The days are growing shorter and colder and winter in Northern Minnesota will be here before we know it. Don’t let fall slip by! We’re here to help you plan a little fun with the family before pumpkins and leaves give way to snowflakes and hot cocoa.
Family Friendly October Events
October is National Roller Skating Month! Every Wednesday evening in October (5pm-7:30p) is Super Sunday Family Skate | Free for all ages, just pay for Rentals if needed ~Roller Skates $3.00 ~ Inline Skates $4.00. Check out the link for more Halloween fun in October!
October Duluth Public Library | See website for more specifics on family fun happenings all month!
October 19th MEA Family Field Trip Day at Simek’s Farm | 10a-4p Looking for something fun to do with the kids while they are on MEA break? Take a drive to the country and have some fun on the farm! $8 (includes hayride).
October 19-21; The Burch Barn | Fridays-Sundays, closed on rainy days. Much more than just a pumpkin patch, bring a picnic lunch and spend the day playing and exploring! See website for prices, hours and schedule changes.
October 19-21 Spirit Mountain | See website for specifics. With Adventure Park, Scenic Chairlift Rides, and a Mountain Bike Park, you wont miss a single fall leaf!
October 19-22 Pumpkin Train Express |See website for tickets and hours. Reservations ahead of time are strongly encouraged, as seats can fill up!
October 20-21; 27-28 Engwall’s Corn Maze | 10 am- 6 pm With a giant corn pit, maze and a corn cannon, you’re bound to have a blast! See website for special themed events.
October 20-21 Simek’s Farm |10 am- 5 pm. Corn mazes, pumpkins, cider, fresh produce, hay rides and more, Simek’s Farm is a great family day!
October 20 Cider Pressing | Duluth Farmers Market 9:00a-noon
October 20 Corn Maze Festival | Engwalls Corn Maze 10a-8p Have all the maze fun and enjoy great food from Stokke Meats, craft beer, live music, corn shucking and corn cannon contests, craft fair, and much, much more!
October 20 Boo at the Zoo| 10 am- 4pm. See website for ticket info. Fun and festive for all ages, not too scary!!
October 21 Sensory Friendly Event | 11am-4pm Plan3t Fitness
October 21 Free Skate with the UMD Bulldogs Mens and Womens Hockey Teams! | 3:00p-5:00p | Amsoil Arena Meet the players, get autographs, prizes and healthy treats.
October 21 Library Trick-or-treat! | 10 am- 2 pm. Scooby-Doo themed at the Superior Public Library. Please bring a non-perishable item.
October 25 Lincoln Park Halloween-A-Palooza | Check out the event page for festivities and details.
October 25 St. Luke’s Miller Creek Medical Clinic | 4th Annual Fall Festival. 5:30-7 pm. Treats, safety and s’mores station. 4190 Loberg Avenue, Hermantown MN.
October 27 Howl-o-Ween | Hartley Nature Center. Pre-registration is required. Please see website for times and costs!
October 27 Free Community Breakfast| Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. Check out link for details.
October 28 Kids Halloween Carnival | 3pm-6pm Lake Superior Railroad Museum
October 28 Trunk or Treat | Eastridge Church 1-4 pm
October 28 Scarium at the Aquarium| 10am- 3pm. Kids 12 and under get in free with a paid adult! Wear costumes and participate in crafts, games and trick or treating!
October 29-30 Superstition and Flashlight Tours at Fairlawn Mansion | 7:30 pm start time. See website for specifics and age limitations.
October 31 Malloween | Contests, trick or treating and more, a family fun night! See website for more info and contest rules.
October 31 Escape the Elements | 4:30p-7:30p Harrison Community Center/Club. 15-20 minute trick or treat journey through the 4 elements (Earth, fire, air, water)
October 31 Spooktacular Halloween | Chidrens Museum 3p-7p. Check out event link for admission information.
Family Friendly November Events
November Duluth Public Library | Storytimes and events all month long!
November World of Wheels | Check website for special events and specials!
November 2-3 Duluth Junk Hunt | A two day, semi-annual sale of vintage and craft items. $5 admission. See website for location and details.
November 10-11 Festival of Trees Craft Show | With so much to look at, you may come both days! Craft vendors and Christmas trees and more! See website for ticket information and times.
November 11 Fall 2018 Rivet Run | Support Superior ski trails by running a fun 5k through beautiful Pattison Park! Caps at 100 participants. See website for registration.
November 16 Christmas City of the North Parade | 6:25p-8p Check out the website for parking and parade route information.
November 18 Festival of the Season | 12th annual family fun at the Duluth Farmers Market
The seasonal events don’t stop here! Stay tuned, the Bentlyville Guide and Holiday Gift Guide are coming soon!