Things to Do This Weekend in Cincinnati, Oct. 30 – Nov. 1

Oh, this weekend is going to be BOOOO-tiful! Saturday alone features Trick or Treat, a full moon, AND you’ll get an extra hour of sleep as it’s time to “Fall Back”!

Find some fun with these additional Cincinnati event listings:
Fall Festivals and Events
Pumpkin Patches
Corn Mazes
Haunted Houses
Trunk or Treat Events
Trick or Treat Days and Times


Friday, October 30:

A Halloween favorite is coming to Big Bone Lick this season! Haunted Mini Golf will be offered every weekend in October starting on October 2nd. Bring your young witches and warlocks for daytime putting or join us after dark for a spooky good time! Lights, sounds, music, and more will bring the mini golf to life…or death! Appropriate for all ages. $5 per player. Open to the public.

Get yourself registered for a Date Night Pottery Class as part of the ArtsConnect program; register online prior to the class.

There’s a Drive Through Trunk or Treat happening at Vineyard Westside, 6:30-8pm. Join in for a socially distanced event for the entire family. Dress up in your costumes, hop in the car, and drive through their trunk or treat for candy, candy, and more candy! More details coming soon.

Or you can Trunk or Treat at the Arabesque Dance Academy, 6pm-? Join in for a night of safe and socially distanced fun! Wear your favorite costume and enjoy some treats.

Our Lady of Grace’s 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat is happening from 6-9pm. This year Sea Cuisine and Kona Ice will be attending. They’ll have a DJ and scavenger hunt too! Prizes for the Favorite Trunk and Spookiest Trunk. They will sell hot chocolate for $1. COVID 19 guidelines are enforced and masks are required.

The City of Wyoming and the Wyoming Recreation Foundation invites you to enjoy a “Spooktacular Drive-In Movie Night” at the Wyoming Recreation Center. They will have two separate showtimes featuring The Addams Family (2019) at 6:00pm and Hocus Pocus at 8:30pm, both with food, seasonal beverages, popcorn, and trick or treat available. This event is FREE, however, an in-kind donation towards the Wyoming Recreation Foundation’s, SHOP WYOMING campaign, to better support our small businesses post COVID 19 is greatly appreciated.

Experience Cincinnati’s newest brewery, Esoteric, when you go to their Halloween Party and Costume Contest starting at 7pm.

The Palm Court at Netherland Plaza presents a Halloween Maskerade, 7-11pm. They’ve contacted the spirit world to summon our resident ghost, the “Lady in the Green Dress”, for a special appearance! Socially distanced reserved seating, live music, sweets and treats table, spooky cocktail specials, and costume contest (winner is selected by staff, receives future weekend stay). Costumes are not required, though if not in costume they do request upscale cocktail attire. Advance reservations are needed.


Saturday, October 31:

Head out to the WestSide Halloween Market at Cheviot Harvest Home Lodge, 10am – 4pm. Free community event with shopping with over 100+ Local vendors, food trucks, baked goods, kid friendly activities and so much more!Enjoy some Local brews from West Side Brewing and Halloween themed actives for all ages.

A Halloween favorite is coming to Big Bone Lick this season! Haunted Mini Golf will be offered every weekend in October starting on October 2nd. Bring your young witches and warlocks for daytime putting or join us after dark for a spooky good time! Lights, sounds, music, and more will bring the mini golf to life…or death! Appropriate for all ages. $5 per player. Open to the public.

You can Trick or Treat at Dead Low Brewing, 3-6pm. Join in on Halloween for some safe trick or treating outside in the beer garden. They’ll have a few trick or treat stations set up so that our kiddos can have a fun place to wear their costumes and snag a few treats. 

Fun for all, Trunk or Treat at 16 Lots Brewing Company, 3-5pm. Join in creating a safe environment for kids to collect candy in a socially distant Halloween experience. 16 Lots will provide gloves, masks, bags and tons of fun for your entire family. Not familiar with what a trunk or treat is? It’s simple, fun and easy! The more people that bring candy to hand out for the kids the more your kids and others will collect. Fun for adults too – check out the link above.

The Big Ash Halloween Bash with DJ I Grind is happening from 1-11pm. They’re hosting a kids costume contest at 4pm, one for dogs at 6pm, and an adult costume contest at 10:30pm. DJ I Grind will be there starting at 7:30pm. Movies will show on the Jumbotron and they’ll have pumpkin decorating too.

Fifty West Brewing is getting in on the Halloween Costume Contests too! Halloween comes to the Beer Garden this year! Come out for dog, kids, and adult costume contests with prizes! Dogs 12pm-2pm, Kids 2pm-4pm, Adults 6PM-8PM ($5 entry and all proceeds benefit Adore-A-Bull Rescue).

It’s the Second Annual Howl-O-Ween event at 13 Below Brewery, 1-3pm. Howl-O-Ween is a dog costume contest and social event. The event is taking place on Halloween 1-3, with a dog show style costume contest taking place at 2. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place! We will have Pumpkin Spent Grain Dog treats and Pet Wants Cincy West will be here with a pop up shop! Come and enjoy a fun dog filled day, whether you bring one with you or not! Owner must be 21+ to enter a dog. There is no limit on entries! Disclaimer: Dogs must remain on a leash and under control at all times on our property. 

Put the pup in costume and head downtown for the Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest. The fun starts at 4pm in the Findlay Market Biergarten. Registration: You may register your pet on October 31 at Pet Wants before the contest begins or between 3:30-4:00pm in the Findlay Market Biergarten. The registration fee is $5/entry. All proceeds will go to support Findlay Market.


Sunday, November 1:

Head to Fibonacci Brewing for the last Fibonacci’s Mount Healthy Farmers Market of the season, 11am-2pm

Enjoy some Bluegrass at the Brewery, 1-4pm at MadTree Brewing. Enjoy live bluegrass music presented by the Missy Werner Band and relax in MadTree’s spacious taproom with good people, beer and food.


Ongoing Events in Cincinnati for the Month of October – November:

Hollywood Drive In Theatre is showing all kinds of bootastic Halloween themed films all month long. Check out the line-up here.


All events were accurate at the time of this posting but things do happen and events do occasionally get canceled or postponed. You should always double check with the event source before you head out the door. Links for each event are provided so that you can be sure the date is still accurate before you head out.

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