The final days leading up to Halloween tend to always be busy and this last weekend before Halloween is certainly no exception in Hendricks County, Indiana. As always you can check out our Events Calendar for even more options, but here are some of the highlights:

Halloween Extravaganza at the Y 

Bring the whole family for some fun at the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA from 6-8 p.m. Friday in Avon. The annual Halloween Extravaganza will include campfire songs and stories, a haunted hayride, games, crafts and more.

Tickets are $5-$8. Register in person or online.

Haunted Hargrave Hall

The last two days of Danville's Haunted Hargrave Hall are this weekend from 7-11 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday. 

Discounted online tickets ($5 or $10 for a fast pass) must be purchased at least one day in advance. Tickets are $7 at the door, or $12 for a fast pass.Aerial view of the 2018 McCloud Prairie Maze (credit: Corey Cook) 

McCloud Prairie Maze

If you haven't checked out this year's prairie maze at McCloud Nature Park in North Salem, what are you waiting for?

There are just a few more days left to enjoy the free McCloud Prairie Maze. The 1/2-mile, grasshopper-shaped maze is open 7 a.m.-9 p.m. daily through Oct. 31. 


The thought of combining Halloween with their favorite sci-fi show has to be a dream for any Doctor Who fanatic. Well, that opportunity becomes reality this Saturday.

The Doctor Who-themed festival will take place from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at Who North America, 8901 S. State Road 67 in Camby.

The festival includes a Cosplay competition, pumpkin-carving competition, balloon sculpturist, book signings and more. 

Dragstrip Dash Express

If you are looking for a way to get some good exercise this weekend, we have that, too, here in Hendricks County.

Lace up those sneakers and head over to Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg on Saturday night for a 5k, 10k, or Kids Mini Dash. The event begins at 6 p.m. The cost to participate is $20. Click here for more information or to register online.

MRC Annual Fall Sale and Open House

This weekend doesn't have to be all about Halloween. In fact, you can start your Christmas shopping early and have some fun in the process at the MRC Annual Fall Sale and Open House from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday in Pittsboro.

Take a tour of the warehouse and watch a router demonstration to see how MRC makes fantastic wood signs and more. Enjoy delcious food, plus fun and games for the whole family. Just by attending, you will also receive 25 percent off everything, including personalized orders. 

Sat-Terror Day Fall Festival

The Plainfield Parks Department will host a Halloween-themed fall festival from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the new Talon Stream Park.

Scarecrow display MonopolyThe event will include a costume contest, dog costume contest and much more. Be sure to wear your costume, and remember all dogs must be on a leash. 

Scarecrow Display

Finally, this is your last opportunity to check out the amazing Scarecrow Display in downtown Danville. The scarecrows will only be on display through this Sunday. Explore the Courthouse Square at your leisure for free. 

While you're in Danville, be sure to check out other local gems on the square such as Red Donuts, Seize the Night DesignsMayberry Cafe, The Royal Theater and more.