Trick or Treat & Halloween Parties in West Michigan

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October, 2021

The skies are heavy with ominous clouds…biting cold air envelops our bodies…and the trees are ablaze with color. It’s late October-time for pumpkins, ghouls, and witches to come out and scare innocent souls, in search for a treat. 

Of course, we’re talking about Halloween, that most frightening time of year. West Michigan is not only beautiful in October, but there are plenty of annual events to satisfy the timid…and those that dare to be scared!

Many Halloween events were canceled or modified in 2020 due to health concerns relating to the Covid-19 virus. Check back here often for the most updated information on 2021 events.

West Michigan Communities that Traditionally Host Trick-or-Treating
  • Downtown Ludington Merchants
  • City of Ludington
  • Scottville
  • Custer
  • Downtown Pentwater Merchants
  • Village of Pentwater
  • Hart
  • Downtown Manistee
  • Manistee
  • Shelby

In addition to Trick-or-Treating, check out the other fun fall events that are usually scheduled around the area.

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Annual Trick-or-Treat Events and Halloween Parties Traditionally Held in West Michigan
Mason County

Trunk or Treat at Custer VFW Post 5096- 2022 State St. in Custer. Costumes and vehicle decorating. Prize for 1st place decorated vehicle.

Trunk or Treat at St. Paul United Methodist Church- 3212 W. Kinney Rd. in Ludington.

Trunk or Treat at Our Savior Lutheran Church- 765 W. US 10 in Scottville.

Trunk or Treat at Calvary Baptist Church- 220 N. Jebavy Dr. in Ludington.

Fall Festival at Ludington United Methodist Church Pavilion – 5810 Bryant Rd. Hot dog supper, Bounce House, Hay Rides, Face Painting, Cookie Decorating, Donut Dangle, Pumpkin Painting, Lawn Games, Pumpkin Bowling, Music, Bonfire, and Make your own S’mores.

Haunted Village Trick or Treat at Historic White Pine Village- 1687 S. Lakeshore Dr. in Ludington.

Games and activities on the lawn of the Mason County Courthouse- 304 E. Ludington Ave. in Ludington, followed by Halloween Costume Parade. Both sponsored by Safe Harbor Credit Union.

Downtown Ludington Trick or TreatingLocal merchants open their doors for children to trick or treat.

Downtown Trick or Treat After Party at the Ludington Library- 217 E. Ludington Ave. Event includes crafts and games. Free and open to the public. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Trick or Treat at Medilodge of Ludington- 1000 E. Tinkham Ave.

Pumpkins in the Parking Lot at St. John’s Lutheran Church- 209 N. Rowe St. in Ludington. Treats, snacks, and music provided.

Trick or Treating at Oakview Medical Care Facility– 1001 Diana St. in Ludington.

Oceana County

Halloween on the Green in Downtown Pentwater. Costume contest, scavenger hunt, face painting, pumpkin painting, sack race, great pumpkin roll, and candy bags. Trick-or-Treating to downtown merchants. Pub Crawl.

Trunk or Treat at First Baptist Church- 3258 N. 72nd Ave. in Hart

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Manistee County

Trunk or Treat
at Onekama School- 5016 Main St. in Onekama.

Trunk or Treat at Dickson Township Park- 14270 Brethren Blvd. in Brethren. Sponsored by the Brethren Boosters Club.

Trunk or Treat at Johnson Field Ball Diamond in East Lake.

Trunk or Treat at the First Church of Wellston- 1466 Pine St. in Wellston.

Trunk or Treat at Hopkins Park- 7727 Hopkins Dr. in Bear Lake.

Trunk or Treat at the Copemish Family Market- 18541 Cadillac Hwy in Copemish.

Trunk or Treat at Faith Covenant Church- 475 8th St. in Manistee. Decorated Trunks, candy, hay rides, games, snacks, face painting, and free fun inside and out.

Trick or Treating at Green Acres of Manistee- 1835 12th St.

Trunk or Treat at Bear Lake Lions Den- 7748 Lake St. in Bear Lake.

Trunk or Treat at the Filer Township Fire Department- 2706 Nelson St. in Manistee.

Stay tuned for more information on 2020 Halloween Trick-or-Treating & Halloween Festivities!