Put on your costumes, get ready for the fun, Halloween is here! There's a lot to do in southern Illinois with the family! Check out our weekend highlights and head out!
Get into the Halloween spirit by checking out a haunted house, maze, or hayride! Let the kids debut their costumes early at a Halloween themed event or Trunk or Treat!
Fall Fun: Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides, Corn Mazes, and More!
Autumn brings many ways to create lifelong, family memories, and new traditions! Hit up the orchards for fresh apples, cider, and jams! Stop by a pumpkin patch to find the perfect pumpkin, jump on a hayride, and enjoy everything that Fall has to offer!
For the Kids
Mini Pumpkin Decorating Fri., Sat.
Storytime & Adventures: How to Scare a Ghost Sat.
Lego Club Sat.
For the Teens
Project Next Generation Fri.
Saturday Teen Games Sat.
Tween Movies Sat.
Teen Craft Night Sat.
For the Family
Carbondale Halloween 2018 Fri./ Sat.
The Wall That Heals, Vietnam Memorial Replica Fri./ Sat./ Sun.
Free Ride Festival at Black Diamond Fri., Sat.
Harry Potter-Kids/Parent Weekend Camp Fri./ Sat. / Sun.
Pumpkin Glow & Stroll Fri., Sat.
T-shirts will be provide free of charge and are of limited supply. First come first serve. We will have prizes for the games and goodies to hand out to trick-or-treaters who show of their Halloween Costume! Learn More
District 50 Halloween Parade Fri.
Van Tour in Cache River Watershed Fri.
Kincaid Mounds Archaeology Field Day Sat.
96th Annual Mardi Gras Parade Sat.
Build a Bat Box for Halloween Sat.
Discovery Tours at Wolf Creek Causeway Sun.
Halloween Bat Program Sun.
FMH 5K Sat.
Monster Dash 5K and Fun Run Sat.
Pinckneyville Fall Classic 8K Run and 5K Walk Sat.
2018 Carbondale Pumpkin Race Sat.
Rods & Squad Car Show Sun.
New Baden 14th Annual Chili/Soup Cook-off & 4th Annual Cupcake Wars Sat.
Enjoy the Show
Fourth Friday Fair with the Jarochicanos Fri.
Movie Night at Saluki Gymnastics Fri.
Southern Illinois Symphony Series-Mt. Vernon Sat. / Sun.