in and around Washtenaw County this year, some you have to register for and
some you do not.
Something for everyone!
Sunday October 31st Information for community trick-or-treating:
Ann Arbor ~ 5 to 8 PM
Chelsea ~ 4 to 6 PM
Dexter ~ 5:30 to 7:30 PM
Milan ~ 6 to 8 PM
Saline ~ 6 to 8 PM
VanBuren ~ 5 to 8 PM
Ypsilanti ~ 5 to 8 PM
Ypsilanti Township 6 to 8 PM
Friday, October 29th:
Halloween Family Bash at Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center in Ann Arbor. You can register in person or online; however, space is limited so advance registration is recommended.
Downtown Halloween Fall Festival at Ypsilanti District Library - Michigan Ave. ~ Come on down in your costume and enjoy historic downtown Ypsilanti. Costume contest on N. Washington Street, candy for those under 12, and a DJ. At 4:30 the library will host a slightlyy scary storytimeas well as a bag of hot popcorn, games, and win a book.
Dreamland Puppet Troupe presents:
"Children of the Corn" at Dreamland Theatre
7 PM (immediately following the
Downtown Halloween Festival on
EMU Symphony Orchestra Halloween Concert ~ 7 PM at Pease Auditorium. Admission $10 Adults, $8 students and seniors $6 children under 12.
Halloween Treat Parade in Downtown Ann Arbor ~
Begin with a spooky story or two at the Ann Arbor District Library on S. Fifth Ave. at both 9:30 and 10:30 AM.
Get an early start and head to the Ann Arbor District Library on S. Fifth Ave. to get in the mood with a spooky story. Two story times to choose from 9:30am and 10:30 am. Then it's the 10th ANNUAL TREAT PARADE in downtown Ann Arbor from 11 AM to 5 PM.
Maze of Terror at Bryant Community Center ~ Is it the scariest haunted house and maze or terror in southeast Ann Arbor? Come see for yourself at the Bryant Community Center, 3 W. Eden Ct. at 7:30 PM. Presented by the Bryant Teen Program.
Halloween Hullabaloo at Saline Recreation Center ~ 6:30 – 8 PM. Contact the Saline Rec Center to sign your child up.
Saturday, October 30th:
Costume Day at Barnes and Noble ~ 3235 Washtenaw ~ "Halloween Night" by Marjorie Murray storytime. Enter to win the book (every hour), make a creepy mask, halloween word scramble, parade around the store gathering goodies in different department, free cookie in the cafe.
Dreamland Puppet Troupe presents: "Children of the Corn" at Dreamland Theatre ~
CHILDREN OF THE CORN ~ a puppet show based on the movie based on the short story by Stephen King. Even more scary than you remember (because this version is done with puppets)!
Brandywine Cemetery ~ ONE DAY TO HALLOWEEN! Beginning at dusk (7:30 PM) and lasting until 9 PM ~ a walk through this haunted, art-filled attraction ~ 2727 Brandywine, Ann Arbor 48104.
Charity Costume Party at Aubree's Saloon/Sticks ~ 9 PM 'til 2 AM, 39 E. Cross.
Halloween Spooktacular at Matthaei Botanical Gardens
Decorate pumpkins, gourds, the lobby, create
spooky creatures,make delicious snacks from
pumpkin seeds, and take home your creations!
Halloween Skate at Veteran Memorial Ice Arena ~ from 1 - 2:30 PM all ages will skate to the spooky sounds of Halloween. Prizes awarded to the best costume.
Independent Horror Film Festival at the Michigan Theatre ~ 7 to 11 PM. Tickets $17 in advance; $20 at the door.
Kerrytown Market & Shops and the Farmers Market Halloween ~ Kids, come on down to the Farmers Market 11 Am - 1 PM for trick or treating, pumpkin carving, cider and donuts. Treats at the inside shops, too. First come, first served!
Kids Club Halloween Treat Trail at the Whole Foods Market ~ Come in costume and follow the Halloween Treat Trail through the store for special treats in each department (treat bags provided).
Pumpkin carving contest from 11 AM to 3:10 PM.
Huron Village Plaza Old Fashioned Halloween ~ 11 AM to 3 PM ~ corner of Washtenaw and Huron Parkway ~ Halloween celebrations, spooky storytimes, in-store costume parades, prize drawings, tricks and treats! Look for the orange and black baloons. Barnes & Nobel, Walgreens, Georgetown Gifts, Whole Foods, Panera . . .
Halloween Party wsg George Bedard and the Kingpins at Guy Hollerin's ~ 8 PM at Guy Hollerin's (Holiday Inn) ~ ...drink specials, Halloween candy and costume contest with prizes!
Sunday, October 31st:
Annual Family Halloween Party at U of M Exhibit Museum of Natural History ~ 1109 Geddes Ave. One of the most popular Halloween activities in the area for kids of all ages! Costumes encouraged, but not required. Journey through the Museum and discover special stations and displays full of hands-on activities. Visit your favorite stations and live animals!
Brandywine Cemetery ~ IT'S HALLOWEEN! Beginning at dusk (7:30 PM) and lasting until 9 PM ~ a walk through this haunted, art-filled attraction ~ 2727 Brandywine, Ann Arbor 48104.
Halloween Concert at Hill Auditorium ~ 3 PM, 825 N. University. Reserved seating $12/$8. League Ticket Office 734.764.2538. FUN for the whole family! If you've never been, you've got to go!
Halloween Party at Chelsea Center for the Arts ~ 1 to 4 PM ~ Come in costume, grab a snack, make a treat bag and organize yourself into family groupings to go out and trick-or-treat.
Halloween Trick-or-Treat at Manchester Mill ~ ~ 5 PM. Carmel apples on Mill porch!
Natural Treat Trail at Whole Foods ~ 2 to 4 PM, 990 W. Eisenhower Parkway ~ Come in costume and follow the Halloween Treat Trail throughout the store and be eligible for a spooky pumpkin
Spooky Music: Ypsilantti Pipe Organ Festival Halloween Concert at First Presbyterian Church of Ypsilanti, 300 N. Washington. A free, family-friendly event fun for kids of all ages. Costume or not, you'll receive a free halloween treat along with good music!
Subdudes: Halloween Spectatular! at The Ark ~ 7:30 PM ~ Admission $25 ~ acoustic accordion-flavored (and tambourine-spiked) musical brew that came straight out of the warmth and soul of their native New Orleans!
Trunk or Treat in North Prospect Baptist Church parking lot ~ 1400 N. Prospect ~ free candy in a kid friendly environment; free hot chocolate for the adults.
U-M Rock Boulderween event at U-M Intramural Sports Building ~ 3 to 7 PM. Wear a costume and climb!
"Turn of the Screw" (by Jeffrey Hatcher) at Performance Network in Ann Arbor ~ 120 E. Huron Street ~ pay what you can ~ Spiced cider, pumpkin treats, hot chocolate.
Walking Tour of Forest Hill Cemetery with Ann Arbor Historian and Storyteller Wystan Stevens ~ 2 PM ~ 415 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor ~ Admission $10. Children free when accompanied by adult.
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