Macomb County Halloween Events for Families

From not-so-scary to scream-inducing, here’s a look at some of the coolest Macomb County Halloween events in 2018.

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 this October 2018.

Note: Events are sorted by start date. Some require advanced registration. Check with your city office for information on additional Halloween events.

Scarefest Scream Park

  • Address: 34111 28 Mile Road, Lenox Township
  • Phone: 586-749-6666
  • Time: 8 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Sept. 8 and 15, 8 p.m.-midnight Sept. 21-22 and 28-29, 7 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday Oct. 5-27, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 21 and 28
  • Cost: $15/single attraction; $45/four attractions, $65/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. Bring the little ones for a kid-friendly trick-or-treat hayride from 1 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 21.

Haunted Farm of Terror

  • Address: 28405 26 Mile Road, Lenox Township
  • Phone: 586-203-7222
  • Time: 7:30-midnight Sept. 14-15, 21-22 and 28-29, 6:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday-Saturday, 6:30-11 p.m. Sundays Oct. 5-28 (plus Thursday Oct. 25, Monday Oct. 29 and Tuesday Oct. 30)
  • Cost: $20/zombie assault, $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, the haunted house and a live zombie assault paintball shoot.

Haunted Blake’s at Blake’s Big Apple Orchard

  • Address: 71485 North Ave., Armada
  • Phone: 586-784-9710
  • Time: 7-11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 7-10 p.m. Sundays Sept. 21-Oct. 28
  • 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. Sundays late September-late October
  • 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 under 12 can come along with mom or dad.

Kidding Around: Pumpkin Painting at the MacDonald Public Library

Oct. 3, 2018

  • 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 second grade. Call the library to register.

Halloween Gingerbread Houses at the Warren Civic Center Library

Oct. 6, 2018

  • Address: Civic Center Library, One City Square, Warren
  • Time: 2 p.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.

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

Oct. 6-7, 13 and 20-21, 2018

  • Address: Wolcott Mill Metropark Farm Center, 65775 Wolcott Mill Road, Ray
  • 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.

Brandenburg Boo Bash at Brandenburg Park

Oct. 12, 2018

  • Address: Brandenburg Park, 50050 Jefferson Ave., New Baltimore
  • Phone: 586-949-0400, ext. 4
  • Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $4/residents, $6/non-residents

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 River Bends Park

Oct. 13, 2018

  • Address: River Bends Park, 5700 22 Mile Road, Shelby Township
  • Time: noon-2 p.m. Saturday
  • Phone: 586-731-0300
  • Cost: Free/residents, $10/non-residents; registration required

Dress up in your costume for trunk-or-treating, and stick around for games, goodies and crafts.

Trunk or Treat at Trinity Lutheran Church and School

Oct. 13, 2018

  • Address: Trinity Lutheran Church and School, 45160 Van Dyke Ave., Utica
  • Time: 2-4 p.m. Saturday
  • Phone: 586-731-4490
  • Cost: Free

Kids can collect candy from decorated cars. There’ll be games and a concessions stand, too.

Trunk or Treat at Ray Township Park

Oct. 13, 2018

  • Address: Ray Township Park, 64255 Wolcott Road, Ray Township
  • Time: 6-8 p.m.
  • Phone: 586-749-5171
  • Cost: Free; register by Oct. 10

Families can register to pass out candy at this event, which is hosted by the Ray Township Recreation. Children of those participating in the trunk or treat event are welcome to collect candy. There will be cider and doughnuts to enjoy, too.

Trunk or Treat at Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church

Oct. 13, 2018

  • Address: Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church, 22310 E. 13 Mile Road, St. Clair Shores
  • Time: 5-7 p.m.
  • Phone: 586-293-1148
  • Cost: Free

Don your Halloween costume and head to this trunk or treat event, which also includes a bonfire, snacks, crafts and prizes.

Brew & Fall Fest at Jimmy John’s Field

Oct. 13, 2018

  • 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 third 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 so much more.

Haunted Halloween Houses at Wolcott Mill Metropark Historic Center

Oct. 14, 21 and 28, 2018

  • 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/house, $10/park; register

Get in the Halloween spirit with a Halloween flick, plus decorate your very own haunted gingerbread house to take home.

Haunted Nature Center at the Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center

Oct. 19-20, 2018

  • Address: Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center, 4101 River Bends Drive, Shelby Township
  • Time: 6-9 p.m.
  • Phone: 586-323-2478
  • Cost: $3/person; register

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

Halloween Hoopla at Macomb Township Recreation Center

Oct. 19, 2018

  • Address: 20699 Macomb St., Macomb
  • 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.

Village of New Haven Scarecrow Contest at Fountain Park

Oct. 20, 2018

  • Address: Fountain Park, 58420 Main St., New Haven
  • Phone: 586-749-5301
  • Time: 5 p.m. setup, 6 p.m. judging
  • Cost: Free

Sip on cider and snack on doughnuts while the scarecrow judging takes place. Three lucky winners will receive Target gift cards!

Monster Mash Costume Lunch & Skate at the New Rink

Oct. 20, 2018

  • Address: The New Rink, 50625 Van Dyke Ave., Shelby Township
  • Time: 10 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 hot dog, drink, snack and unlimited bounce.

Sterling Frights at Dodge Park

Oct. 20, 2018

  • 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 up can boogie to live music, enjoy hayrides and more at this Halloween event. The first 400 kids get a pumpkin.

Kid’s Halloween Party at the Fraser Lions Club

Oct. 21, 2018

  • Address: Fraser Lion Club, 34540 Utica Road, Fraser
  • Phone: 586-382-5844
  • Time: 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • Cost: Contact for more details

Fraser families are welcome to attend this pre-Halloween shindig at the Fraser Lions Club. Contact for cost details closer to the event.

Lil’ Pumpkin Tour at Westview Orchards

Oct. 24, 2018

  • Address: Westview Orchards, 65075 Van Dyke, Washington
  • Time: 10-11 a.m.
  • Phone: 586-752-6543
  • Cost: $8.50/residents, $11.50/non-residents

You and your tot will take a 30-minute guided tour through Westview Orchards and pick a pumpkin, before enjoying cider and doughnuts. There’s a play area, petting farm and more.

Halloween Dance at Fillmore Elementary School

Oct. 26, 2018

  • Address: Fillmore Elementary School, 8655 Irving Road, Sterling Heights
  • Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Phone: 586-446-2489
  • Cost: $7.75-$10.75; register

Local teens ages 16-plus with disabilities are invited to enjoy a Halloween-themed party complete with music and dancing.

Monstrous Outdoor Movie Night at the Shelby Township Municipal Grounds

Oct. 26, 2018

  • Address: Shelby Township Municipal Grounds, 52700 Van Dyke Ave., Shelby Township
  • Time: 6:45 p.m.
  • Phone: 586-731-0300
  • Cost: Free; register

Catch the Halloween classic Hocus Pocus under the stars – or indoors, if it rains! – with your family.

Trunk or Treat in Downtown Mount Clemens

Oct. 27, 2018

  • Address: New county parking structure, behind Macomb County Administration Building, downtown Mount Clemens
  • Time: noon-3 p.m. Saturday (while supplies last)
  • Phone: 586-899-3634
  • Cost: Free

Wear your costumes to collect candy from local families. The Rotary Club of Mount Clemens sponsors this annual trunk or treat.

Halloween Trick or Treat Trail at Veterans Memorial Park

Oct. 27, 2018

  • 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; 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 much more.

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

Oct. 28, 2018

  • Address: Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Township
  • Phone: 586-850-6611
  • Time: 10:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $20-$40; cost depends on purchase date and choice of walk/run

All ages are welcome to attend this walk/run event. Register in advance and choose from a 1-mile walk, 5K walk/run, 8K run or a kids 1-mile race (for ages 12 and under).

Halloween Fun Fest at Veterans Memorial Park

Oct. 28, 2018

  • Address: Veterans Memorial Park, 32400 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores
  • Phone: 586-445-5200
  • Time: 1-5 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!

Halloween Craft ‘n’ Treat at the Warren Public Library

Oct. 31, 2018

  • Address: Warren Civic Center Library, Busch Branch and Miller Branch
  • Time: 3-4:30 p.m. at Civic Center and Busch Branch, 4-5:30 p.m. at Miller Branch
  • Phone: 586-574-4564
  • Cost: Free

No need to register for this Halloween activity. Simply wear your costume and head to one of these three library branches for candy and crafts.

To get more information on Macomb County, visit macombgov.org.

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