From scares to cozy treats, there’s plenty to do in Brown County this Halloween
By Josh Staloch
To say that the landscape of northeast Wisconsin lends itself to this time of year is obviously a huge understatement.
Even here, in the state’s third-largest city, residents of Green Bay and the surrounding area don’t have to drive more than a few minutes to experience spectacular fall scenery.
With the departure of summer and the arrival of fall to ease us into another cold winter, Brown County residents have plenty of options for one last great outdoor hurrah during the Halloween season before it’s not time to get out the heavy parkas.
First, an overview of family events in the area:
Panoramic landscapes and garden center
Located on Elmwood Road in Suamico, Scenic View Landscapes and Garden Center offers a wide variety of seasonal decor items, from pumpkins and gourds to dried corn stalks.
Scenic View, open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, offers popcorn and wagon rides to its visitors in October.
The Great Pumpkin Train
The National Railroad Museum in Ashwaubenon is hosting two days of family Halloween in October as The Great Pumpkin train runs from 9am to 5pm on Saturday 8th October and again on Saturday 15th October. Admission is $17 (children under 2). to enter for free) and includes a train ride to a pumpkin patch, where everyone can choose a pumpkin to take home. Once back at the museum, guests can explore the exhibits, do tricks or treats, or enjoy live entertainment like craft stations and balloon animals.
Vickery Village Fall Festival
Vickery Village in Suamico will host a Fall Bash on Saturday, October 22. The event will include live music, food and drink, a market featuring the works of local artists and bakers, tricks or treats and other activities for children. The festivities will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a costume parade at noon.
Acres of Blaser
The Fall Pumpkin Festival is underway at Blaser’s Acres, located at 2556 School Lane in Suamico, and the list of activities on offer is long.
From a bouncy house and hay rides to a petting zoo, carmel apples and one of the best corn mazes in the area, Blaser’s Acres offers plenty of fall.
The Fall Pumpkin Festival takes place seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until October 30.
Dogs are welcome, on a leash, on weekdays but not on weekends.
Located at N9339 French Road in Seymour, Harvest Hill Family Farm is open Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and offers a 12-acre corn maze, petting zoo, pumpkin painting and other outdoor activities. fall.
There are no admission fees to play in the grounds and interact with the animals.
Misty Ridge Orchard
Located at N5126 Advent Road in De Pere, the quaint Misty Ridge Orchard features fall decorations, a corn maze and lots of deliciousness.
The squash and pumpkin selection is vibrant and unique, and they offer a wide variety of apples ranging from Honey Crisp to Zestar and Crimson Crisp.
Also on the list of seasonal treats offered are fresh cider and apple pie.
The orchard is open Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
And now, for something a little more terrifying:
The fear of Green Bay
Brought to you by the Beja Shriners, Green Bay Fear gets more and more gruesome as the years go by.
Mr. Jingles, the clown with a terrifying gaze and a chainsaw at the ready, is back and he doesn’t look any friendlier than he has for years.
Take a walk through his Funhouse and try not to scream multiple times – let us know how it goes.
Howling Hallow, a walking path through the forest on the grounds of Green Bay Fear, is, as usual, full of things that are likely to keep you up for a few nights after and Shawano Manor will once again be piled high with quirks and quirks. psychotic bits. for customers to try not to look too closely.
Located on Taylor Street in Howard, Green Bay Fear is open for shouting from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays in October.
Green Bay Fear will host an event for young children during daylight hours, when bloody macabre is less likely, from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday, October 15 and again on October 29.
Terror on the fox
Located on South Broadway near the National Railroad Meuseum in Ashwaubenon, Terror on the Fox is back for another October of spooky fun.
A Wisconsin Halloween tradition for over 20 years, Terror on the fox have perfected the art of scare by going the extra mile with their attractions and presentation.
The Terror Train is back, taking passengers on a haunted ride along the Fox River and The Bloodrite and Daywalker attractions promise to be particularly gruesome.
Terror on the Fox is open from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through October.
General admission tickets are $24.99.
And now for a walk on the wild side
Bog Witch Ball
The Tarlton Theater on Walnut and Broadway and Dark Arts Circus present the Bog Witch’s Ball on Saturday, October 22.
The event will feature the best in live alternative entertainment from the region with burlesque performers, dragsters, aerialists and circus performers.
Tricks and treats will be plentiful and there will be a Halloween costume contest, fortune tellers and vendors of all sorts of oddities on hand.
Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $13.