October 20, 2019, 8:30 AM @ K-State Alumni Center
Join fellow Wildcats and friends for the 2019 Homecoming Philanthropy 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, Oct. 20. Proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Manhattan. Participants may walk or run the course. Participants with strollers and dogs on a leash are welcome.
October 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Ballroom, Second Floor, K-State Student Union
Celebrate the "Manhappiest Place on Earth" with the K-State Homecoming Committee and Union Program Council. This family-friendly event will feature fun for all ages, filled with exciting surprises for the biggest stars of the K-State community - You! Enjoy face painting, delectable snacks, prizes and more. Costumes are encouraged.
October 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Midwest Dream Car Collection
Join us on Friday Fright Night for Trunk, Tricks and Treats! Kids 17 and under in costume receive free admission to this spooktacular event!
And Parents, don't forget about our Self-serve Beer and Wine Wall!
October 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
This month children can hear stories about nocturnal animals presented by Sunset Zoo staff. Children can also explore interesting animal artifacts from the zoo, such as furs, feathers, and skulls!
October 25, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Aggieville
Halloween is just around the corner! Come join for Aggieville's Spookiest tradition, Trick or Treat the 'Ville! On Friday, October 25th from 3pm-5pm participating businesses will have treats and candy for all! So grab your favorite costume, bring your family and friends, and come join the fun in Aggieville!
Stick around afterwards for The K-State Homecoming parade starting at 5pm and The K-State Marching Band's Little Apple Pub Crawl starting at 7pm.
October 25, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ 3rd & Poyntz to Aggieville
The parade route begins at Manhattan Town Center and will run along Poyntz Avenue from Third Street to 11th Street, then heads north along 11th until reaching Moro Street then going through Aggieville concluding at City Park. Jordy Nelson will serve as the grand marshal.
October 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Courtyard, Ground Floor, K-State Student Union
In collaboration with the K-State Parent and Family Association, Union Program Council will be hosting a free bounce house with games for the whole family in the Union Courtyard. Make us a stop on your agenda but be sure to check out the full schedule of events and times at www.k-state.edu/familyday/events.html.
October 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
Put on your costumes for a special Halloween Drag Queen Story Time in the auditorium of the Manhattan Public Library. Stories, singing and crafts, this event is appropriate for all ages. Drag Queen Story Time is hosted by Little Apple Pride and is not an event of the Manhattan Public Library.
October 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Uncorked Inspiration
Each canvas will have the image predrawn in pencil on an 11" x 14" canvas. The instructor will start the children out with basic techniques then walk around and help the children individually while incorporating bits of art history/appreciation. The class will be taught by a K-State graduate with degrees in the visual arts who advocates for art education.
A light snack will be provided for the children while they are listening to the story. Parents are welcome to stay or drop their child off.
Ages 6 - 12. Younger children are welcome, but they prefer an adult stay to assist the child.
October 26, 2019, 12:00 PM - October 27, 2019, 4:30 PM @ Sunset Zoo
Trick-or-treat among the animals by visiting five candy trails sponsored by local businesses and non-profit organizations. Family-friendly activities throughout the Zoo, a costume contest, live animal encounters and a pumpkin palooza await each SPOOKtacular guest!
Wear your costumes - adults and kids! Have fun and be creative, just remember you're walking through the Zoo. You can even win prizes for top costume during the SPOOKtacular Costume Contest each day! And be sure to bring your candy bags to collect your candy loot.
Parking is available in the Zoo's main lot and the grass field to the side of the zoo. Community members can also park in Manhattan High School's lot, located at the corner of Oak and Westwood. It's a busy weekend, so please drive slowly and carefully.
We welcome 6,000+ guests over the SPOOKtacular weekend. Purchase your tickets in advance to speed through the ticket line! Look for tickets to go on sale early October.
October 26, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Little Apple Playland in Manhattan Town Center
Celebrate Halloween at Little Apple Playland. There will be games, treats, prizes, touchy feely boxes and more. Wear your costumes for a contest at 5:30 PM.
October 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Manhattan City Auditorium
It's time for the annual Special Communities Halloween Dance. Enjoy a night of music, treats, costumes and more! Ages 15+ can register online.
October 27, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ St, Thomas More Church
Kids are invited to wear costumes and trick-or-treat in a supervised, safe environment. Everyone is invited to decorate their trunks and tailgate to create the haunted parking lot. Don't forget your own bags of candy for the hungry goblins! There are three trunk awards: Most Spooktacular, Most Interactive and Best Theme Trunk. Set up is at 5:45 PM.
October 29, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Campus Creek Complex
The Kansas State Speech-Language-Hearing Association Autism Committee will host Trick or Treat at Campus Creek Complex from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29.
It is a safe environment for children and families with autism to trick or treat for Halloween. There will be games, snacks, trick or treat rooms, and a sensory room.
October 31, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Westloop Shopping Center
Come to Westloop for this special trick-or-treating event that will last from 4pm to 6:30pm.
October 31, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Downtown Manhattan
Come Downtown and visit participating businesses for trick-or-treating!
J&C Imaging will offer a free photo with a spooky themed setting for a non-perishable food item or cash donation to the Manhattan Emergency Shelter.
October 31, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Grand Mere Village (Clock Tower Place)
Ghosts and Goblins of all ages are welcome at the 4th Annual Grand Mere Village Trick or Treat on October 31 from 5:00-8:00! Visit all 13 participating businesses and you'll have a chance to win a prize pack valued at $300! It's going to be a frightfully fun time!
October 31, 2019, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Fort Riley Commissary
Decorate your car's trunk, fill it with candy and come out for trick-or-treating in a safe, family-friendly environment!
Trunk or Treat is free and open to all. Costumes are encouraged. Costume contest at 6pm.
Prizes for best costumes and best-decorated trunk:
1st Place: $100 Commissary Gift Card
2nd Place: $50 Commissary Gift Card
3rd Place: $25 Commissary Gift Card
Advance registration recommended for trunks! See the form in the info, or call BOSS for details. Info: 785-239-2677
October 31, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Manhattan Town Center
Fun, safe, indoor trick-or-treating!