Family Friendly Fall Fun in Oakland County

Little Girls Pulling Their Pumpkins In A Wagon

The leaves are changing, providing the perfect scenery for Fall festivities and Halloween activities. Take a hayride to pick the perfect pumpkin, make your way through a corn maze or hang out with the animals at a petting farm. Oakland County is full of Fall and Halloween family fun for all ages throughout the season. Make a few fall memories using our list of family-friendly fall and Halloween activities below.

Family Friendly Fall Fun List of Activities

Note: Events are listed in alphabetical order by city. Many events have multiple dates available while some only offer one or two dates. 

AUBURN HILLS
Fall Festival in the Woods
October 12
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Hayrides, Petting Farm, Pumpkin Carving, Live Music and Free Cider and Donuts
Hawk Woods Nature Center
3799 Bald Mountain Rd.
Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Auburn Hills Spooktacular
October 26 | 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Downtown Businesses pass out candy

Auburn Hills Zombie Laser Tag
October 26 | 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Riverside Park – all equipment is supplied

Auburn Hills Annual Halloween Trail
October 24 | 6:00 -7:30 p.m.
Trick-Or-Treat down Halloween Trail, visit the talking pumpkin and enjoy a special Halloween Magic Show
Civic Center Park
1827 N. Squirrel Rd.
Auburn Hills, MI 48326

BLOOMFIELD HILLS
Bowers Farm Festival and Corn Maze
Fridays: October 5 | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturdays: October 6 | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
1219 E. Square Lake Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Cranbrook Institute of Science: Halloween Science
TBT
39221 Woodward Ave.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

CLARKSTON
Clarkston Friendly Forest
October 12
2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
6000 Clarkston Road
Clarkston, MI 48346

CLAWSON
Fall Festival and Car Show
TBT
Clawson City Park
935 N. Custer Ave.
Clawson, MI 48017

DDA Trick or Treat
TBT
Clawson, MI 48017

Trick or Treat Trail
October 27
Clawson City Park
935 N. Custer Ave.
Clawson, MI 48017

COMMERCE
Long Family Orchard Moonlight Corn Maze & Fall Time Fun 
Corn Maze – Check website for times
U-Pick Apples, Hayrides, Donut Kitchen, Petting Farm and Fall Time Fun Area
1540 E. Commerce St.
Commerce Charter Twp, MI 48382

Boo Bash
October 26 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Byers Homestead
213 Commerce Road.
Commerce, MI

FARMINGTON
Ghost Night at the Mansion
October 19 | 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Governor Warner Mansion
33805 Grand River Avenue

Boo-palooza
October 31 | 4:00 p.m. – 6:00p.m.
Downtown District

The Haunted Farmers Market
October 26 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
At Ridley Park in Downtown Farmington

HOLLY
Diehl’s Cider Mill Corn Maze and Hayrides
Corn Maze: Mid September – late Ocober
Hayrides: Sept. 14 – October 20
Pony Rides: September 14 – Oct. 13 – 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
1479 Ranch Rd.
Holly, MI 48442

Halloween in Hollygrove
Weekends in October (check site)
Groveland Oaks Campground
Holly, MI

Haunted Hallows
September 14 & 21
Groveland Oaks Campground
Holly, MI

LAKE ORION
Yates at Canterbury“Yates Donut Fest”
September 14 – 15
2359 Joslyn Ct.
Lake Orion, MI

MILFORD

Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides
October 12 | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Event is free but must have park pass
4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380
Kensington Metropark – Fall Festival
October 5 -6 | 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380

Kensington Metropark – Fab Fall Color Walk
October 5 | 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380

Kensington Metropark – Pumpkin Hayrides
October 1 – 31
Check site for times
Pick your Pumpkin Hay Rides

Kensington Metropark – Fun on the Farm: Pumpkins
October 4 and 25, 2018
10:00 a.m.  Ages 2-6  $5
Storytime, crafts and activities. Hayride to get a discounted pumpkin

Kensington Metropark – Trick or Treat Along The Trail
October 19
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Bring a basket

Kensington Metropark – Fun on the Farm: Halloween
October 24
10:00 a.m.  Ages 2-6  $5
Trick or treat around the farm. Play Halloween games and visit a “haunted” barn. Our special spooky party includes an animal parade and you can join in!

NORTHVILLE
Maybury Farm
Barn Hours: Saturday & Sunday – Noon to 5 p.m.
The Great Pumpkin Festival – Oct. 12 -13 | 10:00a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Corn Maze open Sept. 27 – November 3

Animals, Farm-Themed Playground, Picnic Area, Corn Maze and General Store
50165 8 Mile Rd.
Northville, MI 48167

Three Cedars Farm
Opens August
Open 7 days, Check site for times
U-Pick Pumpkins, 7-Acre Corn Maze, Barnyard Playland, Hayrides, Train Rides and Bonfire Sites
7897 6 Mile Rd.
Northville, MI 48167

Skeletons are Alive Celebration
Begins October 4 – Launch Party
Downtown Northville
Northville, MI 48167

NOVI
Tollgate Farm Pumpkinfest
October 5 – 6 | 11:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Novi, Michigan

OAK PARK
Boo Bash
TBT
Oak Park Community Center

OXFORD
Upland Hills Farm
Fall Harvest Festival
Saturdays and Sundays in October
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Harvest Moon Hayrides
Fridays & Saturdays in October
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
481 Lake George Rd.
Oxford, MI 48370

Oxford Scarecrow Festival
October 3
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

PONTIAC
Hauntiac Events
Full list of events
TBT

ROCHESTER HILLS
StoneWall Pumpkin Festival 2019
October 12 | 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Pumpkin Carving and Lighting 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm
1005 Van Hoosen Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48306

Scarecrows in the Village Workshop
October 1  | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Pre-register by September 27 or pick up kit  – Scarecrows on display through October

Halloween Hoot 2019
October 18 – 20
Check for times 248-656-0999,  Must register
333 North Hill Circle
Rochester, MI 48307

Haunted House
Begins October 11, Fridays and Saturdays through October 26 | 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Rochester Municipal Park
Rochester, MI 48307

ROYAL OAK
Detroit Zoo Boo
October 11-13, October 18-20, October 25-27
3:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $10/person (Advance tickets)
8450 W. 10 Mile Rd.
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Royal Oak Spooktacular
October 27 | 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
(Advance tickets) -Monster Mash – cider, donuts, pie and dance                                           Trick or Treating is free

SOUTH LYON
Erwin Orchards Agri-tainment
Opening Day August 22, Corn Maze begins Labor Day weekend
U-Pick Pumpkin Patch – begins late September -October 31  9 a.m. – 6 p.m
61475 Silver Lake Rd.
South Lyon, MI 48178

South Lyon Pumpkinfest
September 27-29
Friday 6:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Downtown
South Lyon, MI 48178

SOUTHFIELD
Boo Bash
October 19
Kids 2-12 come in costume. Crafts and games
Southfield, MI

Halloween Happiness
For individuals 18 & older with developmental disabilities
October 22 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $10/Participants, $5/Caregivers
Music, Dancing, Trick-or-Treating and Pizza
Pre-register by October 15
Southfield Civic Center
26000 Evergreen Road
Southfield, MI 48076

TROY
Scarecrow Nation
Through October  (Business can sponsor a scarecrow)
60 W. Wattles Road
Troy, MI

WATERFORD
Trick or Treat at the Market
October 26 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Trick or treat with market vendors and enjoy kids games and activities
Waterford, MI

Harvest Happening at Hess-Hathaway Park
October 6 | 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
825 S. Williams Lake Road, Waterford, MI

Funtober at Hess-Hathaway Park
October TBT
825 S. Williams Lake Road, Waterford, MI

WEST BLOOMFIELD
TreeRunner Haunted Forest
TBD – Check site for event days and times
-p.m. – – p.m.
West Bloomfield Adventure Park
6600 West Maple Road
West Bloomfield Township, Michigan 48322

Monster Mash at Orchard Mall
October 25 | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
6445 Orchard Lake Road
West Bloomfield, Michigan

WIXOM
Monster Mash
October 17 | 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Come dressed up
Wixom Community Center  49015 W. Pontiac Trail
Wixom, Michigan   248-624-2850

Annual Panther Hunt and Hayride
October 12 | 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Cost includes shirt, prize, cider, donuts, hayride, face painting and bonfire
Gilbert Willis Park 2199 Chickasaw
Wixom, Michigan

WHITE LAKE
Great Pumpkin Hunt
October 12 | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Event is free but must have park pass
5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI  48386

Fisk Farms Halloween
October 19, | 6:00 p.m.
Trunk-or-Treat, children’s games, outdoor movie, scarecrow contest, bonfire
9180 Highland Road, White Lake, MI

Indian Springs – Trick or Treat along the Trail
October 26 | 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $5 per participant
Indian Springs Metropark
5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386

Did we miss any fun, family-friendly Fall or Halloween activities? Let us know by emailing us at socialmedia@oakgov.com or leaving a comment below.


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