Dressed in a pink costume, Autumn Hibbert, 16 months, makes her way through the Oklahoma City Zoo’s walkways during last year’s Haunt the Zoo. (Photo By John Clanton, The Oklahoman Archives)
A version of this story appears in Friday’s Weekend Look section of The Oklahoman.
Scare up Halloween fun with these horrid Oklahoma happenings
From enchanted trick-or-treat trails to horrifying haunted houses, Halloween spawns an almost supernatural array of events across the state this weekend.
The 25th annual Bricktown Haunted Warehouse, the twisted masquerade ball Psychopomp and a ballet rendition of the Headless Horseman’s tale are just a few of the horrid highlights. For more events, go to www.wimgo.com.
HallOPOLIS, Norman: Hear Rainbows are Free, JP Inc., Crocodile and Shi- -y/Awesome at 9 tonight and Evangelicals, JP Inc. and GentleGhost at 9 p.m. Saturday at The Opolis, 113 N Crawford. Information: www.starlightmints.com/opolis.html.
Bricktown Haunted Warehouse and Haunted Dungeon Dark Ride in 3-D: Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Haunted Warehouse, 101 E California Ave., opening at 7 p.m. today and Saturday. Information: 236-4143 or www.bricktownokc.com.
Frontier City’s Fright Fest
Frontier City’s Fright Fest: Brave a haunted asylum or take your tot through BooVille at from 6 to 11 p.m. today and noon to 11 p.m. Saturday at Frontier City, 11501 N I-35 Service Road. Information: 478-2140 or www.frontiercity.com.
Oklahoma City Ballet’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”: See the dance company’s retelling of Washington Irving’s classic spooky story at 7 tonight and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Civic Center, 201 N Walker. Information: 848-8637 or www.okcballet.com.
Psychopomp: Seven Gates of Hell: Check out seven theme stages, a huge dance floor and costume contest at 9 p.m. Saturday at the Oklahoma City Farmers Public Market, 311 S Klein Ave. Information: www.rampageartist.com.
Lyric Theatre’s “Sweeney Todd”
Lyric Theatre’s “Sweeney Todd”: Watch Lyric’s staging of the Stephen Sondheim favorite at 8 tonight, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Lyric at the Plaza, 1725 NW 16. Information: 524-9312 or www.lyrictheatreokc.com.
“The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” Norman: Watch the cult classic shown with a live cast at 10 p.m. Saturday at the Sooner Theatre, 101 E Main. Information: 818-7238.
Haunt the Zoo for Halloween: Take in shining jack-o-lanterns and eco-friendly candy from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today and Saturday at the Oklahoma City Zoo, 2101 NE 50. Information: 424-3344 or www.okczoo.com.
HallowZOOeen, Tulsa: Tour the Tulsa Zoo, 6421 E 36 Street N, with your treat-or-treaters from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today and Saturday. Information: (918) 669-6600 or www.tulsazoo.org.
Oklahoma City Theatre Company’s “Eurydice”
Oklahoma City Theatre Company’s “Eurydice”: Make a trip to the Underworld with the company’s staging of the Greek myth at 8 p.m. today and Saturday at the Civic Center, 201 N Walker. Information: 812-7737 or www.okctheatrecompany.org.
Fuego Friday: Halloween Iron Pour and OU Student Costume Contest, Norman: See University of Oklahoma students cast molten iron, show off their costumes and unveil a new artwork at 5:30 p.m. today outside of the Fred Jones Art Center, 520 Parrington Oval. Information: 325-2691 or http://art.ou.edu.
Sonic Spooky Saturday, Norman: Get free admission, courtesy of Sonic, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, 2401 Chautauqua Ave. Information: 325-4712 or www.snomnh.ou.edu.
Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s fright films: Watch “I Sell the Dead” at 5:30 and 8 p.m. today and Saturday and the double-feature “Frankenstein” and “The Invisible Man” at 2 p.m. Sunday at the museum, 415 Couch Drive. Information: 236-3100 or www.okcmoa.com/film.
Trail of Terror, El Reno: Get spooked along the trail or in the new Haunted Barn from 6:30 to 11 p.m. today and Saturday at 2701 W 10. Information: www.trailofterror.org.
35th Annual Freakers Ball, Tulsa: Participate in a costume contest and hear Pitbulls on Crack, Billy Joe Winghead and more at 7 p.m. Saturday at Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N Main. Information: (918) 584-2306 or www.cainsballroom.com.
Haunted Castle Halloween Festival, Muskogee: Find thrills for the whole family from 6 to 10 p.m. today and Saturday inside and outside the Castle of Muskogee, 3400 Fern Mountain Rd. Information: (800) 439-0658 or www.okcastle.com.
Scream Country Haunted Forest, Drumright: Take in three fearsome attractions from 7:30 to 11 p.m. today and Saturday at 15853 W 101 Street S. Information: (918) 607-3327 or www.screamcountry.com.
HallowMarine, Jenks: Celebrate the season with trick-or-treating, pirates and mermaids from 6:30 to 9 p.m. today and Saturday at the Oklahoma Aquarium, Information: (918) 296-3474 or www.okaquarium.org.
The Hex House, Tulsa: Explore more than 20,000 square feet of horrors at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday at the southeast corner of 71 and Memorial. Information: www.thehexhouse.com.
Terror on 10th Street Haunted House: Get spooked from 7 to 11 p.m. today-Sunday during a guided tour telling the ghostly history of the actual house at 2005 NW 10. Information: 232-1816.
Families enter Arcadia Lake’s Storybook Forest in 2008. (Photo by Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman Archives)
Arcadia Lake’s Storybook Forest, Edmond: Families can take a hayride, roast marshmallows and collect goodies from storybook characters from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. today and Saturday at Spring Creek Park. Information: www.edmondok.com.
“Frankenstein”: See Oklahoma Children’s Theatre and Theatre OCU’s adaptation of Mary Shelley’s classic novel at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. today, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Oklahoma City University’s Burg Theatre, 2501 N Blackwelder Ave. The play is recommended for children older than 12 years of age. Information: 951-0011 or www.oklahomachildrenstheatre.org.
Oklahoma City University’s “Bat Boy: The Musical”: Watch OCU stage the musical based on a tabloid tale at 10:30 tonight, 3 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday and 8 p.m. Sunday at OCU’s Burg Theatre, 2501 N Blackwelder. Information: 208-5227 or www.okcu.edu.
“A Ghostly Affair”: Hear indie duo Mont Lyons play a pre-Halloween show at 8 tonight at the Sauced Annex, 2912 Paseo. Information: 521-9801 or www.yoursauced.com.