Fall and Halloween activities happening in Oakland County (2023)

• Downtown Lake Orion Halloween Extravaganza Trick or Treat is 4-8 p.m. Oct. 20 at Children’s Park, Lake Orion, treats, cider and donuts, strolling performers, free event. Also a Decorated Pumpkin Patch and Spectrum Art fundraiser will be held during that time at Orion Ox Water, 158 S. Broadway St. Lake Orion. Trick-or-Treaters can choose from traditional decorations to 3D elaborate pumpkin art. Suggested donations range from $5-$25 to benefit Calling All Autism Heroes, downtownlakeorion.org/events/halloween-extravaganza.

• Thursday Teas: “Harvest History: Scarecrows!” History talk is 2 p.m. Oct. 21, inside Old Troy Church at Troy Historic Village, 60 W Wattles Road, Troy, $8/Troy Historical Society Member or $9/Non-Member. Register at troyhistoricvillage.org.

• Annual Halloween costume party, family event is 5-7 p.m. Oct. 22 at Murphy Park, Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. S. and Osmun St. Pontiac, facebook.com/Hauntiac.

• “Boo at the Burgh” is Oct. 22-23 at the Burgh Historical Park at the corner of Civic Center Drive and Berg Road, in Southfield. The Southfield Parks & Recreation Department will host the trick-or-treating event for families with children ages 5-13, with 30-minute time slots: 5:30-8:15 p.m. Oct. 22 and 3:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 23. Costume attire encouraged, $5 per person for Southfield residents and $10 each for non-residents. One adult must be present per family Register at bit.ly/3tEIC7f, outdoor event, 248-796-4620.

• “Trick or Treat Along the Trail” is 1-3:45 p.m. Oct. 23, timed tickets, 45 minutes, children must be accompanied by a registered adult, $5 per child, $5 per adult, free for children younger than 2 at Indian Springs Metropark Park Office, White Lake Twp., register by 4 p.m. Oct. 20, bit.ly/3oy33Ck, 248-625-7280.

• Live @ 5 Halloween Art Crawl fundraiser is 5-8 p.m. Oct. 23, at Northville Art House, 215 W Cady St., Northville, 248-344-0497, northvillearthouse.org/liveat5, $75.

• The Howling Haunted Trail and Halloween Party is 7-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 23, 13575 N. Fenton Road, Fenton, $20+, proceeds benefit Adopt-A-Pet, thehowlinghauntedtrail.com.

• Witches’ Night Out is 5-10 p.m. Oct. 23, downtown Oxford, with live music, Thriller-dance lessons, shopping and dining specials, best-witch-costume contest. Check in at Simple Organics in the White House Village Shops, 111 S. Washington St. Oxford. Donations collected for the charity Real Men Wear Pink, fb.me/e/5P1M14nSu.

• Fall Fest is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 23-24, Bowers School Farm, 1219 E Square Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills, live entertainment, wagon rides, u-pick pumpkins, also u-pick pumpkins Oct. 29-30, schoolfarm.org.

• Annual Royal Oak Spooktacular trick-or-treating event is 1-4 p.m. Oct. 24 in downtown Royal Oak. Trick-or-Treaters are asked to follow the directional arrows and follow the numbers which are posted on the participating businesses, (south of 11 mile, north of 7th Street). Monster Mash Party is noon-5 p.m. on Washington Ave. (between 4th and 6th), purchase advance tickets at www.SpookyRoyalOak.com It features a DJ, entertainment, crafts. Geared for ages 12 and younger, parents do not need to purchase passes. Parking is free on Sundays. romi.gov/1316/Parking.

• Halloween event is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 24, The Robot Garage, 1659 W. Hamlin Road, Suite F, Rochester Hills. The Robot Garage offers self-paced LEGO Robotics classes. Masks required, costumes encouraged, children must be accompanied by adults, register at TheRobotGarage.com, 248-213-9960.

• Maybury Farm, 50165 Eight Mile Road in Northville, corn maze is open Fridays through Sundays, through Oct. 24, $13 each, 248-374-0200, mayburyfarm.org.

• Trunk or Treat 2021 is 4-6 p.m. Oct. 24 at Central United Methodist Church, 3882 Highland Road, Waterford Twp., 248-681-0040, trick-or-treating, games, crafts, food, a haunted trail, bit.ly/trunkortreat-2021.

• Farmington Community Band “Mixed Bag of Treats” Band Concert is 3 p.m. Oct. 24, North Farmington High School Auditorium, 32900 W 13 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, fcbmusic.org, 248-310-7008.

• Local History for Kids at the Cemetery is 2 p.m. Oct. 24, join Troy Historic Village staff at Crooks Road Cemetery, to learn about gravestone symbolism and geology while exploring local history. For children ages 7-11 with an adult, $7 members, $9 nonmembers, register at troyhistoricvillage.org/familychildrensprograms/local-history-for-kids-at-the-cemetery.

• Halloween Costume Party for seniors with lunch and musical entertainment is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 26, at American House, 2251 W. Auburn Road, Rochester Hills. Residents, family members and local residents are invited to attend in full costume and participate in a parade. RSVP required by Oct. 22 at 248-957-2062.

• Trick or Treat “Under the Sea” is 4-8 p.m. Oct. 29, noon-3 p.m. Oct. 30, Troy Historic Village games, crafts, and seaworthy trick-or-treating. Adv. registration $5 for members, $7 for non-members, free for ages younger than 2, troyhistoricvillage.org/programs/trick-or-treat-under-the-sea.

• Upland Hills Farm Fall Festival is Saturdays and Sundays in October, at 481 Lake George Road, Oxford, hayrides, food trucks, pumpkin patch, doughnuts, cider, farm shows, magic shows, pony rides. Admission is $10, free for ages 2 and younger. Harvest Moon Hayrides 7-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in October, $9 each, free for ages 2 and younger, 248-628-1611, uplandhillsfarm.com.

• Halloween Stroll is through Oct. 30, select days, Canterbury Village, 2359 Joslyn Ct., Lake Orion, $14.99 per person. Parking is $5. Children younger than 2, military and veterans admitted free, tickets online, adv. purchase only, timed tickets, CanterburyHalloweenStroll.com.

• Five Points of Hope presents “The Rocky Horror Show”, Mocha Pronto ‘pre-game’ Drag Queen Bingo, featuring Allyson Martinek of WNIC (100.3). Doors open at 10 p.m., movie begins at 11 p.m., Oct. 30, Milford Independent Cinema, 945 E Summit St, Milford, fivepointsofhope.com/Rocky_Horror.html, charity function, $40.

• 26th Annual Hollyween is 3 p.m. Oct. 30, trick or treating at shops in downtown Holly, costume contest in Crapo Park at 4:30 p.m., free cider and donuts at the park, facebook.com/MainStreetHolly.

• 16th Annual Spooktacular is noon-2 p.m., Oct. 30, downtown Auburn Hills. Registration is open for Trick or Treating time slots downtown and Zombie Laser Tag in Riverside Park. Trick-or-treating for ages 12 and younger and Zombie Laser Tag in Riverside Park, ages 13-17, timed reservations required, facebook.com/DowntownAuburnHills.

• Trick-or-Treat Stroll for families is noon-3 p.m. Oct. 30, downtown Berkley, and Monster Mash for all is 2-6 p.m. Oct. 30, DJ, arts and crafts at Coolidge Highway and Dorothea Road, DowntownBerkley.com/bookley.

• Trick or Treat at the Oakland County Farmers Market is Oct. 30 to trick or treat with market farmers and crafters. For more information, call 248-858-5495 or email OCmarket@oakgov.com.

• Trick-or-treating is 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 31, downtown Ortonville, bonfire and cider and donut at the DPW garage immediately following at 159 Cedar Street. The village offices is accepting Halloween candy for the annual candy drive to distribute to residents in the village. 476 Mill St., Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. by Oct. 28. 248-627-4976.

• Long Family Orchard and Farm Corn Maze and Fun Farm Area is weekends 9 a.m.-6 p.m., in October, last admission tickets sold at 5 p.m., 1540 E. Commerce Road, Commerce Twp., 360-3774, longsorchard.com/corn-maze.

• Glenlore Haunted Forest, illuminated forest with light shows, is open Thursdays to Sundays through Oct. 31 after sunset, 3860 Newton Road, Commerce Township, timed tickets, glenloretrails.com, $25 admission, $20 for ages 65+, $15 for ages 4-12, free for children 3 and younger.

• Fright Village haunted attractions are Oct. 21-23, and Oct. 28-31 at Canterbury Village, 2359 Joslyn, Lake Orion, frightvillage.com, prices vary.

• Boogah & Hoogah: Halloween sing-along-do-a-long show, Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m., and Saturdays and Sundays at 1 p.m. through Oct. 31 at Somerset Collection’s North Grand Court, Troy, all ages invited to wear costumes, produced by Children’s Theatre of Michigan, thesomersetcollection.com.

• Rotten Manor is open Thursdays to Sundays, through October, haunted manor, forest, hayride, 13245 Dixie Hwy., Holly, Rottenmanor.com, 248-930-2835, prices vary.

• Azra Chamber of Horrors, Haunted House through Oct. 31 at 31401 John R Road, Madison Heights, Azrahaunt.com, timed ticket entry, $35+.

• Annual Downtown Northville “Skeletons are Alive” outdoor Public Art Display of more than 120 skeletons is through Oct. 31 in downtown Northville, downtownnorthville.com.

• Bonadeo Farms, 1215 White Lake Road, Highland Twp. is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 31, featuring pasteurized cider, doughnuts, pies, hayrides, pumpkin patch. The regular Corn Maze is offered 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, adults-$8, children (ages 5-8) -$5. The Haunted House and Haunted Corn Maze are offered after dark through 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday nights in October, $25 per person, 248-787-4553, bonadeofarms.com.

• Diehl’s Orchard & Cider Mill, 1479 Ranch Road, Holly is open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, through Oct. 31. Pre-picked apples, cider mill, doughnuts, pumpkin patch and corn maze, 248-634-8981, diehlsorchard.com. Hayride/corn maze combo ticket, weekends- $7.

• Erwin Orchards & Cider Mill, 61475 Silver Lake Road, South Lyon, is open Tuesdays to Sundays, through Oct. 31. Cider mill is open 8 a.m.-7 p.m., orchard is open for U-pick apples, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., weather permitting, while supplies last. petting zoo, corn maze, 248-437-0150, erwinorchards.com/wordpress, cash or check only.

• Hayrides on Friday nights, October through Nov. 5 at Heritage Park, 24915 Farmington Road in Farmington Hills. Hayrides are $5 each, free for younger than 2, register at ecreg.fhgov.com, rides leave every half hour from 5:30 to 7 p.m., rain or shine. For information, call 248-477-1135, fhgov.com.

• Erebus Haunted Attraction is open Oct. 13-17, Oct. 19-31 and Nov. 5-6, at 18 South Perry St., Pontiac, HauntedPontiac.com, 248-332-7884, ticket prices vary, $20-$33+.

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