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Halloween in Louisville 2011

2011 Halloween Events and Happenings in Louisville, KY

So you spent the last 6 months finding all the trinkets and finishing touches to get your costume perfect for Halloween, but now you have nowhere to go.  No fear.  Check out some of the chilling events going on in Louisville this Halloween.


What:  Bardstown Bound Boofest.  Celebrate Halloween Highland style with Trolley Rides, Trick or Treating and special Halloween themed indulgences offered at participating businesses along the way as well as scary special offers.
Where:  Highlands-Douglas Loop to Lexington Rd.
When:  Saturday October 29th 12:00pm-?
*Proceeds benefit Gilda’s Club.


What:  “The World’s Largest Halloween Party” at the Louisville Zoo.  This not-too- scary event is great for the little ones featuring storybook scenes and characters, talking pumpkins, trick-or-treating, and of course zoo animals.
Where:  Louisville Zoo.  1100 Trevilian Way Louisville, KY 40213
When:  October 7-9, 13-16, 20-23 and 27-30 from 5pm until 8:30 pm. 
Cost:  General Admission is $8 but only $6.50 at Meijer Stores.  If you have a Zoo membership, admission is free until the 20th where it will be $4.  Parking at the Zoo is $5.


What:  Danger Run.  This experience is a unique, frightening scavenger hunt that takes you through the streets of Louisville.  The object of this game is to follow the book of clues, make as few mistakes as possible to accumulate the exact mileage of the course, and have a scary great time with your friends while go. 
When:  Every Friday and Saturday from September 23rd-October 29th.
Where:  All over town.  The starting gates are located at participating Lowe’s. 
Cost:  Tickets are $16.99 per person.  With a ticket you get a Dairy Queen Cheeseburger, a $10 Speedway gas card, some Free Vampire Fangs, and (if you do well) a chance to win some huge prizes.  Check them out on their website.


What:  Frankenstein at the Walden Theatre
Where:  1123 Payne Street
When:  Oct. 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 at 7:30 and matinees on the 15th and 22nd at 2pm.
Cost:  Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 or students and seniors.  Matinees tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors.


What:  Gaslite Tavern Halloween Bash.  Come in your best costume for a chance to win a cash prize.  Live music and drink specials.
Where:  Gaslite Tavern at Stonybrook and Six Mile Lane.  9119 Galene Drive
When:  October 29th 9:00pm-3:00am


What:  Evil Dead:  The Musical.  This bloodcurdling musical is based on the Evil Dead movies from Sam Raimi. 
Where:  The Alley Theater at The Pointe.    1205 East Washington Street
When:  October 13-15, 21, 22, 27-29 and 31st at 7:30pm. 
Cost:  General Admission tickets are $20.  “Splatter Zone” Tickets are $25.

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