Join us for Athens Halloween!

Join us Saturday, October 28th, 2023

Halloween in Athens is FREE and open to the public!

Adult Only Block Party Music Lineup 6-11pm!

10:15pm DJ B-Funk
9:30pm Detention
(voted Cleveland’s best punk rock band!)
8:40pm DJ TOPh
8:00pm Arachnid
7:15pm Double Jack
5:45pm Artist showcase from Brick City Records

*Stage will be located at the intersection of Court Street and Union Street

Halloween in Athens Family Activities

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Children & Family Activities organized by the Athens Community Arts, Parks & Recreation Department
Located on Court Street between Union Street and Washington Street

  • Music at the stage featuring DJ Rockin’ Reggie
  • Face-painting
  • Kids bouldering wall
  • Musical petting zoo
  • Uptown scavenger hunt
  • Arts & crafts
  • Children’s costume parade
  • Athens County Public Library bookmobile
  • Athens Fire Department fire safety trailer
  • Athens Police Department police cruiser

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Athens Uptown Business Association Trick or Treat
Located on Court Street, West State Street, Washington Street, & Union Street. Visit participating uptown businesses for trick or treat goodies.

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Honey for the Heart Halloween Parade
Gather at Central Venue on Carpenter Street to participate prior to parade start. Parade begins at Court/Carpenter intersection and travels to the stage at Court/Union Street, then returns to Court/Carpenter.

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm (Central Venue, 29 East Carpenter Street)
Honey for the Heart Ball
Located at Central Venue, 29 East Carpenter Street
Music featuring 80’s band Nakatoni Danza and local dance band The Wild Honeybees
This is an alcohol free event

6:0011:00 pm
World Famous Adult-only Block Party!
Stage is located on Court Street between Union Street and Washington Street
The band Detention, recently voted Cleveland’s Best Punk band, will headline Athens Halloween this year.
Other acts will include local heavy metal favorite, Arachnid, Live DJs from Brick Life, an artist showcase from Ohio University based Brick City Records, and DJ B-Funk. 


Limited parking is available on the street and in the Athens Parking Garage.
For questions, please contact Deputy Service-Safety Director, Andrew Chiki,, 740-592-3340. 

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