Harvest Nights

Presented by JPMorgan Chase

Harvest Nights
7:30 PM

Ghosts, goblins, and gourds galore fill the foggy forest at Newfields for Harvest Nights presented by JPMorgan Chase.

Wander through thousands of glowing jack-o-lanterns shimmering in The Garden moonlight on the Pumpkin Path of Peril. Feel the Ghost Train rumble beneath your feet, presented by Full Body Chills. See The Three Graces come to life in the party of the century at Mischief Manor projected on the iconic Lilly House facade. Join the party inside Lilly House where you’ll find spooky, not scary, handmade décor by the Newfields horticulture team.  

A trip to Harvest Nights isn’t complete without a treat. Savory and sweet fall snacks and beverages are available for purchase, including a new menu of brews, like Night Owl Pumpkin Ale from our official beer sponsor Elysian Brewing Company. Or the Whiskey Applejack by Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, Campfire Cocoa made with Hotel Tango’s savory and sweet Toasted Marshmallow Bourbon, apple cider from locally sourced apples, caramel corn from Just Pop In!, Cinnamon Bavarian Crème Churros, and giant pretzels from Half Liter. 


September 29 - October 31, 2023
The Garden at Newfields
Ticket prices vary
Advance tickets required

Harvest Nights Tickets

You asked, we listened. Harvest Nights now includes new ticket types to help you design the perfect evening for your friends and family. 


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  • Members 
  • Value Nights 
    • The biggest bang for your buck. Value tickets include everything there is to love about a Harvest Nights experience, on traditionally slower evenings. 
  • Regular Nights 
    • Regular tickets include the complete Harvest Nights experience on in-demand evenings.  
  • Peak Nights 
    • The complete Harvest Nights experience on the busiest evenings of the season. Don’t drag your feet like a zombie—these tickets sell out quickly. 
  • Premier Package 
    • The more the merrier...or...the more the scarier! Premier tickets include everything you need for a flawless experience. Premier tickets include expedited entry, pumpkin blinky lights, a non-alcoholic beverage (upgrade available), and a light snack.  
  • Wickedwonder Pass 
    • The most wickedly wonderful ticket of them all: includes the complete Harvest Nights experience, and more. Arrive anytime between 7–9 PM and you’ll get spooktacular VIP treat-ment, special access to the Lilly House Lounge on the second floor of the historic mansion, a premium beverage, fast pass access at Garden Terrace, expedited entry, blinky lights, and a light snack. Available on peak days. Wickedwonder Pass includes ticket insurance. ​​​​​​​


  • Ticket Insurance ($10) 
  • ​​​​​​​Worried about weather? Did something come up and you need to exchange evenings? Ticket insurance is for you. Ticket insurance is required for each ticket, not per transaction, and needs to be purchased at the time of sale. Valid for one exchange per ticket per festival. Ticket must be exchanged before the date listed on the original ticket. Ticket insurance isn’t necessary for children five and under, or for Access Pass ticket holders. Ticket insurance covers exchanging ticket dates but does not apply to refunds. 
  • Pumpkin Blinky Lights ($10)  
    • Glow for it! Purchase your pumpkin blinky lights in advance. Pick them up when you arrive for Harvest Nights.
  • The more you know... 
    • Kids five and under are always free.  
    • There is a $1.75 processing fee per ticket.  

Value Statement: Your Harvest Nights tickets directly support Newfields’ mission to enrich lives through exceptional experiences with art and nature. Your generous support helps to maintain the Indianapolis Museum of Art Collection, special exhibitions, community programming and education, as well as the ongoing maintenance of The Garden, The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park, and more. Thank you! 

Harvest Nights is a rain or shine event.

If inclement weather forces Harvest Nights to close, updates will be shared on social media and our website and guests will receive an email with instructions on how to reschedule or refund tickets.

Harvest Nights has more than ever before.

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Know before you go!  


We are expecting you! You WILL have a place to park so you can enjoy Harvest Nights. Here is some more information along with a few tips to make parking a treat.  

  • Don’t arrive early! Plan to arrive at the time listed on your ticket. Parking at Harvest Nights is a finely tuned machine. There are the correct number of parking spots for your ticket time. Arriving super early, or super late will throw off the system.   

  • On our busiest nights, at the busiest times, there is additional parking at:  

Indiana Interchurch Center  

1100 W. 42nd Street  

Indianapolis, IN 46208  

Interchurch is just across Michigan Road from Newfields. Guests who park at Interchurch will walk to Newfields.   

  • Carpool if you can. Bonus: extra quality time with your loved ones!  

  • Take a ride share service or IndyGo. There is an easy drop off right at the front of the IMA, and there is an IndyGo stop steps away from the 38th Street entrance.  

  • All parking is accessible. However, the Newfields parking lot and garage are prioritized for accessibility needs. 


Thank you to our partners: 

IPark, Indiana Interchurch Center, and the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department. 


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Celebrate the return of Fall by hosting your next event at Harvest Nights for spooky, not scary fun for all.






Harvest Nights is presented by 

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Contributing Sponsor



Additional support provided by

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Advocate Sponsors

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     ​​​​Harvest Nights is made possible by a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. through its initiative, Strengthening Indianapolis Through Arts and Culture Innovation.

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