When a town claims "Master of Horror" John Carpenter as a former resident, you can be pretty sure there are some fun events going on during the fall season! Besides seeing the real-life Smiths Grove (the sanitarium from which Michael Myers escaped was fictional, unfortunately), here are our Top 15 Reasons to Visit BGKY this fall, in no particular order of course!

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1. Get up to speed on craft beer at BG Bourbon & Brewfest.

2. Brake for a show at SKyPAC, Phoenix Theatre, or Van Meter, or catch a Lost River Sessions LIVE! at the Capitol Arts Center.

3. Navigate the corn maze at Chaney’s Dairy Barn or Just Piddlin Farm.

4.Fuel up on a caramel apple or fried pie at a Jackson’s Orchard Pumpkin Festival.

5. Cruise along the Scarecrow Trail at Lost River Cave.

6. Reverse in time on the Haunted Lantern Tours at the Historic Railpark & Train Museum.

7. Unlock secrets on Unseen BG’s Downtown Haunted Tour.

8. Have a screaming good time at Skeleton’s Lair Scream Park and meet the "new" Michael Myers Oct. 19-20!

9. Drive down memory lane with John Carpenter’s Reel Sites, Reel Scary Tour.

10. Jumpstart trick or treating at the Bowling Green Hot Rods Halloween Spooktacular.