Community Events Hotline: (812) 349-3754
For weather-related or other cancellations of concerts or other community events.
Community Events Staff
- Paula McDevitt, Recreation Programs Director
- Becky Barrick-Higgins, Community Events Manager
- Bill Ream, Community Events Coordinator
- Greg Jacobs, Community Events Coordinator
- Lynsie Haag, Program Specialist
- Bloomington Community Farmers' Market
- A Fair of the Arts
- Concerts, Movies, and Plays
- Bloomington Pumpkin Launch
- Holiday Market
Trick or Treat Trail
Saturday, October 18 · 1-4 p.m.
RCA Community Park
$4/child · Geared toward ages 1-10 yrs.
One adult admitted free with paid child's admission. $2 each additional adult.
Hi Ho, Hi Ho, into the woods we'll go.
The wooded trail comes to life with
characters and stories, oh what a sight!
Put on your costume and grab your bag;
there is a lot of fun to be had!
Due to the popularity of the Trick or Treat Trail, there may be a wait to enter the Trail. We appreciate your patience.
Festival of Ghost Stories
Friday, October 24 · 7-8:30 p.m.
In case of inclement weather, the Festival of Ghost Stories will be held at the Monroe County Public Library
Free · For older elementary school-age children, teens, and adults. May not be appropriate for younger children.
An ink-black night with leering jack-o'-lanterns and crisp cider set the stage for an evening of live storytelling beneath the stars. A Halloween-time tradition for more than 32 years, the Festival of Ghost Stories features haunting tales of ghosts and horror that will tingle the spine. Bring a lwan chair or blanket and dress warmly to aovid the chill as seasoned storytellers spin their tales in the dark.
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Healthy Halloween Party
Friday, October 24 · 6-8 p.m.
Banneker Community Center
Free · For ages 5-12 yrs. w/parent.
The health and wellness witches are throwing a healthy Halloween Party at the Banneker Community Center, and your entire family is invited! Come in costume and take part in the costume contest, plus have a howling good time playing Halloween games, learning to prepare spooky snacks, trying on some sweet (or scary!) face painting, and sampling tasty and good-for-you Halloween treats!
Spotlight News in Parks & Recreation Community Events
Launch devices are needed for the Bloomington Pumpkin Launch Saturday, November 1.