“Your opportunities to have some Halloween fun are dwindling. Not sure what to do now that you’re all grown up and trick-or-treating is out of the question? Fear not. The Buchtelite has compiled a list of cool stuff to do to satisfy your thrill cravings.””
Your opportunities to have some Halloween fun are dwindling.
Not sure what to do now that you’re all grown up and trick-or-treating is out of the question?
Fear not. The Buchtelite has compiled a list of cool stuff to do to satisfy your thrill cravings.
Haunted Schoolhouse / Haunted Laboratory
1300 Triplett Blvd., Akron
$16/each for Schoolhouse and Laboratory; $26/both
7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday; 7 – 10 p.m. Thursday and Sunday
7 – 10 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
This is an oldie but goodie. For these folks, Halloween is a major production, and you can tell. If you’ve never been, go. Go now.
The Factory of Terror
1036 Market Avenue S., Canton
$10/each for Haunted Halls of Hercules and Labyrinth of Darkness; $16/both
7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, 7 – 10 p.m. Sunday
This is easily the best haunted house in the area in terms of fear. Be prepared for a frightful time that attacks all your senses. It is housed in an old machine plant that is rumored to be haunted.
3488 Akron Road, Wooster
4 – 7 p.m. Tuesday – Friday; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; 1 – 5 p.m. Sunday
Ramseyer offers a more traditional Halloween adventure; an 8-acre maze. The price is right and time is proper.
Hudson Haunted House
2250 Barlow Road, Hudson
7:30 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday
7: 30 – 10 p.m. Sunday – Wednesday
This haunted house has been in existence for more than three decades. If you go to www.hudsonjaycees.com, you can print out coupons.
Kent Halloween Festival
Saturday all night
Kent closes off Main and Water streets for this famous celebration. It’s best to go in costume, mostly so you can get rowdy without anyone knowing it’s you.
Cedar Point Halloweekend
One Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky
6 p.m. to midnight Friday; noon to midnight Saturday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday
This weekend is the last chance to go to Cedar Point. It is also the final Halloweekend, with haunted houses and walk-throughs to get your heart racing.
Boo at the Roo
E.J. Thomas Hall, Akron
The team at E.J. Thomas has a lot in store for Halloween night. Once the doors open at 9:09 p.m., students – who are admitted free – will be able to get tarot card readings, compete in a costume contest, listen to live music and eat and drink to their heart’s content. They will offer a cash bar for those over the age of 21. Contest prizes include an iPhone and airplane tickets for Spring Break.
Halloween Charity Ball
826 W. Market Street, Akron
This may just be the best bet for the weekend. Pre-sale tickets are $30 through the law school, Revival or Square Records; tickets purchased at the door run $35. Don’t sweat the cost, however, as it covers all food and drink, including … alcohol. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society and the Street Law Program. The doors open at 9 p.m.