Halloween festivities in Fargo-Moorhead

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

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, 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: $30 admission, $15 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: $12 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 21, 22, 28 & 29 | 7:30 – 9 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: $55 per person

Boo at the Zoo

October 15, 22, & 29 | 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 – 11.25 depending on age

Monster Mash Trunk or Treat

October 31 | 5 – 7 p.m.

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

Halloween Treat Street at The Yards

October 29 | 1 – 3 p.m.

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

Where: 400 Sheyenne St, West Fargo
Cost: Free

Halloween at the Fargo Theatre

October 22, 24, 28 & 31

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:
The Nightmare Before Christmas | October 22nd at 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Hereditary | October 24th at 7:00 pm
The Rocky Horror Picture Show | October 28 at 11:00 p.m.
Trick ‘R Treat | October 31st at 7:00 pm

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

Halloween Run

October 28 & 29

Run for your lives (or just for fun) 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

Tunnel of Terror: Tommy’s Express Car Wash

October 21, 22, 28 & 29 | 7-11 p.m.

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

Ridgewood Skate Celebration

October 25 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Celebrate Ridgewood Park’s new concrete skate rink in Moorhead. Lace-up those roller skates and bring your skateboard to this free all-ages event. Dress up for a chance to win a prize in the 12-and-under or 13+ costume contest! Hunt for bones in the spooky scavenger hunt.

Where: Ridgewood Park | 1818 31st St S, Moorhead
Cost: Free

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 30 | 2 – 5 p.m.

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

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!