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Louisville's Ultimate Halloween Guide Part 2

Updated: Oct 7, 2022

The Original Ultimate Halloween Guide was so large, Families of Louisville got an error message trying to add more; so we split it up into 2 parts. Back by popular demand, Families of Louisville is ready to showcase all of Louisville's Halloween favorites! From Festivals, trunk or treats, haunted houses, Halloween Movies, pumpkin patches, costumes, pumpkin painting and more for all ages. See the full list here:

*Please email to have your event added to the line up*

Monday, October 17, 2022


Movie Monday: Coco

Southwest Library

Have some snacks and do a themed craft as we watch Coco.


9725 Dixie Highway

Louisville, KY 40272


Tuesday, October 18, 2022


Maketober Tuesdays

South Central Library

Join us for Maketober at the South Central Regional Library! Each week we'll have a different crafty project to celebrate Halloween! Email to sign up. Ages 13+

South Central

7300 Jefferson Blvd.

Louisville, KY 40219


Wednesday, October 19, 2022


Night of the Living Dead followed by The Evil Dead

Sauerback Family Drive In

Retro Wednesday 10/19! Zombie classics at the Drive-In!

Gates open 6:30p The Return of The Living Dead starts 7:30p The Evil Dead at 9:00p

Admission is just $10 per Carload!

Sauerbeck Family Drive In

3210 D.W. Griffith Ln

LaGrange, Ky 40031


Wednesday, October 19, 2022


Teen Hang Time: Halloween Movie Edition

Northeast Library

Enjoy a Halloween themed film and popcorn along with a few activities. Ages 12-18

Northeast Library

15 Bellevoir Circle

Louisville, KY 40223


Wednesday, October 19, 2022


Pumpkin, Pizza and Paint

Parlour New Albany

Let's Paint Together! This class is perfect for painters of all ages (suggested age 6+) The cost is $25 per person This includes step-by-step instruction as we paint a 16x20 canvas. You must pre-pay. Includes all supplies and step-by-step instructions! Beginners welcome! Please Note: Arrive about 15 minutes early to get ready and prepped for painting.

Parlour New Albany

225 State Street

New Albany, IN 47150


Thursday, October 20, 2022


Fern Creek Chamber Fall Festival Trunk or Treat

Join us for a fun night and Trunk or Treat with local businesses, enjoy Fire Trucks, LMPD Helicopter, Bouncy's, Food trucks, and Farmer Steve's Petting Zoo.


Fern Creek Community Association & Chamber of Commerce

6104 Bardstown Rd

Louisville, Ky 40291


Thursday, October 20, 2022


Trunk or Treat

Mercy Academy

Join us for Mercy's Trunk or Treat on Tuesday, October 20 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. This is a fun family Halloween event at Mercy Academy, and admission is free! Come dressed in costume and enjoy the festivities.

Mercy Academy

5801 Fegenbush Ln

Louisville, Ky 40228


Thursday, October 20-2022


Drop-in Pumpkin Decorating

South Central Library

Maketober fun continues at the South Central Regional Library! Drop in to pick a pumpkin for decorating. We will have various pumpkin decorating options and stations for you to choose from including painting, stickers, gluing, and carving. All ages are welcome! Carving tools will be limited to ages 13+.

South Central Library

7300 Jefferson Blvd.

Louisville, KY 40219


Thursday, October 20, 2022


Kids Only Club- Halloween Move & Craft

Fairdale Library

Join us for our weekly after school program where we explore video games, STEM related-activities, movies and more. Ages 6 - 12

Fairdale Library

10620 West Manslick Rd.

Louisville, KY 40118


Thursday, October 20, 2022


Movie Screening: Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021)

Portland Library

When a single mom and her kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind. PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Ages 13+

Portland Library

3305 Northwestern Parkway

Louisville, KY 40212


Thursday, October 20, 2022


Spooky Family Storytime

Western Library

Tis October, the spookiest season, and we are doing a Special Spooky Storytime! Dress in your best costume and join us for some spooky picture books* by flashlight. Craft to follow with all supplies provided by the library. Families with all age children are welcome. *Stories will be adorably spooky but not frightening

Western Library

604 S. 10th Street

Louisville, KY 40203


Thursday, October 20, 2022


2022 Chili Supper

Peterson Dumesnil House

Every year, your neighborhood association – the Crescent Hill Community Council, hosts an annual Chili Night at the historic Peterson-Dumesnil House. This is a FREE, family-friendly neighborhood event. The event will take place on the front porch of the Peterson-Dumesnil House so that we can enjoy the beautiful fall weather! Attendees will have the opportunity to taste one of 10 different kinds of chilis prepared by their neighbors. Hot Dogs for the kids! Desserts & drinks provided! This is a non-ticketed, free event.

HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARADE At 7 pm, all children in costumes will participate in a Halloween Costume Parade on the grounds of the Peterson-Dumesnil House. Every child in the parade will receive a special Halloween treat!

FREE DOOR PRIZE GIVE AWAY All attendees will have the opportunity to enter into a free door prize drawing to receive an adorable Halloween Basket! Door prize drawing will be at 7:30 pm.

Peterson-Dumesnil House

301 S Peterson Ave

Louisville, Ky 40206


October 21-October 23

A Haunting Good Time

Charlestown State Park

Join us for the park's biggest yearly event! We will need lots of volunteers to help with various activities throughout the weekend. More details to come as we get closer to this huge weekend.

Charlestown State Park

12500 State Rd 62

Charlestown, IN 47111


Friday, October 21, 2022


Special Needs Family Fall Festival

Kolton's Klubhouse- Special Needs Community Center

Enjoy a free, fun-filled evening of indoor trick or treating sponsored by local businesses and organizations, pumpkin decorating, and inflatable fun for our special needs friends of all ages

Kolton's Klubhouse

Special Needs Community Center

409 N Joe B Hall Ave

Shepherdsville, Ky 40165


Friday, October 21, 2022


Jack O'Lantern Stroll

By Dreams with Wings

Jack O'Lantern stroll returns Friday, October 21!

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

There will be beer from Butchertown Brewing, pizza, 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!)

1960 Bardstown Rd

Louisville, Ky 40205


Friday, October 21, 2022


Trunk or Treat

presented by Hostile Car Club and Steak 'n Shake

Mark your calendars October 21st stock up on candy ladies and gentlemen. We will be back at steak n shake. 4545 outerloop louisville ky 40219 bring out the kiddos to check out all the cars and candy.

Steak 'n Shake Restaurant

4545 Outerloop

Louisville, Ky 40219


Friday, October 21, 2022


Family Drive In