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Halloweekend in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Other & Ongoing activities

More details coming soon! 

Friday, October 28, 2022

4-6 p.m. Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet

Central Ave. in downtown Los Alamos opens to pedestrian-only traffic and businesses and organizations from within and outside the district hand out candy to costumed kids and families. A free, annual Los Alamos tradition! 

Saturday, October 29, 2022


10-12 p.m. Pumpkin Carving Party

Patio of Smith’s Marketplace, Los Alamos

Hosted by the Los Alamos Arts Council. Bring your pumpkin and carve Jack-o-Lanterns together as family and friends! 100 free pumpkins will be provided by Smith’s on a first-come-first-served basis. Carving tools and templates will also be provided to make your Jack-o-Lantern or you can bring your own. The Los Alamos Arts Council will transport your creation to White Rock to have it displayed at the Pumpkin Glow. 

4-9 p.m. White Rock Pumpkin Glow & Show

Overlook Park, White Rock 

Historically, the Los Alamos Arts Council Pumpkin Glow has been held at Fuller Lodge Lawn, however this year, it is being moved to Overlook Park in White Rock and  in conjunction with Los Alamos Community Services Dept. and the Kiwanis. The event will feature music, bouncy houses, food, fireworks, and more! You do not have to participate in the carving party earlier in the day in order to have your pumpkin on display at the Pumpkin Glow. Jack-o-Lanterns for the Pumpkin Glow can be dropped off at Overlook Park from 1pm – 4pm.


4PM: This FREE event begins at 4pm with music, various vendors, games, food, and more.

6PM: Starting at 6pm, walk through the creepy and creative display glowing in the night. 

8:30PM: Enjoy the fireworks show, provided by the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos. Attendees are encouraged to either walk to Overlook Park or ride the Atomic City Transit Bus, from the White Rock Visitor Center, or from Sullivan Field, in Los Alamos. ACT Assist will also be available for the event, for those who are not able to utilize the regular bus service.

Parking is limited within Overlook Park and is available for advance purchase as Premium Parking for $10 via https://tinyurl.com/PumpkinPremiumParking. One pass per vehicle. If Parking Passes are purchased online, purchasers must pick up the physical pass at the front desk at the Los Alamos County Aquatic Center before Oct. 28th at 12pm. Additional event information can be found on the Los Alamos County Community Services Events: https://fb.me/e/32Bz5yv1C

Sunday, October 30, 2022

Barranca Mesa Elementary Trick-or-Trot 5K 

Get the whole family moving during the Barranca Mesa Elementary School PTO's 5K race or 1 Mile Fun Run! More details soon.

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monster melodies

Check out these spooky tunes courtesy of Los Alamos Community Winds (LACW), who recorded these specially for Halloweekend 2020! 

The SaxAtomix Program (PDF)

Play-All (about 20 minutes)

Halloweekend Music 2020 (2)
00:00 / 19:28
Addams Family Theme
00:00 / 01:20
Danse Macabre
00:00 / 04:53
Funeral March of a Marionette
00:00 / 04:00
Ghostbusters Movvie Theme
00:00 / 02:26
Looney Tunes
00:00 / 01:12
This Is Halloween
00:00 / 03:18
Theme from _The Pink Panther
00:00 / 02:18

Halloweekend Sponsors

Interested in being a sponsor? Contact Jacquelyn Connolly at 505-661-4844 or jacquelyn@losalamos.org

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