Trick-or-Treat in Kansas City

Trick or Treat in Kansas City

Need an excuse to wear that Halloween costume one more time? Check out these fun events in KC from the fun to the scary.

Boo at the Zoo

One more excuse to wear your costume at the Kansas City Zoo! This year’s event will be October 24-25 from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. The animals will also get a special treat with pumpkin smashes scheduled throughout the day – check daily schedule for times.

Boos, Barks, and Badges

A favorite tradition in downtown Lee’s Summit, the parade this year will be held Saturday, October 31 at 10 a.m. Families and their dogs are encouraged to dress up, and following the parade, trick or treaters are invited to visit downtown businesses.
KCMC Tip: Awards for best costumes are given out at Howard Station Park following the parade. May the best canine win!

Trick or Treat OFF the Street at Mahaffie

Join Mahaffie Stagecoach and Farm for a fun Halloween event. In addition to loading up with candy, you’ll enjoy a horse drawn wagon ride and living history activities including with your admission. This event is October 24 from 3-6 p.m. Masks are required.
KCMC Tip: Purchase you tickets online for $3/person ages three and up. Cost is $4/person at the event.

Mildale Farm Fest

Bring the family and spend the day exploring the Mildale Farm property and enjoying a number of fall activities during this free public event on October, 31 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. In addition to 136 acres of future parkland, the site includes the 22-acre Mildale Farm that is usually only accessible by reservation. Tickets required to allow for social distancing.
KCMC Tip: Travel three miles down the road to Lanesfield School for an open house, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Other Trunk-or-Treats/Halloween Events

Downtown Overland Park – Saturday, Oct. 31, 10 a.m. – noon

This list will be updated as events are announced. To add yours to this list, email us!

Sarah is mama to 9-year-old, Henry, 6-year-old Clark and 4-year-old Lucy. After growing up in Manhattan, Kansas (Go Cats!), she moved to Minnesota where she met her husband, Shea. Realizing how much she hated snow in May, she convinced him to move to Kansas City in 2010. Together they have lived in Midtown, Waldo, the Plaza before migrating to Johnson County. Sarah has her master’s in urban administration and is currently in the Kansas City Centurions program. In between the crazy, she likes to drink coffee, run, travel (but never to the same place twice), and experience all things Kansas City!