Things to do this Halloween weekend


Below is a list of events happening around our area that you can take part in virtually or in-person (socially distant, of course).

Pleasant Friday with 60s returning for Halloween

FRIDAY, Oct. 30

  • BeWitching in Westloop
    • From 4-6 p.m. at the Westloop Shopping Center in Manhattan, you can take part in a drive-thru version of BeWitching in Westloop.
    • Treat bags will be provided and there’s even a costume contest.
  • Stormont Vail Events Center Trunk or Treat
    • The Stormont Vail Events Center is holding a drive-thru Trunk or Treat event from 5-7 p.m. in the parking lot.
    • Guests will stay in their cars, while volunteers with masks and gloves hand out candy.
The Stormont Vail Events Center is holding a drive-thru Trunk or Treat event on Halloween.
  • Friday Night Football
    • Perry-Lecompton at Rock Creek
    • Sabetha at Hayden
    • Topeka High vs. Dodge City at Hummer Sports Park
    • Rossville vs. Riverside
    • Silver Lake vs. Republic County
    • Holton vs. Santa Fe Trail



  • Boo at the Zoo
    • This is the last weekend Topeka Zoo is holding Boo at the Zoo this year.
    • People are encouraged to dress up in their Halloween costumes, get some candy and see the animals play with pumpkins and scarecrows.
    • This runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. You can get your tickets here.
  • TLC Hotel Pet Parade
    • The Tender Loving Care Hotel is holding a Halloween Pet Parade and Costume Contest from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • The parade starts at 9 a.m., while the costume competition starts at 11:30 a.m.
    • Our own McKenzi Davis is one of the local celebrity judges.
  • Toys for Christmas Car Show
    • The Salvation Army is holding its Toys for Christmas Car Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Dugout Bar & Grill.
  • KU Football
    • The Jayhawks host the Iowa State Cyclones at 11 a.m. at Memorial Stadium.
    • You can catch the game on FS1.
  • K-State Football
    • The Wildcats travel to Morgantown to take on the West Virginia Mountaineers at 11 a.m.
    • You can catch the game on ESPN2.
  • Church of the Nazarene Trunk or Treat
    • Topeka’s Church of the Nazarene is hosting its annual Trunk or Treat from 5-7 p.m. at 2835 SE Croco Rd.
  • TPD Trunk or Treat
    • The Topeka Police Department and the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office are hosting their 5th annual Trunk of Treat event. This year will be a drive-thru event.
    • This will be from 5-7 p.m. at Hummer Sports Park.

SUNDAY, Nov. 1

  • Chiefs vs. Jets
    • The Kansas City Chiefs take on the New York Jets at noon at Arrowhead Stadium.
    • You can catch the game on CBS.

To see a full calendar of events, check out our KSNT Local Calendar.

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