Looking for some Halloween weekend fun with the kids? Discover our top 11 picks for the best family activities in Indianapolis to make it a spooktacular time!
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.
Trick or Treating and Movie in the Plaza
Oct 27 | 5:30-7:30 pm | Grand Junction Plaza
Halloween Festival at Riverside Park
Oct. 27 | 6:30-8 pm | Riverside Park
Fishers Boo Bash
Oct. 28 | 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!
Oinking Acres Pumpkin Palooza
Oct. 28 & 29 | 11 am-3 pm | Oinking Acres Farm Rescue & Sanctuary
Everyone is invited to attend the Pumpkin Palooza on October 28th and 29th, from 11 am to 3 pm. A variety of pumpkins will be available onsite for purchase. Attendees can select a pumpkin and share it with a favorite resident of Oinking Acres. Visitors are encouraged to arrive in their spookiest outfits while enjoying the sanctuary.
Zionsville Trick or Trees
Oct. 28 | 9 am-Noon | Elm Street Green
Join Zionsville Parks and Recreation for Trick or Trees Halloween event. Explore the forest and meadow in fall and collect treats along the way on our trick-or-treat trail. Come dressed in your favorite family-friendly costume. Enjoy roasting marshmallows by the campfire, fun fall activities, mad scientist experiments and more!
Trail & Treat at Williams Park
Oct. 28 | 5-7 pm | Williams Park
Ghosts & Goblins
Oct. 28 | 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.
Spooktacular Open Barn Event & Sanctuary Tour
Oct. 28 | Noon-3 pm | Jenkins Forever Farm
Embrace the Halloween spirit and join the Open Barn Event for a special festive edition! Attendees can tour the sanctuary, meet the residents, enjoy trick or treating, delight in plant-based food, and participate in Halloween-themed kids activities, all while exploring shopping opportunities and more.
Haunting of Waverly
Oct. 28 | 5-10 pm | Old Town Waverly Park
Join Morgan County Parks & Recreation at the Haunting of Waverly for a variety of Halloween-centered activities, including Trunk or Treat, a Haunted Trail, and interactive experiences with the Blood Bank Vampires, Blacksmith Zombies, and the Sanderson Sisters at the revamped Witches Cottage. Attendees can also dine at the Pumpkin Patch Cafe before enjoying a classic Halloween movie screening at the Town Square.
Art or Treat at Harvest Nights
Oct. 29-31 | Newfields
rick or treat?! How about Art or Treat?! Just in time for Halloween, enjoy an extra special evening at Harvest Nights. On Sunday, October 29 through Tuesday, October 31, guests will be greeted at the entrance with their Art or Treat bag and will find stations through the spooky, not scary, Harvest Nights. Everything from candy to crafts can be found with something to delight everyone.
Check out all the amazing events taking place this weekend in Indianapolis