Halloween guide, 2012
Note: The contents of this guide were checked for accuracy when this article was updated on Oct. 20, 2012 at 1:10 p.m. We continually update the thousands of articles on OnMilwaukee.com, but it's possible some details, specials and offers may have changed. As always, we recommend you call first if you have specific questions for the businesses mentioned in the guide.
Harry's Bar and Gill Annual Halloween Party (Oct. 27)
3549 N. Oakland Ave., (414) 964-6800
Featuring the Boogeyman and Band X.
Haunted Halloween at the Horny Goat (Oct. 27)
2011 S. 1st St., (414) 482-4628
The Haunted Brew Fest starts at 2 p.m. Come in costume and enjoy a sampling of over 100 craft beers and world-class cheese. Costume contest at 5 p.m. and the winner gets $200 cash. Stick around for the evening and enjoy the Halloween celebration featuring the music of Daisy Chain. The evening costume contest winner gets $500.
Hollander Halloween Costume Crawl (Oct. 27)
Starting at Cafe Hollander, 2608 N. Downer Ave., (414) 963-6366
This isn't your ordinary bike ride. Enjoy giveaways, activities and drinks beginning at 9 a.m. The costumed cycling tour visits Cafe Hollander-Downer Ave., Great Lakes Distillery, Cafe Benelux, Trocadero and The Nomad.
Little Monster Bash (Oct. 27)
Betty Brinn Children's Museum
929 E. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 390-5437
From 6 to 9 p.m., your little monsters can dance the night away at Betty Brinn's annual costume party. Enjoy food from Noodles & Company, a build-you-own ice cream sundae bar, a magician and more. Tickets are $15 for museum members, $19 for non-members.
Mayfair Monster Mash Dance Party (Oct. 27)
2500 N. Mayfair Rd., (414) 443-5108
Hosted by Mayfair and Radio Disney, this family-friendly party will feature a costume contest, giveaways and crafts in Mayfair's Center Court from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Radio Milwaukee/Made in Milwaukee Halloween Party (Oct. 27)
Turner Hall Ballroom
1034 N. 4th St., (414) 272-1733
DJs from 88.9, a Michael Jackson vs. Prince Dance Party, the Fatty Acids, the Made In Milwaukee Fashion Show, live art and more. Doors open at 7 p.m., general admission is $12.
Wicked Enchantment Fairytale Frolic (Oct. 27)
The Iron Horse Hotel
500 W. Florida St., (414) 374-4766
Dress as your favorite fairy tale character and enter the 10 p.m. costume contest to win a $100 Branded bar tab. Enjoy the beats of DJ Shawna from 9 - 12 p.m. Event begins at 8 p.m.
Wicked Whiskey Halloween (Oct. 27)
788 N. Jackson St., (414) 312-8566
This costume contest is for all the marbles, kiddos. Whiskey will shell out $750 cash or a $1500 Whiskey Bar Gift Card to the first-place winner. Reservations required; call (414) 312-8566. DJ Steve Marxx will perform all night.
If you're looking for a good way to get your blood pumping this Halloween, a visit to any of these area haunted houses should do the trick. Combining rooms of terror, corn mazes and spooky hikes, local businesses, organizations and schools set out to scare you senseless.
Bear Den Haunted Woods Bear Den Zoo
6831 Big Bend Road, Waterford
$14 for ages 12 and older (not recommended for young children)
October 26 and 27, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
Take your "final ride" into the Haunted Woods via hearse or hayride, then brave the elements and a cast of spooky spirits as you navigate the scary side of the great outdoors.
Dominion of Terror
2024 N. 15th St., Sheboygan
$43 per person ($2 off coupons available at Sheboygan Q-Marts)
Fridays and Saturdays (Wednesday-Monday Oct. 25-31) 7-10 p.m.
Over 30 years of terror will be unleashed in a maze of blood-chilling rooms. Brave it if you dare...
Dr. S. Cary's Haunted House and Corn Maze
N551 Wishing Well Drive, Fort Atkinson
$12 per person (online discounts available)
Fridays and Saturdays 7-10:30 p.m.
Dare to brave 3,600 square feet of horror-filled haunted house. Just when you think you've made it out alive, the 2,700-square-foot special effects maze routes you right back in for round two of terror.
Elements of Fear
Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic School
2733 Euclid Ave., (414) 672-6660
Oct. 19-20, 26-27
Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic School transforms into a haunted house for the last two weekends of October. Tickets are $5.
Emslie's Haunted Barn
2731 Northview Road, Waukesha
Hayride: 1-6 p.m.
Corn Maze and farm animals: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Haunted Barn: Fridays and Saturdays 7-10 p.m.
A true choose-your-own haunted adventure. Bring the family by day throughout the month of October for animals and other farm fun, or come around after dark Fridays or Saturdays for a chilling trip through the woods on a hayride and barn tour as the grounds come alive with scares for thrill-seekers young and old alike.
Lapham Peak State Park W329 N849 Hwy C, Delafield
$5 per person plus $7 car admission
Friday and Saturday (Oct. 26-27 only) 5:30-9 p.m.
Take the one-mile hike through the terrifying trails of Lapham Peak State Park as you pass by dark and scary scenes along your path.
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