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All Hallows’ Eve

October 12, 2019 5:30 pm @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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One event on October 19, 2019 12:00 am at 5:30 pm

All Hallow's Eve

Sat., Oct. 12 & 19, 2019 • 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Ohio Village, I-71 & 17th Avenue (Exit 111), Columbus
(The Ohio History Center will close at 4 p.m.on Oct. 12 & 19 to prepare for this event)

Please note that the Quarter Horse Congress is going on at the Ohio Expo Center adjacent to the Ohio History Center. There is increased traffic and road closures. The Ohio History Center is best accessed from I-71, exit 111. Once on 17th Avenue, make sure to stay in the far right lane and follow signs into the Ohio History Center parking lot.

Enjoy an evening of 1890s-style family fun at All Hallows’ Eve, with a retelling of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by the bonfire, pumpkin carving and strange characters roaming Ohio Village. Come revel in Victorian-era entertainment including fortune telling, crafts, games and more!

Hear from Haunted Ohio author Chris Woodyard about Victorian mourning traditions
Watch a Punch and Judy puppet show performace of The Legend of Sleepy Hallow
Learn how pumpkin carving, mask-making and other popular Halloween traditions got their start
Follow the lit pumpkin path to the amphitheater and watch for the ghostly apparition of the Headless Horseman, as our storyteller retells Washington Irving’s famous story
Take part in a 19th century masquerade party and try traditional dancing
Make your own mask, carve a pumpkin and enjoy hot cider
Explore the traditions of fortune telling and learn about astrology, sortilege and runes
Play Victorian parlor games
Hear from the fascinating characters who roam Ohio Village and ask them about their All Hallows’ Eve celebrations
Explore the funeral parlor and learn about 19th century funeral practices
Hear ghost stories and more!
Enter Ohio Village through the John Hauck Foundation Welcome Center.

Ohio History Connection Member Pricing:
Member tickets for All Hallows’ Eve go on sale Mon., Aug. 19.
$11/Adult Member; $7/Youth Member; Free/Child (age 3 &under)*

General Admission:
General admission tickets for All Hallows’ Eve go on sale Tues., Sept. 3.
$16/Adult; $12/Youth (ages 4–12); Free/Child (age 3 &under)

Included in this total ticket price is a 5% arts and culture fee on the base ticket as required by the City of Columbus. This fee supports exemplary artists, arts and cultural organizations and programs that educate and engage audiences of all ages throughout greater Columbus.

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October 12, 2019 5:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Ohio Village
800 E 17th Ave
Columbus, 43211 United States
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