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5,000 jack-o'-lanterns to light up Kentucky trail this fall

Spooky season is almost upon us.
Credit: Louisville Jack-o-lantern Spectacular Facebook page, via WBNS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — More than 5,000 jack-o’-lanterns will illuminate a trial in Kentucky.

This is the seventh year for Louisville’s Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular at Iroquois Park.

According to the event’s website, the idea was taken from a similar event in Oxford, Massachusetts in 1988.

The event runs from Oct. 8 through Nov. 3 and is open from dusk to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and dusk to midnight on Friday and Saturday.

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If you are in line before closing time, the trail will stay open until you get through.

It costs $14 for adults and $10 for children 3 to 12 years old on Sunday through Thursday. On Friday and Saturday, it's $18 for adults and $14 for children 3 to 12. Children under 3 are free.

For additional information, go to jack-o-lanternlouisville.com.

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