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Halloween Events in the Nisswa & Brainerd Lakes Area 2023

Updated: Oct 30, 2023

Halloween - Tuesday, October 31, 2023


Looking for the Ultimate Halloween Plans in the Nisswa & Brainerd Lakes Area? We've got you covered! We've compiled a list of Halloween events, Trunk Or Treats/Trick or Treat events, haunted attractions, and Halloween parties! We will continue to update our list as we discover and confirm events and activities.


If you have a Halloween event you'd like to feature on our list, please email us at info@campnisswa.com or submit the event to us through our event submission page.


So, dust off your costumes because it's Halloween time in the Lakes Area! Sections:

 

Trick or Treating / Trunk or Treats Events / Halloween Events


Waste Partners - Trunk & Treat

  • Date: October 21, 2023 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Location: Waste Partners | 2928 State 371 SW, Pine River, MN

  • Link To Event

Sherwood Florist's Second Annual Fall Spooktacular

  • Date: October 21, 2023 | 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Location: Sherwood Florist and Garden Center | 240 Barclay Ave, Pine River, MN

  • Link To Event

5th Annual Pequot Lakes Halloween Event | Community Action of Pequot Lakes, Inc

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Location: Trailside Park | 31078 Government Dr, Pequot Lakes, MN 56472

  • Link To Event

Truck or Treat at Grace United Methodist Church Pequot Lakes

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Location: Grace United Methodist Church Pequot Lakes | 29318 Patriot Ave, Pequot Lakes, MN

  • Link To Event

Kids Trick or Treating at Lucky's Tavern

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Location: Lucky's Tavern | 31020 Government Dr, Pequot Lakes, MN

  • Link To Event

Kids Halloween Party at the Backus American Legion

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Location: Backus American Legion | 426 Wren Trail NW, Backus, MN 56435

  • Link To Event

Downtown Brainerd Spooktacular 2023

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Location: Downtown Brainerd, MN

  • Link To Event

Cub Kids Halloween Event | Brainerd/Baxter Cub Foods

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

  • Location: Cub - Baxter | 14133 Edgewood Dr N, Baxter, MN 56425

  • Location: Cub - Brainerd | 417 8th Ave NE, Brainerd, MN 56401

  • Link To Event

Trunk or Treat at The Woods

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Location: The Woods | 19624 Co Rd 3, Brainerd, MN 56401

  • Link To Event

Spooktacular Halloween Party | Crosslake Community Center

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Location: Crosslake Community Center | 14126 Dagget Pine Rd, Crosslake, MN 56442

  • Link To Event

Trunk-or-Treat! at Mission Tavern

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 12:00 PM

  • Location: Mission Tavern | 13036 SW Horseshoe Lake Rd, Merrifield, MN 56465

  • Link To Event

Spooktacular Halloween Party at 50 Lakes Bar & Bottle Shop

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 1:00 PM

  • Location: 50 Lakes Bar & Bottle Shop | 40430 County Road 3, Fifty Lakes, MN

  • Link To Event

MN Hands & Voices Safety Truck or Treat Event

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Location: Paul Bunyan Land and This Old Farm Pioneer Village | 17553 Minnesota 18 Brainerd, MN 56401

  • Link To Event

Trunk or Treat at Community of Hope Church of the Nazarene, Brainerd

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Location: Community of Hope Church of the Nazarene, Brainerd | 16549 Johnson Rd N, Brainerd, MN 56401

  • Link To Event

Trinity's Annual Trunk or Treat

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Location: Trinity Lutheran Church Brainerd | 1420 S 6th St, Brainerd, MN 56401

  • Link To Event

Camp Spooktacular (Trick or Treat) by Light Up The Dam

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Location: Crosslake Recreation Area | 35507 County Rd 66, Crosslake, MN 56442

  • Link To Event

Truck or Treat at Northland Arboretum

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Cost: $5

  • Location: Northland Arboretum | 14250 Conservation Dr , Brainerd, MN

  • Link To Event

Halloween Bash at Northern Pacific Center

  • Date: October 29, 2023 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Cost: $5 for admission, and kids aged 3 and under are free

  • Location: Northern Pacific Center | 1511 Northern Pacific Rd, Brainerd, MN 56401

  • Link To Event

Ideal Fire Department's Trunk or Treat

  • Date: October 29, 2023 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Location: Ideal Township Fire and First Responders | 35458 Butternut Point Rd, Breezy Point, MN

  • Link To Event

Nisswa Lions Halloween Trick or Treat

  • Date: October 29, 2023 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Location: American National Bank Parking Lot | 24052 Smiley Rd Nisswa MN

  • Link To Event

Trunk or Treat at Lutheran Church of the Cross

  • Date: October 29, 2023 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Location: Lutheran Church of the Cross | 5064 Co Rd 13, Nisswa, MN 56468

  • Link To Event

TLHP Halloween Bash

  • Date: October 29, 2023 | Starting at 4:00 PM

  • Location: Paul Bunyan land | 17553 MN-18, Brainerd, MN 56401

  • Link To Event

Fall Festival - Cuyuna Lakes Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Crosby

  • Date: October 29, 2023 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Location: Crosby Memorial Park & Campground | 2 2nd St SW, Crosby, MN 56441

  • Link To Event

Trick or Treating at Harmony House in Brainerd

  • Date: October 31, 2023 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Location: Harmony House Brainerd | 218 SW 9th St, Brainerd, MN 56401

  • Link To Event

BOO-Bash at Mills Ford, Lincoln of Brainerd / Baxter

Trick or Treating at Brainerd Eagles (Teamed up with Brainerd Lions)

  • Date: October 31, 2023 | 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Location: Brainerd Eagles | 124 Front Street Brainerd, MN 56401

  • Link To Event

Trunk or Treat with Brainerd Police Department

  • Date: October 31, 2023 | 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Location: Brainerd Police Department | 225 E River Rd, Brainerd, MN

  • Link To Event

Trunk or Treat with Brainerd Fire Department

  • Date: October 31, 2023 | 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Location: Brainerd Fire Department | 23 Laurel St, Brainerd, MN 56401

  • Link To Event

Trunk or Treat with Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office

  • Date: October 31, 2023 | 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

  • Location: The Crow Wing County Public Parking Lot on the corner of Laurel ST & S 4th ST. Brainerd, MN

  • Link To Event

Tricker-Treating with Edgewood Senior Living Brainerd

  • Date: October 31, 2023 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Location: Edgewood Senior Living Brainerd | 14890 Beaver Dam Rd, Brainerd, MN

  • Link To Event

Halloween Party with Smiles for Jake Movement at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center

  • Date: October 31, 2023 | 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Location: Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center | 523 N 3rd St, Brainerd, MN 56401

  • Link To Event

Kids Halloween Party at Pine River Family Market

  • Date: October 31, 2023 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Location: Pine River Family Market | 500 Front St S, Pine River, MN, United States, Minnesota

  • Link To Event

Trunk or Treat at Cuyuna Lakes Community Church

  • Date: October 31, 2023 | 4:30 PM

  • Location: Cuyuna Lakes Community Church | 604 Oak St, Crosby, MN, United States

  • Link To Event

Trick or Treat at Franklin Arts Center

  • Date: October 31, 2023 | 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

  • Location: Franklin Arts Center | 1001 Kingwood Street, Brainerd, MN, 56401

  • Link To Event

Halloween Parent Pit Stop at Park United Methodist Church

  • Date: October 31, 2023 | 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Location: Park United Methodist Church | 315 N 6th St, Brainerd, MN

  • Link To Event

Trunk n Treat with Zion Lutheran Church (LCMS)

  • Date: October 31, 2023 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Location: Zion Lutheran Church (LCMS) | 220 N 8th St, Brainerd, MN

  • Link To Event

Trunk or Treat with Dock Guys LLC

  • Date: October 31, 2023 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Location: Dock Guys LLC | 3039 16th Ave Sw, Pine River, MN

  • Link To Event

Trunk or Treat at Christ Community Church

  • Date: October 31, 2023 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Location: Christ Community Church (Church Parking Lot) | 24646 Hazelwood Dr, Nisswa, MN 56468

  • Link To Event

Trunk or Treat with Crosslake Lutheran Church at the Pequot Lakes High School Bus Parking Lot

  • Date: October 31, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Location: Pequot Lakes High School Bus Parking Lot

  • Link To Event

Trick or Treat at Riverside Assisted Living of Pillager

  • Date: October 31, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Location: Riverside Assisted Living of Pillager | 885 Meadowview Ln N, Pillager, MN 56473

  • Link To Event

 

Haunted Houses, Trails, Hay Rides, And Attractions


Babinski Foundation Haunted Trail

  • Dates: October 14, 2023 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

  • Location: Babinski Foundation | 2825 76th Street Southwest Pequot Lakes, MN, 56472

  • Link To Event

Haunted Hidden Hollows (Paul Bunyan Land)

  • Dates: October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, & 28, 2023 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

  • Cost: $14 - $28

  • Location: 17553 State Highway 18, Brainerd

  • Link To Event

Haunted Trail 2023 - Northland Arboretum

  • Dates: October 19, 20, & 21, 2023 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Cost: $20 - $30

  • Location: Northland Arboretum | 14250 Conservation Dr, Baxter, MN 56425, USA

  • Link To Event

Haunted Bungalows - Bobbertown Bungalows

  • Dates: October 20, 21, 27, & 28, 2023 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Cost: Freewill Donation

  • Location: 31267 CR-112, Pequot Lakes, MN 56472

  • Link To Event

Halloween Hayride and Carnival at Confidence Learning Center hosted by Camp Lions

  • Date: October 23, 2023 & October 26, 2023 | 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

  • Cost: $10

  • Location: Confidence Learning Center | 1620 Mary Fawcett Memorial Dr, East Gull Lake, MN

  • Link To Event

CANCELED - Stir of Echos Haunted Walk at the Nisswa American Legion

  • Date: October 27 & 28, 2023 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

  • Cost: $10

  • Location: Nisswa American Legion | 25807 Main St., Nisswa, MN 56468

  • Link To Event

Haunted Barn and Hay Ride - Nisswa Fire Department

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 5:00 PM -7:00 PM "Not So Scary" (No Live Spooks) | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM "Scary Hours"

  • Location: 8089 Garden View Rd, Nisswa, MN 56468 (Follow signs)

  • Link To Event

 

Halloween Parties (Adult)


Halloween Costume Party & Live Music at Brainerd Eagles - Aerie 287

  • Date: October 27, 2023 | 7:00 PM

  • Location: Brainerd Eagles - Aerie 287 | 124 Front St, Brainerd, MN

  • Link To Event

Mark Petersen Band & Costume Contest at Crosslake Fifty Lakes American Legion Post 500

  • Date: October 27, 2023 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

  • Location: Crosslake Fifty Lakes American Legion Post 500 | 35112 Co Rd 3, Cross Lake, MN

  • Link To Event

Halloween Party & Karaoke at the Hackensack American Legion

  • Date: October 27, 2003 | 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

  • Location: Hackensack American Legion | 200 1st street North, Hackensack, MN

  • Link To Website

Head to Roundhouse in costume and get your first beer for FREE!

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | Saturday

  • Location: Roundhouse Brewery | 23836 Smiley Rd, Nisswa, MN

  • Link To Event

Halloween Party & Live Music at Lakes Tavern

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Location: Lakes Tavern | 29067 Peterson Path, Pequot Lakes, MN

  • Link To Event

Halloween Costume Contest at Lucky's Tavern

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Location: Lucky's Tavern | 31020 Government Dr, Pequot Lakes, MN

  • Link To Event

Halloween Party at Cuyuna Brewing Company

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 6:00 PM

  • Location: Cuyuna Brewing Company | 1 E Main St, Crosby, MN 56441

  • Link To Event

Halloween & Costume Party at 14 Lakes Brewery Crosslake Minnesota with DJ Blackhouse

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 6:00 PM

  • Location: 14 Lakes Brewery Crosslake Minnesota | 36846 County Road 66, Cross Lake, MN

  • Link To Event

Halloween Party (Harry Potter Themed) at Coco Moon

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Location: Coco Moon | 601 Laurel St, Brainerd, MN

  • Link To Event

Halloween Party with Bud Roberts at 50 Lakes Bar & Bottle Shop

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Location: 50 Lakes Bar & Bottle Shop | 40430 County Road 3, Fifty Lakes, MN

  • Link To Event

Halloween Party & Costume Contest at the Nisswa American Legion

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

  • Location: Nisswa American Legion | 25807 Main St., Nisswa, MN 56468

  • Link To Event

Halloween Party & Costume Contest at Quarterdeck

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

  • Location: Quarterdeck Resort | 9820 BIRCH BAY DRIVE S.W. COUNTY RD. 77 NISSWA, MN 56468

  • Link To Event

Halloween Party & Costume Contest at CC's Bar

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM

  • Location: CC's Bar | 121 Washington St NE, Brainerd, MN 56401

  • Link To Event

Spooktacular Karaoke & Costume Contest at O'Neary's Irish Pub

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | Starting at 8:00 PM

  • Location: O'Neary's Irish Pub | 305 S 7th St, Brainerd, MN

  • Link To Event

Halloween Party & Costume Contest at The Wharf Crosslake

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | Starting at 8:00 PM

  • Location: The Wharf Crosslake | 12986 County Rd. 16, Cross Lake, MN

  • Link To Event

Halloween Party & Costume Contest at the Backus American Legion

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

  • Location: Backus American Legion | 426 Wren Trail NW, Backus, MN 56435

  • Link To Event

Halloween Costume Party & Live Music at the Old Milwaukee Saloon & Eatery

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 8:00 PM

  • Location: Old Milwaukee Saloon & Eatery | 35002 County Road 39, Pequot Lakes, MN

  • Link To Event

Commander Halloween Party & Live Music at The Commander Restaurant and Bar

  • Date: October 28, 2003 | 8:30 PM - 12:30 AM

  • Location: The Commander Restaurant and Bar | 30279 Airport Road Pequot Lakes, MN 56472

  • Link To Website

Halloween Bash (DJ & Costume Contest) at Paradise Resort Bar & Grill

  • Date: October 28, 2003 | 9:00 PM

  • Location: Paradise Resort Bar & Grill | 10067 Leisure Lane, Brainerd, MN

  • Link To Website

Halloween Party, Costume Contest, & Live Music - Haydn at The Side Track

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 9:00 PM

  • Location: The Side Track | 18071 State Hwy 371, Brainerd

  • Link To Event

Monster Mash-Up at Shep's on 6th

  • Date: October 28, 2003 | 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

  • Location: Shep's on 6th | 315 S 6th St, Brainerd, MN

  • Link To Website

Halloween Party & Costume Contest at Zorbaz on Gull

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | 9:00 PM - 2:00 AM

  • Location: Zorbaz on Gull | 8105 Lost Lake Rd, Lake Shore, MN 56468

  • Link To Event

Halloween Party & Costume Contest at Dunmire's on the Lakes

  • Date: October 28, 2023 | Starts at 9:30 PM

  • Location: Dunmire's on the Lakes | 19090 MN-371, Brainerd, MN 56401

  • Link To Event

Halloween Bingo & Costume Contest at Gas Can Bar & Grill

  • Date: October 31, 2023 | Starts at 6:00 PM

  • Location: Gas Can Bar & Grill | 18196 State Hwy 371, Brainerd, MN

  • Link To Event

 

Other Halloween Activities

BOO-tique Shopping & Vendor Bingo in Aitkin, MN

  • Date: October 24-26, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

  • Location: Aitkin businesses & local vendors | Aitkin, MN

  • Link To Event

True Crime Cold Case in Pine River

  • Date: October 29, 2023 | Starts 5:00 PM

  • Notes: Reservations are required due to limited seating (See link)

  • Location: The Barclay | Pine River, MN

  • Link To Event

 

If you have a Halloween event you'd like to feature on our list, please email us at info@campnisswa.com or submit the event to us through our event submission page.


Don't forget to check out the Halloween Safety Tips provided by the City of Brainerd's website for a safe Halloween experience.


*All dates and activities are subject to change*

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