Indiana's Annual Headless Horseman Festival is Worth a Weekend Road Trip

Weave your way through the twelve-acre corn maze while being chased by the Headless Horseman at this fall fest

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The annual Headless Horseman Festival returns to Fisher's, Indiana this fall, offering three weekend of frights and fun for all ages.

The fest is located about two hours from Cincinnati and takes over Conner Prairie, a 1,000 acre indoor and outdoor living history museum during the weekends of Oct. 10-13, Oct. 17-20 and Oct. 24-27.

Visitors can venture through the Headless Horseman corn maze, which spans over 12 acres of fields, weaving through swarms of bats and listening for echoes of witches in the distance, making their escape from the Headless Horsemen riding within the maze. 


The festival offers plenty of other entertaining fall activities as well, including a haunted hayride, pumpkin bowling, spooky story-telling, Headless Horseman Marionette Show, graveyard mini golf and plenty of performances throughout the event.

Tickets purchased before Oct. 9 cost $13 for Thursday or Sunday tickets; $17 for Friday or Saturday tickets. Tickets purchased between Oct. 10-27 cost $17 for Thursday or Sunday tickets; $21 for Friday or Saturday tickets. 

Tickets for non-members can purchased only online. Conner Prairie embers get free admission for Thursday and Sunday tickets, plus level and above members get free admission for Friday and Saturday tickets. 

Children under the age of two get free admission. 

The event advises for guests to purchase and print tickets ahead of the festival to speed up the experience. 

Gates are open from 6-9 p.m. and festival activities and attractions run until 10 p.m. or later. 

Headless Horseman Festival, 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers, Indiana.

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