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Halloween events

Join staff at Pettigrew State Park for a spooky fun time with our family friendly haunted hike.  We will have smores and apple cider!

Date of Event:
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Start Location:
Picnic Area

Come to Falls Lake and have a SPOOKTACULAR time! 

Join the Park Rangers at the Holly Point Amphitheater for games, crafts, refreshments, campfire stories and a night hike*!
*best for ages 8 and up *

Costume contest for ages 12 and under at 6pm

Dress for cooler weather!
Bring flashlights!

Holly Point is located at:
14500 New Light Road
Wake Forest, NC 27587

Date of Event:
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 5:30pm
Start Location:
Holly Point Amphitheater Parking Lot

We will once again be hosting our annual Trunk or Treat event! This year the event will feature a Haunted Trail run by Seven Springs Volunteer Fire Department for a requested donation of $5.00, all proceeds will go to the Fire Department. We will also have a Children’s Costume Contest for a $1.00 donation and a Decorated Jack-o-Lantern Contest for a $1.00 donation. Pre-decorated Jack-o-Lanterns must be dropped off to the park office either on Oct. 25th or by noon on Oct. 26th. Each of the contests will be to benefit the Friends of Cliffs of the Neuse State Park. Of course, the actual Trunk or Treating will be FREE!

Date of Event:
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 7:00pm
Start Location:
The Swim Lake Parking Lot

Come celebrate Halloween with us at Fort Fisher State Recreation Area.  Run, Scream, Survive!!!   Brave the haunted trail.

Warning:  Ages 10 and older

Event is FREE and open to the public. Trail will be open from 7pm-9pm.  Come if you dare! 
 

Date of Event:
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Start Location:
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area

Join us for our 6th annual Dismal Day!  Runners/walkers can check in as early as 8:30 am, and the run starts at 9 am. A limited number of commemorative t-shirts will be available for purchase at $5/each.

Then stay for the festival events from 10 am-2 pm including craft vendors, food, live music, cultural exhibits, bounce house, chalk art contest, pontoon boat rides on the historic Dismal Swamp Canal, wagon rides, face painting, scavenger hunt, and much more! Raptors, reptiles, and other live animals will be on display. This year's theme is FISH!

*The park is also seeking volunteers to help with this event! Call 252-771-6593 for more information.*

Date of Event:
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 8:30am to 2:00pm
Start Location:
Park Grounds and Visitor Center

Help us celebrate Autumn and Merchants Millpond at Millpond Day on Saturday October 27, 2018 from 10:00 - 2:00.  We have lots of fun acitivities planned!  We will have exhibits, archery, games, food, music, pumpkin carving, wagon rides, bounce houses, and more!

Date of Event:
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Come out for a chilling night hike through the woods. You will have the opportunity to hear some spooky, local ghost stories as we walk and maybe discover some critters that go bump in the night. Meet in the Lake Parking Area.

Date of Event:
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 6:30pm
Start Location:
The Lake Parking Area

Come out to the park in your scariest and funniest costumes to enjoy our annual Halloween event!  You will get a chance to enjoy our haunted house, hay rides, candy, games, prizes, and so much more!  Fun for all ages!

Date of Event:
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Come in costume any time between 2 - 4 pm to enjoy a Halloween-themed trail and find some treats along the way.

Date of Event:
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

What do we think of when we think Halloween? Pumpkins, Bats, Spiders, Snakes…a lot of things we can find outside in our parks! Come out to the park for some seasonal fun as we learn about the origin a few of our favorite Halloween topics/traditions. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Date of Event:
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 3:00pm
Start Location:
The Visitor Center