Things to Do Over Halloween Weekend in Metro Detroit

Get Your Scare On!

It's never too early to start planning the Halloween weekend. Listed below are some of the things to do around Halloween in Detroit, including events, fairs, seasonal activities,festivals & craft show, concerts, shows, plays, musicals, sports, trade shows, conventions, and expos. For more information about any of the events listed below, check out the link listed with each category.


01 of 07

Halloween Guide

Haunted Reptile House at Detroit Zoo Boo
Photo © Jim Watson

Halloween falls on the 31st, but its celebration starts much earlier in the month. Check out the Halloween Guide to find family activities, spooky shows, local legends and more.


02 of 07

Haunted Houses

The Erebus haunted attraction in Pontiac has its own car
Photo © Rick McOmber

This weekend is your last chance to get your scare on at one of the many haunted houses in Detroit and its surrounding suburbs.


03 of 07

Live Music

The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor
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Several concerts are scheduled, Halloween inspired and otherwise. Names include Luke Bryan, TWIZTIDS Fright Fest with Devil's Night Edition, The Gaslamp Killer, RAC, Excision, Sadhguru in Detroit, Boo Bash, Circa Survive, and Dave Rawlings Machine.


04 of 07

Plays, Broadway Shows, Musicals and More

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Several plays and musicals have performances scheduled this weekend in Metro Detroit. For instance, Evil Dead: The Musical continues at the City Theatre in Detroit through Halloween; Dirty Dancing is at The Fisher Theatre in Detroit; The Explorer's Club is at the Meadow Brook Theatre in Rochester Hills; and Casting Session by Jeff Daniels is at the Purple Rose Theatre in Chelsea.



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05 of 07

Trade Shows, Conventions and Expos

Suburban Collection Showplace
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Expo Centers across Metro Detroit have several events scheduled:

  • Model Train Show & Sale
  • The Franchise & Business Opportunities Expo
  • Novi Gun & Knife Show
  • 10th Fall RoboParade & GRAF 
06 of 07

Sporting Events and Home Games

The Spirit of Detroit Sporting a Red Wings Jersey
Photo © Wally Spice Photography

It is all about hockey this weekend in Metro Detroit. Joe Louis Arena hosts the Detroit Red Wings vs. the Senators on Friday.

07 of 07

Seasonal Things to Do

Plymouth Orchard and Cider Mill
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Fall may be well underway, but Metro Detroit communities make the most of what's left of the warm weather left by scheduling a lot of outdoor events. Whether outdoor or indoor, there are plenty of Fall Events in Detroit.