Destination Huntingburg’s 3rd annual Haunted Huntingburg event will take place Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10, 2015. A new event added this year includes a blues festival on Market Street, featuring headliner The Boscoe France Band. France was the 2012 winner of Guitar Center’s Battle of the Blues competition, defeating over 4,000 competitors nationwide.
A county-wide house decorating contest will take place prior to the Haunted Huntingburg event. To register, click on the House Decorating Contest tab in the menu to fill out the form, or call Huntingburg City Hall at 683-2211. There will be two judging categories – “Spookiest” and “Judges’ Choice.” Judging will take place on Thursday, October 8 with winners being announced at the Blues Fest.
On Friday, October 9 a movie night will be held at The Gaslight, located at 328 E 4th Street in Huntingburg. The movie will start at 9:00 p.m.
On Saturday, October 10 the Zombie 5K will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Old Town Hall, located at 309 N. Geiger Street. Early registration will take place until Thursday, September 24. The fee is $20 and includes a t-shirt. Registration after September 24 is $25. Zombie makeovers are available for participants by request and based on availability.
The Blues Fest will take place from 12:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Market Street. Activities include live blues music; food and vendor booths; childrens’ activities including inflatable bounce houses, train rides, carnival games and face painting; and a Cajun cook-off.
At 8:00 p.m., an outdoor community movie night will be held on 4th Street. A family-friendly movie will be begin at 8:00 p.m. and a horror movie will be shown at 10:15 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to bring a blanket or chairs and refreshments.
Registration forms for Haunted Huntingburg events are available at Huntingburg City Hall, Around the Corner, Optimal Performance Chiropractic and Dubois County Visitors Center.