The Most Frightening & Fun Fall Festivities on the South Plains
With the official start to Fall starting tomorrow, it only seems fitting to highlight some of our regions best festivities! Check out all the fun for both kids and adults alike!
1. At’l Do Farms
When: Now through November 5th
What to Expect: There is nothing like fun on the farm! Try your hand at their Prairie Dog Pete themed maze, visit the pumpkin patch, ride the cow train, see some animals, ride a horse, and don't forget the fantastic Fall food!
For More Info: https://atldofarms.com/
2. Panhandle South Plains Fair
When: Friday September 23rd through Saturday October 1st
What to Expect: The Autumn season is never complete without a trip to the fair! From the fun rides and games to the array of animals, and of course, the iconic fair food, you are guaranteed to have a good time!
For More Info: https://www.southplainsfair.com
3. Two Docs 4th Annual Doktoberfest
When: Saturday, October 1st
What to Expect: Two Docs will be introducing their very first Beirgarten and they will have live music, over 20 vendors, and food trucks.
For More Info: https://twodocsbrewing.com/doktoberfest
4. Nightmare on 19th Street
When: Saturday, October 1st through Monday, October 31st
What to Expect: If you are looking for a fright, then look no further than Nightmare on 19th Street! Make your way through their four terrifying hauted houses and enjoy their treats and eats.
For More Info: https://nightmareon19thstreet.com
5. Punkin Days
When: Saturday, October 8th
What to Expect: To celebrate the harvest, the Pumpkin Capital of the USA commemorates their spectacular crop with this pumpkin themed festival! They will have live music, food, games, BBQ contests, and more!
For More Info: https://www.floydadachamber.org/punkindays
6. Llano Estacado Grape Day
When: Saturday, October 15th
What to Expect: Delicious wine, great vendors, live music, and food trucks will all be present at this one day event at the winery!
For More Info: https://llanowine.com/tasting-room/
7. Howl-O-Ween Dog Run & Haunted Hussle
When: Saturday, October 15th
What to Expect: You and your furry friends can choose between two different courses to run! Make to show off your fang-tastic costumes at this family-friendly event!
For More Info: https://westtexasendurance.com/howl-o-ween-dog-run/
8. English Newsom Cellars: Haunted Cellars
When: Saturday, October 22nd & Saturday, October 29th
What to Expect: With the theme of Fractured Fairytales, you can expect some torrid tales to emerge during this spooky wine night! Enjoy some drinks, live music, and all of the fun!
For More Info: https://englishnewsom.orderport.net/wines/Events
9. Texas Tech College Rodeo
When: Thursday, October 27th - Saturday, October 29th
What to Expect: Cook's Garage is hosting a rootin tootin good time. Watch as cowboys and cowgirls compete for the big title and enjoy a concert!
For More Info: https://cooksgarage.us
10. Science Spectrum: Silly Science Carnival
When: Thursday, October 27th
What to Expect: This exciting event is tailored towards the younger ghouls and goblins (pre-school aged kids)! They can enjoy the costume parade, carnival style games, prizes, crafts, and a story time.
For More Info: https://www.sciencespectrum.org/public-events/silly-science-carnival/
11. Science Spectrum: Spooky Science Carnival
When: Friday, October 28th
What to Expect: This spooktacular carnival is for the older kiddos! They can watch fun shows, go in an inflatable indoor bounce house and obstacle course, see creepy critters, and participate in costume contests.
For More Info: https://www.sciencespectrum.org/public-events/spooky-science-carnival/
12. Lubbock Memorial Arboretum: 14th Annual Pumpkin Trail
When: Thursday, October 27th through Sunday, October 30th
What to Expect: Soak in the moonlight while walking along the lighted trail of carved jack-o-lanterns in Clapp Park. This is a perfect way to get outdoors and enjoy the cool Fall air!
For More Info: https://ci.lubbock.tx.us/departments/parks-recreation/events/lubbock-pumpkin-trail-2022