Milham Park Transforms into a Halloween Forest on October 28 with Trick-or-Treating, Costume Contest, Character Visits + Magic Show

Halloween Forest 2022 Kzoo Parks

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Halloween Forest at Milham Park

Annual favorite Halloween Forest returns to Kalamazoo’s Milham Park with family-friendly activities, food and trick-or-treating.

This FREE Halloween event is scheduled for Saturday, October 28, 2023 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

See what Kzoo Parks has in store for this year’s festivities:

Kzoo Parks
(269) 337-8191
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Halloween Forest Highlights

Halloween Forest serves as a free alternative to trick-or-treating. In addition to candy, families can enjoy an inflatable corn maze, concessions, magic show and character visits.

Halloween Forest Dates & Times

October 28, 2023, from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM


Milham Park – 607 E Kilgore Rd, Kalamazoo MI 49048

Take a Photo with Favorite Characters

Kzoo Parks’ Halloween Forest invites characters each year to visit with families, and 2023 will be no exception.

Here’s the line up for this year:

  • Klassy Kidz Characters (Vamparie, Poppy, Marshall from Paw Patrol, and Sonic)
  • Slappy, The K-Wings Mascot (2:00 PM- 3:00 PM)
Different characters visit the Halloween Forest each year

Enter the Costume Contest

Have a great costume? Here’s how you can participate in this year’s contest:

  1. Get your photo taken at the contest back-drop.
  2. Vote on Facebook! Photos will be uploaded to the Kzoo Parks Facebook page in two categories: Family and Individual. The top three photos with the most likes in each category will win.
Some of 2022’s costume contest winners

Refuel with Concessions

Free Candy & Cider

There will be plenty of Halloween candy for everyone to enjoy, as well as complimentary cider.

Food Available for Purchase

Vendors will be onsite with tasty snacks for purchase: Ibison Concessions, Schultz’s Treat Street, Tasty Treats by Cree, and Taste of Heaven.

Event Recap

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