1. Look Memorial Park
300 North Main Street, Florence, MA 01062
You’re invited to Moo Moo’s Halloween Party! Come in your favorite Halloween costume and join Moo Moo in our trick or treat parade, paint a pumpkin*(add’l fee applies), play some fright-free games, and see what other special surprises are in store this Halloween season. Events run 11 to 4 Saturday and Sunday.
The annual Halloween Pet Parade at Faneuil Hall Marketplace! Dress up your pet, parade around the Marketplace, and compete in the costume contest for one of three top prizes!
Register your pet ahead of time to save your spot in the costume contest!
4. New Hampshire Pumpkin Festival
10am-8:30pm • Downtown Laconia, NH
5. Trick or Treat at Stamford Museum and Nature Center
1-3 pm Heckscher Farm, Stamford Museum and Nature Center
39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford CT 06903
Admission: $10; seniors $8; students $6; children $5
Don your Halloween costume and head up to Heckscher Farm to trick or treat with your favorite farm friends! Grab a map and head off in search of different “treats” at the trick or treating stations.
Then, stop by Overbrook for “Ick-Fest” and get slimy with our slime table, visit live reptiles and bugs, and create crafts around some of our favorite Halloween critters.
6. Halloween Howler at the Oxford Community Center
A nighttime display of 5,000 illuminated jack-o-lanterns all along our beautiful Wetlands Trail, with well over 100 of the pumpkins carved into veritable works of art.
Purchase your tickets in advance HERE.
8. Winslow Farm
Open Fri/Sat nights throughout October 6-8pm and Sat/Sun days 12-4pm.
Kid-friendly haunted trails, warm fire to sit by, animals to visit with during the daytime hours, refreshments, and pumpkin painting. Admission is $10 adults, $5 children, under 2 is free.
9. 3rd Annual Hubbardston Halloween Hayride
Rain Date is Sunday October 27th
10. 12th Annual Great Pumpkin Fest at the Ecotarium
The biggest Halloween celebration for families in Central Massachusetts!
Saturday, October 24, 2015
2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon and evening of family friendly Halloween fun! More than a thousand carved pumpkins will be lit up and on display, plus enjoy trick-or-treating, exciting entertainment, and more!
Halloween happenings outside:
Walk along the Pumpkin Path
2:00-9:00 p.m. Check your map to see more than a thousand carved pumpkins as you explore different areas of our grounds
Pumpkin Carving Demonstration
2:00-4:00 p.m. Watch a pro carver at work on the Sundial Plaza. While your there, check out the fun photo ops!
Exciting Entertainment on the Lower Courtyard
2:00-9:00 p.m. Meet radio show hosts and enjoy the latest hits with 96.1 WSRS
5:00-8:00 p.m. Fire and Glow Dancing
Pumpkin Playtime in the Nature Explore® Outdoor Exhibit
2:00-6:00 p.m. Kiddie Hay Crawl and Halloween Tattoos
2:00-9:00 p.m. Halloween Photo Ops
3:00-6:00 p.m. Live Music: West African Rhythm Project
Take a Walk on the Wild Side
3:45 p.m. Enrichment Interpretation – Fox (Wildlife Path)
5:00 p.m. Enrichment Interpretation – Otter (Meadow Path)
7:00 p.m. Enrichment Interpretation – in the Animal Corner
Spooktacular activities inside the museum:
Throughout the museum
2:45, 4:15, 6:00, 7:30 p.m. Creature Features (Hirsh Center, lower level)
3:30, 6:45 p.m. Hair-Raising Science (Hirsh Center, lower level)
5:15, 8:15 p.m. Spooktacular Science: Great Pumpchem Fest (Hirsh Center, lower level)
2:00-5:00 p.m. Get Batty: Crafts and Bat Facts (Library, middle level)
2:00-8:30 p.m. Family Quiet Room: Halloween movie playing (Classroom A, middle level)
2:00-9:00 p.m. African Bat Cave (African Communities exhibit, lower level)
Free planetarium shows (middle level of museum)
Check your map to find Trick-or-Treat stations spread throughout the museum building and grounds and at our sponsors’ tables. While supplies last.
Friendly Halloween costumes are encouraged! Bring a flashlight to light your way at night and be sure to dress for the weather. This event takes place rain or shine.
Light dinner items, snacks, and festival foods will be available for purchase throughout the event. In addition, picnicking is welcome on the EcoTarium grounds. Beverage and snack vending machines are available inside the museum on the Middle Level.
Free parking is available on the EcoTarium property as space allows. Since Great Pumpkin Fest is a very busy event, be prepared to park off-site and to walk to the museum.
Regular EcoTarium admission fees and hours do not apply on October 24.
The museum is only open during hours of the event and with ticketed admission only.
$15, EcoTarium members $12. Children under 2 FREE.
Tickets can be purchased at the door on the day of the event or in advance at Tickets and Information Desk inside the museum. Tickets are for one-time use, with no re-admittance during the event. For more information, please call 508-929-2700.
No coupons or discounts may be applied for Great Pumpkin Fest, and there are no refunds. Proceeds benefit the EcoTarium.