Every Hoosier Should Visit The Oldest Halloween Festival In Indiana This Month

What began more than 90 years ago in one of the state’s more historic neighborhoods has become the oldest Halloween festival in Indiana. Taking place on the southeast side of Indianapolis, this long-running event is full of fun activities the whole family will love.

From coffin races to Jack-O-Lanterns to scarecrows, this community fair is a week-long event you won’t want to miss. Scroll on for all the details.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

The Historic Irvington Halloween Festival takes place throughout the town. Get more details on the event’s official website or Facebook page.

For more spooky-good fun, check out these 10 ghost stories about ghouls from the Hoosier State.

If you’ve ever been to Indiana’s oldest Halloween festival, we’d love to hear from you. Please share your experiences and photos with us below in the comments.