Halloween and fall events 2020

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Halloween and fall events for Youngstown, Ohio and surrounding communities

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This list will be updated through the fall and new events will be added.

Boardman Rotary
Oktoberfest 2020 canceled

Cedar Point’s Tricks and Treats Fall Fest
Saturdays and Sundays from Sept. 12 through Nov. 1
With current COVID-19 safety protocols in place, this outdoor street festival offers new and engaging ways to celebrate the season with Halloween decor, live entertainment, fall food and drink tasting, and Cedar Point’s world-famous rides and roller coasters. Guests can try foods like Vampire Chili Dogs and pumpkin spice funnel cakes, as well as craft beer and specialty drinks like Hocus Pocus Punch and Jack-o-Lantern Juice. There will be plenty of fun for the whole family with Monster Makeovers, trick-or-treat candy stations, crafts and games.
Cedar Point expects its traditional event HalloWeekends, including the Great Pumpkin Fest and Haunt, to return next year.
More information, including how to buy tickets

Coolspring Corn Maze
Located at 537 Franklin Rd., Mercer, Pa.
Fridays 4 – 11 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. and Sundays 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
The hayride also goes to the Pumpkin Patch where you can choose a pumpkin

Detwiler Farm
4520 Renkenberger Rd., Columbiana
Saturdays and Sundays in October, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hayrides to pick your own pumpkin at the patch. Hayrides $6 per person, ages 2 and under ride free. Cost includes a 15-minute hayride to the pumpkin patch, a four-acre corn maze and petting zoo. Pumpkins are weighed and purchased by the pound for 40 cents a pound once you return from the patch. Apples, cider, cornstalks and various other farm-grown decorations for sale. Visit Detwiler Farm’s website for more information.

East Palestine Halloween parade
The parade will begin at 7:30 p.m., leaving the Methodist Church parking lot next to McDonald’s. Party to follow at the Moose Lodge. Safety and Security provided by the Ease Palestine police and fire departments. The event is sponsored by the East Palestine Kiwanis Club. Please follow social distancing and mask guidelines.

Eastwood Mall Monster Maul
5577 Youngstown-Warren Rd., Niles
Explore kindness throughout the month of October.

  • Eastwood Mall Pumpkin Patch: Pop into the pumpkin patch for some great photo ops! Once there, you’ll find Blue — a small pumpkin in a very large pumpkin patch. Blue has a small split in his stem that is noticeable and makes him very self-conscious. Blue’s mom knows that what makes him different can also make him special, and she tries to encourage Blue not to worry about the split! Take a selfie with Blue the Pumpkin and show our friends at the customer service center to win a prize while supplies last!
  • Captain McFinn Kindness Banner and Pledge: Sign your name in support of Kindness Month. Bubbles to sign your name can be found at the customer service center. The annual Captain McFinn Kindness Banner will be on display on the food court wall all month long.
  • Random Acts of Kindness Worksheet: Pick up worksheets and stickers at the customer service center while supplies last. Children will complete “Random Acts of Kindness” and parents will check off tasks when completed.
  • Kindness Rocks: Look closely. Can you find a Kindness Rock anywhere in the mall? If you do, bring it to the customer service center for a surprise while supplies last. One rock per customer per day, please.

Ellsworth Township Trunk or Treat
Saturday, October 31 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Ellsworth Township Fire Station, 6036 S. Salem-Warren Rd., North Jackson

Fear Floats
Saturday, October 31 from 5 – 9 p.m. at Pymatuning Rentals, 1 Gibson St., Jamestown, Pa.
Reservations must be prepaid by Oct. 16.
The 6 p.m. launch on the two-mile trip will take approximately an hour-and-a-half. Along the way, you will encounter Clown Town, Hannibal Lecter’s Kitchen, the Baby Doll Factory, Zombie Camp and the Unforgettable Cemetery. The Upper Shenango Water Trail Spirits Rise. Bonfire to follow on the riverbank at the shop.
October 31 will be the grand finale night for adults only. There will be a costume contest and BYOB party. The event is limited.

Grimm Manor
The haunted house on Warren-Sharon Road in Vienna is canceled for the 2020 season. The Happy Valley Cemetery portion will be up as usual during the month of October for viewing. Actors will be in the cemetery Oct. 30 and 31 from 6 – 9 p.m. Visit the event’s Facebook page for updates.

Halloween Night Hike
Friday, Oct. 30, from 6-7:30 p.m.
Test your senses as we adjust to walking in the dark. Learn about creatures of the night as well as Pymatuning myths and legends. Face masks required. Space is limited. Registration required. Meeting location will be provided to all registered participants. For more information or to register, contact Jared McGary at jamcgary@pa.gov or 724-932-3142 ext. 109. Visit the event’s Facebook page for updates.

Haunted Hollywood Musical Workshop
Maureen Collins will be hosting Easy Street’s wackiest online workshop yet, taking her classes on a virtual tour INSIDE some of Hollywood’s spookiest films! With the use of animated backgrounds, these fun-filled, age-appropriate classes will travel via time machine through old movies and spooky locations learning Halloween’s greatest hit songs and dances! She will also and assign fun weekly projects like carving pumpkins, applying creepy make-up and creating a costume! This Halloween is sure to be a THRILLER with songs from The Wizard of Oz, Scooby Doo, Ghostbusters, Little Shop of Horrors, Beetlejuice, Hocus Pocus, Young Frankenstein, Rocky Horror and The Nightmare Before Christmas just to name a few!
Saturdays, September 26 – October 31
Ages 3-5: 10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Ages 6-8: 11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Ages 9 & Up: 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
The cost of the workshop is $75, which includes six weeks of classes, rehearsal materials and choreography links. Easy Street offers a sibling discount price of $50 for children of the same household. Registration forms are available at EasyStreetShows.com.

Hermitage First Assembly of God Trunk or Treat
Sat. Oct. 31 from 2-4 p.m.
Fun for the whole family. The parking lot will be hoping with cars and trucks all decked out in fall fun and with tons of treats for the kids. Games and refreshments will also be part of the event. All children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information message us or contact the church office at (724) 962-8206.

Hubbard Haunted Woods
Opening Oct. 2
1429 Brookfield-Hubbard Rd.
Come out for the Haunted Maze Fridays & Saturdays from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. and Sundays from 7-10 p.m. Tickets can be purchased on the premises for $15 per person.

Irons Mill Farmstead
Opening day is Saturday, September 12
252 Greenfield Rd., New Wilmington, PA
Guests can check out the region’s premier corn maze, pumpkin patch and fall fun experience. Masks are required except for those with medical conditions. For a full list of farmstead events, visit their website.

Locust Grove Baptist Church Trunk or Treat
12015 Washingtonville Rd., Salem
Sunday, Oct. 25 from 5-7 p.m.

Maniacs in the Woods
2619 Hoagland Blackstub Rd., Warren
Haunted trail every Friday/Saturday in October, from dusk to 11 p.m. Tickets are $7 per person ages 12 and up and $5 for under 12. Concessions, live entertainment, covered pavilion and bonfire available. Cash, debit or credit card accepted. Check their Facebook page for more information.

Maze Craze
14070 State Route 165 (Woodworth Rd.), New Springfield
The maze will be open September 18 through November 1. The theme this year is “A Christmas Carol,” and masks are mandatory inside and outside when social distancing isn’t possible.
Friday: 5 p.m. – Midnight (Last ticket sold at 10 p.m.)
Saturday: 11 a.m. – Midnight (Last ticket sold at 10 p.m.)
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. (Last ticket sold at 7 p.m.)
Wine Adventure Maze, October 1, 8 and 15 from 6 – 11 p.m. rain or shine. Tickets are $35 for ages 21 and over only.

Nightmare at Canfield Scaregrounds
October 2 – 31. Check the Facebook page for hours and announcements on COVID-19 safety procedures.

Niles Halloween Parade

November Rain Fireworks at the Eastwood Mall
Saturday, Nov. 7 at 9 p.m.
5577 Youngstown-Warren Rd., Niles
Experience the tradition that is the fabulous November Rain Fireworks, all simulcast to the hottest music on HOT 101. You won’t want to miss this display in the Eastwood Mall parking lot. It is a one-of-a-kind fireworks show that is sure to bring excitement and entertainment.

Poland Seminary High School’s Pumpkin Parade
Thursday, Oct. 29, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Starts in the Poland Seminary High School’s parking lot. See decorated pumpkins from various student groups during the drive-thru parade. Donations benefit a high school senior who is battling lymphoma.

Rolling Acres Corn Maze
Opening day is September 11
1184 Lisbon Canfield Rd., Leetonia, Ohio
The cost of tickets is $10, which includes the maze, hayride, mini golf, sling shot and many other activities and games. Masks are mandatory inside and outside when social distancing isn’t possible.
Friday 5 – 11 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Salem Thanksgiving Day Dinner

Scrappers’ Halloween Drive Thru
The Mahoning Valley Scrappers will be hosting a Halloween Drive-Thru in Eastwood Field’s parking lot from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 27, with proceeds going to Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley.
Cars can drive through a route of decorated vendor displays in the Eastwood Field parking lot and each car (up to 4 kids per car) will receive prepackaged Trick or Treat bags at the end of the route. Cars must purchase a $10 “hangtag” ticket in advance to attend. Hangtags must be purchased online only at www.mvscrappers.com, and they will be mailed out prior to the event.
Each Trick or Treat bag will include a ticket voucher to a 2021 Scrappers game. There will be no in-person or day of event hangtag sales. Cars are limited to the first 250!
The Eastwood Field parking lot will open at 5 p.m.

Shops at Boardman Park Trick or Treating

Southern Park Mall Candy Crawl
Thu., Oct. 29 from 5 to 7 p.m.
A fun, safe place for local families to trick-or-treat drive-thru style. Guests will also enjoy appearances from their favorite superheroes and princesses, who will be handing out candy and treats. Families are to remain in their cars to ensure social distancing. The event is free, but reservations are required. You can get tickets online — one ticket per car.

Steel Valley Nightmare and Escape
160 Trumbull Ave., Girard
We are a horror themed escape room open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. We offer a multi room escape game action packed with animatronics, theatrical lighting, lifelike props and actors. Game times are located on the booking site; admission is $25 per person. Perfect for the fall season!

Trick or Treat Skate
Saturday, Oct. 31 from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Olympic Fun Center, 4070 E. State St., Hermitage, PA
Costume contest, Halloween treat for the first 50 kids. First attraction is $7, additional attraction is $3. Ultimate wristband is $13. You can get $3 off your admission if you’re in full costume.

Trunk or Treat
Oct. 31 starting at 3 p.m.
McGuffey Centre 1649 Jacobs Road, Youngstown
Masks or facial coverings are required at the drive thru event.

Trunk or Treat at Sovereign Grace Chapel
Saturday, October 31, from noon – 2 p.m. at 2012 Mahoning Ave Youngstown, Ohio  
An afternoon, of food and candy, fun and games, a bounce around and more. More information at sovereigngracechapel.com.

Trunk or Treat at East High School
Friday, Oct. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m.
474 Bennington Ave., Youngstown
Hosted by The Light Church.

“Your Trunk Our Treat” at Sharon First United Methodist Church
237 W. Silver St., Sharon, PA
Saturday, October 31 from 1-3 p.m.
Goodie bags will be distributed to all children during a drive-thru trunk or treat event, and 90 food bags will also be available during the giveaway.
Those attending should use the covered portico across from Warehouse Sales. Walk-ups can come up the sidewalk to the pickup station on the N. Irvine Ave. side of the church. Health protective masks are required.

Wagon Trails Animal Park
Dress up drive thru!
All children who attend in costume get free fish food in the drive thru and a free petting zoo cone.
All Saturdays and Sundays in October.

Warren Flea and Farmers Market Halloween Trick or Treat
Saturday, Oct. 31 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
428 Main St. SW
All-day family fun! Walk through our haunted entrance. Trick or treat with costumed vendors. Free candy. Rain or shine.

White House Fruit Farm
9249 State Route 62, Canfield
The fall gift barn and pumpkin pavilion will be open September 11 through October 31. For the safety of all and due to social gathering concerns, there will not be horse-drawn wagon rides, a kids’ play area, a petting zoo or live music.
Monday – Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Witches Night Out
625 Main Street, Volant, Pa.
Saturday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Woodland Cellars Haunted Wine Trail
3128 Logan Way, Youngstown
Oct. 2-Nov. 1, Fridays and Saturdays from 7-11 p.m., Sunday from 7-10 p.m.
Kiddie Haunt: Friday-Sunday, 1-7 p.m.
Ticket: $10-$15

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