2018 Halloween Haunts and Horrors Roundup

. October 10, 2018.
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GAMES & TRIVIA | PARTIES & FESTIVALS | FILM & THEATER | GHOST HUNTS & HISTORY | MUSIC | ARTS & CRAFTS | OUTDOOR HAPPENINGS | ROADTRIP-WORTHY HAUNTS

Got Brains? (games & trivia)

Wednesday, 10.10

Horror Movie Trivia: The Psychos
How well do you know about the 2017 film “The Psychos”? Test your knowledge and bring your team to this fun trivia night. 7pm. Free.

The Casual Pint | 3550 Executive Pkwy
419-469-8965 | toledo.thecasualpint.com

Thursday, 10.18

The Walking Dead Sporcle Live Trivia
If you know everything about the characters, stories, and plot twists, try your hand at trivia. $25.

7-9pm at Jed’s Fireballs & Brew | 1566 Reynolds Rd, Maumee
8-10pm at Dale’s Bar & Grill, 322 Conant St, Maumee
store.sporcle.com

Ghouls Just Wanna Have Fun (parties & festivals)

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 10.12-10.28

Haunt at Halloweekends
Experience Cedar Point after dark, ride on, and visit several extra scary Haunted House attractions throughout the park. $44. Hours are Fridays, 6pm-midnight, Saturdays, 11am-midnight and Sundays, 11am-8pm.

1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky
419-627-2350 | cedarpoint.com

Saturday, 10.13

Barktoberfest 2018
Hang out with the pups at Barktoberfest for food, games, brew and a “Howl”-O-Ween costume contest for both pets and owners. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. $10/adult, pups and kids are free. 11am-1pm.

Centennial Terrace | 5773 Centennial Rd, Sylvania
419-885-7106 | barktoberfestgreatertoledo.ticketspice.com

Saturday, 10.13

Pumpkin Harvest Festival
There’s so much to do at this fall festival including hayrides, a photo area, pumpkin painting, games, a straw maze and much more. Enjoy locally made foods including cider and donuts along with pumpkin picking. 10am-6pm. Free.

Hoen’s Garden Center | 1710 Perrysburg Holland Rd, Holland
419-865-6566 | hoensgardencenter.com

Friday, 10.19

Spooktacular Costume Dance Party
Come dressed in your best costume for your chance to win a cash prize. Dance with other party goers to a music mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing. A beginner Ballroom and Latin group class will be offered before the party at 7pm for $15/person or $25/couple. $10 for party admission with costume, $15 without costume. 8-11pm.

Toledo Ballroom | 6365 Monroe St, Sylvania
419-690-3897 | toledoballroom.com

Saturday, 10.20

Adams Street Zombie Crawl
Join the undead for a night of terror. $10 wristbands (cash only, available upon entry) will give you access to all six bars: Ottawa Tavern, Poco Loco, The Attic, Manhattans Pub & Cheer, Georgjz’s and Wesley’s. Ages 21+ only. 5pm-1am.

21st to 11th, Adams Street.
thezombiecrawl.com

Sunday, 10.21

Sylvania Fall Festival
Find spooky fun and autumn activities on Sylvania’s Main Street during the 33rd annual festival. Sunday, October 28. 10am-4pm | Free

Downtown Sylvania | sylvaniachamber.org

Saturday, 10.27

Witches’ Ball of Toledo
Join the Northern Spirits Coven of Witches for a magical evening in celebration of the witches’ New Year (Samhain) with food, drinks, and fun. $15, individual. $25, couple, available at Once in a Blue Moon (4348 Monroe St.). Ages 18+ only. 3pm-midnight.

Fraternal Order of Police Toledo Lodge #40 | 255 Gradolph St
419-810-1478 | northernspiritscoven.com

Saturday, 10.27

Halloween Party at Chateau Aeronautique
The adults only event will feature a costume contest and psychic readings by Judy. 2-10pm.

Chateau Aeronautique Winery & Blue Skies Brewery | 12000 Pentecost Highway, Onsted
517-446-4052 | chateaueronautiquewinery.com

Sunday, 10.28

HalloWeak Comedy & Costume Party
Dress to impress in your ghoulish best at this comedy show and dance party. Comedian Howie Bell, Alton William, J. Bell and B. DJ Jay Roc spins the best beats at the dance party, following the show. Prizes for best costumes. $10.

Signal Nightclub | 3229 Secor Rd
419-972-2221 | eventbrite.com

Eye Candy (film & theater)

Thursday, 10.11

Spellbound: An Evening of Surreal Films
Films made by TSA students will be showcased in the school’s cozy Attic Theater. Admission is free, but donations are encouraged. 7-8pm.

Toledo School for the Arts | 333 14th St
419-246-8732 | ts4arts.org

Friday, 10.12

Premiering the Legend
Watch the world premier of the film “Legend of Holcomb Road” where a couple of teens venture into the haunted forest. Shown with a documentary on the real stories behind the legend. Meet the film’s cast and crew. $6. 6pm and 8pm.

Maumee Indoor Theatre | 601 Conant St, Maumee
419-897-8902 | capture1online.com

Saturday, 10.13

The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Join in the fun and sing along with 3B Productions during a screening of this cult classic. Bring props. $17. 7pm & 11:45pm.

Maumee Indoor Theatre | 601 Conant St
419-897-8902 | 3BProductions.org

Friday, 10.19

Silver Screen Classic: Night of the Living Dead
George A. Romero’s 1968 indie horror classic comes alive. $5. 7:30pm.

Valentine Theatre | 410 Adams St
419-242-ARTS | valentinetheatre.com

Thursday, 10.25

Sound of Silents: Nosferatu, A Symphony of Horror (1922)
Based on Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula, F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu is a haunting, beautiful Halloween classic. See it presented with a a live score by organist Stephen Warner. $7, members. $10, nonmembers. 7-9pm.

Toledo Museum of Art | 2445 Monroe St
419-255-8000 | toledomuseum.org

Friday, 10.26 – Sunday, 10.4

Slasher
The Toledo Repertoire Theatre stages a terrifyingly funny play about an up-and-coming actress who’s been cast as the “final girl” in a low-budget slash flick. $9.75 – $19.75. October 26-November 4. 8pm, Fridays-Saturdays. 2:30pm, Sundays.

The Toledo Repertoire Theatre | 16 10th St
419-243-9277 | toledorep.org

Happy Haunting (ghost hunts & history)

Friday, 10.12

Toledo Police Museum Public Ghost Hunt
Maybe you’ll catch your own EVP reading or see one of the shadow figures in the basement. This paranormal hunt is for ages 12 and older. $20/adults, $15/children. 7pm-midnight. Additional date Saturday, October 20.

Toledo Police Museum | 2201 Kenwood Blvd
419-720-2485 | toledopolicemuseum.com

Saturday, 10.13

Fall Adult Ghost Hunt
The hunt will stop at Smith Hotel, the Langs-Wager House and the Munger General Store in search of ghosts. Ticket sales will benefit the preservation of local historical sites like the ones on this tour. $25. 6:30-9:30pm.

Flat Rock Historical Society | 25486 Gibraltar Rd, Flat Rock, MI
734-782-5220 | Tickets at eventbrite.com

Sunday, 10.14

Glass City Para-Con
Learn everything about paranormal activity and the best places in the Toledo area to look for it. Speakers will discuss activity at various locations and what items you’ll need for a hunt and your protection. VIP includes a public ghost hunt after the para-con from 6:30-11pm. $10/GA, $50-$65/VIP. 11am-5pm.

The Toledo Club | 235 14th St
419-364-8499 | “GlassCity ParaCon” on Facebook

Friday & Saturday, 10.19 & 10.20

Ghosts of Providence
This lantern-lit evening walk features characters from the past telling the spooky tales of the town that was abandoned after a cholera epidemic, fire, and decline of canal traffic. $7. 7pm.

Providence Metropark | 13827 S River Rd, Grand Rapids
419-832-6004 | metroparkstoledo.com

Fridays & Saturdays, 10.19-10.27

Garrison Ghost Walk (Official)
Feel like you’re right in the heart of history while exploring the Fort Meigs battlefield. Maybe it’s the atmosphere of the field at night or the idea that spirits still roam around, but whatever it is, it’s sure to keep you on your toes and send a chill down your spine. All ages tours offered every 15 minutes between 7-8:30pm, adult only offered 8:45pm and 9pm.

Fort Meigs | 29100 W River Rd, Perrysburg
419-874-4121 | fortmeigs.org/ghostwalk

Saturday, 10.20

Historic Cemetery Walk
Join the Flat Rock Historical Society for a tour of the old Historic Brownstown Cemetery, a town that is no more! Visit the House of Mourning and explore the ruins. $20. Tours are two hours and are held 4-10pm.

Smith Hotel | 25486 Gibraltar Rd, Flat Rock
734-782-5220 | flatrockhistory.org

Saturday, 10.20

The Happening—A Haunted Museum Experience
Get up close history lessons as you travel through time with true scenes of Wayne’s goulish past and enjoy some sweet treats afterwards. $5. 6pm-midnight.

The Wayne Historical Society | 1 Towne Square St, Wayne, MI
734-722-0113 | “The Wayne Historical Society” on Facebook

Saturday, 10.20

Death Becomes Her: A Victorian Halloween High Tea
Visitors will learn about the strange and outlandish burial practices of the Victorian age. Enjoy a seated tea with sweets and snacks. Don’t be alarmed at the frightful past. $25. 5-8pm.

320 E Front St, Monroe
734-242-0168 | facebook.com/thesawyerhomstead

Tuesday, 10.23

Ohio’s Haunted History
Hear from storytellers as they share tales of Ohio’s history of ghosts and haunted places. 6:30-8:30pm. Free.

Wood County District Public Library | 251 N Main St, BG
419-352-5104 | wcdpl.org

WitchCraft (arts & crafts)

Saturday & Sunday, 10.13 & 10.14

Oddmall: Hallowondrous
Get ready for all things creepy and weird at this convention featuring dozens of artists and vendor booths., live entertainment, trick or treating and makeup demos. 10am-6pm Saturday and 10am-5pm Sunday. Free.

SeaGate Convention Centre | 401 Jefferson Ave
419-255-3300 | oddmall.info

Thursday, 10.18

Friends of Side Cut: Make It Take It Pumpkin Planter
Get into the fall festivities by decorating a pumpkin using live succulents. Register in advance by calling. For ages 18+. $5. 7-8pm.

Side Cut Metropark | 1025 W River Rd, Maumee
419-897-8663 | metroparkstoledo.com

Saturday, 10.20

Painting the Skull
Learn about the history of sugar skulls as you create and paint your own. $25. 5-7pm.

BREW Coffee Bar | 2903 Dorr St
216-894-1905 | thebackhousegallery.com

Sounds of Horror (music)

Friday, 10.26

Halloween Mayhem at Frankie’s
This all ages, rock and metal show welcomes Hero’s Revival, Mujaw Creek, Rogue, Fate of Orion, and Shellshock to the stage. Show up in costume! $5 advance, $7 day of show, $8 under 21 day of show. 8pm-2am.

Frankie’s Inner-City | 308 Main St
419-724-4402 | innovationconcerts.com

Sunday, 10.28

Toledo Symphony: Halloween Spooktacular
The TSO’s annual tradition offers spooky classics, Halloween activities, and more. $25. 3-5pm.

Valentine Theatre | 410 Adams St
419-246-8000 | toledosymphony.com

Outdoor Happenings

Saturdays & Sundays

The Great Pumpkin Patch & Farm Animal Tour
Pick your own pumpkins and enjoy plenty of other activities with the whole family. Feed the animals including goats, llamas, sheep, and pigs, hold baby ducks, chicks and bunnies, and milk a cow. Free/children 2 and under and active military, $10/3-12 years old, adults/$5. 11am-4pm.

Country Lane Tree Farm | 3525 N Bolander Rd, Genoa
419-461-1298 | countrylanetreefarm.com

Friday & Saturday, 10.12 & 10.13

Spooktacular Shoot
Join this nighttime Halloween-themed archery shoot and bring your gear, (or borrow equipment at the park) including a flashlight or headlamp. 6-10pm Friday and Saturday. Free.

Westwinds Metropark | 9918 Geiser Rd, Holland
419-360-9179 | metroparkstoledo.com

Sunday, 10.21

Tombstone Bike Tour & Family Haunted Ride
Come out and ride your bike in costume. Cyclists have the option to take a 16 or 28-mile bike ride, or combine the two. The family haunted ride will stay inside the park on the trails, while the longer rides follow rural roads, park roads, and trails. Register online. 10:30am-noon. Free.

Oak Openings Preserve Metropark | 5230 Wilkins Rd, Whitehouse
419-875-6349 | register.mvadventurers.org

Haunted attractions a short trip away

It’s finally that time of year where crowds head for the terrifying thrills of haunted houses and attractions. Weather you’re navigating through a dark maze, trying to find your way out of the house, or running away from a chainsaw maniac, you’re sure to get spooked. After a short trip, check out these attractions.

ScreamAcres Haunted Attractions, Napoleon

Intersection of State Rt 24 and Country Rd 16
screamacres.com
6-10pm | Fridays
2-10pm | Saturdays
2-9pm | Sundays

House of Damnation, Maumee

2901 Key St | revelationsha.com
7pm-midnight | Fridays and Saturdays
7-10pm | Sundays

Panic in the Pines, Genoa

3525 N Bolander Rd
panicinthepines.com
8-10pm | October 13, 20 and 27.

Lake Eerie Fearfest, Sandusky

3319 Milan Rd
lakeeeriefearfest.com
8pm-midnight | Friday and Saturday
8-10pm | Sundays

Putnam County’s Haunted Cornfield, Ottawa

13360 Rd 12
pchaunt.com
7:30-11pm | Fridays and Saturdays

Purgatory, Findlay

12630 Country Rd 216
ohiohauntedhouses.com
8pm-midnight | Fridays and Saturdays

Woods of Darkness, South Rockwood, MI

11665 Haggerman Rd
woodsofdarkness.com
7:30-11pm | Fridays and Saturdays

The Psycho Path, Flat Rock, MI

23984 Gibraltar Rd
michiganhauntedhouses.com/halloween
8-11pm | Fridays and Saturdays