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Local Halloween Fun + Giveaway Courtesy of Pittsburgh Pilates

October 26, 2016

Can you believe it is almost Halloween?  I love living in a city that has a variety of fall and Halloween activities to join in on this weekend.  Here are a few of my favorite picks!  Read all the way through for your chance to win a $25 gift card to Dick’s Sporting Goods courtesy of XShadyside Pittsburgh Pilates.

Escape Room


This weekend (Saturday and Sunday) enjoy 20% off your visit to Escape Expert if you come dressed in a Halloween themed costume.  Trust me! This will be one of the most fun things you do this year.



Join the Historic Downtown Plano Association for a celebration of German food, beer, and fun on Saturday October 29th. There will be plenty of fun for your whole family, including a dauschaund fashion show.  Come for free and buy food and drink tickets while you are there, or purchase a VIP package.

Sundown Cinema: Nightmare Before Christmas


Bring the whole family for a free movie night at the Amphitheater at Oak Point Park in Plano on Saturday night, October 29, 8-10 pm.  More event details here. 

Paws and Claws


Texas CARES is hosting a Halloween themed photo session for your fur babies at the Castle Hills Petsmart (in The Colony) from 10:00am-4:00pm on October 29.  There will be costumes and a fun backdrop for you to dress your pet up, or let them go without.  The session is $10 and you will receive an online gallery link to download all the photos.

TUPPS Annual Halloween Party


Receive free admission all day at TUPPS brewery on Saturday, October 29.  Compete in a costume and scarecrow competition, try TUPPkin beer, enjoy food trucks and live music.  Check out the schedule here and plan your day!

Brawl-O- Ween


Sign up for a 75 minute Brawl Bootcamp at The Barre Code Plano on October 29.  Enjoy spooky music, On The Rocks Premium cocktails and some delicious pumpkin muffins.  Wear your favorite costume and compete for the best costume prize.  Reserve your spot here.



Treat yourself to a new workout outfit, camping gear, or whatever you want.  A huge thanks to XShadyside Pittsburgh Pilates for the donation.  One lucky commenter (will be announced on Friday) will win a $25 digital gift card delivered via email to Dick’s Sporting Goods.


Are there any events you are excited about?  What would you use the gift card towards? Leave me a comment below! 

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  • candy October 26, 2016 at 7:33 am

    There are several advents going on all around us for Halloween for the young and old alike.

    • Jessica October 26, 2016 at 10:00 am

      Yes there are! 🙂

  • julie October 26, 2016 at 1:56 pm

    thanks for the giveaway

  • Liz N October 26, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Thanks! I hadn’t heard of most of these events until you posted about them! I think the Steinfest with the dachshund fashion show sounds awesome!

  • Will G October 26, 2016 at 4:13 pm

    Thank you!

  • Rebecca Hicks October 26, 2016 at 4:29 pm

    I wish I lived closer to Plano!! And too bad I’m going out of town this week, or I would be in that Brawl class before you could say “Halloween”. I hope you have a fun weekend!! (and fingers crossed for the gift card 🙂 )

  • Taylor Closet October 26, 2016 at 4:53 pm

    I need a great work out outfit.

  • marie October 26, 2016 at 7:40 pm

    This would be so great to win

  • Rachel October 26, 2016 at 9:42 pm

    Thanks for the great giveaway. I would put the money towards a new pair of hiking boots.

  • Julie M October 27, 2016 at 7:45 am

    Great post! Would love to use the gift card on some new shorts since it seems like it will never be cold here.

  • Allison October 27, 2016 at 8:16 am

    Thanks for sharing these fun weekend activities! We’d use the gift card for some new athletic socks – super exciting, but super necessary! 🙂

  • Mai Lyn Ngo October 27, 2016 at 11:13 am

    Great round up! So much more to do than just party and drink on Halloween. Love all the fun options. And sweet gift card for the event on Nov 5th would be perfectttt.

  • Jenn October 27, 2016 at 3:44 pm

    So many fun events to choose from! Happy Halloween!

  • Chrys October 27, 2016 at 8:34 pm

    These are awesome! Thanks for the tips!

  • Brooke October 27, 2016 at 9:42 pm

    Holy smokes I love Halloween and this post is fabulous! It’s nice when someone can do the research for this tired ol bat. Escape room sounds amazing; ice got to go!!!!

  • Kaitlyn Tatum October 29, 2016 at 8:39 pm

    I had no idea there were so many fun, halloween events going on in Dallas! I’m going to have to try some of these out if they come back around next year.

  • Ginger Marie November 1, 2016 at 7:38 am

    October went by too freaking quick! I did nothing for Halloween (because I was too busy and then too sleepy) but these events sound fun!!