Fall is fabulously frightening at Gage Park

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, well in my opinion. The holiday season is off to a fantastic and fun start in Top City. There are tons of activities. Gage Park alone, not to mention the rest of the city, is offering a wide variety of adventure opportunities for families, and even some things for an older audience. Make sure to share you photos and experiences using #VisitGagePark on social media!

Boo at the Zoo
Topeka Zoo
All ages
Date: October 22 and 29
Time: 9 am – 3 pm
Cost:  Free with paid admission or membership

Children and parents can enjoy safe trick-or-treating along with animal activities and much more at the Topeka Zoo! Children are encouraged to come dressed in costume.

Gage Park Train
All ages
Date: October 22 and 29
Time: 9 am – 3 pm
Cost: $1.50 per person

The Gage Park Train is decked out and ready for Halloween! This delightful, not frightful train ride is a ticket to adventure! You never know who you might see along the way!

Spooky Trail
Kansas Children’s Discovery Center
All ages 
Date: October 22 and 29
Time: 11 am – 3 pm
Cost: Free with paid admission or membership

For thrilling Halloween science fun that can be messy, slimy and a little creepy, you won’t want to miss Spooky Trail at Kansas Children’s Discovery Center! For this event KCDC will have stations for families to play with oobleck, bubbles, creepy bugs and more!

Project Halloween: A Pirate Treasure Adventure
Helen Hocker Theatre

All ages
Date: October 15 & 31
Time: Visit HelenHockerTheatre.com for hours
Cost: $5

Helen Hocker Theatre presents Project Halloween, an all ages spooktacular haunted house experience aimed to put you in the Halloween spirit, but not scare the nine lives out of you!

Project Terror: Directing a Nightmare
Ages 13 and up
Date: Visit HelenHockerTheatre.com for dates
Times: Visit HelenHockerTheatre.com for hours
Cost: $15

For an older audience, Helen Hocker Theatre has been transformed into a frightful haunted house that will tantalize your fears.