This Halloween season is filled with a wide variety of fun activities, ranging from showings of our favorite spooky films to Halloween-themed fairs! The following blog contains a list of local events to enjoy this October.

Potter Park Zoo
 
Potter Park Zoo
1301 South Pennsylvania Avenue, Lansing, MI
» October 10 & 11, 9am-5pm
» October 17 & 18, 9am-5pm
» October 24 & 25, 9am-5pm
Potter Park Zoo has created a new, innovative family friendly fall event that all are guaranteed to enjoy! Take a socially distanced stroll with friends and family through the zoo and enjoy the fall colors. You can even dress up in a costume if you want to get extra festive. As you leave, make sure to collect a ‘Boo in a Bag!’, which includes candy from all of their previous candy stations. 
 
costume, child, field
 
Ingham County Fairgrounds
​700 E. Ash St, Mason, MI
» October 24, 12-5pm
Interested in a fun trick-or-treating event for the kids? Head out to Ingham County Fairgrounds for an entertaining afternoon! This event is free to all and even provides windows of time for dogs to join in on the fun! Make sure to #MaskUp and pick your spookiest costume for this Halloween-themed fair.
 
movie popcorn
 
Hocus Pocus Showings
NCG Cinema
2500 Showtime Dr, Lansing, MI 48912
A classic Halloween film has made its way back onto the big screen at NCG Cinema. With new safety measures and procedures, NCG welcomes back viewers to enjoy an all-time favorite Halloween movie, Hocus Pocus, for a limited time! Make sure to check the dates and times on their website in order to re-watch this movie before it goes away!
 
candy bowl
 
North Grand Parking Ramp in Downtown Lansing 
219 N. Grand Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
» October 24, 7-10pm
This new event is curated by The Artist’s Umbrella & Opportunity Arts and includes a wide range of entertainment for only $20 per vehicle. Safely trick-or-treat and watch performers, ranging from body painters to fire spinners, all from the comfort of your own car!
 
Bridge Street Trick or Treat Grand Ledge
 
Bridge Street Plaza
310 Greenwood St, Grand Ledge, MI
» October 30, 5:30-7pm
Head out to Grand Ledge with your family and be prepared to trick-or-treat! Local businesses, Bridge Street Plaza, and both sides of Bridge Street will be participating in this family-friendly evening of Halloween fun!
 
movie for moonlight
 
Movies at the Ballpark: Halloweentown & More
Jackson Field
505 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48912
Our favorite local ballpark is hosting multiple outdoor movie nights at Jackson Field! They’re showing a wide range of Halloween films throughout all of October, including classics like Harry Potter, Halloweentown, The Conjuring, and more! Check out their website to purchase your tickets now.
 
cancer ribbon
 
DeWitt High School
13601 Panther Dr, Dewitt, MI 48820
» October 24 & 25, 7:30-10:30pm
DeWitt High School is hosting a fundraiser fun/scary walk through the haunted woods. It’s a $3 entry (or a larger donation) with all proceeds going to the #FrayStrong & #LilyStrong campaigns to support their medical expenses. In order to cater to all ages, there are specific times set aside for small scares (7:30PM - 9:00PM) and big scares (9:00PM-10:30PM). 
 
boy reading
 
Trick or Treat Trail
Riverside Park
300 S Bridge St, DeWitt, MI
» October 24, 2-4pm
Come to DeWitt's Trick or Treat Trail and receive books and comics! All of the books have been sanitized and this event will practice social distancing and other safe measures to ensure that everyone has an amazing time.
 
paint
 
Cookies & Canvas: Spooky Cat
Wine and Canvas Lansing
580 Frandor Ave, Lansing, MI 48912
» October 17, 3-5pm
Cookies and Canvas are kid and teen inspired classes recommended for ages 5 and up! Parents are welcome to register themselves to paint with their children or just come along to hang out!

paints

Cookies & Canvas: Skeleton
Wine and Canvas Lansing
580 Frandor Ave, Lansing, MI 48912
» October 24, 3-5pm
Cookies and Canvas are kid and teen inspired classes recommended for ages 5 and up! Parents are welcome to register themselves to paint with their children or just come along to hang out!

Ellison
 
Halloween Party- MSU vs. U of M
Ellison Brewery + Spirits
4903 Dawn Ave, East Lansing, MI
» October 31, 12pm-11pm
Come by Ellison Brewery and partake in $5 drinks and $10 pizza's all day. Watch the MSU vs U of M game while listening to live music, entering a costume contest, and more! Kids are welcome to come along to this Halloween Party!

Capital City Cycling

Halloween Race
Capital City Family BMX
2809 N East Street, Lansing, MI
» October 31, 1pm
Registration for this race is 12-1:00pm, with racing starting promptly after. Then enjoy trunk or treat after racing! Don’t forget your costumes!

Harris Nature Center
 
Chipmunk Story Time: Big Pumpkin 
Harris Nature Center
2809 N East Street, Lansing, MI
» October 22, 10am
Come out to Harris Nature Center to enjoy story time with the puppets Chicory Chipmunk and his animal friends. Afterwards enjoy a guided walk through the nature center. Weather permitting, the entire event will take place outdoors.The space for this event is limited and there is a $3 per child fee due at the time of the program. Registration is required by calling 517.349.3866 or emailing hnc@meridian.mi.us.   
 
candy bowl
 
Frances Park
2600 Moores River Dr, Lansing, MI 48911
» October 31, 1-3pm
Check out this large drive-through trick or treat set up at Frances Park! There will be over 40 booths set up, and free flu shots available from Blue Cross Blue Shield.
 
halloween dog
 
Riverside Park
315 S Bridge St, DeWitt, MI 48820
» October 24, 2-4pm
This trick or treat trail will include a children’s costume contest, a pet costume contest, and more! There are 21 (and counting) businesses and organizations participating to make this annual event a hit!

halloween car

Riverside Park
315 S Bridge St, DeWitt, MI 48820
» October 23, 6-7pm
Decorate your car with spooky decorations and come dressed in your favorite halloween costume to this creative event! Not only will there be 3 lucky prize winners, but this event will also be live streamed on Facebook. Make sure to register by October 22 to be included! (Please note there is a $10 price per participating car.)
 
pumpkin girl
 
Eaglemonk Halloween Party!
EagleMonk Pub and Brewery
4906 W Mount Hope Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917
» October 31, 7:30-9:30pm
Enjoy the usual Halloween festivities of trick or treating and make your way to our doors for additional fun! Prepare for tricks, treats, and prizes, along with a costume party at 9pm!
 

carved pumpkins

Whatever your plans are for this spooky season, make sure to be safe. Wear a mask, socially distance, and have fun! Whether you visit all of these events or only a few, remembers that Lansing is always here for you, to help you enjoy your time, and live life to the fullest!