hallow-weekend open to attend these haunting events! Celebrate All Hallows Eve and the final days of spooky season with us in Oklahoma City.

Museum After Dark | Oct. 27

Visit the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art on Norman’s OU campus for an after-hours Halloween party, only for adults. Prizes will be given out for the best costumes while you experience Factory Obscura’s newest Synesthesia installation, created to touch, climb on and immerse oneself within the museum’s exhibits. 7–9 p.m., 555 Elm Ave., Norman, OK.

The Rocky Horror Show | Oct. 27-30

For a chillingly enjoyable production, head over to the Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma as local talent performs a Texas-themed version of The Rocky Horror Show. Prepare yourself for a night full of singing, dancing and laughter as OKC’s finest actors take the stage. 8 p.m., 1727 NW 16th St., OKC.

Halloween Ball | Oct. 28

Ever wanted to experience a (hauntingly) magical night at a ball? With an eerie twist, the Oklahoma City Fairgrounds is hosting its Halloween Ball this Friday. Dance the night away with live music performances and your favorite Halloween tunes, and play some Halloween trivia and other games. Don’t forget to show out in your finest attire of cobwebs and creepy crawlies. 6:30–11 p.m., OKC Fairgrounds, OKC.

Mix-Tape Costume Contest | Oct 28-31

All weekend long, visit Factory Obscura’s Mix-Tape installment to enter its costume contest! Complete a spooky scavenger hunt throughout the art exhibits, and finish with a tasty treat. Experience the multimedia art elements handcrafted by local artists, but with everyone dressed in their creative Halloween costumes! Don’t miss out on the concert and dance party that will take place that evening, featuring live music from Blue Morrison, Em & The Mother Superiors and a dance party with Rení. All day, 25 NW 9th St., OKC.

Festival of Freaks | Oct. 29

Head on over to the creepiest festival of the year! At the Oklahoma City Fairgrounds, freaky folks from all over the state will gather in their spookiest costumes. Frightfully skilled performers will entertain at the festival’s stage. Local vendors will set up to sell spooky handcrafted art, and there will also be a candy pass out for the kids. 11 a.m.–6 p.m., State Fair Park, OKC.

Halloween Train | Oct. 29-30

Next stop, Halloween Town! At the Oklahoma Railway Museum, hop aboard for a day full of family fun. With a haunted train ride, mini-golf course, treat-or-treating and Halloween scavenger hunt, everyone can get their sugar rush by the railroads without causing a fright. 12–5 p.m., 3400 NE Grand Blvd., OKC.

Haunt the Zoo | Oct. 29-30

This weekend marks the final days of Oklahoma City’s Haunt the Zoo experience. With candy distributed all throughout the zoo and over 20 Halloween-themed booths, there’s fun for the whole family. Let the kids fill up on candy, and don’t forget to say hello to the animals. 9 a.m.–4 p.m., Oklahoma City Zoo, OKC.