The town of Cary has some fun Halloween events planned, and all are either free or inexpensive. They take place at several places around Cary. Follow the links for more details.
Friday, October 30 | 4-7 p.m. | Free (rescheduled from October 26)
Fred G. Bond Metro Park, Boathouse
Enjoy a discounted boat rental prior to the Flotilla, when you enter a pumpkin or dress in appropriate Halloween costumes. Bring your carved pumpkin from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and watch the pumpkins set sail across Bond Lake at twilight (6:30 p.m.). There will also be food trucks, live music, and face painting!
Herbert’s Haunted House
Friday, October 26 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 27 | 7 p.m.
$3 per person
Herbert C. Young Community Center
The Cary Teen Council will take you on a spooky walk through their house of horrors. Those who dare will navigate through the building to experience all of the thrills that Cary’s teens have dreamed up to get your adrenaline rushing! All ages welcome but parental discretion is advised. For more, call (919) 460-4965.
The Cary Theater’s ZOMBIEPALOOZA!
Friday, October 26 | 7 p.m.
The Cary Theater
We’re excited to bring you the 2nd annual Zombiepalooza, featuring local filmmakers’ own zombie films; cosplay zombies, and classic films to scare the pants right off of you! For more, visit The Cary Theater or call (919) 462-2051.
Costume Dance Party
Saturday, October 27 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Age 3-10 with Caregiver| $1 per person
Cary Arts Center
Dress up in your favorite costume creation for our Costume Dance Party! Party includes light refreshments, an art activity, dancing and costume awards. For more, call (919) 469-4069.
Cary’s Great Pumpkin Carve
Saturday, October 27 | 2-8 p.m. | All ages | Free
Stop by the Pumpkin Patch to pick out the perfect pumpkin to carve at one of the carving stations (or bring your own). Pumpkins will be lit for display and judged in a variety of categories. Stay for family friendly Halloween specials shown outdoors, including “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”! Pumpkins are for sale at low cost; all other activities are free. For more, call (919) 469-4061.
Pumpkin Patch and Carving Stations | 2-5:30 p.m.
3-D Pumpkin Carving Instructional | 2:30 & 4:30 p.m.
Pumpkin Lighting & Judging | 5:45-6:30 p.m.
Family Friendly Halloween TV Specials | 6:45-7:45 p.m.
*To sign up for the 3D Carving Instructional, please email Ryan.O’Quinn@townofcary.org. Instruction is appropriate for ages 13+ and is free with the purchase of a $5 pumpkin.
Ghost Walk in Downtown Cary
Saturday, October 27 | 7, 7:20, 7:40, 8 p.m. | Age 10 & up | $15
Page Walker Arts & History Center
Spooky stories and ghostly legends sure to send chills up your spine are dramatized by Cary Players. Meet Cary’s dearly departed on a walk through Downtown Cary. For more information, call (919) 460-4963. Tickets available through www.eTix.com.
Halloween Mall Crawl
Saturday, October 27 | 4-5:30 p.m. | All ages | Free
Cary Towne Center
Calling all goblins, ghosts, princesses, superheroes, and everything in between! Dress in your best Halloween costume and join us for an afternoon of trick-or-treating, storytelling, and magic show.
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