On Saturday October 27th following the Boo at the Zoo, families and friends can visit the Uptown Arts District for a downtown Trick or Treat from 6:30pm to 8:30pm and a special surprise event. The Boo at the Zoo, held at the Washington Park Zoo, starts at 4:30pm.
Ryan's Irish Pub, 401 Franklin Street, will have a Bank of Horrors Haunted Second Level also sponsored by Mystic Investigations and the Michigan City Zombie Group. The Bank of Horrors runs from 7pm to 11pm, 6pm to 10pm on October 20th and 26th and 6pm to 9pm on October 31st. There is a $3.00 entry fee for the Bank of Horrors. On top of the Uptown Trick or Treat and the very special surprise from 7:30pm to 8:30pm downtown, Ryan's will also be hosting Bed Races between 5th and 4th streets on Franklin. The Bed Races is a free event for all with cash prizes for the fastest bed pushers.
Businesses that are participating in the Downtown Trick or Treat include The Black Eyed P, Walnut Ink Gallery, Global Land Surveying, Craighead, Lange & Hough(Table in 600 to 700 block of Franklin Street), Darling, Revive Consignments, Maxine’s, Urban Soles, The Closet by Franklin Vintage, Arturo’s Baked Goods (Handing out candy downtown), Christ Church, and General Insurance Services. For more information on this event, the Michigan City Mainstreet Association and other events happening in the Uptown Arts District, please visit www.uptownartsdistrict.org.