Atlanta’s Best 2022 Spooky Halloween Events for Kids
From haunted houses to parades and trunk-or-treating, our guide includes the best spooky, silly, candy-filled Halloween events in Atlanta for every boo and ghoul! Plus, have more fall fun with our list of corn mazes and pumpkin patches close to Atlanta and fall festivals. Not ready to head out and about? Check out our ideas for at-home celebrations.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic duo is reimagined in this murder mystery comedy. Sept. 30-Oct. 23.
This outdoor haunt features a cursed village, and The Courtyard is a carnival-style midway with games, food and music. Sept. 30-Oct. 31.
Special Halloween attractions include a haunted house experience and a haunted maze. Sept. 30-Oct. 31.
This haunted house features two terrifying experiences for the brave to try to conquer. Sept. 30-Nov. 5.
Learn about the paranormal phenomena experienced by Roswell residents, businesses and tour-goers with this walking tour. Through Sept. 30.
This family-friendly Halloween event occurs every Saturday and Sunday. Oct. 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23 and 29-30.
This walking tour is led by professional psychic medium and paranormal investigator, Boo Newell. Oct. 1, 8, 14-15, 20-23, 26-31.
Search for your favorite scarecrow from dozens of creations by local artists, youth groups, businesses and more. Oct. 1-30.
View inventive scarecrows from local businesses and groups, and vote for your favorite. Oct. 1-31.
The square will be filled with creative, fun and colorful scarecrows from businesses, schools and groups from Marietta. Oct. 1-Nov. 3.
Tons of different scarecrows will come alive with fun designs, and you can vote for your favorite. Oct. 3-Nov. 3.
The downtown area features more than 150 scarecrows from tons of local groups. Oct. 3-Nov. 1.
Learn all about pumpkins with arts and crafts projects, music and a storytime for ages 1-5. Oct. 5.
Watch “Halloween Town” on the jumbo screen, and grab takeout from an onsite restaurant. Oct. 6.
Sponsored by Brightmoor Healthcare, watch “Poltergeist” for a classic scary movie. Oct. 6.
Dress up for a not-so-scary celebration with themed crafts, activities, characters and treats for ages 3-4. Oct. 7.
Enjoy a fall concert with the Atlanta Dance Party and a viewing of “Addams Family 2.” Oct. 8.
Enjoy the autumn season and Halloween activities with a variety of pumpkins, a seasonal photo booth, a kids’ area, a mini-scavenger hunt and more. Oct. 8-9.
Designed for kids ages 5 and younger, enjoy a playtime with a Spooky Station. Oct. 11.
Music, prizes, refreshments, pictures and fun as you dance the night away. Oct. 14.
Enjoy a viewing of “Hocus Pocus.” Oct. 14.
This sci-fi musical depicts floral assistant Seymour Krelborn who finds a new, out-of-this-world breed of plant. Oct. 14-31.
This festival includes an arts and crafts show, pie eating contest, touch-a-truck, Halloween Happenings for kids and more. Oct. 15.
After the race, enjoy a festival with food, activities, games and prizes. Oct. 15.
Arts and crafts vendors, food, kids’ activities, live entertainment, costume contests, a scarecrow showcase and more. Oct. 15.
Enjoy an evening of carnival games, trick-or-treating, a costume contest, a Monster Mash dance party and more. Oct. 15.
Participate in crafts and activities featuring Ghosts & Ghouls. Oct. 15.
Show off Halloween costumes as you listen to the theme music of superheroes, villains, princes, princesses and more. Oct. 16.
Brave guests will walk through the historic theatre to learn about the Fox Theatre’s 90 years of ghostly sightings and unexplained events. Oct. 17-27.
Presented by the Johns Creek Recreation & Parks and Johns Creek Police, wear your best costume to enjoy candy, treats and kids’ activities. Oct. 19.
A monstrous waves washes a baby sea monster ashore, as the people of a small town try to figure out what to do with it. Oct. 20-23.
Guests and staff at Monkswell Manor find themselves stranded during a snowstorm, and when a local woman is murdered, it becomes clear the killer is among them. Oct. 20-23 and 27-30.
Listen to the stories of the cemetery’s notable and notorious residents come to life as you walk through the cemetery’s beautifully lit Victorian Gardens. Oct. 20-30.
Bring your bag for a fun night of trunk-or-treating, a hayride and glowing games for ages 5 and older. Oct. 21.
Explore the forest to meet woodland creatures and hear about how they live, along with music, crafts and a campfire. Oct. 21-22 and 28-29.
Watch magician Arthur Atsma perform in this Halloween-themed special. Oct. 22.
Head to different decorated stations around the museum for trick-or-treating, join a costume contest, listen to live music and more. Oct. 22.
Celebrate fall with a DJ, craft vendors, food, hayrides, axe throwing, a costume contest, trick-or-treating and more. Oct. 22.
Come dressed up for a spooky good time with games, rides, food, music, costume contests and more. Oct. 22.
Enjoy fall festivities with a DJ, an inflatable corn maze, petting zoo, a Trick or Treat Village, pumpkin displays and more. Oct. 22.
Eat, drink and get spooky. Oct. 22.
Walk your way through a series of stations, including a bounce house, carnival games, campfire s’mores and a serpent house. Oct. 22.
Play with inflatables, climb a rock wall, ride the train, participate in costume and dog costume contests and more. Oct. 22.
Go trick-or-treating, have a blast in the kid’s zone, experience touch-a-truck, enjoy concessions and more. Oct. 22.
Wear family-friendly costumes for a dance party, carnival games, treat bags, a movie after sundown and more. Oct. 22.
A spine-chilling day of family fun with creepy and crawly animals and spooky crafts. Oct. 22.
Professor Fear has created a laboratory specifically designed to extract people’s deepest and darkest fears and turn them into nightmarish tools with “The Fear Master’s Lab.” Oct. 22.
Enjoy a not-so-frightful evening filled with Halloween fun, including trick-or-treating candy stations, a face painting station, photo op stations and food trucks. Oct. 22.
At this Halloween-inspired event, kids will create potions, conduct science experiments and make slime. Oct. 22.
Enjoy the Disney films “Hocus Pocus” and “Coco” in the Grand Stage Theatre. Oct. 22 and 29.
This multi-sensory musical experience features “Thriller,” the theme from “The Addams Family” and more as performed by the Edgewood String Quartet. Oct. 22, 29 and 31.
Hunt for monsters, shop the Haunted Market with goods from locals, see the nightmares of an Old-School Freakshow, and watch the parade on its new route. Oct. 22-23.
Visit Trick-or-Treat Lane, make Halloween-themed crafts, play carnival games, help catch the Candy Thief and more at this special festival. Oct. 22-23 and 29-30.
Show off kids’ costumes with the Goblin’s Runway, enjoy fall activities, go on a train ride and more. Oct. 23.
Enjoy dancing, a costume contest, catered dinner, raffles and more with separate dances for preschool to second grade and third grade and up. Oct. 25-26.
Dunwoody Parks and Recreation, Dunwoody Police and the Dunwoody Homeowners Association present this event with food trucks, live entertainment and trick-or-treating. Oct. 27.
A new governess arrives to take care of two children, and when strange occurrences befall them, she must discover if it’s ghosts, a joke or her mind playing tricks on her. Oct. 27-Nov. 14.
Celebrate with trick-or-treating, games, food and more. Oct. 28.
Kids ages 8 and younger can come dressed in costumes for face painting, carnival games, inflatables, hayrides, concessions and more. Oct. 28.
Collect goodies along the Treat Trail at this evening of thrills and adventure. Oct. 28.
Set in the 1950s, the class bad boy returns from a nuclear waste dump to reclaim pretty Toffee’s heart and take her to prom. Oct. 28-30.
On a dark and stormy night, the host of an unusual dinner party is dead – can you solve whodunnit? Oct. 28-Nov. 12.
Creepy-crawly activities include making your own spider web rubbings, watching the Super Awesome Science Squad, exploring the life cycle of stars and more. Oct. 29.
Come stroll through the Goizueta Gardens to gather early Halloween candy and enjoy entertainment, including decorations, a balloon artist, face painter and more. Oct. 29.
A Halloween party with treats, games and hands-on activities. Oct. 29.
Pick up a trick-or-treating map to stop by participating retailers for candy and treats. Oct. 29.
Enjoy trick-or-treating, farm animals, balloon twisting, meeting characters from “Encanto,” fall décor for photos and more. Oct. 29.
This family-friendly event includes sweet treats, great food, mystical creatures, aerialists, iconic characters and entertainment. Oct. 29.
Celebrate Halloween with festival food, activities for kids, spooky exhibits, costume contests, candy and more. Oct. 29.
Wear your costumes to enjoy two movies, and before the movies start, go trick-or-treating at several businesses. Oct. 29.
Celebrate fall with delicious food, costume contests, games, entertainment and more. Oct. 29.
Enjoy inflatables, candy and fun at this community-wide event. Oct. 29.
Stop by different cars for sweet treats. Oct. 29.
Learn ghostly Civil War tales and railroad folklore on these special guided tours. Oct. 29.
Test your sleuthing skills while watching this crime unfold. Oct. 29.
Watch “Coco” with the musical score performed live by the orchestra. Oct. 29-30.
This adaptive family-friendly movie will include a low-light setting, reduced volume, freedom to move around and light snacks. Oct. 30.
Enjoy candy, costume contests, music and prizes. Oct. 30.
This Halloween and Dias de los Muertos-themed parade will feature skeleton puppets, ghouls, zombies, superheroes, marching bands and more. Oct. 30.
Get in the spooky spirit with this story about a menacing phantom and live organ pre-show. Oct. 30.
During the day, enjoy attractions and special fall entertainment with classic storybook characters, and at night, watch a nighttime parade and other glowing experiences. Through Oct. 30.
This new festival for younger ghosts and ghouls will include dressing up for fall themed activities, trick-or-treating, pumpkin decorating and more. Through Oct. 30.
This downtown trick-or-treat event is specifically for little ones. Oct. 31.
Locations across Hapeville will be participating in a trick-or-treat. Oct. 31.
Walk along the trail to enjoy music, characters, fun displays and trick-or-treating, and participate in costume contests. Oct. 31.
Enjoy a night of trick-or-treating and fall fun. Oct. 31.
Trick-or-treat at downtown businesses with costume contests for four different categories. Oct. 31.
Walk through historic Lawrenceville as you learn about local legends and paranormal investigations from a professional storyteller. Through Oct. 31.
A haunted house themed after human phobias, a psych ward, clowns and a zombie apocalypse wasteland. Through Oct. 31.
Watch your back in the Scare Zones, walk through a haunted house, listen to a spooky sing-a-long and more featuring the scariest frights by night. Through Oct. 31.
This haunted house experience includes interactive scenes, intense scares, amazing actors and more in themed “The Awakening” and “Annihilation” experiences. Through Nov. 5.
Three different scary experiences include for the brave. Through Nov. 5.
Drawing inspiration from literature’s many dark forests, search for spirits as you walk through WildWoods. Through Nov. 6.
Explore two thrilling haunted houses, “The Undying Horror” and “Parasitic,” before enjoying the midway with classic Halloween delights. Through Nov. 12.
Explore the historic sites of Covington to learn about the town’s haunted history, and get a taste of the “Hollywood of the South.” Through Dec. 30.
Enjoy a lantern-led walk through Marietta listening to stories about the dead who still patronize the shops and restaurants. Through Dec. 31.
This outdoor escape room adventure includes a themed “Stranger Things” game, navigating a cursed forest, discovering an antidote to a terrible virus or outsmarting hunters who are trying to find your group. Through Dec. 31.
Explore the filming sites for “The Walking Dead” or “Stranger Things,” or go a 90-minute stroll to see Senoia’s spirits. Through Dec. 31.
Seasonal activities include an interactive show, a scavenger hunt with Spookley the Square Pumpkin, trick-or-treating, an escape room and more. Sept. 10-Oct. 31.
Explore 2,500 acres of pumpkins, sunflowers, fall topiaries and a corn maze, and at night, walk through a transformed garden with illuminating experiences, including a Pumpkin Tree. Sept. 16-Oct. 30.
Go on a nighttime ride on the Ghost Train, trick-or-treat on Main Street, watch the Spooktacular Palace Show, enjoy frights in the Haunted House and more. Sept. 23-Oct. 29.
All month long, enjoy spooktacular events and treats, such as Boo Bingo, arts and crafts, an immersive trick-or-treat trail and more. Sept. 30-Oct. 31.
Experience a spooky vintage train ride with an Eerie Fun House, storytelling, hot cider, blacklight mini golf, games, a bag of treats and more. Oct. 7-8, 14-15, 21-22 and 28-29.
Take a tour under the moonlight for stories of history and mystery. Oct. 14-15 and 21-22.
Walk through the village filled with scenes of Halloween scares with a PG and a PG-13 tour. Oct. 22.
Participate in the decoration and costume contests, play games, watch a fall movie, and enjoy delicious food. Oct. 29.
Enjoy this festive Halloween parade. Oct. 29.
Come dressed in your costume to receive a free feed cup as you see animals in costume. Oct. 30-31.