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

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

Pumpkin Patches

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.

Lil Bitz Pumpkin Patch
Where: 7414 40th Ave N, Fargo | (701) 282-9392
Cost: $9 admission, pumpkins are extra

Buffalo River Pumpkin Patch
Where: 14447 Hwy 10, Glyndon, MN | (218) 498-2684
Cost: $5 admission, additional costs for some attractions

Boo at the Zoo

October 17 & 31

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: $7.25-11.75 depending on age

Halloween Boo Bash

October 23

Put on your Halloween costume and join
us for a Wizard of Oz-themed adventure!

Where: Fercho YMCA | 4243 19th Ave S, Fargo
Cost: $8-10

Haunted Movie Night

October 25

The Wurst Bier Hall in West Fargo will be screening the movie Trick ‘R Treat for an adults-only event. Make reservations by emailing thewurstwest@gmail.com.

Where: Wurst Bier Hall West |3179 Bluestem Dr, West Fargo | (701) 532-0484

Half Moon Halloweekend Party

October 30

Throw on your Halloween costume and get to the Edgewood Tavern for beer and shot specials, corn hole, beer pong, and drinking Jenga. Plus, they’re doing a raffle for prizes throughout the night.

Where: Edgewood Tavern | 19 Golf Course Rd, Fargo | (701) 532-1338

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. They will be having a costume party for Teens on Friday night and one for the family on Halloween night.

Where: 3302 Interstate Blvd S, Fargo | (701) 235-0555
Cost: $5-8

Halloween Climb

October 31

Try out the indoor rock climbing wall at Nature of the North this Halloween anytime from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Win prizes throughout the day and receive an extra entry into the drawing if you wear a costume.

Where: Nature of the North | 814 Center Ave #3, Moorhead | (218) 227-9795
Cost: choose from day passes, punch cards, or a membership to climb

Trunk or Treat

October 31

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 – 6 p.m. on Halloween day.

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

Paranormal Investigations

October 31

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.

Buildings included in the investigations are the Brass Rail Saloon, the Houston Mansion, the Bjerklie Pharmacy, and the Burlington Northern Passenger Car. 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


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!