The Best 2020 Halloween events happening in the US This Year

  • AUTHOR: midhat
  • POSTED ON: October 26, 2020

If your friends’ party doesn’t satisfy your
appetite, there are plenty of places you can go to enjoy the spookiest month of
the year!

From Manitou Springs, CO, New England’s own Salem
to Croton-on-Hudson and New York, these small towns are holding plenty of
Halloween activities that no longer make you feel dead (pun intended) this
October. With the spooky events like a coffin race and gargantuan jack
o’lantern display, these three cities celebrate the spookiest day of the year
in style!

But if you can’t visit one of these terrifying
places, fret not: there are plenty of Halloween celebrations happening across
the country that are worth attending! Celebrate the Spooky day with zombified
zoos and terrifying parades, from socially distant haunted tours to
trick-and-treat fight, we’ve got all the fun-filled Halloween festivals on this

So what are you waiting for? Grab that scary mask,
get hold of your partner/friends, and relish the spookiest season of the year.
Obviously, the ongoing pandemic has affected how we’re going to celebrate the
holidays in 2020, the Halloween events in the list are all happening with
increased safety, COVID-protocols and precautions.

The Great
Jack O’Lantern Blaze

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Place: Croton-on-Hudson, New York

Day: September 18 to October 31, November 1,
6-8, 13-15, 20-21.

This festival includes over 7,0000 illuminated hand-carved
jack-o-lanterns on an amazing display, as well as huge sea serpent, a working
carousel and a massive bridge. To make it more dramatic, the festival also
featured a synchronized light show set on a spookiest sound track.

Castle Halloween Festival


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Place: Muskogee, Oklahoma

Day: Fridays and Saturdays, October 2-31.

A 60-acre park known as Castle Village lifts up
your Halloween spirits with spookiest of decorations and activities. Visitors
can stroll the grounds, enjoy haunted train rides, have fun with choreographed
monster dances, get lost in a maze, and more.

in the Dark

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Place: Hershey, Pennsylvania

Day: Every weekend from October 9 to November 1

The famous amusement park gets the spookiest
makeover for every weekend in October. Visitors can enjoy over 50 attractions
at the park, from a trick-or-treat trail to the glow-in-the-dark dance party
involving Hershey Characters.


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Place: Reading, PA

Day: every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, from
October 2 to November 7.

Want to have some serious screams and frights this
October? You better head to the Shocktoberfest! This festival is home to one of
the top-rated horror attractions in the country. For this year, Shocktoberfest
is holding activities such as zombie safari tour, zombie laser tag, a massacre
scare zone and plenty more.


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Place: Brooklyn, New York

Day: Every weekend, from September 28 to
October 27

The popular New York amusement park is getting a
wholesome makeover for Halloween. There are plenty of spooky events such as
magic shows, stilt walkers, trick-or-treating and many more.

Jack O’Lantern Spectacular

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Place: Louisville, Kentucky

Day: from October 1 to November 1

Have a lit night time drive through Iroquois Park,
and enjoy the mesmerizing views of over 5,000 illuminated carved pumpkins. This
year’s event is for drive-through only, but the terrifying views are enough to
scare you behind the wheels.

Have a Happy
and Spooky Halloween Evening!

Updated October 26, 2020
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