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A last minute guide for celebrating Halloween in Kansas City

Are you scrambling for last minute plans? Not sure where to get your costume? We have you covered this Halloween.

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Have a haunted Halloween night at Kansas City Power & Light District.

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You know what’s scarier than a haunted house or a horror film? Having no Halloween plans.

We know, that statement is chilling. We’re here to scare off any planning anxiety with a last minute guide to celebrating Halloween in KC.

Scares for the whole family

Whether your kiddos are three or 13, we found events fit for the whole fam.

Trunk or Treat, Southeast Community Center, 4201 E. 63rd St., KCMO | Friday, Oct. 27 | 6 p.m. | Free | Stop by to trick-or-treat from each trunk.

Spooky Springs Family Fun Festival, Wilbur Young Park, 1200 SE Adams Dairy Pkwy., Blue Springs, MO| Saturday, Oct. 28 | 6-8 p.m. | Free entry | Enjoy food trucks, crafts, games, and a haunted trail for the more adventurous ones.

Halloween Haunt, Worlds of Fun | Friday, Oct. 27-Saturday, Oct. 28 | Times vary | Ticket prices vary | See the amusement park turn into a creepy world of haunted attractions — recommended for kids 14 and up.

Halloween for grown-ups

Because you’re never too old for trick-or-treating.

CarnEvil Halloween Party, KC Power & Light District | Saturday, Oct. 28 | 6 p.m. | $30 | Unleash your inner ghoul at this extravagant costume party with $10,000+ in prizes.

Zombie Crawl, multiple locations | Saturday, Oct. 28 | 6 p.m. | $15-$35 | Come in costume to roam around Midtown on this bar crawl.

Ghost Ship, The Ship, 1221 Union Ave., KCMO | Saturday, Oct. 28 | 9 p.m. | $20-$30 | Brace yourself for two Halloween-themed rooms of rhythm and horror alike.

Find your costume

Check out these local costume shops and take home “Best Costume.”

KC Costume Shop | 5035 Raytown Rd., Kansas City, MO | This one’s for the pros. Whether you need special effects makeup or synthetic facial hair, this shop has it all.

Boomerang | 3900 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, MO | This spot has everything from costume rentals, to thrift price items, and even accessories to help put together a creative costume.

Wonderland Vintage | 307 Westport Rd., Kansas City, MO | Dressing for the decades? These authentic, vintage pieces will really pull it all together.