Halloween Events 2022

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Events being added, daily!

Tuesday 10/25

Pumpkin Carving

Student Union Terrace
Rain location: Student Union 304A

Join Student Activities in carving pumpkins for the mega weekend event, PumpkinFest! Your pumpkin will be part of a multi-story display of jack-o-lanterns, that will be part of a light and music show on the Student Union Mall! Stop by and get creative!

Fall Festival

Student Union Room 104

Off-Campus and Commuter Student Services is hosting their annual Fall Festival on Tuesday, October 25th from 12-2pm. This event is free and fun for all off-campus students. We will have a variety of departments participating to offer information, giveaways and highlight about Halloween. We invite you to attend and have a spooky good time! Free donuts, cider and more!

Thursday 10/27

Pumpkin Carving

Student Union 310

Join Student Activities in carving pumpkins for the mega weekend event, PumpkinFest! Your pumpkin will be part of a multi-story display of jack-o-lanterns, that will be part of a light and music show on the Student Union Mall! Stop by and get creative!

Friday 10/28

“No Tricks, All Treats” with the UConn Sexperts

Student Union Mall

Stop by the Student Union on Friday, October 28th from 12pm-2pm to pick up free Halloween treats (condoms & candy) from the UConn Sexperts!


Tech or Treat – OPIM Innovate Halloween Event

12-4pm (Walk-in Anytime)
OPIM Innovate Lab - BUSN 391

Come grab some candy and participate in some Halloween-themed tech activities! Costumes are encouraged. We will also be serving some fall treats. This event counts towards Month of Discovery!

Use this link to preregister: https://nexus.uconn.edu/secure_per/events/event_registration.php?ser=5990&rc=3678782874


Spooky Night Social

Rainbow Center, Student Union Room 403

Come join the Rainbow Center for our Spooky Night Social! We will be playing some fun and spooky games. Patrons are encouraged to come to the Rainbow Center on Friday, 10/28 from 5:30-7:30 to celebrate, and show off their costumes, if they wish!! Hope you can join us on this spooky night!

Contact rainbowcenter@uconn.edu or  860-486-5821 for more information.



Student Union Terrace and Mall

Join Student Activities for our October mega weekend event, PumpkinFest! Enjoy a jack-o-lantern light and music show on the Student Union Mall! Click here for a preview!  Don't miss the food trucks and tarot card readers, too!


Saturday 10/29

Mischief After Dark Concert

doors at 5:30pm, show 6pm - 9pm
Student Union Ballroom

Join WHUS for the Mischief After Dark Concert with double-headliners Jordana and Injury Reserve, and Wavy McGrady opening. Tickets are free for UConn undergrads and $5 to the public. It's a costume contest concert as well so all are welcome and encouraged to dress up!



Hypnotist Jim Spinnato

Student Union Theatre

Late Night will be hosting Hypnotist, Jim Spinnato! He will be taking student participation for his high energy show - “Watch as volunteers from the audience release their comedic abilities all while under the influence of hypnosis! "Sleeping" was never this funny!”


Late Night Halloween Ball

Student Union

Join Late Night for their Halloween Ball! Enjoy arts and crafts, candy, stuff-a-cat, pumpkin painting, music and more! Costumes encouraged!


Sunday 10/30

Treat Our Campus to a Clean Up on Halloween Weekend

1pm - 3pm

Join the UConn Recovery Community, a program offered by Student Health and Wellness, and the Ocean Recovery Community Alliance (ORCA) as we “treat” our campus to our 3rd annual clean up of trash. Last fall we had 200 students, 20 student groups, and cleaned up almost a 1,000 lbs. of trash. Let’s set a goal for 2,000 this year! Free “I Cleaned Up Campus”  t-shirts for UConn student participants. (Supplies limited, none distributed earlier than 12:45 p.m.) Clean up in costume and you may win a prize for the most eco-nscious costume.

For more information, contact Lexi Crawford at alc21008work@uconn.edu or sandy.valentine@uconn.edu.

Monday 10/31

Trick-or-Treat at the U

Student Union

Swipe your UConn student ID at the Student Union Information Center, receive a map and a bag, and stop at different locations in the Student Union for treats!  First come, first served.  While supplies last.

Trick-or-Treat at the Rec Center

Rec Center North Entrance

Stop by the Rec Center at the North Entrance (near School of Business) between 12:00-4:00pm to Trick-or-Treat!

Just Dance Competition & Halloween Coloring

Women's Center Program Room, Student Union 4th Floor

Join the Women's Center for a Just Dance Competition with prizes and stay for some Halloween coloring!

Contact dyi21001work@uconn.edu for more information.

Halloween Social Outdoors – Costumes Welcome

Student Union Terrace Fire Pit

Join the Werth Institute for an evening of s'mores and hot cocoa. Costumes welcome!

Contact ian.bender@uconn.edu for more information.

UConn Rec Costume Climb

Rec Center

Join us in the Climbing Center for a Costume Climb! Prizes for the top 10 costumed climbers that show up between 4:00-8:00pm

Haunted HEEP Trail

HEEP Red Trail, off of Discovery Drive by IPB

Bring your friends and walk through a frightening and fun haunted trail!

Sponsored by the Office of Sustainability