Haunted Happenings @ Shelburne Museum
Ages: 0 - 14+
Cost: $7 per person ages 3 and up | Members and children 2 and under are free | General admission applies for visitors arriving after 1 p.m.
Parking: Yes - Free
Features: Handicap Accessible, Picnic Area, Playground, Snack Stand, Changing Tables, Restrooms
Be creative and dress up in your most playful costumes as you trick-or-treat on the grounds of Shelburne Museum.
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Trick-or-treat at locations through the Museum grounds -Various locations – See map
Play a game in the Pumpkin Patch at Beach Woods - Join them for some pumpkin fun -- mini-golf or bowling, pumpkin checkers, or pumpkin bean bag or ring toss.
Round Barn Comic Con - Meet a Superhero, including Captain American and Spiderman, or an area artist, try your hand at cartooning, or create with duct tape. Find out what VT Comic Con is all about!
What’s a Tardis? - If you know Doctor Who, you know the answer to the question. If not, check out the blue police call box in the auditorium at the Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education!
The Electra-fied Pumpkin -Come admire the amazing carving skill of >>>>>>, and her creation of the likeness of Museum founder Electra Havemeyer Webb. Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education lobby.
Up in the Sky -Be sure to look up and wave as Carl Spranger of Burlington Aerial Photography captures the magic of the day.
Fuel Up -Visit the Museum café for a snack or lunch.
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Monster Mash - Enjoy music by area radio station 92.1 WVTK, broadcasting live throughout the morning.
10:3 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m.
Jedi Training Academy - Learn techniques to help protect the Empire! Bring your light saber (or borrow one of ours). Circus Lawn
Costuming 911. It’s not too late – October 31 isn’t until tomorrow! Join costumers Wendy Farrell and Jesse Whitaker for tips, tricks and ideas for costumes of all types. Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education auditorium.
Reviewed on 10/20/2008
Halloween fun for kids of all ages! Kids can trick-or-treat at most of the buildings and on the walkways in between. This year's theme was "board games" and the museum went all out with life sized versions of Scrabble, Dominoes and Operation. Making it even more realistic, many of the Museum staff were dressed were dressed in costume. We saw Mr. Monopoly and Col. Mustard to name a few. There was even a gigantic...more
Reviewed on 10/28/2013
Great idea and lots of fun. As expected, it was lots of walking. Only complaint was that the candy handed out was not very kid friendly. Not exaggerating when I say that more than half of my son's bucket is dum-dum lollipops and hard peppermint candies. Considering most children there were under 5, I don't think that was thought out well enough. However, it was not a big deal because we did not go for the candy, just the experience which...more
Reviewed on 10/28/2012
This is our second year going and we love it! There is a lot of kids but you are able walk through at your own pace.it is definitely our new family tradition.
Reviewed on 10/22/2012
We have done this for several years now and it's a must-go for Halloween events in the area. For the little ones, it's great as they can trick or treat during the day time and see all of fantastic costumes you can't quite see during the day. Each year themes are wonderfully thought out...my favorite was the board game year!! Mr. Monopoly broke at the Castleton Jail was funny!!
Reviewed on 10/23/2011
We have been going to the Shelburne Museum for 4 yrs. My daughter was only 3 months old when we started going. She loves it.
Reviewed on 10/27/2008
My children love going to this every year. It is a must for the Halloween season.