Spooktacular Halloween Events
West Michigan loves to celebrate Halloween. Just a glance at the number of pop-up Halloween events and Halloween activities happening in greater Grand Rapids tells the story.
Follow the trick-or-treat trail at John Ball Zoo, go to a pumpkin festival, get scared in a haunted forest, check out a corn maze, take a spooky hike, trunk-or-treat to your heart’s content, paint pumpkins, visit with nighttime animals – the options for Halloween events go on and on!
Ongoing Halloween Events
These Halloween events are happening more than one time during the month of October 2022.
We will be updating this list throughout the month, so check back often for new Halloween events.
One of a Kind Halloween Events
If unique events are more your speed, consider one of these nontraditional celebrations.
Indoor Halloween Events
The roundup of spots to get your Halloween on, regardless of the weather.
Free Halloween Events
Trick-or-treating isn’t the only affordable way to enjoy the spooky holiday. Find lots of free or low-cost activities happening around GR this year.
Halloween Parties for Adults
Let’s face it – dressing up in a rad costume is even more fun for adults. We can really get into it with wild makeup and hair and costumes that can really knock your socks off.
So don’t forget to set aside time for grown up celebrations.
5th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl
Sat, Oct 29, 4 pm-midnight
The Tin Can • 206 Cesar E. Chavez Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI
$1000 Costume contest prize, 2+ drinks with ticket, drink & food specials, waved cover at 7+ venues, professional photos & more.
Flashback Halloween Party
Sat, Oct 29, 7 pm
Gippers Bar & Restaurant • 2929 Kraft Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Flashback will be playing at Gippers Bar & Restaurant for their annual Halloween party. Come dressed in your best Halloween costume.
A Totally 80s Halloween Party • HairMania & The Murder Mystery Co.
Sat, Oct 29, 9 pm
GLC Live at 20 Monroe • 11 Ottawa Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Ages 18+. Costumes encouraged. 6 pm • Murder Mystery Co. presents: I Love the 80s to Death: Help the crowd and the detective figure out who ruined this totally tubular evening, so everyone can like, take a chill pill. 9 pm • HairMania performs.
No matter how many or few festivities you attend, we hope you enjoy making Halloween memories with your kids!