Our Upcoming Halloween Events
Written by cir103 on October 17, 2017
Trick or treat times for Tuesday, October 31st
Raleigh County 5-7
Fayette County 6-8 (Ansted, Fayetteville, and Oak Hill)
Mercer Monster Mash will also return to downtown Princeton again this year, featuring family-friendly activities and trick-or-treating, beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Mercer Street and concluding with a midnight showing of the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” in the Renaissance Theater.Clay County Trunk or Treat, October 31st, 6-8 p.m. at the Rite-Aid parking lot.
October 13th – Friday and Saturday nights in October
The Mad Butcher is coming back to the New River Gorge this fall. Dare to explore old abandoned buildings and dark corners of an adventure resort hidden in the woods.
Friday and Saturday nights in October
Meet new characters and see brand new scenes for 2017! Grab your friends and head out on a tour of Wild and Wicked West Virginia. They say witches have been gatherin’ in these woods and the town folk does not like that too much. Be prepared as this adventure takes a terrifying wrong turn into the demented hollers of the hills.
Youth Museum Tailgate Halloween
Once again it’s time to put the kids in their favorite costumes, grab a treat bag, and head to Uptown Beckley for the original Tailgate Halloween, hosted by the Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia.
Spooktacular Family Fun Fest, YMCA of Southern WV
Join us for some Scary Good Fun at the YMCA! Dress the kids in their costumes and bring them to the Y for an afternoon of Halloween themed activities that will get them active and be moving. The event is FREE and open to the public!
ANNUAL SPOOKTACULAR BRINGS HALLOWEEN TO CONCORD UNIVERSITY
ATHENS, W.Va. – The Concord University Music Department will be hosting their annual Spooktacular event on Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. in the main auditorium located in the Alexander Fine Arts Center. Spooktacular is a Halloween celebration the music department throws every year to raise funds for their program. To enter the pumpkin carving contest please bring your pumpkins to the Box Office the day of the event and fill out an entry form between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Pumpkins will be judged by members of the Concord University faculty and prizes will be awarded for the most creative, prettiest, and scariest pumpkins during Spooktacular! Lastly, those in attendance can walk through the haunted halls of the Alexander Fine Arts Center to test their bravery.
Admission for the event is $5 and all proceeds go to Concord’s music department. Concord students, faculty, staff, along with members of the community, are invited to join in the fun. For more information, contact the Box Office at 304-384-5101. Tickets can be purchased at the Box Office on the night of the event. Concessions will also be sold for your convenience!
OAK HILL’S ANNUAL PUMPKIN FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 28, 2017
LIVELY FAMILY AMPHITHEATER, Kelly Avenue Oak Hill
Annual Pumpkin Festival Festivities will be from 7-9pm on Saturday, October 28th.
Saturday morning October 28 be sure to drop off your carved Jack O Lanterns at
The Lewis Pumpkin House (beside the Amp) between 9am-12pm.
Please keep the top of the Pumpkin intact and cut a hole in the bottom when removing seeds.
This is for lighting purposes. Be sure to write your name in permanent marker on the back of the Pumpkin.
There will be prizes for the best pumpkins!
The lighting of the Lewis Pumpkin House will be at dark, Trick or Treat will start at 7 pm, and Hotel Transylvania will begin at 8 pm.
This year a portion of Main Street and Kelly Avenue will be closed to traffic. There will be a designated entrance and exit lines to the candy booths.
(If you know a family, business, or organization who would like to be a candy booth please contact Kathleen Lively at 304-465-5685 or email to email@example.com. In order to be a candy booth you will need to provide your own table and candy/goodies.)
Zombies Vs. Clowns Haunted Coal Mine
Dates October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28, 2017 6:00PM – 10:00PM
Exhibition Coal Mine – New River Park in Beckley