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Halloween quarantine: Virtual events to get in the spooky spirit

Halloween has always been about going out in the town and enjoying the spooky night with family and friends. But this year, it is looking a little different. Though outside and group activities have been scratched off the agenda, that does not mean this Halloween cannot go on. Here are some virtual Halloween events for you to join for this year’s creepy quarantine.


Family Halloween Box – Starting Oct. 8

An interactive four-week family event where participants will create DIYs, decorate pumpkins and play card games provided by the North Lakes Recreation Center. Families and friends can pick up their materials at the center and follow along with others via Zoom while enjoying complimentary Halloween treats provided by the center’s staff. The event is currently ongoing and will last until the end of the month—don’t miss out!

Oktoberfest Virtual 5k Run Walk – Oct 1-Nov.7

Race at your own pace during this year’s Oktoberfest run challenge! Just choose a location anywhere in Denton and begin your 5k to the finish. When you’ve finished your race, submit your results and earn a medal!


Halloween Trivia – Oct. 23-30

Test your Halloween knowledge in Arc Arapahoe & Douglas Counties’ creepy, crawly trivia experience where teams of family and friends will be tested on their trivia skills and wits all while sharing laughs and making memories.

Spooktacular Halloween Social – Oct. 27

Come join the Dallas Society of Women Engineers for a night filled with pumpkin carving, Halloween partying, costume competing and more. Socialize with fellow North Texas residents via video call while entering for your chance to win multiple prizes.

Ghoul’s Night Out – Oct 30

This lively Hallow’s-eve event will include drag performances, surprise celebrity appearances, kitchen recipes and giveaway surprises all while hosted by celebrity host Jenny Skyy—the “Queen of Halloween!”


Thriller Routine – Oct. 12-26

Have you wondered how to move like Michael Jackson? Tune in weekly to ActivityHero’s lessons on Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” choreography where you can nail down your Jackson moves and impress all your friends! Participants can choose to either learn the dance virtually or in-person. 

Halloween Creepy Crafting – Oct. 13-20

Crafting isn’t just for kids! Gather your materials and get ready to create fun and simple art pieces in quick step-by-step processes provided by ActivityHero’s own art instructors.

Additional Events 

Halloween Virtual Family Fun Night – Oct. 27

Join Coppell’s Cozby Library and Community Commons for their night of scary stories and crafts. 

Halloween Hoopla – Oct. 31

The 20th annual Yerba Buena Gardens Festival is now online! The free program will include interactive performances for both the young and old. Costumes are encouraged, as the event will close with a live costume parade.

HighBall Halloween – Oct. 31

Dubbed as “The Nation’s Most Elaborate Costume Party,” this year’s virtual HighBall Halloween will feature five of the most notable HighBall designers and their newest costume couture looks for the chance to take home a cash. 

Shocktober – Oct. 23-31

Named as the fifth scariest haunted house in the country, Shocktober will be hosting four nights of frightening fun this month, all through your screen. Take the virtual walkthrough Calheim Manor in Leesburg, Virginia and prepare to be spooked!

Gakenia Njenga can be reached via email at

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