Event Notices Kids & Families

Halloweekend 2017 Parade, Parties & More!

Looking to get in on all the Halloween fun this year? The North End / Waterfront has tons of events lined up for you and the whole family (your pets too!) Plan your costume carefully and read on below for your ultimate guide to Halloweekend 2017.


Saturday, October 28

12:00pm Pet Parade and Costume Contest at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Faneuil Hall Marketplace Merchants Association will host its fifth annual Halloween Pet Parade and Costume Contest from 12pm – 2pm. Register here for a chance to win several great prizes!

12:00pm Howl-O-Ween! Pet Costume Contest. Join RE/MAX Luxury Living at their first Howl-O-Ween! A pet costume contest from 12pm – 1:30pm at 46 Cross Street. Bring your furry friend in their favorite costume for a chance to win great prizes!

1:00pm North End Halloween Parade & PartyThe 66th Annual Outdoor Halloween Party and Parade will begin at Hanover and Battery Streets at 1pm. There will be games, face painting and tickets for prizes given to every child!

9:00pm The Greatest Bar 10th Annual Halloween Fundraiser. Wear your scariest costume to The Greatest Bar at 262 Friend Street from 7pm – 10pm for great music and fun! Proceeds go to the Timothy Padulsky Memorial Trust, which benefits the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. Tickets required.

Tuesday, October 31st  – Happy Halloween!

Planning to Trick-or-Treat? Starting the afternoon of Halloween, keep an eye out for orange signs in the door of local businesses!

2:00pm 12th Annual ROC Teen Saturday Haunted Halloween Carnival. The ROC Teen Saturday program will host its 12th annual Haunted Halloween Carnival at the Nazzaro Playground from 2pm – 6pm. There will be rides, a bounce house, super slides, food, drinks, pumpkins and more!

5:30pm NEMPAC 12th Annual Halloween Party on the Prado. Post trick-or-treating, gather in the Prado (Paul Revere Mall) to celebrate Halloween with family and friends! This is a free event sponsored by State Representative Aaron Michlewitz. Pizza, music, snacks, games and activities provided by NEMPAC.