Atlanta’s Best 2023 Spooky Kids Halloween Events & Things To Do
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, fall festivals and spooky ghost tours. And check out our ideas for at-home celebrations.
A magical Candy Land experience awaits your prince or princess with music, crafts, candy, a costume contest and more. Oct. 29-30.
The downtown area features more than 150 scarecrows from tons of local groups. Through Oct. 30.
This downtown trick-or-treat event is specifically for little ones. Oct. 31.
Trick-or-treat at downtown businesses with costume contests for four different categories. Oct. 31.
This spine-tingling celebration features dance performances, a DJ, fall florals and more. Oct. 31.
Locations across Hapeville will be participating in a trick-or-treat; see locations using the map. Oct. 31.
Go trick-or-treating from store to store, meet your favorite movie characters, visit the balloon artist and more. Oct. 31.
Walk along the trail to enjoy music, characters, fun displays and trick-or-treating, and participate in costume contests. Oct. 31.
Enjoy trick-or-treating, pumpkin decorating, balloonists, caricaturists and more. Oct. 31.
Enjoy a night of trick-or-treating, games, bounce houses and more. Oct. 31.
Wear your costumes to play games, enjoy treats, tour the city’s drinking water treatment facility and watch a movie under the stars. Oct. 31.
Full of eerie excitement, this event includes viewings of “The Great Monster Chase! 4D,” Halloween giveaways, candy stations, exclusive snacks and more. Through Oct. 31.
Search for your favorite scarecrow from dozens of creations by local artists, youth groups, businesses and more. Through Oct. 31.
Enjoy a day of spooky sleuthing on this self-guided scavenger hunt throughout historic Oakland Cemetery. Through Oct. 31.
View inventive scarecrows from local businesses and groups, and vote for your favorite. Through Oct. 31.
This reimagining of Bram Stoker’s classic features fast-paced fights, aerial dance and spectacular effects. Through Oct. 31.
The square will be filled with creative, fun and colorful scarecrows from businesses, schools and groups from Marietta. Through Nov. 2.
This walk-through attraction includes a haunted house, Project Wasteland and Carnival Craze Escape Adventure. Through Nov. 4.
Two different scary experiences for the brave. Through Nov. 4.
This haunted house features “A Midsummer Night’s Scream” for the brave to try to conquer. Through Nov. 4.
Drawing inspiration from literature’s many dark forests, search for spirits as you walk through WildWoods. Through Nov. 5.
Based on the 1967 film, Suzy Hendrix who has been recently blinded in an accident is terrorized by con artists in her own apartment. Through Nov. 5.
Explore two thrilling haunted houses, “Primordial” and “Crypto Chaos.” Through Nov. 11.
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.
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.
Enjoy spooktacular events and treats, such as Boo Bingo, arts and crafts, an immersive trick-or-treat trail and more. Through Oct. 31.
Enjoy an evening of carnival games, trick-or-treating, a costume contest, a Monster Mash dance party and more. Oct. 7.
Enjoy family festivities before “Hotel Transylvania” starts at 7 p.m. Oct. 7.
Enjoy the autumn season and Halloween activities with a variety of pumpkins, a seasonal photo booth, a kids’ area and more. Oct. 7-8.
This interactive show includes fun for the whole family, as kids scare the monsters in a reverse haunted house. Oct. 8.
Watch “Hocus Pocus” on the jumbo screen, and grab takeout from an onsite restaurant. Oct. 5.
Dress up for a not-so-scary celebration with themed crafts, activities, characters and treats for ages 2-5. Oct. 6.
Performed by the Listeso String Quartet, hear your favorite movie themes performed live. Oct. 13.
Bring your blankets or chairs to view “Trick-or-Treat Scooby Doo,” and enjoy delicious snacks and an appearance from the Mystery Machine. Oct. 13.
Fall and Halloween activities include a safari drive thru, pumpkin toss, meet and greets with costumed characters and animals and more. Oct. 14.
This family festival features games, raffles, food, face painting, STEM activities, a fundraising race and more. Oct. 14.
Have a bewitchingly good time with exclusive access to Woodland Spirits, Vikings: Warriors the Sea and activities. Oct. 14.
Play with inflatables, climb a rock wall, ride the train, participate in costume and dog costume contests and more. Oct. 14.
Have a howlin’ good time with games, food, contests, costumes and dachshunds. Oct. 14.
This Halloween-themed event includes trick-or-treating, costumes, a pumpkin decorating contest and more. Oct. 15.
Enjoy dancing, a costume contest, catered dinner, raffles and more with separate dances for preschool to second grade and third grade and up. Oct. 16-17.
Presented by Johns Creek Recreation & Parks and Johns Creek Police, wear your best costume to enjoy candy, treats and kids’ activities. Oct. 18.
Kids ages 8 and younger can come dressed in costumes for face painting, magic shows, arts and crafts, games, trick-or-treating and more. Oct. 20.
This skate party includes a DJ, crafts, games, costume contests, candy and more. Oct. 20.
Have a frightfully good time with this party for ages 5 and older. Oct. 20.
Superheroes, pirates and princesses are invited to this Halloween dance with games, contests and more. Oct. 20.
Take a tour under the moonlight for stories of history and mystery. Oct. 20-21.
Walk through the village filled with scenes of Halloween scares with a PG and a PG-13 tour. Oct. 21.
This festival includes an arts and crafts show, contests, touch-a-truck, Halloween Happenings for kids and more. Oct. 21.
Explore more than 50 different trick-or-treat stations, dance to music from a DJ, try axe throwing and more. Oct. 21.
Halloween fun includes trick-or-treating candy stations, a face painting station, a DJ and food trucks. Oct. 21.
Watch magician Arthur Atsma perform in this Halloween-themed special. Oct. 21.
Wear your favorite costume to enjoy festive treats and fall fun. Oct. 21.
Bring your bag for a fun night of trunk-or-treating, a hayride and glowing games for ages 5 and older. Oct. 21.
Enjoy themed crafts and activities for Halloween. Oct. 21.
Enjoy a spooky showing of “The Mummy,” along with Halloween-themed dishes, trick-or-treat stations, a live DJ and more. Oct. 21.
Go trick-or-treating, have a blast in the kid’s zone, and shop vendors. Oct. 21.
Celebrate fall with a DJ, craft vendors, food, hayrides, axe throwing, a costume contest, trick-or-treating and more. Oct. 21.
Eat, drink and get spooky. Oct. 21.
Come dressed up for a spooky good time with games, rides, food, music, costume contests and more. Oct. 21.
Wear family-friendly costumes for a dance party, carnival games, treat bags, a movie after sundown and more. Oct. 21.
Arts and crafts vendors, food, kids’ activities, live entertainment, costume contests and more. Oct. 21.
Enjoy fall festivities with a DJ, an inflatable corn maze, petting zoo, a Trick or Treat Village, pumpkin displays and more. Oct. 21.
This wickedly cool Halloween event features a parade, live music, a 3D haunted house, an artist market, ghost tours and more. Oct. 21-22.
Show off kids’ costumes with the Goblin’s Runway, enjoy fall activities, go on a train ride and more. Oct. 22.
This hilarious farce-meets murder mystery story is inspired by the classic Hasbro board game. Through Oct. 22.
Play with crafts, games and more around the theme of “Scare On The Square: Little Monsters Bash.” Oct. 24.
Watch family-friendly frights at this series. Oct. 24 and 26.
This musical experience features “Thriller,” the theme from “The Addams Family” and more performed by the Listeso String Quartet. Oct. 25.
Meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant with intents toward global domination. Oct. 26-29.
Collect goodies along the Treat Trail at this evening of thrills and adventure. Oct. 27.
Come costumed to enjoy fun and candy. Oct. 27.
This family-friendly event includes sweet treats, great food, mystical creatures, aerialists, iconic characters and entertainment. Oct. 27.
Celebrate with trick-or-treating, games, food and more. Oct. 27.
Bring a blanket or chair to watch “Trick or Treat Scooby Doo!” on the 25-foot screen. Oct. 27.
Celebrate Halloween with candy, music, hayrides, a photo booth and more. Oct. 27.
This evening of trick-or-treating and not-so-scary Halloween fun will include bounce houses, games and more. Oct. 27.
Enjoy live music, Halloween-themed activities, a costume contest, face painting and more. Oct. 27.
Watch this timeless Disney holiday classic as the musical score is performed live. Oct. 27-28.
Learn ghostly Civil War tales and railroad folklore on these special guided tours. Oct. 27-28.
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. 27-29.
Participate in the campsite decoration and costume contests, play games, watch a fall movie, and enjoy delicious food. Oct. 28.
Enjoy this festive Halloween parade. Oct. 28.
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. Through Oct. 28.
Seasonal activities include an interactive show, a scavenger hunt with Spookley the Square Pumpkin, trick-or-treating, an escape room and more. Through Oct. 29.
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. Through Oct. 29.
Explore the forest to meet woodland creatures and hear about how they live, along with music, crafts and a campfire. Oct. 27-29.
Enjoy family-friendly light and sound activities, including a black light scavenger hunt, an appearance from Batgirl, a planetarium show and more. Oct. 28.
Pick up a trick-or-treating map to stop by participating retailers for candy and treats. Oct. 28.
Come dressed in costumes to sing and dance to a live band at this Halloween concert from The Music Class. Oct. 28.
Get into the spooky spirit with crafts, a costume parade, music, trick-or-treating and more. Oct. 28.
Go trick-or-treating, enjoy a balloon artist, participate in costume contests and more. Oct. 28.
Dress you and your pup in a Halloween costume to participate in this parade. Oct. 28.
Participating stores, restaurants and businesses will offer treats. Oct. 28.
Come in costume to trick-or-treat and enjoy the spooky décor on the mini golf course. Oct. 28.
Trick-or-treat at the businesses along Main Street before entering the park with kids’ activities and a family-friendly Halloween movie. Oct. 28.
Enjoy games, candy, food and fun. Oct. 28.
Explore family-friendly fun at this community-wide event. Oct. 28.
Wear your costumes for a fun drive-thru event where you’ll see costumed characters and decorated vehicles and receive a goodie bag from a candy fairy. Oct. 28.
Stop by different cars for sweet treats. Oct. 28.
The 1931 classic horror film is brought to life with a vibrant score and The Atlanta Opera. Oct. 28.
This festival will include a trunk-or-treat, a pumpkin patch, inflatables and more. Oct. 28.
Enjoy themed tables full of goodies, crafts and activities. Oct. 28.
This Halloween dance party is filled with trick-or-treating, a DJ and more themed activities. Oct. 28.
Meet farm animals, go trick-or-treating, greet Spiderman and Barbie, have your face painted and more. Oct. 28.
Go trick-or-treating along Town Center Avenue, play on inflatables, watch “The Addams Family” and “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” and more. Oct. 28.
This outdoor haunt features a tour of a village cursed by evil forces. Through Oct. 28.
This nighttime adventure is only lit by the light of the moon for a spooky, haunted trail through the cornfield. Through Oct. 28.
Experience the spooky sights and sounds throughout the Hall, and kids ages 12 and younger who dress in costume get free admission. Oct. 28-29.
Visit the Trick or Treat Lane, make themed crafts, play carnival games and more at this special festival. Oct. 28-29.
Stroll through the Goizueta Gardens to gather Halloween candy and enjoy decorations and festivities. Oct. 29.
Enjoy candy, costume contests, music and prizes. Oct. 29.
Enjoy the fall season with a Mega Awesome Costume Party for preschool and elementary school kids, games, prizes, apple cider and more. Oct. 29.
Get in the spooky spirit with this story about a menacing phantom featuring a live organ pre-viewing. Oct. 29.
This Halloween and Dias de los Muertos-themed parade will feature skeleton puppets, ghouls, zombies, superheroes, marching bands and more. Oct. 29.
Enjoy candy, music, crafts and fun at this family festival. Oct. 29.
Celebrate wolves and coyotes with keepsake wolf prints, a storytime and s’mores around a campfire. Oct. 29.
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. 29.
This festival for younger kids includes dressing up for fall themed activities, trick-or-treating, pumpkin decorating and more. Through Oct. 29.
In this comedic version of Washington Irving’s tale, schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new, spookier image. Through Oct. 29.
This family-friendly Halloween event occurs every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Through Oct. 29.
Explore the woodlands stuffed with creations around the theme of Día de los Muertos. Through Oct. 29.
Watch your back in the Scare Zones, walk through a haunted house and more featuring the scariest frights by night. Through Oct. 29.
Tons of different scarecrows will come alive with fun designs, and you can vote for your favorite. Through Oct. 29.