2.3 min readBy Published On: October 19th, 2023Categories: Features0 Comments on Halloween Happenings in Dorchester 2023

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!

Zoo Howl at the Franklin Park Zoo

(October 28-29) – Thrills, chills, animals and more await at Franklin Park Zoo’s annual Halloween celebration. The popular family-friendly event takes place across two days from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm offering the opportunity to trick-or-treat amongst the animals. Visitors are encouraged to wear their best attire to compete in the costume contest, enjoy haunted happenings and meet with the zoo’s leading educators who will share more about all the curious critters, and importance of purchasing treats made from sustainable palm oil, for Halloween and all year round. Folks can enjoy watching the animals receive their seasonal pumpkin enrichments too! For ticket information, please visit www.franklinparkzoo.org

Pumpkin Parade at Pope John Paul Park

Bring your Halloween costumes and carved pumpkins to the Pumpkin Parde on the Neponset River Greenway Trail on Thursday, October 26th at 5:30pm. There will be games, candy, hot chocolate and more! Candles for your Jack-O-Lanterns will be provided.

AP + Tavalo Spooky Wine Crawl – CANCELED

HERE FOR THE BOOS 🍷🩸Come out for the spookiest night in Dot on Thursday, October 26th!  Wine will be flowing and the music will be bumping! Fun starts at American Provision and continues on to Tavalo! Costumes encouraged!  Tickets are $50 and you can purchase them here! 

Savin Hill Little Kids Halloween Parade

Yappy Hour – Howl-o-ween at Dorchester Brewing

Bring your dog to Dorchester Brewing on Tuesday, October 31st, for a special dog-friendly celebration from 6pm – 9pm.

More Halloween Celebrations at Dorchester Brewing

Dorchester Brewing is celebrating all weekend long with costume contests, movie night, brunch, specials and more!  Check out their spooky events here! 

DIY Halloween Decorating Cookies Kits

Get in the spirit of Halloween with this delicious and fun activity! Top Shelf Cookies is selling DIY Halloween decoring sugar cookies kit!  Comes complete with sugar cookies, purple, orange and white frosting and sugar!  You can order them online and have them delivered or pick up in shop!

Halloween Tea at dbar

Halloween Spooky Brunch at Bowery Bar

The Industry Halloween Party

The Industry is throwing a Halloween Party on October 28th at 9pm. Enjoy spooky cocktails, delicious food, a costume contest and DJ Kait will be spinning! This is a 21+ event!

Chez Vous Halloween Events

Chez Vous has several Halloween events this coming weekend!



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