It’s here! One of our favorite fall projects is to work on this article: Halloween Events For kids In Western MA 2018. This is an exhaustive list of the best Halloween events in Pioneer Valley for kids and we could not BE MORE excited to publish it. Covering the Pioneer Valley and the 91 corridor of Western MA from the Greater Springfield to Greater Greenfield area means that there are THREE counties of fun! This is the FULL LIST of all of the events happening right here in Western Mass. You’ll note that there are a FEW Berkshire County events here, but we know that our friends at MacKid Berkshires do a great job at providing a comprehensive list.

It is our  joy to bring you this list, however please click through the links to confirm the events are still on, in case of inclement weather. Now, without further ado! Here is the FULL LIST of Halloween Events For Kids In Western MA 2018! 

Halloween Events For Kids In Western MA 2018

Saturday October 20, 2018

Haunted House & Trick Or Treating, Agawam

Heritage Woods Senior Living will be hosting its annual free haunted house on Saturday. October 20th from 1 to 3 PM. Children are welcome to come dressed in their costumes or as they are! Trick or Treat in our other buildings from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

  • Location: Heritage Woods Senior Living  Center 462 Main St. Agawam, MA
  • Time: Haunted House 1:00  pm – 3:00 pm , Trick or Treating 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Cost: Free
  • Event Details:  Click here.

Harvest Festival, Living Hope Church, Southwick

 This fun filled festival is for the whole family. Complete with pumpkin painting, hayrides, bounce houses, face painting, balloon animals, a firetruck and an outdoor movie. This community event is sure to be enjoyed by everyone. So invite a friend and bring the whole family. You will be glad you did!

  • Location: Living Hope Church, 267 College Hwy, Southwick, MA
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Cost: Free
  • Event Details: Click here.

Pumpkin Ball & Trick or Treating, Yankee Candle Village, South Deerfield

Dress in costume for our fun – filled Halloween gala! Enjoy live music, dance performances, free crafts, a wine & beer garden, program by Mad Science and more. Enter your carved pumpkin or costume contest! More info.

Trick or Treating throughout Village –12:00 pm – 4:00 pm (while supplies last)

Activities include:

  • Carved Pumpkin lighting/viewing 3-8pm
  • Costume Contest – Check- in from 12-2pm Winners announced at 3pm.
  • Live Music: 3-7pm by Stillwater Band
  • *Wine & Beer Garden: 3-7pm
  • Free Craft from 10-12pm
  • Kasaks Dancers performing at 11:30, 12 & 12:30 three numbers  planned: Ghostbusters, Monster Mash and THRILLER!
  • Jeepers Creepers Program at 1pm (60 min)
  • Mad Science Spooktacular Program (60 Min) 3Pm -4p,
  • Mad Science Slime discovery station to follow 4:15-5:15 (first 100 kids)
  • Hayrides 12-4pm
  • Paint a Pumpkin 11-5pm
  • Spookyland Haunted House 10-6pm
  • Hair Braiding, face painter & Caricature

Sunday October 21, 2018

Trunk or Treat, Fountain Park, Wilbraham

Hosted by Fountain Park & Wilbraham Children’s Museum. We are hoping for a repeat of last year’s amazing event! This year, we welcome the Wilbraham Fire and Police Departments — our kiddos will get a chance to get to know these incredible parts of our community and play some fun games!

This is an allergy-friendly event – we will have candy AND non-food treats!!

  • Location: Fountain Park, 883 Tinkham Rd, Wilbraham
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Cost: $5.00 per vehicle OR FREE if you pass out candy
  • Event Details: Click here.

Tuesday October 23, 2018

Trick or Treat at Eastfield Mall-oween,  Eastfield Mall, Springfield

The evening kicksoff with a mall-wide trick-or-treat thru a variety of participating mall merchants as well as community volunteer tables. Then our famous costume contest begins in Center Court at 6 pm. Mix 93.1’s own Chris Zito will be our MC! A panel of local celebrities choose the winners among the 3 age groups! This year our panel includes: Kera Burke from Mix 93.1, State Representative Angelo Puppolo, Springfield City Council President, Orlando Ramos. Sponsored by MedExpress Urgent Care.  More info

  • Location: Eastfield Mall, Springfield MA
  • Time: 5:00 pm
  • Cost: Free

Wednesday October 24, 2018

Rag Shag Parade, Easthampton

The 2018 Rag Shag Parade will start at Maple Street School. Parade starts at 6:30pm sharp and ends at the Easthampton Savings Banks parking lot. Dress up in Halloween costumes and collect a bag of candy at the end, and sometimes along the way! A fun family tradition that has been going on forever. Hope to see you there! Rain Date is 10/25.

  • Location: 7 Chapel St,  Easthampton MA
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Cost: Free
  • Event Details: Click here.

Friday October 26, 2018

Stockbridge Halloween Parade & Walkabout

Marchers will meet at the corner of Main & Pine Street at 6:00 PM and march up Main Street to the Stockbridge Town Offices for cider & donuts. After the party, take a walk-about outside the Stockbridge Library and see lighted pumpkins carved by local businesses and area children. Spooky stories and more fun treat (or tricks??) will be offered inside. Children interested in showcasing a Jack O’Lantern of their own, should drop them off at the library between 5 & 6 PM (they will light them). You may take them home at the end of the evening.

In case of rain the parade is cancelled. Events will continue in the Library. More info.

Ludlow Rag Shag, Trunk or Treat & Halloween Carnival

Come one, come all to Rag Shag! Admission to this event is FREE! Trunk or Treat will take place in the front parking lot with decorated vehicles and candy for kids. The carnival inside the Club will host free crafts, goodie bags, games, tattoos, and music by DJ Donnie. For an additional cost, food from the 99 Restaurant will be available. Please consider bringing a non-perishable food item to be donated. More info.

  • Location: 91 Claudia’s Way, Ludlow, MA
  • Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat: Greenfield Alliance Church, Greenfield

Greenfield Alliance Church’s first annual Trunk or Treat. Free for children of all ages. Come for candy, games, and inflatables. The kids come and go from car to car collecting candy and special treats from the trunks of cars. There will also be non-food, allergy-friendly treats and a prize giveaway. Parking is available at Sandri directly across the street. More Info.

  • Location: Greenfield Alliance Church, 385 Chapman St, Greenfiled, MA
  • Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat: Holyoke Community College, Holyoke

  • Location: Bartley Center Parking Lot R, Holyoke  Community College
  • Time: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
  • Cost: Free
  • More info: Click here.

Trick or Treat:  Downtown Westfield 

  • Time: 4:00 pm
  • Location: Elm St & Main St, Westfield

Saturday October 27, 2018

Trunk or Treat: New Life Church, East Longmeadow

Trunk or Treat! We will have candy, games, a safe environment, photo booth, hay ride, and fun for the whole Family!  One thing we are doing differently this year is asking if you can bring a Thanksgiving Non-Perishable as a donation such as a caned good or stuffing we will be giving all of those donations to the local food pantry (this is NOT required for attendance)!

  • Location: New Life  Church, 217 Westwood Ave, East Longmeadow, MA
  • Time: 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Cost: Free
  • Event Details: Click here.

Kids Club Halloween Spooktacular, Holyoke Mall

Halloween is here! Celebrate this fang-tastic holiday at Holyoke Mall’s Kids Club Halloween Spooktacular on Saturday, October 27th, from 11:00 am-12:30 pm on the Lower Level in Sears Court. Enjoy free pumpkin painting, face painting, Ed Popielarczyk’s Halloween magic show, and more! Don’t forget to come in costume. Pumpkins are while supplies last.

  • Location: Holyoke Mall, near sears
  • Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
  • Cost: Free, but registration required. Register here.
  • Event Details: Click here.

Halloween at Hancock, Pittsfield

Wear your costume for trick-or-treating throughout the village, and learn how Shakers celebrated Halloween…if you dare. Expect ghost stories and fortune telling. You will find face painting, balloon art, make ’n take slime, and bobbing for doughnuts. Create your own animal mask (scary or sweet), and decorate a pumpkin. INCLUDED IN ADMISSION/FREE TO MEMBERS

  • Location: 1843  W. Housatonic St, Pittsfield, MA
  • Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Cost: Free for members, otherwise pay entrance fee.
  • Event Details: Click here.

Cummington Rag Shag Parade & Trick or Treat

Join us at the Gazebo at 5pm to view all the amazing costumes our friends and neighbors have come up with this year!! Children will each receive a trick or treat bag with goodies inside! Rag Shag Parade and Trick or Treating down Main St. to follow until 8pm. We are also adding Trunk or Treat this year, which is open to Cummington residents who do not live on Main St. but would still like to partake in the fun! Parking for Trunk or Treat folks is open behind and along the side of the Congregational Church. Parking for everyone else is at the ballfield and at the former Berkshire Trail School building. See you there! More info.

Trunk or Treat & Barnyard Spooktacular, Granville

Join us for our annual Barnyard Spooktacular featuring: trunk or treating, a spooky barnyard, hay rides, games, crafts, costume contest & more! Of course we will also have animals to visit & your last shot at a Scoop cone for the 2018 season! Costume contest (with prizes!) starts at 2pm! More info.

  • Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Location:  Granville Scoop, 223 Granby Road, Granville, MA

Trunk or Treat: Agawam Congregational Church, Agawam

A fun and safe Trick or treating event for the whole family! Trunk set up begins @ 4:15 pm or join us to trick or treat at 5!. To register your trunk, contact ACC @ 786-7111 or email Prizes for the favorite trunks and a special raffle to benefit our Loaves & Fishes project! More info.

  • Location: Main St, Agawam
  • Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Cost: Free

Monster Mash, Springfield Museums

Our Monster Mash is a SMASH! Join us for a fun-filled day with art activities, the Grinch, and trick-or-treating. Make sure to wear your costume! More info.

  • Location: Springfield Museums, 21 Edwards St, Springfield
  • Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm


  • Decorate a Bag for Trick or Treating, 10:30 am-2:30 pm: Pumpkins, bats, and your own creativity… Decorate a bag to take out on your quest for candy in the museums!
  • Meet the Grinch, 11 am-3 pm: This lovable curmudgeon has come down from Mount Crumpit for one day only, to celebrate Halloween before his new movie premieres!
  • Trick or Treating at the Museums, 11 am-3 pm: What kind of candy would you eat in the Seymour Planetarium? Milky Ways of course! Trick or Treat throughout all five buildings that make up the Springfield Museums. Check out the highlights in each collection as you get a sweet treat to accompany each selected object.
  • Live Animal Demonstration, 11 am-3 pm: What types of real-life monsters call the Springfield Science Museum home? Get up close with our snakes, lizards, turtles, and maybe even a tarantula.
  • Dancing Skeletons, Noon-3 pm: Meet and greet Anne Cubberly’s giant puppet Skeletons as they roam the Quadrangle!
  • Art Discovery Center, Noon-4 pm: Trace Chinese characters, try on costumes, play gallery games, peek under lift-up panels on the Wall of Symbols to discover the meaning behind Asian motifs, put on a puppet show, and make an art project. Today’s project: Monster Masks.
  • Halloween in Grinch Night, 3 pm: When you’re done Trick or Treating stick around for this Emmy-award winning cartoon special written by Dr. Seuss!

Trunk or Treat, Hampden

Welcome to our 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat! Children come dressed in your Halloween costumes as you go trick-or-treating from car to car. Don’t forget to stop and play some fun ghoulish games. This is a safe, fun and free event. More info.

  • Location: Scantic River Child Care, 478 Main St, Hampden MA
  • Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Cost: Free

Spooky Safari at The Zoo at  Forest Park, Springfield

With the leaves beginning to fall and the animals starting their hibernation rituals, The Zoo is getting ready for this year’s SPOOKY SAFARI – a spooky (but not too spooky) day of fun for ALL AGES. Each year, hundreds of children and families come to Spooky Safari to kick off Halloween, visiting with our 150 animals, trick-or-treating down the candy trail, decorating pumpkins, playing games, and participating in a costume contest. This year’s Spooky Safari will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.


  • 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Trick-or-Treat Candy Trail (allergy-free options available)
  • 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Spooky Story Time
  • 2:45 p.m. – Pumpkin enrichment with Oz the leopard & the goats
  • 3 p.m. – Costume Contest & prizes
  • 3:30 p.m. – Raffle drawing

Admission varies on membership level.  Groupons and library passes are not valid during Spooky Safari. No tickets will be sold in advance. Tickets are available at the gate on Oct. 27. More info.

Trunk or Treat, Mittineague Congregational Church, West Springfield

All children are welcome to Mittineague Congregational’s Second Annual “TRUNK OR TREAT!”: Our Ministry of Christian Education will sponsor a FREE, family fun, trick or treating event on Saturday, October 27th. Starting at 3 pm and running until about 5 pm, the back parking lot of Mittineague Congregational Church will be set up with scary, silly, or simply fun car trunks for kids to “trick or treat! More Info.

  • Location: Mittineague Congregational Church, 1840 Westfield Street, West Springfield, MA
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat: West Springfield Church of Christ, West  Springfield

Hosted by West Springfield Church of Christ. Kids of all ages welcome to come and “trunk or treat”. Have fun and decorate your trunk for the occasion. Win a Classic Burger gift card for best dressed trunk! More info.

  • Location: Mittenague Elementary School, 26 2nd St, West Springfield, MA
  • Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Cost: Free

Halloween Boo! Bash, Holyoke 

  • Location: Holyoke State Park & Heritage Merry Go Round
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Cost: $5.00 per child, includes unlimited rides on the Merry Go  Round

Sunday October 28, 2018

Featured Event: October 28, 2018 Trunk or Treat & Fall Fest, LifePoint Church, Chicopee

Halloween Events In Western MA 2018 Lifepoint Fall Fest

Bring your family to Fall Fest 2018 at LifePoint Church! Featuring an amazing TRUNK-OR-TREAT, bounce houses, games, and local food trucks. Fall Fest is sure to be an event your family will love! This event is free to the public, the only thing you will need money for is to buy food from the Food Trucks!  Get your costumes ready and we will see you there! More info.

Location: LifePoint Church 603 New Ludlow Road,  Chicopee

Trunk or Treat, First Baptist, East Longmeadow

Come join us for our annual Trunk or Treat! Enjoy a free and safe community event.. We have trunks decorated giving lots of candy away.. Also enjoy illusionist Joe Schmidt, games, hayride, climbing wall, and more! More info.

  • Location: 50 Parker St, East Longmeadow, MA
  • Time:  3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Cost: Free

Trick or Treat, Downtown Amherst

Are you excited for Halloween? Us too! On the Sunday before Halloween, join us in your scariest, goofiest, and/or funniest costumes to “Trick or Treat” the local storefronts in Downtown Amherst. We’ll have a costume parade shortly thereafter as well as a “Haunted House: Pharaoh’s Tomb” attraction and select Carnival Games hosted at the Bangs Community Center. All ages welcome! Starts at 12:00 pm. More info.

Huntington Rag Shag Parade

We will meet at Pettis Field at 1:00 pm and march in a parade down to Stanton Hall. We will have a costume contest, snacks, and children will be able to decorate a Halloween bag. More info.  

Trunk or Treat, Greenfield

We would like to invite you and the entire community to this free, family-fun event. Our church family will decorate their trunks so your children can have a safe time to get treats. There will be a bounce house and other activities, along with hotdogs, popcorn, and cotton candy! It is a Rain or Shine event so put us in your family weekend plans October 28th, 3p-5p. Can’t want to see you! More details.

  • Location: Faith Church, 331 Silver St. Greenfield, MA
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Cost: Free

Tuesday October 30, 2018

Trick Or Treat: Chicopee Halloween Spooktacular!, Chicopee

The City of Chicopee’s Annual Halloween Spooktacular will take place on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 in our downtown! This years event will be bigger and better featuring a DJ, the Roaming Railroad, free food and drinks, a costume contest, and free trick or treating! Please note the trick or treat line will be cut off at 6:30 PM to ensure everyone will make it through the line before 7:00 PM. Event Details:

  • Location: Downtown Chicopee
  • Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Cost: Free

Uno Kids Halloween Party,  Springfield, MA

Bring the kids to UNO in costume and enjoy crafts, goody bags and Kids Eat Free*! *one free item from the kids’ menu with each adult entree purchased

  • Location:1722 Boston Rd, Springfield, MA
  • Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Cost: Purchase of adult entree
  • Event Details: Click here.

Wednesday October 31, 2018

Trick or Treat, Downtown Lenox, MA

Join us October 31st, 5:30pm-7pm for Lenox Trick or Treat the Streets – right after the Lenox Community Center Halloween Parade! Stop into participating businesses for a sweet treat. More info.

Northampton Parents Center Halloween Party & Parade, Northampton, MA

During our regular playgroup hours we’ll have festive Halloween snacks and crafts and a short Parade around half of the block. Parents and children are welcome to come in costume, or children can borrow from our collection of dress-up clothes for the morning! Happy Halloween!

Snack guidelines: no nuts please! We welcome festive snack donations of fruit or baked goods, cider, donuts, pumpkin bread, banana bread, or muffins. More info.

  • Location: 279 Main Street, Northampton (basement of Edward’s Church).
  • Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Cost: Sliding Scale Donation

Florence Rag Shag Parade, Florence, MA

Florence Rag Shag, Florence, MA The annual Rag Shag Parade will be stepping off from Trinity Row Park on the corner of Main & South Main St. at 6:00. RT 9 (Main St) Will be closed at this time for the parade to march to the Florence Civic & Business Center where kids can pick up a goody bag. Gathering at Trinity Row will start around 5pm, Judging at 5:30, Parade Steps off at 6:00. Rain or shine.

  • Location: Trinity Row Park, Main and South Main Street, Florence, MA
  • Time: 5:00 pm -8:00 pm
  • Cost: Free

Not to be missed. Halloween night, Rain or shine. Postponed if it snows and there is a power outage. More info.

Trick or Treat, Downtown Northampton, MA

Join the Downtown Northampton Association for the annual Downtown Trick or Treat! Look for orange and teal posters in the windows of participating stores, and stop by with your little ones to trick or treat. And while you’re downtown, head over to the Northampton Senior Center on Conz Street for their first-ever Trunk or Treat! More info.

  • Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Location: Downtown Northampton
  • Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat, Northampton MA Senior Center

  • Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Location: Northampton Senior Center, 67 Conz St, Northampton MA
  • Cost: Free

Trick or Treat, Hampshire Mall Hadley

Bring your little Ghosts and Goblins ages 12 and under to “Trick or Treat” in a fun and safe environment at participating stores on Halloween night. Parents and children should look for the “Trick or Treat” sign displayed in participating storefronts. We hope to see you there! More info.

  • Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Location: 367 Russell St, Hadley, MA

Trick or Treat, Downtown Greenfield

Trick or Treat in downtown Greenfield businesses from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm. More info.

Greenfield Rag Shag Parade

Meet at the Mohawk Mall parking lot at 5:30 to join the costumed marchers as parade to Energy Park for prizes and fun! More info.