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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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

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, Ball Zone, Jumping Pillow, and LOTS more  

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

My Sissy & Me Farm
Location:  412 Swaringen Lane, Sanford, NC 27336
Hours:  Vary (See Facebook Page)
Offers:  Maze, 7 acre pumpkin patch, hay rides, corn stalks and sunflowers!
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, Spooky Woods,  

Giant Tube Swings, and more

Pre-purchasing tickets (available online) is preferred.  CLICK HERE

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

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, Spooky Maze, Zombie Tag, and More

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

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 HERE due to limited daily availability.

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

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...
(Stay tuned!  We'll be adding more events/trunk-or-treats as they are announced.)

 CLICK EACH EVENT TITLE for more information. 

Southern Pines Autumnfest
When:  October 2nd, 9am - 4pm
Where:  Downtown Park, Southern Pines
It's time 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 
Enjoy 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!  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 beginning October 2nd, 7:30pm- 9:30pm
Where:  95 Farley Rd, Cameron
Pile in the car and head to Cameron for this fun 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.  It's fun and free! (There is not a show if there is rain or other inclement weather.)

Pumpkin Painting Party
When:  Friday, October 15th, 5:30-8:30pm
Where:  My Gym Sandhills, 262A Pinehurst Avenue, Southern Pines
This is a drop off event which will include pizza, juice, and a pumpkin to paint and take home.  Price:  $40/members and $45/non members

Halloween Haunt
Where:  Downtown Southern Pines
When:  Friday, October 22nd, 5-9pm
Trick-or-treat at the local downtown businesses in Southern Pines at 5 pm, then head over to Downtown Park at 5:45 pm for Halloween-themed games, crafts, activities, and the best dog costume raffle. Don’t forget to bring a carved pumpkin for the Pumpkin Carving Contest. Entries will be judged by different themes (scariest, most creative, and silliest). Stay afterward for the showing of SCOOB! starting at 7 pm.

The Night Market at Soiree on South
Where:  Soiree on South, 111 W. South Street, Aberdeen 
When:  Friday, October 22nd, 5-8pm
Enjoy an evening at The Night Market with tons of local vendors, good trucks, adult beverages, and live music.  Make sure to bring the kiddos, dressed in their costumes, for a little eary trick-or-treating!  ALL the vendors will have candy waiting!

Pinehurst Elementary School Fall Festival
Where:  Pinehurst Elementary School, 90 Woods Drive, Pinehurst
When:  Friday, October 22nd, 5-8pm
In conjunction with the Village of Pinehurst, the PES PTA is excited to bring you their first social event and fundraiser in two years!  There will lots of entertainment and events including 
Entertainment by local musician, William Johnson, Imagine Circus Bubble Artist, Gaming Truck, Rock Climbing Wal, Inflatable slides, Carnival Games, etc. Come dressed up to participate in the Costume Parade.  For ticket pricing and more information, click the title above. 

Creepy Critter Crawl
When:  Saturday, October 23rd- Sunday, October 31st, 8am-8pm
Where:  Weymouth Woods (Start at Visitor Center)
Take an adventure at Weymouth Woods, where trees have faces, owls speak in riddles, and spiders play hide and seek. Hike the 0.3-mile Bower’s Bog trail for this SELF-GUIDED activity to learn about some of our favorite spooky critters. Geared for 3-10 year olds, but all are welcome to come any time the park gates are open 

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. 

When:  Saturday, October 23rd, 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. This event is for children ages 15 and under.  

Seven Lakes Fire and Rescue Open House
When:  Saturday, October 23rd, 1-4pm
Where:  718 Seven Lakes Drive, Seven Lakes

The crew of Seven Lakes Fire and Rescue is excited to welcome everyone back to
meet the friendly faces behind the mask and gear. Please come out and enjoy all the events, free candy for kids, and food for everyone. Kids are encouraged to dress up.

Fall Festival
When:  Saturday, October 23rd, 3-7pm
Where:  Emmanuel Baptist Church, 632 McCrimmon Road, Carthage

Free!  Games, Hayrides, Trunk or Treat, Bonfire, Prizes.  Wear your costumes,
but please stay away from scary ones. 

Payton's Promise Foundation of Hope
2nd Annual Trunk or Treat

When:  Saturday, October 23rd, 3-9pm
Where:  Moore County Agricultural Fair
Come shop your favorite vendors beginning at 3pm.  Truck or treat begins at 5:30.  Movie on the lawn at 7pm. 

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.
Halloween Bash
When:  Saturday, October 30th, 3-6pm
Where:  Downtown Aberdeen
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!

Family Fall Festival
When:  Saturday, October 30th, 2-5pm
Where:  New Covenant Fellowship Church, 1305 Hulsey Road, Carthage
Bring the whole family to this FREE event including games, candy, 
hayrides, and a chili cookoff. 

Nightmare at The NAV
When:  Saturday, October 30th, 6-11pm
Where:  National Athletic Village, 201 Airtool Drive, Southern Pines
Enjoy family activities including face painting, pumpkin carving and painting, costume contest, photo booth, haunted trail, and more spooky surprises!  This is a ticketed event is for all ages. 

Halloween Celebration Weekend

When:  Saturday, October 30th, 10am

Where:  Sycamore Lodge, 1059 Sycamore Lane, Jackson Springs

Happy Halloween at Sycamore Lodge with face painting, crafts,

trick or treating, costume contests and more.

2021 Boo at the Zoo

When:  Saturday, October 30th, 10am-5pm

Where:  Aloha Safari Zoo, 159 Mini Lane, Cameron

Enjoy ALOHAween at the zoo! Boo at the Zoo, will be hosting a costume contest, a scavenger hunt, giving out candy and goodies and lots of socially distant fun. So wear your costume and come celebrate with the animals.

Cypress Point Fire & Rescue Halloween Carnival

When:  Sunday, October 31st, 5-8pm

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

Enjoy many activities including a Hay-Ride, Trunk or Treat , “Famous” Cake Walk & Candy Table, and Fire Prevention Material & Activities. 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.

Halloween Spooktacular
When:  Sunday, October 31st, Four 45-minute time slots beginning at 12:30pm

Where:  My Gym Sandhills, 262A Pinehurst Avenue, Southern Pines

Who: All ages from 0-10yrs welcome!

This is a parent participation event which means at least one parent on the floor per child.

Price: $15/members and $20 /non members

Goody bags will be passed out to each attendee and costumes are strongly encouraged!

Book online at www.mygym.com/sandhills/events to book your spots!


Harvest Fest for Freedom
When:  Saturday, November 13th, 10am-2pm

Where:  National Athletic Village, 201 Air Tool Drive

This a family day full of crafts, games, activities, and live entertainment! Local food trucks and Southern Pines Brewery will be on-sight.  Proceeds for this event benefit will help spread awareness of human trafficking. Click HERE to purchase your tickets. 

Trunk-or-Treat Events

• Sunday, October 24th, 1-3pm "Cruzin for Kids Trunk or Treat Cruise In"

Time Out Sports Grill, 1005 Monroe Street, Carthage 

• Prizes for best kid's costume and best decorated vehicle!

• Music, food, 50/50, door prizes and more!

• Sunday, October 24th, 4-6pm:

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 2237 Camp Easter Road, Carthage

~ Hot dogs, games, live music, cake walk and hay rides

~ Trunk or Treat

• Wednesday, October 27th, 6-8pm:

Southern Pines Baptist Church, 200 E. New York Avenue, Southern Pine

• Saturday, October 30th, 3-5pm:

Brownson Memorial , 330 S. May Street, Southern Pines


• Saturday, October 30th, 10am-4pm  "Festival D'Avion Trunk or Treat"

Moore County Airport, 7825 Aviation Drive, Carthage

~ Trunk or Treat Activities (Best Costume Contest)

~ Art for Heroes

~ Scavenger Hunts

~ Honor Jumps for First Responders and Military Heroes and their families.

~ Skydiving Demonstrations

~ And more! (This event is free for children ages 12 and under.)

• Saturday, October 30th, 2-4pm:

Grace Church, 1519 Luther Way, Southern Pines


• Saturday, October 30th, 4-5:30pm: 

Seven Lakes Racquet Club, 116 Edgewater Drive, Seven Lakes North

• Saturday, October 30th, 5-7pm: 

Trinity Christian Fellowship, 425 Magnolia Road, Pinehurst

• Saturday, October 30th, 5:30-7:30pm:

Cameron Presbyterian Church, 600 Carthage Street, Cameron

• Saturday, October 30th, 6-7:30pm: 

Deep Creek Baptist Church, 995 Linden Road, Aberdeen (Drive Through Event)

•Saturday, October 30th, 4-6pm

Pool Park, 735 S. Stephens Street, Southern Pines 

• Sunday, October 31st 3-5pm:

Karefree Produce, 4680 US 15/501 Hwy, Carthage

• Sunday, October 31st 5-6:30pm:

First Baptist Church of Pinehurst, 7373 NC Hwy 211


• Sunday, October 31st, 5:30-7:30pm:

First Baptist Church of Carthage, 108 Mc Neill Street, Carthage (Drive Through Event)

• Sunday, October 31st, 6:30-8:30pm:

Eagle Springs Baptist Church, 460 Eagle Springs Road, Eagle Springs

• Sunday, October 31st, 7-8pm:  

Crossway Church of Worship, 191 Ridgeline Road, Aberdeen

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If you know of any events that are not listed,

please email moorechoicesnc@gmail.com.  Thanks!