Halloween Events in Greater Morgantown

We have all of your Halloween Events and Activities this October

Whether you’ve decorated your house with seasonal decor, you’re getting ready to carve pumpkins, or you’ve been planning your costume since last year, Halloween is a fun holiday the entire family can get involved in…even your pets!

You don’t have to go bobbing for apples to make plans this year (unless you want to, of course!) Grab your friends, the kids, and the rest of the family, and get ready to “out-scare” the rest!

Events are subject to change. Check with the event for more information.

Halloween Fun Around Town

Friday, October 22

Adult Witches and Warlock’s Tea-vent

Gather your “Ghoulfriends” and favorite warlock and ride your broomsticks to The Tea Shoppe for a Halloween-themed evening tea service! Activities and best dressed and cackling contests. Reservations are required, $30 / per person. Check out their Mountaineer Deal coupon here.

Friday, October 22

Halloween Party at Mountain Man Axe Throwing

Celebrate Halloween at Mountain Man Axe Throwing this year, for some blacklight target practice happening October 22-24th. Dress up for your chance to win an Axe Throwing Party for 8 during the costume contest, and enjoy drink specials, Rolling Hills Rolled Ice Cream, and The Ugly Little Cupcake available onsite. Don’t forget to check out their Mountaineer Deal coupon here.

Saturday, October 22

Kids Kanvas: Haunted House

Join The WOW! Factory for a morning of creative fun with their Kids Kanvas classes! This week’s design: Haunted House. Perfect for children age 5-12, these classes encourage students to use their creativity while painting an 11×14″ canvas with artist-quality acrylic paints. Check back for a new design every week! Don’t forget to save their Mountaineer Deal.

Sunday, October 24

Spooky Sprint Virtual 5K Run/Walk

The United Way of Monongalia and Preston Counties Emerging Leaders will host the Spooky Sprint Virtual 5K Run/Walk in October! The event is sponsored by WVU Medicine! Register online by Oct. 11, 2021.

Saturday, October 24

Monster Splash

Swim in a floating pumpkin patch when you attend the Monster Splash at the Aquatic Center at Mylan Park! Then stay for one of two showings of The Nightmare Before Christmas on the track and field Track as part of their Movies Among the Mountains series. Don’t forget to save their Mountaineer Deal.

Tuesday, October 26

Howl-o-Ween Doggie Trick or Treat

Take your four-legged friend out to the WV Botanic Garden on Tuesday, October 26 for the Howl-o-Ween Doggie Trick or Treat event! Vendors will be set up along the Reservoir Loop Trail handing out treats and a prize will be given out to the best-dressed pooch.

Friday, October 29

Kids Trunk or Treat

Head to Tropics Restaurant & Bar on Friday, October 29 for their free Kids Trunk or Treat event, starting at 5:00 p.m. Don’t forget to check out their Mountaineer Deal.

Friday, October 29

Downtown Morgantown Haunted Walk

Discover Morgantown’s dark side with the infamous haunted stories by joining us for our Downtown Morgantown’s first annual Haunted Walk on Oct. 29, 2021. Tickets can be purchased for $25, and you may select your preferred tour time for that evening.

Saturday, October 30

Morgantown’s Punk Rock Halloween Bash

Punk’s not dead, Mountaineer Country! Catch an amazing show this October 30 at 123 Pleasant Street in Downtown Morgantown during the Punk Rock Halloween Bash, Part V: A New Beginning. Performances include The Renfields, Ghost Road, Dickie Devil and The Deviants, and The Freddys (Just the Jasons in Disguise). Doors open at 8:00 p.m. Must be 18+ with valid ID and proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or negative covid test within 72 hours of the event.

Saturday, October 30

Halloween Dinner and Dance

Enjoy a Halloween Dinner and Dance with at Alpine Lake Resort! Tickets include a hot dinner buffet featuring herb-crusted pork loin, chicken alfredo stuffed shells, and sweet potato casserole. Dance the night away to the beat of DJ Robbie Bishop, playing live from 8:30-12-midnight. Come dressed in your best costume for a chance to win one of the cash prizes! Ask about their special hotel rate and don’t forget to save their Mountaineer Deal for future visits.

Saturday, October 30

Ghost Stories at the Gallery

Listen to ghost stories of Appalachian origins told at Gallery 62 West, Grafton, WV on Saturday, October 30 from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. There will also be hotdogs and s’mores to enjoy grilled over skulls!

Saturday, October 30

Cryptid Bash at HGB

For all things, cryptid and spooky, head to High Ground Brewing in Terra Alta, WV! This special Halloween event will feature live music from Nae Paugh, with food available for purchase from Mister Crabs Catering & Boil Truck. Come dressed up for the occasion for a chance to win a gift basket packed with local WV goodies in the Cryptid Costume Contest! Don’t forget to check out their Mountaineer Deal!

Sunday, October 31 

Morgantown Running Half Marathon

Looking for a FAST fall half marathon? Join us on October 31st. It will be timed and might just boost you to your next PR! The race starts behind the Seneca Center on the rail trail and goes straight (towards Mt. Morris) 6.55 miles and back.

“Trick or Treat” Schedule for Halloween Night

Monongalia County

  • Morgantown: October 31 – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Main Street Morgantown: TBD
  • Suncrest Towne Center: October 20 – 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Star City: October 31 – 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Westover: October 31 – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Preston County

  • Albright: TBD
  • Brandonville: October 31 – 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Bruceton Mills: TBD
  • Kingwood: October 31 – 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m
  • Masontown: TBD
  • Newburg: October 31 – 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m
  • Reedsville: TBD
  • Rowlesburg: October 31 – 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Terra Alta: October 31 – 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m
  • Tunnelton: TBD
  • *Unincorporated areas of Preston County: TBD

Taylor County

  • Grafton: October 31 – 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Flemington: TBD

Harrison County

  • Clarksburg: October 30 – 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Bridgeport: October 30 – 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Shinnston: October 30 – 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Salem: TBD

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