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 late October 10:00am-6:00pm Afton Apple Orchard
Enjoy and explore the 200+ acres, producing Minnesota grown of apples and huge pumpkins. Venture into the 15-acre corn maze or take a hayride into the orchard for apple picking! Don't miss their
apple festival September 29th & 30th, Oct 6th & 7th, and 13th & 14th, 2018!
The Great Pumpkin Fest September 22nd-October 28th, 2018 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 Haybale Maze, Sally's Craft Corner, the Great Pumpkin Parade and more!
Valleyscare Halloween Haunt Nights of: September 22nd, 28th and 29th, 2018 October 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 18th-20th, 26th and 27th 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 23rd-October 28th Ghosts & Graves: October 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 19th, 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.
Wheel Fun Rentals' Veterans Memorial Park Pumpkin Patch September 29th-October 28th Saturdays & Sundays, 10:00am-sunset Veterans Memorial Park, Richfield, MN
The Richfield Pumpkin Patch by Wheel Fun Rentals is the place to go for fall fun! Enjoy hay rides, inflatable and regular games, a picture station, food and more! The pumpkin patch is the perfect fall activity to enjoy with the entire family!
300 Clifton Candlelight Tour 2018 Wednesdays in October (starting October 3rd) 7:00pm and 8:00pm 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!
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular October 4th-31st, 2018 Sunday - Thursday: 7pm-10pm Friday and Saturday: 7pm-11pm The Minnesota Zoo
The acclaimed Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular will make its debut at the Minnesota Zoo this October 2018! 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! Tickets range from $12-$18.
The Haunted Basement Friday - Sunday, October 5th-14th, 2018 Thursday - Sunday, October 18th-28th, 2018 Wednesday, October 31st 2010 East Hennepin Avenue
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 5th) 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 28th from noon-4:00pm
Hocus Pocus Bar Crawl October 6th, 2018 10:30am-5pm Starts at The Pourhouse and continues to other bars as the day goes on
A muck? A muck, a muck! Spend the first Saturday of October celebrating one of the most widely-favorited movies of all time! Pick a team (Sarah Sanderson, Winifred Sanderson, Mary Sanderson, or Thackery Binx), dress up as your favorite character and hit downtown bars. Drag performances, trivia and dance parties are sure to make an appearance at one bar or another. Tickets are 21+!
Zombie Pub Crawl October 13th, 2018 3:00-10:00pm Northeast Minneapolis Brewery District
Certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the “World’s Largest Gathering of Zombies,” the ZPC gathers thousands upon 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. In 2018, after more than a decade in other neighborhoods, the horde will crawl back to where it all began.
Get your tickets today!
Trail of Terror October 13-29, 2017 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 Crystal Caverns are just a few scream-worthy features. For the easily frightened, the Obsta-Killer Course and Shakespearean Nightmare Escape Room are a few options. Try Zombie Paintball Fridays - Sundays or The Running Dead 5K (Oct. 20th)! The front gate and box office close at 11:00pm on Friday and Saturdays and 10:00pm on Sundays. Get your tickets online now!
Kick-Or-Treat Indoor Soccer Tournament October 17th-22nd, 2018 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.
TERRORWORLD Haunted Attraction October 17th-November 3rd, 2018 Opens at 7:00pm 3300 5th St. Northeast, Minneapolis
Now nestled in Northeast Minneapolis, this haunted house is in a huge warehouse filled with the vilest of nightmares. Evil lurks behind every corner for 17 days straight. Heart problems, pregnant women, or people who suffer from seizures are not recommended to enter. No kids under 14. If you can’t handle evil and fear directly in your face, then this may not be for you. A live DJ a pro BMX show is featured every night with professional X Games riders entertaining the line.
Twin Cities Horror Festival October 25th-November 4th, 2018 The Southern Theater
11 terrifying days of theater, dance, music, and film at the Southern Theater in Minneapolis.
Psycho (1960 35mm) October 25th, 2018 8:00pm The Parkway Theater
Watch this masterpiece in all its glory! Prepare yourself for Halloween with the tension-filled and horrifying tale of psychological suspense.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert October 26th-28th, 2018 Times vary Orchestra Hall
Relive the magic of your favorite saga with the Minnesota Orchestra. Based on the third installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, fans of all ages can now experience the thrilling tale accompanied by the music of a live symphony orchestra as Harry soars across the big screen.
Monster Dash Marathon, 10L & 5K October 27th, 2018 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!
Addams Family Drag Brunch October 27th, 2018 10:30am-3:30pm Union Rooftop
They're creepy and they're kooky...! Get your Halloween drag brunch on with the Addams Family - costumes are encouraged!
Anoka Grand Day Parade October 27th, 2018 1:00-3:30pm Main Street and Fifth Avenue, Anoka, MN
Join Halloween enthusiasts as they celebrate 98 years as Anoka Halloween Capital of the World™ at the largest parade in the state!
The Dinner Detective Halloween Show October 27th, 2018 6:00-9:00pm Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown
America's largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show. Solve a hilarious murder case while you feast on a fantastic four-course plated dinner. Just beware. The killer is hiding somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect.
Halloween Spooktacular October 27th-29th, 2018 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!
3 Level Halloween Party at Union Bar & Grill October 27th, 2018 10:00pm-2:00am Union Rooftop
Their annual Halloween party is back! All three levels of Union Rooftop and Rev Ultra Lounge will be open and decorated according to the theme: Nightmare on Union Street.
300 Clifton: Paranormal Overnight October 31st, 2018 7:00pm 300 Clifton
Don't be lulled by the splendor of the gardens or the fine furnishings. Rumors abound of dark events of the past which are linked to other-worldly phenomena of today. Is 300 Clifton haunted? For the first time ever, an experienced paranormal society will attempt to answer this question, and YOU can be special guests in the investigation.
First Avenue's Annual Halloween Party & Costume Contest October 31st, 2018 8:00pm First Avenue Main Room
This 18+ party is sure to get you out of the house on a Wednesday! Dress up and attend the best Halloween Party in town, presented by
City Pages. Get your tickets today!