Fall Guide

Halloween Calendar

October is a scream


September 1-November 2
The Corn Maze at Salisbury Farm was the first maze of its kind in New England. With over a mile of paths through five acres of corn, it’ll challenge your memory, teamwork and sense of direction. Visit on Sundays in October for Moonlight Maze Nights, where you can wander the maze under the stars from 7 to 9pm. There’s also a pumpkin patch and hayrides for daytime festivities. 11 Peck Hill Road, Johnston. 401-942-9741, www.salisburyfarm.com

September 15-October 30
Scary Acres offers something different and spookier every year. The nighttime corn maze is populated by actors and sets meant to terrify even the bravest souls. 2150 Scituate Avenue, Hope. 401-827-5000, www.scaryacresri.com

September 25-October 30
Each year’s twisted theme is better than the last at Wakefield’s Trails to Terror, situated at Highland Farm. With outdoor attractions like Delamorte’s Haunted Hayride and the Forest of Fear walkthrough, you’ll be feeling spooked real quick. 4235 Tower Hill Road, Wakefield. 401-792-8188, www.trailstoterror.com

September 25-October 31
West Warwick’s Factory of Terror features a number of scream-worthy interactive activities, like zombie-shooting laser tag, a ghost cemetery and even an Asylum of Screaming Souls. Enter at your own risk – it’s sure to get spooky. 3 Bridal Avenue, West Warwick. 774-847-7745, www.factoryofterror.com

September 25-October 31
Venture into the dark of the night where ghouls, zombies and disembodied spirits await at Field of Screams. Terror-inducing attractions include the Dungeon of Doom, the Dead River Haunted Hay Ride and New England’s only 4D haunted maze: Cirque de Souls. Don’t miss Zombie Paintball, a recent addition last year. Board a military transport truck with your own bolted down paintball gun and attempt to survive a zombie apocalypse as you shoot live zombies and other moving targets. 179 Plain Meeting House Road, West Greenwich. 401-397-2201, www.hauntedhayride.net or www.zombiepaintball.net

September 25-October 31
The longest running haunted house in New England is Haunted Labyrinth and it’s open every weekend rain or shine. For over 30 years, this volunteer-run non-profit has been providing the youth community with scares and fun. 804 Dyer Avenue, Cranston. 401-943-8686, www.hauntedlabryrinth.com

October 1-November 1
The annual Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Park Zoo returns and is open all October long with its festive nighttime display of over 5,000 illuminated jack-o-lanterns. The theme this year is “The People’s Choice,” highlighting shows from Broadway to the Golden Age of Hollywood along the Wetlands Trail. 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence. 401-941-4998, www.rwpzoo.org

October 2-31
Celebrating 14 years of scares, Cumberland’s Haunted Hill offers indoor and outdoor attractions all month long. A family-friendly day for kids (and the faint of heart) on October 18 from 12 to 2pm is a must this season. Celebrate Halloween with a Midnight Massacre block party featuring raffles, giveaways and meet-and-greets with characters on October 31 from 8pm to midnight. 4092 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. 508-298-8653, www.hauntedhill.net

October 2-31
What started as a small fundraiser to help with the farm animals at Slater Park’s Daggett Farm has grown to become an anticipated destination on the Halloween haunt list: the Slater Park Haunted Tunnel. Open Fridays and Saturdays throughout October, weather-permitting, the tunnel has both indoor and outdoor features and attractions. Slater Park. RT 1A, Pawtucket. 401-728-0500 x252, www. facebook.com/hauntedtunnelri

October 2-November 1
How much fear can you handle? Located in the woods just off the Seekonk Speedway, Fear Town will take you on a terrifying journey in and out of the rundown buildings that have been hidden for decades. As you progress through the trail, monsters will come out from all angles to try and make you a permanent resident of the woods. 1710 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk. 508-296-0661, www.fear-town.com

October 24, 31
Looking for jack-o-lanterns, flashlights, goose bumps and creepy crawlers all while staying overnight at the Roger Williams Park Zoo? Boo at the Zoo Family Overnights are the perfect family fun experience. Educate yourself with information from zoo staff on bats, spiders, snakes, wolves and other often misunderstood animals that have plagued people’s nightmares and myths for generations. Plus, you’ll get to avoid the line at the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular afterward. Pre-registration required. 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence. 401-941-4998, www.rwpzoo.org

October 30
Solve a mystery while enjoying a magical night of food and drink, performances, exploration and more at the Providence Public Library’s 2nd Annual MYSTERIUM – The Eternal Masquerade. Doors open at 7:30pm and the interactive event will take place from 8:30 to 10:30pm, followed by dancing until midnight. Get tickets now – space is limited. 150 Empire Street, Providence. 401-455-8003, provlib.givezooks.com/events/2015-mysterium-the-eternal-masquerade

2nd Annual MYSTERIUM – The Eternal Masquerade, Zoo Family Overnights, Narragansett’s Annual Pumpkin Festival, FEAR at Fort Adams, Fear Town, Slater Park Haunted Tunnel, Cumberland’s Haunted Hill, Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at the Roger Williams Park Zoo, Haunted Labyrinth, Field of Screams, Factory of Terror, Wakefield’s Trails to Terror, Scary Acres, The Corn Maze at Salisbury Farm


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