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Win: Canobie Lake Screeemfest
If you're brave enough, email giveaways@eventsinsider.com to win your way into Canobie Lake Park's Screeemfest! Win: Canobie Lake ScreeemfestCanobie Lake Park Salem, NH, -.
Johnny's Picks
Events INSIDER Halloween Guide
Love Halloween? I've got you covered! I list more attractions and more non-bar events than anyone! To see them, go to Events INSIDER, select your region on the map, and then scroll all the way to the bottom. Events INSIDER Halloween Guide All Over, , -.
IDEAS Festival
Led by moderator Tom Ashbrook of NPR's On Point, this conference will give you some idea about how regional thinkers are creating innovations. 8am. IDEAS Festival Boston, MA, .
BU Pumpkin Drop
Look out below! And start Halloween hours before nightfall with real physicists (dressed as wizards) dropping pumpkins off high buildings for fun and knowledge. 12:30pm. BU Pumpkin DropMetcalf Science Center (SCI) Plaza Boston, MA, .
Great Pumpkin Float
Bring your carved pumpkin and send it out into the water at this fun family event. Costumes are encouraged! 5:30pm. Great Pumpkin FloatPope John Paul ll Park, Gallivan Blvd. Boston, MA, .
WMAA Open Studios
This open studios, in a single location, has a wide range of mediums from glass sculpture to wood working along with more traditional paintings, there is something for everyone! Bring friends and explore something new. 12pm. WMAA Open Studios Waltham, MA, -.
International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition (World Championship Jamboree)
Students will compete to solve real-world problems in the field of synthetic biology. Come see what they create! International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition (World Championship Jamboree)Hynes Convention Center Boston, MA, -.
Day of the Dead Family Festival
Celebrate Day of the Dead in Cambridge with an altar to remember loved ones, a traditional skeleton costume contest, and more! 6pm. Day of the Dead Family FestivalPeabody Museum Cambridge, MA, -.
South Boston Open Studios
This open studio is in an old rum distilery - how cool? Artists share an open space that allows visitors to view lots of art all at once. What a great opportunity to explore a new neighborhood with friends and check out awesome art while you're there! 12pm. South Boston Open StudiosVarious locations Boston, MA, -.
Roslindale Open Studios
An open studios is a nice fall walk around a neighborhood, meeting artists in their homes and private studios. This one's spread all across Roslindale, and they'll have live music, kids art, and more! 11am. Roslindale Open StudiosSee website for map Roslindale, MA, -.
Battle of The Red Horse Tavern
Come to the historic Wayside Inn for an experience like never before. Start the day by listening to colonial music, talking with re-enactors, visiting sutlers, observing cannon firing demonstrations and more. Then watch as the Colonial and British armies battle for control of the Red Horse Tavern. Battle of The Red Horse TavernLongfellow's Wayside Inn Sudbury, MA, .
Harvest Dinner with the Pilgrims at Plimoth Plantation
Don't miss this weekend's re-enactment of a 1621 harvest dinner. You'll see all kinds of old-timey food preparation. And pilgrims. And Native Americans. 5:30pm. Harvest Dinner with the Pilgrims at Plimoth PlantationPlimouth Plantation Plymouth, MA, -.
Brockton Train Show
There aren't very many events for model train enthusiasts near Boston. But here is one! Come see the trains and, um, more trains. Best of all, it's held in a temple. How crazy is that? 10am-4pm. Brockton Train ShowTemple at Pearl & Torrey Sts Brockton, MA, .
Davis Mega Maze
It's a corn maze with a treasure hunt mission. What will you find after 8 acres of corn and almost 3 miles of fun? Davis Mega MazeDavis Farmland Sterling, MA, -.
Franklin County CiderDays
I'm usually skeptical of single food events. This one is occurring simultaneously at several farms in Western MA. You can get orchard tours and see apple butter being made, but the secret seems to be 'tastings', i.e. free booze samples. Aw, heck, it's probably great (if brief) fun. Franklin County CiderDaysFranklin County Greenfield, MA, -.
Halloween
Plenty of Bars Have Banal Halloween Events
Every bar is celebrating Halloween. I'm not listing any of them because if you're going to one, you already know which one it will be, but STOP! Do something creative that doesn't involve getting blasted! Plenty of Bars Have Banal Halloween Events All Over, , .
Review: 13 Nights at Jiminy Peak
Review: I only spent one night at Jiminy Peak, but I sure was scared enough for 13! Review: 13 Nights at Jiminy PeakJiminy Peak Hancock, MA, -.
Beacon Hill With a BOO!
Beacon Hill has a dark past of its own, and it is all on display at this fun and spooky event in the heart of Boston. 6pm. Beacon Hill With a BOO!State House, front steps Boston, MA, .
Halloween Celebration
Crafts, a spooky puppet show, and more await at Jamaica Plain's fun Halloween Celebration! 3pm or 4:30pm. Halloween CelebrationBPL Jamaica Plain Jamaica Plain, MA, .
College Night: MFA After Dark
The night before Halloween, the MFA opens its doors to college students for this 'dark' event with free gelato and entertainment! 7pm. College Night: MFA After DarkMuseum of Fine Arts Boston Boston, MA, .
Harvard Scare in Harvard Square
Harvard Square is offering a weekend of Halloween fun with tricks, treats, entertainment, activities, sales, and more! Harvard Scare in Harvard SquareHarvard Square Cambridge, MA, -.
Nevermore: An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe starring Jeffrey Combs
Spend the spookiest night of the year with one of the spookiest writers in history! Quoth the venue, one night only! 8pm. Nevermore: An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe starring Jeffrey CombsSomerville Theatre, Davis Square Somerville, MA, .
Bowlloween
Bowl with all sorts of Halloween creatures! Expect tricks and treats, and escape the tired spooky bar scene! 9pm. BowlloweenJillian's Lucky Strike Boston Boston, MA, .
Halloween on the Harbor
This one is all about trick or treating for the grownups, with many bars and businesses participating in the fun. 7pm. Halloween on the HarborSeaport Boston Hotel & World Trade Center Boston, MA, .
Rocky Horror Halloween Special
It's a bad old movie that fans like to dress up for and mock and re-enact live on stage while the film plays...and you can join all weekend in Boston! Rocky Horror Halloween SpecialAMC Boston Common Boston, MA, -.
Brattle Halloween Celebration
See the best of the spooky, creepy, and downright dark at this film series that includes favorites and new releases! Brattle Halloween CelebrationThe Brattle Theatre Cambridge, MA, -.
Frightful Fridays: Ghost Stories in the Mansion
Guided tours of this historical site, with a spooky twist. It's Halloween season, and Gore Place knows it. Fridays 7 and 8:30pm. Frightful Fridays: Ghost Stories in the MansionGore Place Waltham, MA, -.
Halloween Weekend
Halloween is a super fun season to visit P-town! They will have multiple dance parties, costume contests, mystery dinners and much more! 3 days of spooky fun. Halloween WeekendAll Over Provincetown, MA, -.
UN-scary Halloween Celebration
Its a non-scary Halloween celebration with stories, rhymes and songs. C',mon people! Where are the monsters? 10:30am. UN-scary Halloween CelebrationPollard Memorial Library Lowell, MA, .
Witch's Woods
Plenty of ways to get your scare on here with haunted castles, mansions, and hayrides through Witch's Woods! Witch's WoodsNashoba Ski Westford, MA, -.
Wiccan Samhain Magick Circle Ceremony
A genuine pagan ceremony on Halloween in Salem? I've seen Hocus Pocus and am not messing with that stuff. Bring a candle encased in glass on this walk to a yearly ritual. Wiccan Samhain Magick Circle Ceremony Salem, MA, .
Official Salem Witches' Halloween Ball
Free psychic readings and live music are just some of the fun to be had at the annual Salem Witches' Halloween Ball! 7:30pm. Official Salem Witches' Halloween BallHawthorne Hotel,18 Washington Square W Salem, MA, .
Tricks, Treats, and Treasures at the Phillips House
Join this family-friendly trick or treat experience with a gang of friendly, singing, Salem pirates! 5:30pm. Tricks, Treats, and Treasures at the Phillips HousePhillips House Salem, MA, .
Salem Halloween Concert and Fireworks
Don't miss a whole night of live music and fun in Salem on Halloween, capped off by a great fireworks display! 7pm. Salem Halloween Concert and FireworksDowntown Salem Salem, MA, .
Review: Cry Innocent!
Review: This historically accurate play about the Salem Witch Trials had my attention last year. Is it worth it? Review: Cry Innocent!Old Town Hall Salem, MA, -.
Review: Haunted Cornfield at Connors Farm
Review: Last year I explored this big-time spooky corn maze up on the North Shore. Don't miss it this year! Review: Haunted Cornfield at Connors FarmConnors Farm Danvers, MA, -.
Review: Haunted Happenings
Review: in 2013 I spent Halloween in the one and only Witch City. Should you visit this year? Review: Haunted HappeningsAll Over Salem, MA, -.
Review: Haunted Harbor Cruise
Review: this is the only Halloween attraction I visited last year that took me out on the water! Review: Haunted Harbor CruisePickering Wharf Salem, MA, -.
Review: Legacy of the Hanging Judge
Review: this Salem attraction really brings the Witch Trials to life. Check it out at the House of Seven Gables! Review: Legacy of the Hanging JudgeHouse of Seven Gables Salem, MA, -.
Review: Spirit of the Gables
Review: Can you guess which famous classic novel takes the stage at this Salem attraction? Review: Spirit of the GablesHouse of Seven Gables Salem, MA, -.
Salem Haunted Happenings
Salem is ready for Halloween. They probably have more 'haunted happenings' than any other town. Check their website for a full list of spooky stuff! Salem Haunted HappeningsAll Over Salem, MA, -.
Battleship Boo Bash
Have you ever trick or treated on a battleship? I think not! Here is your chance - reservations required. 4:30pm. Battleship Boo BashBattleship Cove Fall River, MA, .
Review: Ghoulie Manor
Review: Just how ghoulie can you get inside a mall in Taunton? Find out in my review of Ghoulie Manor! Review: Ghoulie ManorSilver City Galleria Mall Taunton, MA, -.
Review: Field of Screams
Review: was this Field of Screams my Halloween field of dreams? Review: Field of Screams West Greenwich, RI, -.
Review: The Roger Williams Park Zoo Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular
Review: take a great zoo, amazing pumpkin art, and what do you get? This unique event in Rhode Island! Review: The Roger Williams Park Zoo Jack-O-Lantern SpectacularRoger Williams Zoo Providence, RI, -.
Review: Canobie Lake Screeemfest
Review: Just what happens when my favorite New England theme park gets spooky? Find out here! Review: Canobie Lake ScreeemfestCanobie Lake Park Salem, NH, -.
Review: Fright Kingdom
Review: This Fright Kingdom has five attractions and is a year-long haunt...and it shows (and spooks)! Review: Fright Kingdom Nashua, NH, -.
Review: Harvest of Horror at Chamingfare Farm
Review: This Harvest of Horror was fun for all, but best suited for the younger set. Review: Harvest of Horror at Chamingfare Farm Candia, NH, -.
Review: Haunted Acres
Review: This must-see Halloween destination has five attractions and even a zipline! Don't miss this one! Review: Haunted AcresLiquid Planet Candia, NH, -.
Review: Haunted Overload
Review: Find out why this Haunted Overload is the right kind of too much of a good thing! Review: Haunted OverloadDeMerritt Hill Farm Lee, NH, -.
Review: Spooky World / Nightmare New England
Review: Spooky World / Nightmare New England has several attractions, even zombie paintball! Review: Spooky World / Nightmare New England Litchfield, NH, -.
Review: Dark Manor
Review: This event in Connecticut is the most impressive low budget horror destination I have seen! Review: Dark Manor Baltic, CT, -.
Halloween on the Green
Hundreds of kids come out for this costume parade and competition. If you need a little more Halloween, don't miss it! 2pm. Halloween on the GreenCityCenter Danbury Green, Ives Street Danbury, CT, .
Dracula!
Mark Twain's spooky basement. A performance of Dracula in old-timey radio style. No, that's not creepy at all... Dracula!Mark Twain House and Museum Hartford, CT, -.
Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours
This nocturnal tour of this famous house some think is haunted should get you in the Halloween spirit. Don't miss it! Graveyard Shift Ghost ToursThe Mark Twain House & Museum Hartford, CT, -.
Review: The Haunted Graveyard
Review: the country's oldest amusement park is a great place to explore a haunted graveyard, trust me! Review: The Haunted GraveyardLake Compounce Bristol, CT, -.
Also Fun
Upstage Lung Cancer Concert
The Rat Pack could totally upstage lung cancer, and that's what this tribute concert and auction aim to do! 6:30pm. Upstage Lung Cancer ConcertLyric Stage Boston, MA, .
Boston Turkish Festival: Colors of Anatolia
Here's a six-week long festival to celebrate the beauty of the Turkish culture. This years theme, 'Colors of Anatolia' embodies the diversity and richness of the Turkish culture. There will be something for everyone - art exhibits, musical performances, film screenings and more! Boston Turkish Festival: Colors of AnatoliaVarious Places Boston, MA, -.
Breathe Deep Boston 5K Walk
Breathe Deep and take this 5k for LUNGevity one step at a time. It's for a good cause! 10am. Breathe Deep Boston 5K WalkDCR Mother's Rest Area at Carson Beach South Boston, MA, .
KidsJam Halloween Monster Mash Dance Party
For October, Boston's Children's Museum is turning their monthly kidsjam up another notch with a family-fun-filled monster mash! 6:30-8:30pm. KidsJam Halloween Monster Mash Dance PartyBoston Children's Museum Boston, MA, .
Discussion/Signing: John Byrne Cooke
What was it like to be on tour with Janis Joplin? Find out from her former band manager as he discusses his autobiography. 7pm. Discussion/Signing: John Byrne CookeThe Harvard COOP Cambridge, MA, .
The Japanese Kimono: Now and Then
Get all the historical info on one of Japan's most recognizable articles of clothing - the Kimono! 7pm. The Japanese Kimono: Now and ThenBoston University Trustees Ballroom, 9th Floor, One Silber Way Boston, MA, .
Internet Cat Video Festival
You've watched them on your computer, now watch the internet's best cat videos on the big screen! Internet Cat Video FestivalBerklee Performance Center Boston, MA, .
Polish Film Festival
Celebrate Polish culture through film at this three week festival with classics, new films, and special events! Polish Film FestivalParamount Boston, MA, -.
WCRB Classical Cartoon Festival
Get looney and cartooney at this event featuring old-timey cartoons set to live classical music! 10am. WCRB Classical Cartoon FestivalBoston Symphony Hall Boston, MA, .
Walking Adventure: Walden Pond
Take a walk around Walden Pond with two artists inspired by the area. Learn about their art and this historical site! 2pm. Walking Adventure: Walden PonddeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, 51 Sandy Pond Road Lincoln, MA, -.
National Chemistry Week Celebration
Multiple Chemistry related events will be helpd at this museum. Creating a battery is on of them! 1-5pm. National Chemistry Week CelebrationMuseum of Science Boston, MA, .
Science on Screen: The Abyss
See the classic film 'The Abyss' in a whole new light with a pre-screening talk with a real marine geochemist! 7pm. Science on Screen: The AbyssCoolidge Corner Theatre Brookline, MA, .
Media Today: Where it is and Where it is Going & What it Means for You
This is a night of interactive discussion with some of the who's-who of today's media. Learn what is new in the field! 5:30pm. Media Today: Where it is and Where it is Going & What it Means for YouHarvard Business School Aldrich 112 Cambridge, MA, .
Goya - Order and Disorder
A major exhibition of the works of Spanish master Francisco Goya opens this week at the MFA. Don't miss it! Goya - Order and DisorderMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, -.
People of Earth!
Outer space, exploration, and science fiction come together to create this unique, out of this world show! People of Earth!Gallery 263 Cambridge, MA, -.
Science and Cooking 2014 Lecture Series
If they're going to talk about foams and molecular gastronomy, I am so in. See great chefs and food experts talk about their trade! Science and Cooking 2014 Lecture SeriesHarvard Science Center Cambridge, MA, -.
Upstage Lung Cancer Concert
The Rat Pack could totally upstage lung cancer, and that's what this tribute concert and auction aim to do! 6:30pm. Upstage Lung Cancer ConcertLyric Stage Boston, MA, .
New England Marching Band Championships
The ultimate half-time show. All marching bands and no football! The region's best HS and college bands come together to see which is best! 11am. New England Marching Band ChampionshipsLawrence Veterans Stadium Lawrence, MA, .
Nocturnal Night at Animal Adventures
My first thought when finding this was, Where on Earth is Bolton? (It's off 495, north of Framingham.) There's a zoo there and they're doing a night program that includes the feeding of alligators and a large snake! Reserve in advance. 7pm. Nocturnal Night at Animal Adventures Bolton, MA, .
Harvest Dinner with Pilgrims
Dancing, singing and feasting.. that's what they do at Plimoth Plantation to celebrate the season, and I'm totally cool with it. 5:30pm. Harvest Dinner with PilgrimsPlimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA, -.
Oktoberfest
Enjoy Bavarian brews, bands, food, and rides at this Oktoberfest that claims to bring the best of Munich to you. OktoberfestMarshfield Fairgrounds Marshfield, MA, -.
Cycle-Smart International Cyclo-Cross
This race makes up parts 3 and 4 of the Verge New England Cyclocross Series. Is that different from bicycle racing? Cycle-Smart International Cyclo-CrossPines Theater at Look Park Florence, MA, -.
Renaissance Harvest Banquet
Eat and be merry! Renaissance entertainment, food, drink, and fun await at this expensive fundraiser. 6pm. Renaissance Harvest BanquetThe Renaissance Center Amherst, MA, .
Art in the Orchard
Sculptures decorate this trail through beautiful fruit gardens. Take a stroll and take it all in! Art in the OrchardPark Hill Orchard Easthampton, MA, -.
Jazzfest Falmouth
A Grammy winning singer headlines this stacked Jazzfest in Falmouth. Don't miss a beat of the Jazz Stroll! Jazzfest FalmouthVarious Locations Falmouth, MA, -.
National Novel Writing Month
Do you want to write a book? Join other procrastinators and break through by doing it all in just one month. (Don't worry, you can revise it later.) They'll have several local events for writers to meet each other, be inspired, and even work side-by-side in a 'you can do it' environment. National Novel Writing MonthCheck Their Slow Website All Over, , -.
Taste of Rhode Island
Enjoy some of Rhode Island's most famous foods on this culinary adventure in Providence. Yum! 11am. Taste of Rhode IslandVisitor Information Center at the Rhode Island Convention Center which is located at 1 Sabin Street, Providence, RI 02903. Providence, RI, -.
NH Tech Fest
This event is geared toward kids, but everyone will have a blast seeing robots, Google Glass, and more! 9am. NH Tech FestNashua North High School Nashua, NH, .
Corn Maze at Moulton Farm
This fun corn maze at Moulton Farm is open for the season. Find an afternoon to get lost! Corn Maze at Moulton FarmMoulton Farm Meredith, NH, -.
Performance
Review: Alice
Here is a new musical based on the adventures of Alice in Wonderland fit for all ages. This one should be fun! Review: AliceWheelock Family Theatre Boston, MA, -.
Dear Elizabeth
A lyrical and moving theme of friendship is woven into this story of two great American poets. Check it out! Dear ElizabethThe Lyric Stage Boston, MA, -.
It Felt Empty When the Heart Went at First but Its Alright Now
Explore the life of Dijana Polancec: professional romantic, eternal optimist and prostitute by circumstance in this new show at Charlestown Working Theatre! It Felt Empty When the Heart Went at First but Its Alright NowCharlestown Working Theatre Charlestown, MA, -.
In Darfur
Come to Lenox to see In Darfur, the story of three people on a journey of courage and humanity in the face of peril. In DarfurBerry Family Studio (Studio 3) Elayne P. Bernstein Center Lenox, MA, -.
Scenes from the Big Picture
See what it is like to spend a day in the hardscrabble Belfast lifestyle in this critically acclaimed production! 7:30pm. Scenes from the Big PictureThe Burren Somerville, MA, .
Halloween Throwdown
Fresh from a series of big festival performances, see a great local band live at this Halloween Throwdown! 7:30pm. Halloween ThrowdownRegatta Bar, Charles Hotel Cambridge, MA, .
Halloween Concert Extravaganza featuring Alive N' Kickin'
If you're thinking of a disco-themed costume, this event is for you! See a classic band performing all the hits live. 7:30pm. Halloween Concert Extravaganza featuring Alive N' Kickin'Chevalier Theatre Medford, MA, .
Blue Window
Take a look at modern day humanity through this on stage exploration of a unique group attending a dinner party. 6pm. Blue WindowAtlantic Wharf Boston, MA, -.
Magic : The Gathering : The Show
Check out this improvised parody of one of the most iconic card games nerds have ever played! Make sure you have plenty of mana handy. 8pm. Magic : The Gathering : The ShowThe Riot Theater Boston, MA, .
A Disappearing Number
In this play, you'll find drama, comedy, Indian dance and music all wrapped around...math. Seriously! A Disappearing NumberCentral Square Theater Cambridge, MA, -.
Review: Bad Jews
Here's a scathingly funny family drama that ought to prepare anyone for holidays at home! Bad JewsCalderwood Pavilion Boston, MA, -.
Much Ado About Nothing
Much Ado About Nothing is something no one ever wants to miss. Catch Shakespeare's classic through November! Much Ado About NothingDeane Hall Boston, MA, -.
Turtles
Look at family in a whole new way at this provocative, timely, and hilarious play opening Friday night! TurtlesCalderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts Boston, MA, -.
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby is live on stage in Framingham this week, don't miss a chance to see this classic! The Great GatsbyAmazing Things Arts Center Framingham, MA, -.
Les Misrables
Dream the dream again at this local favorite with a new production of the world's most popular musical! Les MisrablesNorth Shore Music Theatre Beverly, MA, -.
Travel
Beware of the year 7000, Enter If You Dare
If corporations are people, what if they lose their humanity? Check out this gallery where artists explore a frightening future. Beware of the year 7000, Enter If You DareTrailer Box Gallery, 15 Great Pasture Rd, Unit 15 Danbury, CT, -.
Halloween Attractions
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Spooky Hay RidesLexington, MA
M,F: 3-4:45pm, Thurs: 12:30-4:45pm, Sat, Sun: 10:30-4:45pm. 10 Pleasant St., 781-862-3900. more
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Frightful Fridays!Waltham, MA
This historic mansion has tours that get spooky with Halloween stories. 7pm, 8:15pm. 52 Gore Street, 781-894-2798. more
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Day of the Dead! with Nerf toysBurlington, MA
What the hell is this? Soft boffer weapons, baddies at the entrance of Death's Realm,, sounds fun! 7-9pm. Register. Two events this yeer. 103 Terrace Hall Ave, 781-270-4800. more
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The 7-1-5 Haunted HouseCanton, MA
Ticket booth opens at 6:30pm most nights, with a more kid-friendly experience some weekend afternoons. The Village shoppes Canton, 95 Washington Street, The715@yahoo.com. more
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Cirque of the DeadCambridge, MA
A circus performance with a Halloween twist. Two shows per night, 7pm and 10:30pm. Oberon, Two Arrow Street more
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Hanson's Farm Haunted Farm & HayrideFramingham, MA
Fri & Sat, 7-10pm. 20 Nixon Rd, 508.877.3058. more
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Beelzebub's CarnevilFoxboro, MA
Friday, Saturday: 7-10:30pm; Thursday, Sunday: 7-10pm. $15. Orpheum Theatre, 1 School St, 508-543-2787 ×4. more
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Count Orlok's Nightmare GallerySalem, MA
Open daily from 10-7 or later. Check to see if the museum opens before tours start on days in green. Celebrity guests beginning 10/19. 285 Derby Street, 978-740-0500. more
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Monster Mini-GolfDanvers, MA
Tue-Thur 12pm-9pm , Friday: 12pm-10pm Saturday: 12pm-10pm, Sunday: 12pm-8pm. Open Mon 10/13 12-6. 10 Newbury St, 978-762-4800. more
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Haunted Harbor CruiseSalem, MA
90 minute cruise with spooky stories. 3pm, 5pm, 7pm. Pickering Wharf, 978-825-0001. more
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Hysteria at Connors FarmDanvers, MA
5 different attractions, including zombie paintball! Dusk to 11pm. 30 Valley Road, 978-777-1245. more
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Black Cat Ghostly Evening TourSalem, MA
8pm, 10/31: 12, 2, 4, 6pm Historical tours by day, spooky ghost tours by night. Pamplemousse, 185 Essex Street, 978.239.9145. more
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Cry Innocent!Salem, MA
Performance. Loved it. Shows 7 days a week, Mon-Sun 1:20, 2:20, and 3:20pm. Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, 978-867-4767. more
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Legacy of the Hanging Judge & Spirit of the Gables (re-enactment)Salem, MA
8-10:30pm, 10/31:7-9pm. Salem Witch Trials re-enactment/performance. Buy tix in advance. 7 Derby St., 978-744-0991 x104. more
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Carnival on Derby StreetSalem, MA
Step right up to Fiesta Shows while visiting Salem and act your age somewhere else! Games, rides and all the fun rolled up in one! Mon-Fri 3-9pm, Weekends 1pm-10pm. Derby Street, 978.741.3252. more
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Salem Halloween Happenings & Year-Round AttractionsSalem, MA
See everything going on in Salem, both for the month of October and year round spooky fun! more
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Witch's WoodsWestford, MA
Haunted house. 6:30-10:30pm. Hayrides 7pm-close . 79 Powers Rd, 978-692-3033. more
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Barrett's Haunted MansionAbington, MA
Open 7-10:30pm most weekdays, 7-11pm Fri&Sat. Special event - Darkness Unleashed: Oct 4, 21, Nov 1. 1235 Bedford St, 781-871-4573. more
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Zombie ApocalypseAbington, MA
A 25,000 square foot city infested with zombies. 6-11pm. 1437 Bedford Street, 781-878-1093. more
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Factory of TerrorFall River, MA
Haunted house. Rt 195E to exit 5. Left off exit. Behind Dunkin Donuts. See website coupon. Mostly Fri-Sat, hours and days vary, 7-11pm. Flashlight nights scarier with much lower lighting! 18 Pocasset Street more
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Ghoulie ManorTaunton, MA
Haunted house in a mall. Fri-Sat: 6-12am, All other days: 6-10pm. Silver City Galleria Mall, 2 Galleria Mall Drive, 508-591-3327. more
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Battleship Boo BashFall River, MA
Friendly event, go trick or treating on a battleship! Reservations required. 4:30-7:30pm. Fall River, MA, 508-678-1100. more
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Spooky Acres Haunted HayrideNorfolk, MA
6-10pm. Haunted Hayride. 5989 Virginia Beach Blvd, 757-588-2841 / 535-4828. more
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Factory of TerrorWorcester, MA
Mostly Fri-Sat, hours and days vary, 7-11pm. Flashlight nights scarier with much lower lighting! 344 Franklin Street more
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Fright Fest at Six Flags New EnglandAgawam, MA
Haunted house as part of largest amusement park in New England. Fri 6-11pm, Sat 12-10pm, 12-9pm. 1623 Main Street, 413-786-9300. more
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Echo Hill Orchards Haunted HayridesMonson, MA
Tickets sold 6:30pm thru 9pm. Somewhat kid-friendly. Not super spooky. 101 Wilbraham Road, 413-267-3303. more
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DementedFXEasthampton, MA
Thurs, Fri: 7-11pm, Sat, Sun: 6-11pm. 123 Union Street more
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Monster Mash Haunted Screampark at McCray's FarmSouth Hadley, MA
160+ Acres of haunted trails plus indoor attraction. Lots of actors. Ticket window: 5:30pm, event closes by 11pm. 55 Alvord Street, 413-533-0775. more
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Ghost Tours at Edith Wharton's The MountLenox, MA
Fridays at 5:45pm and 7pm. Plus Saturday 10/25. Bring a flashlight. Partly outdoors. 2 Plunkett St, 413-551-5111. more
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13 Nights at JiminyHancock, MA
Tours, Soaring Eagle, and Giant Swing. 6:30-10:30pm. Jiminy Peak, 37 Corey Rd, 413-738-5500. more
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Village Mire Yard HauntSouth Yarmouth, MA
This is just a private yard display, not a real haunted house, but they have actors on 10/31. Drive by 10/1-10/30. 43 Captain Daniel Rd more
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Harvest of HorrorsEast Falmouth, MA
Not a haunted house anymore. It's a hay ride and walking trail now. 6:30-9pm. $10. Tony Andrews Farm, 394 Old Meeting House, 508-563-3378. more
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Haunted LabyrinthCranston, RI
Open 7:00pm until the last person screams (otherwise known as 10pm). Admission: $10.00. Rejoice in Hope Youth Center, 804 Dyer Avenue, 401-942-6571 or 401-943-8686. more
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Haunted Hill at Diamond Hill State ParkCumberland, RI
Fri & Sat 7-10pm. Sun 7-9pm. Halloween 8-12am. 4097 Diamond Hill, 401-728-2400 or 401-334-9996. more
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Trails to TerrorWakefield, RI
Haunted hayride and forest trail. Ticket sales 6:30-10pm. 4235 Tower Hill Rd (Rt 1), 401-792-8188. more
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Field of ScreamsWest Greenwich, RI
Thursday & Sunday: 6:30PM - 9:00PM Friday & Saturday: 6:30PM - 10:00PM. 3 attractions and new this year, Zombie Paintball! Website coupon. Outdoors, call if bad weather. 179 Plain Meeting House Road, 401-884-7369. more
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Factory of TerrorWest Warwick, RI
Mostly Fri-Sat, hours and days vary, 7-11pm. Flashlight nights scarier with much lower lighting! 3 Bridal Ave., 508-324-1095. more
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Jack O' Lantern Spectacular at Roger Wiliams Park ZooProvidence, RI
5,000 pumpkins, kid stuff. Kids in costume get in 1/2 price. Ticket sales 6-10pm. Closes 11pm. They stay open for 1 extra hour on Saturdays. 1000 Elmwood Avenue, 401-785-3510. more
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Daggett Farm Haunted TunnelPawtucket, RI
Fri-Sat, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Slater Park, 401 Newport Avenue, 401-728-0500 x252. more
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Terror in Rhode IslandCranston, RI
Opens at 7pm. Pinkout on 10/26! Mulligan's Island, 1000 New London Avenue more
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Fear at Fort AdamsNewport, RI
Rhode Island's only haunted fortress. Ghost hunts on the 19th and 31st. Fear at Fort Adams: 6-10pm. Fort Adams State Park, 1 Lincoln Drive, 401-841-0707. more
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Fright KingdomNashua, NH
Haunted woods walk. Fri-Sat 7pm-11pm. Sun 7-10pm. 12 Simon Street more
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Harvest of Horror at Chamingfare FarmCandia, NH
4 different attractions, viewed from a horse-drawn wagon. Check-in times: 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, 9pm. 774 High Street, 603-483-5623. more
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Haunted OverloadLee, NH
Haunted house. Empty house day haunts. Must buy tix in advance. 11-5pm. Then 7, 7:30, 8, 8:30, 9pm. DeMeritt Hill Farm, 66 Lee Road, 603-868-2111. more
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Spooky World / Nightmare New EnglandLitchfield, NH
Ticket sales 6-10pm, but 11pm Fri-Sat. Several attractions. Looks great, but I'm told the lines are impossibly long, so arrive early. 454 Charles Bancroft Highway (RT 3A), 603-424-2292. more
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Haunted AcresCandia, NH
Rt 93N to ex 7, Rt 101E, ex 8, left off exit. Dragway straight ahead.Three attractions & forest walk. Rain or shine. 9/28 - 10/12 6-11pm, Then 6/10pm. Liquid Planet, 446 Raymond Road, 603-483-2200. more
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Ghoullog Halloween Haunted Chairlift RideNorth Conway, NH
Board the ski lift for a Halloween experience on the ride up and on the peak! Fri: 7-9:30pm. Sat-Sun: 6:30-10:30pm. 1 Skimobile Rd, 603-356-5544. more
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Canobie Lake ScreeemfestSalem, NH
Canobie Lake Park is the 2nd biggest amusement park in New England, and while its attractions are bad (Merriment: C+, Dead Shed C, The Village C, Cannibal Lake C-, Demons of Darkness D), being at a giant carnival at night is glorious, thus the "A"! Fri, Sat to 11pm. Lines close before the park closes. So come early. They have this great innovation where you can buy a $5 "glowing charm" for your kids and the actors playing the monsters know to not be so scary. 85 North Policy Street, 603-893-3506 or 617-653-5959. more
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Haunted WoodsNew London, NH
1 night only. Kid friendly trick-or-treat at 5:30pm, Haunted Woods 7:30-9:30pm. Old Kearsage Middle School, 603-526-4821. more
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Dark ManorBaltic, CT
Fri-Sat 6:30pm-12am, Thurs, Sun 6:30pm-11pm. Matinees 10/13, 10/18, 10/25. 25 Main St, 860-822-TOMB. more
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The Haunted GraveyardBristol, CT
Multiple scenarios (including a graveyard!) Fri, Sat & Sun 5pm to unknown. Lake Compounce, 822 Lake Avenue, 860-583-3300. more
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Corn Field Mazes
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Corn Maze at Hanson's FarmFramingham, MA
Open 9:00am- 6:00pm 7 Days a week from July to November. 20 Nixon Rd, 508.877.3058. more
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Schartner Farms Corn MazeBolton, MA
Saturdays and Sundays only from 10 A.M. until 5 P.M. 211 West Berlin Road, 978-779-0212. more
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Connors Farm MazeDanvers, MA
9/6-11/2; 8pm-6pm. 30 Valley Road (Rt. 35), 978-777-1245. more
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Haunted Cornfield at Connors Farm Corn MazeDanvers, MA
Friday and Saturday night in October and Saturday, November 1, Sunday, October 12th (dusk to 11pm). 30 Valley Road (Rt. 35), 978-777-1245. more
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Marini Farm Corn Maze Flashlight NightsIpswich, MA
Fri-Sat 6pm-10:30pm ; Columbus Day Weekend Open Fri, Sat, Sun. 259 Linebrook Rd, 978 471-9203. more
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Marini Farm Corn Maze - Day MazeIpswich, MA
Daily 10am-6pm; 9/6/2014 - 11/1/2014. 259 Linebrook Rd, 978 471-9203. more
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Kimball Farm Haunted MazeHaverhill, MA
Open Fri, Sat ,Sun and Holidays from 10:00 am until 1 hour before sunset. 780 East Broadway, 978-521-3990. more
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Sauchuk Farm Corn MazePlympton, MA
Sat & Sun 10am to 6pm. September 20 to November 1; Monday, Oct. 13 (Columbus Day). 234 Center Street, 781-585-1522. more
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West End Creamery Corn MazeWhitinsville, MA
Fri, Sat and Sun at 12am-6pm No nights. 481 Purgatory Road, 508-234-2022. more
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Escobar's Highland Farm Corn MazePortsmouth, RI
8/22-9/1 Everyday 11am-dusk; After 9/1 : Fri 3:30-dusk; Sat 10am-dusk ; Sun 11am-dusk. 251 Middle Road, 401-683-1444 or manager @401-864-1064. more more
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Clark Farms Corn MazeWakefield, RI
Open Everyday 9-5. 2984 Comd. Oliver Hazard Perry Highway, 401.783.1331. more
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Beech Hill Farm & Ice Cream StandHopkinton, NH
Themes will be: Greek To Me!, Snack Attack & A-maizing Americana. Mazes are open daily- weather permitting - 11:00am-dusk from Aug. 1st - Oct. 31st. 107 Beech Hill Road, 603-223-0828. more
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Coppal House Farm Night MazeLee, NH
August Hours: 23 & 24, 30 & 31: 10am to 5pm, September & October Hours: Mon-Fri: 12pm to 5 pm, Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm, Night Mazes 7pm-9pm. Saturday, September 20, 2014 7pm-9 pm. Saturday, October 11, 2014 7pm-9 pm. Friday, October 24, 2014 Slightly Spooky Nite Maze 7pm-9 pm. Friday, October 31, 2014 Trick or Treat maze 5pm-7 pm. 118 North River Road (Route 155), 603.659.3572. more
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J & F Farms Corn MazeDerry, NH
Monday-Friday 9am-6pm, Sundays 9am-5pm. 124 Chester Rd, (603) 437-0535.. more
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Maze Massacre at Sherman FarmConway, NH
Corn Maze 10am-5pm. Haunted nights Fri-Sat on October 7pm-9pm. 2679 East Conway Road, 603-939-2412. more
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The Dark CropHollis, NH
Daytime Hours not post, not until at least September. Open Twelve Evenings This Halloween Season, 2014. 7pm-10pm October 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31 & November 1. Lavoie’s Farm, 172 Nartoff Rd, (603) 882-0072. more
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Trombley Gardens Corn MazeMilford, NH
Open Labor Day Weekend, M-Sa: 9am-7pm, Sun: 9am-6pm Website: Last Updated in 2012. 150 North River Road, 603-620-5785. more
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Ekonk Hill Corn MazeSterling, CT
Sept 3 -Oct 31; Fri 3pm-dusk; Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11am-dusk, Columbus and Labor Day 11am - dusk; Halloween Weekend - dusk to 11pm. 227 Ekonk Hill Rd, 860-564-0248. more more
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Fair Weather Acres Corn MazeRocky Hill, CT
Fridays 2pm-6pm Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm. Last ticket sold at 4:30pm. Fair Weather Acres, 1146 Cromwell Ave, 860-529-6755. more
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Fort Hill Farms Corn Maze AdventureThompson, CT
August 9th to Nov. 5th; 10am-10pm daily. 260 Quaddick Road, 860-923-3439. more more
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Foster Family Farm Corn MazeSouth Windsor, CT
September: Sat & Sun 10am-6pm; Flashlight Maze Starts 9/19 Open Fri. & Sat. until 9:30; October: Mon-Fri 10am - 6pm; Friday and Saturday until 9:30pm. 90 Foster Street, 860-648-9366. more
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Haunted Corn Maze at Nathan Hale HomesteadCoventry, CT
Opens August 20. Hours: Wednesday - Sunday 12pm-4pm. 2299 South St, 860-742-6917. more
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Lyman Orchards Corn MazeMiddlefield, CT
Bookworm themed Corn Maze! 8/30-11/2. Wed-Fri: 3:00-6:00pm. Sat, Sun & Holidays: 10:00am-6:00pm. 32 Reeds Gap Rd, 860-349-6015. more
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Zack's Corn Maze Flashlight TagYork, ME
A Twenty-minute hayride delivers you to the corn maze which expands over 17 acres. Fri-Sun 11am-6pm. 7 Colby Turner Rd, 207-475-7857. more
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RICKER HILL ORCHARDSTurner, ME
OPEN DAILY 9am-6pm, September 1st to November 1st. 295 Buckfield Rd (Route 117), 207-225-5552. more
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Hathaway Farm Corn MazeRutland, VT
Largest in VT. 2014: Open Wednesday - Monday 10am-6pm. Saturday 10am-11pm. 741 Prospect Hill Road, 802.775.2624. more
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Sam Mazza's Corn MazeColchester, VT
Mon-Sat 10pm-6pm, Sun 10pm-5pm ; no nights. 277 Lavigne Road, 802-655-3440. more more
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