The Town of Cary has some Halloween events planned for 2023. 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!
Halloween Events in Cary — 2023
Zombiepalooza (all ages)
Friday, October 20, 2023
The Cary Theater
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. There will be a costume contest as well.
Mummy & Son Ball (age 5-10 + guardian)
Wednesday, October 25, 2023
$21/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 costumes 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 is required on myCary.
Pumpkin Flotilla (all ages)
Friday, October 27, 2023
4 to 7 p.m.
Bond Park Boathouse
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.
Herbert’s Haunted House (all ages)
Check back soon.
Herb Young Community Center
The Great Pumpkin Carve (all ages)
Saturday, October 28, 2023
2 to 8 p.m.
310 S Academy Street, Cary
Stop by the pumpkin patch to pick out the perfect pumpkin and carve it at one of our stations or try out our new water-marbling pumpkins. We will also have hourly story time from the Downtown Wake County Library, fun art activities, and more. 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’email@example.com.
Ghostly Legends at the Old Hotel (age 12 & up)
Saturday, October 28, 2023
6:30 and 8:30 p.m.
Page-Walker Arts & History Center | $20 per person
Ghostly legends and haunted tales with a bit of mystery are brought to you through a medium’s special connection with the world beyond. Feel the presence of the past at Cary’s old hotel with the help of Cary Players. Tickets are available through eTix and at The Cary Theater box office. For more information call the Page-Walker Arts & History Center at (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: