ASHLAND, Ore. — One of the longest running Halloween events in the valley will be making its way to the streets of Ashland again this year. Goblin’s will be Hoblin’ from the Ashland Public Library to the Plaza for the Annual Children’s Halloween Parade.
The parade will begin at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, where young trick or treaters and their families will gather along Third Street near the public library. All other old souls will gather on Siskyou Boulevard and march behind the younger spirits. The parade begins at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon and should wrap up around 4:30 p.m.
There are all kinds of other spooktacular events going on throughout our area this Halloween. The Rogue Valley Mall will be hosting a fall festival and trick or treating Wednesday afternoon. From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. enjoy crafts, face painting and a chance to meet a police officer who will be sharing some safety tips. Trick or treating runs from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Those interested in a good scare can also head out to Eagle Point for the Circus of Screams Haunted House, benefiting the Eagle Point and Rogue River wrestling teams and the Ashland cheer team. Its open from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. on Highway 62 between White City and Eagle Point. They will be accepting non-perishable food items to benefit ACCESS and the Maslow Project. Admission is $7 if you bring a food item, $10 if you don’t.
After having some fun with the kids, or if they are just looking for their own Halloween fun, adults can head to the Black Sheep Pub in Ashland for some of their own Halloween celebrations. From 8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. the Pub will be hosting a night of food, drink and trick-or-treats. Tickets are $5 and it is only for those 21-years and older. There will be prizes given to seven of the most outrageous costumes at midnight.
Troon Vineyard will also be hosting a Halloween celebration in Grants Pass. It will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For $6, you can be-witch your senses with a flight of wines paired with your favorite sticky, chewy and gooey treats.