Fright Night 2014

Downtown Fort Wayne – October 18

 

95.1 BEST FM

Listen for all the information about all of the Fright Night events on 95.1 BEST FM from October 1st through October 18th!

260-423-3676

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The Grand Wayne Center
Ghostly Gala
A not-too-scary family-friendly costume dance and parade. DJ La-La keeps the little monsters groovin’, coloring sheets for busy little fingers and Science Central whips up a batch of Ghost Snot. Concessions for $1.
6:00-8:00pm
FREE
120 W. Jefferson St., The Harrison Room
260-426-4100
www.grandwayne.com

 

Science Central
Science on a Sphere & Cow Eye Dissections
Stop in to see the world’s biggest eyeball or learn about the parts of a cow eye!
10:00am-5:00pm
Ages 3 & up $8, Over 65 is $7, Under 2 is Free
1950 N. Clinton St.
260-424-2400
www.sciencecentral.org

 

Science Central
Kids can make their own disgustingly gross batch of Zombie Snot! This activity is free, while supplies last at the Grand Wayne Ghostly Gala.
6:00-8:00pm
FREE
120 W. Jefferson St., The Harrison Room
260-424-2400
www.sciencecentral.org

 

Science Central
Catapult Chaos Competition
Heads Will Roll! Zombie (pumpkin) heads will fly through the air as teams compete in Science Central’s annual Catapult Chaos event. Register online at sciencecentral.org.

11:00am-1:30pm

Pre-registration and $25 fee required for contestants. Free for spectators!
431 W. Berry St., Parking lot
260-424-2400
www.sciencecentral.org

 

Parkview Field & Fort Wayne TinCaps
Scavenger Hunt & Music
Enjoy a scavenger hunt around Parkview Field and spend time with your favorite mascot, Johnny. Stick around and enjoy live music while sipping on ‘Blood Light’ – $1 & $2 concessions available!
5:30-8:00pm
1301 Ewing St.
260-482-6400
www.tincaps.com

 

Historic Fort Wayne
The “ghosts” from the area extend an invitation to join them at Fort Wayne’s Historic Old Fort. Lantern Tours of the Fort will be offered for you to explore the Fort by night, and hear tales of actual encounters with the Fort’s ghosts, by re-enactors, visitors and “ghost watchers”. Maybe the Old Fort’s resident ghost, Lt. Ostrander, will join us in welcoming you! But, keep an eye out for the Headless Horseman!

6:00-10:30pm

Tour Admission: $2, children under 12 free with adult.
1201 Spy Run Ave.
www.oldfortwayne.org

 

Embassy Theatre
Three Halloween features on the big screen!
3:30pm Two episodes of spooky Scooby Doo – Admission: $3/person

6:30pm The original Ghostbusters
11:00pm Nightmare on Elm Street (X)

Admission: $8/person, $3/students

125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Indiana Hotel Lobby

260-424-5665

www.fwembassytheatre.org

 

Embassy Theatre

Spooky Stories

Sit for a spell in the Indiana Hotel Lobby and listen to spooky stories.

6:00-8:00pm

FREE

125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Indiana Hotel Lobby

260-424-5665

www.fwembassytheatre.org

 

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory

Rocky Horror Picture Show (X)

Let’s do the time warp agaaaaain! We will once again spin the tale of Brad and Janet on a rainy night sheltered by the bizarre Dr. Frank N. Furter. The movie will be shown outside on the Terrace, weather permitting; please dress accordingly. Please do not bring outside food or beverage as there will be refreshments available for purchase. This movie is participatory in tradition and content may not be suitable for all/younger audiences

Doors 8:00pm, Movie 9:15pm

$1.00 3-17 years, $2.00 Adult, 17 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

1100 S. Calhoun St.

260-427-6440

www.botanicalconservatory.org

 

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory

Pumpkin Zone

Enjoy an autumn! Test your observation skills with the Gnome Search, discover whether pumpkins float or sink, nibble on pumpkin seeds, and decorate your own mini pumpkin. Friends from the Allen County Farm Bureau will help us learn about pumpkins and how they grow. Sponsored by Fun 101.7 WLDE.

10:00am-3:00pm

2 years and under are free, $3.00 3-17 years, $5.00 Adult

1100 S. Calhoun Street

260-427-6440

www.botanicalconservatory.org

 

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Fort Wayne

There will be a bonfire serving Fright Dogs, Blood Soup, cider & hot chocolate. All items $2.00 and proceeds to benefit “Back on My Feet”, a charity organization.

6:00-9:00pm

1150 S. Harrison St.

260-490-3629
www.marriott.com/fwadt

 

Arch, Inc.

Haunted Sites Bus Tours: All Aboard the Coach of Chills (X)

Three spooky bus tours usher you through historic sites of fright, with tales of terror that cloud our city’s night. WARNING: This tour is not for the faint at heart and may not be suitable for all ages!

6:00-10:00pm, tours depart 6, 8 & 10pm

Purchase tickets beginning September 20th by calling 260-426-5117 or going online at www.archfw.org.

Tickets for the bus tours: $15 Adult/$10 Ages 5-17. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.archfw.org starting Friday September 19th.

125 W. Jefferson St., Indiana Hotel Lobby

www.archfw.org

 

Arch, Inc.
Murder, Mystery & Mayhem: Historic Tales of Fort Wayne’s Nefarious Past (X)

This is not your ordinary walking tour. Hear the truth about Fort Wayne’s dark and bloody past filled with murder, hangings, and feuds. WARNING: This tour is not for the faint at heart and may not be suitable for all ages!
6:00-10:00pm, tours depart every hour on the hour

$10.00/Adults, $5.00/5-17yrs

125 W. Jefferson St., Indiana Hotel Lobby

260-426-5117

www.archfw.org

 

Allen County Public Library

Not So Frightening Fun

Stop by Children’s Services for some not so frightening fun and craft making!

Ages Preschool-11

9:00-5:00pm

FREE

900 Library Plaza

260-421-1200

 

Allen County Public Library

Fright Night Fun in Young Adult Services (X)

Make a cute, scary or absolutely terrifying paper bag puppet! For teens, adults, and kids under 11 accompanied by parent or guardian.
2:00-5:00pm

FREE

900 Library Plaza

260-421-1200

 

Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Costume Contest
Let your creativity show at the FWMoA costume contest! Participants are invited to compete in one of many categories, with the winners receiving exciting prizes. Photos will be taken of each participant and posted to the FWMoA Facebook Page. All ages welcome!
2:00-4:00pm
FREE
900 Library Plaza

260-422-6467
www.fb.com/fwmoa

 

The History Center

Mad Anthony Monster Mix & The Old Jail (X)
Visitors will make their own Mad Anthony Monster Mix using snacks and candy from 12:00-2:00pm for $1.00 plus general admission and from 5:00-9:00, visitors can come see the old jail in the basement for $3.00!

302 E. Berry St.

260-426-2882

www.fwhistorycenter.com

 

Community Center
Car Show Spooktacular

Check out all of the spooky rides cruising in at the Community Center and enjoy Trunk-or-Treating, tunes from DJ Fast Eddie of Kroozin’ Calendars and lots of fun games and contests.

5:00-8:00pm
FREE

233 W. Main St.

260-427-6460

www.fortwayneparks.org


Community Center

Halloween Haunt

Downtown Fort Wayne becomes a haven for monsters, ghosts, vampires and zombies on this Saturday afternoon. Bring your little goblins to the Community Center for an afternoon of frightful family fun. There will be a minimal charge for children’s games. You will be able to enjoy free face painting, free snacks and more. Concessions will be available.

1:00-5:00pm

FREE
233 W. Main St.

260-427-6460

www.fortwayneparks.org

 

Fort Wayne Dance Collective
Pandora’s Box  (X)
Join us as we unveil the secret evils within Pandora’s Box! This year’s Halloween performance is sure to leave you wishing you had never opened that box!
7:00pm

$15 adults/$13 students
437 E. Berry St.

260-424-6574
www.fwdc.org

 

Downtown Improvement District
Join us on the ACPL Plaza once again to get your Zombie on! As always, Zombie Machine will be cranking out the undead. While you wait to lurch down the streets at 5:30pm for the annual Zombie walk grab a drink and a dog from Bravas and enjoy the entertainment featuring Raq the Rivers, K.Monique’s Dance Studio and live music!
2:00-5:30pm

FREE

900 Library Plaza

260-420-3266

www.downtownfrightnight.com

 

Fort Wayne Cinema Center

Braineaters’ Ball

Get spooky with Cinema Center’s Fright Night celebration.  Braineaters’ Ball offers a horrifyingly good mix of fun for all ages!  We will be showing a free family film during the event and a menacing film for regular price at 9:15.  Other activities include: free popcorn, free photos of anyone in costume, tasty libations with a freewill donation, pumpkin carving contest, prizes for best costumes, King & Queen to be crowned.

6:00-9:00pm

Free

437 East Berry Street

260-426-3456

www.cinemacenter.org


Youtheatre

“Story Book Theatre” takes children’s classic literature and brings the stories to life through THEATRE! SONG! And DANCE!  Presenting “Snow White & the Three Bears” Snow White is at it again! She’s lost in the woods, but can’t find those dwarfs!  She happens upon some Spanish Speaking bears and learns some manners. A funny spoof that  includes children’s favorites,  Stinky Cheese Man, Mother Goose, Rana Azul and The Dumb Bunnies. Audience participation and free ticket giveaways!
2:00pm

FREE

233 W. Main St.

260-427-6460

www.fortwayneparks.org

 

BSR Paranormal

Beyond the Scope of Reality

BSR Will host a session on the Plaza about paranormal investigations experiences. Come and ask questions and share your own paranormal experiences!

6:30-7:30pm

FREE

900 Library Plaza

www.bsrparanormal.com