Paid Halloween Events in the Twin Cities

While there is tons of free Halloween fun in the Twin Cities, some events are worth paying for and may even be a good excuse for a road trip. Here we have gathered special family Halloween activities organized by regions of the Twin Cities metro area. All of these events require a fee and some require registration.

Countdown to Halloween

crowd of people in costume at Tricks and Treats at Valleyfair

Tricks and Treats

Halloween for Everyone!
Valleyfair's Tricks and Treats is a gotta-be-there Halloween event packed with fun and family-friendly eeriness.
From little goblins to grown-up ghouls, everyone will find ghastly great things to do for Halloween. Plus, we’ve got skeleTONS of delicious seasonal treats, drinks and, of course, candy!
If that’s not fang-tastic enough, our most popular rides are open during the Halloween event to deliver the amazing thrills and chills found only at Valleyfair.
The event runs on select dates, September 30 - October 29.
Save on tickets at

Paid Halloween Activities For Kids


Some companies with locations around the Twin Cities offer fun Halloween activities for families at more than one location.  We’ll list those here.

Oct 22 & 23, 2022: Trick-or-Treat with Casper at Marcus Theatres

Oakdale Cinema, 5677 Hadley Avenue North, Oakdale, MN 55128
Rosemount Cinema, 15280 Carrousel Way, Rosemount, MN 55068
Southbridge Crossing Cinema, 8380 Hansen Avenue, Shakopee, MN 55379

Tickets to Casper include trick-or-treat stations, family activities and other fun. Costumes encouraged. Doors 9:30am; movie 10:30am. Find tickets and more info here.


Family Halloween activities offered at Minneapolis and St. Paul parks, museums and more.

Minneapolis Halloween Events

Ongoing: Frankenstein’s Laboratory Exhibit

Bakken Museum, 3537 Zenith Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Yes, this is a permanent exhibit that you can visit any time, but what better time than during the month of October? General Admission: $7-$13/pp. Tuesday – Sunday from 10am-4pm.

Ongoing: Autumn & Halloween  Crafting 

Heartfelt Crafts | 4306 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410
Heartfelt’s Autumn Craft selections include Halloween crafts. Prices vary by craft. Calling ahead to reserve space is recommended, walk-in space may be available.

Oct 15-16, 2022: Farmer Ken & Jan’s Pumpkin Patch 

Como-Harriet Streetcar Line, 4200 Queen Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410
Take a ride on a streetcar to the pumpkin patch. Pumpkins are $7 apiece while supplies last. 12:30-4pm.$3/ride pp or $7/all day, under 3 free, pumpkins $6/each.

Oct. 20, 2022: Paint A Pumpkin at Linden Hills (Age 3-6)

Linden Hills Park, 3100 43rd St W., Minneapolis, MN, US 55410
Parent-child program for kids ages 3-6 to paint a real pumpkin for Halloween. Paint and equipment provided. 10:30-11:30am. $8-$12/depending on residence.

Oct 20, 2022: Paint A Pumpkin at Linden Hills (Age 6-13)

Linden Hills Park, 3100 43rd St W., Minneapolis, MN, US 55410
 Program for kids ages 6-3 to paint a real pumpkin for Halloween. Paint and equipment provided. Parent needs to be present. 2-3pm.  $8-$12/depending on residence.

Oct 20, 2022: Family Pumpkin Carving Night at Bryant Square 

Bryant Square Park, 3101 Bryant Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Carve pumpkins at the park and leave the mess behind. This is an outdoor event, dress for the weather. Rain date 10/27/22.  6pm-7:30pm. $20-$30/depending on residence (we’re assuming at this price, admission includes pumpkins for the family).

Oct 23, 2022: Transylvania Trolley

Como-Harriet Streetcar Line, 4200 Queen Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410
Non-scary Halloween trolley ride. Wear your costume and get a treat! 12:30-4pm. $3/ride pp or $7/all day, under 3 free.

Oct 28, 2022: Parent-Child: Keepsake Halloween Craft 

Armatage Park, 2500 57th St W., Minneapolis, MN, US 55410
Parent-child class for ages 7 and under. Create a haunted house picture with spooky handprint ghosts. Costumes welcome. 9:30-10:30am. $20-$30, depending on residency.

Oct 29, 2022: Discovery Days: Science in the Shadows

Bakken Museum, 3537 Zenith Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Halloween themed Discovery Day with hands-on science bet for ages 5-14. General Admission: $7-$13/pp. 10am – 4pm.

Oct 30, 2022: Symphony Spooktacular

Orchestra Hall, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Join the Minnesota Orchestra and In the Heart of the Beast Puppet Theatre for a family-friendly concert incorporating spooky tricks just in time for Halloween. Ages 6+; 2pm;
Adults: $12-$29; Kids to age 18 FREE.

St Paul Halloween Events

Ongoing: See a Real Egyptian Mummy

Science Museum of Minnesota, 120 W. Kellogg Blvd., Saint Paul, MN 55102
This, again, is a permanent exhibit that you can visit any time, but lends itself well to the Halloween season? Sunday-Thursday from 9am–5pm; Fridays & Saturdays 9am-8pm.
General Admission: $19.95-$29.95/pp.

Oct 15, 22, & 29, 2022: Haunted ROUNDhouse

Jackson Street Roundhouse | 193 Pennsylvania Ave E, St Paul, MN 55130
All the fun of the Jackson Street Roundhouse (train rides, too) with a slightly spooky air plus smores & trick-or-treating. Musical entertainment by the Teddy Bear Band. Choose an entrance time between 10am & 3pm. Tickets: $7-$15/pp or $45/family.

Oct 15, 22, & 29, 2022: Spooky Trains – Night Trains

Twin Cities Model Railroad Museum, 668 Transfer Rd Ste. 8, St Paul, MN 55114
Night Trains begins with three Saturdays of “spooky trains” complete with treats. Costumes are welcome. 3-7pm. $15/pp age 4+.

October 29 & 30, 2022: Minnesota Children’s Museum Halloween Spooktacular

10 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102
Trick-or-treat in the galleries, enjoy other themed activities, including a DJ dance party, games and play in the museum’s super fun exhibits. Admission includes a trick-or-treat bag and a night of not-so-scary Halloween fun as well as access to the museum galleries. 6-9pm. $20/pp. 

We will continue to add Minneapolis Parks and Saint Paul Parks events if they are announced, but you will find most park events on our FREE Halloween list.


Como-Harriet Streetcar Line | 4200 Queen Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410
Time: 1, 2 & 3pm.
Tickets: $5/pp. Sells out fast. Pre-purchase tickets here.
Ride the trolley, hear a story and get a treat. 

Cancelled in 2022. Watch for it again in 2023.


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Anoka Halloween Events

Oct 17, 2022: Halloween Bingo Night 

Anoka American Legion, 400 W Main St, Anoka, MN 55303
Play Bingo for prizes as part of Anoka’s Halloween Capital of the World events. Costumes welcome. October 17, 2022. 6:30-8:30pm. 25¢ per card.

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Blaine Halloween Events

Oct 21, 2022: Flashlight Pumpkin Hunt & Dance

Tom Ryan Park, 10802 Town Square Dr NE, Blaine, MN 55449
Flashlight pumpkin hunt, outdoor dance, S’mores, Halloween games and a
costume contest. Fee includes a treat bag, one pumpkin, one craft, and refreshments. Registration required. 7-8:30pm. $20/pp.

Brooklyn Center Halloween Events

Oct 21, 2022Brooklyn Center Halloween Party 

Centennial Park, 6301 Shingle Creek Pkwy, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
Ages 2-12 can trick-or-treat down the trail before doing a little BOOgie at the amphitheater. 5:30-7:30pm. $2/child.

Brooklyn Park Halloween Events

Oct 28, 2022Ghostly Gala

Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center Grand Rooms, 5600 85th Ave. N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
Enjoy pizza, games, prizes, music, dancing, and a costume contest! Pre-registration encouraged. Hosted by Reach for Resources. All ages & abilities welcomed. 5:30-8pm. $10-$15/pp (Save by pre-registering).

Oct 29, 2022Trick-or-Treat Geocaching

Mississippi Gateway Regional Park, 10360 W River Rd, Brooklyn Park, MN 55444
Learn to geocache during a family-friendly Halloween party that also includes live animals, slacklining and photo ops. Then search the park for hidden treasures! Pre-registration required. 10am-noon or 1pm-3pm. $10/pp.

Fridley Halloween Events

Oct 22, 2022Pumpkin Night in the Park

Springbrook Nature Center, 100 85th Ave NW, Fridley, MN 55432
Enchanted trails, costumed characters, kids dance, glowing pumpkins, and food. This year, there will be no option to purchase gate admission. 5-9pm. $10-12/pp.
Learn more and register here.

Maple Grove Halloween Events

Oct 22, 2022Halloween Family Fun

Weaver Lake Park, 8591 Co Road 101, Maple Grove, MN 55311
Kids ages 8 & under, please. Grab your costumes and get ready for this annual Halloween party in the park. 12:30-4pm. $6/child.

Oct 25, 2022: My Preschooler and Me: Puppet Escapades – Pumpkins Galore

Eastman Nature Center, 13351 Elm Creek Rd, Maple Grove, MN 55369
Parent-child activity for kids ages 3-5 includes a puppet show and outdoor activities with a pumpkin theme. 10am-11am. $5/pp. Register Here.

Oct 29, 2022: Big Woods Halloween

Eastman Nature Center, 13351 Elm Creek Rd, Maple Grove, MN 55369
Families can go on a trail walk with animal characters, play bone bingo, visit a bubble cauldron, learn about night creatures and take a skull and bone challenge. There will be Halloween games, photo ops and a bonfire. Register for a start time between 10am and 2:45pm. $8/pp.

New Hope Halloween Events

Oct 8, 2022Trick-or-Trot and Transylvania 

New Hope Civic Center Park, 4401 Xylon Avenue North, New Hope, MN 55427
Trick-or-treat on trails lit by colorful lights, pumpkin painting, carnival games, DJ and scavenger hunt. Viewing of Hotel Transylvania 2 at 7pm. 4:30pm. $10/pp.

Plymouth Halloween Activities

Oct 29, 2022Halloween Geocaching 

French Regional Park, 12605 Rockford Rd, Plymouth, MN 55441
Geocache for Halloween surprises and treats. 1-2:30pm. $12/pp

St. Anthony Family Halloween Fun

Oct 17 & 21, 2022: My Child & Me: Eco Art – Encaustic Bone Collage 

Silverwood Park, 2500 County Rd E St. Anthony, MN 55421
We made these fun art pieces at a recent grown-up event and it was really fun. Use colorful, melted beeswax and small animal bones to create one-of-a-kind pieces of art. Ages 7-12 with adult; Oct 17th 5:30-7pm; Oct 21st 9:30am-11am. $8/pp. Reservations required

Oct 19, 2022: Mini Pumpkin Party 

Silverwood Park, 2500 County Rd E St. Anthony, MN 55421
Decorate miniature pumpkins; all tools, materials and refreshments provided; 6-8pm. $5/pp. Pre-Register but drop in anytime during the 2-hour program

Oct 20, 2022: In the Park After Dark: Campfire Cider and Stories 

Silverwood Park, 2500 County Rd E St. Anthony, MN 55421
Listen to seasonal stories and songs around a campfire; 7-8:30pmpm. $8/pp. Registration Required


Urban Air Adventure Park, 3580 Holly Ln N, Plymouth, MN 55447
Time: 2021: 10am-8pm.
Price: 2021: $11.99-$29.99/child. (Parents are an additional $6).
Costume contests (11am 7 and under; 12pm ages 8+) and creepy craft station included with the price of admission on Halloween.


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Lino Lakes Halloween Events

Oct 28, 2022: Little Goblins Costume Party

Wargo Nature Center, 7701 Main St, Lino Lakes, MN 55038
For kids 8 and under, carnival games, crafts, refreshments and photo opps. Costumes encouraged. Pre-registration required. 6:30-8pm. $10/pp plus tax.

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Harriet Alexander Nature Center, 2520 Dale St N, Roseville, MN 55113
Live owls with Wildlife Science Center, Barrel train rides by Kaptain Kirby, Indoor Halloween craft, Trunk & Treat organized by Calvary Church youth, Free refreshments. $8/child, registration required.

Shafer Halloween Fun

Oct 15, 2022: Franc ‘n’ Stein Celebration 

Franconia Sculpture Park | 29836 Saint Croix Trail, Shafer, MN 55074
Family-Friendly 12pm-6:30pm include: Trick or Treat Hayrides, art-making activities, costume contests (dog & people), polka band. 6:30-9pm: Rocky Horror Picture Show Sing-a-Long and bonfire with S’mores. 12pm-9pm. Free;
 $5/vehicle fee to park

White Bear Lake Halloween Events

Oct 29, 2022: Tamarack Trick or Treat

Tamarack Nature Center, 5287 Otter Lake Rd. White Bear Township, MN 55110
A low-key, non-scary event for kids pre-k through elementary with a parent. Play in Discovery Hollow, see live animals, participate in games and activities and get treats. Activities take approximately 75 minutes to complete. Times every 20 minutes, 3-4pm. $7.50/child, $3.25/adult. Registration is required.

Wyoming Family Events

Oct 29-30, 2022: Halloween Party Weekend

Pinehaven Farm, 28186 Kettle River Blvd N, Wyoming, MN 55092
Captain Jack Sparrow will be wondering the farm. Kids can trick or treat around the farm in addition to all the usual fun – dinosaurs hidden throughout the farm, tug-of-war, corn pit, pedal trikes, barrel broncos, gem mining (extra), grain train, ziplining, superslides, mobile chicken truck, parent-child swings, corn maze, pumpkin picking and tractor climbing. 10am-6pm. Admission: $16-$19/pp.


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Apple Valley Halloween Events

Oct 1-Nov 5, 2022: Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

Minnesota Zoo, 13000 Zoo Boulevard, Apple Valley, MN 55124
A trail through an enchanted forest features over 5,000 illuminated and creatively carved pumpkins while a variety of musical vignettes and fog create a seasonal back drop for this family friendly fall outing. $18-$24/pp, discount for members.

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Burnsville Halloween Events

Oct 28, 2022: Halloween Fest On The Go 

Lac Lavon Park | 15501 Lac Lavon Drive, Burnsville, MN 55337
Family-friendly event includes a drive-thru illuminated trick-or-treat trail. Space is limited – Register early for Activity #102526. 6-7pm or 7-8pm; $15/vehicle.

Oct 29, 2022: Parents Night Out Halloween Party 

IGM Gymnastics, 12117 Riverwood Drive Burnsville, MN 55337
Drop off costumed kids ages 4+ for a night of Halloween fun and pizza, while parents get a few hours out. $35/child includes pizza dinner. Sibling discount $5.

Oct 30, 2022: Preschool Halloween Party 

IGM Gymnastics, 12117 Riverwood Drive Burnsville, MN 55337
Bounce house, open gym, crafts, games and more for kids ages 2-5. 1-3pm. $25/child. Sibling discount $5.

Cottage Grove Halloween Events

October Weekends: Zywiec’s Fall Fun Fest

Zywiec’s Garden Center, 10900 E. Pt. Douglas Rd., Cottage Grove, MN 55016
Choose Halloween activities ala carte or as a package: lights-on haunted house tour, pumpkin painting, sand and spin art. Plus FREE hayrides, coloring sheets and goats to pet. October weekends & Thurs-Fri of MEA. $24/package price or $6-$9 per activity.

October 29, 2022: Halloween Extravaganza

Shepard Farm, 8946 70th Street S, Cottage Grove, MN 55016
Trick-or-treat in the woods, take a hayride, play field games, watch silly science skits, meet live critters and warm up at the bonfire. 12-4pm. $8-$10/pp.

Eagan Halloween Events

October 29, 2022: Eagan Halloween Trail Walk

Viking Lakes, 2685 Vikings Cir, Eagan, MN 55121
Dress up and trick or treat through Legends Crossing at Viking Lakes. Other stations will include music and Halloween-themed games. Dress for an all-weather, outdoor event. 11am-2pm. $6/pp, advanced purchase required.

Inver Grove Heights Halloween Events

October 28, 2022: Ghostly Gathering 

Veterans Memorial Community Center | 8150 Barbara Avenue, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
Family-friendly, non-scary event for kids ages 4-12, with trick-or-treating, activities, photo booth and a DJ. Preregistration is required. 5:30-7pm. $8/child.

October 29, 2022: Scary Skate 

Veterans Memorial Community Center, 8150 Barbara Avenue, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
Open Skate with costumes. 6:30-8pm. $6/non-CC members plus $2/skate rental.

Lakeville Halloween Events

October 20-23, 2022: Halloween Farmyard Fun Fair

Barnyard Buddies, 10132  235th St W. Lakeville, MN
Meet, pet and feed a whole barnyard full of animals plus take a pony ride and jump in the inflatable. This stretch of days over MEA weekend is Halloween themed; wear a costume if you’d like. $3 donation/pp plus small fees for pony rides. Food available for purchase.

October 22, 2022: Haunted Forest

Steve Michaud Park, 17100 Ipava Avenue, Lakeville, MN 55044
Trick-or-treat through a maze made for little kids. Bigger kids can explore a Haunted Forest Trail, watch a Haunted Bonfire Puppet Show, go on a Haunted Hayride and grab a free pumpkin, Concessions available. Pay at the entrance or register for event #232101. 5:30-8pm. $10/vehicle.

Woodbury Halloween Events

October 15, 2022: Halloween Hoopla  

Ojibway Park, 2695 Ojibway Dr, Woodbury, MN 55125
Search for a mini pumpkin to decorate, tick-or-treat, play Halloween games, a photo booth and costume prizes! Ages 3-12. 3-5pm. $12/child.

Returning in 2023: Autumn Harvest

Dakota City Heritage Village, 4008 220th St W, Farmington, MN 55024
Dakota City is taking a year’s hiatus from the Autumn Harvest festival, but look for it again in 2023.


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Bloomington Halloween Events

Sept 25-Oct 31, 2022: Screamin’ Green Haunt Town 

Crayola Experience | Mall of America, 300 South Avenue, Bloomington, MN 55425
Halloween themed activities, including on-site trick-or-treating and more. Daily 10am-6pm. $25.99-$27.99.

Oct 28, 2022: Nickelodeon Booniverse – Chris Hawkey Halloween Party

Mall of America, 5000 Center Ct, Bloomington, MN 55425
Ticket includes unlimited rides, unlimited access to Flyover America, treats and slime making. 6pm-9pm. $59.99 each.

Oct 30, 2022: Base Camp Halloween Party

6202 Bloomington Rd, St Paul, MN 55111
Wear your costume – just make sure that’ll still allow you to take part in Base Camp’s activities (rock climbing, archery). Plus treats, of course.  4-7pm. $10/pp.

Chanhassen Family Halloween

Oct. 29, 2022: Halloween Party 

Chanhassen Recreation Center, 2310 Coulter Blvd, Chanhassen, MN 55317
Trick-or-treating, carnival games, hayrides, magic show, face painting and refreshments. Pre-register for this event. 1-3 pm. $6/child.

Chaska Halloween Events

Sept 17-Oct 31, 2022: Scarecrows in the Garden 

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr, Chaska, MN 55318
Tour the scarecrows created by Bachman’s scarecrow experts. Included with Arboretum admission of $15/Ages 16+; free 15 & under. Reserve tickets online. Scarecrow made from broom with red nose, a big smile and a bowtie.

Image courtesy Landscape Arboretum. Photo by Liz Potasek

Oct 14, 2023: Halloween Trail of Fun

Chaska Athletic Park, 725 W 1st St, Chaska, MN 55318
Roast s’mores, try pumpkin archery, listen to music, play games, participate in pumpkin carving contest. Hayrides are an additional fee and require separate registration. 5-8pm. $5/pp ($10 after 10/1/22) ($3/hayride). 

Eden Prairie Halloween Fun

Oct. 22, 2022: Pumpkins

Staring Lake Outdoor Center, 13765 Staring Lake Parkway, Eden Prairie, MN 55347.
Cost: $12/child.
Learn about the history of pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns before carving your own in this parent/child class.
Registration required.

Oct. 29, 2022: Not-So-Scary Nature Trail

Staring Lake Outdoor Center, 13765 Staring Lake Parkway, Eden Prairie, MN 55347.
Hours: 6-8pm (Register for a time slot)
Cost: $11/pp.

Learn about all the not-so-scary things associated with Halloween. Walk the lantern-lit trail and learn about bats, owls, snakes, eagles and so much more while collecting a snack or Halloween candy at each station.

Edina Halloween Events

Oct 27, 2022: HalloBoo Trick-or-Treat Trail

Edinborough Park, 7700 York Ave S, Edina, MN 55435.
Trick-or-treating, games and family fun throughout Adventure Peak and the Great Hall. 4-5:30pm or 6-7:30pm, $10/child. Registration required.

Excelsior Family Halloween Events

Oct. 22, 2022: Fantastically Spooky Ghost Trolley

Excelsior Streetcar Line, Water Street and George Street, Excelsior, MN 55331
Hours: 6-9pm
Cost: $4/pp.

This trolley ride is suitable for all family members.

Oct. 23, 2022: Trolleyween

Excelsior Streetcar Line, Water Street and George Street, Excelsior, MN 55331
Hours: 1:30 & 2:30pm
Tickets: Sells out fast. Pre-purchase tickets here. $5/pp.

Trolley ride, story time and Halloween treat.

Oct. 29, 2022: Halloween in Excelsior 

Downtown Excelsior, MN 55331
Hours: 2021: 10am-11pm
Tickets: $2 Trolley rides available

Trick r’ treating, spooky scenes, dance parties, costume contests, etc. 

Minnetrista Halloween Activities

Oct. 22, 23, 29 & 30, 2022: Orchard Trick-or-Treating

Minnetonka Orchard, 6480 County Rd 26, Minnetrista, MN 55364
Hours: Regular Orchard Hours
Cost: $8-$10/pp.

Kids are encouraged to come in costume to trick-or-treat around the orchard, pick your pumpkin (to purchase) and paint it while visiting (painting supplies included with pumpkin purchase). 

Richfield Halloween Events

Oct 22, 2022: Half-Haunted Halloween

Wood Lake Nature Center, 6710 Lake Shore Drive, Richfield 55423
Stations include the trick or treat trail, a magician, games and a barn dance.  October 22, 2022. $5/pp.

Oct. 30, 2022: Old-Fashioned Halloween Party 

Wood Lake Nature Center, 6710 Lake Shore Drive, Richfield 55423
Part of the Sunday Specials program, play old-fashioned games,  find owls, bats, and spiders on a scavenger hunt and try old-fashioned refreshments! Costumes encouraged. Limited spaces; pre-registration encouraged. 1pm-3pm, FULL

Saint Louis Park Halloween Events

Oct 21-22, 2022: Westwood Nature Center Annual Halloween Party

Westwood Hills Nature Center | 8300 W Franklin Ave, St Louis Park, MN 55426
Come in costumes and enjoy a variety of indoor and outdoor activities. 6:30-9:00pm. $9-$12/pp, pre-registration required.

Savage Halloween Events

Oct 30, 2022: Halloween Geocaching 

Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve | 15501 Murphy Lake Blvd, Savage, MN 55378
Geocache through the park reserve and earn a small treat bag at the end. Equipment provided. 1pm-2:30pm. $12/pp. Reservations required.

Shakopee Halloween Events

Sept 17-Oct 31, 2022: Severs Fall Festival 

3121 150th Street West, Shakopee
One of the Twin Cities’ largest Fall Festivals complete with pumpkin patch.
Reserve tickets online. $17/pp.

Sept 30-Oct 30, 2022: Valleyfair Tricks & Treats

Valleyfair, 1 Valleyfair Dr, Shakopee, MN 55379
New in 2022, Tricks And Treats, replaces The Great Pumpkin Festival and Valleyscare Halloween Haunt. This will be an all-ages festival and Halloween party. Included with daily admission or season pass. Learn more and find tickets here. Friday 5pm-9pm; Saturdays Noon-9pm; Sundays, Noon to 8pm.

Oct 21-22, 28-29, 2022: Guided Lantern Walks

The Landing, 2187 Highway 101, Shakopee, MN 55379
Hours: 7pm-8pm; 7:15-8pm
Cost: $6/pp
Costumed characters will lead participants on a walk by lantern light. Learn how Minnesotan’s have coped with winter darkness
. Pre-registration required.

Oct 21, 2022: Step Into the Story: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving

The Landing, 2187 Highway 101, Shakopee, MN 55379
Hours: 6pm-8pm
Cost: $12/pp
Families can explore the path of Ichabod Crane and decide for yourself if he really did encounter the mysterious horseman then make a related craft.
Pre-registration required.

Oct 25, 2022: My Preschooler & Me: Pumpkins

The Landing, 2187 Highway 101, Shakopee, MN 55379
Hours: 10am-11am
Cost: $6/pp
Outdoor parent-child program for ages 3-6. Children will learn about pumpkins through themed stories, activities and crafts.
Pre-registration required.

October 29, 2022: Shakopee Spooky Family Fun Night 

Huber Park, 150 Fillmore St N, Shakopee, MN 55379
Hours: Two Sessions: 2:30-4pm & 4:30-6pm
Cost: $5/kid.

Outdoor event will include spooky games, prizes and activities.
Pre-registration required.

Victoria Halloween Events

Oct 23, 2022: Search for Bigfoot: Orienteering

Lowry Nature Center | 7025 Nature Center Dr, Victoria, MN 55386
Learn orienteering skills and then go on a hunt for the elusive bigfoot. For ages 8+. 12:30-2:30pm. $6/pp, pre-registration required.

Oct 29, 2022: Enchanted Forest Halloween

Lowry Nature Center | 7025 Nature Center Dr, Victoria, MN 55386
Families can walk along an enchanted trail, stopping for treats from costumed characters. Carnival games, music from Roe Family Singers and a Mad Scientist show. Dress for outdoor Halloween fun. Food available for purchase. 4:30-8:30pm. $7/pp, pre-registration required.


Oct 1, 2022: Harvest Howl 

Wildlife Science Center | Stacy
Live animal demos, American Indian demonstrations, pumpkin painting contests, kids games and more. 11am-4pm. $15/adults, $10/kids.

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Oct 8, 2022: Owl Prowl

International Owl Center | Houston 
Owl Prowls are after dark guided searches for owls. Expect the event to last 3 hours. Participants drive their own vehicles to different locations. Note: Children are welcome, but must be able to stand quietly for at least 10 minutes at a time.  5:30pm, $15/person.

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Oct. 21-23, 2022: Pumpkin Express Train Rides 

Osceola & St. Croix Valley Railway | Osceola, WI
Last train leaves Dresser, to return to Osceola, at 4pm. Free pumpkins for kids, games and rides, music and performances included w/ tickets. 9:30am -1:30pm on the hour. Tickets: $25-$30, Age 2 and under: FREE.

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