From pumpkin patches to costume parades, throughout October 2023 there are lots of ways to celebrate Halloween in Greenwich, CT! We'll continue to add more events as we hear about them.

2023 Halloween Events

Saturday, October 21st

Ghouls In The Garden 2023

4:00 - 7 pm | Greenwich Botanical Center & Pinetum

Celebrate Halloween with the whole family at Greenwich Botanical Center's Ghouls in the Garden. Join us in the spooky Montgomery Pinetum for a fun-filled afternoon of costumes, spook walks, pumpkin decorating contests, prizes and more!

Purchase tickets here:

Saturday, October 21st

Banksville Blaze

Banksville Blaze Halloween Party on Saturday, October 21st starting at 6pm.

Sign up and more info here:

Sunday, October 22nd

Arch In Blooms’ Annual Pumpkins & Pints

NEWEST DATE: 10/22/23
Something wicked (fun!) this way comes…
🪄 Stop in for a spell on Sunday, October 22nd from 12-6PM for our 4th annual Pumpkins & Pints event!
🍻 Enjoy spooky snacks and a witch’s brew while you peruse our pumpkin patch.
💀 Stop into our little shop of horrors to explore our haunting displays and take your pick of our curiosities and oddities.
🎸 At 3PM, we’ll conjure up a live band to make it a real graveyard smash.
After all, ghouls just wanna have fun! 👻

Sunday, October 22nd

Howl and Prowl

🎃 🐾 Get ready to Howl & Prowl! Join us on Oct 22nd at Greenwich Town Hall for a PAW-sitively spooktacular time! 👻🐶

📅 Date: October 22nd

⏰ Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

📍Location: Greenwich Town Hall, 101 Field Point Road

What's in Store:

  • 🍖 Pet Pantry Bone Bar
  • 🎨 Face Painting
  • 🖌 Caricatures
  • 🔮 Animal Communicator
  • 🍔 Food Trucks & Vendors
  • 🎁 FREE Giveaways

🎟 Costume Contest Tickets: $20  

Contest Starts: 2:45PM 

Lots of prizes!

🐶 Event Attendance is FREE! More info, donations and tickets:

Greenwich Library Halloween Events

Drop-In Craft: Decorate a Trick-or-Treat Bag

Wednesday, October 25 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join us in the Program Room on the 3rd floor of the Main Library to decorate a trick-or-treat bag for Halloween. We supply the canvas bag, fabric markers and Fall/Halloween themed stencils.

Innovation Lab for Kids: Laser Engraved Pumpkins

Thursday, October 26 at 4:00pm

Learn all about laser cutting and engraving, and design and engrave your very own pumpkin to take home!  All supplies provided. This program is appropriate for children ages 8-12.

Halloween Scavenger Hunt Saturday

Saturday, October 28 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Kids of all ages stop by the library for a Halloween fun scavenger hunt! Can you solve the fun riddle? If you can, you may get a prize! 

Byram Shubert Library Halloween Events

Halloween Cartooning with Bill Hernandez

Wednesday, October 25 at 3:30pm

With our Cartoonist-in-Residence, learn how to draw Halloween characters including cute cats, spooky bats, witches, ghosts, pumpkins, and more! This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Byram Shubert Library.

Halloween Craft with Nicole

Saturday, October 28 at 10:30am

Make a spooky craft/decoration in anticipation of celebrating Halloween

Halloween Blast!!!

Tuesday, October 31 at 4:00pm

Join us for Spooky Stories with Carol Birch, immediately followed by a Trick-or-Treat Halloween Party!!! This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Byram Shubert Library.

Creepy Crawly Animals by Friends of Greenwich Point

On Wednesday, October 25 from 2:00pm-3:30pm in the Innis Arden Cottage join us for Creepy Crawly Animals! Friends of Greenwich Point is excited to partner with Stamford Museum & Nature Center again to feature unusual animals at Innis Arden Cottage. Lisa Monachelli, Director of Education from SM&NC, will introduce a variety of animals including two different snakes, a tarantula, a cockroach, a rodent, and a lizard. Ms. Monachelli will teach us about how and where each animal lives and answer our questions. 

The tickets are free, but registration is required and space is limited. Tickets must be reserved for children and adults. Park entry rules and fees are waived for this event. Register here: 

Perrot Library Halloween Event

Author Visit with J.R. Potter

Wednesday, October 25 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join children’s author and illustrator J.R. Potter for a theatrical reading from one of his books, followed by a discussion about how to write and illustrate stories about fearless heroes and monsters that leap off the pages! Recommended for ages 7-14

Spaces are limited! Call the Youth Services Desk (203-637-8802) to register today.

Wednesday, October 25th

Halloween at Moli

Cos Cob Library Halloween Event

CRAFTacular: Halloween Cookie House

Saturday, October 28 at 10:30am

Bring your little maker to the Cos Cob Library to use their creative skills to create fun and cool crafts. Join us and make a graham cracker haunted house decorated with icing and candy. While supplies last.

Saturday, October 28th

Greenwich Avenue Greet & Treat! By Greenwich Moms

Greet & Treat Event on Greenwich Avenue in partnership with Greenwich Magazine.

Come trick or treat with us Saturday, October 28 from 11am to 3pm, and visit local businesses with your little ones. There will be special goodies, in-store promotions, Kids Zones with DJ, food trucks, activities, costume characters, bubble shows, touch a firetruck, and more!

 More information on

Saturday, October 28th

Halloweekend at the Bruce

5:30 PM-9:30 PM

Come in costume and start your Halloween celebrations in style! Adults ages 18+ can enjoy special after-hours access to the museum's exhibits, engage in entertaining activities, and indulge in refreshments at our Café.

Show your ticket receipt for Late Night at the Bruce: Halloweekend at Sophia's Costumes Rentals for 15% off your costume purchase!

Saturday, October 28th

Chasing Romeo Bands Costume Party

7:00 PM-11:30 PM

Time for all you Ghouls and Monsters to dance the night away to Chasing Romeo Bands Costume Party at the Byram Vets Association. Prizes for best costume.

$10 Donation at the door. You don't want to miss this one!

Saturday, October 28th

Halloween Costume Party with Billy and the Showmen

Come join us for a spooktacular Halloween Costume Party at the Greenwich Knights of Columbus! Get ready to dance the night away to the amazing tunes of BILLY AND THE SHOWMEN. It's going to be a night filled with fun, laughter, and great music! $20.00/person

Date: October 28th, 2023

Time: 7:30 - 11:30 PM

Location: The Greenwich Knights of Columbus, 37 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830

Find tickets here.

Saturday, October 28th

Halloween at Hinoki


Sunday, October 29th

Mike's Organic Costume Parade and Trick-or-Treat

On Sunday, October 29 at 12pm, Mike's Organic, the new farm-fresh market in Greenwich, will host a Costume Parade and Trick-or-Treat experience. Kids who come in costume will get to join a parade and trick-or-treat for better-for-you candy. CT's The Big Picture will be on site with Halloween crafts, including the chance to design your own trick-or-treat bag. Guests can also visit the Pumpkin Patch, enjoy pumpkin goodies + games, and enter the giant pumpkin guess-the-weight contest.

Sunday, October 29th

Halloween Party at Cups & Cones

Join Cups N' Cones for a Halloween Party on Sunday, Oct 29th from 2pm to 4pm.  DJ, face painting, prizes and more!

Sunday, October 29th

Owl-oween Enchanted Afternoon

Join us for an afternoon of non-scary Halloween nature fun for the whole family at Greenwich Audubon Center! For this special event from 3pm to 5pm, kids and families can enjoy activities such as a nature cookie decorating table sponsored by Maman Greenwich, owl pellet dissecting and an interactive outdoor Halloween Nature Play Trail (weather permitting). You will also learn how you can help our nocturnal animal friends around Halloween by reducing our outdoor lights, having Halloween decorations that are safe for animals and recycling our pumpkins to feed wildlife.

At 4 p.m. Christine's Critters will give a live animal show featuring a host of owls, snakes, tarantula and other spooky but friendly animals!

Go HERE to Register

Sunday, October 29th

Owl-oween Enchanted Afternoon

Take in the sights and sounds of an autumn night at the Greenwich Audubon Center under the light of the full moon, 6pm to 7:30pm. We'll listen for hooting owls, crickets, bats, and other wildlife that inhabit our trails during the end of October. We may even be able to view the silhouettes of migrating songbirds as they fly past the full moon!

More info and tickets:

Monday, October 31st

Trick or Treat with the Junior League of Greenwich

Join the Junior League of Greenwich for a spooky (but safe) Halloween celebration! 

Dress up and stop by the JLG House on October 31st from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm for trick or treating! Children of all ages are welcome!

Sam Bridge Nursery Pumpkin Patch & Activities

Visit the pumpkin patch anytime during opening hours, Monday – Saturday 8:30 – 5:00

Free Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch from September 24th – October 29th: Fridays: 2pm – 4pm | Saturdays: 10am – 4pm | Columbus Day: 10am – 4pm

Paint a Pumpkin inside the Greenhouse, Saturdays: 10am – 4pm, $14.99 per pumpkin. A great activity for littles with washable, nontoxic paint. Rain or Shine!

At-Home Kit Build-A-Scarecrow:

October 20, 21, 27 & 28

GEMS Halloween Haunt - SOLD OUT

Let GEMS help you celebrate Halloween this October! A decorated ambulance and GEMS staff dressed up in costumes will visit your house to safely distribute Halloween treats.

October 20, 21, 27 and 28 from 4-8 pm 

Contact Greenwich EMS at with any questions! Signup:

Although this experience is sold out, join GEMS' email list to hear about their upcoming events (FYI there's a winter holiday ambulance that visits homes in December!)

November 2023 - date coming soon

The Great Pumpkin Rescue

🎃 Let's squash food waste at The Great Pumpkin Rescue at Living Hope Church in OG!
🎃 Drop off your pumpkins & squash and stay for the fun at this free, family friendly event organized by Wastefree Greenwich and Greenwich Conservation Commission.

🎃 Lawn games
🎃 Pumpkin smash
🎃 Compost demo

No painted pumpkins accepted. 
For more details visit

More info coming soon! YMCA Halloween Event

Info coming soon! South Bay Halloween Celebration

PAST 2023 Halloween Events

Saturday, October 7th

Greenwich Historical Society’s Fall Scarecrow Festival

Join our much anticipated annual Fall Scarecrow Festival – for some creative autumn fun! Bring family and friends to compete in our annual scarecrow building competition, dance to music, and enjoy delicious food. All scarecrow materials are provided with purchase, and judges will award prizes to winners at the end of the event.

To register or purchase your scarecrow visit the Greenwich Historical Society website.

Saturday, October 7th

Halloween Costume Sale for CMS

Purchase halloween costumes to benefit Central Middle School.

Saturday, October 14th

Old Greenwich School Pumpkin Patch

Join us for the 54th Old Greenwich School Annual Pumpkin Patch. Games, food, live entertainment, inflatables, crafts and much more!

For up to date information please check:

Wednesday, October 18th

GHS Orchestra Spooktacular Concert

The Greenwich High School Orchestra Spooktacular Concert is on Wednesday October 18th at 7:30 p.m. in the GHS Performing Arts Center. It is free and open to the public. The GHS orchestra puts on this concert every year, and it is a ton of fun! 

An added bonus is that anyone who attends the concert in their Halloween costume will also receive a little candy at the door 😉