What is fall without a spooky season? For both the little hearts and the not-so-faint of hearts, find all sorts of Halloween-related events around the valley this month. From safe and even educational trick-or-treating events to some pretty scary nights planned for the bravest in the community, plan your Halloween activities ahead of time this year! So, you can spend your energy on the perfect costume and not the perfect itinerary!
Enjoy this afternoon event, Trunk-A-Palooza, which will offer games, snacks, and of course, treats for the whole family. Trick-or-treaters can visit over 40 decorated trunks, swing by the food booths, take a ride on the train barrel and burn through the sugar rush inside the bouncy houses. Visit Bethel Church on October 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a spooktacular day!
Bethel Church, 2702 30th Ave S, Fargo.
Boo at the Zoo
The animals are celebrating Halloween this year too! Visit the Red River Zoo for the annual Boo at the Zoo event. This special event series will feature vendors and fun and educational activities for the family! Visit the zoo on October 15 from 4 p.m. 8 p.m. for great treats and say hi to a few animals!
Red River Zoo, 4255 23rd Ave S, Fargo.
Pumpkin Party Pick-Up
Get crafty at the Pumpkin Party Pick-Up! Returning this year, this event offers the chance to get creative and involved in your community. On October 20, from 3 p.m. 6 p.m., along with an adult, kids can venture to Memorial Park to pick a pumpkin and painting kit, create their design, capture the moment (in costume of course) and send off the photo and submission form! All for the chance to win a prize—winners will be announced on Halloween.
Memorial Park, 111 8th St N, Moorhead.
Spooky Ballets 2022
Slow down on your busy Halloweekend and visit the Fargo Theater for the Spooky Ballets show! Come in costume (yes there will be prizes!) to watch the production of Halloween/fall-inspired dance performances, plus a Nightmare Before Christmas featured performance! Get your tickets to the October 29 (7:00 p.m.) or October 30 (2:00 p.m.) show.
Fargo Theater, 314 Broadway N, Fargo Adults: $15 – $35 Seniors (65+) and Military: $12 – $30 Students / Children (ages 3+): $8 – $20.
Trunk or Treat at Bonanzaville
Take the family out to Bonanzaville for the afternoon to enjoy the Trunk or Treat festivities! Whether you’re taking a hayride, participating in an old-fashioned cake walk, playing old-time festival games or trick-ortreating, you’re bound to have a happy Halloween at Boo-nanzaville! Mark your calendars for October 30 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Bonanzaville, 1351 Main Ave W, West Fargo.
While there are a lot of spooky Halloween events out there this year, there are more than enough not-so-spooky events for everyone too! Square Scare! brings just that. Join the costume parade, pumpkin painting, fall-themed photo spot, try cider from Cottonwood Cider House, community trick-or-treating and more! Head to Broadway Square on October 30 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. for this afternoon celebration!
Broadway Square, 201 Broadway N, Fargo.
Monster Mash Trunk or Treat
Head to Moorhead on Halloween night for the Monster Mash Trunk or Treat extravaganza! Trick-or-treat the night away, along with fun kids’ crafts and games. Although you probably won’t forget the date… save the date, October 31 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.!
Moorhead Center Mall Parking Ramp, 500 Center Mall Ave, Moorhead.
It’s all a bunch of Hocus Pocus
Get your witch on with Tin•ker, a local artist hosting a Hocus Pocus workshop! In the class, you’ll make a magic potion, black flame and “Billy” zombie candles, and a cauldron bath bomb! Supplies are included, but BYOB! Meet at Icehouse Fit on October 20 at 7 p.m., get tickets by searching “It’s all a bunch of Hocus Pocus” at eventbrite.com!
Icehouse Fit, 1620 1st Avenue North, Fargo.
Join Zero Gravity at the Windbreak on October 22 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., for its fifth-year Halloween celebration! This spooky show features pole, silk, lyra performances and more! Find more information on tickets on the workshop and events page at zerogravityfargo.com!
The Windbreak, 3150 39th St S Fargo General Admission $15 online, $25 at the door Reserved seating $25 Premium Reserved seating $30.
2022 FM Halloween Run
Show off your costume and participate in the 2022 FM Halloween Run! The Fargo Civic Center will host the run over the course of two days. Check out the Friday Fright Night 5K on October 28, where you are strongly encouraged to bring out your costume to show off! Then, “Trick or Treat” and choose either the 5K, 10K or half marathon on October 29. Register at fmhalloweenhalf.com
Fargo Civic Center, 207 4th St N 4817, Fargo
RAPPTOR + PROOF HALLOWEEN PARTY w/ DJ 1PrettyRicky
Kick off your Halloweekend and join DJ 1PrettyRicky and the crew at Proof Artisan Distillers for their Halloween party on October 28 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Wear your costume for first and second-place prizes, snack on spooky goodies, sip on scary good cocktails and enjoy the music from DJ 1PrettyRicky!
Proof Artisan Distillers, 414 4th Ave N, Fargo