Sep 8, 2017

Southeast Michigan Halloween Happenings

I am so excited to have teamed up with four of my favorite bloggers to bring you a Halloween Round up that spans 5 counties in Southeast Michigan covering Metro Detroit.

Southeast Michigan Halloween Happenings Livingston Macomb Oakland Washtenaw Wayne

Find more Halloween Happenings all across Southeast Michigan:
Mrs. Weber’s Neighborhood Livingston County Halloween Events
Mom Among Chaos Macomb County Halloween Events
Metro Detroit Mommy Oakland County Halloween Events
Ann Arbor With Kids Washtenaw County Halloween Events
Redesigning Happiness Wayne County Halloween Events

I have tried my best to make sure that information is accurate on this page, however, I make mistakes and sometimes event details change.  Please contact the host or venue for more details about an event before attending.

Bat Zone Tours  (Pontiac) 2017
  • Address: 75 W. Huron Street Pontiac, MI 48342
  • Phone: (248) 294-7370
  • Time: 
    • Friday – 5 PM to 9 PM
    • Saturday – 10 AM to 5 PM
    • Sunday – 12 PM to 4 PM 
  • Cost: $7 per person (under 2 is free)
  • Description: See bats live and up close! Visit the Organization for Bat Conservation's Bat Zone for a behind-the-scenes tour. See bats found around the world--Vampire bats, Big Brown bats, Dog-faced Fruit bats, Straw-colored Fruit bats, Golden Flying Foxes, Malayan Flying Foxes, Egyptian Fruit bats and more! At this nocturnal wildlife sanctuary, you will also see other night-time animals including a two-toed sloth, owls, skunks and flying squirrels.

Haunted Hallows Camping (Waterford) 2017

September 15th -17th & 22-24
  • Address: Groveland Oaks 2800 Watkins Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328
  • Phone: 248-858-1400
  • Cost: Camping Fees vary
  • Description: Eerie fun with Halloween crafts, inflatable bouncers, sports games, family hayrides, Halloween face painting, campsite decorating contest, costumed DJ dance, campground trick or treating and a haunted island. 
Hay Ride Central (Farmington Hills) 2017

Friday nights, September 15 through November 3 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m
  • Address: Heritage Park 25099 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48335
  • Phone: 248-477-1135
  • Time: Friday night, September 16 through November 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m
  • Cost: $5 per person
  • Description: Hayrides are held every Friday night, September 16 through November 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Rides last approximately 30 minutes, with the last ride leaving at 7 p.m. The fee is $5 per person and pre-registration is highly recommended, as rides fill quickly. A limited number of tickets will be sold the day of the event at the door. All ages welcome. The Nature Center is also open late on Fridays during the hayrides.

Maybury Corn Maze (Northville) 2017

September 16th to October 29th
  • Address: Maybury Farm, 50165 8 Mile Rd, Northville, MI 48167
  • Phone: (248) 374-0200
  • Time: 
    • Friday: 5:00pm-10:00pm
    • Saturday: Noon to 10:00pm
    • Sunday: Noon to 7:00pm
  • Cost: $7 per person (kids 2 and under free)
  • Description: The Maybury Farm maze is bigger and better than ever this year! The maze is 10 ACRES! (double last year's size!) It will weave you in and out and all around a farm-themed maze! Locate all 10 checkpoints inside the maze and enter to win a grand prize! And did we mention we will have Parmenter's cider & donuts??? AND A U-PICK PUMPKIN PATCH! Be sure to come out this fall!
    Pumkinfest (South Lyon) 2017

    Sept. 22nd, 23rd & 24th, 2017
    • Address: Downtown South Lyon
    • Time: hours vary
    • Cost: $5 per person
    • Description: For 33 years, just as the weather turns crisp, hundreds of volunteers come together to carry out this beloved community event.  Since its inception, the heart of Pumpkinfest has been it's non-profit games and booths.  It has been our pleasure to support churches, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, youth athletics and other non-profit organizations.  Since 2010, and with the support of all our patrons, Pumpkinfest has given back over $125,000.00 dollars in all! 

      The Great Pumpkin Roll (Oakland) 2017

      Friday, September 29, 2017 7-8:30 pm
      • Address: Lost Lake Nature Park, 846 Lost Lake Trail, Oakland, MI, 48363
      • Phone: 248-651-7810
      • Time: 7-8:30 pm
      • Cost: Residents: $5 Non-residents: $7 Family Max 4 or more $20/$28 Register by 9/30
      • Description: We excitedly invite you to celebrate the majesty of the orange pumpkin by engaging in the largest pumpkin bowling course ever imagined. We will be turning on the spotlights surrounding the Lost Lake sledding hill and setting up trashcan pins at the bottom of the hill. Participants will have to carry their ammunition to the top of the hill, aim true, and then send their pumpkin careening back down with the intention of obliterating the cans. This ultimate celebration in pumpkin destruction wouldn’t be complete without a snack so expect cider and doughnuts to keep you energized and climbing that hill.
      Scarecrow Row - (Troy) 2017


      Every Day in October
      • Address: 
      • 60 W. Wattles Rd 
      •    
      • Troy, MI 48098
      • Phone: 248.524.3570
      • Time: see website for hours
      • Cost: Free with admission
      • Description: Scarecrows will be on display through the month of October


      The Fall Harvest Festival - (Oxford) 2017
      EVERY Saturday and Sunday in OCTOBER 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
      • Address:  481 Lake George Road - Oxford, Michigan 48370 
      • Phone: 248-628-1611
      • Time: Saturday & Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm
      • Cost: $10/person plus fees for some activities
      • Description: 
        • Get Cider & Donuts +
        • Meet all the farm animals
        • Milk a cow
        • Watch a farm demonstration show
        • Be amazed at Baffling Bill's Magic Show
        • Enjoy a hayride in the woods
        • Walk the Enchanted Forest Trail
        • Pick a pumpkin
        • Take a pony ride 
        • AND MORE!
        • $10.00 per person, 24 months & under free. (only extras: pony rides $2.00, pumpkins are sold by size & concession food)


      Harvest Happening (Waterford) 2017

      Sunday, October 1, 2017 12:00pm - 5:00pm
      • Address: Hess-Hathaway Park, 825 S Williams Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48327
      • Phone: 248-618-7671
      • Time: Sunday 12:00pm - 5:00pm
      • Cost: Fees for individual attractions
      • Description: This annual event is a fun event for the entire family. The day is filled with a variety of activities and events including: 
        • A children’s area with:
          • Inflatables
          • Kids' rides
          • Magic by Ronald McDonald
          • Make and take crafts
          • Pumpkin patch
        • Golden Age Club Bake Sale
        • Crafters
        • Entertainment
        • Farm animals
        • Food concessions
        • Hayrides
        • Pony rides
        • Historical activities such as:
          • Felting
          • Rope making
          • Spinning
          • Storytelling
          • Historical house tour


      Hometown Harvest - (Madison Heights) 2017

      Sunday, October 1, TBA
      • Address: Red Oaks Nature Center 30300 Hales St, Madison Heights, MI 48071
      • Phone: (248) 585-0100
      • Time: TBA
      • Cost: TBA
      • Description: TBA
        Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides (Milford) 2017

        October 2nd - 31st  
        • Address: Kensington Metropark Farm Center, 4570 Huron River Parkway Milford, MI 48380
        • Phone: (248) 684-8632
        • Time: Noon – 4:00 pm (Weekends) 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (Weekdays)
        • Cost: Park Entry, additional fees vary
        • Description: Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-o-Lantern. We grow pumpkins and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes. Pumpkins and gourds are priced according to size. Standard Hayride rates apply. (All weekday hayrides are tractor-drawn. Standard Hayride rates apply.)
        Fun on the Farm: Pumpkin Patch (Milford) 2017

        Thursday, October 5th, 10 am
        • Address: Farm Center: Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway Milford, MI 48380
        • Phone: (248) 684-8632
        • Time: 10 am
        • Cost: Park Entry, plus $5
        • Description: This program is especially for the little ones. We will have story time, a craft, and an activity. This one’s all about pumpkins. Finish your visit with a tractor-drawn hayride to the pumpkin patch and get a discount on a pumpkin purchase.

        Zoo Boo at the Detroit Zoo (Royal Oak) 2017

        October 6-8, October 13-15, October 20-22 • 5-8 p.m.
        • Address: 8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, Michigan 48067
        • Phone: (248) 541-5717
        • Time: 5-8 p.m.
        • Cost: $10 for advanced tickets
        • Description: Live, friendly entertainment awaits your costume-clad little ones including the Zoo Boo Revue live stage show. Exciting entertainment awaits you; acts include jugglers and extreme pumpkin carving demonstrations. Be sure to stop by the Haunted Reptile House and visit the ghosts and goblins that have made the Holden Reptile Conservation Center their home for the holiday season. 
        Skeletons are Alive! (Northville) 2017

        Friday, October 6th - 31st
        • Address: Downtwon Northville
        • Phone: 248-349-0345
        • Cost: Free
        • Description: We are pleased to announce the Sixth Annual “Skeletons Are Alive!” event. A component of the seasonal celebration “October in the ‘Ville”, 2017 “Skeletons Are Alive!” will feature more than 120 skeletons located along the streets of Downtown Northville until October 31! Skeleton festivities will be held in conjunction with the First Friday Experience, October 6, from 5:00 - 9:00 pm in Town Square.

        2017 MSU Pumpkinfest (Novi) 

        October 7th - 8th, 11 am - 5 pm
        • Address: MSU Tollgate Farm and Education Center, 28115 Meadowbrook Rd., Novi, MI 48377
        • Contact: koehle43@anr.msu.edu
        • Time: 11 am - 5 pm
        • Cost: Not published
        • Description: Come, take a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch to pick your perfect pumpkin. Food, music, farm animals, educational exhibits, and children’s activities all make for a fun fall outing for all ages. The Novi and Wixom Public Library will participate in this special fundraiser for educational programming at the farm with story times throughout the day and children’s authors reading their stories. In addition to a children’s straw maze and pumpkin bowling, we’ll have antique tractors and the MSU Bug House. Jeff Pavlik returns to the farm with a foodways reenactment near the pumpkin patch. Entry, educational exhibits, children’s Strawland and music are free of charge. Tickets sold for cash or credit for pumpkins, food, and select children’s activities. Parking is $ 5. Bring your friends and family and join us for the fall festivities.
        "Bat"acular Bats (White Lake) 2017

        Saturday, October 7, 10am-12pm
        • Address: Indian Springs Metropark, Environmental Discover Center 5175 Indian Trail White Lake, MI 48386
        • Phone:  (248) 625-7280
        • Time: 10am-12pm
        • Cost: $10 per family plus park entry
        • Description: Did you know there are nine species of bats living in Michigan? Come learn about them, play some “batty” games, and explore outside to find places a bat would like to live. This program is ideal for families with preschool to early elementary age children. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280.

        Fall Festival (Milford) 2017

        Saturday, October 9th and 10th 12 pm to 4 pm
        • Address: Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway Milford, MI 48380
        • Phone: (248) 684-8632
        • Time: 12 pm to 4 pm
        • Cost: Park Entry, additional fees vary
        • Description: Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of harvest-themed activities for the whole family. Tour the farm and view traditional demonstrations, visit with the food and craft vendors of our Saturday Farmers Market, and be entertained by “Rosco the Clown.” The Kensington Living History Village will be open, showcasing early pioneer skills. Make sure to take a horse-drawn hayride to and from the pumpkin patch to pick out the perfect pumpkins for you and your family.
        Boo Bash  (Orion Township) 2017

        Friday, October 13th, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
        • Address: Orion Center, 1335 Joslyn Rd, Orion Township
        • Phone: 248-391-0304 ext 305
        • Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
        • Cost: $11
        • Description: Join us for an evening of Halloween fun, including cider and donuts, hay wagon rides, trick-or-treat street, crafts, carnival games and much more! Pre-registration is required, spaces are limited. Infants in carriers are free with registered sibling. Don't forget your camera, costume, flashlight and a trick-or-treat bag for all of your goodies! Walgreens will be on site taking photos in front of a festive fall-themed background. All families will receive 1 free 4X6 print and will have the option of purchasing a photo package.  

        Funtober (Waterford) 2017

        Saturday, October 14th, 2016 1:00pm - 6:00pm
        • Address: Hess-Hathaway Park, 825 S Williams Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48327
        • Phone: 248-618-7671
        • Time: 1:00pm - 6:00pm
        • Cost: $7 per person - Free for those under 2 years old 
        • Description: Grab your family and come out to Hess-Hathaway Park for a local color tour on a hayride.  Visit the farm and stroll with one of our farmers on an official animal tour.  The campfire will be warm and ready for roasting marshmallows and making s'mores.  Pumpkins ($2-$4 each), concessions will be available for purchase.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  No refunds.  
          Scarecrow Festival (Oxford) 2017

          Saturday, October 14, 10 am - 4 pm
          • Address: Downtown Oxford
          • Phone: 248.770.8587
          • Time: 10 am - 4 pm
          • Cost: 
          • Description: The Festival includes many fun activities. Many events to join the day of the festival. Come support downtown Oxford for this fun fall themed festival! Scarecrow Contest, 
          • Chili Cookoff, Pet Parade, Firetrucks/Police Car, Facepainting,  Live Entertainment, Trick-or-treating 1-3:00pm, Pie Eating Contest, Straw Maze, Wagon Rides 

          Fall Fest (West Bloomfield) 2017

          Saturday, October 14th, 12 pm - 4 pm
          • Address: Marshbank Park 2805 Hiller Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48324
          • Phone: (248) 451-1900
          • Time: 12 pm - 4 pm
          • Cost: Free (plus activity fees)
          • Description: Free Activities include:
              • Games
              • Fall Crafts
              • Balloon Animals 
              • Live Music from Miss Paula and the Candy Bandits
              • Bouncers
              • Hayrides 
            • Activities that are extra (cash only)
              • Face Painting $
              • Petting Farm
              • Pony Rides $
              • Quad Bungee Trampoline $
              • Food trucks including Kona Ice and Hunter House  
          Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival  (Rochester Hills) 2017

          October 14th,  10 am - 4 pm & 7-9 pm
          • Address: Van Hoosen Farms 1005 Van Hoosen Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48306
          • Time: 10 am - 4 pm & 7-9 pm
          • Cost:  $5 and for nonmembers is $8 per person
          • Description: Activities during the day include the Dinosaur Hill Pioneer Homestead and Playground, music, food, Guy Louis family concert, Stoney Creek High School Drum line, a Rochester Hills Fire Truck and more! Guests are invited to carve a pumpkin and place it on the stone walls surrounding the Museum property and return that evening to see all the pumpkins lighted up!
            Admission to the Pumpkin Festival for Museum Members is $5 and for nonmembers is $8 per person and includes a pumpkin.  Kids under 2 years of age are free.   The Museum will provide stencils and carving tools but guests are encouraged to bring their own carving tools from home.
            Evening lighting of the pumpkins runs from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, and a financial donation in any amount is requested to support the Rochester Area Neighborhood House. 

          The Great Pumpkin Hunt (White Lake) 2017

          Saturday, October 14th, 11 am to 2 pm
          • Address: Indian Springs Metropark, Meadowlark Picnic Area 5175 Indian Trail White Lake, MI 48386
          • Phone:  (248) 625-7280
          • Time: 11 am to 2 pm
          • Cost: Free with park entry
          • Description: Experience pumpkin painting, face painting, hay rides and or course a pumpkin hunt.  For more information please contact the Huron Valley Optimist at huronvalleyoptimist.com or Indian Springs Metropark at (248) 625-6640.

          Fall Fest & Panther Hunt (Wixom) 2017

          Saturday, October 14th, 5 - 8 pm
          • Address: Gilbert Willis Park 2911 Chickasaw Street, Wixom, Michigan 48393
          • Phone: 248-624-2850
          • Time: 5 - 8 pm
          • Cost: $13/child
          • Description: Great family event that is fun & festive for kids to dress up and trick -or-treat along the trail from 5- 7pm! Pumpkin painting, music, face painting, pony rides, cider and doughnuts & hayrides for all! Be sure to find the Panther at the end of the trail!

          Ghost Night at the Mansion (Farmington) 2017

          Saturday, October 14th, 7 PM - 9:30 PM
          • Address: Governor Warner Mansion 33805 Grand River Ave, Farmington, Michigan 48335
          • Phone: (248) 474-5500 Ext 2225
          • Time: 7 PM - 9:30 PM
          • Cost: $10 advance, $12 at the door
          • Description: For one night, the Governor Warner Mansion is haunted! Learn about the lives--and deaths--of Warner family members, have a palm reading, and hear a presentation by the Michigan Ghost Watches. Find out what they discovered at the Mansion!
            ** Recommended for ages 8 and up. Tickets will be available at the door and in advance.
          Smores Family Fun Run (Novi) 2017

          Saturday, October 14 - 5:30-7:30 pm

          • Address: Lakeshore Park 601 South Lake Drive, Novi
          • Phone: 248-347-0460, (248) 347-0400
          • Time: 5:30-7:30 pm
          • Cost: $9/person
          • Description: One mile family fun run followed by S'mores, live music, hayrides & fun!

          The Great Pumpkin Festival (Northville) 2017

          Saturday, October 14th, 12 -5 pm
          • Address: Maybury Farm, 50165 8 Mile Rd, Northville, MI 48167
          • Phone: (248) 374-0200
          • Time: 12 - 5 pm
          • Cost: Call for info
          • Description: Pumpkin themed activities for kids, face paint, corn maze, pumpkin painting, story time, and more! It’s fun for the whole family


          Kids Night Out Halloween Party (Southfield) 2017

          Saturday, October 15
          • Address: Franklin Athletic Club: 29350 Northwestern Hwy. Southfield, Mi
          • Phone: (248) 352-8000
          • Time:TBA
          • Cost: TBA
          • Description: TBA

          Cider Making (White Lake) 2017

          Sunday, October 15th, 1 pm to 2 pm
          • Address: Indian Springs Metropark, Meadowlark Picnic Area 5175 Indian Trail White Lake, MI 48386
          • Phone:  (248) 625-7280
          • Time: 1 pm to 2 pm
          • Cost: $6/person plus park entry
          • Description: This festive fall program is fun for the whole family! You will make your own apple cider by using a cider press. Enjoy delicious donuts and learn all about different kinds of apples. All ages.




            October 18, 2017, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
            • Address: Baldwin Public Library 300 W Merrill St, Birmingham, MI 48009
            • Phone: (248) 647-1700
            • Time: 6:30pm - 7:15pm
            • Cost: Free
            • Description: Children are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal for these special evening family story times. Registration required.

              Monster Mash (Wixom) 2017

              Thursday, October 19th 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
              • Address: Wixom Community Center
              • Phone: 248-624-2850
              • Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
              • Cost: $8/Person (Residents 2 & up) $10/Person (Non-Residents 2 & up)
              • Description: Fang-tastic family dance night! Come dressed to give the crowd a chuckle or a scare. DJ will play the latest knock ‘em dead hits! Treat bag, pizza dinner, cookies & punch included. Don’t forget your camera! Must pre-register by 5:00pm October 12th. 200 people max.
              Halloween Science at Cranbrook (Bloomfield Hills) 2017

              Friday, October 20 from 6:30pm-9pm, Saturday, October 21 from 5:30pm-8pm, and Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 1:30pm-4pm
              • Address: 39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48303
              • Phone: (248) 645-3200
              • Time: varies
              • Cost: $15 ($10 Institute Members) plus museum admission
              • Description: Halloween Science is the Institute’s most popular annual event. Join for one of three sessions as we investigate the science behind the spooky through demonstrations, interactive activities, and more.  Each session features all ages, not-too-scary experiences, and attendees are encouraged to don their costumes for this event. Only pre-registered guests are guaranteed a goody bag. Walk-up tickets are an additional $3 each at the start of the event and availability is not guaranteed.

                Annual Teen Halloween Lock-In (Birmingham) 2017

                October 20, 2017, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
                • Address: Baldwin Public Library 300 W Merrill St, Birmingham, MI 48009
                • Phone: (248) 647-1700
                • Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
                • Cost: Free
                • Description: Hang out inside the library after hours. Wear dark clothes or a creepy costume, and get ready to scare some kids. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Ages 13-18. Signed permission slip required. Click on the "More information" link on their website to access permission slip.
                Annual Tween Halloween Lock-in (Birmingham) 2017

                October 20, 2017, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
                • Address: Baldwin Public Library 300 W Merrill St, Birmingham, MI 48009
                • Phone: (248) 647-1700
                • Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
                • Cost: Free
                • Description: Grades 4 to 6. What happens after the Library is closed? Enjoy spooky stories, snacks, face painting, games, and of course, our Library Ghost Walk. Come if you dare! Registration and permission slip required.

                  Halloween Hoot (Rochester) 2017

                  October 20th - 22nd
                  • Address: Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve 333 North Hill Circle, Rochester, Michigan 48307
                  • Phone: 248-656-0999
                  • Time: 
                    • Friday 6pm to 8:30pm
                    • Saturday 4pm to 8pm
                    • Sunday 3:30pm to 6:30pm
                  • Cost: $7/person
                  • Description: Have a hauntingly good time at Dinosaur Hill’s annual Halloween Hoot. Bring your little ghosts and goblins for a spooktacular Halloween tradition.  Groups will gather in the nature center to create a candy collecting craft, then head out on the mood-lit trails to participate in a series of short, funny, interactive skits while collecting treats along the way.  Complete your evening with a doughnut and cup of cider around the campfire with live entertainment.  You can even let your little monster loose to have fun at our mini-fair with Halloween themed carnival games...all included with your ticket.  Tickets sell for a specific time with groups leaving every ten minutes.  Times will sell out so don’t delay.  
                  The Friendly Forest (Clarkston) 2017

                  Saturday, October 21st, 2 PM - 6 PM
                  • Address: Clintonwood Park: 6000 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, Mi
                  • Phone: 248-625-8223
                  • Time: 2 PM - 6 PM
                  • Cost:  $7/resident; $10/non; Adults Free
                    • FAMILY 4 PACK OF TICKETS: $23/resident; $32/non
                  • Description: Wear your costumes and trick or treat along a trail of your child's favorite characters! Friendly Forest also includes wagon rides, hay maze, drink and donut. $7 for Township residents, $10 for non-residents, no charge for adults. NO ONSITE TICKETS, be sure to buy in advance beginning 9/11. 248-625-8223 Join us for this fun community and family event. TICKET SALES END 5PM OCTOBER 20TH!
                    Boo Bash (Farmington Hills) 2017

                    Saturday, October 21st, 12 PM - 2:30 PM
                    • Address: Heritage Park Day Camp Building 24915 Farmington Rd. Farmington Hills, MI 48336
                    • Phone: 
                    • Time: 12 PM - 2:30 PM
                    • Cost: $9/resident $14/non-resident
                    • Description: Bring the family out to Heritage Park for an afternoon of Halloween fun. Activities including hayrides, S’mores, and “a “candy free” trick or treat stations. Pizza will be served at 12 pm. Dan the Creature Man from Little Creatures Co. will be presenting a Hands-On program featuring healthy exotic animals. Many of the animals are rescue animals. Don't forget to wear your favorite costume! Register early program will sell out.
                    Trick-or-Treat Along the Trail (Milford) 2017

                    Saturday, October 21, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
                    • Address: Nature Center: Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway Milford, MI 48380
                    • Phone: (810) 227-8910
                    • Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
                    • Cost: $5 per participant plus park entry
                    • Description: Costume clad little ones will experience interpretive stops along the Nature Trails with a Halloween theme. Upon your return to the Nature Center enjoy cider and donuts, and fall activities. Program is geared toward younger children. Advanced ticket sales at the Kensington Metropark Office.

                      Halloween Fun in Downtown Rochester (Rochester) 2017

                      Saturday, October 21, 4 - 5pm
                      • Address: Downtown Rochester, Main Street
                      • Phone:  248/656-0060
                      • Time:4-5pm
                      • Cost: free
                      • Description: Kids are encouraged to dress-up and Trick-or-Treat Downtown from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Over 50 businesses will participate in Trick-or-Treat and streets with participating businesses will be marked with window signage.
                      Trick or Treat Trail (Northville) 2017

                      Sunday, October 21st, 4-6 pm
                      • Address: Rec Ctr Hillside 700 West Baseline, Northville, MI, 48167
                      • Phone: 248-349-0203
                      • Time: 4-6 pm
                      • Cost: $8/child, parents free (children preschool to 3rd grade)
                      • Description: Get ready for our Trick or Treat Trail around Northville’s Parks and Recreation Gym and the Haunted Hall at our annual Halloween event! Advance ticket sales are sold by specific event time. Please arrive at the event entrance a few minutes before your scheduled time to check in. No on-site registration will be available. EVERYONE should wear costumes and bring a trick-or-treat bag.

                        Sunday, October 22, 8 am to noon

                        • Address: Troy Community Center 3179 Livernois Rd, Troy MI 48083
                        • Phone: 248.524.3330
                        • Time: 8 am -noon
                        • Cost: varies
                        • Description: 
                        • The City of Troy is sponsoring our second annual Frightful 5K on Sunday, October 22 at
                        • 8 am. Participants will run or walk a course that shuts down portions of Big Beaver Road, Livernois Road and the Civic Center Campus. The Frightful 5K is USATF sanctioned. We encourage you to wear spooky, scary or funny costumes. Registration and more information is available now at: troymi.gov/frightful5k 
                        Trunk or Treat - (Clarkston) 2017


                        Sunday, October 22nd, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
                        • Address: Clarkston United Methodist Church 6600 Waldon Rd, Clarkston, MI 48346
                        • Phone: 248 625 1611
                        • Time: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
                        • Cost: Free
                        • Description: Dress in your favorite costume and trick or treat from car trunk to car trunk. Stay for a bon fire and worship after.



                        Sunday, October 22 at 2 PM - 4:30 PM

                        • Address: Stage Nature Center 6685 Coolidge Hwy, Troy, Michigan 48098
                        • Phone: (248) 688-9703
                        • Time:  2 PM - 4:30 PM
                        • Cost: TNS Member: $10 per child / Non-Member: $13 per child (Adult partners are free!)
                        • Description: Halloween doesn’t have to be ghastly and frightening; it can be a fun and friendly outdoor celebration! Put on your costume and come out to hike the woodland pumpkin trail with an SNC guide. Children will learn some secrets of the forest, receive treats and meet costumed characters. We will finish up by playing some harvest games and singing Halloween songs. Dress for the weather! For children with an adult. The free adult partner must accompany children throughout the program


                        Haunted House - (Orion) 2017

                        Tuesday, October 24th - 26th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
                        • Address: Orion Library 825 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48362
                        • Phone: 248-693-3000 ext.303
                        • Time: 6 pm - 8 pm
                        • Cost: Free
                        • Description: Drop in October 24-26 from 6:00p-8:00p if you dare for the library's annual kid-friendly haunted house put on by teen volunteers. Teens, contact our volunteer coordinator, Lori McGeary at lmcgeary@orionlibrary.org for more information. Ages birth to 5th grade and families welcome.

                        Halloween Magic (Novi) 2017

                        October 24th 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
                        • Address: Novi Public Library, 45255 W. 10 Mile Road, Novi, Michigan 48375
                        • Phone: 248-349-0720 
                        • Time: 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
                        • Cost: Free
                        • Description: Start the Halloween fun early with a little Halloween magic and trickery with Michigan Magician, Jeff Wawrzaszek from A2 Magic. Come in your costume and enjoy trick-or-treating in the library after the performance.


                        Halloween Spooktacular - (Bloomfield Hills) 2017
                        Tuesday, October 24th,  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

                        • Address: Bloomfield Township Public Library: 1099 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Township
                        • Phone: (248) 642-5800
                        • Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
                        • Cost: free
                        • Description: Join us for an all-ages Halloween extravaganza! Monsters and mayhem will take over the library for scary stories, ghoulish games and frightening fun. Costumes are encouraged!

                        Tiny Pumpkins (Northville) 2017

                        Tuesday, October 24th, 4-5 pm
                        • Address: Comm Ctr Gymnasium 303 W. Main St. Northville, MI, 48167
                        • Phone: 248-349-4140
                        • Time: 4-5 pm
                        • Cost: $10/$20 (children under 5)
                        • Description: Our NEW not-so-spooky Halloween Event! Enjoy storytelling, pumpkin decorating, cider and donuts, and a costume contest for the tiny pumpkins! 
                          Registration Deadline: Monday, October 23 at 4:30pm
                        Spooky Monster Magic Show (Royal Oak) 2017

                        Tuesday, October 24th 7 - 8 pm
                        • Address: Royal Oak Public Library 222 E. Eleven Mile, Royal Oak, MI 48067
                        • Phone: 248-246-3700
                        • Time: 7 - 8 pm
                        • Cost: Free
                        • Description: Magician Gordon Russ brings his own brand of humor and magic for a one-of-a-kind spooktacular show! Limit 100. Registration is requested. Limit 100.

                        Monsters on Main - (Novi) 2017

                        Wednesday, October 25th, 6 pm - 7:30 pm

                        • Address: Main Street, 43155 Main Street, Novi
                        • Phone: (248) 693-9742
                        • Time: 6pm - 7:30pm
                        • Cost: $5 Resident $7 non-resident
                        • Description: Join us on Main Street for an evening full of trick or treating, games, movie, crafts, pumpkin patch, and tons of fun!
                        Halloween Parade - (Lake Orion) 2017

                        Wednesday, October 25th, 6 pm

                        • Address: Ehman Center, corner of Lapeer & Elizabeth Street Lake Orion
                        • Phone: (248) 693-9742
                        • Time: 6pm
                        • Cost: Free
                        • Description: Calling all ghosts, ghouls, goblins, and anyone else who wants to venture into Downtown Lake Orion! This annual event is a Lake Orion tradition!  Children of all ages are invited to wear their costumes and walk in the parade through historic downtown Lake Orion. The parade line up will begin at 5:45p.m. at the Ehman Center, corner of Lapeer & Elizabeth Street. The Halloween parade will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. The parade will travel south on Broadway Street through downtown and end at Children’s Park. After the parade, children can Trick-or-Treat through downtown. Cider and Donuts will be served at Children’s Park.

                        Fun on the Farm: Halloween Party (Milford) 2017

                        Thursday, October 26th, 10 am
                        • Address: Nature Center: Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway Milford, MI 48380
                        • Phone: (248) 684-8632
                        • Time: 10 am
                        • Cost: $5 per participant plus park entry
                        • Description: This program is especially for the little ones. It’s time for toddlers to “Trick or treat” all around the farm. Play a Halloween game or two, visit the “haunted” barn, and you can even take a picture with our own friendly Jack O’ Lantern. Our special spooky party even includes an animal parade. Costumes are encouraged!
                        Halloween Party (Hazel Park) 

                        Thursday, October 26th, 11am - 12pm
                        • Address: Hazel Park Library, 123 East 9 Mile, Hazel Park, MI 48030
                        • Phone: 248.546.4095
                        • Time: 11 am - 12 pm
                        • Cost: Free
                        • Description: Homeschool children and preschoolers are welcome to join us for Trick or Treating at Hazel Park City Hall and enjoy crafts and cookie decorating at the library Costumes are encouraged. Please register.

                        Teen Halloween Party (Royal Oak) 

                        Tuesday, October 26th 6:30 - 7:30 pm
                        • Address: Royal Oak Public Library 222 E. Eleven Mile, Royal Oak, MI 48067
                        • Phone: 248-246-3700
                        • Time: 6:30-7:30pm
                        • Cost: Free
                        • Description: Celebrate Halloween with a costume party! There will be plenty of ghoul-ish treats along with crafts, games, and DIY face painting. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Registration is requested. Limit 20.
                        Halloween Trail - (Auburn Hills) 2017

                        Thursday,  October 26th, 6-7:30 pm
                        • Address: Civic Center Park Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326
                        • Phone: 248-370-9353
                        • Time: 6-7:30pm.
                        • Cost: Free
                        • Description: Children ages 12 and under are invited to “trick or treat” down the Halloween Trail, visit the “talking pumpkin,” and enjoy a special Halloween magic show at 6:15pm & 7pm inside the Community Center. This event is FREE to all children in costume! For more information call the Parks & Recreation Department at 248-370-9353

                        Family Night Out at Goldfish: Halloween Swim (Canton)

                        Friday, October 27th, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
                        • Address: Goldfish Swim School in Canton: 225 Sheldon Road, Canton, MI 48187
                        • Phone: (248) 596-1914
                        • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
                        • Cost: $5 per person or $15 for the family
                        • Description: JOIN US FOR OUR FAMILY NIGHT OUT! Friday, October 28, 2016 from 6:30-8:00pm Enjoy crafts, raffles and open swim! Pre-registration is required the morning of so call 248.596.1914 ext 2 to reserve your spot!
                        Trunk or Treat - (Waterford) 2017

                        Friday,  October 27th, 6 - 7 pm
                        • Address: Recreation Center, 5640 Williams Lake Road
                        • Phone: 248-674-5441
                        • Time: 6-7pm.
                        • Cost: Free
                        • Description: Happy Halloween!!  Families and local businesses will be passing out candy in our parking lot to trick-or-treaters!  Please let us know if you plan on attending the event by calling 248-674-5441.  This will help us have a count for candy.  




                        Saturday, October 28th, 12:30 PM – 3:30PM

                        • Address: 
                        • 60 W. Wattles Rd 
                        •    
                        • Troy, MI 48098
                        • Phone: 248.524.3570
                        • Time: 12:30 PM – 3:30PM
                        • Cost: $5/THS Member; $7/ Non-member; all kids under 4 years are free
                        • Description: Don your red riding hood, climb a beanstalk, fly a magic carpet and make your way to the Village for fairytales and legends come to life. Wear your Halloween costume and tour the grounds as you collect tasty treats and make a craft to take home. Scarecrow Row Contest prize will be awarded at 2:00 pm.
                        Streets of Treats (Northville) 2017

                        Saturday, October 28th, 9:30 am -12 pm
                        • Address: Downtown Northville, Main Street, Northville
                        • Phone: 248-349-7640
                        • Time: 9:30 am -12 pm
                        • Cost: free
                        • Description: Trick or Treat stations and entertainment throughout downtown Northville for children and their parents. Costume parade begins at 9:30 am.  

                        Bats of the World (Hazel Park) 

                        Saturday, October 28th, 1:30 - 2:30 pm
                        • Address: Hazel Park Library, 123 East 9 Mile, Hazel Park, MI 48030
                        • Phone: 248.546.4095
                        • Time: 1:30 - 2:30 pm
                        • Cost: Free
                        • Description: Learn the truth about bats and how they live. Meet bats from around the world and learn why they are so important to ecosystems and you! All ages welcome! Presented by the Organisation for Bat Conservation at Cranbrook. Please register.

                        Saturday, October 28th 1pm to 3pm
                        • Address: Nature Center: Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway Milford, MI 48380
                        • Phone: (248) 684-8632
                        • Time: 1 pm - 3pm
                        • Cost: $5 per participant plus park entry
                        • Description: Will you be ready to head for the wildness when the zombies attack? Learn some of the skills you’ll need to survive this and other survival emergencies. Ages 8 and older. A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $35 annually for regular admission, $21 annually for seniors or $10 daily.

                        Halloween Hullabaloo (Southfield) 2017

                        October 28, 2017 from 1:15pm - 3:30pm
                        • Address: Southfield Public Library 26300 Evergreen Road Southfield, MI 48076
                        • Phone: 248-796-4200
                        • Time: 1:15pm - 3:30pm
                        • Cost:  Free
                        • Description: Families with children of all ages, come celebrate at the Halloween Hullabaloo!  We will start by decorating treat bags in the Youth Program Room, then march in costume to the Meeting Room for MadCap Puppets performance of the spooktacular classic, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Costumes must be appropriate for all ages.
                        Halloween Spooktacular (Auburn Hills) 2017

                        Saturday, October 28th, 12pm to 1:30pm
                        • Address: Downtown Auburn Hills
                        • Phone: (248) 370-9440
                        • Time: 12 pm to 1:30 pm
                        • Cost: Free
                        • Description: The merchants of Downtown Auburn Hills will be handing out candy and other goodies! So bring the kids in costumes for a frightfully good time! Halloween Magic Shows at 12:45pm and 1:30 pm in the University Center. All children MUST be accompanied by an adult! 

                        Trick or Treating (Rochester) 2017

                        Saturday, October 28th, 8 am -1 pm
                        • Address: Downtown Rochester Farmer's Market corner of E Third St. and Water St.
                        • Phone: 248-656-0060
                        • Time: 8 am -1 pm
                        • Cost: free
                        • Description: Trick or Treat stations for children and their parents. 

                        Saturday, October 28th, all day
                        • Address: Downtown Ferndale (9 Mile and Woodward)
                        • Phone: (248) 546-1632
                        • Time: all day
                        • Cost: free
                        • Description: Downtown Ferndale Trick or Treat Night, for Costumed Kids and Their Parents.

                        Pumpkin Fest - (Madison Heights) 2017


                        Saturday, October 28, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

                        • Address: Red Oaks Nature Center 30300 Hales St, Madison Heights, MI 48071
                        • Phone: (248) 585-0100
                        • Time: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m..
                        • Cost: TBA
                        • Description: Come dressed in your favorite costume and enjoy a Trick-or-Treat Trail, costumed characters, face painting, cider and donuts and a nocturnal nature adventure. Register by Oct. 25 by calling 248-858-0916.

                        Zombie Laser Tag! - (Auburn Hills) 2017

                        Saturday, October 28th, 12:00PM – 2:00PM

                        • Address: Riverside Park 3311 Squirrel Ct, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
                        • Phone: 248.370.9353
                        • Time: 12:00PM – 2:00PM
                        • Cost: Free
                        • Description: The third annual Zombie Laser Tag for teens ages 13 – 18 is taking place during our annual Spooktacular event downtown. All equipment is provided and costumes are not required but are encouraged!

                        Boo Bash - (Milford) 2017

                        Saturday, October 28, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
                        • Address: Main Street, Downtown Milford
                        • Phone: 248-684-1975
                        • Time: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m..
                        • Cost: Free
                        • Description: Bring the little ones downtown for trick or treating at your hometown merchants! Step in line at any location. Have fun! Sponsored by the Milford Business Association
                        Jack-O-Lantern Jamboree - (Oxford) 2017

                        Saturday, October 28th, 11:00 am 

                        • Address: Oakwood Lake Township Park- 550 Oakwood Rd, Oxford 
                        • Phone: 248-628-1720
                        • Time: 11:00 am 
                        • Cost: $10 (Oxford Residents Subtract $2)
                        • Description: Bring your family and join the parks & recreation staff and the rest of your community on a safe fun-filled autumn day. Enjoy the beautiful nature trails of Oakwood Lake Township Park! Participants and their families will enjoy hayrides, a pumpkin from the Great Pumpkin Patch, candy & trinkets from trick or treat trail. Participants are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes and comfortable walking shoes. Each paying participant will receive a pumpkin, cider and doughnuts, and plenty of treats. Don’t forget your camera and dress for the weather. Tickets must be purchased in advance, registration is required. Tickets cannot be mailed. 




                        Saturday, October 28 at 5 PM - 7:30 PM

                        • Address: First Presbyterian Church Of Farmington 26165 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills, 
                        • Phone: (248) 474-6170
                        • Time: 4:30 PM - 7 PM
                        • Cost: Members: Free Guests: $10/family
                        • Description: More information to come!! Save the date!
                        Trick-or-Treat Trail (West Bloomfield) 

                        Sunday, October 29th, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
                        • Address: Marshbank Park 2805 Hiller Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48324
                        • Phone: (248) 451-1900
                        • Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
                        • Cost: $6/child
                        • Description: Come trick or treat on a safe and friendly 1/2 mile paved trail.  Collect goodies from costumed characters, local businesses and organizations.  Don't forget to wear your costumes! Early registration fee: $6 per child for residents, $8 for nonresidents This event will sell out. No on-site registration will be available. Children ages 3 to 12 only please.

                        Spooky Halloween Magic Show (Birmingham) 2017

                        October 29, 2017, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
                        • Address: Baldwin Public Library 300 W Merrill St, Birmingham, MI 48009
                        • Phone: (248) 647-1700
                        • Time: 3:00pm - 3:45pm
                        • Cost: Free
                        • Description: Join us as we celebrate the annual Birmingham Pumpkin Patch with Gordon Russ, the magician. Parade to follow. Registration required.



                        Sunday, October 29, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

                        • Address: Municipal Parking Lot 6, Birmingham Shopping District
                        • Phone:  (248) 530-1200
                        • Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
                        • Cost: Varies
                        • Description: The Birmingham Farmers Market's 2016 season is coming to a close, but we'll have some fun saying good-bye at our End of Season Celebration! Dress your children in their Halloween costumes and join us as we wrap up our season with these exciting activities:
                          • Hayrides
                          • Trick-Or-Treating (Our farmers will pass out treats, so wear your costume!)
                          • Corn shelling
                          • Live music
                          • Children's pumpkin craft
                          • Pumpkin carving demonstration - all day!

                        Pumpkin Patch Halloween Crafts (Birmingham) 2017

                        October 29, 2017, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
                        • Address: Baldwin Public Library 300 W Merrill St, Birmingham, MI 48009
                        • Phone: (248) 647-1700
                        • Time: 12 pm - 5 pm
                        • Cost: Free
                        • Description: Join us as we celebrate the Birmingham Pumpkin Patch with crafts in the youth room all day.
                        Hoots and Haunts Halloween (White Lake) 2017

                        Sunday, October 29, 10 am & 1 pm
                        • Address: Indian Springs Metropark, Environmental Discover Center 5175 Indian Trail White Lake, MI 48386
                        • Phone:  (248) 625-7280
                        • Time: 10 am & 1 pm
                        • Cost: $5 per child plus park entry
                        • Description: It’s that time of year when trees creak, doors squeak and we put on a Halloween party for little ghosts and goblins! Get dolled up in your favorite Halloween costume and come out for spooky fun! Creepy characters will be your hosts for a not-too-scary afternoon of activities and treats. Ages: 10 and younger. Must preregister by calling the EDC at (248) 625-7280

                        Halloween Hoot - (Beverly Hills) 2017

                        Sunday, October 29rd, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

                        • Address: Beverly Park, Beverly Hills
                        • Phone:  (248) 646-6404
                        • Time: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
                        • Cost: Admission is Free with Costume, $4 skate rental charge
                        • Description: The 22nd Annual Halloween Hoot will be held at Beverly Park on Sunday, October 23rd. All children living in Beverly Hills are invited to join the fun. First 200 children can carve pumpkins that will line the Halloween Hoot Trail for the evening walk. Children (accompanied by an adult) can Trick or Treat along the “Friendly” Halloween Hoot Trail and enjoy storytelling and treats under the Pavilion.
                          Birmingham Pumpkin Patch & Halloween Parade - (Birmingham) 2017

                          Sunday, October 29, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m

                          • Address: TBD
                          • Phone: 248-644-5832
                          • Time: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m
                          • Cost: Free
                          • Description: Head to the annual Pumpkin Patch at The Community House from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. for children’s activities and live entertainment. Dress your children in their Halloween costumes and let the fun begin! The Pumpkin Patch event is hosted by the Junior League of Birmingham. Stick around to march in the annual Birmingham Halloween Parade hosted by the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber at 4 p.m. at the corner of Bates and Martin near Shain Park. Cider and seasonal treats will be served after the parade.

                            Moon Bounces, Face Painting, Pumpkin Bowling, Crafts, Live Performances, Nut-Free Snacks & Healthy Refreshments 1– 4 p.m. Magic Show at Baldwin Public Library at 3 p.m. FUN & GAMES for ages 10 & UNDER • The Community House - 380 S. Bates, Birmingham 4 p.m. Community Parade starts at the corner of Bates & Martin St. All are welcome - wear your costume! Complimentary cider and seasonal snacks served after the Parade.

                          Trick or Treat Trail (Clawson) 2017

                          Sunday October 29, 6-7.30 pm.

                          • Address: Clawson City Park
                          • Phone: 248-435-4500 
                          • Time: 6-7:30pm
                          • Description: Children in costume, accompanied by a parent, trick or treat around the wood chip trail at the park.  Local businesses and groups provide the treats.  Donuts and cider at the pavilion.  Free event.

                          Halloween Stories and Parade - (Orion) 2017

                          Tuesday, October 31st, 10:00 am – 10:45 am

                          • Address: Orion Library 825 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48362
                          • Phone: 248-693-3000 ext.303
                          • Time: 10:00 am – 10:45 am
                          • Cost: Free
                          • Description: Wear your costume and join us for stories, then march through the library to participate in our Halloween parade!
                          Halloween Boo Bash in the Park! - (Oak Park) 2017

                          Tuesday, October 31st, 5 -8 pm

                          • Address: David H. Shepherd Park 24198 Church St, Oak Park, MI 48237
                          • Phone: (248) 691-7555
                          • Time: 5-8pm
                          • Cost: Free
                          • Description: Everyone remembers what it was like to dress up and trick or treat. Today, it's about finding a safe haven to take the kids where they are surrounded by community members, fun and great activities. This year's annual Halloween Boo Bash is planned for outdoors in the David H. Shepherd Park. The bash will feature a slightly haunted hayride through the outdoor nature trail, trick-or-treat street around the park, and the Boo Bash Monster Mash under shelter one. We are taking our beloved annual Boo Bash to the next level! Come enjoy this enhanced event with opportunities for festive sight-seeing, trick-or-treating, and light refreshments in the park. If inclement weather, we will take the event indoors.

                          Youth Halloween at the Library - (Pontiac)


                          Tuesday, October 31st, 5:30-7:30 pm

                          • Address: Pontiac Public Library 60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342
                          • Phone: (248) 758-3942
                          • Time:  5:30 -7:30 pm
                          • Cost: Free
                          • Description: Dress up and Trick or Treat at the library, make a Halloween craft, and hear a spooky story. We will be having a Halloween party at the library.Or try to keep your cool while walking through the haunted house rooms.

                          Find more Halloween Happenings all across Southeast Michigan:
                          Mrs. Weber’s Neighborhood Livingston County Halloween Events
                          Mom Among Chaos Macomb County Halloween Events
                          Metro Detroit Mommy Oakland County Halloween Events
                          Ann Arbor With Kids Washtenaw County Halloween Events
                          Redesigning Happiness Wayne County Halloween Events

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                          1 comment :

                          1. Nice to see your post. My whole family love Halloween.

                            Thanks!
                            Maria

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