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The fall-colored leaves are mostly off the trees, and Fargo's air is a little crisper these days. You might start to think about nice warm sweaters, apple cider, pumpkins... and Halloween. Spookify your week with these Halloween Events.

Haunted Houses

There are multiple spots to get spooked in the Red River Valley.

Haunted Farm

Walk through the darkest and most dangerous woods in the FM area at the Haunted Farm.

Where: 1947 130th Ave S, Moorhead | (218) 585-4539
Cost: $22 admission
Hours: Friday & Saturday 7-11 p.m. & Halloween Night

Acres of Terror

Head to the maze of cornfields at Acres of Terror while a deranged bus driver gives you a spin. Each twist and turn is full of more hair-raising and spooky characters, sure to frighten you.

Where: 108 Highway 18 S, Leonard, ND | (701) 491-2587
Cost: $30 admission, $15 for kids (10 & under)
Hours: Fridays & Saturdays, dusk until midnight

Tunnel of Terror: Tommy's Express Car Wash

Head to any Tommy's Car Wash location in town to witness the spooky, scary, shiny experience of a haunted car wash.

Where: Tommy's Car Wash locations
Cost: $20 per vehicle
Hours: October 20-21 & 27-28 | 6-10 p.m.

Pumpkin Patches & Corn Mazes

Weekends through October

Throughout Fargo, pumpkin patches and corn mazes pop up on weekends throughout October. Get your cozy fall outfits out, grab the kids, and head to one of them to take in all of those fun fall activities.

Lil Bitz Pumpkin Patch

Check out Lil Bitz Pumpkin Patch and Buffalo River Pumpkin Patch for a great fall experience for the whole family. Both have carriage rides, pick-your-own pumpkins, and many other family-friendly attractions.

Lil Bitz Pumpkin Patch
7414 40th Ave N, Fargo | (701) 282-9392
Cost: $12 admission, pumpkins are extra (starting at $3)
Hours: Friday & Sunday 1-6 p.m. & Saturday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Buffalo River Pumpkin Patch
Where: 14447 Hwy 10, Glyndon, MN | (218) 498-2684
Cost: $6 admission, additional costs for some attractions
Hours: Saturday & Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. (12-6 on Oct 19 & 20)

Lost in the Valley & Dazed in the Maze

If you want to get "Lost in the Valley" head to the Red River Valley Fairgrounds for their corn maze. Also, they're holding Dazed in the Maze events with local breweries, wineries, meaderies, and cideries to enjoy while you go through the maze.

Lost in the Valley
Where: Red River Valley Fairgrounds | 1805 Main Ave W, West Fargo | (701) 282-2200
Cost: $5 for pumpkin patch only, $10 for corn maze tickets ($5 for children 4-11)
Hours: Fridays 5-8 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m. - 8 p.m., & Sundays 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Great Straw Maze

The Great Straw Maze is up for all to experience at the West Acres Mall. Travel through this maze with towering walls made of 1,500 large straw bales.

Great Straw Maze
Where: West Acres Mall Northeast Parking Lot | 3902 13th Ave S, Fargo | (701) 282-2222
Cost: $12 for adults & $10 for children 4-11
Hours: Monday-Thursday & Sunday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Paranormal Investigations

Spooky season wouldn't be complete without hunting down some spirits. This year, there are two spots to investigate.


Visitors and volunteers alike have reported phenomena at Bonanzaville that cannot be easily explained. These tours will allow you to move beyond museum barriers in teams of 6 and discover for yourself. EMF detectors and voice boxes will be provided for each group. Attendees will also be permitted to bring in their own approved equipment.

Where: 1351 Main Ave W, West Fargo | (701) 282-2822
Cost: $55 per person
Hours: October 13, 20-21, 27-28 | 7:30 - 9 p.m., 9:30 - 11 p.m., & 11:30 p.m. - 1 a.m.

Fargo Masonic Center

For another paranormal investigation option, check out the Masonic ghost family on a tour of the Fargo Masonic Building. Tours are two hours long and will occur in groups of 10.

Where: 1405 3rd St N, Fargo | (701) 235-7875
Cost: $25 per person
Hours: October 20-21 | 7-9 p.m. & 9-11 p.m.

Halloween Movie Nights & Live Events

Gather and see some classics like Hocus Pocus, The Blair Witch Project, and the main event, The Rocky Horror Picture Show at multiple spots around Fargo.

Halloween Movies at the Fargo Theatre

This Halloween, chills and thrills are coming to the big screen! Celebrate spooky season with Halloween at the Fargo Theatre! Tickets for each movie are only $7!

Mark your calendars for the following screenings:

Hocus Pocus - October 13, 7 p.m.
The Descent - October 24, 7 p.m.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show: October 27, 11 p.m.
The Blair Witch Project: October 31, 7 p.m.

Where: Fargo Theatre | 314 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 239-8385
Cost: $7 for each movie
Hours: October 13, 24, & 31 at 7 p.m. & October 27 at 11 p.m.

Spooky Ballet

Featuring a variety of dance concert pieces, all with a spooky feeling at the Fargo Theatre.

Where: Fargo Theatre | 314 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 239-8385
Cost: $10-35 get tickets here.
Hours: October 21 at 2 & 7 p.m. and October 22 at 2 p.m.

Square Scare

Family-friendly event with pumpkin painting & carving, costume parade, trick-or-treating, and more. Hocus Pocus will be on the big screen, so bring your blankets and chairs to watch and dress in your best costume for a fun afternoon downtown.

Where: Broadway Square | 213 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 551-5898
Cost: Free
Hours: October 29, 2-4 p.m.

Trunk or Treat Events

Simplify your trick-or-treating by attending safe and easily navigable events at one of the truck-or-treat events in Fargo this fall.

Boo at the Zoo

Take the kids trick-or-treating early at the zoo for candy and treats from local vendors while they check out the animal exhibits.

Where: Red River Zoo | 4255 23rd Ave S, Fargo | (701) 277-9240
Cost: $11.25-13.75 depending on age
Hours: October 14, 21, & 28 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Halloween Treat Street in West Fargo

Head to Sheyenne Street at The Yards in Downtown West Fargo for Halloween fun and trick-or-treating.

Where: 400 Sheyenne St, West Fargo
Cost: Free
Hours: October 28 from 1-3 p.m.

Trunk or Treat at Bonanzaville

A free Halloween event for the whole family at "Boo"nanzaville! Enjoy games and prizes, a "doughnut" walk with prizes, trunkers out in our village handing out candy, and much more from 2 - 5 p.m. on the Sunday before Halloween.

Where: Bonanzaville | 1351 Main Ave W, West Fargo | (701) 282-2822
Hours: October 29 from 2-5 p.m.

Monster Mash Trunk or Treat in Moorhead

Trick-or-treat through the Moorhead Center Mall parking ramp from 5-7 p.m. on October 31.

Where: Moorhead Center Mall ramp | 510 Center Ave, Moorhead
Cost: Free
Hours: October 31 from 5-7 p.m.

Whether you're looking for a good scare or just a way to get outside and enjoy autumn, you have a few options to choose from. Now, you can get back to planning your best Fargo-themed costume for Halloween night!

Whether you're looking for a good scare or just a way to get outside and enjoy autumn, you have a few options to choose from. Now, you can get back to planning your best Fargo-themed costume for Halloween night!