Fall Fun, Motor City Comic Con and Red Wings Among This Weekend’s Events

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Fall fun is in full swing this weekend in Metro Detroit. From haunted attractions to cider house experiences, there’s something to do for all ages.

In addition to fall events, Motor City Comic Con returns for its second event of the year, and the Detroit Red Wings open the regular season at home.

Here is a list of seven things to do this weekend:

Canterbury Halloween Walking Tour

  • Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Canterbury Village at 2325 Joslyn Court Lake in Lake Orion
  • Canterbury Village says it is turning into “a real Halloween setting” and there will be something for all ages to do. The area is adorned with monsters, skeletons, and pumpkins. But at night we heard ghosts come out to play. There will also be a spooky carousel, fun tunnel, donuts, cider, food, adult drinks and more.

cider in town

  • Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Beacon Park at 1903 Grand River Avenue in Detroit
  • Cider mill fun takes over Beacon Park during the annual event. There will be horse-drawn wagon rides, face and pumpkin painting and free lawn games for the whole family. Cider and donuts, pumpkins and caramel apples from Blake’s Farm will be available. There will also be food trucks and fall cocktails, craft beer selections and ciders from Lumen Detroit.

Detroit Red Wings vs Montreal Canadiens

  • Friday 7 p.m.
  • Little Caesars Arena at 2645 Woodward Avenue in Detroit
  • The Detroit Red Wings open the regular season at Little Caesars Arena against the Montreal Canadiens. Participants will receive a rally towel for the opening night.

Eastern Market Brewing Co. 5th Anniversary Party

  • Saturday at 5:30 p.m.
  • Eastern Market Brewing Co. at 2515 Riopelle Street in Detroit
  • Eastern Market Brewing Co. celebrates five years with live music, beer, food trucks and limited edition merchandise.

Motor City Comic-Con

  • Friday noon to 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Showcase of the Suburban collection at 46100 Grand River Avenue in Novi
  • For the first time in over a decade, Motor City Comic Con returns with a fall event, making it a two-show year. Attendees will see comic creators, writers and actors. Collectibles, game items and more will be on sale. All children are free on Sundays and children under 5 are free all weekend.

New Jazz Crawl Standards

  • Friday and Saturday 6:30 p.m.
  • Multiple locations in Detroit’s historic Cultural Center district
  • The brand new Carr Center Performance Studio is hosted in Midtown Detroit at this free inaugural event. The event includes 13 concerts in eight venues over five days. The lineup includes jazz artists from New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and Detroit. Other performances will take place on October 20 and 21 and on October 28.

Rotten Manor Haunted Attractions

  • Thursday and Sunday from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 7 p.m. to midnight
  • Rotton Manor at 13245 Dixie Highway in Holly
  • A huge Halloween attraction is open in Holly until the end of the month. The attraction is filled with haunted houses, an insane asylum, a haunted forest and more. The rides last approximately 35-45 minutes. There will also be concession stands, carnival games and a haunted wagon ride for family fun.

Canterbury Village Halloween Walk tickets are now on sale
Rotten Manor kicks off the Halloween season with spooky new attractions

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