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This October, enjoy Fort Wayne's family-friendly frights and harrowing haunts.

Wild Zoo HalloweenWild Zoo Halloween 2018

October 12-14, 19-21, 26-28
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

Wild Zoo Halloween offers adventure, family fun and tasty treats that are just right for pint-sized guests. Kids can navigate a mini maze, pick a pumpkin, see zoo animals and much more!

Admission (all ages) $5
Admission with Treats (all ages) $9
(Zoo members get $2 off per person every day)

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Fright Night Downtown

Saturday, October 20

Fort Wayne's most anticipated event of the Halloween season is bigger than ever! The annual Fright Night Downtown is October 20th. Kick things off at 2pm with activities at the Allen County Public Library culminating with a Zombie Walk through the streets of downtown Fort Wayne. This night full of tricks and treats is fun for ALL AGES, some activities have a small admission price, and others are free.

Admission: FREE (some activities will have a small charge)

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October 11
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

The first of its kind, and a fundraiser for the zoo, this Halloween-themed event is for guests 21 and over. Music, themed appetizers and cocktails will be available. Tickets on sale now, starting at $50. Call (260) 427-6844 or click here for more information.

The Phil Family Series: Spooktacular

October 28
Rhinehart Music Center, IPFW

Family-friendly ghosts and goblins converge in costume at the Philharmonic's annual concert of Halloween favorites. The afternoon begins with activities for kids in the lobby and the Instrument Petting Zoo, sponsored by the Philharmonic Friends, and ends with cherished music from John Williams' score to the movie Harry Potter.

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Haunted Houses in Fort Wayne (and Surrounding Areas)

The Haunted Castle and Black Forest

8965 Auburn Road Fort Wayne IN, 46825
Open 7pm Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, September 21 - October 8
Open 7pm Thursdays - Sundays, October 11 - October 29
Open 7pm Wednesday, October 31 
Admission: $10 Castle, $10 Black Forest, $16 Combo Package

Fort Wayne Fear Factory

5505 River Bend Court, Fort Wayne, IN 46803
(260) 336-2102
Admission: $13 regular pass, $20 fast pass Get Tickets

Haunted Hotel

511 N. Jefferson Street Huntington IN
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Admission: $13, VIP Fast Pass $20

Columbia City Haunted Jail

116 E Market St Columbia City IN
Admission $5 - $20

Escape Rooms

Fort Wayne Chamber Escape

Solve a murder in Wonderland, escape apartment 13, or escape the jail before the deputy returns! Choose from three exciting storylines and enjoy 60 minutes of suspense and mystery. Can accommodate 6-10 guests, open Wednesday – Sunday.

Fort Wayne Escape Room

Step into a world of mystery and excitement and put your wits to the test in an unforgettable, heart-pounding hour of fun. Pick from four different scenarios; Taken, Deep Space, Patient Zero, and the Iron Throne.

Room to Escape

Five different scenarios with a range of difficulty and price make for the perfect night out or team-building experience! Conveniently located in the heart of Fort Wayne next to the Glenbrook Mall.

Locked Up Live

Nothing compares to the adrenaline rush feeling of being locked in a theme-based room, with 10 people, and only having your team’s brain power and desire to escape in a short 60 minutes! One of four Indiana locations, Al Capone liquor club & Guantanamo Bay themes.

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