Spooky season is officially here! And what better way to celebrate than with a tour of your community’s best Halloween displays? Each year, families and local destinations in metro Detroit go all out with the Halloween décor and create some of the battiest displays in the process.
We’ve compiled the displays that feature the wackiest witches, the creepiest crawlers and the kookiest spooky masterpieces in our area so that you have an easy route through all of the can’t-miss displays.
Note: Some attractions may be too scary for younger kids (it is Halloween, after all), use your discretion when planning your trip. And if you’re looking for something to do while you visit these spooktacular displays, download our free Halloween Scavenger Hunt list!
- Address: 23626 Demley Drive, Clinton Township
See “Escape of the Mutants” creatures at this Halloween display. There will also be sound effects, fog and more to make it scarier.
See a creepy clown carnival, complete with a Ferris wheel.
Walk through the cornstalks and see creepy characters along the way.
- Address: 19822 Colman St., Clinton Township
This display features nine houses of lights, with clowns who come out on various nights. The lights are on dusk to midnight daily all October. Bring non-perishable food donations.
Come check out this spooky cemetery on Clinton Terrace Drive.
This display features a ghoulish graveyard, a creepy corn maze and a scene out of an alien invasion.
Check out something rotten on Rugosa Drive for this yard haunt. It’s located in the back of the Rose Garden Estates Subdivision.
- Address: Grindley Park neighborhood, Dearborn
Swing by for menacing dollies, killer clowns and much more. It’s open every night until 11:30 p.m. (weather permitting).
- Address: 19520 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Farms
This local haunted garage gets voted one of the top haunted attractions every year. It was started by a retired gym teacher from Grosse Pointe Farms who wanted to show his eclectic Halloween collection off to the community. Since it began, he has donated his earnings to many PTOs in Grosse Pointe communities, St. Clair Shores and more. Great for all ages.
Check out this scary display, which features witches, skeletons and more.
- Address: 37785 Ingleside, Clinton Township
See a spooky display lit up by different colored lights, including a haunted castle, skeletons and more.
See a mausoleum, butcher shop and more.
Mashup Mayhem on Escape
- Address: 300 Esplanade St., Mount Clemens
This display is a mashup of almost everything you can think of that’s scary on Halloween.
Pirates of Moyer
- Address: 20844 Moyer Drive, Clinton Township
This display has a haunted pirate theme. It even has a sinking ship.
- Address: Downtown Saline area
Take a walk in downtown Saline in October to see tons of scarecrows decorated by local families and groups. It’s the perfect display for families with little ones!
- Address: Downtown Northville area
More than 120 skeletons dressed as baseball players, clowns, farmers, cheerleaders and more dot the downtown area. Take a walk to see how many different displays you can find and try some of the local restaurants while you’re there.
The homeowners on Tillson Street in Romeo all have one thing in common: a love of Halloween. Each year, the neighborhood puts up more than 30 elaborate displays that they’ve become famous for. You can walk up and down Tillson to see the display during the entire month of October — some houses even offer special activities and interactive exhibits.
- Address: 24213 Harrison, Clinton Township
The Clinton Township family at this private residence typically transforms the home into a haunted walk-thru, which is great for scare-seekers along with those just passing by.
This post was originally published in September 2020 and is updated regularly.
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