There are plenty of Halloween-themed activities on Cape Cod and the islands the last weekend of the month. Here is a roundup of six events for adults, kids and the entire family!
OCT 28 & 29: Halloween Family Fun Nights Celebrate All Hallows’ Eve
A special (and non-scary) family event with activities to entertain those of all ages. Find your way through the Hart Family Maze Garden with hundreds of twinkling lights, take a tractor hayride, and enjoy Halloween-themed drinks and snacks as well as a Halloween Dance Party. On Saturday, head over to The Adventure Park at Heritage for Tweezle-‘n-Treat and a spooktacular adventure in the trees. Participate in a costume contest, show off your Halloween knowledge in a special round of trivia, and try some special sweet treats. Themed music and a DJ will accompany your climb.Visitors are encouraged to dress in costume and wear comfortable footwear to walk to all activities. 5-8 p.m. on Friday and 3-7 p.m. on Saturday. 67 Grove St., Sandwich, 508-888-3300
OCT 28 – 31: Halloween in Provincetown
Includes a number of spooky events around town: Halloween Tea Dance, Ghoulish Halloween Dance, costume parties, haunted movie screenings and more! Check online for a full schedule of events.
Oct. 28: The Enchanted Forest
A guide will lead you along a lantern-lit trail where you will encounter new creatures of the night: Some strange, some silly and some who have much to say. Tours leave every 10 minutes beginning at 6 p.m. Meet at the Long Pasture Visitor Center, 345 Bone Hill Road, Cummaquid. Pre-registration is required. Call 508-362-7475 or click here to reserve a spot. Children, $8, adults, 12 ($6 and $9 for Mass Audubon members).
Oct. 28: A Supernatural Evening with Jeff Belanger
Visitors will be presented with ghostly evidence, taken on a world tour of haunts, and given plenty of time to ask questions during a Q&A session. This event, recommended for adults and rated PG for teens, is free and open to the public. Jeff Belanger is the author of over a dozen books, including “Weird Massachusetts: Your Travel Guide to Massachusetts’s Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets.” His dedication to paranormal research, combined with his vibrant personality, will ensure a thrilling evening! Copies of Jeff’s books will be available for sale and signing. 6 p.m., Hyannis Public Library, 401 Main St., Hyannis
Oct. 29: Trick-or-Treat Stroll
Collect candy from a number of Falmouth’s Main Street businesses and join in on the fun of the Halloween Parade on the Village Green. Parade begins at 1 p.m.
Oct. 28 and 29: Kelley House’s spooky Ghosts of Edgartown Package
Though Martha’s Vineyard is a renowned summer destination, the island’s storied past dating back to 1642 makes it an especially spooky spot, too. The Ghosts of Edgartown Package invites brave guests to experience the supernatural side of Edgartown and perhaps go home with a scary tale or two of their own. The package includes overnight accommodations and two tickets to the Edgartown Ghost Walking Tours. Guests will also receive a welcome amenity of the novel Haunted Island: True Ghost Stories of Martha’s Vineyard by local author Holly Nadler, and fudge from Murdick’s fudge. Available Oct. 28 and Oct. 29, rates start at $275 per night. Reservations can be made online or by calling 800-225-6005.