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Halloween events in Madison, WI

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Looking for a howling good time this Halloween? To make this season even more spook-tacular, we’re creep-ing it real with a round-up of Halloween-inspired events in Madison.

Goblins + ghouls of all ages welcome 👻

Boo at the Zoo | Henry Vilas Zoo, 702 S. Randall Ave. | Sat., Oct. 29 | 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Adventure around the park + trick-or-treat your way through candy stations all over the zoo.

Family Halloween | State Street & Capitol Square | Wed., Oct. 26 | 3-6 p.m.
Trick-or-treat at 60+ downtown locations, explore a mix of themed activities at local businesses, and catch a screening of “Hocus Pocus.”

Trick or treat (yourself) 🥂

Murder Mystery Dinner | DelecTable, 3248 University Ave. | Thurs., Oct. 27-Mon., Oct. 31 | 6-9:30 p.m.
Take on a backstory, learn + develop motives, and find out who’s done it during this “Grand Gatsby” themed dinner party.

The 5th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl | Red Rock Saloon, 222 W. Gorham St. | Sat., Oct. 29 | 4 p.m.-12 a.m.
Join more than 500 Madisonians on an adventure across town stopping at 8+ bars along the way. Don’t forget your costume — winner of the costume contest gets a $1,000 prize.

Creatures of the night 🌃

Halloween Fun Run | Fleet Feet, 8440 Old Sauk Rd., Middleton | Mon., Oct. 31 | 6 p.m.
Tour neighborhood Halloween displays during this three-mile fun run and end the night feasting on treats.

Madison Ghost Walk | Wisconsin Veterans Museum, 30 W. Mifflin St. | Fri., Oct. 28 | 7:30-9:30 p.m
Hear haunted tales of the Isthmus during this walkabout where you’ll stop at many of Madison’s most iconic locations.

Know of any spooky parties, dinners, or events around town? Let us know — we’ll keep you in the loop with more Halloween plans this week.