If you are already planning a weekend getaway to Hamilton County’s 8 Great Towns or want to take a last minute Indiana vacation, here are 8 Great Things to do in Hamilton County, Indiana this weekend:

1. Take a hayride through the woods to pick out that perfect pumpkin at the Stonycreek Farm Pumpkin Festival – Thursday, October 1 – Saturday, October 31.

2. Get spooked by the Headless Horseman at Conner Prairie, then stick around for Ghost stories by the fire- Friday, October 23 - Saturday, October 24.

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3. Have an Adventure in Archaeology at Strawtown Koteewi Park - Friday, October 23.

4. Come dressed up in costume and ready to party at PumpkinFest in Carmel's West Park – Saturday, October 24.

5. Take the train and enjoy a pizza dinner during Pizza Train – Saturday, October 24.

6. Get an early start on holiday shopping at one of our local Indiana shopping hot spots like Clay Terrace, Hamilton Town Center, Carmel Arts & Design District or Downtown Noblesville.

7. In need of a long weekend away?  Enjoy the special that Springhill Suites in Carmel is offering - buy 2 nights and get 1 free!

8. Finish up your weekend with a sweet treat from the Conner Prairie Apple Store...

*Visit us online at 8GreatTowns.com for a complete list of things do in Hamilton County, Indiana!