What’s happening for Halloween in Lexington for 2022? Restrictions have relaxed a bit this year and more and more activities have been added back to the bluegrass region’s Halloween Holiday roster. Halloween falls on Monday October 31, 2022 and Lexington KY has an entire month of festivities leading up to the big day. (For 2022 trick or treat options, please click here.)
FRI OCT 21 2022
Enjoy Scarefest at the Lexington Center, through the weekend.
SATURDAY OCT 22, 2022
Lexington’s annual Thriller and Halloween Parade and Festival begins at 4 pm on Sat Oct 22. Lexington’s largest free Halloween party will kick off with Halloween-inspired art and performances and culminate with the Halloween Parade and Thriller reenactment. Food and beverage vendors will be onsite.
SUNDAY OCT 23, 2022
Lexington is invited to Transylvania University’s campus on Sunday, Oct 23, for Pumpkinmania, live and in person. The 12th annual event will feature pumpkin carving for the display on our Old Morrison steps, along with food vendors, music and more. The 500 jack-o’-lanterns will be lit each night from Oct. 23-27.
THU OCT 27 2022
Hike the Jack o Lantern Trail at McConnell Springs, beginning Thursday evening Oct 27 at 6:30 pm and continuing through Sunday evening. The Halloween Experience at McConnell Springs features hundreds of hand-carved pumpkins as they light up the night. In addition to the glow of the pumpkins, there will be campfires and s’mores, live owls from Critters in the Classroom and fall-themed food and beverages. This event is family-friendly for most all-ages.
SAT OCT 29, 2022
Lexington Public Library’s “Booktacular” fundraiser theme this year is “Back to the Future” — an in-person adults-only Halloween fundraiser to benefit Lexington Public Library Foundation. Purchase tickets in advance.
On Saturday October 29, 2022 Pivot Brewing will host a Sixth Anniversary Halloween Party. Costume contests and six drink specials will be coming your way.
Everybody dresses up for Soundbar’s HALLOWEEN PARTY on Oct 29. Vikings and Clowns, Witches, Ghouls and everything in between are expected to appear. Dance Party with DJ Boogieman.
SUN OCT 30 2022
Grab your friends and family for a spooky Halloween Drag Brunch at Wise Bird Cider on Sunday October 30, 2022. Benita Bloom will be bringing Humble Bee, TB Sparrow, Trinity to the taproom to spice up your Halloween weekend on Sunday, October 30th. Doors will open at 11:30am for the show that starts at 12pm. Purchase your tickets in advance via EventBrite.
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