Midnight at Moonville


Midnight at Moonville is a Halloween-themed event with storytelling, wagon rides, regional craft vendors, souvenirs, historical presentations, music performances, and walks through Moonville Tunnel. It will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017, from noon to midnight. Parking will be at 71945 Shea Road, McArthur, Ohio 45651 (You’ll see it after you turn off State Route 278). There will be a $5 parking charge per vehicle, but most activities and entertainment are free. For more information, call the Vinton County CVB at 1-800-596-4459.

Schedule of Activities

12:00 p.m. – Event begins, storytelling sessions begin
1:00 p.m. – Music performance by Dan Dailey
2:30 p.m. – Music performance by Aubree Riley
4:00 p.m. – Music performance by Lincoln Mash
5:30 p.m. – Music performance by Todd Martin
6:00 p.m. – Wagon rides and historical presentations begin
7:00 p.m. – Music performance by Chris Keesey
8:30 p.m. – Music performance by Donna Mogavero
10:00 p.m. – Paranormal investigation begins (this is not provided by our Ohio Ghost Hunters group or Haunted Hocking)
12:00 a.m. – Event ends, scheduled paranormal tour begins (this is not provided by our Ohio Ghost Hunters group or Haunted Hocking)


Would you like to volunteer as a staff member at Midnight at Moonville? Simply fill out the online application.  Volunteers get some nifty perks, including:

  • Free “Midnight at Moonville Event Staff” t-shirt
  • Free parking pass
  • Free snacks and drinks

The event is hosted by the Vinton County Convention and Visitors Bureau in partnership with the Moonville Rail Trail Association. Organizers are seeking volunteers, who will be given free t-shirts and parking passes.

And watch for us, too! Patrick will be providing some ghost talks and Jannette will have her ghost books there too!

Moonville Ghosts



Get directions from your house! Here is where the parking will be available with shuttles to Moonville. Traffic will not be allowed along Hope-Moonville Road.