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Halloween October Events in Southeast Michigan

Trick or treat! Bring your little ghouls and ghosts out to one of these 2014 events in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties for some spooktacular fun

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Trick or Treat in Downtown Rochester

Oct. 18, 2014

  • Address: downtown area
  • Times: 4-7 p.m. Saturday
  • Phone: 248-656-0060
  • Cost: Free/general; dinner: $10/adults, $5/kids 12 and under

This fun event kicks off with trick-or-treating at area businesses (4-5 p.m.), a kids' costume parade (5:15 p.m.) and then a spaghetti dinner and open house at the fire department (4:30-7 p.m.).

Trick or Treat Trail at Mill Race Village

Oct. 19, 2014

  • Address: 215 Griswold St., Northville
  • Phone: 248-349-0203
  • Times: 4:40-6:40 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: $8/kids, free/parents

Kids in preschool to grade three can trick-or-treat at historic Mill Race Village’s not-so-scary haunted houses. Dress for the weather, wear a costume and bring a bag of treats for some Halloween fun. Note: Register by Friday, Oct. 17.

Pumpkin Palooza in Downtown Plymouth

Oct. 19, 2014

  • Address: downtown area, Plymouth
  • Phone: 734-453-1540
  • Time: Noon-3 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: Free

This fourth annual features games, candy, contests, candy, activities candy, entertainment and more – plus an age-based costume contests and even a pet costume contest.

Farm Halloween at Wolcott Mill Metropark

Oct. 19, 2014

  • Address: 65775 Wolcott Road, Ray Township
  • Phone: 586-752-5932
  • Time: Noon-4 p.m.
  • Cost: $6/person, $7/park vehicle entry

Visit for Halloween fun and games, including crafts, relay races, the pumpkin drop, Boo Barn, corn maze, wagon rides and more for kids.

Trick or Trucks at Novi High School

Oct. 23, 2014

  • Address: 24062 Taft Road, Novi
  • Phone: 248-347-0400
  • Time: 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday
  • Cost: $8/residents, $10 nonresidents

Kids experience trick-or-treating and get to see some of the area's biggest trucks. Small meal, too. Ages 3-plus. Note: Register by Thursday, Oct. 16. Rain date is Oct. 24.

Halloween at the Macomb Family YMCA

Oct. 24, 2014

  • Address: 10 N. River Road, Mount Clemens
  • Phone: 586-468-1411
  • Times: 6-8 p.m. Friday
  • Cost: Free

Frightfully fun and totally free, this Halloween event features a haunted house, spooky moon bounce, crafts, zombie dancing and more. Wear a costume if you wish.

Haunted Nature Center at the Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center

Oct. 24, 2014

  • Address: 4101 River Bends Drive
  • Phone: 586-323-2478
  • Time: 7-9 p.m. (last admission at 8:30 p.m.)
  • Cost: $2/person

Kids ages 3-8 are welcome to meet costumed characters and see spooky scenes. Bring a bag for the goodies!

Halloween at Greenmead Historic Park

Oct. 24, 2014

  • Address: 20501 Newburgh Road, Livonia
  • Phone: 248-477-7375
  • Times: 5:30-8 p.m. Friday
  • Cost: $6/person

Kids can go trick-or-treating in the historic park, listen to a ghost story and spend some time in the schoolhouse and listen to the organ as a ghost plays it! It's a little spooky, but not too frightening. Groups leave every 15 minutes. Note: Advance registration and payment is required by Monday, Oct. 20.

Boo at Belle Isle Nature Zoo

Oct. 24-25, 2014

  • Address: Belle Isle State Park, Detroit
  • Phone: 313-852-4056
  • Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday
  • Cost: Free/general, $11/Michigan Recreation Passport vehicle fee applies

Visit this sixth annual for trick-or-treating and a scavenger hunt and walk on an indoor forest trail. Kids are encouraged to wear costumes and bring treat bags.

Halloween Hoot

Oct. 24-26, 2014

  • Address: 333 N. Hill Circle, Rochester
  • Phone: 248-656-0999
  • Times: 6:20-8:30 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 5:30-7 p.m., Sunday (NOTE: register in advance)
  • Cost: $7

Nature-loving kids can walk the trail and discover some kooky characters along the way. This annual event features family-friendly skits on a candle-lit trail in the woods, plus cider and doughnuts. Groups leave every 10 minutes. (Note: Registration is required. Register ASAP.)

Haunted Halloween at the Arab American National Museum

Oct. 25, 2014

  • Address: 13624 Michigan Ave., Dearborn
  • Phone: 313-582-2266
  • Times: 4-6:30 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: Free/adults, $7/advance for kids, $8/at door for kids

Kids can trick-or-treat through the galleries of the museum and participate in themed crafts and games. Lunch is included and costumes are encouraged.

Alice in Wonderland Halloween Trick or Treating at Troy Museum & Historic Village

Oct. 25, 2014

  • Address: 60 W. Wattles Road, Troy
  • Phone: 248-524-3570
  • Time: 1-3 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $2/ages 4-12 in costume with paying adult, $6/adults, free/under 4

This year's trick-or-treat event has an Alice in Wonderland theme. Kids get free mini-pumpkins and other goodies too.

Trick or Treat at the Farm at Wolcott Mill Metropark Farm Center

Oct. 25, 2014

  • Address: 65775 Wolcott Road, Ray Township
  • Phone: 586-752-5932
  • Times: 6-9 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $5/child, $7/park vehicle entry

Kids can go trick-or-treating and enjoy a slightly haunted "Boo Barn." Plus a movie, popcorn, beverage, candy scramble and Halloween craft.

Spooktacular Halloween Trick-or-Treat Trail at Veterans Memorial Park

Oct. 25, 2014

  • Address: Veterans Memorial Park, at Barkman and Chestnut streets, Roseville
  • Phone: 586-445-5480
  • Times: 6-7 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $3/child

There's a DJ, music and candy for kids in a safe setting (includes a plastic pumpkin). Ages 18 months-12 years. Note: You must register in advance for this event.

Trick-or-Treat Along the Trail at Kensington Metropark

Oct. 25, 2014

  • Address: 2240 W. Buno Road, Milford
  • Phone: 810-227-8917
  • Times: Walks leave in 20-minute interviews; first at 4:20 p.m., final at 5:40 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $6/kids, $3/adults. $7/park vehicle entry

Costumed kids visit interpretive stops along nature trails with a Halloween theme, plus cider, doughnuts and fall activities. Note: Must register in advance; time slots are assigned.

Boo at the Zoo at Great Lakes Zoological Society

Oct. 25, 2014

  • Address: 6885 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-578-2528
  • Time: Noon-4 p.m.
  • Cost: 8/ages 12-plus, $5.50/seniors and ages 3-11, free/under 3

Visit this family-friendly Halloween event for a not-too-spooky trail, trick or treating, a costume parade, animal activities and more.

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