It's that spooky time of year! Halloween is just around the corner and we've teamed up with Something Special from Wisconsin to bring you fun products and activities to celebrate the season. From local seasonal produce to fun family day trips, we've rounded up eight Wisconsin-made ways to make this October a total treat!
Nothing says Halloween like something a little bit bloody! For brunch or happy hour, Johnny Velvet's bloody mary mix adds the perfect amount of zing to your concoction. Garnish with radish and olive to add some fun fall color to your cocktail.
Whether you're bobbing for apples or picking them at the orchard, AVEnue Orchard has a variety of apples to eat, can, jelly, and bake into your favorite fall treats. This family-run orchard has over 1,500 trees and has an on-site store in Eau Claire, as well as a presence at several local farmers markets.
Take trick-or-treating to the next level with these sweet goodie bags. With pumpkin chocolates and flavored toffee, these treat bags are perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth. Sweet P's Pantry has you covered for Halloween with Pumpkin Seed Toffee, Pumpkin Spice Caramels, and even Peanut Butter Eyeballs!
October is the perfect time to have your steak a little bloody and Brandon Meats has just the cut. Located in Brandon, this old-fashioned butcher shop serves the freshest t-bones, rib eyes, and porterhouse steaks, as well as a variety of other meats.
Celebrate the season with family and take on Creek Bed Country Farmacy's famous corn maze! You'll twist and turn through 18 acres and 6 miles of paths and can participate in fun time trials and trivia games on your phone. Check out the maze after dark for an extra spooky experience!
Don't leave your best friend out of the trick-or-treating fun! Brew City Barkery's peanut butter pumpkin treats are homemade, bite-size treats made with fresh ingredients and without preservatives. That means a tasty, all-natural treat for your dog this Halloween!
Double, double toil and trouble! Concoct your favorite brew with State Line Distillery's classic vodka. This versatile grain vodka is perfect for all your favorite fall cocktails including a delicious, spiced moscow mule.
Cook up your favorite fall dishes (and ward off any hungry vampires) with delicious fresh garlic from Krebs Pleasant View Farms. This family farm in Hartford, Wisconsin specializes in naturally-grown garlic and has been farming their land for five generations.
Something Special from Wisconsin™ is a trademarked program administered by the Division of Agricultural Development at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection since 1983. Every dollar spent on Something Special from Wisconsin™ products and services supports local farmers, food processors, entrepreneurs, our communities and livelihood, as well as the Wisconsin way of life. Something Special from Wisconsin™ products are unique and of the highest quality, making them perfect for gift-giving, special occasions and every day!
Maddie Brady is the social media manager for Discover Wisconsin. She may be from Illinois, but she’s passionate about sharing the beauty and fun of her new home state, Wisconsin! Watch the show Saturdays at 10 a.m. on FSN Wisconsin’s outdoor block or online at DiscoverWisconsin.com. Follow Maddie on Instagram at @maddiekbrady.