The temperature’s dropping, the sky is getting darker, Halloween is near! Checkout where to go for those who want a good scare, or just want pick a pumpkin this Halloween. We found it all!
Hill Ridge Farms
The Triangle’s best destination for good, old-fashioned family fun! Train rides, hayrides, farm animals, birthday parties, gem panning, and more. Get your free pumpkin with your hayride!
Clayton Fear Farm Haunted Scream Park
A variety of attractions guaranteed to make you scream!
Darkside Haunted Estates
For over 20 years, Darkside Haunted Estates have brought nightmares back to life.
Granville Haunt Farm
Dare to take their haunted trail or If you prefer a scare-free walk in the corn, they offer an expanded, self-guided Corn Maze in a larger, 9-acre field!
Harvested Farm Nightmares
Looking for thrills, chills and things that go bump in the night? Then you have to come see what they’ve got in store for you!
Haunted Forest at Sycamore Lodge
Jackson Springs, NC
Haunted Forest at Sycamore Lodge features a guided tour through the woods, sure to shake your bones.
Haunted Forest at Panic Point
Featured Attraction with 11 eerie scenes over a half mile!
The Haunted Trail is free, enter at your own risk!
Herbert’s Haunted House
The Cary Teen Council will take you on a spooky walk through their house of horrors.
The Horror Fields
Featuring attractions such as Gory Tales of the Helena St. Hellbilies and the Horror House of 3 Dimensions!
Phillips Farm Corn Maze and Haunted Farm
Four terrifying attractions bring your worst fears to life.
High Point, NC
Checkout their 60 acres of spooky!
Stoney Point Trail of Terror
A Halloween tradition, the Trail of Terror is a fun-filled assault on your senses!
Woods of Terror on Church Street
Multiply rated as one of the best haunted houses!
Zombie Hayride by Black Ops Paintball
Take a ride through deep dark woods, past abandoned buildings, ancient ruins, and more, while defending yourself against ravenous hordes of zombies!
Clayton Halloween Hayride
Meet Halloween characters, play games and win prizes as you ride around the trail at Clayton Community Park.
DJ’s Berry Patch
Pick from pumpkins of all sizes. Enjoy other fall produce like NC apples, tomatoes, and more!
The Family Farm on Avent Ferry
Holly Springs, NC
Be sure to visit them for your decorating needs. They sell a variety of specialty pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks and hay bales!
Green Acres Farm
Get lost in their corn maze and pick from their huge variety of pumpkins.
Gross Farms Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch
The farm used for the maze has been owned and farmed by the Gross family for over five generations. Enjoy a Corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides, play area and more!
Admission is free! Venture down a haunted trail to encounter zombies, ghosts and other monsters. Check website for family-friendly times.
Hipp Farms Corn Maze and Field of Fun
Enter their 7 Acre Corn Maze and embark on an adventure that will not only test your directional skills but will teach you about agriculture along the way!
Huckleberry Trail Farm
Siler City, NC
Hayrides, giant corn maze, pumpkin patch and farmyard games, and more!
Ken’s Korny Corn Maze
Come get lost in NC’s first and longest running corn maze covering 6 acres and over 2 1/2 miles of paths! Enjoy all the fun of fall with pumpkins, hay rides, produce and more!
McKee’s Cornfield Maze
McKee Maze is one of largest Cornfield mazes in North Carolina. 12 acre adventurous maze and a 2 acre interactive children’s maze!
Naylor Family Farm and Giant Corn Maze
This Fall come spend the day at Naylor Family Farm. This Year’s theme is “Buy Fresh, Buy Local”.
NC Symphony’s Halloween Spooktacular
Help discover who killed the composer, as the detective interrogates each section of the orchestra to determine whodunit. Join as Lemony Snicket’s popular children’s book The Composer is Dead comes to life with music by Nathaniel Stookey, plus all your Halloween favorites. Enter the costume contest and enjoy a variety of fun activities before show time!
Pick your perfect pumpkin and get lost in their corn maze!
Phillips Farm Corn Maze and Haunted Farm
Fun begins in their corn maze this fall!
Phillips Farms of Chatham Pumpkin Patch
They have corn stalks, mums, decorative gourds, Indian Corn, and hay bales (large and mini!) available.
Porter Farms and Nursery
Willow Spring, NC
Garden mums, pumpkins and gourds of all varieties and sizes, check them out!
Pumpkin Carving with Baby Goats at Spring Haven Farm
Chapel Hill, NC
Carve a pumpkin, and feed the goats and chickens the insides of the pumpkins. Enjoy candied apples and sip some hot cider!
Pumpkin Carving Wagon Ride
New Hill, NC
Celebrate the season with a wagon ride along the back roads of our park to search for a hidden pumpkin then return to the Longleaf Shelter to carve a Halloween masterpiece with your family.
Pumpkin Patch at Chestnut Ridge Community Farm
They are 362 acres of fun, hospitality, excitement, and growth. You’ve got to see all they have to offer this fall!
Ragan and Holly’s Pumpkin Patch
They sell a wide variety of pumpkins as well as fall produce, homemade ice cream, indian corn, hay bales, and much more.
Vollmer Farm “Back 40” Country Playground
Corn maze, farm animals, pumpkin jump trampoline, 100-foot underground slide, corn crib, pumpkin slingshot, and fall produce. Family-friendly movies shown outdoors on a large screen!
13th Door Haunted Manor
The Firefighters’ Burned Children Fund of Person County host an annual fundraiser every October! This is a two part scare, including the most haunted house of the northern border and a wooded trail where only the scariest night-time goblins live!
Chapel Hill, NC
The whole family can enjoy a spooky hayride!
Cary’s Great Pumpkin Carve
Stop by the Pumpkin Patch to pick out the perfect pumpkin to carve at one of the carving stations (or bring your own). Pumpkins will be lit for display and judged in a variety of categories.
Costume Dance Party
Dress up in your favorite costume creation for our Costume Dance Party! Party includes light refreshments, an art activity, dancing and costume awards.
Creepy Crabtree Celebration
This free, park-wide event will investigate the darker side of nature. Join the freakish festivities, featuring scary scavenger hunts, creepy crafts and gruesome games. Costumes optional.
Crossroads Plaza Trick or Treat Street
Stop here first to get the Trick or Treat Street Map outlining all the participating merchants for trick or treating. While you are picking up your map enjoy face painting, a bounce house, games for prizes, a DJ playing some of our favorite goulish grooves and CANDY!
Fall Festival at Park West Village
Come join for Trick-or-Treating in the center and enjoy free Hayrides.
Fearrington Village’s Pumpkinfest
Enjoy a stroll through the pumpkins that will be tucked into the gardens all around the Village Center.
Fright Night at Forest Hills Park
The Fall Festival will have classic carnival games for all ages to enjoy, plus a costume contest for kids and adults with prizes for the best dressed.
Goblin’s Groove Family Dance
They’ll have your spooky favorites- costume contests, cool games, dance contests and freaky Halloween tricks and treats.
Carnival games and prizes for all ages. Carve a pumpkin and enter it in a carving contest!
Halloween Egg Haunt
Come dressed in your Halloween costume and collect Halloween Eggs! Bring your jack-o-lantern or pillowcase to collect all your goodies!
Halloween in the Village
Join them for a Family-Friendly Celebration. Celebrate Halloween a little early and join our participating merchant in Trick-or-Treating
Halloween Mall Crawl
Calling all goblins, ghosts, princesses, superheroes, and everything in between! Dress in your best Halloween costume and join them for an afternoon of trick-or-treating, storytelling, and a magic show.
Wake Forest, NC
This year’s festivities will include face painting, a cupcake walk, a variety of other ghostly games and activities, and free pumpkin giveaways.
Halloween Spooktacular at Northgate Mall
This popular family friendly Durham Sunday afternoon event offers something for everyone!
Haunting at Harris: Rise of the Legends
New Hill, NC
Come as you are or show off your Halloween costume at this FREE family event and meet Blackbeard, the Loch Ness Monster, Paul Bunyan and more amazing legends on a wagon ride!
Marbles Kooky Spooky Halloween Party
Wear a Halloween costume and experience the magic of Marbles Kids Museum after dark. Activities include a ghoul school, mad scientist lab, monster mash dance party and more!
Midtown Pumpkin Palooza
Live music, pumpkin painting, kids’ activities, a high-tech mystery scavenger hunt and canine Halloween costume contest await families at this festival that benefits Teen Cancer America.
The Myers House Halloween Bash
The boogeyman returns to The Myers House NC this Halloween for our 9th Annual Halloween Bash!
Grab a coat and a friend, and join the annual Pumpkin Prowl, the most unique way to celebrate autumn in North Carolina!
Bring your carved pumpkin and set sail across the Bond Park Lake at twilight.
Pumpkins in the BOOtanical Garden
Chapel Hill, NC
A nature pumpkin carving contest along with pumpkin viewing, live critters, crafts and treats. Funds raised benefit the Garden’s Wonder Connection program.
QDR’s 18th Annual Howl-O-Ween Harvest Ball
The stage is set for the QDR Cares 18th Annual Howl-O-Ween Harvest Ball, featuring Lauren Alaina, Hardy, Travis Denning, Jason Adamo, and Josh Abbott Band!
Track or Treat Halloween Express at New Hope Valley Railway
New Hill, NC
Wear a Halloween costume and ride a decorated locomotive to encounter goblins in the woods and on the track.
Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Fuquay-Varina
Kids trick-or-treat in costumes throughout both Fuquay and Varina retail districts.
Trick-or-Treat on Salem Street
Kids trick-or-treat in costumes throughout the Historic Apex business district.
Trick-or-Treat the Trail and Trunk or Treat
Collect goodies from costumed characters, play on the bounce houses or grab a bite to eat from local food trucks. Don’t forget to wear your costumes!
Trick-or-Treat the Trails
Trick-or-Treat your way around White Deer Park’s one-mile loop collecting goodies from local businesses and organizations.
Trunk or Treat
Enter to win their best decorated trunk and best costume contests.
Zebulon Trunk or Treat
Come dressed in your favorite costume and join them for fun, music, and wonderful treats!