Halloween Night Fun in the Triangle
If your family would like to venture beyond your neighborhood this Halloween, there are a lot of great, FREE options available. Programs in Chapel Hill, Clayton, Durham, Garner, Lillington and Raleigh are planned for the afternoon and evening on Oct. 31. This is just a short list of options. Read our comprehensive roundup for more ideas.
From 3-6 p.m. on Halloween day, trick or treat your way around a mile-long loop at White Deer Park in Garner.
Kids can enjoy a trunk-or-treat, midway carnival, a hot dog creation contest and a showing of “Hotel Transylvania” starting at 5 p.m. on Halloween night, but the festival itself runs through Nov. 4. Check out the schedule here.
Trick or treat at participating stores at University Place mall in Chapel Hill from 5-7 p.m.
Activities run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Halloween night and include a trunk-or-treat, hay rides, train rides, a cake wake and a showing of “Coco.”
From 5:30-7:30 p.m., ages 10 and under can trick or treat throughout the mall, meet favorite superheroes and princesses and get free photos of them in their costumes. Meet Mr. Wuf from NCSU and enter a costume contest.
Geared toward kids ages 12 and under, enjoy campfire stories and songs, hayrides, treats, crafts, games and face painting at Durham’s West Point on the Eno. This event runs from 6-9 p.m. and no registration is required.
From 6-9 p.m. on Halloween night, search out candies and treats at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh as you walk along the trick or treat trail and through “The Story of North Carolina” chronological history exhibit. This event is intended for kids ages 12 and under with an adult caregiver.