LIMA — It’s haunting time again with a host of activities taking place in the area. We’ve compiled a list of area haunts and happenings to make sure you get in on all the fun.
Bluffton Family Recreation Halloween Kids Night Out Party: 215 Snider Road, Bluffton. From 6-9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27, at Bluffton Family Recreation. Wear costumes and participate in activities and snacks. Cost: $10 for members and $20 for program participants. For more information call 419-358-4150.
696 Customs Halloween Trick-Or-Treat Cruise-In Car Show: Main Street, Cairo. From 2:30-6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20. Participants will pass out candy. Costumes optional. Hay rides, disc jockey, door prizes and raffles. Accepting donations for registration. Proceeds benefit local charities. Questions: Rick Davis 419-236-4297 or email email@example.com.
Cedar Point’s HalloWeekends: 6 p.m.-midnight Fridays, 11 a.m.-midnight Saturdays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 28. Starts at $44.
Escape from Blood Prison: 6 p.m., beginning Thursday, Oct. 11, and every Thursday through Sunday through Nov. 4, at Ohio State Reformatory, 100 Reformatory Road, Mansfield. Tickets: $20 and an extra $5 for a “touch pass” allowing actors to interact with you. Go to bloodprison.com for tickets.
Halloween Haunt at Kings Island: 6300 Kinds Island Drive, Kings Island, 6 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays; 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 28. Tickets starting at $31.99.
Halloween Party at The Ohio Theatre: 122 W. North St., Lima. Friday, Oct. 27, for ages 18 and over. $10 cover charge. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., The Naked Karate Girls will be playing. Costume contest with cash prizes for best and most creative costumes.
Halloween Bash at The Ohio Theatre: 122 W. North St., Lima. Saturday, Oct. 28, for ages 18 and older. $10 cover charge. Nashville Crush and Brother Believe Me providing music.
Halloween ComicFest: Alter Ego Comics, downtown Lima. 419-224-6700. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 27 at Alter Ego Comics, 230 N. Main St., Lima.
Halloween Sock Hop: VFW Post 1275, 6-11 p.m., Oct. 20, featuring ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s music by Groovin’ Greg Cook. Prizes for first, second and third place costumes. $5. Food available for purchase.
Hammer Brothers’ Haunted Circus: 19407 state Route 117, Waynesfield. www.hammerbrothershauntedcircus.com. 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 27. Starts at $12.
Haunted Ghost Town, Findlay: 10630 County Road 40, Findlay. 419-270-2667. 7:30-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 28. Starts at $15. Friendly event noon to 4 p.m. Saturday for $5.
Kids Halloween Party at Buffalo Wild Wings: 2948 Allentown Road, Lima. 5-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15. There will be a DJ music, bouncy house, candy and Halloween cookie decorating. Kids receive a prize for dressing up. A trunk or treat will be in the parking lot sponsored by local businesses. Enjoy 99-cent tenders and free milk or apple juice.
Lafayette Haunted Town Hall: Town Hall, 103 S. High St., Lafayette. 419-230-4619. 7:30 p.m.-midnight Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 27. Adults $15, children $10.
Ohio City Halloween Party: Ohio City Community Building 503 Lambert St., Ohio City. 8 p.m.-midnight, Oct. 27. For more information contact Brenda at 419-965-2000.
Putnam County’s Haunted Cornfield: 13360 Road 12, Ottawa. www.pchaunt.com. 7:30-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 27. Closed Sundays. $13.
Suter’s Corn Maze and Hayride: 8250 Road R, Pandora. suterproduce.com. 419-384-3665. 1-8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 4. Adults $6, students $4.50.
Trinity Friends Church, Van Wert: 605 N. Franklin St., Van Wert. Great Pumpkin Festival, Noon-2 p.m, Saturday, Oct. 13.
WapaWeen Halloween Parade: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Auglaize County Fairgrounds.
Wass-in-Space: Wassenberg Art Center, 214 S. Washington St., Van Wert. 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Oct. 27. Wear retro, glam, Sci-fi, Star Wars, Bowie, Bauhaus. Just be weird. Dancing, gourmet food truck, bizarre activities. Thrills and chills from the stratosphere. $15 per person for members or $20 per person non-member or $200 per table which seats eight and includes a bottle of wine. Tickets may be purchased by visiting https://wassenbergartcenter.org/wass-in-space-tickets/ or call 419-238-6837.
Youth Halloween Party: Lima YMCA, 345 S. Elizabeth St., Lima. 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19. Cost: $2 for members and $6 for non members. Activities include a costume contest, craft activities, gym games and swimming. Limited to 40 youth. Registration required by calling 419-223-6045 or online at www.ymca.net.
To add your event to this ongoing listing, call Merri Hanjora at 567-242-0511.