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When pumpkins appear on doorsteps and the calendar turns to the end of October, Halloween-lovers young and old start to yearn for ways to celebrate their favorite holiday. Fortunately for those who happen to live in Mandeville, Louisiana, there's plenty of seasonal festivity on the north shore to please them, no matter what their age or fright-tolerance level.
Each year on October 31, kids of all ages celebrate Halloween by decorating pumpkins, wearing festive costumes, trick or treating for candy and being spooked by the ghosts and goblins in horror movies and haunted houses. Halloween is a time to celebrate, be frightened and enjoy plenty of sweet treats. The city of Gary and nearby towns in northwestern Indiana have several Halloween events to entertain the whole family.
If you are looking for scary Halloween events in New Hampshire, you have plenty of options. Choose from haunted houses to haunted theme parks for your Halloween thrills. Each event is designed to scare the pants off of you. Use your best judgment when taking children to these events because they are designed for adults.
From Grand Traverse Bay to metro Detroit and all the areas in between, Michigan is alive every October with spooky Halloween events and fall festivals. Every part of the state offers something to keep you busy during the season of jack-o'-lanterns and goblins. These are some of the most popular Halloween happenings in the state.
When there's a chill in the air and pumpkins on the doorstep, it's time to look around for Halloween events to get you in a festive mood. In St. Clair Shores, Michigan, and the surrounding communities, you'll be able to find what you're looking for, whether it's a safe and less than terrorizing event for your children, an adrenaline-boosting haunted attraction or a place to have slightly creepy fun with your grown-up friends.
Few things make the eyes of children light up like Halloween. It's a spooky time of costumes, candy and fun and, in Maryland, there are events for people of all ages to enjoy. From creepy haunted houses guaranteed to give you goosebumps to athletic competitions that could inspire even a sweet tooth to swear off candy and head for the gym, Maryland has Halloween fun for everyone.
Positioned just to the south of the city of Sarasota, Osprey, Florida, is an unincorporated town boasting a diverse collection of restaurants and shopping options. The town also proudly displays its socioeconomic diversity with trailer parks rubbing shoulders with multimillion-dollar homes. Though Osprey itself offers few large events for holidays like Halloween, its proximity to the city of Sarasota, and its location within the boundaries of Sarasota County, means residents have easy access to a wide variety of nearby events.
Halloween is fun anywhere, but if you happen to live in New York City, there are many festive activities to choose from throughout the month of October. From pumpkin picking to bat detectors to a spooky safari at the zoo, you will be able to schedule in enough activities to keep even your most energetic little ghoul satisfied. Grab your calendar and get those costumes done early to celebrate Halloween in the Big Apple with style.
Pageants are beauty contests in which judges evaluate contestants before giving points for physical and other attributes. Even though most competitors will walk away with only a crown or a sash, pageants have become a popular event. Most pageants include a natural beauty and formal wear competition, and in certain circumstances children will be allowed to dress up in costumes. There are three pageants with a Halloween theme in Florida, in addition to several costume competitions.
Milton, Florida is located just north of Pensacola, and according to one resident on Nichols Creek Road, there is paranormal activity there. He routinely sees apparitions around the old slave cemetery there. Halloween in Milton may or may not put you in touch with local poltergeists, but there is plenty to do there to celebrate All Hallow’s Eve.
In 1900, the city of Redlands, California was known as "The City of Millionaires." Each year at the end of October, Redlands is now known for turning a bit ghoulish. With multiple events celebrating All-Hallows Eve, Redlands has opportunities for people of all ages and scare levels to participate in some spooky Halloween fun.
Columbia, Maryland, is a planned community comprised of 10 separate villages. While there are no Halloween events that are specific to the larger community itself, there are several events in neighboring towns and cities. Hayrides, ghost tours, a lantern parade and Tudor Place museum events are just a few of the things you can experience near Columbia to celebrate Halloween.