Halloween may officially be October 31, but in cities and towns across the U.S., fall and Halloween events take place every year during the whole month leading up to pumpkin day. Even better is that many of these activities are FREE and suitable for families with children.
Harry and David Stores from coast to coast have tasting events each Saturday and Sunday in October. But, if you love the season of ghouls, don't miss H&D's Halloween Tasting Party for free samples of many of the season's yummiest sweets and treats. Click to find the closest Harry and David Store here
October 10, 9 pm, Nationwide
Tune in to The Martha Stewart Show Halloween Special on the Hallmark Channel for all kinds of crafty ideas, from clever holiday cookies and cupcakes, plus other wild concoctions to make your celebration fun. See this ultimate scary show's preview here
October 16, 1-3 pm, Nationwide
Wilton Halloween Decorating Sweet Treats Demo - Cupcakes and More at Michaels Stores. Click for details here
October 17 - 23, Times May Vary, Nationwide
Williams-Sonoma is scheduled to offer a Week of Free Halloween Themed Cooking Demonstrations from featuring holiday cookie and cupcake baking & decorating and lots more. Schedules and demos likely will vary by store, so check with your local W-S for details in your area.
October 23, 2-4 pm, Nationwide
Make and Take Halloween Crayola Glow Explosion Creepy Eye Craft at Michaels Stores for ages 3 and up. Get the details here
October 23, 10 am-3 pm, Great Park, Irvine, California
An afternoon of family fall activities, including pumpkin picking & decorating (1 pumpkin/child while supplies last), kids games and activities, mini hay maze, costume parade, Halloween treats,petting zoo, and more. Details here
October 25, 6-8 pm, Nationwide
Make and Take Halloween Crayola Glow Explosion Creepy Eyes Craft at Michaels Stores for kids ages 3 and up. Get the details here
October 28, 6-8 pm, Nationwide
Make and Take Halloween Mask Workshop at Michaels. Details here
October 30, 10 am - 2 pm, Nationwide
Family Halloween Event. Details here
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- Plus more NEW Halloween posts coming up shortly
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