NOTE: Please visit each event link/page to see COVID-19 guidelines. Each event is subject to cancellation, as determined by the organizer.
The air is crisp and the leaves are beginning to change color. It’s finally fall in our area and here are some fun fall and Halloween events in Fargo (and beyond) to check out!
Days: October 2-October 31st, Fridays & Saturdays from 7:00-11:00 p.m.
Location: 1947 130th Ave S, Moorhead
Fifteen haunted attractions make up the Haunted Farm including a haunted house, maze, and a scary walk through the woods. This attraction is more appropriate for older kids. Please see their website for more information.
Boo at the Zoo
Days: October 17th,
24th, & 31st from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – CANCELLED FOR THE 24th
Location: Red River Zoo, 4255 23rd Ave S, Fargo
The annual event at the Red River Zoo is always a good time! Put on your best Halloween mask and get your tickets ahead of time to make entry quick and easy. For event details and ticket information, please see their ticketing website.
Trunk or Treat at Grace Lutheran
Days: October 22nd from 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Days: October 28th from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Atonement Lutheran Church, 4601 University Dr S (Fargo)
Not-So-Spooky Halloween Preschool Playdate
Days: October 29th from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Fargo Basketball Academy, 5409 53rd Ave S, Fargo
Days: October 29th from 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: 1202 Westrac Dr S (Fargo)
Virtual Boo at NDSU
Days: October 29th from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Join via Zoom!
Join NDSU student organizations/groups as they host virtual breakout rooms where children can participate in games and other Halloween activities. Costumes not required but encouraged! For more information see their website.
Annual Teen Halloween Costume Party
Day: Friday, October 30th from 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Location: Skate City, 3302 Interstate Blvd S, Fargo
Have you picked out your Halloween costumes yet?! Skate City is hosting their Annual Teen Costume Party on Friday, October 30th from 8-11pm. For more information, see their Facebook page.
Trick or Treat Cruise
Day: Friday, October 30th from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Cashwise Foods, 4907 Timber Parkway South, Fargo
Drive through the Cashwise parking lot to experience some Halloween fun for everyone! Call 701-235-4495 for more information.
ZooBOO 2020 (Chahinkapa Zoo)
Day: Friday, October 30th from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Chahinkapa Zoo, 1004 RJ Hughes Dr, Wahpeton
Join the Chahinkapa Zoo for trick-or-treating at a decorated zoo! Cost is $5 per person (children and adults). Children will receive a carousel ride pass to use for the 2021 season. (Carousel will not be open on ZooBOO). See their Facebook event page for details.
Trunk or Treat Dilworth & Glyndon Police
Day: Friday, October 30th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Dilworth Police Department, 500 Center Avenue W, Dilworth
Join the Dilworth and Glyndon Police Departments celebrate Halloween at the Dilworth Police Department. Special guests include the Red River Zoo and their special friends. Their world famous #CaramelApples will be back as well as plenty of Candy and games. Dress warm this event is outside. For more information see their Facebook event page.
Family Halloween Costume Party
Day: Saturday, October 31st from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Skate City, 3302 Interstate Blvd S, Fargo
Show off your costumes and skate! Parents skate for FREE! (regular skate rental applies)
All your favorite Halloween songs and games in a two-hour skating session. Please see their Facebook event page for details.
Library Tricks & Treats at Tintes Park
Day: Saturday, October 31st from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Tintes Park, 131 6th Ave E, West Fargo
Day: Saturday, October 31st from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Bring the entire family to BOOnanzaville’s 1st Annual Trunk or Treat! Families will enjoy this FREE event with LOTS of trunk or treating, hayrides, a straw bale maze, a cake walk and more! Grab a hot cider or cocoa and take a “not so spooky” walk through the pioneer village. If it’s chilly, stop by one of our outdoor fires and have a s’more! With 12 acres of fun to explore, social distancing is our thing! Come and celebrate safely with BOOnanzaville! Check out their Facebook page for details.
Day: Saturday, October 31st from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Bethel Church, 2702 30th Ave S (Fargo)
Come cruise down Trunk Street in Bethel Church’s main parking lot! Cars will make their way along the designated path to see all the creatively decorated trunks! At the end of Trunk Street cars can take a group photo at a fun photo booth. All kids will then receive a Halloween Goodie Bag to take home. Costumes not required but recommended. Visit the Facebook event page for more information.
Day: Saturday, October 31st from 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Drive-Thru Trunk or Treat will be full of amazing trunks, lots of candy, and fun memories. The best part is that you never have to leave your car! Cars will drive thru the parking lot that will be filled with safely distanced trunks who are wearing Covid-safe masks. Vehicles will receive a bag of candy and goodies as you leave from a volunteer wearing a mask and gloves. This event is FREE and open to the community.
Trunk or Treat at Hope Lutheran
Day: Saturday, October 31st from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Kids Indoor Halloween
Day: Saturday, October 31st from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Ghostly Trollwood Trail & Tales Variety Show
Days: Saturday, October 31, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Location: Trollwood Park, 3664 Elm St N, Fargo
Enjoy a safe Halloween alternative with a guided walking tour with ghostly tales, music, theatre, and comedy. Free will donation. Masks strongly encouraged! Each tour is limited to 15 people. For more information see their event Facebook page.
Bonanzaville Paranormal Investigations (Halloween Night!)
Days: Saturday, October 31, 8:00-11:30 p.m.
Location: Bonanzaville, 1351 Main Ave W, West Fargo
Go beyond museum barriers and investigate this spooky setting with EMF detectors and voice boxes. Two tours will take place at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. and groups of six will set out to explore in several buildings. The cost is $50 per person for a 90-minute tour. For more information and to register please see the Bonanzaville Facebook event page.
For a day/evening trip outside of the Fargo-Moorhead area:
Country Blossom Farm Corn Maze
Days: September 9-November 1; Tuesday-Thursday 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.; Friday-Sunday 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Location: 1951 Englund Rd SW, Alexandria, MN (90 minutes from Fargo)
This apple orchard has a gift shop, bakery, corn maze, pumpkin patch, and offers apple picking (through October 18th). As a special event they offer the Flashlight Corn Maze, September 26th, October 10th, and October 16th from 7:00-10:00 p.m. Please see their website for more information on schedule and pricing.
Otter Berry Farm Corn Maze
Days: September 12 – October 31st; Saturdays 10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sundays 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Location: 38132 470th Ave, New York Mills, MN (80 minutes from Fargo)
This is a you-pick berry farm, pumpkin patch, and corn maze on 6+ acres. Bonus, there is a free farm animal area and playground. Please see the Otter Berry Farm website for more information.
Thea’s Pumpkin Patch Corn Maze
Days: Opens September 19th; Monday-Friday from 1:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sundays from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Location: 19982 Appaloosa Rd, Pelican Rapids, MN (50 minutes from Fargo)
This family-owned attraction features a maze theme and design that changes each year along with animals, games, activities, and hayrides. Concessions are also offered and also face painting, pumpkin painting, and crazy hair on weekends. For more information, please reference their website.
Acres of Terror
Days: September 20 – November 2nd; Fridays and Saturdays, dusk until midnight
Location: 108 ND-18 S, Leonard, ND (40 minutes from Fargo)
Located a bit out of the FM area is the abandoned Leonard Schoolhouse and surrounding area that makes up the Acres of Terror. With a haunted farm and scary corn maze, this venue is the self-proclaimed “scariest in the Midwest” and is best for ages 10 and up. See their website for more details.
The Crypt at Jacobs Manor
Days: October 23rd, 24th, 30th, & 31st from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Location: 307 1/2 Railroad North, Leonard, ND (40 minutes from Fargo)
Another spooky spot you won’t want to miss! See their Facebook page for details.