As autumn leaves fall and darkness creeps in earlier each day, the air fills with an eerie anticipation that can only mean one thing: Halloween is near!
A time when communities come alive with a bewitching sense of charm and nostalgia, Halloween gives locals and visitors alike the chance to get festive and enjoy the fall foliage of the Ozark Mountain region. Whether you're a fan of haunted houses, a connoisseur of pumpkin patches and corn mazes, or someone who simply revels in the magic of costumes and candy, there’s something in store for you when you visit Bentonville.
Read on for a list of thrilling Halloween events in our city, and make this scary season one to remember. 
Halloween Costume Dog

@corgi.hinglemccringleberry on Instagram. / Tavares Strachan, You Belong Here, 2020. Site-responsive neon installation at the Momentary.


Frightfully Fun Events

A Halloween-themed pop-up experience at Undercroft Bar beneath Preacher's Son. Reservations encouraged.
A groovy, 70’s disco costume gala to fund a cure for Multiple Sclerosis by the Rampy MS Research Foundation. The event takes place from 6 to 10 pm in the Great Hall of Thaden School. Get tickets here.

Bring your furry best friend, and join in on the Halloween festivities throughout the week at Best Friends Pet Resource Center. 

A Halloween show by Haus of Untz, a Northwest Arkansas-based production company that works to bolster the visibility of electronic music and rave culture in the South. The event takes place from 10:30 pm–12 am at CACHE Studios and includes a costume contest, a bar, and more!
A Halloween party with a costume contest, festive drinks, and music. The event takes place at 6 pm at Botanical at 8th & A.

A night of family fun benefiting Helen R. Walton Children’s Enrichment Center. From scary paths and face painting to costume contests, photo booths, and more—this event is not one to miss!

A festive, family-friendly 5k race in Downtown Bentonville. Following the final 5k runner, a kids fun run of approximately 0.7 mi will take place. The run begins at 7:30 am with prizes available for the best costume. Register in advance here.
Archery practice using pumpkins as targets. Times vary. Register here for a drop in class.
A free, family-friendly trick-or-treating event at Crystal Bridges. A photobooth, live music and performances, and artmaking activities are available for everyone to enjoy. The event takes place from 10 am–3 pm.

Pumpkin Patches & Haunted Houses

Hale's Fall Harvest | 3505 South Walton Blvd. 
Nightmares Haunted House | 3706 NW Frontage Rd.
Stages of Fear | 1106 SW 2nd St.

We’re happy to help you with any additional information needed during your stay in Bentonville. Our Visitor’s Center is open 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, and 9 am to 3 pm on Saturdays. Stop by and see us at 406 SE 5th Street, Suite 6.
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