Outdoor Activities

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Friday, October 19

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Blooms & Berries , Loveland

Join us for Fall on the Farm at Blooms & Berries, where we have all of the fall fun your family can imagine! As you make your way through our 7 acre “Migration Mystery themed corn maze, your family will help Monica the monarch with a puzzle. You can also find your way through our… Read more »

$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Farbach - Werner Nature Preserve / Ellenwood Nature Barn, Cincinnati

Let’s learn all about lovely fall leaves. Bring your little naturalist to have some fun with leaves including a craft, hike and more. 

$ Categories: Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

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Country Pumpkins Farm, Dry Ridge

Fall fun for the whole family! U-pick pumpkins, hayrides, barrel train rides, a corn maze, corn boxes, farm animals, and MORE! Join us, and make memories on our working 250 acre dairy farm. 

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Parky's Farm , Cincinnati

Take a hayride through the woods of Parky’s Farm and discover festive Halloween light displays. There are tons of fun family activities and performances to enjoy each night at this hardly – haunted, non – scary event. 

$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Heritage Village Museum, Cincinnati

Encounter  a fortune teller, a witch, mad scientist and headless horseman or even walk through a haunted cemetery… if you dare. This slight-fright event, all set in a 19th century village, also features a wagon-ride, face painting and balloon animals.

$ Categories: Museum Events, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Country Pumpkins Ky, Dry Ridge

As the moon goes down, the pumpkins go up! During Country Fireside Nights you can enjoy a corn maze in the dark, a lantern-lit hayride, and 5 shots at the “Chunkin’ Pumpkin” pumpkin launcher! 

$$ Categories: Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Caldwell Nature Center

Walk through a pumpkin-lit trail and meet costumed characters from nature and history. This is a non-scary event best suited for ages 3-10. Hikes start at 7 p.m. with the last hike leaving at 8:30 p.m. Each hike lasts approximately 1 hour. Reservations begin September 1st.  

RSVP $ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Middleton-Mills Park

For one night only, horror lurks within the woods. This quarter-mile trail will be haunted by ghosts, goblins, witches and other frightful creatures. Be sure to sample some Bat’s Blood (punch) from the Ghostesses, before taking a hayride shuttle back to your vehicle. This spooky event is recommended for children 6 years old and up. 

$ Categories: Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Saturday, October 20

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Gorman Heritage Farm, Cincinnati

Enjoy a crisp fall day at Gorman Heritage Farm. Your family will love finding their way through the corn maze, meeting farm animals, cutting sunflowers ($1 per stem), taking a hayride and eating  delicious food from local food trucks.   

$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Coney Island

From the family hay ride, petting zoo, magic show, trick – or – treat trail and classic rides, your little pumpkins will be absolutely screaming with delight at this annual event. Make your purchase online for a $1 discount per ticket. 

$$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Winton Woods Parky's Farm, Cincinnati

Celebrate fall as you jump in a leaf pile, learn how to make apple cider and meet friendly farm animals. Wagon ride tickets and playbarn admission also available for purchase. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati

Ever see a polar bear swim with pumpkins; how about  an elephant smashing a pumpkin? Zoo animals love Halloween enrichment treats at HallZOOween. Your costumed kids will love trick – or – treating at over a dozen treat stations, riding the Hogwarts Express Train ride (additional charge applies) and watching Phil Dalton’s Theater of Illusion… Read more »

$$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods

Choose your own pre – harvested honeysuckle branch and craft it into a customized hiking stick. Use hand tools to cut, smooth and work the stick. Add embellishments like brass tacks, then cut and add your own leather lanyard. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Sunday, October 21

Sharon Woods

Join us for a beautiful fall walk around Sharon Woods lake, and to meet and chat with local health practitioners. Please register for this free event. 

RSVP Categories: Fitness, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Caldwell Nature Preserve, Cincinnati

Dress up in costumes, and trick-or-treat with your canine! 100 carved pumpkins line our trail, where you will meet local pet specialists who will fill your goody bags. Stop by our photo booth, enter the costume contest and enjoy new canine products from our Spooktacular sponsor: PetSmart. Please register by October 20th. 

RSVP $ Categories: Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Wednesday, October 24

Washington Park , Cincinnati

Pack a picnic and head to the park for a fun spooky movie on the civic lawn.  -10 / 3 Hocus Pocus -10 / 10 ET -10 / 17 Ghost Busters -10 /24 Nightmare Before Christmas 

Categories: Films, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, Milford

Hit the trails at night and enjoy the full moon and natural history readings. Recommended for ages 8 and up. 

RSVP $ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Friday, October 26

Rentschler Forest MetroPark , Hamilton

Come trick or treat in the forest! Using a map and your wits, find several hidden treat stations. Turn your tokens in at the end of your adventure for a toy or candy.

$ Categories: Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Deerfield Towne Center, Mason

Come dressed in your favorite costume for an evening of spooktacular fun. While supplies last, children 12 and under will enjoy Trick – or – treating, festive music and refreshments. Remember to bring a bag to collect your goodies. 

Categories: Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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