Halloween Guide: Event listings, trick-or-treat times, helpful hints
Are you ready for Halloween? Have no fear; we've got you covered. We've got suggestions on fun things to do in Washtenaw County, details on area trick-or-treat times and helpful hints to assure a scary good time. This guide will continue to be updated as Halloween approaches, so keep checking back for more ideas and fun.
THINGS TO DO Looking for fun events to get in the Halloween spirit? Check out these happenings around Washtenaw County. * indicates family-friendly events.
Through the month of October
• Black Mass music/film party at Arbor Vitae • College Night presents... Halloween Bash! at Necto • "Nosferatu"at Michigan Theater • Not Too Scary Halloween Storytime at McKune Memorial Library * • Preschool Halloween at Parties Saline District Library * • Pumpkin Carving at Ypsilanti District Library - Superior Twp. *
Friday, October 29
• 11th Annual Halloween Concert at Greenhills School * • Downtown Halloween Fall Festival at Ypsilanti District Library - Michigan Ave. * • Dreamland Puppet Troupe presents: "Children of the Corn" at Dreamland Theater • EMU Symphony Orchestra Halloween concert at Pease Auditorium * • Halloween Family Bash at Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center • Halloween Magic Show with Alan Kazam at Tecumseh Center for the Arts * • Soot Halloween Show at Tap Room • Halloween Treat Parade in Downtown Ann Arbor * • Maze of Terror at Bryant Community Center • Spookapella concert at Angell Hall * • Storytime: Halloween Party at Ann Arbor District Library, Main Branch * • Halloween Hullabaloo at Saline Recreation Center * • Pride presents... Annual Pride Halloween Party! at Necto • Zombie Walk Ann Arbor
Saturday, October 30
• Adult Halloween Party at Bayou Grill • All Hallows Mad Hatters Ball at Tree of Life at Cultural Arts Studio • Annual Halloween Spectacular at various Borders locations: Arborland | Downtown | Waters Place * • Annual Halloween Bash at Cavern Club • Bats of the World at Ypsilanti District Library: Michigan Ave. | Whittaker Rd. • Brandywine Cemetery • Charity Costume Party at Aubree's Saloon/Sticks • Costume Day at Barnes & Noble * &bull Davy Rothbart & Mike Henry present the Elks Haunted House Dance Party at James Crawford Elks Lodge • Devils Night at the Disco at Corner Brewery • Dreamland Puppet Troupe presents: "Children of the Corn" at Dreamland Theater • Frequency presents... Devil's Night Celebration & Costume Contest! at Necto • The Halloween Bang at Blind Pig • Halloween Horse Show at Cobblestone Farms • Halloween Monster Bash at Dance Pavilion • Halloween Party wsg George Bedard and the Kingpins at Guy Hollerin's • Halloween Skate at Veterans Memorial Ice Arena * • Halloween Singles Dance Party at Grotto Club • Halloween Spooktacular at Matthaei Botanical Gardens * • Halloween Spooktacular Dance Party at Come Dancing Dance Studio • Halloween with The Beatles (tribute) at Goodnite Gracie • Haunted Halloween Tour at Motawi Studio * • Haunted Woods at Camp Munhacke (PDF) • Huron Village Plaza Halloween Happening • Independent Horror Film Festival Michigan Theater • Kerrytown Market & Shops and the Farmers Market Halloween * • Kids Club Halloween Treat Trail at Whole Foods Market * • LIVE Halloween Mega Bash at Live at PJ's • Old-Fashioned Halloween Fun at Huron Village Plaza * • "Poltergeist" at Penn Theatre • A Purrfect Halloween: Dance Party & Performance at Ann Arbor Civic Theatre • Samhain Celebration at Brighton Recreation Area / Bishop Lake Campground • Spooky Pumpkin Carving Contest: Display, Voting and Prize Awards at Whole Foods Market * • A Victorian Haunting Experience at Stone Arch
Sunday, October 31
• Annual Family Halloween Party at University of Michigan Exhibit Museum of Natural History * • Brandywine Cemetery • Halloween Concert at Hill Auditorium * • Halloween Party: Ballroom Dance Club at Michigan Union • Halloween Party at Chelsea Center for the Arts * • Halloween Trick-or-Treat at Manchester Mill * • Light the Night a Family Event at Milan Free Methodist Church Parking Lot • Natural Treat Trail at Whole Foods • "Poltergeist" at Penn Theatre • Scary Animals of Halloween at Kensington Metropark * • Spooky Music: Ypsilanti Pipe Organ Festival Halloween Concert at First Presbyterian Church of Ypsilanti • Subdudes: Halloween Spectacular! at The Ark • "Truck or Treat" 5-6:30 p.m. at Victorious Life Church of God, 860 East Clark Road, Ypsilanti. Info: 734.482.4293. • "Trunk or Treat" in North Prospect Baptist Church parking lot • "The Turn of the Screw" at Performance Network • U-M Rock Boulderween event at U-M Intramural Sports Building * • Walking tour of Forest Hill Cemetery with Wystan Stevens
Monday, November 1
Things to do â€¢ Haunted happenings â€¢ Trick-or-treat times â€¢ Helpful hints
• Sharon Mills (PDF)
• Coleman's Farm Market • Makielski Berry Farm • Rowe's Produce Farm • Wiard's Orchards & Country Fair • Ypsilanti Farmers Market
HAUNTED HAPPENINGS Seeking thrills and chills? These scary sites will get your heart pounding.
• The Spookiest Haunted 3-acre walk through at Waterloo Tree Farm
• Night Terrors at Wiard's (Ultimate Haunted Barn, The Asylum, The Mineshaft, Hayrides of the Lost, The Labyrinth and Alien Caged Clowns) • Studio of Scares
Things to do â€¢ Family fun â€¢ Haunted happenings â€¢ Helpful hints
Sunday, October 31
• Ann Arbor: 5-8 p.m • Chelsea: 4-6 p.m. • Dexter: 5:30-7:30 p.m. • Loch Alpine subdivision: 5-7 p.m. • Milan: 6-8 p.m. • Saline: 6-8 p.m. • Ypsilanti: 5-8 p.m. • Ypsilanti Township: 6-8 p.m.To add your community's info to the list, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Things to do â€¢ Family fun â€¢ Haunted happenings â€¢ Trick-or-treat times
HELPFUL HINTS From festive ideas to safety tips, resources to help your holiday go smoothly.
• Eco-friendly Halloween: Candy | Costumes | Decorations | Kids' stuff | Party
• Halloween safety: General | Candy
• Make your own: Costumes | Decorations | Haunted house | Party
• Pumpkin carving: Ideas | Safety
• Info from Ann Arbor city web site: Halloween safety trips (PDF) | Safe kids are seen on Halloween