It's Spooky Season!

For just the right amount of spook, head to these local Halloween displays. They’re totally free to drive by or walk-through, and many are designed and created by local residents.

Halloween Glow at the Racine Zoo is drive-through only.

1. Halloween Glow at the Racine Zoo

October 1 – October 31, 2021
$5 per person at the gate (Free for 2 and under)

Enjoy an enchanting Halloween experience from the comfort of your own vehicle! Drive through our spooktacular light displays with ghostly charms perfect for guests of all ages. There is no walk-through option available this year. Masks are not required.

Photo Credit: Instagram, @paxphotomke

2. Holy Hill Skeletons

They’re dying to meet you! Local resident Jimmy Zamzow arranges his collection of skeletons every year into an entertaining Halloween display in his front yard along Highway 167, just east of Holy Hill.

This year’s theme is Surfin’ USA.



3. The Lightmare Before Christmas

WI N102W17515 Lone Oaks Dr Germantown, WI

Catch this annual Halloween Lights Show in Germantown. It’s synchronized to music that you put on in your car. (Look for the sign indicating the correct station.) They also do one for Christmas!

Photo by Elysha Rice

4. The Ghost Train

Corner Bakery Shorewood Cafe – 1305 E. Capitol Drive

If you’ve never seen the Ghost Train make its nightly run through Shorewood, you’re going to want to take a pajama ice cream ride and check it out.

The Ghost Train is an artistic sensory experience which enables visitors to travel back in history, imagining the round-trip journey of the ‘Twin Cities 400’ which was operated by the Chicago and North Western Railway from 1935-1963 and crossed Capitol Drive at the Oak Leaf Trail Bridge. The Ghost Train was brought to Shorewood by Public Art Shorewood and designed by Marty Peck, CLD-E.

Note: The whole thing only takes a minute or so! Check their website for the latest schedule.

5. The Nightmare Before Christmas

For a spooky treat, drive down to the 2700 block of Logan Street in Milwaukee’s Bay View neighborhood. You’ll find elaborate and illuminated Halloween decorations with a Nightmare Before Christmas theme.

Check their website for the updates.

6. A&J's Halloween House

2943 S. Clement Ave.

A&J’S Halloween House is back in 2021 with creepy clown circus theme. 


7. Halloween House on 84th

3234 S 84th St., Milwaukee, WI 53227

Head to this decked out house on 84th street for interactive Halloween decorations. You can drive-by or walk-by.


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