Halloween Events: Spook-tacular Fun for All Ages!

Halloween is just around the corner and, if you’re looking for something fun or spooky to do, look no further! Towns and organizations all over the Cape are ramping up the schedule with festivities for the young, as well as the young at heart. So, break out those costumes and get ready for some Halloween fun!

Cape Cinemas – Halloween screening of “Shaun of The Dead,” Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m. – This Halloween, join us for one of the funniest zombie movies of all time, starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost and featuring the return of our themed Grave Digger cocktail with whiskey, hard cider, and ginger ale.

Nantucket Halloween Parade, Oct 31, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. – Costumed adults and children are asked to begin arriving downtown around 4:30 p.m. in preparation for the 5 p.m. start of the parade at the fountain at the base of Main Street. Prior to the parade, a costume contest will be held on the steps of the Methodist Church, where the best-dressed family will be awarded the top prize! After judging, the parade will begin and proceed to the church, where every child will also receive a ribbon and goody bag. Most downtown businesses will be open for trick-or-treaters!

Yarmouth Port Common Halloween Haunt, Oct 31, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Visit Bangs Hallet House, Edward Gorey Museum, the New Church and the Compass Rose Inn for treats and some scary Halloween fun. All ages welcome! Free admission.

Cape Cod Mall Trick or Treating, Oct. 31, 4 p.m. – Dress to impress in your Halloween costume and trick or treat throughout the mall at participating retailers. Trick or treating is free and open to the public.

Harwich Community Center Halloween Party, Oct. 31, 4 p.m. – The Harwich Community Center is hosting its annual Halloween Party for children of all ages! There will be trick-or-treating, a costume parade, prizes, crafts, and a pizza dinner for the whole family! The festivities will be going on until all of the food and candy has been given out. This is a free event.

Provincetown Trunk or Treat, Oct. 31, 2 to 5 p.m. – The Provincetown Recreation Department offers families a safe and colorful way to celebrate called Trunk-or-Treating. Celebrate the season with us as we join our community in Provincetown’s Annual Trunk or Treat! This year’s event will be at Pilgrim Monument, 1 High Pole Road.

Hyannis Main Street Safe Trick or Treating, Oct. 31 4 to 6 p.m. – The street will be closed to traffic to allow everyone to safely trick or treat at participating businesses along Hyannis Main Street. Join us for this fun, Halloween tradition!

Wellfleet Preservation Hall – Halloween Dance Party w/Sarah Swain & The Oh Boys, Oct. 31, 8 to 10 p.m. – Come in your best costume and dance the night away! It’s sure to be a frightfully fun time!

19th Annual Arts and Souls Ball, Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m. – This year we’re hosting a Dia de los Muertos and WOODSTOCK monster-sized mash-up! Join us in spookified celebration of The Day of “The Dead”… and The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane and other favorite musicians from the Summer of ‘69. Featuring DJ Ian Lee, dancing, and “bone-chilling” refreshments, cash bar, prizes for best funniest, scariest, group, and Woodstock-inspired costumes. Tickets are still just $10.

Halloween in Provincetown, Black & Gold Halloween Ball, Nov. 2, 8 p.m. to midnight – The legendary DJ Lina returns to Provincetown to transform Town Hall into a ghoulish disco with her signature style of soulful beats.

About Ann Luongo

Ann Luongo has been writing for Cape Cod and South Shore publications for over 15 years.

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