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Halloween Events

In the Louisville area, you will find a great deal of seasonal events and attractions that are for all agres. Louisville offers a huge variety of Halloween events and attractions to visit for the Halloween season. They vary from a Halloween parade to trunk or treating. Louisville certainly has its share of unique Halloween season events. It is a Halloween town like no other! Please leave some feedback about your experience at each Halloween seasonal event. We will post any new Halloween season events and attractions as we find out about them.

Louisville Halloween Parade & Festival – #1 Halloween Celebration

Louisville’s BIGGEST Halloween celebration with over 45,000 Halloween lovers celebrating in one day! Featuring the region’s only Halloween Parade and a full-day Halloween festival for ALL AGES! Live musical entertainment from some of Louisville’s BES [more…]

Location: Baxter Avenue Louisville, KY

Dates: POSTPONED TO 2022

Admission: FREE

Louisville Zombie Walk

The Louisville Zombie Walk in Louisville, KY. What is a zombie walk you ask? Well, a Zombie Walk is an event where thousands of people come dressed as a zombie and the walk down the street just like you were walking into a Romero film. You would be a [more…]

Location: Corner of Bardstown Rd and Eastern Pkwy


Admission: FREE

The ScareFest: Celebrities, Horror & Halloween Expo

ScareFest Convention is a 3 day event being held from 12th September to the 15th Sept 2019 at the Lexington Convention Center in Lexington, USA. This event showcases products like the biggest Horror and Paranormal Convention in the USA where you will [more…]

Location: Lexington Convention Center-430 W. Vine St. Lexington, KY


Admission: $20-$600

Norton’s Sports Health 10K

The Norton Sports Health Great Pumpkin 10K run or walk is a 6.2 mile race that begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Parklands. It is the first running race to be held at the Parklands! You can register online. The race is limited to the first 1,500 to register [more…]

Location: The Parklands, Louisville, KY

Dates: Oct 10, 2020, 9AM

Admission: Starts at $35

COVID-19 Safety Plan Posted

World’s Largest Halloween Party

If scary is no fun for your little ones, then don’t miss the sweetest party in town. Enjoy your Zoo magically transformed into a living storybook with costumed characters and trick-or-treating throughout the Zoo for kids 11 and under. Thursdays – [more…]

Location: Louisville Zoo Louisville, KY

Dates: 2020 TBA

Admission: $12

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular – Drive Thru Edition!

See jaw dropping displays of jack-o-lanterns transformed into works of art in the tranquil wooded setting of historic Iroquois Park. A one-of-a-kind experience combining artistry and pure fall fun with over 5,000 professionally carved jack-o-lanterns [more…]

Location: Iroquois Park, Louisville, KY

Dates: Oct 1 – Nov 1, 2020

Admission: $35/car

COVID-19 Safety Plan Posted

Oktoberfest Cruise

Go on board the historic steamboat Belle of Louisville’s Oktoberfest – it’s great for the whole family! With a German-style theme and live music, it’s a barrel of fun. Three dates are planned, so mark it on your calendar now. Include the wonderful bu [more…]

Location: 401 West River Road, Louisville KY

Dates: 2020 TBA

Admission: Starting at $25

Jack O’Lantern Stroll – Drive Thru Edition!

The Jack O’Lantern Stroll has become one of the premier Halloween events in Kentuckiana, attracting thousands of people for this one night of fun! In addition to the over 1,500 beautifully carved pumpkins lighting the night, the Stroll offers trick [more…]

Location: 1960 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY

Dates: Oct 16, 2020 6:00-8:00PM

Admission: FREE

Corn Island Scary Tales

Named after Louisville’s first settlement, the Corn Island Storytelling Festival was a nationally known autumn fixture that drew thousands of fans for three decades before ending its run in 2007. For the past five-years it has found a new home at B [more…]

Location: 3200 Tucker Station Road Louisville, KY

Dates: 2020 TBA

Admission: $15

F.A.T. Friday Hop – The Halloween Edition

It may get a little chilly so add another layer of bandages to that mummy costume and belly up to the bars on Frankfort Ave.. Several restaurants along the Avenue will host drink specials, and retailers will showcase displays in their storefront wind [more…]

Location: Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY

Dates: 2020 Cancelled

Admission: FREE

Halloween in Brown Park

For well over 20 years, the Chamber of St. Matthews and City of St. Matthews have brought together thousands of residents, dozens of organizations, and countless area businesses in a fun-filled family friendly, safe, Halloween event. Starting as a sm [more…]

Location: 1000 Browns Lane Louisville, KY

Dates: Oct 24, 2020, 11:00A-3:00P

Admission: FREE


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.

Location: Gaslight Square Jeffersontown, KY

Dates: Oct 31, 2020 12PM-2PM

Admission: FREE

Boo Halloween Cruise

Get ready for some Halloween family fun on the historic Belle of Louisville! Besides a 2-hour cruise – a wonderful experience for young and old alike – it’s a chance to enjoy Halloween festivities in a unique environment. Activities for children are [more…]

Location: 401 West River Road Louisville, KY

Dates: Oct 31, 2020 12:00PM-2PM

Admission: $25 Adults, $15 Kids

Halloween ComicFest

Celebrating its fifth year, Halloween ComicFest is an annual event where participating comic book specialty shops across North America and beyond celebrate the Halloween season by giving away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their [more…]

Location: All local comic shops

Dates: Oct 31, 2020

Admission: FREE

Twilight in the Gardens

In response to COVID-19 health concerns, Yew Dell is moving our annual fundraising gala, Twilight in the Gardens, to a virtual event. The health and well being of our community is our biggest priority. With this shift, we decided to revamp Twilight. [more…]

Location: 6220 Old LaGrange Road Crestwood, KY

Dates: VIRTUAL EVENT, Sept 25, 2020

Admission: Free with Regular Admission


The Junior League of Louisville hosts this annual Halloween-themed event for youth connected to cancer. The entire clubhouse is transformed into party central, including games, face-painting, fun activities, trick-or-treating and more! RSVP at www.gi [more…]

Location: 633 Baxter Ave Louisville, KY

Dates: Oct 26, 2019

Admission: Unknown

Fright Light

Spook-tacular family fun is had by all at the planetarium’s annual Fright Light Halloween Party. There are Halloween games and treats for kids along with the much-loved Fright Light Laser Music Show for the whole family.

Doors open at 11:45
Show [more…]


Dates: Oct 26, 2019

Admission: $5

Night Risers Con (Horror, Pop & Comic Con)

This year at Night Risers Con we have some great events planned for you! We will kick off the weekend with a fun evening at the flywheel brewery Friday.

Saturday includes a full day starting at 12pm and ending at 7pm.

Free kids zone 12-7
Shop [more…]

Location: 404 S. Mulberry Street, Elizabethtown, KY

Dates: Oct 26-27, 2019

Admission: $10

An Evening With Poe

Since 2010, the Frazier History Museum has held an annual celebration of Edgar Allan Poe. As part of the 2017 event, the Museum will feature live interpretive performance series An Evening with Poe, original Poe related objects, and an exhibit of lo [more…]

Location: Frazier History Museum, Louisville, KY

Dates: Oct 24 – Nov 5, 2019

Admission: $20

Dracula at Actor’s Theatre

Originally dramatized by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston from Bram Stoker’s world famous novel, Dracula, as adapted & directed by William McNulty. Louisville’s original Halloween cult thriller! The vampire hunt is on! Experience the Louisville [more…]

Location: Actor’s Theatre of Louisville

Dates: Sept 6 – Oct 31, 2019

Admission: Tickets start at $35