A list of Halloween events for a frightfully good time

All Hallow’s Eve is among us and there are plenty of hair-raising, spooky things to do and have a dreadfully good time. Here’s a list of eerie — and many family friendly — events around Gwinnett County.

— Complied by Staff Writer Meghan Kotowski


Discover Mills Mall Halloween

The mall is hosting Halloween festivities for families in a safe and secure environment. “Walk the stage” costume parade, Boo Bash and mall-wide trick-or-treating

• When: 2:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday

• Where: Discover Mills Mall in the food court, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville

• Cost: Free

• For more information: www.discovermills.com or call 678-847-5000

Halloween on the Green

The City of Duluth presents their version of Halloween with pony rides, costume contests, trick-or-treating and more

• When: 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday

• Where: 3167 Main St., Duluth

• Cost: Free admission with canned good donation

• For more information: www.duluthga.net or call 770-476-3434

Trek or Treat

This family friendly costumed event in Suwanee has fall games, crafts and “trek or treating”

• When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday

• Where: Suwanee Creek Park, 1170 Buford Highway, Suwanee

• Cost: Free

• For more information: www.suwanee.com

Spiderweb Spooktacular

Auburn has free candy, crafts and games, plus a showing of the movie “Hocus Pocus”

• When: 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday

• Where: R.H. Burel Park, 1369 Fourth Ave., Auburn

• Cost: Free

• For more information: www.cityofauburn-ga.org or call 770-963-4002


All Spirits Eve

Norcross is presenting a date night with live music, karaoke and a costume contest, plus raffles for prizes

• When: 6 p.m. Saturday

• Where: Downtown Norcross, South Peachtree Street, Norcross

• Cost: Free to attend, drinks and food for purchase

• For more information: aplacetoimagine.com

Zombie Zoot Swing Dance Party

Put on your BOO-gie shoes and hit the dance floor with 17-piece swing and jazz band Capitol City Xpress

• When: 6:45 p.m. to midnight, Sunday

• Where: 550 Trackside, 550 N. Clayton St. Lawrenceville

• Cost: $12 in advance, $15 at the door

• For more information: www.visitlawrenceville.com


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

Scream on the Trail

Spooky trail guaranteed to make you scream

• When: Walks begin after sunset to 10:30 p.m. tonight through Oct. 31

• Where: 2859 Parkwood Road, Snellville

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

• For more information: www.screamonthetrail.com


Lawrenceville Ghost Tours

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

• When: 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday

• 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: Strolls begin at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. tonight through Oct. 31

• 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 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday

• 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