October is beautiful in Michigan, and during the month, we were blown away by the number of great photos we received of fall colors, cider mills, pumpkins and Halloween decorations. We picked some of our favorites and put them on our Pure Michigan Flickr page. Check them out in the slideshow below and thanks to everybody who submitted!
Crawl over to the annual Zoo Boo at the Detroit Zoo for a family-friendly celebration including a decorated half-mile trick-or-treat trail through the front of the park.
When: October 28-30, 6 – 8 p.m.
Where: Royal Oak
Gather in downtown Grosse Pointe for the Halloween Parade, where The Village stores welcome trick-or-treaters and the Public Library passes out free books.
When: Oct. 31, 3:30-4:45 p.m.
Where: Grosse Pointe
Make your way to Mackinac Island’s McGulpin Point Lighthouse to trick-or-treat with shipwrecked pirates. Ahoy mate!
When: Oct. 28-31, 10:00 -6:00 p.m.
Where: Mackinaw City
Treats and Trails. That’s what you can expect at the Outdoor Discovery Center in Holland. There will be wildlife, candy, luminaries, costumes and more.
When: October 28, 29, 5–8 p.m.
Enjoy a Safe Halloween trick-or-treating with the family at Kalamazoo Mall in downtown Kalamazoo, where you’ll find games, crafts, entertainment, and a costume parade.
When: Oct. 29, 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Doggie Trick-or-Treating makes for a “howling” good time in Old Town Lansing, where there will be a costume contest, dog trick-or-treating and Yappy Hour at Preuss Pets.
When: Oct. 28, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Trick-or-treat at Traverse City’s Downtown Halloween Walk, then head over to KidzArt’s Halloween Party for art, games, and more treats!
When: Oct. 28, 3:30 – 5 p.m., party 5-7:00 p.m.
Where: Traverse City
Combine the fun with informal science learning at The Exhibit Museum’s Family Halloween Party, where kids can trick-or-treat at special stations and displays full of hands-on activities, and even live animals!
When: Oct. 30, 12 – 5 p.m.
Where: Ann Arbor
Please join us Tuesday at 3 p.m. for a live Web chat with Kat Tedsen and Bev Rydel, the authors of “Haunted Travels of Michigan.” Kat and Bev will take your questions about some of the haunted places in our state and share their experiences. If you can’t make the chat, a replay will be available at the box below. You can also check out our Q&A with Kat and Bev from last week. We hope you can join us!