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Kids Halloween Costume Contests in Omaha
Mangelsen’s Witches Tea – Oct. 12 (11 a.m. – 3 p.m.), FREE
- Halloween crafts as well as carnival-style, Halloween-themed games, bounce house, treats and prizes, and more! An all-ages costume contest starts at 1 p.m. (No pre-registration is required.)
- Location: 3457 S. 84th St., Omaha, NE.
Halloween Event at Bass Pro Shop – Oct. 19-20 & 25-31, FREE
- Free photos, crafts, games, costume parade and contest, and trick-or-treating. See the schedule of events for Bass Pro Shop here.
- Locations: Bass Pro Shops, 2901 Bass Pro Dr., Council Bluffs, IA.
The Great Pumpkin Event at Cabela’s – Oct. 19-20 & 25-31, FREE
- Free photos, crafts, games, costume contest, and trick-or-treating. See the schedule of events for Cabela’s here.
- Locations: Cabela’s, 12703 Westport Pkwy., La Vista, NE.
4th Annual SALoween Party – Oct. 19 (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.), FREE
- Kid-friendly Halloween party hosted by the Sons of The American Legion (S.A.L.) 112. Come in costume and be ready to have some fun! Games, costume contest, prizes, meal, and refreshments will be provided. Contest will be judged at 12:30 p.m. This event is free to the public. Free will donations welcome.
- Location: American Legion Post 112, VFW Post 2503, 8904 Military Rd., Omaha, NE.
Carved at Rockbrook Village – Oct. 19 (1 – 3:30 p.m.), FREE
- An afternoon of Halloween fun for the whole family at Rockbrook Village with pumpkin carving and costume contests and trick-or-treating through the village.
- Location: Rockbrook Village, 2800 S. 110th Ct., Omaha, NE.
Halloween Safe Night & Fall Festival – Oct. 24 (6 – 8 p.m.), FREE (canned food donations accepted)
- Spend an evening at Papillion-LaVista South High School for some Halloween fun and Costume Contest! Families are invited to a Safe Night & Fall Festival full of activities for all ages.
- Free event; canned food donations will be accepted at the door to benefit the Sarpy County Food Pantry.
- Location: Papillion-LaVista South High School, 10799 Hwy. 370, Papillion, NE.
Monster Mash Bash at Oak View Mall – Oct. 25 (6 – 8:30 p.m.), FREE
- Free Trick-or-Treat bags for the first 500 kids (use the Food Court entrance to receive a treat bag.) Trick or treat, games, & crafts, Costume Contest & Dance Off Competition.
- Location: Oakview Mall, 3001 S. 144th St., Omaha, NE.
Adams Park Halloween Trunk-or-Treat – Oct. 30 (6 – 8 p.m.), FREE
- Trunk-or-Treat, activities, games, crafts, Costume Contest (ages 2-5 & 6-12), candy and fun. You must register to participate in any of the activities.
- Location: Adams Park Community Center, 3230 John Creighton Blvd., Omaha, NE.
Pet Costume Contests
Dog Costume Contest at Old Market Fall Festival – Oct. 27 (11 a.m.-2 p.m.)
- Dress up your pup and join the Dog Costume Contest.
- This is part of the Old Market Fall Festival, full of FREE family fun.
- Location: Omaha Old Market, 1100 Howard St., Omaha, NE.