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.

Mill Creek MetroParks Bigfoot Weekend
Oct. 4-6
The family-fun events include:
Night investigation – Fri. Oct. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Slippery Rock Pavilion (For teens and adults; includes s’mores around the campfire)
Kid-friendly stations – Sat. Oct. 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Slippery Rock Pavilion (includes their own investigation and campfire)
“Bigfoot: Fact or Fiction?” presentation – Sun. Oct. 6 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at MetroParks Farm (Local investigator and educator Amy Bue will share her own sighting that she says took place in Mahoning County)
Space is limited for the event. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens at (330) 740-7116 for more information on fees and registration or visit www.millcreekmetroparks.org.

Howl-O-Ween 2019
Mosquito Lake Dog Park, Cortland, OH
Sunday, Oct. 6, from noon – 4 p.m.
Food, vendors, costume contest, parade, games, Chinese auction, 50/50 raffle and more.

The Great Pumpkin Carve Out Contest
From 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, noon – 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 and noon – 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13
Boardman Park, in the Ex-Servicemen’s Pavilion
Bring your carving tools to carve pumpkins. There is a small fee for the various sizes of pumpkins. Prizes will be awarded to winners in various age categories.

Halloween Family-Friendly Haunted Wagon Rides
Boardman Township Park, 375 Boardman Poland Rd., Boardman, OH
At 6 p.m. Friday, October 11 – Saturday, October 12 and Friday, October 18 – Saturday, October 19
Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger; sales are from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
(Times are subject to change due to weather and volunteer safety).

Ghost Walk
The tour starts at First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren, OH.
Tours start at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 11, 12, 18 and 19. The last tour group leaves at 9 p.m.
There is also a special tour for people with mobility issues at 3 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Warren Library in the Thomas Room.
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.

Apple Butter Festival
Woodworth Church of the Brethren, 30 E. Western Reserve Rd., Boardman, OH
Saturday, Oct. 12, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
See how apple butter is made the old fashioned way in a large copper kettle. Take a turn at stirring, and then purchase a quart or pint of apple butter to take home.
There will be freshly-baked apple dumplings, pies, cookies and bread for purchase. There will also be children’s games and prizes, along with face painting, demonstrations of weaving and sock making and more.

Dragonhold Fantasy Festival
Saturday, Oct. 12 from 12 to 10 p.m.
Beehive Coke Ovens Park, 999 Cherry Valley Rd., Leetonia
Buy tickets
A fantasy-themed event that encourages guests to dress as goblins, knights, fairies and all kinds of fantastic creatures, though costumes are not required. Activities include a kids’ quest, live steel sword fighting, musicians, food, a marketplace and fire performers. The day’s festivities conclude with a masquerade ball presided over by the Goblin King! Admission to the ball is separate from the festival and, due to limited quantities, must be purchased in advance.

Fall Fest
Eastwood Field in Niles, OH
Saturday, Oct. 12, from 2-7 p.m.
The Mahoning Valley Scrappers and the Warren Rotary are hosting an event featuring merchandise vendors, food, live music, kids’ activities, fireworks and more. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 12 and younger. Children 3 and younger are free.
Tickets can be purchased at the Chevy All Stars Box Office at Eastwood Field or online at warrenrotary.org and mvscrappers.com.

Hartford Orchards’ Fall Family Fun Day
Saturday, Oct. 12, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Hartford Orchards, 6953 OH-305, Hartford, OH
Take a ride on a hay wagon into the orchard, and pick your own apples from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. There are also other activities planned, including a touch a truck event, bounce house, balloon artist (from noon – 2 p.m.), concessions and more. There will be a $3 admission fee.

Mill Creek MetroParks’ Pumpkin Walk at Twilight
Sunday, Oct. 13, from 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, OH
Experience the magic of the fall season during Pumpkin Walk at Twilight! Take a stroll along the Gardens’ pumpkin-lined paths as day turns to night. Enjoy live entertainment and family-friendly activities. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens at 330.740.7116 for details. Free and open to the public.

Gateways to Better Living’s Not So Haunted House
Austintown Plaza, 6000 Mahoning Ave., Austintown, OH (in the old Fashion Bug store)
From 3-7 pm. Saturday, Oct. 19
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 4-5 p.m.
South Range Plaza parking lot

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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