Best Halloween Decorations To See Near Detroit

October 31, 2015 8:00 AM

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First of all, it’s Saturday. Second, it’s trick-or-treating! Turn the Monster Mash tunes up, pull out the makeup and finish the final touches on your costume, make sure the candy dishes are ready, pull out the jack-o-lanterns, and get ready for a fun evening with family and friends. Whether you stay home or attend an event, listed below are several options for all types of activities. Try a scary event, or a non-scary event, or a family-friendly event — the point is to have fun and get your “scary” on.
Terror On Tillson Street
W. off Main St. and S. of 32 Mile Road
Romeo, MI 48065
www.terrorontillson.com

Since 1870, homeowners have decorated their homes in honor of Halloween. The fun begins in the middle of October and continues through Halloween night. Bring family and friends to look at the most elaborate Halloween decorations. There will be skeletons sitting in carriages, smoke and fog, witches brewing on doorsteps and black cats crossing your path. Trick-or-treat in the area and feel safe with a community that enjoys this celebration.

Erebus Haunted Attraction
18 S. Perry St.
Pontiac, MI 48342
(248) 332-7884
www.hauntedpontiac.com

Are you ready to shiver with fear? There are four stories of intense holiday schemes, decorations and actors providing an evening of fear. There could be snakes falling from the ceiling, men chasing you with chainsaws and lights flashing in every direction. It will be a night to remember. Wind through zombies, insane asylums, skeletons, and so much more. End the night by trying to win the Big Screen-Big Screams contest.

Wiard’s Orchard Haunted Night Terrors Thrill Park
5565 Merritt Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 390-9211
www.hauntedhousemichigan.com

Do you like paintball? This is your chance to paintball in the dark during a known haunting event. Walk through the thrill park and see the ghouls and goblins that jump from the trees. There are acres upon acres of orchard to walk through where it is said you can hear the howls of the night from past lives. The grounds are haunted and filled with rich experience. Come out in the night to find out what all the terror is really about.

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Erin Orchards
61475 Silver Lake Road
South Lyon, MI 48178
(248) 437-0150
erwinorchards.com

This is a fun kind of orchard. Walk through corn mazes during the day or in the evening. Pick apples in the apple orchard and enjoy apple cider with donuts. Play a few games with kids and adults while taking pictures that will last a lifetime. Bounce on the air trampolines. Make silly faces in the Halloween decorations. This is a safe place for all ages, and it’s a great fall and Halloween activity.

Lynch’s Theatrical Department Store
939 Howard St.
Dearborn, MI 48124
(313) 565-3425
www.lynchs.com

Did you wait until the last minute to find a Halloween costume? Lynch’s is said to be the most elaborate Halloween store in the area. Pick up the required makeup for your costume, accessories, or even an outfit. They have anything you need. How about decorations for the house? Don’t worry. There are several decorations here too. Go wild with Halloween fever. They are here for your last minute Howel’s Eve needs.

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