October 23, 2020

31 Cincinnati Halloween Events to Celebrate the Spooky Season

Halloween looks a tad bit different this year, but there are still plenty of ways to celebrate.  From costume contests (for both humans and doggos) and themed cocktails to parties, Halloween trivia and more — have some fun, mask up and get your spooky on.
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31 Cincinnati Halloween Events to Celebrate the Spooky Season
Kon-Tiki’s Wicked Halloween
Newport’s Kon-Tiki is throwing a wicked Halloween party this year. Sticking to their roots they will be serving smoking tiki cocktails and carving up some jack-o-lantern pineapples just for the occasion. Take a night off on the Levee to enjoy some live music and a costume contest with a $300 cash first place prize. 
7-10 p.m. Oct 31. 1 Levee Way, Newport.
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Kon-Tiki’s Wicked Halloween

Newport’s Kon-Tiki is throwing a wicked Halloween party this year. Sticking to their roots they will be serving smoking tiki cocktails and carving up some jack-o-lantern pineapples just for the occasion. Take a night off on the Levee to enjoy some live music and a costume contest with a $300 cash first place prize. 7-10 p.m. Oct 31. 1 Levee Way, Newport.
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Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest at Findlay Market Biergarten
Pet Wants and Findlay Market are teaming up to host a costume contest for dogs. Every competing furry friend will get a free treat from Pet Wants and the grand prize winner will enjoy a year’s supply of Pet Wants dog food. Judges will rate costumes based on cleverness, creativity, ability to keep costume on as intended, and overall "cuteness factor." Dog-owners must register on October 31 at Pet Wants or 30 minutes prior to the event in the Findlay Market Biergarten. $5 per entry.
4 p.m. Oct 31. $5 per entry. Findlay Market, 1801 Race St., Over-the-Rhine.
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Howl-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest at Findlay Market Biergarten

Pet Wants and Findlay Market are teaming up to host a costume contest for dogs. Every competing furry friend will get a free treat from Pet Wants and the grand prize winner will enjoy a year’s supply of Pet Wants dog food. Judges will rate costumes based on cleverness, creativity, ability to keep costume on as intended, and overall "cuteness factor." Dog-owners must register on October 31 at Pet Wants or 30 minutes prior to the event in the Findlay Market Biergarten. $5 per entry. 4 p.m. Oct 31. $5 per entry. Findlay Market, 1801 Race St., Over-the-Rhine.
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Halloween Scream at the Hub OTR
Per the event description: "We’re holding down Halloween with our mandatory October scream. Wear your best costume, grab your megaphone or just your screaming voice and all of your never ending love for 2020 and it’s surprises. We’ll be screaming on the patio and at the pedal wagons all night long."
8 p.m. Oct 31. 1209 Main St., Over-the-Rhine.
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Halloween Scream at the Hub OTR

Per the event description: "We’re holding down Halloween with our mandatory October scream. Wear your best costume, grab your megaphone or just your screaming voice and all of your never ending love for 2020 and it’s surprises. We’ll be screaming on the patio and at the pedal wagons all night long." 8 p.m. Oct 31. 1209 Main St., Over-the-Rhine.
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Werewolves in Low Spark
Starting at 5 p.m. on Halloween, head to Low Spark for $4 Blue Moon Drafts,  $3 Blue Moon Shots and $25 off for the Best Halloween Costume.
5-11 p.m. Oct 31. 15 W. 14th St., Over-the-Rhine.
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Werewolves in Low Spark

Starting at 5 p.m. on Halloween, head to Low Spark for $4 Blue Moon Drafts, $3 Blue Moon Shots and $25 off for the Best Halloween Costume. 5-11 p.m. Oct 31. 15 W. 14th St., Over-the-Rhine.
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Netherland Plaza Halloween Maskerade
The Palm Court at downtown’s Hilton Netherland Plaza is featuring a Halloween Maskerade for parties of 4-10. Guests enjoy live music, special cocktails, and are encouraged to wear costumes or upscale cocktail attire. A costume contest will be held with the winning prize of a weekend stay at the hotel. Reservations required. 7-11 p.m. Oct. 30. Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, 35 W. Fifth St., Downtown.
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Netherland Plaza Halloween Maskerade

The Palm Court at downtown’s Hilton Netherland Plaza is featuring a Halloween Maskerade for parties of 4-10. Guests enjoy live music, special cocktails, and are encouraged to wear costumes or upscale cocktail attire. A costume contest will be held with the winning prize of a weekend stay at the hotel. Reservations required. 7-11 p.m. Oct. 30. Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, 35 W. Fifth St., Downtown.
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Cincinnati Pops' Live From Music Hall: Autumn Celebration
The Cincinnati Pops are helping set the stage for your own Halloween party with a livestream of spooky tunes and Dia de los Muertos favorites from Music Hall. The Pops, conducted by John Morris Russell, will perform a slew of both horror movie songs (plus music from Harry Potter) and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, narrated by actor Damon Gupton (Criminal Minds). 
8 p.m. Oct. 31. Free. Watch at cincinnatisymphony.org
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Cincinnati Pops' Live From Music Hall: Autumn Celebration

The Cincinnati Pops are helping set the stage for your own Halloween party with a livestream of spooky tunes and Dia de los Muertos favorites from Music Hall. The Pops, conducted by John Morris Russell, will perform a slew of both horror movie songs (plus music from Harry Potter) and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, narrated by actor Damon Gupton (Criminal Minds). 8 p.m. Oct. 31. Free. Watch at cincinnatisymphony.org
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Camp Washington Halloween Hoopla
Head to CampSITE Sculpture Park for a festive Halloween party. Costumes aren't required, but there is a costume contest at 7 p.m. Trick or treat stations will be located around the sculpture park and masks are mandatory.
5-9 p.m. Oct 31. CampSITE Sculpture Park, 2866 Colerain Ave., Camp Washington.
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Camp Washington Halloween Hoopla

Head to CampSITE Sculpture Park for a festive Halloween party. Costumes aren't required, but there is a costume contest at 7 p.m. Trick or treat stations will be located around the sculpture park and masks are mandatory. 5-9 p.m. Oct 31. CampSITE Sculpture Park, 2866 Colerain Ave., Camp Washington.
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Halloween Party of a Lifetime at All Hallows Eve Terror Town
On Halloween Night, this haunted 19th-century Western town is hosting a special celebration with plenty of food, drinks and entertainment including “cannon fire, Gatling gun fire and full blown horror shows; plus live music, karaoke, horror movies and games and haunted trails." Halloween celebration is included in general admission. 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Oct. 31. $25. 1449 Greenbush Cobb Road, Williamsburg.
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Halloween Party of a Lifetime at All Hallows Eve Terror Town

On Halloween Night, this haunted 19th-century Western town is hosting a special celebration with plenty of food, drinks and entertainment including “cannon fire, Gatling gun fire and full blown horror shows; plus live music, karaoke, horror movies and games and haunted trails." Halloween celebration is included in general admission. 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Oct. 31. $25. 1449 Greenbush Cobb Road, Williamsburg.
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Unforgettable Haunt: A Halloween Weekend Experience
Looking for some entertaining Halloween weekend plans? Over-the-Rhine's subterranean nightclub Ghost Baby is transforming into an "Unforgettable Haunt" on Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31. The lounge will host two evenings of "shocking displays, burlesque-on-parade and an array of spectral surprises," in addition to live music from Afrochine. The festivities will be emceed by Lexi Lovas. Tickets range in price from $15-$20. 5-7:45 p.m. and 8:30-11 p.m. Oct. 30 and Oct. 31. Ghost Baby, 1314 Republic St., Over-the-Rhine. 
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Unforgettable Haunt: A Halloween Weekend Experience

Looking for some entertaining Halloween weekend plans? Over-the-Rhine's subterranean nightclub Ghost Baby is transforming into an "Unforgettable Haunt" on Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31. The lounge will host two evenings of "shocking displays, burlesque-on-parade and an array of spectral surprises," in addition to live music from Afrochine. The festivities will be emceed by Lexi Lovas. Tickets range in price from $15-$20. 5-7:45 p.m. and 8:30-11 p.m. Oct. 30 and Oct. 31. Ghost Baby, 1314 Republic St., Over-the-Rhine.
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