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 2021 festive fun while exploring these wonderful Main Streets!
When: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2021 AT 7 PM
Where: Rail Trail parking lot Augusta
Kick-off your Halloween weekend with a showing of Harry Potter! This is a Drive-In experience, so you don’t even have to leave your car.
Movies start at dusk in the old Maine Housing Parking Lot in downtown Augusta.
With the support and help of J.R. Davis Entertainment
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/3131304530483671
When: Saturday, October 30, 2021 | 5:30-8PM, or until candy runs out.
Where: Downtown Augusta / Water Street
We’re bringing back our in person event for 2021!
Join us downtown Augusta for a fun, safe Halloween.
Trick or treat to all the stores, restaurants, businesses and booths set up on Water Street — and then go out with your friends/family to enjoy a night out in downtown Augusta!
For more information: https://fb.me/e/cbWDao8X1
When: Saturday, October 30, 2021 | 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Where 228 Water St, Augusta, ME 04330-4614, United States
Celebrate Halloween at “The Raging Bull” with Dj Hudspin. Drink specials all night. Come party in Downtown Augusta on October 30th
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/285513240089773/
When: Saturday, October 30, 2001 | Events Starts at 3 PM
Where: Library Park in Bath | 112 Washington St, Bath, ME
13th Annual Trick or Treat TROMP this Saturday, Oct. 30th at Library Park in Bath! 3pm we meet for Hallowe’en games then at 4pm we Tromp up Front St sidewalks and Trick or Treat with @mainstreetbath businesses! The whole event is FREE, but if you have some to spare, feel free fo scare up some food for our community! We also have TROMP Tshirts available by donation. We hope to see you all there!
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/soggydogdesigns
When: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021 | 6 PM – 8:30 PM
Where: Riverside Bar & Grille | 737 Washington Street, Bath ME
Learn to paint adorable boo gnome wood pallet!! Artist Nicole will make your night out unforgettable! You’ll laugh till your belly hurts and learn painting a masterpiece is both easy and fun! Bring a friend and save 5$ off your ticket purchase. Everything is provided, all I need is you! Call ahead and order dinner upstairs at Midcoast Pizza & More!
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/833661583934463/
When: On Sunday, October 31, 2001 | 1:00-3:00 PM
Where: The Bath Elks Lodge | 9 Lambard Street, Bath ME
Get ready for the annual Elks Kids Halloween Party! On Sunday, October 31, from 1:00-3:00 PM, the Youth Activities Committee of Bath Lodge of Elks #934 will sponsor Halloween games, food, candy, and special treats for all area children. There’s rumor of a trolley ride through the City of Bath to search for haunted houses and wandering ghouls. Make sure to wear your costumes and gather in the Bath Elks Lodge Room. Our collaboration with the Bath Elks this year has been a TREAT, and we’re happy to help spread the word! The Bath Elks Lodge is located at 9 Lambard Street.
When: The Grand Procession is on Saturday Oct 30th, 10am-5pm
Where: at Steamboat Landing Park in Belfast, Maine
Line up in costume at 10AM with your decorated pumpkin and be a part of the (distanced) procession across Steamboat Landing field. Pumpkins are on display until 5PM for the public to view and vote on. Prizes for spookiest, most creative, and most skillful! Pick up your free pumpkin a week beforehand at the YMCA Trunk or Treat on October 24 or at Waterfall Arts.
For more information, please visit: https://waterfallarts.org/event/belfasts-great-pumpkin-pageant/
When: Saturday, October 30, 2021 | Starts at 7 PM
Where: Three Tides & Marshall Wharf Brewing Company | 36 Marshall Wharf, Belfast, ME.
Put on that costume and boogie down in the open air Beer Garden with all your ghoulish friends!
For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1018276175683423/
When: Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 9 PM – 1 AM
Where: The Front Street Pub | 37 Front Street, Belfast, ME.
This years party will be the entire building including outside spaces to allow for more distancing. We will also be limiting the amount of guests through the door so get here early.
Our Staff Judges will be awarding:
SCARIEST: $250.00DJ D-Vice and Dancing!
Selfie photo station, 2 bars, game room. Inside, outside, food available, and more!
For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/886545288900645
When: October 31, 2021 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Waldo County YMCA | Lincolnville Avenue, Belfast, ME
Park at Troy Howard Middle School and follow the signs to the Y Parking Lot for socially distanced fun.
Admission is FREE to all (please consider donating a non-perishable/non-expired item to our monthly food drive).
Enter a decorated trunk and hand out treats! Reserve early – limited spots available. Reserve your trunk spot by calling our Front Desk at 207.338.4598. Set up begins at 1:30 p.m.
When: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2021 AT 3 PM – 5:30 PM
Where: Downtown Biddeford, Maine
This year’s Halloween event is back downtown and better than ever! Bring the kids downtown from 3-5:30 pm for some free trick-or-treating fun at local businesses. Participating businesses will have an orange cat displayed in their window. Come see and experience some of the new features this year’s event has to offer.
Feel free to wear costumes and bring a bag for treats.
For more information, please visit: https://heartofbiddeford.org/listing/downtown-halloween/
When: Several shows between Oct 15 and 31, 2021 | see weekly schedule for show time.
Where: City Theatre in Biddeford, Maine
It is late at night and six travelers find themselves stranded in the waiting room of an isolated railway station outside of Rockland, Maine. The station master is closing the station for the night and he tries to persuade them to leave. He warns them of the supernatural danger of a ghost train that sometimes haunts the line at night, bringing death to all who set eyes upon it. With no where else to go the 6 travelers are left to spend the night.
A long running success in London and on Broadway and packed with thrills, chills and laughter. For sheer, creeping mystery, it’s a play without a peer.
Tickets are $25 and are available at www.citytheater.org/tickets or 207-282-0849
When: Starting Saturday October 19th, 2021
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/
Other events organized by the Brunswick Parks & Recreation Department include (click on link for more info):
When: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2021 AT 9 PM – 12 AM
Where: Bolos Kitchen, Cantina & Candlepin | 7 Dunlap St, Brunswick, ME
Bowling until 9 pm.
MC Dave (9pm – 12 am)
Spooky Drink Specials
For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/573350967050086/
When: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2021 STARTS AT 8 PM
Where: O’Donoghue’s Pub | 103 Pleasant St, Brunswick, ME
It’s time to get your Wicked on, bub!
Join yours Papa Tim and The Desperate Man’s Blues Explosion as we are proudly welcomed back to O’Donoghue’s Pub Brunswick, Maine for our All out annual Halloween Spooktackular!!
No cover and plenty of drink specials all night! Let’s do this ya’ll!
For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/588101302413615/
Where: Johnson Hall
When: Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
About this Event
Saturday, October 23, 2021 Johnson Hall will be hosting a Masquerade Ball. In the 1800’s Johnson Hall annually hosted a Masquerade Ball. Since this will be our last October that we will be able to use the historic opera house before construction begins in April of 2022 we thought it was only fitting to revisit a great tradition that had long been forgotten.
Please come dressed in your best and be ready to dance the night away to our LIVE band SKOSH! Dance is from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Doors open at 7:30 PM.
Effective immediately, the management of Johnson Hall requires all audience members and staff to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative test from the past 48 hours, along with a matching photo ID, in order to enter the venue.
Proof of vaccination can be your physical vaccine card or a photo of your card.
For more information, please visit: https://www.johnsonhall.org/event/johnson-halls-masquerade-ball/
When: Saturday October 30th, 2021
Where: The Blind Pig Tavern | 266 Water Street Gardiner, ME 04345
On Saturday October 30th we will be having a Halloween Costume Contest at The Blind Pig!
Best costume wins $100(cash) & a $100 gift CARD to The Blind Pig Tavern.
2nd place wins a $50 gift card & a BPT-T-shirt.
3rd place wins a $25 gift card & BPT-T-shirt.
This will be judged, there will be a “people’s choice” prize;
$25 gift card & A BPT- T-shirt.
Judging will take place 9-10 pm that night, and Karaoke will be happening 9pm-12am.
We can’t wait to see everyone’s awesome costumes and don’t worry, the Blind Pig staff will be fully dressed for the occasion as well so don’t hold back on your craziest ideas
Drink & food specials to come!
For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/theblindpig266/
When: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2021 AT 8 PM – 12 AM
Where: The Grey Owl Bar & Grill | 2 Park Drive, Rockland, ME
Join us for a night of fun and fright, and let the ghoul times roll
Drinks, bites, and scares all night with DJ WIZARD
Dress in your spooky, kooky, or cute costume for a chance to win!
For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/345327560694560/
When: Sunday, October 31, 2021 at 2 – 4 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/SalvageChurch/
When: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2021 AT 5 PM – 6 PM
Maine’s own Radio Variety Show!
Broadcast on WRFR (93.3 Rockland and 99.3 Camden) and streamed on wrfr.org.
On Air Show Only (not live at the theater).
Carve those pumpkins, don those masks, and go ahead and eat all the Kit Kats out of the candy bowl – as THE STRAND ON THE AIR returns on Halloween Night for its “All Treats – No Tricks” special!
On the air over WRFR 93.3 in Rockland and 99.3 in Camden, and streamed live to a terror-stricken world at WRFR.org, the latest installment in the Strand Theatre’s own radio variety show features Liz McLeod and the Strand Family Players, announcer Dan Bookham, and musical director Brittany Parker in a full sixty minutes of haunting laughs and shuddery tunes.
Join the intrepid journalists of All Things Rescinded for a frightening journey deep into the heart of the service-industry labor shortage, a nightmarish expose of the hot new fad of adult napping, and an exclusive minds-eye look at the most terrifying Halloween costume of 2021. And down in Abysmal Point, you’ll be a nervous wreck as Mrs. Grunden and company stalk deep into the shadowy woods to rescue Gertie Crummet from the clutches of a marauding alien invasion. Steel your senses and warm up the radio for STRAND ON THE AIR, Sunday October 31st at 5PM!
STRAND ON THE AIR shows are available as podcasts, or for streaming on this website, following their broadcast.
For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/816819699015152/
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/
When: October 23, 2021 from 11 AM to 4 PM
Where: On Main Street in Saco, Maine.
Ready for some Fall fun?!
Come on down to the Saco Main Street 21st Annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival in our historic downtown.
We will have Fun and Games for kids, a “Trunk or Treat” area, Costume Contest, Pie Eating Contests, Horse Drawn Wagon Rides, and more.
For the latest information and schedule, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/sacomainstreet/
When: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2021 AT 8 PM
Where: Bloomfields Tavern | 40 Water Street, Skowhegan ME
Get those costumes ready.
Live entertainment with the Song Pirates. No cover charge.
For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/333050145242102/
When: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2021 AT 5 PM – 9 PM & SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2021 AT 5 PM – 9 PM
Where: Somerset Lodge #34 AF & AM | 170 Water Street, Skowhegan ME
Join us at the Somerset Masonic Lodge in Skowhegan for our 3rd Annual Haunted House on October 29th & 30th.
𝗛𝗔𝗨𝗡𝗧𝗘𝗗 𝗛𝗢𝗨𝗦𝗘 𝗧𝗜𝗠𝗘𝗦:
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Kids welcome
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM – Kids discouraged
$5 – Adults
$3 – 10 and under
𝗣𝗟𝗘𝗔𝗦𝗘 𝗕𝗘 𝗔𝗗𝗩𝗜𝗦𝗘𝗗:
1) Masks will be required for ALL guests
2) Some ghosts & goblins will appear without masks
3) All guests will be required to “sign in” before entering for contact tracing purposes (if necessary…hopefully the information won’t be needed)
For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/554709978911297/
When: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2021 AT 6 PM – 8 PM
Where: Skowhegan Parks & Recreation Department | Poulin Drive, Skowhegan
Calling All Thrill Seekers!
Experience a haunted walk outside with terrifying live actors. special effects and incredible monsters.
Don’t miss one of the best haunted thrills this season….that’s if you Dare!
**IN PERSON TICKET SALES ARE NOW OPEN AT THE SKOWHEGAN COMMUNITY CENTER.
Cost: $5.00 per ticket (No refunds)
Rain or Shine.
Ticket Reservations- Up to 8 people per time slot.
Pre-Sale Tickets & Event Day Drive Up Sales are available until sold out.
This year tickets will be for designated walk thru times only to observe social distancing and to keep your health and safety in mind, in the spirit of Halloween.
Parents with young children, please use your discretion as it will be scary.
ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK!
For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/2036501899845844
When: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2021 AT 8 PM – 11:59 PM
Where: Skowhegan-Madison Elks Lodge
Halloween Dance with music by Rob Burnell and Band to support the Veteran’s Committee for $12 per person or $20 per couple. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes! Delicious snacks will be served! Come have fun and support local Veterans. Open to all members and their guests!! Limited Admissions to 275 and tickets are available at the bar or call 453.6936.
For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/705267660429738/
When: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2021 AT 2 PM – 3 PM
Where: Lake George Regional Park
Join Skowhegan Outdoors and REACH for a Halloween Costume Hike up the Pinnacle Trail at Lake George Regional Park (East). This event is for young 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. This trail features some roots and rocks and has a slight elevation gain.
Please bring some water, snacks and any candy or snacks you’d like to eat along the way. Wear closed-toe shoes. Masks are encouraged but not required. If you do not have any of these items, you may request to borrow them from the Skowhegan Outdoors Community Gear Library.
This is a free community program of Skowhegan Outdoors, a project of Main Street Skowhegan, in collaboration with REACH and Lake George Regional Park.
Location pin: https://goo.gl/maps/MVNYsSVkwmWKApBR6
Please preregister for program here: https://app.donorview.com/Z6V69
For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/962555874213456/
When: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2021 AT 4 PM – 8 PM
Where: Drouin Dance Center
Join us in your Halloween Costume for a Special Halloween Kid’s Night out with Halloween crafts, games, movie and dancing. Please pack a dinner and a snack for movie time. Please no peanuts or tree nuts.
Saturday, October 23, 2021
Ages: 3 and up
$30 per child
Drop off: 4:00pm
Pick up: 8:00pm
At Drouin Dance Center
100 Larrabee Rd, Ste 210
Register online at drouindancecenter.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
When: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2021 AT 10 AM – 11 AM
Where: Westbrook Performing Arts Center
Join us for a family-friendly presentation of Halloween-inspired ballet by students of the Senior and Pre-Professional Divisions at Portland School of Ballet! Halloween-themed dances are combined with famous classical music for a performance that is ideal for all ages. This performance will include a raffle drawing and costume parade at intermission, so come dressed in your best Halloween costume!
The health and safety of our performers, staff, and patrons are a top priority for Portland Ballet. Staff, volunteers, and audience members are expected to follow all policies required by the CDC, as well as any additional requirements put in place by our performance venues. Masks are required for audience members at all times during performances at all venues until further notice. There is a possibility that WPAC will add additional requirements such as proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test results for ages 12+. Any updates will be posted on this event page as well as at https://www.portlandballet.org/psb-performances . Thank you for your cooperation.
For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/579270650048533/
When: 29th, 30th & 31st, 2021 (see movie schedule below)
Where: Prides Corner Drive In Theatre
October 29th, 30th & 31st
SINGLE FEATURE PRESENTATION
“Casper” (1995) Rated PG
Showtime approximately 5:50PM
Gates open by 5:15PM
Single Feature admission!
$15 a car up to five. Thanks!
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
October 29th, 30th & 31st
TRIPLE FEATURE PRESENTATION
”Re-Animator (1985) Rated R
Showtime approximately 8:30PM
”The Child” (1977) Rated R
Showtime approximately 10:25PM
”Eaten Alive” (1976) Rated R
Showtime approximately 11:45PM
Gates open by 8:00PM
Triple Feature admission! $25 car up to five people each additional person $5.
For more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/PridesCornerDriveIn/
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