Halloween Events in Charlotte!
Boo! Bet we just got your attention…If you couldn’t tell by our introduction, we’re already planning for Halloween here in Charlotte. Yes, we know it’s a tad early but we can hardly contain our excitement with one of our favorite holidays just around the corner!
If you’re like us, you’ve already begun planning and figuring out this year’s costume. Speaking of plans, we’ve pulled some of the best Halloween events that we think y’all need to know about.
From bar crawls to family-friendly frights, there’s bound to be something for everyone of all ages this Halloween season!
We’ll continue to update and add to the list once more events begin popping up but here is a little taste of what is to come.
19 YEARS!? Woah Rich & Bennett must be doing something right…
For those of y’all who are not familiar with Rich & Bennett, they’re behind some of the largest bar crawls in all of Charlotte including their annual St. Paddy’s Crawl and Americrawl. Thousands of people show up for their crawls each year.
They are always a guaranteed good time, that’s for sure. Their Halloween Bar Crawl will take place on October 26th this year from 1PM until 10PM.
The full event has not been finalized yet but they’re planning on having over 20 different bars participating in this year’s crawl. Each bar will have different drink specials–we can already feel our hangover.
There will also be swag, giveaways and of course a costume contest. So if you are vying to win that contest we suggest starting to plan that costume ASAP.
Tickets are not yet on sale but we’ll continue to update once more information is released!
🗓 OCT 26 | 1PM–10PM
Charlotte’s LARGEST Halloween party is back!
The biggest event to takeover Charlotte has gotten even better this year because DIPLO is performing. Not only is this an epic music concert it’s also a costume party.
There will be $10,000 in cash and prizes offered throughout the night. That’s a LOT of money to win just in one night. There will be three separate categories; Sexiest, Group, and Best. So that’s three chances to win big!
This is also an all-ages show and will go on rain or shine!
🗓OCT 26 | 6PM–11PM
📍300 N Brevard St
Each September and October, the Carolina’s favorite theme park is transformed into your worst nightmare…
When the night time falls, Carowinds goes from being an ordinary theme park to a scream park! All your favorite rides will be open PLUS haunted houses and terrifying shows.
Our favorite attraction? The haunted mazes. Imagine having to navigate your way through the darkness with terrifying creatures popping out at every corner. We’re having chills just thinking about it.
If you’re a Halloween fanatic and haven’t been to a SCarowinds yet, you’re surely missing out.
Admission starts at $32 if you purchase your ticket online–which we HIGHLY suggest doing.
🗓 SEP 13–OCT 26 | Select days FRI, SAT & SUN
The annual Belmont BooFest & Nightmare on Main Street is back!
Don’t let the frightening name scare you away because this is a very family-friendly event. There will be kid-friendly rides that will be open past nightfall and loads of other activities. Some of the highlights include face painting, costume contests, and our, favorite, a pumpkin carving contest!
There will also be loads of live music throughout the day. The event kicks off at 2PM and goes until 10PM. So grab the kids and your friends because this is an event for everyone!
🗓 OCT 26 | 2PM – 10PM
Calling all witches and wizards!
The Muggles Market is a festival for fans of all fandoms not just Harry Potter. It’s a place where you can buy handmade items that you would not be able to find elsewhere.
This year there will be over 50 different vendors selling some of their most unique items.
This is not only a shopping event but also an experience. There will be loads of different activities and oddities for you to partake in including short films, art shop, food truck rally, face painting, kids activities, and so much more!
The event kicks off at 10AM and ends at 4PM. Our advice? Get in early!
🗓 NOV 2 | 10AM – 4PM
📍NOAH’S Event Venue