Macomb County Halloween Events for Families

From not-so-scary to oh-so-bone-chilling, here's a look at some of the best Macomb County Halloween events in October 2019.

The season of witches, ghosts, pumpkins and haunts is upon us – and whether you’re looking for a fright or some family-friendly fun this Halloween, there’s something for everyone in Macomb County.

Take a peek at this roundup of Macomb County Halloween events to visit with your kiddos – plus a few haunts for moms and dads only. Slip into your Halloween costume and stop by one of these Halloween happenings – some with trick-or-treating – in October 2019.

Note: Events are sorted by start date. Some require advanced registration. Check with your city’s parks and rec department for information on additional Halloween events.

Haunted houses

Scarefest Scream Park

  • Address: 34111 28 Mile Road, Lenox Township
  • Phone: 586-749-6666
  • Time: 8-11:30 p.m. Sept. 7 and 14, 8 p.m.-midnight Sept. 20-21 and 27-28, 7 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday Oct. 4-26, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 20 and 27
  • Cost: $15/single attraction, $45/four attractions, $70/VIP pass for unlimited attractions

Can you handle the Castle of the Dead Haunted House, Forest of Darkness, Terror Zone Maze, Hayride of Doom and Survive the Night? If you do, stick around for adult-friendly fun at Club Terror Zone.

Haunted Farm of Terror

  • Address: 28405 26 Mile Road, Lenox Township
  • Phone: 586-203-7222
  • Time: 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Sept. 27-28, 6:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday-Saturday, 6:30-11 p.m. Sundays Oct. 4-27
  • Cost: $17/adult haunted house or hayride, $13/kids haunted house or hayride, $25/adult haunted house and hayride, $15/kids haunted house and hayride

There’s more than 20 acres of scary stuff to experience, including a haunted hayride and the haunted.

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Haunted Blake’s at Blake’s Big Apple Orchard

  • Address: 71485 North Ave., Armada
  • Phone: 586-784-9710
  • Time: 7-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 7-10 p.m. Sunday Sept. 27-Oct. 27
  • Cost: Fees vary by attraction

Warning: This is not kid-friendly. This local apple orchard offers everything from a Zombie Paintball Safari to a dark cornfield maze and twisted fun house. See if you can find your way through the three-level haunted barn and mysterious black hole, too.

Slaughtered at Sundown

  • Address: 71800 Romeo Plank Road, Armada
  • Phone: 586-752-7669
  • Time: 7-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 7-10 p.m. Sunday late Sept. 27-Oct. 27
  • Cost: Fees vary by attraction

The haunted house and hayride are both intense and very scary – so this attraction is definitely geared at the older crowd. Still, brave kids can come along with mom or dad.

Family events

Moonlight Hayrides at Stony Creek Orchard and Cider Mill

Oct. 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2019

  • Address: Stony Creek Orchard and Cider Mill, 2961 32 Mile Road, Romeo
  • Time: 8-10 p.m.
  • Phone: 586-752-2453
  • Cost: $8/person, free/ages 2 and under

Enjoy a ride through the orchard, then have a glass of cider and a doughnut while you sit around the bonfire on a breezy fall evening.

Pumpkin Patch, Wagon Rides & Corn Maze at Wolcott Mill Metropark Farm Center

Oct. 5-6, 12 and 19-20, 2019

  • Address: Wolcott Mill Metropark Farm Center, 65775 Wolcott Mill Road, Ray Township
  • Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Phone: 586-752-5932
  • Cost: $6/adult, $4/child, $10/vehicle entry

Take a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch to pick a pumpkin to carve (for an additional cost). Then, enjoy some cider and doughnuts at this pre-Halloween celebration. Visit the Boo Barn for an additional $2.

Kidding Around: Pumpkin Painting at the MacDonald Public Library

Oct. 9, 2019

  • Address: MacDonald Public Library, 36480 Main St., New Baltimore
  • Time: 5-6 p.m.
  • Phone: 586-725-0273
  • Cost: Free; call to register

Head to this local library for a pre-Halloween pumpkin-painting party. Open to kids in kindergarten through fifth grade. Call the library to register.

Brandenburg Boo Bash at Brandenburg Park

Oct. 11, 2019

  • Address: Brandenburg Park, 50050 Jefferson Ave., New Baltimore
  • Phone: 586-949-0400, ext. 4
  • Time: 5, 5:30 or 6 p.m.
  • Cost: $6/residents, $8/nonresidents

Purchase tickets in advance through the parks and recreation department, then head to this local park for trick-or-treating, a not-so-spooky haunted graveyard, crafts and more fun in honor of All Hallows Eve.

Halloween Spooktacular at Heritage Lake & Mae Stecker Park

Oct. 11, 2019

  • Address: Mae Stecker Park, 8600 24 Mile Road, Shelby Township
  • Time: 6 p.m.
  • Phone: 586-731-0300
  • Cost: Free/residents, $10/nonresidents; registration required

Dress up in your costume for trunk-or-treating and stick around for games, goodies and crafts. End the night with the movie Hotel Transylvania.

Halloween Gingerbread Houses at the Warren Civic Center Library

Oct. 12, 2019

  • Address: Civic Center Library, 1 City Square, Warren
  • Time: 11 a.m.
  • Phone: 586-751-0770
  • Cost: Free; register

Who says gingerbread houses are only for Christmas? Swing by the Warren Civic Center Library to create a spooky gingerbread house just in time for Halloween.

Brew & Fall Fest at Jimmy John’s Field

Oct. 12, 2019

  • Address: Jimmy John’s Field, 7171 Auburn Road, Utica
  • Time: 4-9 p.m.
  • Cost: $30/ticket, $10/designated driver, $20/Brew Fest add-on, free/ages 12 and under

This annual fest features brews from Founders, Blake’s, Midland, Eastern Market and many others, along with live music, a derby disc golf event, a craft area for the kiddos and more.

Haunted Halloween Barns at Wolcott Mill Metropark

Oct. 13, 20 and 27, 2019

  • Address: Wolcott Mill Metropark Historic Center, 64162 Kunstman Road, Ray Township
  • Time: 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m.
  • Phone: 586-752-5932
  • Cost: $6/barn, $10/park

Decorate a pre-assembled Halloween barn while you watch a family-friendly Halloween movie.

Trunk or Treat at Ray Township Park

Oct. 18, 2019

  • Address: Ray Township Park, 64255 Wolcott Road, Ray Township
  • Time: 6-8 p.m.
  • Phone: 586-749-5171, ext. 204
  • Cost: Free; register by Oct. 16

Families can register to pass out candy at this event, which is hosted by Ray Township Recreation. Children of those participating in the trunk-or-treat event are welcome to collect candy. Pre-registration is required.

Halloween Hoopla at Macomb Township Recreation Center

Oct. 18, 2019

  • Address: 20699 Macomb St., Macomb Township
  • Phone: 586-992-2900
  • Time: 6-8:30 p.m. Friday
  • Cost: $5/residents, $10/nonresidents

Come in costume for trick-or-treating and a haunted house. There will be dancing, crafts and more for families, too.

Haunted Nature Center at the Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center

Oct. 18-19, 2019

  • Address: Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center, 4101 River Bends Drive, Shelby Township
  • Time: 6-9 p.m.
  • Phone: 586-323-2478
  • Cost: $5/person; pre-register

The nature center hosts this Halloween shebang – complete with costumed characters, some spooky stories and delicious treats.

Sterling Frights at Dodge Park

Oct. 20, 2019

  • Address: Dodge Park, 40620 Utica Road, Sterling Heights
  • Phone: 586-446-2690
  • Time: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Cost: free

Kids ages 12 and under can boogie to live music, enjoy hayrides and more at this Halloween event. The first 400 kids get a pumpkin.

Rollers and Strollers Trick or Treat With Buzz and Woody at the New Rink

Oct. 26, 2019

  • Address: The New Rink, 50625 Van Dyke Ave., Shelby Township
  • Time: 9 a.m.-noon
  • Phone: 586-731-5006
  • Cost: $10

Strap on those skates for this Halloween-themed party in Shelby Township. Admission includes skate rentals, a drink, snack and unlimited bounce.

Halloween Trick or Treat Trail at Veterans Memorial Park

Oct. 26, 2019

  • Address: Veterans Memorial Park, 16200 Chestnut St., Roseville
  • Time: 6-7 p.m.
  • Phone: 586-445-5480
  • Cost: $3/Roseville-Eastpointe Recreation Authority member, $5/nonmember; pre-register

The Roseville-Eastpointe Recreation Authority hosts this trick-or-treat trail where kids of all ages can collect candy, plus enjoy live music, a petting farm, inflatables and more.

Howl-O-Ween Hustle at Lake St. Clair Metropark

Oct. 26, 2019

  • Address: Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metropolitan Parkway, Harrison Township
  • Phone: 586-850-6611
  • Time: 10:30 a.m.
  • Cost: Contact for costs

All ages are welcome to attend this walk/run event. Register in advance and choose from a one-mile walk, 5K walk/run, 8K run or a kids one-mile race (for ages 12 and under).

Kids Halloween Party at the Fraser Lions Club

Oct. 27, 2019

  • Address: Fraser Lion Club, 34540 Utica Road, Fraser
  • Phone: 586-382-5844
  • Time: 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • Cost: Free/residents and nonresidents attending Fraser Public Schools

Fraser families are welcome to attend this pre-Halloween shindig at the Fraser Lions Club. Tickets are required and can be purchased at the Fraser Activity Center.

Halloween Fun Fest at Veterans Memorial Park

Oct. 27, 2019

  • Address: Veterans Memorial Park, 32400 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores
  • Phone: 586-445-5200
  • Time: 1-4 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Stop by Veterans Memorial Park for trick-or-treating, a petting zoo, a hayride, cider and doughnuts.

Terror on Tillson Street Trick-or-Treating

Oct. 31, 2018

  • Address: Tilson Street, between Sisson and South Main streets, Romeo
  • Time: 6-8 p.m./trick-or-treat (road closed: 5:30-8:30 p.m.)
  • Cost: Free

The entire block goes all out for Halloween, decorating the houses as spooky as can be. Bring your little ones to trick-or-treat and experience the fun!

To get more information on happenings in Macomb County, visit the Make Macomb Your Home website.