Haunted Up North!
October 2012From haunted houses to trick or treating, Northern Michigan is full of Halloween's fun activities during October.
Trick or treating, parades and more!
Bay Harbor Trunk or treating, Halloween from 4-5pm.
Boyne City A parade at 4:30pm on Halloween followed by trick or treating.
Charlevoix Trick or treating from 6-8pm on Halloween.
Harbor Springs A parade at 1pm, trunk or treat party at the SK8 park 3-8pm, with trick or treating from 6-8pm on Halloween.
Mackinaw City Throughout Mackinaw City, 6-8pm on Halloween and at Heritage Village 6-8pm October 27.
Mackinac Island Trick or Treating downtown will start at 4pm on Saturday, October 27.
Petoskey Saturday, October 27, downtown Petoskey celebrates with a parade at 10am and trick or treating through the downtown until noon. Halloween night trick or treating throughout Petoskey takes place from 6-8pm.
Nightmare at Challenge Mountain
October 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, 25-27, 7-10pm
Attractions include the Grimm Forest, Grateful Dead Graveyard, Deadly Witches Cottage, Haunted Forest, Dragon Room, Haunted Basement and more, Boyne Falls. 231-582-1186.
Scream in Wolverine
October 6-8, 13-15, 20-22, 27-31, 7-11pm
Three haunted places to explore, The Crazed Clown Convention, Swamp of Terror, Kurt and Burt's House of Horror are ready to be explored at Wolverine Camps, two miles north of Wolverine.
Fort Fright Night
October 5, 6:30-9:30pm
A haunted habitat where werewolves, witches, and other legendary characters roam, Colonial Michilimackinac, Mackinaw City.
October 23 & 24, 6:30-9pm
Charlevoix Coast Guard Station. Bring a canned good for entry and prepare to be spooked!
October 27, 6:30-10pm
The Headlands Dark Sky Park outside Mackinac City, has sunset and moon rising events plus viewings of the stars combined with storytelling. 231-348-1704.
Haunted Heritage Village
October 27, 6-8pm
A family fun event! Mackinaw Trolleys will shuttle participants between the 3 Mackinaw City events on October 27.
Soul Food and Spirits
October 27, 6-10pm
A progressive dinner through Petoskey's downtown restaurants complete with ghoulish tales. 231-622-8501.
Campfire and Night Hike
October 27, 6pm
For kids, complete with s'mores and a nighttime hike with flashlights, hosted by Getting Kids Outdoors at the Petoskey State Park.
Saturdays and Sundays in October, 12-4pm
Pond Hill Farm, Harbor Springs. 231-526-3276.
East Jordan celebrates pumpkins with games, trick or treating, and more.
Leaf Peeker Craft Show
October 20, 10am-4pm
In downtown East Jordan.
Fall Color Airplane Rides
October 21, 10am-2pm
By Island Airways leaving from East Jordan airport.
Trick or Treating at McGulpin Point Lighthouse
October 27,6-11pm and October 28-31, 10am-6pm
Family spooky event on October 27 and trick or treating October 28-31 at McGulpin Point Lighthouse just outside Mackinaw City.
Zip of Terror
October 20, 26-27, 7-11pm
Zip along the zipline through haunted forests at Boyne Mountain. 800-GO-BOYNE.
Zombie Fun Run
October 28, 1pm
A 5K run in Halloween costumes, Avalanche Preserve, Boyne City. 231-582-0486.