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 Maine.
Ghostport - Bucksport, ME - Oct 20, 2018
10th annual, with events throughout the community
Portland Ghoulwill Ball - Portland, ME - Oct 20, 2018
Pumpkin Train - Portland, ME - Oct 20 to Oct 28, 2018
Autumn is a beautiful time of year on the coast of Maine! Enjoy the beauty of the season with a visit to the museum and a ride aboard our Pumpkin Train. Children can explore the museum and decorate a miniature pumpkin to bring home as a souvenir of the day. All visitors are treated to complimentary hot cider and cookies.
Pumpkin Harvest Festival - Saco, ME - Oct 20, 2018
Vendors, costume contest, pumpking carving, food and treats, bed races, contests, dancers and live entertainment, and more
Poe: Tales of Fear & Suspense - Camp Neddick, ME - Oct 26 to Nov 11, 2018
A theatrical dining experience with dramatic readings of Edgar Allan Poe
Downtown Trick or Treat - Gardiner, ME - Oct 26, 2018
Go trick or treating in costume in downtown Gardiner from 3-5pm
Halloween Masquerade at Empire - Portland, ME - Oct 26, 2018
Come party the night away with Portland’s kicking, flipping, and splitting drag queen Kat Walker for Drag It Up! Hallowqueen Masquerade. She’ll lip sync the house down, and shock you into laughter with her sassy stand up comedy. 21+
Halloween Boat Party - Portland, ME - Oct 26, 2018
All Souls Walk - Kennebunk, ME - Oct 27, 2018
Begin at the Museum for a narrated walk with costumed interpreters through Hope Cemetery to visit the graves and hear the fascinating and sometimes tragic tales of Kennebunk residents from the past three centuries. The tour lasts about one hour.
Space Halloween Party - Portland, ME - Oct 27, 2018
Best Damn Halloween Party Ever - Portland, ME - Oct 27, 2018
Little Monster’s Ball: A Sweet Fall Festival - Portland, ME - Oct 27, 2018
9-noon. This one-of-a-kind, snoozing-crawling-toddling-friendly, definitely not scary, baby oriented costume party is the Birth Roots’ creative endeavor to bring more fun and attention to early parenting. Local businesses and organizations have come out in a huge show of support for this idea, partnering with Birth Roots as “activity sponsors”, providing either a toddler activity station or tabling on topics of interest to parents. The intention is to create an event that specifically & successfully supports and acknowledges the unique developmental window of the youngest among us, crawling and newly toddling babies, and newly established parents.
Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Fun Run - Yarmouth, ME - Oct 27, 2018
Make your own scarecrow (bring clothes), costume contest, fun run and more
Trolley-Ween - Kennebunkport, ME - Oct 28, 2018
Treats on their last regular day of the season. Don’t forget the costumes!
Halloween Potluck & Scary Readings - Boothbay Harbor, ME - Oct 30, 2018
The Opera House will once again be decorated for the Halloween season, awaiting the arrival of brave community members for the annual community potluck dinner and evening of scary readings. Please bring a main dish, side dish, salad or dessert (no breads, please), with plenty to share, in addition to a serving utensil. Also, please remember to bring a plate and fork for yourself. The Opera House bar will have beverages available, please do not bring your own. Wear a costume, or not. Following dinner members of the community will read stories and passages – frightening, unsettling, scary and more. This is intended to be a grown up Halloween event and they do not suggested for families with young children. Doors creak open at 5:30 pm, no early admission – dinner at 6. Readings at 6:45.
Halloween Silent Film Night - Portland, ME - Oct 30, 2018
The organists of the Kotzschmar organ compose soundtracks to some silent films. Not-so-scary family friendly films start at 6pm in Merrill Auditorium, followed by the classic 1922 horror Film Nosferatu.
Trick or Treat at the Museum - Kennebunk, ME - Oct 31, 2018
Don’t forget to include the Brick Store Museum on your trick-or-treating route! They will have candy and treats available for all ages. Free.