(Madison, WI): Hilldale-O-Ween is coming up October 29, 2023 from 3-5pm.

Get ready to have a blast at Hilldale-O-Ween! They’ll be haunting Hilldale and The Green with ghoulishly good times. Don your costumes, grab your treat bags, and join in for a wickedly good time! 

Help them prepare for the event by registering here.



Families can join Creando Explorertorium on The Green for Halloween-themed activities for little ones:

Decorate a Pumpkin: Let your creativity run wild as you and your kids transform ordinary pumpkins into jack-o’-lantern masterpieces. Creando will provide all the supplies you need for pumpkin decorating!

Halloween-Themed Temporary Tattoos: Want to add a little spooky flair to your Halloween costume? Visit Creando’s temporary tattoo table and choose from an array of Halloween-themed designs to wear proudly throughout the event.

Popcorn Station: Enjoy a free popcorn station where you can munch on delicious, buttery popcorn while you take a break from all the Halloween fun.

Find DJ Femme Noir leading the Halloween Dance Party on The Green.

Snap a selfie with one of your favorite characters (some spooky, some not) who will be strolling around Hilldale.

It’s time for a Halloween Hunt!

Welcome to Hilldale, a shopping delight, where treasures await, from day to night. A scavenger hunt, we have in store, with riddles and rhymes, explore and score!

Swing by the Hilldale counter on The Green and grab your Scavenger Hunt worksheet. Solve the rhymes to uncover the enchanting witches’ cauldrons brimming with delightful treats.

Visit these stores for spooktacular promotions and deals:

  • Paper Source: Stop in store for treats, pumpkin coloring sheets, stickers and 10% off for any costumed guests.
  • Shake Shack: Anyone in costume can snag a free single scoop of custard during the event.
  • Stride Rite: Hosting a coloring contest from October 1-31, winners will be notified November 1.
  • Wildewood: Handing out candy to kiddos in costume when you stop by during the event.
  • Embrace the Howl-oween spirit with your furry friends for Petphoria’s in-store Dog Costume Contest! Four-legged friends can strut their spooky stuff in the most creative, adorable, and eerie costumes. Then, strike a pose with your pup in front of their spooky photo-op.
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  1. We the griffin family loves trunk or treating better 😉. Do you know where there’s more of this event for this month? Just asking.. please email me back asap now. Thank you..Lisa griffin.


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