2014 Halloween at the Heard

Photo courtesy of Heard Natural Science Museum

Halloween at the Heard features a safe environment to experience the joy of trick-or-treating along the eerie Dinosaurs Live! Live-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs trail.

Families will enjoy an evening full of fun activities including a presentation of a movie on the Heard's outdoor amphitheater stage. Kids ages 12 and under will also have the opportunity to participate in a costume contest.

Those who dare will be able take a trail detour after the movie through the "Haunted Forest" and “Ghost Town” where they may encounter a ghost or creature of the night (not recommended for younger children). Visitors will get to walk through the Heard’s newest indoor exhibit, Project Passenger Pigeon, which will be open until dusk. Clix Photography will take professional photos of guests in their costumes.

The Heard recommends that guests bring insect repellant, flashlights, water-resistant blankets and/or stadium seats for use during the movie. Concessions will be available for purchase, including grilled hot dogs provided by Whole Foods Market. Guests may also bring their own picnic dinner and non-alcoholic beverages. Trick-or-treat bags, sponsored by Clif KiD, and other giveaways will be available while supplies last.



Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Pl.
McKinney, TX 75069


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