Weekend Picks10 Awesome Events Taking Place Halloween Weekend in Indianapolis

10 Awesome Events Taking Place Halloween Weekend in Indianapolis

Short on ideas for things to do with the kids this weekend? We have you covered! Check out our picks for the top 10 things to do with kids in Indianapolis this weekend! 

Festival of Jack-o-Lanterns

Oct. 23-31 | Riley Home Museum

Stop by any evening from 7 – 9 PM to see the jack-o-lanterns glowing or visit during the day if you prefer.

Jack-o-Lanterns Festival
Jack-o-Lanterns Festival

Healthplex Halloween Party

Oct 28 | 6-8 pm | Indianapolis Healthplex

Join the Indianapolis Healthplex for some Halloween fun! The Healthplex Halloween Party is free and open to the public. Very kid friendly!

Fishers Boo Bash

Oct. 29 | 10 am-1 pm | Nickel Plate District Amphitheater

Grab your costumes, and bring your family and friends to the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater for our annual Halloween Boo Bash celebration, complete with a trick-or-treat trail made up of local businesses and organizations, stage entertainment, food trucks, and more!

Boo Bash
Boo Bash photo credit playfishers.com

Oinking Acres No Tricks, Just Treats

Oct. 29 | 12 pm-4 pm | Oinking Acres Farm Rescue & Sanctuary

Head to Oinking Acres for a Halloween weekend filled with fun on October 29th and 30th from 12 pm-4 pm. It’s a $10 donation per person and guests are welcome to bring treats for all the animals at Oinking Acres. Permitted treats….pumpkins, apples, carrots, and cucumbers, zucchini, squash, grapes and animal crackers.

Flips, Tricks, and Treats

Oct. 29 | 5:30-7:30 pm | Wright’s 360° Movement Academy

Wright’s 360° Movement Academy in Westfield is hosting its first annual Flips, Tricks, and Treats Halloween event! Join us for a night full of ghoulish activities, a spooky (not scary) staircase, surprises, a costume contest, and open play time in the gym! Wright’s is a place where kids can be active and healthy so we are proud to offer this as a NO CANDY event!


Trail & Treat at Williams Park

Oct. 29 | 5 pm | Williams Park

Come for fun, safe trick-or-treating around Williams Park! Vendors will hand out candy and prizes around Williams Park.

Trail & Treat at Williams Park

Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Celebration

Oct. 29 | 10 am-5 pm | Eiteljorg Museum

Our highly anticipated Día de Muertos celebration is back in person at the Eiteljorg Saturday, Oct. 29! Enjoy FREE admission during a day of celebration with performances, art-making, Mercado vendors, community groups, and a community-curated art and altar display.

Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) Community Celebration

Ghosts & Goblins

Oct. 30 | 1-5 pm | Washington Township Park

Dress in your favorite Halloween costume! There will be games, trick or treating on the trails, and a costume contest for the kids. Take a ride on the Harry Potter Mini Train, jump in the bounce houses, or enjoy our bungee trampoline. There’s sure to be something for all ages at Ghosts & Goblins event. 

Last weekend for ZooBoo at the Indianapolis Zoo

Oct. 23-30 | Indianapolis Zoo

Is regular October too humdrum, but haunted houses too creepy-crawly? Come to the Zoo for Halloween activities, amazing animals and pumpkins galore! ZooBoo is a fun family experience for itty-bitty ghouls and goblins as well as the bigger kids.


Historic Irvington Halloween Festival

Oct. 22-30 | Downtown Irvington

A week of Halloween events, including a run, masquerade ball, contests, Halloween-themed movies, storytelling, ghost tours, live theater, bike rides, a haunted puppet show and more. The Festival culminates on Saturday with a street fair which includes over 120 vendors, live-music and a costume parade.


Check out all the amazing events taking place this weekend in Indianapolis



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