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Arkansas Weekend Planner – October 30 – November 1, 2015


Halloween and Fall Festivals abound this weekend in Arkansas, but you will also not want to miss the 33rd Annual Beanfest in Mountain View. Beans and cornbread, music, dancing on Courthouse Square, handmade crafts and outrageous outhouse races. The “Bean Fest Cooking Champion” and the “Arkansas Outhouse Races Champion” will be crowned at noon.



33rd Annual Beanfest And Outhouse Races ~ Mountain View

Read more about Beanfest here on OnlyinArk.

Friday, October 30, 2015 – Saturday, October 31, 2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park
Court Square in downtown Mountain View


Halloween Festivities

23rd Annual Pumpkin Hollow Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

Fright Night, October 30 -31
Bubba’s Butcher Barn, Forest of Fright, Frightmare Farmhouse, Flashlight Maze, Friendly Forest

Hours:  Dark (approximately 7 p.m.). Last tickets sold at 10 p.m.

They invite their younger guests to explore the large non-haunted corn maze by flashlight with an accompanying adult. Last corn maze tickets sold at 9:30 p.m.
610 CR 336, Piggott


Hot Springs Horror Film Festival ~ Theater Of Horror

This “hybrid of a horror amusement” is part Movie, part Play, and part “walk-through” Haunted Attraction.
The Central Theater
Hot Springs, AR
7:00 p.m.


Magic Springs Screams

Magic Springs brings you on of the most terrifying 360 degree Halloween events in Arkansas with more thrills than ever! Experience more excitement than any other Haunted Houses with zombies, ghouls and creatures than ever before. It’s the premiere Halloween and Hot Springs Trick or Treat event and we’ve spared no expense to ensure you and your family have a fright-tastic time. Park visitors get a chance to interact, one on one and take pictures with all characters that roam the park in search of their next victim.
1701 East Grand Avenue
Hot Springs, AR 71901

Admission: $29.99 Regular ticket $10.00 off coupon at Walgreens $19.99.

6th Annual Horseshoe Bend Haunted House

This is a guided tour through a maze of frights and haunts. Fun for all ages and handicap friendly. A large cast of ghoulish spooks entertain guests with the best haunted house in the tri-county area.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 – Saturday, October 31, 2015
Town Square Diamond B Mall
Horseshoe Bend, AR 72512

Admission: $3 or 2 for $5

13th Annual Boo on the Bayou

Wear your costume, bring your family and enjoy two nights of fun and scary activities including games, inflatables, rock climbing wall and the Trail of Terror. Carnival area includes games, inflatables, food concessions. a BB gun range and more. There also will be a half-mile haunted trail; bring your flashlight.

Governor Mike Huckabee Delta Rivers Nature Center, Regional Park
Friday, October 30, 2015 – Saturday, October 31, 2015
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Spooktacular Skating Event, The Jones Center Ice Skating Rink

Come have some spooky fun this Halloween at The Jones Center with ice skating, treats and games! Wear your Halloween costume because there will be a costume contest, and the winner will win a one-of-a-kind Halloween gift basket. Only $3 per skater.
The Jones Center, Springdale


Remember to check out the Arkansas State Park in your area as many of them have special events planned.

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