Tennessee Halloween Events 2022

Are you ready to track down some fun events for Halloween 2022? We have put together one of the largest calendars of Halloween events in the United States for you. We’ve located holiday activities for all ages – from kid-friendly children’s activities to adult Halloween parties. We don’t have every event yet, but there are plenty of ideas to get you and your family in the mood for Halloween in Tennessee.

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Happy Halloween! We hope you had fun with all the events we found! Check the festival pages for more 2022 events near you leading up to Thanksgiving and the beginning of December. See you next year for more Halloween fun!
Many have been canceled or their websites were not updated for this year. Please double-check the event organizer's websites before heading over to any events in case of any changes or cancellations.

2022 Events

Boo in the Zoo – Chattanooga Zoo - Chattanooga, TN - Oct 14 to Oct 29, 2022
Annual Boo in the Zoo is a family friendly celebration filled with some of your most lovable cartoon characters, trick-or-treat stations, costume contests, pony rides, games, inflatables, and much more! This non-scary Halloween event is sure to have the whole family talking for years to come.

Le Bonheur Zoo Boo - Memphis, TN - Oct 14 to Oct 31, 2022
Everyone’s favorite SPOOKtacular event is back for 7 nights of fright! Join them for the last two weekends of October for Le Bonheur Zoo Boo. This event features candy stations and hayrides, straw mazes and magic shows, plus so much more! Zoo Boo is fun for ghosts and goblins of all ages.

Knoxville Horror Film Fest - Knoxville, TN - Oct 20 to Oct 23, 2022
A weekend-long, multi-venue extravaganza. It’s Knoxville, Tennessee’s longest-running film festival, and has been named among the best in the southeast. Horror film festival, short films, Halloween shorts complilation, themed afterparties.

Day of the Dead Tequila Festival - Nashville, TN - Oct 22, 2022
The Pavilion East kicks off the weekend in one spirited evening, presented by Jose Cuervo. They will showcase over 30 different labels of tequila while dancing to party music from favorite DJs. Tacos will be for sale by Las Palmas, as well as full sized cocktails and Estrella beer at the cash bar. Come in costume and document your night in the photo booth! Your ticket includes 15 tequila tastings, access to all areas of the event, and lots of spooky surprises.

Howloween - Knoxville, TN - Oct 23, 2022
The UT Gardens Knoxville is pleased to present their annual Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade and Pet Expo, a fun Halloween-themed event sponsored by the UT Gardens Knoxville and the College of Veterinary Medicine. Catering to dogs and dog lovers, this event will promote the invaluable resource of the UT Gardens and the College of Veterinary Medicine as well as many other dog-related nonprofits and businesses in the Knoxville area. This fun event with a spooky twist will include a judged costume parade with prizes, an expo of educational booths, pet businesses, and rescue groups, food trucks and more.

HalloWeekend Pub Crawl - Nashville, TN - Oct 29, 2022
Past participating venues have included: Winner’s Bar, Loser’s Bar, DawgHouse Saloon, The Red Door Saloon, and more to be announced.

Monsters at the Museum - Knoxville, TN - Oct 29, 2022
A spooky Saturday to learn about the “monsters” and superstitions that have called East Tennessee home over the years. From the wampus cat to eerie Victorian mourning traditions, they’ll delve into the region’s history of supernatural beliefs and sightings! The event will also feature games and crafts for all ages, as well as a costume contest, so dress to impress! This event is free and open to the public.

Knoxville Zombie Walk - Knoxville, TN - Oct 29, 2022
2pm: Zombies begin gathering in Market Square. Visit their horror vendors in Uncorked! Become a zombie with our makeup artist! 4pm: Zombie costume contest. 5pm: Walk begins downtown. 6pm: Thrill the World Thriller dance performance

Past Events

JWF Halloween Bash - Knoxville, TN - Oct 26, 2019
The most unique haunted space downtown! The outdoor courtyard and cabins are transformed into a spooky Halloween under the stars by a bonfire as it should be! Besides the best decorations downtown, they’ll have music, gourmet finger foods, cash bar with beer, wine and liquor which will be run by Libacious and include their own hauntingly delicious creations, costume contest with great prizes, a true paranormal tour (did you know the Fort was haunted), live performance, and more! Entry is now only $20 and includes one free drink of your choice.

Halloween at Sapphire - Knoxville, TN - Oct 26, 2019
Big Halloween party at Sapphire, which in 2019 is raising money for RAN (Rainforest Action Network) with a Jungle theme – come get wild!

Demons on Demonbreun - Nashville, TN - Oct 26, 2019
Nashville’s biggest Halloween party, Demons on Demonbreun, is back! This block party features 5 bars, 2 bands, 4 DJ’s & costume contests at every bar. Advance purchase gets you access to every bar on Demonbreun for the entire night….buy now before they sell out!

Halloweird - Nashville, TN - Oct 31, 2019
Get spooky with your pals on Halloween night at Vinyl Tap! Dress up (or don’t) and party down with live music, vinyl DJs, a light show, and punch

For more Halloween fun in Tennessee, check out our pages for these classic fall activities:
Haunted HousesPumpkin PatchesGhost Tours

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