Halloween and fall events 2019


Halloween and fall events for Youngstown, Ohio and surrounding communities


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Canfield Scaregrounds
Open from 7 p.m. – midnight every Friday and Saturday, September 27 – November 1, 2019. Open from 7-10 p.m. every Sunday, September 29 – October 27, plus October 10, 31 and November 2, 2019.
General admission is $20 and includes admission to the Barn of Evil, Haunted Circus, Gore Reformatory, The Slaughterhouse and The Last Ride Haunted Hayride. Skip the lines with a Fastpass for $30.
For $10 for adults and $5 for kids, go on the Last Ride Haunted Hayride. Zombie Paintball Massacre is $10, and additional paintballs are available for purchase.
More information on the attractions and ticket prices are available at canfieldscaregrounds.com.

Maze Craze
Open weekends, from September 13 – November 3
Hours are 5 p.m. – midnight Fridays (last ticket sold at 10 p.m.), 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday (last ticket at 10 p.m.) and 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday (last ticket at 7 p.m.)
14070 Woodworth Rd., New Springfield, OH
Maze Craze was featured as one of the top-10 corn mazes in the United States in 2018 in a “USA Today” poll. The maze features 21 acres of corn for a total of 9.2 miles of trail. This year’s design is themed for “The Wizard of Oz” to honor the film’s 80th anniversary.
There are other events on site, including hayrides and barrel train rides.
For more information, visit www.getlostatmazecraze.com.

Corn Maze and Hayride
Sep. 14 (opening day) through Oct. 30
Kuchta Farms, 4480 OH-82, Newton Falls
Every day: 9:55 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Ticket information or call 330-984-4525
Hayride tickets are ONLY valid on Saturday & Sunday
Kuchta Farms has several other events throughout the season, click here for their website.

White House Fruit Farm Fall Festival Weekends
From 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through the last weekend in October
9249 Youngstown-Salem Rd., Canfield, OH
Event includes horse-drawn carriage rides, a petting zoo, pony rides, farm yard fun. bird feeding, food vendors, professional fall portraits by the lake and more.

Rolling Acres Corn Maze
From 5 p.m. – midnight Fridays, 11 a.m. – midnight Saturdays and 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sundays, from September 13 – November 3.
1184 Lisbon Canfield Rd. in Leetonia, OH
The corn maze’s “spooky weekend” takes place Sept. 27-29. Come out and enjoy a hayride through the woods! It’s $3 for just the hayride, which is free with a maze purchase.
Tickets are $10 for the maze, hayride and zip-line

Halloween Family-Friendly Hayrides and Houses
Detwiler Farm, 4520 Renkenberger Rd. in Columbiana, OH
Weekends through Oct. 27, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Enjoy a family-friendly hayride to the pumpkin patch.

Wagon Trails annual Apple Toss
Saturdays and Sundays, starting September 28 through October 20 (weather permitting)
Hours are 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Following your safari ride, the Apple Toss Express will take you to the Apple Toss. Each guest will receive a pail of apples to launch, toss or roll to the exotic animals you saw on your safari. The Apple Toss is free with admission to Wagon Trails. Admission prices are $13.95 (ages 2-12) and $16.95 (ages 13 and older). Seniors are $15.95.
For more information, visit www.wagontrails.com, call 330-539-5698 or visit Wagon Trails’ Facebook page.

Ghost Walk
The tour starts at First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren, OH.
Tours start at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 18 and 19. The last tour group leaves at 9 p.m.
The Ghost Walk looks at the lives of the historic Perkins family. Guided tour groups leave every 10 minutes from the church parking lot and include stops along Warren’s Millionaire’s Row, where actors will portray the restless spirits of the people who once lived in Trumbull County.
Tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for children ages 12 and younger. Discounted tickets are available at Beautiful Whirl’d, Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County, Mocha House, Simpson Gallery and Gifts, Trumbull Art Gallery and Trumbull County Historical Society.

Wine Adventure at the Corn Maze
Thursdays, October 17 and 24, from 5-10 p.m. (Rain or shine)
14070 Woodworth Rd in New Springfield, OH
Cost is $35 a person (Ages 21 and over only —ID REQUIRED)
Wind your way through the rows of corn and follow the “yellow brick road” on your maze map to discover and choose your 12 wine tastings from over 30 varieties of the local McKim’s Honeyvine Wine.
Twelve tasting stations are located throughout a designated area of the 2019 Wizard of Oz maze.
The cost includes 12 samples of wine, live music, cheese, dips and chocolate trays, coffee, tea and water and two food trucks.

Trick R Treat/Trunk R Treat
Saturday, Oct. 19, from 3:30-5 p.m.
Austintown Plaza, 6000 Mahoning Ave., Austintown, OH
Children ages 10 and younger are invited to trick or treat in the Austintown Plaza. Local businesses will be handing out candy.

Gateways to Better Living’s Not So Haunted House
Saturday, Oct. 19, from 3-7 pm.
Austintown Plaza, 6000 Mahoning Ave., Austintown, OH (in the old Fashion Bug store)
The event that is a sensory experience for all kids (but geared to those with autism special needs and developmental disabilities). The event is in a non-scary environment, which offers a practice Trick or Treat door, and non-haunted forest walk-through and candy.

Fall Trunk or Treat and Special Needs Resource Fair
Saturday, Oct. 19, from noon – 5 p.m.
Corner House Christian Center, 6954 Chestnut-Ridge Rd., Hubbard, OH
Everyone is welcome to come have a great time Trick or Treating at the various resource tables and vehicles and learn about the various special needs and community resources available in the Mahoning Valley. Check out local emergency vehicles and interact with local first responders. Activities also include face painting, a 50/50 raffle and Chinese auction.

“Things that Go Bump in the Night” Family Night Hike
Saturday, October 19, from 7-9 p.m. at Munnell Run Farm in Mercer, PA
An interactive walk through Munnell Run Farm’s fields and forests. The hike will incorporate many of the sights and sounds of the night, while showcasing the low light and beauty of the waning crescent moon. The hike will include a little bonfire to warm up and with some campfire snacks.  
The cost is $5 per adult or $10/group or family. Be sure to wear hiking clothes and bring a flashlight. 
Registration is required by October 15. Call 724-662-2242 to register.

Scary Stories to tell in the Ring
Saturday, Oct. 19 at 5:30 p.m.
The Highland Center, 14 Highland Ave in Struthers, OH
Real Action Pro Wrestling presents their annual Halloween wrestling event, Scary Stories to tell in the Ring!
They encourage everyone to wear their costumes and there will be a costume contest for kids. They also have free candy for the kids and Halloween themed raffles.
Tickets are $12 at the door and $5 for children 10 and under.
For more information, visit their Facebook page.

Columbiana County Park District’s Halloween Dash 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, Oct. 19 (Registration is at 8 a.m.; race begins at 9 a.m.)
Little Beaver Creek Greenway Trail, starting at the Lisbon PL&W Train Station
Proceeds benefit the Columbiana County Park District for the repairs and expansion of the Little Beaver Creek Greenway Trail, Scenic Vista Park and Hellbender Bluff Park. To register online, go to https://register.chronotrack.com/r/48670.
Entry fee is $20 after Oct. 9 or on race day. Awards will be given to the top-three male and female finishers in each age group.

Salem Historical Society’s Ghost Trolley Tours
Saturday, Oct. 19 at three times — 6, 8 and 10 p.m.
Dale Shaffer Research Library Lundy Avenue Entrance
The tour visits cemeteries and other “haunted areas” around Salem. There are three occasions where riders may exit the trolley, so good walking shoes are encouraged.  
Cost is $15 per person.  Call 330-205-3923 to make a reservation.
Walk-ups accepted if there are openings.

Haunted Hospital Fundraiser
Saturday, Oct. 19, from 3:30-7:30 p.m.
South Mill Veterinary Clinic, 8105 South Ave., Boardman, OH
South Mill and Doctors Park present Haunted Hospital, a Halloween-themed fundraiser benefitting Every Dog Matters Rescue Group.
The event includes free trick or treat, 50/50 drawing and raffle baskets and a pet costume contest. It’s appropriate for those ages 10 and older.
Entrance is $6.

YSU’s Halloween 5K Run
Saturday, Oct. 19 (registration begins at 9 a.m.)
Participants are welcomed to run, walk or cheer, but everyone is encouraged to wear a costume.
All proceeds will go to the Feed My Starving Children program to provide meals to children worldwide.

Angiuli’s Fall Open House
Saturday, Oct. 19 (9 a.m. – 6 p.m.) and Sunday, Oct. 20 (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
9600 Columbiana Canfield Rd., Canfield, OH
The first 200 kids in attendance each day get a free pumpkin. There will also be a petting zoo, unicorn rides, canned pepper contest and food and market specials.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Parto’s Annual Kids Halloween Party
Saturday, Oct. 19, from noon – 2 p.m.
Parto’s Golf Learning Center, 2231 Coitsville-Hubbard Rd., Youngstown, OH
The cost is $5 per person and includes face painting, balloons, games, cupcakes, drinks, mini golf, popcorn and pumpkin decorating. Costumes are encouraged. There will be prizes for every child.

Haunting Adventures with Kimberly Mitchell
Sunday, Oct. 20, at 2 p.m.
Boardman Library, 7680 Glenwood Avenue, Youngstown, OH
Join Kimberly Mitchell, local paranormal historian, to hear her haunting adventures as a Ghost Hunter. Kimberly has conducted more than 300 paranormal investigations, many here in Mahoning County, including several library branches. She will introduce the basics of ghost hunting, using EVPs (electronic voice phenomenon), photographs, and a few other basic pieces of equipment. The event is for adults, teens and children over 10.

9th Annual Neighborhood Harvest
Sunday, Oct. 20, from 2-5 p.m.
Gated lot at the corner of Cottage Grove and Auburndale (across from the Horizon Science Academy in Youngstown)
Organized by ICU Blockwatch and St. Dominic’s Church, the event includes food, candy, a bounce house and music by DJ Ira Cross. Local police and fire departments are participating.
Child under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. No costumes are permitted.
The event is sponsored by Conroy’s Party Shop and Southside Recycling.
The group is collecting candy and support for the event. Donations can be dropped off at St. Dominic’s from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. until Oct. 17.

Autumn Market
Sunday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
South Park and Nelson Street in downtown Lisbon, OH
Start your holiday shopping with more than 30 vendors. Proceeds benefit the Lisbon Fire Department. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, Chinese auction and pumpkin-carving contest.

Concord Care Center of Hartford’s Trick or Treat
Monday, Oct. 21, from 6-7 p.m.
Concord Care Center of Hartford, 3090 Five Points-Hartford Road, Fowler, OH
There will be snacks, punch and community trick-or-treating through the building. The event is free.

Pumpkin Painting Party
Monday, Oct. 21, at 6 p.m.
Canfield Library, 43 W. Main St., Canfield, OH
Pumpkins, paint and decorations will be supplied. You are welcome to bring any decorating materials that you need. The painting part is for grades 5 through 12. Register at the Canfield Library or call 330-744-8636 and ask for Canfield.

An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe
Monday, Oct. 21, from 7-8 p.m.
St. Columba Cathedral on Wood Street, Youngstown, OH
The American Guild of Organists, Youngstown Chapter presents An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe: A Festival of Texts and Tunes Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe. Well-known area actor, W Rick Schilling, and cathedral organist, Dr. Daniel Laginya, present an evening of poetry and song reflecting themes found in Poe’s work.

Horror Film Trivia Night
Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 6:30 p.m.
Poland Public Library, 311 S Main St, Poland, OH
Gather your friends and test your knowledge of both classic and contemporary horror flicks. Refreshments will be served. The trivia night is for grades 7 through 12. Registration is required.

Trick or Treat at Eastwood Field
Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 6-8 p.m.
5555 Youngstown Warren Rd., Niles, OH
“Trick or Treat” at Eastwood Field is a safe way to celebrate Halloween for children ages 12 and under. Ticket quantities are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Children and adults will require a ticket. Tickets are $1 each and are available starting Monday, September 16 at the Scrappers Team Office located at Eastwood Field. In addition, anyone that donates canned goods at the “Trick or Treat” event for Feed Our Valley will receive a free general admission Scrappers ticket valid during the 2020 season.
New to the 2019 Trick or Treat event is a “Fast Pass,” available for the first 100 kids and includes admission for one child and two adult tickets. It allows you to skip the line and get in at 5:45 p.m. for only $10.

Boardman Training Center’s Trunk or Treat
Friday, Oct. 25, from 5-7:30 p.m.
755 Boardman Canfield Rd. K2, Boardman, OH
There will be snacks, drinks and lots of candy.

Hallowine Trail
Oct. 25, 26 and 27
This trail at five stops is complete with eerily-decorated locations, themed snack foods, drinks, live music and a costume contest!
The trail runs from noon – 10 p.m. Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
You must start your trail at Knockin Noggin in Volant, PA and finish your trail at Nova Cellars Winery in Pulaski, PA. At each winery, you will receive free samples of products and a full glass of your favorite drink to enjoy as well at every stop! Halloween costumes are encouraged.

Fall Harvest Event
Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2305 S. Canfield-Niles Rd., Austintown, OH
The free event for children ages 3-12 will include a short program of a pumpkin carving Gospel message of “Shine with the Light of Jesus.” There will be games, craft, snack and treats.
For more information, visit www.redeemer-austintown.org.

Village of New Waterford Halloween Community Event
Saturday, Oct. 26, from 1-4 p.m.
Halloween events taking place at New Waterford’s community building, park and fire department. Events include Touch a truck, games and prizes, costume contest, hayride, face painting, food and drinks.
Registration for the costume contest is at 4, with judging at 4:30. Trick or Treating will follow the event.

Youngstown Zombie Crawl
Saturday, Oct. 26
B&O Station, 530 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown, OH
Registration is $10 and includes a Trolley pass, ride from Mahoning Avenue through downtown and up Oak Street (The trolley will run in 20-minute increments), specials at all participating bars and a zombie crawl t-shirt for the first 100 people to complete crawl.
The schedule of events are as follows:

  • Oak Hill cemetery tour: Noon – 3 p.m.
  • Makeup artists: 1 p.m.
  • Thriller dance: 6:30 p.m.
  • Trolley: 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.
  • Red Masquerade Ball: 9 p.m.

Trunk or Treat at Sovereign Grace Chapel
Saturday, Oct. 26 from 12 to 2 p.m.
2012 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown

Greenville Area Halloween Parade
Oct. 26 at 2 p.m.
Begins in Riverside Park
Register online if you’d like to participate in the parade.

Trunk or Treat at Lordstown Lutheran Church
Saturday, Oct. 26, from 2-4 p.m.

Beaver Twp. Trunk or Treat
Saturday, Oct. 26, from 5-7 p.m.
South Range Plaza parking lot (State Route 165 and State Route 164)
Open to ages 12 and younger.

Trunk or Treat in Poland
Saturday, Oct. 26, from 5-7 p.m.
Prince of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church, at 2985 Center Rd., Poland
The community is invited to take part in the event, which includes treats, snacks and games.

Grimm Manor
Saturday, Oct. 26; Sunday, Oct. 27; and Thursday, Oct. 31, from 6-9 p.m. (time subject to change due to weather and crowd)
Vienna’s free haunted house across from Brother’s Restaurant on Warren Sharon Road, east of State Route 193.
Family-friendly entertainment — come out and tour the Happy Valley Cemetery. Photography allowed and encouraged. There’s even an Uber hearse to get there in. It’s parked right outside the Haunted House.

St. Thomas the Apostle’s Trick or Treat
Saturday, Oct. 26, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
4453 Warren-Sharon Rd., Vienna, OH
Eighth annual free indoor Trick or treat in conjunction with the Vienna community.

Great Pumpkin Party at Firestone Farms
Saturday, Oct. 26, from 5-10 p.m.
TownCenter at Firestone Farms, 101 TownCenter Ave., Columbiana, OH
The free event features Trick or Treating for kids, Halloween/fall-themed games and football on the big screens. The event will be held rain or shine.

Trunk or Treat at First Presbyterian Church of Girard
Saturday, Oct. 26, from 3-5 p.m.
Fun for all ages will include candy distribution, pumpkin decorating, hayrides and refreshments. The public is invited to share in an afternoon of safe fun.
In case of bad weather, the activities will be held inside the building.

City of Warren’s Halloween parade
Sunday, October 27, from noon – 1 p.m.
Downtown Warren
For more information or to register an entry in the parade, call 330-841-2584.

Halloween Parade in Niles
Niles’ Annual Halloween Parade
Oct. 27 at 1 p.m.
Downtown Niles

Trick or Trunk at Ellsworth Fire Station
Sunday, Oct. 27 at 3 p.m.
Ellsworth Fire Station
Everyone is invited to decorate their cars and wear their costumes to trick or treat in the safety of the parking lot. There will be food, donuts, cider and a costume contest for all ages, including dogs.

Truck or Treat at The Vineyards at Pine Lake
From 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27
The Vineyards at Pine Lake, 14101 Market St., Columbiana, OH
Trick or Treating will take place in the parking lot. There will also be other activities and games for kids. Those attending should decorate a trunk for a chance to win the best trunk award. There’s also a costume contest for children.
The cost is $12 for adults, $8 for children 5-12, and it will be free for children 4 and under.
The entrance will be closed promptly at 2 p.m. for the safety of the children.

Plaza Wide Trick or Treat
Sunday, Oct. 27, from 2-5 p.m.
Huntington Woods and adjoining Plaza in Boardman
Trick-or-treating will be from 2-4 p.m.
One Hot Cookie’s free Dog Costume Contest with prizes will be at 3:30 p.m.
Suzie’s Dogs and Drafts will be hosting a kids’ costume contest with prizes at 4:30 p.m.
Many local businesses will be passing out candy and/or featuring family-friendly festivities.

Crossroads Church’s Trunk or Treat
Monday, Oct. 28, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Youngstown Saxon Club, 710 S Meridian Rd, Youngstown, OH
A safe trick-or-treating experience. Wear a costume. Food will be available for purchase.

Legend and Lore Discussion Club
Wednesday, Oct. 30
Main Library, 305 Wick Ave, Youngstown, OH
Join the first Legend and Lore Discussion Club, which will focus on the history, folkllore and traditions of Halloween. The event is for adults.

Trunk or Treat at Old North Church
Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
7105 Herbert Rd., Canfield

Warren First Assembly Trunk or Treat
Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 7-8 p.m.
Warren First Assembly of God (2640 Parkman Road)
Free event for kids ages 2-12 years old

Trail of Treats Fun Fest
Thursday, Oct. 31, from 5-7 p.m.
Wick Park Walking Trail, Youngstown, OH
Sponsored by Youngstown Park and Recreation, tables will be set up to distribute candy to kids.

Champion Rotary’s Trick or Treat for Cans
The Rotary Club of Champion Youth Service Organization, the CHS Interact Club, will kick off the Champion Pride Council Fall food drive with their annual Trick or Treat for Cans on Oct. 31 during Champion Trick or Treat hours, from 6-7:30 p.m.
The Rotary Interactors, along with family and friends, go door to door and instead of collecting candy, they collect for those in need.

Sebring Halloween Parade
Parade follows trick or treating at 7:15 p.m. October 31.

East Palestine Halloween Parade
Parade follows trick or treating at 7:30 p.m. October 31.
It forms at the Methodist church parking lot, next to McDonald’s.

Schenley Ave Haunt
Thursday, Oct. 31, from 5:30-9:30 p.m.
1649 S. Schenley Ave., Youngstown, OH 
The third annual event includes free entry to the partial undercover event. It features a front-yard haunted house, music, photo opportunities and best costume prizes for the kids.
Free parking is across the road at the Mill Creek Deli.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Fernwood Acres Trick or Treat
Thursday, Oct. 31, from 5-7 p.m. (Rain or shine)
Fernwood Acres, Newton Falls, OH
This event is open to children from Newton Falls and Fernwood Acre residents. If you would like to treat the kids, please leave your porch light on. A small gift will be given to the best “dressed” yard.

Jackson Township Halloween Fest
Thursday, Oct. 31 from 4:30-7 p.m.
Township administration building, 10613 Mahoning Ave, Jackson Township, OH
All Jackson Township residents are welcome to enjoy cider, donuts, hot dogs and treats for children.

Victory Christian Center Warren Trunk or Treat
Thursday, Oct. 31, from 5-7 p.m.
4257 Tod Ave. NW, Warren, OH
A Trunk or Treat in a safe environment, with over 40 cars, tons of candy, cider and cocoa.

Fear Floats
Saturday, Nov. 2, from 5-10 p.m.
Reservations are required by Nov. 1 and must be prepaid.
Pymatuning Rentals, 1 Gibson St., Jamestown, Pa.
Arrive at the shop at 5 p.m. for a covered dish, pot luck and finger foods. Picnic wares will be provided. BYOB. Everyone will register and be assigned boats, lights and equipment to be shuttled to the Pymatuning State Park Launch.
The 2-mile trip launches at 6 p.m. and takes about an hour and a half.
Along the way, you will encounter Clown Town, Hannibal Lecter’s Kitchen, The Baby Doll Factory, Zombie Camp and unforgettable Cemetery.
A bonfire will follow on the riverbank at the shop.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

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