Oct 29 2021

What We're Into: Halloween Edition

Happy (almost) Halloween! Today we’re sharing our updated list of movies, tv shows, books, and activities around town to help the whole family get into a spooktacular mood! Be safe, and have a great Halloween weekend!

Enjoy What We're Into: Halloween Edition!

These classic movies are sure to supply some spine-tingling fun:

Hocus Pocus starring Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker—now streaming on Amazon Prime and Disney+

The Nightmare Before Christmas written by Caroline Thompson and starring Tim Burton and Catherine O'Hara—now streaming on Amazon Prime and Disney+

Twitches starring Tia Mowry & Tamera Mowrynow streaming on Hulu and Disney+

Casper starring Bill Pullman and Christina Ricci—now streaming on Amazon Prime

Beetlejuice starring Michael Keaton, Geena Davis, Alec Baldwin, and Winona Ryder—now streaming on Amazon Prime and Vudu

Hotel Transylvania starring Selena Gomez, Adam Sandler, and Andy Samberg—now streaming on Hulu and Starz

The Little Vampire starring Jonathan Lipnicki—now streaming on Amazon Prime

Halloweentown—now streaming on Hulu and Disney+

Ernest Scared Stupid directed by John Cherry—now streaming on Amazon Prime

These TV specials will warm your heart (or make it race with fright):

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown based on the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz—now streaming on Apple TV+

Goosebumps based on the book series created by R.L. Stine—now streaming on Netflix

Are You Afraid of the Dark? created by D.J. MacHale and Ned Kandel—now streaming on Amazon Prime

Spooktastic podcasts:



The Creeping Hour

Revenge of the Creeps ... and Other Scary Stories

These Halloween tales are appropriate for children of all ages and feature diverse characters:

Monster Trouble! Behind the Mask Halloween Monster

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams and illustrated by Megan Lloyd

Tilly Witch by Don Freeman

Monster Trouble! by Lane Fredrickson and illustrated by Michael Robertson

Behind the Mask by Yangsook Choi

A Tiger Called Tomás by Charlotte Zolotow

Halloween Monster by Catherine Stock

Sweets And Treats by Toni Trent Parker

A Tiger Called Tomás

And last, but certainly not least, fall activities fit for the whole family!

The 10th Annual Fall Festival, Pumpkin Patch, & Corn Maze at Barton Hill Farms

Sweet Eats Fruit Farm in Georgetown

Sweet Berry Farm in Marble Falls


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