No matter your age, there is a fun Halloween event for you in Bismarck-Mandan!

Halloween is a fun holiday for people of all ages and Bismarck-Mandan does a nice job offering plenty of activities and events for the entire family. Take a look at what we have so far.

  • Haunted Fort

    Fridays & Saturdays in October

    This is the Haunted Fort's 15th year out at Fort Abraham Lincoln National Park in Mandan. It is known as North Dakota's #1 Haunted Attraction. The Haunt leads you through the different buildings at the state park including the Custer House.

    You can get a preview of the Haunted Fort here.

    Haunted Fort

    Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park

    4480 Fort Lincoln Rd

    Mandan, ND 58554

    Open Fridays & Saturdays through Saturday, October 29th.

    General Admission $15.00

    VIP ‘Skip the Line’ Access $40.00

  • Papa's Pumpkin Patch

    Daily through October 22nd

    Papa's Pumpkin Patch is a yearly tradition for many in the Bismarck-Mandan area. Take a trip out and pick a pumpkin from their huge variety.

    Kids and adults alike will have a blast with all the activities including photo ops, bale mazes, slide mountain, zip lines, horse drawn hayrides, Sebastian's Train and so much more! Some of these activities may have a small fee.

    Admission is $4/person, those 2 and under are free.

    Papa’s Pumpkin Patch

    5001 Fernwood Drive

    Bismarck, ND 58503

  • Trunk or Treat

    Monday, October 31st

    It's the 7th Annual Trunk or Treat event at New Song Church! Kids will love this non-traditional trick-or-treating experience. Volunteers decorate the trunks of their vehicles and hand out candy to those who attend.

    This is a FREE event open to everyone. There will also be carnival games, hot dogs, cotton candy, a bike raffle and more!

    Check out their Facebook event page here.

  • Horror on Harmon

    October 28th & 29th

    Just when we thought Horror on Harmon was gone for good, they surprised us all with a brand new location out at United Tribes Technical College!

    The Haunted House will be in an abandoned building used in World War II with tons of history. Horror on Harmon will be open on Friday, October 28th and Saturday, October 29th from 7 to 11 p.m. both nights.

  • Mall Trick or Treating

    Monday, October 31st

    Want to avoid the cold this Halloween? Trick or Treating at the Kirkwood Mall is the perfect way to stay warm and safe!

    Participating mall retailers will stand outside their stores to hand out candy to trick-or-treaters from 6 to 8 p.m. Kirkwood Mall asks that there are no full face masks.

  • Zoo Boo

    Saturday, October 29th

    Wear your costumes early and do some trick-or-treating at the Zoo on Saturday, October 29th at 4 p.m. The Dakota Zoo will be decked out with booths, concessions and spooky decorations. Trick-or-treaters can collect candy from local businesses and their favorite animals!

    Admission is $3 for both adults and children. The money raised will go towards the care of the animals during the long winter months.

  • Pumpkin Decorating Contest

    Saturday, October 29th

    Feeling creative? ND Embroidery & Gifts in the Kirkwood Mall is sponsoring a pumpkin decorating contest!

    Decorate a pumpkin (no carving, please!) at ND Embroidery & Gifts by Friday, October 28th between the hours of 10 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Pumpkins will be judged on Saturday, October 29th. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will receive a cash prize.

    Get further details at the Kirkwood Mall website.

  • All City Halloween Party

    Friday, October 28th

    Children in preschool through 5th grade are invited to the Bismarck Parks and Recreation All City Halloween Party at the World War Memorial Building on Friday, October 28th.

    There will be carnival booths, treats and prizes from 6 to 8 p.m. The cost is $1 per child, adults are free.

    Get more information at the Bismarck Parks & Rec website.