GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) - It's that time of year again- where the leaves start changing and everyone is excited for Halloween. This time of year brings out the corn mazes, pumpkins and apple cider that everyone loves! Here are some fun fall events that are happening in West Michigan for this month and Nov, both for humans and the four-legged friends.
- Ed Dunneback & Girls Farm
Sep 3-Nov 2 (3025 6 Mile Road, Grand Rapids)
Activity Fees Apply
3rd generation family farm. You pick apples and pumpkins. A bakery with fresh donuts, cookies, pies, cinnamon rolls, apple fritters, turnovers, caramel apple sundaes, homemade caramel apples and other delicious treats. Play area for children and a corn maze to navigate.
- Trunk or Treat
Sat Oct 19 12pm-12pm (Whistlestop Park2120 76th St, Byron Center, MI 49315)
Trick-or-treating provided in a safe and friendly environment in Whistlestop Park. Local businesses host a trunk or a table where children can stop and get great goodies. Balloon animals provided as well as a bounce house, petting zoo and a hayride.
- Giant Pumpkins at Michigan's Farm Garden
Sat Oct 19- Sun Oct 20 (Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525)
Adult 14–64: $12, Senior 65 & older: $9, Students with ID: $9, Children 5–13: $6, Children 3–4: $4, Children 2 & younger: Free.
Pumpkins weighing in at hundreds of pounds that will amaze kids and adults alike. Also cooking demonstrations at 1:30pm and 3pm
- Trick or Treat GRCM
Thurs Oct 24 (Grand Rapids Children Museum)
$1.50 for people over 1.
Come Trick or Treat through the GRCM. Be sure to wear your costume and get ready for some Halloween fun.
- Run 4 Your Life
Thurs Oct 24 (Curragh Irish Pub, 73 East Eighth Street, Holland MI 49423)
5:30 Lil Pun'kins Race 6:00 5K
$25 individual fee, $15 for up to 4 additional family members, free entry to anyone who raises $50 in pledges.
Run 4 Your Life fun run is a fundraising event supporting the Holland Free Health Clinic. Consists of 5k untimed fun run/walk. Begins at Curragh Irish Pub in downtown Holland
- Monsters Bash
Friday Oct 25 (Ferrysburg City Hall- 17290 Roosevelt Road)
Enjoy cider & donuts, dancing, prizes and lots of fun!
Learn how to do the Monster Mash, YMCA, Chicken Dance, Macarena and more. There will be prizes for best costume in all age ranges. Free admission and costumes are required. Kids under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
- Downtown Grand Rapids, Movies in the Park Series- Hocus Pocus & Rocky Horror Picture Show
Friday Oct 25 (Ah-Nab Awen Park)
Event starts at 5:30; movie at dusk.
For this event, costumes are encouraged as well as bringing your own blankets, chairs, snacks and beverages. Refreshments will be available from local vendors. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
- Zoo Goes Boo!
Oct 18th, 19th, 20th- 10am-3pm $7.00 per person (members $3.00, kids 2 and under free)
Oct 25th, 26th, 27th- 10am-3pm $7.00 per person (members $3.00, kids 2 and under free.
John Ball Zoological Center (1300 W. Fulton St., Grand Rapids, MI 49504)
Every day of BOO is different- but every day is packed with entertainers, decorations, games, prizes, special animal activities and the Kooky-not spooky TRICK-or-TREAT trail.
- The Zombie Dash- GR
Sat Oct 26 (Ah Nab Awen Park, 303 Pearl Street, Grand Rapids MI 49504
$45 includes l.s. tech shirt
Run a five kilometer course w/in the quarantine area. Dodge zombies looking for fast food. Race against darkness and survive the Zombie apocalypse.
- Pet Halloween Party and Costume Party
Sat Oct 26 (Just Dogs, 252 Culver Street, Saugatuck MI 49453)
Bring the pets for a Halloween party and costume party.
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