In the spirit of fall festivities, if you and your family are in the mood to get your spook on during Fall Break, you might want to check out some of the local, and not so local, haunted houses and Halloween festivities.
Trails of Terror. Our local field of fear in Markleville, located at 2742 East 1100 South, features six dark and foggy acres with monster-infested woods. Trails of Terror is thirty minutes of heart-pounding, Halloween thrill. The cost is $13 per person and the trails ask that children ages ten and under be accompanied by an adult. Trails of Terror is open from 8 p.m. to midnight, Fridays and Saturdays and features special Halloween hours from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. on October 24th, 30th and 31st. Click here for more details.
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.
This historical spook house known for its children-friendly Halloween features is celebrating its 50th anniversary! The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is located at 3000 North Meridian Street in Indianapolis. This haunted house is the oldest continually operational haunted house in the nation! This year the haunted house is themed Time Warp and explores five decades of music, movies, TV and history. The Children’s Museum features lights-on hours, traditional lights-out hours and even an extreme scream event on Fridays. Prices range from $7 to $12. Click here
for more information.
Indy Scream Park.
For the fearless, this scream-creating destination is located 5211 South New Columbus Road in Anderson. Indy Scream Park features five haunted house attractions, plus a Monster Midway and is open from 7 p.m. to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Prices start from $25. One note…it’s cash only at the door. Credit and debit cards can be used for online ticket sales only. Click here
for more details.
The Headless Horseman at Conner Prairie.
This annual Conner Prairie tradition, celebrating its 30th year, features not only the Headless Horseman feature presentation, but also kids’ crafts, a monster museum, magic show, hayrides, costume runway, marionette show, movies, slingshot of flying monkeys, movie, The Apple Store for cider, snacks and more. The Headless Horseman event is October 11-13, 17-20 and 24-27. Click here
for more information.
These are just a few of the places to get your blood-curdling-scream-going or to have family-friendly, lights-on, lighthearted Fall fun. So, happy Fall Break…and happy haunting should you choose to take in one of the scary adventures.