Explore Kokomo’s Haunted Houses, Corn Mazes & Fall Family Events!

It’s fall!  Explore the many fall & haunted attractions in Kokomo & Howard County this season!

Guffey Acres

Guffey Acres

Guffey Acres – open through October 27, 2013
Enjoy farmtastic fun with 3 corn mazes located in 7 acres of paths – ranging from easy to advanced.  Other farm activities include hayrides, corn popper, barnyard barrel train, tube slide, corn box, pumpkin tether ball & much more! Kids will also enjoy seeing the barnyard buddies in the Big Red Barn.
Hours: Friday 4-8pm, Saturday 11am-8pm & Sunday 1-6pm
Admission is based on activities selected.  Visit www.guffeyacres.com.

Guffey Acres Field of Screams Haunted Maze – open through October 26, 2013
Feeling brave?  Try to find your way out of this haunted maze!
Hours: Friday & Saturday 9pm-Midnight
Admission: $10 per person & R.I.P. Pass $5 per person (allows you to skip the line)
Visit www.guffeyacres.com.

Guffey Acres Field of Screams corn maze

Twisted Darkness Haunted House & Twisted Illusions 3D Fun House – open through November 2, 2013
Get ready to scream!  Thrills and chills are waiting at every turn.  Twisted Illusions offers a fun, visual, mind-bending addition to the haunted house and will have Kid’s Night (No Haunt Thursdays) on October 24 & 31.
Hours: Friday & Saturday 7:30pm-Midnight (plus Thursday, October 24 & 31 from 7:30pm-Midnight)
Admission: $10 per person, $15 per person for both attractions, or $25 VIP Pass for both attractions
Visit www.twisteddarkness.com.

Easy Acre Farm – 2 great events! – open October 19, 26 & November 2, 2013
The Haunt at Easy Acre Farm is intended for teens and adults … this ain’t Old MacDonalds Farm!  Visit their Facebook page for SHARE the SCARE coupon for $2 off.  Hours: 8-11pm.  Admission: $10 per person.
Halloween Hoot at Easy Acre Farm is a family-friendly event for kids of all ages.  Activities include ghost hunt, crafts, the Monsanto Maze, barrel train ride, fun fall photos & Boo Barn!  Hours: 1-4pm.  Admission: $15 per family. Both events are rain or shine and cash only.
Visit www.easyacrefarm.com.

The Haunt at Easy Acre Farm

The Haunt at Easy Acre Farm

Edge of Insanity Haunted House – open through October 27, 2013
Be prepared … you never know what you will find in Dr. Weitle’s Asylum!
Hours: Saturday & Sunday 8-11pm
Admission: $8 per person
Visit www.weitlesasylum.com.

Haunted Trail Walk – October 26, 2013
Take a spooky walk through Kokomo’s Jackson Morrow Park!  Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Hours: 6:00-8:30pm
Admission is FREE!
Visit website.

Kids Community Halloween Party – October 26, 2013
Bring the kids to this free community event featuring costume contest, games & entertainment at the Ivy Tech Kokomo Event & Conference Center.
Hours: 1-4pm
Admission is FREE!

First Friday in Downtown Kokomo “Day of the Dead” & Zombie Walk – November 1, 2013
Enjoy this arts-based event in downtown Kokomo with businesses offering open houses with music, artists, and family activities.  Costumes are encouraged during the event on Nov. 1st. There will also be a Zombie Walk (cost is only $5.)
Hours: 6-9pm
Admission is FREE!
Visit www.firstfridaykokomo.com.

 

For more events in Kokomo/Howard County this fall, visit www.VisitKokomo.org/events or download the Visit Kokomo mobile app!

Your Guide to Fun Holiday Events & Spectacular Light Displays in Kokomo!

Light Up Your Holiday will feature Santa’s arrival on the train in Downtown Kokomo among many other fun activities for kids of all ages!

Visit Kokomo Indiana for great tours and family-friendly events that will make your family’s holiday season merry and bright!  Christmas at the Seiberling is an annual holiday tradition in Kokomo held at the Seiberling Mansion, beautifully decorated both inside and out!  The Opening Night Ceremony will be held November 24, 2012 from 6-9 pm with Santa visits, carriage rides (by reservation), entertainment, and museum tours.  Christmas at the Seiberling tours will continue throughout the season Tuesday-Sunday from 1-4 pm through December 30th (closed December 24-25.)  Don’t miss this chance to experience the Seiberling Mansion in its full holiday splendor!  This is also a great tour idea for groups of all sizes or a women’s holiday outing.  Admission is $4 for adults & $1 for kids.  Visit website or call (765) 452-4314 for information or to schedule a group tour.

Christmas at the Seiberling tours are sure to put you in the holiday spirit!

If you have kids, make plans now to attend Light Up Your Holiday!  Downtown Kokomo will be bustling with holiday cheer on Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 4-7 pm with the arrival of Santa on the train, live reindeer, Christmas stories & crafts, letters to Santa, holiday treats, downtown lights & much more.  Admission is free.  Downtown art galleries and boutiques will also be open for holiday shopping.  Kids of all ages will have a blast at this event!  My son especially enjoyed the live reindeer last year …

Kids can pet a real reindeer during Light Up Your Holiday in Downtown Kokomo!

Enjoy a drive or stroll through several spectacular light displays in the Kokomo area.  These include We Care Park (Kokomo’s largest holiday light display with over 1,000,000 lights and dozens of animated displays), Highland Park and Pioneer Village at the Howard County Fairgrounds.  Most light displays will be open nightly starting Thanksgiving weekend.
Take a step back in time and enjoy A Country Christmas at Easy Acre Farm. Visit Santa, see his sleigh, and meet live reindeer from 1-4 pm on December 15-16 & 22-23, 2012.  Located at 3347 East 50 North (less than 2 miles east of Kokomo), Easy Acre Farm has several fun family-friendly events throughout the year and boasts their farm attraction as agri-tainment!  This is a great opportunity to visit a local farm and learn about history and old-fashioned values.  Visit their website for more details.

All ages will enjoy the annual light display at We Care Park!

Enjoy theater and music?  Here are a few more ideas to enjoy the holiday season!  Kokomo Civic Theatre will present the heart-warming musical “The Gifts of the Magi” on November 30 – December 2, 2012 at IU Kokomo Havens Auditorium.  Performances will be held Fri. & Sat. 8 pm and Sun. 2 pm.  Visit their website for ticket information.  The  We Care Christmas Concert will be held on November 16, 2012 at IU Kokomo Havens Auditorium at 7 pm.  Concert will feature several local musicians and performers, and admission is $2.  Also, don’t miss the Kokomo Symphony Orchestra Youth Winter Concert.  KSO Youth will perform at Grace United Methodist Church in Kokomo at 7:30 pm on December 14, 2012.
In between holiday baking, shopping, decorating, and gift wrapping, we hope you take some time to enjoy this holiday season with your family and friends!  For more information on special events, tours, shopping & dining in Kokomo, visit our website at www.VisitKokomo.org or download the Visit Kokomo Mobile App, available on both Apple & Android phones and devices.  Happy Holidays from the Greater Kokomo Visitors Bureau!

Explore Kokomo’s 2012 Haunted Houses & Fall Activities!

It’s that time of year again … brightly-colored leaves, pumpkins, crisp air, and haunted houses ready to scare!  Visit Kokomo to enjoy the fall season with family fun attractions and spooky haunted houses.

Guffey Acres Field of Screams Corn MazeNEW in 2012
Visit Guffey Acres’ newest haunted attraction!
1603 North 400 West, Kokomo
Open: October 12-13, 19-20, 26-27
Hours: Friday & Saturday 9pm – Midnight
Admission: $10

The Haunt at Easy Acre Farm
Explore three haunted barns and a mini maze of madness!
3347 East 50 North, Kokomo
Open: October 13, 20, 27 & 31
Hours: 8-11pm
Admission: $10 per person

Twisted Darkness &
Twisted Illusions 3-D  — NEW in 2012
Experience the new 3-D attraction that is fun, visual, and mind-bending along with the haunted maze of terror!
1022 South Main Street, Kokomo
Open: October 12-13, 19-20, 25-27 & November 2-3
Hours: 7:30 – Midnight
Admission: Twisted Darkness $10 per person & Twisted Illusions 3-D $10 per person
Combo pass $15 per person for both attractions

 

 

Edge of Insanity Haunted Attraction
Explore Dr. Weitle’s Insane Asylum, a journey into the minds of the insane.  Enter if you dare!
5635 North 00 E.W., Kokomo
Open: October 13-14, 20-21, 27-28
Hours: 8-11pm
Admission: $8 per person

Kokomo Haunted Trail Walk
Open one night only, visit the trail at Jackson Morrow Park for spooky fun!  Don’t forget your flashlight.
4200 South Park Road, Kokomo
Hours: October 27, 2013 from 6:00-8:30pm
Free admission

Looking for something less frightening for younger kids?  Check out these kid-friendly activities:

 

Pumpkin patch at Guffey Acres

Halloween Hoot at Easy Acre Farm
Daytime event for kids including mini maze, barrel train rides, interactive ghost hunt, half haunted house & crafts!
3347 East 50 North, Kokomo
Open: October 20 & 27
Hours: 10am-4pm
Admission $13 per family

Guffey Acres 
Families will enjoy the farmtastic corn maze, kid’s activities – including the NEW corn popper, barnyard barrel train rides, visits with barnyard buddies, pumpkin patch, pony rides & much more.
Open: October 12-13, 19-20, 26-27
Hours: Friday 4-9pm & Saturday 10am-9pm
Admission: $8 (includes maze, hayride & most attractions)

For more information on things to do in Kokomo, visit our website or download the Visit Kokomo mobile app!

The Bunny Barn will be “hoppin” at Easy Acre Farm

Spring is finally here!  Visit the Bunny Barn at Easy Acre Farm for a fun activity your whole family will enjoy.  There will be many photo opportunities, so make sure to bring your camera!  Kids can have their picture taken with Peter Cottontail, play games, and see live bunnies and baby chicks.  

The Bunny Barn will be open from Noon – 3 p.m. on April 9-10, 16-17, and 22-23, 2011.  Enjoy an afternoon on the farm!  Easy Acre Farm is located at 3347 East 50 North, just 2 miles East of Kokomo and 1/2 mile North of State Road 22 (between Kokomo and Greentown.)  The event is rain or shine and cash only.  Admission is $10 per family/car.  For more information on the Bunny Barn and all events held at Easy Acre Farm throughout the year, visit their website at www.EasyAcreFarm.com.

Local Farms Offer Holiday Fun

Two local farms in the Kokomo area invite you to visit for some “fun on the farm” this holiday season.  Kids will enjoy visits with Santa (and his reindeer!), making Christmas crafts & more.  If you are looking for something a little different to do this year or need a break from Christmas shopping, bring your family to Kokomo and enjoy some holiday fun on the farm!

Old Sycamore Farm presents “Santa’s Workshop”
Location: 6702 West 00 North South, Kokomo
Open: December 5-6, 12-13, 19-20
Hours: Noon – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: Prices vary for each activity

Kids will enjoy photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, candle dipping, and making homemade holiday crafts, such as ornaments, stockings, Santa hats, and stuffing their own teddy bear or farm animal.  Kids can also write and mail their letters to Santa.  A selection of Christmas crafts, gifts, and decorations will be available to purchase as well as Christmas cookies, chocolate covered pretzels, apple cider, hot cocoa, fudge, and egg nog.  For more information, call 765-461-6088 or visit their website.

Easy Acre Farm presents “A Country Christmas”
Location: 3347 East 50 North, Kokomo (2 miles East of Kokomo)
Open: December 19-20
Hours: Noon – 6:00 p.m.
Admission: Free will offering only

Take a step back in time and enjoy an authentic country Christmas.  Santa in his Christmas sleigh will visit Easy Acre Farm along with Cupid, his Reindeer.  Kids will enjoy visits with Santa and a real reindeer, and many photo opportunities are available (personal cameras are welcome!)  Children are also encouraged to bring a letter to Santa and put it in Santa’s special mailbox to the North Pole.  For more information, call 765-419-1973.