Got plans for Halloween weekend? Atlanta is bustling with activities for all ages and all across town to celebrate. Whether you're looking for family fun or a night out on the town, make your costume the only thing to worry about. Here are my top picks for Halloween weekend events around Atlanta!
WoodRUFF Bark Halloween Dog Parade & Festival (Oct 28)
Head to Woodruff Park with your four-legged best friend for the first ever WoodRUFF Bark Parade & Festival. With a costume contest, pet trick-or-treating, music, and more - there's no other place to be with your pup this weekend!
Where: 91 Peachtree Street Atlanta, GA 30303
When: Saturday, October 28 from 1-4 PM
Boos and Brews (Oct 28)
Atlanta Beer Festival presents the 8th annual Boos and Brews at Center Stage/Vinyl/The Loft. A general admission ticket gets you entry into the party with 2 drink tickets, costume contest, and music all night. 21+ only
Where: 1374 West Peachtree Street Atlanta, GA 30309
When: Saturday, October 28 from 8 PM - 2 AM
Rocky Horror Picture Show (Oct 27 - every Friday)
The Halloween season is the perfect time to catch Atlanta's longest running cast, Lips Down on Dixie, at the Plaza Atlanta Theatre, the city's oldest operating cinema since 1939. See what all the raving reviews are about with this fun classic!
Where: 1049 Ponce de Leon Avenue Atlanta, GA 30306
When: Friday, October 27 at midnight (& every Friday)
Halloween Hikes at Chattahoochee Nature Center (Oct 27-28)
If you're looking for something different to do this weekend, Halloween Hikes at Chattahoochee Nature Center brings outdoor family fun. The child-friendly trail features stories from costumed woodland creatures. Bring cash for hot chocolate and s'mores!
Where: 9135 Willeo Road Roswell, GA 30075
When: Friday, October 27 & Saturday, October 28 from 7-10 PM
Fright Fest at Six Flags Over Georgia (Oct 27-31)
Thrills by day, frights by night. Get ready for endless fun with rides, haunted houses, and scare zones at one of Atlanta's best spots for a Halloween-filled weekend. The Fright Fest fears begin around 4 PM and continue late into the night.
Where: 275 Riverside Parkway Austell, GA 30168
When: Friday, October 27 - Tuesday, October 31
Boo at the Zoo (Oct 28-29)
Dress up for a day at the Atlanta Zoo! With two costume contests, an inflatable corn maze, and favorite storybook characters - this day is sure to be a real treat. Even the zoo animals will join the fun with Halloween surprises throughout the day.
Where: 800 Cherokee Avenue Atlanta, GA 30315
When: Saturday, October 28 & Sunday, October 29 from 9:30 AM - 3 PM
Cost: Free with General Admission Ticket
Trick or Treat at Ponce City Market (Oct 31)
Skip the neighborhood this year and head to Ponce City Market for Trick or Treating. The night will be full of activities include a costume parade from The Suzuki School children and free Halloween dog portraits at the Farmer's Market - plus candy from the restaurants and shops.
Where: 675 Ponce de Leon Avenue Atlanta, GA 30308
When: Tuesday, October 31 from 4-8 PM
BOOze After Dark at Oakland Cemetery (Nov 1)
If you missed out on Oakland Cemetery's sold out Halloween tour this year, there's another chance to see the graveyard on the first of November. BOOze After Dark will be a spooky celebration with a guided walking tour followed by spirits, tricks, and treats.
Where: 248 Oakland Avenue Atlanta, GA 30312
When: Wednesday, November 1 from 5:30-7:30 PM
Cost: $5 (non-member)
The Sleepy Hollow Experience at Serenbe (Oct 25-Nov 5)
The Serenbe Playhouse presents The Sleepy Hollow Experience, a new adaptation by Brian Clowdus. Following four sold-out seasons, this traveling performance takes you through The Horseman's Meadow in Serenbe for an immersive experience.
Where: 10950 Hutchesons Ferry Road Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268
When: Wednesday, October 25 - Sunday, November 5 at 8 PM & 10:30 PM
Netherworld Haunted House (through Nov 5)
Consistently ranked as a top haunted house in the nation, Netherworld is full of scares with dozens of costumed creatures. This year features two all-new attractions: Primal Scream and Mr. Grendel's 3D Funhouse of Horrors.
Where: 6625 Dawson Boulevard Norcross, GA 30093
When: Wednesday, October 25 - Sunday, November 5 from 7:30-10:30 PM