Halloween Guide 2022 | Milwaukee North Shore Moms

We’ve got all Milwaukee North Shore’s Halloween fun in one place for you.

 From pumpkin patches, spooky animals, fairs, and costume contests to scavenger hunts, and more….🎃 All of these are also on the calendar!

 

 

PUMPKIN PATCHES

Creekside Valley Farm
Daily from 9:00 AM-Dusk

Come and find squash of many varieties for all of your fall recipes. For Decor you will also find straw bales, indian corn, gourds and fall harvest crafts. While browsing in the barn, the children can enjoy some time in our theater room which shows a variety of fall-themed movies.
Want a fun way to explore the farm and a chance to win a Prize? Scan the Scavenger Hunt code located on the farm and explore the farm for answers.

Corn Maze/Petting Zoo/Peddle Tractors/Pumpkin Games
Come and get lost in our corn maze where you are bound to learn something as well. In order to find your way out, farm trivia questions will be your guide. The corn maze is $5.00 per visitor. Ages 3 and under are free.

For animal lovers, you can spend time exploring our farm animals. They have friendly pygmy goats, a spunky donkey, curious chickens, lovable miniature ponies and a gentle horse, growing beef cattle, beautiful peacocks, noisy turkeys, and cuddly farm cats that are known for leading visitors out of the corn maze. Peddle Tractors and swings are available for younger children free of charge. You can also play pumpkin Tic-Tac-Toe and pumpkin checkers.
LOCATION:
13101 N Wauwatosa Road
Mequon, WI 53097

Barthel Fruit Farm
Daily from 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Starting in early October Barthel Fruit Farm has already picked pumpkins and opens their pick-your-own pumpkin patch. They offer many different varieties of pumpkins. Some are pink, some are white, some are multi-colored, and some are warty! Many of their pumpkins are edible. Just ask a staff member to guide you in the right direction!

Bring the family out and spend time hunting through the patch for that perfect pumpkin! You can pick one or fill the back of a pick-up truck.
LOCATION:
12246 N Farmdale Rd
Mequon, WI 53097

 

FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENTS

OCTOBER 16
10 AM-12 PM
Halloween Hullabaloo
So much fun; it’s scary! Put on your costume, gather your friends, and join us for a ghoulishly good time. Enjoy family-friendly games, crafts, trick-or-treating, and more.
Open to the community, space is limited, and advance registration is required.
YMCA MEMBERS: $10 per family, NON-MEMBERS: $20 per family.
Call 414-354-9622 or visit our website to register by 10/15/22 > bit.ly/3qPq7fK
LOCATION:
9250 N Green Bay Rd.
Brown Deer, WI 53209

 

OCTOBER 16
10 AM-12 PM
Pumpkin Decorating Fest
Perfect for even the littlest of ghouls. This event is toddler friendly. Bring your family for some scare-free fun to celebrate Halloween!
Each ticket includes a pumpkin to decorate with paint, glitter, gemstones, and more. You will also receive a trick-or-treat bag filled with goodies and embellishments, apple cider, and kid-friendly snacks. You can also utilize our fall-themed photo backdrop to get a perfect pic of the family.
No sharp tools are involved! You’ll be happy that you’re not doing this at home.
LOCATION:
Little Sprouts Play Cafe
1406 W Mequon Rd.
Mequon, WI 53092

 

OCTOBER 16
10:00 AM   12:30 PM   3:00 PM
Species Spooktacular
Learn about some of nature’s spooky and misunderstood animals! Wear your Halloween costume to participate in a nature-themed scavenger hunt around our new ponds and along our wooded and prairie-lined trails. Go at your own pace on this self-guided adventure filled with engaging activities. At the end of the scavenger hunt, children receive a sweet treat.
Upon arrival, check-in at the Stone Bench for your scavenger hunt! This event will take place entirely outdoors, rain or shine.
LOCATION:
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
1111 E Brown Deer Rd.
Bayside, WI 53217

 

OCTOBER 20
6 PM – 8 PM
Witches Night Out
Join us for a wicked witches’ night out on Silver Spring! Try a glass of our complimentary witches brew, participate in a Halloween-themed scavenger hunt to be entered into a drawing with participating merchants, and enjoy exclusive in-store promotions for those dressed in costume.
LOCATION:
Silver Spring Dr.
Whitefish Bay, WI 53217

 

OCTOBER 21
6 PM – 8 PM
Spooktacular
Ages 16 & under | Pumpkins, scarecrows, ghosts, and more! Halloween’s a SPOOKY sensation. Come party at the Spooktacular! Please dress the part, whether creepy or sweet, and we’ll gladly serve up Tricks and Treats. Entry is free, and food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Member: Free
Non-Member: Free
Registration closes 1 day prior to the event; sign up in the member portal. Contact [email protected] to register non-members
LOCATION:
Elite Sports Club River Glen
2001 Good Hope Rd.
Glendale, WI 53209

 

OCTOBER 21
4:30-6:30 PM
Pumpkin Decorating Fest
Perfect for even the littlest of ghouls. This event is toddler friendly. Bring your family for some scare-free fun to celebrate Halloween!
Each ticket includes a pumpkin to decorate with paint, glitter, gemstones, and more. You will also receive a trick-or-treat bag filled with goodies and embellishments, apple cider, and kid-friendly snacks. You can also utilize our fall-themed photo backdrop to get a perfect pic of the family.
No sharp tools are involved! You’ll be happy that you’re not doing this at home.
LOCATION:
Little Sprouts Play Cafe
4606 N Wilson Dr.
Shorewood, WI 53211

 

OCTOBER 21
5:000-7:00 PM
Halloween Boo Bash n’ Splash
oin us for a night of ghostly fun at our Halloween Boo Bash n’ Splash! Come see your favorite instructors as you trick or treat down changing hut lane! Don’t leave too soon because there will be other fun activities as well as open swim for the whole family to enjoy!
Be sure to reserve your spot here! Once you have made your reservation, one of our front desk representatives will reach out to take a form of payment. Tickets will cost $5 per child or $15 for the entire family. Costumes are encouraged for every attendee!
LOCATION:
Goldfish Swim School
540 West Silver Spring Drive
Glendale, WI 53217

OCTOBER 24-31
9:30-10:30 AM
Take and Make: Halloween Pumpkin Cupcakes.
This take and make kit will include all dry ingredients needed to bake 12 delicious pumpkin spice cupcakes with a vanilla frosting. Pick-up runs from 10/24-10/31. ONE kit per family.
Please Note ONE kit per family
LOCATION:
North Shore Library
6800 N Port Washington Rd.
Glendale, WI 53217

 

OCTOBER 24-31
Halloween Scavenger Hunt
We’ve got a fun game for you that will also earn you some tasty treats! Between October 24th and 31st, come to the library for a Halloween-themed scavenger hunt. We’ll have Halloween words hidden around the library – find them all, and you’ll earn a Halloween treat bag! Just stop by the front desk to sign up and to pick up your game card.
LOCATION:
Brown Deer Public Library
4301 W Brown Deer Rd
Brown Deer, WI 53223

 

OCTOBER 26
11:15 AM-12:00 PM, 1:15-2:00 PM
Storytime Spooky Stories 
Join us back in the Storytime Room! Enjoy some spooky Halloween stories, flannel boards, and a fun craft. Children will attend this Storytime independently.
LOCATION:
North Shore Public Library
6800 N Port Washington Rd.
Glendale, WI 53217

 

OCTOBER 26
7:00-8:00 PM
Halloween Candy Art Contest. Grades 6-12
Compete for prizes and create some spooky art using Halloween candy! To validate registration, you must enter the teen’s grade in the “Note to instructor” field.
LOCATION:
North Shore Public Library
6800 N Port Washington Rd.
Glendale, WI 53217

 

OCTOBER 26-31
6:00-9:00 PM
Great Pumpkin Festival
A full festival will take place Wednesday, 10/26 through Saturday, 10/29 featuring live music along with our food vendors and beer tent. On Sunday, 10/30 and Monday 10/31, friends and neighbors can walk the park and enjoy the pumpkins on display from 6 to 9 pm nightly. No festival activities will take place on Sunday and Monday.
Residents will be able to pick up pumpkins at various times throughout the week and then return them to the park to be part of the lighted display from 6 to 9 pm nightly. There will be no pumpkin carving done on site.Friends and neighbors walk the park and enjoy the pumpkins on display.
LOCATION:
Old School House Park
5240 N. Marlborough
Whitefish Bay, WI 53217

OCTOBER 27
Business Trick or Treat & Nightmare on Elm Street
Business Trick or Treat: 4pm – 6pm
Nightmare on Elm Street: 5pm – 8pm
Thiensville’s Annual Business-to-Business Trick-or-Treat will be held on Thursday, October 27th from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.
Children and their escorts visit participating businesses for a treat on Main Street, Freistadt Road and Green Bay Road.
Each participating business will have a yard sign in front. A list of businesses participating will be posted in advance.
After the Business Trick or Treat, join us in the Village Park from 5pm – 8pm for our Nightmare on Elm Street featuring the Dead Man’s Carnival. This very family friendly event will feature a music and fun stage show on the Port Washington State Bank Stage.
There will be music, vaudeville and circus acts, food and beverage.
LOCATION: Main Street, Freistadt Road and Green Bay Road
Village Park
250 Elm St.
Thiensville, WI 53092

 

OCTOBER 28
6 PM –11:00 PM
Bavarian Stein Club Halloween Party
The party will include soda, beer, and food.
There will be a Party DJ from 7-10pm
Kids are welcome!
Your non-Stein Club members are welcomed guests!
Bring your carved pumpkin with you to enter our contest!
There will be costume prizes!
LOCATION:
Bavarian Bierhaus
700 W. Lexington Blvd.
Glendale, WI 5327

 

OCTOBER 28
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Boogie Bash
Come celebrate Fall at the 3rd Annual BAYSHORE BOOgie Bash & Costume Contest! Bring your princesses, monsters, goblins, and little characters for a free and fun family-friendly event in The Yard at Bayshore. Get ready to do the costume boogie with Kids Boogie Down who will also host costume contests and award prizes at 6:00 pm! Dance with the Halloween-themed Fairytale Princesses presented by Fairytale Birthday Company, two giant Z-Bot LED Robots, and more! Enjoy laser light shows and bring your phone/camera to capture yourself in the not-so-spooky Halloween displays throughout The Yard.
Food Trucks & Pop-Ups: The Collective Marketplace, Cinnabar Nutrition, Kilwins, El Sazon Dominicano, Meat on the Street, Pedro’s South American Food, Rose Mob Grill
LOCATION:
5800 North Bayshore Dr.
Glendale,WI 53217

 

OCTOBER 29
12 PM – 2 PM
Habitat Haunting
Come dressed in your costume and hike the Streich Family Wetlands trail system! Stop at different stations along the way and receive candy and other goodies. Play some yard games and run around Marty’s Playspace when you are all done! Leashed dogs are welcome (have them dress up too!).
LOCATION:
Mequon Nature Preserve
8200 W County Line Rd.
Mequon, WI 53097

 

OCTOBER 29
5 PM –10:30 PM
Fox Point Fall Gathering & Bonfire
BONFIRE ON BASEBALL DIAMOND
OUTDOOR MOVIE SCREENING IN THE PARK
DENSON’S CATERING-TOTS ON THE STREET-TWISTED PLANTS-LOU MALNATIS-MEAT ON THE STREET-1840 BREWING
LOCATION:
Indian Creek Park
E Dean Rd
Fox Point, WI 53217

 

OCTOBER 31
10:00-11:00 AM
Family Halloween Movement Party
Happy Halloween!! Come dressed up and groove to Thriller, the Time Warp, and snap your fingers to the Addams Family. Join us for a one-of-a-kind family yoga party!
We’ll celebrate the season with an outdoor dance party, yoga-inspired spooky story, & a Halloween craft. Wear movement clothing and bring a yoga mat or a blanket for your family to use during Senta’s flow.
NOTE : This event meets outdoors at the Triangle Park on Wilson Avenue (1 block North of Little Sprouts Play Cafe in Shorewood).
LOCATION:
Green Park Space near Little Sprouts,
4640 N Wilson Dr.
Shorewood, WI 53211

 

OCTOBER 31
6:00-7:00 PM
Spooky Family Trivia
Fun for the whole family! Come join us for a game of trivia about spooooooky topics! Bring a team or come by yourself and join a team – all are welcome!
LOCATION:
North Shore Public Library
6800 N Port Washington Rd.
Glendale, WI 53217

 

SCARY STUFF

(These are less than a 45-minute drive away)

October 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29
7:00-10:30 PM
Spooky Stalks Haunted Cornfield
Spooky Stalks Haunted Cornfield started as a yard haunt in 1998. After a number of years of decorating the front yard and collecting masks and other props, We started Spooky Stalks Haunted Cornfield in October 2005. We have old and new friends that volunteer their time to bring the haunt to life every year. Our common bond is the love of Halloween and the need to scare.

October 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29
7:00-11:00 PM
Wisconsin Fear Grounds
When you enter, you’ll find yourself trapped in The Compound where the monsters have taken over and now reside. If you’re able to escape, the next horror in store for you is the home of the new leader of the grounds. Welcome to Sketchy’s Chambers. Your reward for escaping? One last gasp at survival but there’s been an outbreak of a flesh eating virus. The horde has tried to contain this gel like substance stored in discarded containers, but their efforts are failing…Will you make it out? Or just become one of them?

October 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29
Opens at dusk
The Haunt
If you’re looking for a great scare this Halloween season, try The Haunt. After more than a decade, we know exactly how to create a haunted house that will get your heart pounding and your skin crawling.

SWEET STUFF

Cocoa Tree Confectionary
Hours: Tuesday – Friday: 10 am-7pm
Saturday and Sunday: 11 am-5 pm
Mondays: closed

Skull, Dracula, Mummy, and Spider Oreos are $4.50, Frankenstein’s monster and Jack ‘o Lantern Oreos $5.50
Caramel Jack ‘o lanterns come in a pack of 9 for $29
Pumpkin ‘turtles’ are 3 for $10
Caramel pumpkin spice Jack ‘o lanterns are 3 for $10
Smash pumpkins filled with caramel corn (with a mallet) are $25

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