A sampling of what to do for Halloween 2020 in Lexington, KY near the Hamburg area.

Lexington Trick or Treat for Halloween 2020 is scheduled for Saturday, October 31 from 6-8 pm. As in the past, there will be more police patrols on the evening of Halloween.

  • Candy should be wrapped individually, or in individual goodie bags, and placed on a table, driveway or porch for trick-or-treaters to pick-up themselves.
  • It is not recommended to use bowls of treats that allow individuals to reach-in and grab candy, or give out treats by hand.
  • Health guidelines suggest trick-or-treating only in family groups, staying in your own neighborhood, and using hand sanitizer often.
  • Halloween masks are not considered protective face coverings.

Fayette Mall will NOT host their trick-or-treating event in 2020.


Friday, October 16

Mark your calendars for HyperShine Car Wash’s Tunnel of Terror Haunted Car Wash every Friday & Saturday (Oct. 16- 31) from 7-9 pm.


Wednesday, October 21

Hamburg Pavilion and Cars & Coffee will host a free and family-friendly Trunk-or-Treat event in Regal Cinemas’ parking lot on Wednesday, October 21 from 6-8 pm.

Transylvania University’s PumpkinMania is going virtual for 2020. Download the files to decorate from the PumpkinMania website, and email a copy of the final artwork to fallfestival@transy.edu by Wednesday, October 21 to enter the contest. Winners will be announced Sunday, October 25 and featured on the Transylvania Alumni social media accounts on October 26-30.


Wednesday, October 28

Lexington Parks & Recreation is hosting its first-ever Jack-o-lantern Trail at McConnell Springs on Wednesday, October 28 through Friday, October 30, with three sessions per night at 6:30 pm, 7:45 pm, and 9 pm. Reservation required, limited number of reservations per time slot. If you want to carve your own pumpkin for the trail, pumpkins need to be carved and dropped off by Monday, October 26 or Tuesday, October 27.


Friday, October 30

The Lexington Peddlers Mall’s Trunk -or- Treat event is on  Friday, October 30 from 5-7 pm in their parking lot on “Side A.” The event will be outside, socially distant with safe treats and giveaways.


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