Five fun fall festivities

Falls is on its way. Are you ready to bundle up in your sweater? Perhaps you’re more excited about Halloween spooks and scares. Kansas City offers fall festivities all over the spectrum, and if you’re looking for something to fill up a weekend, UNews has you covered.

Kansas City Oktoberfest

If you’re in the mood to kick back with friends and relax after a long week, KC Bier Co. has you covered. From Oct. 4-5, they’ll be hosting a German-style Oktoberfest at Crown Center. Be sure to come with an empty stomach to fill up with classic beer and bar food.

Worlds of Fun Halloween Haunt

Are you a lover of horror movies and other frights? Then head down to Worlds of Fun for their famous Halloween Haunt. The opportunity to face over 400 monsters is available until the end of October…if you dare.

WaterFire KC

If you’re a lover of hot chocolate next to an open fire, think of this is as an amplified version. Head on down to Brush Creek at Thesis Park to see a beautiful boat lighting ceremony accompanied by live music and food. This annual event is so awe-inspiring, you’ll be eager for next October to come around.

Carolyn’s Country Cousins

If you want to treat a certain someone to a cozy date, you should head over to Carolyn’s Country Cousins and tour their festive Pumpkin Patch. Take a pumpkin home with you, and treat yourself to their delicious pumpkin donuts. (17607 NE 52nd St, Liberty, MO 64068)

Day of the Dead Festival

Take a trip to Mexico without buying a plane ticket by heading to the Nelson-Atkins Day of the Dead Festival on Nov. 4. Soak up Mexican culture by participating in numerous cultural events, from an altar installation to a puppet performance. You’ll be sure to learn something new.

Hopefully these tips will help you have a festive fall! But be on the lookout for any ghouls.

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