Fun Halloween Activities in Minnesota 2012
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Whether you live in Minnesota or are just visiting in the fall, there are plenty of fun Halloween activities that you can participate in. Some are free, some are more spendy, but the choice is yours! Surprise your partner with these fun ideas for a neat Halloween gift, they'll love the thoughtfulness and spontaneity.
Decide on your budget, and age of those going, then you are set to start your decision making process! Here are some wonderful options for you to consider.
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Twin Cities Harvest Festival and Maze
This family fun Halloween event is one of the more popular ones. Here, you'll find all kinds of things to do including Minnesota's largest corn maze, hayrides, corn pit, petting zoo, helicopter rides, live music, pumpkin slinger, gunny sack slide, climbing wall and more.
Where: Twin Cities Harvest Festival and Maze - Brooklyn Park, MN
When: Every weekend from Sept 22nd to Oct 28th
Cost: $9 per guest, kids under 36" are free
Sever's Corn Maze
Yes, the name of this one might seen pretty revealing, but at Sever's Corn Maze you'll find a little bit more than that.
Where: Shakopee, MN
Date: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until October 28th
Cost: $13/person, kids 3 and under are free
What you'll find at Sever's includes pig races, corn maze (obviously), corn pit, giant slide, live music, jumping pillow, tire mountain, pumpkin blasters, straw bale maze, and more. They even have food and drink offered - if you're lucky, they might even have some Halloween cookies!
Now I've been to ValleySCARE before at night and it was very scary. But they also have a version during the day that is supposed to be much less spooky. Filled with haunted houses and ghostly delight, this is one popular attraction in Minnesota around Halloween.
Dates: Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday from Sept 22 to Oct 28, 2012
Where: Valleyfair - Shakopee, MN
Cost: $29-$34 depending what night you go
The Haunted Basement
The Soap Factory puts on a special attraction called The Haunted Basement in which you get a guided tour through a haunted basement as part of an interactive play.
Where: The Soap Factory - Minneapolis, MN
Dates: 10:00am - noon on October 21st and 28th (Fraidy-cat tours only available now)
Frightmares at Buck Hill
Frightmares is much like it sounds, four haunted houses which you can tour for a night of fright. On site, they also have a music show, live music, a full bar and dining.
Where: Buck Hill - Burnsville, MN
When: Oct 25-28, 2012
Cost: $18 on Sundays, $20 Wednesday-Saturdays
Enjoy the season and all the spirit that goes along with it! Make a day of it and plan to visit several of these!
You could pack a little picnic to take along, and a fall gift basket full of goodies to hand out to your travel companions along the way to make it even more fun.
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