Halloween Events in Rhode Island:: Events for the Littlest Rhody Residents


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Do your kids love Halloween as much as mine do? If so, you might be looking for some not as scary opportunities for celebration. Here in Rhode Island, everyone knows about the awesomeness of The Jack-o’-lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Zoo, but what else is available for little ones? Read on to find out about the best of Halloween Events in Rhode Island and Beyond for our littles!

Halloween Events in Rhode Island 

Kalidascope Theater Presents Happy Halloween House
Saturday and Sunday, October 19 and 20, 1-5 PM
Scottish Rite Theater, 2115 Broad St, Cranston RI
10 dollars per person/8 for parties of 5 or more, plus a canned good donation
Walk through the Fairytale Land Forest and meet some of your favorite characters. Wear your costume and get your face painted.

Bates Haunted Farm Not-So-Scary Walkthrough
Sunday October 20, 2-4PM
258 Pettacosset Ave, Warwick, RI
The Bates family sets up a super scary nighttime walk though in their front yard, but if you come on this day, you can check out all the fun in the daylight.
Search ‘Bates Haunted Yard Display’ on Facebook

Little Pumpkins Party
Thursday, October 24, 4-5 PM
Providence Athenaum, 251 Benefit St, Providence, RI
Costume party for age 3-7 with musical performance and snacks.
Free, but pre-registration is required

Pumpkins in the Park
Friday, October 25 from 6-8 pm
Governor Notte Park , 1801 Douglas Ave, North Providence, RI
Train ride through jack-o-lanterns, painted pumpkins, and Halloween scenes. Snacks and music.

Spooky Views – A Halloween Stargazing Experience
Friday, October 25, 630 pm
Frosty Drew Observatory,61 Park Lane, Ninigret Park, Charlestown, RI
View the Moon, Saturn, Uranus, and more through telescopes, or check out the observatory and sky theater all decorated for Halloween (and candy, of course).
5 dollars per person 5 or older

Fun Without the Fright
Saturday, October 26, 11-1 PM
The imPossible Dream
575 Centerville Rd, Warwick RI
Trick or Treating at the homes of your favorite characters, character meet and greets.
$5 per child, tickets must be purchased in advance
Search ‘The imPOSSIBLE Dream’ on Facebook

Halloween Spooky Cupcakes
Saturday, October 26, 9-10 Am
Taste Buds Kitchen, 5600 Post Rd, East Greenwich, RI
Ages 2-8 with parent, 30 per child
Make spooky cupcakes with a parent or caregiver.

Trick or Treat on Dexter St
Saturday, October 26, 4-6pm
Dexter Training Grounds, 73 Dexter St, Providence RI
Trunk or treat, dance party, parade, and food drive

Rock-a-baby Halloween Concert
Saturday, October 26, 1030 am or 12 PM
Roger Williams Park Zoo, 1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI
Rock out with puppets Melody, Rhythm, and Harmony to Halloween jams.
7 dollars per person plus zoo admission, pre-registration is required

Saturday October 26, 1pm-4pm
Waters Church Woonsocket, RI
Walnut Hill Plaza
(Lower parking lot near the bowling alley)
1500 Diamond Hill Rd
Woonsocket, RI

Spooky Zoo
Saturday October 26 and Sunday October 27, 10-3 pm
Roger Williams Park Zoo, 1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI
Trick or treat around the zoo, experience animal encounters, themed crafts, character meets, and more.
Ticket prices vary, children in costume are half price, zoo members free.

Horribles Parade
Sunday October 27, 12 pm
Gardner’s Wharf, 170 Main St, Wickford RI
Kids can march in costume in a special Halloween parade, or just watch!

Halloween Events in Massachusetts 

Not So Spooky Halloween
Edaville Theme Park, 5 Pine St, Carver, MA
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in October
Trick or treating at all rides, costumes strongly encouraged.
Ticket prices vary

Kids Club Halloween Storytime
Tuesday October 15 at 11, Tuesday October 29 at 11
Showcase Cinema DeLux – Patriot Place, Foxboro MA
A reading of a Halloween book and then a meeting with a character. ‘Cliffords Halloween Howel’ will be presented on the 15 and ‘Arthur’s Halloween’ on the 29.

Zoo Boo Days
October 19-31
Southwicks Zoo, 2 Southwick St Mendon MA
Included in zoo admission
Children in costume are admitted free. Trick or treating throughout the park.

Zoo Boo Spectacular
Friday, October 25, 6-9 PM
Capron Park Zoo, 201 County St, Attleboro MA
Halloween themed activities and fun, costumes encouraged.
$6 per person

Saturday October 26, 1pm-4pm
Waters Church North Attleboro, MA
57 John L Dietsch Sq, Attleboro Falls, MA 02763

Trick or Treating Spooktacular
October 29, 1230-130 or 530-7
Patriot Place, 2 Patriot Place, Foxboro MA
Trick or treat around the stores at Patriot Place. The evening session will include a screening of Hocus Pocus clips and Halloween carnival games.

Halloween Events in Connecticut  

The Pumpkin Place
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights throughout October, 430-10 pm
Natures Art Village – 1650 Hartford New London Tpke, Montville, CT
Ticket prices vary, see website
Halloween themed trails, inflatables, music shows, fire throwers.

Did we miss your favorite Halloween Event in Rhode Island? Be sure to add it to our Events Calendar & check out our Guide to October for even more Rhode Island Halloween Fun.