Carmel community events – October 2023


Mayoral debate – Current in Carmel and The Center for the Performing Arts will present the Carmel Mayoral Debate at 7 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Palladium, 1 Carter Green. The event is sold out but will be livestreamed.

Annular eclipse – Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation will present an opportunity to view an annular eclipse during an event set for noon to 1:30 p.m. at Central Park, 1235 Central Park Dr. E. Attendees will learn about different types of eclipses, how to safely view them and how to prepare for the total solar eclipse in April 2024. Learn more and register for the event at

The Arts in Autumn – The Arts in Autumn will feature food vendors, arts and crafts merchants, family activities, dog costume contest and more from 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 14 in Midtown Plaza. A fall-themed trolley and trick-or-treating will be available. The event is free and open to the public.

Meet Me On Main – Restaurants and shops in Carmel’s Arts & Design District will stay open until 9 p.m. Oct. 14 for the monthly Meet Me on Main. The event will also offer a hands-on public art project and an opportunity to win a $100 gift card.

Ghosts & Goblins – The Ghosts & Goblins 5K/2K run/walk will begin at 9 a.m. Oct. 21 at Carmel High School, 520 E. Main St. The event will benefit the Carmel Education Foundation, which supports teachers and students at Carmel Clay Schools. Learn more and register at

Boo ‘n Brew – Clay Terrace, 14390 Clay Terrace Blvd., will present the 11th annual Boo ‘n Brew from 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 21. Children age 10 and younger can trick-or-treat at stores and vendor booths. Guests are encouraged to attend in costume. The event will include face painting, balloon artists, animal shows, a pumpkin patch, live entertainment and more. Learn more at‘n-brew-fall-festival.