Halloween is just around the corner, and if you're looking for the perfect destination to get into the spooky spirit, look no further than Rowan County, North Carolina. Our charming region comes alive with a variety of Halloween events and activities that are sure to thrill visitors of all ages. Whether you're a fan of corn mazes, pumpkin patches, or simply want to soak in the eerie ambiance of the season, Rowan County has something for everyone. In this blog post, we'll take you on a thrilling journey through some of the must-visit Halloween events in Rowan County.

Fall Festival & Halloween Family Events

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Take the family on an autumn adventure this year with some of our fall festivals and original Halloween events in Rowan County this October! Here you will find corn mazes, pumpkin patches, wildlife events, transportation events, and so much more family fun this season!


Corn Maze at Patterson Farm


Fall Festival at Lazy 5 Ranch

Now - October 22, 2023


Patterson Farm's Fall Fun on the Farm

Now - November 4, 2023


4th Annual Oktoberfest at the Cannon Ballers' Stadium

October 6-8, 2023


Autumn Jubilee at Dan Nicholas Park

October 7 & 8, 2023


Halloween Train at the N.C. Transportation Museum

October 21, 28 & 29, 2023


Fall Back in Time in Historic Gold Hill

October 21, 2023


Boo at the Zoo at Tiger World

October 21 & 28, 2023


Halloween Fun Fest in Downtown Salisbury

October 28, 2023

Trick-or-Treating Events

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Who says you have to go trick-or-treating in your nearby neighborhood? Explore different ways of trick-or-treating this Halloween season with some of our community trick-or-treating events! Ranging from downtown ventures to a treehouse resort visit, plan to join us in some candy-filled fun this October.


Trick-or-Treating in the Grove


2nd Annual New Sarum Brewing Pop-Up & Tent-Or-Treat

October 21, 2023


Landis Fall Festival & Trunk-or-Treat

October 28, 2023

Trunk-or-Treat at the Cherry Treesort

October 29, 2023

Trick-or-Treat at Brookdale Salisbury

October 30, 2023

Trick-or-Treating in the Grove

October 31, 2023

Spencer, N.C. Trunk-or-Treat

October 31, 2023


Ghost & History Walks

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Whether you're on the braver side looking for a ghost walk to keep you on the edge of your seat, or you're looking for a kid-friendly and not-so-spooky history walk, Rowan County has plenty to choose from when planning your Halloween visit.


Legends by Lantern


Salisbury Ghost Walk

October 6, 7, 20, 21, 27, 28 & 31, 2023


Legends by Lantern Tour at the N.C. Transportation Museum

October 13, 14, 27 & 28, 2023

The Halls of Poe at the Hall House Museum

October 27 & 28, 2023


Gold Hill Ghost Tour

October 28, 2023


Halloween Events in the Arts

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Explore the arts this Halloween with two incredible performances by the Salisbury Symphony and Lee St. Theatre. Join them in a listen and watch party of "Nosferatu" and an original perfomance on the classic story of Jekyll and Hyde.




Lee St. Theatre's " Jekyll & Hyde"

October 13-28, 2023


The Salisbury Symphony Presents: "Nosferatu"

October 15, 2023


Searching for more fun this spooky season? Check out our Haunted Trails in Rowan County & October in Rowan County blog posts!