It's almost that time of the year again! Halloween, the holiday everyone looks forward to full of cheap scares, hayrides, horror movies, jack-o-lanterns, and of course, candy! These Halloween events are guaranteed to have something fun for every member of the family to enjoy. What better way to spend the spookiest holiday of the year than near the lake?   

The Ghosts of Davidson

Starting Sept 29th
Main St, Davidson | More Details

Experience the spooky side of Davidson! On this 90-minute walking tour, you will learn about the history of the town along with it's ancient folklore and the ghosts who haunt Davidson to this day. Beginning at the corner of Main Street and Concord Road, your group will take a 1.8 mile tour through the heart of downtown Davidson while taking multiple stops to sit down and listen to the guide's eerie ghost stories. The path is paved and is wheel-chair accessible. Catch a glimpse of turn of the century buildings as well as listen to stories about General William Lee Davidson and the Corpse of Chambers Hall!

Spooky Davidson Main Street

Eerie Night on Main Street, Davidson

Halloween in Huntersville

October 23rd
Huntersville Athletic Park | More Details

Put your costume to the test at the Halloween in Huntersville Festival! There will be many costume competitions where prizes will be awarded to the best in categories such as Best Kid's Costume, Best Homemade Costume and Best Family Costume. Bring the whole family out to enjoy the free entertainment from 4-7pm including balloon twisters, airbrush tattoos, games, local craft vendors, & the costume contest starting at 5:30pm! Save your appetite for one of the many food trucks onsite!


Imperial Pumpkin Ale D9

Popular Halloween D9 brew

D9th Anniversary Halloween Party

October 29th
D9 Brewing | More Details

Celebrating Halloween and one of the area's most popular breweries! Come out to D9 as they celebrate their 9-year anniversary. Better yet, be sure to bring your costume as they'll be running a costume contest. The kiddos will enjoy the family-friendly trunk-or-treat while the adults take advantage of the beer specials. Food truck and live music will be on-site. 

Trick-or-Treat at Birkdale Village

October 29th
Birkdale Village | More Details

Join Birkdale Village for a spooktacular Halloween celebration for the little goblins! Come dressed in your costumes and trick or treat at Birkdale Village's participating retailers and restaurants. Check in at the Concierge at 10am for some ghastly goodies and a map to guide you through two fun-filled hours of trick-or-treating!

Halloween Daze and Spooky Knights

October 29th-30th
Carolina Renaissance Festival | More Details

Already the Carolinas' largest costume party, the Carolina Renaissance Festival is the place to celebrate Halloween! All kids 12 and under get FREE admission, no coupon required! Children and parents alike enjoy the fun and safe trick or treating experience with free treats to be found at over 100 locations throughout the Festival Village. And don't miss the children's Halloween Treasure Hunt with Treasure Chest filled with prizes!


Lake Norman Halloween Brew Boo Tour

October 29th
Starts at Kilted Buffalo in Langtree | More Details

Annual tour features deluxe VIP transportation and complimentary pizza before you depart to four unique breweries. Take in the beer scene at Lost Worlds, Eleven Lakes, D9, and Primal. Each guest will receive two free souvenir pint glasses. Start thinking about what you're wearing ahead of time as there will be prizes for best costumes. The tour kicks off at noon and will end around 6:30pm at the Kited Buffalo so be sure to plan accordingly! 


Primal Brewery

Ghouls, goblins, galore! This year will certainly be a spooky one in Lake Norman, and with so many great events to choose from, we'll have plenty to do in October. What's your favorite Halloween event on the lake? Make sure to tag @visitlakenorman in any of your Halloween events or festivities!