The Children’s Museum Guild’s Black Hat Dash

Saturday, Oct. 28, 10 a.m.

1 mile/5K Family Fun Run and Walk

Black Hat Dash

Witches, ghosts, and goblins are invited to the 4th annual Black Hat Dash at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis -a 1 mile/5K frightfully fun run and weirdly wonderful walk for the whole family! Enjoy music, entertainment, giveaways, treats, a costume contest, and much more! Pricing includes a T-shirt (subject to availability for on-site registrants), and a ticket to The Children's Museum Guild's 54th annual Haunted House, Wicked Woods.


1 Mile Route

5K Route

Register early and save!  Walk-ins are also welcome.  Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.  Black Hat Dash will take place rain or shine and no refunds will be issued due to weather conditions.

  • Strollers allowed
  • No dogs, bikes, or scooters
  • Walkers allowed

Costume Contest

We want to see your best Halloween attire!  Come decked out and enter the Black Hat Dash Costume Contest. The top 3 winners will be awarded in each category.

  • Best Decorated Stroller
  • Best Family Costume