The Town of Cary has some Halloween events planned for 2022. Read on to for the details of each, and please follow any links for more details and for registration, if required. Please check back here because we will update this page if there are changes.
Fall is looking great around the Triangle, whether you’re looking for something spooky or totally kid-friendly! Check out our HUGE list of fall festivals, as well as our list of pumpkin patches, haunted trails and corn mazes! We have also put together a big list of Halloween events and Trick or Treat events!
Zombiepalooza (all ages)
Friday, October 28 | 7 p.m. | The Cary Theater Zombiepalooza, Cary’s zombie-themed screening party, will feature locally produced short films. Local filmmakers and hobbyists are invited to get creative and tell their zombie stories in one to five minutes. Filmmakers range in age from teens to older adults, using all types of cameras, including smartphones.
Mummy & Son Ball (age 5-10 + guardian)
Thursday, October 27 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Ritter Shelter | $15/child & guardian pair
This fun-filled spooktacular evening is bound to be a hit with your little goblin! Mummies and sons dress in your favorite costume and compete for prizes. Dance the Monster Mash, play eerily fun games and roast a ghost over an open fire for a tasty s’more treat! Registration required on myCary.
Pumpkin Flotilla (all ages)
Friday, October 28 | 4-7 p.m. | Bond Park Boathouse | Free
Join us for Bond Park’s Pumpkin Flotilla! Pumpkins will set sail across the Bond Park Lake at twilight (approximately 6:30 p.m.). Enjoy a discounted boat ride (available to those who enter a pumpkin or dress in appropriate Halloween costumes) and a snack from our concession stand while you wait to watch your pumpkin float on the lake. For more information check out the website here.
Herbert’s Haunted House (all ages)
Friday & Saturday, October 28th and 29th, 2022
Herb Young Community Center
$5 Per Person
Join us for the 9th Annual Herbert’s Haunted House featuring more scares, thrills, and screams than ever! Take a spooky walk through the Cary Teen Council’s House of Horrors if you dare. All ages are welcome, however parental discretion is strongly advised. For more information call the Herb Young Community Center (919) 460-4965.
The Great Pumpkin Carve (all ages)
Saturday, October 29th, 2022
2 to 8 p.m.
Town of Cary Old Library Site
Stop by the pumpkin patch to pick out the perfect pumpkin and carve it at one of the stations. Pumpkins will then be lit and put on display. Stay for family-friendly Halloween specials shown outdoors, including “It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown.” Pumpkins are for sale: all other activities are free. For questions contact ryan.o’firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spooky Stories at Page-Walker (age 12 & up)
Saturday, October 29th, 2022
6:30 and 7:45 p.m.
Page-Walker Arts & History Center | $10 per person
Professional storytellers will scare your socks off this Halloween with spooky stories and eerie anecdotes at the old hotel. Dress warm for this event in the garden as the tales are sure to send a chill up your spine! In the event of inclement weather, program will move inside and all indoor safety protocols will apply. Tickets available through eTix. For more information call The Page-Walker Arts & History Center (919) 460-4963.
More Halloween Events in the Triangle
Check out our big list of Halloween events and ideas in the Triangle, or see a quick list here: