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 10 Picks:

Pumpkin Festival at Stone Mountain Park

Enjoy park attractions, games, live shows, displays, a Glow by Night experience Fri.-Sun. and more. Sept. 21-Nov. 3.

Scarecrows in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden

View scarecrows handcrafted by businesses, individuals, schools and organizations on display throughout the garden. Oct. 1-Nov. 3.

Woodland Spirits at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Explore WildWoods and Fernbank Forest and encounter dozens of ghostly visitors who inhabit the shadows. Oct. 5-Nov. 17.

Haunted Halloween at Atlanta History Center

Walk through foggy gardens and haunted historic houses, travel to a magical world of wizards and witches in the museum and trick-or-treat at Swan House. Oct. 18.

Trick-or-Treat Trot Family Fall Festival at Thrasher Park

This festival and 5k run/walk features costumes, arts and crafts, food, face painting, games, prizes and a trick-or-treating experience. Oct. 19.

Boo at the Zoo at Zoo Atlanta

Wear your costume to sample treats and explore the sights, characters and adventures of Zoo Boo Town. Oct. 19-20, 26-27.

Superheroes and Villains at Atlanta Symphony Hall

Wear your cape or bring your lightsaber to enjoy this performance of musical favorites. Oct. 20.

Spooky Mill at Autrey Mill Nature Preserve

Dress in your costumes to enjoy special attractions, including a Haunted House, a bouncy house, games and more. Oct. 25-27.

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

Come dressed in your Halloween costumes for crafts, prizes, performances and trick-or-treating in this spooky funhouse. Oct. 26.

Science Spooky Night at Tellus Science Museum

Go on a scavenger hunt, decorate a trick-or-treat bag, play batty bingo, enjoy snacks, watch a movie and more. Oct. 26.

Check out these Halloween events for all ages in metro Atlanta:

Folklore Haunted House in Acworth

Folklore Haunted House has three haunted experiences: The Manor, Asylum 67 and Chromophobia. Sept. 13-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. Sept. 20-Nov. 2.

Fear The Woods at Yule Forest

Adventures include a haunted house, a thrill ride, a haunted trail and an interactive combat zone with zombies. Sept. 27-Oct. 27 and Oct. 31.

Netherworld Haunted House at Stone Mountain

Walk-through this dark attraction filled with terrifying live actors, amazing special effects and monsters. Sept. 27-28; Oct. 4-Nov. 3; Nov. 8-9.

The Sleepy Hollow Experience at Serenbe Playhouse

Meet the headless horseman of Sleepy Hollow and enjoy this interactive retelling of the classic tale. Sept. 27-Nov. 3.

FEARopolis at Funopolis Family Fun Center

A haunted house with zombie paintball hay ride, mini golf, an axe throwing challenge and go karts. Sept. 28-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. Sept. 28-Oct. 31.

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. Sept. 28-Oct. 26.

Scarecrows Return to the Square at McDonough Square

Take a walk through the square to glimpse local businesses’ scarecrow displays. Oct. 1-31.

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. Oct. 1-31.

Spooky Space at Fernbank Science Center

Meet the monsters of space, including black holes, zombie stars and ghostly nebulae. Oct. 3-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 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.

Scaryetta Haunted Trolley Tour in Marietta

Learn about the haunting history of Marietta’s past on this 90 minute trolley ride. Oct. 4-31.

Scarecrow Harvest at Brooke Street Park

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

Magic Monday: Boo-Ween!

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.

Fall-O-Ween Fest and Outdoor Movie at Swift-Cantrell Park

Dress in your Halloween costumes and showcase moves during a Monster Mash Dance Party, where judges will award prizes every half-hour to their favorite costumed participants. Oct. 12.

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. Oct. 14-31.

Pumpkin Art at Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center

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

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. Oct. 17-27.

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.

Little 5 Points Halloween Festival and Parade in Little 5 Points

Live music, street entertainment, vendors and street parade. Oct. 19.

Light Up Norcross at Thrasher Park

A costume parade, food trucks, lantern decorating and music. 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.

Spooktacular Night at the Museums at Barrington Hall, Bulloch Hall and Smith Plantation

Dress in Halloween costumes, collect treats, and go on tours. Oct. 19.

Halloween Happenings Kid’s Festival at Glover Park

Kids come dressed in their favorite costume and a trick-or-treat bag to play carnival games, climb in inflatable houses, enjoy candy and more. Oct. 19.

Owl-O-Ween at Kennesaw State’s Sports and Entertainment Park

Celebrate with glowing hot air balloons, trick-or-treating, kids’ play area and costume contest. Oct. 18-19.

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

Watch this comedic version of the famous short story. Oct. 22-Nov. 3.

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.

Howl on the Green at Duluth Town Green

Watch the performances of fire dancers, aerialists and werewolves while you enjoy food and treats. 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.

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. 25 and Oct. 31.

Halloween Night Hikes at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Guided hike along well-lit trails where children meet friendly, costumed forest creatures. Enjoy world music and a campfire. Oct. 25-26.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert at Atlanta Symphony Hall

Harry Potter soars across the big screen to a live symphony orchestra performing John Williams’ score. Oct. 25-27.

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.

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.

Goblins in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden

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

Trek or Treat at Sims Lake Park

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

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.

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.

Halloween Kidsfest at Northside Hospital Cherokee Amphitheater

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Trunk or Treat at Tallulah Gorge State Park

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

Halloween Hike at Providence Canyon State Park

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

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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.

Haunted Hall of Fame at College Football Hall of Fame. The Field of Screams will include a spooky scavenger hunt with candy cauldrons. Ages 3-12 in costume receive free admission. Face painting and treat bags. Oct. 27-28.

Hogwarts at the Hudgens.

Trick or Treat on Main Street. Downtown Fayetteville. See the jack-o-lanterns that decorate the Fayetteville Square during the Great Pumpkin Festival, and trick or treat at local businesses. Oct. 27.

Fox Theatre Ghost Tours. Fox Theatre. Guests will walk the haunted halls of the Fox to learn about ghastly sightings or unexplained bumps in the night. Oct. 25, 26 and 30.

Scarecrows on the Square. Marietta Square. Schools and school organizations make scarecrows each fall. Oct. 5-Nov. 2.

Scarecrow Daze. Smith-Gilbert Gardens. Scarecrows on display in the garden from individuals, community groups and families. Oct. 16-31.

Boo Bash. Sugarloaf Mills. Fall-themed crafts, giveaways and trick-or-treating. Stores participating will display a pumpkin sign in the store window; those with a teal pumpkin will offer allergy-friendly options. Oct. 28.

Trek or Treat. Suwanee Creek Park. Fall festival-themed games, contests, music, inflatables and more. Kids are encouraged to wear a costume. Ages 10 and younger. Oct. 29.

13 Stories Haunted House. Newnan. Take a tour through the different areas of this scary haunted house with themed rooms. Not recommended for small children and pregnant women. Through Nov. 11.

Spooktacular Skate Party. Pinckneyville Park. Bring your skates and have a spooky fun time with a DJ, costume contests, and more. Pre-register. Oct. 27.

Spooky Film Festival Series. Atlantic Station. A series of spooky films in Central Park including Hocus Pocus and Goosebumps. Sept. 29, Oct. 6 and 13.

Nevermore Hills Haunted Trail. Museum of Aviation. Stop by the free aviation museum and see planes of all types then visit the haunted trail and attic next door – if you dare. Oct. 19, 20, 26, 27, 31.

Fall Harvest Festival. Blue Ridge Scenic Railway. Games, live music, costumed characters, pumpkin decorating and more. Oct. 28.

Lawrenceville Ghost Tours. Start and end at Aurora Theatre. Listen to vivid stories of the strange and supernatural as guides lead groups on a 90-minute adventure around the square. Sun.-Thurs. Fri. and Sat.

Howl-O-Ween at Great Wolf Lodge. Stay the night at this water park to enjoy Halloween themed fun. Oct. 1-31.

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