Halloween Activities That are Available During COVID-19

Alexandria Krause

With all of the uncertainty due to covid and safety precautions that need to be in place, it rules out a lot of fun Halloween activities. There are still fun things that can be done this Halloween season while staying safe.

Six Flags Hallow Fest:

Yes, you heard it right Six Flags is still holding Halloween activities. This year instead of Frightfest, they are doing “Hallow Fest.” This year all scare actors, team members, and guests above the age of three years old are required to wear masks. They are going to be strictly enforcing social distancing and not having any indoor activities. They ensure that the nighttime scare actors are limited and will be keeping a 6 foot distance from all guests. They are also sanitizing regularly for the rides, bathrooms, and ect. There will be hand-washing stations and sanitizing stations located throughout the park. You must make a reservation in order to attend the park. The hours are 6-11 on Fridays, 1-10 on Saturdays, and 1-9 on sundays. This is for every weekend October 2nd-Nov. 1st, ticket prices vary but they have a deal running right now to save money. You can buy 2 season passes good for the rest of this year and next for $99.99.


Boo at the zoo:

Boo at the Zoo is a Fun and exciting event at the  St. Louis Zoo offers a light display, roaming performers and entertainers, Halloween displays and much more.Take a ride on the train through the park at night or a spin on the carousel. Visitors will also be able to pet the stingrays and visit the herpetarium and insectarium. The zoo does require visitors to wear protective face coverings. You can purchase tickets online at the St. Louis Zoo’s website. Hours are 5-8:30pm. Nightly through November 1st.



Creepyworld is a Halloween attraction  across the river in STL. Creepyworld is a haunting attraction featuring haunted houses and other frightening activities. To accommodate with guidelines they have large queue lines for attractions so they ask that people stay 6 ft apart, they have masks required for workers and guests, and they will have hand sanitizing and washing stations throughout the park. They will not have the lemp house open this year due to covid, it will be back in 2021, they are focusing on the Creepyworld and Darkness attractions. The Darkness is a very popular haunted house associated with Creepyworld. Creepyworld has only two attractions this year: the Vampire 5 Minute Escape Room and The Curse of Sleepy Hollow 3D Haunted House. There is also a haunted hayride and the Terror Visions 3D. The ultimate scream tickets which cover everything listed here plus more are $60, you save $15. The hours are October  9-11 / 16-18 / nightly, 23-31 November 6th  and 7th (7-10 pm), Sunday – Thursday (7 – 9:30 pm),  and  Friday – Saturday (October) (7-11:30 pm).