October 27, 2023 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join the Bullock Museum in partnership with Girlstart for the annual FREE family-friendly Halloween celebration

Event Details

Put on your favorite ocean-themed costume and join the Bullock Museum and Girlstart for our annual Halloween celebration.

  • 5:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Rock out with  School of Rock Austin’s house band, The B Team.
  • Enjoy hands-on STEM fun for the whole family with Girlstart! Discover Boo Bubbles formed from dry ice fog, spin your own Spider Web Plates, craft an LED Wearable, write hidden messages, bewitch a Spooky Sphero, engineer Candy Corn Cannons, learn about our batty neighbors, and create eerie Blood Slime.
  • Compete to win prizes—including Museum memberships—at our “Under the Sea” themed costume contest, judged by our friends at Dragon’s Lair.
  • Explore the Museum's exhibitions after hours with a spooky scavenger hunt.
About Family Programs

Family programs provide educational and engaging activities for young Texans and their caregivers. Events are designed to bring families together, spark conversations and provide opportunities for growth and development.

Your Support Matters

Help us continue to share the story of Texas through free programs with a tax-deductible donation.

Enjoy discounts, exclusive programs, and free access to exhibitions year-round by becoming a member of the Bullock Museum.

Spooktacular is presented in partnership with Girlstart, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing girls' interest and engagement in science, technology, engineering, and math through innovative, nationally recognized informal STEM education programs.

Sponsorship provided by H-E-B.

The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a division of the Texas State Preservation Board. Additional support for educational programming provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.