Fall Family Fun
Fall Family Fun

Top Fall & Halloween Events in Minneapolis

Discover the top fall activities in Minneapolis Northwest and beyond. From festivals to haunted houses, trick or treat yourself to a gourd time.

Fall Festivals

Twin Cities Harvest Festival & Maze

Brooklyn Park, MN
Saturdays & Sundays, Sept. 21 – Oct. 27, 2019
Open MEA hours: Thursday & Friday, Oct. 17 & 18, 2019

ValleySCARE: The Great Pumpkin Fest

Shakopee, MN
Saturdays & Sundays, Sep. 21 - Oct. 27, 2019

Fall Color Tram Tours

Eastman Nature Center
Dayton, MN
Dates TBD

Autumn Woods Classic

Elm Creek Park Reserve
Maple Grove, MN
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 | 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Fall on the Farm

Historic Eidem Farm
Brooklyn Park, MN
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 | 12-3 p.m.

Fall Festival on Main Street

Maple Grove, MN
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019

Explore our Fall Itinerary for Family Fun in Minneapolis Northwest and browse our Events page for even more fun seasonal activities. 


Family-Friendly Halloween Events

Minnesota Zoo Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

Apple Valley, MN
Daily, Tuesday, Oct. 1 – Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019

Anoka Halloween

Anoka, MN
Tuesday, Oct. 1 – Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019

Halloween Family Fun Day

Weaver Lake Community Park
Maple Grove, MN
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 | 1 – 4 p.m.

Halloween Party

Centennial Park
Brooklyn Center, MN
Friday, Oct. 25 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. 

Big Woods Halloween

Eastman Nature Center at Elm Creek Park Reserve
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Trick-or-Treat Geocaching

Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park
Brooklyn Park, MN
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 | 2 – 4 p.m.

Ghostly Gala

Community Activity Center
Brooklyn Park, MN
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 | 5 – 7:30 p.m.

Ghost Trolley: Streetcar Named Expire

Como-Harriet Streetcar Line
Saint Paul, MN
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 | 6:30 – 9 p.m.

Graveyard Ghost Stories Trolley

Como-Harriet Streetcar Line
Saint Paul, MN
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 | 9:30 p.m.

The Late Show: The Phantom Trolley

Como-Harriet Streetcar Line
Saint Paul, MN
Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019 | 7 & 8:30 p.m.

Trick or Treat Spooktacular

Zanewood Recreation Center
Brooklyn Park, MN
Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019 | 6 – 8 p.m.

Victorian Ghost Stories

James J. Hill House
Saint Paul, MN
Dates TBD

Have a cute or creative costume this Halloween? Share your pics and selfies with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #WeLoveMNW. You could be featured on our website!


Adult Halloween

Amusement park haunted house Minneapolis

Oktoberfest!

OMNI Brewing, Co.
Maple Grove, MN
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 | 12-11 p.m.

For more Oktoberfest events, check out our blog: 10 Ways to Celebrate Oktoberfest in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

ValleySCARE: Halloween Haunt

Shakopee, MN
Select Friday & Saturday nights, Sep. 21 – Oct. 26, 2019

Haunted Basement

Minneapolis, MN
Thursday, Oct. 3 – Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019

Trail of Terror

Shakopee, MN
Fridays & Saturday, Oct. 11 – 26, 2019
Sundays, Oct. 20 & 27, 2019

Zombie Pub Crawl

Minneapolis, MN
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019

Twin Cities Horror Festival

Southern Theatre
Minneapolis, MN
Thursday, Oct. 24 – Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019

Monster Dash

Saint Paul, MN
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 | 8:30 a.m.

2019 OMNI Brewing Co. "Spooky Spokes" Halloween Bike Tour

Maple Grove, MN
Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019 

Halloween Brunch

Granite City
Maple Grove, MN
Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019

First Avenue Halloween Party and Costume Contest

Minneapolis, MN
Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Uptown Theater
Minneapolis, MN
Dates TBD


Check our Events page for more great events this fall in Minneapolis Northwest and beyond. Need a place to crash when the festivities are over? Relax at one of our modern and comfortable hotels with free parking and convenient access to downton Minneapolis and everywhere you want to be! 

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