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Social Science: Murder at the Museum

OCT 11, 6PM - 11PM
21+ $17 - $24 St.Paul

A murder has taken place at the museum and guests are invited to help crack the case! See, learn, and do actual forensic work. Several “suspects” will be interacting with the guests throughout the evening. Official Site

Murder Mystery Co.

OCT 12 - OCT 26, 8PM
PG13 $60 Minneapolis

Enjoy three courses of mystery, intrigue, and murder from Minneapolis' leader in murder mystery dinner entertainment. Official Site

Real Ghost Tours

OCT 7 - OCT 28, 8PM or 10PM
10+ $20 - $25 Minneapolis

Explore the supernatural among the ghosts and legends of Minneapolis' original and only real ghost tour. Official Site

Crypticon

NOV 3 - NOV 5
$17 - $150 Bloomington

Crypticon has returned for another horror-filled weekend featuring celebrity appearances, makeup demos, room parties, and vendors selling things like costumes, comics, memorabilia, gaming rooms, a makeup contest, the evening disco dance party/masquerade ball, and costume competitions. Official Site

Surly Darkness Day

OCT 21
21+ Brooklyn Center

Darkness Day is just a few months away and Cerberus is standing in attention at the gates of Surly, ready to hold back the hordes…Darkness Day Cometh….just a little earlier this year. Official Site

Zombie Pub Crawl

OCT 14, 5PM
21+ $20 - $100 Minneapolis

Certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the “World’s Largest Gathering of Zombies,” the ZPC gathers thousands upon thousands of undead souls into the Warehouse District of downtown Minneapolis for a night of pub crawling, dancing, world-class live entertainment, and all sorts of other fiendish fun. Costumes encouraged—the gorier, the better! Featuring two outdoor stages, dozens of participating bars, limited-edition “Brain Belt” beer courtesy of Schell’s Brewing, dozens of food trucks, tons of great live music, the World Brain-Eating Championships, and so much more. Official Site

Twin Cities Horror Festival

OCT 26 - NOV 5
Minneapolis

Now in its fifthe year, Twin Cities Horror Fest is a mulitday celebration of all things terrifying. For the event, theater troupes and other creative talents come together to present their idea of horror. The results include works that are tension-filled, gore-laden, psychological, intentionally hilarious, and action-packed. - City Pages Official Site

Halloween Bar Crawl

OCT 27, 8PM
21+ $5 Minneapolis

Enjoy a variety of bars in your city! This will be a fun walking bar crawl! Admission to event, 2 gift cards (tip your bar staff please), drink specials, costume contests at participating venues and grand prize of $500 through My Drink On! Official Site

Monster Dash

OCT 27, 8:30AM
$30 - $65 St. Paul

A great feature of the Monster Dash races is the funny and creative costumes that runners come up with. Some run the 5K -- while others run 10-Mile or Half Marathon all decked out in their Halloween costumes! Official Site

The Dinner Detective

OCT 14, 6PM
15+ $60 Minneapolis

America’s largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show. Solve a hilarious murder case while you feast on a fantastic four-course plated dinner. Just beware. The killer is hiding somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a prime suspect. Official Site

A Bump In the Night

OCT 20 - OCT 28, 5:30PM
13+ $15 Minneapolis

A Bump in the Night returns for its third year and brings three times the festive, spooky fun! This October we will be having not one, but three different Halloween-themed puzzle rooms for you to choose from. Additionally we will be offering the Circus Perplexus for your enjoyment before, after, or even in between puzzle rooms. Solve riddles and be entertained on the sideshow stage. Test your puzzle solving and communication abilities under pressure on the Midway... Official Site

Attractions

Scream Town

SEPT 30 - OCT 30, 6 PM - 11 PM
$20 - $54 Chaska

Scream Town is Minnesota's number one Haunted Attraction with 5 absolutely massive attractions and two additional VIP attractions (7 Attractions total). There are no wagons, no tour guides, and no mercy. Don't miss the incredible special effects, amazing scenes, delicious food, and over 100 actors every night. Official Site

The Haunted Basement (formally known as the Soap Factory's Haunted Basement)

SEPT 30 - OCT 31, 6 PM - 11 PM
18+ $25 Minneapolis

Each year, the creative minds behind the Haunted Basement gather some of the most talented visual and performance artists around to push the boundaries of terror - bringing unimaginable nightmares to life in the dark depths of The Soap Factory's raw, industrial basement. Official Site

Halloween Haunt at Valleyscare

OCT 1 - OCT 31, 7 PM - 12 AM
$35 - $99 Shakopee

As darkness falls, Halloween Haunt comes to life with nearly 400 creatures of the night, occupying 11 of the most intense and terrifying mazes and scare zones. After signing a waiver and receiving a safe word, victims will unlock exclusive access to five secret interactive Skeleton Key rooms located within the mazes. Once inside, they will experience tight spaces, extreme situations and unforgettable encounters designed to test the boundaries of their worst fears. Official Site

Dead End Hayride

OCT 1 - OCT 31, 7 PM - 12 AM
$19 - $48 Wyoming

Your night begins on The Dead End Hayride; a journey through the woods of Pinehaven Farm. Fire and explosion light the woods as you travel the haunted hayride that you have never seen before. Continuing into the Departed Oaks Trail is where you’ll find yourself finishing the night in the woods by foot. Once you are face to face with the things that will find you on the trail, you end with the Site 66 cornfield. For its second year, the cornfield has made easy work out of terrorizing the hardest of souls. Come out to the all new Dead End hayride and see if you can take the fear the farm will bring upon you. Official Site

Fright Farm

OCT 7 - OCT 31, 7 PM - 11 PM
$5 - $10 Maplewood

A haunted farm hosted by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Department. Official Site

Trail of Terror

OCT 7 - OCT 30, 7 PM - 12 AM
$20 - $25+ Shakopee

The largest Halloween event in the Midwest! Trail of Terror has been scaring Minnesota residents and providing a fun experience for those ready to party. More than 15 attractions are part of the fun, including a heated, indoor maze; a hayride; corn maze; Halls of Horror; Karaoke; and more, plus special events such as costume contests. Official Site

Wabasha Street Caves

OCT 6 - OCT 30
St. Paul

The Wabasha Street Caves are in St.Paul are said to be haunted, find out for youself in a candle light tour. Official Site

Pumpkin Nights

OCT 1 - OCT 29
$16 - $20 Falcon Heights

Rekindle the enchantment and wonder of Halloween at Pumpkin Nights! This outdoor festival immerses you in a half-mile walking path of over 3,000 hand-carved pumpkins, larger-than-life displays, and multi-sensory experiences. In addition to pumpkins, Pumpkin Nights offers food and activities for the whole family! Official Site

Movies

Checkout the cool stuff happening at the Trylon, and Uptown, Riverview theaters.

Flatliners

SEPT 29
PG-13  

A remake: Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience - giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife.

Super Dark Times

SEPT 29
Not Rated  

Teenagers Zach and Josh have been best friends their whole lives, but when a gruesome accident leads to a cover-up, the secret drives a wedge between them and propels them down a rabbit hole of escalating paranoia and violence.

Better Watch Out

OCT 6
R  

On a quiet suburban street, a babysitter must defend a twelve-year-old boy from intruders, only to discover it's far from a normal home invasion.

Dementia 13

OCT 6
Not Rated  

A vengeful ghost, a mysterious killer, and a family where everyone has a secret converge in one night of terror in this remake of Francis Ford Coppola's first feature film.

Cold Moon

OCT 6
Not Rated  

From the Writer of Beetlejuice and the Nightmare Before Christmas... A Chilling Tale of Supernatural Vengeance. Starring Tommy Wiseau

Amityville: The Awakening

OCT 12
R  

A single mother moves her three children into a haunted house, unaware of its bloody history.

Happy Death Day

OCT 13
PG-13  

A college student relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer's identity.

The Babysitter

OCT 13
Not Rated  

The events of one evening take an unexpected turn for the worst for a young boy trying to spy on his babysitter.

The Snowman

OCT 20
R  

Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman.

Leatherface

OCT 20
R  

A teenage Leatherface escapes from a mental hospital with three other inmates, kidnapping a young nurse and taking her on a road trip from hell, while being pursued by a lawman out for revenge.

Boo 2

OCT 20
PG-13  

Madea, Bam, and Hattie venture to a haunted campground and the group must run for their lives when monsters, goblins, and the boogeyman are unleashed.

Tragedy Girls

OCT 20
R  

Tragedy Girls, a twist on the slasher genre following two death-obsessed teenage girls who use their online show about real-life tragedies to send their small mid-western town into a frenzy and cement their legacy as modern horror legends.

Jigsaw

OCT 27
R  

Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. As the investigation proceeds, evidence points to one man: John Kramer. But how can this be? The man known as Jigsaw has been dead for over a decade.

Jigsaw

OCT 27
R  

Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. As the investigation proceeds, evidence points to one man: John Kramer. But how can this be? The man known as Jigsaw has been dead for over a decade.

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

NOV 3
R  

Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister.