More Halloween Haunts For MEA Weekend

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Not only is this weekend MEA, but also it has Halloween fun.  Don those costumes and get out there for candy or more festivities.

Como ZooBoo
Como Zoo and Conservatory

Saturday, October 18 and Sunday, October 19 (and next weekend)
4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Tickets $6 in advance here or $7 at the door

Como Zoo is transformed into a fun and non-frightening Halloween experience.  My kids loved it.  And they didn’t receive ONLY candy in their bags.  We parked on Como Ave. by the State Fair and took the animal shuttle buses to the entrance.  I also recommend going as close to the beginning of ZooBoo as possible because when the sun goes down, it gets pretty chilly.

Fall Fest
Garden by the Woods
Saturday, October 18 and Saturday, October 25   
5:00 p.m.

Enjoy an Oktoberfest for the whole family with root beer tastings, floats and games.

Pumpkin Painting Weekend
Minnetonka Orchards
Saturday, October 18-Sunday, October 19
10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Minnetonka Orchards is a beautiful orchard.  I love  the scenic drive out there and the orchard itself is breathtaking.  During their Pumpkin Painting Weekend, pumpkins will be availabe for purchase and a painting station will be set up.  You just need to bring your ideas!


Activities Throughout October 

Planet Spooky, Valleyfair
Saturday and Sundays, until 6:00 p.m.

Flick or Treat Halloween Film Series, Marcus Theatres
10:00 a.m. Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in October

Dracula! The Silly Musical Romp!, Howard Conn Fine Arts Center
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays

HowlZooWeen, Minnesota Zoo
Daily activities, Weekend Activities throughout the month


Stay Tuned for More Activities to Come!


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Gianna Kordatzky

I am married to the craziest, most awesome man I know. We have four kids--Ranging in ages from 5-10. You can learn more about my life as a mother and wife at .

I love to throw parties and be with friends. I love to read my Bible and grow closer to God. I love to eat and exercise. I have learned to love coffee.
And I could really use a nap.


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