Halloween Hot List


In need of a little Halloween Humor to get through some of the costume craziness? Remember to check out our tongue-in-cheek EASY-PEASY Halloween Costume Guide.

And find your nearest neighborhood festivities in our Trick-or-Treat Guide.

BOO!! Eeek – it’s time…Halloween weekend! Three days of cauldron-craziness, ghostly games, tantalizing-treats, and monster mayhem.

Here in the Tri-County area, we are so lucky to have a ton of family-friendly Halloween Happenings. This is our chance to get in on the fun with our kids, so go ahead, grab a mask, tie on a cape, or put on your own Queen/King crown. We ALL deserve some sweet treats!!

Read on for the best bets this weekend, and see our full Fall Festivities Guide for a breakdown of all fall fun.

Friday, October 28

Family Halloween Night at Manitowoc Public Library, Manitowoc

Visit the Halloween open house! Come in costume if you like! Everyone receives a treat.

Happily Haunted Gardens at Bookworm Gardens, Sheboygan

Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Experience Bookworm Gardens at night as thousands of twinkling lights illuminate the gardens for two weekends of not-so-scary fun! A magical evening of fun for the whole family! Come dressed in costume, and don’t forget to:

• Wander the bewitched and glowing Gardens

• Trick or Treat at our treat stations

• Listen to our book characters read aloud

• Come for dinner! Chili, hot dogs, grilled cheese sandwiches, hot chocolate and cider available for purchase.

Halloween in the Mansion at Rahr-West Mansion, Manitowoc

Join us for this Free family-friendly evening of costumes, stories, and crafts and trick or treating in the mansion.

Halloween POPS Concert, Elkhart Lake-Glenbulah High School, Elkhart Lake

The high school music department will be presenting a Halloween Concert (Spooky Wisconsin Stories) .Tickets can be purchased in the High School office or by contacting a band or choir member. Snacks and desserts will be served by the members. Games will also be provided by the students. Come see the high school fully decorated. Costumes are encouraged. It’ll be a “Hauntingly Good Time'”!

Saturday, October 29

Tubs & Treat at Kohler Design Center, Kohler

Dress up in your best costumes and enjoy this family-fun Halloween party featuring trick-or-treating, seasonal crafts, games, and more.

Manitowoc Treat Street & Haunted Sub, Wisconsin Maritime Museum & Downtown Manitowoc

The sub will be decorated for Haunted Sub so enjoy a kid-friendly walk through the sub with treat stops. There will also be additional Halloween-themed activities in the museum galleries.

Treat Street” will also be taking place at downtown businesses! Enjoy a fun Halloween themed day in downtown Manitowoc! Downtown Halloween fun for the whole family!All participating businesses will have a Jack-o-lantern poster in their window, so you’ll know where to pop in for a treat! (that might even be some goodies for the grown-ups!)

Zoo Boo at Manitowoc Lincoln Zoo, Manitowoc

This pre-trick or treating event will have fun activities for the whole family. Refreshments, games and trick-or-treat surprises will also be available during this howling good time.

Spooktacular at Atrium Health’s Senior Living, Plymouth

You are invited to Atrium Health’s Senior Living fun fall event! Crafts, trick-or-treating, food and games for the entire family. Atrium participates in the Teal Pumpkin Project to welcome all families with food allergies.

Adell's Halloween Party

The annual Halloween Party will be held at the Adell Firehouse. Admission is FREE. All children up to 6th grade can enter in the costume judging. Lots of fun, games ,and treats will be up for grabs!

The Great Pumpkin Event at Wanick Choute Park, Sherwood

After trick-or-treating in the Village of Sherwood, come on over to Wanick Choute Park for some more Halloween fun, including Pumpkin Carving (Pumpkins are free until gone!), Kids Costume Judging, Spooky Trail Scavenger Hunt (Trail will be lit starting at 5:30 PM).Also, free games for kids of all ages. Food and refreshments will be available, and bags of candy will be distributed to all costume contest participants. Prizes will be awarded for best costume and pumpkin carving.

This event is co-sponsored by the Village of Sherwood’s Parks & Recreation Dept. and the Sherwood Lions Club.

Spooktacular Fun Fest at Manitowoc-Two Rivers YMCA, Manitowoc

Come have a safe and kid friendly scary time! Activities: DJ, Halloween Crafts, Games, Swimming and more!

Sunday, October 30

Neighborhood Trick-or-Treating around the Tri-County Kids Area

Mac & a Movie at J.E. Community House, Two Rivers

Registration deadline: Oct. 27 Get comfy, gather up your favorite blanket or stuffed animal, and join us for mac & a movie! We will be serving macaroni and cheese along with a dessert while you enjoy a Halloween movie!

St. John’s UCC Trick or Treat, Sheboygan

For Children and their parents/guardians. Free treats for ALL! Everyone is Welcome.

Trick or Treat Fest at Kiel Middle School, Kiel

Join us for Halloween fun! Games and activities, including a magic show, live creepy critters, a photo booth, air brush tattoos, and a costume parade in the gym!


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