If you are looking for a scare or just a place for your little ones to enjoy, there are plenty of Halloween events. 

Coney's Fall-O-Ween
Through Oct. 9
Classic rides, petting zoo, apple pie-making station and a trick-or-treat trail. 6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati. Noon to 6 p.m. weekends. Admission. (513) 232-8230 or www.coneyislandpark.com.

Dent Schoolhouse
Through Oct. 30
Cincinnati's creepiest haunted house offers a new Detention Hall that promises to make you afraid to go back to school. "Lights On" tour is offered for kids. 5963 Harrison Ave. 7:30 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 to 10 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays. Admission. (513) 598-4600 or www.frightsite.com.

Oct. 8-23
Little ghouls and goblins can enjoy the zoo and trick-or-treat stations around the park. 3400 Vine St., Avondale. Noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Included with zoo admission. (513) 281-4700 or http://cincinnatizoo.org/events/hallzooween.

Haunted River
Oct. 15-30
Morgan's Outdoor Adventures takes your family on a ghoulish hike through the Forest of Lost Souls, followed by a creepy raft ride, where something lurks beneath the river's surface. Recommended for ages seven and up. 5701 State Route 350, Oregonia, Ohio and 7040 Whitewater River Lane, Brookville, Ind. 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. (513) 932-7658 or (765) 647-4904 or www.morganscanoe.com.

Kings Island Haunt
Through Oct. 29
Rides and haunted houses. Watch out "” undead creatures and ruthless monsters roam the park. Kings Island Drive, Mason. 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. $36.99. Check online for details on Howl-O-Fest Halloween Party for little ghouls. (513) 754-5700 or www.visitkingsisland.com.

Land of Illusion
Through Oct. 30
Creep through the Middletown Haunted Trail, confront your irrational fears with the 3-D Killer Klowns, or behold the bloody Dubois family at the Voodoo Bayou Shanty. 8762 Thomas Road, Middletown. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday, 8 to 11:30 p.m. Sunday.Admission. (513) 423-9960 or www.thelandofillusion.com.

Sharon Woods Haunted Village
Through Oct. 29
Children can trick-or-treat through the haunted village, visit the witch's house and take wagon rides. Sharon Woods Park, Sharonville. 6 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. $8. (513) 563-9484 or www.heritagevillagecincinnati.org.

St. Rita's Haunted House
Through Oct. 31
Ghosts, monsters and dungeons make for a classic haunted tour. Children's lights-on matinee 3 to 5 p.m., Oct. 23 and 24. 1720 Glendale-Milford Road, Evendale. Doors open at 7 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. $10. (513) 771-1060 or www.srsdeaf.org.

USS Nightmare
Through Oct. 31
Walk through eerie cabins and corridors with the steamboat's dead crew close behind. 101 Riverboat Row, Newport. 7 to 11 p.m. .Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays; 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., Fridays and Saturdays. $16.
(859) 802-5826 or www.ussnightmare.com.