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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.

This page is proudly sponsored by:
(Click each image to visit sponsor website.)


*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!  


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!!)

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!


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, brought to you by the same family who puts on Holly Jolly Lights at Christmas time.  Tune your radio to
98.9 and enjoy the lights & music 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

With more than 6,000 synchronized lights and special effects-- this has been described not as a light show, but an experience!  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.  This is a free event.
(There is NO show if there is rain or other inclement weather.)


Sycamore Lodge Haunted Forest

When:    Saturdays, October 15th, 22nd, and 29th - 7:30-11:30pm

Where:  1059 Sycamore Lane, Jackson Springs, NC 27281 

There is no website for this event, but we have all the details right here.  Head to Sycamore Lodge Resort for a creepy walk through the forest.  Enter if you dare! This
is not recommended for small children or sensitive adults.  The cost is $15 at the door/$13 with Military ID.  100% of the proceeds donated to Lymphoma Society.


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! 

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.

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, 11am- 2pm

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. 

Spooktacular Halloween Party

When:    Saturday, October 22nd,  1-4pm

Where:   Tyson Sinclair Building, Downtown Carthage
This fun event in downtown Carthage will feature a kid's Halloween costume and free ice cream!

Fall Festival

When:    Saturday, October 22nd,  4 - 7pm

Where:   Faith Baptist Church
Enjoy a child-friendly costume contest, cake walk, chili contest, trunk or treat, hot dog dinner and more!

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.


Paddleween with Workhorse Fitness & Yoga
When:    Friday, October 28th, 5:00pm

Where:  Thagard Lake Park, 12 S Lakeshore Dr, Whipsering Pines

 Bring your SUP board, your kayak, your canoe, or your big pink floating flamingo to the 1st ever Paddleween! This free, family-friendly event will have you paddling to docks for tricks and treats! There will also be a costume contest for best individual, couple, and family costumes. Registration is at 5pm.

Halloween Open Market
When:    Saturday, October 29th, 8:00am- 3:00pm

Where:  5200 US 1, Vass

Bring the whole family for this Halloween Market! Dress up the kiddos and they can trick-or-treat  while you shop from the vendors, enjoy food, and live music from Mary Stone from 12-3pm. 

When:    Saturday, October 29th, 12:00pm- 3:00pm

Where:  Cox's Double Eagle Harley-Davidson

Stop by for a Halloween event for the whole family. Trunk or treat for the kids, witches' brew for the BIG kids! There will be a costume contest for both kids and adults at 2pm.  Two Guns BBQ food truck  and Hatchet Brewing Company will be on site. 

Halloween Bash-- Cancelled! :-(
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 an inflatable bounce house, free hot dogs, candy, and educational information.
Kids are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes.

When:  Saturday, October 29th, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Where:  Sandhills Bowling Center, Inc.
2 hours of family bowling with face painting, wooden pumpkin decoration, kid's goodie bags, and a kid's dinner!  Don't forget your costume for the kid's costume contest at 7pm!  Give them a call to reserve your lane. 

Fall Festival
When:  Saturday, October 29th, 5:00pm-7:30pm
Where:  Emmanuel Baptist Church, 632 McCrimmon Road, Carthage
Free!  Games, Food, Music, Activities.  Christian or fun-themed costumes are welcomed. Please no scary ones!

Trick-or-Treat Trail
When:    Sunday, October 30th, 2:00-4:00pm

Where:  Weymouth Woods - Sandhills Nature Preserve

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.

Haunted Trail
When:    Sunday, October 30th, 5:30-7:30pm

Where:  West End Presbyterian Church

Stop by and travel through the haunted trail--if you dare!  There are 3 levels of 'scare."  Level 1: 5:30-6pm; Level 2: 6-6:60pm, and Level 3: 6:45-7:30pm. This haunted trail is free with a $5 suggested donation to go towards the WEPC youth group.

Cypress Point Fire & Rescue Halloween Carnival

When:  Monday, October 31st, 5:30pm-9:00pm

Where:  Cypress Pointe Fire & Rescue, 131 S Alma Street, Vass

Enjoy many activities including a Hay-Ride, Trunk or Treat , “Famous” Cake Walk, Costume Contest, and Fire Prevention Fun. For kids 12 and under. 

1st Annual Merry Thanksgiving Festival & Market
When:    Saturday, November 12th, 10:00am-4:00pm

Where:  Nancy Kiser Park, Carthage

Food Trucks! Craft Vendors! Live Music! Pumpkin Carving Contest, and More! 

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Trunk or Treat!


Cameron Baptist Church

When:    Sunday, October 16th, 4:00pm

Join the folks from Cameron Baptist Church for trunk-or treating and hot dogs at the Cameron Elementary School Ballfield.  Don't forget your costumes (just nothing scary, please!). 

Town of Robbins Greenspace

When:    Friday, October 21st, 7:00pm-9:00pm

Head to Robbins for some early Halloween candy, popcorn, hay ride, and a movie. Don't forget your blanket! 

Culdee Presbyterian Church

When:    Saturday, October 22nd, 5:00pm-7:00pm

Bring your youngsters out for some Halloween treats! They can't wait to see their Halloween costumes!

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church

When:    Sunday, October 23rd, 4:00pm

Enjoy the Annual Family Fun Night at Pleasant Hill! There will be a hot dog supper, games, hay ride, a trunk or treat, and great fellowship.

Crossway Church of Worship

When:    Wednesday, October 26th, 7:00pm-8:00pm

Gather your family and enjoy this safe alternative for Halloween.

Karefree Produce

When:    Friday, October 28th, 5:30pm-7:30pm

Enjoy a trunk or treat, kids games, and the ice cream stand will be open!

Grace Church, Southern Pines

When:    Saturday, October 29th, 2:00pm-4:00pm

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

Festival D'Avion

When:    Saturday, October 29th, 3:00pm

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


Cameron Presbyterian Church

When:    Saturday, October 29th, 5:00pm-7:00pm

You are invited to the 2nd annual trunk or treat at Cameron Presbyterian! This is a child friendly event for all to enjoy.

Hatchet Brewing Company

When:    Sunday, October 30th, 12:00pm-4:00pm

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


Community Trunk or Treat

When:    Sunday, October 30th, 3:00pm-5:00pm

Come down to the Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department for this FREE family event! Enjoy crafts, hot dogs, chips, and a fun trunk or treat!

First Baptist Church, Southern Pines

When:    Sunday, October 30th, 4:00pm-6:00pm

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


Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church

When:    Sunday, October 30th, 4:00pm-6:00pm

Enjoy a fun night of trunk-or treating at Brownson.

West End Presbyterian Church

When:    Sunday, October 30th, 4:00pm-6:00pm

Children of all ages are invited to trunk or treat at West End Presbyterian! Costumes are encourages, and a hot dog dinner will be available for all participants. 

First Baptist Church of Pinehurst

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

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


The Village Chapel

When:    Monday, October 31st, 5:00pm-7:00pm

Bring your kids for a fun night of trunk or treating. 

First Baptist Church of Carthage

When:    Monday, October 31st, 5:30pm-7:30pm

Bring your kids for an evening of treats, games, and fun. Don't forget your costumes!

Remix Church

When:    Monday, October 31st, 6:00pm-8:00pm

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.

Eagle Springs Baptist Church

When:    Monday, October 31st, 6:30pm-8:30pm

Enjoy a  safe night of trunk or treating with candy and loads of fun!

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

listed, please email  Thanks!

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