Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

October 2021

Scavenger Hunt

October 17, 2021 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Peninsula Point Two Rivers Park, 1460 S Ferry St
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
Free

This is and individual or team event. Look for clues throughout Anoka.

Find out more »

Wine and Canvas Paint Night- Sold Out

October 19, 2021 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rumriver Art Center, 2665 4th Ave
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
$40

Learn how to paint a one of a kind Halloween design.

Find out more »

Wine and Canvas Paint Night- Sold Out

October 21, 2021 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rumriver Art Center, 2665 4th Ave
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
$40

Learn how to paint a one of a kind Halloween design.

Find out more »

Spooktacular Carnival

October 30, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Anoka Middle School, 1523 S 5th Ave
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
25¢

Anoka Woman of Today provide this wonderful carnival. Come join in the fun before the Anoka Halloween Grande Day Parade.

Find out more »

American Legion Halloween Post Parade Pancake Breakfast

October 31, 2021 @ 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
American Legion Anoka Post 102, 400 W Main St
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
$7

Delicious homemade pancakes served at our final Halloween event for the season. Bring your family and friends to eat a wonderful breakfast.

Find out more »

September 2022

Movie Night Hosted by The City of Anoka

September 30 @ 7:15 PM - 9:30 PM
George Green Park, 1498 6th Ave S
Anoak, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map

Featured movie - Over the Hedge Location - George Green Park Items to bring; chair, blanket, your own snacks. Food and monetary donations accepted for the ACBC Food Shelf This event is hosted by The City of Anoka Proudly Sponsored by:

Find out more »

October 2022

Pumpkin Weigh-Off | Scarecrow Contest | Adult Pumpkin Carving Contest

October 2 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Anoka City Hall, 2015 1st Ave N
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
Free

See some of the largest pumpkins grown in the state along with creative Scarecrows and carved pumpkins.

Find out more »

Blood Donor Drive

October 3 @ 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fifth Avenue Dental, 1829 5th Avenue
Anoka, 55303 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Help us to save lives at our blood drive. We have partnered with Memorial Blood Centers. Look for the “Molly and Luke’s” van to roll into town and scare the vampires away on this very important mission!

Find out more »

Pumpkin Bowl

October 7 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Goodrich Field, 1525 5th Ave
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map

Anoka Tornadoes vs. White Bear Lake Our historical Football game is scheduled. Come cheer on our Anoka Tornadoes as they take on White Bear Lake in the 74Th annual Pumpkin Bowl. Purchase Anoka Halloween merchandise from the 2023 Anoka Halloween Royal Ambassador Candidates before the game. Witness an amazing halftime show performance as well as the Anoka Halloween Youth Citizen Scholarship award presentation.    

Find out more »

Anoka Vintage Fest Hosted by 10k Brewing & Amoré Antiques

October 8 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Downtown Anoka, 2nd Avenue
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map

DRINKS, MUSIC, FOOD TRUCKS, & A VINTAGE FLEA MARKET This first ever event is one you won't want to miss! They're closing down the street to have a vintage flea market with a brewery right in the middle of it, and it's free to enter!  For more information or questions please visit Anokavintagefest.com

Find out more »

Movie Night Hosted by The City of Anoka

October 13 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
George Green Park, 1498 6th Ave S
Anoak, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Bring a chair and a blanket to enjoy this movie!

Find out more »

34th annual Anoka Haunted House Hosted by The Anoka Knights of Columbus

October 14 - October 29
Anoka County Fair, 3200 St Francis Blvd NW
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
$8 – $12

Ready for a good scare? The Anoka Community haunted house has been operating in Anoka, Minnesota for over 30 years. The Haunted house is operated by the local Knights of Columbus organization to benefit the local organizations. Wear your 2022 Anoka Halloween button for $2 off admission or bring in a non-perishable food item for $3 off! There are no advance ticket sales. For more information please visit Anokahauntedhouse.us

Find out more »

Bingo Night

October 17 @ 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
American Legion Anoka Post 102, 400 W Main St
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
$.25

Doors open at 5:30pm, costumes encouraged!

Find out more »

Anoka Halloween Candidate Sponsor Dinner

October 19 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Greenhaven Country Club, 2800 Greenhaven Rd 55303
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
Invite Only

Sponsors, this is your night to shine. Thank you for participating in the growth of our Ambassador and Candidate programs.

Find out more »

Kids Fall Festival Hosted by the Anoka County Fairgrounds

October 20 @ 1:00 PM - October 22 @ 6:00 PM
Anoka County Fair, 3200 St Francis Blvd NW
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
$10 – $15

                    Enjoy this first time fall event hosted by the Anoka County Fair! All activities listed below are FREE with gate admission: Not-So-Scary Haunted House Walk Through Hay Rides A FREE pumpkin (while supplies last) Live Entertainment Mini Midway (inflatables) Games Kids' Activities Photo Opportunities For more information and how to purchase tickets please visit Anokacountyfair.com A portion of the Fall Festival proceeds will be donated to the local food shelf…

Find out more »

Store Open

October 21 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Anoka Halloween, 1925-½ 2nd Ave. S
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map

It's time to update your Halloween wardrobe 8-) Look for the orange sign and skeleton on Main Street! Open the second Friday/Saturday of each month. Every Friday/Saturday in October!

Find out more »

Special Kids Art Fun Night Hosted by Rumriver Art Center

October 21 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Anoka Lions Big White Tent, 2nd and Jackson
anoka, MN United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $10

Get into the Halloween spirit at this fun art night! Enjoy a night out knowing your child is in a fun and safe environment! They teach the project with a step by step approach allowing the more experience artist to move ahead and making the novice artist feel confident. Drop off from 5:50pm to 6:00pm and pick up at 8:00pm For more information and how to register please click HERE

Find out more »

Children’s Costume Contest

October 22 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Anoka City Hall, 2015 1st Ave N
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Pre-Kindergarten children invited to show their best Halloween costume. Homemade or store purchased.

Find out more »

Store Open

October 22 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Anoka Halloween, 1925-½ 2nd Ave. S
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map

It's time to update your Halloween wardrobe 8-) Look for the orange sign and skeleton on Main Street! Open the second Friday/Saturday of each month. Every Friday/Saturday in October!

Find out more »

Store Open

October 22 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Anoka Halloween, 1925-½ 2nd Ave. S
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map

It's time to update your Halloween wardrobe 8-) Look for the orange sign and skeleton on Main Street! Open the second Friday/Saturday of each month. Every Friday/Saturday in October!

Find out more »

Free Family Art Day Hosted by Rumriver Art Center

October 22 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Anoka Lions Big White Tent, 2nd and Jackson
anoka, MN United States
+ Google Map
Free

FREE Halloween family art day! Looking for a fun family outing? Join the Rumriver Art Center for their next Free Family Art Day! They offer a free art class for the whole family (ages 4 and up). Come try your hand at one of their lessons along with your family and friends. For more information and how to register click HERE

Find out more »

Children’s Pumpkin Carving Contest

October 22 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Riverfront Memorial Park, 2201 N Second Ave
Anoka, MN 55303
+ Google Map
Free

Little ones welcome to join in the fun. Create a small pumpkin using nature as your pallet.

Find out more »

Light Up the Night Parade

October 22 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Anoka Main Street, 1922 1st Ave. S.
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The lights on Main Street turn down low to showcase one of kind floats with lights. Participants are from all over our state and Wisconsin provide entertainment for our spectators.

Find out more »

Bonfire

October 22 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Anoka City Hall, 2015 1st Ave N
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Bonfire immediately following our night parade. Food available for purchase.

Find out more »

Medallion Hunt

October 23
George Green Park, 1498 S 6th Ave
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
$3

2 hunt times. Individuals and teams welcome to search for our Anoka Halloween Medallion. One cash prize award per hunt.

Find out more »

Past Royalty Luncheon

October 23 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Mill Site, 111 Harrison St
Anoka, 55303
+ Google Map
$15

This is a wonderful opportunity to share Anoka Halloween royalty stories and learn more about our rich history and relationship with Anoka and Anoka Halloween.

Find out more »

Bingo Night

October 24 @ 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
American Legion Anoka Post 102, 400 W Main St
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
$.25

Doors open at 5:30pm, costumes encouraged! 25 cents a card and prizes vary.

Find out more »

Anoka Community Anti-Crime Commission Breakfast Hosted by the Anoka Police Department

October 25 @ 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Greenhaven Country Club, 2800 Greenhaven Rd 55303
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
$125

This is hosted by our Anti-Crime commission.

Find out more »

Taste of Anoka Hosted By the Anoka Lions

October 25 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Anoka Lions Big White Tent, 2nd and Jackson
anoka, MN United States
+ Google Map
$20

Get ready to sample from one of Anoka's finest! Join the Anoka Linos, and sponsor Truffles & Torts, for an amazing evening of food, beverage samples, music, conversation, and a few prizes! Tickets can be purchased at the door but spots are limited. 2022 Anoka Halloween merchandise will be available to purchase at this event. Wear your 2022 Anoka Halloween button for additional discounts and perks! For more information and how to register please visit Anokalions.org

Find out more »

Movie Night Hosted by The City of Anoka

October 25 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
George Green Park, 1498 6th Ave S
Anoak, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Bring a chair and a blanket to enjoy this movie!

Find out more »

Wine and Beer Tasting Event Hosted by the Anoka Lions

October 27 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Anoka Lions Big White Tent, 2nd and Jackson
anoka, MN United States
+ Google Map
$22 – $25

What's better than an evening sampling wine, beer and seltzers? Join Better Values Liquor and the Anoka Lions for this 21+ event in The Halloween Capital of the World™. Savory snacks will be provided. Missing any Anoka Halloween merchandise? No worries we will be there with merchandise available to purchase. Wear your 2022 Anoka Halloween button for special discounts and perks! Register now and pay only $22, $25 at the door. For more information and how to register please visit…

Find out more »

House Decorating Contest-Public Viewing

October 28 - October 29

Enjoy seeing the awesome transformation of each of our spooktacular participants.

Find out more »

Store Open

October 28 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Anoka Halloween, 1925-½ 2nd Ave. S
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map

It's time to update your Halloween wardrobe 8-) Look for the orange sign and skeleton on Main Street! Open the second Friday/Saturday of each month. Every Friday/Saturday in October!

Find out more »

Big Parade of Little People

October 28 @ 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Anoka Main Street, 1922 1st Ave. S.
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Local school children march through our historic Main Street  Join us in celebrating our elementary students participate in Anoka Halloween's oldest tradition. Marching bands and costumes for all to enjoy. Parade volunteers needed! Email parades@anokahalloween.com   Media Coverage By:  

Find out more »

Store Open

October 29 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Anoka Halloween, 1925-½ 2nd Ave. S
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map

It's time to update your Halloween wardrobe 8-) Look for the orange sign and skeleton on Main Street! Open the second Friday/Saturday of each month. Every Friday/Saturday in October!

Find out more »

36th Annual Anoka Gray Ghost Halloween 5K

October 29 @ 12:45 PM
Franklin Elementary School, 215 West Main Street
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
See website

  Registration & Check-In: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM at Franklin Elementary School, W Main St. Race starts at 12:50pm Gray Ghost 5K Run and One Mile Fitness Walk Join us Saturday, October 29th  - Run the parade route in front of thousands of cheering fans! Get an awesome shirt and finisher medal for your 5K completion. Refreshments are available for finishers of either event. Costumes encouraged; top 3 in each age group recognized with an award pin. Costume contest for the best individual, 2 to…

Find out more »

Grande Day Parade

October 29 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Anoka Main Street, 1922 1st Ave. S.
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
Free

The parade starts at 1 pm at State Street and Main Street. Route follows Main Street to 5th Avenue and finishes at South Street/ Military Road. The parade length is 1.5 miles long. Spaces along Main St. and 5th Avenue may be reserved after 4 AM the day of the parade. Chairs/blankets set out prior to this time will be removed by the city.   Grande Day Parade is Proudly Sponsored By:               Media…

Find out more »

Anoka Halloween Ambassador Coronation

October 29 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Anoka High School, 3939 7th Ave
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map
$10

Come support our amazing Ambassador program. Say good-bye to our 2022 and hello to our 2023 Anoka Halloween Ambassadors.

Find out more »

November 2022

City of Anoka Waste Reduction | Pumpkin Smashing

November 5 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sorenson Park, Location: 2015 State Ave
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
Free

The City of Anoka’s Waste Reduction & Recycling Board is hosting a pumpkin smash  “Don’t Trash it, Smash it” and help divert pumpkins from the landfill! Bring your Halloween pumpkins and toss them into the composting bin. Remove all decorations, candles, etc. beforehand. Don’t miss out on this environmentally-friendly opportunity. On Saturday, November 5th, from 9am - Noon at Rick Sorenson Park (2015 State Ave.), Anoka's Waste Reduction & Recycling Board is hosting a Pumpkin Smash. Visit anokaminnesota.com or call 763-576-2725 for…

Find out more »

Store Open

November 11 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Anoka Halloween, 1925-½ 2nd Ave. S
Anoka, MN 55303 United States
+ Google Map

It's time to update your Halloween wardrobe 8-)   Look for the orange sign and skeleton on Main Street! Open the second Friday/Saturday of each month. Every Friday/Saturday in October!

Find out more »
+ Export Events