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Experience drive-thru Halloween light show near Ann Arbor

Event hosted by North Star Reach

Halloween displays will be featured throughout the camp's 105-acre grounds.
Halloween displays will be featured throughout the camp's 105-acre grounds. (©John Baird 2020 | North Star Reach)

ANN ARBOR – Here’s a safe and fun event for the whole family.

Medical specialty camp for children with serious health challenges North Star Reach will host a Drive-Thru Halloween Glow & Lights Show this season.

The drive through the camp will feature spook-tacular illuminated displays, a wooded wonderland and singing jack-o'-lanterns. The event will also feature trick-or-treating for kids and visitors are encouraged to come in costume.

Families can choose from four dates. Each day has 20 available time slots of 30 minutes.

Tickets are $25 per car and all proceeds benefit North Star Reach, which provides a free summer camp experience for families with children with chronic and life-threatening illnesses. Each admission includes a Halloween-themed grab bag full of surprises.

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Halloween displays will be featured throughout the camp's 105-acre grounds. (©John Baird 2020 | North Star Reach)

Dates and times:

  • Friday, Oct. 23rd | 7 p.m.–9 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 30th | 7 p.m.–9 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 31st | 7 p.m.–9 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 1st | 6 p.m.–8 p.m.

Guests will be greeted at the gate upon arrival and will drive down a dirt road to the camp. Along the way, keep an eye out for volunteers in costume.

From there, illuminated displays and musical lights will be spread throughout the 105-acre camp.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

North Star Reach is at 1200 University Camp Drive in Pinckney.


About the Author:

Meredith has worked for WDIV since August 2017 and was voted one of Washtenaw County's best journalists in 2019 by eCurrent's readers. She covers the community of Ann Arbor and has a Master's degree in International Broadcast Journalism from City University London, UK.