Best Kids Halloween Events 2021 Near Boston

Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes and walk from one fright to another every Wednesday in Salem. Photo courtesy of John Andrews, Hauntedhappenings.org
Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes and walk from one fright to another every Wednesday in Salem. Photo courtesy of John Andrews, Hauntedhappenings.org

Halloween is fast approaching, and what better place to celebrate the spooky season than in the historic Boston area? Museums and businesses are working hard to organize Halloween events like pumpkin displays, story times, moonlit walks, haunted tours, and more. There's something for everyone—from amazing pumpkin displays and a spooky game night in Plymouth to a bougee costume ball for kids in Salem, howling fright nights, and some boo in a Suthborough barnyard—in our picks for best Halloween activities near Boston.

Our Halloween Guide has more ideas for making the most of the holiday this year, including the best pumpkin patches in Boston and some seriously sweet and scary hayrides. For more seasonal fun, explore our Boston Fall Fun Guide.

 

Tot Time
Gore Place - 10:00 AM
Mythical Creatures Scavenger Hunt Kick-Off
Harvard Museum of Natural History - 11:00 AM
Teen Gaming Club
Hyde Park Branch of the Boston Public Library - 3:00 PM
LEGO Club
Boston Public Library - Roslindale Branch - 4:30 PM
Online Guitar Lessons for Kids
Virtual - various times
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides