Although Ann Arbor has not yet confirmed the times for trick-or-treating in the city, but previous years have seen little ghouls going from door-to-door from 5 to 8 p.m. on Halloween night.
Downtown trick-or-treating will take place on Oct. 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a costume parade starting at 11 a.m. Participants wanting to show off their costumes should meet at Main Street and William Street at 11 a.m.
The Humane Society of Huron Valley, at 3100 Cherry Hill Road in Ann Arbor, will be holding a Muttster Mash Bash on Oct. 23 featuring child-friendly games, trick-or-treating and meet-and-greets with adoptable animals. Cost is $10 per child, while adults are free. The event lasts from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Ticket-holders will have scheduled time slots.
While the Humane Society may specialize in black cats, participants in the Domino’s Farm Petting Zoo event will have different animals around: monsters. The Halloween Trail: Monster Petting Farm will take place on Oct. 22-23 and Oct. 29-30 at 3001 Earhart Road in Ann Arbor. The “petting zoo” features werewolves and zombies, played by actors from the Ann Arbor Civic Theater. Tickets are available online.
The Ring of Steel Action Theatre, at 3097 Varsity Drive in Ann Arbor, will be hosting a Haunted Drive Thru Trick or Treat on Oct. 30 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets are free, but pre-registration is required.
Dixboro United Methodist Church, at 5221 Church Street in Ann Arbor, plans to host a “trunk-or-treat” and Fall Festival on Oct. 22. The festival begins at 4:30 p.m. and trunk-or-treating begins at 5:30 p.m. Costumes are encouraged.
Little monsters can also participate in trick-or-treating at Briarwood Mall on Oct. 28 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Children can trick-or-treat with participating retailers throughout the store. Expect an appearance by Ann Arbor’s Violin Monster, as well as a performance by University of Michigan’s Groove, a magic show and other family-friendly events from 5:30 to 7 p.m.