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October 2016

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Celebrate Halloween

Is Halloween one of your favorite times of the year? Gather your friends and family and come celebrate Halloween with us in Waukesha Pewaukee with these fun activities.


Who says you have to be a kid to enjoy Halloween? We gathered some local adult Halloween fun favorites and will update this post as more are available closer to Halloween. Some are scary, and a few are just for the ladies.

Broadland’s Golf Course Halloween Scramble
Golfers will appreciate a fun golfing event at the Broadlands on Saturday, Oct. 29 starting at 9am called the Halloween Scramble. The cost for this fun event is $55 per golfer or $220 per team and includes range balls, 18 holes of golf with cart, lunch and prizes. 

Get Spooky With Us Halloween Party at People’s Park
Dress in your favorite costume and stop by People’s Park in downtown Waukesha on Saturday, Oct. 29 starting at 9pm for a fun Halloween party with drink specials, a DJ and costume contest.

old-world-wisconsin-dracula-theaterHalloween Dinner Theater: Dracula
Enjoy a unique themed dinner at Old World Wisconsin’s 1890s Clausing Barn and travel by lamplight across the Old World Wisconsin grounds to watch the Legend of the Count come to life in a 19th century theater. Held Friday, Oct. 21 – Sunday, Oct. 23 and Friday, Oct. 28-Sunday Oct. 30.

Halloween Ladies Night at Roost at Lynndale Farm
Ladies you won’t want to miss this fun shopping and festive Halloween Ladies Night on Monday, Oct. 10 from 5-8 p.m. at Roost at Lynndale Farm.  There will be Mexican food, autumn beverages, special sales and giveaways throughout Roost.

Howl at the Moon at Waukesha Floral & Greenhouse
Gather your “best buds” and celebrate an evening of howling good food, flowers and fun shopping at Waukesha Floral & Greenhouse’s Howl at the Moon event on Friday, Oct. 7. This year Waukesha Floral & Greenhouse is incorporating an exciting new event. If you enjoy “Chopped” on the Food Network, you’ll love their floral version called “Pruned”. Space is limited, call 262-542-8152 to reserve your $10 tickets.

Meli Bar & Restaurant Halloween Party
Meli Bar & Restaurant Llazar’s Smashing Halloween Bash Oct. 28 starting at 9pm featuring karaoke and costume contest.

Nettie’s Irish Pub (NIP’s) Halloween Party
Halloween Party with DJ music, costume contest with prizes, drink and food specials Oct. 29 from 8pm-close.

Rox Bar & Grille Halloween Party
The Rox Bar & Grille Halloween party will be held Saturday, Oct. 29 starting at 8pm.Waukesha antique mall oct. 30 event

Waukesha Antique Mall Spooktacular Festivities
Oct. 30 from 10-6pm, don’t miss the fun festivities planned at the Waukesha Antique Mail Spooktacular – including a pet Halloween contest.

Waukesha Ghost Walks
Something new for our area, Waukesha Ghost Walks offer tales of haunted history, ghost stories, local folklore, and recent reports of paranormal activity, held most Fridays and Saturdays in October. Space on tours are limited, reserve your tickets here.

wisconsin-fear-grounds-morgan-mannor-blade-and-razorWisconsin Fear Grounds
Wisconsin Fear Grounds offers three haunted houses at one location and a new overnight camp out adventure. A highly rated attraction – #1 Haunted House in America by Haunted Attraction Magazine and Haunted Wisconsin – Wisconsin Fear Grounds is located at Waukesha County Expo Center. This attraction is open every Friday and Saturday and October, with extended hours Oct. 27, 30 and 31.

Witches, Wine & Women Bus Tour
Gather your best girlfriends and sign up for a fun bus tour of nine local retailers. Held Friday, Oct. 14 from 4-11pm. Pair delicious fall wine and food. Be sure to dress up in your favorite Halloween costume as prizes will be awarded for best costumes.


Looking for family-fun options to celebrate Halloween? These local favorites should be at the top of your list this Halloween season!

Boo at the Zoo & Halloween Spooktacular
Wind your way through a haystack maze, ride the “Raven’s Rail” trail and create spooky crafts at the Milwaukee Zoo Boo at the Zoo event. Held Saturday, Oct. 15 & Saturday Oct. 16 from 6-9pm.

Trick-or-treat through the Milwaukee Zoo with your kids dressed up for Halloween at the Milwaukee Zoo Halloween Spooktacular Oct. 21 from 6-9pm or Oct. 22 from 9am-9pm.

Catholic Memorial Haunted House
Each year Catholic Memorial High School creates a haunted house on their campus (that used to be a convent).  The haunted house offers family-friendly times Oct. 22 and 29 from 6-7pm. This haunted house is located at Catholic Memorial School, 601 East College Ave. More is available about the haunted house here.

the-springs-hotel-at-country-springs-hallo-scream-pkgHallo-Scream at The Springs Water Park
The Springs Water Park at the Country Springs Hotel offers a Hallo-Scream Party Package, which includes a group of 10 plus chaperones available in October. Monday-Thursday rate: $250 (each additional participant $28); Friday-Sunday rate: $300 (each additional participant $33).

Halloween Legends and Lore
Be sure not to miss an always spooky, sometimes scary, rain-or-shine event at Old World Wisconsin Oct. 21-22 and 28-29. Features the folk and fairytales of the Old World and Wisconsin ghost stories from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Best enjoyed by children eight and older. Costs are: Adults $10, children five-17 $7.

Lapham Peak Fright Hike
October 21-22 from 6-8:45 p.m. Lapham Peak State Park is Halloween central with ghosts and goblins, live music and concessions during Fright Hike.  Cost: is $7 per person, advance tickets required.

Monkey Joe’s Spooktacular Fun
On October 28 Monkey Joe’s invites kids to join them for trick or treating, raffles, and fun.

retzer-howl-o-weenRetzer Howl-O-Ween
Families with kids 10 and under will enjoy Retzer Nature Center Howl-O-Ween, an unhaunted Halloween event on Friday, Oct. 14 from 6-9p.m. The event features arts and crafts, guided hikes, DJ dance and planetarium shows.  Cost: is $15 per carload (includes all activities), guests pay at entrance.

Click on the city name to find local trick-or-treating times:  Waukesha   PewaukeeDowntown Waukesha also has trick-or-treating from 2-4pm on Oct. 29.

Young Frankenstein
A young neurosurgeon inherits the Transylvanian castle of his infamous grandfather…with hilarious results! See this movie at Waukesha Civic Theatre, Live at the Pix, Monday, Oct. 10 at 6:30pm

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