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Family Friendly Halloween Events in Metro Detroit

Halloween season is here and it’s time to put on some costumes and collect candy! Here are the Halloween events happening around town this weekend that your kids will love.

Spookyland at Blakes (Armada)

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in October; preview dates September 19 & 20

Scare up some fun at Blake’s Big Apple Haunted Attractions this fall! Join us for haunted hayrides, zombie paintball and spookyland featuring fun for all ages! You can also rent a private Zombie Outbreak truck for up to 23 people to shoot LIVE zombies!


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Halloween Treasure Hunt (Plymouth)

Friday, October 2

Join Ms. Noelle from (Jacquez Voice & Piano Studio) for a Halloween Treasure Hunt on the grounds of The Art Attic. It will be lots of fun and a little bit of fright. For ages 5-11 years with minimal adult reading assistance. Book online for your one hour time slot.  The 7:30pm time slot will be glow in the dark!


HallowGlow Glow Nights (West Bloomfield)

Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays in October

HallowGlow at TreeRunner Adventure Park is a Halloween event and glow night loaded with new features that may make it the best all-around autumn and Halloween event of the year for family fun, all while being social distancing equipped! Participants will take advantage of our famous glow nights, riddled with Halloween flair. Themed exhibit sets are littered throughout the park for entertainment between trails. The 3-hour experience concludes with each guest receiving a pre-bagged trick or treat candy bag.


Hallowe’en In Greenfield Village (Dearborn)

October 8-11; 15-18; 22-25; 29-31

What is the most enchantingly thrilling Hallowe’en adventure of all time? The story you create in Greenfield Village through magical encounters with show-stopping storybook characters along a path lit by over 1,000 hand-carved jack-o’-lanterns. Guests will also be the first to experience the brand-new Halloween train adventure on the Hallowe’en Express. This ghostly journey around Greenfield Village is a sight for haunted eyes of all ages.


Halloween Ghosts & Goodies Drive Thru (Flint)

Saturday, October 3 & 4; 9-11; 16 & 17

Take a fun filled drive through Crossroads Village and enjoy family friendly Halloween displays! Genesee County Parks & Recreation is taking every initiative to provide a safe, fun and exciting Ghosts & Goodies Halloween program for you.


Friday Night Fright (Livonia)

Friday, October 9

Join us for a family-friendly movie on a projector, s’mores, and refreshments. We will have seating on picnic tables but we invite families to bring other seating and blankets and a picnic dinner.


Friendly Forest (Clarkston)

Saturday, October 10

Join us at Clintonwood Park with your little witches, princesses, ghosts and goblins to collect goodies from all of your favorite cartoon and fairy-tale characters! Walk a decorated  trail with authentic backdrops that will keep you peeking around the bend for more! Dress your child in their favorite Halloween costume. Goodie bags will be provided at the beginning of the trail.


Trick or Treat Open House (Livonia)

Sunday, October 11

Bring the family for a day of swimming, rock climbing, raffles, food, give-a-ways (for new members), use of the Fit Hub, drop in sports, and more! For the young ones Trick or Treating with our community groups, face-painting, and more!


Canterbury Halloween Stroll (Orion Township)

Weekends: October 16-18; 22-25 & Friday, October 30th

Scroll through multiple encounters along a path lit by orange glowing lamp post and hand carved jack-o-lanterns.


Trick or Treating On The Farm (Plymouth)

October 16, 17, 23 & 24

The Art Attic 1832 farmhouse is known to have some ghostly guests. Put on your best costumes and join us on the farm for a Halloween Trick-or-Treat Walk around the property. We will have 6 spots set up throughout the decorated path, each with fun prizes, like our homemade play dough. It will be fun for all ages, as it will be spooky, but not scary.


Evening Lantern Tours (New Boston)

October 16, 17, 23 & 24

A lantern-bearing guide will lead you down the pumpkin-lit trail through the woods to encounter various characters and uncanny situations.  The tour showcases Michigan’s legends and local history. This is not a haunted attraction. Face coverings are encouraged. Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.


Things That Go Bump In The Night (Plymouth)

Friday, October 16th

Something is eerie in the Plymouth Historical Museum. Ghosts have infiltrated the exhibit spaces after hours and we’re not sure what mischief they’re up to! Come explore the Museum after hours on Friday, October 16, with tours starting every half hour between 6 and 8 pm. Halloween costumes are encouraged, but not required. Upon departure from the Museum, children will be given a bag of candy and a craft to make at home.


Spooky Scavenger Hunt (Sterling Heights)

Saturday, October 17th

Find bony fingers, skeletons, and fairy goblets, in true Sterling Heights Nature Center style, and entertaining for the whole family. Pick up your spooky scavenger hunt at the Nature Center on Saturday, October 17 between 10am and 3pm, then head outside to see how many items you can find. All scavenger hunters must complete the task by 4:30pm and turn in your findings to the Nature Center for a special treat.


Trek or Treat (Ypsilanti)

Saturday, October 17th

Come enjoy a 1-mile section of trail, visit themed stations and collect your treats along the way! Social distancing will be used for treat distribution and masks are required during check-in and when communicating with staff, and are encouraged on the trail. Space is limited for each 1-hour session.


Boo Bash (Farmington Hills)

Sunday, October 18th

It’s Halloween at Heritage Park! Dress up in your favorite costume and come enjoy a hayride, s’mores, crafts, a creepy crawly creature display, and trick or treating. Register for your Hayride time.


Trick or Treat Among the Trees (Troy)

Sunday, October 18th
Halloween doesn’t have to be ghastly and frightening; it can be a fun and friendly celebration! Put on your costume and come out to hike the woodland pumpkin trail. Children will learn some secrets of the forest, receive treats, meet costumed characters and much more. New this year, to maintain social distancing, families will hike the trail on their own and not with a guided group.


Shadows From The Past Halloween Drive-Thru (Livonia)

Friday, October 23rd

Greenmead’s historic buildings serve as the backdrop to this Halloween Drive-Thru! Participant’s will stay in their vehicles and drive thru the village, stopping at roadside stations to receive goodies and treats for the kids. Costumes are encouraged!


Drive-In Movie Casper (Northville)

Friday, October 23rd
Get ready for a drive-in movie experience you will never forget! Come pack up the car with lawn chairs and snacks and drive up to Millennium Park as we watch Casper under the stars.


Legend of Sleepy Howell (Howell)

October 23rd & 24th
Join us this fall for a special drive-thru experience at the park presented by ChemTrend! We’re teaming up with Illuminatus Lasers and Ken Kozora to put on a (not-so) spooky laser light show along the drive of the park. There will be lots of trick-or-treat spots along the way and we’ll provide the butterfly nets to promote social distancing during the candy hand-offs.


Haunted Hallow-Drive (Taylor)

October 23rd & 24th
Take a drive on the haunted trail through Heritage Park, complete with a Scooby Doo theme! Includes a digital family photo to remember the occasion and a bag full of Halloween candy for each child!


Animal Haunts (Ann Arbor)

October 23th, 24th + 30th
We couldn’t be more excited to return with our annual Animal Haunts tradition, re-imagined for a COVID responsible and fun experience. Join us on select October evenings for a non-scary, educational, and entertaining fall event. Show up in your costume and join our staff as we and follow clues to help solve the Black Walnut Mystery!


Little Goblins Drive-Thru at Ford House (Grosse Pointe)

Saturday, October 24th
The Ford House’s Little Goblins Drive-Thru on Oct. 24, is a chance to dress up your young ones and drive through the estate, braking for our trick-or-treat stations. We’ll have not-so-spooky decorations and characters for the Halloween fun.


Halloween Cupcake Decorating Class (Shelby Township)

Saturday, October 24th
Join us for a fun Halloween themed cupcake decorating class! Each person will receive 4 cupcakes & all the professional tools needed to make your cupcakes a work of art. We take you through each step of the way & box them up at the end for you to take home. Recommended Ages: 7+


Drive-Thru Trick or Treat Experience (Southgate)

Saturday, October 24th
Join us for a drive-thru Trick or Treating and stay for a Halloween Movie! Treaters will remain in their vehicles. Treats will be provided to each vehicle by masked staff. Masks are required for restroom areas. Information on how to become a licensed foster parent will be provided.


Park To Treat To Go (West Bloomfield)

Sunday, October 25th
This year we will be trick or treating by parking the car and having the treats come to you! Show off your costume by standing outside of your car and wait for the treats to be given to you. There will be a parade that will consist of costume characters and vendors handing out candy to all of the trick or treaters.


Trick-or-Treat Trail (West Bloomfield)
Sunday, October 25th
Get more treats than tricks this fall by walking along the safe and friendly ½ mile paved trail at Marshbank Park during our Trick-or-Treat Trail. Put on your costume and head out to collect goodies from costumed characters, local businesses and organizations. Your registration includes a treat bag (which you must use to collect your goodies) and cider and donuts. New this year! We will have a pumpkin weight guessing contest with great prizes donated by the local business community.


Family Trick-Or-Treat At The Farm (Ray)
October 28-30
Join us at the farm for some trick or treating fun!  Visit the outside of each of our animal barns and show off your Halloween costumes. Trick-or-Treating isn’t just for the kids; adults are encouraged to come in a family-friendly costume too! Our animals even join in on the fun with costumes of their own! Face coverings are encouraged.


Carpool Cinema – Hocus Pocus (Canton)
Friday, October 30th
CLS will host a drive-in movie experience featuring Disney’s Hocus Pocus in the Parking Lot at Independence Park. Movie will begin around 8 p.m., but come as early as 6:30 p.m. to participate in our Halloween car decorating contest, costume contest, and have the chance to learn the “Thriller” dance moves on the big screen.


Maybury Farm’s Spooktacular (Northville)
Saturday, October 31st

The fun includes farm animals (some in costume), Halloween craft, Halloween Candy Trail, Bonfire, Photo Booth, Family-Friendly Games, Parmenter’s Cider and Donuts and more! Come in your costume, don’t forget your mask, and enjoy Halloween on the Farm!


Tricks & Treats Movie Night + Parade (Bloomfield Hills)
Saturday, October 31st

Come in your costume for a night full of spooktacular socially-distant fun! We will watch “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” (Rated G) under our outdoor tent, have a costume parade (with prizes!), decorate pumpkins, and enjoy prepackaged bags of candy. Friends of all ages welcome, just bring your mask and a blanket!


Spooktacular (Auburn Hills)
Saturday, October 31st

Enjoy the annual Trick or Treat in Downtown Auburn Hills! This year we are doing pre-registration per family only. We have provided three, thirty minute time blocks to ensure families have enough time to collect all their treats and exit before the next round of participants start their journey


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Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..

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