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Niles Fright Fest

  • River Front Front Street Niles, MI, 49120 United States (map)

Looking for some family fun this fall? Come join us for our 1st Annual Niles Fright Fest on October 8th. We will have a day packed with games, crafts, pumpkin carving and scavenger hunts and ending the night with our Zombie Apocalypse Run Walk. Events will be happening at the former Riverfront on Front Street and throughout the town with activities at the Fort St. Joseph Museum & open house at the Chapin Mansion.


10:00 - 3:00 Activities & Open House at museum & Chapin house

1:00 - 4:00 Pumpkin Decorating. Riverfront patio. Free decorating if you leave your pumpkin to be displayed downtown and 5 tickets if you want to take your decorated pumpkin home.

1:00 - 5:00 Games, Fun House and Crafts at former Riverfront. Front St. Drinks and snacks will also be available for purchase with your tickets. 

Tickets 50 cents each or 13 for $5. Tokens will be won at each game and prizes can be redeemed with tokens.

5:00 - 7:00 Downtown Scavenger Hunt.

Supper - Checkout our local eateries and their spooky specials.
*Updates on specials coming soon.

6:00 - 8:00 - Registration for the Zombie Walk/Run.
$5 and the choice is yours.

Be a runner (Human) run our 1ish mile course to try and beat the zombies back to the finish


Be a zombie and see if you can slow walk to the finish line before the runners

ALL need to watch out for our "Rogue" Zombiacs

6:00 - 8:00 - Zombie Station. Come in your own costume or get made up at our Zombie Station with zombie clothes, make up, and our BLOOD SPLATTER ZONE.

8:00 - 9:00 - Zombie Apocalypse starts.
Photo-op at the start for those brave enough to pass through "The Tunnel of Terror" 

9:00 - 11:00 - Games, Haunted House and Dance Music at the Riverfront. Highschool and up. 

or for those 21+ you can continue the night at Massimo's or Brass Eye for spooky specials and fun.

Save the date! We'll keep you posted on updates as they happen.

Earlier Event: October 8
Berrien County Mom2Mom Sale
Later Event: October 8
Northern Indiana Autism Expo