Top 6 Halloween Happenings

Posted by: Shelby Morse on October 18, 2023

The pumpkins, the costumes, the sweet treats – it all screams spooky season to us. Whether you’re on the hunt for trunk or treating, a haunted experience, or a festive parade, this is the place to look. Here are our Top 6 Halloween Happenings, plus dozens of extras.

Greenwood Monster Mash

Join Greenwood Parks on Oct. 20 at Craig Park for their annual Halloween party featuring trick-or-treating, music, dancing, food and a hayride. Don’t forget to wear your costume!


Looking for something truly spooky? Enter this haunted attraction if you dare. You'll find yourself in a world of darkness, eerie surprises and heart-pounding scares. NighTerrorz is open on Friday and Saturday nights from Oct. 20 to Nov. 4. The cost is $15, or $45 for fast pass admission.

Halloween Town

Franklin transforms into the mecca of monsters during Halloween Town on Oct. 28. At 10 a.m., the Halloween Hustle will kick off. This 5K run or 1-mile family fun walk starts at the amphitheater and costumes are encouraged. At 4 p.m., bring your furry friends to the amphitheater for the Howl-o-ween pet costume contest, then enjoy kids activities including lawn games, crafts and a cake walk starting at 5 p.m. Finally, trick or treat from stores throughout downtown Franklin and from decorated car trunks at the amphitheater from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 

Kelsay Farms Trick or Treating

What do you get when you mix a corn maze with trick or treating? It’s Halloween at Kelsay Farms, happening on Oct. 28. Trick or treat through the maze to receive candy and prizes.

Edinburgh Halloween Festival

On Oct. 27, the town of Edinburgh will be hosting trick or treating throughout the high school gym along with a free meal of hotdogs, walking tacos and drinks.

Greenwood Halloween Parade

Rounding out this list of Halloween happenings is this festive parade throughout downtown Greenwood. It will start and end at Craig Park, taking Main Street, Madison Avenue and Surina Way along the route. Wear your costume and be ready to get candy from the parade. It will be on October 28 at 5 p.m.


For more than 30 other Halloween festivities like trunk or treat events, a Halloween concert, or a Hocus Pocus Trivia Night, click here