Halloween is special for most Hoosiers in the stalwart Midwest state of Indiana, where very little truly horrifies the residents. After all, if Hoosiers were easily terrified, they would not have stayed in the Wild West to make a home in the pioneer days. In the state capital, Indianapolis children and their families comprise the bulk of Halloween revelers, though you will find many others hitting the singles scene offered by the rich and varied Indianapolis nightlife. Here, then, is a brief summation of the monstrous Halloween happenings for Hoosiers in and around Indianapolis tonight. Safe and happy haunting hunting, everyone!
Read articles and see photos about the many Indiana haunted houses here.
Monstrous Halloween Happenings in and Around Indianapolis
|A favorite of Indianapolis kids of all ages, the Indianapolis Children’s Museum presents its 46th Annual Haunted House and the Quest for the Lost Mummy. Tonight’s your last chance.|
|Easley Winery is throwing a big costume party for Halloween today between noon and 6 pm. Free wine and cheese tasting and prizes, so check it out.|
|Tonight, the Indianapolis media scion NOW Radio 100.9 and Tru NightClub in trendy Broad Ripple Village put on one of the hippest happenings in town: the Erotic Exotic Ball. Wear a costume for a chance at one of the great prizes. More information here.|
|The great and daunting Ghost Walk Tours continue to roll through the city. Tonight it’s the Chatham Arch-Lockerbie districts for your Halloween fun, fright and delight.|
|If you attend the Halloween Bash XII at the Rathskeller in Indianapolis downtown‘s famed Athenaeum House tonight between 6 pm and 11 pm, you’ll find yourself knee-deep in writhing party-goers. Only $3 for a chillingly good time.|
|Tonight, Howlin’ Halloween is at Howl at the Moon, the Indianapolis bar downtown famous for its over-the-top parties, especially on Halloween.|
|The Indy Cat Club Show this Weekend at State Fairgrounds is a particularly safe and innocuous way to commemorate the holiday and who knows, you might just see several mysteriously beautiful black cats there.|
|It’s not too late to get tickets for the fabulous production of The Phantom of the Opera tonight, performed by the renowned Indiana Ballet Company.|
|Today and tomorrow, you can take your whole family for an unforgettable ride on the Pumpkin Train, an authentic locomotive maintained by the Indiana Transportation Museum. See what’s really out there in the pumpkin patch and go home with spooky tales to tell.|
|The always energetic, sometimes frenetic Indianapolis cultural district known as Fountain Square presents “Rocky Horror Halloween” tonight from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Be there or be square and don’t forget your props!|
|Check out the hot party scene at the Slippery Noodle Inn this weekend. This Indianapolis restaurant and bar in downtown Indianapolis is a long-time favorite of those in the know, and the place also happens to be haunted, or so they say.|