Boston Free Halloween Events

Are you looking for some budget-friendly or free Halloween events in the Greater Boston area? Here are a few fun events happening from now until October 31, 2018 that don’t cost too much!

*Please do your due-diligence as some events may be changed due to weather, especially on Saturday*

Pru Boo: October 28, 2018 from 11-1pm at the Prudential Center. Wear your cutest costume and trick or treat for charity. Face painting, kid concert, pumpkin decorating and more. $5 donation towards nonprofit partner.

Castle Island Halloween Celebration: October 27-28, 2018. Enjoy a fun day at Castle Island with a variety of fun Halloween activities!

Halloween Weekend at Boston Children’s Museum: October 26-31, 2018. Boston Children’s Museum is celebrating Halloween all weekend long with trick-or-treating at exhibits, face painting, crafts, and more. (Don’t forget: $1 admission on Friday nights!)

Pumpkin Palooza: Saturday, October 27, 2018 at The Lawn on D. Enjoy fun Halloween activities such as pumpkin carving, costume contest, train rides, and more!

SoWa Spooktacular: Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 10-4PM in the South End. Head to the last SoWa Open Market for the season with a big Halloween party!

North End Halloween Party & Parade: Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 1PM in the North End. Enjoy a parade through the North End + some Halloween fun!

Tricks and Treat at the Waterworks: Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 11-3PM at the Waterworks Museum in Boston. Enjoy experiments, crafts, games, and more for this free event for all ages!

Halloween Happenings at CambridgeSide: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 4-6pm. Enjoy trick-or-treating and grabbing a bag of goodies at CambridgeSide. Please bring a canned good.

Halloween Trick-or-Treat & Boo Bash: October 29, 2018 from 4:30-6:30pm at Legacy Place. Compete in a costume contest, enjoy trick-or-treating, partake in seasonal crafts and more at Legacy Place! Free, but please bring a non-perishable good for the Greater Boston Food Bank.

Halloween Happenings at University Station: Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 12-2PM at University Station in Westwood. Enjoy games, music, treats, and more for this fun Halloween event. Please bring a canned good and your own bag for trick or treating.

Free Halloween Event at Bass Pro Shops: October 26-31, 2018 at Bass Pro Shops. Enjoy Halloween events, crafts, and get free photos with the Peanuts gang!

SPOOKtacular at Patriot Place: Tuesday, October 27, 2018 at Patriot Place in Foxboro. Enjoy trick-or-treating at Patriot Place between 12:30-1:30pm and 5:30-7PM on Tuesday.

Hingham Halloween: Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the Hingham Shipyard from 3-6PM. Trick-or-treat around the Hingham Shipyard from various shops and restaurants.

Halloween Happenings at Westgate Mall: October 31, 2017 at 5pm at Westgate Mall in Brockton. Trick or treat at Westgate mall and enjoy a variety of Halloween activities!

Boston Public Library Halloween Events: Check out your local Boston Library for fun Halloween events crafts, Halloween story time, movies, and more.

BCYF Halloween Parties: Check out your local Boston community center for Halloween fun for youth!

Annual Dia de Los Muertos Celebration: Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 12-5pm at Taza Chocolate Factory Store in Somerville. Enjoy food, music, face painting, and more at Taza Chocolate!

Scary Face Pancakes at IHOP: October 31, 2018 from 7am-10pm. Kids can get free scary face pancakes at IHOP on Halloween!

Boorito at Chipotle: October 31, 2018 from 3pm-Close at local Chipotle restaurants. Stop by your local Chipotle on Halloween night dressed in costume and score a boo-rito, bowl, salad, or tacos for $4.

Pet Parade: Saturday October 27, 2018 at Faneuil Hall Marketplace West End. Head to Faneuil Hall at noon for this annual pet parade and costume contest!

Howl-O-Ween Pet Party: Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 11-1pm at the Seaport Hotel. Mix and mingle with other pet owners and pets and enter the pet costume party! Free and open to the public.

Salem Haunted Happenings: Events daily in Salem, Massachusetts. Is there a better place to celebrate Halloween than Salem, MA? Check out some great Haunted Happenings all month.

Please let me know I missed any fun and budget-friendly Halloween events in the Boston area soon!

Happy Halloween!