Halloween Fun in the Metroparks

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Let’s have some fun outdoors in the crisp, autumn air. This Halloween season, we have new challenges on the Metroparks archery course, scary stories by lantern light, a movie night under the stars and family-friendly bike rides.


October 12 and 13 | 6 to 10 p.m.
Spooktacular Archery Shoot
Westwinds Metropark, Holland, Ohio 43528

No advanced registration required | Free

The zombie apocalypse is upon us and Metroparks needs your help. The park district staff has turned Westwinds Metropark into another world for a free nighttime, Halloween-themed archery shoot. Snacks and a campfire will keep you warm and full for the fight.


October 19 and 20 | 7 p.m.
Ghosts of Providence
Providence Metropark, Historic Area

Fee: $7 | Reservations required

Meet characters from long ago on this lantern-light tour in the real ghost town of Providence, Ohio.


October 21
Tombstone Bicycle Tour
& Family Haunted Bike Ride
Oak Openings, Buehner Center

Wear your bike-friendly costume and a helmet for a Halloween-themed bike ride. Chili lunch is included for all participants in both rides events.

Sign up day-of event or pre-register online. For times, costs and online registration, go to www.MVAdventurers.org.

  • Tombstone tour: Join Maumee Valley Adventurers and Metroparks for a four-decades tradition. Ride 15 or 25 miles on park trails and surrounding roads, past six cemeteries, or combine the two routes for a 40-mile adventure.
  • Family Haunted Bike Ride: For families with younger children. A guided ride inside Oak Openings Preserve. See the link above for time slots and other details.

October 27 | Show time: 7:15 p.m.
Free Movie Night Under the Stars: “Casper”
Side Cut Metropark, Sledding Hill | Free

A free movie night under the stars. Popcorn available for a small fee, provided by Volunteers In Parks. Metroparks Members receive free popcorn (show membership card).

This movie night program has been cancelled due to the weather.