The Town of Cary has some Halloween events planned for 2021. 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 22 | 7 p.m. | The Cary Theater
The 6th annual Zombiepalooza, the Town of Cary’s zombie-themed screening party, will feature locally produced short films. This year we are bringing the FREE event indoors to The Cary Theater stage where all of the activities will take place. 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)
Tuesday, October 26 | 6:30-8 p.m. |Bond Park Kiwanis Shelter | $15/child & guardian pair, $8/extra child
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 29 | 4-7 p.m. | Bond Park Boathouse | Free
Bring your carved pumpkin by on Thursday, October 28th, between 3 and 6 p.m. for Bond Park’s Pumpkin Flotilla, which will take place the next evening. 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.
Witches Tea Party (age 55 & up)
Friday, October 29 | 2-3:30 p.m. | Residents & Non-Resident Fee $12 | Cary Senior Center
“Eye of newt, and toe of frog, wool of bat, and tongue of dog!” – what possible surprises will we brew? Definitely tasty treats and hot teas, or maybe some lizard legs and spider knees. Costumes are welcome but not required! Reserve your spot by October 22.
Herbert’s Haunted House (all ages)
Friday & Saturday, October 29 & 30 | 7-9 p.m. | Herb Young Community Center | $4 Per Person
Join us for the 7th 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.
The Great Pumpkin Carve (all ages)
Saturday, October 30 | 2-8 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 our 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.
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: