Ghosts, Goblins and Great Halloween Fun

Halloween Haunts and HappeningsHunting down a haunted house? Want to take part in a spooktacular soiree? Seeking trick-or-treating fun? The Triangle is a great place to celebrate Halloween.

You will find events sure to fright and delight you and your entire family. Put on that clever costume and have a ghost of a good time!

Festive Family Fun

Halloween Spooktacular
Flaherty Park Community Center
1226 N. White St., Wake Forest
Thursday, Oct. 27 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Get your Halloween festivities started early at this fun and festive event in Wake Forest. Kids will be excited about face painting, games, and a cupcake walk. Arrive early to get a free pumpkin! 

Boo Bash!
Millbrook Exchange Community Center
1905 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh
Friday, Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m.

Take the kids out to trunk-or-treat at the Millbrook Exchange Community Center. There will be music, games, ghost stories, and a spooky fun bus.

Clayton Halloween Hayride
Clayton Community Park
Friday, Oct. 28 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Meet at the Clayton Community Park to take a hayride around the park trail. Halloween characters will be on site for a fun fright, and there will be fun games for children to enjoy.

Cary’s Great Pumpkin Carve
135 W. Chatham St. in downtown Cary
Saturday, Oct. 29 from 2 to 8 p.m.

Get your pumpkin carving on in Cary! Bring your pumpkin or buy one at the event Pumpkin Patch and then let your creative juices flow at street-side carving stations. Once you finish your masterpiece, put it on display for all to see and the chance to win a prize. A special outdoor showing of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” will begin at 6:45 p.m.

Halloween in the Village
Lafayette Village
8450 Honeycutt Road, Raleigh
Saturday, Oct. 29 from 2 to 9 p.m.

Lafayette Village is the place to be for Halloween fun on Saturday. Costumed kiddies can trick-or-treat with area merchants and then enjoy an outdoor movie showing of Haunted Mansion on The Green at 7 p.m.

Goblin’s Groove Family Dance
The Halle Cultural Arts Center
237 N. Salem St., Apex
Saturday, Oct. 29 from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Don your costume and put on your dancing shoes for this fun annual event. Families will have fun dancing to music from the 80s and 90s and participating in ghostly games, awesome activities and plenty of Halloween tricks and treats. 

Fearrington Halloween Pumpkin Fest
Fearrington Village, Carrboro
Sunday, Oct. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Perfectly carved pumpkins will be on parade at the Village Center. Take a stroll around the gardens for a festive affair with live music and bewitched brews and snacks.

Clayton Halloween Parade
Main Street in downtown Clayton
Monday, Oct. 31 from 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Costumed preschoolers are invited to parade down Main Street for trick-or-treating fun. Local businesses will fill their goody bags with sweet treats, and there will be Halloween games and activities awaiting their arrival at Town Square.

Halloween Carnival
Carrboro Town Commons
301 West Main St., Carrboro
Monday, Oct. 31 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Take the family to Carrboro Town Commons for the Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department’s annual Halloween Carnival. Kids of all ages will have fun playing different carnival-style games to win prizes and candy.

Eerie Events and Spooky Sights

Clayton Fear Farm Haunted Scream Park
1620 Loop Road, Clayton
Thursday, Oct. 27 from 7 to 10 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29 from 7 p.m. to midnight
Sunday, Oct. 30 and Monday, Oct. 31 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Frightening sights await you at Clayton Fear Farm’s Haunted Scream Park. From a super scary Fear Farm Academy and Slaughterhouse to The Black Hole attraction, you are in for a good scare if you dare to enter.

Haunted Forest at Panic Point
2808 Cedar Creek Road, Youngsville
Thursday, Oct. 27 from 7 to 10 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29 from 7 p.m. to midnight
Sunday, Oct. 30 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 31 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

You are sure to scream at Panic Point’s Haunted Forest. The scare park has a Dark Trail, Haunted Hayride, Menacing Maze and more filled with crazy characters and spooky scenes full of ghoul-y Halloween gory.

Harvested Farm Nightmares
3175 Benson Highway (HWY 50), Garner
Friday, Oct. 28 through Monday, Oct. 31 from 7 to 11 p.m.

Harvest Farm Nightmares is sure to give you Halloween thrills and chills that will last for days. Overgrown trails and woods hold the scariest of monsters awaiting your arrival in their lairs. Shrill screams and shrieks are sure to fill the air.

Holly Springs Haunted Hayride on the Farm
Sugg Farm Park
2401 Grigsby Ave., Holly Springs
Saturday, Oct. 29 from 7 p.m. to midnight

This scary hayride will leave your heart racing. Monsters big and small will be out on the “hunt” ready to give you a fright as the sky grows darker. Bundle up and get ready to scream!

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