Halloween and fall events 2017

Halloween and fall activities in Columbiana, Lawrence, Mahoning, Mercer and Trumbull counties

Halloween and fall events 2017

The following list of fall events is in order of starting dates/times.

WKBN 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 Trick or Treat time or event.

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Fear Forest
Opening September 29, 2017
4 Attractions:
Insane-A-Tarium Haunted House
Psycho Path Haunted Trail
Haunted Hayride
Forbidden Cornfield
6780 Tod Ave S.W., Warren, Ohio
330-824-3141
Ticket information

‘The Original’ Haunted Hayride
The Hartford Optimist Club presents ‘The Original’ Haunted Hayride located in Northeast Ohio at Storeyland Christmas Tree Farm.
5148 St. Rt. 7, Burghill, Ohio (Storeyland Christmas Tree Farm)
Saturday, Oct 7
Saturday Oct 14
Saturday, Oct 21
Friday, Oct 27
Saturday, Oct 28

Warren Homecoming 2017
Friday, Sept 22-25
A kickoff party will be held at 5 p.m. Friday on the rooftop of the parking deck off Franklin St.
There will be 30 events over the weekend, from car shows to art hops, including a golf outing with the Gridiron Club and former NFL players at the Trumbull County Club.
For a full list of events, visit the event’s website or check out their 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.

Autumn Splendor
Friday, Sept. 22 and 23
Friday from 5-10 p.m.; Saturday from noon to 10 p.m.
Firestone Farms Town Center (101 TownCenter Ave., Columbiana)
Enjoy live music, food vendors, drink sales, games, a bounce house and more.
For more information, visit the event’s website.

Mahoning Avenue Fall Fest
Saturday, Sept. 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mahoning Avenue will come alive with live music, an outdoor cafe, art galleries, jewelry, pumpkin painting and a farmer’s market to celebrate the neighborhood’s many hidden treasures.
The fest will be located between Steel Street and McKinley Avenue on the west side’s historic Garden District.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Sunset at the Farm presented by Mill Creek MetroParks
Saturday, Sept. 23 from 4:30-7:30 p.m.
MetroParks Farm (7574 Columbiana-Canfield Rd., Canfield)
Enjoy folk music while roasting marshmallows over the campfire, explore the animal barns or find your way through a corn maze. Watch cider and homemade apple butter demonstrations along with a free sample. Join in on playing old-time games or take a tractor-drawn wagon hay ride. Pony rides, face painting and refreshments will be available for a small fee, otherwise, the event is free and open to the public.
For more information, call the Ford Nature Center at 330-740-7107 or visit Mill Creek MetroParks’ website.

Fall Festival at The Fowler Market
Sunday, Sept. 24 from noon to 4 p.m.
The Fowler Market (3385 Youngstown Kingsville Rd., Cortland)
Free family fun! Petting zoo, kids crafts, face painting, bounce house, games, cookies & canvas, sip n’ build, vendors and more!
For more information, visit the event’s website.

Howl-O-Ween Canine Carnival
Sunday, Sept. 24 from 1-3 p.m.
Lariccia Bocce Court, Boardman Township Park (375 Boardman Poland Rd., Boardman)
This free carnival includes a dog costume contest, training exhibitions, raffles, food concessions, 4-H agility demonstrations, vendors and representatives from non-profit dog rescues and pet-adoption organizations.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

“Witches Night Out” sponsored by the Cortland Specialty Shops
Thursday, Sept. 28 from 4-8 p.m.
Just Pizzelles (204 W Main St., Cortland)
Enjoy this enchanting evening of shopping and activities by stopping by each shop for tantalizing treats and potions, mystery sales and discounts and haunting activities.
There will be a “Best Witches Hat” contest for both adults and kids (each shop will pick their own winners – one adult and one kid.) Each shop will also have a “Lighted Luminaries” path.
Be sure to stop by each shop to be entered to win a special gift basket of goodies
For more information, call Just Pizzelles at 330-638-8707 and ask for Christina Benton or visit the event’s Facebook page.

Hubbard Haunted Woods and Hayride
Sept 29 and 30, Friday and Saturday, from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
$10 a ticket or $18 for Maze & Hayride
There will also be a Hubbard Family Fun Maze from Saturday, Sept. 29 to Sunday, Oct. 1 from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
$10 for kids 12 and up, $8 for kids 5-11. Free for kids 4 and under.
Free Parking.

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.

Molnar Farms Fall Fest
Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Molnar Farms (3115 E. Western Reserve Rd., Poland)
Find beautiful fall decorations with the farm’s gorgeous mums and festive pumpkins. Bring the family out for Pik-a-Pumpkin hayrides and a corn maze. More than 20 local vendors will be selling specialty craft items, straw creations and seasonal décor. Enjoy homemade barbecue from the Springfield Local Fire Department.
Hayrides to the pumpkin patch and corn maze will continue Saturdays and Sundays through October.
For more information about events at Molnar Farms, visit their website.

Baker’s Golden Dairy’s Fall Fest
Saturday, Sept. 30 from 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. A 5-K walk/run before the event begins at 9 a.m. (pre-registration is available)
Baker’s Golden Diary (46761 Carter Rd., New Waterford, OH)
The event includes farm tours, food, a petting zoo, ice-cream-eating contest, antique tractors, hayrides and more.

Fearhaven Haunted Forest
Opening night on Saturday, Sept. 30 when all ticket proceeds will go to the Trumbull County Board of Developmental Disabilities and Fairhaven Foundation, benefiting individuals with disabilities.
After opening night, the forest will be 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.

Build-A-Scarecrow
Saturday, Oct. 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Liberty Branch (415 Churchill-Hubbard Rd., Youngstown, OH 44505)
Plan to work with your family or a group of friends to dress and stuff a scarecrow. The library will provide stuffing and frames, anything extra (like clothing) will have to be brought.
Completed scarecrows will be on display at the library for voting. The winner will be announced Oct. 23 and awarded with a surprise.
You must register your scarecrow building crew by Oct. 2.
To register or learn more information, call the Liberty Library at 330-759-2589.

October Harvest Progressive Dinner Fundraiser
Saturday, Oct. 7
Courthouse Square in downtown Warren (125 West Market St., Warren)
Guests will enjoy a night of fun and food at various locations on the square.
Tickets are $55 and can be ordered online through Eventbrite or by calling 330-394-3358.
When you and your group purchase tickets, you will be able to choose your start time (5:30 p.m., 6:15 p.m. or 7 p.m.)
Proceeds benefit the Mahoning Valley College Access Program’s work with students in Warren and Youngstown City Schools.
For the schedule of events or to purchase tickets, visit MVCAP’s website.

Pumpkin Carving
Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fellows Riverside Gardens 123 McKinley Ave. Youngstown, Ohio 44509
Carve pumpkins for display at the Pumpkin Walk at Twilight on Sunday, Oct. 15. Carving area will be in the Service Building. Carving tools will be available but you can bring you own.

METROMUTTS: Howl-O-Ween Hike
Thursday, October 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
MetroParks Bikeway MetroParks Farm Trailhead
Have a “howl” of a good time at this popular fall event. Bring your dog dressed in his/her Halloween finest! There will be a hike, dog costume contest, prizes, and refreshments in barn #4. MetroMutts members will receive a free pumpkin. Easy, 2 mi. Hike is free for all. Refreshments will be available.

Autumn Trolley Ride
Thursday, October 14 from 2 – 3:30 p.m. and 4-5:30 p.m.
Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown Ohio
Enjoy an autumn ride through Mill Creek MetroParks with natural and historic views aboard the Cohasset Express. Limited seating. Register/pay at least 2 days in advance at Ford Nature Center. Adults: $8 R, $11 NR; 12 & under/60 & over: $6 R, $9 NR.

Pumpkin Walk at Twilight
Sunday, October 15 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Fellows Riverside Gardens 123 McKinley Ave. Youngstown, Ohio 44509
Free and open to the public. Take a stroll along the Gardens’ pumpkin-lined paths a day turns to night. There will be live entertainment and family-friendly activities.

Volant Autumn Pumpkin Festival
Saturday, Oct. 14 and Sunday, Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Hosted by the Volant Village Shops
Each day is filled with new activities and specials, from a Paint N’ Sip at Knockin’ Noggin Cidery & Winery on Saturday to a pie baking contest hosted by The Kitchen Shoppe on Sunday.
For a complete list of events, visit Volant Village Shops’ website.

Cortland Oktoberfest
Saturday, Oct. 14-15
Come and enjoy an arts and crafts show, the “MOE-mentum” 5K/10K trail run/walk, Art Alley, family games and activities, Tangled Up In Brew craft beer tasting, music, food, entertainment and more.
For a complete schedule of activities, visit the event’s website.

Hallowine Trail
Friday, Oct. 20-22
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.

METROMUTTS: Canine Color Hike
October 22 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Lily Pond Circle Trail, Youngstown Ohio 44509
Bring your MetroMutt on this beautiful hike to see the many colors of Fall. We will be venturing around the Lily Pond and down Old Tree Trail. Moderate, 1.5 mi.

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.

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.

Newton Falls Kiwanis Club Halloween Cake Walk
Monday, 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.

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