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Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

Zoo Atlanta
October 22-23 & 29-30

Atlanta's favorite fun family Halloween festival returns for just four days! Explore magical paths, sample sweet treats, meet the whimsical characters of Zoo Boo Town, and much more on two enchanted weekends with more than 1,000 animals from around the world. Don't forget your costume! Activities run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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9th Annual Pumpkin Festival

9th Annual Pumpkin Festival

Stone Mountain Park
September 30 - October 30 (Fridays - Sundays)

Now in its 9th year, Stone Mountain Park's annual Pumpkin Festival is a family favorite. Throughout weekends in October enjoy family attractions, entertainment, activities and fall decorations. Event highlights include: Pumpkin Palooza, The Great Pumpkin Puppet Parade, costume contests, scavenger hunts, and more! Entrance to the Pumpkin Festival is included in the Adventure Pass.

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Explore Georgia

Explore Georgia

From haunted houses to corn mazes, Georgia is full of Halloween fun. Big cities, small towns and attractions across Georgia put on their costumes during October, offering fall festivals, special events and activities for visitors in the spirit of Halloween. Pumpkin patches, haunted houses, corn mazes, festivals, special tours, and more can be found across the state.

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Stay Close in East Point

Stay Close in East Point

Next door to the airport and minutes to Atlanta restaurants and attractions, East Point hotels provide value and convenience. Stay in East Point and enjoy the tastes and flavors that Atlanta dining has to offer.

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Experience a weekend getaway at Serenbe

Serenbe Farmers Market

October 29

Celebrate the glorious fall peanut harvest at the Serenbe Farmers' Market, co-hosted by Slow Food Atlanta! We'll have peanuts for purchase, boiled peanuts, a PB&J Experiment Station, info from the Nat'l Peanut Board, live music and more. Look for the pumpkin carving station as we celebrate our other favorite October crop! All are encouraged to come in your best Halloween attire!

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Scarecrows in the Garden

Scarecrows in the Garden

Atlanta Botanical Garden
October 1-31

Atlanta’s favorite fall tradition returns for another season of spooky, kooky fun. Every October the Garden is stuffed with more than 100 scarecrows handcrafted by businesses, individuals, schools and organizations. In addition to the Scarecrows, enjoy a variety of fall crafts and games in the Children's Garden every weekend, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free with Garden admission. Don’t miss other great October events: Fest-of-Ale (Every Thursday, 5-10 pm), Goblins in the Garden (Sunday, October 23, 10 am – 4 pm), and Great Chefs of Atlanta Pumpkin Carving Contest (Thursday, October 27, 7-8 pm).
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Fernbank BOO-seum Trick-or-Treat

Fernbank BOO-seum Trick-or-Treat

Fernbank Museum of Natural History
October 29

Join us for a safe and not scary trick-or-treating event featuring costumed characters, music, games and more. Special treats for kids in costumes.
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Capturing the Spirit of Oakland

Capturing the Spirit of Oakland

Historic Oakland Cemetery
October 28-30

Historic Oakland Cemetery has many visitors by day, but only at Halloween do the gates stay open after dark. Join us this year to hear about our city's past from a host of Oakland "residents" during “Capturing the Spirit of Oakland” Halloween tours. Online ticket sales only. This event is appropriate for children 8 & up.
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Atlanta's Biggest Halloween Party Ever!

Atlanta's Biggest Halloween Party Ever!

Underground Atlanta
October 29

Mark calendars now for the closing weekend celebration of Elevate/ART ABOVE UNDERGORUND. Festivities for the family will begin at 6 p.m. in Woodruff Park. Members of The Imperial OPA Circus will lead all on an adventure through downtown to Underground for fun throughout the evening.
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More Big Boo events
Howl-o-ween Fall Festival

Howl-o-ween Fall Festival

Atlantic Station
October 29

Atlantic Station will for the third year in a row host Howl-o-Ween - a Halloween celebration geared toward kids AND dogs. The event will take place from noon - 5:00 pm and will feature a Doggie Costume Contest, a Kiddy Costume Contest, trick-or-treating, pumpkin decorating, face painting, and fall favorites like candy apples. Learn More »

The Headless Horseman of Silly Hallow

The Headless Horseman of Silly Hallow

Center for Puppetry Arts
October 18-30

In this comedic version of the classic Washington Irving tale, schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and a spookier image! Learn More »

Trick or Treat with Imagine It! The Children's Museum

Trick or Treat with Imagine It! The Children's Museum

Saturday October 22. 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Join us for crafts, prizes, games, and surprises! Come in costume and enjoy an evening full of fun, fall festivities! Learn More »

Halloween Magic Show

Saturday October 22. 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Join us for crafts, prizes, games, and surprises! Come in costume and enjoy an evening full of fun, fall festivities! Learn More »

Georgia A-Scary-um

Georgia Aquarium. October 29-30. Learn More »

ART Station's 26th Annual "A Tour of Southern Ghosts"

Antebellum Plantation. Stone Mountain Park. Thursdays-Sundays, October 13-31. Learn More »

Halloween Hikes

Chattahoochee Nature Center. Friday & Saturday, October 21-22; 28-29. 7-10 p.m. Learn More »

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Halloween Family Concert. October 30. 1:30 & 3:30 shows. Learn More »

Corn Dawgs Corn Maze

September 23 - November 6. Loganville, GA. Learn More »

Fright Fest

Six Flags over Georgia. Learn More »

Halloween Dixieland Fun Park

Dixieland Fun Park. October 14-31 Learn More »

Atlanta Opera at Little Five Points Halloween Festival Parade

Euclid Ave@Highland Ave, Atlanta, GA. October 22. Learn More »

Halloween Masquerade Ball

Georgia World Congress Center. October 29. Adults 7-11pm. Learn More »

Costumes on the Woof

Loews Atlanta Hotel on Thursday, October 27. Learn More »

The Decatur Ghost Tour

Downtown Decatur, GA. Learn More »

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

Family Storytelling: Spooky Stories. October 21. Learn More »

Acworth Annual Halloween Carnival

Logan Farm Park. October 29. 5-9 p.m. Learn More »

Fayetteville, GA

Trick or Treat Main Street (10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.). October 29. Learn More »

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