Published on
Oct 28th 2022

Halloween Attractions for Kids and Adults around Triangle


Haunted Attractions

Halloween is an exciting time for kids with pumpkin carvings, trick-or-treating, haunted adventures, farm tours and harvest rides. If you are looking for Halloween adventures, here are few places right in the Triangle area.

Haunted Farm at Phillips Farm of Cary

6701 Good Hope Church Rd., Cary919-377-8989
Open September 24th to October 29th, 2022.
Open Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.
Ticket sales end at 10:30 p.m.$25 per person; $27 if you use a credit card.
4 Nighttime Attractions:
  • Two haunted houses: Big Top Terror and the Gore House.
  • Two Trails: Plus Rebellion Trail (a hayride) and Field of Lost Souls (a trail through the corn.)
Each attraction has trained scare actors who will not touch you. Please note that the farm has daytime (non-scary) fall activities too. See the listing below. Click Here for Info
Note: Watch Facebook for weather closures.

Hawfields Haunted Forest

Hawfields Ball Park, 2115 NC Hwy 119 S, Mebane, NC
October 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th, 31st, 2022, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. each night except October 31st which is 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.$12 per person.
On October 15th, 22nd, and 29th, there will be “No Scare” tours from 2 to 4 p.m. for just $2 per person. 30-minute stroll through the woods. Different scenes of horror with ghouls, zombies and clowns. In the end there’s the Dark Maze. Click Here for Info.

Orange County Feargrounds

Lloyd’s Dairy Barn, 226 North Lloyds Dairy Road, Efland, NC
Contact: 919-880-5680
October 28th and 29th, 2022 - Doors open at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $15 for either the haunted barn or the haunted hayride for adults, and combo tickets are $20.
For kids, the haunted barn is $8 and the haunted hayride is $10, with $15 for a combo ticket.
20,000 square feet of ghoulishness! A portion of the proceeds benefit local youth and nonprofit organizations in Orange County. Click Here for Info
Corn Mazes , Pumpkin Patches , Hay Rides and Kid Friendly Activities

The Witch’s Haunted Barn

Firefly Farm 4911 Hunt Road, Hillsborough, NC
Every Saturday in October 2022, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.$10 per person (Ages 2 and under get in free)
This is a low-priced, family-friendly activity. It’s not meant to be a very scary experience, but, instead, a whimsical look at Halloween, so it should be suitable for all kids of all ages. Before or after visiting the haunted barn you can explore the farm and meet mini donkeys, horses and chickens. Bring a picnic or buy lunch from a food truck on site. Click Here for Info

Holder Hill Farm

4822 Holder Road, Durham, NC
Opening days are September 23rd to November 6th, 2022
Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to dusk
Sunday: 10 a.m. to dusk
$15 (kids under 2 are free)Admission includes all farm activities, as well as a pumpkin that you pick from the vine. Activities include corn maze, hay ride, visiting with farm babies, nature trail, hay mountain, corn crib, barnyard animal bounce, and more. Click Here for Info

Phillips Farms of Cary

6701 Good Hope Church Rd., Cary
Contact: 919-377-8989
Open from September 17th through October 30th, 2022
Fridays: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.;
Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.;
Sundays: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Ages 2 and over: $15 cash or $17 credit card; Military/First Responders/Seniors (60+): $13
Daytime Activities: Corn Maze, Wagon Ride, Cow Train, Family Fun Park, and Sunflower Field More info.
Note: All purchases aside from the admission booth are cash only. Check their Facebook page for updates on weather closures.

Pumpkin Patch Express

Museum of Life + Science, 433 West Murray Avenue, Durham, NC
Contact: 919-220-5429
Saturdays and Sundays in October, 2022, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Available ticket times might vary as spots fill up. Purchase your tickets ahead of time.) $15
Take the Ellerbe Creek Railway to the pumpkin patch, and pick out a pumpkin. Enjoy a hay maze, mini golf, nature bingo, and take-home activities, then ride the Ellerbe Creek Railway back. Click Here for Info.

Edward’s Battle Haunted House

9401 S. Mere Ct., Raleigh, NC,
October 22nd, 23rd, 29th, 30th, and 31st, 2022.6 to 9 p.m.This is a walk-through haunted house attraction created by a Raleigh teen, Edward, who has battled cancer.
It’s free to enjoy but donations are collected for Give Kids the world, a resort in Florida for critically ill children. There will also be a blood drive with Blood Connection on October 29th. Click Here for Info

Pumpkin Patch at Chestnut Ridge Community Farm

2902 Mt. Willing Road, Efland, NC
Contact: 919-304-2178
Saturdays in October, 2022, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
$7 per person. Ages 2 and under free. Pumpkins sold separately. Enjoy hayrides, face painting, animals, outdoor activities, and lots of pumpkins!
Click Here for more info.

P&C Holiday Lights

38 Bennett Ridge Road, Chapel Hill, NC
October 9th to October 31st, 2022, 6:30 to 9 p.m.
This is a private home where you can see a Halloween haunt in the front yard, with lights and animatronics. Please respect the rules of the community. The event is a fundraiser for Carolina Animal Rescue and Adoption, so please donate when you visit, if you can. Click Here for Info.

Skeletons for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

Several homes are participating in Skeletons for St. Jude’s, where homeowners decorate their yards with massive and elaborate skeleton displays and raise money for St. Jude’s. The map of participating homes is on, and will be updated, starting in September, 2022. You can also learn about donating on the Facebook page.

Naylor Family Farm and Giant Corn Maze

6016 U.S. 401 N., Fuquay-Varina, NC
Contact: 910-249-2258
September 17th to November 6th, 2022. Check the link for hours..
$20 per person for a farm pass plus a $1 transaction fee.
Corn maze, farm animals, pumpkin patch, hayrides, flashlight maze, and more. New in 2022 is a Super Mega Ride-N-Slide. Free pumpkin on hayride for every ticketed guest. Click Here for Info.

1870 Farm

1224 Old Lystra Road, Chapel Hill, NC
Contact: 919-590-4120
Weekends, October 15th to 30th plus October 31st, 2022. $18 per ticket.
Halloween on the farm. Costumes encouraged. Enjoy 2 hours of access to the farm. Animals will be in costume. Bring home a small pumpkin or gourd. Each child will receive a pumpkin decorating kit. Have hands-on time with the friendly farm animals. Go trick or treating. Click Here for Info.

Spring Haven Farm

5306 Homer Ruffin Road, Chapel Hill, NC
Contact: 919-407-1806
September 28th to September 30th, excluding Mondays and Tuesdays, plus October 31st, 2022. $16.50 per person (Ages 3 and under free).
Spring Haven Farm is hosting Pumpkin Carving with Goats. Pick a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, and then carve it. The goats will eat the insides of the pumpkins after you scoop them out. There will also be other fall activities, like a tractor train ride or The Haunted Forest. You can meet other animals as well. Click Here for Info.

DJ’s Berry Patch

1223 Salem Church Road, Apex, NC
Contact: 919-600-4020
Mid September to October 31st,
Monday to Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.;
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
DJ’s Berry Patch is a great place to go to for pumpkins and much more. They will have many varieties of pumpkins and gourds, as well as mums, hay bales, corn stalks, and many other fall products. They will also have limited produce: apples, butternut squash, acorn squash, and cooking pumpkins. There will also be ice cream and pound cakes with fall flavors. Click Here for Info.

Perkins Orchard

5749 Barbee Road, Durham, NC919-491-9559O
Open every day 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Bring the kids here to choose a pumpkin from the thousands of pumpkins available. Also shop for apples, cider, and more. Pumpkin painting activities are available for $10. Click Here for Info.