[caption id="attachment_4199" align="alignright" ]Wolf Park Pumpkin Wolf Park Pumpkin Party[/caption] Haunted corn mazes, boo at the zoo, fall funfest and more! Halloween this year in Lafayette-West Lafayette looks to be an exciting one! The official Trick-or-Treating night for Lafayette and West Lafayette is October 31, but there are a host of fun events this week.  Check out the spooky and scary events coming up this week in celebration of this haunted holiday:
  • October 26-27: Weekend Fall FunFest at Prophetstown State Park.  Harvest Celebration at the Village: Join everyone at the Native American Village for food and fun this fall season. Jessica and Mark Eaton from Woodland Indian Programs will be making succotash, roasted fish, squash and more all cooked over a fall fire for you to enjoy. Try your hand at grinding corn, braiding corn, and more.  October 26: Costume Parade & Campground Trick or Treating & Campsite & Pumpkin Judging.
  • October 23, 24 & 25: Boo at the Zoo, Columbian Park Zoo.  This "hauntingly-friendly" event is perfect for your pre-school and elementary school-aged children. The event features a nightly kids costume contest, fun games, encounters with Animal Ambassadors, photo keepsake opportunities, and the Enchanted Train Ride. The night of delights also includes live entertainment and the Columbian Park Kiddie Rides.
  • October 5-31: Lafayette Haunted Theater.  The theater is haunted, and in honor of their “residents”, they have invited the dead, the undead, and those praying for death to take sanctuary with them!  Check out the "Haunted House" through the month of October.
  • October 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, & 26:  Indiana Fields of Fear Haunted Corn Maze at Exploration Acres where Fear is ALIVE! Walk among the corn stocks if you dare, for there are predators everywhere!
  • October 4-31: The Great Pumpkin Patch at Congress Street United Methodist Church is back again this year, and visitors can shop for  pumpkins, gourds, fall decorations, bake sale, mums and more!
  • October 25: Operation Trick-or-Treat.  Zombies in training, little ghouls and goblins are encouraged to trick or treat at participating downtown businesses.
  • October 26: Wolf Park Pumpkin Party.  Watch the wolves, foxes and coyotes get their “Howl-O-Ween” pumpkins filled with biscuits, bones, pig ears, and other treats.
  • October 26: Mall-o-Ween.  Trick or treating at the Tippecanoe Mall. Line starts at entrance A by JCPenny. Don't forget to bring your bag, bucket or pillow case to trick or treat around the mall.
To learn more about these Halloween special events and check dates and times visit www.HomeOfPurdue.com.