We’re on the search for all things spooky in Michigan’s Great Southwest! It’s been a fun packed fall with even more to come. With everything from trick-or-treating and spooky themed classes, a Hallowine event and more! Keep reading for festive events leading up to Halloween.
Berrien County Animal Control invites the community to their annual Drive-Thru Halloween Treat Trail from 10:00am-12:00pm on October 24! Attendees will enjoy a fun and contactless way to trick-or-treat.
Road to Life Church hosts a Trick-or-Treat Drive-Thru from 6:30pm-8:30pm on Saturday, October 31.
St. Joseph City-wide trick-or-treating is scheduled from 6:00pm-7:30pm on Saturday, October 31.
INSIDER TIP: While you’re out trick-or-treating, stop by G&M Variety!
Candy will be handed out to those in costumes!
FRIGHTFUL FAMILY FUN
Downtown St. Joseph hosts a Pumpkin Decorating Contest! Businesses and restaurants will display their decorated pumpkins October 23 through November 1. Visit participating locations and vote for your favorite pumpkin! Voting will be available at stjoetoday.com/vote from 10:00am October 23 to 11:59pm November 1.
Join the BHAA for their Fall Art Hop on October 23 from 6:00-9:00pm in the Benton Harbor Arts District. Tour the Arts District as you “hop” between participating locations and enjoy live music, food, art, shopping and more!
INSIDER TIP: Before Art Hop, swing by the Benton Harbor Public Library between 4:00pm-6:00pm
for a Halloween Happening in the library parking lot! Enjoy treats, take-home crafts and
choose a book to keep!
Something wicked is coming at Sarett Nature Center! On October 30 and 31, families can walk the lighted trail, discovering wild creatures and fun activities. Sarett’s Spooky Halloween runs from 6:30-9:00pm. Attendees will receive activity bags to take home and enjoy. It's $5/person, bring a flashlight!
Flick-or-Treat with the Krasl Art Center and the Coastline Children’s Film Festival on October 31 from 6:30-8:30pm! Celebrate Halloween with a pumpkin walk and a few scary silent films, shown with live accompaniment.
The Turquoise Top Hat hosts fall workshops through the month of October!
October 20 from 6:00pm-9:00pm - Tuesday Night DIY Signs: Pick Your Project!
October 22 from 6:00pm-9:00pm - Blended: Painted Pumpkin Sign
Combined class with JLN Studio!
October 24 from 10:00am-1:00pm - Saturday Morning DIY Signs: Pick Your Project!
October 28 from 6:00pm-9:00pm - Wednesday Night DIY Signs: Pick Your Project!
Check out additional classes and weekly kits!
JLN Studio hosts fall classes this October and November!
October 18 from 11:00am-3:00pm - Crafty Brunch
October 29 from 6:00pm-9:00pm - October Abstract Workshop
November 3 from 6:00pm-8:30pm - Fall Painted Wine Bottle
Check out additional classes!
October 27 from 5:30pm-7:00pm - Hallowine Wine Glass Painting
INSIDER TIP: Check out the Take and Make: Wine and Craft
To Go Kits! Indulge in delicious wine and a fun craft from
JLN Studio or The Turquoise Top Hat!
Urban Garage Market hosts Chunky Knit Blanket Workshops throughout October and November!
Saturdays from 11:00am-1:00pm: October 24, November 7, November 21
Wednesdays from 6:00pm-8:00pm: November 4, November 18
Check out additional classes!
Join Round Barn Estate on October 31 for their annual Hallowine party! Eat, drink and be scary at the LAST Jammin’ in the Vineyard. Attendees will enjoy live music, a special Halloween cocktail, limited time only beer release, costume contest, wine + candy pairing, delicious drinks and tasty food.
Silver Harbor Brewing hosts Horror Movie Trivia from 7:30-9:00pm on October 27. Win free stuff; free to play!
Take a Ghoulish Graveyard Tour with The Heritage Museum & Cultural Center and Twin City Players on October 24! Tours will run every half hour from 4:00pm-9:00pm. Limited tickets available, RSVP’s are strongly encouraged.
Head over to The Citadel Dance & Music Center for a Halloween alternative! On October 31, from 12:30pm-2:30pm, stop by to grab a bag of treats. Then enter the virtual costume contest (instructions on-site) and then enjoy an Arts District Scavenger Hunt.
Double double toil and trouble! Bath Bomb Cauldrons from Forever Clean Soap Works make the perfect Halloween gift. Discover the surprise inside...if you dare!
Lazy Ballerina Winery has partnered with the Humane Society of SWMI to feature adoptable animal photos on wine bottles! A portion of each bottle sold will benefit the Humane Society with matching funds by United Federal Credit Union.
It’s time to order some tricks and treats as Olive Cart hosts their Halloween Full Moon Madness sale October 30-31! Enjoy a Ghostly Insanity Sale of $7 off every order $45+.