by Jill P 

Happy Halloween! If you’re like our family, you’ve already been to a few Halloween events. Today is the last day to get out and enjoy the Halloween fun. We’ve put together a quick listing of 4 things that you’ll want to know to maximize your Halloween fun. With Halloween events happening today, trick or treat times, Halloween deals & treats, and our full listing of events for October 31, we’ll keep you informed.

Enjoy your day! Feel free to share any pictures of your kiddos in their Halloween costumes on our Facebook page later today. We’d love to see them.



Monster House | Kalamazoo Library – Alma Powell Branch, Kalamazoo | Go for an “exciting and hilarious thrill-ride” watching this family-friendly favorite. Snacks provided while supplies last.

Halloween Fun | Portage District Library, Portage | Come dressed up with your preschooler, guess what the staff is wearing, do crafts, and go on a scavenger hunt.

Trick or Treat with the Library | Vicksburg District Library | Come trick or treat at the library!

Halloween Downtown Trick-Or-Treat | Downtown St. Joseph | Trick-or-treating at various merchants in downtown St. Joseph.

Trick or Treat in the Park | Richland Village Square, Richland | Trick-or-treating and fun activities in the  Richland Village Square.

Halloweenie Roast | Scidmore Park Petting Zoo, Three Rivers | Annual Halloweenie Roast takes place between 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Trunk or Treat 2016 | Berean Baptist Church, Porage | Indoor trunk-or-treat event.

Haunted Henderson History Tours | Henderson Castle, Kalamazoo | 4pm-6pm Child-Friendly Trick-Or-Treat (ideal for kids 10 and under) are $5 and 6 pm-9 pm Haunted Tours are $15 pre-sale ($20 at the gate).

Pre Trick Or Treat Party | New Day Community Church, Kalamazoo | 6-8 pm Before you head out to trick or treat, we’ll get you ready. Stop by for a free hot dog dinner, candy collecting bags, glow sticks for safety, a photo booth for family pictures in costume, and a fun time celebrating fall and family. Plus, you’ll find a fun trick-or-treat trail.

Indoor Trunk or Treat | Westwood United Methodist Church, Kalamazoo | Community event with a safe and indoor trick or treating time

Indoor Trick or Treat | Calvary Bible Church East, Kalamazoo | Free, family friendly indoor trick or treating.




Looking for the trick or treat times in our community? See our Trick or Treat Times article for local times.



We love freebies and deals! Check out our “Spooktacular” Halloween Restaurant Deals and Treats! There are some great places on this list to grab a free ice cream cone or get a great restaurant deal. Most deals require that your kiddos arrive in costume.



Monday October 31, 2016

Date/Time Event
9:00 AMOpen Bounce at Jungle Joe's
9:15 AMPlaytime at the Point
10:00 AMDrop-In Toddler Open Play
10:00 AMHalloween Fun
10:30 AM1-2-3 Play with Me
10:30 AM2-3 year old Storytime
10:30 AMBabies & Toddlers Story Time
10:30 AMToddler Time Yoga October
11:15 AMPre-school Story Time
4:00 PM2016 Haunted Henderson History Tours
4:00 PMMonster House
4:00 PMSensory Friendly Night at Sky Zone
5:00 PMHalloweenie Roast
5:30 PMIndoor Trunk or Treat
5:30 PMPlay and Learn
5:30 PMTrick or Treat in the Park 2016
6:00 PMIndoor Trick or Treat
6:00 PMMichigan Festival of Sacred Music: Jonathan Ryan, organ
6:00 PMPre Trick Or Treat Party
6:30 PMTrunk or Treat 2016

Happy Halloween!

By | 2016-10-31T05:15:02+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Categories: Around Kalamazoo, Newly Published, Parent resources|Comments Off on Happy Halloween! 4 Things To Know For Halloween Fun

About the Author:

Jill is a mom of a busy 9 year old son. When not working the KZOOkids.com website, Jill likes to hike, cook, and read in her free time.