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Halloween in Saugatuck


From kid’s events like glow-in-the-dark dance parties, to adult favorites like the Giant Pumpkin King rising from the ashes, there’s always something grand and a bit spooky happening in the Saugatuck/Douglas area for Halloween, and this year is no exception. October 26 and 27 will be the weekend where all five community Halloween events for kids, pets and adults will take place.

Friday, October 26

Glow in the Park

6 – 9:30 pm.  Cook Park, Saugatuck.  Admission is free.

Glow in the Park is an annual, all inclusive kick-off party for the Halloween weekend. It’s a family friendly event where “anything that glows goes.” We have music, food and drink along with plenty of fun glow-in the-dark activities for the kids. Come in full glowing costume or get your glow on when you get there with UV reactive face painting, black light areas and a merchandise booth! – 6:00 – 10:00 pm – Admission is FREE – Kids Activity Tickets are $1 each or 25 for $20 – Beer and Wine Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20 – Proceeds support the Douglas Halloween events.

Saturday, October 27

Scary Beery in the Park

1 – 3 pm.  Beery Park, Downtown Douglas.

Join us at Beery Field for this fun Halloween family event.  Play games, do a book walk, enjoy food from Smokin’ Joe’s Barbeque, explore the Police Hum-V, and much more!  

Saugatuck’s Annual Halloween Kids & Pet’s Parade

Boolieve it or not, Halloween is just around the corner and it’s time to get creative! The Saugatuck/Douglas “Kids and Pets Costume Contest & Parade” event is happening on October 27 at Wicks Park.

Judges will determine the winners and will distribute cash prizes at the end. There will be 4 costume categories for both kids and pets:

  1. Cute
  2. Funny
  3. Scary
  4. Creative

3:30 p.m. – Costume judging and parade lineup @ Wicks Park
4:00 p.m. – Parade begins


Stick around after the parade at Wick’s Pick for the awarding of cash prizes, goodies from Doughrunts Doughnut Truck, horse-drawn wagon rides through town, a puppet show and more!

We cannot wait to see you all there!

Douglas Halloween Parade for Adults

Parade Lineup at 9:30pm on Center Street in front of Beery Field. Parade Starts at 10pm.

Over the past years, our Halloween parade has grown into one of the biggest events of the year, drawing thousands of spectators from all around the world. Join us and find out why it’s so much fun… and if you’re interested in being more than a spectator, get into the lineup and strut your stuff down the parade route. Our giant parade mascot, The Pumpkin King, rises from the ashes at ten-o-clock to get the whole thing rolling!

No Signup Required and we parade in rain, slain or moonshine. The parade will not be cancelled for bad weather. No motorized vehicles are allowed, but you can roll on non-motorized wheels and walking floats are encouraged. Groups with props are great, but we do not allow paraders to pass things out to the crowd.

Halloween Bash

Immediately following the parade in Douglas.  The Dunes Resort.   $5

The biggest costume party in town, plus karaoke!  Call the Dunes Resort (269) 857-1401.

Douglas Halloween Parade – Go Big or Go Home!!!

That's right, GO BIG OR GO HOME!!! This year we are celebrating our 20 Year Anniversary and we expect your costumes to be bigger and better than ever! We love group performances, homemade costumes, walking floats, and let's face it… almost anything BIG and CREATIVE, so get cooking on your costume! Please invite ALL your friends to the Douglas Halloween Parade for Adults… SHARE! SHARE! SHARE!!! #DouglasHalloween #DouglasHalloweenParadeforAdults #Halloween #Adulting #DouglasMichigan #20YearAnniversary #DontMissIt

Posted by Douglas Halloween on Friday, September 28, 2018


Make Saugatuck/Douglas your Halloween destination for an experience that no other town can offer by staying for the full weekend! Check saugatuck.com/stay/ for lodging specials and availability!

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