Kid friendly haunted houses Metro Detroit Michigan – Not-so-haunted or frightless haunted houses, hayrides, and Halloween fun places for kids who aren’t quite ready for the thrills and chills of our Haunted Hayrides / Haunted Houses Directory!
OAKLAND COUNTY MOMS CIDER MILLS DIRECTORY
Kid Friendly Haunted Houses Metro Detroit 2020
Fridays, September 18 through Christmas from 11a-4p
Kensington Metropark Hayrides – Family Charter Hayrides
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Fall is the perfect time to get your family together to visit the farm and enjoy a horse-drawn hayride. Take in the colors of the woods that surround the Farm Center on your ride. Book your family hayride time slot when you pre-register. During your visit see the animals and purchase your pumpkins and gourds. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice. Face coverings are encouraged. $50 per 30 min ride (max family size is 10). Pre-registration required at 810-227-8910. Hayrides are offered on Mondays through December too. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. 2020 vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.
Daily in September & October from 10a-6p
Armada Halloween Fun for Kids – Blake’s Cider Mill Funland
Blake’s Cider Mill (17985 Armada Center Road, Armada, MI 48005, 586-784-5343)
Kids can enjoy hayrides, trike track, straw mountain, corn mazes, Bunnyville farm, a petting farm, and many Halloween attractions every day in September and October! You can have the kids check out the Spookyland Haunted Barn in broad daylight to see what it looks like when there aren’t any scary actors inside. Review – Pics.
Fridays from October 2 through October 23 from 5:30p-7p
Farmington Hills No Scares Hayrides – Hayride Central
Heritage Park (24725 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Hayrides cost is $5 / FREE for ages 2 & under. Call 248-473-1800 for more info or call 248-477-1135 to book a private hayride. Pre registration is strongly encouraged. Register for these hayrides online at fhgov.com. Call 248-473-1800 for more info or call 248-477-1135 to book a private hayride.
Daily September 4 through the Fall
Northville Kid Friendly Halloween Fun – Barn Yard Play Land
Three Cedars Farm and Cider Mill (7897 Six Mile Road, Northville, MI 48167, 248-437-8200)
Fall fun for the younger ones. Barn Yard Play Land had modern playground equipment in a fun kids barn, a John Deere trike track, Peter Rabbit bunny village, lots of farm animals, and educational tutorials. Barn Yard Play Land is FREE! Review – Pics.
Late August – Early November Daily from 6a-7p
South Lyon Kid Friendly Halloween Fun – Fall Family Fun at Erwin Orchards
Erwin Orchards Cider Mill (61475 Silver Lake Road, South Lyon, MI, 248-437-0150)
Erwin Orchards offers hayrides as part of their daily “Agri-trainment”. Enjoy hayrides, the corn maze, Mr Bee’s Big 3D Adventure Barn, straw bale maze, sunflower garden, and more. There is even more family fun available on the weekends. Review – Pics.
Daily Labor Day through November 2 from 10a-5p
Washington Twp Kid Friendly Halloween Family Fun – Fall Farm Fun
Westview Orchards Farm – (65075 Van Dyke, Washington Twp., Michigan 48095, 586-752-3123)
Very similar to Blake’s Barnyard Funland, only with more of a farm feel. Kids can enjoy a giant corn maze, straw mountain, petting barns, obstacle courses, rope mountain, farm mountain, wagon rides, a three-acre playground, Black Holes, indoor mazes, and more! 1 price gets you unlimited access to more than 15 attractions on the weekends. They offer a stripped-down version on the weekdays with less frills for a lower price. Review – Pics.
Weekends September 11 – October 25
Northville Hayrides – Maybury Farm Corn Maze & Hayrides
Maybury Farm (50165 Eight Mile, Northville, MI 48167, 248-374-0200)
Hayride & 1 acre corn maze scavenger hunt. Cider, donuts, and snacks available after. Hours – Friday – 5p-9p, Saturday –10a-9p, and Sunday – 10a-7p. Cost is $10. These are rain or shine events. Children 2 and under are FREE. For more information, call 248-374-0200. Weekends through October 25. Maybury Farm Review…
Saturday, October 10, Sunday, October 11, 2020 from 7p-11:30p then Tuesdays-Sundays October 13-November 15 from 7p-11:30p
Commerce Twp Haunted Forest – Glenlore Trails The Haunted Forest
Multi Lakes Conservation Association (3860 Newton Road, Commerce Charter Township, MI 48382, glenloretrails.com)
Come explore new sections of trail and scenic elements found within the Putrid Pumpkin Patch, Phantom Forest, and the Castle Ruin in this seasonal variation of Glenlore Trails. The Haunted Forest is appropriate for all ages. A family-friendly, socially-distant outdoor experience. The entire event takes around 45 minutes, depending on your speed of walking. Masks are required to participate. tickets are $25 for ages 13+, $15 for ages 4-12, FREE for kids under 3. All tickets purchased online only require a processing fee. Tickets are sold in 1/2 hour increments beginning at 7p with the last group time offered to purchase at 11p. All events are held on Tuesdays through Sundays from 7p-midnight. These events SELL OUT QUICKLY. Tickets are on sale at THIS LINK.
October 8 through November 1 from 3p-midnight (tickets sold in 1/2 hour increments)
Ferndale Halloween Fun for Kids – In Search of Halloween
Iron Ridge District (660 E 10 Mile Rd, Ferndale, MI 48220, isohalloween.com)
Explore the family-friendly 11,000 square foot enchanted funhouse. Laser projections, light displays, warehouse maze, eerie sounds and more. There is a specific “Colors for Kids” portion of the Halloween warehouse designed for the very young visitors. Masks are required, temperature checks by staff, and plenty of social distancing will be available. Pre-registration required.
October 16, 17, 23, & 24 at 7:30p
New Boston Halloween Events – Evening Lantern Tours
Oakwoods Metropark – (32911 Willow Rd, New Boston, MI 48164, 734-782-3956, metroparks.com)
Gather at the warming bon fire before your lantern tour. A lantern-bearing guide will lead you down the pumpkin-lit trail through the woods to encounter various characters and uncanny situations. The tour showcases Michigan’s legends and local history. This is not a haunted attraction. Face coverings are encouraged. Ages 8 & up. $8 per person. Pre-registration required at least 1 day in advance. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. 2020 vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.
October 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 30 (half-hour sessions from 6p-11p on Fridays & Saturdays and 6p-9p on Thursdays & Sundays)
Lake Orion Halloween Events – Canterbury Village Halloween Stroll
Canterbury Village (2359 Joslyn Ct, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, 248-391-5700)
Hosted by Canterbury Village. Admission is $10. Parking is $5. All fees must be pre-paid. Children under 2 are FREE. Enjoy hand-carved jack-‘o-lanterns, 13 trick or treat stations, numerous Halloween displays, live characters, and more. Tickets sold in advance only and limited to 100 people per session. MORE INFO PURCHASE TICKETS HERE. Per Canterbury Village – “Our costumed characters are both friendly and scary, so please prepare your children”
Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 2p-3p
Brownstown Halloween Events – Halloween History: Critters and Crawlers
Lake Erie Metropark – (32481 W Jefferson, Brownstown, MI 48173, 734-379-5020, metroparks.com)
Celebrate the spirit of Halloween & explore the natural history of the iconic animals associated with this holiday. From bats to cats, and all the other critters in between. Learn about their behavior, adaptations and characteristics. Explore the nature trails for this spooktacular program, yet free of fright. Feel free to get in the spirit and wear your costume. All ages. $3 per child, $5 per adult, children under 2 are FREE. Pre-registration required by 10/17. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. 2020 vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.
October Saturdays and Sundays from 10a-5p
Oxford Kid Friendly Fall Fun – Upland Hills Farm Fall Festival Weekends
Upland Hills Farm (481 Lake George Road, Oxford, Michigan 48370, 248-628-1611 www.uplandhillsfarm.com)
Enjoy visiting the animals, magic show, farm demos, hayrides through the woods, storybook trail, pumpkin picking, pony rides, and cider & donuts. Fall Festival Weekends include hayrides. Evening hayrides from 7p-10p. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Review and Pics of Upland Hills Farm Oxford Fall Festival Weekends.
October 3 through October 31 Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 4p-10p (Fridays & Saturdays) and 2p-8p Sundays.
West Bloomfield & Rochester Halloween Fun – HallowGlow Nights
Tree Runner Adventure Park West Bloomfield (6600 West Maple Road, West Bloomfield Township, MI 48322, 248-419-1550, www.treerunnerwestbloomfield.com)
Tree Runner Adventure Park Rochester (7553 Meadow Brook Road, Rochester, MI Oakland University Campus, 248-759-5222, www.treerunnerrochester.com)
Participants will take advantage of our famous glow nights, riddled with Halloween flair. Themed exhibit sets are littered throughout the park for entertainment between trails. The 3-hour experience concludes with each guest receiving a pre-bagged trick or treat candy bag. Visit the website for ticket packages.
TreeRunner Adventure Park West Bloomfield Website
TreeRunner Adventure Park Rochester (at Oakland University) Website
2019 EVENTS TBA FOR 2020
Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 3p-5p
Rochester Kid Friendly Haunted House – Friendly Monster
Tunnel of Terror at Rochester Municipal Park (400 Sixth St, Rochester, Michigan 48307)
Admission is $2 or 2 can goods. The Annual Friendly Monster Food Drive (FMFD) is a chance for the littlest kids to go through the haunted attraction in daylight with the lights on and parents are free. All the food and admission fees for that event will go directly to feeding families in the Rochester Area. My kids loved Friendly Monster when they were little and it is a great introduction Halloween fun! To purchase tickets, visit rochesterareajaycees.org/tunnelofterror
Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 1p
New Haven Kid Friendly Haunted Hayride – Scarefest Scream Park Kids Hayride (1 day only)
Scarefest Scream Park (34111 28 Mile Rd, Lenox Twp, MI 48048)
One of the scariest haunts in Metro Detroit is open for a day of frightless fun! Kids under 12-years-old can take a FREE hayride through the forest and receive candy from some of the friendly monsters. For anyone 12 & older the hayride is only $5. For more info, call 586-749-6666.
Please note – Kid Friendly Haunted Houses Metro Detroit Michigan 2020 Directory for Oakland County, Macomb County, Wayne County and Metro Detroit, Michigan will be updated regularly throughout the Halloween season. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for info or inaccuracies with descriptions that may have changed during our research.
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