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Top 10 Events to Look Forward to In October

October is a great month for great events.  In fact the calendar is packed.  Here are a some great events or activities you don’t want to miss.

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Pumpkin Picking



It’s that time of year for pumpkins.  If you love to pick your own pumpkins, Amarillo has some great places.

Maxwell’s Pumpkin Farm

Gee Family Farm


Amarillo Haunted Houses



Humans love to be scared and Amarillo has some great haunted houses to do just that to the human psyche.

Amarillo Scaregrounds

6th Street Massacre

Van Buren Frightmare

Chainsaw Massacre



Thursday, October 5th 2017

5:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Rex Baxter Building. Located at the Tri-State Fairgrounds


$20 in Advance

$25 at the door

10 & Under are free



Saturday, October 7th, 4-10pm

First United Bank Center Parking Lot

BBQ, Beverages, Live Music and more

$10 per person, $5 10 and under.



Tuesday, October 10th, 10a-3p

Come dressed for success with your resume and find your new job and or career.



The Peddler Show returns to the Amarillo Civic Center with all their fall and holiday decor.  Oh and the fudge, caramel apples, coffee, etc.

Friday – Sunday – October 13-15



Saturday, October 14 at 12 PM – 7 PM

St. Mary’s Cathedral School
1200 S Washington St, Amarillo, Texas 79102

Games, Costume Contest, Silent Auction, Bake Sale and the infamous Mexican Cafe, plus other great food.



October 27th-29th

BOO at the ZOO will feature costumed characters like a tiger, lion, donkey, peacock, kangaroo and others handing out candy treats. Plus there will be plenty of ghoulish games, face painting, costume parade, crafts and more that will ensure a howling good time! Even some of the Zoo animals will get into the Halloween spirit with special pumpkin “Chomp and Stomp” enrichment activities.



Saturday – Sunday, October 28th-29th

Amarillo Civic Center

Gift and Craft Show benefiting Sharing Hope Ministries



Monday, October 30, 2017 11:30 to 1:00 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate the 20th Annual Beans and Cornbread Luncheon!

For 20 years our community has united to reduce homelessness through this luncheon.


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