There are so many things to love about the Fall and if you are an avid observer of Halloween fun, then we have a treat for you! We have compiled a list of local Halloween events in addition to the old school trick-or-treat about your town schedule. We are also excited to report that some of these events begin next weekend, so you won’t have to wait until Halloween to get into the spirit! If you’re on the hunt for even more Halloween and Fall fun, please visit our sister article here for a detailed list of activities. The ShoreBread Team is wishing everyone a very safe and happy Halloween!

Halloween Happening – October 15th and October 22nd

Salisbury Zoo

This Halloween event is designed for children 10 and under who may not want the scary parts of a Halloween event, however all ages are welcome! Children will trick or treat throughout the Zoo, participate in Halloween games, a hay bale maze and have the opportunity to compete in a costume contest. For an event schedule and event tickets, please click here:

Scarecrow Wizardry – October 22nd from 1-4pm

Martinak State Park located at 137 Deep Shore Road, Denton

Get into the fall spirit with Scarcrow Wizardry! We’ll help you and your family craft a new friend. For more information, please visit

O.C.Toberfest Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade – October 22nd, Registration begins at 12pm, Walk @ 1pm

Boardwalk & N. Division Street – Ocean City

The free event offers lots of prizes and surprises for best-dressed pets, family and friends. Gather your goblins, dress in your best costume and parade the boards! Free with donation of pet food or other pet friendly item to Humane Society.

The Haunted Library at Ocean City – October 27th & 28th from 5-7pm

Ocean City Branch Library located at 10003 Coastal Highway

Come experience the thrills and chills of the Haunted Library at the Ocean City Branch. For two nights only, the meeting room in the Ocean City Library is into a frightful labyrinth. Make it through alive and receive a free book!

Spooks & Spirits Weekend – October 28th – 29th

Frontier Town Campground

Take part in the annual Halloween themed camping weekend at FrontFEAR Town for the Haunted Trail through the Wicked Woods, Trick-or-Treatin’, Site Decorating Contest, Costume Contests and more! Plus, dance the night away at the annual Vampire Ball! *Note: may not be suitable for young children.

Halloween Fall Festival – October 29th from 1-4pm

White Horse Park in Ocean Pines

Music will fill the air as ghosts and goblins parade and play. Costume contests, carnival games, face painting, arts & crafts, pony rides, moon bounces, a haunted hay ride, refreshments and candy goodies are just some of the thrills to be had! For more information, follow this link:

Wags, Witches & Warlocks – October 29th from 10am-1pm

Bethany Beach

This event brings families and pets to town for a day of fun while raising money and awareness for the Delaware SPCA. The parade and costume content gets under way at 10am. Activities includes Halloween crafts and bobbing for tennis balls for pups. For more event info, please visit:

Halloween Spook-Out Party – October 30th from 1-3pm

Northside Park located at 125th Street, Ocean City

Costume contests, carnival games, face painting, Halloween inspired arts & crafts, hayrides, snacks, refreshments, and more! Admission is a single wrapped bag of candy. For more information, click here:

Trick or Treat Off The Street – October 31st

Tanger Outlets in West Ocean City

Children 12 and under are invited to Trick or Treat from store to store from 4-6pm.

Treat Street – October 31st

Salisbury Downtown Plaza

This event is hosted by the Salisbury Jaycees from 6-9pm on the downtown Salisbury Plaza. In the event of rain, this event will be held in the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Business Center at 144 E. Main Street. For more info, please follow this link:

Halloween at the Library – October 31st from 4-6:30pm

Snow Hill Branch Library located at 307 North Washington Street

Drop in for Halloween candy, spooky games, and show off your costumes!

Halloween: Berlin Ghost Walk – October 31st from 8-9:30pm

Berlin, MD

Explore Berlin’s historic district and hear about twelve haunted sites, an “elemental”, a healing tree and Berlin’s Walking Dead. This is a 1.5 mile walk that includes 12 points of interest and a graveyard! To purchase tickets, please visit:

Old School Trick-or-Treating Per Town on October 31st:


BERLIN: 5-7pm for ages 15 and under

OCEAN CITY: beginning at dusk

SNOW HILL: 5-8pm for ages 12 and under

POCOMOKE CITY: 5-7pm for ages 12 and under

OCEAN PINES: there is no trick-or-treating in Ocean Pines for lack of streetlights.


SALISBURY: 6-8pm for ages 14 and under

PRINCESS ANNE: 5-7pm for ages 12 and under

CRISFIELD: 4:30-7:30pm for ages 12 and under


DELMAR: 6-8pm

HEBRON: 6-8pm

CAMBRIDGE: 6-8pm for ages 12 and under

EASTON: 6-8pm




BRIDGEVILLE: 6-8pm for ages 12 and under

SELBYVILLE: 6-8pm for ages 12 and under


LEWES: 6-8pm for ages 13 and under

REHOBOTH BEACH: 6-8pm for ages 14 and under

SEAFORD: 6-8pm for ages 12 and under



GEORGETOWN: 6-8pm for ages 12 and under

MILLSBORO: 6-8pm for ages 12 and under