Columbia Family Events | October 2021

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October in Columbia is full of fun – from pumpkin patches to hayrides, Halloween events, storytimes, art activities, outdoor events, and more! Get out your calendars and make a note of all there is to do.

Don’t forget to check out our other local guides – apple picking patches, parks & playgrounds, indoor play areas, birthday parties, kids eat free, and more!

*Please note – While we make every effort to crosscheck current links and event details on our guides, we always encourage you to do the same before making final plans. If details are missing or incorrect, please let us know so that we can correct them. 

Oct
26
trick or treaters
Trick or Treat with the Greeks
The Greek Village is open to children from the university family and Columbia community for trick or treating. Chapters put together carnival games such as face painting, cake walks, balloon darts, bounce houses and more to entertain children. Greek ...
Oct
28
Outdoor Family Storytime
Welcome back to storytime!  We’ve missed you!  This family storytime is suitable for all ages, so please join us as we read stories and enjoy some fun songs and activities. Registration is required for this event.  ...
Oct
28
Not-so-Spooky Halloween Stroll
It’s time to trick-or-treat! Dress your family in their costumes and head downtown to celebrate Halloween with a trick-or-treat stroll starting at Richland Library Main’s Hampton Street Plaza then to participating organizations in the Mai...
Oct
28
Trunk or Treat
Please join us either by participating with your own decorated vehicle or just come by with your little goblins and ghost! Let’s make this fun for our wonderful Westminster residents 
Oct
28
Mason’s Monster Mash
Spooky season is almost upon us and this year you can Trick-or-Treat with Mason at Segra Park! Dress up the kids and join us for Mason’s Monster Mash for some Halloween fun! Trick-or-Treat around the concourse and enjoy all the spooky vibes at ...
Oct
29
Stroller Strides – Trick or Treat
Join us for a Halloween Themed Stroller Strides Class followed by a FUN play group for the little ones! Every mama brings a treat to share with the group and places it in her stroller after class! The little ones will go from stroller to stroller col...
Oct
29
Family Fun Events: Howl-O-ween
Come dressed in your favorite costume and learn more about creatures who howl. COST: $20 per family (up to 6 people max per family).
Oct
29
Fall Festival & Trunk or Treat
Join us for FREE family friendly community event on Friday, October 29! Festivities begin at 5 p.m. and will include inflatable, trunk or treating, candy, and live music! Schedule is below: 5-7 PM: Inflatables, games, costume contest 5-7:30 PM: Trunk...
Oct
29
Kids Glow Aerial Yoga
A fun aerial yoga class for kids that incorporates flips and tricks, with glow lights! Wear light/bright colors OR your favorite Halloween costume!
Oct
29
Harbison Trunk or Treat
Bring your little ghosts and ghouls to trick-or-treat at Harbison Community in a safe environment. Get ready for a few tricks and a ton of treats Friday, October 29, at Harbison Community Center! Wear your costume and compete for prizes in our costum...
Oct
29
Fall Festival
Join us for this fun family event! We will have food, games, inflatables, Trunk-or-Treat, and giveaways! We will also be collecting canned and non-perishable foods for the Christian Assistance Bridge here in Blythewood.
Oct
29
Trunk or Treat at Calvery Chapel Columbia
Bring your entire family for a fun evening full of decorated trunks, free food, and fellowship! We would love to see you! 
Oct
29
Trunk or Treat
Come visit Mill City Church of Cayce in the Avenues for a family friendly Trunk-or-Treat! Event will be outdoors in the church parking lot on the corner of Lexington Ave and First Ave. There will be some on-site parking but may spill into street park...
Oct
29
Community Trunk or Treat
This free community event is rain (inside) or shine (outside). Come meet your neighbors or decorate a trunk! Hot dogs and chips will be provided. There will be a prize for community voted Best Decorated Trunk!! Contact [email protected] to decor...
Oct
29
Sleepy Hollow – ICRC Children’s Theatre
Adapted from Washington Irving’s classic tale, this spooky show is alive with hilarious action and fun. It begins when Ichabod Crane, a goofy schoolmaster, comes to Sleepy Hollow with all his worldly possessions. He’s looking for a good life and ...
Oct
30
Halloween Monster Mash
Join us for a fun-filled morning that includes access to our attractions, safe trick-or-treating, a coloring station, photo opportunities with characters, and more! This event is open to ages 12 and under. $11 for 60 minutes, or $16 for 120 minutes. ...
Oct
30
Halloween Monster Mash
Join us for a fun-filled morning that includes access to our attractions, safe trick-or-treating, a coloring station, photo opportunities with characters, and more! This event is open to ages 12 and under.
Oct
30
Dark History Tours
Educator led guided tours at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Self-guided tours available throughout the day. Get ready for a special kind of history tour! The State Museum is offering a “Dark History Tour” exploring a variety of infamous and legendary t...
Oct
30
Halloweenfest
Come One, Come All To our 5th Annual Halloweenfest! – Kids/Adult/Doggo Costume Contest – Pumpkin Carving Contest – Scavenger Hunt – Candy treats for everyone! – Beer Boozled – Live music
Oct
30
Jeff Cook Real Estate Trunk or Treat
Come join us for a fun evening of trunk or treat, games, face painting, food truck, raffle and more! The entire family is welcomed! We look forward to seeing you!
Oct
30
TNT Halloween Party & Trunk or Treat
It’s time for our Annual Halloween Party! This year will be more than EPIC! You won’t want to miss all the terrifying fun! We’re thrilled to welcome everyone to TNT Martial Arts & fitness! Come Celebrate with some festive Halloween fun! We ...
Oct
30
Movie in the Park
Village Church is partnering with the Elmwood Neighborhood Association to present Movie in the Park on Saturday, October 30 at 6:00 p.m. at Roy Lynch Park across from Logan Elementary. There will be a Pumpkin Patch, The Tin Can Kettle Corn Food Truck...
Oct
30
Trunk or Treat
Our annual Trunk or Treat. Everyone welcome.  
Oct
31
Halloween Hoopla
Spooky fun awaits at EdVenture’s annual Halloween Hoopla celebration! Tickets are $5 for adults and children under 12 are FREE. Advanced registration is REQUIRED. Choose one of our two offered time blocks. Purchase your tickets here: 11AM-2PM T...
Oct
31
Trick or Treating in the Patch
Before you head out trick-or-treating, stop by the patch and show us your costume. We’ll have candy and treats (and last minute pumpkins)!
Oct
31
Fall Festival
WSUMC Fall Festival! All are welcome! Great family fun! • Trunk or Treat • Costume Parade & Contest • Inflatable Slide • Dunking Booth • Pumpkin Carving & Painting • Music • Face Painting • Cake Walk • Cotton Candy • and m...
Oct
31
Trunk or Treat Drive Through
Decorated car trunks are back!!! Trunk or Treat will take place in the church parking lot. All welcome!

 

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