Top Free Halloween Events and Parades Near Boston
With decor, costumes, and candy on this month's shopping list, we're all in the market for some free (or low-cost) crafty, spooky, and fun Halloween events kids will love. From Halloween parades to costume parties and pumpkin festivals, the Boston area hosts plenty of free Halloween activities through October 31 that won't break the bank!
Our Halloween Fun Guide has more ideas for things to do, while families who are a wee bit Halloween'd out can find plenty more seasonal activities in our list of free October activities. Or, curl up on the couch with the kids with some caramel popcorn, or a mug cake, and watch one of our picks for best Halloween movies for kids.
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Free Halloween Events near Boston
Frog Pond Pumpkin Float
Chamber "Great Pumpkin Hunt"
Pumpkin Paint Party
Jamaica Pond Lantern Parade
Grove Hall Branch's Annual Monster Mash
Halloween Puppet Show with Tom Knight
Pumpkins in the Park
Trick-or-Treat Marshfield Center
Autumn Songfest with Jeannie Mack
Northeastern STEMout Workshop: Halloween Oobleck
Snow White's Halloween Party
Play Date: Spellbound Sights
LexFUN! Annual Halloween Parade
Places featured in this article:
Grove Hall Branch Boston Public Library
Lower Mills Library
Francis William Bird Park
Jamaica Plain Library
Lexington Battle Green