As we round into the final weeks of October there are more events than ever-- both in-person and virtual - to mark the celebration of your favorite time of year. There are even plenty of events happening on weeknights, mostly virtual, to feed your Halloween mood and to keep you in a spooky state of mind as you slide into the weekend.
You will have more than enough options to celebrate Halloween your way - whether it be taking jaw-dropping Jack O' Lanterns, online costume classes, ghost tours, spooky storytelling events, contests, online how-tos, pumpkin events. or getting in your thrills at local haunts.
Good luck narrowing down your agenda but the good news is we're offering up some great Top Picks to get you right into Halloween week.
Spooky Zoo and Sensory-friendly nights at The Jack O'Lantern Spectacular
Burial Ground Paranormal Investigations over Halloween weekend!
Join Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours in Mystic, CT on Saturday, October 23rd for two very special Halloween Week interactive paranormal investigations of the historic Whitehall Burial Ground.
Never too late to pick pumpkins at a local patch!
Still Time to Find Costumes for Halloween Events, Parties, and Masquerades!
Massachusetts Halloween Events (Full Guide)
Check out the Full Moon Hike at Appleton Farms in Ipswich, MA, and the Moonlight Hike at World's End in Hingham, MA. Both are great opportunities to bond, get your kids outside under the stars, and share the joys of nature at night with your family. Pre-registration online is required.
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Grave Detectives! by The Concord Tour Company, will introduce families to some of Concord MA’s oldest history that is hiding in plain sight at Old Hill Burying Ground. This tour will introduce kids to how to read gravestone iconography, how to use images to roughly date stones, and how the epitaphs convey information. This is a family-friendly tour suitable for kids 7y and up!
Bonus! Use promo code HALLNE2021 for 10% off Grave Detectives standard admission pricing if you found us through Halloween New England!
The Creature Feature is a two-part program that opens with a reading of “The Pet,” and spotlights a live adaptation of John Hays Hammond, Jr.’s never-before-seen play, “The Termite Monster,” both of which are a part of Hammond’s collection of creative stories.
Four performances per evening are offered Saturday, October 23rd and Tuesday, October 26th.
Connecticut Halloween Events (Full Guide)
For those who just want to be mildly spooked, Spooky Night Lights On -Walk-through at Legends of Fear in Shelton, CT. Spooky Nights, Halloween Lights, No Serious Frights! On Thursday, October 21st, Legends of Fear welcomes guests to their Haunted Forest - this time without the live scares or haunt actors!
The Thriller Mob is an annual event and they are always looking for Zombies (ages 13+) for an organized flash mob taking place on Halloween night in New Milford, CT at 6:30pm during "Trunk or Treat". This event will be filmed and produced for YouTube.
New Hampshire Halloween Events (Full Guide)
Rhode Island Halloween Events (Full Guide)
Vermont Halloween Events (Full Guide)"Hocus Pocus" / "Friday the 13th" (1980) Double Feature Movie Night on the Danville Green screens! Hocus Pocus kicks it off at 6:30pm.
Take the family for some trick or treating and lovely Billings Farm in Woodstock this Sunday, October 24th for the farm's annual Family Halloween.
Maine Halloween Events (Full Guide)
Wednesday, October 20- Wallingford's Nightmare on the Ridge (Auburn, ME)
Click for a complete list visit our Guide to which Haunted Attractions are Open Weeknights.