Pru Boo trick or treat event for kids

Trick or Treat at The Prudential Center Shops

The Shops at Prudential Center, Boston, will host its annual Pru Boo indoor trick-or-treating and family fun event to benefit The Home for Little Wanderers on Sunday, October 27.

Pru Boo trick or treat event for kids

For the nineteenth year the Prudential Center will open its doors to hundreds of families from Greater Boston to enjoy “store-to-store” trick-or-treating, a performance by Vanessa Trien and The Jumping Monkeys as well as a variety of activities including:

Boston Ballet – Nutcracker costume/photo opportunity.

New England Aquarium –Tide Pool Open House! This program allows children to handle and observe a wide range of live tidal pool animals from local waters. Also, an appearance by one of NEAQ’s aquatic characters.

Magic Beans – Elmo character appearance (11-11:30AM and 12-12:30PM)

Museum of Science –Dinosaur activities, including Dino Size Me, a dinosaur math activity; dino facts; and make your own Dino puzzles or bookmarks.

NECCO –Craft activities using Necco candy.

Boston Duck Tours – Appearance by official mascot, Kilroy.

The Freedom Trail Foundation – Have your picture taken in the stocks! Learn more about The Freedom Trail.


As well as a number of other activities by Blue Man Group, Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, Mary Baker Eddy Library, Microsoft, and Zipcar.

Schedule of Events

11:00am – 1:00pm: Trick-or-treat and children’s activities

2:00pm: Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys

With a $4 donation to The Home for Little Wanderers, participants receive a trick-or-treat bag that provides access to trick-or-treating at more than 50 stores and restaurants at the Prudential Center, along with other fun family-friendly activities.

Presenting sponsor, NECCO, The New England Confectionery Company, will provide all candy.

Trick-or-treat bags can be purchased at The Shops at Prudential Center’s Customer Service Desk starting October 1, and at check-in stations located in the Food Court and Center Court starting at 9am the day of the event.

Parking for the day is $16. Parking passes can be picked up at Pru Boo check-in stations.


Halloween Costume Photo Costume Contest:

Submit a photo of your little one in costume October 1 – 23, 2013 for a chance to win a prize pack from The Shops at Prudential Center valued at $100.  Share your photo on our Facebook Page, Twitter and/or Instagram.  For details visit here.

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