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Make Muskegon County your Ghoulish Great Lakes Getaway! This Lake Michigan beach-town offers truly unique options during the season of spookiness.

The chills and thrills range from historical to hysterical.  Beneath our canopy of autumn colored leaves, you will find “not too frightful” fun for the little ones, eerie entertainment for the entire family, and ghostly good-times for the grownups.

Keep reading to find the best places to celebrate the harvest time holiday.

👻 All Ages
🎃 Kid Friendly
🍂  Grown Up Fun (Not recommended for little ones)

👻 Depot to Depot: Self Guided Fall Color Tour and Contest
October 1-23
Visit Muskegon presents the 17th Annual “Depot to Depot Fall Color Tour” This October we invite you to celebrate the vibrant colors of our woods, dunes and water…and win prizes!

September 25 – October 31
Hit the hay, pick a pumpkin, meander in the maze, make memories and fill your fall days with fun at Lewis Adventure Farm and Zoo!

👻 Muskegon Farmers Outdoor Market
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 8 am – 2 pm
Get your pick of the harvest at the second largest outdoor farmers market in Michigan!

👻 South Pierhead Light Autumn Tours
Saturdays 2-5 p.m
Climb to the top of the Muskegon South Pierhead Light for a view of the fall colors you won’t soon forget

🍂 After Dark Tours
October 1 and 16
Wind your way through all five floors of this Victorian era mansion in the dark at the the Hackley and Hume Historic Site.

October 1 & 2
Play the game of Clue LIVE at the Hackley and Hume Historic Site! Work with your team to determine who killed the victim; which spooky room the crime occurred, and which deadly weapon was used.
👻 Aquastar Sunset Cruise
October 2, 3, 9, 10, 15, 16 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Set sail on a sunset cruise and you won’t know which way to look! Over the water at the setting sun – or to land for the fall colors.
October 7
A walking tour that features lore, legends, scandals and stories of allegedly haunted downtown landmarks. Led by those who know their history; the Lakeshore Museum Center.
🍂 Hackley Attic Escape Room
October 8 and 22

Experience the Hackley House as you never have before! For many years, the Hackley Attic has been a mysterious place for visitors. Now it is up to you and your closest friends to escape a Victorian storage room filled with puzzles, locks, and riddles.
October 15
Bring your little pumpkin for a fun pumpkin themed afternoon of painting pumpkins, activities,pumpkin-carving contest, and even using a trebuchet to smash pumpkins against the Lakeshore Museum Center!

👻 All Access Tours of the Hackley and Hume Historic Homes
October 15, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
It gets a little spooky when you get to explore behind the closed doors, attics, porches, and basements of two big ol’ mansions!

October 16
Find all your favorite fall items at the The Garden Shed, a charming attraction nestled in the autumn kissed hills. Cut your own flower bouquet, find hand-crafted gifts in the rustic shed or purchase home-grown produce.
October 17
Bring the family to the Frauenthal Theater, a historic gem of a former movie house to see this stop-motion animated musical fantasy Halloween favorite on the big screen.

🎃 Halloween at the Light
October 23, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Free trick or treating and a climb to the top of the Muskegon South Pierhead Light tower for little goblins who come in costume!

October 29 and 30
Immerse yourself in the practices and traditions of death and dying in the Victorian Era on this candlelit evening tour through two Queen Ann style mansions. Travel back in time to explore the deaths, funerals, and autopsies that occurred in both houses at the Hackley and Hume Historic Site!
October 29 and 30
Find your way out of the Lakeshore Museum at night – when it comes alive with ghosts and ghouls of the past and present. Test your luck as you navigate your way out a maze of misfortune as the Museum comes alive with your worst nightmares.

👻 Trunk or Treat at the Drive In
October 30
Only 9 drive-in theaters remain scattered throughout the state of Michigan, and one is found here in Muskegon! And this October you can bring your little monsters to the Getty Drive In Trunk or Treat

To find more information on all these events and more, head over to our Calendar of Events 

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