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October 23 2021 from 10:00 am 4:00 pm

Last entry is 3:15 p.m.

FREE for Arboretum Members and children under 3
No registration necessary for Members and children under 3

$15 online presale for nonmembers ages 3 and up
$20 for nonmembers ages 3 and up at the door

No pets, please. This event is rain or shine.

Grab your costumes and get the kids together for the Arboretum’s biggest family event of the year! ArBOOretum features fun fall activities for all ages including live animals, pumpkin decorating, and Houston’s only Trick-or-Treat Nature Trail. Enjoy these fall classics and so much more!

Featured activities:

  • Trick-or-Treat Nature Trail
  • Train Rides
  • Pumpkin Decorating
  • Petting Zoo & Pony Rides
  • Halloween Market
  • Pumpkin Patch
  • Rock Wall

Comfortable walking shoes and costumes are encouraged! All activities are included with ticket price.

This event is rain or shine. If the event is cancelled, ticket price is considered a donation to the Arboretum. Tickets are non-refundable.

Food Trucks


The Arboretum grounds will be closed to parking for ArBOOretum. Offsite parking at 1001 W Loop S Fwy will be available the day of the event. Ride sharing is also encouraged.

ArBOOretum is generously sponsored by: