Celebrate the Halloween Season at Hauntiac 2018 in Downtown Pontiac

A photograph taken from the ground up of a tall building in Pontiac at night. A spotlight can be seen shining up into the dark sky.

The streets of Downtown Pontiac have been transformed into Hauntiac: a Halloween celebration for all! Whether you’re seeking family-friendly or seriously spooky activities, head to Hauntiac for a thrilling good time. From now until November 3rd, there’s a wide selection of fun and exciting events – you won’t want to miss it!

See what’s happened so far during Hauntiac in downtown Pontiac at Erebus, Goldner WalshThe Pontiac Little Art Theatre (PLAT), and more in our video below:

There are still plenty more frightening and family fun events happening at these locations and others around the downtown area. On Friday, October 26th, there’s a Psychic Fair, a family-friendly Halloween Block Party, and the Wolfman Mac Live! With GAMERA VS BARUGON Movie at the PLAT.

Adults won’t want to miss the first ever Main Street Pontiac Masquerade Gala at the Paissa Wine Cellar. Masquerade tickets are $25 each, but you can earn a $5 discount if you donate blood at the Vampire Blood Drive at the Strand Theatre or attend another Hauntiac event the same day!

Families will love the 7th Annual Angel’s Night Fun Fest and Trunk or Treat on Tuesday, October 30th. Hosted by Oakland County Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard and Deputies for Kids, this event brings thousands of costume-wearing kids from around Oakland County every year to celebrate Halloween and trick-or-treat in a safe and fun environment at Aaron Perry Park.

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Hauntiac is organized by the Pontiac Arts Commission and Main Street Pontiac. Mike McGuinness, Chair of the Pontiac Arts Commission, said in an Oakland County Prosper interview, that Hauntiac is bringing businesses and the community together during the fall season thematically around Halloween, “We’re bringing all those elements together and marketing them so that in future years we become the destination regionally for people to come together for that Halloween experience.”

The fun and frights continue through November 3rd in Hauntiac. Head over to Pontiac this Halloween season to see for yourself!

To stay up-to-date on all things Hauntiac, check out their website, events calendar, and like them on Facebook. Use #Hauntiac2018 to share your Hauntiac experience and spread the word!


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