Top 2021 Michigan Halloween Events, Parties, Zoo Boo's, Bar Crawls, Festivals, October Things to do in Michigan, State Park Events


Top 2021 Michigan Halloween Events, Parties, Zoo Boo's, Bar Crawls, Festivals, October Things to do in Michigan, State Park Events | By Sherry Trautman | Travel-Mi.com

Happy Halloween, my Michigan friends! There's so many fun Halloween Things to do in Michigan this year, let's get out and celebrate!

  • Check out our list of spooky Halloween events 2021 Michigan!  

Locations include Pontiac, Detroit, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Saginaw, Jackson, Traverse City, Bay City, Mackinaw City and Lansing areas.  We even included Hell Michigan Halloween Events (because why not, right?), West Michigan Halloween Events, Mid Michigan and Southwest MI Halloween Events.

*Be sure to visit each location's website prior to visiting to ensure they are operating, hours, costs, requirements and any necessary information.


Halloween Things To Do in Michigan -  Halloween Events 2021

    This year, Halloween 2021 Michigan events are going to be spectacular! 
  • Paranormal Lighthouse Tours, Recurring weekly on Friday at Marquette Maritime Museum and Lighthouse, Marquette, Michigan, July 23, 2021 - October 8, 2021, Weekly on Friday's, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM with Yooper Paranormal. Great way to kick of Halloween in MI! We just toured this incredible lighthouse in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and absolutely loved it!!
  • PumpkinfestSat, Sep 18 – Sun, Sep 19, 2021, Caseville County Park
    6400 Main St, Caseville, MI. Everyone loves Halloween! Fun Halloween festivals 2021 Michigan.
  • Halloween Party Frankenmuth 2021: October 1, 2021 – October 3, 2021, Frankenmuth Jellystone Park Camp Resort, 1339 Weiss St, Frankenmuth, A fall celebration that includes pumpkin painting, spooky mini golf, and trick or treating. Friday 6:00pm Scavenger Hunt B/W Tent 7:00pm Color Time Trick or Treat Bags
  • Terror on Tillson Street - Tillson Street is located in Romeo, Michigan. If you are near Romeo Michigan, you need to drive down TIllson street after dark...if you dare.  This street is famous for their outrageous Halloween decorations during the month of October. This group of homeowners come together each year to put together a spooktacular display! Think of Romeo Michigan this Halloween!
  • Halloween Fun Festival IIIFri, October 1 – Sun, October 3, 2021 at Covert / South Haven KOA Holiday, 39397 M-140, Covert, MI.  There will be trick-or-treating, a haunted hike through the forest, a Halloween craft, the Lucky Pumpkin Patch, site decorating, costume contest, pumpkin decorating, donuts and cider. Fun West Michigan Halloween events (South of South Haven)
  • Halloween at Greenfield Village - October 7-10, 14-17, 21-24, 28-31, 2021 (Thursday-Sunday), Time: 4:00 - 9:30 p.m. Awesome Mid Michigan Halloween Events
  • Movies in the Park - Halloween Special at the Allendale Community Park! Fri, Oct 8, 7:45 PM, 6676 Lake Michigan Dr, Allendale, MI. Free, fun-filled night watching the Halloween movie "Casper!" Gather at the bandshell a bit early to grab a treat while supplies last.  West Michigan Halloween Events
  • Fort Fright - October 9, 2021 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Colonial Michilimackinac, Mackinaw City, Michigan.  Lanterns light your way through an 18th-century fort and fur trading village overrun by werewolves, witches, goblins and ghouls. Storytellers will tell spooky folktales near bonfires and treats such as hot mulled cider, cookies and candy can be found throughout the site. Most stops are suitable for all ages, but a haunted house, demon walk and werewolf walk will give thrills and chills to adults and children alike.
  • Hallowe’en Fairy Tale Feast, A spooky supper for the littlest ghosts and ghouls at Greenfield Village, October 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 30-31, 2021. Time: 4:00- 5:00 p.m. Fun Halloween events 2021 Michigan.
  • Hocus Pocus at the Kalamazoo State Theatre, October 16, 2021. You don’t have to wait 300 years for the Sanderson sisters to return! Doors open at 7:00pm, show begins at 8:00 pm. It’s more than a movie…it’s an event!  Come dressed as your favorite Sanderson sister and immortalize the night at our selfie station. Fun west Michigan Halloween Events
  • Hallowcrawl, Sat, Oct 16, 2 – 7 PM. Downtown Royal Oak for the Annual Halloween Pub Crawl
  • Hollywood Halloween, Tue Oct 26 2021 at 6:30 pm, New Buffalo Township Library, 33 N Thompson St, New Buffalo, Michigan. Join Film Historian Dr. Annette Bochenek as she presents about the production of impactful classic horror films, notable stars of the genre, as well as the legacy of these films and stars today. The program will include a multimedia presentation consisting of photos, video clips, and captivating stories.
  • Official Halloween Bar Crawl,  Detroit, MI - Bar Crawl LIVE! October 23 and 30, 2021. Fee. Entrance To 5+ Venues with spooky drinks, costume contest, music and fun.  Buy your tickets early! Venue List On BarCrawlLive.com. Super fun Halloween events Detroit
  • Halloween Bash 2021 Benefiting Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Sat, Oct 23, 2021, 7:00 PM - 1:00 AM at the Premier Event Center, 20400 South Nunneley Road, Clinton Township, MI. This fun October Michigan event includes dinner, open bar, desserts, pizza and dancing. 
  • Dog Halloween Costume Party, Oct 23, 2021, 2 – 4 PM, Grand Circus Park
    101-157 Witherell St, Detroit, MI. 8th Annual Halloween Celebration in the dog park. Win prizes for Best Costume, Scariest Costume, Most Unique Costume, Most Creative Costume, Worst Costume. Halloween themed treats for dogs! Fun Detroit Halloween party!
  • Halloween Grand Rapids: Halloween Party - Friday, October 29, 2021, 4:00 PM  11:00 PM at the Lions & Rabbits Center for the Arts1264 Plainfield Avenue Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI.  Bring your kids by from 4 pm to 6 pm for trunk or treat. Adults, be sure to wear your costumes! 8pm winners will be announced. 4pm - 9pm - Food and Halloween libations, 4pm - 11pm - Halloween Dance. Fun West Michigan Halloween Events
  • Halloween Costume Party, Fri Oct 29 2021 at 7:00 pm -1:00 am at Royalty House, 8201 E 13 Mile Rd, Warren, MI. Food and drink available, prizes for the best Halloween costume! Fun Detroit Halloween party
  • Saugatuck’s Annual Halloween Kids & Pet Parade, Saugatuck, October 30, 2021, 11:30pm - Parade Line-up at Wicks Park 12pm - Parade starts on Water Street and continues to Butler Street turning and going along Butler to Mary Street where the parade turns left and travels back to Water Street and to Wicks Park. Fun things to do in October Michigan 2021
  • Saugatuck Adult Halloween Parade, October 30, 2021. Parade starts at 10pm -- Line-up for the parade starts at 9:30 pm at Berry Field, 86 W Center St. Douglas, MI. Fun west Michigan Halloween Events
  • Halloween Bash at Splash – October 29-30, 2021, at Zehnder's Splash Village
    1365 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI. Great Halloween fun for overnight guests. Halloween Party Frankenmuth 2021
  • Carnevale di Venezia | The Grand Masquerade Ball 2021, Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 9 pm – 2 am, The Townsend Hotel, 100 Townsend St, Birmingham, MI 48009. This Halloween, join Metro Detroit’s exclusive crowd for a night of mystery and intrigue where high fashion meets fantasy. All guests will keep their masks on until midnight. Dress Code: Costume-mandatory masquerade event.
  • Halloween Night at Elektricity: October 31, 2021 AT 9:30 PM, 15 S Saginaw St Pontiac, MI 48342. Super fun Halloween events Detroit
  • Haunted Halloween Costume Party, Oct 31, 1 – 7 AM, 14601 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI. Fun Detroit Halloween party
  • The 4th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl - Grand Rapids, October 30, 2021, 4:00 PM - 11:59 PM. Tin Can Bar, 208 Grandville Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, MI. Join scariest bar crawl ever.  $1,000 Grand Prize Costume Contest. 2 free drinks. Local Food, Professional Photographer.  Fun Grand Rapids Halloween 2021 Events. Southwest Michigan 
  • Halloween Beer Tour- October 30, 2021, 5 – 11 PM, Old Burdick's Bar & Grill, 1st Floor of Radisson, 100 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI. Fun Kalamazoo Halloween events 2021.
  • The 4th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl - Kalamazoo, Michigan, Sat, Oct 30, 2021, Tin Can Bar, 167 E Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI. 5 pm - 1 am. Fun Kalamazoo Halloween events 2021.
  • Ghost Farm of Kingsley presents Camp Terra Haunted TrailSat, October 30, 2021, 7 – 11 PM, 5010 Pierce Rd, Kingsley, MI.  You are invited to join the Farmer at his Ghost Farm for a walk through his Camp Terra Haunted Trail this October. Scary walk through the woods near Traverse City, Michigan. 
  • Halloween Haunt-CertState Theatre, 913 Washington Ave, Bay City, MI, Saturday, October 30, 2021 3 p.m. The ghostly quartet from the Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra will arise to take the stage and perform a spooky selection of Halloween music you will love.
  • Run Thru Hell on Halloween! Oct 31, 1 PM, Hell Creek Ranch Campground, 10866 Cedar Lake Rd, Pinckney, MI. Please register early. Come Run thru Hell, Michigan for a spooktacular time! Fun Hell Michigan Halloween Event
  • Trick or Treating in Glen Arbor Business DistrictSun, October 31, 12 – 3 PM, Glen Arbor, MI.  Enjoy some Fall family fun and come out to Glen Arbor for daytime Trick or Treating.

Michigan State Parks Halloween Events

    Do you love camping in the fall?  There are lots of Michigan campgrounds with Halloween events, so join in on the fun!
  • Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Harvest Festival (campers only), September 25, 2021, 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM.  Location: Tahquamenon Falls State Park, 41382 W. M 123, Paradise, MI. Enjoy a weekend filled with fun festivities for all ages. Make your reservation early, the campgrounds fill quickly. A complete schedule of events will be posted on the Tahquamenon Falls Facebook page.
  • Halloween Camping Weekend — City of Harbor Beach, Fri, October 8, 3 PM – Sun, Oct 10, 4 PM. North Park Campground, 836 N Huron Ave, Harbor Beach, Family fun weekend filled with Halloween favorites. 
  • Holly Recreation Area - Harvest Festival (campers only) Fri, Oct 8 – Sun, Oct 10, 2021. 8100 Grange Hall Rd, Holly, MI.  You are invited to decorate your camp site so other campers can enjoy the sights as they stroll by.
  • Sleeper State Park - Harvest Festival (campers only), Oct 8 – Oct 10, 2021, 6573 State Park Rd, Caseville, MI. You are encouraged to go all out with your site decorations, so other campers can enjoy the sights as they stroll by.
  • Bay City State Park - Mother Nature's Halloween Trail, Sat, Oct 9, 2021, 6 – 9 pm. Bay City State Park, 3582 State Park Dr, Bay City, MI. Take a guided hike along the pumpkin lit trail where you will encounter a few of Mother Nature's Halloween favorite animals such as bats, wolves and spiders! 



Zoo Boo's!  Visit Michigan Zoo's This October!

  • Zoo Boo 2021 - Put on your fun and scary costumes and go to the Saginaw Children's Zoo for their annual Halloween bash! Zoo Boo 2021 is October 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, and 24th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Merry-not-so-scary Zoo experience! See lots of spooktacular decorations and meet some creepy, crawly animal friends! Ride the Pirate Train.
  • John Ball Zoo Boo - October 15-17 and 22-24, 2021. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Awesome Halloween children's event. See lots of decorations, costumes, and lots of the zoo’s amazing animals. Bring your trick or treat bags as spooky treat stations will be giving out candy throughout the Zoo. 
  • Fall Zoo-tacular - October 9-10, 16-17, 23-24 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo!  Costumes, candy, and more! Wear your Halloween costumes and join the fall stroll through Potter Park. See pretty autumn colors and decor as you visit all of your favorite animals. Gift bags of assorted candy will also be available for all who visit. 
  • Zoo Boo at the Detroit Zoo - Have you ever visited the Detroit zoo at Halloween? October 8-10, October 15-17, October 22-24, 2 to 6 p.m.
    *Last entry 5 p.m. Location:  Detroit Zoo, 8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI. 

This “merry-not-scary” event is so fun! Your family will love the festive decorations,  entertainment, photo opportunities, educational activities and more. The entire Zoo will be open so you can visit all your favorite animals, learn spooky animal facts and enjoy festive pumpkin displays.


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