Six Family-Friendly Events Where You Can Celebrate Halloween

by | Oct 25, 2018 | Creative Destinations

Halloween is just a few days away and there are plenty of fun activities to participate in around the city. To help get your celebrations underway, we’ve listed six family-friendly activities worth checking out.

Halloween Fun in Beacon Park

This Saturday, enjoy Halloween Family Fun Day in Beacon Park. The event takes place from 1:00pm-5:00pm and admission is free. Activities may include face painting, pumpkin decorating, and more. Sound like a haunting good time? Click here to learn more.

(Photo: The Creative Armory)

Spooky Free Comic Book Day

Candy isn’t the only treat to enjoy for Halloween. On 10/27 from 10am-10pm, wear your favorite costume and head to your local Vault of Midnight comic shop for Spooky Free Comic Book Day! This spooktacular event will have comics for all ages and is even hosting a costume contest! To see comic titles available and get in on the fun, check out Vault of Midnight’s page here.

(Photo: Vault of Midnight)

Tag and Treat Costume Party

Fans of laser tag rejoice! Zap Zone in Farmington Hills is having its first ever Tag and Treat Costume Party on 10/27 from 10am-1pm. This event will feature a kid friendly haunted house, candy stations, and a costume contest for multiple age groups. Head over to Zap Zone’s Facebook page to learn more about the festivities!

(Photo: Zap Zone-Farmington Hills)

Treats in the Streets

Celebrate Halloween while exploring the Detroit Historical Society on 10/28 from 12pm-3pm. Children should come dressed in costume and ready to follow a series of clues that lead them to snacks and activities. The event will also feature balloon twisting and a magic act. Visit the Detroit Historical Society’s page for more information!

(Photo: Conner Baker)

Halloween in the D

Can’t figure out where to go on Halloween day? Halloween in the D has you covered! The listing below is packed with places hosting some frightful fun. We even saw that the Detroit Police 10th Precinct will have a haunted DDOT bus accompanied by the Ghost Busters! Click here for more information!

(Photo: City of Detroit)

Got Brains?

Through Halloween day, Red Dunn Kitchen in Detroit will be serving pork and calf brains as specialty items on their menu. We’re almost sure the kids will sit this one out, but if you’re a fan of trying something new, this may be worth checking out. All it takes is an open mind-(get it? ) To learn more about what Red Dunn has to offer, visit Red Dunn Kitchen’s menu.

How do you plan to celebrate Halloween and what events are you attending? Share with us in the comments!

(Photo: Mel Poole)


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