Family Friendly Halloween Festivals

The fall season is packed with Halloween festivals and special fun events in Nashville and Middle Tennessee.

Many of these events include trick or treating so check the details before you head out and make sure you are costume ready! Don’t forget your bucket, plastic pumpkin or pillowcase to haul that candy.

If you are looking for trick or treat events and Halloween Festivals happening on October 31, find that list at this link. Make  plans to celebrate this spooky season with some family friendly fun that’s not too scary!

Boo at The Zoo (Map)   October 15-30, 2021

We’ve adjusted Nashville’s favorite Halloween event to provide families with a socially distanced, walk through experience, featuring many of your favorite activities plus a few new ones!

Event features: Pumpkin Town photo opps, Gourdon the Talking Pumpkin, Haymaze, Monster Mash dance area, Scary-Go-Round carousel, animal shows, 10 trick-or-treat stations for kids, glow-in-the-dark souvenir cup for kids, and plenty of magical scenes lit along the treat trail!

What to expect: Walk-through experience, 50% nightly capacity and staggered entry times. Mask requirements set forth by the city at the time of event will be enforced.

Tickets go on sale September 1 at this link.

Boo at the Zoo is held October 15-17, 19-24, 26-30 from 5PM – 9PM

Cost – $8-20

Members save $2 per ticket

2022 Candlelight Cemetery Tour

October 1, 2022 @ 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Gallatin Cemetery
250 Cemetery Ave
Gallatin, TN 37066 United States
+ Google Map

Pumpkin Patch Festival

October 8, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Streets of Indian Lake
300 Indian Lake Blvd
Hendersonville, TN 37075 United States
+ Google Map

Ghost Tours @ Sam Davis Home

October 14, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sam Davis Home
1399 Sam Davis Road
Smyrna, TN 37167 United States
+ Google Map

Halloween Glow in the Park at The Adventure Park at Nashville

October 14, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Adventure Park at Nashville
801 C Percy Warner Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
+ Google Map

Ghost Tours @ Sam Davis Home

October 15, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sam Davis Home
1399 Sam Davis Road
Smyrna, TN 37167 United States
+ Google Map

Haunts at the Font

October 15, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Historic Cragfont
200 Cragfont Rd
Castalian Springs, TN 37031 United States
+ Google Map

Halloween Glow in the Park at The Adventure Park at Nashville

October 15, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Adventure Park at Nashville
801 C Percy Warner Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
+ Google Map

Fall Family Block Party 2022

October 21, 2022 @ 3:30 PM - 9:00 PM
White House Soccer Complex
2760 Old Hwy 31
White House, TN 37188 United States
+ Google Map

Ghost Tours @ Sam Davis Home

October 21, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sam Davis Home
1399 Sam Davis Road
Smyrna, TN 37167 United States
+ Google Map

Twisted Tennessee: Two Sides to Every Tale

October 21, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum
636 Farrell Pkwy
Nashville, TN 37220 United States
+ Google Map

Halloween Glow in the Park at The Adventure Park at Nashville

October 21, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Adventure Park at Nashville
801 C Percy Warner Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
+ Google Map

Halloween Pooch Parade

October 22, 2022 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art
1200 Forrest Park Drive
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
+ Google Map

Halloween in the Park – Mt Juliet

October 22, 2022 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Charlie Daniels Park
1075 Charlie Daniels Parkway
Mt. Juliet, TN, TN 37122 United States
+ Google Map

DR. FREAKUENCY’S MAJOR MONSTER BASH

October 22, 2022 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Schermerhorn Symphony Center
1 Symphony Pl
Nashville, TN 37201-2031 United States
+ Google Map

Halloween in the Park – Goodlettsville

October 22, 2022 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Moss Wright Park
745 Caldwell Dr
Goodlettsville, TN 37072 United States
+ Google Map

Ghost and Lantern Tour

October 22, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Historic Mansker’s Station
705 Caldwell Dr.
Goodlettsville, TN 37072 United States
+ Google Map

Ghost Tours @ Sam Davis Home

October 22, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sam Davis Home
1399 Sam Davis Road
Smyrna, TN 37167 United States
+ Google Map

Halloween Glow in the Park at The Adventure Park at Nashville

October 22, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Adventure Park at Nashville
801 C Percy Warner Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
+ Google Map

Halloween Pooch Parade

October 23, 2022 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art
1200 Forrest Park Drive
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
+ Google Map

Inaugural Clue Jr. @ Oaklands Mansion

October 23, 2022 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Oaklands Historic House Museum
900 North Maney Avenue
Murfreesboro, TN 37130 United States
+ Google Map

Castle of Villains

October 23, 2022 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rock Castle State Historic Site
139 Rock Castle Ln
Hendersonville, TN 37075 United States
+ Google Map

SPARK! Spooktacular @ Discovery Center

October 24, 2022 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Discovery Center
502 S.E. Broad Stree
Murfreesboro, TN 37130 United States
+ Google Map

Shelby Bottoms Ghostbusters

October 25, 2022 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Shelby Bottoms Nature Center
1900 Davidson St
Nashville, 37206 United States
+ Google Map

Great Pumpkin Festival

October 27, 2022 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Discovery Center
502 S.E. Broad Stree
Murfreesboro, TN 37130 United States
+ Google Map

Trick or Treat at Drakes Creek

October 27, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Drakes Creek Park
Hendersonville, TN 37075 United States + Google Map

Halloween Party at Nido

October 28, 2022 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Nido Play Space
13260 Lebanon Rd
Mount Juliet, TN 37122 United States
+ Google Map

Family Night At The Museum: Victorian Halloween

October 28, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sam Davis Home
1399 Sam Davis Road
Smyrna, TN 37167 United States
+ Google Map

Halloween Glow in the Park at The Adventure Park at Nashville

October 28, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Adventure Park at Nashville
801 C Percy Warner Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
+ Google Map

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: A One-Man Adaptation of the Classic Ghost Story @ The Hermitage

October 28, 2022 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage
4580 Rachels Ln
Nashville, TN 37076 United States
+ Google Map

Chuck E. Cheese Halloween Boo-tacular

October 28, 2022 @ 6:30 PM - December 2, 2022 @ 8:00 PM
Chuck E. Cheese

Pumpkinfest

October 29, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Historic Downtown Franklin
299 Public Square
Franklin, TN 37064 United States
+ Google Map

Haunted Museum 2022 @ Tennessee State Museum

October 29, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tennessee State Museum
1000 Rosa L Parks Blvd
Nashville, TN 37208 United States
+ Google Map

Halloween Festival @ Cannonsburgh Village

October 29, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cannonsburgh Village
312 S. Front Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37129 United States
+ Google Map

Halloween Party at Nido

October 29, 2022 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Nido Play Space
13260 Lebanon Rd
Mount Juliet, TN 37122 United States
+ Google Map

Pumpkin Power @ Shelby Bottoms

October 29, 2022 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Shelby Bottoms Nature Center
1900 Davidson St
Nashville, 37206 United States
+ Google Map

Halloween Glow in the Park at The Adventure Park at Nashville

October 29, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Adventure Park at Nashville
801 C Percy Warner Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
+ Google Map

Chuck E. Cheese Halloween Boo-tacular

October 29, 2022 @ 6:30 PM - December 3, 2022 @ 9:00 PM
Chuck E. Cheese

Cemetery Tour at Cragfont

October 30, 2022 @ 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Cragfont Museum House
300 Cragfont Rd
Castalian Springs, TN 37031 United States
+ Google Map

Community Trick or Treat @ Belle Meade Historic Site

October 30, 2022 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Belle Meade Historic Site
110 Leake Avenue
Nashville, TN 37205 United States
+ Google Map

Fall Festival at Woodmont Baptist Church

October 30, 2022 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Woodmont Baptist Church
2100 Woodmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37215 United States
+ Google Map

Chuck E. Cheese Halloween Boo-tacular

October 30, 2022 @ 6:30 PM - December 4, 2022 @ 9:00 PM
Chuck E. Cheese
Rachel headshot

Rachel is a Middle Tennessee native, born and raised in the Nashville area and having lived in Hendersonville, Murfreesboro, and Mount Juliet. She is mom to 3, step mom to 4 and Grandma to one (so far!)

2 thoughts on “Family Friendly Halloween Festivals”

Leave a Comment