If you’re in the mood to be scared, now is the prime season to visit area spook houses and other seasonal attractions. Here’s what is going on.
Oct. 28: Ghost Tours of Kansas, tours begin at Skaer Veterinary Clinic, 404 S. Edgemoor. Tour haunted locations. At some sites, like Maple Grove Cemetery and the Drury Plaza Broadview, guests can get out and explore. $19.50 per person. Tours last one hour and 45 minutes. Tickets available at www.ghosttoursofkansas.com.
Oct. 24-25, 31 and Nov. 1: October at the Oldtown Horror Festival, Old Town Warren, 353 N. Mead. Every Monday and Tuesday night, a different classic horror movie will be shown at 7 p.m. Cost is $5 for one film and $10 for double-feature nights. The (tentative) schedule is: Oct. 24-25, “Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer”; Oct. 31-Nov. 1, “Halloween” and “Halloween 2.”
Through Oct. 29: Frank N Stein and Halloween Spooktacular Musical Comedy Revue, Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Melodrama followed by the theater’s “Death by Disco Halloween Spooktacular.” Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 7:50 p.m. Admission: $30 for dinner and show, $20 show only. www.mosleystreet.com, 316-263-0222
Friday, Saturday and Oct. 28, 29 and 30: Pumpkins at the Park, Tanganyika Wildlife Park, 1000 S. Hawkins, Goddard. Halloween event with haunted trick-or-treat, inflatables, a waterfall light show, a steel “cage maze of doom and “Zombie Task Force Paintball Experience.” Alcohol available for purchase. 6-9 p.m. $12 for adults and ages 3-11, $6 for ages 2 and under. www.twpark.com, 316-794-8954
Saturday-Sunday: Spooky Science, Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd. Children may participate in “ooey-gooey experiments” while wearing their Halloween costumes. Included with general admission of $9.50 for ages 12 and older, $6 for ages 3-11. Ages 2 and under free. www.exploration.org, 316-660-0620
Oct. 27: Mummies’ Night Out, Wichita Boathouse, 515 S. Wichita. Exclusively for moms, hosted by Wichita Moms Blog. 7-9:30 p.m. Buy tickets in advance at www.eventbrite.com/e/mummies-night-out-tickets-27666370860. $28.
Oct. 28: Wichita Eagle Haunted Food Trucks, 5-8 p.m., Wichita Eagle parking lot, along Rock Island just south of Douglas: Visitors are encouraged to wear costumes to this food truck rally, which also will feature trick-or-treating. Food trucks on-site will include The Flying Stove, B.S. Sandwich Press, Big Chill, Funky Monkey Munchies, Let’m Eat Brats, The Garden of Eatin’, The Brown Box Bakery, Lolo’s Crepes, Noble House, Kona Ice, Sunflower Espresso and The Big Apple.
Oct. 28: Wesley Children’s Foundation’s Halloween in the Park, Edgemoor Park, 5815 E. Ninth St. Free night of trick-or-treating and Halloween fun for children hosted by Wesley Children’s Foundation and other community sponsors. 6-9 p.m.
Oct. 28: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” Orpheum Theatre, 200 N. Broadway. Midnight screening of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Doors open at 10:30 p.m., and the movie starts at midnight. $10 for general admission. www.selectaseat.com, 855-755-7328
Oct. 28: Fright Night, Botanica, 701 N. Amidon. Outdoor screening of “Halloween,” a “haunted walk” through the gardens. Food including brats, chips, popcorn and s’mores. 21-and-up. 7 p.m. $25. www.botanica.org, 316-264-0448, ext. 107
Oct. 29-30: Hay, Hooves and Halloween, Old Cowtown Museum, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Trick-or-treat at Old Cowtown Museum. Games, dancing, spooky stories and a zombie gunfight. 4-8 p.m. $5 for all ages. www.oldcowtown.org, 316-350-3323
Oct. 29: Boo and Brew Ball, Venue 3130, 3130 W. Central. Benefit costume party for Dress for Success Wichita with food, drinks, live music, best-dressed and dance contests, auctions, champagne and diamonds. 8 p.m.-midnight. Tickets $50 per person. www.booandbrewball16.eventbrite.com, 316-945-8779
Oct. 28-30: Night of the Living Zoo, Sedgwick County Zoo, 5555 W. Zoo Blvd. Family-oriented Halloween activities. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets on sale at area QuikTrips. $7 in advance. Tickets purchased at the gate are $9, $7 for zoo members. www.scz.org, 316-660-9453
Oct. 29: Trick-or-Treat Street, Wichita Children’s Theatre and Dance Center, 201 Lulu. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Ages: 2-10 in costume. Cost: $5 per person admission, $2 trick-or-treat punch card, $7 catered meal from Two Brothers BBQ. 316-262-2282.
Oct. 29: Spooky Moovy, The Donut Whole, 1720 E. Douglas. Local musician Mark Walker provides accompaniment to a screening of the 1920 silent horror film classic “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.” 8 p.m. Free.
Through Oct. 31: Wichita Zombie Shoot, 13218 SW Tawakoni Road, Augusta. Board a “Zombus” and shoot paintballs at zombies attacking the bus. Fundraiser for the Wichita Scottish Rite Charitable Trust. Hours: 6 p.m.-midnight Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Open Halloween night. Admission: $25 for a ride and 100 paintballs. Tickets available on-site, or reserve a time in advance at www.wichitazombieshoot.com.
Field of Screams, 4055 N. Tyler Road. Hours: 7-11:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 7-10:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $10-$50 depending on activity and day of week. 316-303-2037, http://scaryprairiepines.com
Forest of Fear, 7446 51st Road, Udall. Hours: Dark-midnight Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 29 and dark-11 p.m. on Sunday and Oct. 27, 30 and 31. Haunted forest and bonfire. Admission: $15; $10 for ages 10 and younger. 620-712-4354, www.udallforestoffear.com
Wicked Woods, 3640 S. Topeka. Presented by Plant Kingdom. Hours: 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 29. Open 8-10 p.m. on Halloween. Admission: $15; $10 ages 12 and younger. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 316-524-5311,www.wickedwoodswichita.com
Wicked Island, 3022 S. McLean Blvd. at O.J. Watson Park. Presented by Plant Kingdom. Hours: 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 29. Open 8-10 p.m. on Halloween. Admission: $20; $15 ages 12 and younger. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 316-524-5311, www.wickedwoodswichita.com
Haunted Cannery, 10001 NW U.S. 77 in Burns. The Spook House and Lunatic Asylum is on the Walters Pumpkin Patch property. Hours: 7:30-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Admission: $20. thehauntedcannery.com
Corn mazes and pumpkin patches
Walter’s Pumpkin Patch, 10001 NW U.S. 77, Burns. Open through Oct. 31. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily and 1-7 p.m. Sundays. 30 acres of pumpkins, two giant jumping pillows and a corn maze where guests try to solve the mystery of the missing farmer. Admission is $9 weekdays and $12 weekends. Try the maze by flashlight 7-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays for $8. 316-320-4150 or thewaltersfarm.com
Applejack Pumpkin Patch, 10007 SW Indianola Road, Augusta. Open through Oct. 31. Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and noon-6 p.m. Sundays. Pumpkin patch, petting zoo and pumpkin cannons. Admission: $8. 316-733-8909 or applejackpumpkinpatch.com
Meadowlark Farm, 11249 SW 160th St., Rose Hill. Open Tuesdays-Sundays through Nov. 1. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $2.50 for hay-rack rides from parking lot to pumpkin patch, $3 kids’ corn maze and $5 pumpkin slingshot. 316-518-8907
Papa’s Pumpkin Patch, 374 E. 70th St., Newton. Open through Oct. 30. Hours: 1-6 p.m. Fridays and Sundays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays. Free admission. Hay-rack rides to the pumpkin patch. 620-367-2721 or papaspumpkinpatchks.com
Gaeddert Farms Corn Maze, 13209 E. 82nd St., Buhler. Open through Oct. 29. Hours: 6-9:30 p.m. Fridays, 2-9:30 p.m. Saturdays, 2-8 p.m. Sundays. Pumpkin patch, corn maze, pumpkin bowling, giant jumping pillow and concessions. General admission: $2. Maze admission: $9.50; ages 4-10, $7.50. Flashlight nights, dusk-10 p.m. Fridays-Sundays. Hay rides 2 p.m.-dusk Saturdays and Sundays for $2. 620-543-3073 or kansasmaze.com
Bergmann Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch, 8401 S. Meridian, Haysville. Open through Nov. 5. Hours: 6-10 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays and 1-6 p.m. Sundays. 15-acre corn maze. Admission: $10; ages 5-12, $8. Free admission to the pumpkin patch. Free petting zoo. Pony rides available for $3. 316-522-3475 or bergmanncornmaze.com
Klausmeyer Dairy Farm Tours and Pumpkin Patch, 8135 S. 119th St. West, Clearwater. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and noon-6 p.m. Sundays. Petting zoo, milking demo, pig races, hay wagon rides. Admission: $7. Each paying guest gets a pumpkin. 316-706-5391 or klausmeyerdairyfarms.com
Mr. Gourdman’s Pumpkin Patch, 3750 S. Dusty Road, Derby. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays in October. Free admission to the pumpkin patch. Admission to farm: $7; $5 for military, with access to fishing, hay-rack rides, nature trails, corn maze, playground and live music. 316-733-1887
Stone Barn Mercantile and Farm, 20438 K-15, Dexter. Open through Oct. 30. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Pumpkins for sale; 4-acre corn maze. Admission to corn maze: $5 adults, $3 students. 620-886-1703 or stonebarnmercantile.com
Contributing: Katie Hobart of The Eagle