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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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Animal Haunts at the Leslie Science & Nature Center

Oct. 25, 2014

  • Address: 1831 Traver Road, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-997-1553
  • Times: 6-8 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: pre-registration: $9/person, $34/family

Celebrate Halloween with a nature hike, harvest games, face painting, a hay jump, pumpkins and more! Be sure to wear your costume. Note: You must register in advance for this event by Friday, Oct. 24.

Halloween Hullabaloo at High Jinks Hall at Depot Theater

Oct. 25, 2014

  • Address: 4861 White Lake Road, Clarkston
  • Phone: 248-575-4104
  • Times: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • Cost: $7

Once Upon a Puppet presents this family-fun production packed with songs and laughs for the entire family.

Rock O'Ween at the Max M. Fisher Center

Oct. 25, 2014

  • Address: 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-576-5111
  • Times: 10 a.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $12

Kids, come dressed in costume and rock with the four punk-rocking metro Detroit moms of Candy Band!

A Haunted Symphony at the Max M. Fisher Center

Oct. 25, 2014

  • Address: 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-576-5111
  • Times: 11 a.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $20-$40

Bring your little hobgoblins down for a haunted performance by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and creepy poetry readings by Frank Olden.

Halloween Concert at Hill Auditorium

Oct. 26, 2014

  • Address: 825 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-764-2538
  • Time: 4 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: $8-$12

The University Orchestra serves up tricks and treats. Put on your Halloween costume or come as you are.

Halloween Party at the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History

Oct. 26, 2014

  • Address: 1109 Geddes Ave., Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-746-0480
  • Times: Noon-5 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: Free

Halloween and science are combined at this family event, which features live animal demos. Don't forget to bring a goody bag!D

Haunts and Hoots Halloween Party at Indian Springs Metropark

Oct. 26, 2014

  • Address: 5175 Indian Trail, White Lake
  • Phone: 248-625-7280
  • Times: 1-3:30 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: $5/child, $7/park vehicle entry

This fun event for kids in grades 3 and under is a chance to wear those costumes and enjoy an afternoon of not-so-scary fun Note: Must register and pay in advance.

Spooktacular in Downtown Royal Oak

Oct. 26, 2014

  • Address: Downtown Royal Oak
  • Times: 2-4 p.m. Sunday
  • Phone: 248-246-3065
  • Cost: Free

Kids can come in costume and trick-or-treat at more than 50 businesses in the area. (There are lots of deals for mom and dad, too.)

Little Goblins' Night Out

Oct. 26, 2014

  • Address: Edsel and Eleanor Ford House, 1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores
  • Phone: 313-884-4222
  • Times: 4:30-6:30 p.m. (timed admissions; register ASAP in advance) Sunday
  • Cost: $10

Follow the trick-or-treat trail and meet a witch, mad scientist and more. After, hop on a hayride for cider, doughnuts and other treats. Ages 2-8. Note: Advance registration is required. Register ASAP.

Treats in the Streets at Detroit Historical Museum

Oct. 26, 2014

  • Address: 5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit
  • Times: Noon-3 p.m.
  • Phone: 313-833-1805
  • Cost: Free

Kids 12 and younger can trick or treat in the Streets of Old Detroit exhibit, enjoy refreshments, see the magic of The Amazing Clark, make a spooky craft to take home and laugh with Richard Paul's Ha Ha Halloween Show.

Trick or Treat in the Garden at the Henry Ford Estate

Oct. 27, 2014

  • Address: 1 Fair Lane Drive, Dearborn
  • Phone: 313-701-2240
  • Times: 7-8 p.m.
  • Cost: $5/child free/adults

Don your costume, bring a flashlight and bag – and prepare to trick or treat through the gardens. There will be 10 stops along the way. Best for kids ages 2-9. Note: Pre-registration and payment is required.

Downtown Halloween Festival in Ypsilanti

Oct. 30, 2014

  • Address: Washington Street, downtown Ypsilanti
  • Times: 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday
  • Phone: 734-483-4444
  • Cost: Free

Trick or treat at local businesses and stop by the library plaza to eat popcorn, play games and win books.

Fun on the Farm Halloween Party at Kensington Metropark

Oct. 30, 2014

  • Address: 2240 W. Buno Road, Milford
  • Phone: 810-227-8910
  • Time: 10 a.m. Thursday
  • Cost: $5/child, $7/park vehicle entry

Visit the farm for a preschool-friendly story time, toddler trick-or-treating and a special fall party including a hayride and animal parade (pig in a tutu, anyone?). Costumes encouraged.

Halloween Parade in Downtown Grosse Pointe

Oct. 31, 2014

  • Address: Kercheval Avenue between Cadieux and Neff Road in The Village, Grosse Pointe
  • Time: 3:30-4:45 p.m. Friday
  • Cost: Free

Goblins ages 12 and under are welcome as stores pass out treats.

Halloween Party at the Ann Arbor District Library

Oct. 31, 2014

  • Address: 343 S. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-327-4200
  • Times: 9:30-10 a.m. and 10:30-11 a.m. Friday
  • Cost: Free

Kids in grades pre-K-3 can trick or treat, listen to stories and sing songs.

Halloween Treat Parade in Downtown Ann Arbor

Oct. 31, 2014

  • Address: downtown area, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-668-7112
  • Time: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday
  • Cost: Free

Join in this 13th annual community event, where kids are encouraged to come out in costume and participating businesses pass out treats.

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