Valparaiso's Fall Harvest Festival takes place in downtown Valparaiso on Oct. 25.
Amy Scamerhorn of Indianapolis displays her favorite recipe for Pretzel Toffee Bark.
Bianca Oria, of East Chicago, holds a cupcake at her business, Tasty Treas Bakery, in Hammond. The business sells gourmet cupcakes and treats.
Bianca Oria, the 20-year-old owner of Tasty Treats Bakery, picks out a peanut butter cupcake at her store in Hammond. The business sells gourmet cupcakes and treats.
Entreprenuer Bianca Oria, 20, opened Tasty Treats Bakery in Hammond. The business sells gourmet cupcakes and treats.
Lake County Solid Waste Management District secretary Joyce Van Sessen, right, lets Brandon Bergner Jr., of Lowell, pick out candy Friday during trick-or-treating at Merrillville Town Hall.
A Merrillville Town Hall sign is adorned with a vampire for Halloween during trick-or-treating Friday at Town Hall.
Cassidy Grimm, 8, of Valparaiso, waits in line Friday for trick-or-treating downtown Valparaiso while dressed as a lollipop during the Fall Harvest Festival. Thousands of people visit downtown in costume to receive treats from local businesses.
Jair Frazzini, 9, of Valparaiso, receives a treat Friday from Collective Edge employee Nicole Edinburg while dressed as a skeleton during the Fall Harvest Festival in downtown Valparaiso.
Kayla DePaul, of Valparaiso, waits to collect treats Friday from businesses in downtown Valparaiso while dressed as a banana.
Kids and adults wait downtown Valparaiso Friday during trick-or-treating at local businesses Friday, Oct. 29, 2010. Thousands of people come to the Fall Harvest Festival to receive candy from the downtown stores.
Leah McWaters, of Portage, dressed as Father Time, hurries across a downtown Valparaiso intersection Friday during the Fall Harvest Festival. Thousands of people descended upon downtown to collect treats from various businesses.
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