It’s Halloween week in Atlanta and there is no shortage of things to do. Hit a pumpkin patch, enjoy a fall festival and round out your weekend with some football or live music. There’s something for you to do every day in Atlanta this week.
Monday, Oct. 26
Lawrenceville Ghost Tour
7:30 p.m. at Lawrenceville Square. It’s the month of terrors, so get yourself to Lawrenceville Square for a haunted stroll through the night. The 90-minute walking tour of Metro Atlanta’s oldest city is fun — and terrifying — for both adults and children. Tickets are $6 – $7.50. Event details at events.accessatlanta.com/lawrenceville/events/lawrenceville-ghost
Tuesday, Oct. 27
The Pumpkin Patch
Weekdays from 4-7 p.m. and weekends from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Yule Forest Highway 155. Ring in the new season at this family-operated farm. Check out the outdoor classroom, bee house with live honey bees, hayrides, petting zoo and more. Event details at events.accessatlanta.com/stockbridge/events/pumpkin-patch
Wednesday, Oct. 28
Folklore Haunted House
7:30 p.m. through Oct. 28 in Downtown Acworth. If you want a good scare, head over to the Folklore Haunted House and try not to fear for your life as you encounter frightening monsters, terrifying live actors and mind-blowing special effects. Event details at http://events.accessatlanta.com/acworth/events/folklore-haunted-house-/E0-001-087657154-4@2015102719
Thursday, Oct. 29
“Costumes on the Woof” party
6-8 p.m. at the Loews Atlanta Hotel. No one needs an excuse to dress up their favorite pooch. Bring yours for a fun costume contest that benefits Angels Among Us Pet Rescue. Celebrity guest judges are looking for the most “shriek-worthy” winners. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door and include two Halloween-inspired cocktails, puppy treats, goodie bags, hors d’ouvres and more. Event details at https://www.facebook.com/LoewsAtlanta
Tour of Southern Ghosts
Thursdays and Sundays, 7 – 9 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 7 – 9:30 p.m. at Stone Mountain Park. Looking for more haunted fun? Bring friends, family or a date out to Stone Mountain as you listen to storytellers in costumes fill your imagination with folk tales, ghosts of Civil and Revolutionary War times and more. Adult tickets can be pre-purchased for $12 at the Art Station. Otherwise tickets are $14 for adults and $6 for children. Event details at events.accessatlanta.com/stonemountain/events/tour-southern-ghost
Friday, Oct. 30
Atlantic Station Fall Festival
|4-7 p.m. at Atlantic Station. This family-friendly fest features face painting, mask and necklace decorating and more. Tickets can be purchased for each activity from $1-$5 at Central Park. Don’t forget to stay for a viewing of “Hocus Pocus” on the green as part of Atlantic Station’s Spooky Film Fest.
Spooky Film Fest
7-10 p.m. at Atlantic Station. Grab a blanket and a buddy and head over to Central Park in Atlantic Station for a viewing of the Halloween classic, “Hocus Pocus.” Event details at atlanticstation.com/event/spooky-film-fest-3/
Saturday, Oct. 31
Avalon Trick or Treating
10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Avalon in Alpharetta. Bring the kids for a family-friendly trick-or-treating event this Halloween. Retailers will hand out candy and treats all day. Begin at the concierge and make your way around to retailers marked with a window decal. Participating retailers will give out stickers for children to track their trick-or-treating journey. Children who complete the map will be entered for a family fun pack prize.
Avalon Trick or Drink
4-9 p.m. at Avalon in Alpharetta. Halloween is for adults too, right? Participating restaurants marked by a window decal will be offering drink specials and treats to adults. Begin at the concierge and make your way around, gaining a sticker at each participating restaurant to complete your trick-or-drink map. Complete your map to enter to win a special prize.
UGA vs. UF Viewing Party
3:30-9 p.m. at Avalon in Alpharetta. Don’t worry, football fans, The Plaza at Avalon is holding a tailgate for the big game this Halloween. Enjoy lawn games, a large viewing screen, food, drinks and more.
Sunday, Nov. 1
Legacy Music at Johnny’s Hideaway
8:30 p.m. at Johnny’s Hideway. Bring a date or friends for a rockin’ end to the weekend at Johnny’s Hideaway. Enjoy live music from Legacy Music, DJ Spin and indulge in food and drink specials. Event details at johnnyshideaway.com