fall activities near Washington, MI

5 Fun Fall Activities You Can Drive to From Washington Township, MI

Celebrate the harvest season in a Chevrolet Trax, Trailblazer, or Traverse and drive your family to destinations packed with exciting fall activities in and around Washington Township, MI. Go on hayrides in the moonlight, enjoy glasses of cider around bonfires, run through corn mazes, and take the little one trick or treating.  

1. Westview Orchards Fall Family Fun Weekend Festivals

Westview Orchards, right here in Washington Township at 65075 Van Dyke hosts their Fall Family Fun Weekends throughout October every year. Celebrate the harvest season with tractor-driven wagon rides and run through the corn maze. There are straw, tire, and rope mountains, and the little ones can meet the barnyard animals at the petting barns, find their way through Spookley the Square Pumpkin straw bale maze, and run wild in the 3-acre playground.

2. Moonlight Hayrides

Stoney Creek Orchard and Cider Mill at 2961 W. 32 Mile Road in Romeo, just a quick 5-mile hop and sip from Washington Township, takes families on moonlight hayrides throughout October. Hop on a tractor-pulled wagon for a moonlit ride through the orchard.

There’s nothing spooky about the ride, but if you keep your eyes peeled and peer hard enough into the darkness, you might spot nocturnal wildlife along the way. After the ride, you can get cozy with a glass of cider and a donut at the bonfire.

3. Blake’s Big Apple Haunted Attractions

Blake Farms at 71485 North Avenue in Armada is just a short 13-mile drive from Washington Township. The farm is a great fall destination with loads of activities. Blake Farms is also one of the first pick-your-own orchards in Michigan.

So, head to the orchard early to pick your own apples and quench your first with a glass of delicious cider. Stay until after dark to enjoy a spooky evening with a haunted family hayride, explore the spine-chilling 3-story haunted barn, and play a thrilling game of Spookyland and Zombie paintball.

4. Hallow-Palooza Trunk or Treat

Every year at the end of October, Harrison Township, roughly 23 miles away, hosts Hallow-Palooza Trunk or Treat in Tucker Park at 27100 Ballard Street. The event is one of the city’s fall highlights and provides great family fun with plenty of snacks, candy, and games for everyone. Dress up in costumes and trick or treat from the decorated cars or decorate your car and hand out candy to the trick-or-treaters from your trunk.

5. Halloween Fun Fest

Head 26 miles to St. Clair Shores to join the excitement at the Halloween Fun Fest at Veterans Memorial Park at 32400 Jefferson Avenue, held annually at the end of October. The Halloween Fun Fest is geared for kids under 12 with tons of candy, games, a bounce house, face painting, and a petting zoo. There are family hayrides, and the kids will have a ball trick-or-treating around the park.

Join in the fall festivities and make unforgettable harvest-time memories with your family. Call Heidebreicht Chevrolet today to schedule a service and ensure your car is in tip-top shape to take your family to exciting fall destinations.  

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