Whether you’re looking for a good scare, or a safe place to take your little monsters this Halloween, there’s sure to be an event for you.  Here is a list of everything we know about that is going on for Halloween this year.


         On Thursday, October 27th:

Teens are invited to the Silver City Public Library at 4 pm during WildWorks to carve jack o’lanterns.  Call 538-3672.

The Cliff School’s staff will be holding their annual Fall Festival in the old Cliff School Gymnasium beginning at 6 pm. Events include bingo, a cakewalk, a basketball throw, the fishpond, and more.  Food and beverages will be available.  Call 535-2051.

Halloween Weekend, from Friday through Monday:

The Zombie Hayride from Hell will be held from 7 to 9 pm in the parking lot of the Door Church, 1910 Peterson Drive. The hay ride is free with a ticket or student ID, proceeds benefit the church roof replacement project.  Call 654-4675 for tickets for a ride you’ll never forget.

On Saturday, October 29th:

The Silver City Museum will host a Children’s Activity for Halloween from 10:30 to noon. Go to the Museum in costume and do a surprise Halloween activity.  Call 538-5921.

The Silver City Public Library will host a Goosebumps event from noon to 1 pm. Celebrate R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps series with games, fake blood, and DIY slime!  This activity is geared toward children ages 6-12.  Call 538-3672.

Los Olmos in Glenwood will host a Scary Scrumptious Brisket or Are You a Chicken Dinner at 5:30, followed by a kids Trunk-or-Treat at 6pm with an evening dance to follow. A Creepy Haunted Trail opens at Dusk.  Dinner is $10 a plate, and the Haunted Trail cost $2 per person or $5 per family.  Proceeds benefit Glenwood July 4th Fireworks.

The Santa Clara Action Committee is sponsoring a Haunted House at the Santa Clara Armory from 6 to 9 pm. The Haunted House will be accompanied by a carnival of games for the little ones and a concession stand with Halloween favorites.  Admission is $2.  Call 537-2443.


          On Monday, October 31st – Halloween:

The Silver City Public Library will hold a special Halloween Story-time at 10:30 for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Dress up in your costume and join the library for a special Halloween story and craft.  Call 538-3672.

The College of Arts and Sciences is hosting a family-friendly Haunted House from noon to 3 pm. Head out to the Global Resource Center to have some spooky fun.

The 4th, 5th and 6th grade students from Central Elementary will be participating in Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF during the annual Red Ribbon/Halloween parade. Parade-goers will be able to make donations to any of the participating students as they walk in the parade.  Call 537-4050, Ext 1521.

There will be a Trunk-or-Treat at the Gila Regional Medical Center main parking lot from 4 to 6 pm with fun, music, candy and goodies. Bring your Goblin or Ghoul for a frightfully good time at Gila Regional this Halloween.

City Cuts 5th Annual Trunk-or-Treat will be held at City Cuts Barbershop, 1780 Highway 180 E from 5 pm until the candy runs out. Call 654-4313.

Bring your trick-or-treaters to a safe and fun environment with local businesses for Trunk-or-Treat at the Plaza on from 5 to 7 pm at La Montano Medical Plaza, 1290 East 32nd Street Bypass. At the Trunk-or-Treat, enter the free drawing for a Thanksgiving Basket donated by Ambercare.

Bring your little Goblins and Royalty out from 5:30 to 7 pm to the Silver City Elks Lodge, 413 Highway 90 South for Trunk-or-Treat. Members of the Elks Lodge will be out in force in the west parking lot handing out candy.

House of Screams dares you to come out and experience a horrifying and delightfully scary night from 8 pm to midnight at the Bayard Community Center. The cost is $4 to enter, and refreshments will be available.  Proceeds benefit the Puppy Dog Ranch Rescue.  Call 956-8494.