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Get in the Christmas Spirit with Holiday Events at Conner Prairie

December is the time of year when Indianapolis comes alive with the sights and sounds of a holly jolly Christmas. Indianapolis attractions like the Indianapolis Children’s Museum are stringing up their lights, planning holiday parties, and spreading yuletide cheer to all Indianapolis people. Even downtown Indianapolis is getting in the act: the annual Circle of […]

Fall Harvest Festivals in Indianapolis and Environs: Colorful, Extravagant and Fun

Though hard economical times threaten to rear their ugly heads and have already arrived at the doorstep for some, Hoosiers from Indianapolis still manage to produce some wonderful celebrations. Fall harvest festivals in Indianapolis and its environs abound and it’s well worth the hassle of getting the family into the car to go be a […]

University of Indianapolis Presents “A Christmas Celebration” This Weekend

It’s the holiday season once again, and you know what that means: Christmas music. Yes, Indianapolis radio stations have been broadcasting holiday favorites like “Jingle Bells” and “White Christmas” all around Indianapolis from morning to night. But these holiday favorites, played over a limited spectrum through your car stereo while you drive through downtown Indianapolis […]

Indianapolis Nonprofit Needs Help Covering Cost of Thanksgiving Feast

One man’s legacy of charity lived on this year. Reverend Dr. Mozel Sanders has a Thanksgiving dinner in honor of his memory that feeds the down and out of the Indianapolis community. But how much longer can the Mozel Sanders Foundation continue to honor the principles of charity and good will that Mozel Sanders brought […]

Thanksgiving Day Dinner Made by your Favorite Indianapolis Restaurants

Want a delicious Turkey on Thanksgiving Day without all the work or hassle? Tired of Aunt Ida’s cheek pinches and Uncle Fester’s leering eyes? Why not go out of Thanksgiving Dinner this year? With plenty of Indianapolis restaurants serving Thanksgiving Dinner in 2009, there is no reason you should feel stranded away from home or […]

A Victorian Christmas in Indianapolis

Today, at the President Benjamin Harrison Home in Indianapolis, a Christmas tree will be lit to mark the beginning of the Indianapolis museum‘s Victorian-theme Christmas, lasting through December 30. The Harrison Home’s Christmas tree on display is a replica of the one that the presidential couple placed in the White House in 1889, making them […]

60th Annual Christmas Gift and Hobby Show

The 60th Annual Christmas Gift & Hobby Show was born way back in 1949, with just a few exhibitors, a Santa Claus and a dream. Today it attracts more than 60,000 Hoosiers from the show’s host city, Indianapolis, as well as dozens of other nearby cities in Indiana. The Christmas Gift & Hobby Show at […]

Monstrous Halloween Happenings for Hoosiers in and Around Indianapolis, Indiana

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 […]

Goblins, Ghouls, and Fun at the Fern of Westfield Dinner and Ghost Walk

On Wednesday, October 28, prepare for the fright of your life as you join The Fern of Westfield, Kelties restaurant, and Historic Indiana Ghost Walks and Tours for an evening of devilish delights. Your creepy encounter will begin with an elaborate dinner catered by Kelties (check out their website here) at the beautifully restored Fern […]

Fall Harvest Festival at Waterman’s Farm Market

This October, get out of Indianapolis for a bit and head to Greenwood, Indiana for your fix of fall fun. The Fall Harvest Festival at Waterman’s Farm Market has everything you need for a cozy Autumn adventure. Be sure to bring along your Indianapolis kids–this is a great event the whole family can enjoy. The festival […]

Chills, Thrills and Halloween Fun in Greater Indianapolis this October

From the unsettling to the downright teeth-chattering, the adventure and stimulation of Halloween appeal to Hoosiers just as much as anybody on the planet. Why do we love scary stories? It’s generally agreed that most of us enjoy the thrill of being spooked, frightened and terrified by scary stories because we know it’s just pretend. […]

Headless Horseman at Conner Prairie: Shhh! He’s Out There!

Every year thrill-seeking families in and around Indianapolis gather at renowned Conner Prairie Living History Museum in nearby Fishers, Indiana to enjoy the heady, if horrifying, experience of the Headless Horseman. This is a special evening greater-Indianapolis event with lots of frightening fun for the whole family.Take the haunted hayride, if you dare, but keep […]

Trails of Terror

If you’re up for a spooky adventure this Halloween, head to the Trails of Terror in Markleville, Indiana. This terrifying outdoor attraction has earned itself a reputation as one of the scariest haunted places in Indiana.   For the month of October, as the air turns chillier and dusk settles in over Markleville each evening, the Trails […]

Moooo Boo at Thistleberry Farm

This Halloween season, give your Indianapolis kids a fun fall experience at Moooo Boo at Thistleberry Farm. Located in northern Indiana, just an hour’s drive from Indianapolis, this activity-packed destination is the perfect place to spend a sunny autumn afternoon. It’s a great alternative for the little ones who might not be ready for the […]

Fright Manor: We Dare You to Go In Alone

This Halloween, if you’re looking for the scariest adventure the Hoosier state has to offer, head to Fright Manor, located in the heart of Indianapolis. This spooky retreat promises to bring you “the scariest haunt in Indianapolis,” and year after year, Indy citizens agree; they keep coming back for more electrifying entertainment. Fright Manor is one […]

Hoosier Hauntings

Every state has its whispered tales of murder and mayhem from years gone past, and Indiana is no exception. Each Autumn, as the year’s spookiest month approaches, Indianapolis citizens prepare to be terrified as they seek out some of the Midwest’s scariest spots for their annual Hoosier hauntings. This Halloween, if you want to be spooked but […]

Scare Yourself Silly: Haunted Houses in Indiana

Here in the Hoosier state, as soon as the air begins to turn cooler and the leaves begin to fall, it’s officially time to begin celebrating one of the Midwest’s favorite holidays: Halloween. And Indianapolis is no exception. The city is filled with haunted houses and other spooky destinations for everyone from Indianapolis kids to teenagers […]

Hanna Haunted Acres: It’s Frightful Fun

Hanna Haunted Acres, a premier scary amusement park, is located on the southeast corner of metropolitan Indianapolis, Indiana, just 7-1/2 miles from downtown Indianapolis. All Indianapolis kids just love this place. Take yours with you, or at least go with someone who makes you feel safe! This collection of haunted hayrides, haunted houses, haunted mazes, […]