Halloween is Coming

Join us for tricks and treats for all ages.

Celebrate Halloween with the Trustees!

This October, in addition to celebrating Halloween in a big way at two of our signature properties, we have many events across the state that celebrate the beauty and fun of autumn in Massachusetts. From Boo in the Barnyard at our farms to spooky hikes and nocturnal trails — we have something for all ages!

Halloween on the Hill
Beverly, MA

Long Hill in Beverly is very excited to announce a special new event, Halloween on the Hill! Explore our beautiful property as we transform Long Hill into a celebration of autumn and the Halloween season. Follow our seasonal-themed trail that will feature over 1,000 jack-o’-lanterns, hundreds of mums and pumpkins, elaborate Halloween sets, light displays, music, and more. This is the perfect Halloween event your family won’t want to miss!  

Long Hill Tickets

 

The Incredible Naumkeag Pumpkin Show
Stockbridge, MA

It’s back again at Naumkeag in the Berkshires! This year with more pumpkins, more fun, and an expanded schedule! Explore our famous gardens as we transform Naumkeag into a celebration of autumn with over 1,500 jack-o-lanterns, hundreds of mums, pumpkins, and countless gourds – most of which were grown right here at Naumkeag!

Naumkeag Tickets

 

Fruitlands Hillside Halloween
Harvard, MA

Join us outdoors at Fruitlands for a unique trick-or-treat experience!

Get dressed up in your costumes and bring the family out to the Fruitlands Hillside for a trick-or-treating walk on the museum campus. Timed ticketing will control the flow of guests through the site, allowing you plenty of space for safe Halloween fun!

Fruitlands Tickets

 

Halloween at deCordova
Lincoln, MA

Celebrate Halloween at deCordova Sculpture Park! Watch the moon travel across the sky as you and your family complete a series of ghoulish activities, all inspired by mysterious artworks. Explore different disguises, create monstrous shadows, and solve tantalizing mysteries! Make sure to pick up your treats after the tricks are completed.

deCordova Tickets

 

Bird Park Pumpkin in the Park + Nocturnal Trail
Walpole, MA

It’s a Halloween tradition that can’t be missed at Bird Park! Carvers and decorators of all ages are welcome to submit a pumpkin to the park’s annual pumpkin carving & decorating contest. Pumpkins are judged in four different categories — “Most Creative,” “Scariest,” “Most Traditional,” and “Funniest.” Winners are announced that evening and receive bragging rights! Bring your pumpkin with you when you come to the event.

Pumpkin in the Park

 

Also, the popular, pumpkin-lit Nocturnal Trail is back! On this Halloween adventure, families with little ones are invited to walk a short trail through the woods dotted with fun facts about the nocturnal animals found in the park. Along the trail, four “nocturnal animals” hand out candy to tick-or-treaters, so remember to wear your costume and bring a trick-or-treat bag and flashlight!

Nocturnal Trail

 

Stevens-Coolidge Place Animal Nocturnal Trail
Andover, MA

Children and their caregivers are invited to visit Stevens-Coolidge House & Gardens for a Nocturnal Trail magical treat!

This year’s Nocturnal Animal Trail will feature pumpkins and lanterns, a story walk, and a nocturnal animal scavenger hunt for the enjoyment of your little nighttime explorers along a safe and socially distant trail. Enjoy this self-guided, non-scary event for children of all ages that combines fun and education in a unique way. Costumes encouraged!

SCH&G Tickets

 

Hike for Boos (and Booze) at Appleton Farms
Ipswich, MA

Take a spooky hike into the woods at Appleton Farms, then enjoy a local craft beer on us. This Halloween weekend event will include a short hike from our Farmhouse into the nearby woods and back, followed by beer from one of our local brewery partners.

Appleton Tickets

 

Chestnut Hill Farm: Boo in the Barnyard
Southborough, MA

It’s almost Halloween – show off your costumes at Chestnut Hill Farm! Our farm animals love to see you dressed up for Halloween! We will have many Halloween activities for children, such as ghost, pumpkin, and candy corn crafts, mask making, and our special take on trick-or-treating! Pumpkin bowling, themed scavenger hunts, and yard games will also be ready for you, and the Farm Store will be open with even more treats to take home.

Chestnut Hill Tickets

 

Weir River Farm: Boo in the Barnyard
Hingham, MA

It’s Halloween at Weir River Farm! Wear your costume and meet Nutmeg the pony, Ruby the llama, Poppy the goat, and Dixie the potbellied pig, in addition to our flock of chickens and herd of black and white belted Galloway cattle. Enjoy a pumpkin scavenger hunt and a Halloween-themed StoryWalk™ along the grassy “chute” to the barnyard. Take some time to hike the woodland trails to explore and experience all the beauty of Weir River Farm in the fall!

Weir River Tickets

 

Powisset: Boo in the Barnyard
Dover, MA

Did you know barnyard animals love Halloween too? Join us at Powisset Farm for this special children’s Halloween Trick or Treat event in the Powisset Barnyard. Children are encouraged to wear their costumes, march in a costume parade around the farm (great photo/Instagram opportunity!), and share their festive looks with the goats, sheep, rabbits, chickens, and pigs. Bring a bag to collect treats from our barnyard friendsparticipate in a special Halloween craft, show off your costume in our parade, find all our hidden pumpkins on our pumpkin scavenger hunt, and play pumpkin bowling! We will have our brick oven fired up selling pizzaHalloween treats, lemonade & cider, and alcoholic drinks for purchase.

Powisset Tickets

 

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