Halloween-Family Friendly Fun

LIVE: Monster Mash Trunk or Treat

Save yourself the door-to-door and gather for goodies in Moorhead this year.

Just days before Halloween, they’re summoning the monsters to gather in Moorhead’s city center… and you can be there too. The city’s parks and recreation department is holding its first-ever Monster Mash Trunk or Treat on October 28th. You can gather under the full moon with your little witches, hobgoblins, werewolves and vampires for candy, crafts, and games. It’s an…

LIVE: L’il Bitz Pumpkin Patch

L'il bits will love the broad variety of fall fun, especially the great big horses -- and all the pumpkins you could possibly wish for.

In Ghoul Morning Monday on the Morning Show, we told you about where to go to see some incredibly creative and artistic pumpkin carvings. This morning, we’re helping you get your hands on pumpkins to try it yourself. And you can find them at one of the top destinations in the Red River Valley region for fall fun. L’il Bitz…

LIVE: Jack O’Lantern Spectacular at the Minnesota Zoo

Put some sparkle in your Halloween fun

Any day we get to talk about carving jack o’lanterns is a Ghoul Morning indeed, and there may be no better place to celebrate the art of pumpkin carving than the Minnesota Zoo. The thousands of gourd-geous, artistic jack-o-lanterns are back on display again for the third annual Jack O’Lantern Spectacular at the zoo in Apple Valley, Minnesota. Last year’s…

LIVE: Hidden Toxins in Your Kids’ Halloween Products

It's the kind of scary you *don't* want for scary season.

We’re kicking off Halloween season and our Ghoul Morning coverage this month with a story about a kind of witches’ brew you don’t want any parts of. Environmental toxins are out there, and toxins specialist Tonya Harris has some tips on finding the hidden ones to keep them away from your kids. Harris is a childhood cancer survivor who just…

Trunk or Treat at BOOnanzaville

Bonanzaville hosted a trick-or-treat event for kids.

WEST FARGO, N.D.– During most of the year, Bonanzaville is the host of 41 buildings that visitors can explore to learn more about North Dakota history, but on Saturday, it was the host of hundreds of people, lots of candy, and spooky decorations. “For the first annual it was a big surprise, but we are very happy with how many…

Sanford Health offers tips on how to stay safe during Halloween night

Practicing Halloween safety in the middle of a pandemic

FARGO, N.D. — With rising COVID-19 cases in the state and children eager to dress up for Halloween, it may raise health concerns among parents. “Some traditional Halloween activities can be at high risk for spreading the COVID-19 virus. We suggest avoiding anything that involves a large group, indoor costume parties or haunted houses, carnivals just to decrease the spread…

LIVE: A “Bit” of Fall Fun

Find your favorite fall activity at L'il Bitz Pumpkin Patch, opening for the season.

“Gourd” news for lovers of all things fall: one of the region’s favorite pumpkin patches is opening up for the season soon, with a few changes in store. L’il Bitz Pumpkin Patch is in full preparation mode for the annual opening set for next week. Owner Mary Hoagland says they plan to start harvesting the pumpkins over the weekend. The…

LIVE: Fargo Police Talk About Halloween Safety

Fargo police are joining the call to urge parents to check the candy their children bring home. Public Information Officer Jessica Schindeldecker sat down live in-studio with the Morning Show’s Emily Welker to talk about what to be on the lookout for in your kids’ candy, why traffic and kids can be an even more dangerous combination, and the online…

LIVE: Scary Creatures

Learn facts about these awful animals that take them from frightening to fun.

They’re some of Halloween’s most dreaded characters. Snakes, spiders, even menacing birds of prey that hover above our heads like a Hitchcockian nightmare come to life. The Halloween holiday is full of them. But this year, the Red River Zoo wants you to get to know its scariest critters a little better, and make friends with the frightening. Even zoo…

LIVE: Bad Witch Illustrations

Putting the boo in the beautiful this Halloween.

In the place where dark meets dreams, and fairy tales meet monsters, there lies the work of Monique Burgoz of Bad Witch Illustrations. The Minneapolis-based artist has Red River Valley roots. And today, she came back to the region this morning to sit down live in studio with the Morning Show’s Emily Welker to talk about her latest fine art…