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"Howl"oween in the Dunes, Indiana Dunes State Park
Start Date: 10/26/2019 All Day
End Date: 10/26/2019
Event Description:

Saturday, October 26th

10 a.m. - BATTY FOR BATS

Meet in the Nature Center to discover some fascinating facts about our only flying mammal.

11:30 - 1 p.m. - COSTUMES WITH A PRO

Join Indiana Arts in the Park artist Jerry Jascoviak at the Campground Shelter for a special “treat” of a program. Jerry will be on hand to assist in creating costumes themed to nature or to help you by providing that perfect prop for the costume you already have.

2 p.m. - PUMPKIN DECORATING 

Bring the kids and meet at the Campground Shelter by campsite #113 for pumpkin craft fun. There will be limited supplies and our free pumpkins will go fast. 

3-6 p.m. - CAMPSITE DECORATING CONTEST

All campers will receive one voting ballot at check-in.  Judges will determine the spookiest, most creative, funniest, and most original campsites. Winners will be announced at the Nature Center at the beginning of the Owl Prowl Program at 8 p.m.

4-5:30 p.m. - TRICK-OR-TREATING

Our annual tradition takes place this afternoon!  Bring your ghouls and goblins for some trick-or-treating fun in the campgrounds.

5:30-7 p.m. - HAY RIDES

Come along for a fun hayride to the beach and back beginning at the Campground Gate!  Tickets are $2/person (under 3 free) and can be purchased at the Campground Gate starting at 9:00 a.m. on 10/26. Hayride Start Times: 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7 p.m.

8 p.m. - OWL PROWL

For a hootin’ good time join the naturalist at the nature center for an easy walk where we try to call in some native owls of the dunes.



Location Information:
Indiana Dunes State Park
1600 N. 25 E.
Chesterton, IN 46304
Porter
Phone: (219) 926-1952
Contact Information:
Name: Marie Laudeman
Phone: 219-926-1390
Email: mlaudeman@dnr.in.gov
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State calendar entry type:
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State calendar entry category:
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State calendar classification:
  • Residents
  • Visiting and Playing
  • Agency Name:
  • Natural Resources, Department of

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