October Adventures

October Things To Do

You already knew Christmas time was a big deal around here, but did you know that Halloween time is, too? Every weekend through October you can enjoy a variety of spooktacular events and fall activities. Here’s what you can look forward to:

Weekends in October:

Enjoy your favorite rides, such as the HallowSwings, plus much more during Happy Halloween Weekends at Holiday World.

Hallow Swings at night


Savor the perfect weather and bring the family out for Annual Pumpkin Painting Days at Pumpkins and More Farm Market.

Pumpkins and More

Autumn Adventures:

No matter your age, there’s something for everyone at the Spencer County Octoberfest.

Spencer County Octoberfest


Lincoln Amphitheatre is going out with a bang (and a full-color laser light show!) for their season finale — Pink Droyd: The North American Theatrical Pink Floyd.

Pink Droyd


Get your squash on during the Cushaw Harvest Festival and Contest, honoring a variety of squash that is known to have been grown by Thomas Lincoln during the years he and his family lived in Indiana.

Kushaw Squash


Experience the fall scenery afloat during the Lake Lincoln Day of Fun. SUP Kentucky will be hosting a full day of paddle boarding instruction while exploring the beautiful Lake Lincoln.

SUP paddle boarding


Celebrate Mt. Zion’s 36th Annual Apple Fest. You won’t believe your eyes when you see Indiana’s largest apple pie (and it tastes pretty good, too!).



Go for a spooky tour of Santa’s Haunted Church and throughout the Santa Claus Museum & Village.



On All Hallows’ Eve, Storyteller Susan Fowler will hold a lantern-lit reading of Washington Irving’s classic ghost story, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, followed by an appearance of the Headless Horseman himself!

All Hallows Eve


Watch as history comes alive during the Fall Heritage Days Rendezvous with reenactors, pioneer demonstrations, kids’ activities, and much more.

Fall Heritage Days Rendezvous


Kick off the autumn season with a breathtaking Fall Scenery Train Ride or bring the kids for singing, dancing, and pumpkin decorating on the Children’s Halloween & Zombie Train Rides.

Fall Train Ride


For even more fall ideas, check out our “15 Things To Do This Fall” post. Can’t choose just one activity and want to stay for the whole weekend? Browse all the local lodging options to start planning your fall getaway.

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