October Fest
2:00 PM14:00

October Fest


October is filled with fun at the Wildlife Science Center! Join us for OCTOBER FEST on the 21st , from 2pm-6pm. There will be traditional German food with a Smokeys’ twist, provided by Smokey’s Pub n’ Grill. Beer tasting and beverages of your choice will also be available. There will be a bags contest, one for adults and one for kids, offered by Gordy's Bar. Enjoy a variety of music provided by the Workin’ Dogs! These gents sing in 4 part harmony, play harmonicas, banjos, guitars, write their own music, cover others, and offer everything from folk to polkas. As always, the wolves provide the backdrop to a day of fun.

Adults - $15 Kids - $10


  • Polish Sausage

  • Beer Brats 

  • Bavarian Pretzels

  • Fixings - Kraut, onions, 3 different mustards (stone ground, spicy, yellow)

  • Bags of chips

Plus beer sampling!

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12:00 PM12:00


Come trick-or- treat among owls, wolves and bears while you learn about some of nature's most misunderstood creatures! Walk through a haunted cabin or enjoy the warmth of a campfire. Show off your costume, decorate your own trick-or-treat bag, get lots of fabulous goodies, and have some spooky fun. Thanks to Family Fun Inflatables LLC, a bounce house will be on site! All proceeds benefit the Wildlife Science Center.

Adults - $10.00   Kids - $8.00

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Harvest Howl
11:00 AM11:00

Harvest Howl

Join us for a day of autumn family fun with wolves, raptors, and other wild animals. Educational demonstrations, local artisans and vendors selling their wares, kid's games, pumpkin painting contests and more! This festive family event provides an opportunity for the entire community to celebrate the annual fall harvest. Dogs on leash always welcome. All proceeds benefit the Wildlife Science Center.

Event Admission: Adults - $10.00   Kids - $8.00

Confirmed Vendor List:

  • Scentsy

  • North Lakes Insurance

  • doTerra Oils

  • Adopt-A-Husky Minnesota

  • Siberian Husky Club of the Twin Cities

  • Northwest Passage High School

  • Usborne Books & More

  • LuLaRoe

  • Candi's Crazy $5 Bling

  • Thirty-One

  • The Sassy Succulent

  • Mary's Twisted Tye-Dye

  • Fuzzbutt Boutique

  • CherryHill Alpacas

  • Sewing Sparrow's Message

  • Enlightened Soul

  • Ookalooka Cookies

  • Salsa Spot Food Truck

  • Neeter's Pet Sitting

  • HempWorx

  • Inside the Fire Studio

  • Pretty Anarchy

  • SeneGence (LipSense)

  • Simple Shave Club LLC

  • Scarves and Headbands by Jen

  • Without Borders International

  • Origami Owl

  • Norwex

  • Lucky Paws Midwest Rescue

  • Tupperware

Interested in being a part of the event with your booth?

Register your organization or company for a booth either as a registered 501(c) (3) non-profit organization or merchandise vendor* HERE. Also seeking demonstrators for crafts and seasonal activities. Contact events@wildlifesciencecenter.org

*All vendors may sell items and keep the proceeds.

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