Top things to do with KIDS this weekend: October 25-27It's the weekend before Halloween and time to collect the candy – get ready for a spooktacular weekend! ALL WEEKEND PUMPKIN FESTOctober 1 - October 31@ Wilson Barn, LivoniaEnjoy the Michigan fall... Top things to do with KIDS this weekend: October 25-27 skip to Main Content

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It’s the weekend before Halloween and time to collect the candy – get ready for a spooktacular weekend!

 

ALL WEEKEND

 

PUMPKIN FEST

October 1 – October 31

@ Wilson Barn, Livonia

Enjoy the Michigan fall weather with family fun and autumn traditions. Come to the barn to pick a pumpkin, gourd, or corn stalk to decorate your home this fall season. Pony rides and hayrides are available everyday, weather permitting.

 

TERROR ON TILSON STREET

October 1 – October 31

@ Croswell Elementary School, Romeo

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!

 

FISH OR TREAT

October 5 – October 31

@ Sea Life Michigan Aquarium, Auburn Hills

Search for ghoulish goodies in our Interactive Touchpool and seek out spooky creatures throughout the aquarium! Plus, join us for our educational talks & feeding demonstrations and enjoy some sweet treats! Dress in costume and get 50% of tickets at door!

 

ROYAL OAK RESTAURANT WEEK

October 18 – October 27

@ Downtown Royal Oak

Royal Oak Restaurant Week returns. Over 20 of downtown Royal Oak’s top restaurants and venues will feature 3-course lunch and dinner menus for $15 – $35 a person. No tickets or passes are necessary, but reservations are strongly recommended!

 

THE KACKLEBERRY CANDY BLAST

October 24 – 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.

 

EVENING LANTERN TOURS

October 25 – October 26

@ Oakwoods Metropark Nature Center, New Boston

After a hayride, a lantern-bearing guide will lead you through the pumpkin-lit woods to encounter various characters and uncanny situations. This tour showcases Michigan’s legends and local history.

 

BLAKE’S HAUNTED ATTRACTIONS

October 25 – October 27

@ Blake’s Big Apple, Armada

Ride on our custom hayride equipped with paintball guns and shoot LIVE zombie in Blake’s Orchard. Enjoy our Spookyland 3D maze, 3-Story Haunted Barn and Haunted Hayride and more!

 

BLAST CORN MAZE

October 25 – October 27

@ The Blast Corn Maze, Dexter

Experience 10 acres of A-Maze-in fun in southeast Michigan. There are 3½ miles of trails with different 3 exits. Short, medium and full corn maze exits in order to accommodate many corn maze fans & enthusiasts. We also feature a u-pick pumpkin patch, hayrides, corn cannon, delicious treats and much more.

 

MAYBURY FARM CORN MAZE

October 25 – October 27

@ Maybury Corn Maze, Northville

The maze includes a tractor-drawn wagon ride to the entrance with pick up and drop off every 15-20 minutes.  When you’ve completed the maze, jump back on the wagon and head back to the farm to enjoy fresh delicious Parmenter’s cider and donuts. You might even see some of our farm animals too!

 

HALLOWE’EN FAIRY TALE FEAST

October 25 – October 27

@ Greenfield Village, Dearborn

Climb aboard a horse-drawn wagon ride to a Hallowe’en-themed buffet supper that’s perfect for young children. Meet select characters from Hallowe’en in Greenfield Village and munch on Mummy Dogs, Jack-o’-Lantern Salad, smashed potatoes, apple cider and more. Try your hand at a seasonal craft activity, and enjoy spirited songs and live music.

 

ZOO BOO

October 25 – October 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.

 

DROP-IN WORKSHOP: SUGAR SKULLS

October 25 – October 27

@ Detroit Institute Of Arts, Detroit

Learn how sugar skulls are used for Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexican and Mexican American communities while you decorate one of your own.

 

HALLOWE’EN IN GREENFIELD VILLAGE

October 25 – October 27

@ Greenfield Village, Dearborn

Enjoy magical encounters with show-stopping storybook characters along a path lit by over 1,000 hand-carved jack-o’-lanterns. 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!

 

DENEWETH’S ANNUAL FALL FUN FEST

October 26 – October 27

@ Deneweth’s Garden Center, Macomb

Join us for a fun filled family event every weekend! From train rides, to pumpkin decorating, even a kid friendly spooky barn.

 

HAUNTED BARN STROLL

October 26 – October 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!

 

HALLOWEEN WEEKEND AT THE ORCHARD

October 26 – October 27

@ Erie Orchards & Cider Mill, Erie

Join us for our annual Halloween at the orchard.  We will have our usual pony and hayrides, corn maze, apple and pumpkin picking among other fun Halloween activities.

 

HAUNTED BARN STROLL

October 26 – October 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!

 

FALL HARVEST: TRACKLESS TRAINRIDES

October 26 – October 27

@ Heritage Park Petting Farm, Taylor

Ride our trackless train, meet our friendly farm animals, and snack on cider and donuts.

 

BOOGAH & HOOGAH’S HAUNTED HOUSE PARTY

October 26 – October 27

@ Somerset Collection, Troy

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.

 

BALLET FOLKLORICO DE DETROIT

October 26 – October 27

@ Detroit Institute Of Arts, Detroit

Celebrate the Day of the Dead with special performances by Ballet Folklórico de Detroit, a Mexican folkloric dance group based in Southwest Detroit that aims to preserve the culture of Mexico and promote positive growth within the community.

 

HALLOWEEN SCIENCE 2019

October 26 – October 27

@ Cranbrook Institute Of Science, Bloomfield Hills

Screaming ghosts, hands-on activities, and a haunted roller coaster ride in the Acheson Planetarium are part of the Institute’s Halloween Science event. Join the zany Dr. Kelp for his latest adventure, and dress up in your best costume.

 

 

FRIDAY

SPOOKTACULAR DANCE PARTY

Friday, October 25 / 10:30am – 11:00am

@  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.

 

HALLOWEEN ACTIVITY

Friday, October 25 / 11:00am – 3:00pm

@ Flint Children’s Museum, Flint

Halloween is not very “boo”tiful without some ghostly activity, so stop by to make your very own ghost during this special week of programming. This activity is sure to leave you “haunting” for more!

 

TROY GYMNASTICS PRE-K OPEN GYM

Friday, October 25 / 12:00pm – 4:00pm / 4:30pm – 7:30pm

@ Troy Gymnastics Center, Troy

Kids 12 months through 5 years are invited to come tumble around for a few hours.  If it’s your first time going, it’s absolutely free!

 

HALLOWEEN PARTY

Friday, October 25 / 4:00pm – 6:00pm

@ Dearborn Historical Museum, Dearborn

Come have fun in your favorite costume!  There will be a costume contest, games, prizes, trick or treating and more fun! For ages 12 and under.

 

THE WITCHY POO REVUE

Friday, October 25 / 4:00pm – 8:00pm

@ Oakland Mall, Troy

Dress in your costume and come to the mall to meet our Giggle Gang!  They will have you singing and dancing in Halloween fun!  There will be trick or treating at various stores in the mall as well.

 

DETROIT CITY CHESS CLUB OPEN PLAY

Friday, October 25 / 4:00pm – 8:00pm

@ Detroit Institute Of Arts, Detroit

Join the Detroit City Chess Club in their regular Friday meet-ups in Prentis Court. Watch as these young players hone their craft or even sit down to test your own skills.

 

HALLOW-PALOOZA

Friday, October 25 / 4:00pm – 9:30pm

@ Heritage Park, Taylor

This 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. The conservatory sponsors a wonderful “scary car show” in its gardens’ area. Bring your own trick-or-treat bags! Snacks served after the fun.

 

BOO FESTIVAL & LANTERN LITE HIKE

Friday, October 25 / 5:00pm – 7:30pm

@ Green Oak Village Place, Brighton

Green Oak Village Place is hosting its 10th annual Boo Fest, followed by an LED Lantern Lite Hike on the Island Lake Trail Connector.  Stores will be passing out treats, and there will be a Halloween story.

 

SHADOWS FROM THE PAST HALLOWEEN WALK

Friday, October 25 / 5:00pm – 7:30pm

@ Greenmead Historic Village, Livonia

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. Stay for a guided session too, limited space.

 

HARRY POTTER HALLOWEEN PARTY

Friday, October 25 / 5:00pm – 9:00pm

@ Barnes & Noble, Allen Park

Practice your spell book, iron your robes, and get ready for some Halloween fun! Join us for a magical Halloween party based on our favorite wizarding book series, Harry Potter!

 

HALLOWEEN AT THE Y

Friday, October 25 / 5:30pm – 8:00pm

@ Livonia Family YMCA, Livonia

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!

 

MONSTER MASH

Friday, October 25 / 5:30pm – 8:30pm

@ Community House, Birmigham

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.

 

TRUNK OR TREAT

Friday, October 25 / 6:oopm – 7:00pm

@ Waterford Recreation Center, Waterford

Families and local businesses will be passing out candy in our parking lot to the trick-or-treaters!

 

SPOOKY FUN FOR EVERYONE

Friday, October 25 / 6:00pm – 8:00pm

@ Boll Family YMCA, Detroit

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.

 

SPOOKY SWIM

Friday, October 25 / 6:00pm – 8:00pm

@ Jack E. Kirskey Recreation Center, Livonia

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 Y

Friday, October 25 / 6:00pm – 8:00pm

@ Farmington Family YMCA, Farmington Hills

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!

 

HARRY POTTER HALLOWEEN PARTY

Friday, October 25 / 6:00pm – 9:00pm

@ Barnes & Noble, Northville

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

 

FAMILY FUN NIGHT AT THE ZOO- ARCTIC ADVENTURE

Friday, October 25 / 6:30pm – 9:00pm

@ Detroit Zoo, Royal Oak

Each Family Fun Night will include a hike through the Zoo, hands-on-activities, a snack, and an opportunity to meet Zoo staff. These experiences will be suitable for all those older than 5 years of age.

 

PARADISE PARK’S HALLOWEEN BASH 2019

Friday, October 25 / 6:30pm -9:00pm

@ Paradise Park, Novi

With so much to do, the whole family is going to LOVE coming out and celebrating at Paradise Park! 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!

 

TEEN & TWEEN HALLOWEEN LOCK-IN

Friday, October 25 / 6:30pm – 9:30pm

@ Baldwin Public Library, Birmingham

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!

 

INAUGURAL MOVIES AT THE PARK

Friday, October 25 / 6:45pm – 10:45pm

@ Bay Court Park Clarkston

Bring your family, friends, a blanket or a chair and join us for our inaugural Movies in the Park Series!  Tonight’s film is “Hocus Pocus” / Rated PG.

 

DETROIT RED WINGS HOME GAME

Friday, October 25 / 7:30pm

@ Little Caesars Arena, Detroit

The Detroit Red Wings are back for another exciting season at Little Caesars Arena! Come cheer on your team as they take on Dallas, Anaheim, Toronto and more!

 

 

SATURDAY

SKATE WITH BUZZ AND WOODY

Saturday, October 26 / 9:00am – 12:00pm

@ The New Rink, Shelby Carter Township

Buzz and Woody are coming for some Halloween fun at the New Rink!  Wear your Halloween costume and Trick or Treat around the rink with them. Bounce house included with admission!

 

HOWL-O-WEEN HUSTLE 5K/8K & 1 MILE

Saturday, October 26 / 9:15am- 12:15pm

@ Lake St. Clair Metropark, Harrison Charter Township

Come join our Howl-ing fun race for the entire family!  Strollers and dogs welcome.  There will be air brush tattoos, a live DJ, and a costume contest. Refreshments following the races.  All registrants receive technical participant shirt and finisher medal.

 

AUTUMN EGG HUNT

Saturday, October 26 / 10:00am 

@ Oakwoods Metropark Nature Center, New Boston

Join us for a unique way to kick-off the Halloween candy gathering; by participating in our first ever Autumn Egg Hunt. Begin with Halloween-themed crafts and games, followed by an egg hunt to gather some yummy candy. Cider and pumpkins will also be a part of the day.

 

STREETS OF SWEETS

Saturday, October 26 / 10:00am – 11:30am

@ Downtown Northville

Kids and parents are invited to welcome the Tooth Fairy into town with a ceremonial wave to kick off the Downtown Trick or Treating in Town square.  Following the wave, participants will start trick or treating at the downtown businesses and treat stations along the route. Enjoy the skeleton sculptures placed around the downtown while enjoying this fun, family friendly Halloween activity.

 

KIDS COOKING SERIES: CUPCAKE BAKING & DECORATING FOR HALLOWEEN

Saturday, October 26 / 10:00am – 12:00pm

@ Grosse Pointe War Memorial, Grosse Pointe Farms

Chef Pam Gustairs will take students through knife skills, kitchen safety, common kitchen tools, how to read a recipe, how to measure ingredients, cooking and baking techniques, and how to prepare the take home recipes provided each class.  The best part is that students will eat what they create every class!

 

TRICK OR TREAT AT THE MARKET

Saturday, October 26 / 10:00am – 1:00pm

@ Oakland County Famer’s Market

Trick or Treat with market vendors and enjoy inflatable bouncers (socks required), kids games and activities.

 

OPEN GYM

Saturday, October 26 / 10:00am – 2:00pm

@ Ganbaru Detroit Ninja Gym, Detroit

Every Saturday adults and kids alike can learn how to leap, jump, and fly through our obstacle course and training apparatus.

 

A SKULL TELLS ALL

Saturday, October 26 / 10:00am – 2:00pm

@ Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown

Skulls are more than suitable Halloween decorations, they provide a wealth of information too! Discover how the different characteristics of a skull provides a snapshot of an animal’s life.

 

HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR

Saturday, October 26 / 10:00am – 3:00pm

@ Yankee Air Museum, Belleville

Enjoy trick or treating among the vintage aircraft and exhibits in the Museum and collecting treats during the helicopter candy drop!  Many more fun activities throughout the day.

 

FREE ADMISSION SATURDAYS

Saturday, October 26 / 10:00am – 5:00pm

@ Flint Institute Of Arts, Flint

Huntington celebrates the Flint Institute of Arts by providing everyone access free of charge every Saturday.

 

HALLOWEEN HOOT

Saturday, October 26 / 10:00am – 8:00pm

@ Beverly Park, Beverly Hills

All children living in Beverly Hills are welcome to join in the festivities, including pumpkin carving and Trick or Treating along the Hoot Trail.

 

SPOOKY FREE COMIC BOOK DAY

Saturday, October 26 / 10:00am – 10:00pm

@ Vault Of Midnight, Detroit

It’s Free Comic Book Day, but with an eerie, downright spooky, twist! Gather around Saturday, October 26th for free, chilling comics, and complimentary treats (or tricks).

 

LITTLE SCIENTISTS CLUB

Saturday, October 26 / 10:30am – 11:30am

@ Ann Arbor Hands On Museum, Ann Arbor

Encourage your child’s natural drive for discovery through our Little Scientist Club. Our youngest visitors will explore their sense of wonder about the world through observation and hands-on activities, science-themed stories, and much more.

 

HALLOWEEN STORYTIME & DOWNTOWN TRICK OR TREATING

Saturday, October 26 / 11:00am – 12:00pm

@ Downtown Farmington

Join us for some fun not-so-scary stories, crafts and activities, followed by trick or treating in town!

 

BOO AT THE NATURE CENTER

Saturday, October 26 / 11:00am – 3:00pm

@  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.

 

HALLOWEEN GHOSTS & GOBLINS

Saturday, October 26 / 11:00am – 4:00pm 

@ Flint Institute Of Arts, Flint

Come in costume, go on a spooky scavenger hunt, trick-or-treat in the galleries, and join our teaching artists in making a batty bookmark, a pompom pumpkin, a goofy monster, a silly skeleton hand puppet, and a personalized treat bag.

 

SPOOKTACULAR

Saturday, October 26 / 12:00pm – 1:30pm

@ Downtown Auburn Hills

Downtown merchants will be handing out candy and goodies! Bring the kids in costume for a frightfully good time! Rain or Shine!

 

FUNTASTIC HALLOWEEN-ROPL STYLE

Saturday, October 26 / 12:00pm – 2:00pm

@ Royal Oak Public Library, Royal Oak

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)!

 

TRICK-OR-TREAT TREASURE TIME

Saturday, October 26 / 12:00pm – 3:00pm

@ 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.

 

HARVESTFEST DETROIT

Saturday, October 26 / 12:00pm – 4:00pm

@ 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.

 

BOO BOUNCE

Saturday, October 26 / 12:30pm – 2:00pm

@ 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!

 

TOTS HALLOWEEN

Saturday, October 26 / 1:00pm

@ Lake St. Clair Metropark, Harrison Charter Township

Children will have fun learning about pumpkins and Halloween through stories, activities and crafts. They’ll build a scarecrow as they participate in a story and decorate their own small pumpkin to take home.

 

ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE SURVIVAL

Saturday, October 26 / 1:00pm – 3:00pm

@ Kensington Metropark, Milford

Discover the truth about real life zombies in nature. Then learn some of the skills you’ll need, such as shelter-building and fire-starting, to survive a zombie apocalypse and other survival emergencies.

 

BRILLIANT DETROIT HARVEST FESTIVAL

Saturday, October 26 / 1:00pm – 3:00pm

@ Brilliant Detroit, Detroit

Join us as we celebrate all Fall has to offer. With games prizes, bounce houses, and of course lots of books.

 

CIDER IN THE CITY

Saturday, October 26 / 1:00pm – 5:00pm

@ Beacon Park, Detroit

Enjoy Blake’s Cider and Donuts, shop at our local Fall Farm Stand, make your own seasonal crafts, take a horse-drawn hayride around the park, and participate in the weekly themed activities. There will also be food trucks in the park!

 

HALLOWEEN FAMILY FUN DAY

Saturday, October 26 / 1:00pm – 5:00pm

@ Beacon Park, Detroit

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!

 

DROP-IN HALLOWEEN CRAFTS FOR KIDS: MAKE A HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN BOX

Saturday, October 26 / 2:00pm – 3:00pm

@ Northville District Library, Northville

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

 

DOWNTOWN DEARBORN TRICK-OR-TREAT

Saturday, October 26 / 3:00pm – 8:00pm

@ 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!

 

HALLOWEEN PARTY

Saturday, October 26 / 3:30pm – 5:30pm

@ Auburn Hills Public Library, Auburn Hills

Wear your costume and join us for a Halloween Party! Crafts, activities, and trick-or-treating are all part of the fun.

 

LITTLE GOBLINS NIGHT OUT

Saturday, October 26 / 3:30pm – 5:30pm

@ Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, Grosse Pointe Shores

Bring your little goblins in costume walk the grounds and meet a mash-up of not-too-scary classic Halloween characters. Wee witches and wizards can also jump in the giant leaf pile, take a hay ride, and mix in a little learning with fun hands-on activities. The night is topped off with apples, cider and donuts for all.

 

2019 HALLOWEEN HAYRIDE

Saturday, October 26 / 3:30pm – 5:30pm

@ Pleasant Ridge Community Center, Pleasant Ridge

All residents welcome – no reservations needed! Join in on the family fun with hayrides through town, “wax hands,” pony rides, petting farm, yummy fall treats and more!

 

HALLOWEEN KIDS SHOOT

Saturday, October 26 / 4:00pm – 5:00pm

@ Riley Archery Range, Farmington Hills

Come in costume, and join us to shoot for treats on the range!! An afternoon of fun for ages 8-17 years.

 

HALLOWEEN HOOT SHOOT

Saturday, October 26 / 4:00pm – 5:00pm

@ Marsh View Park, Oakland Charter Township

Wear your costume and head on down to Marsh View Park for this FREE archery event! Have a great time and shoot for treats.

 

OWL-O-WEEN MEET LIVE OWLS

Saturday, October 26 / 4:00pm – 5:30pm

@ Stage Nature Center, Troy

Join us to discover the lives of owls while meeting some of the resident owls of the Stage Nature Center. We will explore owl myths, learn about their species characteristics, and how they survive the nighttime world. Finish your visit by making a fun owl craft to take home.

 

TRICK-OR-TREAT ALONG THE TRAIL

Saturday, October 26 / 4:00pm – 6:00pm

@ Indian Springs Environmental Discovery Center, White Lake

During this evening program, costume-clad little ones will experience Halloween-themed stops along the Nature Trails.

 

DOWNTOWN FERNDALE TRICK OR TREAT

Saturday, October 26 / 4:00pm – 6:00pm

@ Downtown Ferndale

Bring your little ghosts, goblins, princess, ninjas and more to Downtown Ferndale!  All you need are your costumes and be ready to have a fun night!

 

CANDY LOOP

Saturday, October 26 / 4:00pm – 6:00pm

@ Quirk Hall, Van Buren Charter Township

Grab you little ghosts and goblins for some trick or treat fun!  They can walk the loop and stop a various candy stops along the way in this totally FREE event!

 

TRUNK OR TREAT – ST. MATTHEW WALLED LAKE

Saturday, October 26 / 5:00pm – 7:30pm

@ St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Walled Lake

A great time for children to wear costumes, meet new friends, check out some “terrific trunks”, and collect candy, of course.

 

FAMILY NIGHT OUT

Saturday, October 26 / 5:00pm – 7:45pm

@ Troy Community Center, Troy

Spend an evening together and enjoy basketball, swimming, inflatable castle, and more!

 

“SPOOKTACULAR” HALLOWEEN TRICK OR TREAT TRAIL

Saturday, October 26 / 6:00pm – 7:00pm

@ Veteran’s Memorial Park, Roseville

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.

 

A NIGHT AT THE HAUNTED MUSEUM

Saturday, October 26 / 6:00pm – 8:00pm

@ Flint Children’s Museum, Flint

Food and special activities will be provided, and skeletons, witches and ghosts are invited! This years special Halloween Party will be “A Night at the Haunted (but not too haunted) Museum”!

 

GLOW BIKE PARADE

Saturday, October 26 / 6:00pm – 9:00pm

@ McKinley Park, Fraser

All ages are invited to bring your bike out to decorate and parade around bike path at McKinley Park! Craft Supplies and glow sticks will be provided, however you are welcome to bring your own supplies.

 

TRICK OR TREAT AT THE FARM

Saturday, October 26 / 6:00pm – 9:00pm

@ Wolcott Mill Farm Center, Ray

Go Trick-or-Treating in each of our barns.  Enjoy the slightly haunted “Boo Barn”.  Watch a movie while enjoying cider and a donut.  Join Rosco the Clown at the Candy Scramble and make a Halloween craft.

 

HALLOWEEN BASH

Saturday, October 26 / 6:30pm – 8:30pm

@ Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center, Ann Arbor

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 we’ll top the night off with an amazing balloon drop!

 

DETROIT PISTONS HOME GAME

Saturday, October 26 / 7:00pm

@ Little Caesars Arena, Detroit

Come downtown to Little Caesars Arena to cheer on your favorite basketball team, The Detroit Pistons!

 

GLOW SKATE

Saturday, October 29 / 7:00pm – 9:00pm

@ Garden City Ice Arena, Garden City

Glow skate is offered every Saturday night! Admission includes a complimentary glow necklace.

 

MOVIE IN THE COURTYARD: 90S CLASSIC

Saturday, October 26 / 8:00pm – 10:30pm

@ Trumbell & Porter Hotel, Detroit

The 15,000-square-foot courtyard has a bonfire, plus chairs, picnic table seating and ground seating (bring a blanket). Enjoy cocktails and popcorn while watching a Halloween classic: “Hocus Pocus”  Rated PG.

 

 

SUNDAY

4TH ANNUAL FRIGHTFUL 5K & 1K PUMPKIN FAMILY FUN RUN

Sunday, October 27 / 8:30am – 11:30am

@ Troy Community Center, Troy

Run through the heart of Troy, on Big Beaver Rd and Civic Center Campus at the 4th Annual Frightful 5K! Wear your silliest or spookiest Halloween costume and enjoy activities with the family.

 

TROY GYMNASTICS ALL AGES OPEN GYM

Sunday, October 27 / 9:00am – 12:00pm / 6:00pm – 9:00pm

@ Troy Gymnastics, Troy

Kids 12 months through 23 years are invited to come tumble around for a few hours. If it’s your first time going, it’s absolutely free!

 

FRASER LIONS CLUB CHILDREN’S HALLOWEEN PARTY

Sunday, October 27 / 11:30am – 3:30pm

@ Fraser Lion’s Club, Fraser

Celebrate with the Lions Club and Fraser Recreation! This party is FREE for residents and non-residents attending Fraser Public Schools.

 

HALLOWEEN TEA WITH DESCENDANTS

Sunday, October 27 / 12:00pm – 1:30pm

@ Townsend Hotel, Birmingham

This is an interactive children’s event with food and fun for all.

 

TREATS IN THE STREETS

Sunday, October 27 / 12:00pm – 4:00pm

@ Detroit Historical Museum, Detroit

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.

 

SPOOKY SOUNDS

Sunday, October 27 / 12:30pm – 3:00pm 

@ Ann Arbor District Library, Ann Arbor

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

 

DETROIT LIONS FOOTBAL GAME

Sunday, October 27/ 1:00pm 

@ Ford Field, Detroit

Watch the Detroit Lions take on the New York Giants!

 

SUNDAY TRAIN RIDES

Sunday, October 27 / 1:00pm – 4:00pm

@ Joy Blvd. Park, Clinton Township

Take a train ride with the Michigan Transit Museum.

 

ROYAL OAK SPOOKTACULAR

Sunday, October 27/ 1:00pm – 4:00pm

@ Downtown Royal Oak

The traditional FREE Trick or Treating event will be taking place in downtown Royal Oak.

 

BIRMINGHAM PUMPKIN PATCH & HALLOWEEN PARADE

Sunday, October 27 / 1:00pm – 4:00pm

@ Shain Park, Birmingham

Head to the annual Pumpkin Patch from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. for children’s activities and live entertainment. Then, stick around for the annual parade!

 

MUSEUM MISCELLANEOUS

Sunday, October 27/ 2:00pm

@ Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown

Guided by an interpreter, this program series gives visitors a chance to investigate in detail some of the rarely seen items from the backroom.  If you have ever wondered what we have, now is your chance to find out!

 

HAUNTED HALLOWEEN FAMILY PARTY

Sunday, October 27/ 2:00pm – 4:30pm

@ 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.

 

PAL-OWEEN

Sunday, October 27/ 2:00pm – 5:00pm

@ The Corner Ballpark. Detroit

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!

 

THE SPOOKY MONSTER MAGIC SHOW

Sunday, October 27/ 3:00pm – 4:00pm

@ 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!

 

HALLOWEEN AT THE VILLAGE

Sunday, October 27/ 3:00pm – 5:00pm

@ The Village At 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 Rochester Hills Fire Department will bring their firetrucks for even more fun!

 

TRICK-OR-TREAT TRAIL

Sunday, October 27/ 3:00pm – 7:00pm

@ Marshbank Park, West Bloomfield

Put on your costume and head out to collect goodies from costumed characters, local businesses and organizations along our safe 1/2 mile trail.

 

DETROIT RED WINGS HOME GAME

Sunday, October 27/ 5:00pm

@ Little Caesars Arena, Detroit

The Detroit Red Wings are back for another exciting season at Little Caesars Arena! Come cheer on your team!

 

HALLOWEEN SCARY SKATE

Sunday, October 27/ 5:00pm – 7:00pm

@ Kennedy Recreation Center, Trenton

Wear your costume, grab some skates and bring a bag to collect treats. You’re going to have a goblin-good time!

 

TRUNK OR TREAT

Sunday, October 27/ 5:00pm – 7:00pm

@ Fourtowns United Methodist Church, Waterford

Dress up in your best costume and come trick or treat through our trunks for some delicious treats! All are welcome!

 

TRICK-OR-TREAT TRAIL

Sunday, October 27/ 6:00pm – 7:30pm

@ Clawson Park, Clawson

Sponsored by Clawson Youth Assistance and Parks & Recreation, bring a flashlight and bag for all that you’ll collect from local businesses and organizations! Stay and enjoy cider and donuts after!

 

 

For MORE EVENTS happening this weekend, please check out our full EVENT CALENDAR!

 

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About Mary Furgason

Mary Furgason is a fitness instructor and writer on LittleGuide Detroit. She lives in western Oakland County with her husband and four kids. Mom of kids in pre-school through high school she knows the ins and outs of motherhood and the best things to do with kids of all ages.

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