The trees are changing, the air is crisp, and football is on TV...fall has officially arrived! Oshkosh has a lot of exciting events and fun activities to celebrate this season.

Pick a pumpkin at Sunny Acres Farm

Spend a day at Sunny Acres Farm picking the perfect pumpkin!  Venture out into the patch, play a round of mini-golf, jump in the bounce house, take a train ride, paint a pumpkin, ride the rocking horse carousel, and feed the llamas, alpacas, mini horses, goats, pigs, ducks and chickens. Sunny Acres Farm is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. through October 31.

Pumpkins at Sunny Acres Farm


Bring the family to Zooloween Boo at Menominee Park and Zoo on October 15th. Come in costume and enjoy trick-or-treat stations, bounce houses, Halloween concessions, games, crafts prizes, mascots and more! Make sure you show up in your best costume to win the costume contest! Can’t make it to Zooloween? Downtown Oshkosh is having Treat at the Market during the Farmers Market on Saturday October 29th! Collect your stash from vendors or participating businesses Downtown.

Trick-or-Treat Yo Self  

Caramel Crisp Cafe has a variety of pumpkin-spiced everything including shakes, malts, cookies, cheesecake bites, bread pudding and even pumpkin butter! If pumpkin spice isn’t your thing, the cafe has other fall favorites including apple butter, caramel apples and more. Tamara’s the Cake Guru also has a plethora of fall treats including fresh, pumpkin cream cheese bread made daily. 

Catch a Game

School is in session which means so are sports! It’s not only football season, but also tennis, cross country, golf, swimming, soccer, and volleyball. Check out the schedule of our local high school teams as well as our UW-Oshkosh Titans and go show your support!

Titan Stadium JJ Keller Field Sports

Learn About Oshkosh’s Paranormal History

Take a tour of The Grand during their Haunted Happenings EventThe ghost tours highlight the 139-year history of The Grand and the spirit stories within. Other nights will have spooky season themed trivia, Haunted Happy Hours, Cocktail Classes, and, of course, a Grand finale heading into Halloween! This event is happening October 6, 13, 20, & 23 with Family-Friendly tours and Late Night tour options.

Looking for something spook-tacular to do this October?! Stop by the Historic Morgan House for a paranormal investigation by Windigo Paranormal. Will the spirits of this historic residence make contact from the afterlife? Learn more and register for this event on October 21 here!

 Stay the night in Oshkosh—click here for overnight options!