Through October 28
Morehead Haunted Tavern, 300 E. Morehead St. New for 2023! This pop-up bar in Uptown has multiple scare zones, over-the-top Halloween decor, DJs and spooky cocktails. Th.-Su. from 6 p.m.
Candlelight: A Haunted Evening of Halloween Classics, The Barrel Room, Charlotte. A haunting candlelight music experience. 9 p.m.
Halloween Spooktacular at Chestnut Square Park, Indian Trail. Trick or treat, entertainment, food, crafts and more. Starts at 6 p.m.
October 21, 28 & November 4
Death and Dying Tours, President James K. Polk Historic Site, Pineville. Learn about death in everyday life for families like the Polks and delve into the history of the Polk Site Cemetery. 3 p.m.
Halloween Spooktacular Tea Party, French Market Cafe, Cornelius. Fall-inspired teas and cider and a spooky themed menu, plus games, a photo booth and door prizes. Wear your favorite costume! Two seatings: 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Creepy Crawly Critterween, Eastway Regional Recreation Center, Charlotte. Take part in nature-themed activities, games, and a costume contest, plus trunk-or-treat. 5-8 p.m.
Drag Me to Dinner Halloween Show, The Hide-A-Way, Rock Hill, SC. A wickedly-funny dining and entertainment extravaganza with talented drag queens. 8-11 p.m.
Charlotte Halloween Bar Crawl throughout Uptown. Enjoy free entry to top venues, spooky themed drinks and costume contests. 21+
BooFest, downtown Belmont. A hauntingly fun evening full of activities, arts, crafts, food vendors, costume and Jack o’lantern contests, carnival rides and a spooky photo booth. 2-7 p.m.
Boo-Ha-Ha, Fountain Park, downtown Rock Hill, SC. The park will be decorated with pumpkins and two dozen larger-than-life inflatables. Enjoy music, games and trick-or-treating, with a costume contest for those 10 and under. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cassette Rewinds Annual Back in Time Halloween Bash, Amos’ Southend, Charlotte. Hear your favorite retro tunes and dress to kill! Doors at 7:30 p.m; show at 8 p.m.
Fright Night—Town of Waxhaw, Waxhaw Town Hall. Trick-or-treat at downtown businesses, then enjoy a Halloween movie. 4-8 p.m.
Halloween Bar Crawl & After Party, check in at Ten58 Sports Bar & Lounge from 4-6 p.m. Visit eight different bars and part in a $1,000 costume contest. 4 p.m-midnight. 21+
Halloween in Huntersville, Veterans Park, Huntersville. Come for a Halloween movie in the park and a costume contest at 5:30 p.m; event runs 5-8 p.m.
Howl-o-ween, 2315 N. Davidson St., Charlotte. Enjoy music, vendors, treats, raffles and a pet costume parade. Proceeds benefit the Greater Charlotte SPCA. Noon-5 p.m.
NODA Halloween Freaky 5K, 3221 Yadkin Ave., Charlotte. Run through one of Charlotte’s most historic and spookiest neighborhoods; prizes will be awarded for best costumes and fastest runners. Stay for a post-run party at The Company Store. Race starts at 5 p.m.
Owl-O-Ween! Carolina Raptor Center, Huntersville. Walk the Trick or Treat Trail, make owl-themed crafts, visit critter tables and dress to impress in your best bird, non-bird and group costume—there will be special prizes. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Plaza Midwood Fall Crawl Festival, Midwood Park, 2100 Wilhemina Ave., Charlotte. The many events include a costume parade (for kids and pups), trunk-or-treating, a kid’s zone, food trucks and live music. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Pup-O-Ween Dog Costume Contest, Hi-Wire Brewing Charlotte. Enter one of three costume contest categories: Spookiest Pooch, Most Creative Canine and Dynamic Duo (dog and owner). Capture memories in the Halloween-themed photo booth. 2-3 p.m.
Spooky Szn Halloween Bar Hop, Slate Charlotte. Get admission to 25+ bars and breweries, swag, giveaways, drink specials and entry into the $500 costume contest. 5-11 p.m. 21+
Halloween Pop Up Bar, Single Barrel Room at Whiskey Warehouse, Charlotte. Dress to thrill and sample special Halloween cocktails. 7 p.m.-midnight.
Paris Paradise Haunted House Trunk or Treat, 1423 E. 7th St., Charlotte. Thrills, chills and plenty of candy! 5-8 p.m.
Petrafied Halloween Bash, Petra’s, Charlotte. Come for live music and back patio dance party with a $100 costume contest. Doors open at 8 p.m; show starts at 9 p.m.
Sweet Street Trunk-or-Treat Festival, Kannapolis. Live music, inflatables, games, free cotton candy, and, of course, trunk-or-treating. 5-8 p.m.