Wisconsin Halloween Events 2021

Are you ready to track down some fun events for Halloween 2021? 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!

2021 Events

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.

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

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