HallZOOween at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

HallZOOween (photo: Cassandre Crawford)
HallZOOween (photo: Cassandre Crawford)

Wild about Halloween? So is the zoo! Trek to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden for HallZOOween! Get up close and personal with special animal encounters, an illusion show, trick-or-treating around the zoo and a ride aboard the Hogwarts Express Train. The fun happens on Saturdays and Sundays, October 5-27, 2019.

Haunted Village at Heritage Village Museum

Heritage Village Museum (photo: Historic Southwest Ohio)
Heritage Village Museum (photo: Historic Southwest Ohio)

Walk through a (family-friendly) frightfully decorated village when the Heritage Village Museum becomes the Haunted Village. Enjoy a wagon ride, haunted trail, face painting, games, balloon animals and trick-or-treating. Come face-to-face with witches, a mad scientist, and the Headless Horseman himself on Fridays and Saturdays, October 11-26, 2019.

The Great Pumpkin Fest at Kings Island

The Great Pumpkin Fest at Kings Island (photo: @anjaligupta.r)
The Great Pumpkin Fest at Kings Island (photo: @anjaligupta.r)
Join your favorite Peanuts characters at The Great Pumpkin Fest in Kings Island's award-winning children's area! Enjoy a mini pumpkin patch, live shows, and a kids costume contest; plus trick-or-treating and all of your favorite Planet Snoopy rides! The party runs Saturdays and Sundays, September 28-October 27, 2019.

HalloTween at Kings Island

Halloween Haunt at Kings Island (photo: Michael C. Potter)
Halloween Haunt at Kings Island (photo: Michael C. Potter)

New this year at Kings Island is their spooky and fun-filled HalloTween attraction fit for the ones a little too old for The Great Pumpkin Fest, and not ready to brave the scares of Halloween Haunt. Young ghouls and goblins can adventure through kid-sized versions of select Haunt attractions that keep family-friendliness in mind. Their courage will be tested without frightening them to the core! This half-haunting will run Saturdays and Sundays, September 22 - October 27, 2019


Jack O'Lantern Junction at EnterTRAINment Junction

Jack O'Lantern Junction at EnterTRAINment Junction (photo: EnterTRAINment Junction)
Jack O'Lantern Junction at EnterTRAINment Junction (photo: EnterTRAINment Junction)

Take the fun indoors at EnterTRAINment Junction, home to the world's largest indoor train display. During Jack O'Lantern Junction, let the kids roam through the trick-or-treat or straw mazes, get a free mini pumpkin at the indoor pumpkin patch, make Halloween crafts, admire the Halloweenville miniature animated display, and enjoy outdoor kids train rides. The fun starts September 28 and runs through October 31, 2019.

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