Haunted Halloween

Haunted Halloween

Be prepared for thrills and chills as you walk through the Atlanta History Center’s foggy gardens and haunted historic houses! Families are invited to experience the 33-acre campus after dark with fun kid-friendly activities and ghostly encounters. Enjoy food for purchase and visit one of several cash bars for your favorite libation.

This special holiday program is $20 for adults; $10 for children; $15 for members.


Scare Factor Rating: 

1: All Ages
2: Most Ages
3: Parental Discretion
4: Scary! Tweens, Teens & Above
5: Very scary! Tweens, Teens & Above

Atlanta History Museum

Trick or Treat!
Ongoing until 9:30pm
Scare Factor: 1

Meet Rapunzel, Little Mermaid, a Panther Warrior, and Island Princess as well as other characters. Timed singalongs and fun hide and go seek games make this the perfect stop for those looking for treats and photo-ops!  Search through the exhibitions to find your favorite characters to trick or treat with!  

Refrigerator Box Haunted House
Ongoing until 9:30pm
Scare Factor: 2

Perfect for little ones, this gentle haunted house encourages exploration through a maze of refrigerator boxes!  

Classic Fall Fun!
Ongoing until 9:30pm
Scare Factor: 1

Enjoy Halloween mummy races, witch ring toss, Halloween bowling, gross food guessing games, and an eyeball race!      

Georgia Reptile Society Show and Tell!
Ongoing until 8pm
Scare Factor: 1-2

Come meet the GA Reptile Society's Animal Ambassadors! Our state reptile - the gopher tortoise - will be there along with pythons, bearded dragons, and many more. Educators will be on hand to answer questions and help you interact with these scaly critters!  

The GA Reptile Society is a nonprofit whose mission is to educate the state of Georgia about the wonderful world of reptiles through membership, outreach, and social media. Along with our Animal Ambassadors, our goal is to spread awareness of the importance of wild reptile conservation and to encourage proper captive care of pet reptiles. GA Reptile Society is also a licensed animal rescue providing medical care, foster homes, and adoption services for an average of 150 reptiles each year.  

Halloween Movie Classics
Scare Factor: 2

Grab a seat and enjoy watching classic Halloween movies that get everyone in the spirit of the holiday.

It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
6:15pm and 6:45pm
Hocus Pocus

Music & Mischief
pm till 10:30pm (21 and older after 9:30pm)
Scare Factor: 1

Revel and dance in the museum as the DJ plays tunes old and new for you all night. Join us after the trails close at 9:30 pm as the cast cuts loose to Halloween tracks. 

Swan House Activities

Wizarding World!
Ongoing until 9:30pm
Scare Factor: 1

Welcome to a school of witchcraft and wizardry. Magical tutors lead potion classes and read wizarding tales! Get sorted into your magical house and meet exciting characters from your favorite wizard story!      


Smith Family Farm Activities

Zombie Escape!
Timed Experience [Trail closes at 9:30pm]
Scare Factor: 4

The dead have come alive and have taken over the Smith Farm!  Move quickly and stick together or you will join the legions of walking dead.

Swan Woods Activities

The Further
Ongoing until 9:30 pm
Scare Factor: 5

The Further is a world far beyond our own, yet it's all around us. It's a dark realm filled with the tortured souls of the dead. A place not meant for the living. Don’t get trapped on this very dark insidious trail!

McElreath Hall Activities

The Rise of Mike Meyers
Timed Experience [Trail closes at 9:30pm]

This iconic horror villain descends upon McElreath Hall and is searching for you.  Beware all who enter for nothing gets in the way of this psychopath!


Cash Bars

Enjoy beer, wine, and cocktails available for purchase.

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