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October 22, 2022 @ 8:00 am - October 31, 2022 @ 5:00 pm EDT

With ghost sightings, not-so-scary celebrations, and spine-tingling haunted houses, Atlanta is chock full of Halloween happenings. Are you dying to experience the ultimate scare this season? Then, celebrate Halloween in A-town!

Take in the beauty of illuminated pumpkins, run from vengeful ghosts and spirits, and scream for a hauntingly good time as you meet your favorite characters. Follow along to discover the best Halloween events Atlanta.

Date and Details

Atlanta Halloween runs from September 22, 2022, through October 31, 2022.

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Great Pumpkins Luminights at Wild Adventures

When: September 23, 2022, through October 31, 2022

Heaps of larger-than-life animal-shaped displays and illuminated pumpkins take over the park every Halloween. Soak in the glowing decorations created by local artists and carvers.

Be sure to round up your little monsters to Wild Adventures for an array of wholesome activities, including pumpkin painting, trick-or-treating, and fascinating shows.

Plus, you’ll be able to sample all the tasty treats of The Pumpkin Spice Festival during Great Pumpkin Luminights. This annual tradition is included with your Wild Adventures park admission.

Boo at the Zoo Atlanta

When: October 22, 23, 29, 30, 2022 from 9 AM to 3 PM

Atlanta Zoo Halloween event is another non-frightful fun. Collect goodies throughout the Zoo, play some carnival games, and snag some pictures with friendly characters roaming the venue. 

Other highlights on the line-up include an illusion show, a kid’s craft, and candy thief adventure. This family-friendly event is free for Zoo Atlanta members and with Zoo Atlanta admission.

Brick-or-Treat Legoland Discovery Center, Atlanta

When: October 30 to 31, 2022

This not-so-scary event is the place to be this Halloween, Atlanta! With ample activities for the kiddies, they’ll never want for the season to end. Start the revelry by trick-or-treating with Lucy, Emmet, Benny, and other LEGO brick friends. Then, visit Fun MINILAND to find all the extra ghostly scenes. Don’t forget to show off your epic moves at the Monster Mash Dance Party.

On top of lasting memories, you can also build LEGO designs alongside master builders throughout the celebration. Brick-or-Treat is included with your LEGOLAND Discovery Center tickets.

Run Like Hell 5K, Atlanta

When: October 8, 2022, from 9 AM to 12 PM

Virtual run: September 24, 2022, through October 7, 2022

One of Atlanta's Halloween events, Run Like Hell 5k, invites runners, walkers, and joggers to join its virtual and physical race. This biggest cemetery run in the country begins at 9 AM at Lion Square and covers areas of Oakland Cemetery such as the Hogpen Corner, Jewish grounds, Knit Mill, the Confederate section, and more. Be sure to arrive 30 minutes before the event to prepare for the run.

All participants will receive commemorative t-shirts and have an opportunity to take home awards and prizes.

The event proceeds will go to the preservation and restoration of Historic Oakland Cemetery. Click here to register.

Halloween Bar Crawl Atlanta

When: October 29, 2022, from 4 PM to 11 PM

On the lookout for an epic Halloween celebration designed for adults? Then, save the date for Halloween Bar Crawl Atlanta!

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In October, party-seekers from across the world will creep and crawl from bar to bar to drink and dance the night away. Play and party with these crawlers while wearing your finest costume. There’s a $1,000 Grand Prize for the best entry, so come prepared!

Admissions cost $10 to $15. Tickets include admission to over five establishments on top of these other perks:

  • Two complimentary shots
  • Exclusive drinks and food specials
  • Professional photographers
  • Custom Badge and Lanyard
  • Awesome after parties
  • Exclusive access to crawl map

Make new friends as you drink your way through Halloween. Click here to get your tickets.

Scarecrows in the Garden

When: September 28, 2022, through October 31, 2022

Returning in its 20th year, Scarecrows in the Garden is a wonderful way to slip into the spooky spirit. This renowned Atlanta Botanical Garden Halloween event features a dozen scarecrows that come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and characters.

Feast your eyes and take pictures of the incredible scarecrow exhibit created by local artists, businesses, crafters, and youth groups. In addition to the scarecrow displays, little ones can play with other kids in a treehouse, witness an array of flowers, or walk and marvel behind a waterfall.

Other Attractions in Atlanta

Brace yourself for a good time when you visit the Big A with these other attractions:

Experience Halloween in Atlanta

From boo-tiful pumpkin displays to spooktacular activities, Atlanta knows how to celebrate Halloween. This Southern city is teeming with events that keep kids and adults entertained.

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Ready to bring the entire family to the Big Peach for a memorable vacation or celebrate by going to Halloween parties Atlanta? Then, head to Tripster and book an Atlanta vacation package to get the most out of your vacation.


October 22, 2022 @ 8:00 am EDT
October 31, 2022 @ 5:00 pm EDT
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