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Halloween Rundown

Updated: Oct 25, 2023

Halloween my favorite holiday. We have a lot of events and activities going on this weekend so we thought we would get this out a little early. If you have an event we may have missed feel free to email us at southwesternmtnews@gmail.com.




Friday, Oct 20

Beaverhead Maze & Pumpkin Patch We are open annually the month of October, Thursdays through Sundays from Noon to 8 PM.


Antlers Saloon 2023 Hunter's Ball Bash Join us on Friday, October 20th at the Antlers Saloon in Wisdom, MT for our 2023 Hunter's Ball! Roasted Meat and Potluck Feed starts at 5pm. Live Music by Johnny V., music begins at 7pm. Come early, stay late! We'll see ya soon, at the Antlers Saloon. For questions call 689-9393


October 20 and 21 from 5:00 - 8:00!

Butte High School's Montana History Club will bring many of the historical Butte characters of the past come to life again on October 20 and 21. You never know who might be lurking around the corner.

This tour is a mix of historical with a bit of haunted fun. There will be a few "scares".

A portion of the Ghost Walk is underground. Guests must be age 5 and above to do the underground portion of the tour. The underground portion is optional for all guests. This portion will be guided and hard hats and lights will be issued.

Please wear close toed shoes and dress warmly as the majority of the tour will be outdoors.

This is a joint fundraiser for the Montana History Club and the World Museum of Mining:

Under 5: Free Age 5 - 17: $5.00 Age 18 and above: $10.00

Last ticket sold at 7:30 pm each night






Saturday, Oct 21


Hillcrest Bazaar Join us for the 47th annual Hillcrest Bazaar Arts and Craft show! With lots of vendors enjoy an afternoon of unique handcrafted items, food, face painting and more!

$1 admission goes to Hillcrest Elementary school.



THERE'S TROUBLE IN THE CELL HOUSE!!! The Old Montana Prison Halloween Haunted House is returning this year! Evil has taken over the Old Montana Prison in Deer Lodge October 20th, 21st, 27th, and 28th prepare yourself for one of the scariest Halloween attractions in Montana. From 6 pm to midnight the doors of the Old Prison will open for those who think they are brave enough to venture into its shadows.

10 to 17 years old are only $10.00 and $20.00 for adults.

With new scares every night, we are sure to get your blood pumping.

Tickets will be available the night of the event at the front desk of the Old Prison Visitor Center Do you have what it takes to survive the Old Prison Haunted House? Find out this October.

Sponsored by the Powell County Museum and Arts Foundation.


Wednesday, Oct 25

Twin Bridges Fall Festival Twin Bridges Fair Grounds- School Farm

Pumpkin Chuckin’

Tic-Tac-Toe Toss

Pumpkin Bag-Patch

Apple Cider Press

Corn Roast

Bake-sale

Corn Hole

Scarecrow craft Contest

Pumpkin Painting

Face Painting

Maze

Barrel Train Rides

Chili Cook-off

Corn Bread

Cow Pie Bingo

Geo-’catch’ clue release



The University of Montana Western’s Residence Life team is excited to announce that this year's "Trunk or Treat" event will be held on Wednesday, October 25, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the BARC parking lot on campus.






Thursday, Oct 26

Friday, Oct 27


Bannack Ghost Walk Take a tour through Bannack when the spirits come out to play! they will tells scary/funny stories from the past. tours at at 7 pm and 9 pm each night. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for ages 12 and under. Each show is limited to 110 people. To reserve tickets, call Reserve America at 855-922-6768. not recommended for ages 3 and under. Dress warmly. For more information, call the park ar 406-834-3413.


Let The Ghoul Times Roll Family friendly Alice in Wonderland haunted house

Candy, snack, treats & punch

Take and make crafts

Family movie starting at 6pm


Ghouls Night Out Never too early to plan your Halloween weekend! We are the location sponsor for the Ghouls Night Out, a Dillon Community Foundation event! It is an all ladies fun ride. The ride itself is about 30 minutes but we will have tarot card & aura reading, costume contest, & door prizes after the ride for all that want to join. Then, Joel & Dalton will be playing some LIVE music starting at 9pm. We will also have some fun stuff planned for the later crowd.




THERE'S TROUBLE IN THE CELL HOUSE!!! The Old Montana Prison Halloween Haunted House is returning this year! Evil has taken over the Old Montana Prison in Deer Lodge October 20th, 21st, 27th, and 28th prepare yourself for one of the scariest Halloween attractions in Montana. From 6 pm to midnight the doors of the Old Prison will open for those who think they are brave enough to venture into its shadows.

10 to 17 years old are only $10.00 and $20.00 for adults.

With new scares every night, we are sure to get your blood pumping.

Tickets will be available the night of the event at the front desk of the Old Prison Visitor Center Do you have what it takes to survive the Old Prison Haunted House? Find out this October.

Sponsored by the Powell County Museum and Arts Foundation.



Freaky Frights Fest Freaky Fright Fest will have multiple acts including: Local Dance Corp for there spooky Halloween dance, a fire eater, and will be Headlined by Illusionist Joel Meyers,

Combining sleight of hand and original routines with larger than life personality and crowd winning charm, Joel specializes in taking audiences on what NBC calls “A roller coaster ride!” He’s an illusionist and a mentalist, a master of the stage, and a magician. He’s a performer who “will capture your imagination” (Newsweek), and he’ll win you over time and time again. Joel Meyers is simply a mystery; or as Al Pacino put it best, he’s “the coolest person ever.”

Awards and Facts “2020 MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR” -APCA

“2022 MENTALIST OF THE YEAR” -APCA

“BEST MALE PERFORMER” -Campus Activities Magazine

“BEST RISING STAR” -College Life Awards

“ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR” -The Golden Onion

"America's top touring magician" -MTV


Live Music With HOR Come ROCK OUT With HIGH ORE ROAD at the iconic HITCHING POST in Melrose Montana for an EPIC HALLOWEEN PARTY!! FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27th!! COSTUMES and GOOD VIBES ENCOURAGED!!







Saturday, Oct 28


Pint Night & Halloween Costume Contest UMW Honors Program will be hosting a pint night and Halloween costume party on October 28 at Beaverhead Brewing Company as a fundraiser for a study abroad trip to Iceland.

Join in the fun with live music by Bill Dwyer and a 50/50 raffle. All proceeds will benefit the UMW Honors Program trip to Iceland.


FREE haunted house at the Metlen Hotel

Saturday Oct 28th 2pm-5pm

This year it's a special one in the spooky basement

for more info call lee at 808-478-9163


Run The Boo 10k, 5k, Kids Race




ShadowSpook SHADOWSPOOK IS BACK!! October 28th at 6:00pm at the Frontier Event Center! See The Silhouettes and Dillon's very own Shine Studio dancers perform this family-friendly spooky show for Halloween! Join us early for trunk-or-treat in the parking lot, visit the haunted house inside the venue AND bring your dog for the SHADOWSPOOK DOG COSTUME contest!!! Tickets on sale now.



Scary Skate It's that time of the year... Scary Skate! Wear your costumes, bring your skates (rentals available), and enjoy the ice!

$5 for the event $8 if you need skates $5 Bowl of chili, or walking tacos

Remember we are first come first serve, so come early!


Halloween Costume Party/Contest RVB Start planning now! Saturday, October 28th from 6-8pm, we will be hosting this year's Halloween Costume Contest. Prizes go to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd best dressed. Judging will begin at 7:30. We had some incredible costumes last year so come prepared! Join us if you dare, for this spooktacular night!!



Front Street Halloween Front Street Halloween!

Saturday Oct. 28th 9pm - 2am

Music Lineup: False Fiction, Check Engine, and DJ Frank Hall

Doors Open at 9pm. 18+ Event. $5 Cover


Halloween Fall Fest Trunk or Treat on Idaho Street in Dillon! Dress everyone in costume and bring the kids for trunk or treat! Start at Glendale Street X Idaho Street at the Chamber Table, then stroll along Idaho Street to Center Street and visit the booths of kids games, treats, and visit our shops! Don't Forget to visit the Metlen Hotel for Scary Kids Tours! At 5pm at Frontier Event Center is the Dog Costume Contest and at 6pm ShadowSpook event! Mark your calendars, this event is not to be missed



Teen Night Halloween Party Teen Night Halloween Spellbound ****This is a 12 and up event**** On October 28th, 2023 from 6pm to 10pm, cast a spell on your Halloween night with Teen Night Spellbound!

Step into a world of enchantment, where the only limits are your imagination. Dress up in your most creative and spooky costumes, and prepare to be transported to a magical realm of horror movies, dancing, and music.

Immerse yourself in the suspenseful atmosphere of our horror movie screening room, where you can scream along to your favorite fright flicks. Then, let loose on the dance floor to the beat of spine-chilling tunes.

Whether you're a fan of classic slashers or modern gorefests, there's something for everyone to enjoy at Teen Night Spellbound. So gather your friends and get ready for a night of unforgettable Halloween fun!

Costumes are a must!

And don't forget to fuel up on delicious Halloween-themed snacks and drinks!


Tuesday, October 31


Treat Street 2023 Treat Street is back for the 17th year! We will be at the World Museum of Mining handing out candy from 1-4pm or until the candy runs out on Halloween! Please remember to leave your pets at home, they will not be allowed into the Museum









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