Looking for something to do? Today’s Transitions Magazine has the scoop on where to go and what to do this October, and beyond.
Pick Your Pumpkin
For a fun-filled day on the farm, consider a drive to Shelbyville, Kentucky to visit Gallrein Farms. Their Fall Festival has much to offer, including hayrides to the pumpkin patch, a corn maze, haunted house, and much more.
Huber’s Fall Harvest Celebration is back! Spend an afternoon picking pumpkins, riding on the grain train, and enjoying some fall treats at this family-friendly annual event.
With more than 5,000 hand-carved jack o’ lanterns, many created by local artists, Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular transforms a quarter-mile trail in Louisville’s historic Iroquois Park into an organic art gallery. Open September 30 – October 31.
Can’t Miss October Events
Come see the Louisville Zoo transformed into a living storybook, complete with some of your favorite characters brought to life, fun music, and a safe place for trick-or-treating for kids 11 and under. Boo At The Zoo starts October 1 and is open Thursdays – Sundays through October 30.
Enjoy the art, the atmosphere, and the food at the 65th Annual St. James Court Art Show October 1- October 3. Click here for more details.
Kentucky Shakespeare continues its tradition of a fall site-specific production for Halloween, presenting The Turn of the Screw October 6 – October 31.
Pack up the car and head to Sauerbeck Family Drive-In for an evening of entertainment. Kid-friendly movie nights are offered, as well as Trunk or Treat movie nights in October.
Come dressed to impress in your favorite Halloween costume for Monster Mash 2021, benefiting The Arrow Fund. The event takes place on October 29 at Waterfront Botanical Gardens.
Grammy-winning musician Jason Mraz, Toca Rivera, and special guest Gregory Page will be performing at the Louisville Palace December 5. Purchase tickets here.
Countdown To Christmas (And no, it’s never too early.)
Light up the holiday season with the popular and dazzling family holiday spectacular, Cirque Dreams Holidaze, swinging into the Louisville Palace on November 28.
Get in the holiday spirit with Yuletide at Yew Dell. See the dazzling light displays, enjoy the model train village, and even say hello to Santa.
The Historic Old Louisville Holiday Home Tour returns December 4-5 to offer visitors a rare glimpse inside beautiful Victorian mansions in all of their holiday splendor.
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Compiled by Lindsay McDonald