Bloodview Haunted House — 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays, 8 to 10 p.m. Sundays beginning Oct. 1, at 1010 Towpath Trail, Broadview Heights. The attraction is known for its elaborate make up and improvisational horror acting. Admission: Unlimited all night pass Fridays and Saturdays $20, after 10 p.m. $15; Sundays $10. 440-526-9148.

Boo at the Akron Zoo — 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Oct 14 to 29 at the Akron Zoo, 500 Edgewood Ave. Non-scary event features festive decorations and lighted displays throughout the zoo and trick-or-treating. Advance tickets are $12 for trick-or-treaters, free for member observers and $9 for nonmember observers. Day of event tickets are $14 for trick-or-treaters, $2 for member observers and $11 for nonmember observers. For more information, call 330-375-2550 or go to www.akronzoo.org.

Boo at the Cleveland Zoo — 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 13-15, 20-22 and 27-29 at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, 3900 Wildlife Way. Cleveland’s favorite Halloween tradition is now sweeter. More treat stations, three weekends, unlimited 4-D Theater movies, carousel and train rides. Member Price: $10.50 at the gate, $9.50 online; Non-member Price: $11.50 at the gate, $10.50 online; Children under 2: Free. For tickets, go to www.clemetzoo.com.

Carnival of Horrors — 7:30 to 11 p.m. Fridays, 7:30 p.m. to midnight Saturdays, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 29 at Blossom Music Center, 1145 W. Steels Corners Road, Cuyahoga Falls. There are four different haunted haunts each with a different theme. Full admission to all four events, $23. 330-644-4473 or www.carnivalofhorrors.com.

Carnival of Horrors at House of Blues — 9 p.m. Oct. 28 at The House of Blues-Cleveland, 308 Euclid Ave. Costume contest, carnival sideshow freaks and oddities, with DJ Flaco Flash, DJ SB, and Jimmy Beats. Cost is $40. 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.

The exFEARience at Eastwood Field — 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 19 and 26, and Sundays, 7-11 p.m. Friday and Saturdays at Eastwood Mall complex and Eastwood Field, 111 Eastwood Mall Blvd, Niles. 3 Haunts: $20 for adults, $10 for children. 234-719-3327 or www.THEexFEARience.com.

Factory of Terror — 7 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 4; 6 to 9 p.m. Sundays Oct. 1 to Oct. 29; 8 to 11 p.m. Oct. 26 at 4125 Mahoning Road, Canton. The attraction includes a 55,000-square-foot haunted house snagging a world record in 2014 and its guests walk nearly a mile — another record — to take in all the terrors. $25 Thursdays and Sundays, $30 Fridays and Saturdays. 330-455-3327 or www.factoryofterror.net.

Fall Festival featuring The GLOW — 5-10 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 5-11 p.m. Saturday at Fieldcrest Estate, 1346 Easthill St. SE, North Canton. Includes hay ride, hay climb and maze, music and DJ, facepainting, spook trail and haunted house, pumpkin displays and fall food favorites. For more information and tickets, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/fall-festival-featuring-the-glow-tickets-37315479604.

Greater Cleveland Aquarium: Hauntaquarium — 6-9 p.m. Oct. 20-21 and 27-28 at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium, 2000 Sycamore St., Cleveland. Tickets include aquarium admission, chances to collect pirate booty along a protected trick-or-treat trail, walk a gangplank, go nose-to-nose with a reptile and more. Tickets are $12, $10 for aquarium pass holders. For more information, call 216-865-8803 or www.greaterclevelandaquarium.com.

Haunted Schoolhouse and Laboratory — 7 to midnight Fridays and Saturdays, 7-10 p.m. Sundays, 8-11 p.m. Oct. 19, 26 and 31. at 1300 Triplett Blvd., Akron. This attraction is regarded as one of the best haunted attractions in the country and among the oldest. $25 Thursdays and Sundays, $30 Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets available at www.hshlab.com. 330-849-0211.

Land of Illusion — 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sundays in October, 8762 Thomas Road, Middletown. Featuring four haunted houses: Killer Klowns, Temple of Terror, Voodoo Bayou Shandy and Dr. Psycho’s Haunted Estate; the one mile Middletown Haunted Trail; and live entertainment on select weekends of the Stage of Rage. $36.99. For more information, go to www.landofillusion.com.

Lantern Tours of the Ghosts of Zoar — 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 28. Tours begin on the steps of the historic Zoar Hotel, 187 Main St., Zoar. Take a haunted stroll through the streets of the village by candlelight. Hear accounts from spirits and visit the sites of the hauntings. $18 per person. Advance reservations required. 330-874-2002 or www.haunted-ohio.com.

Mayhem in Massillon Walking Tours — Tours at 5, 7, 8 and 9 p.m. Oct. 14. Join Spring Hill’s docents on a spooky walking tour of downtown Massillon to explore the silly and weird stories that litter the past. Tours will start in Duncan Plaza, near the fountain. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased by calling 330-833-6749.

The Masque of the Red Death Macabre Masquerade Ball — 8 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. Prospero’s well-dressed guests will enjoy food, drink and revelry as KRV perform live at 8 p.m. in the Grand Lobby. Dancing on the Civic Theatre stage begins at 9 p.m. Throughout the evening, revelers will encounter unexpected artistic “happenings” from dancers, musicians, tattoo artists, jugglers, instrumentalists, Tarot Card Readers, and many other performance artists. $75 admission. 330-253-2488 or www.ticketmaster.com.

The Ohio Valley Giant Pumpkin growers 23rd Annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 14 at Parks Garden Center, 9010 State Route 62, Canfield. Free. Exhibits will remain on display until 4 p.m. www.ovgpg.com.

Pumpkin Pandemonium at Heritage Farms — Sept. 30-Oct. 29 at Heritage Farms, 6050 Riverview Road, Peninsula, Pumpkin Pandemonium activities include: Harvest Maze, Scavenger Hunt, Straw Tunnel, Corn Box, Pumpkin Rolling, and more. Hours: 2-6 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays (pumpkin sales only); 2-6 p.m. Fridays (pumpkin sales, harvest maze and scavenger hunt) 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission: Activities only: $8 per person; Hayride only: $4 per person; Activities and Hayride, $11. For more information, call 330-657-2330 or go to www.heritagefarms.com.

The Spirits of the Palace Ghost Investigation — 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday at the Canton Palace Theatre, 605 Market Ave. N., Canton. Come for an investigation into the world of the paranormal with team S.P.E.C.T.R.E. $40 per person. For tickets, go to http://cantonpalacetheatre.org/.

Spring Hill Historic Home presents A Kill on the Hill — 7 p.m. Oct. 20 and 21 and 4 p.m. Oct. 22 at Spring Hill Historic Home, 1401 Springhill Lane NE, Massillon. Join the Spring Hill Players in another Kill on the Hill and see if you can figure out who-dun-it. This performance is based on the classic Victorian horror novel, “Dracula” by Bram Stoker. $12 for members, $15 for non-members. 330-833-6749.

Q104 Boo Bash — 8 p.m. Oct. 28 at Wild Eagle Saloon, 921 Huron Road, Cleveland. Featuring live music, a costume contest and more. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 day of event. For tickets, go to www.Q104.com.