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Having fun this fall: List of local Fall festivities

Staff Photo: Jason Braverman The afternoon sun bursts through a tree in Dacula. With cooler temperatures in the air, some leaves have begun to change colors and fall.

Staff Photo: Jason Braverman The afternoon sun bursts through a tree in Dacula. With cooler temperatures in the air, some leaves have begun to change colors and fall.

PUMPKIN PATCHES

Pumpkin Festival

Celebration of all things pumpkin -- Pumpkin Party Patch, Great Pumpkin Puppet Parade and pie eating contests

• When: Every Friday and Saturday through Oct. 30

• Where: Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Drive, Stone Mountain

• Cost: Price included with an Adventure Pass -- $27 for adults and $21 for children (age 3 to 11), plus $10 parking pass

• For more information: www.stonemountainpark.com

McDaniel Farm Park

Come out to pick pumpkins with your family and also take a tour of the farm

• When: Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9

• Where: McDaniel Farm Park, 3251 McDaniel Road, Duluth

• Cost: Free admission

• For more information: call 770-814-4920

Norcross Presbyterian Church Pumpkin Patch

Find the perfect pumpkin for your jack-o-lantern here because all proceeds go to Norcross Cooperative Ministry and NPC General Fund

• When: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 8 p.m. Sunday

• Where: Norcross Presbyterian Church, 3324 Medlock Bridge Road, Norcross

• Cost: Free admission

• For more information: www.norcrosspresbyterian.org

Buford First United Methodist Church

All proceeds from this pumpkin patch go to fund Buford First Youth programs and trips

• When: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 7 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 31.

• Where: Buford First United Methodist Church, 285 E. Main St., Buford

• Cost: Admission is free

• For more information: bufordfirstumc.org

CORN MAZES

Corn Dawgs Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Four miles of mazes, plus other activities like the pumpkin blaster and horse swings

• When: 5 to 10 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 8 p.m. Sundays until Nov. 6

• Where: Corn Dawgs, 955 Leone Ave., Loganville

• Cost: $12 for general admission which includes the corn maze

• For more information: corndawgs.com

Buford Corn Maze

Walk through the maze or through the haunted forest, if you dare. Hay rides for those who play it safe

• When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, 1 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1 to 9 p.m. Sundays, open every day in October

• Where: Buford Corn Maze, 4470 Bennett Road, Buford

• Cost: $12 per person

• For more information: bufordcornmaze.com

HAUNTED HOUSES

Netherworld Haunted House

Georgia's No. 1 scare attraction. This year's themes are The Nightmare and Raw Meat

• When: 1:30 to 11 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 7 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays, 7 to 11 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 5

• Where: Netherworld Haunted House, 6624 Dawson Blvd., Norcross

• Cost: $22 for main fright, $28 for twice the scare with both houses.

• For more information: www.fearworld.com

Stars and Strikes Hallo-Fun

Take a trip through the haunted house, join in on the haunted laser tag and find a pumpkin in the patch

• When: 6 p.m. to midnight Fridays, noon to midnight Saturdays, noon to 6 p.m. Sundays, every weekend in October

• Where: Stars and Strikes Getaway, 1700 Winder Highway, Building 100, Dacula

• Cost: $7 per person

• For more information: www.starsandstrikes.com

Terror in the Trail

Teenage zombies from the dead guide you around Sims Lake Park to storytellers with ghastly tales

• When: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 14, 15, 21, 22

• Where: Sims Lake Park, 4600 Suwanee Dam Road, Suwanee

• Cost: $15 in advance, $18 at the park

• For more information: www.terroronthetrail.com

Scream on the Trail

Spooky trail guaranteed to make you scream

• When: Walks begin after sunset to 10:30 p.m. To find when the trail is open, visit website

• Where: 2859 Parkwood Road, Snellville

• Cost: $10 per adult, $5 for children 12 and under

• For more information: www.screamonthetrail.com

GHOST TOURS

Lawrenceville Ghost Tours

The Aurora Theatre guides ghost fanatics through historic Lawrenceville for stories of the dead

• When: 7:30 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, 7 and 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 31

• Where: Aurora Theatre, 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville

• Cost: $15 per adult, $12 per child

• For more information: www.scarystroll.com

Norcross Ghost Tour

Learn of ghosts that still live in the neighborhood, like T.B. Ray and Effie Nash who can't find rest in death

• When: Every Friday and Saturday during October, other days added later in the month. Strolls begin at 7, 8 and 9 p.m.

• Where: Pavilion of Thrasher Park in Historic Downtown Norcross, One Park Drive, Norcross

• Cost: $12 per adult, $8 per child

• For more information: www.norcrossghost.com

ART Station's A Tour of Southern Ghosts

A storytelling festival that showcases the best ghost stories from the South

• When: 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays beginning Oct. 13

• Where: Stone Mountain Park's Antebellum Plantation, 1000 Robert E. Lee Drive, Stone Mountain

• Cost: $15 per adult, $7 per child

• For more information: www.artstation.org

OUTSIDE GWINNETT

Jaemor Farms 7th annual Cornfield Maze Adventure, Alto

8-acre corn maze, farm slide, kiddie maze, hay rides and hand-pump duck races

• When: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays through October

• Where: Jaemor Farms, 5340 Cornelia Highway (Ga. Highway 365) at the 35 mile marker, Alto

• Cost: $10 per adult, $9 for ages 4-7, 3 and under are free

For more information: www.jaemorfarms.com

Uncle Shuck's Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch, Dawsonville

Celebrating the 10 year anniversary with a new 12-acre corn maze

• When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays

• Where: Uncle Shuck's, 4525 Ga. Highway 53 E., Dawsonville

• Cost: No admission to enter, $16 for the whole bushel pack which includes corn maze, haunted maze and hay ride

• For more information: www.uncleshucks.com

Six Flags Fright Fest, Austell

Dr. Fright's Frightorium, Terror Train, The Last Ride and Road Rage Cage.

• When: 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays, 12 to 9 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 30

• Where: Six Flags Over Georgia, 275 Riverside Parkway S.W., Austell

• Cost: $55 park admission, plus extra for some haunted attractions

• For more information: frightfest.sixflags.com/overgeorgia

Washington Farms, Watkinsville

Family friendly farm with corn maze, pumpkin patch and other farm activities

• When: Times vary per activity, check website for details

• Where: Washington Farms in Watkinsville, 5671 Hog Mountain Road, Watkinsville

• Cost: $12 to $8 depending on activities

• For more information: www.washingtonfarms.net