Halloween events: Spooky fun around town

Around town

October 27, 2023

Scary clown at Scarrigan Farms

Charlotte likes to get festive and a little bit spooky this time of year.

Boollantyne Halloween Experience
Oct. 27 I 5 – 8:30 p.m.
Halloween at The Amp offers a family-friendly experience with a children’s costume contest, an art scavenger hunt, hands-on activities, DJs and classic spooky shorts. Picnic blankets and lawn chairs are welcome. Costumes are encouraged. Food truck options, beer and wine will be available on-site for purchase. Tickets are $10; kids ages 2 and under are free.
11115 Upper Avenue I goballantyne.com/events

Scarrigan Farms, Haunted Trail
Through Oct. 29
Carrigan Farms transforms into a scary haunted attraction. For teens and adults looking for a Halloween thrill, Scarrigan Farms has all the cannibal clowns, monsters, classic slashers, zombies, and more to keep you running and screaming. Expect music and concessions while you wait. The haunted trail costs $45 to $50 per person depending on which night. Reservations are required.
1261 Oakridge Farm Hwy, Mooresville I scarriganfarms.com

Hocus Pocus Halloween at Open Tap
Oct. 28
Open Tap teams up with Burial Beer Co. for a taproom takeover. There will be pumpkin carving (a pumpkin from Cotton Hills Farm and carving kit available for purchase), live music, food from Chop Chop Red Pot, candy stations and a costume contest. Burial Beer Co. cans will also be available to buy and take home..5010 Carmel Ctr. Dr. I opentapclt.com

Halloween-inspired cocktails from Bulla Gastrobar

Haunting Hour at Bulla Gastrobar Bulla 
Oct. 28-31
“Boo-Ya” Gastrobar celebrates Halloween with a twist on Happy Hour. The restaurant’s “Haunting Hour” takes place each night from October 28 through October 31 from 5 – 7 p.m. Enjoy discounted drinks and bites and a costume contest with a new winner each evening.
4310 Sharon Road I bullagastrobar.com

Loso Halloween Crawl
Oct. 28
Charlotte Craft Beer week and Halloween fun combine for some spooky fun. Check in at eight participating breweries, including Lower Left Brewing, Weathered Souls and The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery. Food trucks and prizes are part of the festivities. There’s also free Ride Jaunt transportation to and from each stop.
Various locations I facebook.com

Monster Bash
Oct. 28 I 1 – 3 p.m.
Trick or treat at several businesses in Waverly (including Foxcroft Wine, Ivy & Leo, Modern Salon & Spa). There will also be free hot dogs from JJ’s Red Hots, a pet parade, a costume contest with prizes, a mini pumpkin giveaway and more ghoulish activities.Providence and Ardrey Kell Rds. I waverlyclt.com/halloween2023

Feature image provided by Carrigan Farms

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