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Halloween in the D

For stressed-out Detroit parents, a full list of kid-friendly activities on Oct. 31

From haunted houses to haunted gardens, here's how you can let your kids run free

As we pointed out before here on The Neighborhoods, this year’s Halloween activities in Detroit are going back to the children. We know that kids are excited for the holiday and they’ll be so adorable and Instagram-ready in their costumes. We also know that it’ll be a high-sugar, high-energy day and those crumbsnatchers will be running all over the place. Parents, here’s your chance to turn your kids loose for a few hours on Halloween with some local events on the big day.

SOUTHWEST

From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 31, Clark Park will transform into the Creepy Carnival, complete with a haunted house, clowns and scary music. 4301 W. Vernor Highway

From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 31, the 4th Precinct at Patton Park will have trunk-or-treating. 2301 Woodmere

DOWNTOWN

From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 31, there will be a Harvest Fest at Spirit Plaza with games, music and food. Corner of Woodward Avenue and Jefferson Avenue.

EAST SIDE

From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 31, there will be trunk-or-treating at the 5th Precinct. 3500 Conner.

There will be various events on Oct. 31 at the 7th Precinct between 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. From 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m., there will be a Harvest Fest for kids ages 4-10. From 5 p.m.-8 p.m., there will be trunk-or-treating. From 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., there will be a haunted garden. 3501 Chene.

From 5 p.m.-8 p.m. on Oct. 31, there will be trunk-or-treating at the 10th Precinct. 11187 Gratiot.

There will be various activities from 5 p.m.-10 p.m. on Oct. 31 at the 11th Precinct on Oct. 31. From 5 p.m.-10 p.m., there will be a haunted house. From 5 p.m.-7 p.m. there will be trunk-or-treating. 5100 Nevada.

WEST SIDE

From 5 p.m.-8 p.m. on Oct. 31 there will be trunk-or-treating at the 2nd Precinct. 13530 Lesure.

From 4 p.m.-7 p.m. on Oct. 31 there will be trunk-or-treating at the 3rd Precinct. 2875 W. Grand Blvd.

From 6 p.m.-8 p.m. on Oct. 31 there will be trunk-or-treating at the 8th Precinct. 21555 W. McNichols Road.

From 4 p.m.-8 p.m. on Oct. 31 there will be trunk-or-treating at the 10th Precinct. 12000 Livernois.

From 5 p.m.-9 p.m. on Oct. 31 there will be trunk-or-treating at the 12th Precinct. 1441 W. Seven Mile Road.

For more information, visit HalloweeninTheD.org.