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6 Spooktacular Halloween Events in Central Ohio

Downtown Columbus in autumn with the text "Halloween in Central Ohio"

The air is chilly and crisp as sweet scents of pumpkin spice fill homes near and far and doorsteps are decorated with scarecrows, jack-o’-lanterns, skeletons and more! Before you know it the children of our communities will be walking around in their costumes with sacks full of candy! Happy Halloween everyone! Make your weekend enchanted with these 6 events in Central Ohio!

“Werewolves howl. Phantoms prowl. Halloween’s upon us now.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

Apple Picking & Pumpkin Patches

Two children prepare for Halloween by picking out pumpkins at a local farm.

When: All Weekend

Where: Various Locations Around Central Ohio

What: Celebrate Halloween by picking out that perfect pumpkin and some time at the farms around Central Ohio! From pumpkin and apple picking to corn mazes to fun-filled farm activities— you won’t want to skip out on supporting your local farmers around Central Ohio!

Find a farm to enjoy these fall activities at here!

Boo At The Zoo

When: Every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday until October 31

Where: The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, Powell

What: Take part in trick or treat in a safe scare-free environment with the whole family this Halloween! Also enjoy the fun of seeing all of the amazing zoo animals while you’re there! This extremely popular event has expanded into five different weekends, so you can take part in the festivities all month!

Click here for more information about Boo At The Zoo!

Haunted Houses All Around

Person in mummie costume for a Halloween haunted house.

When: All Weekend

Where: All Around Ohio

What: Into the thrill and scare of Halloween season? Go get your spook on at some of the many terrifyingly-amazing haunted houses and attractions this fall!

Check out The Columbus Dispatch’s list of haunted houses here!

All Hallows’ Eve

When: October 30, 5:30-9:30 PM

Where: Ohio Village, Columbus

What: Spend a day at the Ohio Village and enjoy the 1890s-themed fun for families! With food, fun, education, and more! This is a great way for kids to celebrate Halloween in a safe-environment!

Find information on All Hallows’ Eve here!

Brick or Treat

Various Lego characters dressed in Halloween gear with pumpkin buckets.

When: All Weekend

Where: Legoland, Easton

What: Switch up the typical Halloween-experience with Legoland’s Brick-Or-Treat! There will be fun for the whole family to enjoy!

Buy tickets to Brick-Or-Treat here!

Budd’s Falloween

When: October 30, 11AM-4PM

Where: Budd Dairy Co. Food Hall, Columbus

What: Food and fun all in one? It’s a dream come true! Head over to Budd Dairy for incredible food and fun-filled Halloween activities that you and the family will not want to miss out on!

Learn more about this events and others at Budd Dairy Food Hall here!

Find Your Home in Central Ohio

Downtown Columbus, Ohio skyline at dawn from the Scioto River.

No matter the day, there’s always some sort of event or festivity happening in the communities of Central Ohio. Be sure to follow our blog to stay posted on the highlights!

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