Headless Horseman

October 1-4, 8-11, 15-18, 22-25, 29-30, 2020

Our annual fall festival is full of activities, shows and spooktacular family fun. Take an adventure on our haunted hayride where you’ll get chased down by the Headless Horseman!

Thank you to our Headless Horseman Sponsors:

Corteva Agriscience, The Hagerman Group, and Reynolds Farm Equipment

Safety, Our Top Priority

This year, safety matters more than ever, and Conner Prairie has taken significant steps to make it safe for families to participate in their favorite fall festivals. Our expansive grounds, large support staff, and long tradition of hosting outdoor festivals uniquely qualifies us to create a safe environment to carry on our most beloved traditions. We will be abiding by all CDC recommendations, including the  mandatory wearing of masks by staff and guests in ALL areas (you may remove your mask while drinking and eating). You can find more information about safety protocols here.

Advance tickets are required.

For the health and safety of our staff and guests, tickets will not be available for purchase at the gate this year. This means faster lines, fewer crowds, and a more efficient entry experience. Simply select the evening and time you'd like to attend and you're ready to go.

Hayride Queue Line times are selected when reserving Advance tickets

Timed tickets for the Hayride are now being offered in advance online. After selecting your evening for Advanced tickets, you will be able to select the Hayride Queue Line time from a list of available times that works best for your family. We suggest arriving 45 minutes in advance of your ride time and keep in mind - you may enter the festival at any time! Show up early and enjoy Midway Games, food and beverages, and our Corn Mazes to be nearby and ready when it's time to ride!

Ticket Prices & Information

Gates are open from 6-9:30 p.m.
Activities and hayrides may run until 10:15 p.m. or later; hayride times must be reserved in advance.

Conner Prairie members receive free admission to Headless Horseman, but will need to reserve tickets in advance online. Check your membership level for your Headless Horseman member benefits.

To speed up your Headless Horseman gate entry, we ask that all online tickets are printed before your visit date.

Tickets go on sale to the public on Tuesday, September 15th.

  • Thursday & Sunday Nights: $17 / ALL MEMBERS GET IN FREE (Advance online tickets are required for all members)
  • Friday & Saturday Nights: $21 / PLUS-LEVEL & ABOVE MEMBERS GET IN FREE (Advance online tickets are required for plus-level and above members)
  • Advance tickets must be purchased/reserved online at connerprairie.org for anyone age 2 and older. Gate ticket sales will not be available


  • Headless Horseman Wagon Ride
  • Barrel-Train Ride (Ages 7 & under)
  • Tubing Hill (NEW! in 2020)
  • Legend of Sleepy Hollow Marionette Show
  • Legend of Sleepy Hollow Theatrical Show
  • Fortune Telling Booth
  • Monster Museum
  • Conner Prairie Store
  • Mad Science Show
  • Magic Show
  • Spooky Storytelling
  • Corn Maze
  • Haunted Corn Maze
  • Midway
    • Hi Striker
    • Cauldron Toss
    • Ghost Pitch
    • Pirate Ring Toss
    • Plinko
    • Monster Long Jump
    • Soccer Putt-Putt