Best Halloween Events in Atlanta (2019)
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.
Our Top 7 Halloween Picks Around Atlanta:
Celebrate Halloween with trick-or-treat activities, games, inflatables, face painting, vendors and candy. Oct. 31.
Hay maze, hayride adventure, petting zoo, science center, dinosaur exhibit, pick-your-own pumpkin patch and more. Through Oct. 31.
Go on a scavenger hunt to collect pieces and build a model to take home, and meet and greet favorite LEGO characters every hour. Through Oct. 31.
Enjoy park attractions, games, live shows, displays, a Glow by Night experience Fri.-Sun. and more. Through Nov. 3.
View scarecrows handcrafted by businesses, individuals, schools and organizations on display throughout the garden. Through Nov. 3.
Meet the headless horseman of Sleepy Hollow and enjoy this interactive retelling of the classic tale. Through Nov. 10.
Explore WildWoods and Fernbank Forest and encounter dozens of ghostly visitors who inhabit the shadows. Through Nov. 17.
Check out these Halloween events for all ages in metro Atlanta:
When the sun goes down and the maze is lit by moonlight, families can enjoy a spooky night. Fri. and Sat. in Oct.
Tour guides tell stories based on documented sightings, firsthand experiences and history. Fri., Sat. and Sun.
Led by professional psychic medium and paranormal investigator, Boo Newell, this tour discusses tales of murder, passion, vice, war and tragedy. Check website for full schedule.
Paranormal investigators tell of phenomena experienced by residents, businesses and tour agents. Fri., Sat. and Sun.
Experience haunting history and visit filming locations. Fri. and Sat.
Dance all night in your Halloween costume, and enjoy a catered dinner and raffle prizes. Oct. 29.
This special tour features the Southeastern Institute of Paranormal Research and recounts the history of the building and some unexplained occurrences that have happened over the years. Oct. 29.
Costume parade and contests, face painting, games, crafts, raffle and more. Oct. 30.
Dress in your Halloween costume and enjoy entertainment, treats and more. Oct. 30.
Stop by select retailers for some awesome candy and trick-or-treating. Oct. 30.
Downtown merchants pass out Halloween treats to costumed kids. Oct. 31.
Celebrate all things that go bump in the night with costumes and live music. Oct. 31.
Trick-or-treat at participating retailers. Oct. 31.
Wear your costumes to play games, enjoy treats, tour the city’s drinking water treatment facility and watch a movie. Oct. 31.
Trick-or-treat, win prizes, and take hayrides and photos with characters. Oct. 31.
Visit the store in costume for a sweet treat, a Halloween Boo Box craft and a photo op. Oct. 31.
Trick-or-treat with beluga whales and manta rays, enjoy treat stations in the galleries, create Halloween themed crafts, and take photos in the photo station. Oct. 31.
Adventures include a haunted house, a thrill ride, a haunted trail and an interactive combat zone with zombies. Oct. 31.
Witness the scarecrow invasion as local groups and businesses compete for the title of Best Squarecrow. Through Oct. 31.
Learn about the haunting history of Marietta’s past on this 90 minute trolley ride. Through Oct. 31.
A haunted house with zombie paintball hay ride, mini golf, an axe throwing challenge and go karts. Through Oct. 31.
Take a walk through the square to glimpse local businesses’ scarecrow displays. Through Oct. 31.
Enjoy Halloween events featuring classic Peanuts characters, including crafts and games, a Halloween costume parade, trick-or-treating and a 4×6 photos with the Peanuts gang. Through Oct. 31.
Listen to vivid stories of the strange and supernatural as guides lead groups on a 90-minute adventure around the square. Through Oct. 31.
Learn more about Marietta’s constant residents with four different themed walks. Nov. 2.
Folklore Haunted House has three haunted experiences: The Manor, Asylum 67 and Chromophobia. Through Nov. 2.
Brave your way through the different areas of this scary haunted house with “Extreme” haunts. Through Nov. 2.
Enter the world of “The Shadows,” where creatures feed off the energy created by fear and anxiety. Through Nov. 2.
Meet the monsters of space, including black holes, zombie stars and ghostly nebulae. Through Nov. 2.
The amusement park transforms into a ghoulish place with ghosts and goblins and haunted attractions. Weekends through Nov. 2.
Watch this comedic version of the famous short story. Through Nov. 3.
Walk-through this dark attraction filled with terrifying live actors, amazing special effects and monsters. Through Nov. 3; Nov. 8-9.
Kids wear costumes, pick their own pumpkin, meet Charlie, Lucy and Snoopy and enjoy hayrides and trick-or-treating. Weekends in Oct.
Board a vintage train then find storytelling, blacklight mini golf and a fun house. Weekends in Oct.
The Zoo is transformed with decorations and rows of scarecrows. Weekends in Oct.
Decorate your car and hand out treats to kids. Oct. 31.
Stay the night at this water park to enjoy Halloween themed fun, like Trick-Or-Treat Trail, Monster Bash Dance Party and Spooktacular Story Time. Through Oct. 31.
Hike down into the spooky Providence Canyon after dark. Nov. 1.
More than 100 scarecrows line the streets. Oct. 5.
Strut your way around the museum in the annual costume parade for toddlers and preschoolers. Oct. 7.
Dress up for a not-so-scary Halloween celebration with themed crafts, activities, characters and treats. Oct. 11.
Guests will walk the haunted halls of the Fox to learn about ghastly sightings or unexplained bumps in the night. Oct. 15 and 17.
Get creative and decorate a one-of-a-kind pumpkin. Oct. 17.
Moms and sons dress in costumes and dance the night away. Oct. 18.
Zombie, horror and sci-fi fan convention celebrating “The Walking Dead.” Oct. 18-20.
Magician Arthur Atsma captivates with sleight of hand magic, comedy and audience interaction. Oct. 19.
Interact with the Museum through Halloween-themed activities and crafts. Oct. 19.
Wear your costume to walk the trail and collect candy at the haunted houses. Oct. 19.
Visit a fortune teller, balloon artist or face painter, play games with candy prizes, show off your moves at the dance party, trick-or-treat and more. Oct. 25.
Enjoy face painting, carnival games, inflatables, hayrides and more. Oct. 25.
Local businesses, organizations and community members decorate their trunk and pass out candy as kids trick-or-treat. Oct. 25.
Enjoy live music, face painting, sand art, inflatables, a costume contest and more. Oct. 26.
A Halloween party with treats for kids in costumes, games and hands-on activities, music and more. Oct. 26.
Hunt for pumpkins to decorate in the leisure pool, and enjoy fall crafts, activities, a hayride and swimming. Oct. 26.
Trick-or-treat at decorated stations around the museum, enjoy wagon rides, and eat fall-themed refreshments. Oct. 26.
Make Disney Junior character masks, take photos in the Halloween-themed photo booth, dance to music, participate in giveaways and more. Oct. 26.
Children can participate in carnival games and activities to win candy and prizes. Oct. 26.
Join costumed characters for an evening of trick-or-treating, face painting and photos. Oct. 26.
Swim on in for popcorn, trick-or-treating, Halloween themed arts and crafts and a movie. Oct. 26.
Visit Concierge to pick up your trick or treat map and visit participating retailers. Oct. 26.
Trick or treat, crafts, costume and sidewalk chalk competitions. Oct. 26.
Kids can collect candy going car to car, play on the playground, enjoy games and contests and more. Oct. 26.
Trick-or-treating, petting zoo, games and tons of candy. Oct. 26.
Enjoy trick-or-treating, crafts, games and more. Oct. 26.
The Hudgens Center for Art & Learning transforms into Hogwarts for the night with activities for the whole family. Oct. 26.
With games, bouncy houses, scare-venger hunts, a costume contest and more, Posh Playdates has fun in store for all ages. Oct. 26.
Take a partially-guided tour of some of the filming locations from “Stranger Things,” like Hopper’s cabin in the woods and Merrill’s pumpkin patch. Through Oct. 26.
See the spooky sights and sounds of Haunted Hall of Fame with the field of screams, ghost dodging in the SkillZone, trick-or-treating, face painters and more. Oct. 26-27.
Show off Halloween costumes for a day of treats and activities. Oct. 27.
Parents can drop off their costumed kids for games and prizes. Oct. 27.
Wear a costume and trick or treat. Oct. 27.
Floats, bands and classic cars as well as community groups and families in costume celebrating Halloween. Oct. 27.
Each night offers a cast of storytellers and ghostly fun for the family performed by Art Station. Through Oct. 27.
Experience “Terror in the Trenches” on the three-mile loop, visit a haunted house, go trick-or-treating and more. Fri. and Sat. until Oct. 26.
Come in costume with your treat bag and meet mermaids and pirates as you trick-or-treat. Oct. 25.
The event includes many free and ticketed special events, including a costume parade, The Monster Mash for children, a kick-off party, a 5K race and fun run and more. Oct. 25-26.
Trick-or-treating, costume contests for you and your dog and more. Oct. 26.
Participate in different activities, including zombie archery, a scarecrow competition, a pumpkin contest, a fall costume parade and more. Oct. 26.
Celebrate fall in the Smoky Mountains with pumpkin decorating, a pumpkin scavenger hunt, costume contests and live music. Oct. 26.
Enjoy food trucks, s’mores, trick-or-treat trail, costume contest and more. Oct. 26.
See what’s haunting the state park, and enjoy treats and hay rides. Oct. 26.