Main Street Maine‘s team has put together a list of safe Halloween-related events that are taking place in our nationally recognized historic downtowns. Join in for the festive fun while exploring these wonderful Main Streets!

Have fun and please remember to follow Maine’s CDS Guidelines – wear your mask, avoid crowded areas, keep a safe distance, wash your hands, (…) –  Full Maine CDC guidelines can be found > HERE <

 

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Halloween in Augusta, Maine

Hocus Pocus: Movies in the Park(ing Lot)

When: Friday, October 30, 2020 from 7 pm to 10 pm

Where: Augusta Rail Trail Parking Lot

Event Hosted by Children’s Discovery MuseumAugusta Downtown Alliance and J.R. Davis Entertainment

For more information: https://fb.me/e/3fNvS3euU

 

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Halloween Trivia Scavenger Hunt!

***************This event is recommended for a PG-13 and above audience***************

When: Sat, October 31, 2020 @11:00 AM – 12:00 PM and from 12 -1 :00 PM

Where: Augusta Downtown Alliance | 295 Water Street, Augusta, ME 04330

Join the Augusta Downtown Alliance on water street for a Halloween Trivia Scavenger Hunt! each completed sheet will be entered into our raffle for a downtown gift basket worth over $150 of your favorite downtown spots!

Each ticket will be given a time slot and a starting location. This will allow us to separate groups and ensure social distancing. Go to your designated starting location, show them your ticket, and pick up your question sheet. Each time slot will be limited to 50 people, and will be separated by having a different starting location. There will be some ghouls walking the street ready to scare – and maybe help you!

Once you have solved all the questions, head to your starting location to drop off your completed sheet to be entered into the raffle for the grand prize! Afterwards, consider eating at a local restaurant, grabbing some coffee, or doing a little shopping at some of our wonderful downtown businesses!

Please note: This event is recommended for a PG-13 and above audience, the clues are likely too hard or obscure for children. Halloween costumes are encouraged, but not required. Please maintain social distancing when walking the street and entering businesses. Please wear a mask when entering a business. If you cannot wear a mask due to medical reasons, please reach out so we can find a reasonable accommodation for you! Please be respectful of businesses and their regular customers, and ensure you do not overload a business with too many people. If you are in a group, we recommend sending in one person to grab the scavenger hunt sheet for all members of your group, or coming in one at a time. 

For more information and tickets, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/augusta-downtown-alliance-17878055453

 
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Drive-Thru “Trick or Treat” On Water Street

When: Saturday, October 31, 2020  – 2 to 5PM, or until candy runs out.

Where: Downtown Augusta / Old Maine State Housing Parking Lot

Taking place in the old MSHA parking lot! Join us downtown Augusta for a fun, safe Halloween! (www.augustadowntown.com/halloween)

Please remember to wear a mask and stay in your vehicle during the drive-thru event. We will have stations set up along the drive to collect candy!

More information will be provided as we get closer.

Vehicle Lineup will begin on Winthrop St, no earlier than 2pm. We will have plenty of volunteers showing you the way!

For more information: https://fb.me/e/cbWDao8X1

PLAN YOUR VISIT: mainstreetmaine.org/augusta-me/

 

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Halloween in Bath, Maine

Riverside’s Annual Halloween Party

When: Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 8 PM EDT – 11:59 PM

Where: Riverside Bar & Grille | 737 Washington Street, Bath ME

Remember your childhood Trick or Treating when you had to wear pj’s under your costume but you didn’t care because Halloween was so much fun? Well, Halloween is still fun so put on your favorite costume, dress warm underneath and be sure to wear your mask at Riverside’s Annual (outside this year) Halloween Party! Cash prizes, drink specials and fun giveaways!

For more information:https://fb.me/e/1KK5O6Ifh

Annual Trick or Treat TROMP

When: Oct 31, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Where: soggy dog designs | 4 Centre St, Bath, ME 04530, USA

This year our Annual Trick or Treat TROMP will look a bit different! Due to all the scary Covid things we are offering a Scavenger Hunt TROMP instead of our usual carnival and parade through the lovely City of Bath. We will need families to pre-register and will have that information soon.
As always, we are Trick or Treating to TROMP Out Hunger with our Annual Food Drive as well, benefiting the Bath Area Food Bank! More details and information are coming soon! (Including how you can score a cool TROMP T’ and help raise money for BAFB!)

For more information: https://www.soggydogdesigns.info/…/soggy-dog-designs

PLAN YOUR VISIT: https://mainstreetmaine.org/bath-me/

 

Halloween in Belfast, Maine

Spooky tales from Belfast Maskers

When: October 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Where: Belfast Maskers | 17 Court Street, Belfast, ME

“Tales from the Muck” is an anthology of short horror plays, performed outside the theater.
The show will run 90 minutes with no intermission.

Please dress appropriately for the weather and bring your own chair; a limited amount may be available on a first come, first serve basis.

Restrooms will be available ONLY before and after the show, with social-distancing and sanitation protocols observed.

No additional show dates will be scheduled; if this show is cancelled for any reason we will attempt to seat you at a later date or issue a refund.

For tickets and more information, please visit: https://belfastmaskers.com/event/tales-from-the-muck-4/

 
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Great Pumpkin Pageant with Waterfall Arts

When: The Grand Procession is on Saturday Oct 24th, 11am-3pm

Where: at Steamboat Landing Park in Belfast, Maine

Pumpkins on display downtown and voting continues from October 25th – 31st.
Prizes awarded for Spookiest, Silliest, Most Creative, and Most Skillful — to be announced via Facebook Live at 12:00pm on Saturday, October 31st.

An All Ages Art Happening to keep creative kids of all ages safe and happy this Halloween, while showing their stuff!

For more information, please visit: https://waterfallarts.org/event/belfasts-great-pumpkin-pageant/

 
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Halloween crafts & Halloween StoryWalk

When:
– Decorate on Tuesday, October 27th from 1:00 – 4:00 pm (Rain date: Thursday, October 29)
– StoryWalk: Friday October 30 and Saturday, October 31 (10am-Sunset)

Where: Belfast Free Library

Join the Belfast Free Library for safely-distanced outdoor Halloween programs for families, kids, and teens this month. Decorate-your-own fabric Halloween bags, featuring designs for both young kids and teens, will be available at the library on Tuesday, October 27th from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Library patrons are invited to pick up a bag in the lobby to decorate at home or sit on the library plaza to color bags with fabric markers. The rain date for this event is Thursday, October 29 (1:00 – 4:00 pm). Following the program, bags will be available on the children’s floor while supplies last.

The library, in coordination with Belfast Parks and Recreation, will host a Halloween StoryWalk on Friday October 30 and Saturday, October 31. A StoryWalk is a marked trail featuring pages of a storybook posted on signboards along the route. StoryWalks were designed as a way to inspire parents, teachers, and caregivers to take young children outdoors and to enjoy reading stories together. Walking the trail while sharing a storybook promotes childhood literacy as well as outdoor activity for all ages.

Starting at the Belfast Boathouse, the StoryWalk trail will make a loop by the water and back along the upper walk. The trail is self-paced and will be open anytime from Friday at 10:00am through sunset on Saturday. Special give-aways will be available on Friday 10:00 – noon.

For more information: https://belfastlibrary.org/event/kids-teens-take-and-make-decorate-halloween-bags/

 
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Mask & Treat at The Front Street Pub

When: Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 11 AM  – 10 PM
Where: The Front Street Pub | 37 Front Street, Belfast, ME.

Join The Front Street Pub for lunch, dinner or in-between for a little halloween fun. Wear a creative mask or work it in as part of your costume, have your server take your picture and be entered for a chance to win a $50.00 gift card!! Candy bags for all families with children dressed in a costume.

We will be following all state guidelines for Covid safety. depending on weather, outside seating my be available. reservations recommended. Call 338-8900

For more information, please visit: https://fb.me/e/1DqglQ2Uu

PLAN YOUR VISIT: https://mainstreetmaine.org/belfast-me/

 

 

Halloween in Biddeford, Maine

Halloween Creepy Crawl

When: Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 3 PM  – 6 PM

Where: Biddeford Middle School

The main event this year will be by car, to promote a healthy community during the pandemic. Your downtown business community wanted to make sure there was still something special, fun and yummy!

On Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31, everyone’s invited on a Creepy Crawl (drive) between 3-6 p.m. at Biddeford Middle School! Watch funny and spooky scenes out your car window, then each kid in the car will get a great bag full of your favorite Halloween candy!

Is it like last year? We wish! But this a time to try new things. We hope you’ll have a spooky and delicious time at this one-stop, COVID-safe spot!

Brought to you by HOB and the Biddeford Recreation Department, with sponsorship from angelrox/suger, Biddeford Savings, Hark House, McArthur Public Library, Palace Diner, Trillium, and Saco & Biddeford Savings!

(We are also finalizing an option to get a candy bag to kids without cars, so please watch here for more details!)

For more information, please visit: https://heartofbiddeford.org/listing/downtown-halloween/

PLAN YOUR VISIT: https://mainstreetmaine.org/biddeford-me/

 

 

Halloween in Brunswick, Maine

Stroll Maine Street for some cool Halloween-themed Window Display & Paintings

When: Starting Sunday October 25th, 2020

Where: Maine Street (Brunswick’s Main Street)

Halloween Window Painting is Saturday, October 19th! Halloween is fast approaching! Celebrate this festive occasion by taking a stroll on Maine Street and watch the windows of participating merchants! Enjoy the wonderful paintings during the week before Halloween.

For more information, please visit: https://www.brunswickme.org/

PLAN YOUR VISIT: https://mainstreetmaine.org/brunswick-me/

 

 

Halloween in Gardiner, Maine

A fun-filled family Spooky Walk (Gardiner, ME)

Where: Johnson Hall

When: Fri, October 30, 2020 from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM

About this Event
Join us for a fun-filled spooky walk through Johnson Hall! This event will be a safe and enjoyable event inside Johnson Hall. Groups of up to five people at a time will enter Johnson Hall on the second floor off Mechanic Street and make their way through various scary and spooky scenes on their way to the third floor. Once they reach the third-floor attendees can play Halloween-themed carnival games and win fun prizes. Attendees will exit the third floor back to Mechanic Street.

IMPORTANT PLEASE READ-Johnson Hall will be observing all recommended safety protocols for this event.

  • All Attendees must be wearing a mask (it’s Halloween,).
  • Attendee’s temperature will be taken before entry (non-contact thermometer)
  • We will have timed entrances in order to keep social distancing requirements.
  • All traffic in and out of the building will be in one direction. There will be no two-way traffic.
  • All items that will be touched by attendees will be sanitized between uses.
  • Attendees may be asked to wait before entering to ensure a safe distance between groups.

For more information, please visit: https://www.johnsonhall.org/event/johnson-hall-spooky-walk/

PLAN YOUR VISIT: https://mainstreetmaine.org/gardiner-me/

 

Halloween in Rockland, Maine

Trunk or Treat at Salvage Church

When: Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 3 PM EDT – 5 PM
Where: Salvage Church parking lot | 30 Sheerer Lane, Rockland, ME

Salvage Church will be hosting a drive through trunk or treat on Halloween from 3-5 PM. All Covid-19 safety measures will be observed. Come in costume and collect you candy from the safety and warmth of you vehicle.

For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/372065673947240

 
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Strand On The Air: Halloween Edition

When: October 25 at 5pm and October 31 at 5pm

Where: Online!

Maine’s Own Radio Variety Show: Halloween Edition! Broadcast on WRFR (93.3 Rockland and 99.3 Camden) and streamed on wrfr.org, then available as a podcast. It’s all treats and no tricks for the STRAND ON THE AIR Halloween Special!

The Strand Theatre’s radio variety hour returns over WRFR on October 25th at 5pm and October 31st at 3 pm with a Fun-Size bag of Halloween laughs and tunes with Liz McLeod and the Strand Family Players, Brittany Parker, Dan Bookham, and some special surprise guest stars. Don’t miss a special extended-length visit to Abysmal Point, where Mrs. Grunden, Lilita, and Gertie confront the terrifying “Curse of Wilton Waldrop!” And All Things Rescinded returns with an in-depth look at high-tech, socially distant Trick or Treating.

Like all our STRAND ON THE AIR broadcasts this year, the Halloween edition is written, directed, and edited by House Manager Liz McLeod, with cast members contributing their parts from home via the Internet!

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/320034955976000/

PLAN YOUR VISIT:  https://mainstreetmaine.org/rockland-me/

 

 

Halloween in Saco, Maine

“Scarecrows On Parade”!

Each year, Saco Main Street organizes and displays cool scarecrows up and down Main Street. Bring your kids and stroll down Main street and enjoy the funny, scary “Scarecrows on Parade”.

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/sacomainstreet/ 

PLAN YOUR VISIT:  https://mainstreetmaine.org/saco-me/

 

 

Halloween in Skowhegan, Maine

Costume Hike

When: Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 2 PM

Where: Lake George Regional Park

**COVID-19 PROTOCOLS IN PLACE: All attendees will be required to preregister for the Costume Hike so we can be sure to have enough program materials for all participants and keep numbers manageable. Additionally, we will require that all participants wear face masks at all times during the hike (bonus points if your face mask is in theme with your costume!).**

Preregister here: https://forms.gle/fD2feZ3TgMDtapmU7

Join Skowhegan Outdoors for a Halloween Costume Hike up the Pinnacle Trail at Lake George Regional Park (East). This event is for kiddos and their grown ups and all are encouraged to get into the Halloween spirit with costumes! We will hike up to the top of The Pinnacle while enjoying a Halloween-themed scavenger hunt along the way.

Location pin: https://goo.gl/maps/MVNYsSVkwmWKApBR6

This is a free community event of Skowhegan Outdoors, a program of Main Street Skowhegan in collaboration with REACH after school program and Lake George Regional Park.

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/962555874213456/

PLAN YOUR VISIT:  https://mainstreetmaine.org/skowhegan-me/

 

Halloween in Westbrook, Maine

Halloween (1978) 9:45PM Sat Oct 31st @ Prides Corner Drive In Theatre.

One Night Only for October 31st… “Halloween” (1978) Rated R Showtime approximately 9:45 PM Gates open no later than 9:15 PM

For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/PridesCornerDriveIn/

PLAN YOUR VISIT: https://mainstreetmaine.org/westbrook-me/

 

 

Do you know about other safe public Halloween-themed events taking place in Augusta, Bath, Belfast, Biddeford, Brunswick, Gardiner, Rockland, Saco, Skowhegan or Westbrook? 
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Have fun!

Have fun and please remember to follow Maine’s CDS Guidelines – wear your mask, avoid crowded areas, keep a safe distance, wash your hands, (…) –  Full Maine CDC guidelines can be found > HERE <

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