Halloween Calendar 2023


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THURS, Oct. 5

Scarecrow Workshop and Contest

Make your own scarecrow with provided supplies or bring your own to decorate the grounds and display at Carter Historic Farm. Win cash prizes by entering the 22nd Annual Scarecrow Contest. 4:30pm-7:30pm. Carter Historic Farm, 18331 Carter Rd., Bowling Green. wcparks.org

FRI, Oct. 6

Succulent Pumpkin Drop In Class

Learn how to create a stunning fall centerpiece using succulents and pumpkin with Beautiful Blooms by Jen. Classes will begin every half hour. Reservations are required to ensure enough pumpkins are available. Reservations and payment can be made on Eventbrite. $19.95. 5pm-8pm. Beautiful Blooms by Jen, 5675 Main St., Sylvania. 

CiderFest 419

Brought to you by the Toledo Night Market. There will be plenty of hard cider, mead, wine and craft beer tastings. Enjoy a concert and line dancing along the scenic Glass City Riverwalk. Ticketed. $55-$75. Glass City Metropark, 1001 Front St. toledonightmarket.com

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SAT, Oct. 7

Old West End Autumn Market

The 2023 Autumn Market is this fall’s most awesome daytime party in the Old West End. A wide range of vendors, neighbors selling their stuff, food trucks and music will entertain and delight you. 10am-5pm.  Agnes Reynolds Jackson Arboretum. 716 W. Delaware St. 

Pumpkin Palooza

Enjoy games, $2 pumpkins, fall decor for your home, food trucks, coffee trucks, apple cider, and more! Additionally, you can pick your own pumpkins, as well as buy those already picked. 10am-6pm. Keil’s Produce & Greenhouse, 3679 OH-2, Swanton. Keilsgreenhouse.com

Dundee’s Pumpkin Palooza
Giant pumpkins, car show, bounce houses, vendor market and more at this pumpkin celebration in Downtown Dundee. 9am-6pm. Wolverine Park, Toledo St., Dundee. 

Ghost Hunter’s Dinner
Join Maumee Bay Brewing Co. for a spine-tingling evening of ghostly encounters at the Ghost Hunter’s Dinner. This in-person event promises a thrilling experience for all paranormal enthusiasts. Whether you’re a seasoned ghost hunter or a curious beginner, this is your chance to delve into the mysterious world of spirits and specters. Tickets are available on Eventbrite. $50. Maumee Bay Brewing Co., 27 Broadway St. mbaybrew.com

Adams Street Zombie Crawl

Drink specials, food trucks, live entertainment and other spooky happenings up and down Adams Street at this annual street party. Costumes are encouraged. 21+. $20. 1700-1900 Adams St. thezombiecrawl.com

Creepfest at Collingwood

Vendors, stones and psychics. Free admission from 6pm to 9pm. Ticketed admission after 9pm includes a ghost hunt. Tickets are available on brownpapertickets.com. $25-$50. 6pm-midnight. Collingwood Arts Center, 2413 Collingwood Blvd. collingwoodartscenter.org

SUN, Oct. 8

Grand Rapids Applebutter Festival

The Applebutter Fest is known for its historical re-enactments, handmade crafts, live music, food and, of course, apple butter. 10am-5pm. Downtown Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids. applebutterfest.org

THURS, Oct. 12

Perrysburg Witches Walk
Visit Downtown Perrysburg shops and eateries for some fall fun including trick or treating, cocktail specials and more. 10am-7pm. Louisiana Ave., Perrysburg. shopgather101.com

Witches Broom and Brew
Craft a magically fun time at this event  filled with laughter, wine and broom making. Purchase tickets on Eventbrite. $60, additional accessories available at an additional cost.  7:30pm-8:30pm. A Space Away, 855 S. Holland Sylvania Rd.

FRI, Oct. 13

Friday the 13th
The classic slasher film will be shown at the KeyBank Theater. Camp Crystal Lake, once filled with joyous laughter, now stands shrouded in dread, haunted by a relentless killer. $10. 7pm. Imagination Station, 1 Discovery Way. imaginationstationtoledo.org


Ghosts of Providence
Encounter spirits from the ghost town of Providence on this guided lantern tour. Each tour is 45 minutes. Sign up for your preferred time slot online. 7pm. Also on Sat., Oct. 14, Fri., Oct. 20 and Sat., Oct. 21.  $10. Providence Metropark, 13827 S. River Rd., Grand Rapids. metroparkstoledo.com

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SAT, Oct. 14
Sylvania Fall Festival

A Pumpkin Patch for the kids and trick or treating on Main Street awaits at Northwest Ohio’s Finest Fall Market. There will also be live music, food trucks, fall desserts and more. The parade will be at 1pm, Sunday, Oct. 15. 4pm-10pm. Also on Sunday, Oct. 15, 10am-4pm. Downtown Sylvania, Main St., Sylvania. business.sylvaniachamber.org

Heart & Soul Toledo’s 20th Annual Halloween @ Hensville

The event will feature a live auction, a silent auction, dinner and live entertainment. Costumes are encouraged. Proceeds to benefit Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital and Thomas M Wernert Center. Ticketed. $50. 6:30pm-9:30pm. Fifth Third Field, 406 Washington St. heartandsoultoledo.com

SUN, Oct. 15
Art Loop: Haunted Harvest
An autumn-themed celebration of fall favorites, Art Loop welcomes autumn with a spooky twist. You’ll find family-friendly Trick or Treating, pumpkin carving by artists, creative costumes, live music and lots of scary fun. Costumes encouraged. Downtown and Uptown Toledo. theartscommision.org. Free

Tree and Tombstone Tour

Explore the historic Woodlawn Cemetery and Arboretum during this 90-minute leisurely stroll, accompanied by a knowledgeable naturalist and historians. 1pm-2:30pm. Woodlawn Cemetery and Arboretum, 1502 W. Central Ave. historic-woodlawn.com. Free

MON, Oct. 16

Knitting a Pumpkin

Find out how to knit in the round on double-point needles and make unique, seamless pumpkins. This intermediate knitting class will teach you how to cast on double-pointed needles, knit and purl a rib pattern without dropping stitches and cast off. $65. 6-8pm. Vod’s Here, Sewing & Craft Emporium, 2910 W. Central Ave, Ste 3. vodshere.com

FRI, Oct. 20

Halloween Casino Night

An evening of tricks & treats, poker, roulette, black jack-o-lantern and more at this casino themed fundraiser hosted by Toledo Warehouse District. Tickets include a cup of chips for gaming, two drinks tickets and hors d’oeuvres. Plus, music, entertainment and a costume contest. Ticketed event. $60. 7pm-10pm. Maumee Bay Brewing Co., 201 Morris St. toledowarehouse.org/events

Eerie Manor Tours
The second annual Eerie Manor Tours are presented by Metroparks Toledo. The event is free and open to the public. Explore more than 30 haunted spaces. Trick-or-Treat is not part of this event. Registration is not required. 2pm-8pm,  Fri., Oct. 20 through Fri. Oct. 27. 9am-5pm, Fri., Oct. 28. 9am-1pm, Sat., Oct. 29. 3pm-9pm Sun., Oct. 30 and Mon., Oct. 31. Wildwood Preserve, Manor House, 5100 W. Central Ave. metroparkstoledo.com Free

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SAT, Oct. 21

Candlelight: A Haunted Evening of Halloween Classics

Experience classic Halloween inspired songs and scores in a new way at this candlelight concert. $32-$43. 6:30pm. The Summit, 23 N. Summit St. feverup.com

The BASH: Masquerade
Don your fanciest mask for this fundraiser benefiting Imagination Station. Take in all that Imagination Station offers the community while enjoying nibbles, drinks and live entertainment. $125. 7pm-11pm. Imagination Station, 1 Discovery Way. imaginationstationtoledo.org

Halloween Ball Noir

An eclectic mix of classical & contemporary music, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and psychic readings at The Toledo Club. Dress code; everyone is to wear black, a hint of color is allowed for interest. Ticketed event. Purchase tickets on Eventbrite. $30-$35. 8pm-11:30pm. The Toledo Club, 235 14th St. 


Poe Ditch Halloween Bash
Get ready for a night filled with frights, fun, and fantastic music. Whether you’re a vampire, witch or zombie, this event is for everyone who loves to get their scare on. Dance the night away to hauntingly good tunes, enjoy delicious treats, and show off your creative costumes. Tickets are available on Eventbrite. Noon-midnight. Poe Road Music Sanctuary, 24401 Poe Rd., Grand Rapids. 

SUN, Oct. 22

Halloween Extravaganza

Food trucks, pumpkins, crafts, readings and more at this Halloween party at Whiskey Bean Boutique. Noon-8pm. Whiskey Bean Boutique, 1940 Arlington Ave. @WBcandleco

WED, Oct. 25
Fall Colors Hike

Find out where the best places to see autumn colors are with a naturalist on a hike through the woods. $3. 5:30pm-6:45pm. Oak Openings Preserve Metropark, 4139 Girdham Rd., Swanton. metroparkstoledo.com

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FRI, Oct. 27
The Rocky Horror Show

Join Stone Productions for this cult classic, where sweethearts Brad and Janet seek shelter from the storm at the mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, just in time for him to reveal his latest experiment. Tickets are available on Eventbrite. $15-$20. 8pm. Also on Sat, Oct. 28 at 8pm. Collingwood Arts Center, 2413 Collingwood Blvd.

Dracula

The classic gothic horror story based on the Bram Stoker novel will be performed by The Village Players. Opening night Friday, Oct. 27. Runs through Sun, Nov. 5. Thurs. performance at 7pm. Fri. and Sat. performance at 8 pm. Sun. performance at 2pm. $15-$20. The Village Players Theatre, 2740 Upton Ave. app-arts.people.com

Psychic Night at Toledo Yacht Club

Janet Amid and her readers will be at The Toledo Yacht Club for a Psychic Night from 7 pm to 11 pm. Stop by the haunted building for drink specials and some spooky treats available for purchase. Admission $5 and readings are not included but can be purchased from the individual reader. 3900 North Summit St. 419-726-3485. thetoledoyachtclub.com


SAT, Oct. 28
Zombie Prom

Metroparks Toledo is hosting ‘Zombie Prom,’ a 21+ event at the Wildwood Preserve’s Manor House. Zombie Prom will feature tarot card readings, Morbid History Trivia, adult beverages from Premier Pour Bartending, music, food trucks and more. Registration is required. Costumes strongly encouraged. $65. 7pm-10pm. Wildwood Preserve, Manor House, 5100 W. Central Ave. metroparkstoledo.com/zombieprom

RuPaul’s Drag Race: Night of the Living Drag
Sashay into The Twilight Zone this Halloween with the queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race for the 12th Annual Night of the Living Drag Tour. $49-$124. Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd. stranahantheater.com

SUN, Oct. 29
Halloween Spooktakular
Toledo Ballet dancers join the Toledo Symphony on stage for a spooky performance of Danse Macabre plus other ghoulish fun. $12-$55. 3pm. The Valentine Theatre, 410 N. Superior St. artstoledo.com


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