Checking out the best Halloween costumes of 2019

Minnesota retailer, HalloweenCostumes.com is one busy place right now. They'll ship out more than a million costumes this Halloween season making them the largest online-only Halloween costume retailer. Shayne Wells visited their gigantic North Mankato warehouse to find out how they got started, and what costumes are the hottest sellers this year.

Plymouth's newest adventure destination

As the temperatures drop and the kids need to burn some energy, there’s a new indoor amusement park to try out. Urban Air Adventure Park in Plymouth features the nation’s first Power Up Go-Karts which speeds of up to 20 mph, an indoor Sky Rider, a climbing wall, ropes course, and trampolines.

British inspired booze...and bikes!

Royal Foundry Craft Spirits, a British-inspired Minneapolis distillery just opened the only operating cycle speedway in the United States. The sport of cycle speedway is a form of bicycle racing on short oval dirt or clay tracks where riders use single speed bicycles without brakes. The track is open for amateur and professional riders four days a week. Bikes will be provided, but patrons need to bring their own helmets.

There are frights to be had at the Dead End Hay Ride

One of the Twin Cities most popular Halloween attractions is getting national attention. ‘Haunt World' Magazine listed the Dead End Hay Ride in Wyoming as one of the scariest choices in the Midwest. There’s a cemetery, catacombs, a prisoner bus, a clown barn and an auto salvage yard. Shayne Wells introduces us to the creator, who turned a former Christmas Tree Farm into this spooky experience.

Shayne Wells cooking up some MEA fun!

Kids across the metro are gearing up for the MEA break. If you aren't heading to the airport and need some fun family activities to fill the time, how about creating some BOO-tiful treats at Way Cool Cooking School.

Mermaids swimming at SEA LIFE at Mall of America during October

A mythical creature is moving into SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium at the Mall of America. The mermaids are back for the month of October and are ready to dazzle with their underwater performance. FOX 9's Shayne Wells takes us under the sea to meet the water spirits.

Treasure abound at the Junk Bonanza

The treasure hunt is on! Junk Bonanza Vintage Market has set up shop at Canterbury Park. There are more than 150 vendors offering vintage finds and re-purposed pieces. The event runs from 9am to 5pm Friday, Sept. 27th and Saturday, Sept. 28th. Tickets are $10 at the door.

ValleySCARE is back!

Boo! ValleyFair has transitioned to ValleySCARE. The Halloween Haunt, which runs through Oct. 27, offers six haunted mazes, each with its own theme, plus four scare zones.

A new spa in the Twin Cities has everyone buzzing

Shayne Wells visits Worker B Wellness in the Schmidt Brewery Rathskeller in St. Paul. A spa beyond a traditional look and is all about the bees. It features honey-infused products and experiences like a beeswax meditation room.

Acrobat brings one-man circus show to St. Paul

A world-renowned tightrope acrobat has brought his show from Switzerland to St. Paul. His big top is set up next to Circus Juventas and his one-man-circus runs through Sept. 22nd. The Veteran of Cirque Du Soleil shows our Shayne Wells why he’s considered the “Lord of the Wire.” Ticket info: https://circusjuventas.org/