Friday, October 8, 2010

FREE Family-Centric Halloween Activities & Events Nationwide Throughout October

Readers: Don't forget to bookmark this page NOW, then keep checking back as events will be added to this list as MommyBlogExpert becomes aware of them.  If you know of a FREE Halloween-related event not listed, definitely add it to this list by leaving brief info and a link (if you have one) in the comment box below.

Yes, ALL Events Listed Below are FREE!!!

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.

Here are just a few of the places you can take the kids for some Halloween fun without spending a dime.  All events take place nationwide, unless otherwise indicated.  Just click on the link with each for more information.
October 9 - 10, 1-5 pm, Nationwide
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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1 comment:

  1. Readers: Please take advantage of this great list of free kid-friendly Halloween activities taking place across the U.S. all month. Also, I encourage you to add to this list by posting a brief description and link to any other relevant events that families might enjoy.