The Halloween Capital Of The World Is Right Here In Minnesota And You’ll Want To Visit
Now that October is officially here, the hunt for the perfect costumes, spooky decor, and sweet treats begins! While Halloween has existed in some form for centuries, most of our current traditions to one city in Minnesota. Not far from the Twin Cities, Anoka has been celebrating Halloween in style since 1920. Today, nearly 100 years later, Anoka continues to live up to its legacy as the Halloween Capital of the World. Read on to learn about all of Anoka’s Halloween festivities!
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Have you ever attended any Anoka Halloween celebrations? Do you plan on going to Grand Day Parade this year? Let us know in the comment!
Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 19 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at [email protected] or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.
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