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Farms with family-friendly activities including hay rides, corn mazes,  and pumpkin patches , PLUS local events and trunk-or-treats are what you will find on this page packed full of fun!

Take a Trip to a Farm...

CLICK EACH  FARM NAME to visit their website.

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

Cathis Farm

Location:  544 Falcon Road, Lillington, NC 27546

Dates: October 1st - October 30th


Saturday: 10am-5pm

Sunday:  12– 5pm

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

Straw Maze, Food Trucks, Picnic Area, a new Spooky Walk, and more

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Buchanan Farms

Location:  2508 Broadway Rd, Sanford, NC 27332

Dates: September 30th-November 5th


Friday: 4pm-10pm

Saturday:  4pm-10pm

Offers:  Corn Maze, Hayrides, Corn Slide, Bounce Houses,

Pumpkin Patch, etc.

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

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Gallberry Corn Maze

Location: 5991 Braxton Road, Hope Mills, NC 28348

Dates: September 17th - October 30th


Friday:       5pm – 9pm 

Saturday:  Noon - 9pm

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

Gross Farms

Location:  1606 Pickett Road, Sanford, NC 27332

Dates: September 17th - October 30th


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!  

*Tickets can be purchased online or onsite.

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Hubbs Farm

Location:  10276 US-421, Clinton, NC 28328

Dates:  September 24th - November 5th


Wednesday - Thursday: 10am-3pm

Friday: 10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-9pm

Sunday: 10am-6pm    

Offers: 15 Acre Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides, Farm Animals,

Triple-Barrel Giant Slides, Mini Zip line, and too much more to list here!

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Huckleberry Trail Farm

Location:  143 Pleasant Hill Church Rd, Siler City, NC 27344

Dates: September 24th - October 30th


Saturday:  10am – 6pm

Sunday:     1pm – 6pm

Offers:  Enjoy this 4.5 acres  corn maze  full of stalks and bushels and

loaded with  fun. You can also pick a pumpkin or two in their pumpkin

patch and have a old-fashioned hayride around the  farm. 

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

McLean Farms

Location:  5490 River Road, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

Dates: September 24th - October 30th


Tuesday-Friday:  3:30pm – 8pm

Saturday:  10am – 8pm

Sunday:     1pm – 8pm

Offers:  Choose from 2 all inclusive packages to include: Corn Maze, Hayrides, Pumpkin Launches, Barrel Rides, Take Home Pumpkins, Ice Cream, and more!

Click their Facebook link for more details.

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Kalawi Farm

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

Dates: September 30 -  October 30

Friday - Sunday: 10am-7pm

Offers:  Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides, Jump Pillow,

Super Slide, Barrel Train, Mini Maze, and more.

​**Reservations for 2 hour time-slots are required.

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Naylor Family Farm

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

Dates: September 17th - November 6th


Sept & Nov: M-F: By Appointment., Sat: 9a-6p, Sun: 1-6p
Oct: M-F: 10a-4p, Sat: 9a-6p, Sun: 1-6p

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

Gem Mining, Kids Play Area, Barrel Train,  pedal carts, NEW Super

Mega Ride-n-slide, night time flashlight walks through the maze, etc.

Pre-purchasing tickets (available online) is preferred. 

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Phillips Farms

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

Dates: September 17th - October 30th


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

Tart's Mega Corn Maze

Location:  17345 US-421, Dunn, NC 28334

Dates: September 24th - November 5th


Monday- Wednesday: By appointment only

Thursday: 12pm-5pm

Friday:       4pm – 8pm 

Saturday:  10am – 8pm

Sunday:     12pm – 6pm

Offers:  Giant Conn Maze with Games inside, Apple Cannons,

Kangaroo Jumper, Pumpkin Patch, Barrel Train, Toddler Mini-Maze,

Tire Swings, Food, Games, and so much more!  

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

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Local Events

 CLICK EACH EVENT TITLE for more information. 

Southern Pines Autumnfest - Cancelled! :-(

When:    October 1st, 9am - 4pm

Where:  Downtown Park, Southern Pines

Head to Downtown Southern Pines for the 44th Annual Autumnfest.
There will be lots of vendors, live music & entertainment, annual 5k,
youth sprint races, and fair food galore!  


Oktoberfest at Red's

When:    October 8th, 11am - 8pm

Where:  Red's Corner, Southern Pines

Enjoy Oktoberfest-themed bites from each food truck at Red's PLUS a pint of beer for just $35!  Kid tickets will be $10 and include a kid tasting, cookie, and root beer.  There will also be fun events throughout the day including:
12pm - 2pm:  Costume Contest
3pm - 5pm:  Pumpkins & Flowers
6pm - 8pm:  Live Music!


Father Vincent Capodanno H.S. Octoberfest

When:    Saturday,, October 1st, 4:00pm-8:00 pm

Where:  4364 US HWY 1, Vass

Your family will love this outdoor event complete with games, bounce house, food, and more!  Tickets are available HERE for a dinner plate that included brats, sauerkraut, potato salad, roll, and bottle water.  You can also sign up for a 2 person corn hole tournament!

Aberdeen Fear Factory~ Child Friendly Haunt

When:    Fridays & Saturdays, September 30-October 8, 5:00pm-8:00pm

Where:  10570 NC HWY 211, Aberdeen

Aberdeen Fear Factory is celebrating their 12th year by adding a Child Friendly Haunt. All ages are welcome for this fun, not scary, event. (After 8pm they will switch to a full blown scare!!)

Customer Appreciation Day at Karefree Produce

When:    Saturday, October 8th, 9am-3pm

Where:  4680 US HWY 15/501, Carthage 

Head down for a day full of fun for everyone! There will be games, a bounce house,
a special kid's area, craft vendors, $.75 hot dogs and sodas, ice cream, mini donuts,
and lots of food for sampling. 


Spooktacular Lights

When:     Nightly during October, 6:30pm- 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:    October 3-31st (except on Fridays), 7:30pm- 9:30pm

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! (NO show if there is rain or other inclement weather.)

Meet and Treat

When:    Friday, October 21st, 5-9pm

Where:  Twigg & Co.

Kids and adults are invited to wear your costumes for this fun shopping event.  Your favorite vendors will be handing out goodies and there will be a costume contest! 

The Sandhills Have Eyes Zombie Run

When:   Saturday, October 22nd, 4:00pm

Where:  Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Rd

This non-timed run will take you through 2.2 miles of terror, evading zombies at every turn. Participants will wear flags that zombies will try and grab from you. Zombies will not be aggressive and will only go after your flag (they’re like brains to a zombie). Participants must be 12 years of age and older. No strollers or pets allowed. Costumes are encouraged.  Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity. Click HERE to register. 

Village of Pinehurst Oktoberfest

When:    Saturday, October 22nd, 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. 


When:    Saturday, October 22nd, 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. (no horror, gore, or full face masks please.)This event is for children ages 15 and under. 

Trick and Treat Trail Ride

When:   Sunday, October 23rd, 9am-3pm

Where:  Lyell's Meadow, 225 Mile Away Lane, Southern Pines
The Trick-and-Treat Trail Ride through The Walthour-Moss Foundation. This 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 encouraged, but optional. You can purchase your ticket HERE.


Layers of Fear Haunted Trail

When:    Friday & Saturday, October 28-29, 7-10pm

Where:  Campbell House Grounds, Southern Pines

From the moment you enter along a dark, winding road, surrounded by haunted grounds, you are fair game to each and every haunted creature. This event is open to all ages. There is a $5 entry fee.

The Festival D'Avion

When:  Friday , October 28th, 4:00pm-8:00pm,
                Saturday, October 29th, 10:00am-4:00 pm

Where:  Moore County Airport, 7825 Aviation Dr, Carthage

The Festival D’Avion offers a unique collection of special events/activities, displays/exhibits, entertainment and food and beverage options for the entire
​family to enjoy. Enjoy a classic car show, aircraft tours, skydiving, the Army Gold Knights Jump Team, 5k, concerts, and more.  Click HERE for a full schedule of events.

Downtown Southern Pines Trick-or-Treating
Where:  Downtown Southern Pines
When:   Friday, October 21st, 5:00-9:00pm
Ages 12 and under are invited to trick-or-treat at the local downtown businesses in Southern Pines at 5 pm, then head to Downtown Park at 5:30 pm for Halloween-themed games, crafts, activities, and the best dog costume raffle. Stay afterward for the showing
of Encanto starting at 6:45 pm. All children must be accompanied by a guardian.


Halloween Bash
When:    Saturday, October 29th, 3:00pm- 6:00pm

Where:  Downtown Aberdeen 

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


Seven Lakes Fire & Rescue Open House
When:    Saturday, October 29th, 1:00pm- 4:00pm

Where:  718 Seven Lakes Drive, West End

Come meet your local firefighters and ride in a fire truck! There will also be inflatable bounce house, free hot dogs, candy, and educational information. Kids are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes.

Trick-or-Treat Trail
Where:  Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve
When:   Sunday, October 30th, 2-4pm
After a 2-year hiatus, this fun event is back!  Put on your costumes for a
family-friendly Halloween-themed nature trail with treats along the way.  .

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Trunk or Treat!



Town of Robbins Greenspace

When:    Friday, October 21st, 7pm-9pm

Head to Robbins for some early Halloween candy.

Grace Church, Southern Pines

When:    Saturday, October 29th, 2pm-4pm

Gather your family and invite your friends to this whole family event!

Festival D'Avion

When:    Saturday, October 29th, 3pm

Head down to the Moore County Airport for a  Trunk or Treat. They will be passing out candy,  a costume contest, and more.

Hatchet Brewing Company

When:    Sunday, October 30th, 12pm-4pm

Bring the family for a day full of trunk or treating! There will be trunks full of treats, face painting, and more.

First Baptist Church, Southern Pines

When:    Sunday, October 30th, 4pm-6pm

Preschoolers & Children (K-5) come dressed in a non-scary costume! Be ready for lots of candy and fun! 

First Baptist Church of Pinehurst

When:    Sunday, October 30th, 5pm-6:30pm

Come dressed in your Halloween Costume and get ready of a  night of trunk or treating and family fun!

Remix Church

When:    Monday, October 31st, 6pm-8pm

Enjoy a fun and safe night of trunk or treating, free food, DJ, and carnival rides! This is a FREE event for kids up to the 5th grade.

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

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