October may look a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy fall fun. North Little Rock attractions are getting creative with some fun and spooky things to do.
October Dining Deals
Make a day of it! Whatever fun things you do in North Little Rock, don’t forget your favorite restaurants are ready to serve you, whether you’re dining in, dining on the patio or picking up to-go. During the month of October, your favorite North Little Rock restaurants are offering special deals.
October: Annual Pumpkin Contest at American Pie Pizza
Every October, American Pie Pizza (Maumelle and North Hills locations) have a special tradition – guess the weight of a very large pumpkin! This year, you can join in the fun virtually. Visit their Facebook page to comment your guess for the chance tow in a dinner for 4 or a $60 gift card.
Wednesdays Oct. 28 & Nov. 4: Boos & Brews
Boos & Brews, presented by Haunted Argenta, is the 21 and up version of the Haunted Argenta Walking Ghost Tours, with stops at local bars, more “lusty and lascivious” stories and even a seance. These Wednesday evening tours have limited spots and will sell out quickly, so reserve your spot in advance.BUY TICKETS
Oct. 23 – Nov. 7: Haunted Argenta Walking Ghost Tours
Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings beginning October 15, stroll through Argenta on a Haunted Argenta Walking Ghost Tour! This 1.5-hour tour begins at the gazebo in Faucette Park and tells the stories of Argenta history. Advance reservation is highly recommended, as spots are limited and sell quickly. https://www.hauntedarkansastours.com/
Oct. 23 – Oct. 31: Requiem: In Remembrance of the Dead
Requiem: In Remembrance of the Dead is a Halloween show produced by Paul Prater of Haunted Argenta that will be hosted in The Elks Lodge at 123 E. Broadway St.. The storytelling show is an “interactive night of spirit theater, magic and mentalism.” Seats are very limited.BUY TICKETS
Oct. 23 – Oct. 31: Funland Halloween Carnival
North Little Rock Parks & Recreation is hosting a family-friendly Halloween Carnival at Funland Amusement Park the weekend before and and the weekend of Halloween! Each night, the gates will open at 6 p.m. and entry is $5 per person ages two and older (parents are free). They will have a nightly costume contest, Zombie Boogie, Eerie Express, Boogieman Maze and more. Masks are required for anyone over 10 years of age and groups must stay socially distant by 6 feet or more.
Oct. 24: Travelers Halloween Festival & Movie Night
The Arkansas Travelers will host Halloween Festival & Movie Night at Dickey-Stephens Park on Oct. 24, 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Presented by First Arkansas Bank & Trust, the event will include:
- Socially distanced trick-or-treating
- Costume Contest
- S’more making station
- Hocus Pocus movie showing
Oct. 27 – Oct. 31: Halloween Candy Beer Pairing at Flyway Brewing
Join Flyway Brewing for good, old-fashioned fun (adult-style) and safely social distant. Flyway will pour flights of their Bluewing Berry Wheat Ale, Thrasher Black Lager, Honeybird Blonde Ale and Shadowhands Stout to pair with Twix, Snickers, Kit Kats and Almond Joys.
Oct. 28: Trick R’ Treat at the North Little Rock Drive-In
Nope, this is NOT a kid-friendly trick-or-treating event. Trick ‘r Treat is a horror film with five interwoven stories that occur on Halloween. Gates at the North Little Rock Drive-In open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $20.BUY TICKETS
Oct. 30 at the North Little Rock Drive-In
Alice in Wonderland
Friday the 13th (1980)
Oct. 31: The Rocky Horror Pickin’ Show feat. The Crumbs
The Crumbs will be performing the soundtrack for the Rocky Horror Picture Show but with a bluegrass twist!! Special VIP Tents seating up to 8 people, located close to the stage, and properly distanced will be available for purchase for $100. All patrons will need to follow masking and social distancing guidelines established by the AODD. A costume contest will take place at 8pm with tons of prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.
Oct. 31: Halloween (1978) at the North Little Rock Drive-In
Food Truck Fridays at Simmons Bank Arena
Simmons Bank Arena is hosting Food Truck Fridays in its VIP parking lot from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enjoy different food trucks in a safe and socially-distanced event. The VIP lot is located on the south side of the building beside I-30.
Saturdays: Fall at the St. Joseph Farm Stand
Pick up your fall decorations and support local farmers at the St. Joseph Farm Stand at 6800 Camp Robinson Road! St. Joseph Farm Stand is stocked up with everything you’ll need for decorating your porch or patio with giant mums, hay bales, pumpkins, and more. Order for pickup on Fridays 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. or stop by Saturdays between 8 a.m. and noon. The farm stand is also a great outdoor space for fall photo opps.