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October 4, 2022

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Plan Your Cincy Weekend 10/26 – 10/28

Friday, October 26

 

HALLOWEEN TREAT STREET

6 – 8 p.m.

Deerfield Towne Center, 5503 Deerfield Blvd., Mason – 513-770-0273

deerfieldtownecenter.com

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.  

 

TRAIL OF TREATS

5 – 8 p.m.

Rentschler Forest MetroPark , 5701 Reigart Road, Hamilton – 513-867-5835

Yourmetroparks.net

$4 per child, $10 max per family + a valid Metro Parks vehicle permit (see website for pricing) is required to enter the park.

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.

 

Saturday, October 27

 

CULINARY CREEPY CRAWLIES: FUN WITH EDIBLE INSECTS!

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

REI Retail Store – Rookwood Commons, 2643 Edmondson Road, Cincinnati – 513- 231-8678

cincinnatiparks.com

The incredible, edible … bug? Each day, people all over the world eat insects as a part of their daily diet. Learn all about arthropods and how to prepare them at this fun event.  

 

FALL FEST AT WASHINGTON PARK

12 – 6 p.m.

Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Cincinnati – 513-621-4400

washingtonpark.org

Bring the whole family out for a wonderful weekend of shopping, live music and more. There will be aisles of local vendors homemade crafts, baked goods and wares, plus four musical acts performing each day and a kids area with face painting, relay races and other awesome activities.  

HALLOWEEN WALK IN THE WOODS

12 – 3 p.m.

Blue Ash Nature Park- 4337 Cooper Road, Blue Ash

facebook.com/events/198788513987584

Get in the Halloween spirit with some trick-or-treating in the woods at the Blue Ash Nature Park! Along with yummy treats there will be face painting and magic shows. This event is geared to children ages 10 and under and is free and open to the public.  

NATURE AT NIGHT PUMPKIN HIKE

6:30 p.m.

Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve/ Ellenwood Nature Barn, 3455 Poole Road, Cincinnati – 513-521-7275

Greatparks.org

Crafts are available for a small free + a valid Great Parks of Hamilton County motor vehicle permit (see website for prices) is required to enter the park.

Jack-o-lanterns will light your path as you discover the wonder of nature at night along the Pin Oak Trail. Bring a flashlight and arrive between 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. for a self-guided hike.  

 

Sunday, October 28

 

GLUTEN FREE TRUNK–OR–TREATING

1 – 4 p.m.

Theodore M. Berry International Friendship Park, 1135 Riverside Drive, Cincinnati

Wear a costume and enjoy gluten-free treats at this Gluten-Free for Cincinnati Trunk-or-Treat event sponsored by FAAST and FAACT. There will also be music, a kids corner, food trucks and more.  

 

OHIO RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL

10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Ohio Renaissance Festival, 10542 OH-73, Waynesville

Renfestival.com

$23 Adults 13+

Watch the Queen’s Parade as you gnaw on a turkey leg! Take your family back to medieval times for games, rides, shopping and shows. As an extra treat for Trick Or Treat weekend – kids are free!    

About the Author

Amanda Ciani

Amanda Ciani lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and their three terrific sons. She enjoys writing haiku parenting poems for her Instagram account (@cinciciani), and Twitter account (@haikuciani).