Fun-filled Fall events in KELOLAND Original

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Wanting to get out of the house before the weather gets too cold? There are plenty of fun events and spooky activities happening this Autumn in KELOLAND.

Weekends in September & October

The Spearfish corn maze and pumpkin patch is entering its 8th season in 2020. It is located about 3 miles northwest of Spearfish. And, this event has already begun! This maze and pumpkin patch is only open on the weekends. It will also be haunted after dark during the last two weekends.

Sept. 11 through Oct. 31

One new attraction in Yankton is welcoming people of all ages while also showcasing South Dakota agriculture. Mazing Acres Pumpkin Patch, located west of Yankton, has two corn mazes and plenty of weekend events for everyone. Mazing Acres Pumpkin Patch has 12-acres to showcase agriculture in South Dakota for the whole family.

Oct. 1 through Oct. 31

The South Dakota Game Fish and Parks Department is hosting a handful events this Fall. From creatures of the night hide and seek to trick or treat trails and even a lantern tour, the department’s hosting 12 Autumn events.

Every Friday in October

Like a good fright? Doc’s Bar in Freeman, South Dakota, is showing scary movies every Friday. The movie nights begin in October after 8 p.m.

Oct. 23

If crafting is your thing, the Brookings Arts Council has an event for you. You can create a paper mache Halloween mask with them in October.

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Oct. 23 through Oct. 25 

The Great Plains Zoo is holding its three-night extravaganza, ZooBoo. Over the course of three nights, kids will wind their way through the decorated exhibits and walkways in the Zoo collecting candy and trinkets at a variety of treat tents from costumed presenters.

Oct. 24

Halloween at Lake Lorraine is back for its 3rd year. Previous years have included a costume contest and trick-or-treating at participating Lake Lorraine businesses as well as other surprises around the lake.

Oct. 24

If you have a child who’s 11 – 17 years old, the YAPAtorium is having a Ghouls’ Gala Halloween Party they can attend. Kids can win prizes for the best costume, shake a leg with DJ Frankenstein, play some party games, enjoy snacks and play some zombie survival games.

For more events, check the community calendar, and if your organization is having an event, e-mail KELOLAND’s Whitney Fowkes to have it added to the list.

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