Fortress Fright Night

This event will be located inside Fortress Obetz and in the main parking lot of the Fortress. Parking will be available in the gravel lots south of the Fortress. Handicapped parking will be available on the north end of the gravel lot.

The event will kickoff at 6:00 pm with our Candy Corral in the Fortress Courtyard. We’ll give an assorted bag of candy to the first 2,500 kids through the gate!

NEW – On October 21st, the Village of Obetz became a city under Ohio Law. We will have a brief dedication ceremony honoring our transition to a city at 8:30 pm before the costume contest!

New this year is the Fortress Fright Funnel! It’s a haunted maze full of shocks and scares that will be located under the Fortress Grandstand. It’ll run from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. The entrance to the maze will be on the south end of the grandstand. Warning: loud sounds, jump scares, gore, smoke, flashing lights. Not recommended for young children.

We will have a variety of bounce houses in the main parking lot, and they’ll be available for the duration of the event.

We’ll also be showing a movie on the big screen this year! Hotel Transylvania 2 will be featured on the front board in the main parking lot, and it’ll run from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. Bring your chairs and blankets!

The costume contest is back this year! We’ll award 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes for the best costume in the following age groups: Newborn to 2 years old; 3-5; 6-8; 9-11; and 12+. The contest will be held in the Fortress Courtyard at 8:30 pm.

We’ll have assorted food trucks located in and outside the Fortress. Food trucks will be the only feature of the night that costs money, and they will be available from 6:00 to 8:30 pm.