Odessa TX Fall Happenings: October

Planning a trip to Odessa, TX in October 2023? Check out all the fun fall happenings taking place this year in Odessa, TX! 

Annual Fall Festival in Odessa, Texas


Are you on the hunt for spine-chilling thrills and spooky delights this October in Odessa? Look no further! Odessa is brewing up a cauldron of Halloween excitement with a series of events that are sure to give you a frightful good time. From the ever-popular Annual Fall Festival and the wickedly delightful Halloween Boozy Boo Brunch to the family-friendly Halloween In The Park and the charming Treats on the Streets, there’s something for everyone in Odessa, TX.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the Halloween spirit as our city comes alive with ghoulish delights and eerie festivities. For a complete list of hair-raising Halloween events, don’t forget to explore our spooktacular calendar.

Parks Legado Pumpkin Patch at the Parks Legado Farmer's Market in Odessa, Texas


Looking for fall fun with the family? Enjoy a fun pumpkin patch with your family or friends, and find your perfect pumpkin to carve or paint! Did we mention, great photo ops!

  • Parks Legado Farmer's Market Pumpkin Patch • October 14th • 8AM-12PM
    Trick or Treat at the Pumpkin Patch! Get ready for a spooktacular time at the Parks Legado Pumpkin Patch. Bring your little ghouls and goblins for a Fall Event like no other. Candy, costumes, and pumpkins galore!
  • The Bridge Pumpkin Patch  •  OCT 2 - 30th
    Monday – Friday from 3:00 – 7:00 PM | Saturdays from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM | Sundays from 12:00 – 7:00 PM
    The Bridge Pumpkin Patch benefits the West Texas Food Bank and Bridge Kids Ministries. Prices start at just $1 and go up from there!
  • Black Tulip Pumpkin PatchDuring business hours 
    Sunday: Closed | Monday - Friday from 8AM - 6PM | Saturday from 10AM - 2PM 
    Grab your pumpkin wagon and shop from the wide variety of hand-selected pumpkins from your local shop, Black Tulip Design. After you find your perfect pumpkin, stop in their shop for festive decorations or grab tasty food next door from the local favorite food trucks!
Bloody Bill's Haunted House in Odessa, Texas


Do you dare to take on Bloody Bill’s Mister Blister's Haunt of Monsters & Madmen this season?
Skip the ticket line - get tickets here: https://www.bloodybill.com/
Dates: October 20-21, 27-28 & 31

Brantley Creek Barbecue In Odessa, Texas


Indulge in the flavors of fall this season with local restaurants and coffee shops in Odessa! For a spooky take on your favorite smash burger at Curbside Bistro, grab their Boogalicious Smash Burger. Sip away your favorite pumpkin spice latte with one of the many local coffee shops in our updated coffee guide. Looking for the perfect pan dulce or the best empandas in West Texas to pair with your coffee? All the local know, you must check out, La Fiesta Bakery. (Local Tip: they tend to sell out quick, so we recommend to arrive early if you want to get your hands on their mouth-watering fresh pan dulce). Dive into a warm cup of fideo soup at Cafe San Blas, you can even take a fideo soup class at First Friday on October 6, 2023! Indulge in award-winning delights at Brantley Creek BBQ, featured in Texas Monthly on “The 25 Best New & Improved BBQ Joints in Texas.” For a night of fun and excitement, experience the vibrant nightlife at spots like Fuego West Texas, Agave Bar, and the White Buffalo within the Odessa Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. And don’t miss out on the romantic ambiance and live music every weekend at Flair Taverna for an exquisite Italian dining experience.

Dia de los Muertos at the Ellen Noel Art Museum in Odessa, Texas


Celebrate Dia de los Muertos, the Mexican holiday where families honor their departed loved ones who have passed.

  • Dia De Los Muertos • October 28th • 2:30PM-4:30PM @ Ellen Noel Art Museum
    Embrace the spirit of Dia de los Muertos with the Ellen Noel Art Museum! Discover the customs and heritage of Dia de los Muertos while participating in free, hands-on art activities, dance performances by Viva Mexico, and music by Mariachi Armonia.

  • Dia De Los Muertos • November 2nd • 4PM-7PM @ Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center
    Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos at the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center with the UTPB Music Department, Mariachi, Raffles, Food Trucks, Ballet Folklorico, Live Music, and a Community Altar. Free admission from 4pm-7pm to lobby exhibitions. Closing show at 7:30pm.

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