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10 Fun Things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, October 23-25

Kayla Hofferth
By: Kayla Hofferth Last Updated: October 19, 2020

This week, take a haunted tour, taste some fall-inspired brews, paint pumpkins, and more! Check out our full list below and don't forget to wear your mask and social distance at any in-person events.

Dive into the history of Michigan City legends with the Barker Mansion’s Private Blackout Tour

Barker mansion

The tour will include stops at the ghost of Diana of the Dunes, the haunted lighthouse, ghost trains, and Barker Mansion itself. Find more information about the tour here.

Attend the Woodland Park Haunted Hayride

woodland park haunted hay ride

Take a hayride through haunted Halloween scenes around Woodland Park. Find more information here.

Get active at the Valpo Parks Haunted Howl Run

boys running

Join Valpo Parks for the 2nd annual Haunted Howl Run at Creekside Golf Course & Training Center and Creekside Trails. Find more information here.

Celebrate Halloween with animals at Boo at the Zoo

zoo boo flyer

Make plans to fly your broomstick down to the Washington Park Zoo with your young goblins, ghosts, princesses, and zooperheros to spend a merry and not so scary day with the animals. Get more details here.

Check out Light Up the Gourds! Illuminated Pumpkin Trail

lit up pumpkins

The drive-thru event will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 23 and 24. Find more information here.

Try some festive brews at the 2nd annual Torn in the Corn Brewfest

rain boots and beer

From Indiana beer to cider to wine, there’s something tasty for everyone! Find more information here.

Make some Mummy Munchies with the Mascot Hall of Fame

kids dressed as mummies

This easy and fun activity will get the kids excited for the Halloween season. Find more information here.

Escape from the Rapid Fire WARZONE

rapid fire escape room

Imagine battling your opponent in a foggy, dark warzone, and just when you think you and your squad will survive, a crazed, walking dead maniac gets loose. Find more information here.

Get creative with the family while painting pumpkins

painted pumpkins

Get your imagination running and paint whatever your heart desires. Find further information here.

Eat. Drink. Be Scary. at the Hobart Halloween Pub Crawl

drunk pumpkins

Have some fun socially-distanced fun, play drinking games, and win prizes! Find more information here.