Looking for somewhere fun, cheap, and safe to take the kids on Halloween? Free (and cheap) Halloween events for families take place all over San Antonio each year. Here’s San Antonio Things to Do’s 2021 list of free and cheap family-friendly Halloween events in San Antonio for kids of all ages.

Check back often as we continue to add to this list of free Halloween fun!

Editor’s Note: We’ve made every effort to ensure that this list is accurate and up-to-date, however, some venues/events/activities make changes without notifying us. We recommend contacting them before visiting to be 100% sure that their free offerings are still available.

Halloween Events in San Antonio for Adults

B9 Halloween Brunch

Enjoy a delicious and free Halloween brunch along with the music of a live DJ on the patio of Bistro9. You can also participate in a costume contest and there is an entire Halloween-themed menu, designed especially for the day. Dress in your spooky best and you might just win a prize!
When: 31 October 2021 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: 6106 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209

Stella’s Halloween Brunch

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Binge on tasty food to your heart’s content at this brunch event. It’s a $20 all you can eat brunch so make sure you come with a hungry stomach. Enjoy live music, an outdoor experience and fresh craft cocktails and food on Halloween day.
When: 31 October 2021 | 11:00 am
Where: Jandro’s Garden Patio | 2623 N Saint Marys St San Antonio, TX 78212

Halloween Party & Magic Show

Join in the fun of a Spooktacular Halloween Party in the Cibolo Ballroom of the Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort where there’s live music, Halloween-themed food, family events as well as a totally spooky magic show. Try out some of their wickedly good brews as well for the full Halloween mystery experience.
When: 31 October 2021 | 4:00 pm
Where: 1 Resort Way, Boerne, TX 78006

San Antonio Halloween Events For Kids

Zoo Boo! Presented by Valero Benefit for Children

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Free with regular Zoo admission, Zoo Boo is a fun evening at the Zoo for the entire family. The event includes trick-or-treating, pumpkin patches, costume contests, games, and more! Come wearing fun and not too scary costumes, perhaps a ghoul or a goblin and get a chance to win exciting prizes!
When: Until 31 October 2021 
Where: San Antonio Zoo | 3903 N Saint Marys St San Antonio, TX 78212

Boerne Pumpkin Patch

You can get your Halloween pumpkin from a traditional pumpkin patch here and also be able to check out some antique tractors and equipment. Don’t forget to bring your camera because this is an opportunity for some photo ops with the entire family!
When: Until 31 October 2021
Where: 102 City Park Rd., Boerne, TX 78006

Not So Scary Halloween with Mickey and Minnie Mouse

Don your favorite Halloween costumes and show up for this party where you can meet Mickey and Minnie Mouse, click a bunch of pictures with them and your little kids will also get special treat bags! There is a costume runway, an open play area and so much fun to be had!
When: 29 October and 31 October 2021 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm & 12:00pm – 2:00pm respectively
Where: 5630 Northwest Loop 410, Leon Valley, TX 78238

More Delightful Than Frightful Halloween

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Come and enjoy at this rather different family friendly event which is more happy than scary and show off creative Halloween costumes. Kids can participate in safe trick-or-treating and can check out complimentary candy stations, games and activities, a DJ and more! 
When: 31 October 2021 | 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Morgan’s Wonderland | 5223 David Edwards Dr, San Antonio, TX 78233

Trunk or Treat

This event is designed to give kids a safe place in the city to enjoy the holiday. It’s a night of fun and candy. Show off your best costumes! If you are dressed in your Halloween best, you might just have a shot at the first, second or third place in the costume contest. Sanitization and social distancing is mandatory at this event.
When: 31 October 2021 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: 4114 SW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78227

Halloween Parties in San Antonio

Halloween Party at Peter Piper Pizza

Head to any Peter Piper Pizza with your family and enjoy this free family event where there’s a costume contest, free candy, a coloring competition, lots of games, delicious food and a chance to win some prizes too! There’s also tons of pizza, just in case you missed that!
When: 31 October 2021 | 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: 4811 West Commerce Street, San Antonio, TX 78237

Puppy Halloween Party

Bring your furry friends to Luther’s Cafe for this party exclusively for the four-legged kids at home. Be sure to dress them in their Halloween finest because there is a costume contest in store! Come and have tons of fun, participate in a pet parade, enjoy live music and some special puppy mocktails too!
When: 31 October 2021 | 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: 1503 N Main Ave San Antonio, TX, US 78212


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