Halloween Events and Fall Festivals Around Columbus | Columbus Moms Network

October is almost here and there are so many fun Halloween events and Fall Festivals happening around Columbus this month. I’ve put together a list of local family friendly events below. Be sure to check back often as I’ll be updating and adding to this list throughout the month. As always, double check the event website or Facebook event page for details on registration, if required, and additional event details.

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Multiple Dates

Boo at the Zoo

Columbus Zoo: October 6-8, 13-15, 20-22, 27-29.

Fridays: 5pm-8pm, Saturdays: 10am-8pm, Sundays: 10am-5pm

Saturday, September 30

Fall Festival

Jefferson Community Park: 3pm-5pm

Pumpkin Float and Flick

Reynolds Municipal Park: 6:30pm-9:30pm

Sunday, October 1

Fall Fest

Fancyburg Park: 1pm-5pm

Sunday, October 8

Fall Fest

Worthington Christian Church: 4pm-6pm

Tuesday, October 10

Family Storytime – with Pumpkins!

South High Library: 10:30am-11am

Thursday, October 12

Spooky Scavenger Hunt

Scioto Grove Metro Park: 2pm-3:30pm

Friday, October 13

Haunted Library

Plain City Library: 8pm-9:30pm

Saturday, October 14

Monster Mash

Northwest Library: 10am-11:30am

Harvest Fair– $5 per person/2 and under are free

Stratford Ecological Center: 10am-1pm

Fall Fest

Slate Run Metro Park: 11am-3pm

Treat Street

The Shops on Lane Ave. 12pm-2pm

Boo and Brew

Polaris Fashion Place: 12pm-4pm

Oakland’s Trick or Treat Trail

Oakland Nursery, Columbus: 1pm-2:45pm

New Albany Trunk or Treat

Bevelhymer Park: 3pm-6pm

Sunday, October 15

KSM’s 1st Annual Trunk or Treat Car Show  (Registration Required)

KSM: 3pm-5pm

Wednesday, October 18

Preschoolers: Halloween Party

Blacklick Woods: 1pm-2pm

Thursday, October 19

FCEO Touch-And-Ride-A-Truck (Halloween themed)

Fortress Obetz: 4pm-8pm

Dublin Halloween Spooktacular

Coffman Park: 4pm-8pm

Friday, October 20

Dublin Halloween Spooktacular

Coffman Park: 1pm-5pm

Not So Spooky Kids Sensory Experience

Rainbow Equine: 5pm

“Hocus Pocus” Fright-Day Night Feature at Easton

Easton Town Center: 7pm-9pm

Pumpkin Walk Around the Pond

Three Creeks Metro Park (Confluence Area): 5:30pm-7:30pm

HCC’s Annual Trunk or Treat

Hilliard Church of Christ: 7pm-9pm

Saturday, October 21

Trick-or-Treat with the Pups

Franklin County Dog Shelter and Adoption Center: 11am-1pm

Trunk or Treat

Westerville Community United Church of Christ: 4pm-6pm

2023 Plain City Fall Festival

Pastime Park: 4pm-7pm

Sunday, October 22

HOWL-oween Pet Costume Contest & Fall Festival

Easton Town Center: 12pm-3pm

Trick or Treat Trail

Gallant Woods Park: 1pm-4pm

Candy by the Carload (Registration Required)

Seldom Seen Park: 4pm-6pm

Tuesday, October 24

Pint-Size Pumpkin Decorating

Miller Park Library: 10am-7:30pm (while supplies last)

Family Fun Night: Boo Bash!

Worthington Park Library: 7pm-8pm

Wednesday, October 25

Halloween Costume Ball

Hilliard Library: 9:30am-11am

Costume Dance Party

Lane Road Library: 10:30am-11:30am

Boo & Brew at Bridge Park

Bridge Park, Dublin: 5pm-8pm

Trick-or-Treat at the Palace Theatre

The Palace Theatre: 5:30pm-7:30pm

Trick or Treat at the Five (Register in Advance)

The Five Party & Event Center: 6pm-8pm

Costume Dog Hike

Blacklick Woods: 6pm-7pm

Trick-or-Treat Storytime

Whetstone Library: 7pm-7:45pm

Thursday, October 26

Preschool: Campfire, marshmallows & Halloween scavenger hunts

Highbanks Metro Park: 11am-1pm

Costume Dance Party

Lane Road Library: 4pm-5pm

Costume & Candy Crawl

Kingsdale Shopping Center: 4pm-7pm

KidX Candy Crawl

Polaris Fashion Place: 5pm-8pm

Trick or Treat Trail

Blacklick Woods Metro Park: 5pm-7pm

Spooky Pajama Storytime

Liberty Branch Library: 5:30pm-6:30pm

Friday, October 27

For Kids: Hooray for Halloween

Sharon Woods Metro Park: 10am-2pm

Fall Masquerade Party

Shepard Library: 4pm-5:30pm

Great Gahanna Goblin Fest

Academy Park: 5:30pm-9:30pm

Halloween on the Green

Worthington Village Green: 6pm-8pm

Family Halloween Party & Trunk or Treat

Vineyard Community Church: 6:30pm-8:30pm

Saturday, October 28

Happy Tails-n-Trails: Howl-o-ween Hike

Sharon Woods Park: 9am-10am

Hilliard Halloween Haunt

Main Street Hilliard: 9am-11am

Halloween Bash

New Albany Library: 10am-12pm

Trick-or-Treat Storytime

Whetstone Library: 11am-12pm

Family Fall Festival

Northside Library: 11am-2pm

Halloween Storytime

Main Library: 11am-11:30am

Pumpkin Parade

Tremont Road Library: 10:30am-11:30am

Pumpkin Parade

Old Worthington Library: 10:30am-11:30am

Boo Off Broadway

Town Center, Grove City: 12pm-4pm

Historic Happy Halloween Candy Trail

Historic Dublin: 2pm-4pm

Fall-O-Ween Fest

Canal Winchester Library: 3pm-4pm

Powell Fall Festival

Village Green Park: 12pm-10pm

Sunday, October 29

Sensory Friendly Pumpkin Parade (Registration Required)

Tremont Road Library: 11:30am-12pm

Halloween Storytime

Main Library: 1:30pm-2pm

Trunk or Treat

Buckeye State Bank: 2pm-4pm

Halloween Pet Parade

Northwest Library: 3pm-4pm

Hilliard Trunk or Treat 2023

Hilliard Ray Patch YMCA: 5pm-7pm

Trunk or Treat

Dublin Presbyterian Church: 5pm-7pm

Monday, October 30

Costume Toddler Hike

Scioto Grove Metro Park: 10am-11am

Baby Laptime – Peek A Boo!

Main Library: 10:30am-11am

Fall Extravaganza

Karl Road Library: 4pm-6pm


Parsons Library: 4:30pm-6pm

Tuesday, October 31

Preschoolers: Spooky Spiders

Sharon Woods Metro Park- Spring Hollow Lodge: 9:30am-10:30am

Trick-or-Treat Storytime

Whetstone Library: 10am-10:45am

Preschool: Not So Spooky Trail

Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park: 10am-12pm

Keep checking back as this list is updated regularly as I find new events. Happy October!


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