24 Oct Halloween and Fall in Minot
Get spooked at a haunted house, take your family trick or treating, or soak up the fall atmosphere over Halloween weekend in Minot. We’ve compiled a list of several safe trick-or-treating opportunities from Roosevelt Park Zoo to Downtown Minot and the Pioneer Village Museum. Find all the scary activities to do in the area, along with cute date night ideas and how to spend time outside in the autumn air.
Plenty of family-friendly and safe trick-or-treating opportunities in Minot over Halloween weekend.
Friday, Oct 28
Downtown Minot Treat Trail – stroll through Minot’s downtown and gather candy from all the local shops from 10am-12pm
CHI Minot Medical Plaza – children can play games and win prizes during this trunk or treat at St. Alexius Health’s parking lot from 3:30pm-5:30pm
Saturday, Oct 29
Harleyween – Biker’s Trail of Treats – bring your family to trick or treat at Magic City Harley-Davidson from 11am – 3pm. Dress up your dog and bring him to be entered into the doggie costume contest. They will also have a lemonade stand.
Gymagic Trunk or Treat & Open Gym – get some energy out from all the candy from trick or treating at Gymagic. Stay and play at the gym from 4pm-7pm, entry fee is $5/child or donate a nonperishable food item and get in for FREE.
Sunday, Oct 30
Boo at the Zoo –bring the family to Roosevelt Park Zoo’s trick-or-treating event from 11am – 2pm. Walk amongst the big cats and other animals in your costume.
Kid’s Halloween Party –take the kids to Moose Lodge, there will be a cake walk, food, games and karaoke from 2pm-4pm.
Halloween at the Village! – go visit the Pioneer Village Museum and trick or treat from 3pm-5pm. This is a fun and family-friendly time, with hot beverages being served. Check out the old historical buildings from the area that have various antiques and artifacts from early life on the prairie.
Monday, Oct 31
SCHEELS Trunk or Treat –get candy during this trick-or-treating event that includes caramel apples from Fuzziwig’s Candy Factory, and warm beverages from Ginna’s. You can also register to win prizes, all taking place at SCHEELS south parking lot from 4pm-7pm.
Minot State Halloween Trick or Treat –explore the Science Building at Minot State University and gather candy from classroom to classroom from 7pm-9pm.
Get scared at a Haunted House
Check out Small Town Terror Haunted House, if you DARE! Visit City Hall in Sawyer to be SCARED! Book your time ahead, for Oct 28 & 29, HERE.
Take fright at Haunted Hall of Horrors, in the basement of Drop Zone Bar on Main St There is a general admission fee of $20 for 15+ and adults, with a $15 admission for children 7 – 14 and Military. Read more HERE.
Clean your car and get spooked at Carnevil Haunted Carwash at Fastlane Carwash. Find out more details about this event HERE.
Try axe throwing at Up Your Axe during their Halloween event, Zombie Axepocalypse. Tickets are available to everyone 21 and older.
Halloween Date Night Ideas
Turn up your radio to station 93.1 FM as you drive by or park at Zablotney’s Holiday Lightshow. This front yard is filled with an intricate display of lights that move with the beat of the music.
Take your love to Minot Vampire Ball, on Oct 29th at The Grand Hotel. Be sure to wear formal or cocktail attire as you watch a show by Black Veil Burlesque and then dance the night away. Must be over 18, get your VIP tickets HERE.
Party and dance at Wobbleween, on Oct 29th. Located on the upper level at The Spot. Presented by Sknrbx featuring Cosmic Anomaly.
Take cute photos at the Pumpkin Patch
Get the pumpkin patch experience at Berry Acres. Walk through a maze of corn, play mini golf, and pick out some pumpkins to carve or decorate your home. Kids can run through the obstacle course, ride the zipline, see how tall they are on a hay bale measuring stick, and pet animals at the petting zoo on the weekends. GORGEOUS Berry Acres is open through October 30th (weather permitting).
Walk the trails before it is cold
There are several parks and trails to explore in and near Minot during fall and all year long. Take your pick or walk through them all! For more information on parks, learn more HERE.
Woodland Trail takes you through a dirt-covered path that has floating bridges over the Souris River. You will feel like you’ve entered a new world as the sounds from the city are muffled by the trees. The trail takes about 35-40 mins to walk, with several different paths and shortcuts that you can take.
Oak Park, located along the beautiful Souris River, has several walking paths, and a driving lope. Dogs on a leash are welcome to walk through the park. Surround yourself with the many oak trees and get in touch with nature in the heart of Minot.
Bison Plant Trail is just on the outskirts of Minot along HWY 52. This trail allows for walking, biking, and during the winter cross country skiing. The trail is lengthy and takes just over an hour to complete on foot. Dogs are welcome on a leash.
Roosevelt Park has two main walking loops with a bridge crossing the Souris River. Bring a padlock and place it on the bridge with your significant other to show your love. The walk takes about a half hour, and you will see a statue of Theodore Roosevelt on a horse, who the park is named after.
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