Halloween Events Atlanta

Pumpkin Festival at Stone Mountain Park / Photo by Steven Bridges

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.

Prince/Princess Halloween Extravaganza at The Lumberyard Office Lofts

A magical Candy Land experience awaits your prince or princess with music, crafts, candy, a costume contest and more. Oct. 29-30.

Halloween Party at Capoeira Maculelê Decatur

With candy, games, a trick-or-treat and more, party at this Halloween event. Oct. 30.

Scarecrow Harvest in Alpharetta

Scarecrow Harvest in Downtown Alpharetta

The downtown area features more than 150 scarecrows from tons of local groups. Through Oct. 30.

Munchkin Masquerade at Main Street Newnan

This downtown trick-or-treat event is specifically for little ones. Oct. 31.

Trick-or-Treat at Chattahoochee Food Works

Visit Chattahoochee Food Works in your costumes for trick-or-treating and goodies. Oct. 31.

Trick or Treat on the Square at Historic Gainesville Square

Trick-or-treat at downtown businesses with costume contests for four different categories. Oct. 31.

Spooktacular Atlanta in Downtown Atlanta

This spine-tingling celebration features dance performances, a DJ, fall florals and more. Oct. 31.

Hapeville Community Trick or Treat Map in Hapeville

Locations across Hapeville will be participating in a trick-or-treat; see locations using the map. Oct. 31.

Fall Festival at The Avenue West Cobb

Go trick-or-treating from store to store, meet your favorite movie characters, visit the balloon artist and more. Oct. 31.

Halloween Trail of Tricks & Treats at Rubes Creek Trail

Walk along the trail to enjoy music, characters, fun displays and trick-or-treating, and participate in costume contests. Oct. 31.

Fall Festival at The Avenue Peachtree City

Enjoy trick-or-treating, pumpkin decorating, balloonists, caricaturists and more. Oct. 31.

Trunk or Treat at Cobb Vineyard Church

Enjoy a night of trick-or-treating, games, bounce houses and more. 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 under the stars. Oct. 31.

Spooktacular Brick-or-Treat Monster Party at LEGO Discovery Center

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.

Scarecrows in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Search for your favorite scarecrow from dozens of creations by local artists, youth groups, businesses and more. Through Oct. 31.

Haunted Hunt Scavenger Hunt at Oakland Cemetery

Enjoy a day of spooky sleuthing on this self-guided scavenger hunt throughout historic Oakland Cemetery. Through Oct. 31.

Scarecrow Invasion in Downtown Woodstock

View inventive scarecrows from local businesses and groups, and vote for your favorite. Through Oct. 31.

Dracula: The Failings of Men at Atlanta Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse

This reimagining of Bram Stoker’s classic features fast-paced fights, aerial dance and spectacular effects. Through Oct. 31.

Scarecrows In The Square at Historic Marietta Square

The square will be filled with creative, fun and colorful scarecrows from businesses, schools and groups from Marietta. Through Nov. 2.

13 Stories Haunted House in Newnan

This walk-through attraction includes a haunted house, Project Wasteland and Carnival Craze Escape Adventure. Through Nov. 4.

Folklore Haunted House in Acworth

Two different scary experiences for the brave. Through Nov. 4.

Paranoia Haunted House in Canton

This haunted house features “A Midsummer Night’s Scream” for the brave to try to conquer. Through Nov. 4.

Woodland Spirits at Fernbank Museum

Drawing inspiration from literature’s many dark forests, search for spirits as you walk through WildWoods. Through Nov. 5.

Wait Until Dark at Georgia Ensemble Theatre

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.

Netherworld Haunted House at Stone Mountain

Explore two thrilling haunted houses, “Primordial” and “Crypto Chaos.” Through Nov. 11.

Georgia Tour Company in Senoia

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.

Escape Woods at Sleepy Hollow Farm

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.

Pumpkins at Callaway

Beyond Atlanta:

Howl-o-Ween at Great Wolf Lodge

Enjoy spooktacular events and treats, such as Boo Bingo, arts and crafts, an immersive trick-or-treat trail and more. Through Oct. 31.

Past events:

Fall-O-Ween at Swift-Cantrell Park

Enjoy an evening of carnival games, trick-or-treating, a costume contest, a Monster Mash dance party and more. Oct. 7.

Movies Under the Stars at Mall of Georgia

Enjoy family festivities before “Hotel Transylvania” starts at 7 p.m. Oct. 7.

Pumpkin Patch at Oakland Cemetery

Enjoy the autumn season and Halloween activities with a variety of pumpkins, a seasonal photo booth, a kids’ area and more. Oct. 7-8.

Halloween Spooktacular at Dad’s Garage

This interactive show includes fun for the whole family, as kids scare the monsters in a reverse haunted house. Oct. 8.

Movies On The Square at Colony Square

Watch “Hocus Pocus” on the jumbo screen, and grab takeout from an onsite restaurant. Oct. 5.

Scaredy Cat Soiree at George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center

Dress up for a not-so-scary celebration with themed crafts, activities, characters and treats for ages 2-5. Oct. 6.

Candlelight: Friday the 13th Special at The Chapel on Sycamore

Performed by the Listeso String Quartet, hear your favorite movie themes performed live. Oct. 13.

Scary Movie Night at The Works

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.

Night of the Living Safari at North Georgia Wildlife & Safari Park

Fall and Halloween activities include a safari drive thru, pumpkin toss, meet and greets with costumed characters and animals and more. Oct. 14.

Family Fall Festival & Trick or Treat Trot at Pinckneyville Park

This family festival features games, raffles, food, face painting, STEM activities, a fundraising race and more. Oct. 14.

Ghostly Gatherings at Fernbank Museum

Have a bewitchingly good time with exclusive access to Woodland Spirits, Vikings: Warriors the Sea and activities. Oct. 14.

Snellville Fall Festival at Snellville Towne Green

Play with inflatables, climb a rock wall, ride the train, participate in costume and dog costume contests and more. Oct. 14.

Howl-O-Weenie at Fowler Park

Have a howlin’ good time with games, food, contests, costumes and dachshunds. Oct. 14.

Atlanta Humane Society’s Trunk-or-Treat at Atlanta Humane Society

This Halloween-themed event includes trick-or-treating, costumes, a pumpkin decorating contest and more. Oct. 15.

Mother Son Halloween Dance at Gainesville Civic Center Ballroom

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.

Trunk or Treat at Johns Creek City Hall

Presented by Johns Creek Recreation & Parks and Johns Creek Police, wear your best costume to enjoy candy, treats and kids’ activities. Oct. 18.

Halloween Fun House at East Roswell Park

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.

Spooktacular Skate Party at Pinckneyville Park

This skate party includes a DJ, crafts, games, costume contests, candy and more. Oct. 20.

Spooky Splash Bash at Kedron Aquatic Center

Have a frightfully good time with this party for ages 5 and older. Oct. 20.

Halloween Heroes Bash at George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center

Superheroes, pirates and princesses are invited to this Halloween dance with games, contests and more. Oct. 20.

Voices of the Past – Lantern Light Tour at Jarrell Plantation Historic Site

Take a tour under the moonlight for stories of history and mystery. Oct. 20-21.

Haunted Village at HLC at Hard Labor Creek State Park

Walk through the village filled with scenes of Halloween scares with a PG and a PG-13 tour. Oct. 21.

HarvestFest at Marietta Square

This festival includes an arts and crafts show, contests, touch-a-truck, Halloween Happenings for kids and more. Oct. 21.

Emily’s Trick or Treat at Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church

Explore more than 50 different trick-or-treat stations, dance to music from a DJ, try axe throwing and more. Oct. 21.

Spooky Springs at Abernathy Greenway Park

Halloween fun includes trick-or-treating candy stations, a face painting station, a DJ and food trucks. Oct. 21.

Halloween Magic Show at Aurora Theatre

Watch magician Arthur Atsma perform in this Halloween-themed special. Oct. 21.

Fall Festival Trunk or Treat at Thurman Springs Park

Wear your favorite costume to enjoy festive treats and fall fun. Oct. 21.

Fall Glow Festival at Lucky Shoals Park Community Recreation Center

Bring your bag for a fun night of trunk-or-treating, a hayride and glowing games for ages 5 and older. Oct. 21.

Pop-in for Family Fun at Marietta History Center

Enjoy themed crafts and activities for Halloween. Oct. 21.

Moves on The Lawn at Uptown Atlanta

Enjoy a spooky showing of “The Mummy,” along with Halloween-themed dishes, trick-or-treat stations, a live DJ and more. Oct. 21.

Halloweenfest at Bogan Park Community Recreation Center

Go trick-or-treating, have a blast in the kid’s zone, and shop vendors. Oct. 21.

The Great Pumpkin Fest at Cherokee Veterans Park

Celebrate fall with a DJ, craft vendors, food, hayrides, axe throwing, a costume contest, trick-or-treating and more. Oct. 21.

Spirits & Spice Festival in Downtown Newnan

Eat, drink and get spooky. Oct. 21.

Halloween Jambooree at Logan Farm Park

Come dressed up for a spooky good time with games, rides, food, music, costume contests and more. Oct. 21.

Boo Bash at Wills Park

Wear family-friendly costumes for a dance party, carnival games, treat bags, a movie after sundown and more. Oct. 21.

Olde Town Fall Festival at Olde Town Conyers Pavilion

Arts and crafts vendors, food, kids’ activities, live entertainment, costume contests and more. Oct. 21.

Annual Pumpkin Fest at Historic Courthouse Square

Enjoy fall festivities with a DJ, an inflatable corn maze, petting zoo, a Trick or Treat Village, pumpkin displays and more. Oct. 21.

Little 5 Points Halloween Festival & Parade in Little 5 Points

This wickedly cool Halloween event features a parade, live music, a 3D haunted house, an artist market, ghost tours and more. Oct. 21-22.

Goblins in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Show off kids’ costumes with the Goblin’s Runway, enjoy fall activities, go on a train ride and more. Oct. 22.

Clue: Teen Spotlight at Woodstock Arts

This hilarious farce-meets murder mystery story is inspired by the classic Hasbro board game. Through Oct. 22.

Colony Kids On The Square at Colony Square

Play with crafts, games and more around the theme of “Scare On The Square: Little Monsters Bash.” Oct. 24.

Halloween Movie Series in College Park

Watch family-friendly frights at this series. Oct. 24 and 26.

Candlelight: A Haunted Evening of Halloween Classics at The Chapel on Sycamore

This musical experience features “Thriller,” the theme from “The Addams Family” and more performed by the Listeso String Quartet. Oct. 25.

Truck or Treat at Brook Run Park

Enjoy live music, food trucks and candy at the Dunwoody Food Truck Thursday Finale. Oct. 26.

Little Shop of Horrors at Newnan Theatre Company

Meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant with intents toward global domination. Oct. 26-29.

BOO Fest at Lawrenceville Lawn

Collect goodies along the Treat Trail at this evening of thrills and adventure. Oct. 27.

Trick or Treat on the McDonough Square

Come costumed to enjoy fun and candy. Oct. 27.

Howl on the Green in Downtown Duluth

This family-friendly event includes sweet treats, great food, mystical creatures, aerialists, iconic characters and entertainment. Oct. 27.

Kids Hallowink at Interactive Neighborhood for Kids

Celebrate with trick-or-treating, games, food and more. Oct. 27.

REEL Friday at Trilith Movie Series: Trick or Treat Scooby Doo! at Town at Trilith

Bring a blanket or chair to watch “Trick or Treat Scooby Doo!” on the 25-foot screen. Oct. 27.

Trunk or Treat & Haunted House at Tracey Wyatt Recreation Center

Celebrate Halloween with candy, music, hayrides, a photo booth and more. Oct. 27.

Candy Crawl in Downtown Kennesaw

This evening of trick-or-treating and not-so-scary Halloween fun will include bounce houses, games and more. Oct. 27.

Let the Ghoul Times Roll at Ashford Lane

Enjoy live music, Halloween-themed activities, a costume contest, face painting and more. Oct. 27.

The Nightmare Before Christmas: Live in Concert at Atlanta Symphony Hall

Watch this timeless Disney holiday classic as the musical score is performed live. Oct. 27-28.

Tales on the Rails Ghost Tours at The Southern Museum

Learn ghostly Civil War tales and railroad folklore on these special guided tours. Oct. 27-28.

Halloween Eerie Express at Tennessee Valley Railroad

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.

A Spooky Evening at Victoria Bryant State Park

Participate in the campsite decoration and costume contests, play games, watch a fall movie, and enjoy delicious food. Oct. 28.

Wild Rumpus Parade and Spectacle in Downtown Athens

Enjoy this festive Halloween parade. Oct. 28.

Ghost Train at Tweetsie Railroad

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.

Goblins & Giggles at Gaylord Opryland Resort

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.

Pumpkins at Callaway at Callaway Gardens

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.

Halloween Hikes at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Explore the forest to meet woodland creatures and hear about how they live, along with music, crafts and a campfire. Oct. 27-29.

Batty About Halloween Science at Tellus Science Museum

Enjoy family-friendly light and sound activities, including a black light scavenger hunt, an appearance from Batgirl, a planetarium show and more. Oct. 28.

Trick or Treating at Avalon

Pick up a trick-or-treating map to stop by participating retailers for candy and treats. Oct. 28.

Halloween Jam-BOO-Ree at Willow Springs Park

Come dressed in costumes to sing and dance to a live band at this Halloween concert from The Music Class. Oct. 28.

Trick-or-Treat at Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Get into the spooky spirit with crafts, a costume parade, music, trick-or-treating and more. Oct. 28.

Trilith Trick or Treat Extravaganza at Town at Trilith

Go trick-or-treating, enjoy a balloon artist, participate in costume contests and more. Oct. 28.

Doggie Day Halloween Parade at Smith-Gilbert Gardens

Dress you and your pup in a Halloween costume to participate in this parade. Oct. 28.

Downtown Trick or Treating in Downtown Norcross

Participating stores, restaurants and businesses will offer treats. Oct. 28.

Spooktacular Trick-or-Treat at The Fringe at AREA 51

Come in costume to trick-or-treat and enjoy the spooky décor on the mini golf course. Oct. 28.

Monsters and Movie on Main at Lilburn City Park

Trick-or-treat at the businesses along Main Street before entering the park with kids’ activities and a family-friendly Halloween movie. Oct. 28.

Trunk or Treat at Vision Baptist Church

Enjoy games, candy, food and fun. Oct. 28.

Trunk or Treat at Dunwoody Baptist Church

Explore family-friendly fun at this community-wide event. Oct. 28.

Fall Festival of Fun at Jim R. Miller Park

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.

Trunk or Treat at Shallowford Presbyterian Church

Stop by different cars for sweet treats. Oct. 28.

Frankenstein at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

The 1931 classic horror film is brought to life with a vibrant score and The Atlanta Opera. Oct. 28.

Fall Festival at North Springs United Methodist Church

This festival will include a trunk-or-treat, a pumpkin patch, inflatables and more. Oct. 28.

Monster Mash at Fernbank Museum

Enjoy themed tables full of goodies, crafts and activities. Oct. 28.

Monster Mash at Center for Puppetry Arts

This Halloween dance party is filled with trick-or-treating, a DJ and more themed activities. Oct. 28.

Halloween at Halcyon

Meet farm animals, go trick-or-treating, greet Spiderman and Barbie, have your face painted and more. Oct. 28.

Something’s Brewing at The Works

Have a spooktacular good time with candy stations, crafts, face painting, stilt walkers and more. Oct. 28.

Dinner & a Boo-vie at Town Center Park

Go trick-or-treating along Town Center Avenue, play on inflatables, watch “The Addams Family” and “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” and more. Oct. 28.

The Village Haunted Experience in Fairburn

This outdoor haunt features a tour of a village cursed by evil forces. Through Oct. 28.

The Dark Rows: Haunted Corn Trail at Uncle Shuck’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

This nighttime adventure is only lit by the light of the moon for a spooky, haunted trail through the cornfield. Through Oct. 28.

Jonathan’s Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee at Yellow River Wildlife Sanctuary

Visit Yellow River Wildlife Sanctuary to vote for the best carved pumpkin. Oct. 28-29.

Haunted Hall of Fame at Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame

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.

Boo at the Zoo at Zoo Atlanta

Visit the Trick or Treat Lane, make themed crafts, play carnival games and more at this special festival. Oct. 28-29.

The Great Trick or Treat at Atlanta History Center

Stroll through the Goizueta Gardens to gather Halloween candy and enjoy decorations and festivities. Oct. 29.

Halloween – Día de los Muertos at Plaza Fiesta

Enjoy candy, costume contests, music and prizes. Oct. 29.

Fall Fest at North Point Community Church

Enjoy the fall season with a Mega Awesome Costume Party for preschool and elementary school kids, games, prizes, apple cider and more. Oct. 29.

The Phantom Of The Opera Silent Film with Live Organ Accompaniment at Strand Theatre

Get in the spooky spirit with this story about a menacing phantom featuring a live organ pre-viewing. Oct. 29.

Pumpkin Painting Party at The Point

Decorate and paint a mini pumpkin to take home at this Halloween party. Oct. 29.

Day of the Dead Haints & Saints Halloween Parade at Decatur Cemetery

This Halloween and Dias de los Muertos-themed parade will feature skeleton puppets, ghouls, zombies, superheroes, marching bands and more. Oct. 29.

Fall Harvest Festival at Wholistic Life Church

Enjoy candy, music, crafts and fun at this family festival. Oct. 29.

Howl-o-ween at McDaniel Farm Park

Celebrate wolves and coyotes with keepsake wolf prints, a storytime and s’mores around a campfire. Oct. 29.

Pumpkin Festival at Stone Mountain Park

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.

Kids Boo Fest at Six Flags Over Georgia

This festival for younger kids includes dressing up for fall themed activities, trick-or-treating, pumpkin decorating and more. Through Oct. 29.

The Headless Horseman of Silly Hollow at Center for Puppetry Arts

In this comedic version of Washington Irving’s tale, schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new, spookier image. Through Oct. 29.

Happy Hauntings at Malibu Norcross

This family-friendly Halloween event occurs every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Through Oct. 29.

Scarecrows in the Gainesville Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville

Explore the woodlands stuffed with creations around the theme of Día de los Muertos. Through Oct. 29.

Fright Fest at Six Flags Over Georgia

Watch your back in the Scare Zones, walk through a haunted house and more featuring the scariest frights by night. Through Oct. 29.

Squarecrows Return to the McDonough Square at McDonough Square

Tons of different scarecrows will come alive with fun designs, and you can vote for your favorite. Through Oct. 29.

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