5 Spook-tacular Halloween Events to Attend This October

Costumes, candy, and creeps, oh my!

Not sure what to do this Halloween? New to the Milwaukee area? The NHO has you covered! Check out this list of 5 spook-tacular Halloween events to attend here at UWM and in Milwaukee!

See a Showing of Haunted Horizons

Visit the UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium and see a showing of Haunted Horizons. Showings are every Friday in the month of October starting at 7pm or 8:15pm! If you are a student, tickets are only $4!

Attend the 3rd Annual Haunted Halloween on Downer Avenue

Historic Downer Avenue Eastside is hosting their 3rd Annual Haunted Halloween on Saturday, October 20th from 12PM – 4PM. Check out local businesses on Downer Ave. for art, music, candy, and more!

Screen Creepy Films Created by UWM Students

Spend the night before Halloween watching films created by the Film Video Animation and New Genre Department’s grads and undergrads! Mitchell Hall will echo with your screams from 7pm-9pm.

Join CAB for “Halloween in the Union”

If you want to stay on campus and save some cash, join the Campus Activities Board in the Union on October 31st from 7pm-10pm. Activities include mini golf and escape rooms just to name a few!

Go “Boo-ling” in the Union Rec Center

Come dressed in your most creative costume, eat free scary snacks, and bowl in the Union Rec Center on October 31st from 7pm-10pm. The winner of the costume contest gets a prize!

If you’re looking to throw your own Halloween house party with friends, read the Neighborhood Housing Office’s guide to Hosting A Safe House Party. Have a spook-tacular Halloween Panthers!

Article Written by Amber Brewer