Halloween Activities in Fort Smith, Arkansas and the River Valley
Fort Smith, Arkansas, is one of the most haunted cities in the United States. It’s also home to some of the best Halloween activities for children and adults. If you’re looking for a fun way to celebrate this All Hallows’ Eve, try one (or all!) of these fun activities.
Downtown Fort Smith Witches Ride 2022
Join us for an afternoon of whimsical Halloween fun as we ride, roll and stroll down Riverfront Park path in historic Downtown Fort Smith! Riders encouraged/Walkers welcome! Grab your broom/bike (decked out for Halloween) and your best witchy outfit as we ride in support of the Bonneville House, The Clayton House, the Fort Smith Museum of History, and the Junior League of Fort Smith. Our organizations were founded by strong women wanting to make a difference in our community.
Witches must be 14 to participate, and adults must accompany any witch under 17.
Check-in will begin at 3 pm. The parade will start at 4 pm. Registration is $25, and a bag of candy. The registration fee includes a T-Shirt. For more information, check out this link: https://fb.me/e/2p3tMOdCV
Rhodes Chevy Trunk or Treat
Rhodes Chevrolet is having our annual Trunk or Treat right here on the lot! Join us and other local businesses, schools, and friends from all over our community as we come together and hand out candy to children in our area! COSTUMES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED, but not required!
THOUSANDS OF CANDY PIECES, FACE PAINTING, FUN, AND LOTS OF LAUGHS AT RHODES CHEVROLET! 2800 ALMA HIGHWAY, VAN BUREN. Give them a call at 479-474-4000 or click here https://www.facebook.com/RhodesChevyVB/photos/a.115929687338394/430008499263843/ for more information!
Cars And Candy Trunk Or Treat: Presented by Fort Smith PPC
Come and enjoy Fort Smith PPC’s Cars & Candy Trunk Or Treat car meet. It’s FREE. You must pull up, get in line that will be there, and follow that through until you get to the end. This safe friend & family event focused on giving the kids a great Halloween experience and lots of candy to take home.
You are more than welcome if you would like to participate and bring candy to hand out to the kids. We will start giving out candy at 7 pm and finish at 9 pm, so make sure you get there early. Put on those costumes and come out and enjoy yourselves.
We will be located at Central Mall in Fort Smith, Arkansas (5111 Rogers Ave). For more information, visit their Facebook event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/5232611390170811
Stephens Boys and Girls Club Trunk or Treat 2022
Trunk or Treat 2022 is a go! Come hang out with us on OCTOBER 29, 2022, at Stephens Boys and Girls Club! Free Admission • Free Candy •Costume Contest • Best Trunk Contest • Games • And More!
If you would like to pop your trunk with them this year, send them a message for details! Visit the page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/776080986839018/
Goddard United Methodist Church Fall Festival
Fall Festival! Sunday, October 30, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. We’ll have food, games, activities, a Trunk or Treat, Festival games, Fall Photo Booth, Smore roasting, prize drawings, and much more! For more details, visit their Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/839704010785941/
Bookish: An Indie Shop For Folks Who Read: Halloween StoryTime w/ Miss Shannon
Take those costumes for a spin during our extra special spooky storytime on Saturday, October 29th. Miss Shannon will be in the shop for a sweet little story, dancing, and a costume parade around the Bakery District. Goodie bags for costumes, so bring your best! more information can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/476682900908523
The City of Fort Smith Parks & Recreation Department’s Halloween Hoopla
The City of Fort Smith Parks & Recreation Department’s Halloween Hoopla event takes place Saturday, October 29, 2022, at 121 Riverfront Drive! The fun begins at NOON and is free for children of all ages! Questions? Contact the Parks & Rec staff at 479-784-2368.
Haunted University at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith
Back and better than ever, this Halloween tradition, Haunted University, will be held October 29, from 6-9 p.m., and will span the full campus green, accompanying UAFS Family Weekend!
Enjoy free carnival games, an expansive trunk-or-treat hosted by our student organizations, and candy galore! For our braver guests, visit the Haunted House in the campus center Reynolds Room – it’s sure to be a fright! “Haunted University is a good opportunity to see UAFS as more than just a learning environment for college students,” said Bailey Blanchard, CAB Membership Director. “Our campus is a welcoming place, and community happens here!”
All ages are invited to this fun and festive night on campus! Find more details here by visiting their website: https://uafs.edu/calendar/index.php?eID=991
Trick or Treat Down The Avenue
Trick or Treat down the Avenue Monday, October 31, 5-8 pm. Join downtown business merchants for a fun and safe, family-friendly trick-or-treat experience!
Date: Monday, October 31
Location: Various merchants and businesses on Garrison Avenue and adjacent streets. For more information, visit their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/646downtown
Asylum X Haunted House
The patients can’t wait to welcome you inside the newest & most interactive haunted house in the river valley. The only Haunt where you decide who gets out alive! Location: 223 N 10th St. Ft. Smith, Open Fridays and Saturdays September 30th-November 5th. For more information visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Asylumxhaunt
Halloween Festival at the Castle of Muskogee
This is the spookiest event of the year! Visit the Castle of Muskogee on Fridays and Saturdays in October for Halloween & Fall Fun! Check out Youtube & www.okcastle.com for details on what your night may hold. There is truly an activity for everyone at the Haunted Castle. The Village includes multiple haunted attractions, shopping, food, and local artists.
Lots of fun for adults and children alike.
Halloween is an awesome time to visit Fort Smith and the surrounding area to celebrate. There are so many fun things to do and see, from haunted houses to trunks or treats, it’s almost impossible not to have a good time.
If you’d like to see your event added to this list, please send us a message on Facebook or Instagram or text us at 479-310-5432. Happy Haunting!