News

Halloween Happenings throughout the Month

Muskegon County has Halloween fun nearly every weekend in October. The festivities kick off with a Zombie Walk on Saturday, October 6th along the Lakeshore Trail. Learn about Muskegon legends and lore with a walking tour on Thursday, October 11th, hosted by the Lakeshore Museum Center. They will touch on stories of ghosts, gangsters, and assassinations that have taken place in the downtown area. Additional events include Pumpkinfest, Fall Harvest Fest, and the Halloween Costume Parade.

The Holland area is a Halloween enthusiast’s dream, with events and happenings throughout the month of October. Enjoy the corn maze at Crane Orchards in nearby Fennville, visit Fall Fest on October 12th and 13th, and trick-or-treat throughout downtown Holland on Saturday, October 27th.

Stop by the Holland Museum throughout the month of October for Halloween fun for all. For the adults, the Monsters and Margaritas event on Saturday, October 13th is Holland’s biggest Halloween Party with plenty of entertainment, drinks, and dancing. Discover the magic of Victorian Hallowe’en and 100 years of haunted history at the family-friendly Hallowe’en Haunts event on October 19th, 20th, and 26th.

October is full of Halloween Fun at Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville. Get outside for three full days of fall activities with Spooktacular Saturdays on October 13th, 20th, and 27th. Peaktoberfest, happening October 19th to 21st, includes first-class mountain bike racing, live music, family fun, great German food, and award-winning brews. Celebrate Halloween while surrounded by the autumn colors of northern Michigan.

A full month of Halloween fun is coming to Treerunner Adventure Park in Grand Rapids. They’re hosting themed glow nights every Friday in October. The themes include superheroes, alien invasion, pirates, and a zombie apocalypse. Each night, the park is aglow with color arches, LED sequence lighting, laser, and other festive fares.

Fall is in the air and that means the Coopersville and Marne Railway is getting ready to depart its annual Famous Pumpkin Train. The Famous Pumpkin and her cast of delightful musical characters will enterTRAIN you and your guests during the 90-minute ride through family-owned farms and fields. During the journey, the costumed characters will sing, dance, and entertain the kiddos. Each paid child’s ticket includes a free, locally grown, good-sized pumpkin that the kids can pick from the Pumpkin Patch at the end of the ride.

Throughout the whole month of October, downtown Marshall is decorated with twenty-eight five-foot-tall skeletons. These skeletons are whimsically dressed and posed in a variety of positions. Join the fun as you walk the streets and see if you can find them all!