Family Friendly Halloween Fun 2020

Updated: Oct 9, 2020



Here is a list of all of the Family Friendly Events and Activities for Halloween 2020 in and around Louisville:

(More events will be added as more come in)

Events All Month Long


Boo at the Zoo from the Louisville Zoo

Safe, socially distanced trick or treating event for kids 11 and under

Thursdays through Sundays in October from 5-10pm

Order your tickets ahead of time


Jack O'Lantern Spectacular

The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular began in Oxford, Massachusetts in 1988. The Louisville event, celebrating its 8th year in 2020, is held in Iroquois Park with 5,000 carved pumpkins illuminated at night as an “art show”. The show runs daily from dusk to 11 p.m., weekdays(Sunday-Thursday), and closes at midnight on Friday & Saturday at Iroquois Park. Now a Drive-Through event


Zombie Zips from Louisville Mega Cavern

Louisville Mega Cavern presents Mega Zombie Zips! Zip through the cavern while experiencing an immersive, chilling and terrifying zombie experience. Mega Zombie Zips feature six underground zip lines, including a spooky fun filled dual racing zip, two challenge bridges that will test your skill, balance, and mettle, this tour is guaranteed to get your heart racing and your adrenaline pumping. If you are looking for a one-of-a-kind Halloween zipping experience, Mega Zombie Zips is for you.

Order your tickets online


DJ Munch's Glow Party at Chuck E. Cheese

The lights go down and DJ Munch turns it up with a mix of high-energy music videos to get the party going! For just $14.99 per child ($19.99 Canada), get 30-Minutes of All You Can Play, an upgraded “Glow” Treat Bag that also includes 3 glow bracelets and glow tattoos (no registration necessary, purchase at the register upon arrival). And, every hour on the :30-minute mark, DJ Munch introduces Chuck E.’s Boo-Tastic Dance! Kids can add more candy to their Treat Bags with “touchless” trick or treating at the end of the show, at our gift shop and at Kid Check exit.

Starts at 6pm on Friday and Saturdays in October, Located at 2030 S Hurstbourne Parkway


New Show: Mr. Munch's Monster Mash-Up featuring Chuck E.'s Boo-tastic Dance

Mr. Munch, Chuck E.’s resident Alien-Monster delivers a spooky line-up of Halloween entertainment, including music videos and shorts from Chuck E. Cheese and other kids’ favorites! Every hour on the :30-minute mark, Mr. Munch introduces the all-new, Chuck E.’s Boo-tastic Dance! A Chuck E. Cheese cast member will lead the dance with the kids, encouraging them to maintain social distancing.

All month long, located at 2030 S. Hurstbourne Parkway


FREE Treat Bags in October at Chuck E. Cheese

All October long, get a FREE treat bag when your child visits in costume or when you buy an All You Can Play card of 30-minutes or more. The treat bag includes a rechargeable play band, Chuck E. Cheese sticker sheet, Halloween stickers, candies, a spider ring and special offers on Halloween movie rentals at home from Warner Bros.

All month long, Located at 2030 S. Hurstbourne Parkway


Fall in the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass

Fridays and Saturdays from 5-7pm

FALL MARKET | PHOTO OPS | GIVEAWAYS | SPECIAL GUESTS | WAGON RIDES | ENTERTAINMENT | AND MORE

Located at the south east entrance (Simpsonville, Ky) Look for the Pumpkin House!

Order your tickets ahead of time


Homerun Halloween at the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory

Sundays in October from 10am-3pm

From the depths of Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory the ghosts and goblins have awakened to welcome the 5th Annual Home Run Halloween. This year the spine-tingling excitement happens every Sunday in October. No ghouling around. Every Sunday will be spooktacular because kids dressed in costume receive a special Halloween mini-bat at the end of the factory tour and receive a pre-packaged bag of candy.


Wilstem Lights Festival in Paoli, Indiana

Wilstem Fall Festival of Lights will be a one and a half mile Halloween and Fall themed light show! Available Saturday September 26th, Sunday September 27th, and daily October 2nd through October 31st from 7-9 pm. Cost is $25 per vehicle! $2 processing fee NOT included.

Order your tickets here


Pirates of PRP

For all the pirate lovers and Halloween fanatics. You can view the yard from September 20th- October 31st. Seaforth Drive. Louisville, KY 40258


Halloween Lights Drive-Thru at Boonesboro State Park

Drive-thru events have become a popular way to enjoy our festive times of year, especially the past several months. It all started with drive-thru Christmas light displays, but now your family can enjoy some spooky fun at this Halloween lights drive-thru event in Kentucky. It’s hosted by Fort Boonesborough State Park and it’s a unique way to spend an evening in October. This is a popular campground for its Halloween festivities, but you can also get in on the fun by attending the drive-thru event as a guest.

Located Southeast of Lexington from 7-10pm October 9th-24th


Candlelight Cemetery Walks in the Valley of Rest Cemetery

Oldham County History Center's "Candlelight Cemetery Walks" in the Valley of Rest Cemetery on Thursdays October 8, 15, and 29. Cost $10 per person, children under 4 free. Each tour is one hour. 2 tours per night. 6pm – 8pm. MUST pre-register by calling (502) 222-0826

Halloween Events on October 9th, 2020


Hocus Pocus Halloween Weekend October 9th at 4pm-11th at 12pm

The Haunted Forest opens its gates for four weekends this season. Each cabin/campsite will get two free admission passes to the Forest. Loads of fun and plenty of spooks! Arts and crafts and activities as usual, Pumpkin carving, costume contest and campsite/cabin decorating contest! Halloween campers are known for competitive decorating, outdoor cooking and having a good time. Prizes awarded for first-fifth places in campsite/cabin contests. Don’t forget candy for the trick or treaters (approx. 450-500 kids)!

Book now at jellystonemammothcave.com or give us a call at 270-773-3840 For Registered Guests Only Note for all Fall Festival and Halloween weekends- please limit free magic pumpkins to one per registered child guest under 12.

Located at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Mammoth Cave in Cave City, Kentucky



Halloween Events on October 10th, 2020


Fall Festival at Forestpark Community Church

Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat from 1-4 pm

Located in 40291


Halloween Clay Workshop at Oldham County Art Center

Spend your afternoon with your loved ones making special art work together! All tools and supplies provided along with instruction. Artwork will be available for pick up after firing in the kiln. Young children need to be accompanied by an adult.

October 10, 1pm-3pm $15 per person


Trunk or Treat at Sauerbeck Family Drive In ****Sold Out****

Double Feature Coco followed by Hocus Pocus

Located in LaGrange, starts at 6:30


Hocus Pocus Halloween Weekend October 9th at 4pm-11th at 12pm

The Haunted Forest opens its gates for four weekends this season. Each cabin/campsite will get two free admission passes to the Forest. Loads of fun and plenty of spooks! Arts and crafts and activities as usual, Pumpkin carving, costume contest and campsite/cabin decorating contest! Halloween campers are known for competitive decorating, outdoor cooking and having a good time. Prizes awarded for first-fifth places in campsite/cabin contests. Don’t forget candy for the trick or treaters (approx. 450-500 kids)!

Book now at jellystonemammothcave.com or give us a call at 270-773-3840 For Registered Guests Only Note for all Fall Festival and Halloween weekends- please limit free magic pumpkins to one per registered child guest under 12.

Located at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Mammoth Cave in Cave City, Kentucky


Halloween Events on October 11th, 2020


Hocus Pocus Halloween Weekend October 9th at 4pm-11th at 12pm

The Haunted Forest opens its gates for four weekends this season. Each cabin/campsite will get two free admission passes to the Forest. Loads of fun and plenty of spooks! Arts and crafts and activities as usual, Pumpkin carving, costume contest and campsite/cabin decorating contest! Halloween campers are known for competitive decorating, outdoor cooking and having a good time. Prizes awarded for first-fifth places in campsite/cabin contests. Don’t forget candy for the trick or treaters (approx. 450-500 kids)!

Book now at jellystonemammothcave.com or give us a call at 270-773-3840 For Registered Guests Only Note for all Fall Festival and Halloween weekends- please limit free magic pumpkins to one per registered child guest under 12.

Located at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Mammoth Cave in Cave City, Kentucky


Halloween Events on October 16th, 2020


Jack O'Lantern Family Fun Pick Up

Dreams with Wings Order from the Dreams with Wings website $20 Donation for a fun package including: *Papa Johns Pizza *Pumpkin for carving *Candy *Games *Cocktail recipes from Chateau Bourbon Add ins available including: Extra pizza Heitzman Traditional Baked Pie


Movie Night in the Park: Nightmare Before Christmas

Bicknell Park, New Albany, Indiana

Who will be crowned the rightful Pumpkin King?! Bring your already carved Jack O' Lantern. The top 10 Jack O' Lanterns will receive a prize. Pumpkins must be turned in by 6:30pm. The first 100 kids will receive a kid's activity page. Park opens at 6:00pm • Movie starts at Dark

“Family Circles” will be painted on the grass. *8 people per circle.*

You will need to check-in at the gate. We ask that each household stays within their circle to promote proper social distancing. We will have limited spaces, circles will be given first come first serve. This event will abide by CDC guidelines & we ask the same of our patrons! Movie attendees should monitor their own symptoms and should stay home if they are not feeling well.


Halloween Events on October 17th, 2020


Monster Mash Halloween Bash Parade: Charlestown Halloween Parade

Charlestown's first annual Monster Mash Halloween Bash parade will kick off on Saturday, October 17th at 6:00 pm. The Parade will travel from the Charlestown High School Parking lot, down Park Street and onto Market, where it will turn again onto Main and end on the Charlestown Square. Families are encouraged to get creative and dress in their Halloween best, and line Market Street to check out the floats and collect candy. Social distancing between families and the wearing of masks while in the proximity of others, and while traveling to and from your spot on the parade route is highly encouraged.

Located in Charlestown, Indiana


Sunfish Pumpkin Regatta with The Louisville Sailing Club

The Sunfish Pumpkin Regatta will be a two-day regatta that will provide competition regardless of your experience level. We hope to have twenty boats on the line. Dinner will be served following the day's racing. There are club sunfish available on a first come bases. Camping on the club property is available. Please contact Eugene Cox (coxeugene@att.net) if you need to reserve a club boat.

Regatta Schedule

Saturday October 17th Sunday October 18th

10:00 – 12:00 Registration 9:00 Coffee and Donuts

1:00 First Gun 10:00 First Gun

4:15 Last Start 1:15 Last Start

6:00 Dinner 2:00 Awards and Leftovers


Double Feature at Sauerbeck Family Drive In

Nightmare before Christmas and Hocus Pocus

Gates open at 6:30, Show Starts at 7:30, $15 per carload, Located in LaGrange, Ky



Halloween Events on October 18th, 2020


Spooltacular at Wendell Moore Park

Our Spooktacular this year will be a drive-by trick-or-treat event in the lower parking lot of Wendell Moore Park, in Buckner. Families are encouraged to decorate their cars - we have a prize for the best! Join us on Sunday, October 18, from 4:00- 5:00 pm. This is a free event.


Double Feature at Sauerbeck Family Drive In

Nightmare before Christmas and Hocus Pocus

Gates open at 6:30, Show Starts at 7:30, $15 per carload, Located in LaGrange, Ky



Halloween Events on October 19th, 2020


Halloween Craft Party in the Park

Who: Midtown MOPS Moms

What: This week we will be making a fun Halloween Craft (specific project TBA)! We will provide the supplies, all you have to do is register and show up!

Where: Gateway Park in Clarksville under the pavilion (rain or shine)

When: Monday October 19 @ 12pm OR Thursday October 22 @ 6pm

- Masks will be required unless socially distanced - We will provide adequate spacing between people - Registration is required for headcount and materials

Register at this link


Double Feature at Sauerbeck Family Drive In

Nightmare before Christmas and Hocus Pocus

Gates open at 6:30, Show Starts at 7:30, $15 per carload, Located in LaGrange, Ky


Halloween Events on October 23rd, 2020


A Haunting Good Time at Charlestown State Park

Weekend Long Halloween fun for all ages, Located in Charlestown, Indiana


Pop up Movie in the park at E,P, Tom Sawyer

Park and watch Disney's "Hocus Pocus" movie in the parking lot. Family fun in a safe & healthy outdoor setting!

• Tickets: $25 per carload available ONLY on Eventbrite; no ticket sales at the door • Gates open at 7 p.m. Movie starts at 8:15 p.m. • Park and watch "Hocus Pocus" in the main parking lot • Cars in every other space • Bring chairs to sit in space by driver’s door or watch from your car • Sitting on vehicles or in truck beds is not allowed • Sitting in back of SUVs is allowed • Bring your own food and drink • Activities Building restrooms will be open • Masks & social distancing required at restrooms • Attendees to remain at their car/space per state regulations for this event unless visiting restrooms • Proceeds benefit the Tom Sawyer State Park Foundation • Presenting sponsor Norton Healthcare

Get your tickets ahead of time at Eventbrite


Halloween Events on October 24th, 2020


Halloween at Brown Park

11-3pm Drive-Thru Trick or Treating Located in St. Matthews


LaGrange Halloween Mainia

11am-3pm in LaGrange, Ky

Please join us for Halloween MAINia! There will be trick-or-treating at participating shops and booths from 11am - 3pm. The costume contest for all ages and pets will begin at 1pm. (Please come early to register.) There will be activity booths sponsored by local organizations and our very popular Candy Swap Shop! Brought to you by the La Grange KY Main Street Program and your local Downtown La Grange Merchants. Hosted by Rainy Day Resale.


Holy Angel Trunk or Treat!

October is here which means Halloween is but weeks away. All are invited to a Trunk or Treat at Holy Angels Academy on October 24! The event is free and open to the public. The flyer attached has the details. If you have any questions, please message Jeff/Brigid Flood or email holyangelshalloween@gmail.com. Hope you can join the Holy Angels family for a fun and spooooky night!

from 4:30-7pm, Located in Middletown


Nightmare in NULU

Trick or Treat through NULU at our Annual Nightmare in NULU!! Participating businesses will be safely passing out candy from Muth's Candy on Saturday, October 24th from noon til 4pm to kids in costume! Enjoy a day in NULU this Halloween season with safe Trick or Treating, Shopping, Dining and more!

Special Needs Drive-Thru Trunk or Treat

Park Community Credit Union and FEAT of Louisville present the 2020 Drive Thru Trunk or Treat for individuals with special needs.

4-6pm, Located at 2515 Blankenbaker Parkway


Inclusive Trunk or Treat at New Life Christian Church

Barren Heights is teaming up with Critically Loved to help provide a fun event for the whole family. No tricks- just treats! Volunteers from participating nonprofits will be hosting and decorating a trunk and handing out candy. After you have received your candy, there will be a pumpkin booth, where your family can take home a pumpkin and decorating supplies. We can’t wait to see everyone there! This event will be a real TREAT! Please note: Safety is our top priority! Cars will be distanced in the parking lot and we will only have one family per trunk at a time.

From 3-5pm, Located near Springhurst



Okolona Christian Church Fall Festival

We will have a Car Show with new, classic, and custom cars for everyone to check out. Fun safe candy stations will be available for children (preschool and elementary). Children are encouraged to wear costumes, no scary or inappropriate costumes please. 

From 12-3pm, Located in Okolona


Halloween Parade

Located in Corydon, Indiana from 6-7pm


Trunk or Treat at Sauerbeck Family Drive In ****Sold Out*****

CASPER FOLLOWED BY WALLACE & GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT


A Haunting Good Time at Charlestown State Park

Weekend long Halloween Fun for all ages, Located in Charlestown, Indiana


Halloween Events on October 25th, 2020


Trunk or Treat at Adventure Christian Church

Trunk or Treat is a FREE event for the whole family. We get that in 2020 everything looks a little different, but that doesn't stop the party from happening. This year's Trunk or Treat will be a drive-thru experience. Families can drive through and safely see all of the decorated trunks. Each child will receive a bag of pre-packaged candy. There will also be a fun scavenger hunt game to play while you drive through all of the fun!

From 2-4pm Located in Jeffersontown


Crusin' Candy Crawl at Crestwood United Methodist

The Annual Trunk or Treat will be different this year. Families will drive through the Candy Crawl path set up in the Church Parking Lots to receive candy and treats.

6-7pm, Located in Crestwood, Ky


Tailgate Movie Night at Middletown Christian Church

Monsters, Inc.

Children and Youth Families are invited to join us for Tailgate Movie Night on Sunday, October 25. Parking lot will open at 6:30pm with movie starting at 7:00pm (movie is 1 hour and 23 minutes long). Registration is required and capacity is limited. We encourage you to bring your own food and treats. Bathrooms will be available, and masks are required if you leave your designated area. There will be no distribution of treats but costumes are welcome. We will also have a pumpkin decorating contest.  You can bring 1 pumpkin decorated by your family to be judged, and there will be prizes! Opens at 6:30, Located in Middletown, Ky


Fall Festival at St. John's United Methodist Church

Bring the kids in their costumes for a fun evening of activities!  Face masks are encouraged for adults, and we will be practicing social distancing.  A hot dog dinner will be served , and we will have games, crafts, a costume parade and contest, along with raffles and prizes.  And each child will receive a bag of treats!  This event is open to the community, so invite your friends and neighbors. 

From 4-5:30, Located in Prospect, Ky


Fall Festival at Ballardsville Baptist Church

ANNUAL BBC FALL FESTIVAL Trunk-R-Treat, Candy, & Fun!

Starts at 5pm, Located in Crestwood


Witches Night Out at Sauerbeck Family Drive In

Hocus Pocus (2nd feature film tbd)

Gates Open at 6:20, film starts at 7:20, $15 per carload, Located in LaGrange, Ky


A Haunting Good Time at Charlestown State Park

Weekend long Halloween Fun for all ages, Located in Charlestown, Indiana


Halloween Events on October 29th, 2020


7th Annual Halloween Spooktacular & Costume Party at the Melting Pot

Do you know what Zombies like even more than Brains? Fondue! Please join us on Thursday, October 29th as we celebrate Halloween the only way we know how- Dressing up in our most ghoulish costumes and eating fondue! Enjoy our special three-course meal consisting of any creamy cheese fondue, fresh salad, and of course our decadent chocolate fondue for only $24.95! Add on a savory entrée for $9.95! Be enchanted by a taste of the macabre with one of our creepy bubbling cocktail creations and delight in our demented decorations and bone-chilling music. Everyone wearing a costume will receive a special gift and there will be a raffle for fun door prizes throughout the night! Fun For All Ages! Call (502) 491-4762 for reservations today! Spots are going fast! From 5-10pm, Located at S. Hurstbourne Parkway


Halloween Events on October 30th, 2020

Trunk or Treat Theater at Springdale Community Church

Looking for a safe and fun place for families to come together and trick or treat? Come and hang out on Friday, October 30th as we host Trunk or Treat Theater on campus. There will be many fun and creative cars and goodies for the kids to enjoy. After some good time trunk or treating, we’ll enjoy a family-friendly movie together! Nothing like a little Hotel Transylvania, popcorn, water and time to eat all that yummy candy to make for a fun, energetic evening together! The fun starts at 6pm. For more information please go to: http://springdalechurch.com/event/trunk-or-treat/

COVID guidelines and precautions will be maintained throughout the event.

From 6-9pm, Located in Prospect, Kentucky


"Haunted Mansion Trick or Treat Party!" at GymTyme All Stars

Your children will be able to dress in costume, participate in fun Halloween activities, and have the opportunity to "trick or treat" throughout our "Haunted Mansion" we transform the gym into. This party will be held on October 30th, 2020 from 6:30-9:00 PM. The cost is $30.00 per athlete with a 20% sibling discount. Located in Middletown

Double Feature at Sauerbeck Family Drive In

Hotel Transylvania followed by Goosebumps

Gates open at 6:30, film starts at 7:30 $15 per carload, located in LaGrange, Ky


Halloween Events on October 31st, 2020


Halloween Fest Trunk or Treat at Thomas Car Wash

10:00-4:pm Located at 5321 Preston Hwy, 5321 Preston Hwy

We'll have a trunk or treat for families looking for a place to take their kids this year. We'll have candy, games, music and - the best part - 50% off all carwashes if you show up in

costume!


Bullies & Boos at 21st in Germantown

A dog and family friendly Halloween Festival! Join us for a FRIGHTENINGLY good time!

Every child will receive a goody bag at the gate. Costume Contests! Bring a donated item off the list below to enter any costume contest! Dog, Child, and Adult categories. Games will be ticketed, everyone wins, carnival style. $10/10 or $20/30. Some games will take 2 tickets.

3-9pm, Located in Germantown, Hosted by Fat Heads Rescue


PumpkinFest at Gaslight Square Pavillion

12-2pm Located at Gaslight Square Pavillion in Jeffersontown

A great alternative to the traditional trick-or treating. Children dress in costume and trick-or-treat along Historic Gaslight Square and participate in activities at the pavilion.

Belle of Louisville Boo Cruise

12-2pm on the Belle of Louisville boat

Come aboard for a scary good time on the Mary M. Miller! Bring the whole family to do the Monster Mash, give us your best zombie impression during our Halloween candy walk and have a spooktacular time cruising down the Ohio River! Adult tickets are $35.99, senior tickets are $34.99, children’s tickets are $14.99 and kids four and under are free!

To purchase your tickets click here


Halloween Show at Corydon Live!

Corydon LIVE’s stage is transformed to a haunted house and all the fun begins when the curtains open. Featuring guest performances by: Christy Miller, Clinton Spaulding & More.

Costumes welcome, but not required. Door prizes for the best costume, voted on by audience participation. FAMILY FRIENDLY

Tickets: $12 for Adults $7 for kids ages 6-12 Free for kids under the age of 6. Tickets available at www.corydon.live or by calling 812-734-6288


1st annual Haunted House/ Walk Through

Join the Hillview Holiday House as we unveil our 1st annual Haunted house/ walk through! Featuring live actors and Animatronics! A family friendly haunted attraction! This is free, and we invite everyone to come and have some spooky fun!! 10/31/2020,

From 5pm to 10pm! Check the page for updates! 831 Hillview Blvd



Halloween Events November


Switch Witch at Learning Express

Switch Witch is back! Stop by the store Nov 1st-Nov 3rd, And drop off your child's unwanted candy in return for 1 boo buck per pound. *MAX OF 5 LBS* Child must be present. Please share to your friends.



 

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