Halloween in Charlotte

Pumpkin patches, corn mazes and haunted houses highlight the fall season in Charlotte with Halloween being the main event. Find out where to go in the Charlotte area to pick pumpkins and thrill-seek.
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    Halloween Events

    Charlotte's Haunted Houses
    Halloween can be a lot of fun for thrill-seekers and Charlotte has plenty of haunted houses and scary attractions to frighten even the bravest souls. iStockPhoto
    From a cankerworm festival in Plaza Midwood to a Boo at the Zoo event in Asheboro, there is not shortage of events this Halloween.
  • 02 of 05
    Find out where the Charlotte's Haunted Houses are this Halloween.
    Find out where the Charlotte's Haunted Houses are this Halloween. iStockPhoto
    Halloween can be a lot of fun for thrill-seekers and Charlotte has plenty of haunted houses and scary attractions to frighten even the bravest souls. Come see what Halloween in Charlotte has to offer ... if you dare.
  • 03 of 05
    A North Carolina farmers market pumpkin patch.
    A North Carolina farmers market pumpkin patch. Photo by Bill Russ courtesy of VisitNC.com
    The Charlotte area boasts many local farms that come to life each fall for pumpkin picking season. Many also include hayrides, corn mazes and petting farms for kids of all ages to enjoy.
  • 04 of 05

    Halloween Safety Tips

    Halloween can be a lot of fun for kids of all ages.
    Halloween can be a lot of fun for kids of all ages and Charlotte has plenty of locations to pick pumpkins, take hayrides and enjoy the fall season. iStockPhoto
    Unfortunately, the reality is Halloween can be a not-so-friendly time if safety precautions while trick-or-treating are not followed. So, here are a few tips courtesy of The American Red Cross to make your Halloween in Charlotte a safe and happy one.
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  • 05 of 05
    The leaves annual descent upon Charlotte yards is under way. Just look in your front yard.
    The leaves annual descent upon Charlotte yards is under way. Just look in your front yard. Addie Rising
    Do you have a favorite fall activity? If you know of something going on in your community, share it with About.com readers!