Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides, Corn Mazes, Halloween and Trick-or-Treat Events

Explore our vast selection of fall offerings, from tame experiences to frightful festivities


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Autumn is a glorious season in the Triangle. Visit a local farm to hop on a hayride, sip apple cider and find your way out of corn maze. Scare yourself silly in one of the area’s celebrated haunted houses, or venture down a dark trail to greet the undead. Explore our vast selection of fall offerings, from tame experiences to frightful festivities. Events requiring a fee, ticket or donation are marked with an asterisk. Check the daily calendar section for more seasonal fun.

Parents: Use discretion to determine whether activities are suitable for your children. Be sure to call ahead or visit websites to verify hours and dates.

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*Carving Pumpkins With Goats
5306 Homer Ruffin Rd., Chapel Hill
919-407-1806
springhaven.farm
Oct. 12-13, 19-20, 26-27. $13.50-$20/person and free for ages 3 and younger; tickets must be purchased in advance online. Take the family to enjoy goats and other farm animals, pumpkin carving, a hayride, face painting and more.

DJ’s Berry Patch
1223 Salem Church Rd., Apex
919-600-4020
djsberrypatch.com/pumpkinpatch.html
See the website for details. Find pumpkins of all sizes, North Carolina apples and tomatoes, and other fall produce.

The Family Farm on Avent Ferry
1719 Avent Ferry Rd., Holly Springs
919-624-8172
thefamilyfarmonaventferry.com
Open Monday-Friday, 4-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 1-6 p.m. Shop specialty pumpkins, gourds and more. Take advantage of a vintage John Deere tractor with pumpkins on site for family photographs.

*Gross Farms Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch
1606 Pickett Rd., Sanford
919-498-6727
grossfarms.com
Open Sept. 21-Nov. 3; Monday-Friday in September by appointment only for groups; Friday, 4-10 p.m. (beginning in October); Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. General admission is $3 for ages 2 and older; other fees vary by activity; combo ticket is $16. Enjoy a pumpkin patch, 10-acre corn maze, Farm Scene Investigation activity, hayrides, pumpkin patch and more.

*Hill Ridge Farms Fall Pumpkin and Harvest Festival
703 Tarboro Rd., Youngsville
919-556-1771
hillridgefarms.com/harvest.php
Open Sept. 21-Nov. 3. Starting Oct. 1 hours are 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Monday-Friday and Sunday; 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday. Saturdays in October offer extended hours until 8 p.m. and feature bonfires, s’mores and hot apple cider. General admission is $14 for ages 2 and older. Enjoy a pumpkin patch, hayride, 80-foot giant slide, live music and more. Gemstone panning, pony rides, unlimited train rides and face painting (Fridays-Sundays) cost extra.

*Hipp Farms Corn Maze and Field of Fun
U.S. Route 401 and Ballard Rd., Fuquay-Varina
919-669-5741
hippfarmscornmaze.com
Open Sept. 14-Oct. 27. Friday, 1-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (offers nighttime corn maze until 9 p.m. on Saturdays beginning Oct. 5); and Sunday, 1-6 p.m. Admission is $10 for ages 2 and older; some activities charge an extra fee. Enjoy wagon rides, a 10-acre corn maze, a petting zoo, barrel train, a slingshot activity, a corn box and more.

*Huckleberry Trail Farm
143 Pleasant Hill Church Rd., Siler City
919-432-4825
huckleberrytrailfarm.com
Open Sept. 28-Oct. 27; Thursday-Friday by appointment only for groups; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, 1-6 p.m. Ticket sales end one hour before closing. General admission is $10 for ages 12 and older, $8 for ages 3-11. Discover hayrides, a giant corn maze, a pumpkin patch and farmyard games. A nighttime Escape Maze is available Oct. 19 and 26, 6-9 p.m.; $15/person.

*Ken’s Korny Corn Maze and Harvested Farm Nightmares
3175 Benson Rd., Garner
919-779-4765
kenskornycornmaze.com
See website for 2019 dates, times and admission. Enjoy a 6-acre corn maze, 10-acre fall playground, hay jump, corn tunnel, hay ride, straw maze and more. Harvested Farm Nightmares are offered on special nights.

*McKee’s Cornfield Maze
5011 Kiger Rd., Rougemont
919-732-8065
mckeemaze.com
Open Sept. 28-Nov. 3; Friday, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday 1-7 p.m. See the website for fees. Find large and small corn mazes, farm animals, Bessie the Milk Cow, a hay bale climb, a pumpkin patch and more.

*Medlin Farm
507 Woodland Church Rd., Wake Forest
919-671-2079
medlinfarm.com
Open Sept. 21-Oct. 27; Friday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is $9/person; gem mining costs an extra $6/person. Check out a corn maze, gem mining, hay rides and more.

*Naylor Family Farm and Giant Corn Maze
6016 U.S. 401 N., Fuquay-Varina
910-249-2258
naylorfamilyfarm.com
Open Sept. 14-Nov. 3; Friday, 1-6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 1-6 p.m.; Monday-Thursday by appointment only. Admission is $18 for ages 3 and older. Discover a pumpkin patch, pirate ship, farm animals, gem mining, a 10-acre corn maze, hayrides, a jump pad, a corn crib, a barrel train and more.

*Page Farms
6100 Mt. Herman Rd., Raleigh
919-451-5534
pagefarmsraleigh.com
Open Sept. 21-late October; Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is $15 for ages 3 and older. Pick your own pumpkin and check out a corn maze, hayrides, a corncrib, a haystack slide, farm animals and more.

*Phillips Farm Corn Maze and Haunted Farm
6701 Good Hope Church Rd., Cary
919-377-8989
phillipsfarmsofcary.com
Open Sept. 14-Oct. 27; Friday, 3-6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; and Sunday, 1-6 p.m. The ticket booth closes at 5 p.m. Admission is $12 for ages 3 and older. Find a corn maze, a wagon ride, a cow train and more. The Haunted Farm, featuring four haunted attractions, requires a separate $21 admission fee (get a $1 ticket discount if you pay with cash) and is open 8-11 p.m. Sept. 28-29, and Friday and Saturday nights in October. The ticket booth closes at 10 p.m. This attraction is not recommended children younger than 12.

Phillips Farms of Chatham Pumpkin Patch
1282 Hanks Chapel Rd., Pittsboro
919-337-3374
phillipsfarmschatham.com/pumpkins
Open mid-September through Oct. 31. Shop for pumpkins and fall produce.

Porter Farms and Nursery
3525 N.C. Hwy. 42, Willow Spring
919-567-0504
porterfarmsandnursery.com
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, noon-9 p.m. Purchase garden mums, pumpkins and gourds, and choose from 16 flavors of ice cream.

*Pumpkin Patch at Camp Chestnut Ridge
2902 Mt. Willing Rd., Efland
919-304-2178
campchestnutridge.org/pumpkin-patch
Oct. 5, 12, 19 and 26; 9 a.m.-noon. Admission is $5/person. Discover farm animals, hayrides, face painting, a garden and nature play area, pumpkins and more.

Ragan and Holly’s Pumpkin Patch
38 Lewter Shop Rd., Apex
919-362-5800
facebook.com/Jeans-Berry-Patch-116133708404504
Monday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Purchase pumpkins and fall produce.

*Tractor’s Corn Maze
13912 Bold Run Hill Rd., Wake Forest
919-761-4090
tractorscornmaze.com
Open Sept. 21-Oct. 27; Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m-5 p.m. Admission is $8/person (cash only). Free for ages 2 and younger. Check out a corn maze, hay ride and pumpkin patch. Admission price includes one free pumpkin.

*Vollmer Farm “Back 40” Country Playground
677 N.C. Hwy. 98 E., Bunn
919-496-3076
vollmerfarm.com
Open Sept. 28-29; Oct. 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27; Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $10 for ages 3 and older. See farm animals and purchase fall produce. Also, try a corn maze, pumpkin jump trampoline, barrel train, 100-foot underground slide, corn crib, pumpkin slingshot and hay pyramid. Family-friendly movies shown outdoors on a large screen on Saturday nights beginning at 6 p.m.


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Boo Bash: Halloween Special Needs Dance
Clayton Community Center
715 Amelia Church Rd., Clayton
919-553-1550
townofclaytonnc.org/parks-and-recreation/special-events.aspx
Oct. 26, 6-8 p.m. Free. Do the limbo and dance the night away at this event for middle and high schoolers with special needs.

*BooFest at the Museum of Life and Science
433 W. Murray Ave., Durham
919-220-5429
lifeandscience.org
Oct. 31, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Included with museum admission, $21/adult, $16 ages 3-12. Enjoy kooky (but not so spooky) activities, animal encounters in the Insectarium, Halloween storytime, teal pumpkin treat stations (while supplies last) and more. Family-friendly costumes encouraged.

*BOOtanical: Pumpkins in the Garden
North Carolina Botanical Garden
100 Old Mason Farm Rd., Chapel Hill
919-962-0522
ncbg.unc.edu/event/bootanical
Oct. 25, 5-8 p.m. Admission is $5/person and free for ages 3 and younger. Registration required online. Meet green monsters, tackle the spider obstacle course, craft a magic wand and leaf critter, hear creepy crawly tales, and more. View the nature-themed carved pumpkin display, and come dressed in a favorite plant or animal costume.

Cary’s Great Pumpkin Carve
Downtown Park
319 S. Academy St., Cary
919-469-4061
townofcary.org
Oct. 26, 2-8 p.m. Free. Carve a pumpkin from 2-5:30 p.m. to be lit for display and judged in a variety of categories from 5:45-6:30 p.m. Take your own pumpkin or purchase one at the event. Family-friendly Halloween TV specials such as “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!” will be shown outdoors from 6:45-7:45 p.m.

Chapel Hill's "Haunted Hill Trunk or Treat"
Chapel Hill Community Center
120 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill
919-968-2790
townofchapelhill.org
Oct. 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Enjoy treats, activities, family-friendly scares. Costumes encouraged.

*Clayton Halloween Hayride
Clayton Community Park
1075 Amelia Church Rd., Clayton
919-553-1550
townofclaytonnc.org/parks-and-recreation/special-events.aspx
Oct. 25, 3:30-5:30 p.m. $5/child; parents ride free with each paid child. Free for ages 2 and younger. Take a hayride around the trail to meet Halloween characters and enjoy games and prizes.

Creepy Crabtree Celebration
Lake Crabtree County Park
1400 Aviation Pkwy., Morrisville​
919-460-3390
wakegov.com/parks/lakecrabtree
Oct. 19, 2-6 p.m. Free. Wear a costume for this family festival that explores the darker side of nature with scary scavenger hunts, creepy crafts and gruesome games.

Decorated Pumpkin Contest
State Farmers Market
1201 Agriculture St., Raleigh
919-733-7417
ncagr.gov/markets/facilities/markets/raleigh/promos.htm
Oct. 3, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Children enter a decorated pumpkin in a contest for prize money and bragging rights. Winning pumpkins will remain on display during October.

Downtown Clayton Trick or Treat
Downtown Clayton
919-553-1500
townofclaytonnc.org/parks-and-recreation/special-events.aspx
Oct. 31, 2-3:30 p.m. Free. Ages 12 and younger trick-or-treat at local businesses on Main Street, and enjoy games and goodies at Town Square (corner of Main and Fayetteville streets) afterward.

*Duke Homestead’s Halloween Phantasmagoria
2828 Homestead Rd., Durham
919-627-6990
dukehomestead.org/special-events.php
Oct. 25, 6:30-9 p.m. Guests of all ages explore historical concepts of spiritualism from the 19th century and wander the property to see what they can find in this no-scare event. $10 advance online tickets, $15 at the door.

Fall Festival at Park West Village
Village Market Place, Morrisville
parkwestvillage.net/event/fall-festival
Oct. 24, 4-8 p.m. Free. Enjoy trick-or-treating and hayrides from 4-6 p.m., followed by a family-friendly Halloween movie outdoors on the green space in front of Stone Theatre Park West 14 at 6:30 p.m. Take a blanket or chairs.

Fearrington Village’s Pumpkinfest
2000 Fearrington Village Center
U.S. 15-501, Pittsboro
919-542-2121
fearrington.com/pumpkinfest
Oct. 30, 6-8 p.m. Free. See more than 80 beautiful, silly and spooky jack-o’-lanterns created by Fearrington gardeners and chefs. Enjoy a spooky storytime at McIntyre’s Books at 6, 6:30 and 7 p.m.

*Fright Night
500 W. Murray Ave., Durham
919-560-4355
dprplaymore.org
Oct. 18, 6-9 p.m. Admission is a canned food donation for the Durham Rescue Mission. Ghosts and ghouls of all ages tour a haunted house, and enjoy costume contests and carnival games.

*Goblin’s Groove Family Dance
The Halle Cultural Arts Center
237 N. Salem St., Apex
919-249-1120
thehalle.org
Oct. 26, 7-9:30 p.m. Purchase tickets online at etix.com/ticket/p/8697361/goblins-groove-family-dance-apex-halle-cultural-arts-center. $5/parent-child couple, $2/additional child. Parent and child enjoy dance contests, costume contests, a haunted art gallery and other treats. Costumes encouraged. Snacks and punch provided.

Hallow-Eno at West Point on the Eno Park
5101 N. Roxboro Rd., Durham
919-471-1623
dprplaymore.org
Oct. 31, 6-9 p.m. Free. Enjoy campfire stories and songs, hayrides, face painting and treats for ages 12 and younger.

Halloween Boo Bash
Sponsored by all of the District 1 Boo Crew Community Centers in Raleigh: Abbotts Creek, Brier Creek, Greystone, Lake Lynn, Millbrook and Optimist.
reclink.raleighnc.gov
Oct. 25, 6-8 p.m. Free. Ages 10 and younger can wear a costume and be a part of the annual Boo Bash. Visit decorated vehicles for trunk-or-treating, play fangtastic games, take a walk through a spooky bus (both scary and nonscary versions available) and more.

Halloween Carnival
Carrboro Town Commons, Carrboro
919-918-7372
townofcarrboro.org
Oct. 25, 6-8:30 p.m. Free. Games and prizes for all ages. Carve or paint a pumpkin and take it to Town Commons between 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. to enter it in a contest. Voting takes place from 6-8 p.m., and winners will be announced at 8:15 p.m. at the carnival.

Halloween Mall Crawl
Cary Towne Center Mall
1105 Walnut St., Cary
919-469-4061
townofcary.org
Oct. 26, 4-5:30 p.m. Free. Wear a costume and enjoy trick-or-treating and a magic show.

Halloween Hoopla
Eva Perry Library
2100 Shepherd's Vineyard Dr., Apex
wakegov.com/libraries
Oct. 26, 3 p.m. Free. Kids in grades K-5 enjoy games, crafts and spooky stories. Costumes encouraged. Registration requested online.

*Halloween Party for Special Needs
Century Center
100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro​
carrbororec.org
919-918-7364
Oct. 6, 6:30-8 p.m. Admission is $3/person. Ages 15 and older with special needs enjoy a Halloween dance featuring games and a photo booth.

Halloween Safe Night
North Carolina Museum of History
5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh
ncmuseumofhistory.org/halloween-safe-night
Oct. 31, 6-9 p.m. Free. Search out candies and treats at the museum as you walk along the trick-or-treat trail and through "The Story of North Carolinachronological history exhibit. ​

Halloween Spooktacular
Flaherty Park Community Center
1226 N. White St., Wake Forest
919-435-9560
wakeforestnc.gov
Oct. 24, 4:30-8 p.m. Free. Don a costume and enjoy ghostly games, face painting, a haunted maze, a cupcake walk and more. There will be a free pumpkin giveaway while supplies last. Costumes are optional.

“Halloween Spooktacular: The Composer is Dead”
Meymandi Concert Hall
2 E. South St., Raleigh
919-733-2750
ncsymphony.org
Oct. 26, 1 and 4 p.m. $27/person. Help discover who killed the composer, as a detective interrogates each section of the orchestra to determine whodunit. Join us as Lemony Snicket’s popular children’s book ”The Composer is Dead” comes to life with music by Nathaniel Stookey, plus other Halloween favorites. Compete in a costume contest and enjoy a variety of fun activities before show time.

Halloween Storytimes at Wake County Public Libraries
Various Wake County locations
wakegov.com/libraries
Oct. 25-31. Free. Wake County Public Libraries offer a variety of storytimes for preschoolers, kids and families. See the website for details.

Halloween Teen Bash
Northeast Regional Library
14401 Green Elm Lane, Raleigh
wakegov.com/libraries
Oct. 31, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Teens in grades 6-10 enjoy treats, games and more. Wear a costume.

Haunted Carolina: The Ghost Guild Inc.
Eva Perry Library
2100 Shepherd's Vineyard Dr., Apex
wakegov.com/libraries
Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m. Free. Join Nelson Nauss and Nicholas Wendling of The Ghost Guild, who will discuss their spooky encounters at paranormal sites across North Carolina. Registration requested online.

Haunted Hill
Chapel Hill Community Center
120 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill
919-968-2743
townofchapelhill.org/town-hall/departments-services/parks-and-recreation/recreation-events/haunted-hill
Oct. 19, 5-9 p.m. Free. Enjoy games and trunk-or-treat from 5-6:30 p.m. and a glow-in-the-dark climb for ages 6 and older from 6-8:30 p.m. A family-friendly movie will be shown in the park at 6:45 p.m.

Haunted Mordecai Festival
1 Mimosa St., Raleigh
919-996-4364
raleighnc.gov/parks
Oct. 26, 1-4 p.m. Free. Participate in costume contests for ages 16 and younger, games, crafts and food.

Haunted Trail
Carroll Howard Johnson Park
301 Wagstaff Rd., Fuquay-Varina
(Park at the Fuquay-Varina Community Center at 820 S. Main Street and take a bus to the haunted trail)
919-552-1430
fuquay-varina.org
Oct. 19, 5-9 p.m. Free. Encounter zombies, ghosts and other monsters on a haunted trail. The sunlit trail for families with younger children is 5-6 p.m.; the full fright trail is 7-9 p.m. and is not recommended for children younger than 10.

Haunting at Harris: Halloween Around the World
Harris Lake County Park 2112 County Park Dr., New Hill
919-387-4342
wakegov.com/parks/harrislake/events/pages/haunting.aspx
Oct. 13, 1-6 p.m. Free. Scarecrows, werewolves and other creatures haunt Harris Lake County Park’s trails during a full moon in October. Costumes optional. Wagon rides leave every 30 minutes. Tickets available first come, first serve the day of the event only. Tickets for 1-3 p.m. rides handed out at 12:30 p.m.; tickets for 3:30-5:30 p.m. rides handed out at 3 p.m

*Herbert’s Haunted House
Herbert C. Young Community Center
101 Wilkinson Ave., Cary
919-460-4965
townofcary.org
Oct. 25-26, 7-9 p.m. Admission is $3. The Cary Teen Council invites families to take a spooky walk through Herbert’s House of Horrors (all ages; parental discretion advised).

*Historical Ghost Walk
Riverside Cemetery 
100 E. Church St., Smithfield
919-934-2836
johnstoncountync.org/event/ghost-walk/147
Oct. 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Admission at the door is $5 for adults, $3 for ages 5-17. Tour the historic Riverside Cemetery and hear fascinating stories about five of Johnston County’s former residents.

A Hogwarts Halloween
Eva Perry Regional Library
2100 Shepherd's Vineyard Dr., Apex
wakegov.com
Oct. 24, 6-8 p.m. Free. Celebrate Halloween at Hogwarts with games, house sorting and other fun activities. Come dressed as your favorite Harry Potter character. Grades 6-10. Registration requested online. 

*Marbles Kooky Spooky Halloween Party
Marbles Kids Museum
201 E. Hargett St., Raleigh
919-834-4040
marbleskidsmuseum.org/kookyspooky
Oct. 26, 6-8:30 p.m. Online advance ticket purchase recommended. Advance tickets are $13/member, $15/nonmember. Week-of tickets, if available, are $16/member, $18/nonmember. 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. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

*Midtown Pumpkin Palooza
Midtown Park at North Hills
4011 Cardinal at North Hills St., Raleigh
midtownraleighalliance.org/pumpkin-palooza​
Oct. 13, 3-6 p.m. See the website for ticket prices. Pumpkin painting, pumpkin carving, inflatable obstacle course, chili cook-off, Oktoberfest food, giant-sized games and more await families at this annual festival in midtown Raleigh.

*Monster Mash
Kidzu Children's Museum
201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill
kidzuchildrensmuseum.org
Oct. 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $30/member family, $35/nonmember family. Costume contests, a pumpkin carving contest, pizza, sweet treats and more await families. Register online.

*Mummy and Son Ball
Middle Creek Community Center
123 Middle Creek Park Ave., Apex
919-771-1295
classweb.townofcary.org
Oct. 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $21/parent and child pair; $10 additional child. Mothers and sons ages 5-12 wear their favorite costumes and compete for prizes, dance in the Monster Mash and have a cool treat from the Monster Graveyard. Registration required online. Choose course #127099.

Movies at Dix Park: Halloween Double Feature
Dorothea Dix Park Flowers Field
2105 Umstead Dr., Raleigh
eventbrite.com
Oct. 26, 6:30-11 p.m.  Free. Take a blanket and cozy up under the stars watching the family-friendly movie "The Addams Family" at 6:30 p.m., followed by the NC-17-rated movie "Scream." Food trucks and field seating open at 6 p.m. Register online.

North Carolina Transportation Museum
1 Samuel Spencer Dr., Spencer
nctrans.org
Oct. 26. Trains depart at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. $8/child, $12/adult. Free for ages 3-12 with a paying adult. Creepy conductors hand out candy aboard the train and at stations throughout the museum. Enjoy face painting, a Halloween craft, photo opportunities, costumes contests at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for infants-age 12, and much more.

*Pittsboro Monster Dash
Pittsboro Elementary School
375 Pittsboro Elementary School Rd., Pittsboro
pittsboromonsterdash.com
Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-noon. Registration fee is $30/person. This family-friendly community event features 5K and 10K races in costume, a 1-mile fun run, Crossfit Kids obstacle course and local food vendors. Register online.

Pumpkin Flotilla
Bond Park Boathouse
801 High House Rd., Cary
919-469-4061
townofcary.org
Oct. 25, 4-7 p.m. Free. Take a carved pumpkin to Bond Park anytime between 4-5:30 p.m. and watch it set sail across the lake in a twilight flotilla that begins at 6:30 p.m. Food trucks, live music, face painting and discounted boat rentals round out the fun.

Pumpkin Patch
Parkside Town Commons
7129 O'Kelly Chapel Rd., Cary
facebook.com/events/489361398570019
Oct. 19, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Ages 10 and younger can pick a pumpkin from the patch, enjoy an inflatable obstacle course, face painting, crafts and trackless train rides. 

*Pumpkin Patch Express
Museum of Life and Science
433 W. Murray Ave., Durham
919-220-5429
lifeandscience.org/pumpkin-patch
Oct. 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 27-27. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; trains leave the station every half hour. $15/person; museum admission is not included in the ticket cost. Free for ages 2 and younger. Journey to the museum’s pumpkin patch aboard the Ellerbe Creek Railway. Pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate and take home, and enjoy crafts and a variety of carnival games before returning to the station. Purchase tickets online; this event sells out quickly.

*Pumpkin Prowl
Conservators Center, Burlington
888-650-1139
conservatorscenter.org
Nov. 16; see the website for date, hours and fees. Online ticket purchase required. Select, decorate and carve pumpkins for the center’s wild animals to enjoy in their enclosures.

Raleigh Zombie Walk 
Begins in Nash Square in downtown Raleigh
facebook.com/events/949378198740374
Oct. 26, 7 p.m. Free. Come out for the 13th annual Raleigh Zombie Walk/flash mob and invade the streets of downtown Raleigh. After the 1-mile trek enjoy a night downtown celebrating the holiday.

Rolesville Fall FunFest
Main Street, Rolesville
rolesvillenc.gov/parks-recreation/special-events/fall-funfest
Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Usher in the fall season with costume contests, live music, arts and crafts vendors, and more.

*Track or Treat Halloween Express
New Hope Valley Railway
3900 Bonsal Rd., New Hill
919-396-5833
triangletrain.com
Trains run Oct. 12, 19 and 26; departure times are 2:45, 4, 5:15, 6:30 and 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $14/person. Advance ticket purchase recommended. Wear a Halloween costume and ride a decorated locomotive to encounter goblins in the woods and on the track.

*TreeRunner Fall Harvest/Country Glow Night
TreeRunner Raleigh
12804 Norwood Rd., Raleigh
919-410-7347
treerunnerraleigh.com/about/special-events
Oct. 5, 6-11 p.m. $40/person. Enjoy zip lines and other obstacles and celebrate the fall season in style with country music, line dancing, warm apple cider, pumpkin decorating and more. Ages 7 and older. Advance ticket purchase required online.
*Harry Potter Glow Night is Oct. 11, 6-11 p.m. $40/person. Games include a quidditch challenge, spell casting challenge and more. Ages 7 and older. Advance ticket purchase required online.
*Tickets for Zombie Apocalypse Glow Night at 7 p.m. will be available on the website Oct. 3.

Trick-or-Treat at Crabtree Valley Mall
Crabtree Valley Mall Common Areas
4325 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh
919-787-8993
crabtree-valley-mall.com/events/trick-or-treat-2
Oct. 31, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dress up in your Halloween best and join for an evening of fun. Stop and take a photo with Disney characters 5:45-7:15 p.m. in the Promotional Court (lower level near Macy's) and 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Kanki Hallway (lower level near Center Court), take costume photos in the H&M hallway, and kids 10 and under can trick-or-treat on the Candy Loop tables (Candy Loop maps will be available at Guest Services). 

Trick-or-Treat at North Hills
4321 Lassiter at North Hills, Raleigh
919-369-4089
visitnorthhills.com/events/trick-or-treat-at-north-hills/
Oct. 31, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Dress up in your best costume and visit your favorite restaurants and retailers for Halloween! Store hours vary location to location. Tag @VisitNorthHills in your photos for a chance to win a #NorthHills gift card.

Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Fuquay-Varina
Main, Broad and downtown side streets, Fuquay-Varina
919-552-0848
fuquay-varinadowntown.com/events
Oct. 25, 2-5 p.m. Free. Kids wear a costume to trick-or-treat throughout both Fuquay and Varina retail districts.

Trick-or-Treat on Ninth Street in Durham
regulatorbookshop.com
Oct. 31, 3-5 p.m. Merchants on Ninth Street in Durham hand out candy to trick-or-treaters.

Trick-or-Treat on Salem Street
Downtown Apex
apexdowntown.com
Oct. 27, 3-4:30 p.m. Free. Kids trick-or-treat in costumes throughout the Historic Apex business district.

Trick-or-Treat the Trail and Trunk or Treat
Morrisville Community Park
1520 Morrisville Pkwy., Morrisville
919-463-7110
townofmorrisville.org/government/departments-services/parks-recreation-cultural-resources/special-events
Oct. 26, 4-7 p.m. Free. Kids ages 12 and younger don a costume and collect goodies from favorite characters on Hatcher Creek Trail and during Truck or Treat with in partnership with the Town of Morrisville Police and Fire Departments.

Trick-or-Treat the Trails
White Deer Park, 2400 Aversboro Rd., Garner
919-773-4442
garnernc.gov/departments/parks-recreation-and-cultural-resources/events/trick-or-treat-the-trails
Oct. 31, 3-6 p.m. Free. Kids trick-or-treat in costume around a 1-mile trail with an adult.

Trunk or Treat
Sanderford Road Community Center
2623 Sanderford Rd., Raleigh
919-831-1898
raleighnc.gov
Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m. Free. Show off your Halloween costume at this family event featuring candy and prizes. 

Trunk or Treat
Smithfield Community Park
650 Booker Dairy Rd., Smithfield
919-934-2148
sraconline.com
Oct. 26, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Kids hunt for candy in the town’s pre-Halloween event.

Trunk or Treat Celebration
Zebulon Community Center
301 S. Arendell Ave., Zebulon
919-823-1869
townofzebulon.org/services/parks-and-recreation/events
Oct. 25, 5-7 p.m. Free. Wear a costume and enjoy music and treats.

Trunk-or-Treat Junction
Uptown Selma Gazebo
114 Raiford St., Selma
919-956-9841
selma-nc.com/trunk-or-treat
Oct. 28, 5-8 p.m. Free. Kids trick-or-treat in costume at decorated cars and enjoy bounce houses and a DJ.


Ghoulish Fun in the Terror Zone

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*13th Door Haunted Manor
970 Frank Timberlake Rd., Timberlake
Open select days in October. See the website for schedule. Haunted farmhouse and field. Admission is $10/adult, $5 ages 6-11 and free for ages 5 and younger.  Purchase tickets at the door.

*Clayton Fear Farm Haunted Scream Park
1620 Loop Rd., Clayton
919-553-0016
claytonfearfarm.com
Open Oct. 4-31 on select nights. See the website for schedule. All-inclusive admission for seven attractions is $27; one attraction is $13. Purchase tickets online or at the ticket booth. Haunted farmhouse, cemetery, hayride and more. Clayton Fear Farm Daytime is a nonhaunted corn maze with attractions for all ages, including a jumping pillow, millet maze, hayrides and 3D painted imagery in Seymour’s House of Dreams. Clayton Fear Farm Daytime is open Oct. 5-27; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Admission is $11.

*Darkside Haunted Estates
11875 N.C. 222 W., Middlesex
919-269-8620
darksidehauntedestates.com
Open Sept. 21-Nov. 2 on select nights, 7-10 p.m. See website for the schedule. Admission is $20 for adults, $12 for ages 10 and younger. Purchase tickets online or at the ticket booth. Face your fears in JoJo’s clown town, fright trail, insane asylum and mayhem hayride. A terror-filled, lights-out event is Nov. 2, 7-10 p.m. Low-scare event for younger kids on Oct. 26, 2-4 p.m., features a behind-the-scenes tour of the haunted house, trick-or-treating on the trail and face painting. Wear a costume. Admission is $5/adult, free for kids.

Face Your Fears 3: All Aboard the Zombie Train
Pullen Park
520 Ashe Ave., Raleigh
reclink.raleighnc.gov
Oct. 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Teens ages 12-16 enjoy spine-chilling adventures among zombies that have infested Pullen Park. Costumes not permitted. Registration required online at reclink.raleighnc.gov by Oct. 23. Choose barcode #251617.

*Ghost Walk in Downtown Cary
Page Walker Arts and History Center
119 Ambassador St., Cary
919-460-4963
townofcary.org
Oct. 26, 7, 7:20, 7:40 and 8 p.m. Purchase tickets, $15/person, at etix.com. Cary Players entertain guests with ghostly tales of yesteryear and spooky legends on a walk in downtown Cary. Suitable for ages 10 and older.

*Granville Haunt Farm
4534 Hwy. 15, Oxford
919-725-9543
granvillehauntfarm.com
Open Oct. 4-Nov. 2; Friday and Saturday, 7-10:30 p.m.; Oct. 31, 7-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $10-$26. Purchase tickets online or at the ticket booth. Haunted trail, zombie paintball hayride, 9-acre corn maze, escape room and more.

*Haunted Forest at Panic Point
2808 Cedar Creek Rd., Youngsville
919-526-8612
raleighhauntedhouse.com
Open Sept. 21-Nov. 2 on select nights. See the website for dates, hours and fees. Purchase tickets online or at the ticket booth, which opens at 7 p.m. Six haunted attractions include a forest, a trail, a hayride, corn stalkers, a corn maze and a crypt. Families with younger children can enjoy a zombie shootout, menacing maze and carnival games.

*Haunted Mordecai Lantern Tour
Mordecai Historic Park
1 Mimosa St., Raleigh
919-996-4364
reclink.raleighnc.gov
Oct. 25-26. Find out if the Mordecai House is the most haunted home in North Carolina. Half-hour lantern ghost tours take place 6-9 p.m. Friday and 5-9 p.m. Saturday. Tours depart every 30 minutes. Purchase tickets, $5/person, via phone or online through RecLink (search for “Mordecai” in the advanced search field).

*Haunted Trolley Tour
Departs Mordecai Historic Park
1 Mimosa St., Raleigh
919-857-4364
reclink.raleighnc.gov
Oct. 18, 19, 25 and 26; see the website for tour times. Tickets are $10/person. Take a 45-minute journey past downtown Raleigh’s most haunted places. Tours depart every 60 minutes. Purchase tickets via phone or the website through RecLink (search for “Mordecai” in the advanced search field).

*The Myers House Halloween Bash in Hillsborough House
address will be posted on the website one week prior to the event 
myershousenc.com/halloweenbash
Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m.-midnight. Admission is $10/person to enjoy bonfires, outdoor horror movies, food trucks and more. An extra fee of $5/person is required to tour the interior of the house and a life-size replica of the infamous Michael Myers house from the “Halloween” film series, and view movie memorabilia. Ages 12 and younger will not be admitted.

*Phillips Farm Corn Maze and Haunted Farm
6701 Good Hope Church Rd., Cary
919-377-8989
phillipsfarmsofcary.com
Open Sept. 14-Oct. 27; Friday, 3-6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; and Sunday, 1-6 p.m. Ticket booth closes at 5 p.m. Admission is $12 for ages 3 and older. A corn maze, wagon ride, cow train and more. The Haunted Farm, featuring four haunted attractions, requires a separate $21 admission fee (get $1 ticket discount if you pay with cash) and is open 8-11 p.m. Sept. 28-29, and Friday and Saturday nights in October. The ticket booth closes at 10 p.m. This attraction is not recommended children younger than 12.

*Raleigh Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour and Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost Walk
Departs Wake County Courthouse
316 Fayetteville St., Raleigh
919-371-2653
tobaccoroadtours.com/raleigh-haunted-footsteps-ghost-tour
tobaccoroadtours.com/durham-dark-mysterious-ghost-walk
The Raleigh Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings in September, October and November. The Durham Dark & Mysterious Ghost Walk occurs on Friday and Saturday evenings in September, October and November at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $16 for adults, $10 for ages 8-14. Purchase tickets online. Family-friendly, 1.5-mile walking tours in Raleigh and Durham for ages 8 and older combine local ghost stories, folklore and history, and take guests to several ghost sites.

*Spirits of Hillsborough Walking Tour Tours
meet at the Hillsborough Visitors Center
150 E. King St., Hillsborough
919-732-7741
visithillsboroughnc.com/things-to-do/hillsborough-spirits-tours
Tours held Oct. 25-26 and depart every 20 minutes from 5-9 p.m. $15/adult, $5 ages 5-12. The Orange Community Players enlighten and entertain guests as they portray Hillsborough’s ghoulish residents from yesteryear. The ghost performances are family-friendly; walking tour may include hills and uneven ground.

*Xtreme Haunt: A Zombie Shooting Experience
Xtreme Kombat Park
7460 Hwy. 98, Wake Forest Rd., Durham
919-596-6100
xtremeparkadventures.com/attractions/xtreme-haunt
See the website for dates and hours, and to purchase tickets. Visitors ride on a 40-foot military truck with mounted paintball guns to shoot at roaming zombies in the night, enjoy a zip line in the dark and face a challenge in a mini escape room.

*Zombiepalooza 
The Cary Theater
122 E. Chatham St., Cary
919-462-2051
townofcary.org
Oct. 25, 7 p.m. See the website for fees; tickets available at the box office. Dress as a zombie or horror film character and enjoy local filmmakers’ zombie flicks on an outdoor screen.

 

Delight-Fall Getaways


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*Aw Shucks! Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch
3718 Plyler Mill Rd., Monroe
704-709-7000
awshucksfarms.com
Open Sept. 14-Nov. 11, Friday-Sunday; see the website for hours. Admission is $10 for ages 13 and older, $8 for ages 4-12, and free for ages 3 and younger. A corn maze, hayrides, an animal barn, a grain bin slide, a play area and more. Some activities require an additional fee. The 13th Acre, a haunted attraction through the woods, is open Friday and Saturday nights Sept. 28-Oct. 27 from 7:30-11:30 p.m. (ticket booth closes at 11 p.m.) and is not recommended for young children. Admission is $13.

*Batty Battleship’s Halloween Bash
Battleship North Carolina
1 Battleship Rd., Wilmington
910-399-9100
battleshipnc.com
Oct. 29, 5:30-8 p.m. $5/person. Free for ages 2 and younger. Little ghouls and goblins board Battleship North Carolina in costume for trick-or-treating, games and more.

*Boo at the Zoo
North Carolina Zoo
4401 Zoo Pkwy., Asheboro
800-488-0444
nczoo.org/events/boo-nc-zoo
Oct. 26-27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Trick-or-treating, games, storytelling and live entertainment highlight this popular Halloween event. All activities are $3/person in addition to the zoo’s regular admission prices, which are $15 for adults and $11 ages 2-12. Admission is free for ages 1 and younger. Children and adults are welcome to wear costumes for this event; however, adults in heavy makeup or masks are prohibited.

*Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream
1 Busch Gardens Blvd., Williamsburg, Virginia
800-343-7946
buschgardens.com/williamsburg/events/howl-o-scream/
Open Sept. 14-Oct. 27 on select nights. See the website for hours and fees. Discover 12 haunted attractions, two escape rooms, live shows and thrill rides. Some attractions may not be suitable for young children.

*Elizabeth City Historic Ghost Walk
Downtown Elizabeth City
252-338-6455
visitelizabethcity.com
Oct. 11-12, 5:30-9:30 p.m. $15 for adults, $12 for children. Enter seven historic homes where you’ll meet friendly apparitions who tell of their life and time in Elizabeth City during bygone days. 

*Gallberry Corn Maze
5991 Braxton Rd., Hope Mills
910-309-7582
gallberrycornmaze.com
Open Sept.14-Nov. 3. Friday, 5-10 p.m.; Saturday, noon-10 p.m.; and Sunday 1-6 p.m. Admission is $11 for ages 3 and older. Hayride, jumping pillow, corn shack, kids’ fairy tale maze, barrel train rides and more.

*Hubb’s Corn Maze
10276 N. U.S. 421, Clinton (between Clinton and Dunn)
910-564-6709
hubbsfarmnc.com/fall-festival-corn-maze
Open Sept. 14-Nov. 3. See the website for hours. Admission prices vary. A giant corn maze, outdoor laser tag, a treasure mine and more. Halloween at Hubb’s, Oct. 25-27, features a costume contest, airplane ping-pong ball drop, trick-or-treating, a flashlight maze and Rocket Man Hubb’s Express trackless train ride. See the website for hours.

*Maize Adventure at Kersey Valley
1615 Kersey Valley Rd., Archdale
336-431-1700
maizeadventure.com
Open Sept. 21-Nov. 2; Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 1-6 p.m. Admission prices vary. Find a 10-acre corn maze, kid maze, a monster mystery game, two giant jumping pillows, bungee trampolines, a gem dig, duck races and a pumpkin patch. Admission is $20/person. Kersey Valley Spookywoods, a haunted attraction for ages 12 and older, is open on select nights Sept. 27-Nov. 2. Visit spookywoods.com for the schedule and fees.

*Nightwatchman Halloween Tours
900 Old Salem Rd., Winston-Salem
800-441-5305
oldsalem.org/the-nightwatchman-legends-lantern-tours
Tours are Oct. 25, 26, 29 and 30, 7-9 p.m. A costumed guide lights the way by lantern through Old Salem’s dark streets. Guests visit several haunted stops in the historic district and hear tales of a local ghostly legend or interact with a person from the past. Tours depart from the Boys School (corner of Main and Academy streets) every 15 minutes and last 60 minutes. Advance online ticket purchase required, $40/person.

*Oden Farming Company
1426 Claridge Nursery Rd., Goldsboro
919-738-2905
odomfarmingcompany.com/fall
Sept. 21-Nov. 2. See the website for hours. Pumpkin patch, 10-acre corn maze, corn crib, hay jump, play area and more. Some activities require an extra fee.

*The Original Hollywood Horror Show
6333 Bass Mountain Rd., Snow Camp
hollywoodhorrorshow.com
Open Sept. 26-Nov. 2 on select nights; Sunday-Thursday, 8-11 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 8 p.m.-midnight. A haunted house produced by Hollywood filmmakers features indoor and outdoor paths of terror, live actors, and Hollywood sets and props.

*Red Wolf Farm
4137 Providence Mill Rd., Maiden
828-428-1445
redwolffarm.com/weekend-pumpkin-patch
Open Oct. 5-27 on select days. Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $9/person. Free for infants younger than 12 months. Enjoy a kids corn maze, an 8-acre corn maze, a play area, pumpkin bowling, pedal tractors, farm animals and more. Some activities require an extra fee.

*SCarowinds
14523 Carowinds Blvd., Charlotte
704-588-2600
carowinds.com/scarowinds
Open Sept. 13-Oct. 27 on select nights, 7 p.m.-midnight. Tickets are $35 and up. Spine-chilling haunted houses and attractions, more than 500 terrifying monsters, live shows and favorite rides highlight this annual event at Carowinds amusement park. This attraction is not recommended children younger than 13. Carowinds’ Great Pumpkin Fest runs Sept. 14-Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., on select days and features family-friendly Halloween activities. Tickets are $29.99 and up.

*Tweetsie Railroad’s Ghost Train Halloween Festival
300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln., Blowing Rock
800-526-5740
tweetsie.com/special-events/ghost-train
Open Sept. 20-Oct. 26; Friday-Saturday, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Admission is $44/adult, $38/child; free for ages 2 and younger. Advance ticket purchase required. Ghost train rides, a haunted house, a freaky forest, a 3D maze, trick-or-treating, Halloween characters and shows. Some attractions may not be suitable for young children.

*Woods of Terror
5601 N. Church St., Greensboro
336-643-3558
woodsofterror.com
Open Sept. 20-Nov. 2 on select nights. See the website for hours and to purchase tickets. Ticket prices vary; parking is $5, cash only. This well-known attraction in Greensboro offers 12 haunted attractions, a monster parade every night at 7 p.m. and a midway featuring games, food and more. Some attractions may not be suitable for young children.


* Events require a fee, ticket or donation.


This article was updated Oct. 16, 2019

Janice Lewine is the associate editor at Carolina Parent.

 

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Triangle Restaurant Week (January 20-26, 2020) is a week-long celebration of culinary excellence designed to incorporate the premier Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding area restaurants....

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Participating Restaurants
, NC


Sponsor: Triangle Blvd
Telephone: 919-673-5784
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Amongst the ancient oak trees is the heart of Raleigh. We'll help you see the forest for the trees and all its magic splendor. Tourist, local, or new to town, this is a lively small group activity...

Cost: $11

Where:
Downtown
500 S Salisbury St
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Sponsor: Let's Roam
Telephone: 833-202-7626
Contact Name: Kelly
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Kindermusik is a research-based early childhood curriculum that includes 45-minute classroom lessons with materials and resources that encourages parental involvement . Research has linked...

Cost: $70/month

Where:
Hope Community Building
2080 E Williams St
Hope Community Building, Fuquay Varina Room
Apex/Holly Springs, NC  27539
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Telephone: 191-990-25432
Contact Name: Leigh Hamm
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Take a walk in the woods to discover the animals and plants that call our park home and help to collect wildlife data for our Natural Resources Inventory Database and other citizen science...

Cost: FREE. Registration is not required.

Where:
Crowder County Park
4709 Ten-Ten Rd
Apex, NC  27529
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Telephone: 919-662-2850
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Join us as we read Ezra Jack Keats’ beautiful book about a young boy’s adventures in the snow. Learn some of the history behind this Caldecott Award-winning book, discover fun facts about snow,...

Cost: For all ages; FREE. Registration is required for all family members,& children

Where:
Historic Yates Mill County Park
4620 Lake Wheeler Road
Raleigh, NC  27603
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Telephone: 919-856-6675
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Lights is a half-mile walking trail that leads viewers through a series of immersive light installations featuring  honeycombs, vines, crystals, and other natural features integrated into the...

Cost: Free

Where:
USNWC
5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy
Charlotte, NC  28214
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Sponsor: USNWC
Telephone: 704-391-3900
Website »

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Skate on an ice trail or free skate on 17,000 sq. ft of ice. Located in the Upper Pond of the Whitewater Center, the skating environment features three distinct programming areas and an on-ice...

Cost: 20

Where:
USNWC
5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy
Charlotte, NC  28214
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Sponsor: USNWC
Telephone: 704-391-3900
Website »

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Sign up for a Raleigh scavenger hunt and put on your best Nick Cage impression as you seek out the national treasures hidden in Raleigh. Via an app, be guided through the cultural, historical,...

Cost: See website for fees

Where:
Downtown Raleigh
500 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
View map »


Sponsor: LetsRoam!
Telephone: 833-202-7626
Contact Name: LetsRoam!
Website »

More information

Triangle Restaurant Week (January 20-26, 2020) is a week-long celebration of culinary excellence designed to incorporate the premier Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding area restaurants....

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Participating Restaurants
, NC


Sponsor: Triangle Blvd
Telephone: 919-673-5784
Website »

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In this very personal presentation, Chris will share his recovery journey in a brutally honest format with just a microphone. The event will start with a 5-minute film introducing Herren and...

Cost: Free

Where:
St. David's School Performing Arts Center
3400 White Oak Road
Raleigh, NC  27609
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Hounded by Death, the character of Everybody desperately seeks out everyone and everything they know in hope of finding something meaningful to take to the grave. These 90 minutes of theatrical...

Cost: Ticket prices start at $15

Where:
PlayMakers' Repertory Company
120 Country Club Rd
Chapel Hill, NC  27599
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Telephone: 919-962-7529

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Amongst the ancient oak trees is the heart of Raleigh. We'll help you see the forest for the trees and all its magic splendor. Tourist, local, or new to town, this is a lively small group activity...

Cost: $11

Where:
Downtown
500 S Salisbury St
Raleigh, NC  27601
View map »


Sponsor: Let's Roam
Telephone: 833-202-7626
Contact Name: Kelly
Website »

More information

Join us for the Kids Exchange Spring/Summer Consignment Sale in February!   This FREE ADMISSION event is the largest kids consignment sale in the nation and is held at the NC State Fairgrounds...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jim Graham Building
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC  27607
View map »

More information

Kindermusik is a research-based early childhood curriculum that includes 45-minute classroom lessons with materials and resources that encourages parental involvement . Research has linked...

Cost: $70/month

Where:
Hope Community Building
2080 E Williams St
Hope Community Building, Fuquay Varina Room
Apex/Holly Springs, NC  27539
View map »


Telephone: 191-990-25432
Contact Name: Leigh Hamm
Website »

More information

Lights is a half-mile walking trail that leads viewers through a series of immersive light installations featuring  honeycombs, vines, crystals, and other natural features integrated into the...

Cost: Free

Where:
USNWC
5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy
Charlotte, NC  28214
View map »


Sponsor: USNWC
Telephone: 704-391-3900
Website »

More information

Skate on an ice trail or free skate on 17,000 sq. ft of ice. Located in the Upper Pond of the Whitewater Center, the skating environment features three distinct programming areas and an on-ice...

Cost: 20

Where:
USNWC
5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy
Charlotte, NC  28214
View map »


Sponsor: USNWC
Telephone: 704-391-3900
Website »

More information

Sign up for a Raleigh scavenger hunt and put on your best Nick Cage impression as you seek out the national treasures hidden in Raleigh. Via an app, be guided through the cultural, historical,...

Cost: See website for fees

Where:
Downtown Raleigh
500 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
View map »


Sponsor: LetsRoam!
Telephone: 833-202-7626
Contact Name: LetsRoam!
Website »

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Spanish Alive is providing Family Spanish classes starting in January! Join us to learn Spanish as an entire family in an immersive, fun environment. Our teachers are trained Spanish educators and...

Cost: $75-$216

Where:
Spanish Alive
156 E. Chatham St
Cary, NC
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Help us monitor and keep our bluebird and other boxes clean throughout the park, create or place additional habitat boxes, or assist with other natural resource tasks. Come prepared to learn and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Harris Lake County Park
2112 County Park Dr.
New Hill, NC  27562
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Sponsor: Harris Lake County Park
Telephone: 919-387-4342
Contact Name: Joanne St. Clair
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Short class advertising for local class   I am a mom and retired CPA who is passionate about teaching teens about the high cost of their choices. I teach a fun, interactive "Game of Life meets...

Cost: $225

Where:
Hope Community Church- Apex
2080 E Williams Street
Apex, NC  27539
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Sponsor: Beyond Personal Finance
Contact Name: Charla McKinley
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I am a mom and retired CPA who is passionate about teaching teens about the high cost of their choices. I teach a fun, interactive "Game of Life meets Dave Ramsey" class that has teens experience...

Cost: $225

Where:
Hope Community Church- Apex
2080 E Williams Street
Apex, NC  27539
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Sponsor: Beyond Personal Finance
Contact Name: Charla McKinley
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Short class advertising for local class   I am a mom and retired CPA who is passionate about teaching teens about the high cost of their choices. I teach a fun, interactive "Game of Life meets...

Cost: $225

Where:
Hope Community Church- Apex
2080 E Williams Street
Apex, NC  27539
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Sponsor: Beyond Personal Finance
Contact Name: Charla McKinley
Website »

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Triangle Restaurant Week (January 20-26, 2020) is a week-long celebration of culinary excellence designed to incorporate the premier Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding area restaurants....

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Participating Restaurants
, NC


Sponsor: Triangle Blvd
Telephone: 919-673-5784
Website »

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Azevedo Family Psychology and Kym Azevedo will host an Art for Life group each Thursday from 5:30-6:30PM beginning January 16 and running through March 26. This group is completely free, kid...

Cost: FREE

Where:
1903 N. Harrison Ave
Suite 201
Cary, NC  27513
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Sponsor: Azevedo Family Psychology
Telephone: 919-624-9568
Contact Name: Kym Azevedo
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The goal of the How To Talk So Kids Will Listen Group workshop is to help you communicate more effectively with children.   In each session of the workshop you'll be introduced to an...

Cost: $12.95 materials fee

Where:
Wildflower School at Belle Vie Farm
3100 Damascus Church Road
Chapel Hill, NC  27516
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Sponsor: Wildflower School at Belle Vie Farm
Telephone: 919-260-6859
Contact Name: Shelley Welch
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Hounded by Death, the character of Everybody desperately seeks out everyone and everything they know in hope of finding something meaningful to take to the grave. These 90 minutes of theatrical...

Cost: Ticket prices start at $15

Where:
PlayMakers' Repertory Company
120 Country Club Rd
Chapel Hill, NC  27599
View map »


Telephone: 919-962-7529

More information

Rumpelstiltskin-A Tale of Gold Book by Ellie FaggionMusic and Lyrics written by Brian Shrager and Ellie FaggionProduced by special arrangement with the author.Directed by Beth Wilson...

Cost: varies

Where:
Spiritual Twist Productions
1250 Aversboro Road
Garner, NC  27529
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Sponsor: Spiritual Twist Productions
Telephone: 919-977-1976
Contact Name: Kathy MacDonald
Website »

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Forget tourist-filled museums, make your own memories with a photo scavenger hunt tour in Raleigh! On a Let’s Roam scavenger hunt, you and your team will work together to wander throughout...

Cost: $11

Where:
500 S Salisbury St
raleigh, NC  27601
View map »


Sponsor: Let's Roam
Website »

More information

Join us for the Kids Exchange Spring/Summer Consignment Sale in July! This FREE ADMISSION event is the largest kids consignment sale in the nation and is held at the NC State Fairgrounds at...

Cost: 0 – $10

Where:
Jim Graham Building
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC  27607
View map »


Website »

More information

Join us for the Kids Exchange Spring/Summer Consignment Sale in February!   This FREE ADMISSION event is the largest kids consignment sale in the nation and is held at the NC State Fairgrounds...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jim Graham Building
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC  27607
View map »

More information

Amongst the ancient oak trees is the heart of Raleigh. We'll help you see the forest for the trees and all its magic splendor. Tourist, local, or new to town, this is a lively small group activity...

Cost: $11

Where:
Downtown
500 S Salisbury St
Raleigh, NC  27601
View map »


Sponsor: Let's Roam
Telephone: 833-202-7626
Contact Name: Kelly
Website »

More information

Kindermusik is a research-based early childhood curriculum that includes 45-minute classroom lessons with materials and resources that encourages parental involvement . Research has linked...

Cost: $70/month

Where:
Hope Community Building
2080 E Williams St
Hope Community Building, Fuquay Varina Room
Apex/Holly Springs, NC  27539
View map »


Telephone: 191-990-25432
Contact Name: Leigh Hamm
Website »

More information

Chip, chip, hooray! The first Zambrero in the Southeast is opening on January 24 with zingy, zesty activities! Bodacious Burritos and Bowls: $5 burritos and bowls all day Delicious Drawing: A...

Cost: Free

Where:
1 Glenwood Ave
#105
Raleigh, NC  27603
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Telephone: (919) 863-2561
Website »

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Just in time to keep up with those home improvement resolutions for 2020, the Downtown Raleigh Home Show returns to downtown’s Raleigh Convention Center January 24-26, 2020  with a jam-packed...

Cost: Tickets are $12 for adults and free for children under 12. Advance $9 tickets

Where:
Raleigh Convention Center
500 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
View map »


Sponsor: Marketplace Events
Telephone: 904-608-3823
Contact Name: Liz Morgan

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Skate on an ice trail or free skate on 17,000 sq. ft of ice. Located in the Upper Pond of the Whitewater Center, the skating environment features three distinct programming areas and an on-ice...

Cost: 20

Where:
USNWC
5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy
Charlotte, NC  28214
View map »


Sponsor: USNWC
Telephone: 704-391-3900
Website »

More information

Lights is a half-mile walking trail that leads viewers through a series of immersive light installations featuring  honeycombs, vines, crystals, and other natural features integrated into the...

Cost: Free

Where:
USNWC
5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy
Charlotte, NC  28214
View map »


Sponsor: USNWC
Telephone: 704-391-3900
Website »

More information

Sign up for a Raleigh scavenger hunt and put on your best Nick Cage impression as you seek out the national treasures hidden in Raleigh. Via an app, be guided through the cultural, historical,...

Cost: See website for fees

Where:
Downtown Raleigh
500 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
View map »


Sponsor: LetsRoam!
Telephone: 833-202-7626
Contact Name: LetsRoam!
Website »

More information

Triangle Restaurant Week (January 20-26, 2020) is a week-long celebration of culinary excellence designed to incorporate the premier Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding area restaurants....

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Participating Restaurants
, NC


Sponsor: Triangle Blvd
Telephone: 919-673-5784
Website »

More information

Take a hike after dark and enjoy the sights and sounds of a quiet night along the American Tobacco Trail. We will walk to the Beaver Creek bridge and back (about one mile total). Free for ages 4...

Cost: Free

Where:
American Tobacco Trail
1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Rd.
Apex, NC  27502
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Sponsor: Harris Lake County Park and the American Tobacco Trail
Telephone: 919-387-4342
Contact Name: Joanne St. Clair
Website »

More information

Hounded by Death, the character of Everybody desperately seeks out everyone and everything they know in hope of finding something meaningful to take to the grave. These 90 minutes of theatrical...

Cost: Ticket prices start at $15

Where:
PlayMakers' Repertory Company
120 Country Club Rd
Chapel Hill, NC  27599
View map »


Telephone: 919-962-7529

More information

Rumpelstiltskin-A Tale of Gold Book by Ellie FaggionMusic and Lyrics written by Brian Shrager and Ellie FaggionProduced by special arrangement with the author.Directed by Beth Wilson...

Cost: varies

Where:
Spiritual Twist Productions
1250 Aversboro Road
Garner, NC  27529
View map »


Sponsor: Spiritual Twist Productions
Telephone: 919-977-1976
Contact Name: Kathy MacDonald
Website »

More information

David Burney, lead singer for the acclaimed Johnny Cash tribute band Johnny Folsom 4, brings his one-man show to The ArtsCenter for three shows, January 24-26, 2020.  In “Hello, I’m...

Cost: $15 to $20

Where:
The ArtsCenter
300-G East Main St.
300-G East Main Street.
Carrboro, NC  27510
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Sponsor: The ArtsCenter
Telephone: 919-929-2787
Contact Name: Patrick Phelps-Mckeown
Website »

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Forget tourist-filled museums, make your own memories with a photo scavenger hunt tour in Raleigh! On a Let’s Roam scavenger hunt, you and your team will work together to wander throughout...

Cost: $11

Where:
500 S Salisbury St
raleigh, NC  27601
View map »


Sponsor: Let's Roam
Website »

More information

Amongst the ancient oak trees is the heart of Raleigh. We'll help you see the forest for the trees and all its magic splendor. Tourist, local, or new to town, this is a lively small group activity...

Cost: $11

Where:
Downtown
500 S Salisbury St
Raleigh, NC  27601
View map »


Sponsor: Let's Roam
Telephone: 833-202-7626
Contact Name: Kelly
Website »

More information

Join the Museum and the Raleigh Astronomy Club to help you see the big picture — of the Universe! From comet crafts to solar observing, lectures to rocket launches, space enthusiasts of all ages...

Cost: Free

Where:
NC Museum of Natural Sciences
11 W. Jones St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
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Website »

More information

Join us for the Kids Exchange Spring/Summer Consignment Sale in February!   This FREE ADMISSION event is the largest kids consignment sale in the nation and is held at the NC State Fairgrounds...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jim Graham Building
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC  27607
View map »

More information

Join us for the Kids Exchange Spring/Summer Consignment Sale in July! This FREE ADMISSION event is the largest kids consignment sale in the nation and is held at the NC State Fairgrounds at...

Cost: 0 – $10

Where:
Jim Graham Building
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC  27607
View map »


Website »

More information

RALEIGH (Jan. 16, 2020) – The North Carolina Association for Public Charter Schools will host its first school fair during National School Choice Week on Saturday, Jan. 25. The fair will take...

Cost: Free

Where:
Raleigh Convention Center
500 S. Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC  27610
View map »


Sponsor: NC Association of Public Charter Schools
Telephone: 336-669-9996
Contact Name: Rhonda Dillingham
Website »

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Kindermusik is a research-based early childhood curriculum that includes 45-minute classroom lessons with materials and resources that encourages parental involvement . Research has linked...

Cost: $70/month

Where:
Hope Community Building
2080 E Williams St
Hope Community Building, Fuquay Varina Room
Apex/Holly Springs, NC  27539
View map »


Telephone: 191-990-25432
Contact Name: Leigh Hamm
Website »

More information

Family Wildlife Series: Tricky Tracks Saturday, January 25 10-11 a.m. Come dressed for the weather so you can roam the park learning the fine art of “tracking”.   Make a cast of an animal...

Cost: Free

Where:
Blue Jay Point County Park
3200 Pleasant Union Church Road
Raleigh, NC  27614
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Telephone: 919-870-4330
Website »

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Join the statewide kickoff to Black History Month at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh. Named a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society since 2015, the 19th...

Cost: 0

Where:
North Carolina Museum of History
5 East Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC
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Website »

More information

Just in time to keep up with those home improvement resolutions for 2020, the Downtown Raleigh Home Show returns to downtown’s Raleigh Convention Center January 24-26, 2020  with a jam-packed...

Cost: Tickets are $12 for adults and free for children under 12. Advance $9 tickets

Where:
Raleigh Convention Center
500 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
View map »


Sponsor: Marketplace Events
Telephone: 904-608-3823
Contact Name: Liz Morgan

More information

Skate on an ice trail or free skate on 17,000 sq. ft of ice. Located in the Upper Pond of the Whitewater Center, the skating environment features three distinct programming areas and an on-ice...

Cost: 20

Where:
USNWC
5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy
Charlotte, NC  28214
View map »


Sponsor: USNWC
Telephone: 704-391-3900
Website »

More information

Lights is a half-mile walking trail that leads viewers through a series of immersive light installations featuring  honeycombs, vines, crystals, and other natural features integrated into the...

Cost: Free

Where:
USNWC
5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy
Charlotte, NC  28214
View map »


Sponsor: USNWC
Telephone: 704-391-3900
Website »

More information

Sign up for a Raleigh scavenger hunt and put on your best Nick Cage impression as you seek out the national treasures hidden in Raleigh. Via an app, be guided through the cultural, historical,...

Cost: See website for fees

Where:
Downtown Raleigh
500 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC  27601
View map »


Sponsor: LetsRoam!
Telephone: 833-202-7626
Contact Name: LetsRoam!
Website »

More information

Spanish Alive is providing Family Spanish classes starting in January! Join us to learn Spanish as an entire family in an immersive, fun environment. Our teachers are trained Spanish educators and...

Cost: $75-$216

Where:
Spanish Alive
156 E. Chatham St
Cary, NC
View map »


Website »

More information

Winter days find many animals curled up in their dens. They sleep warmly, awakening in spring ready to enjoy the renewed Earth. Discover how animals deal with cold weather and which ones hibernate...

Cost: For all ages; FREE. Registration is required for all family members,& childre

Where:
Historic Yates Mill County Park
4620 Lake Wheeler Road
Raleigh, NC  27603
View map »


Telephone: 919-856-6675
Website »

More information

Rumpelstiltskin-A Tale of Gold Book by Ellie FaggionMusic and Lyrics written by Brian Shrager and Ellie FaggionProduced by special arrangement with the author.Directed by Beth Wilson...

Cost: varies

Where:
Spiritual Twist Productions
1250 Aversboro Road
Garner, NC  27529
View map »


Sponsor: Spiritual Twist Productions
Telephone: 919-977-1976
Contact Name: Kathy MacDonald
Website »

More information

Come support your NC State Gymnastics team as they open the 2020 home season against the Towson Tigers on January 25th at 4 PM. Tickets start at just $3!

Cost: $3-$7

Where:
Reynolds Coliseum
2411 Dunn Ave
Raleigh, NC  27607
View map »

More information

Triangle Restaurant Week (January 20-26, 2020) is a week-long celebration of culinary excellence designed to incorporate the premier Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding area restaurants....

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Participating Restaurants
, NC


Sponsor: Triangle Blvd
Telephone: 919-673-5784
Website »

More information

Join us in Arendelle for Frozen-inspired STEAM activities for the whole family! Included in the ticket cost is dinner and dessert for the whole family, make your own sock Olaf and Frozen bouncy...

Cost: $35 per family

Where:
Kidzu Children's Museum
201 S. Estes Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC  27514
View map »


Sponsor: Kidzu Children's Museum
Telephone: 919-933-1455
Website »

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AML Wrestling presents our 5th Anniversary Celebration! WHEN: Saturday, January 25th, 2020WHERE: Winston-Salem Fairgrounds in theHome & Garden Building 408 27th Street NW/Gate #9 Winston-Salem, NC...

Cost: $5

Where:
Winston-Salem Fairgrounds
408 27th Street NW/Gate #9
Winston-Salem, NC  27105
View map »


Sponsor: AML Wrestling
Telephone: 336-831-0646
Contact Name: Tracy Myers
Website »

More information

Hounded by Death, the character of Everybody desperately seeks out everyone and everything they know in hope of finding something meaningful to take to the grave. These 90 minutes of theatrical...

Cost: Ticket prices start at $15

Where:
PlayMakers' Repertory Company
120 Country Club Rd
Chapel Hill, NC  27599
View map »


Telephone: 919-962-7529

More information

David Burney, lead singer for the acclaimed Johnny Cash tribute band Johnny Folsom 4, brings his one-man show to The ArtsCenter for three shows, January 24-26, 2020.  In “Hello, I’m...

Cost: $15 to $20

Where:
The ArtsCenter
300-G East Main St.
300-G East Main Street.
Carrboro, NC  27510
View map »


Sponsor: The ArtsCenter
Telephone: 919-929-2787
Contact Name: Patrick Phelps-Mckeown
Website »

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