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Local Businesses Celebrating Halloween

Here are some inspirational Halloween suggestions to help you celebrate, all while supporting local businesses! 

Halloween Celebration at DBCO

A COVID friendly Halloween celebration will begin at DBCO starting October 25, 2020 11:30 am – October 31, 2020 11:55 pm All guests are required to wear a mask even if you wear a mask! There will be daily costume contests, apple cider Paczki’s made with DBco cider and topped with maple buttercream frosting from local Dorchester small business, and DJ’s Polish Market! Yum! 

Kids Eat Free at Lucy’s

Stop in to Lucy’s American Tavern on Saturday before your Halloween festivities. Show up in costume and the kids eat free! (From 3-6pm Saturday, October 31st)

Celebrate Halloween at Yellow Door

No tricks, just tacos 👻🌮 at Yellow Door! Halloween isn’t cancelled this year. Show up in your costume on Saturday and the top three best dressed guests will be selected at random to win a Yellow Door gift card & bandana at both locations!

Pick Up Some Local Treats

Stop by some of our local favorites for some socially distanced appropriate treats. Here are some ideas! Cake Pops Boston has a wide variety of spooky treats. The Bowery Bar is currently offering a Reese’s Pieces Iced Coffee.  Phillips Candy House has plenty of Halloween candy for you too – like their legendary handmade turtles! 

Tour the Boston Lights: Lantern Experience

Experience the wonder of over 50 magnificent displays comprising hundreds of beautifully crafted lanterns spanning Franklin Park Zoo’s 72 acres. Learn more here!

Tour the Bear Caves at Franklin Park

Have you read Anna’s newest Dorchester History Lesson? You can read it here!  This is the perfect time of year to do some spooky exploring!

Here are some more family events to participate in and some helpful trick or treating tips from Mayor Marty Walsh.

Image via Dorchester Brewing Co. Instagram

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Reagan Byrne

Reagan is a Food & Drink Photographer, Social Media Content Creator and a sometimes-blogger based in Boston, MA. Self proclaimed foodie passionate about photography, travel and her frenchie Flyp.