Mayor Martin J. Walsh has announced that the annual Fall Pumpkin Float returns to the Boston Common Frog Pond produce hundreds of illuminated jack-o’-lanterns will be floated on the water accompanied by spooky family activities.

Where: The frog pond
When: Sunday, October 23st.
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Pre-Halloween Supper and 'N The Mix' Open Mic | Oct 30

Dot2Dot Cafe will be hosting a Pre-Halloween supper for your little ones which is the perfect excuse for them to wear their costume twice.  Treats and goodies laid on by 'On the Dot Books' and child-friendly meals will be served from 4pm.

6pm to 10pm Dot2Dot Cafe will be hosting their first dinner and 'N The Mix' Open Mic  with spoken word and live music. Go listen and be heard, enjoy some community time and EAT some really good food.


  • 1739 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester MA



Boston Police Area B-3 Haunted House | Oct 28

Boston Police B-3 Haunted House. Food, entertainment, music, dance party, fun activities, and of course, Halloween candy!

Where: Boston Police Distrct B-3, 1165 Blue Hill Ave, Dorchester

When: Wednesday, October 28 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Present the flyer at Chez Vous Roller
Rink, 11 Rhoades Street, Dorchester
and pay $5 per person, from 4:00 p.m.
to 8:00 p.m. (through 10/28/15 ONLY)


Halloween with the Dorchester YMCA | Oct 30

On Friday October 30th Dorchester YMCA will be having scary stations around the branch, fun activities, and a haunted house (teens only):
Ages 5-12: YMCA                5pm-7pm
Ages 13+:  Teen House       6pm-8pm

Nothing But Treats | Oct 28

BCYF Cleveland Community Center's Halloween Party. All ages welcome. Food, games, prizes, face painting and other treats.

When: Wednesday, October 28, 5-8pm

Where: 11 Charles Street, Dorchester 


Trick or Treat Magic Show | 16

Magician Debbie O'Carroll combines mystifying stage magic and delightful physical comedy with lots of audience participation, making this Trick or Treat Magic Show perfect for young Halloween revelers.  Kids have three opportunities to see a great show.

When & Where: 

Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library
1520 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02122
Saturday, October 29, 2016, 10:30 – 11:30am


LibraryFields Corner
Neighborhood: Dorchester
Type of Event: Holiday Celebration, Performing Arts
Cost: Free
Audience: Children (Ages 0-5), Children (Ages 6-12), Families, Visitor


Halloween Party | Oct 27

Join the Fields Corner Branch for a night of festive family fun. Everyone is invited to hear spooky stories told by Miss Cindy and to play games.

When:  Tuesday, OCTOBER 27, 2015, 6 – 7:30 P.M.

Where:  Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library
1520 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02122

Light refreshments will be provided. Suitable for all ages.

This program is free and open to the public.

Trunk or Treat | Oct 31

The Boston-Suffolk County Family Resource Center is hosting a FREE safe, family Halloween event. Prizes for best costume! Food, fun and pumpkins!

When: Saturday October 31, 2015 11am-2pm

Where: 780 American Legion Highway Roslindale, MA 02131 

For more info:  Call  (617) 469-8501 or email frc@thehome.org to express interest and get more information

Operation P.E.A.C.E Candy Give-Away | Oct 30

Operation P.E.A.C.E is hosting a Candy Give-Away. Show off your costume and receive a free goodie bag!!!

When : Friday, October 30th 5:30-6:30pm

Where:  15 Norfolk Street

Dorchester, MA 02124

For more information : Call 617-533-7940

Kroc-O-Treat | Oct 31

The Salvation Army/Kroc Center of Boston invites you to their 5th annual Kroc or Treat Indoor Halloween Bash! The mission of Kroc or Treat is provide a safe indoor Halloween experience for neighborhood kids as a fun, creative alternative  to trick-or-treating out in the streets. 


  • A Bouncy House
  • Halloween Inspired Arts & Crafts
  • Carnival
  • Games
  • Best Costume Prizes
  • Dancing

Where: The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center  650 Dudley Street Boston, MA 02125

When: Saturday, October 31st  6:30pm-8:30pm  

For more information : Call 617.318.6900




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