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Looking for a creepily good time? Check out these frightfully fun RDU Halloween events and activities, from all-ages family friendly events to spooky parties and bar crawls. If you’re eager to do a little more than trick or treating to honor the spookiest of holidays, the Triangle has got plenty of options for you.


(1) Crawl-O-Ween On Glenwood

Looking for some adult Trick or Treating with a cause? Then look no further than Glenwood South in Downtown Raleigh. This bar crawl offers plenty of stops, prizes for best costumes, and a variety of spooktacular games all benefiting the NC food bank.

When: Saturday, October 28th

Where: Official Check in is at  Xoco (which is the old Dos Taquitos) on Glenwood Ave.

Official Website : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/crawl-o-ween-raleigh-tickets-38446319978



(2) Haunted Trolley

If “spirits” are your thing, then you will definitely want to check out Raleigh’s most terrifying trolley tour. This $10 ride is sure to scare the boots off of you as you tour Mordecai’s most historic haunts.

When: Friday, October 20th, Friday October 27th &  Saturday October 28th

Where: 1 Mimosa St., Raleigh, NC 27604

Official Website: http://www.visitraleigh.com/includes/calendar-of-events/Haunted-Trolley/53604/


(3) Fall Pumpkin & Harvest Festival

If you are looking for something more along the lines of a fall festival then Hill Ridge Farms is the place to go! This kid friendly, fall extravaganza is one that will please ghouls of all ages! With train rides, gem stone panning, farm animals, and hay rides, everyone will get a little taste of what fall feels like on a farm.

When: September 16th – November 11th

Where: 703 Tarboro Road., Youngsville, NC 27596

Official Website: http://www.hillridgefarms.com/harvest.php



(4) The Haunted Mordecai Festival

Enter if you dare into this Halloween-themed afternoon, packed full of ghost stories, paranormal investigations, and a creepy costume contest. Experts on the Historic “Haunted” Mordecai House will be on site to answer any ghostly questions you may have and will reveal their findings from their investigations.

When: Saturday, October 28th

Where: Mordecai Historic Park

Official Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/106561100063263/



(5) Halloween Parade

Looking for some Halloween fun before the trick or treating begins? Head over to the top of the Bicentennial Plaza in Downtown Raleigh for day of  filled with fun costumes, creepy crafts, tricks and treats, and a Halloween Parade, led by  First Lady of North Carolina, Kristin Cooper.

When: Tuesday, October 31st

Where: Top of Bicentennial Plaza (between the North Carolina Museum of History and North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences).

Official Website: http://www.godowntownraleigh.com/event/halloween-parade