Get in the Halloween spirit
Halloween 2022 Events in Saint Paul
Wondering how to celebrate Halloween in 2022? We've put together a list of festivities for you to get your ghoul and goblin on in #MYSAINTPAUL.
Grab your friends and family, and enjoy these Halloween-themed festivities.
All-Ages Halloween Fun
Put on your costumes, pack up the family, and enjoy these Halloween-themed festivities.
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular | Oct. 1 - Nov. 5
It’s back and it’s bigger and better than ever! Explore a glowing trail with thousands of artistically carved pumpkins at the Minnesota Zoo. This year’s theme is “Night at the Library" and features plenty of seasonal fun.
Valleyfair Tricks and Treats | Fri, Sat and Sun in Oct.
All-new, over-the-top, larger-than-life, gotta-be-there Halloween event packed with fun and family-friendly eeriness. From little goblins to grown-up ghouls, everyone will find ghastly great things to do for Halloween. Enjoy delicious seasonal treats, drinks and, of course, candy! Tickets start at $29.99
Halloween Night Trains | Oct. 15, 22 & 29
Check out the Twin Cities Model Railroad Museum’s collection of model trains and toy trains of yesteryear come alive as the lights are turned down for a spooky Halloween setting. Costumes are welcome and treats will be handed out.
Haunted Roundhouse | Oct. 15, 22 + 29
Meet the ghost of railroading past at the Jackson Street Roundhouse for a favorite trick-or-treating experience. Scary old trains, haunted caboose rides, and smores by the campfire accompany good ol’ trick-or-treating fun.
Halloween Costume Party | Oct. 28
Join KRSM and WFNU Radio for an all-ages Halloween event at Urban Growler. Not only will there be DJ's, food trucks, a costume contest, and of course, beer, but Nur-D will be performing. Free admission for kids. Tickets for adults start at $20.
Halloween Spooktacular | Oct. 29 -30
Minnesota Children's Museum is the place for all kinds of (not-so-scary) Halloween fun with trick-or-treating, a dance party with live DJ, activities and crafts, carnival games and more! The entire museum will be open during the event. Get tickets
BOOnion Depot | Oct. 30 | 10am-2pm
Dress up in your Halloween best and head over to Union Depot for a spooky day of fun for families. Create a pumpkin craft, trick-or-treat, jam to a DJ and dance zone and enjoy Halloween-themed entertainment - all for free!
Great Pumpkin Halloween Festival | Oct. 30 | 1-3pm
The beloved Great Pumpkin Halloween Celebration at Landmark Center includes live entertainment, crafts, treats and a costume parade. Free to attend.
Trick-or-Treating at the Haunted Doors of Can Can Wonderland | Oct. 30 | 1-3pm (12 & under w/ adults), 5-7pm 13+
In the spirit of Halloween, come trick or treat ta the doors of Can Can Wonderland. If you knock on the right doors, a Halloween character will answer and give a treat. No additional cost, just the standard cost of admission of $12 per person, 5 and under FREE.
Concerts, movies and performances with a Halloween twist.
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show | select Saturdays, Sept. through Dec.
An interactive murder mystery based on real cold cases to get you in the Halloween spirit? Feast on a fantastic dinner while searching for the killer – or perhaps turning up as the prime suspect.
Movies in the Park | Saturdays through Oct.
Bring along a blanket or a lawn chair, enjoy tasty treats from food trucks and enjoy a starlit night of fun with friends and family at parks throughout the city! Movies begin at dusk and are free to attend.
Sept 30 | Hocus Pocus | Como Midway Picnic Pavilion
Oct 7 | Scream | Hidden Falls Regional Park
Oct 14 | Psycho | Mears Park
Oct 21 | Rocky Horror Picture Show | Harriet Island
Monster Bash Halloween Music Fest | Oct 29 | Noon
Lake Monster Brewing and 89.3 The Current present this day-long music festival featuring Ellis Cleve, Run Westy Run, LazerBeak, Nur-D and DJ Joshua Berwald of Transmission. There will be lots of specialty beers from the Cask Cave, warm apple cider and food trucks. Advance tickets are $9 - doors open at Noon and music starts at 1pm.
jeremy messersmith and friends ALL HALLOWS EVE | Oct 29 | 8pm
A musical celebration of life, love, and death with jeremy messersmith and friends at The Fitzgerald Theater, presented by The Current. All Ages.
Tours that Provide a Scare
Scary stories and tours with a bit of fright for your Halloween fun.
Gangster Ghost Tour | Oct. 26 | 6-9 pm
One night a year, Landmark Center is filled with the ghosts of gangsters, G-men, and judges long since departed. Tickets are $10 for the one-hour tour (suitable for ages 12+)
Ghosts & Gables Haunted Summit Avenue Tour | Weekends in Oct.
Join a CynCity Victorian guide for ghost stories along Saint Paul’s most elegant street. An early evening stroll looks back on a neighborhood’s history that will give you a shiver. $25
Ghosts & Graves Tour | Fridays & Saturdays in Oct.
Climb aboard a comfortable motorcoach with a creepy character guide to journey through history. Hear about the ghost of the only woman executed in Minnesota, discover the stories of the many haunted mansions along Summit Avenue, and learn about the spirits who prowl the halls of downtown landmarks. $40
Haunted Gangsterland Tour | Thursdays in Oct.
When you can’t decide between gangsters or ghosts, this tour gives you both. Take a pleasant stroll around beautiful Rice Park and hear the fascinating history of haunted buildings. Learn about 1930's criminals who flocked to St. Paul, a few of whom just might still be hanging around. $20
Union Depot Haunted History Tour | Several dates in Oct.
Explore the haunts of Lowertown in and around Saint Paul's Union Depot and see behind-the-scenes areas of this iconic railroad station. Every tour guest receives a complimentary Haunted Union Depot tote bag.
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Minnesota Zoo 13000 Zoo Boulevard Apple Valley, MN 55124 Twin Cities Metro Area Website >
Halloween Night Trains
Twin City Model Railroad Museum 668 Transfer Road #8 St. Paul, MN 55114 Midway Website >
Minnesota Children's Museum 10 7th St W St Paul , MN 55102 (612) 385-9341 Saint Paul Website >
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