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Oxford/Ole Miss Halloween Happenings

It’s officially Spooky Season in Oxford! With Halloween falling on a Wednesday this year, the events are starting, tonight! We’ve broken down all the Halloween activities in town for your college student There are even some chances to win cash prizes in costume contests – so make sure to let your son/daughter know about all the haunted happenings coming up in the next week!

OPD Haunted House

This is the only time you want to hear that your kid is at the police station! The 11th Annual Oxford Police Department haunted house starts tomorrow nightand goes through Saturday October 27. Admission is $5 at the door, which benefits OPD’s summer camp for kids. The Haunted House is open from 6-9 pm, and concessions are available.

Library Sports Bar Haunted House

This popular sports bar is hosting their 12th annual haunted house October 29 and 30. The haunted house is $7 per person and includes a 10-minute guided tour. All proceeds benefit the local animal shelter. Doors open at 6 p.m. and tours continue until 10 p.m.!

Funky’s Costume Contest If your student plans to go all out for their costume this Halloween, send them to Funky’s sports bar! They are having a costume contest with a prize of $400 cash! Second place will receive $100 cash prize and awards will be announced for wittiest and sexiest costumes. DJ Kova is playing all night, and they will have various drink specials!

American Escape Games Halloween Dash

We’ve all heard of escape rooms where you have one hour to solve clues to escape, or you fail. Now American Escape Games is taking to the streets of Oxford for a competitive, puzzle-solving scavenger hunt! Teams of 2 to 5 players will go head to head in a race to find a “toxic” pumpkin. The top 3 teams will win a cash prize, and all teams will be entered in a drawing for additional prizes! A portion of the proceeds will go to Oxford Medical Ministries Clinic to help uninsured working citizens of Lafayette and Yalobusha counties get access to medical care and prescriptions. If scavenger hunts aren’t your thing, AEG has the super spooky Caretaker escape room that might be a fun Halloween activity, too!