October Adventures

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.

Weekend October Adventures:

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

october adventures


Savor the perfect weather and bring the family out for Kid’s Days at Pumpkins and More Farm Market every Sunday throughout October.

october adventures

Other Autumn Adventures:

Kids of all ages will enjoy the crafts and activities at Friends Fall Frolic inside Lincoln State Park.


Christmas and autumn collide at Pumpkin Painting with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Santa Claus Christmas Store.

Celebrate Mt. Zion’s 37th 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!


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

Fall Heritage Days Rendezvous

You can find all detailed event listings on our events page here.

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.

Fall Bucket List
Sweets for the Sweetest
Family-Friendly Fall Events
Bonus Summer
Celebrating Community Parks
Keeping History Alive