Family Friendly Events in Middle Tennessee


Pumpkin Splash

Gallatin Civic Center 210 Albert Gallatin Ave, Gallatin, TN

The Sunday before Halloween, your K-5th grader can dive for a pumpkin in GCC’s indoor pool. After retrieving his or her pumpkin, pumpkin decorating and swimming begins! The whole family is welcome to participate. 2021 Pumpkin Splash will be held on OCt. 20th from 12-2pm 0r 3-5pm for kids K-5th grade. CLICK HERE for the sign-up form.


Castle of Villains

Rock Castle State Historic Site 139 Rock Castle Ln, Hendersonville, TN

Friday, October 22, 2021 5:00 PM 8:00 PM Join us for a fiendishly good time as your favorite fairy-tale Villains take over Historic Rock Castle for the 4th annual Castle of Villains, presented by Historic Rock Castle and Character Visits 4 U! A truly unique Halloween experience for all ages! Friday October 22, 2021 ~ ...

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Barfield Bash

Barfield Crescent Park 697 Veterans Parkway, Murfreesboro, TN

Come out and join us at the Barfield Bash to play some ghostly games and win some frighteningly fun prizes, enjoy spooky music and participate in a chilling costume contest as well! There will be a startling story time, paranormal petting zoo, and a fortune teller just to name a few.


Old Scream Road at Barfield Bash

Barfield Crescent Park 697 Veterans Parkway, Murfreesboro, TN

Take a ride through Murfreesboro's scariest haunted hayride. Prepare yourself for the creepy journey through the forest of Barfield Park. For all ages. May frighten small children.


Spooktacular Haunted House Decorating @ American Girl

Cool Springs Galleria 1800 Galleria Blvd, Franklin, TN

Your girl can have a spellbindingly sweet time at this American Girl event, where she’ll learn to turn gingerbread into a “boo-tiful” haunted house! This festive activity includes everything needed to make a delightfully frightful centerpiece, complete with colorful candies and other tasty treats. $40.00 per participant. Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and ...

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Ghost Tours @ Sam Davis Home

Sam Davis Home 1399 Sam Davis Road, Smyrna, TN

This is a spooktacular event that is fun for the whole family. This event is sure to make your spine tingle as your tour this historic property in the dark. Will you meet ghosts from the past? Hear some of the most haunted tales in Tennessee, enter the historic house in the dark (if you ...

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$10 – $15

Twisted Tennessee: Two Sides to Every Tale

Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum 636 Farrell Pkwy, Nashville, TN

Take a journey through the twisted tales of Tennessee history, listen to both sides of each dark story from the participants themselves, and decide for yourself…guilty or innocent, liar or truth teller, murderer or victim? After your guided journey through Tennessee’s dark past sit a spell at the Two Tales Tavern with 18th century murder ...

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$10 – $18

Tombstones at Twilight

Oaklands Historic House Museum 900 North Maney Avenue, Murfreesboro, TN

As the sun sets and darkness falls, walk among the final resting places of thousands of Murfreesboro’s citizens. Hear their stories and learn about Murfreesboro’s unique past! This exclusive tour offers the visitor a rare opportunity to learn about the history of Murfreesboro while experiencing the Evergreen Cemetery after dark! Dr. James Maney, owner of ...

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Gallatin Ghost Walk

Gallatin City Square Gallatin, TN

A family friendly walk through the history and mystery of one of the South's most haunted counties: our own Sumner County. Nationally renowned author and historian Donna Hartley Lucas leads visitors on a spine-tingling storytelling excursion of haunts, cryptids and supernatural events based on our area's diverse and fascinating history. RESERVATIONS 615-512-5299


Zombie Night at the Park

Veterans Memorial Park Lavergne, Tn La Vergne, TN

Friday, October 22, 2021 Dance Off” from 7pm – 8pm, followed by the movie "Night of the Living Dead".