Do You Prefer Fun or Fright?

October can be a pretty fun or frightening month! There’s so much to do around here to celebrate the Fall season and the spookiness of Halloween at month’s end. Here’s a great list of places to go for fun or fright. Activities range from picking out a pumpkin for carving to running away from brain-hungry zombies. You pick!

Nightmare Hallow Scream Park
15201 Zurich Street NE, Forest Lake, MN 55025

Haunted fun for everyone!
Trail rides
Haunted house
Spooky store
Zomie Hunt
Night Paintball
And more!

Twin Cities Harvest Festival & Maze
8001 109th Ave. N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
(952) 992-9326

Fun Things To Do:

Corn Maze
Corn Pit
Straw Bale Maze
Kids play area
Live Music
Petting Zoo
Climbing Wall
Pumpkin Slinger
Food Vendors
Pony Rides
Gunny Sack Slide
Helicopter rides
Pumpkins (3 for $10)
And more!

The Soap Factory
514 Second St SE, Minneapolis MN 55414
The Soap Factory basement has been said to be the scariest event in Minnesota. Enter the haunted basement and see if you can make it through. This is for thrill seekers only! Check out the website for info, pricing and hours.

The Great Pumpkin Festival
Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul, MN 55102
(651) 292-3225
Date: Oct. 27, 2013
The Landmark Center is the cultural center of St. Paul, offering a focus on history, dance, art and music. Every fall, the Landmark Center hosts a free event that focuses on the fun and mystery of the Halloween season. Storytelling and spooky music invite everyone to get into the Halloween spirit. A costume parade is planned as well as treats for all those in attendance.

Wheel Fun Rental’s Pumpkin Patch at Veteran’s Memorial Park
6335 Portland Ave South, Richfield MN, 55423
(612) 861-9348

Hay Rides
Mini Golf
Bike Rentals
Obstacle Courses
Great Food

Severs Corn Maze & Fall Festival
1100 Canterbury Road, Shakopee, MN 55379
September 13th – October 27th
Also open Oct 17th and 18th of MEA.

Fridays: 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturdays: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sundays: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

This place has it all…

Corn maze
Giant Slide
Jumping Pillow
Petting Zoo
Tire Mountain
And more…

Frightmare at Buckhill

15400 Buck Hill Rd, Burnsville, MN 55306
Open October 4-27
Thursdays & Sundays from 7:00 pm -10:00 pm
Friday & Saturday from 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm.
It’s a spooky good time! Haunted houses, live music with food and drinks. You’ll just die from all the excitement.

Valley Scare (Valley Fair)
One Valleyfair Drive, Shakopee, MN 55379
Open All of October on Saturdays & Sundays
Saturdays 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sundays 11:00 pm -7:00 pm

Family Things to do…
Trick o Treating
Costume Party
Petting Zoo

If you really wanted a scare then go later in the evening to Halloween Haunt at Valley Fair. Here you will be scared out of your mind inside a haunted house or while getting lost in a haunted maze. Things get spooky after dark. Visit website for hours and pricing.

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