This Halloween season there is an amazing amount of fun going on around the Greater Lansing area for both adults and children of all ages. This post highlights events FOR ALL AGES. Click the event title link for more information and registration details.
Even with all we have highlighted there are many other things going on, check your local community for trick-or-treating schedules and other possible events.
~ For All Ages ~
October 20 - 21 | 7 pm - 12 am | DeWitt - Valley Farms Community Center
Do a tour of local Haunted Houses. The bus will be leaving Valley Farms Community Center and make stops at area haunted houses and will return at approximately midnight. Hurry, registration ends: October 13. Grades 6-8, $45 per person.
October 20 | 4 - 9 pm | Old Town Lansing
Howloween in Old Town kicks off with trick or treating for dogs and costume contest, followed by a "Yappy Hour" from 7 - 9 pm at Preuss Pets. There also will be a costume contest.
October 21 | 10 am - 5 pm | Harris Nature Center, Okemos
Fun for all ages! Halloween Fun House (no blood or gore), Friendly Forest, pumpkin decorating, crafts and games, treats and beverages, stories around the campfire, marshmallow roasting, hayrides through the woods, pumpkin piñata. No rain day. $8/child
October 23 | 5 - 7:30 pm | Washington Square, Lansing
The 10th annual event It will be an evening of spook-tacular fall fun, including live entertainment, hay rides, activities, and of course, trick-or-treating! Rain date October 24.
October 24 | 7 pm - 9 pm | Tequila Cowboy, Lansing
Halloween dance for the entire family. Show off costumes, dance to music, enjoy refreshments, raffle drawings and more. Cost: $7 per person. No alcohol or foods sales at event. Register here.
October 25 | 5 - 7 pm | Eaton Rapids
Annual Trick-or-Treat Main Street is a free & fun event for families and children to trick-or-treat from business to business in downtown Eaton Rapids in a safe and friendly environment. The first 500 children in costumes will receive free trick-or- treat bags at City Hall. Rain Date is Thursday, October 26. For more information on the event, or how to get your business or non-profit involved, please contact Troy Stowell at 517-663-8118 x 8178 or firstname.lastname@example.org
October 25 | 4 - 6 pm | Eastwood Towne Center, Lansing
Come to Eastwood Towne Center’s stores & restaurants for some haunting treats & giveaways! Also enjoy family entertainment & games with Rock Out Entertainment, ghoulish music by Tim the Music Man, face painting & so much more! Enter-to-win a $100 gift card! Free cider & donuts while supplies last. Rain date is Thursday, October 26 from 4 - 6 pm.
October 25 | 5 - 7 pm | Forsberg, 2422 Jolly Road, Okemos
T.A. Forsberg Inc. (Forsberg) has partnered with Toys for Tots, the Home Builders Association of Greater Lansing (HBA) and the Farm Bureau of Michigan to bring Lansing residents their Third Annual Trunk or Treat event. A total of 20 vehicles will be on site with HBA members serving up fun treats and other. Families are invited to join the and awards and prizes will be given out for Best Costume and Most Creative Costume.
October 26 | 5:30 - 7:30 pm | M.A.C. Avenue, East Lansing
Safe Halloween will take place along M.A.C. Avenue, between Burcham and Elizabeth. Each year, the MSU Greek community hosts this popular event to provide children a safe environment to trick-or-treat at the various Greek houses, enjoy games and interact with college students.
October 27 - 28 | 6 - 8 pm | Hamlin Township Park, 9183 Arrowhead Trail, Eaton Rapids
Quarter mile walk in the woods with trails lit by hundreds of pumpkins. Cider and baked goods for sale. Cost: $5 donation per family requested.
October 28 - 29 | 12-5 pm | Potter Park Zoo, Lansing
Spooktacular fun for the whole family including a straw maze, hayrides, the Boo Tunnel and more! Come dressed in your costume.
October 28 | 1-3 pm | Downtown Williamston businesses
Annual Williamston Chamber downtown Trick or Treat event for children.
October 28 | 10 am - 2 pm | Meridian Township Facilities
Show off your costumes as you make the rounds with your children and experience FREE Halloween fun in various Meridian Township facilities! For more information, please call 517.853.4600.
October 28 | 10 am - 2 pm | Meridian Historical Village, 5151 Marsh Road, Okemos
In conjunction with the Meridian Spooktacular Adventures event, the Historical Village buildings will be open for walk through tours (donations appreciated). Stop by the Brick General Store Building for little goodies for your gobblers.
October 28 | 12 - 2 pm | Mason
Bring your dog and trick or treat around downtown Mason! All net proceeds will benefit the Ingham County Animal Shelter in Mason. Registration will be at the Mason Area Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center, 148 E. Ash Street in downtown Mason, 9-3, M-F or by mail. Dogs do not need a costume to Trick or Treat but there will be a costume contest! $8 pre-registration fee and $10 at the event.
October 28 | 3-? pm | Lansing Center by Exhibit Hall C
The 8th Annual Downtown Lansing Zombie Walk invades the Capital City once again. All ages of the undead are welcome to walk for free. Participants are asked to bring a nonperishable food donation in support of the Greater Lansing Food Bank. After collecting your donation, the horde members will be given a wristband for free entry into How-To Halloween to terrorize the festival and get a group photo before being unleashed on the unsuspecting citizens of Lansing, Michigan at 4 pm. Return to the Lansing Center at 6 pm for free entry into The Invasion.
October 29 | 2 pm | Veterans Memorial Gardens, 2074 N. Aurelius Road, Holt
This family friendly event celebrates Halloween in a safe and fun way at Veterans Memorial Gardens with local businesses and organizations.
October 28 - 29 | 11 am - 5 pm | Lansing Center
Fourth year annual family-friendly festival celebrates all of the creative aspects and do-it-yourself spirit of the haunting season. It will feature huge displays, great music and everything you'd want to know about making your own ghoulish props, decorations, make-up and more.
October 30 | 5 - 7 pm | East Lansing
The City of East Lansing hosts the Great Pumpkin Walk each year on the streets of downtown East Lansing. Families are encouraged to bring their children to downtown in full costume to receive free door-to-door treats from more than 50 downtown merchants. Downtown parking will be free from 4:30-8:30pm and there is no starting pointing for the event. For more information, contact Amy Schlusler at (517) 319-6931. Rain or Shine!
October 30 | 5 - 7 pm | Wild Goose Inn, East Lansing
As part of the Great Pumpkin Walk, Wild Goose Inn hosts the “Land of Oz" event each year. With the assistance of costumed characters, this popular downtown bed & breakfast is transformed into the colorful, enchanting “Land of Oz.”
October 30 | 5 - 8 pm | Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, East Lansing
A night of frightening fun for all ages at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum. Ghoulish games, snacks and make Halloween-themed crafts. MSU's Bug House will also be there to teach visitors all about their favorite creepy crawly creatures.
October 31 | 6 - 8 pm | Grace United Methodist Church, Lansing
Annual Trunk-or-Treat fun and games in the church parking lot. Will move indoors in event of bad weather. A fun time for the whole family at no cost! Grace United Methodist Church, 1900 Boston Blvd., Lansing, Michigan 48910