Halloween Things to Do

Fright Nights At Jacobson Park

Dates: Open Friday through Sunday during October ($18 to $38)

Location: 4001 Athens-Boonesboro Road, Lexington

Hours: Thursday & Sunday 7:30-10:00pm;Fridays & Saturdays 7:30-Midnight


• Entrapment: Entrapment will challenge your senses as you creep along blindly into the dark corners of the unknown. This attraction promises to exploit all your greatest fears if you dare to venture into its depths.
• The Dark Forest: The Willow family and all of its demented relatives have taken up shelter inside the bowels of Dark Forest at Jacobson Park. Willow family has gone to great lengths to make sure that those who enter the Dark Forest will never make that mistake ever again.
• 13 Doors: The clock is always ticking and every minute a new monster will be released from its chamber to find you, chase you and terrify you into begging for mercy as you navigate an industrial prison of rooms, shipping containers, mazes and more! You have 13 doors to open and if you hesitate for even one moment, you have lost that time forever and our creatures will be that much closer to finding you. What lurks behind each door are completely custom scenes of horror topped off by some of the most unique characters your mind has ever witnessed.
Website: www.lexingtonhauntedhouse.com/jacobson/

Fright Nights At the Farm

Dates: Open Thursday through Sunday during October ($18 to $38)

Location: 3898 Haley Road, Lexington

Hours: Thursday & Sunday 7:30-10:00pm;Fridays & Saturdays 7:30-Midnight


• Haunted Hayride: This tractor drawn terror will take you deep into the dark hills of Fright Nights farm. Sit back and "relax" as there is no walking or running or any type of energy exertion at all other than you screaming for your life and begging the monsters around the hayride for mercy and to allow you to pass with your life. 
• Zombie Paintball: Zombie Paintball Hayride gives you the chance to give it back to the monsters by shooting them from head to toe and everywhere else in between with paintballs. The Zombie Paintball Hayride is a custom built hayride trailer with fixed mounted paintball guns on swivels at each seat.
Website: www.lexingtonhauntedhouse.com/farm/

Wicked World

Dates: Open Thursday through Sunday starting September 26 through October ($10 to $26)

Location: 5817 Tates Creek Road, Nicholasville, KY 

Hours: Thursday & Sunday 7:30-10:00pm; Fridays & Saturdays 7:30 -Midnight

• The Nightmare Haunted House: Enter into the dark abyss of hell and be prepared to be scared. You thought some things were only possible in Hollywood...
• Terror on Tates Creek: There are rumors that around October, near the old woods where Ivan (a tortured carnival owner) was nearly killed. There is a like no other- a carnival that sets up to entertain guests- one last time. It's supposed to be the Greatest Show on Earth. You may enjoy yourself so much so that you may never leave.
Website: www.wickedworldscaregrounds.com/

Annual Thriller Parade

Dates: Sunday, October 29 (Rain Date: Monday, October 30) 

Location: Main Street (Quality Street to Mill Street) in Lexington

Hours: 2-8 Wonders Art Market; 6:30 pm - Halloween Variety Show (Courthouse Plaza); 8 pm - Parade; 8:30 Thriller Reenactment

About: Zombies return to haunt downtown Lexington once again! Every year we celebrate Halloween by recreating Michael Jackson's groundbreaking video for "Thriller." The dance will occur repeatedly along the route followed by a Halloween parade. Festivities include a Halloween variety pre-show and an after party at the Fifth Third Pavilion. Participation is open to all willing zombies who attend rehearsals to learn the choreography and parade schematics; however, there is a cutoff date for participation. Simply show up during rehearsal times, which are held throughout the month of October at Mecca Live Studio. For participation instructions and a rehearsal schedule, contact Mecca at meccadancestudio@gmail.com
Website: www.lexingtonky.gov

Disturbia at the Distillery

Dates: Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28

Location: Buffalo Trace Distillery at 113 Great Buffalo Trace in Frankfort 

Hours: Starts at 6 pm.

About: The evening will begin with an optional Ghost Tour starting in the Buffalo Trace Distillery Visitor Center. At 7 p.m. guests will be welcomed in the Buffalo Trace Clubhouse as dinner and the antics of the Bluegrass Mystery Theatre actors begin. Guests will try to figure out "who did it" as they enjoy a three course meal. As the event winds down around 9 p.m., guests will vote on who they think the guilty party is and have a chance to win prizes! Admission is $65.
Website: www.buffalotracedistillery.com

Whispering Woods Haunted Trail

Dates: October 20th, 21st, 27th, and 28th

Location: 265 Wright Lane,  Georgetown, KY 40324

Hours: First wagon ride leaves at 7:30pm. Last wagon ride leaves at 10:00pm (Gates open at dark, close at 10:00pm on Halloween.)

About: For only $10 per victim, oops, per PERSON...you can take a ride on a wagon into the woods on a beautiful cool howling night deep into the forest. Wear walking shoes.
Website: whisperingwoodstrails.com/halloween

Devine's Corn Maze "Field of Horror"

Dates: Friday October 27th and Saturday October 28th ($8 to $10)

Location: 623 Talmage Mayo Road, Harrodsburg, KY 40330

Hours: Starts at approx. 7:30pm.

About: Come the weekend of Halloween, if you dare! Your nightmares come alive. Get lost in the dark with the rustling corn, but stay alert around every corner! Children of the Corn, Jason, Freddy, Saw, Exorcist, and many more just may be waiting!!
Website: www.devinescornmaze.com/fieldofhorror

Come for the Boos: Pivot Brewing One Year Anniversary Party

Dates: Saturday October 28 (free admission)

Location: 1400 Deleware Ave., Lexington

Hours: Noon - 12am.

About: Enjoy an all-day Halloween Party with family-friendly activities and brewery tours during the day and spookier 21+ fun at night. We'll be tapping our new Pumpkin Spice Cider and a limited release Russian Imperial Stout for the first time. 
Website: www.pivotbrewingcompany.com

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