KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Halloween is fast approaching, but a number of public attractions across the Kansas City area are hosting trick-or-treat events, making sure no one is left holding an empty candy bag.
Here's a listing of just some of the events, all open to children of all ages:
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead is hosting "Night of the Living Farm" from 6 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 21, 22, 28 and 29th.
Where: 138th and Switzer, Overland Park, Kan.
Cost: $8 in advance; $10 at the door.
More info: http://www.opkansas.org/Events/Night-of-the-Living-Farm-Week-1
Independence Center is hosting a mall-wide safe Trick-or-Treating event from 4 to 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30.
Where: 18813 E. 39th St. South, Independence, Mo.
More info: http://www.simon.com/mall/EventsDetails.aspx?id=176&oid=66159
Legends Outlets Kansas City is hosting "A Legendary Halloween," from 12 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30.
Where: 1843 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, Kan.
More info: http://www.legendsshopping.com/events-promotions/
Zona Rosa is hosting "KidZone: Halloween Howl" featuring a Monster Mash Dance-Off from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 29.
Where: The Grove, 8640 North Dixson Ave., Kansas City, Mo.
More info: http://www.zonarosa.com/events/eventdetails/tabid/3340/articleid/2678/kidzone-halloween-howl.aspx
The Great Mall of the Great Plans is hosting its annual "Mall-O-Ween" from 5 to 9 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 31.
Where: 20700 W 151st St, Olathe, Kan.
More info: http://www.greatmallgreatplains.com/event/mall-o-ween/2145391099
The Kansas City Zoo is hosting "Boo at the Zoo" from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Oct. 29 and 30.
Where: 6800 Zoo Drive, Kansas City, Mo.
Cost: Halloween activities are free with regular zoo admission
More info: https://www.kansascityzoo.org/Event/Event.asp?IdS=006C0C-8D19F00&EntryType=Public&Id=665
Metro North Mall and Northland Neighborhoods are hosting a Halloween "Spooktacular" from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 31.
Where: 400 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, Mo.
More info: http://nni.org/