Are you ready to track down some fun events for Halloween 2018? We have put together one of the largest calendars of Halloween events in the United States for you. It locates holiday activities for all ages – from kid-friendly children’s activities to adult Halloween parties. We don’t have every event yet, but there are plenty of ideas to get you and your family in the mood for Halloween in Idaho.
2018 Events – coming soon! 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.
Scarecrow Stroll - Boise, ID - Oct 1 to Oct 31, 2018
Scarecrows can be found throughout the Botanical Garden during the month of October, with voting for your favorite!
Idaho Horror Film Festival - Boise, ID - Oct 11 to Oct 14, 2018
Three days of horror at over 10 venues in Boise, with five categories including feature length and shorts, including films that haven’t been released yet!
Spooktacular at the Zoo - Boise, ID - Oct 13 to Oct 21, 2018
Evenings at the zoo are merry, not scary, with a variety of fun Halloween displays, activities, entertainment, animal encounters and more! This is separate from Boo at the Zoo. 6-9pm Fridays and Saturdays and 5:30-8 Sundays for two weekends.
Halloween Festival at the Roosevelt Inn - Couer D'Alene, ID - Oct 19 to Oct 20, 2018
Costumes, a magic show, food, face painting, carnival games, pumpkin carving contest and more
Maquerade Charity Ball - Couer D'Alene, ID - Oct 20, 2018
Old-school Hollywood costume ball at the Coeur d’Alene Resort
Boo at the Zoo - Idaho Falls, ID - Oct 25 to Oct 27, 2018
Over 500,000 lights and 1000 pumpkins set the mood, plus light sculptures, decoraitons, trick-or-treat stations throughout the zoo. Costume contests for all ages and more. Black out event for membership – $5 in advance or $7 at the gate for all
Frightened Felons - Boise, ID - Oct 26 to Oct 27, 2018
One night for all ages (10/26), one night for adults only (10/27 – sold out). Head to Old Idaho Penitentiary from 7-11pm for a tour of the only haunted cell house in Boise, plus Thriller dance, costume contests, scavenger hunt, and more.
Boo at the Zoo - Boise, ID - Oct 27, 2018
Costumed characters will pass out candy, costume contests for all ages, games, photo ops, face painting, animals, amd more! Open 10-5pm
YMCA Halloween Run - Boise, ID - Oct 27, 2018
5K and Mile run in Ann Morrison Park, with glowsticks, spooktacular tshirts, costumes and more!
Pumpkin Palooza - Lewiston, ID - Oct 27, 2018
A fall festival on Main Street with carnival games, pumpkin roll, crafts, costume contests, pie eating contest, and more. Free to attend
Thrill the World Boise - Boise, ID - Oct 27, 2018
Thrill the World is a massive simultaneous Thriller dance held each year. If you’re in Boise, make sure to be a part of it!
Zombie Pub Crawl - Idaho Falls, ID - Oct 27, 2018
Dress like a zombie and crawl downtown’s pubs. 21+ event
Trick or Treat for a Book - Couer D'Alene, ID - Oct 27, 2018
Come into the Well-Read Moose in a costume and hear a Halloween story, then trick-or-treat for a book!
Zoo Lights - Idaho Falls, ID - Oct 29 to Oct 30, 2018
Enjoy the thousands of lights and decorations without the crowds – unlike Zoo Boo in the days before, no trick-or-treat stations available, or other activites, but admission is half the prize of regular zoo admission and membership can be used. 5-8pm.
Trick or Treat - Couer D'Alene, ID - Oct 31, 2018
Trick or treat downtown businesses, plus a “Trunk or Treat” at 6th and Sherman. 4-6pm.
Scarecrow Stroll – Boise, ID – Oct 1-31, 2017
Cult Horror Night – Boise, ID – October 13, 2016
Idaho Horror Film Festival – Boise, ID – Oct 12-14, 2017
Spooktacular at Zoo Boise – Boise, ID – weekends from October 13 – 22, 2017
Boo at the Zoo – Idaho Falls, ID – October 26-28, 2017
Frightened Felons – Boise, ID – October 27 – 28, 2017
YMCA Halloween Run – Boise, ID – October 28, 2017
Pumpkin Palooza – Lewiston, ID – October 28, 2017
Thrill the World Boise – October 28, 2017
Howl-O-Woof – Meridian, ID – October 28, 2017
Boo at the Zoo – Boise, ID – October 28, 2017
Zombie Pub Crawl – Idaho Falls, ID – October 28, 2017
Zoo Lights – Idaho Falls, ID – October 29-31, 2017
Trunk or Treat – Coeur D’Alene – October 31, 2017
BBC Trunk or Treat – Boise, ID – October 31, 2017
SPAZ Fun Run, walk, trunk or treat and more – Boise, ID – October 22, 2016
Boise Depot Masquerade – Boise, ID – Oct 30, 2016