The first section of this page features farms within a couple hours drive that offer hayrides, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and other family activities!  The second section features local events and Trunk-or-Treat locations. HAPPY FALL, ya'll! 

Take a Trip to a Farm...

CLICK EACH  FARM NAME to visit their website.

For a full listing of NC farms with corn mazes, click HERE.

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Cathis Farm

Location:  544 Falcon Road, Lillington, NC 27546

Dates: September 25th - October 31st


Saturday: 10am-6pm

Sunday:  12– 6pm

Offers:  Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides, Barrel Train Ride,

Straw Maze, Food Trucks, Picnic Area, and More!

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Gross Farms

Location:  1606 Pickett Road, Sanford, NC 27332

Dates: September 18th - November 7th


Friday:       4pm – 8pm (October Only)

Saturday:  11am – 8pm

Sunday:     11am – 5pm

Offers:  Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides, John Deer Tricycle

Track, Giant Pumpkin Jump, Tom's Tunnel and more, plus picnic areas

and concession stands with homemade ice cream!  

** ALL TICKETS must be purchased online due to limited daily availability.

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Gallberry Corn Maze

Location: 5991 Braxton Road, Hope Mills, NC 28348

Dates: September 18th - November 7th


Friday:       5pm – 10pm 

Saturday:  Noon - 10pm

Sunday:     1pm - 6pm 

Offers:   Hayride, Jumping Pillow, Double Barrel Tube Slides, a giant

Corn Shack (with new slide inside), the Bouncy Ball Corral, Corn Hole

games, Barrel Train Rides, Hay Mountain, super-sized Sandbox with

diggers, Farm Animals, Playground and MORE!  **CASH ONLY!!!*

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

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Kalawi Farm

Location:  1515 Hwy. 211, Eagle Springs, NC 27242

Dates: October 1st - October 31st
Hours:  Friday- Sunday: 10am-7pm

Offers:  Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides, etc.

Reservations for 2 hour time-slots are required. Masks are highly encouraged.  

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

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Hubbs Farm

Location:  10276 US-421, Clinton, NC 28328

Dates:  September 25th - November 7th


Wednesday & Thursday: 10am-3pm
Friday: 10am-6pm

Saturday: 10am-9pm

Sunday: 10am-6pm    

Offers: 10+ Acre Corn Maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides, farm animals, double-barrel slide, Playdirt Pete's Treasure Mine and more.

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

McArthur Farms

Location:  1708 Hwy. 38 S, Bennettsville, SC 29512

Dates:  September 25th - November 6th

Hours:  Sat & Sun 1pm-6pm

Offers:  Huge 12-Acre Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Wagon Rides, Farm Fun Park and LOTS more!  

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Naylor Family Farm

Location:  6016 US 401, North Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

Dates: September 18th - November 7th


Sept & Nov: M-F, by appt only, Sat: 9a-6p, Sun: 1-6p
Oct: M-Th: 10a-4p, Fri: 1-6p, Sat: 9a-6p, Sun: 1-6p

Offers: Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, Petting Zoo, Hayrides,

Gem Mining, Kids Play Area, Barrel Train, the ALL NEW pedal carts, 

and more!

Pre-purchasing tickets (available online) is preferred. 

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

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Phillips Farms

Location:  6701 Good Hope Church Road, Cary, NC 27519

Dates: September 18th - October 31st


Friday:  3pm - 6pm

Saturday:  10am-6pm 

Sunday:  1pm - 6pm

Offers: Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, Cow Train, Sunflower Experience,

Fall Market, Concessions, Haunted Farm (Friday/Saturday only...see Facebook page for hours) and much more. 

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Or Attend Some Local Events...

 CLICK EACH EVENT TITLE for more information. 

Southern Pines Autumnfest

When:  October 2nd, 9am - 4pm

Where:  Downtown Park, Southern Pines

Head to Downtown Southern Pines for the 43rd Annual Autumnfest.
There will be lots of vendors, live music & entertainment, and fair food galore!


Customer Appreciation Day at Karefree Produce

When: Saturday, October 9th, 9am-3pm

Where:  4680 US HWY 15/501, Carthage 

Head down for a day full of fun for everyone! There will be games,door prizes,
a special kid's area, craft vendors, $.50 hot dogs and sodas, Mountain apples,
and lots of food for sampling. 


Spooktacular Lights

When:  Nightly through October, 6pm- 10pm

Where:  135 Fox Run Rd, Pinehurst 

Load up the family in the car and enjoy Spooktacular Lights!! This is the only computerized light show and town- complete with music! Tune your radio to 98.9 and enjoy the lights from the comfort of your car.  It's fun and free!

Farley Family Lights

When:  Nightly through October, 7:30pm- 10pm

Where:  95 Farley Rd, Cameron

Load up the family in the car and enjoy a Halloween Light Show !!  Tune your radio to 92.7 and enjoy the lights from the comfort of your car, or venture out for a closer look and enjoy the show over the PA system. With more than 6,000 synchronized lights and special effects-- this has been described not as a light show, but an experience!  It's fun and free! ( There is not be a show if there is rain or other inclement weather.)

Flashlight Friday at Kalawi Farms

When:  Friday, October 23rd, 7pm-9pm

Where:  1515 Hwy. 211, Eagle Springs, NC 27242

Come enjoy some nighttime fun at the maze! Test out your navigational skills in the corn maze in the dark! Be sure to bring a  flashlight and your friends.
Corn Maze & Play Area will be open for all ticket buyers. No hayride for this event. Flashlight Friday price is $8 per person - CLICK HERE to book your time online. 

Village of Pinehurst Oktoberfest

When:  Saturday, October 23rd, 4pm-9pm

Where:  Tufts Memorial Park, Village of Pinehurst

Kick off a fun afternoon with Kinderfest from 4pm-6pm. This will feature a fun family festival with crafts and a Halloween costume show-off. Traditional Oktoberfest activities will follow with German music by The Mountain Top Polka. Food and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the day. Outside beverages are not permitted. 


Trick and Treat Trail Ride

When:  Sunday, October 24th, 9am-3pm

Where:  Lyell's Meadow, 225 Mile Away Lane, Southern Pines The Trick-and-Treat Trail Ride through The Walthour-Moss Foundation will be open to riders from 9am-3pm and carriages are welcome from 1pm-3pm.  Participants will love this marked trail decorated Halloween style!  Plan to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in Lyell's Meadow or purchase food at the on-site concession stand. Costumes are optional.


When:  Wednesday, October 28th from 6:30pm-8:30pm

Where:  Turning Point Worship Center, 16433 US Highway 15-501, Aberdeen

Head out to Turning Point Worship Center  for their "Trunk or Treat"! Enjoy a fun filled night for the whole family with games, hotdogs, candy, and more!  Don't forget to wear your costume!!  (Temperature checks will be done prior to entry.)

Downtown Southern Pines Trick-or-Treating
Where:  Downtown Southern Pines
When:  Friday, October 22nd, 5:00-6:45pm
Ages 10 and under can trick-or-treat at the over 40 participating downtown businesses (look for signs on store fronts) from 5-5:45pm, then head over to Downtown Park for a 
Halloween Festival from 5:45-6:45pm.  There will be pinatas filled with candy, games, a Halloween hunt and more!  Please remember to wear a mask and practice social distancing at this event.  All children must be accompanied by a guardian.


When:  Saturday, October 23rd, 11:00am- 2:00pm

Where:  Malcolm Blue Farm

Grab the kiddos and head down to Malcolm Blue Farm for fun carnival games, inflatables, pony rides, a climbing wall, and more! There will be food vendors and yummy ice cream for you to enjoy. Costumes are encouraged. This event is for children ages 15 and under.  

Halloween Bash

Where:  Downtown Aberdeen 

When: Saturday, October 30th, 3:00pm- 6:00pm

Enjoy trick-or-treating in downtown Aberdeen from 4-5pm.  Then head to South street for a Halloween Bash!  the street will be closed for live music, vendors, and food trucks! Don't forget to wear your costume!

Nightmare at The NAV

When:  Saturday, October 30th, 6:00-11:00pm

Where:  National Athletic Village, 201 Airtool Drive, Southern Pines

Enjoy family activities including archery face painting, pumpkin carving, costume contest, photo booth, haunted trail, and more spooky surprises!  This event is for all ages, and the cost is $15 for adults and $12 for children under 12. 

Boo at the Zoo & Fun Fall Festival

When:  Saturday/Sunday October 31st 10-8pm/November 1st from 10am-5pm

Where:  Aloha Safari Zoo, 159 Mini Lane, Cameron

Come out and join Aloha Safari Zoo for their 5th annual Boo at the Aloha Zoo! They will have games for the kids, vendors, and trick or treating!  Make sure to dress up in your awesome costumes and bring a candy bucket! (Trick or treating is Saturday from 6-8pm. There will be fun, fair games and a costume contest at 6:30pm.)

Cypress Point Fire & Rescue Halloween Carnival

When:  Saturday, October 31st, 4:00-8:00pm

Where:  Cyrpress Pointe Fire & Rescue, 131 S Alma St, Vass

Enjoy many activities including a Hay-Ride, Trunk or Treat , “Famous” Cake Walk & Candy Table, Fire Prevention Material & Activities, costume contest, and Food & Desserts will be pre-packaged and handed out by Fire Dept. Staff.  There will even be a special drive thru area to pick up goodie bags for kids with special needs. This event is designed for kids ages 12 and under. COVID precautions will be in place.

Fall Festival and Trunk-or-Treat

When:  Saturday, October 31st, 5:00-8:00pm

Where:  Emmanuel Baptist Church, 632 McCrimmon Rd, Carthage

Enjoy games, food, music and more!  Festival starts at 5pm and the trunk or treat begins at 7pm. Wear your costumes (Please, no ghosts, ghouls or gobblins)!

Fall Festival and Trunk-or-Treat

When:  Friday, October 29th, 5:00-5:00pm

Where:  Village Chapel, 10 Azalea Road, Pinehurst

Enjoy games, food, and more!  Wear your costumes!


When:  Saturday, October 31st from 2:00pm-4:00pm

Where:  Grace Church,  Southern Pines

Head on down to Grace Church in Southern Pines for their "Trunk or Treat"!

Drive Thru Trunk-or-Treat

When:  Saturday, October 31st from 6:00pm-8:00pm

Where:  Deep Creek Baptist Church, Aberdeen

Trunks will be set up, but you don't even have to get out of your car! The candy comes to you. A great place for your children to enjoy trick or treating, COVID style.
The event will last only as long as the candy does, so you might want to get there early!

Drive Thru Trunk-or-Treat

When:  Saturday, October 31st from 3:00pm-5:00pm

Where:  The First Black Missionary Church,  Southern Pines

Head on down to The First Black Missionary  Church in Southern Pines for their "Trunk or Treat"!

Trunk or Treat

When:  Saturday, October 31st, 5:00-6:30pm

Where: First Baptist Church of Pinehurst, 7373 NC Hwy 211

Join First Baptist Church of Pinehurst for their annual "Trunk or Treat". This fun event will showcase many decorated trunks providing lots of candy in a safe and friendly environment.

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If you know of any Trunk-or-Treats or events that are not

listed, please email moorechoicesnc@gmail.com.  Thanks!