Halloween activities for children at the Washoe County Library in Reno and throughout Washoe County are fun, safe, and free. Select library branches have having Halloween events suitable for every age group, including pumpkin carving, costume contests, games, parades, and trick-or-treating. Find a Washoe County Library near you and bring the kids for some Halloween fun.
Of course, everyone wants Halloween to be safe as well as fun. Learn more from the Reno Police Department's Halloween Safety Tips. You can also download the Halloween Safety Tips flyer. More information is available at (775) 334-2178.
Saturday, October 26, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Making Potions. Bring a small, clean glass bottle with a lid and enough clear hand sanitizer to fill the bottle. We'll show you how to add color, glitter, dried lizard tails, monster eyeballs and lots of other fun stuff to your potion. Seal it with colored wax and add a spooky label and you'll finish off your one-of-a-kind creation. 1125 12th Street, Sparks, NV 89431. (775) 352-3200.
Wednesday, October 30, 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. - Halloween Story Time. Readers beware! Wear your costumes and join in some spooky fun. We will be reading Halloween stories and making crafts. To finish off the fun, we will be trick - or - treating throughout the library.
North Valleys Library
Tuesday, October 29, 4:30 p.m. - Halloween Parade. Wear your costumes and join us for our 25th annual Trick or Treating Parade. We will be Trick or Treating throughout the North Hills Shopping Center. 1075 North Hills Boulevard, #340, Reno, NV 89506. (775) 972-0281.
Wednesday, October 30, 11:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. - Halloween Story Time. Wear your costumes to this special Halloween story time. After reading some spooky stories, we will Trick or Treat through the library and play some fun games.
Spanish Springs Library
Sunday, October 27, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. - Pumpkin Carving. Bring your own scooped-out pumpkin and turn it into a Halloween masterpiece with help from our carving experts. All ages welcome. 7100A Pyramid Lake Highway, Sparks, NV 89436. (775) 424-1800.
Thursday, October 31, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Trick or Treat at the Library. It's Halloween and if you're wearing a costume, we're inviting you to Trick or Treat at the Library during our open hours. Happy Halloween!
Incline Village Library
Wednesday, October 30, 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. - Halloween Story Time. Get in the Halloween mood as we read scary stories and do a fun craft. There might even be some treats. Be sure to wear your costume. 845 Alder Avenue, Incline Village, NV 89451. (775) 832-4130.
More Halloween Activities
- Halloween Pumpkin Patches
- Haunted Houses
- Safe and Free Trick-or-Treating
- Halloween Fun at the Washoe County Library
- Halloween for Adults
- More Halloween Events in Northern Nevada
Source: Washoe County Library.