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Halloween Town or Oxford?

Are you a huge fan of Halloween? If so, get excited! Halloween is right around the corner, and Oxford is prepared to celebrate. As you may know, Oxford is always having events throughout the year, so you can most definitely expect some fun this Halloween. Being a college town, Oxford is able to have events that can be enjoyable for Ole Miss students as well as the community. Keep reading to see what all Oxford has in store for you this week!

To kick off Halloween the right way, you can head over to the Oxford Activity Center, which is located on 400 Price Street, for Trick or Treating with Oxford Park Commission. Trick or Treat will be on October 27th from 5:30 to 7:00 pm, and it will be a blast! This event is free and is welcome to all ages. You won’t want to miss it!

On the following day, October 28th, there will be plenty of fun events to attend as well. The first event being held is Trunk or Treat with Coleman Funeral Home. From 5-7pm, the Coleman Funeral Home is welcoming all families with children 12 and under to come celebrate Halloween for the fourth annual year. Kiddos are encouraged to wear their Halloween costume, and there will also be superheroes for them to meet and hangout with! This event is also free, so no need to purchase tickets.

Along with Trunk or Treat, the Ole Miss Law School will be hosting a Halloween celebration with trick or treating, games, prizes, a costume contest, and a magic show. The Halloween celebration will be located at the law school courtyard from 5-7pm, and is free for all ages!

Another event that will be held from the 28th to the 30th will be the Oxford Police Department’s Haunted House. They decorate their training building on Molly Barr Road in Halloween décor and make it an exciting adventure that is sure to get you in the spirit! To enter, it is $5 at the door, and all proceeds go to Oxford Peace Officers Association. Make sure to stop by from 6-to 10:00 pm!

As the week goes on, Friday, the 29th has plenty of events to get everyone in the spirit. Oxford Lafayette Public Library is hosting a Halloween Drop-In with a fall photo booth and treats (while supplies last) outside the public Library! Make sure to dress up in your halloween costumes and hangout from 3:00 to 5:00pm.

If parties aren’t really your thing, the Ox Film Drive-In is hosting “Beetlejuice” & “Hocus Pocus” starting at 7pm on the 29th and 30th. Also, it is free of charge and family friendly! How could you miss that?

Also on the 29th, The Monster Ball will be held at the Country Club of Oxford from 7:00-10:00pm to support Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. The adult costume party will have raffle tickets, a DJ, food, beverages, and many other activities to help support Le Bonheur. To learn more about the event and purchase tickets, you can visit the website below.

Now, for Saturday! Come and celebrate Halloween with the Boy Scouts of America! The Boy Scouts are welcoming all youth from Oxford and Lafayette County, along with their parents, to come enjoy a Trunk or Treat. Trunk or Treat will be located at 307 West Jackson Avenue from 1-3pm.

For the older crowd, Proud Larry’s is proud to present The Districts and Girlpuppy for a good time! This event is for ages +18 and tickets are $15-$20. The doors will open at 8pm and the show starts at 9pm! Time to throw on your costume, eat some candy, hangout with friends and listen to the amazing performers! Buy your tickets here.

On Halloween Day, Cedar Oaks Guild is hosting a free outdoor Trick or Treat event Sunday, October 31 from 1:00-3:00pm. The Trick or Treat will be located at Cedar Oaks Historic Home on 601 Murray Street. A beautiful historic home, tons of candy, and costumes! How could you miss this?

As you can tell, Oxford has plenty of spooky and fun events for everybody to attend! Also, if you are still looking for more things to do, the bars on the square will all be open and in the Halloween spirit! Happy Halloween!

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