Monday, October 1, 2018
Halloween Fun 2018
Categories: Family Fun
Whether you're the biggest horror film fan or afraid of the dark, there are so many ways to celebrate Halloween in Bloomington.
Frankenstein 200: The Birth, Life, and Resurrection of Mary Shelley’s Monster
All October, Lilly Library
Movies in the Park: Hocus Pocus
October 6, Bryan Park
9th Annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch
October 13, Monroe County Courthouse Lawn
Dearly Departed Cemetery Tours: Cemetery Picnic
October 13, Rose Hill Cemetery
Dearly Departed Cemetery Tours
October 12, Rose Hill Cemetery
Howl at the Moon (Glow in the Dark Dog Walk)
October 19, B-Line Trail
Skate and Scare
October 20, Frank Southern Ice Arena
Trick or Treat Trail
October 20, RCA Community Park
Wonderlab After Dark: Blood Celebration
October 20, Wonderlab Museum
Dennis James Hosts Halloween
October 26, IU Auditorium
Downtown Trick or Treat
October 26, Courthouse Square
Festival of Ghost Stories
October 26, Bryan Park
Spooky Beats & Movie Treats
October 26, Buskirk-Chumley Theater
The Hitch-Hiker and The Twilight Zone: The Masks
October 26, IU Cinema
Bloomington Pumpkin Launch
October 27, Monroe County Fairgrounds
Rocky Horror Picture Show
October 27, Buskirk-Chumley Theater
IU Science Fest
October 27, Various Buildings on IU Campus
Cardinal Spirits Halloween Costume Contest & Party
October 27, 8:00-Midnight
The Queer Cabaret: HallowQueen and Costume Ball
October 27, The Back Door
October 28, IU Cinema
National Visit a Cemetery Day
October 28, Monroe County Cemeteries
The Ghost Cat and the Mysterious Shamisen
October 29, IU Cinema
Trick or Treat
October 31, City of Bloomington and Monroe County
November 1, IU Cinema
Pumpkin Patches & Haunted Houses
Fowler Pumpkin Patch - 4932 N Greene County Line Rd.
The Fowler Pumpkin Patch in Monroe County is one that will make you want to come back every year. The pumpkin patch has over 5 acres of you-pick pumpkins, a corn maze, hayrides, and a petting zoo. This is a great place to bring your family around Halloween. The hayrides begin the first weekend in October and gourds, mums, squash, and all sorts of fall decorations will be available.
Wylie Haunted House Tours | October 26-28 | Wylie House
Join Indiana University’s Historic Wylie House Museum in celebrating this Halloween season on October 28th and 29th. Nighttime tours of President Wylie’s home will explore ghost stories and tragic family deaths, along with Halloween traditions and horrors of the 19th century. Not recommended for children under 10, but all who dare to be scared are welcome!
Musgrave Orchard & Cider Mill - 8820 North Old State Road 37, 812-339-5006
Open Wednesday through Sunday. Pick up your pumpkin, apples, Indiana's best apple cider and all the other trappings of fall. Cash only.
Oliver Winery - 8024 Indiana Highway 37, 812-876-5800
Several varieties of pumpkins and other gourds, locally grown at the Creekbend Vineyard, are available throughout October at the Oliver Winery tasting room.
Barn of Terror - 8792 N. Old State Rd. 37 Bloomington, Indiana 47408
Monsters, ghouls, creatures and other clowns are waiting in the shadows. Open every Friday and Saturday in October, plus October 31.
216 S College Ave.
Weekdays 10 am - 8 pm, Sunday 12 pm - 8 pm
1701 N Curry Pike
Weekdays 10 am - 5 pm
260 N Gates Dr.
Weekdays 11 am - 8 pm, Friday and Saturday until 9pm, Sunday until 8 pm
3216 E 3rd St.
Weekdays 10 am - 9 pm, Sunday until 7 pm
401 E 4th St.
Tuesday - Saturday 12 pm - 6 pm
Cherry Canary Vintage
214 W 4th
Monday-Wednesday 1-6 pm; Friday & Saturday 12-6 pm