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Several Raleigh parks and recreation centers are hosting Halloween parties. Read about each of these, and then scroll down for a huge list of Halloween happenings around the Triangle!
For each of these events, visit RecLink and then search for the bar code listed below. You can get more information, updates, and see if you need to pre-register.
Family Naturalists: Nocturnal Nature at Walnut Creek Wetland Center
Friday, October 16, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
As you are getting sleepy and letting go of a yawn, many of the wetlands’ inhabitants are stretching and getting ready for their “day!” We will look at which animals are active during the night and go on a night hike. What might we see and hear? This is a family program and only one person per family needs to register. This program is best for families with children ages 4 and older. Participants ages 5 and older will be required to wear masks and all participants will be required to undergo a wellness check which includes a few questions and a touchless temperature check. Please register at least 4 days in advance, and dress for the weather.
Fee: $5 per family
Trunk or Treat Drive “Boo” at Honeycutt Park
Friday, October 23, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Grab your family and do the Monster Dash to Honeycutt Park for a Howling good time! Come enjoy trunk-or-treating all from within the safety of your car! The park will be filled with spooky and fun décor for all to enjoy. There will even be a sweet and artsy treat as you exit the Drive Boo line for each little pumpkin in your car to enjoy. To participate, reservations must be made in advance using RecLink, limited spots available.
6 PM – 268813
6:30 PM – 268814
7 PM – 268815
7:30 PM – 268816
Howling Halloween at Hill Street Park
Monday, October 26, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Your kids will go batty over these fun Halloween crafts. Join us for a fun afternoon of crafts, food experiences, and games to celebrate the spirit of Halloween.
Age: 2 -5 Years
Fee: Resident $8
Trunk or Treat at Sanderford Road Park
Friday, October 30, 6 to 8 p.m.
Drive through Sanderford Road Park and see all the decorated trunks! We will be passing out candy bags! Get ready to have a howling good time!
Batty for Bats at Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center
Saturday, October 31, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Join us at the Crowder Woodland Center for an evening of fun where we will learn about the mysteries of bats. We will play games, make a craft, and even spend some time looking for bats. All ages welcome, but most appropriate for families with children elementary school age or older. This program costs $3 and adult(s) must accompany child(ren), register, and pay the program fee.
Trunk or Treat Trail at Lions Park Community Center
Saturday, October 31, 2 to 4 p.m.
You are invited to enjoy our Trunks & Treats Trail from the safety of your vehicle. Dress the kids up and bring them by to see the creatively decorated trunks displayed by City Staff as well as local community businesses and programs! At the end of our parade of trunks, each child will receive a bag of candy and treats to enjoy. Registration required on RecLink using the barcodes below or calling 919-996-4726.
Please note: For your safety, all participants must stay in their vehicles. Restrooms are not available during this event. The bags of candy will be prepared and distributed by masked and gloved city staff.
Ages: 12 years and Under
Barcodes: 2 p.m. – 268989, 2:30 p.m. – 268990, 3 p.m. – 268991, 3:30 p.m. – 268992
Upcoming Halloween EventsCheck out our big list of Halloween events in the Triangle, or see some of them here:
Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center