Get ready to put on your spookiest costume and join the ghostly gathering at Houlton’s ultimate Halloween bash! It’s going to be a scream!

Events on October 28th. 2023 &
November 4th, 2023

About The Event

Experience the enchantment of All Shires Eve, where Houlton, Maine comes alive with Halloween spirit and eerie surprises.

  • Multiple Events

    October 28th & November 4th, 2023

  • Downtown

    Houlton, Maine

What To Expect

Put on your garlic braids. Grab your silver crosses. Get ready to mingle with ghouls, werewolves, witches and vampires. Show off your scary side and win a surprise gift for the most terrifying costume. Or grab a bite of horrifying delicacies made by local restaurants and vendors.

We have so much in store for you. Find out for yourself in this year’s All Shires’ Eve event…if you dare!

Adult Costume Contest & Dance

Prepare to unleash your inner Halloween spirit at the Houlton Elks Lodge – where ghoulish glamour and haunting dance moves collide!

Face Painting

Soft-bodied humans can join the world of the wicked. Get your face painted by local artist, Cassie Nightingale!


Stroll along the enchanting Market Square for over 30 trunk-or-treating delights + visit participating storefronts for a special treat!

Frightful Films

Experience spine-tingling suspense and bone-chilling thrills with our Halloween movie lineup at Temple Cinema!

Boo Blog

Get to know a bit more about the spookiest time of the year and the culture it has created.

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