Best Ways to Celebrate Fall In And Around Marble Falls

Sep 29, 2020

Fall is one of the best times of the year at Gregg Ranch in Marble Falls. With nearly perfect weather and numerous holiday festivals and activities, there are so many options to celebrate the season. Here’s a list of seven spooky and sweet fall events or activities you can enjoy in and around Marble Falls or from the comfort of your own home.

 

1. Sweet Berry Farm – Marble Falls

Sweet Berry Farm is a must-see for all Marble Falls residents and visitors. Throughout autumn, from September 19 to November 8, guests have the chance to not only pick pumpkins from the beautiful pumpkin patch, but also participate in an array of activities including hayrides, corn mazes, scarecrow stuffing, pony rides and much more. It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes and closed-toed shoes as well as sunscreen and a hat. All Farmhands will be wearing face coverings and using sanitizer often. Sweet Berry Farm does recommend patrons wear masks.

Dates: Sept. 19- Nov. 8; CLOSED on Wednesdays
Cost: No entry fee; various fees per activity
Address: 1801 FM 1980, Marble Falls, TX 78654

 

2. Tremble on the Trail in Granite Shoals

Take a Halloween trek of terror on the Manzano Hike, Bike, and Run Trail at Quarry park in Granite Shoals. This fun event will give you scare but excitement inside for the Halloween season. Nothing better than getting to celebrate with your family and friends this year. The event has plenty of space to socially distance at this family-friendly, city-sponsored event.

Dates: Oct. 29, 30, 31

Cost: Free Admission

Address: 2221 N. Phillips Ranch Road, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

 

3. Pumpkin Painting at Home

The excitement of Halloween this year is still there. The fall season is knocking and painting a pumpkin is a creative and fun craft that the whole family can enjoy without the mess of making a jack-o’-lantern. This activity can be done in the comfort of your home or at a family friends’ home. To do it right, you just need a pumpkin, the supplies listen below, and a little vision.

Supplies: Paintbrush, acrylic sealer, acrylic paints

 

4. Zomboree

The only creeping thing you’ll see at the annual Zomboree is a Jeep on rocks, but it’s a fun name for a fun outing. Hidden Falls Adventure Park is gearing up for its annual Zomboree. Visitors can enjoy plenty of outdoor activities that suit everyone’s needs. This year they will host multiple guided runs for 3 levels of experiences, a raffle, and a poker run. As well as some food trucks on-site to keep you fed throughout the day.

Date: Oct. 10, 9:00am- 9:00pm

Cost: $10-15

Address: 7030 Ranch Road 1431, Marble Falls, TX 78654

 

5. 11 Fun Minute to Win It Games

These 11 Fun Minute to Win It games are perfect to add to your home Halloween event this year. These games include an array of candy and edible supplies as well as everyday household items. A few of the games included are Pumpkin Stack, Trick or Eat, Skelton shake, Pumpkin toss, Cookie Face, Pumpkin Bowling, and more. Add these games to your list as you plan your family events. They’re super simple and still tons of fun.

Supplies: Depending on which games you play; supplies will vary, see link for more

 

6. Llano Haunted House – Llano, TX

The Llano Community Center is gearing up for its 18th annual Haunted House hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary. This is the biggest fundraiser of the year that benefits the Llano Volunteer Fire Department. If you enjoy being slightly horrified, on edge and have the hairs on your back of your neck stand up for hours, you have to check out this spooky local favorite.

Dates and Times: Oct. 24 and 31 at 8 p.m.
Cost: $8 for adults; $5 for children
Address: 2340 W Haynie St, Llano, TX 78643

 

7. Halloween Gelatin Excavation Activity

An activity that will get everyone involved. This Halloween Gelatin Excavation activity is fun for your kids to pretend they are removing all these spooky Halloween gummy candies from the orange gelatin. The perfect amount of creepy, slimy, and fun. Get the kids involved and start building your excavation pit.

Supplies: Orange Gelatin, Halloween Gummy Candies, Glass Pan, Tongs

 

 

Gregg Ranch, 45 minutes west of downtown Austin in charming Marble Falls, Texas, is a 240-acre master-planned community that is anticipated to be home to approximately 700 single-family and 250 multi-family residences. Phase 1 of Gregg Ranch will feature a community park with barbecue, ramada, kid play area and miles of strolling, jogging and biking trails throughout the community. Phase 2 is planned to include a community resort-style pool area with ramada, lounge seating, barbeque, restrooms and kid play area. Also planned is bocce ball, horseshoe pits, and additional trails. The community is conveniently located at Routes 281 and 71, a short drive to excellent schools, major shopping, medical needs, charming downtown Marble Falls shops and restaurants, Lake Marble Falls, Lake LBJ and all the charms of the famed Texas Lakes and Hill Country. Visit http://greggranch.com/.