Put on your masks, grab your friends and family, and enjoy these Halloween-themed festivities.
Movies in the Park | Weekends through Oct.
Bring along a blanket or a lawn chair 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 25: Blair Witch Project at Hidden Falls Park
Oct 1: Hocus Pocus at Como Pavilion
Oct 8: IT at Lake Phalen
Oct 15: The Shining at Mears Park
Twin Cities Harvest Festival Maze | Weekends through Oct. 31
The Harvest Festival takes place in Brooklyn Park, but this year’s theme is Saint Paul’s own University of St. Thomas. Throughout the 20-acre maze you’ll discover information about the people, places and things of St. Thomas.
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Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular | Oct. 1 - Nov. 7
Carve out a little time to bask in the glow of nature and enjoy a magical experience at Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at the Minnesota Zoo! Wander through the glow of over 5,000 artfully carved pumpkins all alight in the night.
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BOOnion Depot | Oct. 15
Come dressed in your best costume for a night of Halloween fun for all ages at Union Depot. Creepy photo ops, tarot card readings, costume contest, spooky crafts, dance party and Halloween movies. What more could you ask for? Free to attend.
Spooky Science: Halloween at the Bell Museum | Oct. 21 - Nov. 1
Visit The Bell Museum for spooky science: owl pellet exploration, flesh-eating beetle meet-and-greets, and the Touch & See wall with some especially weird and wonderful specimens from the collection. Learn what spooky specters are hiding in our night sky in the Minnesota Spooky Skies planetarium show. Take part in the Virtual Trick or Treat with a small offering on Facebook or Instagram each day.
Spooky Trains - Night Trains Event | Oct. 23 & Oct. 31
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.
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Great Pumpkin Halloween Celebration | Oct. 24
The beloved Great Pumpkin Halloween Celebration will take place on-site at Landmark Center, with live entertainment, crafts, treats and a costume parade. Free to attend.
Rocky Horror Picture Show 45th Anniversary Tour | Oct. 27
Join the original ‘Brad Majors’ – BARRY BOSTWICK – at The Fitzgerald Theatre for a screening of the original unedited movie with a live shadow cast and audience participation! Plus memorabilia display with artifacts and an actual costume from the movie, a costume contest, and more!
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Gangster Ghost Tales | Oct. 28
One night a year, the rumors of Landmark Center’s haunting come true, and Landmark is filled with the spirits of days gone by. Cross paths with the ghosts of gangsters, G-men, and judges long since departed, and see Landmark Center through the eyes of Saint Paul’s most famous and infamous inhabitants. This event sells out every year, so get your tickets early.
Paranormal Cocktail Party | Oct. 29 & 30
Spooky investigation findings from the Twin Cities Paranomal Society are shared at The Lexington from 8pm to 11pm. Grab your ticket to hear them reveal their findings about The Lex and other haunted places around the country. Tickets are $55 and include passed appetizer and a signature cocktail Paranormal Cocktail Party tickets
Monster Bash 2021 Halloween Music Festival | Oct. 30
Lake Monster Brewing and 89.3 The Current present this day-long music festival featuring Jadeyn James, Apollo Cobra, Annie Mack and Black Eyed Snakes. Be ready for lots of specialty beers from the Cask Cave and some serious competition in the Costume Contest. Advance tickets are $9 - doors opens at 1pm and music starts at 2pm. Monster Bash tickets
Skalloween at the Turf Club | Oct. 30
A spooky fun-filled night of ska music featuring Space Monkey Mafia, The Von Tramps, The Prizefighters and Runaway Ricochet.
Rockin’ Halloween Party at Shamrocks Irish Nook | Oct. 30
Join Hollywood BLVD for an evening of scary-good rock and roll complete with big hair, tight pants, and lots of 80's rock.
Trick or Treat in Highland | Oct. 30
Kiddos are invited to haunt their way through Highland from 10am-2pm for trick-or-treating, a scavenger hunt, and fun prizes. $5 per person.
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