Movies, costume parties, trunk or treat, and two nights of neighborhood trick or treating! It’s clear that Terre Haute LOVES Halloween!
Read on to see our collection of 2023 Halloween events in Terre Haute and the Wabash Valley, check this post often as more events will be added throughout the month of October, and please share this post with friends!
50 Halloween Events in Terre Haute and the Wabash Valley
Saturday, October 28.A Night at the Museum: The Eras. We’re living our Party Era! Join the Vigo County History Center for the second annual, A Night at the Museum: The Eras. Enter your Halloween Era, dressing to represent your favorite era – or your best Halloween costume. Think Halloween Chic! Tickets include appetizers and entertainment throughout the museum. Cash bar by the Copper Bar. All proceeds from the event allows the History Center to continue to preserve and highlight Vigo County’s rich history.
Saturday, October 28.Holy One Harvest Festival at Faith Wesleyan Church. Holy One Harvest Festival is a fall extravaganza hosted by Faith Wesleyan Church. It aims to bring families and the Terre Haute community together to celebrate the joys of autumn. With an array of free food, game booths, candy, prizes, and hayrides, Holy One Harvest Festival provides an unforgettable experience for attendees of all ages.
Saturday, October 28. Jack-o-Laser: Laser Cut Jack-o-Lanterns. Ages 4 & Up: Design your own spook-tacular jack-o-lantern masterpiece and watch as the Haute Create laser cutter works its magic, slicing out your creation from acrylic sheets. Take home your wickedly awesome custom decoration—available while supplies last!
Saturday, October 28.Fowler Park After Dark. Be afraid, be very afraid and join us for the fourth annual Fowler Park After Dark! On Saturday, October 28th from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the VCPRD will be offering a haunted Halloween tour through Fowler Park Pioneer Village! Participants will meet at the Fowler Park Log Barn and will be guided through the village if they dare! Ghosts and ghouls lurk around every corner!
Saturday, October 28. Trunk or Treat at Cannonball Harley-Davidson. Join us as we treat the kids in the parking lot from 3pm-5pm for treats! Don’t be scared, we will have treats for you throughout the store inside, too. Stop by to find the hidden gift cards, one $50 value and one $100 value. Cards will be hidden at 3pm!
Tuesday, October 31. Trick or Treating at Sewer Lair Toys. It’s that time of year again! Bring in your little ones dressed up in their favorite Halloween Costume on Tuesday October 31st from 6:30pm-7:30pm for trick-or-treating. We will be giving out full size candy bars! Yes, that is correct, FULL SIZE CANDY BARS! No purchase necessary. Limit 1 per child.
Saturday, October 7. Fall Fest at Exotice Feline Rescue Center. Make fall your favorite season with Fall Fest! Come celebrate with us – get your fortune read by a tarot card reader, enjoy delicious food at the food trucks, play games, get creative with craft stalls, and treat yourself with some shopping. As always, tours of the big cats and foxes will run from 10am-3:30pm. And don’t forget – it’s all for a great cause!
Saturday, October 7.Fall Fest at the Vigo County Conservation Club. There will be a costume contest for all ages at 6 pm followed by a Trunk or Treat from 6:30-8 pm. There will be lots of vendors and all kinds of fun games for the children (and adults) to enjoy! Admission and parking are free!
Sunday, October 8. Free movie night at the Moonlite Drive-In! Hotel Transylvania. Showtime at 7:45 pm.
Tuesday, October 17.Frite Night: Little Shop of Horrors at The Moonlite Drive-In Theater. Join for $5 Carload Nites at the Moonlite drive-in on Tuesday, October 17, 2023. Gates open at 6:45pm and the show starts at 7:45pm.
Wednesday, October 18.Halloween Mask Making at the Vigo County Public Library. All Ages: Transform your child’s Halloween look with a unique touch: a stunning handmade mask! Select from a collection of templates appropriate for all skill levels and let your child’s imagination soar while they embellish their mask with markers, crayons, and an array of craft supplies—or assist your little ones as they create the mask of their dreams.
Friday, October 20.Dog Costume Contest with Terre Haute Parks and Recreation. Prizes for most creative, scariest, funniest. $10 for pre-registration. $15 for registration day of the event.
Friday, October 20. Spellbinding Witches class at Makers Studio at Twelve Points. Each 11×14 canvas will be lightly traced to help you follow along. I will take you step by step to create this spooky Halloween canvas. You will receive a free glass of wine or slushy wine drink with your ticket compliments of Water Tower Estates.
Friday, October 20. Fall Festival at World Gospel Church. Food, games, and fun!
Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21.Unhaunted Halloween Happenings at Deming Park from 6pm-9pm. Train rides and hayrides for $4 per person. Snacks, treats, and novelties available for purchase. Free games, face painting, and straw maze.
Saturday, October 21. Happy Mall-O-Ween. Join for the most spooktacular event of the year! Mall-O-Ween is back- Saturday, October 21st from 11am-1pm! Get the kiddos dressed up as their favorite characters. Come make a seasonal crafts and a photo frame for some eek-citing photos. Play haunted BINGO. And yes, there will definitely be some sweet treats while supplies last!
Saturday, October 21. Howl-O-Ween at Aikman Wildlife Adventure in Arcola, IL. Haunted prehistoric museum, trick-or-treat trail, lighted display, food and drinks!
Saturday, October 21. WEST branch of the Vigo County Public Library Trunk or Treat. All Ages: Prepare for a thrilling Trunk or Treat with West Branch Library and the West Terre Haute Hometown Holiday Committee! Grab your family’s candy buckets, explore decorated cars and trucks, and collect treats and goodies. Complete your Halloween haul with a free book from the VCPL van. When the clock strikes 7:00 p.m., showcase your costume at the Outdoor Shelter to vie for prizes in the costume contest—whether you’re eerie, imaginative, or adorable! Awards will include best group costume, scariest costume, most creative costume, and cutest costume.
Saturday, October 21.Costume Exchange and Workshop at the WEST Branch of the Vigo County Public Library. Ages 6–19: Are you looking for a show-stopping costume? Dive into the Costume Exchange & Workshop to discover a treasure trove of donated costumes, or let your imagination run wild and create a masterpiece from recycled materials and craft supplies. Do you have a costume to donate? West Branch Library will accept donations beginning Monday, October 2.
Wednesday, October 25. Healthy Halloween Spooktacular at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum. Learn about the importance of a healthy lifestyle at the fun and interactive stations. Join for all the FUN and wear your best Halloween costume!
Thursday, October 26.Terre Haute Sensory Friendly Trunk or Treat with Unlocking the Spectrum. We’re so excited to be hosting a Sensory Friendly Trunk or Treat in Terre Haute again! This FREE, inclusive event is a great opportunity for children with autism and their families to celebrate Halloween. All are welcome! We hope you’ll join us for a spooktacular time!
Thursday, October 26.Cemetery Walk in CLINTON, IN. A murdered man, a young life lost, memories from the Civil War. Walk through history with the Clinton Public Library.
Thursday, October 26. Drawing with Corinne: Halloween Monster Mash at the Vigo County Public Library. Ages 0–18: Release your child’s inner artist and let them conjure up their own Halloween monster with the guidance of illustrator Corinne Roberts! Be enchanted as she reveals the secrets behind bringing creatures to life with nothing more than simple shapes and easy techniques. Drawing materials will be supplied.
Friday, October 27. All Ages: As you venture through the spine-tingling delights of Downtown Terre Haute’s Haunted Haute, grab a thrilling treasure that will bewitch you year-round! Handpick a free book from a captivating selection of tales and adventures that will haunt your imagination. Immortalize your ghastly crew at the selfie station, or challenge your skills with exhilarating games! Books will be available while supplies last.
Wabash Avenue will be closed between 6th and 9th for this event.
Featured Event! Trick or treat in Downtown Terre Haute!
Friday, October 27. Vigo County YMCA Fall-O-Ween. Come and join for a fantastic family fun event that is absolutely FREE! We’re hosting carnival games in our gymnasium from 5-7 pm. And if you’re interested in pumpkin picking, our aquatics team is hosting a you-pick pumpkin patch from 5:00 to 5:45 pm, so don’t forget to bring your swimsuits!
Friday, October 27. Renew 725 Trunk or Treat 2023. Hello everybody, it’s that time of year again where RENEW 725 will be celebrating Halloween and our community! Giving away some candy, decorating, and dressing up with the kids at a DIFFERENT LOCATION than the last few years. 6:00 to 9:00pm, Friday Oct. 27th, 2023. This year we would like to invite you to our union hall! 5675 E Hulman Drive, Terre Haute, IN
Friday, October 27.Trunk or Treat with Sycamore Manor. We are partnering up for a Trunk or Treat around Terre Haute! Join us at our location on October 27th at 6p! Come dressed up in your Halloween Best! Sycamore Manor will be giving out FREE HOTDOGS to ALL who stop by!
Friday, October 27. Trunk or Treat with Furry Friends at The Commons at Honey Creek. Join us for a Trunk or Treat with Furry Friends! Put on your favorite costume and come meet the residents and staff at The Commons at Honey Creek! Children can trick or treat from our team members while being joined by Ollie’s Canine Campus and their delightful four-legged companions all dressed up and ready for you to adopt. Celebrate the spooky season with friends and family with refreshments, photo ops and more.
Friday, October 27. York’s Spooktacular Trunk or Treat in BRAZIL. Get ready for a spine-tingling good time at York’s Spooktacular Trunk or Treat Event, a FREE and family-friendly celebration of all things spooky and fun. Whether you’re a little witch, a superhero, or a friendly ghost, grab your costumes and head on over to this frightfully fantastic event!