Halloween is just around the corner and many places in Grove City are holding spooky Halloween events to get in the spirit. You and your family (even your dog) will love these creepy celebrations:

1. Zombie Crafts – Tuesday Oct 20th | 6:30pm-7:30pm 

Tis the season for spooky zombie crafts! The library will host an evening of zombie-crafts for fans of the undead. Don’t forget to bring your BRAINS…. Grade 6-12

Grove City Library | 3359 Park Street, Grove City, Ohio 43123

halloween sugar skull (1)2. Skull Youth Paint Mixer – Thursday Oct 22nd | 6:00pm-7:30pm

Allow your kids to get creative at the Creative Clinic Center Studio to take a guided session to learn how to paint Halloween Sugar Skulls! $20/painter covers art supplies, aprons, and drinks and cookies. To learn more information or reserve tickets click here.

Creative Clinic Center Studio | 3937 Front Street, Grove City, Ohio 43123

3. Oktoberfest – Friday Oct 23rd | 7pm

Come get your Theresienwiese on at Hop Yard 62! Wear your Lederhose or Dirndl for $1 off drafts! Drink a Marzen! Be prepared to do the chicken dance! Individuals wearing the best and most authentic German costumes will win a $10 gift card or a growler!

Hop Yard 62 | 4057 Broadway, Grove City, Ohio 43123

graveyard hike4. Graveyard Hike – Sunday Oct 25th | 1:00pm-3:00pm

Want to get a workout AND get in the spooky Halloween spirit? Visit Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park to take a 4-mile off-trail hike to prehistoric Indian and pioneer burial grounds. Free for all ages.

The Ranger Station | Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park, 1775 Darby Creek Drive, Galloway, Ohio 43119

5. Bow Wow on Broadway – Sunday Oct 25th | 2:00pm-4:00pm

Don’t forget to include the family pooch in the seasonal fun. Bow Wow on Broadway offers a free pet psychic, free face painting, and snacks for humans! Dress your dog in a costume and walk down Broadway to the Lollipop Stop at 3:30pm for a treat. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes at 4pm at Scruffy to Fluffy. Donations accepted for the Dog Foundation.

Scruffy to Fluffy | 3391 Park Street, Grove City, Ohio 43123

Boo on Broadway6. Boo on Broadway – Thursday Oct 29th | 6:00pm-8:00pm

A fun, annual alternative to traditional trick-or-treat in the historic Grove City Town Center. Bring your children in-costume and safely collect candy and other goodies from area businesses and civic organizations.  Be sure to stop by our table to pick-up the winning postcards from our Budding Artist Postcard Coloring Contest, one of the winners features a rendition of Boo on Broadway!  We know what it is like to have food allergies, so we will also have jumping spiders and glow-in-the-dark eyeballs for the boys and ghouls instead of candy.

Historic Grove City Town Center | Broadway, Grove City, Ohio 43123

7. Beggar’s Night – Thursday Oct 29th | 6:00pm-8:00pm

Traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating, is in conjunction with other central Ohio communities. Residents wishing to participate should leave a porch light on; all others should leave their porches dark.

Local Neighborhoods | Grove City, Ohio

halloween movie night (2)8. Halloween Movie Night – Thursday Oct 29th | 6:00pm

On your way to Boo on Broadway? Stop in the library for a surprise family-friendly Halloween movie night!

Grove City Library | 3359 Park Street, Grove City, Ohio 43123

9. Halloween Fun – Friday and Saturday Oct 30th and 31st | All Day

For even more Halloween fun, go to the Grove City library to enjoy Halloween crafts, activities, snacks and fun in the Youth Services Department all weekend long.

Grove City Library | 3359 Park Street, Grove City, Ohio 43123

Bonus: Want to stay spooked through November? Sign up now for Dinner. Death. Dessert. presents Polterheist – A Haunted Murder Mystery Spoof! Show performances occur on Fridays, November 6th, 13th, and 20th at 6:30pm | $49.95/person (includes gourmet buffet and show)

Blogger: Dany Adams is the Marketing Assistant for Visit Grove City. She earned her BFA from the Columbus College of Art and Design in 2011. In her free time she spends time with her fiancé, Jesse, and their dog Fenrir, and watches a lot of tv. Tweet: @GroveCityDany #seethegrove