INDIANA (WLFI) - Below you'll find our list of area events and activities for this spooky season! If there is an event you want to know more about or you want to add an event to our list, email us !
Indiana Fields of Fear
Head through three scary attractions!
- Open 7 to 11:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday night from Oct. 5 to Oct. 27
- Open 7 to 10 p.m. on Sunday Oct. 21 and 28
- One haunt: $8
- Three-Haunt Combo: $17
- Located at 2200 Elmwood Ave. #3
Navigate your way through Indiana's biggest corn maze and check out the pumpkin patch!
- Corn Maze is open weekends from Aug. 24 through Nov. 4 (Fridays 6 to 11 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sundays 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.)
- Pumpkin patch is open starting Sept. 20
- Admission for adults 13 and older is $10, for 65 and older and military is $7, and children is $7
- Located at 6042 Newcastle Rd., Lafayette, IN 47905
Haunted Highway Hunt
It's a new, interactive Halloween adventure in the Lafayette area. It is a Halloween-themed journey in which you and your teammates compete by using clues to navigate a maze of streets as you try to solve a mystery.
Whichever team completes the race closest to the exact mileage and is able to answer all of the clues correctly is the winner.
- 7 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 20
- Begins at Faith Church on 5526 Indiana 26 Lafayette, IN 47905
- Costs $20 per carload of people
- Those under 18 years old must visit the website to print a waiver and have a parent or legal guardian sign. You must have the waiver to participate.
Wolf Park's "Howl-O-Ween" Party
The park celebrates Halloween with a pumpkin party for visitors and wolves! Watch the wolves, foxes and coyotes get their pumpkins filled with biscuits, bones, pig ears and other treats. For a donation of $25, you can purchase a picture of the wolf of your choice eating a pumpkin! (Photos will be mailed in November.)
- 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 27
- At Wolf Park, 4004 E 800 N Battle Ground, IN 47920
- Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for kids ages 6 through 13, and free for ages 6 and under
Columbian Park's Boo at the Zoo
Boo at the Zoo will be back and better than ever this Halloween! This "hauntingly-friendly" event is perfect for your pre-school and elementary school-aged children. The event features a nightly kids' costume contest, games, encounters with Animal Ambassadors, photo keepsake opportunities and the Enchanted Train Ride. The night also includes live entertainment and the Columbian Park Kiddie Rides.
- 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 24-26
- Located at Columbian Park Zoo's main entrance
- Ticket prices at the gate are $8 and children 2 years and younger are free
- Ticket prices in advance are $5. You can buy them at Arni's (Lafayette and Rossville Area), Monster Mini Golf, Once Upon a Child, Pepe's Mexican Restaurant (Lafayette location), Purdue Federal Credit Union (all locations) and Shoe Carnival
ZombAid Zombie Walk
Zombies bring "brains" (non-perishable food items) down Main Street from collection points. Participating businesses just need to set their box o' brains, which is provided, out for Zombies to pick up and deliver to the 2nd and Main collection point. A Monster Mash on Main Street, between 2nd and 3rd, will feature Halloween themed music from local bands and DJs, food and drink.
- 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 26
Fowler Fright Night Activities
- 8 to 11 p.m. Oct. 26 and 27
- Located in the Fowler Park Pavilion
There will be a pumpkin-carving contest (bring pumpkins from home, pre-carved), hot dogs, free glow necklaces and bags and bike raffles for contestants.
- 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 27
- Located in the Fowler Town Park
Ghost Walk: Adults only!
- 9 to 9 p.m. Oct. 31
- Admission is $2
- Meet in front of Library
Battle Ground's annual town Halloween party
- 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27: Enter a costume contest at 4:30, play games, eat good food, and have fun!
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