The fall season is packed with Halloween festivals in the Middle Tennessee area. Make some plans for some spooky (but not too scary!) fun.
Booville @ Nashville Shores (Map) September 29 – October 29, 2017
Bring your little ghouls and goblins and enjoy our family-friendly Booville at Nashville Shores. Experience our hay bale maze, bounce houses, arts & crafts, costume contest, story time, trick-or-treat trail, games, Tennessee’s largest Frankenstein and more.
- Tickets are just $9.99 plus tax per person and can be purchased online or at the gate.
- FREE Parking
- Hay Bale Maze
- Jack-O-Lantern Jump Zone (Bounce Houses)
- Tennessee’s Tallest Frankenstein (over 19 ft tall)
- Trick-or-Treat Candy Stops
- Costume Contest for ages 10 years old and younger (2:00 pm). Winner receives two 2017 Nashville Shores waterpark season passes. Contest is judged on the following: creativity, originality and overall costume.
- Hocus Pocus Arts & Crafts
- Tangled Up Spider Climb
- Tommy tonsils carnival maze
- Scarecrow Alley Hayride
- Tiny Tikes Pipe slide
- Human hamster wheel
- Pumpkin painting (Additional charge)
- Family Photo Ops
- Ghoulish Games (additional fee)
- Spellbound Story Time (11:30 pm, 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm)
- Monster Mash Dance Party (1:30 pm and 3:30 pm)
- King Tut’s Sandbox
- Hay Bale Hill
- Candy Corn Crypt
- Boo-tiful Face Painting
- Affordable, Fall, family fun
Open Saturdays and Sundays from September 30 – October 29 11AM – 4PM
Admission – $9.99
Boo at The Zoo (Map) October 13 – 29, 2017
Nashville’s littlest ghosts and goblins are invited to don their favorite costume for Boo at the Zoo, presented by The Children’s Hospital at Centennial.
Join us for 10 nights of delightfully frightful fun during our annual Halloween tradition!
Tickets include: games, entertainment, carousel rides, hayrides, trick-or-treating and more.
Additional fees apply for Soaring Eagle zip line* and concessions.
Tickets go on sale September 4 at this link.
Friday October 13, Saturday October 14 & Sunday October 15 5PM-9PM
Friday October 20, Saturday October 21 & Sunday October 22 5PM – 9PM
Thursday October 26, Friday October 27, Saturday October 28 & Sunday October 29 5PM – 9PM
Admission – $13 Members
Tickets are all-inclusive (trick-or-treating, carousel rides, hayrides and more) for one price. Everyone over 2 must have a ticket.
THE GLOW: A Jack O’Lantern Experience @ Fontanel Nashville (Map) October 13 – 29, 2017
THE GLOW features an enchanting and unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into beautiful landscapes, iconic figures and larger than life jack o’ lantern structures.
Come stroll down Jack’s Lane, a 1/3 of a mile jack o’ lantern trail where you’ll experience everything from intricately detailed single pumpkin carvings to amazing scenes created by our talented artists!
Many of these jack o’ lanterns will feature your favorite celebrities, sports icons or even a few princesses! You will wander through nature, where you will encounter pumpkin flowers, and nature’s smallest critters in pumpkin form! Go Under the Sea and marvel at the pumpkin sea-life but be on the lookout for our ghostly pirate ship! You won’t need to bundle up before encountering Winter Wonderland but you will feel the chills when you enter Jack Frost Lane.
Schedule and tickets at this link.
Adults $22 Kids (age 3-12) $16
Great Pumpkin Festival – Discovery Center (Map) October 26, 2017
To understand your future you must first find your ninja roots! Join us for this year’s Lego Ninjago themed celebration with hands-on activities, maker projects, costume contests and much more!
Thursday October 26 4PM – 7PM
Cost – $4
Spooky Splash! Murfreesboro (Map) Friday October 27, 2017
Come join us at the pool for a spookin’ good time! There will be open swim, craft time, pizza, and pudding surprise. Make sure you are ready to find what might be hidden in the pudding, and come prepared to leave your mark on a t-shirt as we tie dye the night away! *Please bring a white shirt to tie dye.* Ages: 7 -13
Friday October 27 6PM – 9PM
Cost : $5 preregister. $7 day of.
Call 615-893-7439 to register
Trail of Treats – LaVergne (Map) October 28, 2017
Join us for candy, candy and more candy!! Inviting all trick or treaters to get a jump start on Halloween by visiting Veterans Memorial Park on 10/28. Area businesses, various city departments and local representitves will be setting up booths along the walking trail to hand to all children in attendance. Later that night, beginning at 6:30pm, we will be hosting a drive in movie-movie title to be determined. Please call the Parks and Recreation Department with any questions or if you are a group interested in handing out candy 615-793-3224.
Saturday October 28 2PM – 4PM
Halloween in the Park – Smyrna (Map) October 28, 2017
Hayrides, Haunted Hayrides, Train Rides, Corn Maze, Costume Contest
Free Games, Inflatables
Saturday October 28 3PM – 8:30PM
Trunk or Treat – Westmoreland (Map) Saturday October 28, 2017
Saturday October 28 6PM
Pumpkinfest Franklin Square (Map) October 28, 2017
Pumpkinfest is Middle Tennessee’s largest family fall festival that will return in it’s 34th year on October 28, 2017! With over 65,000 people in attendance, the festival stretches along Main Street in downtown Franklin, and its avenues, and offers tons of festive fun for families!
Saturday October 28, 2017 10AM – 6PM
Halloween Blowout Fairview (Map) October 28, 2017
Join us on this spooky evening while we play all kinds of carnival games in the gym! At the end of the night, you can take part in our balloon drop where over 2,000 balloons will be dropped from the ceiling with goodies in them for you to enjoy! Ages 2-12 yrs old. $6 per goblin. Pre-registration required. 615-799-9331.
Trick or Treat Fest – Honeysuckle Hill Farm – Springfield (Map) October 28, 2017
Dress up the kids in their favorite costumes and bring them out to Honeysuckle Hill Farm for some fun and safe trick-or-treating!
We'll have tons of candy for the kids and we'll finish the night with a family-friendly Halloween movie.
Bring your blankets and chairs for a full evening of wholesome Halloween fun. (Included with General Admission)
Saturday October 28 10AM – 10PM
Admission $14.95 ages 2 & up
Halloween in the Park – Goodlettsville (Map) October 28, 2017
Halloween In the Park is in its inaugural year in 2017, replacing the annual Pumpkin Festival event. Halloween In the Park will take place on Saturday, October 28th, from 3-5pm at Moss-Wright Park. The event will consist of a DJ, fun games, a costume contest, storytelling, and trick or treating with local businesses and organizations. This is a family friendly event. There will be carnival type food available for purchase including popcorn, shaved ice, pretzels, lemonade, and more!
Saturday October 28 3PM – 5PM
Admission – Free
Mall-o-Ween – Stones River Mall (Map) October 28, 2017
Celebrate Mall-O-Ween with Stones River Mall’s Kids Club from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28.
Trick-or-Treat Stations will be set up throughout the mall and at participating retailers, while supplies last, for children age 12 and younger.
Little ghouls and goblins can also enjoy a spooky Magic Show presented by Magician Bruce Amato beginning at 11:30 a.m. in Center Court. Complimentary face painting and balloon art will also be available, while supplies last.
Saturday October 28 11AM – 1PM
Admission : Free!
Enchanted Forest 2017 – Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary (Map) October 28, 2017
The woodlands of Owl's Hill will come alive once again with the Enchanted Forest, which will give families the opportunity to experience a trail adventure that’s fun and educational–not scary.
Each Enchanted Forest Adventure includes:
* A guided walk to meet our animal friends in the Enchanted Forest
* A hayride
* A live animal presentation
* Facepainting and warm apple cider with a snack at the pavilion
Children and adults are invited to get into the spirit of the season by wearing costumes.
Register here: https://secure.qgiv.com/for/erf/event/784349/
Saturday October 28
Admission – $12
CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN WITH VAMPIRINA!
October 29, 1-3PM
At the Opry Mills Stage located between Madame Tussauds and The Aquarium Restaurant.
Come in costume and be ready for spooktacular fun and surprises!
Share your Disney Junior HalloVeen-inspired photos on social media using #DisneyJuniorPlay!
Saturday October 29 1-3PM
Trail of Treats – White House, TN (Map) October 30, 2017
Trail will begin at the White House High School Greenway Trailhead (Tyree Springs Rd.) and continue along the Greenway.
All kids must provide their own basket or bag for candy and treats!
For more information please contact White House Parks
and Recreation at 672-4350 ext 2114 or visit
Monday October 30 @ 6PM
Trick or Treat at Drakes Creek Hendersonville (Map) October 30, 2017
Trick or treat event for children. Booths set up along the pedestrian trail in Drakes Creek Park. Come walk through the booths to get candy.
Contact: Christi Anglea 615-822-3898
Monday October 30 6PM – 8PM
Unconfirmed 2016 Events – Check Back!!!
Start your trick-or-treating early at the Green Hills Branch! Wear your costume, make crafty creations, and trick-or-treat at all 3 desks! For children of all ages.
Saturday October 29 2PM – 4PM
Come join us for some spooky Halloween fun! We’ll read a Halloween tale, play games, have some treat – but watch out for the tricks! Wear your Halloween costume to join in the fun. For all ages.
Sunday October 30, 2016 @ 3PM
The Friends of the Library will be hosting the 2nd Annual Halloween Carnival on October 24, 2015, in the City Hall gymnasium from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm.
Kids can trick or treat at the library on October 31, 2015 from 10AM – 2PM