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Halloween Events Weekend of October 22-24, 2021

Updated: Jan 30, 2022

It's that time of year for Trunk or Treats, Trick or Treating, Halloween Movies, Costumes and More in and around Louisville! Find a huge list of Halloween events happening this weekend in and around Louisville 2021 below:

Ongoing Events

Boo at the Zoo

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Thursdays-Sundays October 1-30 from 5-8:30pm


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




Ultimate Halloween Fest at Pope Lick Park

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

The Mousetrap

Derby Dinner Playhouse

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

Happy Halloween Weekends

Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana

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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!

Home Run Halloween

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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!

Hillcrest Avenue's Halloween Street looks a little different this year, read this article for details.


Friday, October 22nd, 2021

Fright Night Halloween Weekend

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October 22-24

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)!

A Haunting Good Time at Charlestown State Park


October 22-24 10am-4pm

Our annual "Halloween" Weekend with lots of fun activities and programs for all ages

Family Fun Night: Dive In Movie-Beetlejuice (Rate PG)


October 22 from 7-9pm

Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center

Trick or Treat Street or Trail or Treat


October 22 5-6:30pm

Clear Creek Park in Shelbyville

Trunk or Treat at Small Steps Preschool


October 22 at 6:30pm

We know Halloween has looked a lot different for our kids the past year and we want to make it fun and safe! Join us for trunk or treat at Small Steps Preschool for your child to trick or treat!

We will be serving Chilli and refreshments, and photo opportunity from 6:30pm-7:15pm and Trunk or treating from 7:15-8:15pm!

Ultimate Halloween Fest: The Wolfman (Rated R)

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October 22 from 8pm-1am

Legend at Pope Lick Haunted Woods

Jack O'Lantern Stroll

$5 donation + concessions available for purchase

October 22 from 6-9pm

Dreams with Wings

Jack O'Lantern stroll returns Friday, October 22!

Enjoy hundreds of beautifully carved pumpkins lining the front of St. Francis of Assisi.

There will be concessions to purchase and trick or treat stations for the kiddos.

Mike Bush and The All Stars will rock out during the evening! They are such a great band and will make the evening fun for all!

We ask for a $5 donation per child to participate in trick or treating. (You can always donate more!)

Trick or Treat at the BallPark

Kids (12& younger) Free

Adults General Admission $5

October 22 from 6:30-10pm

Movie Hocus Pocus starts at 8pm

Join us for our first-ever Trick-or-Treat at the Ballpark presented by Republic Bank on Friday, October 22. Come out in costume and enjoy a different Halloween experience in a safe, family-friendly environment. Kids may trick-or-treat on the concourse from 6:30-8:00 PM as participating sponsors will be set up with treats for the children. All attendees are welcome to stay for a special movie showing of Hocus Pocus on our huge high-definition video boards beginning at 8:00 PM.

Saturday, October 23rd, 2021

Halloween at Brown Park


October 23td at 11am

Brown Park in St. Matthews

Trunk or Treat at Sauerbeck Family Drive In: Casper (Rated PG)

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October 23at 7:30pm


$25 per carload + $1.50 Sales Tax