Get ready for Halloween in Boston. Adults can choose from some wild Halloween parties. Families can select a kid friendly event to enjoy. It’s October and time to make plans to celebrate Halloween in Massachusetts for 2019.
Salem Haunted Happenings - Salem, MA - Sep 19 to Nov 3, 2019
Salem’s haunted happenings will keep you busy in the days leading up to Halloween, with something for everyone. Check out the full event listings on their website.
Boo at the Zoo – Stone Zoo - Stoneham, MA - Oct 19 to Oct 20, 2019
Children throughout New England are invited to trick-or-treat among the animals at Stone Zoo. Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on the trick-or-treat trail, while other haunted happenings include creepy crafts, ghoulish games, costume contests, and a haunted maze! Throughout the day, guests can learn about the importance of enrichment as they watch many of the animals receive pumpkins.
Festival of the Dead - Salem, MA - Oct 21 to Oct 31, 2019
A host of Halloween offerings in Salem, MA
Salem Witches’ Halloween Ball - Salem, MA - Oct 25, 2019
Halloween Pubcrawl - Boston, MA - Oct 25 to Oct 31, 2019
Roam the city of Boston on the most exciting night of the year with your entire squad and create those memorable moments that people won’t believe! So with three days of crawling, Boston will surely not disappoint. Grab your friends, put on your wildest costumes, and let BostonHalloween.com bring fright night to you!
Tricks and Treats at the Waterworks: Not-So-Spooky Crawlies - Chestnut Hill, MA - Oct 26, 2019
Head to the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum for a family friendly Halloween event for a ghoulishly good time where you can learn the science behind magic tricks and special effects while collecting candy. Also enjoy carnival games, face painting, a visit to the Allis Pumps in the basement, and more! Costumes encouraged. Free to all
Zoo Howl - Boston, MA - Oct 26 to Oct 27, 2019
Children throughout New England are invited to trick-or-treat among the animals at the Franklin Park Zoo. Throughout the day, guests can learn about the importance of enrichment as they watch as many of the animals receive pumpkins as enrichment items.
Halloween Pet Parade - Boston, MA - Oct 26, 2019
Head to the West End for the annual Halloween Pet Parade and Costume Contest! Dress up your pet and parade around Faneuil Hall Marketplace then walk the red carpet in front of a panel of judges!
Halloween Horror Movie Marathon - Brookline, MA - Oct 26, 2019
Watch classic Halloween movies at Coolidge Corner Theatre
Halloween Party at Howl - Boston, MA - Oct 31, 2019
Howl at the Moon Boston hosts another Halloween party with drink specials, games, and a costume contest.
Halloween Party at Howl - Foxborough, MA - Nov 1, 2019
Howl at the Moon Foxborough hosts another Halloween party with drink specials, games, and a costume contest.
Halloween Crawl in Boston - Boston, MA - Nov 2, 2019
The events below are from 2017. We are updating these Halloween events for 2018 starting in mid-September, and will continue to update or add events as we find new info.
Make plans to attend a Boston Halloween party now to find a costume contest and somewhere to dance the night away in October.
We’ve searched for some family friendly Halloween events to enjoy in Boston. We hope you and your kids have fun:
Boston Costume Dash – October 28, 2017
Halloween Crawl by Crawl in Boston – Pub Crawl – October 28, 2017
Halloween Pubcrawl – October 27-28 & 31, 2017
Halloween Horror Movie Marathon – Oct 28, 2017
Festival of the Dead – Through October 24-30, 2017
Boo At The Zoo – October 21-22, 2017
Trick or Treat Events Around Boston
Zoo Howl – Franklin Park Zoo – October 28-29, 2017
Halloween Pet Parade – October 28, 2017
Canine Promenade – October 22, 2017
Salem Haunted Happenings – October 19-31, 2017
We hope you have enjoyed the start to our Halloween party and events section.