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Family Halloween

Visitors at Family Halloween


Thursday, October 26
Sunday, October 29

October 19-22, 26-29, 5:30pm-8:30pm

Horse-drawn wagon rides, storytellers, trick-or-treating, pumpkin bowling, and games delight all ages during this non-scary family event. On October 20, enjoy “spooky” stories with IPTV’s Dan Wardell from 6:30-8:30pm in the Visitor Center!

Enjoy free popcorn and soft drinks at our Snack Shop. Black Silo Roasting will also offer coffee for sale each night.


Theme Nights

Need some costume inspiration? Take a look at our theme for each night!
  • Thursdays: Double Treats and Athletes – Get twice as many treats, dress up as your favorite athlete, and meet a local mascot!
  • Fridays: Doggone Scary – bring your furry friend along (in costume!) for trick-or-treating. Get treats for your dog at the historic Vet Clinic in our 1875 Town, sponsored by Just Paws.
  • Saturdays: Fairytales and Super Heroes – meet your favorite characters and dress up in your best superhero and fairytale costumes.
  • Sundays: Farmer & Friends – Dress up as an animal on the farm, a farmer, or Victorian style like a person in the past! Wear your best “Living History Farms” themed costume for trick-or-treating, and stop by our petting zoo to see some farm animals!


Supporting Sponsor – Bob Brown Chevrolet

Event Partners – Black Silo Roasting, Delta Dental of Iowa, Hovick Family Farm Petting Zoo, Just Paws

Media Partner – WHOTV


Ticket Info

Our presale is now over, however tickets are available at the door.

Last ticket sold at 8pm each night.

Tickets required for everyone 2 years and older. Children 1 and under are free.



Adults Children Member Adults Member Children
Advanced Tickets $6.25 $6.00 $5.00 $4.50
Tickets at the Door $7.00 $6.50 $6.50 $5.50



Help Living History Farms offer a fun, safe Halloween for our community the nights of October 19-22 and 26-29. Most shifts are 5-8:30pm. Help with greeting or assisting visitors, directing cars, helping with games and more. Visit the link below for positions and to sign up.

Sign up to volunteer at Family Halloween October 19-22, 26-29, 2017