5 Things to do in Cincinnati the Weekend Before Halloween

‘Twas the weekend before Halloween, and all throughout Cincy,

There were festivals and slight frights and trick or treating in the city!

It’s finally here, folks: Halloween! Since this holiday falls on Monday, this weekend is packed with spooktacular activities aplenty.

Here are 5 things to do in Cincinnati the weekend before Halloween:


Disney on Ice: Dare to Dream

Thurs., Oct. 27-Sun., Oct. 30 at U.S. Bank Arena
Join hosts Mickey and Minnie Mouse as they share the heroic stories of four of your favorite Disney Princesses. This is a fun, not-spooky-at-all option for the weekend. Your princess-obsessed kids are welcome to come in costume!

The Barber of Seville

Fri., Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. at Fitton Center for Creative Arts
With soaring music and ageless comedy, the Cincinnati Opera brings Rossini’s popular masterpiece and accessible format to performance lovers of all ages. The lovestruck Count Almaviva longs to win the heart of the beautiful and quick-witted Rosina, with help from the cunning title character, Figaro. This darkly funny show is a great first opera for kids! Sung in Engligh.

Carol Ann’s Carousel Spooktacular Event

Sat., Oct. 29, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Carol Ann’s Carousel
Come dressed in your costume to receive 1 free Carol Ann’s Carousel Book or Postcard Book and $1 Off to Krohn Conservatory’s Annual Holiday Show ‘A Whimsical Wonderland’! Enter into the ‘Best Dressed Like a Carousel Character’ Contest!’

All Hallow’s Eve

Sat., Oct. 29 from 5-7 at Dinsmore Homestead
Travel back in time with this family friendly event which features trick-or-treating, fortune-telling, tours, fun food and a bonfire. Perfect for kids — read all about this KY gem here.

Fall on the Farm at Blooms & Berries

Daily through Oct. 31
It’s the final few days for this beloved fall festival — last call for pumpkin patches, fresh cider and corn mazes! Read about the fall festival here and watch a video here!

For more haunted happenings around Cincinnati, visit our Online Calendar. If you need us, we’ll be soaking up every last spooky second of October. Happy Halloween, friends!

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