Check out these events and things to do to celebrate Halloween in East Troy!
Trick-or-Treat on the Square
Bring your family to downtown East Troy, wear your best costumes and get your fill of candy, coupons and other Halloween specials from participating merchants from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31, along with fellow trick-or-treaters in the Village of East Troy, Town of East Troy and Town of Troy.
Start your trick-or-treating off at East Troy Village Square Park by visiting the East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce booth for candy and a special treat.
Hundreds of lit pumpkins, carved by East Troy Prairie View Elementary School students will line the walkways at East Troy Village Square Park.
Downtown merchants and local organizations will be giving out treats to costumed children from 5 to 7:30 p.m. or while supplies last. Participating merchants will have a lit balloon outside their door.
Grown-ups can join their children for some howling good, spooky fun at the Walk of Terror, located in the municipal lot, 2108 Church St., adjacent to the East Troy Area Historical Society. Halloween night will feature a special kid-friendly (but still scary) haunted house from 5 to 8 p.m.
The spine-chilling haunted house geared toward adults will run from 6:30 to 11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26. Admission is $15. All proceeds will go to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
The elaborate haunted house will offer experiences for both adults and children and organizers promise that this year’s event will be bigger and better than ever. For more information, visit walkofterror.com
Walk of Terror on the Square
The McKone family of East Troy is once again constructing East Troy’s scariest Halloween trick-or-treat attraction for a good cause.
Now in its fourth year, East Troy’s Walk of Terror will be back on the East Troy Village Square this fall. The haunted attraction will pop up in the municipal lot, 2108 Church St., adjacent to the East Troy Area Historical Society.
The elaborate haunted house will offer experiences for both adults and children and organizers promise that this year’s event will be bigger and better than ever.
The spine-chilling haunted house geared toward adults will run from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Oct. 25 & 26 and 5 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 31. (Halloween night is a family-friendly but still scary version).
Admission is $15. All proceeds will go to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Organizers are currently looking for volunteers for the following: actors, make-up artists, security, line monitors, ticket sales and building help. To get involved, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, visit thewalkofterror.com.
Harvest Fest at The Elegant Farmer
The Elegant Farmer offers a family-friendly, old-fashioned farm harvest experience at its annual Autumn Harvest Festival weekends through Oct. 26 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Twelve varieties of apples can be picked right from the tree on the farm’s orchard and pumpkins of all shapes and sizes selected from the patch.
Enjoy beautiful fall colors aboard a tractor-pulled hayride, pony rides or vintage trolley ride.
The Elegant Farmer will also offer a 5-acre family-friendly farm scene corn maze with easy in and out access for all ages.
Adding to the fun, the event features make-your-own caramel apples along with barbecue pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, warm cider donuts, slices of pie a la mode, homemade chili, chicken pot pie, loaded spuds, pickles and fresh apple cider.
The Elegant Farmer, 1545 Main St. (County Roads ES and J), is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Orchard hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (262) 363-6771 or visit elegantfarmer.com.
Howl-O-Ween at Edwards YMCA Camp
Camp Edwards YMCA Camp, N8901 Army Lake Road, will host its annual Howl-O-Ween event from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26 featuring a free evening of spooky fun for the whole family. The event will feature:
• Costume Contest (7:30 p.m.)
• Tour the camp's Haunted Cabins
• Cookie Decorating
• Educational Hayride (Nocturnal Animals)
• Tube Slides
Concessions will be available for a nominal charge, including hot dogs, chili and caramel apples. For more information, call (262) 642-7466 or visit www.campedwards.org
Infinity Dance Spooktacular Halloween Dance Party
Infinity Dance, 3278 Main St., is hosting a Fun Friday Night at the Studio on Friday, Oct. 25 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. featuring food, fun and a Halloween dance contest. End the fun night with watching a fun Halloween Movie- Hotel Transylvania 3. Cost is $15 per child and 25 student max. (Ages 5+) Click here for details.
Al Smith's Saloon's Halloween Party
Al Smith's Saloon, 2878 Main St., will host its annual Halloween Party on Saturday, Oct. 26. Get your costume ready and come party with Maranda and Maria. Costume Contest is at 11 p.m. Shot and Drink Specials start at 8p.m.
Halloween Bash at Sammy's Place
Sammy's Place, 2079 Division St., will host its Halloween Bash on Saturday, Oct. 26 featuring drink specials, costume contest and live music by O-Dog.
Halloween at East Troy House
East Troy House, 2093 Division St., will celebrate Halloween twice this week.
Karaoke Party: Saturday, Oct. 26 featuring karaoke and East Troy House's annual halloween costume contest
Halloween Bingo: Thursday, Oct. 31 featuring a costume contest for players, along with drink specials
Lindey's on Beulah CarnEVIL
Lindey's on Beulah, W1340 Beach Road, will host its Annual Halloween Bash on Saturday, Oct. 26 this year with CarnEVIL Theme & Smart Mouth Freak Show hitting the stage from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. and drink & shot specials all night long.
Win cash for best costumes. For details click here.
East Troy Trick-Or-Treat
Trick or Treat for the Village of East Troy, Town of East Troy and Town of Troy will be Thursday, Oct. 31 from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Parents are reminded to closely supervise their children's activities, inspect all treats carefully, and take precautions in areas of vehicular traffic.
As a reminder, all residents are encouraged to light their porch/post light if they are participating in trick-or-treating.
Halloween Happy Hour at 2894 on Main
2894 on Main, 2894 Main St., will host a Halloween Happy Hour from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31 featuring Halloween Sugar Cookies, Caramel Apples, Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Spooky Cocktails & other festive treats. For a full menu, visit 2894onmain.com.