Halloween is just around the corner. The weather is cool, the leaves are starting to turn, and giant bags of candy are the first items you see in grocery stores in Raleigh, Cary, and other Triangle-area communities.
If you have attended any of these popular Halloween festivities in the Raleigh area, you know that you don’t have to travel far to find something fun to do.
The Triangle’s Top Halloween Picks for 2016
Whether you’re searching for kids activities or a pet costume contest, you can find plenty of Halloween activities in the Raleigh area this year. Find all the details about the most popular upcoming Halloween festivities below.
Ride the Pumpkin Patch Express in Durham
On Saturdays and Sundays in October (except October 8th due to the weather), the Museum of Life + Science in Durham features a train ride to the museum’s pumpkin patch, arts and crafts activities, and carnival games. Tickets are $12.
To find dates and times, and to purchase tickets for the Pumpkin Patch Express, visit the museum’s calendar of events.
Visit the Fall Festival in Youngsville
Hill Ridge Farms in Youngsville is hosting its annual fall festival between now and November 13th, 2016. General admission to the farm includes a covered wagon hayride, a free pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, visits to the kids’ playland and farm animal corral, and more. Find hours and ticket prices on the Fall Pumpkin and Harvest Festival event details page.
There are several activities for Fido this Halloween just in Raleigh alone. There is a Pints+Puppies Halloween Pup Crawl on October 30th starting in Glenwood South (Downtown Raleigh) and a canine costume contest at Pumpkin Palooza on October 22nd in North Hills, just to name a few.
Enjoy the Haunted Scream Park in Clayton
For Triangle-area residents who love Halloween thrills, Clayton Fear Farm’s nighttime activities are a top pick. Visit Boyette Family Farms in Clayton on the weekends in October for scary attractions, including a haunted hayride, haunted house, and haunted cotton maze. Clayton Fear Farm’s website has more information about event dates and times, tickets, and attractions.
Need Another Reason to Move to the Triangle?
What makes the Raleigh area a great place to live is the variety of events that take place every year. Not only are Halloween and holiday activities numerous, but so are food truck rodeos, music festivals, sporting events, and home shows.
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