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Trick-Or-Treat Hours And Halloween Events
Updated October 22, 2016 8:34 AM
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(UNDATED) - Ghosts and goblins Trick-or-treating have been set.

The following list of area Trick-or-treat hours will be updated as more information become available. If you would like to include an additional Halloween event, send the information to

Trick-or-treat hours for Friday, Oct. 28

  • Shoals: 6- 9 p.m.
  • Linton: 6 - 9 p.m. and Saturday
Trick-or-treat hours on Saturday, Oct. 29
  • Lyons: 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the community building, and town-wide on Monday, Oct. 31 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Dugger: Saturday, and Sunday, Oct. 30 from 5-9 p.m.
Trick-or-treat hours for Sunday, Oct. 30
  • Loogootee: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. The costume parade will step off downtown at 5 p.m.

Trick-or-treat hours Monday, Oct. 31

  • Bedford: 6 - 9 p.m.
  • Bloomfield: 6 - 9 p.m.
  • Bloomington: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Brownstown: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • French Lick: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Jasonville: 6 -9 p.m.
  • Medora: 5 - 8 p.m.
  • Mitchell: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Nashville: 6- 8 p.m.
  • Oolitic: 6 - 9 p.m.
  • Orleans: 6 - 9 p.m. Orleans Municipal Fire will be welcoming trick or treaters at the Orleans Fire House (located directly behind Orleans Town Hall) between the hours of 6 to 9 p.m.
  • Paoli: 6 - 9 p.m.
  • Salem: 6 - 9 p.m.
  • Seymour: 5 - 7 p.m.
  • Washington: 5 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Worthington: 6-9 p.m., with rain date of Nov. 1.

Halloween Events:

  • The Oolitic Haunted School will be open Saturdays from 7 p.m. till 11 p.m. Be prepared to be spooked and thrilled after paying just $8 to enter the creaking and creepy school rooms and halls of terror. The event is a fundraiser for the Oolitic Festival.
  • Ghosts and goblins are invited to Super Oldies Super Treat Night Monday, Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence County. Join the staff of Super Oldies 105.5 WQRK for a spooktacular good time at the frightfully fun Halloween party at the Lawrence County Boys and Girls Club in Bedford. There will be live entertainment with radio personality Rick St. Nick. Admission is free and moonlight monsters will not have to stand outside in lines. There will be free hotdogs provided by Indiana Limestone and Free apple cider provided by AppleAcres. And a free snack zone with popcorn and other goodies provided by Bedford Federal Savings Bank. Local businesses will provide decorated tables and be handing out Halloween candies and other goodies providing a safe trick or treating environment for your ghost or goblin.
  • Friday, October 28m Lawrence County Fair Association Board - Safe Night Trick or Treat for Children 12 and under from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. If your business or organization is interested in participating contact Pam Wessell at (812) 545-9526.
  • Orleans Kiwanis Club members are finalizing plans for its upcoming Annual Halloween Spook Walk.The event is set for Sat., Oct. 29th in historic Congress Square. The parade begins step-off at 4:30 p.m. Following the Spook Walk there will be games, face painting, and giveaways for everyone through 6th grade. The club will also be holding its Halloween Pumpkin Contest and all ages can participate. To enter participants should bring their carved, painted or decorated Halloween Pumpkin to enter in the contest.
  • Bloomfield School District will be hosting the Halloween parade Oct. 31 starting at 6 p.m. High School Principal David Dean said the parade, lead by the band, will start at the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Public Library and end at the school.
  • Rediscover Downtown Linton will be hosting the annual Spookfest event Saturday, Oct. 29. The event will include food at the Linton Fire Department from 4-8 p.m., costume registration at 5 p.m. and a line starting at the high school around 5:45 p.m. with the parade at 6 p.m.
  • West Boggs will have Halloween festivities on Oct. 22-23 and Oct. 29-30. The main activities will take place on the Saturdays of those weekends.
  • Ghostly Gathering returns to Paynetown SRA, Oct. 28-29. Make your camping reservations now for Monroe Lake's popular Halloween event, Ghostly Gathering, at Paynetown State Recreation Area, Oct. 28 and 29. All Ghostly Gathering activities are open to both day visitors and campers. Campsite reservations can be made at On Friday, Oct. 28, visitors can design a trick-or-treat bag between 3 and 5:15 p.m., explore the history of jack-o'-lanterns at 5:30 p.m., and learn about the natural history of zombies at 8 p.m. On Saturday, Oct. 29, a creepy, crawly craft session runs from 1 to 3 p.m., a costume contest for all ages - plus dogs- starts at 4 p.m., and trick-or-treating in the campground runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event wraps up with a Halloween party with food, games and more from 8 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday. Campers also can compete for prizes in a campsite decorating contest. Winners are determined by people's choice voting during the trick-or-treat time period. Full event details are available on the DNR's online calendar at> The standard admission fee to Paynetown SRA of $7 per in-state vehicle or $9 per out-of-state vehicle applies.
  • The Indianapolis Zoo's beloved Halloween event is back for a 35th year, offering spooktacular fun every Friday through Sunday from now until Oct.30. The Zoo opens at 9 a.m. daily, and guests are encouraged to come early then stay late for ZooBoo activities from 2-7 p.m. Zoo guests can enjoy Halloween activities, special Zookeeper chats, fun decorations and all their favorite furry friends. Children are encouraged to dress up in their favorite wild costumes and bring a reusable bag to gather a few goodies along the Trick-or-Treat Trail presented by Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St. Vincent, located in Plains. Guests can also plan their visit in advance at
  • Helmsburg - From 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 14 to 29, the Jackson Township Fire Department is offering a Friendly Forest behind the fire station at 4831 Helmsburg Road. Candy, popcorn and hot chocolate will be provided for costumed children. Snacks, coffee and pumpkins are available for sale. Admission is $1 per child; adults are admitted free. For more information or in case of inclement weather, call the station at 812-988-6201 or visit jtfd5inc on Facebook.
  • Fall-o-ween at Deer Run Park planned starting 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, Brown County Parks and Recreation will host its annual Fall-o-ween party at Deer Run Park. The event includes hayrides, crafts, face painting, a bounce house, weenie roast, s'mores and hot chocolate. Bring your best designed pumpkin for a new activity, a jack-o'-lantern carving/decorating contest with prizes. Judging starts at 7:30 p.m. The party will finish with a showing of first-season Scooby Doo cartoons from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Bring lawn chairs. Fall-o-ween is free; donations are welcome. For more information visit or call 812-988-5522.
  • Brown County Parks & Recreation will host a haunted trail, "Fear Run at Deer Run," from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. Friday Oct. 21 and 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Oct. 22. Admission is $5 at the upper concession stand. Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by a responsible adult (older than 16) at all times. All proceeds go to parks and rec for programming and park upkeep. For more information, visit or call 812-988-5522.
  • Brown County State Park will host Halloween events on Saturday, Oct. 29. Activities include pumpkin-carving and campsite-decorating contests, the Friendly Trick-or-Treat Trail from 5 to 6 p.m.; and the scary Haunted Trail between 8 and 10 p.m. Sign-up and information for the pumpkin carving contest are at the park office. Carved pumpkins should be at the office by 5 p.m. Sign-up and information on campsite decorating are at the campground booth. Judging starts at dark.
  • The Friendly Trick-or-Treat Trail, on the paved Friends Trail by the Brown County State Park Office, will be open for young children and parents with or without costumes. Candy is provided by Friends of Brown County State Park.
  • The scary Haunted Trail, also on the Friends Trail by the park office, costs $5 per person. Donations benefiting the park will be accepted by Friends of BCSP.
  • Blue Lady Bash planned at Story from 8:30 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, Oct. 29, Story Inn will host a free Blue Lady Bash Halloween Party, including a costume contest. Food and drinks will be sold. For more information, call 812-988-2273 or visit
  • Brown County YMCA will partner with Brown County Parks and Recreation for Trick or Treat on the Trail from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31. The three-quarter-mile Salt Creek Trail begins at the YMCA. At the end of the trail at CVS, a shuttle will take trick-or-treaters back to the Y. Volunteers are invited to create original, themed and decorated stations along the trail and give out candy in costume. Volunteers can sign up at the Y. Candy and cash donations are welcome. Take or send them to the YMCA, 105 Willow St., or the parks and rec office, 1001 Deer Run Lane, before Friday, Oct. 28. For more information, call 812-988-9622.
  • Rawhide Ranch, 1292 State Road 135 South, will host its second Halloween Barn Bash for all ages from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31. Activities in the heated barn will include bobbing for apples, a costume contest, painting a real horse, a caramel apple creation station, pumpkin painting and a pumpkin-painting contest. Hayrides ($5 per participating adult), door prizes, contest prizes and candy will be given and grab bags will be available. Advance tickets are $15 per person or $20 at the door. For more information or tickets, call (812) 988-0085.
Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips

Trick-or-treaters should remember the following safety rules:

  • Do not wear costumes that obscure your vision
  • Wear reflective clothing or light colored clothing to make you more visible to motorists
  • Travel in groups composed of at least one adult
  • Have a pre-planned route
  • Only cross streets at the crosswalks
  • Visit familiar homes and do not enter a stranger's home
  • Be prepared for adverse weather
  • Refrain from consuming any treats until inspected by an adult
  • Trick-or-treaters should only visit those homes with an illuminated exterior front light (or porch light) indicating that trick-or-treaters are welcomed.

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