Best Things to Do Halloween Weekend in Atlanta
Get ready to celebrate Halloween weekend with our top picks for activities, attractions and exhibits.
You’ll find plenty of ways to celebrate Halloween – at-home activities, virtual events and events around town – in our Guide to Halloween Events.
View scarecrows handcrafted by businesses, individuals, schools and organizations on display throughout the garden. Through Nov. 1. Looking for more scarecrow displays? Find a complete list on Where to See Scarecrows in Atlanta.
Wear your costume to sample treats throughout the Zoo, enjoy the whimsical Zoo Boo Town, and see more than 1,000 animals from around the world. Oct. 31.
Enjoy park attractions, games, live shows, displays, a Glow by Night experience and more. Through Nov. 1.
Come out in costume for a storytime with the Good Witch, a digital scavenger hunt, photos in Big Bird’s Halloween Nest, pumpkin puppets and more. Oct. 31.
Drive through for trick-or-treating while viewing the Wildlife Park’s animals. This event is free but attendance is limited; preregister online. Oct. 30 and 31.
Take on “Halloween Nightmares,” based on classic harvest and horror themes, and find out if you can survive the “Cyborg Shock.” Now through Nov. 1, 6-7 and 13-14.
Enjoy family-friendly fall activities during the day, and at night, the amusement park transforms into a ghoulish place with ghosts and goblins and haunted attractions. Through Nov. 1.
When the sun goes down and the maze is lit by moonlight, families can enjoy a spooky night. Fri. and Sat. in Oct. For more corn maze fun, see our list of Corn Mazes Near Atlanta.
Tour guides tell stories based on documented sightings, firsthand experiences and history. Fri.-Sun. through Dec. 27. Have even more spooky fun at these Top Ghost Tours Around Atlanta.
It’s all treats and no tricks! Have fun at a socially distanced, drive-through “spooky street” adventure at select Walmart stores on Halloween weekend (and throughout October). Looking for more drive-through events? Read Trick or Treat! Dive Through Halloween Fun in Atlanta.
Trick-or-Treat at Steak ‘n Shake: Kids in dressed in their costumes (ages 11 and younger) will receive a free kid’s size shake on October 31. Available at all locations.
Krispy Kreme: Visit a Krispy Kreme location in costume and receive a free doughnut on October 31.
College Football Hall of Fame: Kids ages 12 younger, wearing a costume, get free admission from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Oct 31.
IHOP: Kids 12 and younger get a free “Scary Face” pancake on Halloween.
McAlister’s Deli: Kids in costume will receive a free kids’ meal at the Marietta and Midtown locations.