7 Spooky and Sweet Fall Events Near Gregg Ranch

Oct 18, 2019

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 events, there are so many options to celebrate the season. Here’s a list of seven spooky and sweet fall events in and around Marble Falls and just minutes from Gregg Ranch.

 

1. Sweet Berry Farm – Marble Falls

Sweet Berry Farm is a must-see for all Marble Falls residents and visitors. Throughout autumn, from September 21 to November 10, 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.

Dates: Sept. 21- Nov. 10; CLOSED on Wednesdays
Cost: No entry fee; various fees per activity
Address: 1801 FM 1980, Marble Falls, TX 78654

 

2. Texas Big Worm Pumpkin Patch – Bertram, TX

Beginning Sept. 27, Texas Big Worm will reopen their pumpkin patch for some pumpkin pickin’ fun every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through October 27. This is one of the area’s most popular autumn event held in Bertram, Texas which is about thirty minutes from Marble Falls. The Texas Big Worm Pumpkin Patch includes pumpkins in all shapes and sizes and activities for the whole family like hayrides, pumpkin painting, feeding the farm animals and a giant corn bin.

Dates: Sept. 27 – Oct. 27, every Friday-Sunday
Cost: Free Admission (fees for extra activities)
Address: 4625 TX-29, Bertram, TX 78605

 

3. Spooky Species Workshop at Pedernales Falls State Park

Some insects and animals can be creepy and crawly, but what makes them so intimidating? The Spooky Species Workshop at Pedernales Falls State Park is designed to teach participants young and old about all of the so-called “creepy” creatures. Find out if they are misunderstood or need to be left alone. After the workshop, kids can stay and create their very own spooky creature Halloween masks.

Date and Time: Oct. 26 at 2 p.m.
Cost: Standard park entry fee ($6 for ages 13 and older; free for under 12)
Address: 2585 Park Road 6026, Johnson City, TX 78636

 

4. Trick or Trees! At Pedernales Falls State Park

Starting just a couple of hours after the Spooky Species Workshop, Pedernales Falls State Park will be hosting their annual tradition of “Trick or Trees!” Guests have the opportunity to dress up in their Halloween costumes or masks and trick or treat with candy in the campsites. All participating campsites will be specially marked and parents must accompany children at all times. Halloween decorations are also highly encouraged, within normal park rules.

Date and Time: Oct. 26 at 6 p.m.
Cost: campsites ranging from $10-$20 nightly, plus normal park entry fees
Address: 2585 Park Road 6026, Johnson City, TX 78636

 

5. Historical Cemetery Tours – Llano, TX

This is a 90-minute walking tour that teaches the history of Llano City in a whole new way. While walking through the historic cemetery, guests will have the chance to learn about the humble beginnings of the town. This year, tour guests will also learn about the early members of the Llano Women’s Culture Club. These women were vital in creating the first-ever library in the town of Llano. Llano is less than 40 minutes from Marble Falls and is a highly recommended learning experience.

Date and Time: Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $10 for 16 and older; ages 15 and younger are free
Address: 1410 Hickory St., Llano, TX 78643

 

6. Llano Haunted House – Llano,TX

The Llano Community Center is gearing up for their 17th 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. 26, 27 and 31 at 8 p.m.
Cost: $8 for adults; $5 for children
Address: 2340 W Haynie St, Llano, TX 78643

 

7. Globe Theatre Halloween Spooktacular – Bertram, TX

The Globe Theatre in Bertram, Texas is hosting the 35th Anniversary of their Halloween Spooktacular on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. They’ll be showing the 1984 cinematic classic “Ghostbusters” [PG]. By the end of the night, you won’t be “afraid of no ghost.”

Date and Time: Oct. 26 at 7 p.m.
Cost: $5 for adults; $3 for children ages 3-12
Address: 132 W Vaughan St, Bertram, TX 78605

 

Located in charming Marble Falls, Texas this 240-acre master-planned community is northwest of Austin and is anticipated to be home to approximately 700 single-family and 250 multi-family residences. A central community area with an outdoor pool, ramada, barbecue area, shaded play area and bocce ball and horseshoe pits are planned. Gregg Ranch outdoor amenities will also include 5.5 miles of jogging and biking trails throughout the community, plus a dog park. The community is conveniently located at the intersection of State Highways 281 and 71, and is a short drive to Lake Marble Falls, Lake LBJ and the famed Texas Lake and Hill Country. Visit http://greggranch.com/ to learn more.