2.3 min readBy Published On: October 19th, 2022Categories: Features0 Comments on Halloween Happenings in Dorchester

Things are getting a little spooky around the neighborhood!  Here’s a roundup of some festive and fun Halloween events. Check back as this list will be updated!

Lower Mills Library – Pumpkin Carving

On Saturday, October 22 from 10am-12pm the Friends of theLower Mills Branch will host their annual Pumpkin Carving event! Register ahead to receive your very own pumpkin! Register in person or call 61-7-298-7841.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

DCR Pumpkin Parade

Wear your best Halloween costume, bring a carved pumpkin to the Pumpkin Parade on the Neponset. River Greenway trail on Thursday, October 27th at 5:30pm. DCR Pope John Paul Park, Hallet Street on Dorchester Enjoy music, games, candy, hot chocolate, and the pumpkin patch! No pre-registration required. Rain Date: Friday, October 28th at 5:30pm

ADSL Character Fun Haunted House

Enjoy an evening full of un with a tour of ADSL Haunted House – Friday October 28th from 5pm-7pm. Candy bags, tour + prizes!

Ashmont Farmers Market Halloween Costume Contest

DIY Halloween Cookie Decorating Kits

Get in the Halloween spirt with Top Shelf’s DIY Halloween Cookie Decorating Kit.  Each kit comes with either 6 or 12 pumpkin sugar cookies – Orange, Purple, & White Frosting Orange, Purple, & WhiteDecorating Sugars Orange, Purple, & White Sprinkles.  You can reserve yours here! 

Zoo Howl at the Franklin Park Zoo

Zoo Howl, Franklin Park Zoo, October 29-30: Join the fun at Franklin Park Zoo this Hallo-weekend while trick-or-treating among the animals. There will be plenty of haunted happenings from 9 am – 3 pm throughout the weekend, including costume contests and opportunities to learn about all the creepy crawly critters found at the Zoo. Don’t worry, the animals will be joining in on the fun too – you might even get a chance to see them enjoy pumpkin treats of their own. For ticket information, please visit www.franklinparkzoo.org 

Chez-Vous Halloween Weekend

Fall-O-Ween Children’s Festival

Enjoy fall and Halloween themed activities on Friday, October 21st from 5pm-9pm at the Frog Pond at the Boston Common.  Adults and children are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes and participate in a wide range of fun and spooky family activities.

dbar is getting in the Halloween spirit

Brunch de Las Chichas – Halloween Edition

Enjoy a special Halloween Drag Brunch on Saturday, October 29th at Ghost Pepper!  Doors open at 11:30am and show starts at 12:30pm. Reservations strongly suggested!

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