How to Celebrate Halloween 2013 in Lexington KY

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Welcome to the Halloween 2013 edition of the Ace best Halloween Calendar picks  for Lexington, Kentucky, now with more zombies. Halloween in Lexington has mysteriously expanded to a near month-long fest of celebrations in the bluegrass, so let’s get right to everything there is to do for Halloween 2013.

Friday October 25, 2013

The North Limestone Community Development Corporation (NoLi CDC) will host a Halloween edition of the ‘Night Market’ on October 25th, from 7pm -11pm on Bryan Avenue (between N. Limestone and E. Loudon Ave). The event is free and open to the public. It will include a pumpkin patch, hayrides from Sprocket Jockey Pedicabs, a costume contest, and music by The Young Heirlooms and Idiot Glee. The Night Market is a monthly pop-up festival featuring local makers who are connected to the North Limestone (NoLi) neighborhood of Lexington.

Saturday October 26, 2013

Howl-o-Ween at Lexington Humane Society includes candy, snacks, and playtime with furry friends.

Beaux Arts Fall Ball – the annual costume party at Buster’s, warming up for the Beaux Arts Ball.

Thriller! Rain Date: October 27, 2013.

“Come as You Aren’t,” Cosmic Charlie’s annual cover night – this year, with the Pixies, Black Sabbath, and Neutral Milk Hotel.

Sunday October 27, 2013

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow continues at the Lexington Children’s Theatre.

Monday October 28, 2013

PumpkinMania. Transy makes a bid to become as renowned for Halloween as they are for the July 4 patriotic concert. Can it be done? They have the right name for it. Lighting of the Pumpkins at Old Morrison at (the appropriately named) Transylvania University, 7 pm, October 28, 2013. (Transy Trick or Treat will be part of the festivities as well.)

Tuesday October 29, 2013

October’s Horror Classics series continues at the Farish Theatre in the Lexington Public Library downtown with The Mummy.

October 31, 2013

Lexington’s official trick-or-treat hours for 2013 will be 6 pm to 8 pm on Halloween, October 31.

Some central Kentucky towns  have postponed trick or treating til Friday (Danville, Paris) to accommodate the stormy forecast.  According to a press release from the mayor’s office, “Trick or Treat in Lexington will remain on Thursday, barring extreme weather. Hours will be 6-8 p.m. Mayor Gray says, “There are many alternatives for indoor trick-or-treating.”

Trick or treat in Lexington has now been moved to Friday, November 1, 6 pm to 8 pm, per the Mayor’s office.

Wonder Twin Powers: Activate. Form of… Superhero costume party, Al’s Bar.

The midnight movie at the Kentucky Theatre on Halloween will be the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

November 1, 2013

Living Arts and Science Center’s annual Day of the Dead Festival.

Didn’t get enough Thriller on Saturday? Try the Tribe Called Lex’s Thriller tribute at Al’s Bar, with zombie costume contest.

Didn’t get to dress up enough? Horseshoes Kentucky Grill is hosting a Halloween costume bash on November 1 (free admission with costume until 9 pm). Prizes for spookiest and funniest.  (Grand prize, $500.)

 

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