Halloween and fall events 2017

The following list of fall events is in order of starting dates/times, except for the first two events.

WYTV staff will continue updating this list as more information becomes available.

Do you know of a Halloween or fall event in the area that isn’t listed below? You can use our online form to submit a fall or Halloween themed event.

More: Halloween Trick or Treat times 2017

Fear Forest
Friday, Sept. 29 – Sunday, Oct. 29
Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. to midnight; Sundays from 7-10 p.m.
Fear Forest (6780 Tod Ave. SW, Lordstown)
Four attractions: Insane-A-Tarium Haunted House, Psycho Path Haunted Trail, Haunted Hayride and Forbidden Cornfield
For more information call 330-824-3141 or visit the event’s website to purchase tickets.

‘The Original’ Haunted Hayride
Saturday, Oct, 21; Friday, Oct. 27; Saturday, Oct. 28
Storeyland Christmas Tree Farm (5148 State Route 7, Burghill)
Presented by The Hartford Optimist Club
Haunted hayrides from 7:30-10 p.m.; non-haunted hayrides from 5:30-7 p.m.
For more information, visit Storeyland Christman Tree Farm’s Facebook page.

Fall Celebration Weekends at White House Fruit Farm
Saturdays and Sundays from Sept. 9 through Oct. 29, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
White House Fruit Farm (9249 Youngstown-Salem Rd., Canfield)
Horse-drawn wagon rides, play area, Pumpkin Pavilion, food vendors, petting zoo, pony rides, live music and much more.
For more information, visit the event’s website.

The ExFEARience at Eastwood Field
Friday, Sept. 29 – Sunday, Oct. 29
Haunted baseball stadium attraction at the Eastwood Field (111 Eastwood Mall Blvd., Niles)
There will be six different haunts (The Guest House, The Hunted, Isolation, Eastwood Estate, The Factory and Thorne Funeral Parlor) that begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for kids 10 and under.
There will also be two escape rooms (Elevator Escape and Escape the Manor) that begin at 6 p.m. Rooms need to be reserved ahead of time, prices vary.
For more information, to purchase tickets or to reserve a room, visit the event’s website.

Zombageddon Paintball Hayride
Fridays and Saturdays from Sept. 29-Oct. 29 from 6-11 p.m. (except Oct. 22 and 29, which is from 6-9 p.m.)
Drew Farms (356 Bower Rd., Fredonia, Pa.)
Board the Z.A.P. mobile vehicle with individual, bolted down paintball guns. Each rider gets his/her own gun. The entire team must work together to shoot live zombies and other moving targets.
While waiting to destroy zombies, children can enjoy a bounce house, hay-bale maze and barrel train ride. Hot dogs, french fries and hot sausage sandwiches will be available.
Tickets are $17 for zombie paintball (includes a pod of paintballs) and $5 for ride-alongs.
For more information, visit the event’s website.

Fearhaven Haunted Forest
Open throughout Oct. on Saturdays from 7-11 p.m. and Sundays from 7-10 p.m.
Kennedy Park (420 Lincoln Way, Niles)
The attraction operates by self-guided walks on a haunted trail that last about 20-40 minutes.
Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 years old and under. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Parking will be available in the Fairhaven School parking lot.
For more information, visit the event’s website.

Maniacs in the Woods
Saturday, Sept. 30 – Saturday, Oct. 28
Friday and Saturday evenings from dusk until 11 p.m.
Bazetta/Cortland Optimist Club (2619 Hoagland Blackstub Rd., Warren)
This haunted trail will help support Boy Scout Troop 54.
Tickets for adults are $5; kids 12 and under are $3 and a carload of 5 passengers is $20.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Hell’s Hollow Trail and Hunt
Fridays and Saturdays in October from 7-10 p.m.
496 Bestwick Rd., Mercer, Pa. 16137
Haunted attractions: The Bloody Barn, The Haunted Haywagon of Horror and The Frightening Field of Corn
Adult combo of all three attractions is $20
Child (12 and under) combo of all three attractions is $13
Haunted Haywagon only is $10 per person
For more information, visit the event’s website.

St. Joseph Warren Hospital’s Pumpkin Decorating Contest 
Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 18-19
Mercy Health St. Joseph Warren Hospital’s Main Lobby, 627 Eastland Avenue, SE, Warren, OH
Mercy Health St. Joseph Warren Hospital will hold its 4th Annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest as part of its annual United Way of Trumbull County Campaign. All pumpkin entries are decorated by hospital staff members and submitted by each department. The pumpkins are then put on display in the hospital’s main lobby to be judged and raffled off with proceeds to benefit United Way. Staff and facility, hospital visitors and the general public are encouraged to cast their votes by purchasing raffle tickets and placing them into the containers belonging to their favorite decorated pumpkin(s). In return, participants will have a chance to win their favorite decorated pumpkin.

Autumn Hills Care Center’s Trunk or Treat
Oct. 19, 6:30-8 p.m. in the parking lot, located at 2565 Niles-Vienna Rd., Niles

Salem Ghost Walk
Oct. 20 — 8 p.m.
Explores the downtown streets of Salem, telling of Salem’s “haunted” past. Wear good walking shoes. The walk is held rain or shine.
Cost of walk: $10
More information

Sleepy Hollow Headless Horseman Ride
Oct. 20, 21, 27, & 28
Greene Eagle Winery
2576 Davis Peck Rd., Cortland
4 p.m.: Trebuchet firing
4 p.m.: Pumpkin painting, face painting, hayrides, pumpkin bowling
5:30 p.m.: Three Witches Vignette
6 p.m.: Sleepy Hollow Headless Horseman Ride
7 p.m.: Live music
The popular Sleepy Hollow performance has expanded this year and will include a longer skit, more actors, and more horses including Sleepy Hollow Townspeople from TNT, Katrina, Brohm Bones, and of course the famous ride between Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman! This is a family-friendly event and kids can enjoy pumpkin painting, face painting, hayrides, pumpkin bowling, and more. Musical entertainment will begin each night after the ride. Please bring chairs or blankets for additional seating. No coolers, please!

Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County Ghost Walk
Oct. 20 & 21 beginning at 6:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church (256 Mahoning Ave., N.W.)
Ghost Walk is a one-mile historic walking tour that includes stops along Warren’s Millionaire’s Row, where actors will portray the restless spirits of people who once lived in Trumbull County.
Guided tours will leave the church parking lot every 10 minutes. The last tour departs at 9 p.m.
Advanced ticket sales begin Oct. 6. Tickets purchased or reserved in advance will receive a $1 discount per ticket.
Tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under.
For more information about the event or how to buy tickets, visit the Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County website.

Hallowine Trail
Friday, Oct. 20 through Sunday, Oct. 22
Friday and Saturday from noon to 10 p.m.; Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.
This wine trail comes complete with eerily decorated locations, themed snack foods, drinks and live music.
At each winery stop you will receive free samples of products and a full glass of your favorite drink to enjoy. Halloween costumes are encouraged and wearing one will get ticket holders a 25 percent discount on the Tipsy Turkey Trail for November. Tickets are $25 for a single ticket and $40 for a double ticket.
Trail Stops: Start at Knockin’ Noggin Cidery & Winery, then go to Fractured Grape Wine Cellars and end at Nova Cellars Winery
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Salem Ghost Trolley Tours
Oct. 21 and 28 — 6, 8, and 10 p.m.
Travels out of the downtown area to cemeteries, neighborhoods, and other “haunted” destinations around the city. There are three occasions that you do exit the trolley and walk around, so wear good walking shoes.
Trolley ride: $15
More information

Mill Creek MetroParks — Pick a Pumpkin
Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Oct. 22 from 1-4 p.m.
MetroParks Farm (7574 Columbiana-Canfield Rd., Canfield)
Take a tractor-wagon ride to the pumpkin patch to pick a cannonball sized pumpkin. Decorate (no carving) your pumpkin to take home. Additional sized pumpkins will be for sale.
To just take the ride is $1. To take the ride and pick a pumpkin is $3.
For more information or a complete list of all Mill Creek events, visit their website.

Creepy Hollows Haunted Trail
Oct. 21, 28 from 8-10 p.m.
East Palestine City Park (31 Park Ave.)
Admission is $5
Special guests will attend different nights, including Bill Johnson “Leatherface” from Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (7 p.m.), the Cleveland Paranormal Research Society, artist Jay. E. Fife, Delphi’s Oracle, Mystic Paranormal and Bad Oma.
Proceeds will be donated toward hurricane relief.
For more information, contact Nate Foster at 330-610-2359 or check out the event’s Facebook page.

Wee the People Trunk or Treat/Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to noon
Downtown East Liverpool, Diamond Area and 5th Street
Hosted by Wee the People Preschool and Daycare I & II
Enjoy trunk or treating, games, face painting and other great activities for the entire family.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Mill Creek MetroParks — Family Halloween Bash at the Mill
Saturday, Oct. 21 from 3:30-6 p.m.
Lanterman’s Mill (1001 Canfield Rd., Youngstown)
Enjoy music, dancing, games, snacks, a costume competition and more.
Prices range from $3 – $7 and can be purchased at the Ford Nature Center.
For more information or a complete list of all Mill Creek events, visit their website.

Family Fun Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct. 21 from 4-8 p.m.
Austintown Woodside Community Garden (4105 Elmwood Ave.)
Over 20 vendors will be selling crafts. Food, games, shopping, pumpkin carving, a costume contest, raffles and more will be available.
For more information and a list of vendors, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Windham Octoberfest
Saturday, Oct. 21 from 1-10 p.m.
Sponsored by the village of Windham, the event will feature games, a wine tasting and a DJ.

Real Action Pro Wrestling presents: Zombies Ate My Neighbors
Saturday, Oct. 21
Doors open at 5:30 p.m., bell time is at 6 p.m.
The Highland Center (14 Highland Ave., Struthers)
Enjoy three hours of live pro wrestling featuring Our Annual Costume Battle Royal, The Bouncer, Curt Fury, Joey Vincent Martini, Shawn Blaze, Thomas Adams, Bobby Beverly and more.
Fans are encouraged to wear costumes — the best costume gets a prize
Tickets are $12 at the door (day of show) and $5 for kids 10 & under
$10 advance tickets are available at Westside Pizza Joe’s (3506 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown)
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Barktoberfest at Champion Beach House
Saturday, Oct. 21, from noon – 6 p.m.
4551 Mahoning Ave., Warren, OH
Benefit for a rescue puppy to help pay for medical bills acquired from abuse and neglect. On site will be pet vendors, professional photographer for pet photos, a Sip ‘n Paint at 1 p.m., dog nail trimmer, kids face painting, kids cookie decorating station, dog costume contest, 50/50 raffle, beer for a year raffle, baskets and Thirsty Dog Tap Takeover. The event is pet and kid friendly.

Eyes on Wellsville Haunted Trail
Saturday, Oct. 21 from 7-10 p.m.
Hammond Park (Hammond Park Drive, Wellsville, Ohio)
To go through the trail, it is suggested to donate a new toy, but monetary donations will also be accepted.
“Mini Eyes” will be from 5-6 p.m. for younger kids too scared of the trail. We will do a craft, hayride through the trail and pass out treat bags.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Dairy Queen Pumpkin Hunts
Saturday, Oct. 21 at noon — Cornersburg DQ (3555 S. Meridian Rd.)
Saturday, Oct. 28 at noon — Austintown DQ (146 N. Canfield Niles Rd.)
Saturday, Oct. 28 at 5 p.m. — Columbiana DQ (241 E. Park Ave.)
Kids ages 2-9 can enjoy this free event that includes candy, prizes, a costume contest and photo before the hunt, and DQ-style pumpkin decorating.
To decorate a pumpkin, kids can add sprinkles, candy, icing and gel to a DQ cupcake or they can color a paper pumpkin to take home or hang in the store.
Enjoy a $5 lunch with dessert before the hunt.

DIY Fall Flower Arranging
Sunday, Oct. 22 from 2-4 p.m.
Munnell Run Farm “Pig Barn” (753 Greenville Road, Mercer, Pa.)
Join Cyndi Burk, owner of the Nut House in Mercer, Pa., for a class that teaches the basics on flower arranging.
Fee of $26 includes a bouquet of flowers and instructions. Bring your own vase.
Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by Oct. 20; call 724-662-2242.
For a complete list of fall crafting events from Cyndi Burk, visit Munnell Run Farm’s website.

ICU Blockwatch and St. Dominic’s Church Neighborhood Harvest
Sunday, Oct. 22 from 3-5 p.m.
Gated lot at corner of Cottage Grove and Auburndale, across from Horizon Science Academy, in Youngstown
Free admission
Food, candy, popcorn, bounce house, DJ Ira Cross
No costumes, children under 18 must be accompanied by adult

Trick or Treat at Eastwood Field
Tuesday, Oct. 24 from 6-8 p.m.
Eastwood Field (111 Eastwood Mall Blvd., Niles)
For children ages 12 and under, both children and parents need a ticket to get in, tickets are $1
Ticket quantities are limited and offered at a first come/first served basis, available starting Sept. 25 at the Scrappers Team Office at Eastwood Field
Anyone who donates canned goods at the event will get a free general admission ticket valid for the 2018 season
For more information, visit the event’s website.

Oak Hill Collaborative Halloween Maker’s Mash
Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 6 to 9 p.m.
507 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown
Open house at the Oakhill Makerspace, featuring monster ideas, make and take crafts, maker demos, and light refreshments
For more information, visit Oak Hill Collaborative’s Facebook page

Community Action Agency of Columbiana County Trunk or Treat
Thursday, Oct. 26 from 5-7 p.m.
7880 Lincole Place, Lisbon
For more information, call 330-424-6693 and ask for Lydia

Eastwood Mall Spooktacular Costume Contest
Thursday, Oct. 26 beginning at 6 p.m.
Eastwood Mall Complex, Center Court (5555 Youngstown-Warren Rd., Niles)
The evening includes Halloween-themed fun for toddlers, followed by the contest itself. Prizes will be awarded for winners in four age groups: 0-2 years, 3-5 years, 6-8 years and 9-12 years.
For more information, visit the Eastwood Mall’s website.

Youngstown Zombie Crawl
Noon Friday, Oct. 27 – 2 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28
The crawl starts at the B&O Station Banquet Hall, located at 530 Mahoning Ave. in Youngstown. Participants then make their way down Federal Street, ending at Suzie’s Dogs and Drafts.
The “Thriller” dance will be performed at 5 p.m. Participants can register from noon to 5 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. at B&O Station. The crawl begins at 7 p.m.
Registration is at $3, and the first 100 people to register get a Zombie Crawl t-shirt. There will be make-up artists on site for professional zombie makeup application. Trolley available for transportation throughout the crawl.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Happy Halloween Party at Rogers Flea Market
Friday, Oct. 27 from 3-8 p.m.
45625 State Route 154, Rogers
Costume contests, haunted hayride, trick-or-treating in the marketplace, craft and flea market vendors
For more information, call 330-227-3223 or visit RogersOhio.com

Boardman Training Center’s Trunk or Treat
Friday, Oct. 27, from 5-7 p.m.
755 Boardman Canfield Rd., Boardman
The event includes treats, popcorn, drinks and fun activities for children.

The Worst Party Ever
Friday, Oct. 27 & Saturday, Oct. 28 from 5-10 p.m.
Firestone Farms, State Routes 7 & 14, Columbiana
Live bands featuring The Labra Brothers (Friday), live orchestral performance and all ages dance party with DJ Hootie (Saturday), Thriller dance performance, food and drink, prizes, trick or treat at the shops, games, face painting, tattoo booth
Free admission, extra charge for some of the games
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page

The Great Pumpkin Indoor Trick or Treat and Safety Fair
Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. – noon
Kent State University at Trumbull’s Technology Building (4314 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren)
This free event features a safety fair and activities for both children and adults.
Children can dress up and trick or treat through the halls of the Technology Building. Each child will receive a free, reusable trick-or-treat bag.
In nearby classrooms, families can earn a special Kent State BAT-chelor’s degree by attending this year’s free-flowing interactive safety stations.
The Warren-Trumbull Library will present an enchanted Halloween story time, and a rock painting station will also be set up. Kids can take photos with celebrity mascots at different stations throughout the building.
For more information, visit the event’s website.

Niles Christian Assembly Trunk or Treat
Saturday, Oct. 28 from 1-3 p.m.
672 North Rd.
Enjoy cider and donuts and be eligible to win best costume or best-decorated car.
For more information, call Kim or Jean at 330-652-7329.

Movie with a Mortician 
Saturday, Oct. 28, starting at 5 p.m.
L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home, 1951 McGuffey Rd., Youngstown, OH
This community event is open to children ages 5-10 years old who would like to meet a mortician and watch, “Hotel Transylvania 2” in a safe and inviting environment. There will be a prize awarded for the most creative costume. Bottled water will be provided during the movie viewing and candy bags will be given out after the movie.
While the children watch the film, adults are invited to an informational seminar on end-of-life care and planning presented by Hospice of the Valley. It includes discussions on good grief tactics, the benefits of pre-planning a funeral service and more.

Champion Christian Church’s Trunk or Treat
Saturday, Oct. 28, from 4-6 p.m.
151 Center St. W., Warren, OH
There will be popcorn, hot chocolate, inflatable slide and lots of candy at the free event.

Sovereign Grace Chapel Trunk or Treat
Saturday, Oct. 28 from 12-2 p.m.
2012 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown
Games, candy, food, and fun

Bolindale Trunk or Treat
Sunday, Oct. 29, from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Bolindale Christian Church, 2749 Fairview SE, Warren, Ohio
Free Hot Dogs/Snacks/Drinks. The event is open to the public. For more information, visit bolindalechristianchurch.org.

Shepherd’s Foundation Monster Dash 5k and Family Fun Run
Sunday, Oct. 29 at noon (Registration begins at 10:30 a.m.)
Shepherd of the Valley (4100 North River Rd., Warren)
First 200 participants receive Monster Dash T-shirt
Cash prizes and awards for top finishers
Registration $18 beforehand, $20 on day of race
Register online

Trick or Treat/Halloween Bash
Sunday, Oct. 29 from noon to 4 p.m.
The Fowler Market (3385 Youngstown Kingsville Rd., Cortland)
Families can enjoy hayrides, face painting, a petting zoo, music, crafts, a costume parade and much more!
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Trunk or Treat in Niles
Sunday, Oct. 29 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Niles First United Methodist Church (608 N Crandon Ave., Niles)
The church joins with New Hope UMC to provide safe trick or treating for the community. Go car to car to get candy. Donuts and apple cider will be available at this free event. There is no age limit.
The best-decorated trunk will receive a prize.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Poland Trunk or Treat
Sunday, Oct. 29 from 4-5:30 p.m.
Holy Family Church parking lot (2729 Center Rd., Poland)
Children can walk from trunk to trunk to view decorations and receive candy and treats. There will also be games, face painting and prizes for the best-decorated trunk.
Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.

Fall Car Show and Trunk or Treat event
Sunday, Oct. 29, from 2-5 p.m.
Faith Community Church, 1919 E. Midlothian Blvd. Youngstown, OH
The Brownlee Woods Neighborhood Association’s annual Fall Car Show, “Dress Up Your Car” and Trunk or Treat event will feature food, prizes and lots of treats for all to enjoy.

Harvest Party Trunk or Treat in Masury
Sunday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m.
SixFourteen Church, 1382 Broadway Ave., Masury
Games, food, and tons of fun!
For more information, visit the church’s Facebook page

“Cats in a Witch’s Hat” Halloween Canvas
Monday, Oct. 30 from 6-8 p.m.
Munnell Run Farm (753 Greenville Rd., Mercer, Pa.)
Join artisan owner of Outland Studios Brandon Cowie as he teaches a class on canvas painting. The canvas will feature cute kitties in a festive witch’s hat. All materials will be provided.
The cost for the class is $30.
Pre-register and pre-pay by Oct. 27 by calling (724) 662-2242 and asking for Jacqueline or Larissa.
For more information, visit Munnell Run Farm’s website.

“Carrie the Killer Musical” 
Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 30-31 at 7:30 p.m.
Ford Family Recital Hall at The DeYor, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown
The Millennial Theatre Company and The Oakland Center for the Arts present this area premiere of “Carrie The Killer Musical,” a special Halloween musical event. Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King, Carrie tells the story of Carrie White, a misfit. At school, she is an outcast who is bullied by the popular crowd and is virtually invisible to everyone else. At home, she’s at the mercy of her loving but cruelly over-protective mother. But Carrie has just discovered she has a special power, and if pushed too far, she’s not afraid to use it.
The musical is rated PG-13. Tickets are available online by visiting youngstownsymphony.com or by calling 330-744-4269. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for students with a valid ID.

Trunk or Treat at Victory Christian Center’s Warren Campus
Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m.
4257 Tod Ave. NW, Warren
Come trunk or treat while you’re out trick or treating. Join us for over 30 trunks filled with candy and toys. Hot drinks and snacks will be provided. Rain or shine.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Newton Falls Kiwanis Club Halloween Cake Walk
Tuesday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m.
Downtown Newton Falls area right after trick or treating
There will be prizes and a costume contest
Proceeds go right back to the clubs and organizations that donated cakes
For more information, visit the Kiwanis Club’s website.

Niles Nazarene Trunk or Treat
Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 5-7:30 p.m.
1822 Niles Vienna Rd., Niles
All ages welcome for games, hot dogs, candy, and fun