HighBall Halloween

HighBall Halloween

Who says kids get to have all the fun this Halloween? With plenty of adult-friendly Halloween activities this month, ranging from nighttime canoe rides to haunted tours of Ohio State’s campus, it’s time for some good old-fashioned holiday fun!

Shadowbox Live: Nightmare at Shadowbox Original sketch comedy and live rock 'n' roll with a Halloween twist.

Where: Easton Town Center When: Sept. 2-Nov. 13; Thur., 7:30 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. How much: $30; $20 for students, seniors (55+) and active military

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Scare-A-Torium 55,000-sq.-ft. fortress of frights and fears, including a House of Horror and Maze of Morbidity.

Where: Former Big Bear Store, southwest corner of St. Rte. 161 and Karl Road When: Sept. 30-Oct. 31; Fri.-Sat., 7 p.m.-midnight; Sun., 5-10 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. (Lights-On Tour) How much: $15 general admission; additional ticket options available

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Speak Easy: GOOSEbumps: Thriller Stories! Live storytelling event that promises harrowing tales of thrills and chills.

Where: Wild Goose Creative When: Oct. 7, 7-9 p.m. How much: $5

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Halloween on the Hocking Nighttime canoe trip along a ¾-mile stretch, followed by a bonfire and live entertainment.

Where: Hocking Valley Canoe Livery, Logan When: Oct. 16, 7 p.m. How much: $42 per canoe; Canoes can accommodate two adults and two children under 10

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Gables, Gargoyles and Ghosts … oh my! Eerie bus tour that visits architecturally significant Columbus sights and shares their stories.

Where: Columbus Landmarks Foundation When: Oct. 22, 23 and 25; 6:30-9:30 p.m. How much: $25

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CAPA’s Ghost Light Party A theater tour, costume contest and screening of the original House on Haunted Hill round out the night.

Where: Ohio Theatre When: Oct. 30, 7 p.m. How much: $5

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HighBall Halloween Carnivale meets Mardi Gras at this year's Alice in Wonderland-themed event. Dress up as your favorite character and enjoy costume contests, fashion shows, live music and people watching.

Where: Short North Arts District, High Street between 2nd and 4th avenues When: Oct. 30, 3 p.m.-midnight How much: $5

More information is available here

Fall Walking Tours “in the spirit”: Ohio State Campus Tour Ohio State’s campus and hear true stories about the darker side of the University District.

Where: The Ohio State University, tour begins at the Main Library When: Oct. 31, 2-4 p.m. How much: $15

More information is available here

With so much going on this Halloween, there's no excuse not to get out and have some fun!