GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Halloween is drawing near, and there are so many fall-themed family events to attend! Check out Maranda’s top picks in this week’s Five Star Family Fun Update. To get a full list of events e-mailed to you each week, click here to sign up!
Zoo Goes Boo, John Ball Zoo, Grand Rapids
Friday, October 16 – Sunday, October 18, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Activities, games, crafts, entertainment, trick-or-treating. Costumes encouraged! Admission: $8. Children under 2 are free!
Special Families Fun Fest, The DeltaPlex, Walker
Saturday, October 17, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Festival for individuals with special needs and their families. $5.
ZooBoo, Binder Park Zoo, Battle Creek
Wednesdays – Sundays through October 30
Come in costume for games, rides, animals, and trick-or-treating.
Pumpkins in the Park, Hicks Park, Plainwell
Saturday, October 17, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Costume contests, pie eating contests, pumpkin seed spitting contest, trick or treating, games, hayride, food, bake sale. Free!
Urban Hay Day, Hudsonville
Saturday, October 17, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Pumpkin races, hay rides, critter barn, pony rides, caramel apples, cider and donuts, activities, bounce houses, mechanical bull, eating contests, costume contest, and more! Two locations: Farmer’s Co-op on Prospect Street and Gemmen’s Hardware on Kelly Street. Free!