Metro Parks Halloween Events


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

Event:             Classic Horror Theater – “Nosferatu” and “Night of the Living Dead”
Location:         Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center lawn  (201 Reservoir Avenue)
Date:                Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13

Time:               9 p.m. each night

Cost:                Free

Event Details:  Being scared has never been so much fun!  Join other horror film fans for a special two-night event at the Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center.  Friday, October 12 features the classic 1922 silent film 
Nosferatu, an adaptation of the Dracula story, by German filmmaker F.W. Murnau.  On Saturday, October 13, the undead terrorize the living in George Romero’s 1969 classic, Night of the Living Dead.  For Additional Information:  Call the MTMAC at 502-897-9949

Event:             “Wild and Woolly in the Woods”:  2nd Annual Zombie Hike
Location:         Jefferson Memorial Forest (11311 Mitchell Hill Road)
Date:                Saturday, October 13

Time:               7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Cost:                Admission free – parking $5;  S’mores kits available for $3

Event Details:  For ages 18 and older.  Calling all zombies!  The undead are hiking the trails at Jefferson Memorial Forest!  Event sponsor, Wild and Woolly Video, celebrates its 15th anniversary with this zombie-fest in the woods, inviting one and all to come dressed in your zombie best.  Event includes a screening of the cult zombie classic “Let Sleeping Corpses Lie”, s’mores around the campfire, costume contest, prizes.  Refreshments from BBC and Taco Punk available for purchase.  

For Additional Information:  Call the Jefferson Memorial Forest, 502-368-5404 or visit: www.memorialforest.com

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:             Goblins and Ghouls Ball
Location:         Douglass Community Center  (2305 Douglass Boulevard)
Date:                Thursday, October 25

Time:               7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost:                $5

Event Details:  For ages 18 and older – featuring a Halloween costume contest. 

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:             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

 

Event Details

Date: Oct 12, 2012
Starts: 12:00 AM | Ends: 12:00 AM
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