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Halloween festivities in Fargo-Moorhead

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

Haunted Houses

Weekends in October & Halloween Night

Take a walk through the darkest and most dangerous woods in the FM area at the Haunted Farm or head into 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 who are sure to frighten you.

Haunted Farm
Where: 1947 130th Ave S, Moorhead | (218) 585-4539
Cost: $22 admission ($45 season pass)

Acres of Terror
Where: 108 Highway 18 S, Leonard, ND | (701) 491-2587
Cost: $25 admission, $13 for kids

Pumpkin Patches & Corn Mazes

Weekends in October

Check out both 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.

If you’re looking 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.

Lil Bitz Pumpkin Patch
Where: 7414 40th Ave N, Fargo | (701) 282-9392
Cost: $10 admission, pumpkins are extra (starting at $3)

Buffalo River Pumpkin Patch
Where: 14447 Hwy 10, Glyndon, MN | (218) 498-2684
Cost: $6 admission, additional costs for some attractions

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

Paranormal Investigations

October 15, 22, & 29 | 8 – 9:30 p.m. & 9:30 – 11 p.m.

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: Bonanzaville | 1351 Main Ave W, West Fargo | (701) 282-2822
Cost: $50 per person

Boo at the Zoo

October 16, 23, & 30 | 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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: $8.75 – 10.25 depending on age

Young Frankenstein

October 20-24 | 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. (5:30 show on 10/24)

Join the Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre at their new location in the Hjemkomst Center for this hilarious musical comedy, Young Frankenstein.

Where: Hjemkomst Center | 202 1st Ave N, Moorhead | (701) 235-6778
Cost: $15-28

Monster Mash Trunk or Treat

October 28 | 5 – 7 p.m.

Trick-or-treat through the Moorhead Center Mall parking ramp from 5-7 p.m. on October 28.

Where: Moorhead Center Mall ramp | 510 Center Ave, Moorhead
Cost: Free

Halloween Boo Bash

October 29 | 5 – 7 p.m.

Put on your Halloween costume and join us for a Wizard of Oz-themed adventure with games, crafts, bouncy houses, and more!

Where: Fercho YMCA | 4243 19th Ave S, Fargo | (701) 293-9622
Cost: $8-10

Halloween Treat Street at The Yards

October 29 | 4 – 6 p.m.

Head to the POW/MIA Plaza and surrounding businesses for some Halloween fun and trick or treating.

Where: 400 Sheyenne St, West Fargo
Cost: Free

Rocky Horror Picture Show

October 29 | 11 p.m.

Get your best Rocky Horror Picture Show costumes on and head to the Fargo Theatre for this awesome, interactive show. Get there early because the show is general admission only.

Where: Fargo Theatre | 314 Broadway, Fargo | (701) 239-8385
Cost: $5

Halloween Run

October 29 & 30

Kick-off Halloween weekend with a 5k, 10k, or Half Marathon with a haunted-maze-themed run on Friday or all three distances along the Red River on Saturday. Sign up today.

Where: Fargo Civic Center | 207 4th St N, Fargo

Harvest Festival at The Yards

October 30 | 2 – 5 p.m.

Head to Downtown West Fargo for activities like hammerschlagen, pumpkin smashing, stein holding, arts, crafts, and prizes along with treats like caramel apples and popcorn.

Where: parking lots of businesses in Downtown West Fargo
Cost: Free

Costume Parties at Skate City

October 30 & 31

Strap on your skates and grab a costume for the spookiest time of the year at Skate City. There will be a family Halloween Skate on Halloween day from 2-6 p.m. as well as The Witching Hour Costume Party on Saturday from 8-10:30 p.m.

Where: 3302 Interstate Blvd S, Fargo | (701) 235-0555
Cost: $7-9

Halloween Drag Brunch

October 31 | 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Enjoy brunch from Chef’s Table and a drag show put on by FM Drag United. Tickets include a 12 oz beer or beverage of choice, brunch, and the show.

Where: Drekker Brewing Company | 1666 1st Ave N, Fargo
Cost: $35

Square Scare

October 31 | 12 – 4 p.m.

Family-friendly event with pumpkin painting & carving, costume parade, trick-or-treating and more.

Where: Broadway Square | 213 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 551-5898
Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat

October 31 | 2 – 5 p.m.

A free Halloween event for the whole family at “Boo”nanzaville! Hayrides, not-so-scary walks through the village, trunk-or-treating, and much more from 2 – 5 p.m. on Halloween day.

Where: Bonanzaville | 1351 Main Ave W, West Fargo | (701) 282-2822


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… and now you can get back to planning your best Fargo-themed costume for Halloween night!