Northeast Ohio Halloween events guide

CLEVELAND - Attractions


Spooky Science Night ( )

When:  Fridays & Saturdays October 19 – October 27 | 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Where:Great Lakes Science Center |-601 Erieside Avenue, Cleveland

Details:At Spooky Science Nights, families can listen to eerie stories about the Steamship Mather, experiment with slime, create glow-in-the-dark concoctions, and check out the Electric Madness Show featuring one million volts of fun! Try spooky fear challenges that include dissecting a cow eye (additional charge). Create fall-themed crafts, check out exploding pumpkins, and compete for a prize just by dressing up in your favorite Halloween costume. Halloween refreshments including cider and donuts will be included. For more information or to register ahead of time, call the Great Lakes Science Center at (216) 694-2000.

Cost (includes admission to Great Lakes Science Center):

$10 Members

$12 Nonmembers

Tadmor Shriner's Kid-Friendly Haunted House ( )

When:  Fridays through October 26 |5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Saturdays through October 27|4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Sundays through October 28 |2:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Where: 300 Krebs Drive, Akron

Details:This haunted house is kid approved. In addition to the haunted house there is also a hay ride through the haunted woods. Refreshments are also available for purchase.

Cost: $10

Lorain County Metroparks Halloween Fair ( )

When:  Fridays& Saturdays through October 27

Kid-Friendly: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Spooky: 7:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m.

Where: Lorain Metroparks Carlisle Visitor Center|-12882 Diagonal Road, LaGrange

Details:This year the 37th annual Halloween Fair features three new attractions: the Skele-Climber, an animated skeleton, the Flying Vampire Bat, a six-foot thriller, and the Pumpkin Zombiettes, which are animated pumpkin-head swamp creatures near the Pumpkin Lagoon. This family-friendly event also includes food, games, entertainment, and complimentary rides on the Little Green Choo and tractor-pulled wagons. Parking at Carlisle Visitor Center is limited. Additional parking and a shuttle service is available from Carlisle's Duck Pond picnic area. Enjoy the family-friendly trail from 5-7 pm with a new craft activity for children. The spooky trail will start at 7 pm. For more information call the Carlisle Reservation at (440)458-5121.

Cost:      Free Ages 3 and under

$2 Ages 4 and up

Montville Halloween 5k(!/photo.php?fbid=10152164002695562&set=a.420888215561.373028.420881465561&type=1&theater ):

When:  Saturday, October 27

5:30 p.m. Registration

6:30 p.m. Trick-or-Treat stations

7:00 p.m. Family Spooky Walk

7:30 p.m. 5K

Where: Ralph E. Waite Elementary |-4765 Cobblestone Park Drive, Medina

Details: Dress in your favorite Halloween costumes and take part in this 5K race to help race money for the Montville Police D.A.R.E. Program. Additional funds will be donated to the Montville Police Patrolman's Association and the Jessica Schaffer Memorial Fund.

Cost:      $10 Family Spooky Walk

$15 5K Pre-registration (before October 20)

$20 5K Day of Race

Boo at the Akron Zoo ( )

When:  Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays through October 28 | 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where:Akron Zoological Park |-500 Edgewood Avenue, Akron

Details: Dress your little ghosts and goblins in their costumes for everyone's favorite non-scary Halloween event. Use your candy passport to find all of the treat stations at the zoo. All guests must have a ticket to enter, including free observers. For more information, call the Akron Zoo at (330) 375-2550 .

Cost:      Free Members

$6 Observers

$10 Trick-Or-Treaters

Rockin'-R-Ranch Old West Pumpkin Fest( )

When:  Saturdays and Sundays through October 28 | 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where: Rockin'-R-Ranch|-19066 East River Road (Ohio 252), Columbia Station

Details:  Head on over to this Halloween wonder world for day filled with costume characters, face painting, and hayrides to the pumpkin patch. Once at the patch, paint a pumpkin, enjoy a pony ride, and visit the fun house. The animal petting farm, Straw Mountain, Caterpillar Slide, and Old West Town are all also open for you to explore. For more information call the Rockin'-R-Ranch at ( 440) 236-5454 .

Cost:  Free Ages 2 and under

$9 Ages 3 and up

Frostville Haunted Trail at Cleveland Metroparks Frostville Museum ( )

When:  Now through October 30

Fridays & Saturdays | dusk until 10:30 p.m.

Where: Frostville Museum Trail|-24101 Cedar Point Road, North Olmsted

Details:  Bring

the family out for a spooky hike along this haunted trail. Deemed appropriate for all ages, this trail features Terror Xtreme and winds through the woods behind the museum buildings in North Olmsted. Light refreshments will also be available.For more information, call the Frostville Museum at (440) 263-7641.

Cost:      $10 per person

Montville Fire Rescue Halloween Party( )

When:  Tuesday, October 30 | 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where: Montville Community Center |- 9755 Madison Road , Montville

Details:Join Montville firefighters as they host a Halloween party for the community. Light refreshments and treats will be available.

Cost:      Free

Halloween: Columbiana Maze Craze ( )

When: Now through November 4

Wednesdays 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. (last ticket sold at 8 p.m.)

Saturdays 11 a.m. – midnight

Sundays 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. (last ticket sold at 7 p.m.)

Where: Columbiana Maze Craze |-45107 State Route 14, Columbiana

Details: Check out four different interactive mazes situated within 20 acres of corn. While there, also take part in hayrides, barrel train rides, and gemstone mining. All children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information call the Columbiana Maze Craze at (330) 482-9904.

Cost (includes all 4 mazes):

Free Ages 4 and under & Military personnel with Photo ID (does not include family members)

$7 Ages 5 – 11 & Senior Citizens 65 and up

$9 Ages 12 and up


Free Ages 4 and under

$3 Ages 5 and older


Nightmare in the Wilderness ( )
When:  Fridays & Saturdays through October 27 | 7:30 p.m. - midnight

Where:The Apple Cabin|-7665 Lafayette Road (Route 42), Lodi

Details: Start out your night with a half mile hayride to the entrance of The Apple Cabin where your adventure will begin. Travel a one mile trail through vortex tunnels, a cemetery, and mazes filled with 80 actors ready to scare you at every turn. Wrap up the evening by visiting the cabin market featuring hot cider and caramel apples.

Cost: Free Ages 5 and under

$12 Ages 6 – 10; $8 with repeat visits

$17 Ages 11 and older; $12 with repeat visits

*ONLY cash & personal checks accepted

The Haunted Wood ( )

When:  Friday & Saturday, October 26 & 27 | 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Where:Ravenna CAC Youth Center |-519 North Walnut, Ravenna

Details:The Haunted Wood features an indoor haunted house and wraps up with a dance party that kicks off at 10 p.m. For more information, call the Ravenna CAC Youth Center at (330) 562-1463.

Cost: $10

The Barber Haunt ( )

When:  Fridays & Saturdays through October 27 |7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Sundays through October 28 |7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Where:O.C. Barber Pig Barn|-248 East Robinson Avenue, Barberton

Details: Located in a 100-year old O.C. Barber Pig Barn, the Barber Haunt includes a new attraction called Clowns of Terror. Those that make it all the way through the Barber Haunt the first time around will be allowed to go through a second time for free!

Cost: Free Ages 5 and under

$15 Ages 6 and up

Wicked Weekends( )

When: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays through October 28 | 7:00 p.m. - Midnight

Where: Clays Park Resort |-13190 Patterson Street Northwest, North Lawrence

Details: Wicked Weekends includes admission into three attractions: Admission includes Big Top Nightmare, Slaughterville, and Undead Acres and Doom. For more information on Wicked Weekends, call Clays Park Resort at (330) 854-6691.

Cost: Call for pricing.

Rockin'-R-Ranch Spooky Ranch Nights ( )

When:  Now through October 30

Thursdays & Sundays 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Fridays & Saturdays 7 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Where:                Rockin'-R-Ranch|-19066 East River Road (Ohio 252), Columbia Station

Details: Check out 5 haunted attractions for one price. Admission grants you access to Crazy Clowns 3D, The Infamous Haunted Hayride, Funny Fun House, The Haunted Barn, and Bloody Mary. Guests can also enjoy food concessions, a farm market, souvenir shop, and pumpkin sale. For more information call the Rockin'-R-Ranch at ( 440) 236-5454 .


Package 1(includes admission to all 5 attractions)


Package 2(Crazy Clown in 3D Haunted House, The Famous Haunted Hayride/The Haunted Barn plus the Funny Fun House)

$18.00 for guests 11 & older
$11.00 for children 10 & under

Package 3(The Famous Haunted Hayride / The Haunted Barn plus the Funny Fun House)

$16.00 for guests 11 & older
$11.00 for children 10 & under

* Military personnel Free with photo ID Thursdays & Sundays only

Hauntville 4-D Haunted House( )

When:  Thursdays& Sundays through October 28 | 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Fridays& Saturdays through October 27 | 7:00 p.m. - Midnight

October 29 – 31 | 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Where:Hauntville|-1579 West River Road, Elyria

Details:This 4-D haunted adventure features admission to three attractions:

Wicked Clowns, Cellblock 13 and Psycho Manor. For more information, call Hauntville at (440) 655-0016.

Cost:      Free Military personnel with photo ID (Thursdays & Sundays only)

$16 per person

Hudson Haunted House ( )

When: Thursdays through October 25 | 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Fridays & Saturdays through October 27|7:30 p.m. - Midnight

Sundays through October 28, Tuesday & Wednesday October 30 & 31|7:30 p.m. -10:00 p.m.

Children's Matinee- Sunday October 14 & 28|1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where: Hudson Haunted House|-2250 Barlow Road, Hudson

Details: This haunted house features several rooms of horrors than wind through multiple corridors. For more information, call the Hudson Jaycees at (877)999-4679.

Cost:      $5 for people 48" or less

$12 general admission

Lake Erie Fearfest: 5 Haunted Houses( )

When:  Fridays, Saturdays through October 27 |7:30 p.m. - Midnight

Sundays through October 28 & Wednesday October 31|7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Where:Ghostly Manor|-3319 Milan road (Ohio 250), Sandusky

Details:Lake Erie Fearfest features admission to five attractions: Ghostly Manor, Dark Mare, Quarantine, Eerie Chateau, and Caged. For more information, call Ghostly Manor at ( 419) 502-4288 .

Cost:      $15 Ghostly Manor Admission Only

$25 Ghostly Manor Fast Pass (skip to front of line)

$25 Admission to all 5 attractions (Ghostly Manor, Dark Mare, Quarantine, Eerie Chateau, Caged)

-$35 Fast Pass for all 5 attractions (Ghostly Manor, Dark Mare, Quarantine, Eerie Chateau, Caged)

Dead Walk Haunted Prison Experience( ) (13 and up-proof of age required)

When:  Thursdays through October 25 & Wednesday, October 31 | 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Fridays & Saturdays through October 27 | 7:00 p.m.- Midnight

Sundays through October 28 |7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Where: The Ohio State Reformatory|-100 Reformatory Road, Mansfield

Details: This haunted tour is made up of award-winning scare fest uses professional actors, Hollywood animatronics, props and special effects. The Ohio State Reformatory doors opened in 1896 and, after housing 155,000 men in its lifetime and closed 125 years later in 1990. It was used as the set location for "The Shawshank Redemption" and other major motion pictures. For more information, call the Ohio State Reformatory at (419) 360-5689.

Cost: $17

Psychic Sonya's Dinner, Ghost Tales, and Ghost Bus Tours ( )

When:  Wednesday, October 31

Dinner 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Bus Tour 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Late Night Hunt 10:45 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.

Where:Corkscrew Saloon|-811 West Liberty Street, Medina

Details:Join Psychic Sonya for dinner and ghost tales of the Corkscrew Saloon and surrounding Medina County before taking a luxury bus tour to local haunts including a lost souls cemetery, old brothel buildings and a séance house. Wrap up the night with a ghost hunt at the Saloon led by Sonya. For more information, call Sonya at (440) 775-1217 .


Dinner  $20 (with bus seat purchase)


Ghost Bus Tour (13 and older)


Late Night Ghost Hunt (18 and older)

$35 (with bus seat purchase)


Haunted Cleveland Ghost Tours Presents: "Cleveland Rocks and Shocks Ghost Tour"( )

When:  6:00 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.

Thursday October 25

Fridays through November 2

Where:Powerhouse Complex|- 2000 Sycamore Street, Cleveland

Details:Take a haunted tour of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum before checking out Ohio's most famous electric chair, "Old Sparky" at the Cleveland Police Museum where 312 men, women and children met their demise! Explore the underground tunnels in our downtown Soldiers and Sailors Monument, venture into a building once operated by one of Cleveland's most notorious mafia families, see Ohio's most famous haunted castle and hear their stories of murder, mayhem, and unexplained ghosts sightings witnessed by countless innocent bystanders that have made them believers of the supernatural. Registration is required. For more information, call (216) 251-0406.

Cost: $50 per person

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