There's lots of ways to celebrate Halloween in and around Downtown Northampton this year! Pick your favorites and join us to celebrate.
DOWNTOWN NORTHAMPTON TRICK-OR-TREAT
Sunday, October 31 from 1-4pm
Everyone's favorite annual family-friendly event, Downtown Trick or Treat, returns in 2021! Please wear your masks and your favorite costumes, bring your kiddos and trick-or-treat the afternoon away. Look for Thornes Marketplace outside on the sidewalk, along with many of your favorite businesses handing out Halloween goodies!
Look Park Scarecrow Contest
October 24 - November 1
Prizes awarded in five categories!
•Best fall theme
•Best use of nature
•Best in show
Register by October 20. Drop off October 24. Winners announced October 26!
Halloween Home Decorating Contest
Northampton Parks & Recreation
October 21 - registration deadline
Homes judged the week of October 25
Come join the Northampton Parks & Recreation department for the spookiest time of the year! Residents of Northampton, Florence and Leeds are invited to enter our FREE Halloween Home Decorating Contest. Decorate your porch, house, front yard and enter it in our contest.
Judges, made up of Parks & Rec staff and possibly some local guest judges, will come by to admire and judge your decorating skills!
Homes (that have agreed) will be placed on a map for area residents to enjoy this Halloween treat.
Prizes will be awarded for winners of the different categories.
Pints & Pumpkins - Pumpkin Painting Night!
Progression Brewing Company
Thursday, October 21, 6:30pm
Join us for a spooky night of pints and pumpkin painting!
We provide everything you need (including a complimentary beer!) and even a few awards for the most impressive pumpkins at the end!
- $10 per person
- Includes a pint of beer, a pumpkin, painting supplies, and all the paint you need!
A big thank you to McCarthy Farms in Feeding Hills for helping us out with the pumpkins and painting supplies!
To reserve a pumpkin follow this link in your web browser and search for TAPROOM EVENTS; you will see Pumpkin Painting there: https://www.toasttab.com/progression-brewing-company-9.../v3
You can also give us a call during business hours Wednesday-Sunday at (413) 341-3517 to reserve a pumpkin directly with us. We hope to see you there!
2021 Return of the Undead Zombie Pub Crawl
Saturday, Oct. 23, 6pm-2am
Northampton, Mass. in search of booze, brains or both.
Invasion will be at ALL the BARS listed on the crawl so roam from bar to bar with your crew without time limits. Bring CASH it makes the drink process much faster.
Start invading bars at 6pm!
Check out all of our amazing host bars!
Majestic (Zombies Dancing!!!)
Fitzwilly's & Maybe Toasted Owl
Bishop’s Lounge (Zombies Dancing!!!)
Platform Sports Bar (Zombies Dancing!!!)
Wooly Bully Halloween Patio Party
Patria Patio (behind Thornes Marketplace)
Saturday, Oct. 30
We're very excited to continue our tradition of Halloween parties with an outdoor party on the Patria patio behind Thornes Marketplace in Downtown Noho!
Dress up like a spooky dinosaur or funky snake and come get down to some of your favorite soul, garage, girl group and funk records spun by DJ Cashman and Snack Attack.
Drinks will be served by Patria and can be brought outside onto the designated dance floor!
The party will run from 7pm to 11pm so show up on time if you want to have some spooky fall fun!
Look forward to seeing you all there.
Hampshire Regional YMCA Trunk or Treat!
Saturday, Oct 23, 4:30-6:30pm
Get into the Halloween spirit at our Trunk or Treat event on Saturday, October 23 from 4:30-6:30pm! Bring the whole family and spread the word – the event is FREE and open to the community! Masks are strongly encouraged when social distancing cannot be maintained.Rain date: Sunday, October 24 | 12:00-2:00pm.We are in need of volunteers to decorate their trunks and hand out treats to children. Please stop by or call our Welcome Center for more information – 413-584-7086.
Halloween Drive-Thru Flu Clinic and Trick-or-Treat
Northampton Health Department
Saturday, Oct. 30, 9am-1pm
We are delighted to announce that once again the Northampton Health Department will be holding the Halloween Drive-Thru Flu Clinic and Trick-or-Treat! Without even having to get out of your car, you can:
Get the flu vaccine if you are at least 3 years old!
Get free candy and toys!
Drive away knowing that you've taken a powerful step toward protecting yourself, your loved ones, and your community from the flu!
There is no pre-registration option for this clinic, and no appointment is required. For more information about our flu clinics, call 413-587-1214 or visit https://northamptonma.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1090