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Spooky Science
October 6-21, 2023
Friday & Saturday Evenings 5-9PM

Learning About Nature
Crazy Fun, Hands-on & Creative !

Spooky Science 2023


Spooky Science is all about non-scary family fun! This year we're hosting tons of activities to spark curiosity and creativity while learning about nature.


From live animal experiences to arts and crafts or unique science shows to launching rockets; Spooky Science 2023 has something for everyone!

Admission & Contact

Admission: $13

Member Admission: $6.50

(Children ages 0-2: FREE)

Contact Us

(330) 829-7050


Mad Scientist Shows
Mad Hatter Meets Mad Science

The fan favorite "Mad Scientist" is back and with a new persona, the "Mad Hatter"! Watch crazy science experiments in this captivating performance. Perfect for kids with a wild imagination and curious creativity.


The mad scientist will host his fun, whacky experiments at Spooky Science all season long at 6:30pm and 8:00pm. 


Mystical Creatures Trail

Visit Raptor Hallow in their Mystical Creatures Trail and transport yourself into the world of wizards, magic, and fantastic beasts. Choose your house of magic, Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Slytherin, or Ravenclaw and enter the Mystical Trail. Visit the “Leaky Caldron” for a glass of butter beer while you observe Fantastic Beasts up close.

Every night at 5:30pm Raptor Hallow is taking muggles on a hunt for the elusive fantastic beast the “Puffrugin” in their Fantastic Beast Animal Show. Located in the flights of wonder amphitheater.


Make & Takes
Creative Crafts for Home

Take a little piece of Spooky Science with you! We have several unique and spooky craft stations all throughout Spooky Science.

  • Slime

  • Spider Webs

  • Clouds

  • Glow Creatures

  • Owl Pendants


Crazy Fun Activities
Fun for the Family

  • Bone Digging

  • Sink or Float

  • Colossal Hay Jump

  • “Glow” Crazy

  • Bug Hunt Trail

  •  Wild Weather Discovery

  •  Rocket Launching

  • Spooky Garden 

  • Night Hikes

  • Spiders Den

  • Swamp Creatures

  • Hay Wagon Rides

  • Mining for Gems

  • Bloody Biology

  • Bee Colony

  • Wild Animal Encounters

Spooky Science is NOT about Halloween.

"Our goal is to offer opportunities for families to explore, experience, enjoy, and learn about nature in a fun and creative way."

~ Melinda Carmichael
Executive Director of Beech Creek Gardens

​"We want children & adults to learn about the things in nature that scare them, so that they care about helping to preserve those things & learn how to respect them."

~ Melinda Carmichael
Executive Director of Beech Creek Gardens


Literally the best fall event I've EVER taken my kids to. Hours and hours of fun, well worth the drive. Acres and acres of things to do.

 — Eric H.

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