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October Events In & Near Bedford MA

There is so much going on this time of year, it can be hard to keep track of it all! Here are some of our seasonal favorites — hoping at least one of them scares you into action!

Did we miss one of your favorites? Please share!

Apple orchards, corn mazes, pumpkin patches & hay rides

A list of seasonal offerings at local orchards and farms. Slip into your sweater, grab the kids and a pumpkin spice latte and go!

Halloween Sing-a-long

Fri, Oct 21, 10-11am

Concord Fowler Library, 1322 Main St., Concord, MA

Come dressed in your costume, sing, and dance along with The Music Man, singer, and musician Ed Morgan.


Teen Night

Fri Oct 21, 7-10pm

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, Lincoln, MA

Nature-loving teens 13 to 17 years old explore Drumlin Farm trails by moonlight, star gaze, listen for night creatures and enjoy snacks, stories, and laughs by the fire.

$15 members/$18 non-members, registration required

Tales of the Night

Oct 27 & 28, 6:30-9pm

Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, Lincoln, MA

The Fright-o-Meter will guide you and your family to the appropriate spooky and spectacular animal demonstrations, story-telling, and haunted hayride activities.

$13 members/$15 non-members, reservations required

Trunk or Treat

Fri, Oct 28, 4-6pm

Whole Foods parking lot, 170 Great Road, Bedford

A one-stop alternative to trick or treating for families with children 8 and under. Local businesses (including the team at Suzanne & Company!) decorate their cars, trucks, and SUVs, dress in costume and offer candy and give aways. Best costume prize.


Bedford Family Connection Halloween Party

Sat, Oct 29, 10am-12 noon

St. Michael's Church, 90 Concord Rd., Bedford MA

Bring kids up to 7 years old in costume for face painting, balloon animals, tattoos, games, prizes, crafts and even haunted cookie decorating. Wear your costumes! George the magician will perform an amazing magic show at 10:30.

$5 members/$7 non-members. Buy tickets online or at the door