Spooky Fun for All Ages

October 19, 2020 - 7:02pm -- Visit Johnstown
Spooky season is here! Below is a list of some Halloween fun for all ages that is happening in our area. 

Trunk-or-Treat - October 24th

Central Park in Downtown Johnstown is filled with lots of spooky fun this year! Trunk-or-Treat is on Saturday, October 24th from 6 PM to 7 PM, so get the family dressed up in their costumes and take a walk around the park. Be sure to visit all the trunks and don’t forget your masks!
Central Park also has a ghostly visual display that is illuminated every night from 6 PM to 9 PM through Halloween night. The illuminated display features an eerie boneyard and dancing skeletons! The park is also filled with scarecrows that have been put together by the local community. All of this is made possible thanks to the Discover Downtown Johnstown Partnership!

Oh, So Artsy Halloween Party for Lil Monsters and Grownup Ghouls - October 24th

Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center is hosting an Oh, So Artsy Halloween Party on Saturday, October 24th. The event is taking place from 3 PM to 10 PM, with adult fun starting at 5 PM. Children are encouraged to wear their costumes and participate in the costume contest. This is a safe, outdoor event at the FNB Pop Plaza and rooftop garden. Adults can purchase $10 tickets for the VIP Party in the garden that includes a full cash bar, music, and more! All other activities are free; however $5 donations are welcome. For a full schedule of events, follow the link here

Reverse Halloween Parade - October 25th

The Annual Johnstown Halloween Parade is going to be making history this year by going in reverse! For COVID safety precautions, the parade will be held at the Johnstown Galleria on Sunday, October 25th from 5 PM to 8 PM. The floats, marching bands, and other groups will stay in place so that spectators can drive along the parade route. There will be a special treat bag at the end, so we hope you will attend and be a part of history!

Halloween Hullabaloo - October 30th

Johnstown Area Heritage Association is providing a safe Halloween Hullabaloo on Friday, October 30th from 4 PM to 8 PM! All those participating in Hullabaloo will receive a passport to visit these JAHA locations - Peoples Natural Gas Park, Heritage Discovery Center, Wagner-Ritter Garden, and Johnstown Flood Museum. Each location will have different activities such as trick-or-treating, Halloween games, and spooky stories. PNG Park will have a bonfire and food trucks. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Heritage Discovery Center, in person, over the phone, or at the door. Tickets are $8 for children and $6 for adults. JAHA members can purchase $5 tickets for both children and adults.  

Lorain/Stonycreek Trails Halloween Bash - October 31st

Lorain/Stonycreek Hiking Trails is having a Halloween Bash on Saturday, October 31st, from 11 AM to 11 PM that will be fun for all! Admission is $5 at the door; children 13 and under are free. Children’s activities will be taking place earlier in the day with trunk-or-treat beginning at noon with pumpkin painting and a kid’s costume contest to follow. The Lorain/Stonycreek trails will turn into haunted fun from 6 PM to 10 PM. The park will also be filled with live music, food trucks, and plenty of vendors! Follow the link here for a detailed schedule of events.

Safe Trick or Treat & Foto Fun - October 31st

Wolf’s Performing Arts is hosting Safe Trick-or-Treat and Foto Fun that will take place in Ebensburg on Saturday, October 31st from 1 PM to 3 PM. This event will be at the gazebo park (High and Julian Streets) and it coincides with Ebensburg trick-or-treat. The park will be filled with ghostly and spooky inflatables that are perfect for photos! Masks are required, but may be taken off when actively taking photos. Children from all areas of all ages are welcome to participate! Register here for a free treat bag.