Here is the 2017 list of all the special, October “Fall/Halloween” family events & library storytimes in the Green Bay Area in one place just for you! All of these events can be found on the let’s go mommy website on the dates that they occur, so this is just a quick snapshot of all the special events in October so you can plan your month accordingly and not miss anything! (This is a comprehensive list at the time of publication, but more events may arise throughout the month, so continue checking the let’s go mommy website calendar for listings.)

October 1st

*LIFE SIZED PUMPKINLAND GAME @ Central Library: 1PM-3PM; FREE
Candy Land, only healthier! Drop in to play. YOU are the game piece as you toss your die and follow the path of colored squares, with stops for activities, challenges and unusual characters. Find out what’s new since the game debuted last fall. Bad weather? Call about an indoor alternative: 920-448-5846. 

October 3rd

*NOT TOO SCARY MOVIE NIGHT (MONSTERS, INC) @ Central Library: 5:30PM-7:30PM; FREE
Drop in for Monster crafts starting at 5:30 and stay for the movie at 6 on the giant 70″ screen in the storytime area.

October 6th

*CHARLOTTE’S WEB @ SNC Web Theater: 7PM-9PM; $9 per person
Enjoy this classic tale of friendship, love, life and death performed by Evergreen Young Actors Theater.

October 7th

*PACKERS SPOOKTACULAR @ Lambeau Field Atrium: 9AM-3PM; FREE

*CHARLOTTE’S WEB @ SNC Web Theater: 1PM & 4PM; $9 per person
Enjoy this classic tale of friendship, love, life and death performed by Evergreen Young Actors Theater.

*PUMPKIN BLOWOUT @ all Festival Foods locations (all pumpkins one price, any size): 8AM-5PM (kids’ activities 9-3); FREE + cost of pumpkins, etc.

*FAMILY COMIC-CON @ Central Library: 10AM-4PM; FREE
This family-friendly event is for all ages. Dress as your favorite superhero or movie character or just hang out with fellow fans of Doctor Who, Star Trek or Settlers of Catan and more. Enter a cosplay contest, participate in new and favorite games, shop and meet the creators at our Artist Alley and much more! Featured speaker: Mike Norton, comic book artist and creator of the award-winning webcomic, Battlepug.

October 8th

*CHARLOTTE’S WEB @ SNC Web Theater: 1PM; $9 per person
Enjoy this classic tale of friendship, love, life and death performed by Evergreen Young Actors Theater.

*PUMPKIN BLOWOUT @ all Festival Foods locations (all pumpkins one price, any size): 8AM-5PM (kids’ activities 9-3); FREE + cost of pumpkins, etc.

October 10th

*NOT TOO SCARY MOVIE NIGHT (CASPER) @ Central Library: 5:30PM-7:30PM; FREE
Drop in for Vanishing Ghosts crafts starting at 5:30 and stay for the movie at 6 on the giant 70″ screen in the storytime area.

October 11th

*HAPPY JOE’S PUMPKIN CARVING EVENT @ The NEW Zoo (4378 Reforestation Rd in Pines Shelter, Suamico): 4PM-8PM; FREE–bring your own pumpkin and carving tools
Bring your own pumpkins and pumpkin carving tools and prepare to create a masterpiece! Event will take place at the Pines Shelter off the north end of the NEW Zoo’s main parking lot. Happy Joe’s will provide FREE pizza and the zoo will provide soda to all participants. All pumpkins decorated during the event will be used to decorate the zoo for the Zoo Boo! Pre-registration requested but not required. Call 920-662-2405.

October 13th

*ZOO BOO @ the NEW Zoo: 3PM-8PM; $12 per person at gate, kids under 2 FREE
Kids 12 & under can trick-or-treat. Wear costumes and bring treat bags! Zoo will be filled with festive Halloween decorations, 2 giant inflatables, a maze, live swamp monsters and a haunted horse-drawn wagon ride through the “Freaky Forest”.

*NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN MOVIES @ Baypark Cinema showing Monsters vs Aliens: 10AM; $3 per person, or click here for 2 FREE passes

October 14th

*THE GREAT PUMPKIN TRAIN @ The National Railroad Museum: 9AM-5:30PM; $13 per person & under 2 FREE
Event includes train ride to pumpkin patch to pick a pumpkin (free w/ admission), kids’ activities and museum admission. Train runs every 45 minutes.

*NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN MOVIES @ Baypark Cinema showing Monsters vs Aliens: 10AM; $3 per person, or click here for 2 FREE passes

*ZOO BOO @ the NEW Zoo: 3PM-8PM; $12 per person at gate, kids under 2 FREE
Kids 12 & under can trick-or-treat. Wear costumes and bring treat bags! Zoo will be filled with festive Halloween decorations, 2 giant inflatables, a maze, live swamp monsters and a haunted horse-drawn wagon ride through the “Freaky Forest”.

October 15th

*NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN MOVIES @ Baypark Cinema showing Monsters vs Aliens: 10AM; $3 per person, or click here for 2 FREE passes

*THE GREAT PUMPKIN TRAIN @ The National Railroad Museum: 9AM-5:30PM; $12 per person, 2 & under FREE
Event includes train ride to pumpkin patch to pick a pumpkin (free w/ admission), kids’ activities and museum admission. Train runs every 45 minutes.

*ZOO BOO @ the NEW Zoo: 3PM-8PM; $12 per person at gate, kids under 2 FREE
Kids 12 & under can trick-or-treat. Wear costumes and bring treat bags! Zoo will be filled with festive Halloween decorations, 2 giant inflatables, a maze, live swamp monsters and a haunted horse-drawn wagon ride through the “Freaky Forest”.

*HALLOWEEN AT HERITAGE HILL State Historical Park: 4PM-8PM; $7 per person, 3 & under FREE
Join our Halloween festivities as the Witches and Wizards take over the park! Participate in enchanting games and activities to test your magic skills, fill your cauldrons with candy as you trick-or-treat throughout the park and partake in refreshing potions from our concessions stand. Roast marshmallows over the fire with your handy wand.

October 16th

*ALLOUEZ VILLAGE BAND CONCERT @ the Meyer Theatre: 7PM; FREE
Doors open at 6, concert begin at 7.

October 17th

*NOT TOO SCARY MOVIE NIGHT (NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS) @ Central Library: 5:30PM-7:30PM; FREE
Drop in for Skeleton crafts starting at 5:30 and stay for the movie at 6 on the giant 70″ screen in the storytime area.

*IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE FALL STORYTIME @ East Library: 9:30 & 10:30AM; FREE
Little ones will enjoy stories, songs and rhymes all about fall!

October 18th

*IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE FALL STORYTIME @ East Library: 9:30 & 10:30AM; FREE
Little ones will enjoy stories, songs and rhymes all about fall!

October 20th

*NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN MOVIES @ Baypark Cinema showing Shrek: 10AM; $3 per person, or click here for 2 FREE passes

*ZOO BOO @ the NEW Zoo: 3PM-8PM; $12 per person at gate, kids under 2 FREE
Kids 12 & under can trick-or-treat. Wear costumes and bring treat bags! Zoo will be filled with festive Halloween decorations, 2 giant inflatables, a maze, live swamp monsters and a haunted horse-drawn wagon ride through the “Freaky Forest”.

*HALLOWEEN CANDLELIGHT CAVE TOURS @ Ledge View Nature Center: 5:30-8:30PM; $6 ages 5-17, $8 ages 18+
Enjoy a family-oriented cave tour. It’s a candlelit descent into the cool darkness of the caves where you may find unusual personalities with unusual tales to tell. Educational, not scary. Tours leave every half hour. First come, first serve. No strollers or pets. For ages 5 & up.

October 21st

*THE GREAT PUMPKIN TRAIN @ The National Railroad Museum: 9AM-5:30PM; $12 per person, 2 & under FREE
Event includes train ride to pumpkin patch to pick a pumpkin (free w/ admission), kids’ activities and museum admission. Train runs every 45 minutes.

*HALLOWEEN AT HERITAGE HILL State Historical Park: 3PM-8PM; $7 per person, 3 & under FREE
Join our Halloween festivities as the Witches and Wizards take over the park! Participate in enchanting games and activities to test your magic skills, fill your cauldrons with candy as you trick-or-treat throughout the park and partake in refreshing potions from our concessions stand. Roast marshmallows over the fire with your handy wand.

*NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN MOVIES & TRICK OR TREAT COSTUME PARTY @ Baypark Cinema showing Shrek: Party begins at 9AM, Movie begins at 10AM; $3 per person, or click here for 2 FREE passes

*ZOO BOO @ the NEW Zoo: 3PM-8PM; $12 per person at gate, kids under 2 FREE
Kids 12 & under can trick-or-treat. Wear costumes and bring treat bags! Zoo will be filled with festive Halloween decorations, 2 giant inflatables, a maze, live swamp monsters and a haunted horse-drawn wagon ride through the “Freaky Forest”.

*HALLOWEEN EVENT @ Wildlife Sanctuary: 6PM-9PM; $2.50/child, $3.75/adult
This is a fun family event! Kids can come in costume. Event includes group pumpkin-lit walk through a darkened Nature Center where you will encounter various animals portrayed by area youth; actors will educate you about themselves and their wild ways in a fun and light-hearted way. Tours are at 6:00, 6:20, 6:40, 7:00, 7:20, 7:40, 8:00 & 8:20.  Must call to reserve a time slot: 920-391-3671.

*YMCA HALLOWEEN @ Broadview: 3PM-5PM; FREE
Bring the whole family to the Y for Halloween fun & a costume. Carnival games, prizes, bounce houses, snacks, refreshments and more.

*YMCA HALLOWEEN @ Downtown: 5PM-8PM; FREE
Bring the whole family to the Y for Halloween fun & our annual costume giveaway! Carnival games, prizes, bounce houses, snacks, refreshments and more. Kids must be accompanied by an adult to receive a free costume while supplies last.

*HALLOWEEN CANDLELIGHT CAVE TOURS @ Ledge View Nature Center: 5:30-8:30PM; $6 ages 5-17, $8 ages 18+
Enjoy a family-oriented cave tour. It’s a candlelit descent into the cool darkness of the caves where you may find unusual personalities with unusual tales to tell. Educational, not scary. Tours leave every half hour. First come, first serve. No strollers or pets. For ages 5 & up.

*PUMPKIN CREATIONS @ Weyers-Hilliard Library: 1-3PM; FREE
Carve a creepy jack-o-lantern or paint a princess pumpkin. We’ll have paint and art supplies to decorate your pumpkin or carving utensils if you prefer (parent supervision required). All you need to do is bring the pumpkin. Enter a photo of your pumpkin into the contest and come back to vote for your favorite between 10/23-10/28.

October 22nd

*NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN MOVIES @ Baypark Cinema showing Shrek: 10AM; $3 per person, or click here for 2 FREE passes

October 24th

*NOT TOO SCARY MOVIE NIGHT (SCOOBY DOO MEETS THE WISCONSIN HODAG) @ Central Library: 5:30PM-7:30PM; FREE
Drop in for Scooby crafts starting at 5:30 and stay for the movie at 6, 6:30 & 7 on the giant 70″ screen in the storytime area.

October 25th

*PICNIC & PLAY PUMPKIN FUN @ Kress Library: 10:15AM; FREE
What is round, orange and has slime and seeds? A Pumpkin! Sara Lornson, Public Health Nurse an Cindy Lee of De Pere Parks & Rec will bring along some pumpkin-themed fun, including a snack. Wear your Halloween costume if you’d like. Bring a healthy lunch, a picnic blanket and be ready for fun!

October 26th

*ONCE UPON A HALLOWEEN @ Green Bay Children’s Museum: 4PM-7PM; $5 per person (tickets MUST be purchased in advance)
Join The Children’s Museum of Green Bay For their 6th Annual Family Costume Party! This spook-tacular event has plenty to offer the whole family including a magician, Hocus Pocus workshop, ghostly games, galactic glow dance party and ghostly grub. Families are encouraged to dress up in their best family-friendly costumes.

*MONSTER MASH STORYTIME @ Central Library: 9:30 & 10:30AM; FREE
Come in costume if you like, and enjoy these not-so-spooky tales about things that go bump in the night!

*HALLOWEEN STORYTIMES @ Weyers-Hilliard Library: 9:30 & 10:30AM; FREE
Come to storytime dressed in your Halloween costume and get ready for fun! We’ll have not-too-spooky stories, songs and some surprises as well!

October 27th

*NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN MOVIES @ Baypark Cinema showing The Book of Life: 10AM; $3 per person, or click here for 2 FREE passes

*TRUNK OR TREAT @ Howe Community Resource Center: 4-6PM; FREE
Come in costume & trunk or treat with cars decorated in different themes! Candy & other small prizes will be available at each car. Help us decide which car has the best theme & learn about different community organizations along the way.

*SHOPKO SWEET STREET @ Shopko Hall: 11AM-8PM; $6 per person
Enjoy safe and controlled trick-or-treating and activities for children in a weather-proof environment. Kids under 2 are free but do not receive candy unless a ticket is purchased. Thousands of pieces of peanut-free candy handed out! Lots of live entertainment & fun!

*ZOO BOO @ the NEW Zoo: 3PM-8PM; $12 per person at gate, kids under 2 FREE
Kids 12 & under can trick-or-treat. Wear costumes and bring treat bags! Zoo will be filled with festive Halloween decorations, 2 giant inflatables, a maze & live swamp monsters.

*MONSTER STOMP STYLE STORYTIME @ Central Library: 10AM; FREE
Stomp, clap and get your monster wiggles out with action songs, movement activities and participation stories perfect for short attention spans, on-the-go learners and those of us in need in exercise. Come in costume if you like! 

October 28th

*ASTRONOMY NIGHT @ Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary: 7PM-9PM; FREE
Enjoy a free night of star gazing with the Neville Astronomy Club at the Wildlife Sanctuary. Telescopes and volunteers will be set up on Resch Falls and available to help.

*NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN MOVIES @ Baypark Cinema showing The Book of Life: 10AM; $3 per person, or click here for 2 FREE passes

*HALLOWEEN AT HERITAGE HILL State Historical Park: 3PM-8PM; $7 per person, 3 & under FREE
Join our Halloween festivities as the Witches and Wizards take over the park! Participate in enchanting games and activities to test your magic skills, fill your cauldrons with candy as you trick-or-treat throughout the park and partake in refreshing potions from our concessions stand. Roast marshmallows over the fire with your handy wand.

*YMCA HALLOWEEN @ West Side: 5PM-8PM; FREE
Bring the whole family to the Y for Halloween fun. Carnival games, prizes, bounce houses, snacks, refreshments and more.

*SWEET STREET @ Shopko Hall: 8:30AM-4PM; $6 per person
Enjoy safe and controlled trick-or-treating and activities for children in a weather-proof environment. Kids under 2 are free but do not receive candy unless a ticket is purchased. Thousands of pieces of peanut-free candy handed out! Lots of live entertainment & fun!

*BOO FEST @ ALL Festival Foods locations: 10AM-2PM; FREE
Come to Festival Foods for trick-or-treating. Kids 8 & under, wear your costume!

*ZOO BOO @ the NEW Zoo: 3PM-8PM; $12 per person at gate, kids under 2 FREE
Kids 12 & under can trick-or-treat. Wear costumes and bring treat bags! Zoo will be filled with festive Halloween decorations, 2 giant inflatables, a maze & live swamp monsters.

*YMCA HALLOWEEN @ East Side: 5PM-8PM; FREE
Bring the whole family to the Y for Halloween fun. Carnival games, prizes, bounce houses, snacks, refreshments and more.

October 29th

*NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN MOVIES @ Baypark Cinema showing The Book of Life: 10AM; $3 per person, or click here for 2 FREE passes

October 30th

*HAPPY HALLOWEEN STORYTIMES @ Central Library: 9:30 & 10:30AM; FREE

*MONSTER MASH MONDAY NITE @ Kress Library: 6:30PM; FREE
Not-too-scary monster stories, songs and activities will conclude with a craft and sweet snack. Bring your camera!

*NOT SO SPOOKY STORYTIME @ Southwest Library: 9:30AM; FREE
Dress up & practice your trick-or-treating skills at the library. We will read some not-so-spooky books, then trick-or-treat around the library. Great practice for new trick-or-treaters

*HALLOWEEN PARTY @ Weyers-Hilliard Library: 6:30PM; FREE
Wear your costume & get ready for some not too spooky fun at this family-friendly Halloween Party.

October 31st

*AREA TRICK OR TREATING: 4-7PM

*HAPPY HALLOWEEN STORYTIME @ Central Library: 9:30AM; FREE

*NOT TOO SCARY HALLOWEEN @ Central Library: 5:30-7:30PM; FREE
Drop in after (or instead of) trick-or-treating to warm up with somewhat healthy beverages and snacks, craft activities and a short movie starring Woody and the gang. TOY STORY OF TERROR will run at 5:30, 6, 6:30 & 7 on the library’s giant 70″ screen in the storytime area. Costumes are optional.

*BOO TO YOU @ Ashwaubenon Library: 6:30PM; FREE
After trick-or-treating, wind down with a not-so-scary all ages storytime. Stay dressed up for our costume contest.

*BOO! @ East Branch Library: 9:30 & 10:30AM; FREE
All treats and no tricks at this not-so-spooky storytime! Wear your costume for extra fun.

*FRIENDLY MONSTER FROLIC @ Kress Library: 9:30 & 10:30AM; FREE
Ease into Halloween with monster stories that are more sweet and silly than spooky. Wear your costume and stay to make a festive craft.

*BOOK BABIES: PUMPKIN STORYTIME @ Southwest Library: 9:30AM; FREE
We’ll read books about pumpkins then decorate our own mini-pumpkins. Feel free to dress up!

*HALLOWEEN PARTY @ Weyers-Hilliard Library: 10:30AM; FREE
Wear your costume & get ready for some not too spooky fun at this family-friendly Halloween Party.