Double, double toil and trouble. We’re on the search for all things spooky in Michigan’s Great Southwest! It’s been a fun-packed fall with even more to come through the end of the month. With everything from trick-or-treating and spooky-themed classes to Halloween parties, activities for the whole family and more! Keep reading for festive events leading up to Halloween.
The City of St. Joseph hosts Truck or Treat from 4:00p-6:00p at the John & Dede Howard Ice Arena.
St. Joseph City-wide trick-or-treating is scheduled from 6:00p-7:30p.
Bridgman City-wide trick-or-treating is scheduled from 6:00p-7:30p.
Berrien County Historical Association Trick or Treating at the Museum from 5:30p-7:30p.
FRIGHTFUL FAMILY FUN
Throughout the month of October, find the witch hidden in twelve participating locations in downtown St. Joseph! Pick up your Where’s the Witch passport for the St. Joe Today Welcome Center and start the search.
SWMI businesses and restaurants will display their decorated pumpkins during Pumpkins on Parade, October 20-31! Visit participating locations to view their decorated pumpkins and vote online for your favorite. Voting will be available at stjoetoday.com/vote from 10:00a October 20 to 11:59p October 30. Winners will be announced October 31!
Eden Springs Park hosts Halloween miniature train rides on select dates in October! Catch these spooky train rides on October 21, 22, 28 and 29 from 5:00p-9:00p. Cash only.
Head to Caretel Inns St. Joseph for their 2nd Annual Halloween Pet Parade on October 19 from 3:00p-4:00p! Help get the residents into spooky season spirit and get entered into a raffle. Donations of unopened dog food for the Berrien County Animal Control are appreciated.
Enjoy a Halloween Bash (ages 2-12) hosted by Slacker’s Family Fun Center on October 27 from 6:00p-10:00p. Advance tickets are $20/person and includes unlimited Lazer tag, bounce house, Lazer Maze, Time Freak and more!
Trinity Lutheran Church hosts Hallow Him, a free community family event, on October 23 from 4:00p-6:00p. Kids are encouraged to wear costumes, as they enjoy trick-or-treat, games, a bounce house, a boo-tique and refreshments!
Something wicked is coming at Sarett Nature Center! On October 28, families are invited to Sarett’s Spooky Halloween from 4:00p-9:00p. Attendees will enjoy a stroll through the trails, spooky crafts, game stations and more. If you’re looking for a fright, visit the scary trail! Tickets are $6/person (ages 2 and older) and book fast, so reserve your spot today.
Those brave enough to enter the Haunted Scarousel this October are in for a treat. The Silver Beach Carousel is decorated for Halloween! Through the end of October, kids under 18 wearing a full costume will receive one free ride (limited to one per child, per day). Each weekend hosts new spooky fun!
Head to the Berrien County Historical Association for Stories Among the Stones Cemetery Stories on October 29 at Crystal Springs Cemetery at 2:00p! Attendees should wear comfortable shoes and prepare for inclement weather.
Lazy Ballerina Winery hosts a Halloween Wine Glass Painting Class on October 24 from 5:30p-7:00p. Reservations required - includes supplies to paint two wine glasses and one glass of wine. Space is limited, reserve your spot today!
The Fab Lab at Lake Michigan College has created Halloween Kits this spooky season! Choose from a variety of Halloween crafts; purchases must be made by October 22-23 (deadlines vary per kit). Visit lakemichigancollege.edu for more information.
Silver Harbor Brewing hosts a Halloween Horror Movie Themed Trivia Night from 7:00p-9:00p on October 17.
Catch the latest GhostLight Theatre production, The Rocky Horror Show - The Musical. Tickets are going fast so reserve your spot today! Additional dates available October 22, 27-31.
Peat’s Cider Social hosts their 3rd Annual Halloween Market on October 21 from 1:00p-7:00p! Enjoy a variety of makers/artisans, food vendors and live music.
Head to Watermark Brewing for Halloween White Elephant Bingo at the Solarium on October 26 from 7:00p-10:00p. Costumes are encouraged but not required! Free to play.
Dance the night away during Journeyman Distillery’s Halloween Dance Party on October 28 from 8:00p-11:00p! Tickets are $18/person and includes a welcome drink. Attendees are sure to enjoy Halloween-inspired cocktails, DJ entertainment and fire pits. Costumes are optional but strongly encouraged!
Watermark Brewing hosts a Halloween Party at the Solarium on October 27 at 7:00p! $10/person (must be 21+). This event features DJ entertainment and a costume contest!
Terror at Tabor returns to Tabor Hill on October 28 from 6:00p-10:00p. This year’s theme is Adult Prom and attendees will enjoy a night full of glamour, drama and nostalgia as they dance the night away! This event is $15/person (general admission) and includes one complimentary welcome drink or $10/person (zero proof ticket) and includes one complimentary non-alcoholic beverage! 21+ event.
Something wicked this way comes to downtown Baroda! Join Chill Hill Winery for their 4th Annual Chill Hill-O-Ween Costume Party on Saturday, October 28 from 7:00p-10:00p. Attendees will enjoy music by Second Chance Band, a costume contest, spooky beverages and more!
The Livery is spinning the spooky tunes during “Night Terrors”: A Halloween Inspired DJ Set on October 28 at 8:00p! Costumes welcome.