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H & 8th Night Market Trick-or-TreatH & 8th Night Market

Friday night is your last chance to hit up H & 8th Night Market this season.

They are adding a little something extra for the kids this time, a “trunk-or-treat” event.

Bring the whole family, in costume of course, for one last evening of live music, the best food trucks in town and enough candy to send everyone into a sugar coma until Thanksgiving.

H & 8th Night Market
8th St. and Hudson
7 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Oklahoma Gazette’s Halloween Parade

From outer space to Oklahoma City, it’s back!

The Gazette’s Halloween Parade.

Skeleton march betterYou can catch all the ghouls and goblins Saturday weaving through Midtown into downtown OKC.

Watch thousands of skeletons and other creatures march through the streets along with frightful floats Saturday night.

Merchants along Automobile Alley will be out with deals and special treats as well.

Pumpkin Palooza in Edmond

Check out Edmond’s pumpkin palooza Saturday in Mitch Park.

Families can get in on pumpkin painting, a flashlight pumpkin hunt and arts and crafts from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Oklahoma’s own “kindie rock” band, The Sugar Free All Stars, will provide the evening’s entertainment.

Come dressed in costume to enjoy an evening of all things pumpkin.

OKC Fall Festival

The OKC Community Fall Festival kicks off Sunday.

Bring the family in costume to the 23rd Street Courts from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., the area of shops and restaurants on N.W. 23rd St. near Shartel.

Expect free food, inflatables, festival games and lots of candy in a family friendly atmosphere.

Magic Lantern Festival on Paseo

Enjoy a festival of light not fright Sunday in the Paseo.

Children can make their own original costumes and lanterns during the Magic Lantern Celebration from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Galleries will turn into “play shops” with paper, pumpkins and decorations are ready to inspire works of art.

At dusk little ones can join in the costume dance parade.

Boo on Bell Festival

Grab your costume and head to Shawnee for the annual Boo on Bell Festival through Saturday night.

Get tricks and treats on Bell St. along with haunted carriage rides and ghost hunting.

Car fans can check out the vintage and modern models at 11 a.m.

Your four-legged friends can join in with the Howl-O-Ween pet costume contest.

Don’t miss the old-fashioned carnival games, hay rides, casket race, free scary movie and the nighttime Halloween parade.