Get ready to experience creepy, crawly, eerie, ghoulish and frightening Halloween fun in Minneapolis! You can get your fix of all things Halloween at our haunted houses, pumpkin patches and several miles of corn mazes. And don't forget about the Zombies. There are lots and lots of Zombies.
Afton Apple Orchard and Pumpkin Patch Now open 7 days a week through Halloween 10:00am-6:00pm Afton Apple Orchard
Enjoy and explore the 250+ acres, producing Minnesota grown of apples, pumpkins, strawberries and raspberries. Venture into the 15-acre corn maze or take a hayride into the orchard for apple picking! Don't miss their
apple festival September 28th & 29th, Oct 5th & 6th, and 12th & 13th, 2019! General admission is $5 for ages 5 and older, and $4 for ages 4 and under.
The Great Pumpkin Fest September 21st - October 27th, 2019 Saturdays & Sundays only Valleyfair
During the day, tiny terrors can join Snoopy and the rest of the PEANUTS gang for some not-so-scary Halloween activities for kids at The Great Pumpkin Fest! Enjoy your favorite rides, live entertainment and great fall activities at The Great Pumpkin Fest including Trick or Treat Street, Peppermint Patty's Corn Maze, Sally's Craft Corner, the Great Pumpkin Parade and more!
Valleyscare Halloween Haunt Nights of: September 21st, 28th, 2018 October 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 17th-19th, 25th and 26th 7:00pm-Midnight Valleyfair
On select nights, the fun takes a terrifying turn as Valleyfair transforms into ValleySCARE, the upper Midwest’s largest Halloween attraction. With more than 75 rides, haunted mazes, scare zones and monsters prowling the park, there is something to satisfy everyone’s devilish desire. Not for the faint of heart! Note: Halloween Haunt activities are “Rated PG-13” and not intended for kids under 13 years of age.
Wabasha Street Cave Tours Lost Souls Tour: Sundays from September 29th - October 27th Ghosts & Graves: October 4th, 5th, 11th-13th,18th-20th and 25th-30th Times vary for both tours Wabasha Street Caves, St. Paul
Get in the Halloween Spirit with Wabasha Street Cave tours like the Lost Souls Tour and Ghosts & Graves Tours. There are walking and bus tours that include stories of haunted sites, murders and cave visits.
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular October 1st - November 3rd, 2019 Sunday - Thursday: 7:00pm-10:00pm Friday - Saturday: 7:00pm-11:00pm The Minnesota Zoo
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular is back for a second year at the Minnesota Zoo! An enchanted forest, nestled in the heart of the Zoo, plays host to this strolling exhibit. The trail features over 5,000 illuminated pumpkins of all different sizes, shapes and faces creatively carved and displayed from ground to tree-top. A variety of musical vignettes and fog make the perfect back drop for a special date night or family-friendly, fall outing!
300 Clifton Candlelight Tour 2018 Wednesdays in October (starting October 2nd) 7:00pm tours 300 Clifton
Learn the history of Clifton Avenue and possibly meet the ghost of one of the Carpenter family's chambermaids, Gertrude. Walk through the main mansion, grounds, and carriage house, all in the most comfortable way possible: in the dark, of course. Every tour at 300 Clifton includes loads of history on the house and neighborhood, but only in the Candlelight Tour do you get to tour the creepy parts of the house and hear the stories of the ghosts of 300 Clifton, and maybe even experience contact with the other side!
The Haunted Basement Dates differ based on ticket category (starting October 3rd) Rosedale Shopping Center
Prepare yourself for an immersive theater experience at the Haunted Basement. You may get very messy, you may have to crawl, and you may find yourself in a confined space with something horrible. So, maybe leave your nice clothes at home.
Fright Farm Haunted House Friday and Saturday nights in October (starting October 4th) And Halloween night Fright Farm in Maplewood, MN
Fright Farm is the top haunted attraction in the area and can be frequently found on "Best of" lists for Halloween, fall, and haunted attraction activities in Minnesota. Join the Low Scare event, a tamer version of the haunted house for younger children and the faint of heart of all ages, on October 27th from noon-4:00pm
Trail of Terror October 11th-26th/20th & 27th, 2019 Fridays & Saturdays, 7:00pm - 12:30am Sundays, 7:00pm - 11:00pm Shakpoee, MN
Choose from spine-chilling or scare-free attractions! The Wicked Woods Walk, Maze of Mayhem, Chuckle's Pizzeria and Bozo Bash are just a few scream-worthy features. For the easily frightened, the Pumpkin Crossbow Smash and Shakespearean Nightmare Escape Room are a few options. Try Zombie Paintball Fridays - Sundays or The Running Dead 5K (Oct. 19th)! The front gate and box office close at 11:00pm on Friday and Saturdays and 10:00pm on Sundays.
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Zombie Pub Crawl October 12th, 2019 Downtown Minneapolis
Certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the “World’s Largest Gathering of Zombies,” the ZPC gathers thousands of undead souls into the streets, bars, and taprooms of Minneapolis for a night of pub crawling, dancing, world-class live entertainment, and all sorts of other fiendish fun. Costumes encouraged—the gorier, the better! Featuring three outdoor stages, dozens of food trucks, tons of great live music, the World Brain-Eating Championships, carnival rides and games, and so much more. It all began when 150 zombies got together in Northeast Minneapolis in 2005.
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Midnight Madness: Halloween (1978) October 18th, 2019
For horror movie lovers, watch John Carpenter's Halloween on the big screen to kick off the last few weeks of spooky season!
Kick-Or-Treat Indoor Soccer Tournament October 22nd-27th, 2019 National Sports Center
Join the NSC's tenth annual Halloween Kick-or-Treat Indoor Soccer Tournament. Kick-or-Treat is a non-sanctioned tournament and accepts all teams, which include: club, intraclub, tournament teams or even just a group of friends who want to play.
Twin Cities Horror Festival October 24th - November 3rd, 2019 The Southern Theater
11 terrifying days of theater, dance, music, and film at the Southern Theater in Minneapolis.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert October 25th-27th, 2019 Orchestra Hall
Head back to Hogwarts™ and bring on the dragons, as Harry Potter™ is picked by the Goblet of Fire™ to compete in the Triwizard Tournament! The Minnesota Orchestra performs Patrick Doyle’s inspiring full score while Harry, his friends and He Who Must Not Be Named™ soar across the big screen in a truly magical immersive experience.
Monster Dash Marathon, 10L & 5K October 26th, 2019 Races begin at 8:30am St. Paul
The Monster Dash course in St. Paul is fast, beautiful and entertaining. Challenge yourself to run the distance in costume and you could be the winner of the Monster Dash Costume Contest. Be sure to stay afterwards for the Post-Race Party!
Anoka Grande Day Parade October 26th, 2019 1:00-3:30pm Main Street and Fifth Avenue, Anoka, MN
Join Halloween enthusiasts as they celebrate 99 years as Anoka Halloween Capital of the World™ at the largest parade in the state!
Halloween Spooktacular October 26th-28th, 2019 Saturday & Sunday 6:00-9:00pm | Monday 10:00am–1:00pm Minnesota Children's Museum
Kids and families are invited to wear their costumes, trick-or-treat and take part in other Halloween-themed activities. Price includes museum admission, trick-or-treat bag and a light snack!
Hewing's Haunted Halloween October 26th, 2019 8:00pm-12:00am Hewing Hotel
With over 100 years of history inside the historic Jackson building, there's no better place to celebrate the most frightful night of the year than the haunted Hewing Hotel for their first annual Halloween party. They'll be featuring spooky good music by DJ
Michael Todd Grey all night long with signature cauldron cocktails available for purchase.Bring your favorite ghouls and dress in your Halloween best - costumes encouraged.
Uptown Halloween 2019 October 26th, 2019 10:30pm Urban Eatery
One of the best costume parties in Minneapolis! Featuring live DJs, EDM and Hip Hop hits, and memories to last you until next year. This is a 21+ event.
Halloween Boo Bash October 31st, 2019 5:00-8:00pm Tiny Diner
Stop by Tiny Diner on Halloween night for a family-friendly party, monster-themed games, bonfires or healthy snacks while you are trick-o-treating. They'll also have family dinner specials all night in case your little monsters get hungry. Need a last minute costume? Make a mask or superhero cape with the wonderful volunteers from Mobile Menders!
Halloween (1978 Digital) October 31st, 2019 8:00pm The Parkway Theater
You've got another opportunity to watch Halloween, this time on Halloween! No better way to spend the spookiest holiday of the year!
Goosebumps: 90's Halloween Party October 31st, 2019 9:30pm-2:00am honey mpls
What goes bump in the night? Join Flip Phone for an all 90's night in Northeast Minneapolis! At midnight the costume contest will be held (costumes do not need to be from the 90s). The event is 21+ and a $10 cover at the door.
Dark Energy presents: Fright Night // Halloween October 31st, 2019 9:30pm-2:00am Loring Bar & Restaurant
Fright Night is jam packed with everything to make your spine crawl and all your senses tingle. It'll be a KILLER good time! The event is 18+ with a cover.
Latinx Halloween Party 2019 at Union Rooftop October 31st, 2019 10:00pm-2:00am Union Rooftop
Dress up with your favorite costume and dance the night away with best view of downtown Minneapolis! This is a 21+ event with a cover.
Dia de los Muertos Concert / Festival de las Calaveras November 2nd, 2019 6:00pm-1:00am La Doña Cervecería
Tlalnepantla Arts invites you to Festival de las Calaveras Dia de los Muertos Concert. Enjoy local Twin Cities bands, Palabristas Spoken Word Collective, Mexica Yollotl Aztec Dance, VJ Nolan Morice and a visual arts exhibition!
Dark Arts Festival 2019 November 3rd, 2019 12:00-8:00pm A-Mill Artist Lofts
Don’t put away your Halloween costumes - the celebration doesn’t finish for the creatures of the night and everyone is just warming up for the cold winter with all the spooky fun! A variety of local artists, vendors and musicians will be presenting their dark and mystical creations at this family friendly event in A-Mill artist lofts!