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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

The only parade in Louisville that is dedicated to Halloween presented by none other than LouisvilleHalloween.com. What better way to celebrate Halloween than with a parade? The streets are filled with ghouls, goblins, and creatures of the night at t [more…]

Location: Baxter Avenue Louisville, KY

Louisville Halloween Zombie Costume Contest

The OFFICIAL Zombie Costume Contest of the Louisville Zombie Walk. The Zombie Costume Contest has been an ongoing tradition for as long as the Zombie Walk has been around. This year, Louisville Halloween is taking it up a notch and making it better t [more…]

Location: In front of Hopcat, Louisville, KY

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

LMPD 1st Division Family Fright Night

The LMPD will host a Family Fright Night here at the 1st Division. The interior of the building will be transformed into a “haunted hospital” while the outside waiting area will be a “trick or treat” route with several community sponsors/partners pa [more…]

Location: 416 N. 29th Street Lou KY

Witches Night Out Louisville/KY Expo Center

Witches Night Out is a costume party charity event for women 21 years and older who want to make a difference in other women’s lives. Witches Night Out donates proceeds to local 501c3 agencies catering to women and/or children in need. Music & en [more…]

Location: Fair & Expo Center, Louisville, KY

The ScareFest: Celebrities, Horror & Halloween Expo

ScareFest Convention is a 3 day event being held from 14th September to the 16th Sept 2018 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

The Great Pumpkin 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

Culbertson Mansion Coffin Races

On Saturday, Sept. 24 is the Coffin Races presented by the Culbertson Mansion. There is no charge for attending the Coffin Races, in which attendees are encouraged to design and build their own “coffin rides” to carry the body of [more…]

Location: 914 E Main St, New Albany, IN

Zombie Shoot Out

Have you ever want the chance to ACTUALLY shoot zombies? Now is your chance! Zombie Shooters United has organized a simulated zombie apocalypse for you shoot your way out. It is a unique event and it’s probably your only chance to see if you have wha [more…]

Location: Knob Creek Lower Range, Louisville, KY

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

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

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

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


Spend the day at Garden Gate and enjoy all the fun and delicious things to do…Fantastic local food and Kentucky Proud samples, Bouncy house for the kids, mini petting zoo, and The Arrow Fund booth with all locally made and Ky proud dog treats ! Som [more…]

Location: 4411 Breckenridge Ln, Louisville, KY

Jack O’Lantern Stroll

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

Corn Island Scary Tales

Corn Island Storytelling is back and better than ever! We have partnered with UofL to bring you a two-day collaborative Corn Island Storytelling Festival. Beginning Friday, October 21st, UofL will host a series of free workshops during the afternoon [more…]

Location: 3200 Tucker Station Road Louisville, KY


SUPERHERO 5K Run/Walk. Dress up and be a Superhero in this 5K Run/Walk to benefit the abused and neglected children served by CASA of the River Region. It’s a unique race that’s a ton of fun. Awards are given for the best costume! Dress appropriately [more…]

Location: 312 Mt Mercy Dr. Pewee Valley, KY

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

Halloween in Brown Park

For 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 Halloween event. For those looking for a free [more…]

Location: 1000 Browns Lane Louisville, KY


A great alternative to the traditional trick-or treating. Children dress in costume and trick-or-treat along Historic Gaslight Square, activities at the pavilion and enjoy hot dogs, chips and soft drinks! New this year, the Family Movie Series contin [more…]

Location: Gaslight Square Jeffersontown, KY

Jeffersonville Halloween Downtown

Halloween on the Sunnyside of Louisville. A special night of trick or treating near the Big 4 Bridge on the Indiana side. Park the car near park, take a walk across the bridge to downtown Jeffersonville for a fun night of trick or treating with the f [more…]

Location: Downtown Jeffersonville, IN

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

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

Boo Dell

A seasonal event, this frightfully-fun event is a family favorite! So, mark your calendar and get those costumes ready. Yew Dell and the Oldham County Library are partnering again to offer this annual event. Kids can enjoy trick-or-treating along the [more…]

Location: 6220 Old LaGrange Road Crestwood, KY


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

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 12:30
Show [more…]


Night Risers Con (Horror, Pop & Comic Con)

Night Risers Con Celebrates Halloween In It’s Sixth Year. This Year Michael Myers Comes to Town to Attempt a World Record. The Night Risers Con, presented by Izzy’s Little Creepers, LLC, returns to Elizabethtown, KY for it’s sixth year. It will [more…]

Location: 404 S. Mulberry Street, Elizabethtown, KY

Crestwood Animal Hospital’s Trunk or Treat

This is a totally free pet-friendly Trunk or Treat event for the whole family. We will have decorated trunks for trick-or-treating, carnival games with prizes, a bounce house, drinks and food. [more…]

Location: 6321 W. Highway 146, Crestwood, KY

Trunk or Treat at St. Matthews Baptist Church

Trunk or treating at the St. Matthews Baptist Church. An indoor trick or treating experience featuring a Free Hot Dog Dinner! Lots of stations! For Children of all Ages! Inflatables! Pumpkin Games! [more…]

Location: 3515 Grandview Ave., Louisville, KY

Elwood’s Ghostly Trunk-or-Treat

The first annual, family -friendly Elwood’s Ghostly Trunk-or-Treat, presented by Scholar Factory, LLC. and sponsored by the businesses and volunteers of Highview Plaza (Highlights Salon, Epperson Family Screen Printing, Shaggy Paws Grooming, Small [more…]

Location: 7407-D Fegenbush Lane Louisville, KY

Trick or Trunk @ Okolona Church of Christ

Fun event for families with kids through 5th grade! Free Dinner (chili & hot dogs), Games, Face Painting, Crafts, Costume Parade from 6-8pm. Trick or Treating begins at 8pm. [more…]

Location: Okolona Church of Christ 6105 Outer Loop

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

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

Rocky Horror 4

Put on your fishnets, lace up your corsets and come out to PLAY Louisville on October 21 and/or 28 as Acting Against Cancer rings in the Halloween season with a live presentation of “The Rocky Horror Show” for the fourth year in a row! A full-sca [more…]

Location: 1101 E Washington St, Louisville, KY