12 Must See Events/Destinations to Check Out This October

12 Must See Events/Destinations to Check Out This October

It is finally Fall which means time for pumpkin spice lattes, cinnamon sugar donuts, leaves changing colors, apple picking, plaid shirts, bonfires, haunted houses, and so much more! Check out our list of great attractions/places to visit this Fall. Grab your friends and family and never let a day this October be a dull one!

What: Hard Cider & Donut Tasting

When: October 1st, 12pm-6pm

Where: Royal Oak

Hosted by: Michigan By The Bottle Tasting Room

For More information visit: http://bit.ly/2fxXaE9

What: Skeletons Are Alive Kick Off Celebration

When: October 6th, 6pm-9pm

Where: Downtown Northville

For More information visit: http://bit.ly/2wUn3Ro

What: Zoo Boo

When: October 13th, 5pm-8pm

Where: Royal Oak

Hosted by: Detroit Zoo

For More information visit: http://bit.ly/2yqCX7b

Live entertainment including acrobatics, magic acts, jugglers, extreme pumpkin carving, spooky movies, holiday themed exhibits, trick or treating and more!

What: Brighton Oktoberfest

When: October 13th, 6pm-11pm

Where: 71 Ditchling Rd, Brighton

Hosted by: The Level

For More information visit: http://bit.ly/2xugysR

Live music, great food-sausages, pretzels, beer

What: Pumpkins, Lanterns, & Leaves—Family Program

When: October 20th, 6pm-8pm

Where: 1800 N. Dixboro Rd, Ann Arbor

Hosted by: Matthaei Botanical Garden

For More Information: http://bit.ly/2xuhhdx

Lantern walk along the pumpkin trail, pumpkin painting, story telling, refreshments & more. Ticketed event.

What: Boo Bash

When: October 21st, 12pm-2:30pm

Where: Heritage Park, Plymouth

For More Information: http://bit.ly/2fo0lun

Hayrides, S’mores, pizza, characters, hands on healthy exotic animals, & more! Dress up in your favorite costume to attend. $9-14 per person.

What: Pumpkin Palooza

When: October 22nd, 12pm-3pm

Where: Downtown Plymouth

For More Information: http://bit.ly/2y6CT06

Games, costume contests, dancing, petting zoo, candy, & more!

What: Plymouth Fall Crafters Market

When: October 28th, 10am-3pm

Where: Plymouth

For More Information: http://bit.ly/2xtTaLW

Local crafters, vintage art and vendors! Free admission & parking.

What: Blast Corn Maze

When: Open until November 24th

Where: 6175 Daly Rd, Dexter

Cash Only—Adults $8, Children 5-12 $5, Children 4 and under Free

For More Information: http://bit.ly/2xI3pMh

What: Terrified Forest

Where: 145 Swarthout Rd, Pinckney

For More Information: http://bit.ly/2xJ4dRp

What: Hallowe’en in Greenfield Village

When: October 13th-15th, 19th-22nd, 26th-29th

Where: Greenfield Village, Dearborn

For More Information: http://bit.ly/2egT1n1

Stroll through paths throughout Greenfield Village lit by hundreds of jack-o’-lanterns and filled with holiday characters.

Erwin’s Orchard

South Lyon

U-Pick Pumpkin Patch, Apple Picking, Cider, Donuts, & More


Local Orchards to Visit

The weather is starting to turn and leaves are changing colors which means it is finally time to start engaging in our favorite Fall favorites! Stay tuned throughout the upcoming weeks as we bring you fun activities around Michigan.

Don’t you just love the smell of cinnamon sugar donuts, filling up that basket full of raspberries, pumpkin picking, wagon rides through the apple trees, and fresh cider? Check out these 5 cider mills you’ll want to visit this season


Erwin’s Orchard

Located at 61475 Silver Lake Rd, South Lyon

(248) 437-0150

Apple picking, donuts (plain, pumpkin glazed, cinnamon sugar), hay bales and tricycles, petting farm, barn of horrors, & terrifying corn maze.

Plymouth Orchards & Cider Mill

Located at 10685 Warren, Plymouth

(734) 455-2290

Cider, pies, donuts, pumpkin and picking

Spicer Orchards Farm Market, Cider Mill, Winery

10411 Clyde Rd, Fenton

(810) 632-7692

Donut shop, caramel apples, animal barn, strawberries, cherries, blueberries, apples, pumpkins & raspberries. Free wine tasting (10am to 7pm) as well as hard cider tasting.

Westview Orchards and Adventure Farm

65075 Van Dyke, Washington Twp

(586) 752-3123

Farm market, bakery and sweet shop, witness apple cider being pressed on weekends, 6-acre corn maze, pony rides, playground, unique donut flavors like maple bacon

Parmenter’s Northville Cider Mill

714 Baseline Rd, Northville

(248) 349-3181

Donuts, cider, and extra weekend attractions (duck feeding, craft booths, “chow mills” featuring Dearborn Sausage Co. hot dogs and kielbasa

Have fun touring these local cider mills and orchards and make sure to tag Team Hamilton Real Estate on Facebook if you do!