Halloween Spirits at Metro Parks!

A variety of Halloween fun for the whole family throughout October

Leaves are falling and temperatures are dropping, but October is bustling with Halloween spirit at Metro Parks, with several special events planned:

 

Event: MACBETH

Location: Parkside Studio: Inside  at Iroquois Amphitheater (1080 Amphitheater Road)

Performances:

  • Thursday-October 18@ 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, October 19 @ 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 20 @ 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 21 @ 7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, October 22 @ 7:30 p.m. Industry Night-$12.00
  • Thursday, October 25 @ 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, October 26 @ 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 27 @ 2:00 p.m. matinee
  • Saturday, October 27 @ 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 28 @ 2:00 p.m. matinee

Start Time: 7:30 p.m. evenings; 2 p.m. matinees

Gates Open: 30 minutes prior to curtain

Cost:

$17-adults

$12-students

$14-groups (10 or more)

Industry Night (Monday, October 21) ALL tickets $12.00

Running Time: Approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Event Details: Presented by the Savage Rose Classical Theatre Company – This production may include smoke, blood, graphic violence, nudity, scenes of witchcraft and may not be suitable for patrons under the age of 12 years old.

For Additional Information:  Call 502/368-5865 or email amphitheater@louisvilleky.gov

 

Event: Harvest Party

Location: Sun Valley Community Center  (6505 Bethany Lane)

Date: Friday, October 19

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Cost: Must bring a bag of individually wrapped family size candy per child (Ages 0- 10)

Event Details:  Come enjoy slides, bouncies,  haunted hayride, haunted house,  and treat or treating.

 

Event: “Trunk or Treat”

Location: Douglass Community Center  (2305 Douglass Boulevard)

Date: Wednesday, October 24

Time: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Cost: Free

Event Details:  Join us at Douglass for a kid-friendly atmosphere at “Trunk or Treat”, where families are invited to decorate the trunk of their car to create a “trick or treat” station, where kids can collect the goodies!  Games and refreshments will be available, along with a police helicopter, police talking car and other fun activities.

For Additional Information:  Call the Douglass Community Center at 502-456-8120

 

Event: Zombie Park!

Location: Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center (201 Reservoir Avenue)

Date: Friday, October 26

Time: 8 p.m. to Midnight

Cost: $3 for adults; $2 for children 12 and under

Event Details:  Enter Zombie Park – if you dare!  Visitors will be led along a frightful path, encountering zombies along the way!  Tickets can be purchased in advance, at the aquatic center, or purchased at the event.

For Additional Information:  Call the MTMAC at 502-897-9949

 

Event: Haunted Halls at Beechmont

Location: Beechmont Community Center (205 Wellington Avenue)

Date:  Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Cost: $2 per person / $1 for face painting

Event Details:  Visitors to Beechmont’s “haunted halls” will encounter monsters and scary scenes throughout the building, including “Area 51”, “Kreepy Karnival” and “Hall of Graves” and a mad scientist’s laboratory!  Nothing TOO scary, though, because this is geared to be family-oriented event.   Event also includes games and activities such as a fortune teller and face painting.

For Additional Information:  Call the Beechmont Community Center at 502-897-9949

 

Event: “Arts on Dixie” Fall Art Festival

Location: Metro Arts Center (8360 Dixie Highway)

Date:  Saturday, October 27

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost:  Free

Event Details:  The Metro Arts Center will be hosting a fall arts festival that will include art demonstrations, entertainment, and artwork for sale. There will also be an art show of works by students from nearby schools.

For Additional Information: Call the Metro Arts Center at 502/937-2055 or email Marty.Edlin@louisvilleky.gov

 

Event:  Ghost Stories of Louisville

Location: Douglass Community Center  (2305 Douglass Boulevard)

Date: Tuesday, October 30

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Cost: $3 per person

Event Details:  Visitors will enjoy a slide presentation sharing the haunted histories and ghost stories of many Louisville homes.

For Additional Information:  Call the Douglass Community Center at 502-456-8120

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