Halloween 2023 Guide to Spooky Fun in the Arkansas River Valley

2023 Halloween fun in Fort Smith Arkansas


As the cool breeze rustles through the crimson leaves, the town of Fort Smith, Arkansas, is gearing up for the spookiest night of the year. With Halloween just around the corner, this historic city is bubbling with anticipation, offering a plethora of thrilling events and activities to ensure an unforgettable experience for all ages. Here’s a peek at the exciting lineup of Halloween activities in the mesmerizing Arkansas River Valley:

1. Ghouls on Garrison | Date and Time: October 31st, 2023, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Location: Downtown Fort Smith

2. Halloween Hoopla at Riverpark | Date and Time: Saturday, October 28th, 2023, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM Location: Riverpark Events Building

3. Texas Roadhouse Trunk or Treat | Date and Time: Wednesday, October 25th, 2023 Location: Texas Roadhouse, Fort Smith

4. Downtown Fort Smith Witches Ride | Date and Time: October 29th, 2023 Location: Downtown Fort Smith

5. Paint-n-Snack Halloween Delight | Date and Time: October 29th, 2023, Time: To Be Announced Location: Fort Smith Regional Art Museum

Don’t miss the Halloween light shows that adorn the Arkansas River Valley, adding a touch of magic to the season’s festivities:

🎃Extreme Light Show 8005 Bridgewood Lane, Fort Smith, Arkansas

👻Dedmond Fright Lights 1680 Plumbark Dr., Greenwood, Arkansas

🕷️Dedmond Holiday 4375 Fawn Trail, Greenwood, Arkansas

🎃Lights on Locust 190 Locust, Greenwood, Arkansas

👻Whimsical Light Shows 2012 Yukon Drive, Barling, Arkansas

🕷️Bourne Bright Light Show 8804 Canopy Oaks Drive, Fort Smith, Arkansas

Additionally, make sure to mark your calendar for the following trunk-or-treat events that promise an evening of fun and delicious treats:

  • October 26th:
    • Baptist Health at 5:00 PM
    • Rhodes Chevy from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
  • October 27th:
    • Literacy Council from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • October 28th:
    • House of Restoration from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    • UAFS from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Atwoods Parking Lot from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • October 29th:
    • Goddard Church from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    • Church of Nazarene at 6:30 PM
    • Eastside from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Northside Baptist Church at 3:00 PM
    • Grace Community Church from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • October 31st:
    • Harbortown Apartments Trunk or Treat from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    • Brookfield Assisted Living at 12:30 PM
    • Cars and Candy Central Mall from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

With an abundance of thrilling Halloween celebrations and dazzling light shows, the Arkansas River Valley invites you to revel in the magic of the season and create lasting memories with friends and family. What will you be doing this Halloween season?