Halloween activities in Mason, Deerfield

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

There have been a few activities in Mason and Deerfield celebrating the fall and spooky season this month, and there are a few still to happen.

Trick-or-treat hours for both are 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31. Children and teens who want help with make-up for their costumes can drop in to the Mason Public Library from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on that day, where they’ll find face paint, glitter, scar gel, fake blood, and teens who are ready to help. Supplies are limited and the program is first come, first served. The free assistance is sponsored by the library’s Teen Advisory Board.

A number of community family-friendly activities are planned throughout the month.

BrightStar Senior Living invites costumed kids to trick or treat through the building during “Hall”-oween from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26. Children can trick or treat door to door and enjoy complimentary cider and treats. BrightStar is at 6491 Reading Road. For more information call 513-770-1778.

Treat Street at Deerfield Towne Center returns with treats for children younger than 12, music, refreshments, booths, and more. Treat Street is co-sponsored by Deerfield Township; hours are 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27.

Kings Island features Halloween activity throughout the month with the family-friendly Tricks and Treats Fall Fest on Saturdays and Sundays including candy, activities, and more. During the evenings on Fridays, Saturdays, and select Sundays, the park opens for Halloween Haunt. Admission is required; for more information, go to visitkingsisland.com.

From Oct. 28-31, hotel and water park guests of Great Wolf Lodge will have the added fun of Howl-O-Ween, including games, costume contests, crafts, and treats. For information or reservations: greatwolf.com/mason.

Adults, too, have multiple opportunities to celebrate Halloween in a more grown-up way.

Sonder Brewing and Furgotten Dog Rescue are throwing a Howl-O-Ween Paw-ty at the Sonder Brewing Mason taproom 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. the event includes a costume contests for kids, pets, and adults along with face painting, trick-or-treating, a free pumpkin for kids, local vendors, and more. Adoptable dogs will also be ready to meet.

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