Here are a few options to celebrate Halloween 2021 in Atlanta. Adults can choose from some wild Atlanta Halloween parties. Families can select a kid friendly event to enjoy. It’s October – so enjoy it!
Georgia A-Scary-Um - Atlanta, GA - Oct 6 to Oct 31, 2019
All through October, the Georgia Aquarium hosts a frightfully good time for kids, including musical monsters, spooky spirits, and more with something for everyone. Toddler time (10/7), 21+ party in the aquarium after hours (10/25), and trick or treating on the 31st with stations set up all around the galleries (plus crafts and a photo station) and free admission to kids in costume with a paid adult all day on Halloween. Check the Aquarium’s website for information on dates, ticketing, etc.
Hot Air Balloon Owl-O-Ween - Kennesaw, GA - Oct 18 to Oct 19, 2019
Multuple stages of live entertainment, kids activities, beer garden, costume showdown, artists, balloon rides, vendors and more
Little 5 Points Halloween Parade - Atlanta, GA - Oct 19, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021! Normally: Parade, live entertainment, art vendors, food vendors and mroe
Zombieland Halloween Costume Party at Tongue and Groove - Atlanta, GA - Oct 25, 2019
Halloween Friday party at the Tongue and Groove, with two dance floors and DJs at a time!
Calloween Spooky Celebration - Atlanta, GA - Oct 25, 2019
Callanwolde is transformed into a Halloween event starting at 6pm with trick-or-treating, games with prizes, art activities, live performances and music, movie screenings, and more. Park at Emory Briarcliff and catch the trolley to Callanwolde.
Spooky Mill Halloween Family Fun - Johns Creek, GA - Oct 25 to Oct 27, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021! Normally: Two evenings and a day of family fun with trick-or-treating in Heritage Village, haunted house, games, and more, with free admission on Friday and Saturday night. Sunday, has daytime Halloween activities for preschoolers.
The Great Pumpkin Festival - Fayetteville, GA - Oct 25 to Oct 27, 2019
Two day festival in Fayetteville with movie screening, decorated pumpkins around the community, trick-or-treating, vendors, and more.
High Falls Spook Fest - Jackson, GA - Oct 26, 2019
Food trucks, s’mores, trick-or-treat trail, costume contest and more at High Falls State Park
Nightmare in Atlanta - Atlanta, GA - Oct 26, 2019
2 top Atlanta DJs spin tunes in two rooms of music, 5 hours of VIP open bar, and more! 21+ event
Monster Bash - Atlanta, GA - Oct 26, 2019
Eclipse Di Luna Dunwoody is the site for this party, one of Atlanta’s biggest of the year. Costumes are a must and it’s 21+ – over $2000 in prizes for the top 5 in the costume contest, Latin and International rhythms, drink specials and cash bars, giveaways and more.
Fernbank Museum Dinosaur Trick-or-Treat - Atlanta, GA - Oct 26, 2019
Costume contest, games, activities, treats, selfies with a life-size Gigantosaurus skill, DJ, giant bubbles, trick or treating, and more. Included with Museum admission and members are free.
Trick or Treat on Main Street - Fayetteville, GA - Oct 26, 2019
Trick-or-treating in the Courthouse Square, with a costume contest on the Old Courthouse Lawn and more. This event is part of the Great Pumpkin Festival.
Halloween Party at Tongue & Groove - Atlanta, GA - Oct 31, 2019
$1000 costume contest, DJ, VIP options and more at Tongue & Groove.
Scarecrows in the Garden - Atlanta, GA - Oct 1 to Nov 1, 2020
The Atlanta Botanical Garden is full of fall fun, with make your own scarecrows, scarecrows made by individuals and businesses in the community competing for prizes, and more throughout the month (including a beer fest). Check the Garden’s website for more information and hours, ticketing info and more
Fernbank After Dark: Science and Spirits - Atlanta, GA - Oct 9, 2020
Enjoy a spooky-themed evening featuring after-hours access to the Halloween-themed outdoor experience, Woodland Spirits and live music.
Atlanta Horror Film Festival - Atlanta, GA - Oct 15 to Oct 17, 2020
For 2020: Screening outdoors at a new location this year. Masks are required and a chair, blanket, pillow etc are recommended. Free parking next to screening area, with food and drinks available. This event showcases films from around the wold in the horror genre, with both features and shorts.
Boo at the Zoo – Zoo Atlanta - Atlanta, GA - Oct 17 to Oct 31, 2020
Sample treats throughout the zoo, meet characters and animals from around the world (watch them get some treats themselves!), crafts, parade, games and more – don’t forget your costume!
Train or Treat - Duluth, GA - Oct 24, 2020
Celebrate Halloween at the Southeastern Railway Museum, with activities kicking off at 10:30am and including a costume contest, trick-or-treating, wagon rides, vendors, live music, food, and more
Midtown Halloween - Atlanta, GA - Oct 30, 2020
$1000 costume contest, wristband gets you into all establishments without cover charges, complimentary shots, drink and food specials, DHs and live music, and over 25 participating bars, clubs & restaurants. 21+ event
Sips Under the Sea – Lite Mask-a-Rade - Atlanta, GA - Oct 30, 2020
This unique 21 and over evening will let you explore the Aquarium’s main galleries while enjoying signature cocktails, a live DJ, and plenty of boos! Wolfgang Puck chefs will be serving up their best ghoulish treats, available for purchase at Café Aquaria. Start planning a costume – your best Halloween attire is encouraged!
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