Durham Parks and Recreation is hosting several Halloween events in 2021. Make sure to follow the links to register, if required.
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!
Fright Night at Edison Johnson Recreation Center, 500 W. Murray Avenue, Durham, on Friday, October 15th, 2021, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
This is a free, drop-in program. Registration is not necessary.
This event will offer Halloween fun for both younger and older kids.
Carnival Games and Puppet Show
Enjoy fall themed games and watch a puppet show. This area is perfect for young children.
Costume Parade and Photo Booth
Show off your best costume, whether festive, spooky, cute or silly. All ages, not just kids!
Walk through the fun house to see some silly props and seasonal displays.
This experience is recommended for ages 13 and up.
Enjoy a family friendly movie in the gym at Edison Johnson Recreation Center.
Parking will be available at Edison Johnson Recreation Center and the Museum of Life and Science overflow parking lot. From Edison Johnson, the event is a short 5-minute walk down the trail. There will be plenty of signs to guide you, and you’ll get a sneak peek of the haunted trail as you make your way to Rock Quarry Park. A shuttle will also run to and from the Museum of Life and Science parking lot.
Vamp It Up
On October 29th, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., bring the kids to Edison Johnson Recreation Center for Vamp It Up. Come in costume to enjoy games crafts and fun. The cost is $1.50 for Durham residents and $6.50 for non-residents. The event is intended for kids ages 2-5.
Trunk Or Treat
Holton Career and Resource Center, 401 N. Driver Street, Durham, is hosting Trunk or Treat on Friday, October 29th, 2021, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This is a free event. Costumes are encouraged. Parents are encouraged to give out treats from their cars.
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: