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Fireworks In October – What?

6 Oct , 2022  

By 1812Blockhouse, Pleasant Hill Lake Park

How about celebrating fall and Halloween with a fireworks show? Better yet, why not do so next to a lake so that the colors are reflected in the water?

That’s just what Pleassant Hill Lake Park has planned this weekend as it holds its annual Halloween Campout.

Visitors are asked to sign up for activities and purchasing tickets at the Welcome Center/Registration Desk. The outdoor lighted deck area will have chairs, picnic tables, a gas fire ring, free wi-fi, and phone charging stations. Snacks, drinks souvenirs, and camping supplies will be available for purchase.

Here is a full schedule of activities:

Friday, Oct 7th

6-9pm –Welcome Center/ Nature Room OPEN- Visit our Nature Room and talk with our Naturalist staff about the activities sign-up we have planned for this Halloween weekend.  Purchase your spooky forest wagon ride reserve tickets (Camp Store) and Pontoon boat hayrides (Tickets Online)

6-9pm- Smore’s Kits- Pick up your FREE smores kit at the Welcome Center tonight while supply lasts.  Campfire for roasting will be available at the campfire ring at the welcome center area.  

7:30- 9pm – Naturalist Campfire program- Roast marshmallows and make smores, stories, and music around the campfire. Welcome Center outdoor fire ring to enjoy a relaxing evening by the campfire

Saturday, Oct 8th

9am-11pm  –Zombie Archery Shoot – Try your archery skills and shoot the Zombies invading the park. Meet at Shelter house #2. Sign up at welcome center for your time slot. Ages 6 and older.

11am-1pm  –Halloween Family Crafts- We have a variety of Halloween- themed designs to choose from with easy-to-follow directions. first come, first serve. All ages are welcome.

12n-3pm  –Fall Pontoon Hayrides– One-of-a-kind floating fall hayrides, experience the beauty of the lake by boat. Naturalist-led tours purchase tickets online at: . Meet at Marina docks. TICKETS REQUIRED

1:00-2:30pm  –Trick or Treat – Children 14 and under may stop by campsites offering Halloween treats.

3pm-4pm- JUDGING Campsite DecoratingJudges will be visiting decorated campsites during this time. No sign up needed

5:30-6:30pm   –LIVE Owls –A Naturalist from the Ohio Bird Sanctuary will have LIVE owls up-close and personal and interesting facts for Ohio owls meet inside at Welcome Center

6:30-9:30pm   –Monster Costume Ball – Live DJ/ Dance music and contests. Come dressed in your costume. Welcome Center. Prizes for best and funny costumes. All ages are welcome. Campsite decorating winners will be announced during the ball.

7:30pm- FIREWORKS at the Lake- with Halloween-themed synced music and themed firework burst Using Pyrocast App and CODE: SFC1

Image by AJS1 from Pixabay

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