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Halloween In West Michigan

12:53 PM, Oct 29, 2005   |    comments
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Click here for list of areas trick or treat times EVENTS

  • The Famous Pumpkin Train – Music, dance and jokes performed by the Great Pumpkin, Scarecrow and Little Crow. One FREE pumpkin with each paid child's ticket. No Reservations. Advanced Ticket Sales Registration Form available online. Adults $14.00, Seniors $13.00, Children (2 – 12) $10.00, under 2 FREE. The Famous Pumpkin Train: Departing Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. on October 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 and additional 3:00 p.m. departure on October 15, 22, & 29 Location: Coopersville & Marne Railway, 311 Danforth Street Coopersville & Marne Railway 616-997-7000 www.coopersvilleandmarne.or
  • The Public Museum of Grand Rapids will host an “Old Fashioned Halloween” in the “Streets of Old Grand Rapids” exhibit in the Van Andel Museum Center. The event, October 30, 1-4 pm will be populated by historic characters who will pass out treats, historical tidbits and goodies. Come dressed as your favorite historic character to participate in a costume contest for both kids and adults. Special offer: one child FREE with each paid adult. Public Museum of Grand Rapids at the Van Andel Museum Center 616-456-3977
  • The Haunt: West Michigan's #1 ranked Haunted House 1 mile south of I-96, exit 28 / Walker Ave. 616-735-2077 This indoor attraction is fear for the whole family. Designed by Hollywood professionals, this unique walk-through boasts 45 minutes of horror-ific thrills. A must visit in October.
  • t h e h a u n t i n g - IN Fremont - Admission:Adults $8Kids under 12 $5 Location: Fremont Municpal Airport 7756 W 60th, Fremont MI Starting: Sept 30th through Oct 29th Every Friday & Saturday from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm
  • October 8, 14-15, 20-22 & 27-29 Dark - 10 p.m. Crane Orchards, Fennville 269-561-8651 Crane's Haunted Corn Maze
  • October 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd and the 24th-29th Located at the corner of Jackson & Griffin in Grand Haven, the Haunted Hall is open October 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd and the 24th-29th. Weeknight hours are 6-9pm, weekends - 6-11pm. A Lite Fright hour is offered from 6-7pm for the young and weak of heart. After 7pm is not recommended for children under 12 years. More information and a discount coupon may be found at
  • October 15: The City of Wyoming Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting their Second Annual Pumpkin Path October 15 from 5-7 pm at Pinery Park (2301 DeHoop). The event will include over 60 area business “hosts” on hand to pass out prizes, toys, and treats to children! There will also be an activity area at the end of the path. Bring the entire family out to enjoy a lovely fall stroll along our Pumpkin Path! Participation is free. A Pumpkin Carving Contest will be held the morning of the event. Pumpkins will need to be delivered to Pinery Park Lodge between 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. For more information on how to register please call (616) 530-3164.
  • October 21-22 & 28-29 - TALES, TRAILS AND TREATS: Windmill Island will transform itself into "Windmill Hollow" for this family oriented Halloween program, based on Washington Irving's famous tale. Spooky stories, wagon rides, a haunted windmill, blazing bonfire and fall refreshments await you as you search among the Island grown pumpkins and cornstalks for the headless horseman. Hours: 6-9 pm / Admission: $6.00 Windmill Island, Holland 616-355-1030
  • October 29 - Trick or Treat on Main Street - Noon to 2:00 - Candy handed out to anyone in costume at participating merchants along Main Street in Historic Downtown Coopersville. While in town, be sure to check out Scarecrows on Main. Have you ever seen a scarecrow dressed up as an astronaut? How about disguising itself as the Easter Bunny? The Mona Lisa-crow has also graced Main Street in years past. View new imaginatively decorated scarecrows along Main Street in Historic Downtown Coopersville during the entire month of October. Coopersville Area Chamber of Commerce (616) 997-5164
  • October 28, 2005 Kent Philharmonia Orchestra Annual Halloween Children's Concert and Costume Contest St. Cecilia Music Society Costume Contest begins at 7:00pm Concert begins at 8:00pm
  • October 31 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat at Central Park Reformed Church. 614 Myrtle Ave, Holland. - from 6-8pm in the parking lot. We have a safe place for kids and adults to come get candy and have some fun.
  • Oct.29 & Oct.31 6-10 pm Cedar Springs Athletic Boosters Haunted Barn 5311 15 Mile Road-east of Northland Drive $4.00 per person
  • Oct.31 Sparta Baptist Church is having a "Trunk or Treat" in our parking lot. There will be a band, warm food and a lot full of cars that will be handing out candy from their trunks. Open to all. Our way of reaching out to the community!


    Trick-or-treat is on October 31st this year for the following communities. Some communities have set times, some do not. Please follow this rule, If the porch light is on, so is trick-or-treat. If the porch light is out, so is the candy! Ada 6:30-9:00pm Allegan 6:00-8:00pm Allendale- 5:00-8:00pm Battle Creek Caledonia 5:30-8:00pm Cedar Springs 5:30-8:00pm Comstock Park Dorr - 8:30 PM Fruitport (City and Townsip) 6:00-8:00pm Grand Haven 6:00-8:00pm Grand Rapids until 8:00pm Grandville Greenville 6:00-8:00pm Holland Howard City - 6PM to 8 PM Ionia 6:00-8:00pm Kalamazoo Kentwood trick or treating will be from 6PM-9PM and the fire station on Eastern and Walma ave. will be screening trick or treat candy from 6-9PM. Lowell 5:30-8:00pm Muskegon 6:00-8:00pm Ravenna 6:00-8:00pm Rockford 5:30-8:30pm Sparta 5:00-8:00pm Wyoming Zeeland
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