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Halloween Events for KIDS in Metro Detroit

Children In Fancy Costume Dress Going Trick Or Treating

Trunk or treats, haunted houses, pumpkin parades and more – here are the top Halloween events for KIDS in Metro Detroit! Get your costumes ready, because there’s lots to do this Halloween season all throughout Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor. Check out our full 2019 Metro Detroit Halloween Guide, listed by city, for where to find all the family friendly Halloween events, Monster Mash, Trick or Treat Trails, and more!

 

Ann Arbor

SPOOKY SCIENCE

Saturday, October 5 & Sunday, October 6

@ Ann Arbor Hands On Museum

Join Professor Frank N. Stein in celebrating October and Halloween with a spooky science spectacular! Interactive demos included with admission will take place at 1 and 3 PM in the Legacy Gallery.

 

PUMPKINS, LANTERNS & LEAVES

Friday, October 18 & Saturday, October 19

@ Mattaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor

Join us after hours in the gardens with pumpkins, masks, and other harvest-themed fun. Then top off the evening with a parade of lanterns that kids and families make and take home. This is a ticketed event; member discounts apply. Ticket information and reservations available in September.

 

HALLOW-HARVEST

Sunday, October 20

@ Cobblestone Farm, Ann Arbor

Come join us for punkin-chunkin’, costume contest, house tours, treats and crafts. We will also have live music and a 19th century hearse. And much more!

 

SCIENCEFEST: MONSTER MASH

Saturday, October 26 & Sunday, October 27

@ Ann Arbor Hands On Museum

Join our Monster Mash and celebrate Halloween at the Hands-On Museum! Make your own mummy, become Dr. Frankenstein, make your own monster tracks, and more! Activities are included with admission and suitable for all ages, and run from 10-4 on Saturday and 12-4 on Sunday.

 

HALLOWEEN BASH

Saturday, October 26 

@ Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center, Ann Arbor

Put on your Halloween garb and watch as the Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center gymnasium is transformed into a Halloween haven! Get ready for some tricks, some treats and everything in between. Don’t miss out on a festive night of family fun and prizes – and the night will top off with an amazing balloon drop!

 

SPOOKY SOUNDS

Sunday, October 27

@ Ann Arbor District Library

Come check out a variety of weird, wonderful Music Tools from the collection and make some spooky sounds of your own.

 

HALLOWEEN PARTY

Thursday, October 31

@ Ann Arbor District Library

Come in costume for stories, a puppet show, and trick-or-treats. Then, head to Main Street for the Halloween Treat Parade!


Auburn Hills

POP-UP MOVIE NIGHT: HOCUS POCUS

Saturday, October 26

@ Riverside Park, Auburn Hills

To get into the Halloween spirit, we will be hosting a FREE pop-up movie night on Friday, October 4, 2019 at the Knight Amphitheater in Riverside Park!

 

SPOOKTACULAR

Saturday, October 26

@ Downtown Auburn Hills

Downtown merchants will be handing out candy and goodies! Bring the kids in costume for a frightfully good time! ALL children must be accompanied by an adult. This event is FREE and will be held rain or shine.

 

HALLOWEEN PARTY 

Saturday, October 26

@ Auburn Hills Public Library

Wear your costume and join us for a Halloween Party! Crafts, activities and trick-or-treating are all part of the fun. Bring a friend! This program is for ages 3-10. Registration is recommended for this event.


Beverly Hills

BEVERLY HILLS HALLOWEEN HOOT

Saturday, October 26

@ Beverly Park, Beverly Hills

The first 200 children carve pumpkins that will line the Hoot Trail. (Pumpkins can be picked up after 8:00 p.m. that night or before noon the next day to take home). Children in costume Trick or Treat along the Hoot Trail through the woods, but must be accompanied by an adult. Storytellers, cider and cookies are available in the pavilion.


Birmingham

MONSTER MASH

Friday, October 25

@ The Community House, Birmingham

For ages 3 years and up, join us for a night of Halloween fun and adventure!  There will be tricks and treats for everyone as little ones eat pizza, dance, play games and make spooky Halloween crafts.  Children can wear their Halloween costume, dance attire or comfortable clothing they can move in.  This event is for boys and girls and open to the public, so feel free to bring a friend!

 

TWEEN HALLOWEEN LOCK-IN

Friday, October 25

@ Baldwin Public Library

For children in grades 4 to 6. Enjoy a spooky night at the Library with snacks, face painting, a movie, and our Library Ghost Walk. Come if you dare!

 

THE SPOOKY MONSTER MAGIC SHOW

Sunday, October 27

@ Baldwin Public Library, Birmingham

Join us for a one-of-a kind magic show filled with face-paced fun, lots of audience participation and Gordon Russ the Magician! Registration required for the child.

 

BIRMINGHAM PUMPKIN PATCH & HALLOWEEN PARADE

Sunday, October 27

@ Shain Park, Birmingham

Head to the annual Pumpkin Patch from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. for children’s activities and live entertainment. Dress your children in their Halloween costumes and let the fun begin! Stick around to march in the annual Birmingham Halloween Parade hosted by the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber at 4 p.m. at the corner of Bates and Martin near Shain Park. The parade will be led by the Birmingham Fire Department. Cider and seasonal treats will be served after the parade.

 

HALLOWEEN TEA WITH MAL & EVIE

Sunday, October 27

@ The Townsend, Birmingham

Princess Teas are Interactive for the First 45 Minutes with Singing and Dancing. We Will Have Food Stations and Fun for All Throughout…. And Yes, Boys and Men love to Attend. Drinks are Available Upon Request.


Canton

MONSTER MASH

Saturday, October 19

@ The Village Theater, Canton

Join us at the Cherry Hill Village Theatre for an adult Halloween Party with live entertainment, games, costume contest, cash bar and refreshments.

 

TRICK OR TREAT PARADE

Wednesday, October 30

@ Summit Canton

Show off your Halloween costume while you travel along our path collecting goodies and surprises! There is a haunted house at the end, for those who dare! Parents are responsible for the supervision of their children during this special event. Each child must have a ticket to participate. A limited amount of tickets for designated timeslots will be available for purchase beginning Oct 1 at the Summit front Desk. Proof of residency will be required to purchase tickets.

 


Clawson

TRICK OR TREASURE TIME

Saturday, October 26

@ Downtown Clawson

Kids in costume travel through the downtown businesses gathering treats. And they’re allergy friendly so it’s safe for all the little goblins and ghosts.

 

TRICK OR TREAT TRAIL

Sunday, October 27

@ Clawson City Park

Sponsored by Clawson Youth Assistance and Parks & Recreation, bring a flashlight and bag for all that you’ll collect from local businesses and organizations! All children must be with an adult. Stay and enjoy cider and donuts after!


Clinton Township

HALLOWEEN PARTY

Tuesday, October 22

@ Clinton-Macomb South Library, Clinton Township

Wear your costume for your visit with the wacky witch Hazel and have some Halloween fun, spooky crafts, and a treat (no tricks!) for children under 12.

 

MONSTERS AND MAYHEM

Wednesday, October 23

@ Clinton-Macomb Library, Clinton Township

Join us for a (not so) scary good time! Monsters and mayhem will take over the library for some creepy crafts, ghostly games, and spooky stories. Costumes are encouraged! No registration is required. All ages welcomed!

 


Dearborn

HALLOWE’EN IN GREENFIELD VILLAGE 

Multiple weekends: October 11-13, 17-20 and 24-27

@ Greenfield Village, Dearborn

Step inside Hallowe’en’s classic tales as you stroll a reimagined path in Greenfield Village lit by 1,000 jack-o-lanterns. Throughout your evening, comfort yourself with craft beers, warm apple cider and fresh doughnuts, then stop for a photo opportunity at your favorite scene. The torches are lit, bells are tolling, skeletons are dancing and pumpkins are singing — all to make this the most stirring night of the year.

 

HALLOWE’EN FAIRY-TALE FEAST

Multiple weekends: October 11-13, 17-20 and 24-27

@ Greenfield Village, Dearborn

Climb aboard a horse-drawn hayride to A Taste of History® Restaurant for a Hallowe’en-themed buffet supper that’s perfect for young children. Decorate your own dessert with a creepy cookie activity, and learn spirited songs from our Hallowe’en singing groups.

 

HALLOWEEN PARTY 

Friday, October 25

@ Dearborn Historical Museum

Come have fun in your favorite costume!  There will be a costume contest, games, prizes, trick or treating and more fun!

 

DOWNTOWN DEARBORN TRICK-OR-TREAT

Saturday, October 26

@ Downtown Dearborn

Bring all your little trick-or-treaters along with your pets to businesses in both the East and West downtowns. Listed businesses will be treating kids to some spooktacular fun this year! Businesses treating our furry friends will be identified with a special icon.

 

HAUNTED HALLOWEEN FAMILY PARTY

Sunday, October 27

@ Arab American National Museum, Dearborn

A merry-not-scary Halloween celebration featuring exhibit trick-or-treating, crafts, storytime, costume contest and more! Kids are encouraged to come in costume; parent/guardian costumes optional but welcomed.

 

TRICKS OR TREAT IN THE GARDENS

Monday, October 28

@ Henry Ford Estate, Dearborn

The historic estate’s gardens will be decorated for not-too-spooky Halloween fun. Your little ghosts and goblins will follow a path through the gardens and collect goodies at trick-or-treat stops along the way.


Detroit

HOCUS POCUS LIVE

Friday, October 4 – Sunday, October 6

@ Redford Theatre

Audiences will enjoy watching Hocus Pocus on the big screen while actors expertly act out every element of the movie on stage in front of the screen with screen accurate costumes, props and precision. The result of bringing the art of film and theatre together is a unique 3D experience that will leave audiences coming back time and time again.

 

SPOOKY FUN FOR EVERYONE

Friday, October 25

@ Boll Family YMCA

Join us for a spooktacular night of fortune telling, not-so-scary stories, healthy treats, obstacle courses, haunted locker rooms, games, crafts and so much more.

 

HARVESTFEST

Saturday, October 26

@ Robert C. Valade Park, Detroit

HarvestFest Detroit will feature lots of family-friendly activities including hayrides, kiddie “tattoo” artists, bounce houses, a princess castle, live music, pumpkin patch, games, giveaways and much more. Bring the kids and pets in costume to trick-or-treat along the Dequindre Cut.

 

HALLOWEEN FAMILY FUN DAY

Saturday, October 26

@ Beacon Park, Detroit

Beacon Park is hosting Family Fun Day: Halloween Edition on Saturday, October 26 from 1 to 5 p.m. Bring your little monsters in costume for a frightfully good time. Stop by for Halloween themed make and take activities, free hayrides, and back by popular demand the 2nd Annual Costume Parade!

 

BOO AT THE NATURE CENTER 

Saturday, October 26

@ Belle Isle Nature Center, Detroit

This annual event invites children to wear costumes and bring treat bags – Halloween goodies are provided to all who attend. Guests are asked to join the Detroit Zoological Society on its green journey by bringing their own treat bags; bags are not handed out at the event.

 

TREATS IN THE STREETS

Sunday, October 27

@ Detroit Historical Museum

Go on the candy hunt, be a history adventurer, enjoy cider and doughnuts with family, and make new friends while playing fun games. Come wearing your favorite costume for a day of spooktastic delight with lots of sweets treats, prizes, entertainment and not a trick in sight.

 

PAL-OWEEN

Sunday, October 27

@ The Corner Ballpark

On Sunday, October 27th, we are inviting the entire PAL community to join us for an afternoon of Halloween and fall festivities. Bring the whole family and join us for PAL-oween! Enjoy kids’ fall festival activities including: trick-or treating, bounce houses, craft tables, tug-of-war, sack races, corn hole, face painting, a photo booth, and more!

 

HALLOWEEN PARTY

Thursday, October 31

@ Adams Butzel Recreation Center, Detroit 

Join us at the Adams Butzel Complex’s FREE Halloween party. There will be games, prizes and face painting. Ages 3-12

 

FARWELL TRUNK OR TREAT

Thursday, October 31

@ Farwell Recreation Center, Detroit 

Put on your Halloween costume and get ready to Trunk or Treat at Farwell.

 

HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL AND THEATER BASH

Thursday, October 31

@ Lasky Recreation Center, Detroit 

FREE Halloween party at Lasky Recreation Center. Come for games, a costume contest, spooky movies and prizes! Ages 12 and under

 

PATTON’S PUMPKIN PATCH PARTY

Thursday, October 31

@ Patton Memorial Recreation Center, Detroit 

Youth 12 and under can join us for this FREE event!! Games, Haunted Hallway, Fear Factor and much more!!

 

TRICK OR TREAT

Thursday, October 31

@ Crowell Recreation Center, Detroit 

Spend Halloween at Crowell for a FREE party with carnival games, candy, prizes inflatables and a haunted house.

 

HALLOWEEN AT ROUGE PARK

Thursday, October 31

@ Rouge Park, Detroit 

Activities for kids 10 and under include pumpkin bowling, hockey and skee ball, witch ring toss, hayrides, inflatable bounce houses and arts and crafts. Kids 10 and older can enjoy haunted activations, a scavenger hunt and a haunted hayride.

 

ZOMBIELAND AT CHANDLER PARK

Thursday, October 31

@ Chandler Park, Detroit 

Activities for kids 10 and under include a pumpkin relay, pumpkin bowling, skee ball, witch ring toss, hayrides, inflatable bounce houses and arts/crafts and more! Kids 10 and older can enjoy haunted activations and a scavenger hunt.

 

DAY OF THE DEAD CELEBRATION

Thursday, October 31

@ Clark Park, Detroit 

Activities for kids 10 and under include pumpkin bowling, hockey and skee ball, witch ring toss, hayrides, inflatable bounce houses and arts/crafts and more! Kids 10 and older can enjoy haunted activations and a scavenger hunt.

 

THE GHOST OF ORCHESTRA HALL

Saturday, November 2

@ Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Celebrate the Centennial of Orchestra Hall through the tale of its friendly resident ghost. We’ll take a journey back to 1919 to learn the history of this legendary venue in a kid-friendly program including highlights from Dukas’ The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Bernstein’s West Side StoryStar Wars, and other favorites.

 


Dexter

TRICK OR TREAT ON THE TRAIL 

Saturday, October 12

@ Hudson Mills Metropark, Dexter

During this evening program, costume-clad little ones will experience Halloween-themed interpretive stops along the Hudson Mills Metropak Nature Trails. Bring a bag or bucket and collect treats at each stop. Upon your return to the festively-decorated Activity Center enjoy cider, donuts and fall activities.

 

PUMPKIN CARVING PARTY 

Sunday, October 13

@ Hudson Mills Metropark, Dexter

Get in the Halloween spirit! Choose a pumpkin and a design and have fun carving it at our place. Then enjoy cider and donuts. We’ll party ‘til the pumpkins run out! Fee covers one pumpkin and refreshments.

 


Farmington

FARMINGTON HILLS BOO BASH 

Sunday, October 20

@ Heritage Park, Farmington

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. Snacks will be provided.

 

HALLOWEEN AT THE Y

Friday, October 25

@ Farmington Family YMCA

Join us for a spooktacular night filled with Trunk or Treat, a costume contest, healthy treats, pumpkin decorating, spooky crafts, PRIZES and so much more!

 

HALLOWEEN STORY TIME AND DOWNTOWN TRICK OR TREATING 

Saturday, October 26

@ Downtown Farmington

Join us for some fun, not so scary stories, crafts and activities. Trick or Treating begins in Downtown Farmington at 2 p.m. Library Staff will be in front of the Sunflour Bakehaus.

 

HALLOWEEN STORYTIME 

Wednesday, October 30

@ Famington Community Library

We’ll treat you to Halloween books, songs, and activities.  Wear a costume if you like. No food or candy will be served.


Ferndale

FALL FESTIVAL

Saturday, October 5

@ Martin Road Park, Ferndale

Ferndale Fall Fest will feature a variety of activities, including games, prizes, hay rides, pony rides, face & pumpkin painting, carnival games, bounce houses, live music, a trick-or-treat trail and more!

 

TRICK OR TREAT

Saturday, October 26

@ Downtown Ferndale

Bring your little ghosts, goblins, princess, ninjas and more to Downtown Ferndale!  This event is sponsored by Boston Tea Room and the Downtown Ferndale Business Owners, in cooperation with the Ferndale DDA and Ferndale Area District Library!


Howell

LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOWELL 

Saturday, October 19

@ Downtown Howell

This giant outdoor Trick-or-Treating event is also host to the Annual Headless Horseman 5K & Monster Mile as well as hayrides and many more fall activities!


Lincoln Park

KIDS FIRST TRUNK OR TREAT

Sunday, October 13

@ Kids First Pediatric Dentistry, Lincoln Park

Come join us at our office and enjoy activities for the whole family including: Costume Contest, Bounce House, Face Painting, Petting Zoo, Games, Prizes, and Snacks/Drinks


Livonia

HAUNTED BARN STROLL

October 12 & 13, 19 & 20, and 27 

@ Wilson Barn, Livonia

This haunted stroll through the barn is meant for children age 12 and younger. you request the level of scariness as you are thrilled by monsters and ghosts!

 

TRICK OR TREAT OPEN HOUSE 

Sunday, October 13 

@ Jack Kirksey Recreation Center, Livonia

Bring the family for a day of swimming, rock climbing, raffles, food, and giveaways (for new members), us of the fithub drop in sports and more! For the young ones – trick or treating with our community groups, face painting, and crafts.

 

SHADOWS FROM THE PAST HALLOWEEN WALK 

Friday, October 25

@ Greenmead Historic Village, Livonia

Have frightfully good time at the Shadows From the Past Halloween Walk at Greenmead. Join us Friday, Oct. 26, and trick or treat at the village houses during this family-friendly event. Goodies and treats will be available for everyone. Costumes and flashlights are encouraged. Enjoy refreshments at the end of the tour at the Friends Meeting House.

 

SPOOKY SWIM

Friday, October 25

@ Livonia Community Recreation Center

Come join us for a Spooktacular event in the pool.  Crafts, games, and a floating pumpkin patch to get you in the Halloween spirit.

 

HALLOWEEN AT THE LIVONIA YMCA

Saturday, October 25

@ Livonia YMCA

Join the Livonia YMCA for a Spook-tacular Halloween event! This FREE event is open to the public. We will have games, activities and crafts, healthy snacks and a COSTUME CONTEST at 730 pm. Bring your kids for a FRIGHTFULLY good time!


Macomb

FALL FUN FEST 

Weekends in October

@ Deneweth’s Garden Center, Macomb

Decorate pumpkins, go on a spooky hayride, bounce in an inflatable or explore a mini straw maze and much more!

 

HALLOWEEN HOOPLA 

Friday, October 18

@ Macomb Township Parks & Rec, Macomb

Everyone is invited to dress-up and join us for the best Halloween Party in Macomb Township! A full evening of activities and attractions are planned for the entire family to experience. Families will have the opportunity to take in a magic show, walk the vendor sponsored Trick or Treat Trail, stroll through the haunted house, dance the night away at Monster Studio 54, get your hair and nails done at the Freaky Hair Salon & Spa,make crafts at our “Boo-tique”, and more!

 

SPOOKTACULAR DANCE PARTY

Friday, October 25

@ Clinton-Macomb North Library, Macomb

Kids ages 1-5, and their caregivers, are invited to dance away the morning to some familiar songs as well as some Halloween tunes! No registration is required; costumes optional.

 

 


Milford

SLIGHTLY SPOOKY STORIES & HALLOWEEN CRAFTS 

Saturday, October 12

@ Milford Public Library

Enjoy a couple of slightly spooky stories and lots of fun Halloween crafts. Costumes are encouraged, but not necessary!

 

TRICK OR TREAT ALONG THE TRAIL 

Saturday, October 19

@ Kensington Nature Center, Milford

During this evening program, costume-clad little ones will experience Halloween-themed interpretive stops along the Kensington Metropark Nature Trails. Bring a bag or bucket and collect treats at each stop. Upon your return to the festively-decorated Nature Center enjoy cider and donuts and fall activities. Program is geared toward younger children.

 

HAUNTED ZIP LINING

Saturday, October 19

@ Camp Dearborn, Milford

Join us for a spooktacular night at Camp Dearborn! We are hosting the first ever Haunted Zip Lining. Ride the longest continuous zip line in Michigan in complete darkness! Enjoy cider, donuts, and candy upon completion. Don’t forget to wear a costume!

 

FUN ON THE FARM: HALLOWEEN

Thursday, October 24

@ Kensington Farm Center, Milford

This program is especially for the little ones. It’s time for toddlers to “trick or treat” all around the farm. Play Halloween games and visit a “haunted” barn. Our special spooky party includes an animal parade and you can join in! Costumes are encouraged and appreciated! Ages 2 to 6.

 

CLIFFORD’S HALLOWEEN PARTY AND PARADE 

Tuesday, October 29

@ Milford Public Library

Join Clifford in the Community Room for a short Halloween-themed storytime. Then we’ll parade through the library for some goodies followed by Halloween crafts and activities. Kids and parents are encouraged to come in costume.


Monroe

PRINCESSES, PIRATES & PUMPKINS GALORE 

Saturday, October 12

@ Kackleberry Farm, Monroe

It’s a royal event for your little ones! On Saturday, October 12th 2019 from 2-4pm your favorite Princesses and Pirates will be at the farm! They will be in a special area designated for pumpkin decorating!

 

THE KACKLEBERRY CANDY BLAST 

Thursday, October 24 – Sunday, October 27

@ Kackleberry Farm, Monroe

Throughout this weekend we will have candy blasts with the help from our sponsor, the Monroe Dodge Superstore – so kids come dressed to impress in your Halloween costumes! We will have costume contests taking place on Saturday, October 26th.

 


Northville

SKELETONS ARE ALIVE LAUNCH PARTY

Friday, October 4 / 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

@ Downtown Northville

More than 120 life-sized themed Skeletons – created by Begonia Brothers of Northville – will once again come alive and inhabit Downtown Northville for the month of October. The Friday, October 4 celebration in Town Square kicks off a month of spooktacular October in the ’Ville events for the whole family to enjoy.

 

MAYBURY FARM GREAT PUMPKIN FESTIVAL 

Saturday, October 12 & Sunday, October 13

@ Maybury Farm, Northville

Pumpkin themed activities for kids, face painting, corn maze, pumpkin painting, storytime and more! Fun for the whole family!

 

HALLOWEEN HYSTERIA! 

Sunday, October 13

@ Mill Race Village, Northville

Join the Northville Historical society & Mill Race Village for an afternoon of spooky Halloween fun for the entire family! Trick or treating, Halloween crafts, Spooky History and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow ~ Refreshments and more…

 

TRICK OR TREAT TRAIL 

Saturday, October 19

@ Northville Community Center

Get ready for a spooky, frightful, family friendly, delightful event! Enjoy a trick or treat trail, crafts, entertainment, and a Haunted Hallway!

 

TINY PUMPKINS 

Tuesday, October 22

@ Northville Community Center

Have a fantastic time at our not-so-spooky fall event! Enjoy pumpkin decorating, dancing, coloring, Halloween stations and a costume contest for the Tiny Pumpkins!  Parents & caregivers are free to attend! No candy will be given out at this event.

 

DROP-IN HALLOWEEN CRAFTS 

Thursday, October 24

@ Northville District Library

Kids of all ages get creative decorating a  fun pumpkin box to hold Halloween treats! No registration required, just drop in!

 

HARRY POTTER HALLOWEEN PARTY

Friday, October 25

@ Barnes & Noble Northville

Practice your spell book, iron your robes, and save the date! We’ll be celebrating with trivia, crafts, and more! Come dressed as your favorite Harry Potter character or wear your Halloween costume early!

 

TRICK OR TREAT THROUGH THE TOWN

Thursday, October 24

@ Tiny Town Play Lounge

Pizza, juice box, and cider/donuts included special appearance by Batman. Prize for best costume! Space is limited. Pre-registration required.

 

STREETS OF TREATS 

Saturday, October 26

@ Downtown Northville

Please join Northville in this Halloween Tradition. Free Event, Open to the Public. Kids’ Costume Parade begins at the Northville Community Center, 303 West Main Street, at 9:30am and walks into downtown, with a special parade escort by Preservation Dental’s Tooth Fairy.

 

DROP-IN HALLOWEEN CRAFTS 

Saturday, October 26

@ Northville District Library

Kids of all ages get creative decorating a  fun pumpkin box to hold Halloween treats! No registration required, just drop in!

 

TRICK OR TREAT AT THE MILL 

Thursday, October 31

@ Parmenter’s Northville Cider Mill

Trick or Treat at the Mill this Halloween! Kiddos 13 and under in costume will get a free cup of cider and 1 donut!


Novi

PUMPKINFEST

Saturday, October 5 – Sunday, October 6

@ MSU Tollgate Farm Children’s Garden, Novi

Come, take a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch to pick your perfect pumpkin. Food, music, farm animals, educational exhibits, and children’s activities all make for a fun fall outing for all ages.

 

TOWN CENTER TRICK OR TREAT

Saturday, October 19

@ Novi Town Center

Not only are the businesses giving away Halloween goodies but also enjoy complimentary Face painting, Balloon twisting and Photo Booth!

 

HALLOWEEN BASH

Friday, October 25

@ Paradise Park, Novi

Up for some Spooky Family Fun this Halloween Season? Look no further than Paradise Park! With so much to do, the whole family is going to LOVE coming out and celebrating. Tickets include: 1 HAUNTED Laser Tag, Dancing, Private Event Seating, Pizza Buffet, Kid Friendly Games, Cash Bar, Attraction Specials, and Entry into the Costume Contest!


Plymouth

PUMPKIN PALOOZA

Sunday, October 20

@ Downtown Plymouth

Come and enjoy a safe and haunted Halloween experience. Pumpkin Palooza is a family fun Halloween extravaganza with games, costume contests, dancing, entertainment, petting zoo, and candy.


Rochester

HALLOWEEN HOOT

Friday, October 18 – Sunday, October 20

@ Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve, Rochester Hills

An annual fundraiser hosted by Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve, Halloween Hoot is a light-hearted family friendly Halloween experience for you and your family to enjoy in a safe, all-in-one, environment. Discover Dinosaur Hill like you’ve never seen it before with guided forest walks with funny and interactive skits along the way, crafts, candy (duh!), a mini-carnival, and a cozy campfire with cider and doughnuts!

 

TRICK OR TREAT DOWNTOWN 

Saturday, October 19

@ Downtown Rochester

Grab a costume and come trick or treat from Downtown Rochester merchants! Rain or shine! Afterwards there are games, a costume parade, treats, firehouse fun, and entertainment at the Farmer’s Market lot on E. Third St.

 

HALLOWEEN IN THE VILLAGE 

Sunday, October 27

@ The Village of Rochester Hills

We will be having interactive trick or treating stations, a bounce house, horse and carriage rides, as well as donuts from City Light Church.  The Rocherster Hills Fire Department will bring their firetrucks for even more fun!  A family event you don’t want to miss.


Romeo

TERROR ON TILLSON STREET

Every day in October

@ Tillson Street, Romeo

Tillson Street is located in Romeo, Michigan. This street is famous for their elaborate Halloween decorations during the month of October. This dedicated group of homeowners come together each year to put together a spooktacular display like none you have ever seen! Trick-or-Treating is on October 31 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm every year.


Roseville

SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN TRICK OR TREAT TRAIL

Saturday, October 26

@ Veteran’s Memorial Park, Roseville

We will be hosting Trick or Treat Trail at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Roseville for children ages 18 months – 12 years old.  This event will feature DJ music, hot chocolate, cider, doughnuts, many service clubs, businesses, city departments and individuals handing out candy in a safe and secure setting.

 

RUMBLIN’ TUMBLIN’ PUMPKIN ROLLDOWN

Friday, November 1

@ Huron Park, Roseville

Have you ever seen a pumpkin roll down a sledding hill?  Join us the for crazy, fun event and see how gravity works on your carved pumpkin!


Royal Oak

ZOO BOO

Multiple weekends: October 11-13, 18-20 & 25-27

@ Detroit Zoo, Royal Oak

Family-friendly crowd favorites from past Zoo Boo events will return, including dazzling and daring aerialists, mesmerizing mimes, superhero reenactments, a joking juggler and height-defying stilt-walkers. Take a trip through the never-ending corn maze, check out the pumpkin smasher and make friends with haunted creatures while enjoying the fabulous pumpkin displays. A festively decorated treat trail, photo opportunities and educational activities will be located throughout the Zoo, ensuring your entire experience is filled with merry memories for adults and kids alike.

 

FUNTASTIC HALLOWEEN–ROPL STYLE!

Saturday, October 26

@ Royal Oak Public Library

Bring the whole family for a merry, not scary, time of Halloween games, crafts, parades, dancing, stories, and trick-or-treating around the library. Wear your Halloween costume (or come as you are)! There are two floors of fun, so drop in any time, but make sure to allow enough time to circulate to all of the activities.

 

ROYAL OAK SPOOKTACULAR

Sunday, October 27

@ Downtown Royal Oak

The traditional FREE Trick or Treating event will be taking place in downtown Royal Oak between 1-4 p.m.


Shelby Township

HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR 

Friday, October 11

@ Heritage Garden Lake, Shelby Township

Trick-or-Treat around Heritage Lake and play Halloween-themed games before watching a fun family movie at Mae Stecker Park. Local businesses, organizations and families are invited to hand out goodies and promotional material for $10.

 

HAUNTED NATURE CENTER

Friday, October 18 – Saturday, October 19

@ Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center, Shelby Township

Visitors are welcomed into our spook-filled Nature Center to find costumed characters, fun scenes, and even a few trembly tales! Some of our characters will be handing out treats to anyone entering our lair. The entire Nature Center is orchestrated to evoke a playfully eerie Halloween night for the entire family.


Southfield

KIDS NIGHT OUT HALLOWEEN PARTY  

Saturday, October 5

@ Franklin Athletic Club, Southfield

Join us for a night full of tricks and treats as we celebrate Halloween in our spookiest costumes! What could be more fun than a night full of candy, bounce houses, swim and more! Please pack a swim suit and towel, a change of clothes, and have the children come in their costumes for our trick or treating at the end of the night!

 

GYMNASTICS BOO BASH

Sunday, October 13

@ Franklin Athletic Center, Southfield

Come join us for our Halloween Gymnastics Adventure, filled with gymnastics, bounce houses, music, crafts and a snack. Costumes are welcome, let’s have a scary good time!

 

SPOOKTACULAR

Saturday, October 19

@ Franklin Athletic Center, Southfield

Put on your costumes, bring a trick-or-treat bag and get ready for a dance party, bounce houses, karaoke, face painting, princesses, super heroes and lots of not so spooky fun!

 

SOUTHFIELD BOO BASH

Saturday, October 19

@ Southfield Parks & Recreation

Boo Bash returns to the Southfield Pavilion on Saturday, October 19 from 2 – 4:30 pm! Kids ages 2-12 are invited to come in costume and ready to have fun! Enjoy creepy crafts, ghoulish games and trick or treating fun throughout the Southfield Pavilion. Hayrides will depart from the Parks & Recreation Building out to the pumpkin patch until 4 pm. The Spooky Skating Party returns to the Southfield Sports Arena from 2:30-3:50 pm. This year The Adventures of Count Spooky magic show will mesmerize guests at Boo Bash with 2 shows at 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm.

 

MS. LORI’S NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN PARTY PLAY DATE

Monday, October 21

@ Franklin Athletic Center, Southfield

Where will you play today? Get ready to move as we jump in the moonwalk, play parachute games, move to some silly music, and have some free play. Ages 0-4

 

 


South Lyon

PUMPKIN DUNKIN AT THE POOL  

Saturday, October 19

@ South Lyon High School

Dive in and pick your pumpkin from the floating pumpkin patch! This event is for all Ages!  There will be pumpkin decorating, prizes, and open swim.


Sterling Heights

STERLING FRIGHTS HALLOWEEN

Saturday, October 19

@ Dodge Park, Sterling Heights

Exciting events, attractions & cast coming this October to the 6th Annual “Sterling Frights” Halloween Party! Straw maze, hay rides, pumpkins, inflatables and more!


Taylor

BOO BARN

Saturday, October 19 & Sunday, October 20

@ Heritage Park Petting Farm, Taylor

Enjoy an inflatable corn maze, a “haunted” barn, pumpkin decorating and our friendly farm animals.
$5 per person admission, includes a cup of cider and a donut.

 

HALLOW-PALOOZA

Friday, October 25

@ Heritage Park, Taylor

Hallow-Palooza was created to much success, with thousands of people attending. The trick-or-treat event follows a path that winds it way through “spooky locations” in Heritage Park, the petting farm, Taylor Conservatory & Botanical Gardens and other stops.


Trenton

BOO BASH

Saturday, October 5

@ Trenton Cultural Center

Kick off the Halloween season with a fun-filled day of fab foods, activities, face painting, pony rides, spectacular bonfire, scavenger hunt and more! This family friendly event is great for all ages.

 

HALLOWEEN SWEETS & TREATS

Wednesday, October 23

@ Trenton Cultural Center

Great things will be cooking inside the Trenton Cultural Center kitchen for our future chefs in these seasonal Sweets and Treats classes! These 90 minute classes, instructed by Mrs. Segedi, will have students chopping, baking, and tasting delicious treats!

 


Troy

BOOGAH & HOOGAH’S HAUNTED HOUSE PARTY

October 19, 20, 26, 27 and 31 

@ Somerset Collection

Little monsters of all ages are invited to don their spookiest attire for this year’s Haunted House Party show, “Hoogah’s Horrible Day,” and help poor Hoogah to have a boo-tiful day! Audience members are also invited to come up on stage to take a complimentary digitally downloadable photo with the Boo Crew following the performance.

 

TRICK OR TREAT AMONG THE TREES 

Sunday, October 20

@ Stage Nature Center

Halloween doesn’t have to be ghastly and frightening; it can be a fun and friendly outdoor celebration! Put on your costume and come out to hike the woodland pumpkin trail with a SNC guide. Children will learn some secrets of the forest, receive treats, meet costumed characters and some live animals. Dress for the weather! For children with an adult.

 

BOO BOUNCE 

Saturday, October 26

@ BounceU, Troy

Join us for our annual Boo Bounce! We will have the Cosmic lights on and the fog machine working overtime, spooky music and a special treat when you’re done bouncing!


Warren

VILLAINS CABARET

Friday, October 18

@ Little Door Theatre, Warren

Little Door Theatre presents their first ever Villains Cabaret. All of the worlds biggest, baddest villains have come together for a two night event of singing, dancing, and evil antics that is sure to impress. With shows like Disney’s Descendants, Lion King, Heathers, Wonderland, Annie, and many many more, this show is a definite can’t miss.

 

Waterford

TRUNK OR TREAT 

Friday, October 25

@ Waterford Recreation Center

Happy Halloween!!  Families and local businesses will be passing out candy in our parking lot to trick-or-treaters!  Please let us know if you plan on attending and/or willing to pass out candy.  This will help us have a count for candy.

 

TRICK-OR-TREAT AT THE MARKET

Saturday, October 26

@ Oakland County Farmers Market, Waterford

Trick or Treat with market vendors and enjoy inflatable bouncers (socks required), kids games and activities. This free event is sponsored by Genisys Credit Union and no pre-registration is necessary.


West Bloomfield

TRICK-OR-TREAT TRAIL

Sunday, October 27

@ Marshbank Park, West Bloomfield

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.


Westland

HALLOWEEN FOREST FUN HIKE 

Saturday, October 12

@ Nankin Mills Recreation Area, Westland

Take a guided night hike and meet some “not so scary” forest dwellers at Nankin Mills Interpretive Center! Hikes last for about an hour and are followed by a 30 minute live animal show.

 

HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL 

Saturday, October 12

@ Nankin Mills Recreation Area, Westland

Games, entertainment, hayrides, candy and fun await the children at this FREE special event hosted by Wayne County Parks & Rec at Nankin Mills.

 

HARVEST TRUNK OR TREAT 

Saturday, October 19

@ Jefferson Barns Vitality Center, Westland

Enjoy this Free family event.  Dress in your costumes and be ready for the trunk or treat fun!

 

MALL-O-WEEN SPOOKTACULAR 

Saturday, October 19

@ Westland Shopping Center

Enjoy the trick-or-treat trail filled with goodies, ghouls, and goblins and then head over to the East Court for a variety of kid-friendly activities, including: Four inflatables; face painters, balloon twisters, and airbrush tattoo artists; a photo booth (with a free 4×6 photo); a craft table; games; DJ; roving entertainment; and more!


Wixom

MONSTER MASH

Thursday, October 17

@ Wixom Community Center

A fun family dance event.  Come dressed in your costume to give a chuckle or a scare! There will be a pizza dinner, DJ, and goodie bags.


White Lake

TRICK OR TREAT ALONG THE TRAIL

Saturday, October 26

@ Indian Springs Metropark, White Lake

During this evening program, costume-clad little ones will experience Halloween-themed stops along the Nature Trails. Bring a bag or bucket to collect treats. Upon your return to the festively-decorated Metropark Office enjoy cider, donuts and fall activities. Tours leave at scheduled times.


Ypsilanti

MONSTER MASH

Saturday, October 12

@ Rolling Hills Park, Ypsilanti

There are tons of activities (trek or treat trail, hay rides, carnival games and more) planned for goons and goblins of all ages at the 5th Annual Monster Smash. Costumes encouraged and pets (on leashes) welcome!

 

HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR

Saturday, October 26

@ Yankee Air Museum, Ypsilanti

We are throwing our annual Halloween Spooktacular at the Museum! Bring your kids and celebrate Halloween with spooky games and activities. Enjoy trick or treating among the vintage aircraft and exhibits in the Museum and collecting treats during the helicopter candy drop.

 

 

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