Octo-boo in El Paso: Your Weekend Guide to Haunted Houses, Pumpkin Patches and More
It's spooky season up in here.
And whether you're a fright-obsessed lover of all things scary or a pumpkin spice sipping pumpkin picker, I have your guide to all things Octo-boo.
This weekend, you can take your pick of spooky Halloween happenings, or family-friendly fall offerings. Here's where to get into the spirit of things in and around El Paso October 15 -17, 2021.
Haunted Houses of Terror: Twice the terror, double the screams. "The Fields Have Eyes" haunted attraction at Desert Warriors Paintball will take care of the scares on the east side while the equally terrifying "Haunted Theater" inside Sunland Park Mall will handle the horror on the west side [More Info]
Forbidden Acres Haunted Outdoor Trail: Rabid Rabbit is coming for you. Can you find your way through the outdoor maze where evil waits around every turn? [More Info]
The Asylum: “Serial killers, clowns, the deranged and the undead lurk around every corner” of The Asylum and its rooms. Located at the Outlet Shoppes at El Paso [More Info]
The Massacre Haunted House: Formally the Massacre on Marshall Road, “the fright of your life” has a new name and a new location [More Info]
Murder House: The Killer Klowns are downtown. "Over 10,000 square feet of terror." [More Info]
Concordia Heritage Association: Saturday, Oct 16, Concordia Cemetery Ghost Walk. Proceeds go towards upkeep of the historic cemetery [More Info]
Paso Del Norte Paranormal Society (Ghosts 915): Saturday, Oct. 16, Downtown Chinatown Ghost Tour [More Info]
Pick a Pumpkin and Get Lost
El Paso's Corn Maze: In addition to the 10-acre corn maze, the farm also features a Kiddie Maze and a train ride to Patsy’s Pumpkin Patch. Other fun kiddie activities include a cow train, pedal cars, and a tire pyramid to climb on [More Info]
La Union Maze: Two mazes; the regular corn maze and a flower maze. Other attractions and activities include tractor-pulled wagon rides to the Pumpkin Patch, a Cow Train, a farm animal corral, zip line, and picnic tables and concessions [More Info]
Mesilla Valley Maze: A giant corn maze and a mini maze for the little ones. Other things to do include a hay ride to Pumpkin Patch and Pumpkin Junction, gem mining, duck racing, face painting, pedal cars, slides, and a country store with food and gift items. Food, snacks, and drinks also available [More Info]
Family-Friendly Fall Fun
Fall Festival at Bassett Place: Pumpkin painting, hayrides, jumping balloons, face painting, and petting zoo among the Fall Fest family activities [More Info]
Haunting Play in Haunted Playhouse
The Turn of the Screw: The El Paso Playhouse is staging the horror fiction classic the Netflix series The Haunting of Bly Manor is based on. And there is no better place to bring to life a local production of a “gothic ghost story” than in one of El Paso's most haunted locations [More Info]