Family-Friendly Halloween Events around the Merrimack Valley

Whether you like to dress up, craft, read, get scared, or just collect candy, this list will have something for you.

Let us know in the comments if we’ve missed any fun events!

 

ALL OCTOBER

Haunted Maze4pumpkins

Free Admission

Everyday 9am-6pm

242 Cambridge St , Winchester, MA 01890-2342 United States

 

Annual Pumpkin FestivalScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

Free Admission

Enjoy corn mazes, hayrides, pumpkin picking and much more!

Each Weekend 10am-5pm

81 Jennie’s Way, Tewksbury, MA 01876

 

 

OCTOBER 18

TBT Monster Bash: Grades 6-8Screen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.24 PM

Kids will watch the movie monster house and create their own monsters

3pm-5pm

Tewksbury Library Meeting Room-  300 Chandler St, Tewksbury, MA 01876

 

Paranormal Evening with MGHPSScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.20 PM

Learn what it takes to be a ghost hunter from Mass Ghost Hunters Paranormal Society.  Grades 6-12. Registration Preferred.

6:30pm-7:30pm

Tyngsborough Public Library Community Room, 25 Bryant Lane Tyngsborough, MA 01879

OCTOBER 21

Breakfast with Halloween FriendsScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

Full breakfast buffet with pancakes. Kids can take pictures with Halloween friends and those in costume can join the Halloween Parade. Call 978-692-8200 ext 520 to register.

8:30am-11:30am

Westford Regency Inn- 219 Littleton Rd, Westford, MA

 

Merrimack Valley Halloween Book FestivalScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.24 PM

Free Admission

10am-4:30pm

North Haverhill Public Library Main- 99 Main St, Haverhill, MA 01830

 

Annual Pumpkin Painting at Griggs FarmScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

10am-3pm

599 Boston Rd, Billerica, Massachusetts 01821

 

The Delvena Theater Company Presents: Salem Witch HysteriaScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.20 PM

Let history come alive by watching and participating as jury members in dramatizations of true stories of the Salem Witch Trials. Register in Advance.

2pm-4pm

Dracut Library- 28 Arlington Street, Dracut, MA 01826

OCTOBER 22

From the Pumpkin PatchScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

Children ages newborn through 13 from low-income families are invited to pick out one free costume.

12pm-3pm (While supplies last)

UTEC- 35 Warren St, Lowell, MA 01852

 

 

OCTOBER 23

Zombie Apocalypse Scavenger HuntScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.20 PM

Teens ages 12-17 can dress as zombies and solve riddles in a scavenger hunt for food, water, and safety. Register in Advance

6:30pm-7:30pm

Dracut Library- 28 Arlington Street, Dracut, MA 01826

 

 

OCTOBER 24

Annual Unscary Halloween CelebrationScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

All children and adults welcome. Celebrate Halloween with stories, songs, costumes and more.

10:30am

Pollard Memorial Library Meeting Room, 401 Merrimack Street Lowell, MA 01852

OCTOBER 25

Puppets, magic, and humor help children ages 3-12 can learn how to stay safe while trick-or-treating. Registration Required.
6:30pm-7:15pm
Billerica Library Meeting Room, 15 Concord Rd Billerica, MA 01821

OCTOBER 26

Come in costume so that after the stories, you can fo trick-or-treating in the Library and Town Hall.
1pm-1:30pm
Tyngsborough Public Library Storytime Room, 25 Bryant Lane Tyngsborough, MA 01879
Children grades 4-12 can compete individually or in teams to see who can make the most amazing Halloween themed cupcake. Cupcake and decorating materials provided.
4pm-5pm
Chelmsford Public Library McCarthy Meeting Room, 25 Boston Rd Chelmsford, MA 01824

OCTOBER 27

Halloween Theme Public SkateScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

Wear costumes and skate. Chance to win raffles, prizes and giveaways. $5 admission, $5 rental skates

8:30pm

Chelmsford Forum- 2 Brick Kiln Rd, North Billerica, MA 01862

 

 

OCTOBER 28

Drop in Craft- Halloween Door Knob HangerScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

9am-4pm

Dracut Library Children’s Room- 28 Arlington Street, Dracut, MA 01826

 

Halloween Bingo & Craft for KidsScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

Children ages 4-10 can come for bingo or crafts or both!

11am-11:30 – Bingo

11:30am-12pm – Craft

Tyngsborough Public Library Community Room, 25 Bryant Lane Tyngsborough, MA 01879

 

Trunk or TreatScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

11am-2pm

5 Littleton Rd, Ayer, Massachusetts 01432

 

Monster Bash and Halloween StrollScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.24 PM

12pm-3pm

Downtown Lowell and Lowell High School

 

Halloween Family Movie & Pumpkin DecoratingScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

Children and families of grades K-4th watch a Halloween movie in costume. and kids K-4 will be able ot decorate mini pumpkins. Sign-up fro pumpkin decorating required

1pm

Pollard Memorial Library, 401 Merrimack Street Lowell, MA 01852

 

Halloween Parade and Party at the North Town HallScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

Wear costumes and meet at the North Chelmsford Fire Station to participate in the costume parade. Party will be held at the Chelmsford Community Center after the parade. $3/person with a $10 family cap donation suggested.

2:30pm-5pm

31 Princeton St, North Chelmsford, MA 01863

 

7th Annual Halloween Bash in the DellScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

$5 entry fee

3pm-8pm

SpringDell Farm- 571 Great Rd, Littleton, MA 01460

 

Spooky Story Contest CelebrationScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.24 PM

4pm-5pm

Chelmsford Public Library McCarthy Meeting Room, 25 Boston Rd Chelmsford, MA 01824

 

Great Pumpkin WalkScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

Bring carved pumpkins for chances to win prizes!

5:30pm-7pm

25 Bryants Lane, 120 Westford Rd, Tyngsboro, MA 01879

 

 

OCTOBER 29

19th Annual Safe HalloweenScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

10am-1pm

Tewksbury Memorial High School, 320 Pleasant Street, Tewksbury, MA 01876

 

Roudenbush Annual Westford Halloween ParadeScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

Parade starts at 1pm at Frost

Westford, MA

 

Halloween Theme Public SkateScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

Wear costumes and skate. Chance to win raffles, prizes and giveaways. $5 admission, $5 rental skates

1:30pm

Chelmsford Forum- 2 Brick Kiln Rd, North Billerica, MA 01862

 

Trunk or Treat Chili Cook-offScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

To enter chili into the contest, contact the church office

4pm-6m

United Methodist Church of Westford- 10 Church Street, Westford, MA 01886

 

 

OCTOBER 30

Pumpkin Chunkin’ CatapultsScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.24 PM

Grades 5-12 will build a catapult using ordinary objects to launch a candy corn pumpkin Registration Required.

3:30pm-4:30pm

Billerica Library Meeting Room, 15 Concord Rd Billerica, MA 01821

 

Halloween PartyScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

A not-so-scarey Halloween Party for children age 2 to grade 3. Advance Registration Required.

4:15pm-5:15pm

Dracut Library Meeting Room- 28 Arlington Street, Dracut, MA 01826

 

 

OCTOBER 31

Trick or Treat at the LibraryScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

Children in costume can visit the Tewksbury Library to receive treats from all 4 service desks anytime between 10a and 9pm.

*For ages 3-6 there is a Halloween story time from 11-11:30am

* For grades 6-12 there is a Halloween Fest open from 3-8pm

Tewksbury Library- 300 Chandler St, Tewksbury, MA 01876

 

Halloween Drop-In CraftScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.30 PM

10a-12pm

Pollard Memorial Library, 401 Merrimack Street Lowell, MA 01852

 

Westford Farmers Market – Halloween Dance JamScreen Shot 2017-10-16 at 5.31.24 PM

2:30pm-6pm

Westford Town Common- 10 Lincoln St, Westford, MA 01886

 

 

 

 

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= 1-4. Events with more pumpkins could be too scary or intense for younger children

 

 

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