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NC High Country Halloween 2024

NC High Country Halloween 2019_1

NC High Country Halloween 2024 Activities happen not just on Halloween night.  You can find NC High Country Halloween activities for all ages throughout the month of October 2023!  Here is a list of NC High Country Halloween 2024 events happening:


  • Haunted Harvest & Trail or Treat
    Buckeye Recreation Center, Beech Mountain
    Bounce house, games & activities, trail or treat & Haunted Trail ($10). For details call 828-387-3003


  • Beary Scary Halloween
    Grandfather Mountain
    Visit Grandfather Mountain for a day of nature programs about animals that some consider creepy and crawly! This fun-filled celebration includes an opportunity to trick-or-treat on the mountain and then watch special Halloween enrichments be given to the animals. Included with admission. Details HERE


  • Hitchcock Radio Hour
    Ensemble Stage, Historic Banner Elk School
    Two tales of horror and suspense set the mood for your Halloween fears to fester. Performed as staged radio plays, you'll feel the hairs on the back of your neck stand up and a chill run down your spine as the characters and creatures of the night come to life via the old-time radio show format. You will experience what it would have been like to be the studio audience of a 1930's live radio broadcast, complete with all the music and sound effects being performed live on stage. Details HERE


  • Banner Elk Trunk or Treat
    Historic Banner Elk School Grounds
    One of the more popular family Halloween events in the North Carolina High Country. Children (and adults) come dressed in costumes for a fun trick-or-treat experience from the trunks of vehicles. Banner Elk businesses and individuals decorate their vehicle trunks and hand out candy to all the little ghosts and goblins. Details HERE


  • Trick-or-Treat Mini Farm Tours
    Apple Hill Farm
    Join Spookley the Square Pumpkin and the Apple Hill Farm animals for a storybook trail Trick-or-Treat Tour! On this educational and hands-on mini-tour, your Tour Ghoul will share fun facts about the animals at each stop and safely distribute goodies for each child. Together you’ll read the story of Spookley the Square Pumpkin, and end your tour by taking the Bullying Prevention Pledge! For more information, click HERE


  • Seven Devils Spooky Trunk or Treat
    The Park at Seven Devils
    Come enjoy some fun and safe Trunk or Treating. We will be giving out candy bags, fun giveaway items, and CANDY! Bring children 16 & under for a good time.  Details HERE



  • Blowing Rock Halloween Festival
    10/26 @ 3-8pm
    Downtown Blowing Rock 
    FREE activities at the Museum and park games, trick-or-treating, movies, and a Scavenger Hunt. The highlight is the Monster March, where all the kids get to take over Main Street for a costume parade! For more information, click HERE


  • Trunk or Treat
    Caldwell Community College, Boone Campus
    Join us for a free trunk or treat at one of the best sunset locations in the High Country!


  • Boone Boo!
    10/31 @ 5-7:30pm
    Downtown Boone
    Join us in Downtown Boone, as the community and visitors are invited to stop by downtown merchants for a safe, family-friendly trick-or-treating event. The stage will be set with a special Halloween music playlist streaming down King Street and larger-than-life Halloween inflatables lining the sidewalks. The central part of King Street will be closed (from Appalachian Street to Burrell Street) to accommodate trick-or-treaters and to make room for some surprise guests and performances. For more information, click HERE


  • Haunted Horn
    Hickory Ridge, Horn in the West, Boone
    Join us on October 20th and 21st for gory history, bone-chilling tales, and a journey through the macabre. This is not for the faint of heart! Ages 8+ welcome. Tickets are just $10 and can be purchased on-site or at the link below. Don't miss out on a hauntingly good time! Click HERE


  • Halloween at App Theatre
    Appalachian Theatre of the High Country, Downtown Boone
    Enjoy holiday themed activities at the High Country's favorite theatre! 



  • Lansing Trunk or Treat
    Bring the kids for a fun filled evening in Lansing! Hot cocoa and cider will be provided by Greater Lansing Area Development. Local businesses and the Lansing Volunteer Fire Department will also be passing out candy. Click HERE


  • West Jefferson Trick or Treat
    Trick or Treating will be in downtown West Jefferson. Be safe!! Have lots of FUN!!!!! Click HERE


  • Ashe County Trick or Treat Map
    This interactive map by the Ashe County Sherriff's office highlights local trick or treat opportunities!  View HERE



  • Annual Halloween Party
    Call Family Distillers, Wilkesboro
    We have DJ Deacon spinning tracks for the night!! Along with a Costume Contest with Cash Prizes, Laser Show provided by The Backyard Ninja, Open Dance Floor, Scary movies on the stage, Corn Hole, Halloween Themed Drinks, Food Specials and many more scary surprises!! Click here


  • Creepy Creek Trail
    Cub Creek Park, Wilkesboro
    This annual event will feature pumpkin carving, games, fishing for prizes, costume contests and treats. A spooky train ride will be just one of the many activities for children and families to enjoy. Emergency vehicles will be on display, and a cast of masked characters will welcome attendees. In addition, hot dog meals will be given to the first 1,000 participants. Click here


  • Downtown Spooktacular
    Downtown North Wilkesboro
    Festival fun for the whole family in Downtown North Wilkesboro. Candy stations, vendors, face painting, food and much more!"