Events posted here have been compiled from various websites including www.kcparent.com, www.visitkc.com, www.pennypinchinmom.com  and word of mouth.

NATIONWIDE

IHOP-free scary pancakes for kids under 12 until 10 pm tonight.

NATIONWIDE

Halloween Events:  Face Panting, Tote/Pail Decorating and Costume Parade
Michael’s Stores Nationwide
Saturday, October 29th
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cost:  Purchase tote/pail – other items free
Details:  Get ready for Halloween at Michaels!!  Costume Parade, tote decorating and even face painting!  Find more details here.

Geoffrey’s Halloween Parade
Toys R Us Stores Nationwide
Saturday, October 29th
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Details:  Free Spongebob Bag, Free

Local

Boo at the Zoo
Kansas City Zoo
Saturday, October 29th & Sunday, October 30th
9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost:  Regular Admission rates, but activities inside are free  The zoo is free for KC, MO residents during the months of October and November.  Remember to take a power bill to prove your residency. 
(Check out Visit KC for Buy 1 Get 1 Tickets if you are not a KC MO resident)
Details:  Come dressed in costume ready for lots of Halloween fun!

Halloween at Hogwarts
Downtown Overland Park, KS
Saturday, October 29th
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Details:  Come ready to enjoy some Harry Potter Halloween Fun!

American Royal Rodeo-tickets start @ $5  http://www.americanroyal.com/Default.aspx?tabid=108

KC Creepfest – Children’s Trick-or-Treet


Do you have a little ghost or goblin at home that is just dying to give this year’s Halloween costume a trial run? Join Westport merchants for a fun and not really very scary trick-or-treating adventure! (Look for the trick-or-treat posters in participating retail windows)

Admission: FREE
Related Organization: Westport

Where:

Region: Country Club Plaza Area
Address: Westport Rd. & Pennsylvania Ave. Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: 816-531-4370
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When:

Date(s): Sat., Oct. 29
Time: 5-7pm

Puppets @ Crown Center

A pair of Kansas City’s finest puppeteers bring their Halloween shows to Crown center. Paul Mesner Puppets presents “Wiley and the Hairy Man!” on October 22. StoneLion Puppet Theatre presents “Boneyard Jamboree” on October 29.

Admission: FREE
Related Organization: Crown Center

Where:

Region: Crown Center Area
Address: Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-274-8444
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When:

Date(s): Oct. 22, 29
Time: Noon & 2pm

Trunk-or-Treat at Briarcliff Village


Come enjoy some spooktacular fun! It will be a safe and fun environment for children under 12 to enjoy Halloween festivities! Kids can collect goodies from the Briarcliff Village stores and local residents’ decorated car trunks to fill their bags with fun items, including pre-packaged candy, stickers, small toys, and more. Host A Trunk Dress in costume, decorate your car and join the fun! Prizes for Best Dressed Car and Group. For Registration forms go to: http://briarcliffvillagekc.com/village-events/trunk-or-treat/ *DEADLINE for registration is Wednesday, October 26th.

Admission: FREE
Related Organization: Briarcliff Village

Where:

Region: Northeast
Address: Briarcliff Village, 4151 N Mulberry Dr., Kansas City MO, 64116
Phone: info@briarcliffkc.com
Visit Event Website

When:

Date(s): Sun., Oct. 30
Time: 3-5pm

KidZone


Join Zona Rosa and Radio Disney in the Play Gardens for KidZone. There will be exciting activites and fun! KidZone is a quarterly children’s event featuring games and activities, giveaways and much much more!

Admission: FREE
Related Organization: Zona Rosa

Where:

Region: Northwest
Address: Zona Rosa, 8640 N Dixson Ave., Kansas City, MO 64153
Phone: 816-587-8180
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When:

Date(s): Sat., Oct. 29
Time: 11am-1pm

Make your visit to Kansas City even “sweeter” by visiting us and watching a demonstration of how Kansas City Fudge is made. Did we mention FREE samples as well? Watch and learn as we make the most creamy, delicious fudge you’ve ever enjoyed – right before your very eyes! Although we make our creamy fudge and delicious chocolate confections daily, you might be assured of a great show by calling ahead. Located inside Crown Center.

Related Organization: Chip’s Chocolate Factory

Where:

Region: Crown Center Area
Address: Chip’s Chocolate Factory, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-421-0012
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When:

Date(s): Ongoing
Time: 10am until Close

Shawnee M&I 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat

When

10/28/2011 4:00 PM until
10/28/2011 6:00 PM
Free

Where

M&I
7225 Renner Rd
Shawnee, Kansas  USA

Contact

JonAnn Cavanaugh
Phone: 913-962-1400
Email: jonann.cavanaugh@micorp.com
Website: http://micorp.com

What

Shawnee M&I 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat, October 28, 2011 4:00-6:00pm.  Trunk–or–Treat event providing children in the community a safe and fun trick-or-treating alternative. The event will be held in the parking lot of the bank. Children simply walk up to each vehicle in the parking lot and trick-or-treat. The vehicles are sponsored by more than 30 Shawnee businesses and restaurants. The Police and Fire Departments will be there promoting lessons in safety. Hope to see you there! We will also be collecting canned goods to benefit the Harvesters Community Food Network. *In the event of inclement weather, event will be moved inside. Westglen 7225 Renner Rd. 913.962.1400 mibank.com

Red Star Studios and the Belger Arts Center present this exhibition featuring Notkin’s recent commentary-laced murals and works from earlier periods in his career.

Admission: FREE
Related Organization: Belger Arts Center / Red Star Studios

Where:

Region: Downtown Area
Address: Belger Arts Center, 2100 Walnut St., Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-474-3250
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When:

Date(s): Oct. 6-Dec. 31
Time: 10am-4pm, Wed.-Fri.; Noon-4pm, Sat.

The Puppetry Arts Institute proudly presents The Art and Marionettes of Robert Leroy Smith. Exhibit includes beautiful carved wood marionettes and a display of serigraphs and etchings created by Robert Leroy Smith, some of which is available for purchase.

Admission: Adults $3 Children 16 & under $1.50
Related Organization: Puppetry Arts Institute

Where:

Region: East
Address: Puppetry Arts Institute, 11025 E Winner Rd., Independence, MO 64052
Phone: 816-833-9777
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When:

Date(s): Sep. 1, 2011-Jul. 25, 2012
Time: 10am-5pm, Tue.-Sat.

Jazz Storytelling

When

10/28/2011 10:00 AM until
10/28/2011 11:00 AM

Where

American Jazz Museum
1600 E 18th St,
Kansas City, Missouri  USA

Contact

Phone: 816.474.8463
Email:
Website: http://www.americanjazzmuseum.com/

What

Providing free educational access to over 3,000 children in Kansas City annually, Jazz Storytelling meets educational standards, introduces children to new music & cultures, and provides opportunities to enhance their social skills in a safe environment.

Program Note: RSVP not necessary, but welcomed. Please contact the American Jazz Museum Education Department at 816.474.8463. 

JAZZ STORY TELLING | FALL 2011
OCTOBER – 8th, 14th and 28th
NOVEMBER – 4th and 18th
DECEMBER – 2nd and 19th

Halloween fun @ the bass pro shop

25 Oct

Bass Pro Shops are having a lot of Halloween Fun this week!!  Join them between now and October 31st for daily FREE events!    Your kids can enjoy:

  • Photos with the Great Pumpkin
  • Free Trick or Treat Bag
  • Free Treats

Since each event is offered only at select times, make sure you read more so that you head out at the right time to have a little family fun!

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