Halloween is just around the corner, and there are tons of fun events around the state that are sure to put you in the spooky spirit! From haunted houses to family-friendly parades, below is your guide to celebrating Halloween in Pure Michigan.
Visit michigan.org full a full listing of Halloween events happening around the state!
Hallowe’en in Greenfield Village
Step back in time at Hallowe’en in Greenfield Village at the Henry Ford. Follow an endless path of hand-carved jack-o-lanterns and meet colorful characters along the way. Feel the whoosh as the headless horseman rides by, banter with a clever witch, and make stops at several treat stations spread throughout Greenfield Village.
When: October 26-28, every half hour from 6:30pm-9pm Fridays & Saturdays, Sundays 6:30pm – 8pm
Spooktacular Weekend in Pentwater
It’s a Spooktacular Weekend in Pentwater October 26-28. The trick-or-treating takes place on Saturday, but the whole weekend is full of “spooky” events for the whole family including a parade, pub crawl, Rocky Horror Picture Show performance, a teen costume party and much more.
When: October 26-28
Downtown Halloween Walk in Traverse City
Trick-or-treat your way around downtown Traverse City at participating stores during the Downtown Halloween Walk. Then, make a weekend out of it and bring your four-legged friend to The Dog Party! to celebrate the grand opening of Traverse City’s newest dog park with a costume contest and treats for both dogs and their owners!
When: Halloween Walk – October 26, 3:30-5 pm, Dog Party – October 27, 12-4 pm
Where: Traverse City
Halloween Trick-or-Treat and Halloween Spectacle in Marquette
Bring your little goblins and ghosts to downtown Marquette for the Halloween Trick-or-Treat and Halloween Spectacle. Fill your trick-or-treat bags with goodies from local businesses and stick around to see the zombie folk dancers, stilt walking spirits, a life-size dragon and skeleton marching band perform.
When: October 27, Trick-or-Treat 4-7 pm, Halloween Spectacle 7-8 pm
St. Ignace’s Trunk or Treat & Haunted Woods Walk
Make your way to St. Ignace’s Trunk or Treat & Haunted Woods Walk! In addition to the walk and hayride there is also a candy bar walk, apple bobbing, face painting, bean bag toss and football throw.
When: October 27, 7-8 pm
Where: St. Ignace
The Treat Parade in Downtown Ann Arbor
Black and orange balloons mean treats in downtown Ann Arbor this Halloween. The Treat Parade kicks off with story time at the public library followed by 65 participating businesses that will have balloons outside to signify that you can stop in for a treat.
When: October 31, story time-9:30 and 10:30 am, Treat Parade-11 am
Where: Ann Arbor
For more Halloween-related events happening in your community, visit michigan.org. How will you be getting into the Halloween spirit this year? Share with us below!