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31 Halloween and Fall Family Activities in Central Illinois

The Knell Group
Nov 15 4 minutes read

October is FILLED with many different FUN activities for all ages. We are proud to share the many events Central IL puts on this time of year. Many of these events are fundraisers for great causes.... have a SPOOKTACULAR time!

1. Costume Swap and Create at Peoria Playhouse

DATES: October 1-15 drop off dates and October 20 for costume swap day

COST: Free with regular museum admission

2. Halloween in the 90s Movie Series at Peoria Public Library
DATES: October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

3. Hayrides and Hotdogs at Sommer Park
DATES: October 4, 11,18 & 25 (Thursday’s in October)

4. Spider Hill at Three Sisters Park

DATES: October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27

COST: $10 for each attraction or $25 for all 3 *Fast passes available for additional cost to by-pass long lines

5. Howl-Zoo-Ween at Peoria Zoo

DATES: October 12 and 13, 5:30 – 8:30pm

COST: $7 per person

6. Spook Hollow (Marquette Heights)

DATES: October 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27

COST: $25 per person or R.I.P speed pass $40

7. Jeepers Creepers Fall Fest at Black Partridge Park in Metamora
DATE: October 13

8. Pekin Park District Fall Festival at Soldwedel Program Center
DATE: October 13

9. Moonlight Madness on the Square in Washington
DATE: October 18

10. Witches Walk at Fon du Lac Farm Park

DATES: October 19, 20, 26, 27  6-8PM

COST: $2.50 ages 1-15, $3.00 ages 15+

11. Wildlife Scary Park at Wildlife Prairie Park

DATES: October 19-21 and 26-28

COST: Ages 0-2 FREE, WPP Members $8.00, Non Member $10.00

**Look for The Knell Group’s Trick-or-Treat Door**

12. Haunted PlayHouse
DATE: October 20 12-4pm

COST:  Regular Museum Admission ($1 off with costume)

13. Trunk or Treat at Peoria Public Library Lakeview Branch
DATE: October 20

14. Great Pumpkin Celebration at Bass Pro Shops
DATES: October 20, 21, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31

15. Trunk or Treat at Greater Peoria Family YMCA
DATE: October 26  6:00 – 7:30PM

16. Creatures of the Night at Forest Park Nature Center
DATE: October 26  6:30-8:30pm

COST: $5.00 at door / $4.00 advance purchase

17. Trick or Treat Main Street in Morton
DATE: October 26  4:30-6:30PM

18. Halloween Bash at Kid's Care America

DATE: October 26  6:30-8:00 PM

19. Halloween Party at Franciscan Rec Complex
DATE: October 26  5:30-7:30PM

COST: $3.00 children age 1-10

20. Spooktacular at Pearce Community Center

DATE: October 26  4:00-6:30PM

21. It's Just a Bunch of Hocus Pocus in Peoria Heights

DATE: October 27 3:00PM

22. Daxfest at Washington Park District

DATE: October 27  3:00-6:00 PM

COST: $12 for Kids, Parents and Kids under 1 FREE

23. Children's Not-So-Scary Version of Spook Hollow (Marquette Heights)
DATE: October 27  6:00PM Sharp (must be in line by 6pm)

COST: FREE children 10 and under

24. Doggie Trick or Treat at Camp Wokanda
DATE: October 28

COST: $5.00 per dog / $2.00 per human

25. Haunted Fairy Garden Party at Potting Shed Art Studio - **Registration Required

DATE: October 28  1:00-3:00PM

COST: $20 per child

26. Trunk or Treat at Elmwood Central Park
DATE: October 28  4:00-6:00PM

27. Trunk or Treat at Pekin YWCA
DATE: October 29  6:15 – 7:00 PM

28. Fall Festival at Logan Recreation Center
DATE: October 30  4:30-7:00PM

COST: Free Members/ $3.00 Non Members

29. Boo Bash Washington Community High School

DATE: October 30  6:00-8:00PM

30. Trunk or Treat at Proctor Recreation Center
DATE: October 31  4:30-7:30PM

31. Halloween Sign and Sing Story Time at Sweet CeCe's Peoria

DATE: October 31  10:00-10:30

COST: $5.00 per family


Trick or Treat at all Peoria Public Library Locations 
Visit the library in your Halloween costume and get a Halloween treat!

DATE: October 31

Halloween Hangover?  No worries, Just Kidz Dentistry will Buy Back your Candy! 

$1 per pound…

Halloween Candy Buy Back at Just Kidz Dentistry
DATES: November 5, 6, 7, 9, 8

Have a SAFE & FUN Halloween!  Be sure to contact The Knell Group with any of your real estate needs.

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