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Rattle Your Bones- A Halloween Event

October 29, 2022 - October 30, 2022

Boy dressed in costume stands in the Port Discovery Overlook open play area

Visit Port Discovery for a spooky and kooky Halloween celebration on October 29th and 30th. Create a skeleton out of milk jugs. Dig for dinosaur bones in the FrankenS.T.E.A.M. Laboratory. Show off your costume and jam along with DJ Jampire. Meet Scarecrow Greg on Saturday or watch Encounter Magic do some out-of-this world tricks on Sunday. And more!

FrankenS.T.E.A.M. Laboratory: Recreating Dinosaurs 

All weekend

Dig up dinosaur bones in our FrankenS.T.E.A.M. Laboratory and complete activities with factual, fictional, and imaginative methods for recreating these extinct animals.   

Creature Scavenger Hunt 

October 29 at 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. – 4p.m. | October 30 at 11:30 a.m.- 1p.m. & 3:30 p.m  – 5 p.m.

Our museum wide, trick or treat styled scavenger hunt returns! This year, monster researcher Dr. Fan Helpsing needs assistance finding and learning about cool creatures. Seek the hidden monsters around the museum, complete their challenges, and collect some take-home, non-edible treats. 

Costume Parade & Dance Party with DJ Jampire 

October 29 at 1pm | October 30 at 2p.m. 

Parade around the museum alongside Port Discovery staff and friends while showing off your awesome costume. Then join in a dance party with a special music mix by our very own DJ Jampire!   

Scarecrow Greg May 

October 29 | 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

Scarecrow Greg will be roaming throughout the museum with circus tricks, magic tricks, and lots of silliness! Watch out! He might even show up ten-feet tall! 

Encounter Magic 

October 30 | 12:00-4:00 

October is the most magical of months, and magicians Brian Kehoe and Annie Montone (“Fox and Wolf,” “School of Magic Arts”) are pleased to be teaming with Port Discovery for the upcoming “Rattle Your Bones” weekend.  On October 30th, Brian and Annie will be strolling through the museum entertaining visitors with unique and spooky magic effects fun for the whole family.  There will even be opportunities for guests to learn a simple effect to perform on their own.  Don’t miss out! 

Studio Art Projects

Skeleton Masks

All weekend

Create a mask from a paper plate.  Get inspired by Día de los Muertos sugar skulls and pirate flags to decorate your mask any way you choose. 

Milk Jug Skeletons

All weekend

Did you know that you can create a skeleton out of gallon milk jugs? This communal project using milk jugs will definitely rattle some bones. 


October 29, 2022
October 30, 2022
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Port Discovery Children’s Museum
35 Market Place
Baltimore, MD 21202 United States
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