2017 Halloween Events & Trunk or Treats

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October

Thursday October 5th

Haunted Trolley Tour

Many find Rochester a bit strange during the day; but after the sun goes down, the restless souls of the city’s frightful past begin to stir. You will hear tales that have been all but forgotten as you travel to eerie graveyards and past some of the most historic — and haunted — buildings in our famed city, along with houses that hold on to the secrets of their former inhabitants. Experience how ruthless gangsters, tornadoes and floods, and gruesome murders — stories both tragic and chilling — have left their indelible marks on Rochester’s spirit world, past and present.

Address: Trolley departs from the City-County Government Center parking lot, 151 4th Street Southeast, Rochester, 55904
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $35
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Friday October 6th

Haunted Trolley Tour

Many find Rochester a bit strange during the day; but after the sun goes down, the restless souls of the city’s frightful past begin to stir. You will hear tales that have been all but forgotten as you travel to eerie graveyards and past some of the most historic — and haunted — buildings in our famed city, along with houses that hold on to the secrets of their former inhabitants. Experience how ruthless gangsters, tornadoes and floods, and gruesome murders — stories both tragic and chilling — have left their indelible marks on Rochester’s spirit world, past and present.

Address: Trolley departs from the City-County Government Center parking lot, 151 4th Street Southeast, Rochester, 55904
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $35
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Saturday October 7th

Hand Print Spider | Rochester Community Education

Join Sunshine and Roses Traveling Art Studio to paint your very own personalized spider! Grab your Mom, Dad, Grandma or Grandpa and register to paint this fun painting! No Art experience needed!

Address: Rochester Community Education, 201 8th St NW, Rochester, 55901
Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm
Cost: $25
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You Pick Two Halloween designs | Rochester Community Education

Join Sunshine and Roses Traveling Art Studio to paint two canvases! You will get to choose from 4 designs. Grab your Mom, Dad, Grandma or Grandpa and register to paint this fun painting! No Art experience needed!

Address: 201 8th St NW, Rochester, 55901
Time: 10:30am-11:30am
Cost: $25
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Haunted Trolley Tour

Many find Rochester a bit strange during the day; but after the sun goes down, the restless souls of the city’s frightful past begin to stir. You will hear tales that have been all but forgotten as you travel to eerie graveyards and past some of the most historic — and haunted — buildings in our famed city, along with houses that hold on to the secrets of their former inhabitants. Experience how ruthless gangsters, tornadoes and floods, and gruesome murders — stories both tragic and chilling — have left their indelible marks on Rochester’s spirit world, past and present.

Address: Trolley departs from the City-County Government Center parking lot, 151 4th Street Southeast, Rochester, 55904
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $35
Website

 

Thursday October 12th

Haunted Trolley Tour

Many find Rochester a bit strange during the day; but after the sun goes down, the restless souls of the city’s frightful past begin to stir. You will hear tales that have been all but forgotten as you travel to eerie graveyards and past some of the most historic — and haunted — buildings in our famed city, along with houses that hold on to the secrets of their former inhabitants. Experience how ruthless gangsters, tornadoes and floods, and gruesome murders — stories both tragic and chilling — have left their indelible marks on Rochester’s spirit world, past and present.

Address: Trolley departs from the City-County Government Center parking lot, 151 4th Street Southeast, Rochester, 55904
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $35
Website

 

Friday October 13th

Haunted Trolley Tour

Many find Rochester a bit strange during the day; but after the sun goes down, the restless souls of the city’s frightful past begin to stir. You will hear tales that have been all but forgotten as you travel to eerie graveyards and past some of the most historic — and haunted — buildings in our famed city, along with houses that hold on to the secrets of their former inhabitants. Experience how ruthless gangsters, tornadoes and floods, and gruesome murders — stories both tragic and chilling — have left their indelible marks on Rochester’s spirit world, past and present.

Address: Trolley departs from the City-County Government Center parking lot, 151 4th Street Southeast, Rochester, 55904
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $35
Website

 

Saturday October 14th

Haunted Trolley Tour

Many find Rochester a bit strange during the day; but after the sun goes down, the restless souls of the city’s frightful past begin to stir. You will hear tales that have been all but forgotten as you travel to eerie graveyards and past some of the most historic — and haunted — buildings in our famed city, along with houses that hold on to the secrets of their former inhabitants. Experience how ruthless gangsters, tornadoes and floods, and gruesome murders — stories both tragic and chilling — have left their indelible marks on Rochester’s spirit world, past and present.

Address: Trolley departs from the City-County Government Center parking lot, 151 4th Street Southeast, Rochester, 55904
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $35
Website

 

Pumpkin Party Dance Camp

Celebrate the fall season with dancing, crafts, treats and friends! This pumpkin party is the perfect way to spend a fall Saturday afternoon. Invite a friend!

Address: 2342 Superior Dr NW, Rochester, 55901
Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Cost: $20
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Zombie Stagger 5k

Come as a Zombie, Zombie hunter, or really fast human and be ready for the most fun Zombie 5K you have ever run in.

Address: Cook Park, 7th St 7th ave NW, Rochester, 55901
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Cost: FREE-$25, purchase tickets here.
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Pumpkin Festival | City of Dover

10am-2pm Craft Show
10:45am-11:15am Costume Contest Registration
11-11:30am Pie Eating Contest
11:30 am Costume Contest Judging and Awards (Prizes given for the top 2 in each group)
11am-1pm Concessions
11am-1:30 Quarter Carnival
12pm-2pm Haunted House & Hay Rides

As well as Pumpkin painting, crazy hair, face painting, Henna artist, and a great day of family fun!!!!

Address: Dover City Park, 359 N Chatfield St, Dover, 55929
Time: 10:00am-2:00pm
Cost: FREE admission
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Thursday October 19th

Haunted Trolley Tour

Many find Rochester a bit strange during the day; but after the sun goes down, the restless souls of the city’s frightful past begin to stir. You will hear tales that have been all but forgotten as you travel to eerie graveyards and past some of the most historic — and haunted — buildings in our famed city, along with houses that hold on to the secrets of their former inhabitants. Experience how ruthless gangsters, tornadoes and floods, and gruesome murders — stories both tragic and chilling — have left their indelible marks on Rochester’s spirit world, past and present.

Address: Trolley departs from the City-County Government Center parking lot, 151 4th Street Southeast, Rochester, 55904
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $35
Website

 

Friday October 20th

Haunted Trolley Tour

Many find Rochester a bit strange during the day; but after the sun goes down, the restless souls of the city’s frightful past begin to stir. You will hear tales that have been all but forgotten as you travel to eerie graveyards and past some of the most historic — and haunted — buildings in our famed city, along with houses that hold on to the secrets of their former inhabitants. Experience how ruthless gangsters, tornadoes and floods, and gruesome murders — stories both tragic and chilling — have left their indelible marks on Rochester’s spirit world, past and present.

Address: Trolley departs from the City-County Government Center parking lot, 151 4th Street Southeast, Rochester, 55904
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $35
Website

 

Saturday October 21st

Haunted Trolley Tour

Many find Rochester a bit strange during the day; but after the sun goes down, the restless souls of the city’s frightful past begin to stir. You will hear tales that have been all but forgotten as you travel to eerie graveyards and past some of the most historic — and haunted — buildings in our famed city, along with houses that hold on to the secrets of their former inhabitants. Experience how ruthless gangsters, tornadoes and floods, and gruesome murders — stories both tragic and chilling — have left their indelible marks on Rochester’s spirit world, past and present.

Address: Trolley departs from the City-County Government Center parking lot, 151 4th Street Southeast, Rochester, 55904
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $35
Website

 

Thursday October 26th

Haunted Trolley Tour

Many find Rochester a bit strange during the day; but after the sun goes down, the restless souls of the city’s frightful past begin to stir. You will hear tales that have been all but forgotten as you travel to eerie graveyards and past some of the most historic — and haunted — buildings in our famed city, along with houses that hold on to the secrets of their former inhabitants. Experience how ruthless gangsters, tornadoes and floods, and gruesome murders — stories both tragic and chilling — have left their indelible marks on Rochester’s spirit world, past and present.

Address: Trolley departs from the City-County Government Center parking lot, 151 4th Street Southeast, Rochester, 55904
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $35
Website

 

Friday October 27th

Haunted Trolley Tour

Many find Rochester a bit strange during the day; but after the sun goes down, the restless souls of the city’s frightful past begin to stir. You will hear tales that have been all but forgotten as you travel to eerie graveyards and past some of the most historic — and haunted — buildings in our famed city, along with houses that hold on to the secrets of their former inhabitants. Experience how ruthless gangsters, tornadoes and floods, and gruesome murders — stories both tragic and chilling — have left their indelible marks on Rochester’s spirit world, past and present.

Address: Trolley departs from the City-County Government Center parking lot, 151 4th Street Southeast, Rochester, 55904
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $35
Website

 

Saturday October 28th

Trick or Treat Market

Come in costume to our last outdoor Market of the year!! Fall is the perfect season to support your local farmers by shopping for pumpkins, decorations, and warm, spicy, sweet, and savory foods.

Address: 4th St and 4th Ave SE, Rochester, 55904
Time: 7:30am-12:00pm
Cost: FREE
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Halloween Party | Forager Brewery

Pumpkin painting, games, a costume parade and more! Put those kids in those adorable costumes and come on down. At 8pm, the adult party will begin! There will be a costume contest at 10pm with prizes for the winners.

Address: 1005 6th St NW, Rochester, 55901
Time: 4:00pm-11:00pm
Cost: FREE admission
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Halloween Dance Camp | Just for Kix

COME in Costume and Join the Fun!!!Calling all 3 yr – 3rd grade dancers! Join us for our Halloween-inspired Dance Camp designed specifically for YOU! Dancers will learn a fun dance routine, make a craft, enjoy fun activities/games and the best part…MEET NEW FRIENDS!

Address: 2130 S Broadway, Rochester, 55904
Time: 9:30am-11:30am
Cost: $25, register here.
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Haunted Trolley Tour

Many find Rochester a bit strange during the day; but after the sun goes down, the restless souls of the city’s frightful past begin to stir. You will hear tales that have been all but forgotten as you travel to eerie graveyards and past some of the most historic — and haunted — buildings in our famed city, along with houses that hold on to the secrets of their former inhabitants. Experience how ruthless gangsters, tornadoes and floods, and gruesome murders — stories both tragic and chilling — have left their indelible marks on Rochester’s spirit world, past and present.

Address: Trolley departs from the City-County Government Center parking lot, 151 4th Street Southeast, Rochester, 55904
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $35
Website

 

Pumpkin Party | Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo

Halloween is here, and the animals like to play with pumpkins too! Watch a naturalist place pumpkins in some of the animal exhibits. The animals might play with or even eat their pumpkins!
Address: 5731 County Road 105 NW, Byron, MN 55920
Time: 2:00pm
Cost: FREE
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Tricks and Treats

This is a family-friendly, free event. We’ll have Halloween tips to keep your pet safe and happy on Tuesday, crafts for kids, a vendor from Natural Balance with lots of free samples and information, and plenty of sales on your pet’s favorite treats!

Address: Paws Abilities Dog Training, 3155 Wellner Dr NE, Rochester, 55906
Time:  1:00pm-3:00pm
Cost: FREE
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Trunk or Treat | Hope Summit Christian Church

A FREE family friendly event! Join us for games, prizes, candy, and more! Come in costume and trick-or-treat from car to car.

Address: 1315 6th Ave SE, Rochester, 55904
Time: 4:30pm-6:00pm
Cost: FREE
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RCLS Hallelujah Fall Carnival

RCLS’s annual Hallelujah Carnival will be held at the school––2619 9th Ave. NW in Rochester—from 4-7 PM on Saturday, October 28. Activities and events include:
• a pumpkin decorating contest
• games
• food
• a book fair.
Attendees are invited to wear their best family-friendly costumes. Should you like to enter a painted or carved pumpkin into the contest, please drop off entry at the school between 9:00-10:30 AM on the day of the carnival. Arrive any time during the evening for a safe, family-friendly fall celebration.  Admission to the carnival is free, but tickets for activities may be purchased at the carnival: 3 for $1 or a discounted 40 for $10. Join RCLS in some fall fun, and don’t forget to invite your friends and neighbors, too!  Contact the school at 289-3267 for more details.

Address: 2619 9th Ave NW, Rochester, 55901
Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm
Cost: FREE admission
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Sunday October 29th

Haunted Trolley Tour

Many find Rochester a bit strange during the day; but after the sun goes down, the restless souls of the city’s frightful past begin to stir. You will hear tales that have been all but forgotten as you travel to eerie graveyards and past some of the most historic — and haunted — buildings in our famed city, along with houses that hold on to the secrets of their former inhabitants. Experience how ruthless gangsters, tornadoes and floods, and gruesome murders — stories both tragic and chilling — have left their indelible marks on Rochester’s spirit world, past and present.

Address: Trolley departs from the City-County Government Center parking lot, 151 4th Street Southeast, Rochester, 55904
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $35
Website

 

Goats & Goblins Halloween | Red Barn Learning Farm

Come celebrate the LAST day of our season & Halloween at the Farm with a party for our visitors and animals! FREE treats for all the kids, as well as FREE treats for the kids to feed the animals! 

Wear your costumes!

CHEAP deals on remaining pumpkins, gourds and squash!

Address: 27251 State Highway 30, Hayfield, Minnesota 55940
Time: 12:00pm-5:00pm
Cost: $5 + tax/person ($1 off regular admission)
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Monday October 30th

Haunted Trolley Tour

Many find Rochester a bit strange during the day; but after the sun goes down, the restless souls of the city’s frightful past begin to stir. You will hear tales that have been all but forgotten as you travel to eerie graveyards and past some of the most historic — and haunted — buildings in our famed city, along with houses that hold on to the secrets of their former inhabitants. Experience how ruthless gangsters, tornadoes and floods, and gruesome murders — stories both tragic and chilling — have left their indelible marks on Rochester’s spirit world, past and present.

Address: Trolley departs from the City-County Government Center parking lot, 151 4th Street Southeast, Rochester, 55904
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $35
Website

 

Tuesday October 31st

A Haunted Halloween Party

This friendly and frightening Halloween party will be fun for all ages!
– Haunted House for kids (Tame for the little ones)
– Haunted House for teens and adults (If you DARE!)
– Unraveled Escape Room challenge
– FREE Face Painting
– FREE Trick-or-Treating for the kids!

Address: Mayo Civic Center, 30 Civic Center Dr SE, Rochester, 55904
Time: 4:00pm-9:00pm
Cost: FREE-$15, purchase tickets here.
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November

Friday November 3rd

Haunted Trolley Tour

Many find Rochester a bit strange during the day; but after the sun goes down, the restless souls of the city’s frightful past begin to stir. You will hear tales that have been all but forgotten as you travel to eerie graveyards and past some of the most historic — and haunted — buildings in our famed city, along with houses that hold on to the secrets of their former inhabitants. Experience how ruthless gangsters, tornadoes and floods, and gruesome murders — stories both tragic and chilling — have left their indelible marks on Rochester’s spirit world, past and present.

Address: Trolley departs from the City-County Government Center parking lot, 151 4th Street Southeast, Rochester, 55904
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $35
Website

 

Saturday November 4th

Haunted Trolley Tour

Many find Rochester a bit strange during the day; but after the sun goes down, the restless souls of the city’s frightful past begin to stir. You will hear tales that have been all but forgotten as you travel to eerie graveyards and past some of the most historic — and haunted — buildings in our famed city, along with houses that hold on to the secrets of their former inhabitants. Experience how ruthless gangsters, tornadoes and floods, and gruesome murders — stories both tragic and chilling — have left their indelible marks on Rochester’s spirit world, past and present.

Address: Trolley departs from the City-County Government Center parking lot, 151 4th Street Southeast, Rochester, 55904
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $35
Website

 

Day of the Dead Open House | Rochester Public Library

Learn about this joyful Mexican holiday that celebrates the lives of the departed. Create a calaveras mask, make tissue paper marigolds and add memories of your ancestors to the community memory board.

Address: 101 2nd St SE, Rochester, 55904
Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm
Cost: FREE
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 Sunday November 5th

Day of the Dead Open House | Rochester Public Library

Learn about this joyful Mexican holiday that celebrates the lives of the departed. Create a calaveras mask, make tissue paper marigolds and add memories of your ancestors to the community memory board.

Address: 101 2nd St SE, Rochester, 55904
Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm
Cost: FREE
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