Pumpkin patches, corn mazes and haunted houses highlight the fall season in Charlotte with Halloween being the main event. Find out where to go in the Charlotte area to pick pumpkins and thrill-seek.
From a cankerworm festival in Plaza Midwood to a Boo at the Zoo event in Asheboro, there is not shortage of events this Halloween.
Halloween can be a lot of fun for thrill-seekers and Charlotte has plenty of haunted houses and scary attractions to frighten even the bravest souls. Come see what Halloween in Charlotte has to offer ... if you dare.
Photo by Bill Russ courtesy of VisitNC.com
The Charlotte area boasts many local farms that come to life each fall for pumpkin picking season. Many also include hayrides, corn mazes and petting farms for kids of all ages to enjoy.
Unfortunately, the reality is Halloween can be a not-so-friendly time if safety precautions while trick-or-treating are not followed. So, here are a few tips courtesy of The American Red Cross to make your Halloween in Charlotte a safe and happy one.
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