Are you searching for fun, safe Halloween events in the Metro Atlanta area that are appropriate for the entire family, including your school-aged little ones? Here are a few activities and venues perfect safe trick-or-treating.

Boo at the Zoo Oct. 28 and Oct. 29

It’s that time of year when Atlanta’s favorite fun family Halloween festival returns! Sample treats throughout the Zoo, and enjoy the sights, characters, and adventures of the whimsical Zoo Boo Town on four magical days with more than 1,000 animals from around the world. Don’t forget your costume!

Georgia A-Scary-Um Trick or Treat Oct. 28, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Georgia A-Scary-Um provides a safe and friendly environment for the whole family to have fun in costume and trick-or-treat alongside longfin “bat” fish and Japanese “spider” crabs! Enjoy Trick-or-Treat stations in each gallery, Halloween-themed crafts and photo stations! Kids 12 and under in Halloween costume will receive FREE general admission with each full price paid adult or Annual Membership holder.

Graveyard Smash: A Monstrous Spook-tacular Weekends through Oct. 31, at 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Join Dracula, Igor, Frankenstein and his bride, and all their other chilling friends as they visit Georgia Aquarium for Halloween. But these monsters are here to party! The music brings the monsters alive as they sing and dance to hits of the ‘70s and ‘80s. This boogie-filled fright fest will be fun for families and ghouls alike! at 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturdays and 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Sundays

Legoland Brick or Treat Weekends in October

Halloween will bring scary amounts of fun to LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta with its annual Brick-or-Treat celebration! Children can enjoy a “find the pumpkins” MINILAND scavenger hunt and pumpkin build classes in the Master Builder Academy to place in the LEGO pumpkin patch!

Six Flags Spookytown Harvest Festival

Six Flags Over Georgia Fright Fest with Young Kids means tamer daytime thrills and more fall-themed activities than terror related attractions. Fall is a great time to visit Six Flags since it’s not as crowded.

Haunted Hall of Fame Oct. 28-29

The College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience will be filled with Halloween fun for costumed fans (ages 3-12 in costume will receive FREE admission), including the Field of Screams, a spooky scavenger hunt, face painting on the Playing Field, and the opportunity to trick or treat throughout the building.


The 5th annual Owl-o-ween Hot Air Balloon Festival today and tomorrow offers plenty of fun for the entire family, whether your little one is a tyke or teenager. Children’s (ages 3-12) tickets are $9 and kids 3 and under are free. ( / Cobb Travel & Tourism)

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