Halloween events around Dayton you won't want to miss

last updated 10/06/2022
Halloween events around Dayton you won't want to miss

Heads up Halloween lovers, here's a list of the spookiest events and activities around Dayton that you just won't want to miss over the next 3 weeks.

30+ Halloween events around Dayton for 2022

Halloween-themed events around Dayton - 2022

Dayton Scream Park on Valley Pike in Dayton has 4 haunted attractions - open Friday and Saturday nights through Oct 29

Halloween Movie Series - New for 2022 at the Dayton Convention Center - You've already missed classics like "Ghostbusters" and "Scream", but there are still several more opportunities for the ultimate nostalgic Halloween movie experience.  Oct 6, 13, 22.

Kids Halloween Costume Parade followed by movies at Dixie Drive-In - Saturday, October 8

Spooktacular Cruise In - Saturday, October 8 in Huber Heights is a fun, family event organized by the Wayne Township Huber Heights Historical Society.

Haunted Trail at Countryside Park - Ghosts, ghouls and zombies will haunt the trails of Countryside Park on October 11 & 12

Ghost Walk on Main - Thursday, October 13 - Gather your friends (if you dare) for a spooktacular walk through historic Centerville. 

Haunted Castle of Carnage and Trail - open Fridays and Saturdays in Riverside, this is the longest running haunt in the Miami Valley!

Fairborn Halloween Festival - Friday, October 14 to Sunday, October 16 - Miami Valley's largest Halloween Festival with rides, live music, great food, drinks, vendors, a zombie walk, and more.

Haunted Halloween Drive-Thru - Friday, October 14 & Saturday, October 15 - Drive-thru the park and enjoy family-friendly Halloween scenes along the way.

Haunted Wagon Rides with scary stories at Young's dairy are designed for families with small children to help get you into the proper Halloween spirit!

Halloween Haunt at Kings Island on select nights through Oct 29 "where roller coasters won’t be the only attractions conjuring up screams during the fall".

Haunted Scream Park at Land of Illusion boasts multiple Halloween attractions, open Fridays and Saturdays through Oct 30.

The Spirit of Huffman - Historic Homes Tours - Friday, October 14 & Saturday, October 15 - Halloween and History collide in this biannual guided home tour that celebrates a unique neighborhood and the spirit of the holiday. A visual feast of Halloween atmosphere and fun!

Puppies & Pumpkins - Saturday, October 15 at North Park in Springboro will have a costume contest, raffle basket table, food trucks, adoptable dogs, and a pumpkin patch! 

Moraine - Boo Bash - Saturday, October 15 at the Payne Recreation Center in Moraine  - A Free Family Fun Event with Kids Zone, Indoor Trick or Treat, and more.

Hotel of Terror - "an intense haunted house" in Springfield open Fridays and Saturdays through Oct 29

Hocus Pocus Halloween Festival - Sunday, October 16 in Middletown - fun, food, dance troupes, magic & illusion show, creepy car show, pumpkin carvers and more!

Ghost 'n Goblin 5K Run - Tuesday, October 18, a fun Halloween event that typically draws 1200 area runners and walkers.

PhilharMonster Halloween Concert - Sunday, October 23 - Halloween wouldn’t be complete without a family trip downtown to see the PhilharMonster at the Schuster!

Masquerage - Saturday, October 22 - Dayton's annual Halloween "Party of Parties for a Cause"

Brimstone Haunted Hayride - Five terrifying attractions open Fridays & Saturdays through October.

Hell's Dungeon - Dayton's newest haunted attraction is open Fridays & Saturdays through Oct 29.

Sidney Haunted Woods - Evil clowns, zombies, silent hill burn victims and more - open Saturdays through Oct 29.

Pumpkin Glow on Stoddard Ave. - Monday & Tuesday, October 24 & 25 - A fun event for the whole family with an amazing display of almost 1,000 unique jack-o-lanterns.

Haunted Hollow Ride in Wilmington has Fire Breathing Semi's. Enough said!  Open Fridays & Saturdays through October.

Greene County Pumpkin Glow - October 26-29 - The trails of Caesar Ford Park will be covered in hand-painted pumpkins in black light-reflective paint!

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow  - Friday, October 28 - Sunday, October 30 - The Headless Horseman comes to life in Dayton Ballet’s brand-new production at the historic Victoria Theatre.

Wag-O-Ween -  Saturday, October 29 - Trick-or-treat with your dog at the Kettering Recreation Center!

Lewisburg Haunted Cave has 30,000 live bats! Open Fridays & Saturdays through Oct 29.

Troops & Treats - fun and spooky activities for kids of all ages  at the Air Force Museum Oct 29

Slasher Night at The Neon - Two classic slasher films at THE NEON on Thursday, October 27 - "PROM NIGHT", starring Jamie Lee Curtis and "BLACK CHRISTMAS", featuring Margot Kidder and Olivia Hussey.

Dayton's Spooky Silent Disco - costume party at the Yellow Cab October 28

Halloween Skate - Get your Halloween costume ready and join us for open skate in Kettering! Saturday, October 29

Hauntfest on Fifth 2022 - Saturday, October 29 in the Oregon District - Come one, come all to the greatest annual spectacle in the Miami Valley, HAUNTFEST ON 5TH!


When is Trick or Treat  in your community?

Beggar's night is coming up fast, and our guide to trick or treat around Dayton and the Miami Valley for this year is almost complete.  Find out when Beggar's Night / Trick or Treat is in your community here: 2022 Beggar's Night / Trick or Treat

Need Halloween costumes?  Check out our list of local Halloween stores - plus we have coupons for Special Occasions Party Supply (locations in Kettering & Troy).

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