BATESVILLE — Spooky fun awaits you at this year’s Main Street Batesville “Fun and Safe Halloween,” set from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31.

The public is invited to stroll the residential and business areas of Main Stret as residents and merchants pass out candy.

The event is a free community activity and side streets will be blocked off, allowing little ones to meander in safety. Children are encouraged to wear costumes.

Businesses and organizations who would like to setup during the event are encouraged to email for more information and placement details.

Main Street Batesville is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.

All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by the National Main Street Center.