Kentucky Halloween Events 2019

Are you ready to track down some fun events for Halloween 2019? We have put together one of the largest calendars of Halloween events in the United States for you. It locates holiday activities for all ages – from kid-friendly children’s activities to adult Halloween parties. We don’t have every event yet, but there are plenty of ideas to get you and your family in the mood for Halloween in Kentucky.

2018 Events

Howl-o-Ween Strut Your Mutt Parade - Bowling Green, KY - Oct 22, 2018
A fundraiser to help raise money & awareness for the Bowling Green/Warren County Humane Society. One hundred percent of the $10 entry fee for your pooch is donated back to the BGWC Humane Society, and you can help even more by bringing donated items needed by the shelter (bleach, kitty litter, paper towels, etc.)

Spooktacular Halloween Parade - Harrodsburg, KY - Oct 27, 2018
5pm – drop off pumpkins for juding at Judicial Center steps. 5:30 – contests, 6- parade lines up 7-7:30pm – don your costumes and walk in the parade.

Pumpkin Run 3K - Lexington, KY - Oct 27, 2018
Please join us for the Easter Seals Pumpkin Run 3K benefiting Easter Seals Cardinal Hill Adaptive Recreation. Our race will be held October 27, 2018 at 9:30 am at Wellington Park.

Halloween Festival - Simpsonville, KY - Oct 27, 2018
3-5pm with treats, face painting, balloons, games and more

Spooktactular Train & Trick or Treat - Stearns, KY - Oct 27, 2018
All aboard the pumpkin train! Take a short ride to pick out your very own jack-o-lantern! Head to the depot for a fun evening of trick-or-treating FUN!

Thriller and Halloween Parade - Lexington, KY - Oct 28, 2018
2-11 pm at different downtown locations – See the event website for more information

HalloWhinny - Lexington, KY - Oct 28, 2018
1-6 pm at the Kentucky Horse Park. Fire pits with marshmallows for roasting, food trucks and craft beer, free pony rides, kids crafts, pumpkins to paint, parade of breeds, costume contest and more.

Night of the Great Pumpkin Trick or Treat - Harrodsburg, KY - Oct 31, 2018
5:30-7pm on Main Street

Madison Garden Annual Halloween Party - Richmond, KY - Oct 31, 2018
Costume contest with cash prizes (audience votes so bring some friends) plus drink specials, live music and more

Trick or Treating Downtown Springfield - Springfield, KY - Oct 31, 2018

Hallween MAINia - Winchester, KY - Oct 31, 2018
Trick or treat down Main Street

The World’s Largest Halloween Party! at the Zoo - Louisville, KY - Oct 3 to Oct 27, 2019
If scary is no fun for your little ones, then don’t miss the sweetest party in town. Experience your Zoo magically transformed into a living storybook with costumed characters and trick-or-treating for kids 11 and under. The party starts at 5pm on select days in October – special tickets are required for all guests (3+)

Halloween at Kentucky State Parks - , KY - Oct 4 to Nov 1, 2019
Activities across the state at different state parks. Information on each event on the event website

Pumpkin Patch Trains - Versailles, KY - Oct 5 to Oct 27, 2019
A special holiday treat! Each weekend in October the Autumn Leaves trains will stop on the way back from the Kentucky River at the non-profit Life Adventure Center so that passengers can disembark to purchase their holiday pumpkins. LAC is asking for a donation of $3 for small and $7 for large pumpkins (cash only please).

Louisville Halloween Parade and Street Festival - Louisville, KY - Oct 5, 2019
Parade, craft booths, live entertainment and more

Halloween Campout - Lexington, KY - Oct 8 to Oct 19, 2019
Held at Kentucky Horse Park Campground, for two great weekends of ice cream socials, games and crafts for kids, live entertainment, trick or treating, costume contest and more

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular - Louisville, KY - Oct 8 to Nov 3, 2019
Held in Iroquois Park with 5,000 carved pumpkins along a 1/3 mile walking trail, a night time art show for all to enjoy.

Scare on the Square - Leitchfield, KY - Oct 19, 2019
5-11pm. $1, with proceeds go to benefit the Grayson County Alliance Food Pantry

Disturbia at the Distillery - Frankfort, KY - Oct 25 to Oct 26, 2019
Ghost tour and Bluegrass mystery theater over dinner

Halloween Party at Howl - Louisville, KY - Oct 26, 2019
Howl at the Moon Louisville hosts another Halloween party with drink specials, games, and a costume contest.

Halloween Walk with the Animals - Frankfort, KY - Oct 26, 2019
This kid-friendly event runs from 12pm to 4pm and will feature hay maze, face painting, and – of course – plenty of candy! All of the center’s indoor and outdoor exhibits will also be open for viewing. Admission is $5 per person (ages 2+, including adults), and all proceeds benefit the center. Held at the Salata Wildlife Education Center.

Halloween MAINia - La Grange, KY - Oct 26, 2019
Trick or treat with participating businesses from 11-3pm, plus costume contest, candy swap, and more

BOOktacular Costume Party - Lexington, KY - Oct 26, 2019
The Lexington Public Library’s spooky soiree Booktacular is Lexington’s premiere adult costume party, with live music and great food. Proceeds to benefit the Library’s new early literacy initiative, Destination Kindergarten.

2017 Events

Halloween at Kentucky State Parks – Numerous Events, locations – Sept 30 – Oct 31, 2017

Pumpkin Patch Trains – Versailles, KY – Sat/Sun in October 2017

The World’s Largest Halloween Party! at The Zoo – Louisville, KY – Select dates from Oct 5 – 29, 2017

Cemetery Crawl – Lexington, KY – select dates Oct 10 – 29, 2017

Halloween Campout – Louisville, KY – Oct 10-14 & 17-21, 2017

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular – Louisville, KY – Oct 12 – Nov 5, 2017

Halloween Carnival / Hocus Pocus showing – Erlanger, KY – Oct 14, 2017

Halloween Tour – Bowling Green, KY – Oct 20, 2017

Halloween in the Park – Campbellsville, KY – Oct 20-22, 2017

Halloween Haunted Trains – Versailles, KY – Fri/Sat from Oct 20 – 28, 2017

Louisville Halloween Parade and Street Festival – Louisville, KY – Oct 21, 2017

BOOktacular Costume Party – Lexington, KY – Oct 21, 2017

Pumpkin Run 3K – Lexington, KY – Oct 21, 2017

Halloween Fall Fest – Richmond, KY – Oct 22, 2017

Disturbia at the Distillery – Frankfort, KY – Oct 27 – 28, 2017

Halloween Walk with the Animals – Frankfort, KY – Oct 28, 2017

Trick or Treat Train & Festival for Tots – Stearns, KY – Oct 28, 2017

Halloween on Main – La Grange, KY – Oct 28, 2017

Spooktacular Halloween Parade – Harrodsburg, KY – Oct 28, 2017

Halloween Harvest Festival – Simpsonville, KY – Oct 28, 2017

HalloWhinny – Lexington, KY – Oct 29, 2017

Thriller and Halloween Parade – Lexington, KY – Oct 29, 2017

Night of the Great Pumpkin Trick or Treat – Harrodsburg, KY – Oct 31, 2017

Halloween Karaoke Party – Richmond, KY – Oct 31, 2017

Trick or Treating Downtown Springfield – Springfield, KY – Oct 31, 2017

Halloween MAINia – Winchester, KY – October 31, 2017

Howl-O-Ween Strut Your Mutt Parade – Bowling Green, KY – Oct 22, 2016

Halloween at the Park – Springfield, KY – Oct 27, 2016

Halloween Themes Symphony – Bowling Green, KY – Oct 28, 2016

Masquerade Affair – Lexington, KY – Oct 29, 2016

Trick-or-Treat at The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass – Simpsonville, KY – Oct 29, 2016

Adult Halloween Party – Lexington, KY – Oct 29, 2016

Scare on the Square – Bowling Green, KY – Oct 29, 2016

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