Halloween Activities


The City of Madison does not have official Trick-or-Treating hours.

Recommended hours: ​4:00 pm – 8:00 pm on Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips
Madison Police Department

  • Make sure your costume is visible to vehicles & others.
  • Do not use toy weapons as part of any costume.
  • Do not trick or treat alone.
  • Only approach homes that are well lit, & only approach the front door.
  • Stay on sidewalks & obey traffic signs / signals.
  • Carry a flashlight.
  • Don’t eat any candy until an adult can check it for you.
  • Make sure costumes do not impede movement or vision.

Downtown Madison Family Halloween
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm on Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Enjoy Halloween fun for the whole family in Downtown Madison!

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Please visit madfreakfest.com for:

  • Tickets
  • Lineup
  • List of State Street ticket outlets

Halloween at the Zoo
9:30 am - 3:00 pm on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2016

Halloween at the Zoo is a fun, free event for the whole family. The event includes free trick or treating, plenty of activities and animal fun.