Halloween Fun on Frankfort Avenue

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••• Every Halloween Hillcrest Avenue is decked out with spooky decorations. Image courtesy of FABA

Historic Frankfort Avenue is fun throughout the year, with plenty of shops, eateries, and people watching. And come October, the neighborhood is filled with Halloween spirit. If you live in or are visiting Frankfort Avenue, take advantage of these top 5 Halloween events.

Halloween on Hillcrest Avenue

Ask anyone in Louisville about Halloween decorations on Hillcrest Avenue and you are sure to hear a story.

This strip is always decked out, it is an annual tradition. A destination for trick-or-treaters and anyone interested in ghouls and ghosts, visitors can see up to fifty homes between Brownsboro Road and Frankfort Avenue all dressed up for Halloween. Help out the community: Bring canned goods or non-perishable foods to donate to United Crescent Hill Ministries. Collection bins are located on each block.

Carmichael's Bookstore

A Louisville favorite, Carmichael's has events throughout the year. Of course, many of them are seasonal. Including fall stories and Halloween festivities.

Halloween Storytimes

Crescent Hill Library at 2762 Frankfort Avenue hosts Halloween Storytimes. There are certain to be Halloween tales at libraries throughout the city, contact the Louisville Free Public Library for information on seasonal events. 

Free Chili Night Out

The Crescent Hill Community Council hosts a free, family-friendly events.

For example, the chili night takes place at the Peterson-Dumesnil House, 301 S. Peterson Avenue during the Halloween season. Wear a costume (if you'd like) and bring a dish to share. Even those who come empty-handed can enjoy hot dogs, chili, s'mores, ghost stories, and more. Contact Crescent Hill Community Council for details.

Maker's Mark Halloween Hop

For the Halloween season, Frankfort Avenue hosts a special Maker's Mark Halloween Hop. Plenty of trolleys will run along Frankfort Avenue from Cannon's Lane to River Road. Costumes are encouraged and many establishments will be offering up Maker's Mark drink specials. For families, there is trick-or-treating along The Avenue.