Do you have a kid who loves to dress up? Or maybe you want to get the most out of this year’s Halloween Costume. Each year we try to scope out all the local opportunities to don the costume and ask for candy. And now I’m here to share some of those opportunities with you.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Fall Fun at the Windisch Park StoryWalk

2 pm-4 pm
248 N West Street,  Bargersville

Trick-or-Treat your way around the Windisch Park StoryWalk. There will be crafts and a scavenger hunt. Afterwards enjoy the new playground with friends.

Fall Harvest Festival at The Indiana Institute for Behavior Analysis

Noon-4 pm
8650 Commerce Park Place, Ste. A1, Indianapolis

This event is for families who have a child diagnosed with Autism. Come and choose a pumpkin from their patch, get your face painted, enjoy the bounce houses, decorate apples, trunk or treat, and much more. Come dressed in your Halloween costume and enjoy food, music, dancing, and more! Registration required.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Trick-or-Treat at the Children’s Museum 

8:30-10:30 am
3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis

Bring your family to trick-or-treat around the Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience track and take part in a fun all-ages scavenger hunt with cool prizes at stake! Leave with a goody bag filled with treats and treasures! Advance ticket purchase required.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

The Smiley Morning Show Pumpkin Drop at The Shops at Perry Crossing

6-10 am
2499 Perry Crossing Way, Plainfield

Bring the kids for trick-or-treating, bounce houses, and free stuff. See the Smiley Morning Show broadcast their entire show live, then around 8 am the first pumpkin will drop.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Monster Mash (with new VIP Hour) at Craig Park

4:30-8:30 pm
10 E Smith Valley Road, Greenwood

This year's Monster Mash will be in Craig Park and include a VIP time for an advance ticket purchase. With the new VIP time slot from 4:30-6 pm, guests can avoid the lines and enjoy the trick-or-treat trail, bounce houses and hayride before the event opens to the general public.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Fall Festival at the Avondale Meadows YMCA

10 am-1 pm
3908 Meadows Drive, Indianapolis

Join the Avondale Meadows YMCA for a spooky day of family fun at the Y! Enjoy trick-or-treating, bounce houses, games, door prizes, a pumpkin patch, dental cleaning, flu shots, and more! Registration required for this free event. 

FREE Family Halloween Party at Federal Hill Commons

4-6 pm
175 Logan Street, Noblesville

It’s time to celebrate with a Halloween Bash! Bring your little ghoul or goblin out to the trick or treat village filled with local businesses offering a variety of treats and activities.

Sensory Friendly Trick-or-Treat Walk with Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation

1-3 pm
1235 Central Park Dr E., Carmel

Friendly volunteers will be dressed up, without scary or frightening masks or costumes, along the accessible Central Park Trails. You can go as fast or as leisurely as you need while you enjoy this festive fall experience. Cost is $5. Pre-Registration is required.

Trunk or Treat at Scoops and Treasures

6-7:30 pm
300 Tracy Road, New Whiteland

Join Scoops and Treasures for an evening of trunk or treating. Car decorating starts at 5:00 pm and the top 3 cars will win a prize.

Free Fall Festival at St. Mark's

4pm - 6pm
4789 E. 126th Street, Carmel

Free food and fall themed games. Come in costume if you'd like!

Trunk or Treat | Indiana State Police Museum

3-5 pm
8660 E. 21st Street, Indianapolis

Join the Indiana State Police Museum and local law enforcement for a safe and fun trick or treating event! There will be candy, carnival games, crafts, and music.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Octoboo at the Noblesville Library

6-8 pm
1 Library Plaza, Noblesville

Celebrate this spooky season with a family visit to the Noblesville Library! Dress in costume and visit the treat stations throughout the library. No registration required, drop in anytime.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Halloween Bash at Carmel Clay Library

 5-8pm
55 4th Ave SE, Carmel, Indiana 46032

Dress up in your costume and drop into the Children’s Department for a scavenger hunt, photo ops fun spot, Monster Mash dance party, trick-or-treat stations and open play and exploration time at interactive activity stations.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Fall Festival with Trunk-Or-Treat | Timber Point Apartments 

5-8 p
6201 Newberry Road, Indianapolis

Join Timber Point Apartments for Trunk-Or-Treat, games, crafts, activities, and prizes. This free event is open to all so please bring friends and family. 

Little Haunt on the Prairie at Cool Creek Nature Center 

5-9 pm
2000 E 151st Street, Carmel

Spooky, yet-age appropriate Halloween activities will be offered for children ranging from preschool to school-ages and their families. Come in your costumes and enjoy nature interpretation, entertainment, a hayride, food for purchase, and activities for the little ones as they trick-or-treat their way through this spooky event. 

Trick-or-Treat at the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 

5:30-7:30 pm
1120 Stafford Road, Plainfield

Bring the whole family for a fun and safe indoor trick-or-treat experience. Dress up and pick up treats throughout the library’s first and second floors. Throughout the evening local businesses organizations and library staff will be giving out goodies!

Trick-or-Treat at Rangeline Crossing

5:30-7:30 pm
1344 - 1648 S Rangeline Rd

Enjoy trick-or-treating, balloon artist and face painting, a magician, live music, and a free photo booth. For safety, parents must accompany children throughout the event. RAIN DATE: Friday, October 25, 2019.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Trick or Flip Halloween Family Fun at Wright’s FUNdamentals Gymnastics & NinjaZone North 

5:30-8 pm
1021 Kendall Ct., Westfield

Join Wright’s FUNdamentals Gymnastics & NinjaZone North for their first Halloween Family Night! There will be lots of different activities for all ages. Cost is $10 per child or $25 for a family.

Trunk or Treat at Cornerstone Lutheran Church and Preschool Carmel 

5:30-7:30 pm
4850 E Main Street  Carmel

Enjoy a fun evening of costumes, fellowship and of course, candy! The event is recommended for ages 0 through 4th grade, but older siblings are welcome. Please no scary costumes!

Hank's Halloween Spooktacular at Hancock Regional Hospital 

6-8 pm
801 N State Street,  Greenfield

Enjoy a safe “trick or treat” alternative featuring staff in costumes, activities, photos ops, and treats (including allergy-safe)!

Trunk or Treat at Keller Williams Indy Metro South

6-8 pm
1644 Fry Rd, Ste A, Greenwood

This event is open to the whole community—everyone is welcome. Come on down with your best costume and be ready to collect lots of great treats and connect with lots of great people.

Halloween Extravaganza at Fishers YMCA

5pm-8pm
9012 E. 126th Street, Fishers

Come in costume, take a hayride to Camp Mudsock, make a s’mores snack, trick or treat (for trinkets), make a craft, and get your face painted! Register for a time slot (or a sensory-friendly option) to enjoy all of these activities and more! Kids 2+ can swim in the family pool to search for mini pumpkins. Registration required, cost is $4 and up.

Trunk or Treat at Wright's Fundamentals Gymnastics-Southeast 

7-8:30 pm
1064 Greenwood Springs Boulevard #G, Greenwood

Celebrate the night with a $5.00 open gym, hot cider, trick-or-treating and popcorn.

Pumpkin Trail at Franklin Urban Forest 

6:30-7:30 pm
308 W South Street,  Franklin

Meet up at the Franklin StoryWalk in the Urban Forest for some Halloween fun. Wear your costume, listen to some not-so-scary stories, and bring a flashlight as you Trick-or-Treat along the StoryWalk trail. In case of inclement weather, event will be held at Franklin Branch Library.

Halloween Party at Carter's Play Place

6-9 pm
17219 Foundation Parkway, Suite 100, Westfield

Special needs families are invited to celebrate Halloween at Carter’s Play Place. Enjoy pizza, music, dancing, treats, games, and a costume contest. Admission is $10 per child and $5 for adults who wish to enjoy the pizza.

Trunk or Treat at New Shepherd Lutheran Church

6-8 pm
9201 E County Road 100 N, Avon

Join New Shepherd Lutheran Church for a fun-filled, family-friendly evening of hayrides, live music, food trucks, games, pumpkin chunkin’, and trunks full of candy.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

{Indoor} Craft Fair and Trunk or Treat at Whiteland Elementary School

9 am-4 pm
120 Center Street,  Whiteland

Come join the Whiteland Elementary School PTO for a fun day of shopping, trunk or treating, and supporting the students of Whiteland Elementary School. Trunk or treat starts at 2 pm.

{Indoor} Target Paw Patrol Halloween

10am-1pm
Participating Target stores

Children can wear Halloween costumes and trick or treat through the store and watch an exclusive episode of Paw Patrol.

{Rain or Shine - Indoors & Outdoors} Halloween Town in Downtown Franklin

9 am-9 pm
5 E Jefferson Street,  Franklin

The Day starts with the Pumpkins in the Park 5K run/walk and 1-mile family walk at 9 a.m., followed by food vendors and activities from 11 am to 7 pm. From 5:30 to 7 pm, come to downtown Franklin along North Main Street for safe trick-or-treating from stores and trunks.

{Indoor} Bill Estes Trunk or Treat

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
3232 Harper Road, Indianapolis

Trunk or treat, costume contest for humans and pets, adopt a pet for free.

{Rain or Shine Outdoors} Boo Bash (Including Sensory Area and Teal Pumpkin Booths) at the Nickel Plate Amphitheater

10 am-1 pm
6 Municipal Drive, Fishers

Children of all ages are invited to Boo Bash on the Central Green. This year's event includes over 50 vendor booths for safe trick or treating, fang-tastic giveaways, bewitching live entertainment, and more.

{NEW INDOOR LOCATION} Sat-Terror Day Fall Festival at Talon Stream Park

10 am-3 pm
651 Vestal Road, Plainfield  Location Change - Indoors at the Richard A. Carlucci Recreation & Aquatic Center!

Enjoy a trunk or treat, bounce houses, doggy costume contest, pumpkin decorating station, pony rides, food trucks, children’s costume contest, hayrides and music.

{Indoor} Octoboo at the Fishers Library

11 am-1 pm
5 Municipal Drive, Fishers

Dress in costume and visit the treat stations throughout the library. No registration required, drop in anytime from 11 am-1 pm.

{Indoor} CarniFALL-A Fall Funfest at Market District

Noon-4 pm
11505 North Illinois Street,  Carmel

Dress the kids up in their favorite Halloween costumes and celebrate fall with Market District. Kids can trick-or-treat as part of the costume parade throughout the store. There will also be face painters and more family fun.

{Indoor} Trunk-or-Treat at McCordsville Town Hall

12-2 pm
6280 W 800 N, McCordsville

Join the Town of McCordsville for their annual Trunk-or-Treat event at the McCordsville Town Hall Park. There will be costumes, prizes, treats (and hopefully no tricks).

{Waitlist}Trick or Trees at the Zion Nature Center

1-3 pm
690 Beech Street,  Zionsville

Come dressed in your favorite family friendly costume and explore the trick-or-treat trail. Enjoy apple cider and roasting marshmallows by the campfire, fun fall activities, opportunities to meet some of the nature center animals, and more. Registration required.

{Indoor} Trunk or Treat at Cornerstone Lutheran Church Fishers

2-4 pm
13450 E 116th Street,  Fishers

Enjoy a fun afternoon of costumes, fellowship and of course, candy. The event is recommended for ages 0 through 4th grade, but older siblings are welcome.

{Rain or Shine} Trunk or Treat at the First Baptist Church of Greenwood

2-4 pm
99 West Main Street, Greenwood

Enjoy a night of family fun, games and plenty of candy. Parking will be in the upper lot, with the event held in their lower lot.

Trunk or Treat at Souls Harbor Assembly of God 

2-4 pm
8434 E State Road 267, Plainfield

Join Souls Harbor Assembly of God for their annual Trunk or Treat event.

{Rescheduled to Monday} Ghost & Goblins Halloween Party at Washington Township Park

3-6 pm
311 Production Drive, Avon

There will be lots of games, trick-or-treating on the trails, and a costume contest for the kids. Costume Contest will begin at 5 pm.

Fort Harrison Halloween Bash

4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
6000 North Post Road, Indianapolis

Activities included with gate fee. No registration required but only available while supplies last. Caramel Apple Station, Kid-Friendly Hayride, Soldier's Haunted Hayride, Owl prowl

Trunk or Treat Fall Fest at Christ the Savior

4-6 pm
10500 E 126th St, Fishers

Games, entertainment and of course, lots of candy! This is a free family friendly event.

Fall Festival & Trunk or Treat at St. Athanasius Byzantine Catholic Church 

4-7 pm
1117 Blaine Ave., Indianapolis

Enjoy free food, games, entertainment, pumpkin carving, and more!

Carni-Fall at Independence Park StoryWalk 

4-6 pm
2450 South Morgantown Road, Greenwood

Dress up in costume for fun and games at the Independence Park StoryWalk. Trick-or-treat around the StoryWalk and play carnival games in the shelter.

Trunk or Treat at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 

3-5 pm
1300 S Morton Street,  Franklin

This is a safe and family friendly event for all the kids of Franklin. Call (317) 736-7849 or visit gslcfranklin.org for more information.

Fall Festival at Harbour Shores Church 

4-7 pm
8011 East 216th Street,  Cicero

Join in for the 6th Annual Free Fall Festival, including trunk or treat, food, carnival, door prizes, bounce houses, hay ride, barrel train and more!

Trunk or Treat at Kingsway Christian Church 

4-7 pm
7981 E CR 100 N, Avon

Join Kingsway Christian Church for a fun community event on Oct. 26 from 4-7 pm. For more information, email Christina Ward at cward@kingswaychurch.org.

Trunk or Treat at Pleasant View Lutheran Church

4-6 pm
801 W 73rd Street,  Indianapolis

Everyone is welcome to stop by to check out the spectacular trunks of members of our PVLC Community, get some candy and other treats, enjoy the campfire, make a craft, and have a snack. All are encouraged to wear their Halloween best!

Trunk or Treat at Old Town Waverly Park 

5-9 pm
8425 Main Street,  Martinsville

Join the Waverly PTO at the Old Town Waverly Park for a fun evening of Trunk or Treating! PTO will be selling concessions.

Keller Williams Trunk or Treat

6pm-8pm
9865 E. 116th Street, Fishers

Clients are invited to wear costumes to this free event for games, candy, petting zoo, pony rides, apple bobbing, and a mechanical bull.

Trunk or Treat with the Speedway Chamber of Commerce 

5:30-6:45 pm
Speedway Senior High School, 5357 W 25th Street,  Indianapolis

Join the Speedway Chamber of Commerce for Trunk or Treat at Speedway High School.

Trunk or Treat at Our Lady of the Greenwood

6:30-8:30 pm
399 S Meridian Street,  Greenwood

Knights of Columbus – Council 6138 is presenting their fifth annual Trunk or Treat at OLG’s south parking lot. The Youth Ministry will offer games and activities, and they’ll have hot dogs, cider, and a hayride.

Autumn Adventure at Six Points Church

6-9:30 pm
1545 West 226th Street, Sheridan

Trunk or Treat with TONS of candy, chili cook-off, pumpkin decorating, live music, bounce house and a HUGE fireworks display to end the night!

Spook Fest 2019 at Building Bridges Early Learning Center

6-8 pm
1211 N Madison Ave Ste G, Greenwood

Join Building Bridges Early Learning Center for Spook Fest 2019, where there will be an indoor trick or treat, haunted hayride, a lights-on haunted house, bounce house and more.

Trunk or Treat at Matt Blevins Dance

6:30-8 pm
1265 N Bluff Rd., Greenwood

Join Matt Blevins Dance for a free Halloween event for the community. Enjoy trunk or treating, a costume contest, DJ and music, refreshments and more.

Fall Festival at Whiteland Church of Christ

3-5 pm
625 W 600 N, Whiteland

Enjoy games, face painting, food and trunk-or-treating. This event is free, but they are asking for families to bring no perishable items to be donated.

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Trunk or Treat at New Life Church Indy

3-6 pm
7010 E Thompson Road, Indianapolis
Join New Life Church Indy for trunk or treat and an afternoon of fall fun.

Monster Mash: Trick-or-Treat on Mass Ave

4-6 pm
Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis

Bring your littles to trick-or-treat up and down Mass Ave. Participating merchants will be dressed in costumes, at their storefronts to pass out candy a few days before Halloween. 

The Westfield Trunk or Treat and Hayride at Nspire Church

4-8 pm
18097 Sun Park Dr., Westfield

Kids will be able to trick or treat in a safe environment provided by local groups and businesses that want to give back to Westfield in a fun way. There will also be an opportunity for families to take a hayride from Nspire Church over to Wellbrooke of Westfield, where kids will have another opportunity to trick-or-treat. Registration for this free event opens on September 15th.

Trunk or Treat at Bartlett Chapel United Methodist Church

4-5:30 pm
4396 E Main Street,  Avon

Join Bartlett Chapel United Methodist Church for Trunk or Treat and a simple meal.

Trunk or Treat at Diversity Church Indy

4-7 pm
101 East Raymond Street, Indianapolis

Enjoy candy by the truckload, concessions and much more.

Community Trunk N Treat at Promise Church

2pm-4pm
12648 E. 116th Street, Fishers

Games, face painting, apple cider, popcorn, and candy. Kids of all ages are invited to participate. Plenty of peanut-free and allergy-sensitive treats available! Event will take place rain or shine, but will be moved inside if weather is poor.

Trunk or Treat at North Church Indy

4-6 pm
3808 N Meridian Street, Indianapolis

Join North Church Indy for a night of outreach to our neighbors as they provide a safe alternative to going door to door and a fun alternative for those who don’t get any trick-or-treaters.

Trunk or Treat at Northminster Presbyterian

4-5 pm
1660 Kessler Blvd E Dr, Indianapolis

Join Northminster Presbyterian Church for a fun and safe night of candy, games, and a craft!

Trunk or Treat at Union Chapel United Methodist Church

5-7 pm
2720 E 86th Street, Indianapolis

Enjoy games, prizes, candy, crafts, snacks, and activities.

Trunk or Treat at Messiah Lutheran Church

6:30-7:30 pm
801 S Green Street, Brownsburg

Join Messiah Lutheran Church for an evening of fellowship with the community as they celebrate how God Lights Our Way (G.L.O.W.). Trunk set up is at 6pm with Trick or Treating beginning at 6:30 pm. Food, Games, and Fun! Bring a canned good item for Messiah’s food pantry.

Trunk or Treat at Meridian Street United Methodist Church

4-6 pm
5500 N Meridian St, Indianapolis

Kids can come in costume to enjoy trunks with lots of candy, balloon artists, games, snacks, coffee, craft, cookie-decorating and music with DJ BK! This event is free and open to the public.

Trick or Treat at West Bridge Church

4:30-6:30 pm
1521 S. CR. 75 W., Danville

Join West Bridge Church for a FREE and SAFE trick-or-treating event with your kids! This year the event will be in the gym (unless the temp. is over 50 degrees), where there will be decorated doorways and a gym full of places to grab treats. Also enjoy live music, family photo ops, hot cocoa and cider.

Light the Night (Halloween Alternative) at Valley Mills Christian Church

4-6 pm
5555 Kentucky Avenue, Indianapolis

Valley Mills Christian Church will be hosting a family trick-or-treating event ("Light the Night") on Sunday, Oct. 27th from 4-6 pm. Costumes welcome.

Trunk or Treat at New Joy Lutheran Church

5-6:30 pm
316 W. 156th Street, Westfield

Bring your kids in costumes, bring your car decorated, and get ready to have a fun and safe Halloween experience with New Joy Lutheran Church. Enjoy trunk or Treating from 5:00-5:45, dinner beginning at 5:30 pm and a s'mores bar from 6:00-6:30 pm. The event is free; but a free will offering will be accepted.

Trunk or Treat at Rocklane Christian Church

4-6 pm
4430 Rocklane Rd., Greenwood

Enjoy trunk or treating, bounce houses, food and entertainment.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Speedway Spooktacular at Speedway Senior High School

6:30-8:30 pm
5357 W 25th Street, Indianapolis

Kids ages 0-12 are invited to Speedway Senior High School for games, prizes, face painting, bake sale and concessions. Cost is $5 per child (accompanying adults are free.) Proceeds go to the Speedway HS Music Dept.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

All Treats, No Tricks at Fishers High School

6-7:30 pm
13000 Promise Rd., Fishers

Join Fishers High School for their annual Trick or Treat fundraiser to benefit Riley Children's Hospital. Cost is $5 per child or $15 per family.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Trunk or Treat at ComForCare Home Care (South Indy, IN)

6 pm-8 pm
3725 E Southport Rd, Ste F, Indianapolis

Join ComForCare Home Care at the corner of Southport and Sherman for trunk or treat! Bring the kiddos or bring the trunk o’candy. All are welcome!

Trunk or Treat at Smith Valley United Methodist Church

6-8 pm
5293 Old Smith Valley Road, Greenwood

Enjoy safe family-fun, trick-or-treating and a free meal at Smith Valley United Methodist Church. Car decorating starts at 5 (nothing too scary please), with a friendly trunk decorating competition.

Trick or Treat at Woodland Terrace of Carmel

5-6:30 pm
689 Pro-Med Ln, Carmel

Come enjoy a fun evening of Trick or Treating that is safe for the entire family. Dress your little ones in costume, enjoy the festive photo booth and a caramel apple station. This event is open to the public, but registration is requested.

Allergy Friendly Halloween Extravaganza at ATA Generations

6-7:30 pm
481 Southpoint Circle, Brownsburg

Enjoy trick or treating with non-food treats and nut free candy, face painting, tattoos, games, crafts, bounce houses and raffles!

Thursday, October 31, 2019

H&R Halloween Haunted House Food Drive

5-9pm
5338 Mark Lane, Indianapolis, Indiana

A family run, haunted yard to bring awarness about homelessness and raise donations for Gleaners Food Bank.

Trunk or Treat at the Brownsburg Town Hall

6-8 pm 
61 N Green Street, Brownburg

Local businesses and organizations will be handing out candy from decorated vehicles in the parking lot in front of Town Hall. Be sure to stop by the Brownsburg Police Department Haunted Police Station and Brownsburg Fire Territory open house across Main St.

Trunk or Treat at Cornerstone Lutheran Church Indianapolis

6-8 pm 
2837 E. New York Street, Indianapolis

Join Cornerstone Lutheran Church Indianapolis for a fun evening of costumes, fellowship and of course, candy! The event is recommended for ages 0 through 4th grade, but older siblings are welcome. Please no scary costumes!

Trunk or Treat at German Park

6-8 pm
8600 S. Meridian Street, Indianapolis

Enjoy a safe night of trick-or-treating at German Park on Halloween night.

Halloween Hike at Pioneer Park

6:30-8 pm
1101 Indianapolis Road, Mooresville

The Halloween Hike is FREE event is for children ages 10 and under. It is a mile-long walk along the Park Road where approximately 20 stations are setup with a treat or trinket. There will also be a marshmallow ghost roast and hayride.

Trunk or Treat at Providence Christian Church

6-8 pm
4080 W Road 100 N, Bargersville

Join Providence Christian Church for a safe Halloween celebration. Enjoy popcorn, cider, hot chocolate, and trick-or-treating.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Trunk or Treat at St. Malachy Catholic Church

6:30 pm
9833 E County Road 750 N, Brownsburg

Don’t put the costumes away yet. St. Malachy Catholic Church will host the last trunk or treat event for the season.