BREC to host multiple Halloween events throughout month of October

Published: Oct. 1, 2023 at 9:47 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 20, 2023 at 5:27 AM CDT
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EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH, La. (WAFB) - The people at BREC have multiple Halloween events planned for the entire family throughout the month of October.

BREC officials said they wanted to offer someone for people of all ages and interests.

The following is a list of Halloween events that BREC has planned:

Bluebonnet Swamp’s Haunted Hikes: Members of the public can enjoy a family-friendly alternative to haunted houses on Friday, October 13; Friday, October 20; and Friday, October 27; at the Bluebonnet Swamp. The trail opens at 6 p.m. on each day. Organizers said the public will learn about snakes, insects, rats, and other creepy critters.

BREC’s Trick or Treat: Art Unleashed: Get into the spirit of Halloween with your four-legged friend on Friday, October 20, at Forest Community Park. This event will run from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will feature local art and pet vendors, activities for kids and dogs, and the annual dog costume contest.

Boo at the Zoo: The public can enjoy a family-friendly Halloween trick-or-treating extravaganza at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo on October 21-22 and again on October 28-29 between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. on each day. Participants are encouraged to wear their best costumes. Children ages 12 and under will get a pre-filled treat bag as they leave the zoo.

There are also several other Halloween events being planned by BREC for the month of October. Click here to learn more.

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