All Hallows' Eve

October 11 and 18,  2014 • 5:3All-Hallows-2012--11-.jpg0–9:30 p.m.Ohio Village, I-71 & 17th Avenue, Columbus

Enjoy an evening of family fun at All Hallows' Eve, with spooky stories by the bonfire, pumpkin carving, and creepy characters like the village gravedigger and Krazy Kate. Watch out for the Headless Horseman and hear The Legend of Sleepy Hollow around the bonfire. Come revel in 19th-century-style entertainment including fortune telling, crafts, games, and more! Ohio Village, our recreated 19th-century community adjacent to the Ohio History Center at I-71 & 17th Avenue in Columbus, serves as the picture-perfect setting for this popular Halloween event.

All Hallows’ Eve Admission
Admission is $12/adult and $9/youth (6–12); $10/Ohio History Connection adult member and $7/Ohio History Connection youth member (6–12), and free age 5 and under.

Tickets may be purchased at the gate. Tickets may also be purchased in advance by calling 800.686.1541 or by clicking here.

 

Tips for a Great Visit to Ohio Village

  • You can use credit and debit cards to buy tickets at the entrance.
  • If you bought tickets online, make sure to have your confirmation with you. This will help you get through the line faster!
  • Once in the village you will want to have cash for food and other treats. Make sure to stop at an ATM before you arrive.
  • Ohio Village does not have an ATM on site.
  • Dress for the weather.
  • Make sure to pick up a map and schedule when you enter, this will help you find everything you need during your visit.
  • Adults may not wear masks in Ohio Village.
  • Smoking is not permitted in Ohio Village.
  • Only service animals are permitted in Ohio Village.

    Questions? For more information, call 800.686.1541.


     

    All Hallows’ Eve ScheduleAll-Hallows-2012--9-.jpg

    5:30–8:45 p.m.
    Join in an old-fashioned Halloween throughout the village:
    Pay Your Respects to the Widow
    Lend the Gravedigger a Hand
    Meet Wandering Eccentrics, including Krazy Kate and Granny Woman
    Dance to Fiddlers in the Town Hall (We’ll teach you!)
    Enjoy Eerie Shadow Stories (October 18 ONLY)
    Attend an Irish Wake 

    Enjoy Old-Fashioned Fun for Kids:
    • Try the Amazing Maze
    • Decorate a Mask
    • Buy and Carve a Pumpkin ($5)

     Consult ReaAll-Hallows-2012--10-.jpgders of Fortune:
    • Palm Reading
    • Runes
    • Sortilege
    • Astrology
    • Sand
    • Dominoes
    • Oracles

     Check Out More Halloween Fun:
    • Museum of Oddities
    • Dancer of Mystery
    • Snatching at Fate
    • Pumpkin Fortunes
    • Fate Lady
    • Lucky and Unlucky Dates
    • Mole Interpretation
    • Storytelling
    • Dream Interpretation
    • Auditions for Professional Mourners

     Try Your Luck at Old-Time Games of Fortune:
    • Three Luggies
    • Cabalistic Calculations
    • Klondike
    • Fortunes With Cords
    • Wax Fortunes

    5:30–8:45 p.m.
    Enjoy a Snack or a Sandwich
    Purchase sandwiches, snacks, soft drinks, hot beverages and Halloween cookies from food trucks and other vendors on site.

    6:30–8:30 p.m.
    Shop the General Store
    Choose from a variety of 19th-century-style merchandise and other gifts.

    7:30 p.m.
    Chill to a Fireside Reading of Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
    Keep an eye out for the Headless Horseman, who’s been known to appear at Ohio Village on All Hallows’ Eve. (For those with later bedtimes, there’s a second reading – and a second appearance by you-know-who — at 9 pm.)

    8:45 p.m.
    Join the Funeral Procession
    Follow a torchlight procession of mourners carrying the dearly departed to his final resting place (conveniently located near the 9 p.m. reading of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow).

    9:00 p.m.
    Chill to a Fireside Reading of Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
    Keep an eye out for the Headless Horseman, who’s been known to appear at Ohio Village on All Hallows’ Eve.


    Ohio History Center/Ohio Village

    614-297-2300/800-686-6124

    800 E. 17th Ave. (17th Ave & 71)

    Columbus Ohio 43211

    Click here for a map and driving directions.