Best Halloween Events in Atlanta

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.

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Our Top 7 Halloween Picks Around Atlanta:

Halloween Kidsfest at Northside Hospital Cherokee Amphitheater

Celebrate Halloween with trick-or-treat activities, games, inflatables, face painting, vendors and candy. Oct. 31.

Yule Forest Pumpkin Patch in Stockbridge

Hay maze, hayride adventure, petting zoo, science center, dinosaur exhibit, pick-your-own pumpkin patch and more. Through Oct. 31.

Brick-or-Treat at LEGOLAND Discovery Center

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.

Pumpkin Festival at Stone Mountain Park

Enjoy park attractions, games, live shows, displays, a Glow by Night experience Fri.-Sun. and more. Through Nov. 3.

Scarecrows in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden

View scarecrows handcrafted by businesses, individuals, schools and organizations on display throughout the garden. Through Nov. 3.

The Sleepy Hollow Experience at Serenbe Playhouse

Meet the headless horseman of Sleepy Hollow and enjoy this interactive retelling of the classic tale. Through Nov. 10.

Woodland Spirits at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

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:

The Dark Rows Haunted Corn Maze at Uncle Shuck’s

When the sun goes down and the maze is lit by moonlight, families can enjoy a spooky night. Fri. and Sat. in Oct.

Ghosts of Marietta in Marietta

Tour guides tell stories based on documented sightings, firsthand experiences and history. Fri., Sat. and Sun.

Decatur Ghost Tour in Decatur

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.

Roswell Ghost Tour in Roswell

Paranormal investigators tell of phenomena experienced by residents, businesses and tour agents. Fri., Sat. and Sun.

Covington Ghost Tours in Covington

Experience haunting history and visit filming locations. Fri. and Sat.

Mother Son Halloween Dance at Gainesville Civic Center Ballroom

Dance all night in your Halloween costume, and enjoy a catered dinner and raffle prizes. Oct. 29.

Pop Up Historic Courthouse Tour: Spooky Edition at Historic DeKalb Courthouse

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.

Hippoween Party at HippoHopp Indoor Playground

Costume parade and contests, face painting, games, crafts, raffle and more. Oct. 30.

Scare on the Square at Colony Square

Dress in your Halloween costume and enjoy entertainment, treats and more. Oct. 30.

Malloween at Sugarloaf Mills

Stop by select retailers for some awesome candy and trick-or-treating. Oct. 30.

Munchkin Masquerade at Historic Newnan Square

Downtown merchants pass out Halloween treats to costumed kids. Oct. 31.

Party Like a MonSTAR at OneStop Buford

Celebrate all things that go bump in the night with costumes and live music. Oct. 31.

Mall-Wide Trick or Treat at Northlake Mall

Trick-or-treat at participating retailers. Oct. 31.

Trick or Treatment Tour at Hemphill Water Treatment Plant

Wear your costumes to play games, enjoy treats, tour the city’s drinking water treatment facility and watch a movie. Oct. 31.

Trunk or Treat at Nash Farm Park

Trick-or-treat, win prizes, and take hayrides and photos with characters. Oct. 31.

Halloween Spooktacular at American Girl Boutique and Bistro

Visit the store in costume for a sweet treat, a Halloween Boo Box craft and a photo op. Oct. 31.

Trick or Treat at Georgia Aquarium

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.

Fear The Woods at Yule Forest

Adventures include a haunted house, a thrill ride, a haunted trail and an interactive combat zone with zombies. Oct. 31.

Squarecrows on the Square at Gainesville Historic Downtown Square

Witness the scarecrow invasion as local groups and businesses compete for the title of Best Squarecrow. Through Oct. 31.

Scaryetta Haunted Trolley Tour in Marietta

Learn about the haunting history of Marietta’s past on this 90 minute trolley ride. Through Oct. 31.

FEARopolis at Funopolis Family Fun Center

A haunted house with zombie paintball hay ride, mini golf, an axe throwing challenge and go karts. Through Oct. 31.

Scarecrows Return to the Square at McDonough Square

Take a walk through the square to glimpse local businesses’ scarecrow displays. Through Oct. 31.

Great Pumpkin Celebration at Bass Pro Shops

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.

Lawrenceville Ghost Tours at Aurora Theatre

Listen to vivid stories of the strange and supernatural as guides lead groups on a 90-minute adventure around the square. Through Oct. 31.

Fall Walking Tours in Marietta

Learn more about Marietta’s constant residents with four different themed walks. Nov. 2.

Folklore Haunted House in Acworth

Folklore Haunted House has three haunted experiences: The Manor, Asylum 67 and Chromophobia. Through Nov. 2.

13 Stories Haunted House in Newnan

Brave your way through the different areas of this scary haunted house with “Extreme” haunts. Through Nov. 2.

Containment Haunted House in Lithia Springs

Enter the world of “The Shadows,” where creatures feed off the energy created by fear and anxiety. Through Nov. 2.

Spooky Space at Fernbank Science Center

Meet the monsters of space, including black holes, zombie stars and ghostly nebulae. Through Nov. 2.

Fright Fest at Six Flags

The amusement park transforms into a ghoulish place with ghosts and goblins and haunted attractions. Weekends through Nov. 2.

The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Silly Hollow at Center for Puppetry Arts

Watch this comedic version of the famous short story. Through Nov. 3.

Netherworld Haunted House at Stone Mountain

Walk-through this dark attraction filled with terrifying live actors, amazing special effects and monsters. Through Nov. 3; Nov. 8-9.

Beyond Atlanta: 

Peanuts The Great Pumpkin Patch Express at Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Kids wear costumes, pick their own pumpkin, meet Charlie, Lucy and Snoopy and enjoy hayrides and trick-or-treating. Weekends in Oct.

Halloween Eerie Express at Tennessee Valley Railroad

Board a vintage train then find storytelling, blacklight mini golf and a fun house. Weekends in Oct.

Scarecrow Trail and Pumpkin Fest at North Georgia Zoo

The Zoo is transformed with decorations and rows of scarecrows. Weekends in Oct.

Trunk or Treat at Tallulah Gorge State Park

Decorate your car and hand out treats to kids. Oct. 31.

Howl-O-Ween at Great Wolf Lodge

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.

Halloween Hike at Providence Canyon State Park

Hike down into the spooky Providence Canyon after dark. Nov. 1.

Past Events:

Scarecrow Harvest at Brooke Street Park

More than 100 scarecrows line the streets. Oct. 5.

Magic Monday: Boo-Ween! at Atlanta History Center

Strut your way around the museum in the annual costume parade for toddlers and preschoolers. Oct. 7.

Scaredy Cat Soiree at George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center

Dress up for a not-so-scary Halloween celebration with themed crafts, activities, characters and treats. Oct. 11.

Ghost Tours at Fox Theatre

Guests will walk the haunted halls of the Fox to learn about ghastly sightings or unexplained bumps in the night. Oct. 15 and 17.

Pumpkin Art at Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center

Get creative and decorate a one-of-a-kind pumpkin. Oct. 17.

Mother/Son Halloween Dance at Bill Johnson Community Activity Building

Moms and sons dress in costumes and dance the night away. Oct. 18.

Walker Stalker Con at Georgia World Congress Center

Zombie, horror and sci-fi fan convention celebrating “The Walking Dead.” Oct. 18-20.

Halloween Magic Show at Aurora Theatre

Magician Arthur Atsma captivates with sleight of hand magic, comedy and audience interaction. Oct. 19.

Pop-In for Family Fun: Halloween at Marietta Museum of History

Interact with the Museum through Halloween-themed activities and crafts. Oct. 19.

Trick or Treat Trail at Rhodes Jordan Park

Wear your costume to walk the trail and collect candy at the haunted houses. Oct. 19.

Calloween Spooky Celebration at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

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.

Halloween Fun House at East Roswell Recreation Center

Enjoy face painting, carnival games, inflatables, hayrides and more. Oct. 25.

Lawrenceville Boo Fest in Lawrenceville

Local businesses, organizations and community members decorate their trunk and pass out candy as kids trick-or-treat. Oct. 25.

The Great Pumpkin Festival at Old Fayette County Courthouse Lawn

Enjoy live music, face painting, sand art, inflatables, a costume contest and more. Oct. 26.

Dinosaur Trick-or-Treat at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

A Halloween party with treats for kids in costumes, games and hands-on activities, music and more. Oct. 26.

Underwater Pumpkin Patch at Bethesda Park Aquatic Center

Hunt for pumpkins to decorate in the leisure pool, and enjoy fall crafts, activities, a hayride and swimming. Oct. 26.

Train or Treat at Southeastern Railway Museum

Trick-or-treat at decorated stations around the museum, enjoy wagon rides, and eat fall-themed refreshments. Oct. 26.

Disney Junior Play Date at Town Center at Cobb

Make Disney Junior character masks, take photos in the Halloween-themed photo booth, dance to music, participate in giveaways and more. Oct. 26.

Halloween Jambooree at Logan Farm Park

Children can participate in carnival games and activities to win candy and prizes. Oct. 26.

Spooky Springs at Abernathy Greenway Park

Join costumed characters for an evening of trick-or-treating, face painting and photos. Oct. 26.

Hallow-Swim and Movie Night at Collins Hill Park Aquatic Center

Swim on in for popcorn, trick-or-treating, Halloween themed arts and crafts and a movie. Oct. 26.

Trick-or-Treating in Avalon

Visit Concierge to pick up your trick or treat map and visit participating retailers. Oct. 26.

Trunk-or-Treat at OneStop Norcross

Trick or treat, crafts, costume and sidewalk chalk competitions. Oct. 26.

Trunk-O-Treat at Panola Mountain State Park

Kids can collect candy going car to car, play on the playground, enjoy games and contests and more. Oct. 26.

Trick or Treat on the Trail at Midtown Greenway

Trick-or-treating, petting zoo, games and tons of candy. Oct. 26.

Boo Bash and Mall Trick-or-Treating at Town Center at Cobb

Enjoy trick-or-treating, crafts, games and more. Oct. 26.

Hogwarts at the Hudgens

The Hudgens Center for Art & Learning transforms into Hogwarts for the night with activities for the whole family. Oct. 26.

Posh-tacular Halloween Kid Party-Fest at Discovery High School

With games, bouncy houses, scare-venger hunts, a costume contest and more, Posh Playdates has fun in store for all ages. Oct. 26.

Stranger Things Tours and Night Time Corn Maze at Sleepy Hollow Farm

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.

Haunted Hall of Fame at College Football Hall of Fame

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.

Goblins in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Show off Halloween costumes for a day of treats and activities. Oct. 27.

Mega Awesome Costume Party at North Point Community Church

Parents can drop off their costumed kids for games and prizes. Oct. 27.

Trek or Treat at Sims Lake Park

Wear a costume and trick or treat. Oct. 27.

Haints and Saints Halloween Parade in Decatur

Floats, bands and classic cars as well as community groups and families in costume celebrating Halloween. Oct. 27.

A Tour of Southern Ghosts at Stone Mountain Park

Each night offers a cast of storytellers and ghostly fun for the family performed by Art Station. Through Oct. 27.

Ghost Train at Tweetsie Railroad

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.

AquaScarium at Tennessee Aquarium

Come in costume with your treat bag and meet mermaids and pirates as you trick-or-treat. Oct. 25.

Wild Rumpus Parade and Spectacle in Downtown Athens

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.

Not-So-Spooky Halloween Festival at The Rock Ranch

Trick-or-treating, costume contests for you and your dog and more. Oct. 26.

Halloween in the Park at F.D. Roosevelt State Park

Participate in different activities, including zombie archery, a scarecrow competition, a pumpkin contest, a fall costume parade and more. Oct. 26.

NOCtoberfest at Nantahala Outdoor Center

Celebrate fall in the Smoky Mountains with pumpkin decorating, a pumpkin scavenger hunt, costume contests and live music. Oct. 26.

High Falls Halloween Spook Fest at High Falls State Park

Enjoy food trucks, s’mores, trick-or-treat trail, costume contest and more. Oct. 26.

Halloween Haunted Trail at Richard B. Russell State Park

See what’s haunting the state park, and enjoy treats and hay rides. Oct. 26.

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