Scare Up Some Halloween Fun at 5 Delightfully Spooky Twin Cities Events

October 23, 2017

Halloween Twin Cities EventsWhen it comes to Halloween, everyone gets to be a kid. People of all ages have fun donning colorful costumes and celebrating this playfully scary holiday.

Lining up your Halloween plans? Choose from these festive events taking place around our Springs Twin Cities luxury apartment communities.

1. HallZooWeen
Minneapolis Zoo
13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley
2.8 miles from Springs at Apple Valley

What's Halloween without a trip to the zoo? HallZooWeen is a full day of excitement including train rides, creepy crawly animals, a hay maze and live music. Come early to share in the treats and goodies that will be distributed in the morning. Join the creatures on Saturday and Sunday, October 28 – 29 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission is $18 for adults and $12 for kids aged 3-12.

2. Halloween Skating Party
Burnsville Ice Center
251 Civic Center Pkwy, Burnsville
5.2 miles from Springs at Apple Valley

Halloween may conjure up visions of cornfields and hayrides, so why not try a holiday on ice for a change? Glide around the rink among rock stars, pirates and other Halloween characters. Mini-private lessons will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis, and there will be trick-or-treating around the rink. The party is scheduled for Sunday, October 29 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Admission is free, with discounted skate rental for $3.

3. Halloween Costume Party
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
2400 Mystic Lake Blvd, Prior Lake
6.6 miles from Springs at Egan Drive

Your Halloween’s finest costume could earn you some cool cash! Mystic Lake Casino's free party features a DJ spinning tunes and courtesy souvenir photos. The costume contest takes place at 11 p.m. and prizes range from $100 – $1,000. In honor of the Blues Brothers show that night, anyone dressed as a Blues Brother receives $25 in free slot play. Festivities begin at 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 28.

4. Trail of Terror
3525 145th St W, Shakopee
15.4 miles from Springs at Egan Drive

Trail of Terror is billed as the largest Halloween event in the Midwest, and that's no exaggeration. Spine-tingling attractions include Wicked Woods Walk, Bon"e" Appetit and Crystal Caverns. Fight a group of zombies at paintball, or try to outrun them in a 5K race. Real-life psychics and ghost hunters provide dinnertime stories at Phantom's Feast. The Trail is open from Friday, October 27 through Sunday, October 29 and general admission is $23.95. Visit the website for hours and pricing of premium events.

5. Scream Town
7410 Hwy 212, Chaska
21.7 miles from Springs at Egan Drive

With a name like Scream Town, you know you're in the right place for Halloween fun. Eight spooky attractions include Circus Asylum, populated by crazy carnival freaks, and Ludicrous Labyrinth, a fog-filled maze with surprises around every corner. Scream Town opens its gates at 6:30 p.m. from Friday, October 27 through Sunday, October 29. The final evening is a special "Lights Out" night where you have a single glow stick to light the way. Tickets start at $30.

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