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[:en]Slice of the South Shore: Halloween Happenings[:]


Halloween is fast approaching and weve rounded up some family-friendly activities on Bostons South Shore to keep you entertained this upcoming pre-holiday weekend. Kids and adults alike will have their choice of fun, from Halloween parades to cocktails on the Derby Street Green. Whether its trick-or-treating, hayrides, or a Halloween Bash, we have your plans covered with some of the best spooky and not-so-spooky activities and celebrations from Hingham to Scituate and beyond.

Friday, October 25th

Don your best costume for the Boo Bash at Derby Street in Hingham. Enjoy performances, face painting, and complimentary kids treats. The adults can enjoy the fun, too, with a cash bar and live music. Save time and buy tickets now. In partnership with South Shore Health. Proceeds benefit Hingham Public Schools. Derby Street Green | 4:30pm-6:30pm

Parents with very little ones may opt for The South Shore Country Clubs Halloween Bash, a unique party for preschoolers. Children through 5th grade can celebrate later with a costume party and hayride at 6:00pm. The party is hosted by the South Shore Country Club in Hingham in collaboration with the Hingham Recreation Department. South Shore Country Club | 4:30pm-5:45pm

Saturday, October 26th

Kids will love the ponies, goats, chickens, cows, and sheep at Boo in the Barnyard at Weir River Farm in Hingham. There will be plenty of activities to keep the little ones busybuild a scarecrow, create spooky Halloween crafts, sit aboard a tractor, and play games like pumpkin bowling. Weir River Farm | 10:00am

Enjoy daytime, safe Trick or Treating in Cohasset Village. Bring your kids to parade in costume through the square. Keep an eye out for balloons from participating merchants for a special treat and make sure to stop by our Gibson Sothebys International Realty office on 1 South Main Street for some spooky snacks and candy. End the afternoon at St. Stephens Church for some special pumpkins! Cohasset Village | 1:00pm-3:00pm

Downtown Hingham in the Square offers an additional safe trick or treating option where vendors will welcome children in costumes to stop into their businesses and local shops for treats. Downtown Hingham | 1:00pm-3:00pm

The St. John's (Not-So-Spooky) Haunted House makes for a perfect evening outing for preschool and elementary age children alike! The haunted house is kid-friendly and hosted by Freddy, the friendly ghost. Enjoy refreshments and activities in the lower church hall afterward. The Episcopal Parish of St. John the Evangelist | 5:00pm to 7:00pm

End the evening with a Pumpkin Lumina Ride in Scituate with R&C Farms and witness 500 carved pumpkins lit up in the night sky. Refreshments available. R&C Farms | 6:00pm-8:00pm

Sunday, October 27th

Tricks and Treats Party at The Paragon Boardwalk in Hull features entertainment including family-friendly music, a magic show, photo booth, specialty drinks for adults, and so much more. Cruise the historic boardwalk and enjoy the festivities while taking in the spectacular ocean vistas. The Paragon Boardwalk | 11:00am-2:00pm

Watch a Halloween Parade in Hanover. Dress in your favorite costume and join in the fun with the high school band as they parade around the school. After the event, kids will have the chance to give back as they are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item for the Hanover Food Pantry. Hanover High School | 1:00pm-3:00pm

The Great Pumpkin Hunt and Halloween Extravaganza in Plymouth is an event kids wont forget as excitement fills the air with the annual hunt for eggs and a special Great pumpkin prize. Enjoy coloring and game stations, a photo booth, and more. Costumes are encouraged! Forges Softball Field | 1:00pm-3:00pm

The Haunting Tower Tour in Scituate offers residents and visitors the opportunity to climb the lighted 123-step spiral staircase to the very top of Lawson Tower. Not-so-scary ghosts, goblins, and Halloween characters will pop out along the way. All children receive a prize when they reach the towers top. Lawson Tower | 6:00pm-8:00pm[:]

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