Toledo Haunted Houses

Halloween is one of our favorite holidays here at Toledo.com. We can't get enough tricks...or treats! Once again, we've compiled a comprehensive list of all the frightful and fun Halloween happenings in the Toledo area. However you choose to celebrate--from parties and festivals to trick-or-treat times, pumpkin patches and corn mazes--we've got your 2017 Halloween events covered. (We are keeping an ongoing list. If you know of something we missed, please send the info to [email protected].)

Trick or Treat Times

Halloween Parades

Haunted Houses

Pumpkin Farms, Corn Mazes & Cider Mills

Family Festivals and Activities

Halloween Arts & Crafts Workshops

Storytelling & Folklore

Outdoor Fun & Nature Events

Adult Parties

Music, Performances & Film 

Trick or Treat Times 2017

Thursday, October 26
Bellevue: 5-7pm
Bluffton: 6-7:30pm
Defiance: 6-7:30pm
Findlay, 6:30-8pm

Friday, October 27
Downtown Tiffin: 3:30-5pm
Leipsic: 6-7:30pm
Sycamore: 6-7:30pm

Saturday, October 28
Bloomfield: 4-6pm
Fostoria: 5:30-7pm
Haskins 6:30-8pm
Liberty Center: 4-6pm
Swanton: 6-7:30pm

Sunday, October 29
Arcadia: 4:30-6pm
Attica: 4-5:30pm
Fremont: 4-6pm
Gibsonburg: 5-7pm
Tiffin: 6-8pm

Monday, October 30
Uptown Maumee: 3-5pm

Tuesday, October 31
Archbold: 6-7:30pm
Bedford 6-8pm
Blissfield: 5:30-7pm
Bowling Green: 6:30-8pm
Carey: 6-7:30pm
Delta: 5:30-7pm
Elmore: 6-8pm
Genoa: 31st 6-7:30pm
Grand Rapids: 5-7pm
Holland: 6-8pm
Huron: 5-7pm
Luckey: 6-7:30pm
Luna Pier: 6-7:30pm
Maumee: 6-8pm
Metamora: 5:30-7:30pm
Monclova Township: 6-8pm
Monroe: 6:30-8pm
Northwood: 6-7:30pm
Norwalk: 6:30-8pm
Oregon: 6-8pm
Ottawa Hills: 6-8pm
Pemberville: 5:30-7pm
Perrysburg: 6-8pm
Rossford: 6-8pm
Port Clinton: 5-7pm
Sandusky: 5-7:30pm
Springfield: 6-8pm
Sylvania/Sylvania Township: 6-7:30pm
Tecumseh: 6-8pm
Toledo: 6-8pm
Walbridge: 6-7:30pm
Washington Local: 6-8pm
Waterville: 6-8pm
Wauseon: 6-7:30pm
Whitehouse: 6-8pm
Woodville: 6-8pm

Halloween Parades

Defiance
October 29, 7pm

Findlay
October 25, 7pm

Grand Rapids
October 31, 7pm

Leipsic
October 27, 7pm

Rossford
October 29, 2pm

Sycamore
October 29, 6:30pm

Sylvania

October 16,11am-4pm

 

Haunted Houses
Haunted Collingwood (Downtown Toledo)
October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28
https://www.facebook.com/events/1958097457739229/ 

Distracted (Levis Commons)
http://www.shopleviscommons.com/event/distracted-haunted-house/2145477986

House of Damnation (Maumee)
http://revelationsha.com/ 

Terror Town (Maumee)
http://www.terrortown.net/index3.html 

Purgatory (Findlay)
www.purgatoryohio.com 

ScreamAcres & The PanDEMONium Project (Napoleon)
http://www.screamacres.com/ 

Haunted Hydro (Fremont)
www.thehauntedhydro.com

Cedar Point HalloWeekends (Sandusky)
https://www.cedarpoint.com/haunt/

Ghostly Manor (Sandusky)
http://www.ghostlymanor.com/attractions/ghostly-manor/

Lake Erie Fearfest (Sandusky)
www.lakeeeriefearfest.com/

Pumpkin Farms, Corn Mazes & Cider Mills

Lucas County

Fleitz Pumpkin Farm
www.fleitzpumpkinfarm.com
7133 Seaman Road 
Oregon, OH 43618
Phone: 419-836-7613
Pumpkin patch (already gathered from the field), corn maze, adult and child-sized hay bale mazes, tractor-pulled hay rides, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, farm animals, school tours. Crops are usually available in September and October.
Open 7 days a week,10am-7pm. September 12 through October 31.

Hoen's Greenhouse & Garden Center
http://www.hoensgardencenter.com/gardencenter_seasonal_autumn.html
1710 Perrysburg-Holland Road
Holland, OH 43528
Phone: 419-865-9276
Pumpkin patch (already gathered from the field), hay bale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, fresh honey from hives on the farm, pre-picked produce, gift shop, restrooms, school tours.
Open Monday-Saturday 9am-6:30pm, Sunday 11am-4:30pm.

MacQueen Orchards
www.macqueenorchards.com/
7605 Garden Road
Holland, OH
Phone: 419-865-2916
Apples, cider mill, pony rides, wagon rides, kiddie rides, craft shows, barbecues, apple pie baking contest, and live entertainment.
Open: Year-round. Scheduled tours are available to see how the apples are washed and prepared, and then squished by an apple cider press to produce one of nature's finest drinks! Schools and group are given a special walk-through tour of the MacQueen Orchards Cider Mill and Packing Plant.
9am-8pm in October, 9am-6pm in November.

Nelson's Pumpkins
6760 Brown Road
Oregon, OH 43618.
Phone: 419-836-2108
Pumpkin patch (already gathered from the field), gourds, various sizes of pumpkins, corn stalks, straw bales, apples.
Open daily, October 1-31.

Stevens Gardens
www.facebook.com/pages/Stevens-Gardens/149366918434454
4550 Weckerly Road
Monclova, OH 43542 
Phone: 419-867-7229
Pumpkins for sale in the shop and farm-stand, pumpkin patch (pick from the field), child-sized hay maze, tractor-pulled hay rides and petting zoo.
Open Monday-Sunday from 10am-7pm, with extended hours Friday-Saturday from 10am-dusk.

Wheeler Farms Corn Maze 
http://www.wheelerfarms.com/corn-maze/
11455 Obee Road
Whitehouse, OH 43571
Phone: 419-877-2733
Come challenge your wits in our 6.2 miles of corn mazes and discover why getting lost means finding fun! Whether you are seeking laughter by day or adventure by night, you are sure to find everything you came for and more.
Open now through October 31.
Friday: 5pm-11pm. Saturday: Noon-11pm. Sunday: Noon-8pm. Last ticket sold 1 hour before closing time.

Fulton County

Hoen's Orchard
www.hoensorchard.com
12540 County Road 7-2
Delta, OH 43515
Phone: 419-822-4080
U-Pick apples, pumpkin patch (pick from the field or choose a pumpkin that is already gathered from the field), pre-picked produce.
Open daily 9am-7pm.

Johnston Fruit Farm
http://www.johnstonfruitfarms.com/ 
2790 Airport Highway
Swanton, OH
Phone: 419-826-1453
U-Pick apples and pumpkins.
Open Monday-Saturday from 8am-7pm and Sunday from 10am-6pm.

Henry County

Leaders Farm
http://www.leadersfarms.com/
Corner of State Route 24 and County Road 16 
Napoleon, OH
Phone: 419-599-1570
Enjoy the corn maze, gem mining, pumpkin picking, play areas for the kids, scenic hayrides, face painting, live entertainment and much more.
Open Friday-Sunday now through October 29th. Friday: 6-10pm. Saturday: 2-10pm. Sunday: 2pm-7pm
Admission: $9.00 for ages 5 and up, free for kids under 4.

Ottawa County

Bergman Orchards
www.bergmanorchards.com
4562 East Bayshore Road - Rte. 2
Port Clinton, OH 43452
Phone: 419-734-4272
Quality fruits and vegetables
Open: year-round from 8am-8pm.

Jason's Pumpkin Patch
http://jasonspumpkinpatch.com/
12629 West Salem-Carroll Road
Oak Harbor, OH 43449
Phone: 419-898-3215
Pumpkin patch (already gathered from the field with a large variety of unique shapes, colors, and textures), Indian corn, gourds, corn stalks, straw, squash, and mums. Additionally, enjoy the corn maze, hay rides, pedal go carts, pony cart rides, Kids Zone, and much more.
Payment: Cash only.
Open: daily from 10am-7pm, through October 31.

The Great Pumpkin Patch At Country Lane Tree Farm
www.countrylanetreefarm.com
3525 N. Bolander Road,
Genoa, OH 43430
Phone: 419-461-1298
Hayrides, mazes, feed farm animals, and delicious refreshments. U-Pick Pumpkin Patch with gourds, straw bales, Indian corn and corn stalks.
Open beginning October 7-29. Saturday and Sunday from 11am-4pm. 

Seneca County

Riehm Farm Market
www.funacres.net
7244 North State Route 53 
Tiffin, OH 44883
Phone: 419-992-4392
Pumpkin patch, corn maze, tractor-pulled hay ride, bounce house, farm market and more.
Open Monday-Saturday, 9am-7pm and Sunday 10am-6pm.
Barnyard fun hours: weekends only, Saturday 12-7pm and Sunday 12-6pm.

Wood County

Pumpkin Peddler

http://bowlinggreenchristmastrees.com/pumpkin-peddler.php
20354 North Dixie Highway
Bowling Green, OH, 43402.
Phone: 419-409-0252
Pumpkin patch with kid activities, and free hayrides.
Open Monday-Friday, noon-dark. Saturday 10am-dark, and Sunday 11am-dark.

Monroe County

Gust Brothers Pumpkin Farm
www.gustbrothers.com
13639 Mulberry Road
Ottawa Lake, MI 49267
Phone: 517-486-2237
Check out a working farm and all its glory. Families are welcome to pick a peck of veggies, visit the U-pick pumpkin patch, and shop for jellies and jam. Petting farm, holiday gifts and weekend hayrides. Don't forget to try the cider and donuts.
Open daily from 9am-7pm through October 31

Kackleberry Farm
www.kackleberryfarm.com
6421 N. Stony Creek Rd.
Monroe, MI 48162
Phone:734-240-0825  
Wander through a 12 acres of corn, filled with twists and turns. Aside from the mazes (there are three of them), there are many exciting things to see and do at Kackleberry Farm! Enjoy a hayride, bonfire, barrel train ride, visiting with barnyard friends, corn toss, tether ball games, "Corn Popper" inflatable, rubber duck races, Little Farmers Playland, Kackleberry Rollers, No-Right-Turn Maze, pig races, Nana’s Pumpkin Patch, steer roping and unlimited visits to the Cornfield Mazes. It’s an all-day pass, so you are free to come and go during the farm’s operating hours.
Open Thursday-Sunday, through November 6
Thursday: 5-10pm, Friday: 5-11pm, Saturday: noon-11pm, Sunday: noon-10pm
Last ticket sold 2 hours prior to closing.

 

Family Festivals and Activities

NW Ohio Railroad Preservation, Inc.
Pumpkin Train

Saturdays and Sundays through October 23
1-5pm
http://www.nworrp.org/yearly-schedule.html  
Get a double dose of awesome autumn fun with a train ride on a steam locomotive and a pick-your-own pumpkin treat. The train departs every 15 minutes to the pumpkin patch.
Admission: $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for children. Additional charge for pumpkins, purchase of pumpkin is not required.

Riverside Halloween Express
Fridays and Saturdays through October 29
6:30-9:30pm
http://www.nworrp.org/yearly-schedule.html   
Non-scary Halloween train ride for the whole family! Admission: $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for children.

Count Wakula's Funny Fest
October 4: 6:30pm
October 12: 6:30pm
October 14: 2pm
October 21: 2pm
October 25: 6:30pm
October 28: 2:30pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/112634936154582/ 
Andrew Martin's Count Wakula returns with his fiendishly funny Halloween magic show. Calling all ghosts, ghouls, and goblins. Count Wakula, the wacky draky of magical mystification, returns with his fiendishly funny Halloween magic show. Come in costume if you want. Giggles galore for the whole family!

Zombiefest - Downtown Monroe
October 6
6-9pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/152062938617471 
Come dressed in your Zombie or Survivor best! Zombiefest will take over Downtown Monroe with gnarly family-friendly zombie themed events including: zombie dance party, DIY zombie dolls, zombie caricatures, zombie belly dancers, and much more. For a complete list of activities, visit the Facebook page for more information.

Applebutter Fest - Grand Rapids
October 9
10am-5pm
www.applebutterfest.org
Spend the day celebrating the harvest season with three 50 gallon kettles of apple butter! Come and give the kettle a stir, and then enjoy historical reenactments, pioneer demonstrations, crafts, music, food and plenty of family fun
Cost: $15 parking fee

Wood County Historical Center & Museum - Bowling Green
Scarecrow Workshop & Contest
October 10
5-7:30pm
http://www.woodcountyhistory.org/event_folklore.html
Join in on the fun of the fall tradition of building scarecrows. The Wood County Park District provides the straw, string, support pole, and refreshments; you bring scarecrow clothes, decoration, and support for the scarecrow’s back and arms (to attach to the display pole, if needed). You can take it home or enter it in their annual Scarecrow Contest to win cash prizes.

Pumpkin Carving Contest
October 12
6:30-8pm
http://www.woodcountyhistory.org/pr_folklore.html 
Drink cider, eat snacks and practice your pumpkin carving skills, and help the museum prepare for Folklore & Funfest. At the end of the night we will select a winning pumpkin. Registration is limited, so hurry.

27th Annual Halloween Folklore & Funfest
October 14
4-9pm
http://www.woodcountyhistory.org/event_folklore.html
This family-orientated event is full of fun! Horse-drawn wagon rides, kids' games and activities in Boo-ville, and guided folklore tours of the Museum. Try your hand at pressing apple cider or listen to haunted storytelling. Costumes are welcome, but not necessary, and there will plenty of treats (and maybe a few tricks too) for all visitors. 
Free parking & admission.

Pumpkin Festival 2017
October 14
Noon-2pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/118761368783315 
Come join the fall fun at Walbridge Park! Pumpkin decorating, hay rides, crafts, and fall treats (cider, hot dogs, donuts, cookies, and more!) This is a free event. Quantities are limited, and available on a first come, first served basis.

2nd Annual WOW District Fall Festival - Sylvania
October 14
Noon-5pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/584082841772421/ 
Help celebrate the revitalization of West Toledo and all that our little corner of the city has to offer! Enjoy kids' and family-friendly activities, an art walk, raffles, giveaways, musical entertainment, and much more. Shop from local craft vendors, visit the bars and restaurants along Sylvania Avenue, try something new from one of the many food trucks, or just enjoy the many activities that will be happening with neighbors, family, and friends.

Northwood Ohio's 2nd Annual Fall Festival
October 14
11am-11pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/529100690616468/  
The 2nd Annual Northwood Fall Festival will be held on October 14th in Central Park. There will be activities for the kids, vendors area, cornhole tournment, live band in the beer tent and so much more! Follow the Facebook event for updated information.

Sylvania Fall Festival
October 15
11am-4pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/1823790634609040/ 
A longstanding Sylvania tradition, the Sylvania Fall Festival returns this year on Sunday, October 15th, 2017! Several dozen food, craft, informational and other vendor booths will line Main Street, Tree City’s historical throughway. Everybody’s perennial favorite, the fall festival parade, will energize the town from Monroe to Main Street. Catch a stage performance at the corner of Main and Maplewood, explore Sylvania Historical Village and celebrate community when you join us for the 32nd Annual Sylvania Fall Festival!

24th Annual Appleumpkin Festival & Westfest - Tecumseh
October 14-15
Saturday 9am-6-pm, and Sunday 10am-5pm
http://www.downtowntecumseh.com/events/october/tecumseh-s-24th-annual-appleumpkin-festival 
The leaves are falling from the trees, the morning air has a certain crispness to it, this can only mean one thing in Lenawee County; it’s time for Tecumseh’s Appleumpkin Festival & Westfest. You’ll want to bring the whole gang to town for this one. The kids will enjoy the midway rides, carnival games, inflatables and make-it-take-it crafts. The Antique Street Fair and Flea Market will keep you captivated for hours. Plus, new for 2017, we will have helicopter rides and monster truck rides!

Hoen's Autumn Harvest Festival
October 15
11am-5pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/1963311780622952/
Bring the entire family and join us for a weekend of warm autumn cheer at our Autumn Harvest Festival. Enjoy delicious eats and fall treats around a warm bonfire, a relaxing tractor hayride around the farm, or search the pumpkin patch for unique pumpkins and gourds. We’ll have a petting farm with some of your favorite barn animals, pony rides for the little ones, and plenty more outdoor activities and crafts for kids of all ages.

Sylvania Playland Halloween Party
October 20
5:30-8:30pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/1522024964502689 
Come out to Sylvania Playland for our 9th annual Halloween party! Games, haunted house, crafts, playtime, mini golf and goodie bag! $13.00 per child.

Cool Cat Strut Fundraiser and Halloween Party
October 20
7-10pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cool-cat-strut-tickets-37852457720  
Join Paws and Whiskers Cat Shelter for dinner, costume contest, 50/50 raffle, cash bar, live music and much more!

First Annual Trunk-or-Treat to Help Feed Local Veterans
October 21
4:30-6pm
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0849a8af2ba2fb6-first1
Trunk-or-Treat is an event that provides a safe & fun trick-or-treating experience for the community. Children and their families will go car-to-car to get their treats. If you have a trunk please be sure you bring enough candy to hand out to the visitors to your trunk. Canned food donations will be accepted at this event. All donated canned goods will be given to Veterans Matter to feed the hungry vets in the Toledo area.

Sauder Village Fall Family Fun Nights
October 20-21
6-8:30pm
https://saudervillage.org/classes-events/details/2017/10/20/default-calendar/fall-family-fun-nights
There is something magical about being in the Village after hours! Take a hay ride, learn about Native American life, decorate a pumpkin, warm up with some hot cocoa and enjoy a snack, take an evening train ride and other activities. Fun for the whole family! Space is limited, so register now to take part in our seventh annual Fall Family Fun Night!

Toledo Zoo
Little Boo at the Zoo

October 19-20
10am-3pm
https://www.toledozoo.org/little-boo-at-the-zoo
Little Boo is the pre-school pirates’ and princesses’ chance to delight without the fright! Toddlers and preschool-aged children are invited to wear their Halloween costumes to trick or treat throughout the Zoo and enjoy crafts and games sized just for them. To help us with our green initiatives, please bring a bag, plastic pumpkin, or other container for trick-or-treating.

Pumpkin Path
October 21-22
10am-4pm
https://www.toledozoo.org/pumpkin-path 
Pumpkin Path is when the Halloween fun really comes alive at the Toledo Zoo! In addition to costumed trick or treating for all ages, there will also be games, artistic pumpkin carving demonstration, bounce houses and magic shows to entertain all the ghosts and goblins! To help us with our green initiatives, please bring a bag, plastic pumpkin, or other container for trick-or-treating.

Monster Bash - Imagination Station
October 26
6-8pm
http://www.imaginationstationtoledo.org/visit/events/event/monster-bash
Members only. Trick your eyes and treat your mind at this haunting members-only event filled with spooky activities and demonstrations! Come dressed in your favorite costume and let us treat your family to the best Halloween event in town filled with spooky activities and demonstrations. Enjoy spooky activities and demonstrations, a visit from the BUGMAN, and free photos in our photo booth.
Call 419-244-2674 ext.199 to register for this free event.

Trick or Treat for Tots
October 27
10am-1pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/1371050443008153 
Join the Franklin Park Mall for FREE Halloween fun! Little ghosts and princess are invited to show off costumes in a trick-or treat parade to participating retailers and enjoy not-so-spooky crafts and activities. Enjoy family friendly entertainment including live magic by Count Wakula and Andrew Martin Magic!

Spooky Science - Imagination Station
October 27-31
Noon-5pm
http://www.imaginationstationtoledo.org/visit/events/event/spooky-science 
You have never seen science this scary (or fun)! During the last weekend in October, explore the hair-raising, bone-chilling, spine-tingling myths of Halloween. Learn chemistry, physics and biology with spooky activities. On Saturday only, enjoy live pumpkin carving demonstration from noon-3pm. Hosted by Ice Creations, see what it takes to create amazing pumpkin carvings right before your eyes. Ask questions, learn techniques and discover what it takes to be a master pumpkin carver.

Truck-or-Treat
October 28
Noon - 4pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/508895962797927/ 
The Shops at Fallen Timbers is excited to announce the first-annual “Truck-or-Treat” - a unique, interactive outdoor family festival to allow children to climb on, explore, and discover their favorite big trucks and vehicles. Since this is scheduled around Halloween time, we have incorporated the “treat” concept where children can dress-up in their Halloween costumes and visit each vehicle/station for a special treat, sticker, giveaway.

2017 Trunk or Treat - Hensville
October 28
10am-2pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/354321154987974 
Trunk or Treaters will enter 5/3rd Field at the main entrance for FREE and route through the concourse along the first baseline and exit out the stadium in the outfield. St. Clair Street will be closed to traffic and lined with cars from Taylor Automotive. After trick or treating up and down St. Clair Street, families will be routed to Hensville for HalloweenFest including: face painting, bouncy houses, music, kids' and pet costume contests, and much more! 
Rain Date: Sunday, 10/29/2017

Halloween Hoopla - Swanton
October 28
3-5pm
https://www.facebook.com/HalloweenHooplaInSwantonOhio/ 
A fun, family-friendly, free event in downtown Swanton!

Boo Fest - Liberty Center
October 28
Noon-6pm
http://www.liberty-center.com/events/detail/boo-fest
Enjoy family-fun activities, music, pumpkins, painting, and more. Afterwards, bring your little ghosts and ghouls to trick-or-treat from local stores (4-6pm). Look for the "Shop, Eat & Treat " logo in the windows of participating retailers.

Harry Potter themed OctoBOOfest 
October 28
10am-3pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/1959128551040626/
Lets enjoy the last bits of Fall with our annual OctobooFEST! Downtown will host Trick or Treating from 10am to 12pm for children through 6th grade (kids must have an adult accompanying them) and our Costume Parade will start at noon! We know you're going to love all of the Harry Potter decorated shops and businesses, too! 
Come learn a few Quidditch skills with Toledo Quidditch! They'll have several stations for you to try some new moves! We'll also have a petting zoo, bouncy houses, train, DJ, and fabulous vendors with kids activities! Kids can also enjoy a Scavenger Hunt throughout Downtown!
Way Library will also be showing Harry Potter at the Library beginning at 3pm! We can't wait to celebrate Fall with you! 

Hallo-Trails
October 29
2-6pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/130689427567635/ 
Join the Believe Center Inc. with Co.Mission Toledo for a free afternoon of Trick-or-Treating and spooky family fun! Costumes contests, entertainment by MICROPHONICS. Inflatable/video games punch cards only $2. Chili, hot dogs, funnel cakes, hot chocolate and apple cider available for purchase.

Mall-Wide Trick-or-Treat
October 30
6-7pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/798260150352889/ 
It’s Trick-or-Treat time at The Shops at Fallen Timbers, and there will be plenty in store for young ghouls and goblins. Participating tenants will have a bright orange sign hanging on their door.

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Halloween Arts & Crafts Workshops

Toledo Museum of Art - Glass Pumpkin
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/glass-art-workshops-october-glass-pumpkin-project-tickets-37139279585 
Learn to create a glass pumpkin under the guidance of a Toledo Museum of Art instructor during a one-hour workshop at the Glass Pavilion. Open to Museum members and nonmembers alike, tickets are $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers. Adults and children 14+ accompanied by an adult are welcome. Purchase tickets in person or by phone during Museum hours starting the Tuesday before each session. 419-254-5771, ext. 7448. 

Storytelling & Folklore

Wauseon
Haunting History Tours
Every Friday and Saturday through October 21
6:30-8pm
http://www.ohio.org/events/haunting-history-tours 
Learn about the spirits that have been seen, heard, felt and smelled in the neighborhood surrounding the Wauseon Depot and the Fulton County Museum. Our museum was a former school and county hospital, and the railroad depot has travelers who have never left the station!
These tours are extremely popular and book quickly. Guided walking tours of no more than 12 people leave the Wauseon Depot every 15 minutes, beginning at 6:30 each night - rain or shine. Tours, which include first-person storytellers that tell you about their lives in the past, last around an hour.
Cost: $10 per person.
Call or email to reserve your tickets today: 419-337-7922 or [email protected]

Fort Meigs
Garrison Ghost Walk
October 20-21 & 27-28
Tours leave every 15 minutes. 7-8:30pm for all ages; 8:45 and 9pm for 18+ only
www.fortmeigs.org/ghostwalk
Join us for a "spirited" stroll as you walk the fort grounds with your 1812 guide and encounter the spookier side of this historic place. Enjoy hearing fun and eerie tales from the past by firelight as your group visits 4-5 story telling stations within the fort after dark.  The tours lasts a little over an hour and are primarily outdoors. Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. Refreshments are available for purchase on-site. Appropriate for ALL ages! Note: The last two tours each night of Ghost Walk are reserved for ages 18+. There is no change to the program for the 8:45 & 9pm tours. Online reservations required. 
Cost of admission:
Adults & ages 13+: $10.00
Children, ages 6-12: $5.00
Ages 5 & under: Free

Metroparks of the Toledo Area
Ghosts Of Providence
October 20-21
7pm
http://reservations.metroparkstoledo.com/programs/index.shtml?multp=59086&sid=453153.11871&uid=  
Providence, Dam Shelter
The popular Ghosts of Providence Lantern walk returns to the Canal with walks starting every 15 minutes from 7 to 8pm. Tours last about 45 minutes. You’ll meet characters from long ago that dwell in the ghost town of Providence on this lantern-lit walk through the region’s most unique historic park. This program is not recommended for children under 5.
Cost of admission: $7. Reservations required.

Waterville Historical Spooktacular
October 26
5-7pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/787517008095619/ 
Join us for a FREE night of fun at the Sargent and Robbins historical houses with Rebel Chiropractic's boneyard, treats with StoryPoint- Waterville, and authentic ghost stories from the Waterville Historical Society! Head on over after trick-or-treating at the Boo-To-Do on 3rd Street! A free doughnut will be given to each guest, courtesy of the Holey Toledough Doughnut Truck. Halloween candy and a hot beverage courtesy of Biggby Coffee will also be provided!

Friday Night Folklore Tours
October 27
7-10pm 
http://www.woodcountyhistory.org/event_folklore.html 
Self-guided adult trick-or-treat story stops around the former Wood County Infirmary (now the Historical Center & Museum): Pauper’s Cemetery, Lunatic Asylum, Linwood Bridge, Spooky Trail, Oil Derrick, Scarecrow Alley + Victorian Death Selfies, “A Séance Gone Bad,” and the return of the Mary Bach fingers.
Featured performances from Magician Andrew Martin. Shows at 7:00, 7:40, 8:20, 9:00, & 9:40.

Reservations are appreciated by calling 419-352-0967 but walk-ins are welcome. $15 per tickets. Dress appropriate for the weather, especially footwear and outerwear. Bring a flashlight. 

Outdoor Fun & Nature Events

MacQueen's Run for Your Life 10k / 5k / Kid's Run
October 1
9am
https://runsignup.com/Race/Events/OH/Holland/MacQueensRunforYourLife10k5kKidsRun 
One week prior to the annual MacQueen Orchards Apple Butter Stir Festival, MacQueen’s will be hosting the Run for Your Life 10k / 5k / Kids Run, presented by NAIFA Toledo.
If you’re looking for that elusive area 10k, this one was designed with you in mind. Get ready for the Halloween season by coming as a family and trying out your costumes during the runs. The course starts and finishes at MacQueen Orchards and travels through the scenic, and recently paved, Holland roads.

MacQueen Orchard's Apple Butter Festival - Holland
October 7-8
10am-6pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/471720299887818/
Since 1982, the Apple Butter Stir Festival has been one of the best ways to celebrate the arrival of the fall season. During the first weekend of October, MacQueen Orchards welcomes you and your family to enjoy this fall festival, which will include pick- your-own apples, horse-drawn wagon rides, craft shows, barbeque and cold apple cider, live entertainment and youth talent performances, pony rides, carousels and rock climbing walls, exciting kids rides and attractions, and much more.

Fall Harvest Celebration
October 10
3pm-7pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/1468656629880238/ 
We are wrapping up the 2017 Sylvania Farmers market season with a Fall Harvest Celebration! We will have allergy friendly trick or treating for the kids, 12 and under, along with some fun crafts and giveaways. Come in your favorite costume, silly hat or just as you are! Stop by each vendors booth to see what tricks or treats they have in store. Don't miss your last chance to stock up on the harvest of the season and your favorite finds from this years market. Watch this event and the Sylvania Farmers Market page for additional details. The Sylvania Farmers Market and this event is brought to you by the Downtown Sylvania Association.

Historic Sauder Village - Fall on the Farm
October 14
10am-5pm
https://saudervillage.org/classes-events/details/2017/10/14/default-calendar/fall-on-the-farm-scout-day
Fall is a busy time of year on the farm! Plan a visit to help us with the harvest on this special day. Popular hands-on activities include leaf printing, decorating a pumpkin, exploring a straw maze, helping out in the gardens and kitchens. Based on century old liturgy, a Harvest Home Service will be recreated in St. Mark's Church with short services throughout the day.

Sandpiper Boat
Fall Color Cruise

October 7-8, 14-15, 21-22
Departures at 1pm and 4pm
https://www.sandpiperboat.com/calendar
Enjoy the Fall festival of color. Make sure to bring your camera for some of the most beautiful views along the Maumee River. As the leaves change, the river becomes even more breathtaking. This 2-hour cruise will leave you counting down the days until the next Sandpiper season. 
Cost: Adults $18
Kids 12 and under: $10
Reservations required, call 419-537-1212.

Halloween Boo Cruise
October 26-29
Weekdays: 5:30, 6:15 & 7pm
Weekend:  Noon, 12:45, 1:30, 2:15pm

https://www.sandpiperboat.com/calendar 
A non-scary Halloween experience for kids of all ages. 30-minute boat ride, Halloween fun and treats. Costumes welcome!
$5 All ages.
Reservations required, call 419-537-1212.

Metroparks of Toledo
Spooktacular Shoot - Westwinds
October 13-14
7-11pm
https://metroparkstoledo.com/discover/blog/posts/spooktacular-shoot-october-13-14/ 
The zombie apocalypse has once again descended on Westwinds. The park has been transformed into another world for a nighttime Halloween-themed archery shoot. Bring a flashlight, headlamp or both. Halloween costumes are encouraged and so is your favorite glow-wear (archery safe please). Have your own equipment? Test your skills on the zombie 3D course. If you need a bow to get the job done, Metroparks will provide the gear for beginners ages 8+ on the static range. Snacks and a campfire to keep you warm and full for the fight. Fee: $ 10/per car. No registration required.

Ghosts Of Providence
October 20-21
7pm
http://reservations.metroparkstoledo.com/programs/index.shtml?multp=59086&sid=453153.11871&uid=  
Providence, Dam Shelter
The popular Ghosts of Providence Lantern walk returns to the Canal with walks starting every 15 minutes from 7 to 8pm. Tours last about 45 minutes. You’ll meet characters from long ago that dwell in the ghost town of Providence on this lantern-lit walk through the region’s most unique historic park. This program is not recommended for children under 5.
Cost of admission: $7. Reservations required.

Fall Frenzy at the Quarry - Blue Creek Conservation Area
October 21
10am
https://www.facebook.com/events/155440178369247/ 
Fall Frenzy is a festival to help you fall in love with the quarry. Now open for paddling, fishing, or enjoying a lazy afternoon swing on the overlook. Fall Frenzy will feature canoeing, archery, bouldering, activities on soccer fields for youth by Anthony Wayne Youth foundation, carriage rides, try out a bike from Cycle Werks, and many, many more activities. Metroparks is also going to make a world record attempt at breaking the Guinness World Record of the most s’mores made at the same time.

The Village of Whitehouse will be doing a Chili Cook-Off Contest and is open to all individuals, restaurants and organizations. Individuals can purchase voting rights, $1 per vote, to determine the best Fall Frenzy Chili Recipe. The winning entry will receive a cash prize of ½ the proceeds, with the remaining being donated to the Whitehouse Veteran’s Memorial Park Fund. For more details call, 419-877-5383.

Tombstone Bike Tour - Oak Openings Preserve
October 22
11am-5pm
http://reservations.metroparkstoledo.com/programs/index.shtml?id=57010&sid=453153.11871&uid= 
Maumee Valley Adventurers presents the 40th peddling of the Tombstone Bike Tour. This special bike ride passes 11 area cemeteries with more moderate routes available for families and less-experienced bikers. 

Family-Friendly Haunted Bike Ride - Oak Openings Preserve
October 22
11am-12pm
http://reservations.metroparkstoledo.com/programs/index.shtml?id=57011&sid=453153.11871&uid= 
Especially designed for families with children 12 and under. Come dressed in your "bike safe costume" (with helmet) and join in the fun of this family bike event, which follows a 3 to 5 mile of trail all within Oak Openings Preserve. 

20th Annual Halloween Hike
October 28
6-7:30pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/159511464632943/ 
Superheroes and Trolls will bound all around Lake Olander at TOPS' most popular family event! Kids collect treats at stations as storytellers tell friendly tales of the Enchanted Evening! The Hike is family friendly and not intended to scare children. Proceeds are donated to Sylvania Area Family Services. Park at Tam-O-Shanter and enter on Vicksburg Ave or use the Olander walk-in gates. Event is rain or shine so dress appropriately. Program presented with Meijer with help from Sylvania Area Family Services.
Kids 12 & Under: Children MUST be accompanied by an adult guardian. 
Admission: $2 donation for ages 2 to 12; 2 & under FREE

Trick Or Trot 5K & Zombie Walk
October 28
8:15am
https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Maumee/TrickorTrot5KRunandZombieWalk
The 2017 Trick or Trot 5K Run and Zombie Walk will benefit the Walgreens Perrysburg Distribution Center Charity of Choice - Growing Hope Farm. Located at the Oak Openings Mallard Lake Area, the course will be mixed: blacktop, gravel, and trail.

National Museum of the Great Lakes - Boo on the Boat
October 28
10am-2pm
http://www.inlandseas.org/events/ 
Bring your ghouls and goblins for Halloween fun aboard one of Toledo’s most historic haunts, the Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship. Trick-or-treat in costume from the pilot house to the galley, and everywhere in between. Admisison onto the Schoonmaker is FREE with museum admission on Otober 28th only.
Call or email for reservations or more information: 419-214-5000 ext. 200, [email protected]. Or, purchase tickets here.

Olander Park System - 20th Annual Halloween Hike
October 28
6-8pm
Olander Park
www.olanderpark.com
Kids 12 & under collect treats at 20 different stations as storytellers tell friendly tales of the Enchanted Evening! The hike is family-friendly and not intended to scare children. Park at Tam-O’Shanter and enter on Vicksburg Avenue or use the Olander walk-in gates. This event is rain-or-shine, so dress appropriately. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult guardian.
Cost of admission: $1 donation for ages 3-12
2 & under FREE

Glass City Dog Park Halloween Party
October 28
1-3pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/1958495177760792/
We'll be taking photos of all the great costumes and posting them on Facebook for a fun contest! So get creative! Members only please and normal rules apply.

Sylvania Recreation District - Goblin Gallop
October 28
Grades K & 1 (9:00am) / 2nd & 3rd (9:20am) / 4th-6th (9:40am)
http://www.playsylvania.com/goblin-gallop/  
Join us for this fun event for all Sylvania public and parochial students in grades K—6. The event helps promote a healthy and active lifestyle. We are extremely excited to announce that we will be holding the race on the trail system around Centennial Terrace & Olander’s Fossil Park.
Entry fee: $10 and includes a great t-shirt and plenty of refreshments. Restrooms, plenty of refreshments and first aid will be available. Registration deadline: Monday, October 20, 2017. 

 

Adult Parties

Halloween Disco Party
October 13
9pm - 2am
https://www.facebook.com/events/461609897543343/ 
The Halloween season is upon us and Signal is kicking off the festivities with a Disco Costume Party. Come in your favorite Disco outfit or wear a scary costume -- better yet do both! For this kind of shindig, we knew we had to bring in the perfect DJ to fit the theme of the night and luckily, we didn't have to look far. Straight out of Detroit and one of the key figures in the resurgent Disco scene, Pontchartrain delivers the perfect blend of House, Disco and other Old School sounds. Come boogie with us on the dance floor to some groovy music and help us get the spooky season started right! With Untitled Funk and Mattimoe. 21+ FREE before 10pm, $5 after. 

Downtown 419 Friday the 13th Party
October 13
8pm-12am
https://www.facebook.com/events/1603143663071074/ 
Get your costumes ready! We’re transforming an abandoned warehouse into a Halloween blowout on Friday the 13th - before it's renovated into loft apartments. DJ Muha will be in full effect all night.Cash bar. 21+ only. TicketsGeneral Admission tickets are available for $15 per person. VIP tickets include admission, a private seating area and a private bar for $30 per person.

Fall Fleetfest - A Night Circus (at Hensville)
October 14
1pm - 7pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/1976229232588506/ 
What do you get when you mix Holey Toledough - Handcrafted Doughnuts,Maumee Bay Brewing Company and Hensville Park? This event pairs together two Toledo favorites - locally-made donuts and locally-made craft beer- to create a scrumptious celebration of the 419. Fleetfest is our signature series at Fleetwood's Tap Room that also features live entertainment on the Owens Corning stage in Hensville Park and a giant viewing screen inside Fleetwood’s Tap Room showing college football and Toledo Walleye hockey.

Halloween Party 2017 (at Table Forty 4)
October 21
8pm-Midnight
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/halloween-party-2017-tickets-36039888276 
It will be a night full of fun with live music from Organized K-OS and DJ Rick Jamess. This combination will have you on the dance floor all night covering hits, oldies, and today's Top 40's. Show off your costume! $50 goes to overall best male/female costume and $100 to best overall couple costume. All guest are eligible for the contest if they choose to do so. When you first arrive you will be scored on your costume, any ties and final winners will be will be decided by the crowd. Door prizes and more.

8th Annual Adams Street Zombie Crawl
October 21
5pm-2am
http://www.villageonadams.org/upcoming-events/2017/10/21/8th-annual-zombie-crawl 
Hey bats & ghouls! The party you've been dying to get into is back on Adams Street to celebrate its 8th year. Let us coerce your cadaver into the night as the 5 tombs along Adams St open to host the ultimate feast for the undead. Join us for Ohio's largest zombie gathering as we slump and stroll the streets in search of brains, beers, and booze! Your best drop-dead zombie attire is a must. Stay tuned for all the flesh eating details you can stomach. 

$5 wristbands available upon entry. You will have access to all 7 bars (Bretz, Ottawa Tavern, The Attic, Poco Loco, Manhattans Pub & Cheer, Georjiz and Wesley’s). The streets will be lined with Beer Trucks & Food Trucks to satiate your zombie needs. Keep checking back for more information about entertaining.

Mischief and Mayhem Ball
October 26
8pm - 2am
https://www.facebook.com/events/1642129935860711/ 
Join us for a fun evening for a great cause! Costume contests, DJ Bro D, spooktacular shot specials! Part of the proceeds will go to Out of Darkness community walk for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Halloween Bash
October 27
8pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/504029593289853 

Innovation Concerts presents Halloween Slaughter: Halloween Bash and Costume Party at Frankie's Inner-City. Doors open at 8pm.

Halloween Boo Bash at the Bay
October 27-28
7pm-2am
https://www.putinbay.com/eventid.php?myid=90 
What do you get when you mix over 2,000 people in costume, frosty cold adult beverages, and great live entertainment? You get Ohio's largest island Halloween Party and a great time! Costume Contests with numerous prizes cash prizes take place at Mr. Ed's Bar & Grille! Downtown bars and taverns decorate with a haunting theme! Book early as this weekend usually fills up! This is the island's last big weekend of the year and doors close on Sunday at 11am sharp, so don't miss out on your last chance to party at Put-in-Bay for 2017!

Toledo Yacht Club Halloween Party
October 28
7pm - 12am
https://www.facebook.com/events/930381700433269/ 
Spooktacluar Halloween Party at the Toledo Yacht Club, Saturday, October 28th, 2017. The undertaking begins at 7pm with food, drinks, music, costume contest and more. The spirits are getting restless here and want to party with you! No cover charge. 

Black Cloister Halloween Party
October 28
https://www.facebook.com/events/125962324785938/
Join the Black Cloister Cult for some Halloween fun! We will have a costume contests to be judged at 9 pm-- Scariest, Funniest, and Best of Show. Drink specials all day! And as always, the Cloister will be decked out in all its horrifying glory!

Homeslice 5th Annual Halloween Party
October 28
9pm - 2am
https://www.facebook.com/events/1313954045378029/ 
This a FREE event beginning at 9pm with guest DJ's, drink specials and, of course, pizza!   

Music, Performances & Film

The Rocky Horror Show Live
October 19-22
Shows at 8pm on the 19-20, and 7pm and Midnight on the 22nd.
https://www.facebook.com/events/120238685309477/ 
Optional wine and cheese buffet before each show for an extra $5 added on to ticket price. Located at the Maumee Indoor Theater.
For tickets, cast information and specific show times, click here.

The Valentine Theatre
Silver Screen Classics: The Shining 
October 27
7:30pm
Call the box office for confirmation, 419-242-ARTS, or purchase tickets here. General Admission.

Family Concert: Toledo Symphony Orchestra Halloween Spooktacular
October 29
3pm
http://www.toledosymphony.com/events/2017/10/29/the-andersons-family-series/halloween-spooktacular/ 
Your favorite Halloween tradition is back! Enjoy a variety of pre-concert activities (like our popular instrument petting zoo!) in the Grand Lobby and then head into the Valentine Theatre for a fabulously fun program of spooky classics you know and love. Bring your camera - kids get the opportunity to walk across the stage in our annual costume parade!

Rocky Horror Halloween - Howard's Club H
October 31
Midnight
https://www.facebook.com/events/874036216089904/ 
Join us on Monday night at the stroke of Midnight on the night of Halloween for the premier of a The Rocky Horror Picture Show on the BIG SCREEN! Dress up and take the stage if you'd like! Free admission. 

The Rocky Horror Show
November 4
8pm and Midnight
https://www.facebook.com/events/1630626863643635/ 
Let's do the time warp again! Stone Productions is bringing the Rocky Horror Show back to our Nelson Theater on November 4th, and we want you there to witness it! There will be a showing at 8pm and at Midnight, so you have two chances to catch this phenomenal classic. Doors will open at 7:30 and 11:30 respectively.

Tickets are $10 at Brown Paper Tickets, or $13 at the door.
Be sure to check what time you've selected when purchasing tickets!

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