smiling pumpkinsLooking to have a wicked fun weekend? Well, look no further, we’ve done the footwork for you! Check out our list of the most spooktacular events for Friday, October 28th – Sunday, October 30th. There’s plenty to fill up your weekend from a Day of the Dead Concert to the Black Tie and Sneakers Gala and from Hayrides to Haunted Houses.
Remember, this is just a TEASE, check out a full listing of events on the calendar of events page.

What’s Happening & Where This Weekend!


Day of the Dead Concert

Day Of The Dead

The folks that bring you Shine a Light, Deadfest and Jam On The Brandywine proudly present our first Halloween Extravaganza, Day Of The Dead, celebrating the lives and music of some of our favorite musicians who kicked the bucket a little too soon.

haunted houseEerie Haunted Houses & Attractions for 2016

Don’t fear, but fear what haunted houses we direct you to this fall. Below is where NDH will tell you how to get your fix of fright this Halloween season. What makes your skin crawl? What makes your spine tingle? What makes your hair stand on end? No tricks or treats will be found within these blood-strained walls. You’ll only find seriously shocking Haunted Houses, Haunted Hayrides, Haunted Corn Mazes, and ghost-chasing paranormal experiences. NDH is thrilled to share over 20 of the most happening and extreme haunted attractions IN and around North Delaware. Without a doubt, these haunted hot spots will give you something to howl and scream about. They’re listed in alphabetical order…Enter if you DARE.


Jason DidnerJason Didner And The Jungle Gym Jam Costume Party

It’s a Halloween Costume Party! Jungle Gym Jam live shows and records are all about creating memorable family moments and helping kids live in the moment with their grown-ups.

Fall Fashion Extravaganza 2016Fall Fashion Extravaganza

The Wilmington chapter of the Daughters of Penelope are happy to present a fall fashion show to highlight local designers/styles and raise money for charity. The Fall Fashion Extravaganza is a midday event showcasing fashions by local, regional, and national designers and houses.

Rocky Horror Picture ShowHalloween at Theatre N with “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

With Halloween approaching, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” has become a tradition for many across the country and around the world. Although the movie is not as shocking by today’s standards as it was when first released in 1975, it still contains mature themes and tongue-in-cheek jokes.

Irene at the Grand‘Irene’ the Burlesque Revue

Wilmington musician and composer Shaun Dougherty put together a unique show just in time for Halloween: a burlesque revue of his original vampire ballet “Irene.” The show made its debut with the First State Ballet in 2014 at the Grand and now it’s back. This time, members of the Philadelphia-based burlesque group Pastie-Kakes will help shake the story to life with Dougherty on guitar and Art Bookout on drums. Before and after show parties.

Black Tie and Sneakers Gala 2016Black Tie and Sneakers Gala

The Black Tie and Sneakers Gala is an annual event where guests can bid on silent auction prizes; win raffles; bid on auction items; dress in their finest attire while wearing their best sneakers; enjoy food and beverages; and dance the night away as they help support survivors of traumatic events.

Boos & Booze 2016Boos & Booze

The 2nd Annual Boos & Booze costume party is bound to be a spooky good time with 24/Seven, Delaware’s premier classic rock band and costume contest.


Newark Collectable ShowNewark Collectibles Show

This is a collectibles show for all ages.  All sorts of items will be on hand for viewing and sale. Vendors with comic books and trading cards will also be on site.

halloween_auburn heightsSteamin’ Halloween

Enjoy a fall day at Auburn Heights during Steamin’ Halloween. Take a ride in the 1915 steam-powered Mountain Wagon, tour the Auburn Heights mansion, ride the train on the Auburn Valley Railroad and enjoy special Halloween decorations and scavenger hunts.


Festive fun for ages 2-8!  An engaging family concert of children’s songs and activities with M&M and Friends.  Wear your costume.  Instrument petting zoo to follow.