You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.


File | The Journal Gazette

Halloween-related events in Fort Wayne and the region


Wild Zoo Halloween – Fort Wayne Children's Zoo; also Thursday; 1 to 6 p.m.; treat trails, Monster Mash dance party and animal sculptures made from pumpkins; 3411 Sherman Blvd.; $8 children, $4 adults; 427-6810 or Free train rides, today, "Star Wars Day," Saturday, "Magic Day," Sunday, Pumpkin Decorating Workshop, Thursday.

Halloween Walk – 7 to 9 p.m.; children's activities and Haunted Cemetery; Eckhart Park, 1500 S. Cedar St. in Auburn; $2, children 3 and younger free;


Hiestand's Haunted Woods – 8 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; located on Hospital Drive just east of Van Wert County Hospital, Van Wert, Ohio; $8; Ends Saturday.

Zombie Pandemic – 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; Paintball Plex, 6485 Merchants Drive, LaOtto; $10; 260-357-1560, ext. 2. Ends Nov. 2.

Green Center Haunted Schoolhouse – 7 to 11 p.m. today and Saturday; 2768 E. 300 S., Albion; $9; Ends Saturday.

Haunted Wagon Tours – 7 to 8:15 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.; leaves Adams County Courthouse, 112 S. 2nd St. in Decatur; $10, 4 and younger free;

Horror Trail – 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.; haunted wooded trails near Eel River; Hagan Park, West Buckeye Street in South Whitley; $8, $10 fast pass;

Haunted Jail Walk – 112 S. Williams St., Paulding, Ohio; $10; for hours, Ends Nov. 2.


Halloween Dance Party – 7:30 to 10 p.m.; Dance Tonight, 1559 W. Dupont Road; $10, includes lesson; wear costume; 437-6825.

Symphony in Z – String Shift; C2G Music Hall, 323 W. Baker St.; $20 advance, $30 gold circle seating, $25 day of show; performance times and tickets, 426-6434 or go to


Fright Site Hike – "Haunted History, The Darker Side of West Central"; sponsored by ARCH; 7 p.m.; tour leaves parking lot of University of Saint Francis Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St.; $10 adults, $5 ages 6 to 17, free to ages 5 and younger; 426-5117 or

Fall Fright Fest – Non-scary Halloween activities, costume contest and treats for children; 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Van Wert County Fairgrounds, 1055 S. Washington St., Van Wert, Ohio; 419-238-9121.

Monster Mash – 8:30 p.m.; The Philmore on Broadway, 2451 Broadway; $15, $80 for a table of four; 745-1000.

Haunted Cave – Trunk or Treat event; costume parade; 4 p.m.; 4410 Arden Drive; 385-1550.

Hoosier Spooktacular Workshop – Guest instructor, John Robinson, also Tim Hand and Alice Daughtery; begins at noon; American Legion, Warsaw; $20 a person, does not include meal; 574-223-5125.

Howl O'Ween at Black Pine – Trick or treat while visiting animals; 3 to 7 p.m.; 1426 W. 300 N., Albion; 260-636-7383 or

Halloween Fun at Pokagon State Park – Family-friendly activities; 450 Lane 100 Lake James, Angola; park entry fee required; 260-833-2012.


Halloween with the Horses – Free trick or treat with costumed horses, small fee for wagon rides, games, bake sale; 2 to 5 p.m.; Summit Equestrian Center, 10808 LaCabreah Lane; volunteer@sum


Zanesville Lions Community Halloween Party – Costume judging, free treat bags for children, food; 6:30 p.m.; 3088 W. Van Horn St., Zanesville.


Trick or Treat – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Emeritus Assisted Living, 4730 E. State Blvd.; 484-0308.

Halloween Howl – 5K and 1-mile costume walk/run; 6:15 p.m.; IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; nonstudent registration fees, $10 advance, $15 day of event; benefits Brown Ink Society; 481-6647 or


Manchester Boo – Community trick or treat, bobbing for apples, pumpkin painting, games; 6 to 8 p.m.; Manchester University, North Manchester; free; 260-982-5285.


Indoor Treating Event – 6 to 8 p.m.; North Christian Church, 5201 S. Camden Drive; free; 482-1596.

Trick or Treat – 5 to 7 p.m. Jefferson Pointe; 459-1160 or

Trick or Treat Safe Alternative – 5 to 7 p.m.; Heritage Park, 2001 Hobson Road; 484-9557.

Halloween Ball – Music, dance; costumes welcomed; 6 p.m.; Freemason's Hall, 216 E. Washington Blvd.; $25 general admission, $35, party and ghost tour of building; benefits The Temple Preservation Fund.

Treats at the Tower – 6 to 8 p.m.; Muensterberg Plaza and Clock Tower, Berne;