Fall Events and Halloween Happenings

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  • 2014 Trick or Treat Hours

    Times for events and trick or treat will be posted as soon as possible
    and are subject to change.

    Cities of:
    Chilton: October 31, 4-6 pm

    Manitowoc:  October 31, 5-7 pm
    Two Rivers: October 31, 5-7:30 pm

    Villages of:
    Cleveland: November 2, 4-6 pm
    Francis Creek: October 26, 1-3 pm
    Maribel: October 31, 4-6 pm
    Mishicot: October 31, 5-7 pm

    Reedsville: October 26, 2-4 pm
    Valders: October 31, 5-7 pm
    Whitelaw: October 26, 2-4 pm

    Pumpkin Patches

    Pumpkin Patch at Wilfert Farms
    Our pumpkin patch is a great place for family fun during the fall season! You can pick your own or select from a large assortment of decorative, jack-0-lantern, pie, or white pumpkins that have already been picked. In addition we offer colored corn, corn stalks, and gourds for all your fall decorating needs.

    Each year we entertain many large groups of  school children. If you or someone you know would like to bring a large group of  children, just contact us ahead of time so that we can make the experience one that the children will remember for a lifetime!

    Open daily from 9 am-6 pm.
    7528 Manitou Drive (one mile north of Shoto)
    Two Rivers, WI 54241
    (920) 683 – 3264
    e-mail: sales@wilfertfarms.com

    Shoops Orchard
    Our family farm is open seasonally with many varieties of apples and squash, pears, gourds and pumpkins! We are located between Natural Ovens and the Manitowoc Area Visitors Center.

    3120 county Road CR
    Manitowoc, WI 54220
    (920) 682-3036

    Meuer Farm Corn Maize
    The Meuer farm Corn maze offers something for everyone in the family!! From ages 1 to 100. Corn maze, hayrides, activity area with 80′ slide, corn box, farm animals, corn cannons and water balloon slingshots. Friday and Saturday nights it’s the night time maze with glow sticks. In October, a separate haunted cornfield opens up, “IF YOU DARE.” Always great food, free parking, fresh bakery and lots of pumpkins. See you in the maze!!!! Please visit our website for prices.

    Open September 12, 2014 – November 2, 2014
    Monday thru Thursday           1:00 pm –   6:00 pm    ticket sales end at 6 pm.       
    Friday and Saturday                10:00 am – 10:00 pm   ticket sales end at 10 pm.
    Sunday                                        10:00 am  –  6:00 pm   ticket sales end at 6 pm.

    9 miles west of Chilton 
    N2564 Hwy 151, Chilton, WI 53014
    (920) 418-2676
    meuerfarm.com/corn-maze.html

    Costume Parties and Event

    Downtown Two Rivers Trick or Treat!
    Join us downtown for Trick or Treating at local businesses. Check the Two Rivers Main Street facebook page for an updated list. This is only for the downtown busineses. The city Trick or Treat hours are posted above.

    October 25, 2014
    11 am-2 pm

    Kiel Trick or Treat Fest
    Kurt Kane will perform magic, and Itchy the clown will be making balloon animals. Also face painting, limo rides, a bouncy house, games and more. Then at 4 pm, the Kiel Middle School Band will lead all off the trick or treating.

    Kiel Middle School
    October 26, 2014
    Free
    2-4 pm

    All Hallows Eve
    Old-fashioned Halloween fun with spooky stories by the fire, horse-drawn wagon rides, pumpkin carving, creepy characters like the village gravedigger and 19th-century-style entertainment including crafts, games and more!  Participate in a reading of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at 5 pm. Keep an eye out for the Headless Horseman!

    Pinecrest Historical Village
    Oct 25, 2014
    2-6 pm,
    Fee charged except for members
    (920) 684-4445

    Halloween in the Mansion
    Free family-friendly evening of costumes, stories, crafts and trick or treating in the mansion!

    Rahr-West Art Museum
    October 29, 2014
    5:30-7 pm
    Free
    (920) 686-3090

    Spooky Spectacular
    Bonfire, costume contest, candy find, Halloween stories. Great candy find for children up to 12 years old. Halloween stories will add to the fun.

    Neshotah Beach, Two Rivers
    Oct 31, 2014
    6:30 – 8 pm
    Free
    (920) 793-5593

     

    Haunted Houses and Light Displays

    The Maritime History Ghost Walk
    This event is not recommended for children under 5. Join us for a unique Halloween experience. Our Maritime History Ghost Walk offers the chance to hear true Lake Michigan tales with an eerie twist. This outdoor walk includes tales of haunted lighthouses and ships and unsolved mysteries of the Great Lakes. Each outdoor walk is approximately 1 hour.

    Wisconsin Maritime Museum
    Oct 24, 25, 2014
    6-7:30 pm
    Fee charged
    Space is limited so get there early!
    (866) 724-2356 or (920) 684-0218
    www.wisconsinmaritime.org

    Haunted Submarine
    For one night only, join the Wisconsin Maritime Museum for a tour aboard our WWII Submarine the USS Cobia! Find out what happens aboard the sub when the lights go out.

    Wisconsin Maritime Museum
    Oct 31, 2014
    7 pm-midnight
    Fee charged
    (866) 724-2356 or (920) 684-0218
    www.wisconsinmaritime.org

    Haunted House of Bathory
    Scary hotel, not suitable for very young children. House of Bathory is back once again for an all new spine chilling adventure capturing the essence of true horror on its grandest scale. Meet those who shocked the world with their sinister plans and disturbing minds that by the mere mention of their names, make you cringe.

    Mad Hatter 901 S 8th Street (corner of 8th and Franklin
    Street), Manitowoc
    Oct 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31, Nov 1, 2014: 7 pm to Midnight
    and Oct 23, 30: 7-9 pm
    Fee charged
    www.deadbydawn.com/  

    Jaeger Holiday Haus Halloween Lights to Music Show
    Come see the Jaeger Holiday Haus! This is a free Halloween “Lights to Music” display at the home of Dana and Jill Jaeger.  Tune your radio in to 89.1 FM to “listen” to the lights. For those who may be interested we are collecting food and/or monetary gifts for Peter’s Pantry and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manitowoc County.

    Sun-Thurs 6-10 pm and Fri-Sat 6-11 pm
    through Oct 6-31, 2014.
    Free, but donations for Peters Pantry welcome
    2123 S 13th St
    Manitowoc, WI, 54220

    Splatterhaus
    One of the scariest haunts in Wisconsin. Not for kids! Do not enter if you are pregnant or suffer from asthma, heart conditions, seizures, or any kind of mental, or physical conditions that may be exacerbated by blinking lights, loud sounds or fear. 

    Fri-Sat, Sept 27-Nov 1, from 7-11 pm
    Fee charged
    1912 Columbus St.,
    Two Rivers, WI 54241

    Just About Dead Haunted Attraction
    A professional Haunted Attraction with a team that has served Northeastern Wisconsin’s Haunt Industry since 1998. This Haunt is dedicated and creates the most intense, high quality performances, goriest scenes and an overall frightening experience for your entertainment purposes. If you think you’ve seen it all, you must check out this Haunt before you’re just about dead. Extremely graphic, not for kids or adults with health issues.

    Every Weekend in October
    1206 25th St.,
    Two Rivers, WI 54241

    Fall Festivals

    Art on the Lakeshore
    Formerly known as Art in the Park, this Sunrise Optimists event is for kids 4-12 years old offers craft activities including pumpkin decorating, face painting, spinner art and more.

    Oct 4, 2014
    Manitowoc YMCA

    Free
    10 am-2 pm
    (920) 684-6446

    Enchanted Forest
    Wear your costumes or warm clothing for a self-guided outdoor hike and indoor refreshments. Try apple-bobbing and holiday fun (educational event, not a scary one) Pre-registration required.

    Oct 4, 2014
    Woodland Dunes Nature Center
    Fee charged
    4-8 pm
    (920) 754-4236
    www.woodlanddunes.org

    Applefest
    Celebrate the harvest! This is a lovely reason to enjoy the changing seasons and spend some time shopping and indulging in a few sweets. With fresh apples, desserts, crafts, entertainment and more to entice you to visit downtown, you will be an apple lover in no time.

    Oct 11, 2014
    Two Rivers Central Park
    9 am-5 pm
    (920) 755-2775

    Oktoberfest
    Father Bill will give a Polka Mass, then go to the ‘tapping of the keg’, enjoy German music, food, bakery, demonstrations, exhibits, and a dance with the Jerry Voelker Band.

    Oct 11, 2014
    Agricultural Heritage Farm, Kewaunee
    (920) 388-0604
    www.agriculturalheritage.org

    Owlfest
    To learn about the Northern Saw Wet Owl, the evening will consist of owl prowl hike, family activities, live raptor presentations by Wildlife of Wisconsin and bird-banding programs! Park at Aurora Hospital on Memorial Drive, then hike or travel to the Owl Fest location!

    Oct 18, 2014
    Woodland Dunes Field Station, Two Rivers
    4-10 pm
    Fee charged
    (920) 793-4007
    www.woodlanddunes.org

    Point Beach Fall Festival
    Activities will include campsite decorating, pumpkin carving, a visit from Smokey the Bear, and star gazing. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the lodge. Vehicle
    admission passes are required. Event is sponsored by the Friends’  of Point Beach State Park.

    Oct 18, 2014
    Point Beach State Forest,
    (920) 794-7480
    www.friendsofpointbeachsf.org

    Pumpkinfest
    Fun day with music, food, games, pumpkin pancakes at the school, Clydesdale horse and wagon rides, arts and crafts, Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off, pumpkin baking contest, pumpkin carving and decorating contest, and parade at 12 pm.

    Oct 18, 2014
    Downtown Mishicot
    8 am-4 pm
    Free
    (920) 755-2525
    www.mishicot.org   

    Harvest Moon Camp at Camp Tapawingo
    4-H Membership is NOT required to attend.
    • Open to all campers ages 7-14.
    • All campers will receive a camp t-shirt.
    Learn about Halloween Traditions in a scare-free environment and try your hand at Halloween games and outdoor activites. Have fun and practice outdoor skills like fire building, outdoor cooking, night hiking and shelter building. Also learn life skills like communication, decision making and team building. Although specific programs and activities change from year to year, what we always have is FUN! Fee Charged. Register at the UW-Manitowoc extension at 4319 Expo Drive or call for more information.

    Oct. 24-26, 2014
    Camp Tapawingo
    920-755-2785

    Performances

    Music on the Farm
    Listen to music while enjoying Heritage Food.
    Oct. 1, 2014
    Agricultural Heritage Farm,  Kewaunee
    6-10 pm
    (920) 388-0604
    www.agriculturalheritage.org

    Octoberfest: Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra
    Start the evening with the ethnic sounds of the Dorf Kapelle and sample master microbrews. Then the Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra presents Viennese musical confections. Oct. 11, 2014
    Capitol Civic Centre
    7:30 pm
    Fee charged
    920-683-2184
    www.manitowocsymphonyorchestra.org/concerts.html

    Music of the Masters: The Lakeshore Wind Ensemble
    Oct 18, 2014
    Capitol Civic Centre
    Fee charged
    7:30 pm
    920-683-2184
    www.lakeshorewindensemble.org 

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