People love to celebrate Halloween in West Michigan. If you get into the true spirit of Halloween, it isn’t just one day. It’s weeks’ worth of ghosts, goblins, ghouls, and an absurd amount of Halloween decor. Whether friends and families are looking for a good old-fashion corn maze, a spooktacular haunted house, or a fun night of trunk or treating, West Michigan offers a huge selection of events to choose from this Spooky Season.
Your friends at Moayyer Real Estate put together a list of the top 5 places to check out this spooky season in Grand Rapids and surrounding areas. Plus, we also included a section with some kid-friendly events for those of you who are looking for more treats than tricks.
Up first we have one of the most well-known haunted houses in the area, The Haunt in Wyoming, Michigan. Coined as West Michigans Premier Haunted House for the last 20 years, they will give you something to scream about. “A free Nightmare comes with every ticket,” so if that doesn’t get your heart racing, we don’t know what will. Get ready for a bone-chilling night at the Haunt. Check out this photo of April and her Niece who took a visit to The Haunt!
The only piece of advice we can offer for this Haunted House tour is to keep moving forward! If you are a thrill-seeker looking for your next wicked adventure, check out the Moonlight Manor in Wyoming, Michigan. Scary Rating – Very Scary. Nightmares meet you in real life, are you ready to face your fears? Happy Haunting!
From Haunted Hayrides to Spooky Corn mazes, Abandoned Acres Farm just 10 minutes away from Grand Rapids is sure to have your skin crawling. The 100-year-old farm sits atop 40 plus acres of rolling landscape including foreboding woods, surreal creeks, fruit orchards, and more. Prepare to be scared in this immersive experience!
If escaping a Corn Maze sounds like the perfect spooky night to you, you’ll want to visit the New Salem Corn Mazes in Dorr. “Witch” path will you take in the Witches Woods? Or will you take your chance crawling through the Haunted Corn Maze? Visit during the evening for a spooky night and check them out during the day for some kid-friendly games!
Maybe a night of fright isn’t up your alley, but puzzles are! How about a family-friendly night playing Sherlock Holmes? Check out the Great Escape Room in Grand Rapids! Put your code-breaking and problem-solving skills to the test with a fun night in the downtown area of Grand Rapids. Whether you want to take your family out for an out-of-the-box experience or want to treat your team to a festive team-building exercise, TGER in Grand Rapids takes the win!
Just for Kids
Looking for more of a fun time rather than a scary one? Check out some of these events happening in Grand Rapids – Just for kids!
Oct. 15-17 & 22-24
Event Details: Visit John Ball Zoo for trick-or-treating, costumes, entertainment, and fun, and games!
Event Details: All treats, no tricks! Dress your child as a sculpture, fish, or flower, or in any other way that highlights the Children’s Garden!
Whatever you end up partaking in this Spooky Season in Grand Rapids, we hope you have fun and stay safe!