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Monday, September 10, 2012

Events and Things to do around Louisville for Halloween 2012

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It's HALLOWEEN TIME! So, what's going on around the Louisville metro area?
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Here's a big long list of all of the fun things you can do in Kentuckiana to celebrate with the ghouls and goblins that are family friendly and easy on the pocket. 

The Worlds Largest Halloween Party is at the Zoo and runs pretty much the entire month of October. If you have a membership, you can get into this event free on limited days.

Little Goblins Galore - October 5-28th at Iroqouis Park. Friday-Sunday 5-8:30pm - cost is $8  Spooky stations, treats, bouncies and more.

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Halloween Harvest Party at the Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve.    October 6th from 4-8pm.


On Thursdays & Sundays last year the Grim Tales Haunted Attraction had a friendly haunted maze - (no monsters, not too dark) for kids 10 & under. Kids can walk the maze with their parents & trick or treat. $5 per child--parents free! They haven't updated their website yet for 2012.

The Caufields Halloween Parade is on October 12th at 7pm on Baxter Ave and full of interesting costumes and lots of tossed candy - bring a bag for the kids. FREE

The La Grange Fire Department is hosting Oldham County's largest Safety and Halloween Festival on October 13th from 5-9pm. Free trick-or-treating and more! Children will have access to a fire safety house to learn how to escape a smoky room, fingerprinting, several police cars for the children to see & sit inside, ambulances & several fire trucks to explore- all at the Oldham County Fairgrounds

October 12th & 13th you can see old school fright night movies on the lawn at the Mary. T. Meagher Aquatic Center.  They start at 9pm and are FREE.

Sunny Acres farm is having a pumpkin festival on October 20th from noon-6pm.  Pumpkins for sale to carve, hay rides, petting farm barnyard area and for $5, there is an 11 acre corn maze.  FREE admission

The Bass Pro Shop has Halloween freebies starting starting October 19th through October 31st. Check out their website for full details for dates and times!

Museum of American Printing House for the Blind: Saturday, October 20, 2012 10:30 a.m.–12:30pm
Make your own Halloween masks! Museum staff will guide your children to make a scary or friendly, for kids of all ages. Free to the public: registration is required. Call 502-899-2213 by October 18th to register. 1839 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville KY 40206.

Spooktacular Family Fun Fest - Rally's in LaGrange. October 20th from 4-9pm.  Bouncies, costume contests, pumpkin painting and more.

Buffalo Trace Park - Halloween in the Park (Harrison Co IN)  October 20th starting at 7pm- Trick or treating and haunted trail


Jack O’Lantern Stroll: October 26, 2012,  Louisville Slugger Field
A community event that features over 1,200 carved pumpkins, carved by community members and those supported by Dreams With Wings.

F.A.T. Hop - Halloween Hop October 26th 6:30-10:30 on Frankfort Ave.


Fright Light Halloween Party at the Rauch Planetarium:  Dates and times are not yet published on their website for this Annual Fright Light Halloween Party

Westport Village Trick or Treating - October 26th 6-9pm. Food, music, trick or treating, costume contests and more.

They are setting up a Zombie Park at Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center. It opens at 9pm and it's $6 for adults and $3 for kids under the age of 12.

Jeffersontown Pumpkinfest - 11am to 2pm.  Gaslight square. Trick or treating, entertainment and more.

15th Annual Halloween Festival in Brown Park  - music, hayrides, lots of games, haunted forest and more.
(corner of Kresge Way and Browns Lane) October 27th, 2012  11am- 2pm  Trick or Treating is from 11:30am – 1:30pm

Norton Commons Halloween Fun - October 27th from 3pm-6pm. Bouncies, train rides, balloons, trick or treating and much more! FREE

Howl-o-ween Pet Parade and Festival in Jeffersonville. October 27th from 10am-2pm..


Bardstown Bound BooFest - October 27th noon-?  Stroll the streets and trick or treat

Boo Dell at Yell Dell gardens is just $5 for parking with free admission. It is on October 27th from 11-3 featuring trick or treating, a pumpkin carving contest, Magic show (2pm) and more.

Mighty Kindness Harvest Hootenanny:  Long list of vendors and entertainment, kids fun!  Noon- 6pm on October 27th at Waterfront Park by Tumbleweed.


On October 29th, take the kids to the streets of Jeffersonville for their big Halloween night! There's trick or treating on Spring Street  6:00pm - 8:00pm


Hetzer Haunted House - October 31st. Free haunted house for Halloween night. Probably for teens and older.

Allergy Friendly Halloween Party - October 31st 6-7:30 at John Know Presbyterian Church (9104 Westport Rd).  For kids with food allergies birth though 12.  Music, games, trick or treating and more.

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2 comments:

Read Aloud to a Crowd said...

Adding all of these to my calendar and see which ones we can make it to!
Thanks as always for your awesome tips!!!

Julie M. said...

The Sunny Acres Farm pumpkin festival is on October 20th