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Five Indianapolis Hot Spots For Trick Or Treating
When it comes to fall, kids are mostly looking forward to Halloween and all that candy they get from trick-or-treating! Aside from traditional neighborhood trick-or-treat hours, many spots around the Indianapolis area offer trick-or-treat events that are safe for kids of all ages.
Mass Ave Monster Mash
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 4 PM-7 PM
Hosted by the Mass Ave Merchants Association, businesses along downtown’s Massachusetts Avenue open their doors to trick-or-treaters. This VERY popular downtown family event fills up the avenue quickly. Look for businesses between the 300 and 900 blocks displaying the orange Monster Mash signs.
Trunk or Treat at The Riviera Club
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 5 PM-8 PM
If you’re in the Midtown area, The Rivi’s Trunk or Treat may be a great option for your family! Aside from passing out candy, they offer live music, dinner from food trucks, and drinks from the cash bar.
Safe Night Halloween at the Indiana State Fairgrounds
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 5 PM-7 PM
Inside of the Blue Ribbon Pavilion, over 3000 trick-or-treaters enjoy Halloween festivities. There are giveaways that include candy, books, and other kid-friendly items. The event itself is free, but parking is $5 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.
Teal Pumpkin Fall Carnival at Heartland Unitarian Universalist Church
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 3 PM-6PM
If candy and treats are something you need to pay special attention to this fall, consider this Teal Pumpkin event. The Teal Pumpkin Project raises the awareness of food allergies and strives to include all trick-or-treaters during Halloween festivities. This is a non-food event and is a safe place to celebrate Halloween.
Fishers Boo Bash
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
This annual event welcomes children and families to celebrate Halloween in a safe location. This year, there is live music, other fall activities, and a sentry friendly hour scheduled from 5-6pm. No registration necessary, but there are free refreshments for the first 1,000 people. Children must attend with adult supervision.
If you’re looking for alternatives to traditional Trick-or-Treating, consider one of these family-friendly events. It’s sure to create lots of fun memories and Halloween photo opportunities!