Well that escalated…. where in the world did October come from?! Before you know it there will be snow on the ground so take the opportunity to enjoy all the fall fun happening in Greater St. Cloud this month! Here’s a short list of activities happening throughout October, you can see the full events calendar HERE! Also, make sure to check out this full list of Halloween festivities!
October 1 – 29
Stoney Brook Farms is back with a brand new corn maze spanning 35 acres with over 11 miles of maze! The dinosaur themed maze offers two different paths, one more difficult than the other. Stoney Brook also offers a huge pumpkin patch, a jump pad, corn pit, and tons of games and fun activities for the whole family. Stoney Brook will be open Saturday’s and Sunday’s from 10a – 6p in October as well as Thursday 10/19 and Friday 10/20 over MEA break.
October 4- 8
Celebrate St. Cloud State Homecoming all week long with activities and sporting events for everyone to partake in!
October 5 -14
October 6, 13, 14, 28
October 6 – 28
Molitor’s Haunted Acres will be OPEN offering a WALK-THROUGH ONLY experience! Deep in the dank, dark woods lives vile creatures that the townsfolk steer clear of. They have poisoned the surrounding lands and cursed anyone who dares enter this horrid place they claim as home. Click HERE for dates and hours.
October 7 & 14
Calling all Ghouls and Goblins! Trick or Treat around Hemker Park & Zoo from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on October 7th and 14th! Dress up in your Halloween Costume and watch the animals get their favorite Halloween Treats too. Discounted Admission $16.00/person +tax for anyone 2 years old and up (anyone 23 months and younger is free).
Join us for an event cemented in fun, from Touch-a-Construction Truck to the imaginative world of art, science, and sensory exploration – it will be a truckload of smiles for everyone as we celebrate the future home of Minnesota’s second largest children’s museum. The groundbreaking will take place at the Canoe Lot in downtown St. Cloud from 10a – 2p on October 7.
October 7, 14, 21, & 28
Saturdays in October, Alpha and Omega Farm will be hosting our annual Fall Festival with all the “fun stuff” here at the farm from 11-5. Hayrides will be available for $4 per person, and we will have a variety of pumpkins for sale. Local musicians will be playing on the “International Truck Stage” throughout the day. We will be serving our famous wood-fired pizzas featuring locally sourced ingredients. Come out and enjoy the fall colors and wander around and soak in the peace and tranquility of our farm.
Join us for our SECOND annual LEDGEtober – Flannel Fest, a 21+ event of EPIC beer-portions! Featuring free beer samples from local breweries, local craft vendors, yard games, contests, food and live entertainment! Bring your flannels and lederhosen and get your tickets now! The event takes place at The Ledge Amphitheater in Waite Park on October 7 from 2p – 7p.
October 13 & 14
Granite City Motor Park is bring the monster trucks back one last time for the season, October 13th & 14th!
October 14 & 15
Join us for a geeky good time! Over 50 vendors/artists/authors will be taking over the Crossroads Center in St Cloud MN during normal mall hours on Oct 14-15. If you are into Funko Pop vinyls, vintage comics, posters, toys, magazines, vinyl records, original art, ,and other nerdy needs – then plan on making a trip to St. Cloud for this FREE event!
Join Platinum Recording Artist Michael Shynes and ‘The Voice’ Season 15 Runner Up Chris Kroeze for a night of songs & laughs at Iron Street Distillery Downtown, St. Cloud. Doors open at 5, Show at 7!
Calling all ghosts, ghouls, and goblins to join us at Riverside Park for Fall Fest! Wear your Halloween costume and join us for spooktacular activities including a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, pumpkin painting, face painting, and more! Fun is lurking around every corner during this FREE family-friendly event.
Art Crawl St. Cloud is located along the streets of downtown St. Cloud from 5th Street W. Art, dance, food, drink, fashion, shopping and lots more!
October 27 – November 5
This clever reimagining of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel, adapted for the stage by Kate Hamill, will have audiences falling in love with the March sisters all over again. See Little Women on stage at The Paramount Theater October 27 – 29 and November 3 – 5.
Dress the kiddos up in their favorite Halloween costumes & get them ready for a day of fun! Filled with exhibitor trick-or-treating, bounce houses, laser tag, Halloween art and more spooky surprises! Kids 12 and under are Free. Adults are $10. Tickets are only sold at the door the day of the event. The Kids and Parents Expo is Saturday October, 28th from 9:30AM – 2PM at The River’s Edge Convention Center.
Trick-or-Treat with downtown Saint Cloud merchants on Saturday October 28th from 1PM – 3PM!
Enjoy a crisp autumn evening, with local ghost stories told by costumed interpreters! There will be three walking tours through Downtown St. Cloud on Sunday October 29th, join us at 4PM, 6PM, or 8PM. Sample seasonal treats and support a great cause!