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2012 Lake Country Trick-or-Treat Times & Events



Last updated Oct. 24, 2012

If your neighborhood trick-or-treat hours are not listed here, check with your police department or city, town or village clerk. If you have information for a city, town or village not listed, please send it to us and we'll get it added.


Remember to turn on your porch light during trick-or-treat hours. Many communities now ask that participating households do this, and ask trick-or-treaters to only visit these homes or those decorated for Halloween.
Town of Ashippun: Saturday, Oct. 27, 6 to 8 p.m.

Village of Big Bend: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m.


Village of Butler: Sunday, Oct. 28, 4 to 7 p.m.


Town of Brookfield: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m.


Chenequa: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 4 to 7 p.m.


Delafield (City): Sunday, Oct. 28, 5 to 8 p.m.


Business Trick-or-Treating; Saturday, Oct. 27, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Delafield. 


Grand Pumpkin Illumination: Saturday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m., downtown Delafield. Sponsored by the Delafield Chamber of Commerce.


Scarecrow Making Family Event: Saturday, Oct. 13, 4 to 6:30 p.m., Delafield Public Library, 500 Genesee St. (262) 303-4597 or


Delafield (Town): Wednesday, Oct. 31, 5 to 8 p.m. 


Fright Hike: 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 279, Lapham Peak State Park, W329 N846 Highway C, Delafield.


Village of Dousman: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 4 to 7 p.m. 


Halloween Haunted Woods: Friday, Oct. 19, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Free shuttle from Dousman Elementary to and from Three Pillars.  Bring a nonperishable food donation for the local food pantry. (262) 965-7452,


Eagle (Town): Saturday, Oct. 27, 4 to 6 p.m.


Halloween Dinner Theater, "Frankenstein" by R.N. Sandverg: Oct. 12-28, Thursdays and Fridays, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 5 and 8 p.m.; Sundays, 5 p.m., Old World Wisconsin, W372-S0828 Highway 67, Town of Eagle. Cost: adults $65, children 13-17 $50; Not recommended for children 12 and younger. For reservations call(262) 594-6301 or visit


Eagle (Village): Saturday, Oct. 27, 4 to 6 p.m.


Village of East Troy: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 5 to 7:30 p.m.


Town of Genesee: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 4 to 7 p.m.


Hartland: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m.


Hartland Business Trick-or-Treat:Thursday, Oct. 25, downtown Hartland, 6 to 8 p.m. Participating businesses are along West Capitol Drive, Cottonwood Avenue/Park Avenue, Cardinal Lane, East Capitol Drive, Church Street, North Avenue, Hartbrook Drive and Merton Avenue.


Hartland Halloween Bash: Saturday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m. to midnight, American Legion Flanagan-Dorn Post#294, 231 Goodwin Ave., Hartland. Cost: $25; includes food and entertainment, cash bar. Serving Pumpkin Stew and Witches Brew, this community Halloween Bash and costume ball for the mature crowd promised to be fun with dueling pianos and Elvis in the building. Register online


Hartland Kiwanis Haunted Hold 'Em and Trivia Night: Saturday, Oct. 20. 5 p.m., food and drinks; 6 p.m., Texas Hold 'Em (limited seats available); 7 p.m. Trivia. Texas Hold 'Em registration


Homestead Animal Farm Pumpkin Patch: Weekends 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Oct. 28, W320 N9127 Highway 83, Hartland. Open during the week by appointments for field trips. (262) 966-3840 or


Ixonia Lions Club Halloween Parade & trick-or-treat: Sunday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. to Fireman's Park; trick-or-treat to follow until dusk.


The Dark Side Haunted Adventure: Weekends Sept. 28-29, Oct. 5-6, 12-13, 19-20 and 25-27. 7 to 10 p.m., N1255 Hoard Road, Ixonia. Five terrifying haunts for $20. (866) 458-4562 or


Village of Lannon: Sunday, Oct. 28, 2 to 5 p.m. with a parade at 1:30.


Lisbon: Saturday, Oct. 27, 5 to 8 p.m.


Menonmonee Falls: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.


Merton (Town): Sunday, Oct. 28, 5 to 7 p.m.


Merton (Village): Sunday, Oct. 28, 5 to 7 p.m.


Pumpkin Carving Contest: Saturday, Oct. 27,  1 p.m., Mame’s Shoppe, 7220 Main St. Decorated pumpkins may be dropped off on Oct. 20 or 21 and will be displayed all week prior to judging. Prizes will be awarded. Karen Zinda, (262) 538-0884.


Mukwonago (Town): Sunday, Oct. 28, 4 to 6 p.m.


Mukwonago (Village): Saturday, Oct. 28, 4 to 6 p.m.


Elegant Farmer Autumn Harvest Festival: Weekends through Oct. 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pumpkin pitching, apple cider, caramel apples, cider donuts, hayrides, pony and train rides. Highways ES and J. (262) 363-6770 or


Jack o' Lantern Jaunt: Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19-20. 6 to 7 p.m., drive through; 7 to 10 p.m., walk through, Field Park, highway 83 and NN.


LindenGrove Mukwonago Safe Halloween: Friday, Oct. 26, 1:30 p.m. doors open; 2 to 3:30 p.m., 841 Highway NN, Mukwonago. Magic Show and Trick-or-Treat. Costumes required, children must be accompanied by an adult. Help others by bringing a nonperishable food item to stock the Mukwonago Food Pantry.


Mukwonago- River Park Estate Subdivision: Saturday, Oct. 27, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.


Village of Nashotah: Sunday, Oct. 28, 5 to 8 p.m. 


North Prairie: Sunday, Oct. 28, 4 to 7 p.m.


Oconomowoc (City): Saturday, Oct. 27, 6 to 8 p.m.


Business and Shopping Centers: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Downtown District, 2 to 4 p.m. For information, contact the Chamber (262) 567-2666 or Sponsored by the Oconomowoc Chamber of Commerce.


Lions Club Halloween Parade: Saturday, Oct. 27, 4 p.m., travels through downtown to Roosevelt Park Pavillion, where the Lions Club will provide food and beverages.


Haunted High: Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6, 12-13, 19-20 and, 25-27, 7 to 10:30 p.m.; tickets sales begin at 6:30 p.m. Special "Lights On," noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, 550 E. Forest St.


OPEF's Haunted Ball: Friday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m. to midnight, Olympia Resort and Conference Center, Oconomowoc. An orange tie event.


Spooky Saturday: Oct. 13, 10 to 11:15 a.m. Celebrate Halloween with fun, crafts and games at the Oconomowoc Public Library. Costumes welcome but not required. For kids 4k through grade four. Register at   


Halloween at the Pabst Farms YMCA: Thursday, Oct. 25, 6 to 9 p.m., 1750 E. Valley Road, Oconomowoc. Costume contest, arts and crafts, games, music, swimming and more. Free.


Oconomowoc (Town): Infomation unavailable 


Oconomowoc Lake (Village): Saturday, Oct. 27, 6 to 8 p.m.


Okauchee Lions Halloween Parade: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 6 p.m., beginning at the Okauchee Legion and ending at Holy Trinity Lutheran School.  There will also be a cosutme contest.


Ottawa: Infomation unavailable


Palmyra: Sunday, Oct. 28, parade starts at 3:30 p.m. at the Palmyra Fire Hall; trick-or-treat to follow until 6:30 p.m.


Pewaukee (City): Sunday, Oct. 28, 4 to 7 p.m.


Pewaukee (Village): Sunday, Oct. 28, 5 to 7 p.m.


Hallweeen Fun Fest: Saturday, Oct. 20, noon to 2 p.m., downtown Pewaukee.


Pewaukee Halloween Hullabaloo: Friday, Oct. 26, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wagner Park, N31 W23320 Green Road. Walk through the Trick-or-Treat Path (ages 1-10) featuring storybook and Disney characters. Registration is required. 


Village of Summit: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m.


Sussex: Saturday, Oct. 27, 6 to 8 p.m.


Spooky Sussex: Friday, Oct. 26, Sussex Village Park, W224 N6100 Weaver Drive, Sussex. This event includes food, cookie and pumpkin decorating, wagon rides and a costume contest for kids. There will also be a lighted haunted trail through the woods for families to walk as the sun goes down and the shadows of Sussex come out. Activities are geared for children 12 and younger. Fee: $5. Register by Oct. 22, (262) 246-6447.


Town of Vernon: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m. 


Village of Wales: Sunday, Oct. 28, 4 to 7 p.m.


Waukesha (City): Wednesday, Oct. 31, 5 to 7 p.m.


Business: Saturday, Oct. 27, 1 to 4 p.m., Downtown Waukesha.


Catholic Memorial Haunted House: Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19-20 and 26-27, 7 to 10 p.m.; added family hours, 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 601 E. College Ave., Waukesha. Cost: $7.  Proceeds go to the Wounded Warrior Project,


Guided Walking Tours of Famous Historic Notables in the Prairie Home Cemetery: Schedule a tour at (262) 524-3540. For ages 8 and older, 605 S. Prairie Ave., Waukesha.


Minooka Mash: Friday, Oct. 19 (time to be determined), MInooka Park, 1927 E. Sunset Drive, Waukesha.


Trunk-or-Treat: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 5 to 7 p.m. Waukesha First Assembly of God parking lot, 1300 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Children and families of all ages welcome. Gather in the parking lot with trunks or backs of vehicles open to decorate them; then pass out candy from the trunks. Carnival games, pony rides, inflatables, rock wall and fall treats. Free. or (262) 542-4922.


Waukesha (Town): Wednesday, Oct. 31, 5 to 7 p.m.


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