Updated: Oct 14, 2021
Here is a list of all the Halloween Events in and around Louisville, Kentucky and Southern Indiana the weekend of October 15- October 17:
Boo at the Zoo
Thursdays-Sundays October 1-30 from 5-8:30pm
40 YEARS OF DELIGHTFUL NOT FRIGHTFUL FUN!
Special Ticket Required. A Louisville tradition for over 40 years, Boo at the Zoo, presented by Meijer, transforms your Zoo into a living storybook, complete with some of your favorite characters brought to life, fun music and a safe place for trick-or-treating for kids 11 and under. We’re celebrating with an all inclusive party experience designed to give you all the kooky you love with none of the spooky. Our reduced nightly capacity eliminates the scary traffic delays when arriving for the party. Parking is easy and convenient in the Zoo’s lot and FREE for party guests!
Jack O'Lantern Spectacular
September 30-October 31
Republic Bank Night- October 19
Sensory Night- October 25 (Details Listed below on October 25th)
4800 New Cut Road SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 31, 2021
The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular began in Oxford, Massachusetts in 1988. The Louisville event, celebrating its 9th year in 2021, is held in Iroquois Park with 5,000 carved pumpkins illuminated at night as an “art show”. The show runs daily from dusk to
11PM, weekdays (Sunday-Thursday), and closes at midnight on Friday & Saturday.
• Nightly illumination
• Entertainment for the whole family
• 5,000+ illuminated pumpkins with more than 100 pumpkins carved into veritable works of art
• Presented, each year, in newly themed scenes, with music
• Proceeds benefit the Parks Alliance of Louisville
NOTE: LINES FOR THE EVENT ON WEEKENDS MAY BE LONG.
PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY.
WE APPRECIATE YOUR PATIENCE.
Friday & Saturday Nights from 8pm-1pm
September 24-October 23
Jack Lantern's Light Show: 8:00PM - 1:00AM
The Haunting Escape Mansion: 8:00PM - 1:00AM
Monster Midway: 8:00PM - 1:00AM
Black Cat Theater: 8:00PM-1:00AM
Creature Feature Stage / Movie Screen: 8:00PM - 11:30PM
Monster Makers: 9:00PM - 12:30AM
Legend at Pope Lick Haunted Woods: 9:00PM - 1:00AM
Oktoberfest Beer Garden: 8:00PM - 12:00AM
Thriller Performers: 8:30PM, 10:00PM, 11:30PM, 12:30AM
Cirque Legende Fire Performer & Aerialist: 8:45PM - 9:45PM
Cirque Legende Contortionist & Juggler: 10:15PM - 11:15PM
Campfire Scarytales: 8:15PM, 9:45PM, 11:15PM, 12:30AM
Jared Howell Magic Shows: 9:00PM, 10:30PM, 12:00AM
Live Music / Movie: 9:00PM - 11:00PM
Monster Makeover Show: 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Movies: Listed below
September 29- November 7th
Another hit from the undisputed queen of mystery, Agatha Christie! This superb thriller will keep you guessing until the dramatic end. A treat for any mystery-lover!
PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE: TUESDAY THRU SUNDAY EVENINGS Doors Open 5:45pm Dinner 5:45-7:10pm Footnotes Pre-Show 7:15pm Main Show Begins 7:45pm
SUNDAY MATINEE Doors Open 11:45am Dinner 11:45-12:55pm Footnotes Pre-Show 1pm Main Show Begins 1:30pm
WEDNESDAY MATINEE Doors Open 11:45am Dinner 11:45-12:45pm Main Show Begins 1p
Children aged 3 and younger are free
Saturday hours: 11am to 8pm CDT
Sunday hours: 11am to 6pm CDT
Halloween Fun for the Whole Family!
Sundays from 11-4at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
Lurking in the shadows of West Main Street, the creepy creatures of Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory have arisen for another ghoulish Home Run Halloween. Beginning October 10th, Sundays in October will be fangtastic with half-off kids admission and, of course, candy!
Friday, October 15th, 2021
Movies in the Park: Goosebumps (Rated PG)
October 15 at 6:15pm
St. Matthews Community Centre
Movies in the Park is an all new Community Program for 2021! All movies are FREE and will be shown at St. Matthews Community Park (310 Ten Pin Lane) in Trinity Stadium. Movies are shown on select Fridays of each month (August – October), and all movies begin at sundown. Be sure to bring a blanket or your favorite stadium seat cushion as all seating will be on bleachers at Trinity Stadium. No alcohol or smoking is allowed. Concessions will be sold (cash) on site. Join us in your Halloween costume for a special costume contest! Prizes to be announced.
October 15 from 6:30-9pm
Pure Dance Company
120 W Hebron Lane Ste F
Shepherdsville, Ky 40165
Come get it and celebrate Halloween with Pure Dance Company!!
Cake walk, trunk or treat, games to win prizes, pumpkin painting, face painting, and pie face for $1!
Ultimate Halloween Fest: Scary Stories to Tell In the Dark (Rated PG-13)
October 15th from 8pm-1am
Legend at Pope Lick Haunted Woods
Spooktacular Halloween Weekend
Jellystone Park Mammoth Cave
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)!
Saturday, October 16th, 2021
Trunk or Treat at Sauerbeck Family Drive In: Casper(Rated PG)
October 16 at 7:30pm
$25 per carload+1.50 Sales Tax
5th Annual Special Needs Trunk or Treat
October 16 4-6pm
Park Community Credit Union & FEAT
Park Community Credit Union & FEAT of Louisville present the 5th annual Trunk or Treat for special needs. This FREE event will be filled with festive decorations, costumes and plenty of treats. We welcome all special needs individuals and their families to join in on the fun. No matter your age or ability, this event is for you!
If you have any questions, feel free to contact ParkTrunkorTreat@parkcommunity.com
October 16 from 10am-3pm
Gethsemane Baptist Church in Shepherdsville
Come see some cool cars, support cancer research, eat and fellowship! Come dressed in your costume and grab some candy. There will also be trophies awarded for Best of Show, DJ's Choice, Pastor's Choice, Best Decorated and Top 25!
October 16th at 1pm
Kentucky Science Center
We provide the pumpkins and you provide the creativity for our always popular Pumpkin Painting workshop. Take home a one-of-a-kind artwork perfect for your front porch.
Open to ages 8+. Please note that one adult is required to attend the workshop for every two children
Free with Registration
October 16 from 4-6pm
Awesome Sports and Camps- Jeffersonville, Indiana
We're excited to take registrations for our 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat! Sign up NOW - This FREE event will SELL OUT We will be in the Shirley Hall Park - 1203 Charlestown Pike, Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Register here to attend: https://sparkpages.io/?i=VzF
Sunday, October 17th, 2021
Annual DSL Halloween Zoo Party
When: Sunday October 17, 2021 3:00pm Where: The Louisville Zoo (Oasis Tent), 1100 Trevilian Way, Louisville, Ky, 40213
- All guests must enter the zoo by 3:45pm - For the safety of all guests please stay at the Oasis tent and lawn area. - Zoo staff will escort DSL families to the starting point of the TRICK OR TREATING TRAIL at 4:45 pm. - Event Held rain or shine! -Individuals with Down syndrome and their immediate family- FREE -Children under the age of 3- FREE -Extended family and friends- $20 -Ticket includes private access to the event, light refreshments, photo booth, and activities.
If you order tickets that are not free, you will be contacted for payment.
Trunk or Treat
October 17 from 4-6pm
Louisville Mortar Board Honors Society at University of Louisville
Cardinal Stadium Parking Lot Bronze Lot
2550 South Floyd St
Come on out for this community trunk or treat with games, snacks and a costume contest at 5pm.