Are you ready to track down some fun events for Halloween 2022? We have put together one of the largest calendars of Halloween events in the United States for you. We’ve located 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 Ohio.
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Happy Halloween! We hope you had fun with all the events we found! Check the festival pages for more 2022 events near you leading up to Thanksgiving and the beginning of December. See you next year for more Halloween fun!
Many have been canceled or their websites were not updated for this year. Please double-check the event organizer's websites before heading over to any events in case of any changes or cancellations.
Boo at the Zoo – Columbus Zoo - Powell, OH - Oct 14 to Oct 30, 2022
Bring the whole family out to this merry-not-scary Halloween event, held weekends at the Columbus Zoo. Trick or treating around the zoo, Jack-o-Lantern seek-and-find, pirate deance party, Zoo Boo Choo Choo, and more.
Boo at the Zoo – Akron Zoo - Akron, OH - Oct 15 to Oct 30, 2022
Come in costume (non scary for adults) and take selfies at themed stations throughout the zoo, meet some of the animals and watch them enjoy pumpkin treats, and receive a treat bag at the end. They also have Teal Pumpkin Project treat bags (non food treats for those kiddos with allergies) so everyone can have fun. Boo at the Zoo should retun in 2021. Normally: Dress your little ghosts and goblins in their costumes for everyone’s favorite non-scary Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo, presented by Acme Fresh Market. Bring your own bag or bucket to collect treats from 12 themed treat stations located throughout the zoo. There is a separately ticketed “Zoothing Boo at the Zoo” for those with special needs who need a more quiet atmosphere, for which they will open an hour early on the first day.
HallZOOween - Cincinnati, OH - Oct 15 to Oct 30, 2022
Weekends at the Cincinnati Zoo feature trick or treat stations across the zoo, Hide and Seek Fiona, special animal encounters, magic shows, Hogwarts Express, Scare-osel and more! Kids are encouraged to wear costumes.
Spooky Pooch Parade - Lakewood, OH - Oct 15, 2022
This one is for the dogs…but you’re invited, too. LakewoodAlive’s annual Spooky Pooch Parade brings the bark to Madison Park on from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. when dogs will rule the day in downtown Lakewood.
Heights Halloween Festival - Cleveland Heights, OH - Oct 15, 2022
Goblins, ghosts and characters galore will be out on Lee Road. The fun starts at 4pm and ends at 7pm.
Boo-Tanical Bash - Cleveland, OH - Oct 16, 2022
Enjoy all of the splendors of the season at Boo-tanical Bash at the Cleveland Botanical Garden. Trick-or-treat stations throughout the decorated gardens, games in the Hershey Children’s Garden, spooky science demonstrations from Dr. Mark, Music & Moves from the Beck Center, and much more.
Little Boo at the Zoo - Toledo, OH - Oct 20 to Oct 21, 2022
Little Boo is the pre-school pirates’ and princesses’ chance to delight without the fright! Toddlers and preschool aged children are invited to wear their Halloween costumes to trick or treat throughout the Zoo and enjoy puppet shows, strolling magic, character meet & greets, crafts and games sized just for them. Toledo Zoo has partnered with FARE as part of the Teal Pumpkin Project, so they will offer non-food treats as an option so all can enjoy the event safely and be able to receive a treat at EVERY station.
Huber Heights Spooktacular Cruise In - Huber Heights, OH - Oct 22, 2022
Costumes encouraged, food trucks and local restaurants, door prizes, goodie bags, raffles.
HighBall - Columbus, OH - Oct 22, 2022
Celebrating costumes and creativity on High Street.
Findlay|Hancock County Halloween Parade - Findlay, OH - Oct 25, 2022
The parade route will be Main Street from Sixth Street to Lima Street. The parade is open to all Findlay and Hancock County groups, organizations, businesses, and schools.
Pumpkins and Piranhas – Hauntaquarium - Cleveland, OH - Oct 25 to Oct 28, 2022
The family friendly fun days are included with general admission and feature extended hours, underwater pumpkin decorations, costumed SCUBA divers, a small, take-home treat bag for children, pop-up animal enrichment and I Spy/trivia activities focused on some of the curious creatures residing at the Aquarium.
Trauma - Columbus, OH - Oct 27 to Oct 29, 2022
Halloween Treat Street - Deerfield Heights, OH - Oct 28, 2022
A spell-binding evening of fun for the whole family with trick or treating from store to store at Deerfield Towne Center.
HalleBOOia - Columbus, OH - Oct 28, 2022
Annual Halloween concert featuring student vocalists and instrumentalists dressed in full Halloween attire. The concert is free and open to the public (early arrival is encouraged).
Monsterfield Masquerade – Downtown Trick or Treating - Mansfield, OH - Oct 29, 2022
Downtown Trick or Treat in Mansfield with more than 60 participating merchants and the Halloween Parade. The parade route will start at the corner of N. Main St. and 5th St., move south on N. Main St, head west on Park Ave, then head north on Walnut St. The parade will start at 12:00pm
Wag-o-ween - Kettering, OH - Oct 29, 2022
Trick-or-treating for doggies on the Walk and Wag course, photo booth ops, adoptable pet introductions and a pet costume contest. Event is held outdoors at the Kettering Recreation Complex
Halloween Hoopla - Swanton, OH - Oct 29, 2022
A family friendly event including trick or treating, games, straw maze, pedal cart races and more.
Official Cincinnati Halloween Bar Crawl - Cincinnati, OH - Oct 29, 2022
Crawl multiple bars with drink specials and great music for one price. Come get your BOOze on!
Trick or Treat at the Conservatory - Columbus, OH - Oct 29 to Oct 30, 2022
Wear your costume and visit trick-or-treat stations throughout the Conservatory biomes and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children’s Garden. Remember to dress for the weather: stations are located both indoors and outside!
Amherst Halloween Parade - Amherst, OH - Oct 29, 2022
Children of all ages are invited to a Halloween Parade Party. Come join the Halloween fun of not so spooky stories, craft and library trick or treating. Wearing a costume is optional but will be great for parade pictures!
Halloween Hullabaloo - Strongsville, OH - Oct 25, 2019
Dress in your costume and enjoy a family Halloween party at the Rec Center. There will be candy, games, inflatables, dancing, crafts, cookie decorating, plus hot dogs, chips and Halloween treats.
Athens Halloween - Athens, OH - Oct 26, 2019
Canceled for 2021, look for their return in 2022. Normally: A free Halloween party in the home of Ohio University.
Trick or Treat inside the Hartville Marketplace - Hartville, OH - Oct 26, 2019
Bring the kids for a fun day of indoor trick or treating throughout the Hartville Marketplace building! Free
Boo Fest - Liberty Township, OH - Oct 26, 2019
Enjoy face painters, pumpkin decorating and live music, plus pet parade, magician, and trick-or-treating around Liberty Center.