With Halloween falling on a Sunday this year, Charlotte’s got plenty of options for you to enjoy for Halloween.
Start your day with a brunch, take the kids to Carowinds, party at a bar, and finally, wrap up the night with some minigolf. The possibilities are endless!
Bring your best costume to enjoy a frighteningly fun party the night away with friends.
Welcome to Wonderland (An Alice In Wonderland Halloween Takeover At Billy Sunday) Friday, October 29, through Sunday, October
Billy Sunday will transform into a full on Alice in wonderland experience this Halloween… from decor to costumes to food & drink specials, it’ll be a complete step into a Mad Tea Party. Come enjoy themed cocktail & food specials (a few examples below) Friday, October 29, through Sunday, October 31. Reservations recommended.
Spooky Szn: Halloween Bar Hop
10/30/21 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. – Located in the South End neighborhood, the Spooky Szn bar crawl includes 10 bars you can party at. General Admission is $5 and $10 the week of, which include admission to participating bars, enrollment in giveaways, a map of the locations, gifts from partners, and entry into their Instagram costume contest. Free Cart Ride will offer free rides to ensure a safe drive home. Grab your spookiest costume and don’t forget to drink responsibly.
10/30/21 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. – Come in your best and scariest costume to the Boo Bash hosted by Country 103.7 at the Coyote Joe’s! Sign up for the costume party and get the chance to win a first place cash prize of $1,000. Tickets go for $11 each. Please drink responsibly.
Bring the whole family for some spooky fun this Halloween
10/31/21 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Hosted by Birdsong Brewing, you can bring the whole family, including Fido, to enjoy a day packed with a pet costume contest, a raffle ticket and other prizes! To enter the costume contest, there is a $10, the proceeds go to North Mecklenburg Animal Rescue.
Hodges Family Farm
Comy by yourself or with others and spend the day at the farm for a way to enjoy your 2021 Halloween in Charlotte with the whole fam! Visit the pumpkin patch, take a hayride, and see some animals. Start your morning with Amry doing some yoga, have a picnic in the pumpkin patch, and end your day taking a hayride through the pumpkin patch. There is never a boring moment at the farm!
Breakout Escape Rooms
Bring your friends and family to Breakout where you can challenge your mind in different scenarios. Test your problem-solving skills while trying to escape an abandoned mansion, try to save the passengers from a runaway train or locate an undercover agent in a casino. Escape rooms can be played in-person or virtually, guiding another person through the escape room.
Grab some good grub with friends
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
Bring your friends to indulge in their smooth and creamy ice creams that go great with telling spooky stories. They have dairy-free options so that everyone can enjoy their sweet treats. Make sure to try their limited edition Pumpkin Cake Roll flavor before it disappears.This ice creamery has three locations in Charlotte: South End, NoDa, and Park Road.
Do you ever have a sweet craving when all other places are closed? Then head on down to Insomnia Cookies where you can get a sweet treat up into the wee hours of the morning. They have so many options to choose from for your friend with a sweet tooth. They have gluten-free and vegan options so everyone can enjoy these late night treats.They have locations in Downtown Charlotte, Hawkins St. and UNCC.
words by Lorenza Medley