Fall Fun Events in West Michigan

Zoo Goes Boo

  • John Ball Zoo will transform into the ultimate Halloween destination with decorations, entertainment, costumes, candy, and special animal encounters.
  • October 18th-20th and 25th-27th, 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Guests are encouraged to come in costume to trick or treat around the zoo
  • To help John Ball Zoo environmentally friendly practices, please bring a reusable trick or treat bag or purchase one from the gift shop
  • More info at

“Haven Harvest” in South Haven

  • Experience a true South Haven harvest with apple orchards, bonfires, pumpkin rolls and more October 18th-20th
  • Celebrations kick off with scary performances with “Harvest Horror” a series of short thrillers by Our Town Players at the Masonic Temple Friday night
  • Saturday, enjoy walking tours and downtown shopping as well as a Best Scarecrow contest at participating downtown businesses, then head to Riverside park for family games, pumpkin painting, hayrides, and more
  • Enjoy the Pet Costume Parade at noon on Sunday and Boo on Your Bike on the Kal-Haven Trail
  • Schedule can be found at

Flight Friday at Grand Rapids Downtown Market

  • Friday, October 18th, 10:00am-8:00pm
  • Sample unique and tasty flight-sized specials throughout the Market Hall
  • Tastings include cookies and scones, bubble teas and coffee, hummus, chicken wings, and more from Market Hall vendors

Trick or Treat in Downtown Holland

  • Give your Halloween costumes a test run and trick or treat at businesses in downtown Holland Saturday, October 26th, 10:00am-noon
  • Participating merchants will be marked with orange balloons