Trunk or Treats, outdoor movies, spooky stories and more — here is the MEGAlist of Halloween Events for Kids in Baltimore!

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Halloween Events for Kids in Baltimore

TRUNK OR TREAT AT MERRITT WHITE MARSH
October 19 | 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Merritt Clubs – White Marsh

Trunk or Treat is back at White Marsh! Join Merritt Clubs in the parking lot outside of the club on October 20 from 4:30 – 6:​00pm. Participants can expect an evening filled with great costumes, beautifully decorated trunks, and most importantly, lots of candy! If you’re decorating your trunk, please provide your own individually wrapped candy. Participants can register at the welcome desk. You are welcome to join them afterward for a Zumba class at 6:​00pm on October 20. The complimentary class will take place at the outside parking lot. For more information, contact Dianne Frager at dfrager@​merrittclubs.​com. Register at the welcome desk. MORE

HALLOWEEN KIDS NIGHT & COSTUME PARTY WITH THE PUPS!
October 19 | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Silver Spring Mining Company – Bel Air

Head to Sliver Spring Mining Company in Bel Air for their kids Halloween Paw-ty! Be sure to wear your costume! Enjoy 1/2 priced kids meals, a Halloween craft, and free ice cream. MORE

HALLOWEEN TODDLER TIME
October 21 | 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The B&O Railroad Museum

Celebrate Halloween at the B&O! During their last Toddler Time of the year, kids will enjoy a spooky story time and a trick-or-treating parade. Costumes encouraged! Included with regular admission. Members are free. MORE

ARBOORETUM
October 22 | 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Cylburn Arboretum

ArBOOretum is back! After taking a year off, Cylburn is excited to welcome everyone back! Fun activities abound in the shadow of our 1860s mansion at Cylburn Arboretum Friends’ annual fall event. With a family friendly focus in mind, the mansion is decorated in Halloween splendor. This year events will be exclusively outside to keep everyone safe. Tickets are $5 for general admission and an extra $5 for guided hikes. MORE

HALLOWEEN TRICKS, TREATS AND TREES
October 23 and 24 | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Robinson Nature Center

Join Robinson Nature Center on an adventure where nature’s “tricks” are revealed at delightful stations among the trees. Make a potion with a witch and delight in Halloween-inspired puppet shows. Make crafts and take part in tot-friendly challenges. Meet live animals and enjoy healthy treats from sponsors (MOM’s Organic Market and David’s Natural Market). All participants must call 410-313-0400 to register for your trail time (additional activities are ongoing). 2:30 PM Mobility-friendly time slot offered. No online registration. MORE

HAPPY, HEALTHY HALLOWEEN!
October 23 | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Orokawa Y in Towson

Celebrate Halloween at the Y! Join them for costume parades, goody bags, and fun Halloween themed games! If the event is held indoors please remember that children between the ages of 11-2 need to wear a mask. Register online at ymaryland.org/register to reserve your spot today! MORE

TRICK OR TREAT THROUGH THE SQUARE
October 23 | 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Belvedere Square

Belvedere Square’s annual Trick or Treat at the Square offers a fun-filled Halloween celebration for the young and young at heart. Among the treats for families: music by DJ Chris, a spooky dance lesson and performance by The White Marsh Ballet Academy, surprises from Square merchants, food and drink specials, a costume contest (18 and under), pumpkins (free while supply lasts), new trunk-or-treating from community members, including the Belvedere Improvement Association, Epiphany LAB of Belvedere Square, and more! Even pets are treated by Square neighbor Belvedere Veterinary Center and Baltimore Humane Society. Ghosts and goblins welcome! Event takes place from 12pm – 3pm. MORE

HALLOWEEN ON THE FARM
October 23 and October 30 | 12 PM – 5 PM
2 Kids Farm

Enjoy a Spooktacular day at 2 Kids Farm to celebrate Halloween! The Farm’s Halloween festival will be a Halloween wonderland where the children are welcome to wear costumes and parade around their pond to trick or treat at the magical doors along the way for treats and fun activities.MORE

SYMMETRY ARTS TRUNK OR TREAT!
October 23 | 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Zulauf Center for the Performing Arts

FREE! Bring the whole family for an afternoon of Halloween fun! There will be a costume contest, Halloween music, and lots of candy! MORE

THE 22ND GREAT HALLOWEEN LANTERN PARADE & FESTIVAL
October 23 | 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Patterson Park

Remerging from the pandemic cocoon like a mystical glowing butterfly is the 22nd Annual Great Halloween Lantern Parade & Festival! No need to check your eyes, you read that right, the Lantern Parade is back!! Participants will be marching in Patterson Park like days of yore at 7PM on Sat Oct. 23rd (rain date: Sun Oct. 24th) complete with magical illuminated floats, boisterous marching bands, stilt-walkers, and more!! MORE

TRUNK OR TREAT AT MOONBURN FARMS
October 23 | 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Moonburn Farms

Head out to the farm for their second annual trick or treat event! You can choose to decorate your car, bring candy and enjoy a night of fun on the farm with the animals, bonfire and fun or just come to trick or treat. MORE

TRUNK OR TREAT WITH THE BOULEVARD CRUISERS
October 23 | 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Boulevard at Box Hill

Join the Boulevard at Box Hill for Trunk or Treat hosted by the Boulevard Cruisers! Bring the kids out for a fun night full of treats, music from a live DJ, and of course to see some cool cars from the Cruisers! Treats will start at 5 and go until 7:30 pm. Please remember to follow all social distancing protocols. MORE

TRUNK OR TREAT HOWL-O-WEEN DRIVE BY
October 23 | 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Eco Adventures

It’s almost spooky season and Eco is gearing up for our Trunk or Treat Howl-o-ween Drive By Event! Join them and Macaroni Kid October 23rd from 5:30-8:30pm to meet animals, play games and fill up your goody bags. This is also a great opportunity to test out your costume from the comfort of your car! MORE

LANTERN NIGHT AT THE FIRE MUSEUM OF MARYLAND
October 23 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Fire Museum of Maryland

A family-friendly Halloween. See fire apparatus in a new light: etched glass signal lamps and kerosene lanterns; also visit with reenactors in period attire. Wear your Halloween costume and get in for 1/2 price! MORE

HALLOWEEN HOEDOWN
October 23 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Maryland Farm Park | Baltimore Ag Center

Put on your favorite costume and trick-or– treat with the animals, play games, take a hayride, and tour the “haunted barn”. All Ages. Free. MORE

SPRING MEADOW FARMS’ 2ND ANNUAL TRUNK OR TREAT
October 23 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Spring Meadow Farm

Decorate your car and enter Spring Meadow Farm’s 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat! To enter your trunk, make sure to email springmeadowfarms@outlook.com with your name, email, and trunk theme! Winning trunk receives a $100 gift card to Spring Meadow. Trunk set-up begins at 6. Treating begins at 7. MORE

HALLOWEEN HIKE AND CAMPFIRE
October 23 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Anita C. Leight Estuary Center

Spend a spooky evening at the park hiking through the woods to discover the creatures of Halloween. Meet these real “scary” critters up close and listen to their tales spun by Halloween characters. After the hike, enjoy music and roasted marshmallows down by a cozy campfire. Registration required in advance – payment at door. Pre-register for ½ hour time slots to begin hike. Allow 1 hour for hike and campfire. This program is for any age able to handle a slightly spooky ¾ mile hike in the woods at night. MORE

38TH ANNUAL ZOOBOOO!
October 29 – 31 | 10 AM – 4 PM
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

For the 38th year, The Maryland Zoo brings growls and ghouls together at ZooBOOO! presented by Chase. ZooBOOO! will take place October 29th through the 31st, from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. ZooBOOO! includes safe Halloween trick-or-treating, visits from our Animal Ambassadors, two costume contests each day sponsored by Mount Washington Pediatrics, carnival games, crafts, the STIFEL “not-so-spooky” hay maze, family entertainment and much more! MORE

WEST TOWSON TRUNK OR TREAT
October 29 | 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Bykota Senior Council Center

Trunk or Treat is back on Friday, October 29th. The festivities start at 5:00pm. Join the West Towson Neighborhood Association for lots of food & fun! MORE

SCARY STORIES CAMPFIRE
October 29 | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Lake Roland

Join a naturalist for a chilling night around the campfire with scary stories and a warm treat. Costumes are welcome! Ages 5 and up. *Pre-Registration and masks required for program participation* MORE

HYPERWEEN
October 29, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm | October 31, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
HyperKidz Baltimore

Join Hyper Kidz Baltimore for their 1st Annual HYPERWEEN event! HYPERWEEN is a non-scary, trick-or-treat Costume party! A limited number of pre-purchased tickets for kids & adults are available for this private event. Food and drinks are included. Enjoy a costume contest, fog machine, dance party, open play, and trick-or-treat parade. Two dates available (Friday and Sunday). Must purchase tickets in advance. MORE

OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT ON THE AVENUE: HOCUS POCUS!
October 29 | 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
THE AVENUE at White Marsh

Kick off your Halloween weekend with an outdoor movie screening of Hocus Pocus in the plaza! Enjoy this movie screening while dining on one of their restaurant patios or grab a blanket (BYO chair is prohibited) and to-go from one of the eateries to enjoy on the turf! Snack & drink tents will open at 6pm and the movie screening will begin at 7pm! MORE

RATTLE YOUR BONES HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION
October 30 and 31 | During Museum Hours
Port Discovery Children’s Museum

Come in costume and join in a family-friendly Halloween event at Port Discovery over Halloween weekend! Enjoy special activities including costume parades, a Mythical Monsters Museum Tour, and a Studio Takeover featuring guest artist Kelsey Joyce who will lead visitors in paper mâchéing, painting, and decorating imaginative creatures and friendly monsters! Register in advance.

ZOMBIE ZOOM 5K
October 30 | 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Gwynns Falls Trail

Join Baltimore City Rec and Parks for a $5 Fun Run — powered by Charm City Run. The October run is a Zombie Zoom! MORE

TRICKS AND TREATS ON THE RIDGE
October 30 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Dress up in your best costume and stroll through the woods and meadow to learn about the tricks plants and animals have up their “leaves”. Participants will get a treat at each stop so bring a bag. Hike is approximately ½ mile. Register in advance for a time spot. All ages! $5 per child (maximum 2 adult chaperone per child). MORE

NEXT STEP REALTY’S SECOND ANNUAL: TRUNK-OR-TREAT
October 30 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mint Home Loans

Join Next Step Realty for their annual Trunk Or Treat! Bring your kids and grab a costume for a whole lot of candy. MORE

CHESTNUT RIDGE VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY TRUNK OR TREAT
October 30 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Chestnut Ridge Volunteer Fire Company

Save the date! Plan to bring your little ghosties, goblins, and ghouls for the 5th Annual Spooktacular Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 30, from 3 to 5 p.m. They’ll have kids’ costume contests, awards, trick-or-treating, spooky crafts, and more! No reservations required! MORE

TRUNK OR TREAT AT COLUMBIA SPORTSPARK
October 30 | 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Columbia Sportspark

Not your average Trunk or Treat! After candy and treats, stick around and enjoy a round of mini golf with the family and games including: Snowball fight, Axe (plastic!) throwing, Bean Bag Toss, Obstacle Course, Tennis Fun, Fishing and more! Admission to the event, including games, is free. Mini golf is $5 per person. MORE

TRUNK OR TREAT AT BENGIES!
October 30 | 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bengie’s Drive-In

Join Bengies Drive-In Movie for Family Friendly Trunk or Treat fun! Trunk or Treaters will spend the evening going from trunk to trunk, collecting candy from vehicle owners who have decorated their vehicles. “Trunkers” will be asked to decorate their trunk, tailgate or hatchback and provide candy for the “treaters.” You do not have to be a “Trunker” or a “Treater” to attend this night. The theatre is open to all as usual. MORE

HALLOWEEN MOVIE NIGHT AT GUINNESS
October 30 | 6:15 pm – 10:15 pm
Guinness Open Gate Brewery

Great beer, great food and a great movie — what could be better? Join Guiness Open Gate Brewery for a free Halloween movie nights under the stars on Saturday, October 30th at 6:15pm. They’re playing a double feature: The Addams Family and Addams Family Values. MORE

 

 

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