Haunted Huntingburg

By Destination Huntingburg (other events)

2 Dates Through Oct 13, 2018

Join us, October 12 & 13, for Halloween fun in downtown Huntingburg for the annual Haunted Huntingburg!

Haunted Huntingburg will take place in the newly constructed Market Street Park in downtown Huntingburg, Indiana. This is the first festival to take place at the new park! 

On Friday evening, enjoy the Monsters, Madness, & Mayhem Haunted Trail at Niehaus Park. Saturday, enjoy the Haunted Huntingburg Blues Festival complete with food vendors, craft beer, bourbon / spirits, wine, kids games and activities, artisan booths, and fantastic blues music featuring five different bands with Boscoe France as the headliner.


Friday, October 12, 2018 – Located at Niehaus Park 
(All times listed in Eastern Time Zone)

Haunted Huntingburg Presents:  MONSTERS, MADNESS, & MAYHEM
7:30 pm to 10:30 pm     Haunted Trail

Join us if you dare for a frightening experience along the "Monsters, Madness, & Mayhem" Haunted Trail. Mature Audience Recommended 

To guarantee getting through the Haunted Trail before it closes, be in line by 10 p.m. Eastern Time at Niehaus Park or 9:50 p.m. at Salem Church on that Saturday, October 12. 

The "Monsters, Madness, & Mayhem," Haunted Trail takes place from 7:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.

Day of Purchase of tickets is also available. By purchasing in advance, you will be able to speed up the line process.

While the trail is at Niehaus Park, the parking location is at Salem Church where individuals will be then transported to Niehaus Park. Salem Church is located at 202 East 4th Street, Huntingburg, IN 47542.

Ticket cost: $10 / person


Saturday, October 13, 2018 – Located at Market Street Park


11:00 am to 7:00 pm    

Head to the newly constructed Market Street Park in downtown Huntingburg right next to 4th Street for the Haunted Huntingburg Blues Festival with events taking place from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. and a free outdoor family movie beginning at 8 p.m.


  • Bourbon/ Spirits, Craft Beer, & Wine Vendors / Sampling Booths
  • Blues Music
  • Food Trucks / Vendors
  • Kids Zone
  • The VIP Lounge
  • Artisan Vendors


There will be amazing blues ensembles all-day long with Boscoe France closing as the headliner. Here is the music lineup (all times Eastern):

  • 11:00 a.m. to Noon: Birdland Blues 
  • 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Eddie Rasche 
  • 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.: Hog Maw
  • 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.: Amazing Soul Crackers
  • 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.: Boscoe France


OFS Presents: The VIP LOUNGE

VIP tickets allow you entry to the Blues Festival and VIP Lounge all day. The VIP Lounge is located at Huntingburg Old Town Hall and its back porch, featuring comfortable OFS furniture to sit back and enjoy the blues ensembles. Two top shelf specialty cocktails are included with the tickets as well as a shot glass, hors d’oeuvres, and access to the top shelf specialty cash bar.

8:00 pm     FREE Outdoor Family Movie, “COCO” 

Located on stage after the blues festival, we invite all families to join us for the FREE outdoor family movie showing of the film “Coco“ projected on the large screen.


Admission into the Haunted Huntingburg Blues Festival:

  • Designated Driver or Under 21 admission – $5 / person
  • Sampling Admission (needed if you would like to partake in adult beverages)- $10 / person
  • Family Admission – $10 / family
  • VIP Pre-sale $30 / person, On-site Day of $40 / person
  • Children Aged 6 and under are free

In order to pay for the great line-up of bands and additional festival costs, I hope you understand where we have to charge for an admission into the festival. This is a non-profit event where the goal is to bring culture and quality of life to the community and encourage visitors to Huntingburg. We hope you enjoy!


Other Events Outside of Market Street Park but still downtown

All weekend – Fall Harvest Days on Downtown 4th Street

4th Street Huntingburg shops will be having sidewalk sales, fall deals, and some fun treats/refreshments. Many stores will be having extended hours for this day!


4th Street Crawl-o-ween

Starting Friday Sept 28, to Saturday, Oct 13 stop by the downtown stores listed to search for a hidden item. Once that hidden item is found receive a stamp inside your passport (available at participating stores). Any purchases will be documented inside your passport, once all stores have been visited fill out entries (from your passport) and leave at the last participating store you visit. For a great prize drawing you choose, either go for the "visit" drawing (up to $100 value) or for the purchase drawing ( up to $150 value), accumulating purchases must be a minimum of $50 to enter. Drawing will close at 1pm Saturday Oct 13, winner will be announced at Haunted Huntingburg at 5pm. Have fun with Haunted Huntingburg's First shop Crawl- 4th Street Crawl-O-Ween!


"At the Old Haunted House" Story Book Walk

Presented by Huntingburg Public Library, walk down 4th street and read as "At the Old Haunted House" story progresses on the windows of Huntingburg's Historic 4th Street. 


Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.   Pumpkin Painting

The Art Factory will be hosting pumpkin painting during the same hours of the Blues Festival. Located only a block away, this is a great activity for families to partake in!


Saturday, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Teen Outback Family Costume Party & Hayride

This is a FREE event for the entire family, featuring games, crafts, and costume judging.
Categories for costume judging: scariest, funniest, prettiest, & most original
Hayride through the Park
At the Teen Outback, enjoy music, computers, iPads, Xbox, Wii dance, carpet ball, pool tables, Skeeball, Pile Up, air hockey, and concession food and drinks.
This event is sponsored by the Huntingburg Youth Board.