October 7th, 2019
Where to Celebrate Halloween in Charlotte
Halloween is right around the corner in the Queen City. Our area offers something for people of every age and every thrill level, whether you are looking for a hayride in a pumpkin patch or a chilling night of haunted houses. This year when you are looking to get into the spirit of the season, check out these Halloween events around Charlotte.
Every year during the months of September and October, the theme park at Carowinds turns into a SCarowinds scream park. Experience the thrills of your favorite rides at night and the terrifying haunted attractions, actors, and shows put in place for the Halloween festivities. Check online for ticket prices and park hours.
Rich & Bennett Halloween Crawl
Saturday October 26, Uptown Charlotte
The 19th Annual Halloween Pub Crawl, by Rich & Bennett, will take over the streets of Uptown on October 26. Over 20 bars and restaurants will be participating this year, featuring drink specials at each venue. Tickets are available online.
Halloween at Waverly
Saturday October 26, Waverly Charlotte
Halloween at Waverly is a day filled with family-friendly, fun holiday games and events. The party will kick off at 11:15 a.m. with a costume parade (humans and their furry friends on leashes are welcomed). Costume prizes will be awarded for best in show, including best pet and people duo, so get creative and come out to celebrate Halloween with your friends and neighbors.
Food Free Trunk or Treat
Saturday October 26, Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center
Parents of Allergic Kids (PAK Charlotte) is hosting a Food Free Trunk or Treat, for kids with food allergies. Instead of candy, kids will trick or treat for non-food items like small toys, books, stickers, and glow sticks. There will also be carnival games and arts and crafts. The event will be at Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center on Saturday, October 26th, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Gravediggers Ball 2019
Saturday October 26, 300 N Brevard Street
The 20th Annual Kiss 95.1 Gravediggers Ball will be held on October 26, featuring Diplo. Come dressed in your spookiest costume for our chance to win cash and other prizes throughout the night. Tickets are available online.
Costume and Candy Crawl
Saturday October 26, Regency Village in Huntersville
Dress in your Halloween’s best and bring the whole family out to this kid-friendly, free trick or treating event. There will be trick or treat bags, face painting, balloon artists, and more!
Concord Candy Crawl
Thursday October 31, Downtown Concord
Local Concord merchants and businesses will provide Halloween snacks and treats for guests at this family-friendly holiday event. The Candy Crawl is presented by the City of Concord and the Concord Downtown Development Corporation. More details can be found online.
There are several popular pumpkin patches and farms around the Carolinas, opening through September and October for the Halloween holiday. Check out this blog of pumpkin patches in the area to visit next time you’re up for a fall outing. These options sprawl from Mooresville to Weddington to Fort Mill and Rock Hill.
If you’re interested in a more frightening celebration of the hallowed holiday, there are haunted trails and attractions open throughout the area. These farms use animatronics, props, light shows, and actors to put their guests in the Halloween spirit. Use this guide when researching where to go next.