Boo! Celebrate Halloween at these sites!

It's almost Halloween and there's plenty to do in and around Indianapolis. You can go family-friendly or all-out scary!

The popular Irvington Halloween Festival is Oct. 23-30. Celebrating its 75th year, the neighborhood named after Washington Irving (The Legend of Sleepy Hollow) has offered many fun things to do for decades.

Some highights:

  • Oct. 24: Spooky Organ Music at Our Lady of Lourdes, 5333 E. Washington St.

  • Oct. 25: Slightly Haunted Puppet Show at the Irving Theater, 5505 E. Washington St.

  • Oct. 30: Vampire Run starts at Irvington Elementary School. Those age 21 and over will receive a free beer coupon at Black Acre Beer Garden. There will be a Street Fair with costumes and characters at 10 a.m. An after-party will begin at 7 p.m. at Ice House Coffee Roasters, 400 S. Ritter Ave.

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The Indiana Historical Society, 450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, presents Indiana Lore now through Nov. 6. Stories, videos and artwork tell several stories, including: the Grey Lady, who haunts Evansville’s Willard Library, the spirits that reside near the Avon Bridge; and the green-eyed bulldog ghost that guards its owner’s grave at Terre Haute’s Highland Lawn Cemetery.

Tickets: On Oct. 27, the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, 1230 N. Delaware St., will present A Night at the Site. Visit the Victorian home with all of its artifacts and sounds for a spooky evening. Tickets are free, but you must reserve in advance: If you REALLY want a scary experience, head on over to Hanna Haunted Acres where a variety of spookiness awaits you.

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