These days there are lots of great fall activities to do with you kids whether you are just wanting to celebrate the season or looking for a safe place for your kids to trick-or-treat. here are some of our favorites:
116 Orange Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Fall festival featuring seasonal crafts, face painting, treats, and a bounce house.
Halloween Carnival for Kids
601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403
Carnival features a free, safe environment for local kids ages 12 and younger. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Activities include cake walks, face painting, raffles and games.
Trick-or-Treat Under the Sea
900 Loggerhead Road, Kure Beach, NC 28449
Family-friendly event featuring diving skeletons, sunken jack-o-lanterns, dinosaurs, games, live animal encounters, a magic show and candy. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Maze Craze & Fall Festival
370 Artesia Road, Hallsboro, NC
The Maze Craze & Fall Festival features a corn maze with over five miles of trails, a kids fun maze with fairytale trails and a scavenger hunt, plus live farm animals, a hay ride, a barrel train ride, and games.
Fall Festival for Tots
302 S. 10th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Event features games, storytelling, art projects and snacks for ages 5 and under. Costumes are encouraged. Adults are admitted free.
Trunk or Treat
October 27, 4:30-6:30pm
Lake Forest Baptist Church
1626 Lake Branch Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401
Event features games and candy for trick-or-treaters in a safe and fun environment.
Trick-or-Treating at The Cotton Exchange
Front and Grace Streets, Wilmington, NC 28401
The Cotton Exchange in downtown Wilmington hosts a trick-or-treating event and adults, kids, and pets are all welcome.
Spooktacular Trunk-or-Treat with Sun Coast Cruisers
4410 River Road, Wilmington, NC 28412
Event features a classic car show and goodies for trick-or-treaters. Trophies and prizes will be awarded for best costumes and best car.
Ghost Trolley & Haunted Barn
October 27 – 31
Market Street Between Front and Water, Wilmington, NC 28401
Horsedrawn Tours present a Ghost Trolley and Haunted Barn featuring ghost stories catered to children, plus free treats for kids.
Poplar Grove Plantation
10200 US Hwy 17 North, Wilmington, 28411
The Harvest Festival features local artisans and crafters, concessions, carnival games, bouncy houses, food, and activities for kids. Entertainment provided by Mr. Twister, Mr. Mark from The Broccoli Brothers, and The Folkstone String Band.
Halloween Party for Kids
4610 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC 28412
Halloween party for kids featuring a costume party, crafts, games, pizza and juice.
Cape Fear Fair & Expo
October 31- November 4
Wilmington International Airport
1740 Airport Boulavard, Wilmington, NC 28405
Now in its 54th year, the fair includes livestock exhibits and competitors, acrobats, horticultural contest, rides, children’s activities, food, and live entertainment including a hypnotist.