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Thu, Oct 14

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Aurand Trailhead

Newburgh Halloween Illuminations

A self-guided, COVID-friendly experience with nightly illumination of the woods along the red bridge area of the Rivertown Trail. Family-friendly ghosts, carved pumpkins and lights illuminate the trail along the way each night.

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Newburgh Halloween Illuminations
Newburgh Halloween Illuminations

Time & Location

Oct 14, 2021, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Aurand Trailhead, Newburgh, IN 47630, USA

About the Event

A self-guided, COVID-friendly experience with nightly illumination of the woods along the red bridge area of the Rivertown Trail. Family-friendly ghosts, carved pumpkins and lights illuminate the trail along the way each night. Set your own pace while walking along the Rivertown Trail from the Gene Aurand Trailhead to the Ohio River and back.

Tickets are $5 per person OR you can purchase a family 5-pack of tickets for $20. Children 3 and under who are in a stroller do not need a ticket. Halloween Illuminations will be open nightly October 12-14 from 6pm to 9pm. This event is rain or shine. Tickets must be used 6pm to 9pm for your ticketed date. No refunds or rescheduling. All tickets must be purchased online in advance.

Location: Halloween Illuminations starts at the Gene Aurand Trailhead located across the street from Mother Theresa's Treasures at the corner of SR 662 and Yorkshire Dr in Newburgh, IN.

Weather Policy: This is a rain or shine event. In the case of light to moderate rain, we will be open. There will be no refunds or rescheduling.

Historic Newburgh, Inc. (HNI) staff will close the event is there is a threat of high winds and/or lightning. Only when HNI cancels the event, patrons who purchased advanced tickets will be reimbursed or will be offered the option to come another evening. In the event of inclement weather in the forecast, please call in advance, check our website (historicnewburgh.org) or visit our Facebook page for any weather related updates.

Parking Information: Public Parking is available at St John the Baptist Catholic Church located at 725 Frame Rd, Newburgh, IN 47630. Parking is also available in all downtown Newburgh public parking lots. Street parking is also available.

There is limited handicap parking available on-site at the Gene Aurand Trailhead. If there are no handicap spots available when you arrive, you may drive into the trailhead parking lot and drop off your passengers.

As always, please listen to the volunteers located in the parking lot at the trailhead when using handicap parking or dropping off people in your party.

Contact Info: Historic Newburgh, Inc 812-853-2815 historicnewburgh.org

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FAQS: Is this child-friendly? This seasonal show aims to delight and amaze, not to scare anyone. Children who are sensitive to a lot of visual and sound stimulus might not be comfortable. In addition, it is likely that you will spend some time in line getting to the start of the trail. Only you know if this is suitable for your child.

Do you allow strollers/wheelchairs/wagons along the trail? Guests may use strollers, wheelchairs, and wagons on the exhibit trail. The trail is fully accessible.

How long does it take to walk through? Once you arrive, make it through the entrance and start your walk, the approximate 1-mile walk along the trail will take you around 30 minutes.

The Rivertown Trail is a public walking trail, why do I have to pay to walk through the display? The Rivertown Trail closes to the public at dark. Special permission was granted by Town of Newburgh to allow access to the closed trail after dark for a private fundraiser event.

This is outside on a walking trail - can I bring my dog? No. Only service animals are allowed. No other animals are permitted to attend.

What happens to the proceeds from ticket sales? All proceeds benefit Historic Newburgh, Inc. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to historic preservation, economic vitality and sustainability of the downtown Newburgh area.

Can I have a photographer take family photos during the event? No. We do not allow tri-pods or professional family photos to be taken during the event as it will impede the flow of foot traffic.

Tickets

  • General Admission

    A single ticket for Halloween Illuminations. Tickets must be used on the night you purchase the tickets for. No refunds or rescheduling.

    $5.00
    +$0.13 service fee
  • Family Pack - 5 tickets

    Tickets for a family of 5. Ticket must be used on the night you purchase ticket for. No refunds or rescheduling.

    $20.00
    +$0.50 service fee

Total

$0.00

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