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How to have a spooky Halloween

LU senior, Morgan Collier, tries on different costumes, masks and props for her Halloween costume at Spirit Halloween, Tuesday. Spirit Halloween is located at 4450 Dowlen Rd.  UP photo by Abigail Pennington
LU senior, Morgan Collier, tries on different costumes, masks and props for her Halloween costume
at Spirit Halloween, Tuesday. Spirit Halloween is located at 4450 Dowlen Rd.
UP photo by Abigail Pennington

Haunted Hotel and Rosehill Asylum

Two attractions in one. Come see what lies within 5,000 square feet of insanity. We invite you to step inside the walls of the Rosehill Asylum where nothing is exactly as it seems. Our staff and patients are more than ready to show you around and experience the place they call home. Just when you think it’s over, you enter 6,000 square feet of the Haunted Hotel.

The attraction is proud to be a family tradition for Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana, generation after generation and continues to bring a safe, but terrifying Halloween experience to guests. Tokeep spectators on their toes, there has been some addednew features that will leave guests with chills and questioning their senses.

Rosehill Asylum and the Haunted Hotel are open Friday-Saturday from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. and Sunday’s from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Sept. 28 through Oct. 28, with special dates Oct. 29-31 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets include the price of both the hotel and asylum with general admission starting at $21.50. VIP fast pass starts at $29.50 and family 4 pack starts at $118.00.

Nightmare on Crocket Street

Downtown Beaumont is hosting its annual Halloween Party, Nightmare on Crockett Street, Saturday through Sunday from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. The event, hosted by Dixie Dancehall, The Gig and Red Room, will host various parties with all different music formats.

The event will also include a cash giveaway and prizes during the costume contest. Admission gets you into all three venues for $10. Must be 18 and older to enter this event.

Spindletop Spookfest

Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown will hold their annual event, “Spindletop Spookfest,” today at 5:30 p.m. The free event will include trick or treating through the boomtown buildings and fun activities for children young and old.

Lamar University students, Boy Scouts, and other community groups will lead children in games such as Halloween pong, stick horse racing, pumpkin bowling and other fun games. The event is open to the public and will include Kona Ice for anyone who wants to buy a sno-cone.

This event will be held at 5550 Jimmy Simmons Blvd.

Beaumont PD Haunted Jail

Officers from the Beaumont Police Department’s specialized tactical units will be on hand to give away sweets, treats and safety tips at the Beaumont Civic Center, Oct. 31 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Beaumont Police Station Haunted Jail will also be open for tours in the basement of the police station.

Fall Festival

The Christian Fellowship church off of 3950 Pointe Pkwy in Beaumont will be holding a fall festival that includes free food and drinks, archery tag, knocker balls, a video game truck, sub zero ice cream, trunk or treat, cake walk, inflatables and more. The event goes from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Oct. 31.


Other local areas hosting trunk-or-treating events, Oct. 31, include the Brentwood Country Club from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Clairmont Community Nursing Home from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Haunted Heritage Happy Hour

Come wander the halls of this historic 1906 home with a one-of-a kind look into the past. Guests of all ages will enjoy a peek into the lives of departed Chambers family members portrayed by costumed actors for one night. Giglio Distributing Co. will be showcasing seasonal craft beer, with wine and non-alcoholic beverages also available.

The event is free to Beaumont Heritage Members, $10 for non-members 21 and older, free for 21 and under. Event lasts from 5:30 p.m. to 7: 30 p.m.

Heritage Happy Hour is an on-going outreach program typically held every other month, with each event highlighting an historical landmark, time, or exhibit, as well as craft beer, brewery or wine. The Heritage House believes that by promoting and sharing local historyin a fun and social way, they can also promote the efforts to preserve Beaumont’s historical landscape.

The Chambers House is located at 2240 Calder Ave.

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