2019 HALLOWEEN Events


2019 HALLOWEEN Events

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OCTOBER 4

6 – 8 PM – *RSVP Family Fun Nights: Halloween Party @ Great Midland Community Center (Midland)

Looking to start your weekend with a little fun? Join us at the Greater Midland Community Center for Family Fun Nights! ACTIVITIES: Games, snacks, crafts, Oasis Pool, gymnastic room, rock wall, and bounce house. Activities for the whole family! COST: $20/family of 4 and $2/extra person.  Call (989)832-7937.

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OCTOBER 5

11 AM – *FREE Halloween Magic Show @ Butman-Fish Library (Saginaw)

The Amazing Clark will present “The Ghosts and the Goodies Show,” a fun and friendly magic show for the Halloween season. Treat all your friendly monsters to a frightfully fun experience where they will learn to have fun on Halloween, all while playing it safe. Fun Magic tricks, spooky music and colorful Halloween inflatable backdrops are part of this fun show. Presentation attendance is limited, so be sure to arrive early.

1 PM – *FREE Halloween Magic Show @ Butman-Fish Library (Saginaw)

The Amazing Clark will present “The Ghosts and the Goodies Show,” a fun and friendly magic show for the Halloween season. Treat all your friendly monsters to a frightfully fun experience where they will learn to have fun on Halloween, all while playing it safe. Fun Magic tricks, spooky music and colorful Halloween inflatable backdrops are part of this fun show. Presentation attendance is limited, so be sure to arrive early.

3 PM – *FREE Halloween Magic Show @ Butman-Fish Library (Saginaw)

The Amazing Clark will present “The Ghosts and the Goodies Show,” a fun and friendly magic show for the Halloween season. Treat all your friendly monsters to a frightfully fun experience where they will learn to have fun on Halloween, all while playing it safe. Fun Magic tricks, spooky music and colorful Halloween inflatable backdrops are part of this fun show. Presentation attendance is limited, so be sure to arrive early.

2 – 7 PM – *FREE Trunk Or Treat And Food Truck Rally @ Isabella County Fair Grounds (Mt. Pleasant)

We will be having 2 things going on there at the fair grounds. Trunk or treat for the little kiddos and we will be having a few food truck vendors there offering many of their dishes to serve.  Food trucks will be there serving food from 2pm – 7pm. And the Trunk or treat will start and begin at 4pm till 6 pm.

7 – 8 PM – Movie – Monster Light Show @ Delta College Planetarium (Bay City)

Enjoy a music show themed around Halloween! Tunes such as “Bad Moon Rising,” “Spirit in the Sky,” “Werewolves of London,” “Monster Mash,” “Thriller” and many more come to life with an amazing immersive graphics and light show. Great for family audiences, the visuals are funny, spooky, whirling and will leave audiences laughing and smiling. There will be entertaining “shorts” and surprises in between the songs as well! It’s the perfect way to get in the mood for trick-or-treating. Tickets go on sale 1 hour before showtime. Cost: $7/adult; $5/seniors, kids, Delta students, military

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OCTOBER 10

4 – 7 PM – Kreepy Kettle Soup Supper @ K of C Hall (Essexville)

5:30 – 7 PM – *RSVP Parent/Child Halloween Haunted House Fall Class (Frankenmuth)

This class is designed for adults and children ages 3 to 7 to work together to assemble a Haunted Cookie House and take home their ghostly creation. All forms, cutters and icing included in class fee. This is a great way to spend some special time with your child and prepare for Halloween. Cost: $45/person (extra child $35) and is limited to 12 pairs. RSVP (844) 288-1484.

6 – 7:30 PM – *FREE/ RSVP Tri-City Ghost Hunters Society – Paranormal Evidence: The Best of 10 Years @ Pinconning Library (Pinconning)

A spooky evening of history and haunts with Nicole Beauchamp recognized by Jason Hawes the star of Syfy’s “Ghost Hunters”. For teenagers & adults.  RSVP: call (989) 879-3283

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OCTOBER 11

7:30 PM – *RSVP Outdoor Movie: Ghostbusters (1984) @ Dow Gardens (Midland)

Grab a picnic blanket or a chair and enjoy a movie under the stars. Spaces are limited. Be sure to make your reservations, in advance of your visit, to ensure availability! Outside food and beverages are welcome in outdoor spaces. Included with admission or purchase of an annual pass.

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OCTOBER 12

10 AM – 5 PM – Zoo Boo! @ Saginaw Children’s Zoo (Saginaw)

It’s time to put on your costumes and head to the Saginaw Children’s Zoo for our annual Halloween bash! Make your way through the merry-not-so-scary Zoo, exploring all of our spooktacular decorations, activities, and more. Remember to visit a Dr. Slime Chemistry show sponsored by Wildfire Credit Union, and a Clark the Juggler show! You won’t want to miss all the STEM learning opportunities at the Zoo during Zoo Boo! Cost: $6/ person

1 – 2:30 PM – *FREE/ RSVP Monster Mash Party @ Auburn Branch Library (Auburn)

Enjoy fun and spooky games, activities, and creepy crafts.  Ages: 0 – 3 months to 12. RSVP: call (989) 662-2381

3 PM – *FREE 2nd Annual Community Wide Trunk of Treats @ Hoyt Park (Saginaw)

5-7 PM – *RSVP Chesaning Military Classic Halloween Run @ Showboat Park (Chesaning)

This year the race will be Halloween themed! The route will stay in the park. Be prepared to be spooked along the way. The 5K will start at 5:00 pm and followed by a kids’ run at 6:00 pm.  Adults $25, Kids $15.  RSVP

 

5:30-9 PM – *FREE Mother Nature’s Halloween Trail & Trunk or Treat @ Bay City State Park (Bay City)

Take a guided walk along a pumpkin-lit trail at Bay City State Park and encounter Mother Nature’s Halloween favorite but misunderstood wildlife – bats, wolves, spiders, vultures, rats, owls, bears, coyotes, bobcats, and more. Hear how each creature’s frightening reputation evolved, why they have been misunderstood by humans, and how each animal benefits humanity and our environment.

7 – 8 PM – Movie – Monster Light Show @ Delta College Planetarium (Bay City)

Enjoy a music show themed around Halloween! Tunes such as “Bad Moon Rising,” “Spirit in the Sky,” “Werewolves of London,” “Monster Mash,” “Thriller” and many more come to life with an amazing immersive graphics and light show. Great for family audiences, the visuals are funny, spooky, whirling and will leave audiences laughing and smiling. There will be entertaining “shorts” and surprises in between the songs as well! It’s the perfect way to get in the mood for trick-or-treating. Tickets go on sale 1 hour before showtime. Cost: $7/adult; $5/seniors, kids, Delta students, military

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OCTOBER 13

10 AM – 5 PM – Zoo Boo! @ Saginaw Children’s Zoo (Saginaw)

It’s time to put on your costumes and head to the Saginaw Children’s Zoo for our annual Halloween bash! Make your way through the merry-not-so-scary Zoo, exploring all of our spooktacular decorations, activities, and more. Remember to visit a Dr. Slime Chemistry show sponsored by Wildfire Credit Union, and a Clark the Juggler show! You won’t want to miss all the STEM learning opportunities at the Zoo during Zoo Boo! Cost: $6/ person

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October 15

6 – 8 PM – *RSVP Halloween Mask Making @ Creative 360 (Midland)

Decorate your own unique mask as the perfect compliment to your Halloween costume or to hang as a decoration. All materials will be provided including mixed media embellishments, but you are welcome to bring your own decorative elements from home if desired. With mask artist Gene Miller.  Cost: $20. RSVP by calling 989 837 1885/

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OCTOBER 17

6 – 7 PM – *FREE/ RSVP Monster Mash Party @ Sage Branch Library (Bay City)

Enjoy fun and spooky games, activities, and creepy crafts. RSVP: Call (989) 892-8555.

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OCTOBER 18

6 – 7:30 PM – *FREE Jack-O-Dash @ Price Nature Center (Saginaw)

Join Saginaw County Parks & Saginaw YMCA for a 3/4 mile family fun run/walk in your Halloween costume along a candle lit trail. The first 50 participants registered receive a free pumpkin! Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes plus healthy activities, treats, campfire and mascots will be part of the evening fun! Pre-register by calling Saginaw County Parks at 989-790-5280.

6 – 9 PM – Flashlight Corn Maze @ Grandma’s Pumpkin Patch (Midland)

Looking for something fun to do with the family this Halloween that isn’t blood and gore? Come to the FLASHLIGHT CORN MAZE!!!! Cost is $7.00 per person

7 – 10 PM – *FREE – Forshees Forest Walk Weekend (Midland)

Both nights we will be selling Pop, Chips, and Pizza. Popcorn and Punch will be Free. Please bring a bag of Candy per child to be shared. Bring chairs if you will be sitting at the Bonfire. Kids are encouraged to dress up.

8 – 8:50 PM – *FREESpooky Skate @ Midland Civic Arena (Midland)

Free skate. Ice skates available for a $3 rental; if needed. Hosted by the Midland Figure Skating Club.

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OCTOBER 19

10 AM – 12 PM *RSVP Kids & Canvas – Gleeful Ghouls @ Creative 360 (Midland)

Modeled after our popular Cocktails & Canvas event for adults, this gathering is specifically designed for children to experience a fun creative activity even if they “don’t do art!” We lead kids through the process of painting their own version of the featured art on a 12 x 16 canvas.  Cost: $20. Preregistration required by calling 989-837-1885 or online.

10 AM – 5 PM – Zoo Boo! @ Saginaw Children’s Zoo (Saginaw)

It’s time to put on your costumes and head to the Saginaw Children’s Zoo for our annual Halloween bash! Make your way through the merry-not-so-scary Zoo, exploring all of our spooktacular decorations, activities, and more. Remember to visit a Dr. Slime Chemistry show sponsored by Wildfire Credit Union, and a Clark the Juggler show! You won’t want to miss all the STEM learning opportunities at the Zoo during Zoo Boo! Cost: $6/ person

10 AM – 4 PM – *FREE Halloween Monster Mix & Mash @ Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum (Saginaw)

Face painting, games, Halloween crafts, all-day gallery play, and more! Wear your favorite costume and mix it up with other monsters, ghouls, and ghosts. Our DJ will be spinning the most terrifying tunes all day long! Stop in for a frighteningly FREE fun time.

2 – 3:30 PM – *FREETricks, Treats, and Tales @ Hoyt Library (Saginaw)

A not-too-spooky Halloween party.  There will be frightfully fun stories, yummy treats, and buckets of slime.  Children ages 5-10 are welcome. Ages 7 and younger need an adult helper.

4:30 – 8 PM – *FREEMidtown Movie Palooza: Hocus Pocus @ Central Park Auditorium (Midland)

***FREE CANDY & ADMISSION*** Dress up and trick or treat through the hallways of the auditorium. This sit down and watch the Halloween classic, Hocus Pocus!  All ages welcome to come watch the movie and get some candy!

5 – 7 PM – *FREE Fall Days & Trick or Treat @ Finn Road Park (Essexville)

6 – 8 PM *RSVP Halloween Party @ Midland’s Playground (Midland)

The Playground’s not so scary Halloween Costume Party. Decorate a pumpkin, enjoy a donut & cider, and leave with Halloween Treats. Cost $10, advanced tickets required. PURCHASE TICKETS

6 – 9 PM – Flashlight Corn Maze @ Grandma’s Pumpkin Patch (Midland)

Looking for something fun to do with the family this Halloween that isn’t blood and gore? Come to the FLASHLIGHT CORN MAZE!!!! Cost is $7.00 per person

7 – 8 PM – Movie – Monster Light Show @ Delta College Planetarium (Bay City)

Enjoy a music show themed around Halloween! Tunes such as “Bad Moon Rising,” “Spirit in the Sky,” “Werewolves of London,” “Monster Mash,” “Thriller” and many more come to life with an amazing immersive graphics and light show. Great for family audiences, the visuals are funny, spooky, whirling and will leave audiences laughing and smiling. There will be entertaining “shorts” and surprises in between the songs as well! It’s the perfect way to get in the mood for trick-or-treating. Tickets go on sale 1 hour before showtime. Cost: $7/adult; $5/seniors, kids, Delta students, military

7 – 8:30 PM – *FREE Forshees Forest Walk Weekend (Midland)

Both nights we will be selling Pop, Chips, and Pizza. Popcorn and Punch will be Free. Please bring a bag of Candy per child to be shared. Bring chairs if you will be sitting at the Bonfire. Kids are encouraged to dress up.

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OCTOBER 20

10 AM – 5 PM – Zoo Boo! @ Saginaw Children’s Zoo (Saginaw)

It’s time to put on your costumes and head to the Saginaw Children’s Zoo for our annual Halloween bash! Make your way through the merry-not-so-scary Zoo, exploring all of our spooktacular decorations, activities, and more. Remember to visit a Dr. Slime Chemistry show sponsored by Wildfire Credit Union, and a Clark the Juggler show! You won’t want to miss all the STEM learning opportunities at the Zoo during Zoo Boo! Cost: $6/ person

2 – 4 PM – *FREE Fall Fun Festival @ Center Courts (Saginaw)

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OCTOBER 22

4 – 5:30 PM – *FREE/ RSVP Monster Mash Party @ Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library (Bay City)

Enjoy fun and spooky games, activities, and creepy crafts. Ages: 0 – 3 months to 12.  RSVP by calling (989) 893-9566.

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OCTOBER 23

6:30 – 8:30 PM – *RSVP Halloween Hike @ Dow Gardens (Midland)

Walk the garden pathways, lined with luminaries, have a Halloween adventure and gather goodies. Comfortable walking shoes and costumes are encouraged. Choose from a candy-free evening on October 23rd (toys, glow sticks etc.) Candy will be handed out on October 24th. $10.00/child collecting treats. RSVP

7 – 8 PM – *FREE Trick or Treat @ MediLodge (Frankenmuth)

Please come dressed in your best Halloween costume and enjoy trick-or-treating with our residents. We would love to see everyone dressed up in their spooky and fun apparel! We will also have donut holes, cider, and lots of candy for the children!

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OCTOBER 24

6:30 – 8:30 PM – *RSVP Halloween Hike @ Dow Gardens (Midland)

Walk the garden pathways, lined with luminaries, have a Halloween adventure and gather goodies. Comfortable walking shoes and costumes are encouraged. Choose from a candy-free evening on October 23rd (toys, glow sticks etc.) Candy will be handed out on October 24th. $10.00/child collecting treats. RSVP

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OCTOBER 25

3:30 – 4:3o PM – *FREE/ RSVP Halloween Bingo @ Pinconning Branch Library (Pinconning)

Children in grades K-6th may register to play Halloween Bingo and win some “tricks or treats”! RSVP: call (989) 879-3283

4 – 6:30 PM – *FREE Halloween Trunk or Treat 2019! @ Paramount Rehabilitation Services (Saginaw)

We will have Jessie from Toy Story and Iron Man here to take pictures with the kids! So make sure you don’t miss out!  Trunk or Treat with candy, popcorn, a bounce house & games for kids. Dress up along with the staff and get a head start on trick or treat with the Paramount staff!

5 – 7 PM – *FREE Trunk or Treat Event @ SVSU (University Center)

5:30 – 7:30 PM – *FREE Harvest Festival @ St Paul Lutheran School (Bay City)

Come enjoy Trunk-or-Treating, hot dogs, playground and games, firetruck, and crafts between 5:30 and 6:45! Then head inside for hot cocoa and watch “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” from 6:45-7:15.

6 – 7 PM – *RSVP Pumpkin Plunge @ Greater Midland Community Center (Midland)

Plunge into spooky season! Take a dive in the Oasis Pool, swim along with the pumpkins and pick one out to decorate. Your pumpkin will be the masterpiece of the neighborhood! Snacks and drinks provided.. *Children under the age of 7 must be in arms reach of an adult at all times. COST: $8/PERSON. REGISTER BEFORE OCTOBER 23 AND PAY ONLY $5/PARTICIPANT!

6 – 9 PM – Flashlight Corn Maze @ Grandma’s Pumpkin Patch (Midland)

Looking for something fun to do with the family this Halloween that isn’t blood and gore? Come to the FLASHLIGHT CORN MAZE!!!! Cost is $7.00 per person

6 – 8:30 PM – *FREE Nature at Night @ Chippewa Nature Center (Midland)

Inside the Visitor Center, you can visit the Sky Lab, play games, watch a puppet show and check out the Wildlife Viewing Area. You can visit stations at your own pace, exploring fun night topics including nocturnal insects and spiders. When you’re ready to head out into the dark, you can listen to stories by the wigwam, walk a Jack O’ Lantern lit trail and play more games! Kids are welcome to dress in costume if they like.

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OCTOBER 26

10 AM – 6 PM – Howl-O-Ween @ Wilderness Trails Animal Zoo (Birchrun)

There will be lots of fun games, activities, trick-or-treating, animal enrichment activities, and a MAGIC SHOW!!!!!!!!!

10 AM – 5 PM – Zoo Boo! @ Saginaw Children’s Zoo (Saginaw)

It’s time to put on your costumes and head to the Saginaw Children’s Zoo for our annual Halloween bash! Make your way through the merry-not-so-scary Zoo, exploring all of our spooktacular decorations, activities, and more. Remember to visit a Dr. Slime Chemistry show sponsored by Wildfire Credit Union, and a Clark the Juggler show! You won’t want to miss all the STEM learning opportunities at the Zoo during Zoo Boo! Cost: $6/ person

10 AM – 4 PM – HALLOWEEN BASH @ Midland Center for the Arts (Midland)

Come in costume and do some early trick or treating around the Midland Center for the Arts Museum, with even more trick or treat stations this year! Participate in spooky science demonstrations, make monster slime, create ghoulish art and much more! All ages welcome! All activities included in museum admission; free for museum members. Halloween Bash ticket holders will also receive free admission to Fall Fest the following day at the Heritage Park Campus. Buy Tickets

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM – *FREE Children’s Costume Tea Party @ City Market (Bay City)

Put on your fanciest finery (Halloween costumes welcome) and join us for a strange but elegant tea party at City Market before the Treats ‘N Treasures candy event downtown. No registration needed for this fun FREE event, but first come, first seated (as available). Pinkies up, everyone!

10:30 – 12:30 PM – *RSVP Halloween Cookie Class @ Annie and Oliver’s (Midland)

Class is $25 for 4 cookies and includes everything they will need to create their Halloween themed cookies! (ask about the sibling discount)  RSVP by calling 989-486-9441.

11 AM – 1:30 PM – *FREE Spooktacular Event @ Bay County Community Center (Bay City)

 

12 – 3 PM *FREE/ RSVPPumpkin Carving Contest! @ Studio 23/The Arts Center (Bay City)

Groups/ individuals will compete against each other for the honor of “Best Carved Pumpkin!” with judges awarding prizes to the top 3 pumpkins! Snacks provided!  RSVP by calling 989-894-2323.

12 – 3 PM *FREETreats ‘N Treasures @ Downtown Bay City (Bay City)

Join City Market, Downtown Bay City, and & Studio 23/The Arts Center for a fun, FREE, Family event! Stop into the participating businesses for a treat or a treasure. All locations are within walking distance of each other. Please visit Studio 23 for a print out of all participating spots.

12 – 6 PM – *FREE Scarecrow Festival @ Frankenmuth River Place Shops (Frankenmuth)

Try your hand at the pumpkin catapult and see how far you can launch a pumpkin! You can also test your skill at pumpkin bowling or do some arts and crafts, by painting a pumpkin and much more! There will also be cherry pie eating and cherry pit spit contests held Saturday & Sunday starting at 3 pm. Please pre-register at Cherry Republic for the pie eating and pit spit contests! Trick or Treating will be held on Sunday from 4:15 pm – 4:45 pm for the kids throughout the complex.

1 – 4 PM – *FREE  Trucks, Trunks & Treats @ Birch Run Speedway (Birch Run)

Trucks, Trunks & Treats is a FREE family-friendly Halloween event featuring touch-a-truck activities, trunk-or-treat and other fun things to do! Various fire, police, farm, industrial and other truck-like equipment will be featured for participants to climb on and in! Come dressed in costume and be one of the first 200 attendees to get a donut.

2 – 5 PM – *FREE Trick-or-Treat 2019 @ Westlund Autism Clinic/ SVRC Marketplace (Saginaw)

Join us for our first ever Trick-or-Treat event in our clinic!  We will be offering: Trick-or-treating provided by our local participants, Spooky photo opportunities for the whole family, Westlund’s Spooky Arcade and more!  All ages and abilities are welcome at this event!

2 – 9 PM –  Halloween Bump N Grind @ Bay County Fair & Youth Exposition (Bay City)

Youth are invited to come dressed in costume and Trick or Treat at the Race Cars from 12-1 pm. Race Starts at 2:00 pm. Admission is $12 adults, $6 youth ages 5 – 11, and 4 & under are free

4 – 6 PM – *FREE 2019 Community Trunk -or- Treat @ Skorupski Family Funeral Home (Saginaw)

Area businesses and organizations will be on hand passing out treats and providing a safe trick or treating environment. Activities for all ages will take place.

4 – 6 PM – *FREE 2019 Community Trunk -or- Treat @ Skorupski Family Funeral Home (Essexville)

Area businesses and organizations will be on hand passing out treats and providing a safe trick or treating environment. Activities for all ages will take place.

5 – 7 PM – Kid Friendly Trick or Treat @ Factory of the Dead (Saginaw)

Kids get to Trick -or -Treat with Friendly Monsters. Parents are FREE. This is a 3 day early event. (4:30pm-7pm) Cost: $10.  Buy tickets

5 – 7 PM – *FREE WMMI’s Annual “Boo Bash” 2019! @ Morey Courts Recreation Center (Mt. Pleasant)

This is a fun, free & safe indoor trick or treating event! Bring the family out & have some fun with us!

5 – 7 PM – *RSVP Halloween Spooktacular @ Dow Bay Area Family YMCA (Bay City)

Pumpkin Splash Patch in the pool, Track or Treat, Candy Cornhole, Spooky Crafts, Zombie Dodgeball, Bounce Houses, Fall Snacks and a Costume Contest! $10 for Community Member Families or $3 per Community Member.  Call (989) 895-8596.

5 – 8 PM – *FREE Creepy Caboose @ St. Charles Area Museum (St. Charles)

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5:30 – 8 PM – *FREE Monster Mash Halloween Bash @ Bronner Performing Arts Center (Frankenmuth)

6 – 8 PM – Spooktacular Costume Party @ Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum (Mt. Pleasant)

Break out your favorite costumes, for the best costume party of the year at MPDM! Join us for family friendly games, crafts, costume contest and more on Saturday, October 26th from 6-8pm at our Spooktacular Costume Party! This event is FREE to members, and included in daily admission for not yet members! **We will have spooky treat bags available for a $3 suggested donation.

6 – 8 PM Halloween Party @ Kids Quest at Soaring Eagle (Mt. Pleasant)

Join us for a haunted Halloween party October 26th from 6:00-8:00 pm! Please come in costume and be prepared to take part in mummy wrapping, ghost bowling, a bone dig and other creepy-cool games and crafts.

6 – 8:30 PM – *FREE Nature at Night @ Chippewa Nature Center (Midland)

Inside the Visitor Center, you can visit the Sky Lab, play games, watch a puppet show and check out the Wildlife Viewing Area. You can visit stations at your own pace, exploring fun night topics including nocturnal insects and spiders. When you’re ready to head out into the dark, you can listen to stories by the wigwam, walk a Jack O’ Lantern lit trail and play more games! Kids are welcome to dress in costume if they like.

6 – 9 PM – Flashlight Corn Maze @ Grandma’s Pumpkin Patch (Midland)

Looking for something fun to do with the family this Halloween that isn’t blood and gore? Come to the FLASHLIGHT CORN MAZE!!!! Cost is $7.00 per person

6 – 9 PM – *FREE Fright Night Trunk or Treat @ Four Seasons RV Park Formerly Valley Plaza Resort (Midland)

7 – 8 PM – Movie – Monster Light Show @ Delta College Planetarium (Bay City)

Enjoy a music show themed around Halloween! Tunes such as “Bad Moon Rising,” “Spirit in the Sky,” “Werewolves of London,” “Monster Mash,” “Thriller” and many more come to life with an amazing immersive graphics and light show. Great for family audiences, the visuals are funny, spooky, whirling and will leave audiences laughing and smiling. There will be entertaining “shorts” and surprises in between the songs as well! It’s the perfect way to get in the mood for trick-or-treating. Tickets go on sale 1 hour before showtime. Cost: $7/adult; $5/seniors, kids, Delta students, military

7 – 8 PM – *FREE  Scary Skate @ Bay County Civic Arena (Bay City)

Themed Public Skate on October 26 at 7 – 8 PM.  Come dressed up in your Halloween costume. Prizes for the best costume and a runner up prize.  Halloween Activities.  Open to all ages and free to ages 17 and under. Regular rates apply to 18 and older, $5 for admission and $3 for skate rental.

7:30 – 9 PM – *FREE House on Haunted Hill Drive-In Movie @ Stratford Woods Park (Midland)

Celebrate Halloween by joining us for Vincent Price’s 1959 black and white thriller, House on Haunted Hill. In this free event from Midland Parks and Recreation, viewers can see the movie in a loose drive-in style format and listen via FM transmitter or bring blankets and chairs and hang in the parking lot. *Weather dependent.

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OCTOBER 27

10 AM – 5 PM – Zoo Boo! @ Saginaw Children’s Zoo (Saginaw)

It’s time to put on your costumes and head to the Saginaw Children’s Zoo for our annual Halloween bash! Make your way through the merry-not-so-scary Zoo, exploring all of our spooktacular decorations, activities, and more. Remember to visit a Dr. Slime Chemistry show sponsored by Wildfire Credit Union, and a Clark the Juggler show! You won’t want to miss all the STEM learning opportunities at the Zoo during Zoo Boo! Cost: $6/ person

12 PM – 3 PM – *FREE Future Child Advocate’s Trunk or Treat! @ Central Michigan University

Hosted by the Future Child Advocates of CMU Event will be at the CMU lot 18, Finch Field House.

12 – 3:30 PM – *FREE “Haunted Mine” Activity – Go for Treasure @ Herbert D. Doan Center (Midland)

12 – 4 PM – FALL FEST @ Heritage Park (Midland)

Celebrate autumn at the beautiful Heritage Park campus! Join us for pumpkin decorating, cider and donuts, crafts and fall-themed games. Don’t forget to check out the Bradley Home, Herbert H. Dow Museum, and Doan Center Galleries while you are here! $3/ person, free for museum members and Halloween Bash ticket holders. Buy Tickets

12 – 6 PM – *FREE Scarecrow Festival @ Frankenmuth River Place Shops (Frankenmuth)

Try your hand at the pumpkin catapult and see how far you can launch a pumpkin! You can also test your skill at pumpkin bowling or do some arts and crafts, by painting a pumpkin and much more! There will also be cherry pie eating and cherry pit spit contests held Saturday & Sunday starting at 3 pm. Please pre-register at Cherry Republic for the pie eating and pit spit contests! Trick or Treating will be held on Sunday from 4:15 pm – 4:45 pm for the kids throughout the complex.

2 – 4 PM *FREESaginaw Counties Sheriff’s Office TRUNK or TREAT @ Saginaw County Court House (Saginaw)

Located at the Courthouse parking lot.  In the event of rain, trick or treating will be held inside the Saginaw County Sheriff’s Headquarters.

2 – 5 PM Halloween Movie Duo @ State Theatre (Bay City)

IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN CHARLIE BROWN and ET.  Kids Halloween Costume Contest, Fun Prizes and Give-A-Ways! Admission: Bring one non-perishable food item per person, or a cash donation to help re-stock local food pantries for the holiday season!

3 – 5 PM – 2nd Annual Kid’s Halloween Party @ The Tipsy Cowboy (Pinconning)

Halloween party for the kids ages 0 to 14. Come out and have some fun, costume contest, and a Trunk and Treat. Trunk or Treat starts at 4pm and ends at 4:45pm.

4:30 – 6 PM – *FREE MEGA Trunk or Treat @ First Baptist Church of Bridgeport (Saginaw)

For kids up to age 12.

5 – 7 PM – Kid Friendly Trick or Treat @ Factory of the Dead (Saginaw)

Kids get to Trick -or -Treat with Friendly Monsters. Parents are FREE. This is a 3 day early event. (4:30pm-7pm) Cost: $10.  Buy tickets

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OCTOBER 28

5 – 7 PM – *FREE Trunk-or-Treat @ Saginaw ISD Transitions Center (Saginaw)

Costumes are welcome. Please bring your treat bags to fill up with candy and healthy snacks. It will be a SPOOK-tacular time!

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OCTOBER 29

5 – 6:30 PM – *RSVP Family Pumpkin Dive @ Saginaw YMCA (Saginaw)

Why pick a pumpkin, when you can dive for one? Children ages 3-14 are invited to dive for pumpkins at the YMCA pool, while pumpkins last. Cost $5 Y-Member Family or $10 non-Y Member Family. RSVP

5:30 – 8 PM *FREE Midtown Fall Fest & Trunk or Treat (Midland)

Join us for our final Gather at Grove of the season and Midtown’s first Fall Fest & Trunk or Treat. We will have food, music, face & pumpkin painting, yard games and lots of candy & fun!

7:30 PM – Bay City Concert Band – Ghosts, Goblins, and Mysteries @ Bay City Central High School  (Bay City)

All tickets are $5. Children 6th grade and younger are admitted FREE.

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OCTOBER 30

3 – 4:30 PM – *FREE/ RSVP Monster Mash Party @ Pinconning Library (Pinconning)

Enjoy fun and spooky games, activities, and creepy crafts. RSVP: Call (989) 879-3283

4 – 6 PM – *FREE Trick or Treat @ SVRC Marketplace (Saginaw)

6 – 7:45 PM – *FREE/ RSVP Tri-City Ghost Hunters Society- Paranormal Evidence: The Best of 10 Years (TEEN) @ Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library (Bay City)

A spooky evening of history and haunts with Nicole Beauchamp, recognized by Jason Hawes, the star of Syfy’s “Ghost Hunters.” RSVP: Call (989) 893-9566.

7 – 10 PM *FREE – Roenicke Halloween Light Show @ Roenicke Light Show (Saginaw)

We’ll have 3 songs with the entire show lasting about 5-6 minutes. The best viewing times will be closer to dusk – which is at 7:00pm. However, we’ll be passing out candy and will have the show running during normal Trick-or-treat hours on Halloween.

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OCTOBER 31

9:30 AM – 2:30 PM *FREEHappy Halloween (1-5 year with caregivers) @ Grace A. Dow Memorial Library (Midland)

In Youth Services. Stop by the Story Room for a Halloween story then join a parade in Youth Services that will be filmed by MCTV. While you’re here, join us for trick or treating, a snack, and a craft.

4 – 5 PM – *FREEHalloween Hullabaloo @ Butman-Fish Library (Saginaw)

Have a little Halloween pre-party at Butman-Fish with your kids! Get a snack, make-up for your costume, a fun movie and some trinkets to kick off your Halloween romp for the night!

4 – 6 PM – *FREETrick or Treat @ Bay City Town Center (Bay City)

4 – 6 PM – *FREEEats, Beats & Treats @ City Market (Bay City)

Enjoy this FREE, fun family-friendly evening on October 31st from 4pm to 6pm! We’ll have a whole (g)host of spooky activities, music, and delicious tricks or treats from Bay Valley Christian Church and the small businesses inside City Market. Wear your costumes!

4 – 6 PM – *FREETrick or Treat at the Midland Mall (Midland)

5:30 – 8 PM – *FREETrunk or Treat! @ Greater Midland Coleman Family Center (Coleman)

Join us for some spooky family fun! Enjoy: Hot Dog Dinner: provided by Faith United Methodist Men’s Group, Ghoulish Games: provided by Coleman Lions Club, A Haunted Locker Room, and Candy!

5 – 7 PM – Kid Friendly Trick or Treat @ Factory of the Dead (Saginaw)

Kids get to Trick -or -Treat with Friendly Monsters. Parents are FREE. This is a 3 day early event. (4:30pm-7pm) Cost: $10.  Buy tickets

7 – 8 PM – Movie – Monster Light Show @ Delta College Planetarium (Bay City)

Enjoy a music show themed around Halloween! Tunes such as “Bad Moon Rising,” “Spirit in the Sky,” “Werewolves of London,” “Monster Mash,” “Thriller” and many more come to life with an amazing immersive graphics and light show. Great for family audiences, the visuals are funny, spooky, whirling and will leave audiences laughing and smiling. There will be entertaining “shorts” and surprises in between the songs as well! It’s the perfect way to get in the mood for trick-or-treating. Tickets go on sale 1 hour before showtime. Cost: $7/adult; $5/seniors, kids, Delta students, military

7 – 10 PM *FREE – Roenicke Halloween Light Show @ Roenicke Light Show (Saginaw)

We’ll have 3 songs with the entire show lasting about 5-6 minutes. The best viewing times will be closer to dusk – which is at 7:00pm. However, we’ll be passing out candy and will have the show running during normal Trick-or-treat hours on Halloween.

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