Haunted Halloween

Haunted Halloween

Search through the exhibitions to find your favorite characters to trick or treat with!

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 from Lovies BBQ 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
Allen Atrium and Atlanta History Museum Exhibits

Search through the exhibitions to find your favorite characters to trick or treat with!

5:45pm, 6:45pm, 7:45pm
Kennedy Theatre
Scare Factor: 1

Join three of your favorite princesses from Second Star Events for a sing-along! “How Far I’ll Go” will be at 5:45, “Part of Your World” at 6:45, and “When Will My Life Begin” at 7:45pm.

Refrigerator Box Haunted House
Ongoing until 9:00pm
Coca-Cola Café
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
Allen Atrium and Exhibit Hall
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 8 pm
Exhibit Hall
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!

Halloween Movie Classics
Kennedy Theatre
Scare Factor: 1-2

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@ 6:00pm and Hocus Pocus @ 7:50 pm

Music & Mischief
7pm till 10:30 pm (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 9:30 pm
Column side of Swan House
Scare Factor: 1

Welcome to the Swan Academy of wizardry and witchcraft. Magical tutors lead potion classes and read wizarding tales! Get sorted into your magical house and meet exciting characters from your favorite wizard story! Stay awhile and speak to a spectre, sneak into the Headmaster’s office, and more!

Magical Timetable

Potions Class
7:00pm, 8:00pm, 9:00pm

7:15pm, 7:45pm, 8:15pm, 8:45pm, 9:15pm

Magical Myths
6:45pm, 7:15pm, 7:30pm, 7:45pm, 8:15pm, 8:30pm

Smith Farm Activities

Zombie Escape!
Timed Experience
[Trail opens at 7pm 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 Michael Myers
Timed Experience
[Trail closes at 9:30pm]
Scare Factor: 5

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!

Allen Atrium
Lovies BBQ is for sale

Get your drink on!
Exhibit Hall and Swan House Columnside
Enjoy beer, wine, and specialty cocktails available for purchase!

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