Looking for something spooky and fun to do with the family or some friends this weekend? No problem! Here are some of the great Halloween events happening in the Corridor this Friday through Sunday:

Frightening Fridays: Coco

  • Friday, October 28th at 6:50 p.m.
  • NewBo City Market
  • "Movies begin at sunset, remember to bring something to sit on! Don't forget to wear your best movie-themed costumes to compete in our weekly costume contests! Support our Shopkeepers and get your movie-viewing snacks and beverages inside the Market."

Tunnel of Terror

  • Friday & Saturday October 28th & 29th from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Tommy's Express Car Washes on Westdale Pkwy & 1st Ave SE in Cedar Rapids
  • "This October, head to your closest Tommy’s Express for a haunted car wash that will scare the socks off your entire vehicle. It started as fun for one, and Tunnel of Terror is now an annual event for many Tommy’s Express locations. Prepare for the scare in a tunnel unlike no other!"
  • Cost is $20 per vehicle

Pizza Ranch Trunk or Treat!

  • Friday, October 28th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Pizza Ranch on Westdale Dr SW in Cedar Rapids
  • "Come join us for our first annual Trunk or Treat! We will have businesses and individuals ready to pass out all kinds of treats to the kiddos as they go from vehicle to vehicle to collect their loot!"
  • Kids in costumes eat free

Halloween Fun

  • Friday, October 28th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • The Quarter Barrel Arcade & Brewery in Cedar Rapids
  • "Each child wearing a costume will get Halloween candy and will earn a ticket for the raffle drawing (prizes include toys and QB gift cards). Any family with at least one member wearing a costume can buy 1 pizza and get a 2nd half off. A balloon artist will be here from 6-8pm to entertain the kids. More arcade games will be set to free play (including our most popular ones - Dig Dug, Galaga and Ms. Pac-Man). A quarter fairy will be sprinkling quarters into other games for free credit."

Orchestra Iowa Pops I: Jurassic Park With Live Orchestra

  • Friday, October 28th & Saturday, October 29th at 7:30 p.m.
  • Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids
  • "Experience the thrills of the adventure in Jurassic Park while Orchestra Iowa performs the John Williams score LIVE at the Paramount."
  • Purchase tickets HERE

The Great Pumpkin Float

  • Friday, October 28th from 5:45 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Ely City Park
  • "For this one special night, the City Park pond will come aglow with floating pumpkins. The smell of fire pits and roasting marshmallows will fill the air while your favorite Halloween tunes help to bring the spooky vibe. Ely Parks & Recreation will be selling $1 s'more kits, warm hot chocolate, delicious hot dogs (while supplies last) and other beverages at the concession stand during the event. Families are welcome to bring their own snacks and blankets or chairs to sit on."

Halloween Hoedown

  • Friday, October 28th at 7 p.m.
  • DanceMor Ballroom in Swisher
  • Featuring live music from Boot Jack Band, a food truck, a costume contest, prizes, and drink specials
  • Admission is $5


  • Friday, October 28th through Sunday, October 30th
  • The Iowa Children's Museum in Coralville
  • "We will have spooky science experiments, creepy cardboard creations, and other special Halloween activities on Friday (11 a.m. & 3 p.m.) Saturday (11 a.m. & 4 p.m.) and Sunday (11 a.m. & 4 p.m.). Throughout the weekend, you can also make creepy crafts in the Art Studio, use peculiar toppings in Pizzeria Pie, complete a Halloween scavenger hunt, and have fun with other rotating Halloween activities like pumpkin bowling! Costumes are encouraged (but not required)!"
  • All activities are included with museum admission - admission is free for members

4th Annual Community Trunk or Treat

  • Saturday, October 29th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust at 500 1st Ave NE in Cedar Rapids
  • "Come in your Halloween costume ready to have some fun! Vote on your favorite decorated trunk! Learn about the amazing nonprofits serving our community! Enjoy free popcorn and candy!"

District Trick or Treat

  • Saturday, October 29th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • NewBo & Czech Village Districts in Cedar Rapids
  • "Businesses throughout Czech Village & New Bohemia welcome trick-or-treaters with candy and goodies!"


  • Saturday, October 29th at 9 a.m.
  • Ackerman Winery in Amana
  • "This is a non-timed, non-qualifying, non-5K course, so walk, skip, run, stop for selfies, or take a potty break. It's alllllll good, and at the end of it, there will be a nice refreshing glass of vino."
  • Get registered HERE

Halloween at the Farm

  • Saturday, October 29th & Sunday, October 30th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Bass Farms in Mount Vernon
  • Featuring games, hay rack rides, pumpkin bowling, a corn maze, balloon animals, face painting, and more
  • Admission $10 per person - ages 2 and under are free

Halloween at the Market

  • Saturday, October 29th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Iowa City Farmers Market
  • "All are invited to come in costume and trick-or-treat at the vendor tables.
    Costume parade at 10 a.m. where kids and parents gather at the north side of the Chauncey Swan Parking Garage. Stick around to decorate a pumpkin to take home! This event is free, and kids of all ages are welcome."

Wickiup Fall Fest

  • Saturday, October 29th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Wickiup Hill Learning Center in Toddville
  • "Come out and experience our friendly trick or treat hike through the woods, pumpkin bowling, straw scramble, creepy critters, and more! Aimed at ages 3-10, but younger and older siblings welcome. Costumes encouraged!"
  • Cost is $3 per child

Spooky Skate 2022

  • Saturday, October 29th from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • ImOn Ice Arena in Cedar Rapids
  • Featuring a DJ and snacks
  • Costumes encouraged
  • Admission is $7 and skate rental is $3

Cedar Rapids Haunted Halloween Ball

  • Saturday, October 29th at 7 p.m.
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Convention Complex in Cedar Rapids
  • Live music from The Schmidt Brothers
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Halloween Bar Crawl

  • Saturday, October 29th at 4 p.m.
  • Downtown Cedar Rapids Stops Include:
    • Pub 217
    • Black Sheep Social Club
    • Bricks
    • Clancey's Keg
    • Fat Wally's
    • Hazzard County
    • Rock Bar
    • SKO Tavern & Tacos
    • The Map Room
    • White Star Ale House
  • Featuring food & drink specials, a costume contest, professional photographers, and more
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Rocky Horror Picture Show

  • Saturday, October 29th at 6:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.
  • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
  • "Local burlesque troupe Knights of the Round Pasties will lead the pre-show activities, including the audience-judged costume contest! NewBo Beer and Wine will be open with drink specials for the evening. Every guest will receive a prop bag , so pull on those fishnets and bring your best voice for this great Halloween classic!"
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Roller Skating Costume Party

  • Saturday, October 29th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Robert A Lee Community Center in Iowa City
  • "Scare your friends while you skating in your own spooky or silly costume at the annual Roller Skating Costume Party. Choose from two sessions to enjoy. There is no fee to attend. Skates are provided and socks (spooky or not) are required. All youth 11 and under must be accompanied by an adult."

Halloween Glow Throw

  • Saturday, October 29th at 8 p.m.
  • Hatchet Jack's in Iowa City
  • "It's the exact same as regular hatchet throwing...except everything will glow in the dark and be under blacklights. So it's a little different. Spend one of the spookiest nights of the year here with us! If you dress up in a costume before you come throw you'll receive 50% off your throwing after 8:00 pm!"

Halloween Kids Brunch

  • Sunday, October 30th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Chrome Horse Saloon in Cedar Rapids
  • Featuring face painting, Halloween decor, arts & crafts, and kids brunch for $5

Halloween Spooktacular

  • Sunday, October 30th at 1 p.m.
  • The Fun Station in Cedar Rapids
  • Featuring balloon twisting, Halloween movies, cookie decorating, arts & crafts, candy, and more
  • Wear your Halloween costume and get a free play maze ticket for a future visit
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Halloween Costume Drag Brunch

  • Sunday, October 30th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Chophouse Downtown in Cedar Rapids
  • "Celebrate Halloween and join us for Halloween Costume Brunch where you'll have the chance to show off your best costume! Dress up for a chance to win. The top 3 winners for Chophouse Downtown's FIRST drag Halloween costume contest will win a prize!"
  • Reserve a table HERE

Theisen's Dog-O-Ween

  • Sunday, October 30th at 3 p.m. (registration begins at 1 p.m.)
  • Theisen's on 51st St NE in Cedar Rapids
  • "Dress your dog in its best Halloween costume and you could win Theisen’s gift cards up to $150! It’s just $10 to enter your dog and the money goes to the Cedar Valley Humane Society. Plus, everyone who enters a dog gets a gift bag and a $10 store coupon!"
  • 'Dog' and' Dog & Person' Categories

Tricks & Treats at Sky Zone

  • Sunday, October 30th from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Featuring spooky games, prizes, and activities
  • Purchase tickets HERE


  • Sunday, October 30th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Indian Creek Mall in Marion
  • "We are taking extra care to be sure the treats we offer are safe for smaller people! You won't find popcorn, laffy taffys, hard candies, or toys with small pieces here! All ages are welcome - we are just being mindful or the types of things we pass out for our smaller friends!"

For details on local haunted houses, click HERE!

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