Halloween Events

A number of fun Halloween events take place in East Lansing each year.

Great Pumpkin Walk

In lieu of the annual Great Pumpkin Walk, the East Lansing Downtown Management Board hosted an inaugural Great Pumpkin Photo Contest for community members in 2020. Stay tuned for 2021 updates.

Trick-or-Treating on Halloween Night

Pending any further guidance from local public health officials, trick-or-treating hours in the residential neighborhoods of East Lansing are currently expected to remain in place from 6-8 p.m. on Halloween night (Saturday, October 31, 2020). While trick-or-treating hours are currently expected to remain in place, it is important to note that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have identified traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating as one of the higher-risk Halloween activities for spreading COVID-19. View important trick-or-treating safety tips and ideas for alternative, safer ways to celebrate Halloween.