10 Activities to Do Over Halloween Weekend

Now that we are deep into autumn it is time to start thinking about the ghostly holiday Halloween. This year October 31 lands on a Sunday so all weekend long you can enjoy activities inspired by this spooky time of year. Though the celebration originated from the Celtic festival Samhain, which involved people wearing costumes to scare away ghosts and participating in bonfires, we now have expanded upon the tradition. Check out our list of 10 activities you can do to celebrate your Halloween weekend!

  • Get lost in one of these top 10 coolest corn mazes in the country
  • Squirm as you experience one of the most haunting hayrides
  • Set up a bobbing for apples tub and play one of these seven games
  • Cook delicious candy apples and give them to your neighbors
  • Watch a movie marathon of your favorite Halloween films like Hocus Pocus
  • Make a pun-tastic DIY costumes like smarty pants, cool as a cucumber, and more
  • Find the scariest haunted house in your area using this map
  • Search for the best pumpkin in the patch and carve it into a jack o’lantern
  • Bake skeleton cookies and pass them out for trick-or-treaters
  • Head to one of the top cities for trick-or-treating