Spooky Season

Spooky SeasonIs Here

For a significant number of people, Halloween is the only holiday that sparks uncontrollable glee. We're celebrating the costumes, characters, events, and stories of things that go bump in the night for the supernatural lover in you.

By Lauren Fisher, Nathan Granger, M. Leigh Hood, Allison Kiehl, Lucy Lawler, Aiesha D. Little, Kane Mitten, Sam Rosenstiel, Morgan Schneider, and Rodney Wilson

Edited by Aiesha D. Little

Lost & Found Supplies the Boos and Booze for Halloween

These seasonal cocktails can be delivered right to your door.

Editor’s Letter, October 2022: Halloween Is a True Family Holiday

As we've grown older and gotten wiser, Halloween has stayed with us.

Practical Magic at Hierophany & Hedge

The otherworldly arcana shop Hierophany & Hedge looks like the stuff of storybooks—but it’s the real deal.

The Top 12 Scariest Haunted Houses in Cincinnati

A local master of horror shares his list of the most frightening Queen City haunted attractions.

Eleven Haunted Places In The Queen City

Cincinnati is no stranger to a haunted history.

Ten Less Scary Things to Do for Halloween

There are always other ways to enjoy the season without getting too spooked.

Nine Killer Costumers Talk Halloween

Local Halloween buffs get into the spirit of the season.

Eight Ghost Stories That Will Give You Goosebumps

The tri-state has more specters than you can shake an EMF meter at.

These Seven Halloween Home Decorators Are On Another Level

Some homeowners in the Greater Cincinnati area take spooky season to the extreme—and we’re here for it.

Six Shops To Secure Your Spooky Look

Skip the big box store costumes and try these local suppliers of spook to elevate your Halloween—or everyday—look.

Odetta von Kasek Pays Homage To ’90s Goth Style

The New Riff rack and sample specialist says you’re never too old to wear what you want to wear.

Five Spooky Cincinnati Ghost Tours

From slightly spooky to totally terrifying, these tours will scare up a good time.

Four Tips From A Master Pumpkin Carver

Master carver William E. Wilson, owner of Wicked Designz Carving in Fairfield, has tips that will have you carving pumpkins like a pro this year.

Three Haunting Reads for Halloween

Check out some of these spooky titles next time you dare to be scared.

These Two Local Teens Have a Halloween Side Hustle

Lizzie Schreibeis and Evan Schnebelt love their gigs on the tri-state haunted house scene.

What Is the No. 1 Best-Selling Halloween Candy in Cincinnati?

For trick or treating in the Queen City, only chocolate will suffice. The Kroger Co. reveals which beloved candy is flying off the shelves.

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