It’s the week before Halloween. If you don’t have plans yet, don’t fret. There is a lot going on in #TopCity! In addition to all of the festivities at Gage Park, enjoy these four other ways to celebrate.  

BOO It Downtown is from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 27) in downtown Topeka. Grab your littles and head to beautiful downtown Topeka for a safe and convenient trick ‘r treating experience. Kansas Avenue will be barricaded between 6th and 8th streets with area businesses and organizations passing out treats. Goblins and Ghouls welcome but please leave pets at home. BOO It Downtown is brought to you by Downtown Topeka, Inc.BOO It Downtown Poster

There are a number of Trunk ‘r Treats happening around town. For a list of a few different events visit our community calendar.

Ghost Tours of Kansas – Topeka is a city with rich history and no shortage of paranormal activity. Learn about the ghosts of Topeka with Ghost Tours of Kansas. Guests can choose between a bus tour or a walking tour, if you dare. The tour season ends on October 29, so make sure to book your ghost tour soon at

Vigil and Community Procession – The Dia de los Muertos celebration continues with a Candlelight Vigil and Procession at 6:30 p.m. Friday (Oct. 28) at Ballet Folklorico. The Aztec Dance grupo Huitzilopochtli will lead the procession through NOTO. The Tonantzin Society will conduct the annual blessing of the ofrendas. Professor David Young and Dr. Rene Fajardo of Metropolitan State University in Denver will speak on the importance of Dia de los Muertos.

Theresa Caputo from the TLC show Long Island Medium will appear at 7:30 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 30) at TPAC. Caputo plans to share personal stories about her life and explain how her gift works. She will deliver healing messages to audience members and give people comfort knowing that their loved ones who passed are still with them, just in a different way.