71 Halloween Events In Massachusetts

Halloween festivities are already underway and this mega roundup of 71 Halloween events in Massachusetts promises tricks, treats, and pumpkins galore, plus endless opportunities to ensure that costumes get worn more than just once. And speaking of costumes, be sure to check out our roundup of 10 places to thrift Halloween costumes. Enjoy and please share!

1. October 15-27: Jump inside the world's spookiest box of LEGO® bricks at Brick or Treat, a Halloween party built for kids (Somerville)

2. October 16, 23, 30: Wicked Wednesdays at the Phillips House include historic games, fall crafts, a Story Walk, and a family-themed tour (Salem)

3. October 17: Make your way to The Great Salem Pumpkin Walk for pumpkin displays, activities, and entertainment (Salem)

4. October 17: Carve pumpkins at the Salem Witch Museum (Salem)

5. October 17, 24: Watch Halloween Films for Kids (Boston)

6. October 17-20 + 24-27: Explore the Halloween Haymaze at Wilson Farm (Lexington)

7. October 17-20, 24-27, 31: Head to the free Incredible Naumkeag Pumpkin Show at night to discover 1,000 pumpkins and gourds, 400-plus jack-o-lanterns, botanical arrangements, lots of lights, and many slightly spooky surprises (Stockbridge)

8. October 18: Help carve pumpkins in preparation for the Halloween Spooktacular (Attleboro)

9. October 18: With a costume parade, magic tricks, floating pumpkins, and other luminaries, the annual Frog Pond Pumpkin Float is always a gorgeous evening (Boston)

10. October 18: Enjoy free pumpkin painting on The Green at The Street (Chestnut Hill)

11. October 18-19: Take a Halloween Hike through a magical, slightly haunted forest when Broad Meadow Brook transforms into Boo Meadow Brook (Worcester)

12. October 18-19, 25-26: Head to the Homestead Haunted House for a spine-chilling tour through eerie servant’s quarters and back staircases to see what ghoulish spirits lurk in the 200 year old home (Cummington)

13. October 18-19, 25-26: Visit a Hammond Castle’s candle lit hallways, spooky scenes, and resident spirits during this Halls of Darkness Tour (Gloucester)

14. October 18-20, 25-27:  Edaville offers a Not-So-Spooky Halloween (Carver)

15. October 18-20, 25-27: Pumpkin painting, storytelling, decorated trails, and spooktacular lights await at Octoberfest at Winslow Farm (Norton)

16. October 18, 25: Attend one of this year’s Frightful Friday at Gore Mansion, the perfect setting for an evening of spooky tales and haunted activities (Waltham)

17. October 19: This Halloween Spooktackular is a fun, non-scary event where visitors are guided through pumpkin-lit trails and greeted by forest inhabitants who share fun skits and stories (Attleboro)

18. October 19: Enjoy a Halloween pARTy with tricks, treats, artwork, activities, and fun (Brookline)

19. October 19-20: Trick-or-treat among the animals at the Stone Zoo, where the haunted happenings include creepy crafts, ghoulish games, costume contests, and a haunted maze that makes Boo at the Zoo an annual favorite (Stoneham)

20. October 19-31: Check out Zoo Boo Days (Mendon)

21. October 20: Celebrate by creating your own carved pumpkin, playing pumpkin games, and enjoying fall food at Boston Nature Center’s Pumpkinfest (Boston)

22. October 20: It’s time for this year’s Pumpkin People in the Park display (Chatham)

23. October 20: Kids can learn to make pumpkin whoopie pies, pumpkin rolls, and pumpkin cookies at this Kids Pumpkinpalooza cooking class (Dover)

24. October 21: The Little Munsters Hotel Bash is an awesome kids’ party with jokes and tricks galore (Salem)

25. October 23: Join Andover Rec at the Old Town Hall for Too Cute to Spook, a morning full of fun Halloween games, art projects, and a costume parade (Andover)

26. October 24: Carve pumpkins into Jack-O-Lanterns for an annual Halloween Prowl (Sharon)

27. October 24-25: It’s the grown-ups’ turn to celebrate with Boos & Brews at Stevens-Coolidge Place (North Andover)

28. October 25: Take a lantern-lit Enchanted Forest Halloween night hike and encounter strange, silly creatures (Cummaquid)

29. October 25: It’s a Pumpkin themed preschool story and nature hour (Princeton)

30. October 25: Create art, participate in STEAM activities,  listen to stories, and explore the outdoors during this Halloween & Pumpkins Fledgling Fridays program (Sharon)

31. October 25-26: Wear a costume to Appleton Farms Pumpkin Trail and S’mores program (Hamilton, Ipswich)

32. October 25-26: Take a Halloween Night Hike at World’s End (Hingham)

33. October 25-26: Animal demonstrations, more than one hundred jack-o’lanterns, a Nursery Rhyme Trail, haunted hayride, and delicious treats await at Drumlin Farm’s Tales of the Night (Lincoln)

34. October 25-26: This Halloween Festival offers a dance party, family photo shoot, tractor-pulled hayride, a pumpkin broom sweep, haunted maze, fortune teller, carousel crafts, fireside storytelling, and STEM activities (Sandwich)

35. October 25-27: Moose Hill’s Halloween Prowl is a family-friendly, non-scary event including an hour-long guided walk along a candle-lit trail with costumed characters, plus hot chocolate, s’mores, and popcorn around a campfire (Sharon)

36. October 25-26: Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary transforms into a magical forest with glowing luminaries, jack-o-lantern lighting, and interesting creatures of the night during Halloween Happenings (Topsfield)

37. October 26: Trick-or-Treat at The Street with live music and spooky surprises (Chestnut Hill)

38. October 26: Explore seven different species of Halloween Bats, participate in a scavenger hunt, and make a bat craft (Easthampton)

39. October 26: Stop by Boo in the Barnyard at Weir River Farm to see costumed farmer friends, take in a tale, and trick-or-treat around the barnyard (Hingham)

40. October 26: Dress up and march around the Battle Green for the LexFUN! Halloween Parade, then enjoy games, treats, and more (Lexington)

41. October 26: Barnyard Boo offers a not-so-spooky trail through a field of sunflower stalks, scarecrows, and animal friends, the chance to share treats with those animals, and finish the night with a DIY s’mores fire pit, kids’ crafts, and wagon rides (Martha’s Vineyard)

42. October 26: Build Haunted Halloween Fairy Houses at Rocky Woods (Medfield)

43. October 26: Head to Halloween at Hutch for costumes, pumpkin painting, games, hot dogs, and s’mores (Milton)

44. October 26: Support Boston Children’s Hospital at Pumpkinfest while enjoying carving stations, storytelling, cider doughnuts, and a Jack-O-Lantern stroll (Needham)

45. October 26: Join a Creatures of the Night Hike to look for critters that come out once the sun goes down (Plymouth)

46. October 26: Soak in the sounds of the night on a Halloween Night Hike, learn about nocturnal wildlife, make a Halloween craft, go on a hayride, warm up by the bonfire, and enjoy tricks and treats (Princeton)

47. October 26:  Warm up by a fire pit before exploring the Haunted House at Naumkeag (Stockbridge)

48. October 26: Don’t miss Pumpkins in the Park, a free evening of carving contests, nocturnal trails, trick-or-treating, games, activities, live music, and a costume parade (Walpole)

49. October 26, 29: Enjoy classic poems about ghosts, goblins, spirits, and All Hallows’ Eve, dramatically presented in a 17th century shipbuilder’s house by lantern light (Salem)

50. October 26-27: Trick-or-treat among the animals to discover chills, thrills, and critters around every corner during Zoo Howl (Boston)

51. October 26-27: Head to the Castle Island Haunted Magical Castle (Boston)

52. October 26-27: Kids in costume enjoy free admission to Fruitlands Museum when it hosts Hillside Halloween--bring a goodie bag, collect treats, go on a scavenger hunt for natural items, enjoy a Fall Hike-and-Seek, play historic games, and enjoy seasonal crafts (Harvard)

53. October 26-27: Walk along a pumpkin-lit garden trail as local woodland creatures share their stories (North Andover)

54. October 26-27: The EcoTarium hosts Science Tricks and Animal Treats with Halloween themed experiments, sensory experiences, trick-or-treat stations, face painting, and more (Worcester)

55. October 26-31: Create some “spooktacular” crafts to get ready for Halloween (Boston)

56. October 27: It’s time for PRU BOO! with trick-or-treating, face painting, live music, magic shows, and more to benefit The Play Brigade (Boston)

57. October 27: Dress in costume for an all-levels Halloween yoga flow class with pumpkins, plus take home a special treat (Ipswich)

58. October 27-November 1: Come in costume to Halloween at the Children’s Museum and go trick-or-treating for non-candy items in the Museum’s exhibits (Boston)

59. October 28: It’s a Toe Jam Puppet Band Halloween Spooktacular (Boston)

60. October 28: Tweens and teens learn to make a batch of spooky, spidery Halloween Taco Dip (Boston)

61. October 29: Wear costumes, boo-gie down, and sing silly songs at this Halloween Dance Party (Boston)

62. October 29: Come in costume and seek out Halloween-themed nature finds like witches’ hats, green ghosts, and spider webs at this Halloween Scavenger Hunt (Belmont)

63. October 30: Take a Halloween Trail Walk and Treasure Hunt (Acton)

64. October 30: Head to this Last-Minute DIY Costume Party (Boston)

65. October 30: This Halloween-themed Story Hour at Weir River Farm is perfect for kids who are too young for traditional trick-or-treating (Hingham)

66. October 30: Sing Spooky Songs at this sing-along (Jamaica Plain)

67. October 31: Attend a teen Halloween party (Arlington)

68. October 31: This Wee Halloween Costume Party offers up a morning of farm fun for littles (Southborough)

69. October 31: Take part in an all-ages Trick-or-Treat at Naumkeag with live music, a bonfire, s’mores, and more (Stockbridge)

70. November 2: Watch the movie Coco, sip Mexican Hot Chocolate, eat traditional Day of the Dead Treats, and learn to make paper marigolds to place on a community altar (Boston)

71. November 2: Bring those soggy pumpkins to The Great Pumpkin Chuck (Southborough)

71 Halloween events in Massachusetts

71 Halloween events in Massachusetts