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The Best Events in Detroit this Halloween Season

Haunted Attractions, Halloween Parties, Family Fun, and Stage & Screen Scares.

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SLAUGHTER HOUSE  AND HAUNTED CORN MAZE

5781 W. Grand River Ave., Flowerville; I-96 to exit 129 and head north; 517-223-9140; slaughterhouseadventure.com

Runs Oct. 25-27; opens at 7 p.m.; $13, all 3 haunts for $30 (see website for details).

 

TUNNEL OF TERROR

Rochester Municipal Park, in the parking lot off Pine St. near City Hall and the police station, west of Main Street, north of University Drive, Rochester; 248-652-7777; rochesterareajaycees.org/tunnelofterror

Runs Oct. 25-26; open 7:30-10:30 p.m.; $15.

 

HALLOWEEN PARTIES

 

BIG ’80s FLASHBACDK HALLOWEEN BASH!

Corktown Tavern, 1716 Michigan Ave., Detroit; 313-964-5103; corktowntavern.com

Friday, Oct. 25; doors at 9 p.m.; $6; 21 and older only

 

BINGO PLAYERS

Elektricity Nightclub, 15 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac; 248-599-2212; elektricitymusic.com

Thursday, Oct. 31; 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m.; $15-$30.

 

DEVIL’S NIGHT: PAINT VS. FOAM PARTY

Elektricity Nightclub, 15 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac; 248-599-2212; www.elektricitymusic.com

Wednesday, Oct. 30; 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; $12.

 

FREAKY DEAKY DETROIT

Detroit Masonic Temple, 500 Temple St., Detroit; www.reactpresents.com

Saturday, Oct. 26; 7 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; admittance starts at $28.50; entertainment includes GRiZ, Danny Brown and more.

HALLOWEEN HANGOVER

LUNA Royal Oak, 1815 N. Main St., Royal Oak; 248-298-6875; www.facebook.com/lunadanceclub

Friday, Nov. 1; 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

 

INTO THE NIGHT

WITH GARETH EMERY

Elektricity Nightclub, 15 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac; 248-599-2212; www.elektricitymusic.com

Friday, Oct. 25; 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m.; $20.

 

LUNA’S ANNUAL

HALLOWEEN COSTUME BASH

LUNA Royal Oak, 1815 N. Main St., Royal Oak; 248-298-6875; www.facebook.com/lunadanceclub

Saturday, Oct. 26

 

MASQUERADE OF THE RED

DEATH HALLOWEEN BALL

The Crofoot, 15 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac; 248-756-3630; MasqueradeOfTheRedDeath.com

Saturday, Oct. 26; general admission $18, VIP $23, deluxe VIP $65 or two deluxe VIP for $100.

 

OAKLAND ART NOVELTY

COMPANY HALLOWEEN COSTUME BALL

Oakland Art Novelty Co. 201 W. Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale; 248-291-5295; theoaklandferndale.com

Thursday, Oct. 31; 8 p.m.-1 a.m.; free

 

RAVE FROM THE GRAVE

Elektricity Nightclub, 15 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac; 248-599-2212; elektricitymusic.com

Sunday, Oct. 27; 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m.; $10, 21 and older free before 11 p.m.; Halloween costume contest.

 

FAMILY FUN

 

CANTON’S 13TH ANNUAL

TRICK OR TREAT PARADE

Summit on the Park, at 46000 Summit Parkway; 734-394-5460; cantonfun.org

Wednesday, Oct. 30; 4-7 p.m.; $5, presold $2; Canton residents only.

 

FAMILY NATURE CLUB:

HALLOWEEN AND CAMPFIRE

Nature Center of Lake St. Clair Metropark near Mount Clemens; 586-463-4332; event will move indoors to fireplace if weather is inclement

Friday, Oct. 25; starts at 7:30 p.m.; $5 ages 6 and older; pre-registration required.

 

FUN ON THE FARM

HALLOWEEN PARTY

Farm Center of Kensington Metropark, near Brighton and Milford; 248-684-8632

Thursday, Oct. 31; 10 a.m.; children $5.

 

HALLOWEEN CHARACTERS,

FUN & GAMES

Nature Center of Stony Creek Metropark, near Rochester and Washington Township; 586-781-9113

Saturday, Oct. 26; noon; children $5, adults $3; pre-registration and prepayment required.

 

HALLOWEEN HISTORY

Marshlands Museum and Nature Center of Lake Erie Metropark, near Brownstown; 734-379-5020

Saturday, Oct. 26; 10 a.m.; $3; pre-registration required.

 

HAUNTS & HOOTS

HALLOWEEN PARTY

Environmental Discovery Center of Indian Springs Metropark, near White Lake; 248-625-7280

Sunday, Oct. 27; 1 p.m.; children $5; pre-registration required.

 

PRESCHOOL NATURE CLUB: TOTS’ HALLOWEEN

Nature Center of Lake St. Clair Metropark, near Mount Clemens; 586-463-4332

Sunday, Oct. 27; 1 p.m.; children $4; pre-registration required.

 

TRICK OR TREAT

ALONG THE TRAIL

Nature Center of Kensington Metropark, near Milford and Brighton; 810-227-8917

Saturday, Oct. 26; call for times; children $6, adults $3; pre-registration required.

 

TRICK OR TREAT AT THE FARM

Farm Center at Wolcott Mill Metropark in Ray Township; 586-752-5932

Saturday, Oct. 26; 5-9 p.m.; children $5, adults free.

 

STAGE & SCREEN SCARES

 

EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL

Hockeytown Café, 22742 Woodward Ave., Detroit; www.theRingwald.com

Oct. 24-26; showtimes at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 4 and 9 p.m. Saturday; $29.50.

 

GHOSTBUSTERS

Senate Theatre, 6424 Michigan Ave., Detroit; 313-894-0850 or www.dtos.org

Oct. 25-26; screenings at 8 p.m.; $5.

 

THE PHANTOM,

A WITCH AND A KING

The Michigan Philharmonic performs at the Haunted House at the Steppingstone School 30250 Grand River

Farmington Hills; 734-451-2112; www.michiganphil.org

Saturday, Oct. 26; 7:30 p.m.; $30, seniors $25, students $10.

 

ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S “PSYCHO”

Redford Theatre, 17360 Lahser Rd., Detroit; www.redfordtheatre.com

Saturday, Oct. 26; 7:30 p.m.; $30, seniors $25, students $10.

 

THE ROCKY HORROR

PICTURE SHOW

The State Theater, 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor; www.michtheater.org

Saturday, Oct. 25-26; screenings at midnight; $7; buying tickets early is recommended.

 

Special thanks to editorial interns Yara Bedoun, Ashley Fagan and Tyler Martin for their assistance researching and compiling these listings.

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