Wisconsin Halloween Events 2020

Are you ready to track down some fun events for Halloween 2020? 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 Wisconsin.

Last Major Update:

At this point we have checked for 2020 dates on all events. Some websites are still holding off on releasing a date, whereas other websites have not been updated at all for this year. We leave the links up from previous events so you can check yourself if it hasn't updated yet.
All events showing 2020 dates need to be verified to confirm that changes to the schedule were not made by the organizers after publication here, due to COVID-19 (or weather or other conditions). We do not run these events, and would hate for anyone to go out of their way only to find the event had been canceled after releasing a date. Please click through to the event website to confirm! Be safe and have a great fall!

2020 Events

Haunted Hearthstone - Appleton, WI - Oct 2 to Oct 31, 2020
Beautifully restored 1880’s mansion for an evening of spooky tales of Halloween past. You’ll tour the decorated house guided by costumed characters.

Zoo Boo at the NEW Zoo - Green Bay, WI - Oct 9 to Oct 31, 2020
Fridays and Saturday. Tickets for NEW Zoo’s Zoo Boo will be available for purchase at several locations, and online.

Spooky Stories & Fun at Appleton Public Library - Appleton, WI - Oct 18, 2020
Virtual for 2020, pick up craft supplies by appointment or curbside. Wear your favorite costume and enjoy a slightly spooky story, crafts and fun activities! This event is designed for children ages 3-5 years. Siblings are welcome. Starts at 11 AM.

Enchanted Forest - La Crosse, WI - Oct 24, 2020
10 AM to 3 PM. Enchanted Forest is a non-scary, trick-or-treat hike through Myrick Park, where your child can dress up in their Halloween costume and meet friendly characters as they collect candy and other goodies along the way.

Boo at th Zoo – Racine Zoo - Racine, WI - Oct 24, 2020
Enjoy safe trick-or-treating all day with the animals at the Zoo!

Healthy Halloween Scavenger Hunt - Stevens Point, WI - Oct 31, 2020
10 AM to 1 PM. Games, healthy refreshments, mad science activities, hoedown dance, raffle baskets, and more

Brady Street Halloween Parties - Milwaukee, WI - Oct 31, 2020
Eighteen bars and restaurants will be holding costume contests this year. Each of those bars will pick a first place winner to represent them at a Grand Prize drawing which will happen at MIDNIGHT at Hosed on Brady. HUGE cash prizes plus additional prizes sponsored by Bud Light and Guinness!

Kenosha YMCA Halloween Party - Kenosha, WI - Oct 31, 2020
6:30 – 8:30 PM. Join the Kenosha YMCA for a hallowing good time, including freaky fun food, trick or treating, a costume contest, and other spook-sensational activities for kids ages 3-12 and, of course, parents too. Free; a donation to the Kenosha YMCA’s Annual Campaign would be greatly appreciated.

Mineral Point Halloween Parade and Trick ‘r Treat - Mineral Point, WI - Oct 31, 2020
5-7 PM at Shake Rag Alley. If you are a kid or want to act like a kid…put on your wildest costume and come to Shake Rag Alley after the Mineral Point Halloween Parade. From 5-7 p.m., children of all ages will meet friendly (not scary) costumed characters who will be passing out Halloween treats at each of the Shake Rag historic buildings.

Haunted Hustle 5K - Middleton, WI - Oct 23 to Oct 24, 2021
The Spooky Duo race event is a two-day challenge that combines the 5K event on Saturday with the Half Marathon or 10K on Sunday. Family Experience featuring live entertainment, bouncy village, face painting, balloon animals, s’mores, cookie decorating, kid’s yoga, local mascots, kid’s games and more!

Past Events

Fright Night - Greenville, WI - Oct 18 to Oct 26, 2019
Haunted Pavilion and Hay Ride. Spook free hour for younger kids followed by lights out full scare. Bonfire, face painting, pumpkin decorating, dance party and concessions.

Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary Halloween Event - Green Bay, WI - Oct 19, 2019
A fun family event suitable for all ages. Kids are welcome to come in their costumes! The event includes a pumpkin lit walk mostly outdoors where participants will encounter various animals portrayed by area youth. These animal characters will educate you about themselves and their wild ways in a fun and light-hearted way. Small per person fee.

Boofest - Neenah, WI - Oct 19, 2019
Future Neenah hosts BooFest during the final outdoor Farmers Market of the season each year in Shattuck Park. It is a FREE, fun, fall, family event with Halloween activities including a kids and dog costume contest, games such as pumpkin bowling, carved pumpkin contest, and trick-or-treating both Downtown (10am-noon) and at the Market (9am-noon).

Mad Freak Fest - Madison, WI - Oct 26, 2019
A large annual Halloween party and music festival that occurs on the Saturday closest to Halloween.

Fright Club - Eau Claire, WI - Oct 26, 2019
The Plus, Clear Water Comedy, & Showtime Championship Wrestling are proud to present Fright Club – The Chippewa Valley’s biggest Halloween bash

Dia de los Muertos: Day of the Dead Celebration - Kenosha, WI - Oct 26, 2019
Learn about making an ofrenda (altar) from Bradford High School Spanish students. Create paper flowers to put on the ofrenda in honor of loved ones. Enjoy performances by the Ballet Forklorico Nacional. Then explore the Museum as you expand your vocabulary with a bilingual scavenger hunt.

Boo at the Zoo – Henry Vilas Zoo - Madison, WI - Oct 27, 2019
9:30AM – 5PM. Dress up as your favorite goblin, ghoul or witch and head to the Zoo for fun, family-friendly, and spooky activities for all! Henry Vilas Zoo is a free zoo.

Haunted Hearthstone – Appleton, WI – October 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2017

Zoo Boo – Green Bay, WI – Oct 14, 20-21 & 27-28, 2017

Field of Screams – La Crosse, WI – Oct 20, 2017

Fright Night – Greenville, WI – Oct 20-21 & 26-28, 2017

Boofest Presents: Dia de los Muertos – Kenosha, WI – Oct 21, 2017

IT Crawls – Milwaukee, WI – Oct 21, 2017

Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary Halloween Event – Green Bay, WI – Oct 21, 2017

Enchanted Forest – La Crosse, WI – Oct 21, 2017

Haunted Hustle 5K – Eau Claire, WI – Oct 21, 2017

Boofest – Neenah, WI – Oct 21, 2017

Zooloween Boo! – Oshkosh, WI – Oct 21-22, 2017

Trick or Treat Trail – Menasha, WI – Oct 24, 2017

Downtown Madison Family Halloween – Madison, WI – Oct 25, 2017

Kaukauna Library Costume Dance Party – Oct 25, 2017

Haunted Mansion Party – Milwaukee, WI – Oct 26-28, 2017

Appleton Public Library Halloween Party – Appleton, WI – Oct 27, 2017

Horror Fest – Wausau, WI – Oct 27, 2017

Hip Hop Halloween – Milwaukee, WI – Oct 27, 2017

Helloween Bash – Chippewa Falls, WI – Oct 27, 2017

Lou’s Brews Halloween Costume Contest – Appleton, WI – Oct 27, 2017

K-Town Burlesque Tricks & Treats – Kenosha, WI – Oct 27-28, 2017

Freaky Deaky Halloween – Milwaukee, WI – Oct 27 – 28, 2017

Action City Halloween Bash – Eau Claire, WI – Oct 28, 2017

Healthy Halloween Hoedown – Stevens Point, WI – Oct 28, 2017

Halloween Monster Mash – Milwaukee, WI – Oct 28, 2017

Halloween Party at Mo’s – Milwaukee, WI – Oct 28, 2017

Something Wicked – Milwaukee, WI – Oct 28, 2017

Brady Street Halloween Parties – Milwaukee, WI – Oct 28, 2017

Midnight Monster Dash – Stevens Point, WI – Oct 28, 2017

Mad Freak Fest – Madison, WI – Oct 28, 2017

Halloween at Heritage Hill – Green Bay, WI – Oct 28, 2017

Monster Mash Halloween Party (Marathon County Public Library) – Wausau, WI – Oct 28, 2017

Halloween at the Zoo – Madison, WI – Oct 29, 2017

Mineral Point Halloween Parade and Trick or Treat at Shake Rag – Mineral Point, WI – Oct 31, 2017

Kenosha YMCA Halloween Party – Kenosha, WI – Oct 31, 2017

For more Halloween fun in Wisconsin, check out our pages for these classic fall activities:
Haunted HousesPumpkin PatchesGhost Tours

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