Traverse City Vacation Rentals by Elevated Homes & Hospitality ×

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Embrace the Spooky Spirit with a Traverse City Halloween

Halloween in Traverse City, Michigan is a thrilling blend of spooky festivities and community fun. From thrilling zombie runs to haunted hayrides and pumpkin carving, there’s something for everyone to enjoy during this haunted holiday season. Whether you’re seeking family-friendly activities or spine-tingling scares, Traverse City has it all. Here’s your ultimate guide to making the most of Traverse City Halloween in this charming Michigan city.

Traverse City Zombie Run

Kick off your Halloween celebrations with a thrilling adventure at the Traverse City Zombie Run. This ghoulish race has been a local favorite for years, featuring a spine-chilling 5K course that can also be walked for those seeking a more casual workout. Sponsored by Right Brain Brewery, the event promises plenty of post-race refreshments to quench your thirst. But the fun doesn’t stop there. Enjoy a lively medal ceremony, live music, costume prizes, and mingle with fellow zombies. Whether you’re running for your life or simply soaking up the spooky atmosphere, the Traverse City Zombie Run is an event you won’t want to miss.

Carve Pumpkins at Your Rental

Get into the Halloween spirit by carving pumpkins at your vacation rental. Gather your friends and family, pick out the perfect pumpkins from a local farm, and let your creativity run wild. Whether you prefer classic jack-o’-lantern designs or intricate masterpieces, pumpkin carving is a fun and festive activity for all ages. Light up your creations with candles and proudly display them on your porch to welcome trick-or-treaters on Halloween night.

Go Trick or Treating

No Halloween in Traverse City would be complete without the time-honored tradition of trick-or-treating. Traverse City offers a safe and welcoming environment for kids of all ages to enjoy this beloved tradition. Dress up in your favorite costumes, grab a trick-or-treat bag and hit the streets in search of delicious treats. Many neighborhoods and local businesses participate in trick-or-treating, so be sure to explore different areas for the best candy haul.

Watch Scary Movies at Your Rental

After a day of spooky adventures, unwind with a Traverse City Halloween movie marathon at your vacation rental. Bake some Halloween-themed goodies like pumpkin cookies or caramel apples and cozy up on the couch with blankets and pillows. Whether you prefer classic horror films like “Halloween” and “Psycho” or family-friendly favorites like “Hocus Pocus” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Let these Halloween classics set the mood for a night of spooky fun.

Visit Screams in the Dark

For those seeking thrills and chills, don’t miss Screams in the Dark, one of Northern Michigan’s largest haunted events. Featuring a haunted hayride, haunted trail, and multiple walk-through haunted attractions, this event promises plenty of heart-pounding scares. Traverse the dark woods, encounter terrifying creatures and navigate through spine-tingling mazes as you try to escape the clutches of the undead. Whether you’re a seasoned thrill-seeker or a first-time visitor, Screams in the Dark is sure to leave you screaming for more.

Explore the Bar Scene

Dive into Traverse City’s lively bar scene and embrace the Halloween spirit with gusto. Traverse City’s bars and pubs undergo a spooktacular transformation during this eerie season, offering a bewitching array of themed cocktails, eerie decor and spirited festivities. Explore dimly lit taverns adorned with cobwebs and jack-o’-lanterns, where costumed patrons mingle over glasses of witches’ brew and sinister concoctions. From cozy neighborhood pubs to lively downtown bars, Traverse City’s bar scene promises a hauntingly good time for all who dare to venture out on Halloween night.

Your Home Away from Home

At Elevated Homes & Hospitality, we offer a wide range of vacation rentals to suit every traveler and group size. From pet-friendly properties to cozy condos and spacious vacation homes, our rentals provide the perfect home base for your Halloween adventures in Traverse City. Enjoy amenities like Wi-Fi, soft linens, fully equipped kitchens, and televisions for watching Halloween movies. Book your Halloween rental today and get ready to experience all the spooky fun that Traverse City has to offer.

Reserve Your Halloween Vacation Rental Today

Halloween in Traverse City is a magical time filled with exciting events, festive activities and plenty of scares. Whether you’re running from zombies at the Traverse City Zombie Run, carving pumpkins at your vacation rental or exploring haunted attractions, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Book your Halloween rental with Elevated Homes & Hospitality and make this Halloween one to remember.

contact us find your rental