Posted on Friday, October 9, 2020 by Visit Gahanna.
Fall is here! It’s time to bring out your sweaters and stock up on Halloween candy. Although many events look different this year, there are still plenty of opportunities to get out of the house and enjoy the fall weather and festivities.
Fall Activities in Gahanna, OH
Whether you’re looking for fall fun with the family or a spooky night out with friends, you can find it all in Gahanna and the surrounding areas. Check out some great opportunities for safe, socially-distanced events around Columbus.
Gahanna Fall Drive-In Series
October 10 at 5 PM Concert by Jamie Said So
October 16 at 8 PM Screening of "The Sandlot" (1993)
October 24 at 5 PM Concert by The Andy Shaw Band
670 McCutcheon Rd, Gahanna
Join the City of Gahanna Parks and Recreation for the Fall Drive-In Series. Gates will open one hour prior to the start time of each event. Food and drink will be available for purchase at concession stands and food trucks. Attendees are also welcome to bring their own food and drink, though no alcohol is allowed at the event series.. Restrooms will be open, and will be cleaned regularly throughout the event. Tickets must be purchased online. Each ticket includes one (1) vehicle with all seated occupants.
KidX Candy Crawl Drive-Thru
October 17th from 10 AM-11:30 AM
Polaris Fashion Place
Goblins and Ghouls, you are invited to join Polaris Fashion Place for a Candy Crawl on Saturday, October 17th from 10 AM-11:30 AM! Come dressed in your best costume and ready to collect all your favorite treats in a safe and enjoyable way! It will be a Drive-Thru very similar to our Summer Summer KidX Series!
The Great Gahanna Goblin Trail
1201 Cherry Bottom Rd, Gahanna
October 22 and 23 from 6 PM - 9 PM.
This ticketed, drive-through event will include: a choreographed light show, fire performers, stilt walkers, socially distanced car trick or treat, and many more surprises along the way. Attendees are encouraged to come in costume and decorate your vehicle. Registration is required. $10 per car.
13th Floor Haunted House
2605 Northland Plaza Dr, Columbus
7:30 PM to midnight Fridays and Saturdays and most Sundays from 7 PM - 10 PM through November 7.
In order to eliminate lines and crowding in 2020, all guests will be VIP! Pick the time you’d like to arrive and enjoy the attraction intimately with your group. Due to the nature of this new event, tickets will be limited. Tickets for 13th Floor Haunted House are $24.99-$29.99 per person. Dates WILL sell out, so schedule in advance.
Hoover Gardens & Gift Center
182 N Sunbury Rd, Westerville.
Monday - Saturday, 9 AM - 6 PM, and Sunday from 10 AM - 6 PM.
Creepy, but not scary, family-friendly Halloween maze. Please check in at the gift shop counter so they can ensure there aren’t too many people in the maze at one time. Admission is free, but please leave a donation at the gift shop counter so they can continue to make improvements on the maze each year.
Hendren Farm Market
14595 Johnstown-Utica Road, Johnstown
Pumpkin picking, cider, mums, mini straw bales and fall decor. Hayrides and straw pyramid, plus a giant 8 acre corn maze. Open daily from 10 AM - 5 PM.
Corn Maze at Lynd’s Fruit Farm
9851 Morse Road SW, Pataskala
Jurassic corn maze, wagon rides, barrel train ride, fun zone, mini maze. Snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, pumpkin patch Open daily 10 AM - 7 PM.
Ohio History Center
The Ohio History Center is taking Echoes in Time out of the theater and into the parking lot! Each show will feature three back-to-back live performances from the safety and comfort of your car. On Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 1 PM and 3:30 PM, performers will share Ohio-based crime and mystery stories transmitted to your car via radio FM signal.
The Great Westerville Pumpkin Glow
Heritage Park, 60 N. Cleveland Ave
October 21 - 25, and October 28 - November 1
The park will transform into a fall wonderland featuring a drive-thru trail aglow with artfully created scenes made from thousands of etched and carved pumpkins with whimsical lighting effects. Admission is $15 per vehicle. Book in advance!
Virtual Highball Halloween
An annual Halloween street party on October 31 in the Short North goes virtual with entertainment, costume contests, and more.
If you're in search of more Halloween fun, get in touch with the team at Visit Gahanna. We can help you create a picture-perfect fall day itinerary. Give us a call at (614) 418-9114 to start planning today!