Halloween Wilmington NC Events for 2013

Halloween Wilmington NC

What’s going on in Wilmington NC for Halloween 2013?

We’ve compiled a list of fun, unusual and down right creepy Halloween events taking place in Wilmington, NC this year. Let us know if you want to get a group of up to 23 together and book one of our Mercedes Sprinter shuttles or party bus so no one has to drive. We’ll even stock the coolers for you. Call 910-398-8333 for pricing and availability or request a quote online.


Haunt the Aquarium for Halloween Fun

Thursday, Oct. 24 and Friday, Oct. 25, 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on 

Trick or Treat Under the Sea at the NC Aquarium at Fort FisherPirate skeletons, caped superheroes and fairy princesses will once again haunt the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher. Cost: $8 each. Children 2 years old and younger are free.


Halloween Festival at Poplar Grove Plantation

Friday, Oct 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20th Times Vary

Poplar Grove’s annual Halloween Festival is sure to scare up a good time for all! Younger kids and families will find games to keep them entertained in the Goblins & Games Fun House. Once the sun is down, the fun begins in the Haunted Manor House and continues on the Haunted Wagon Ride. Activities include inflatable rides, rock wall, bungee jump, pony rides, camel rides, gem mining, “little kids train”, petting zoo, Palm Reader, Tarot Card Reader, costume contest for pets and people. Cost: $10/ea Haunted Manor House or Haunted Wagon Rides or $15  Combination Ticket


The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Thalian Hall 

rocky horror

October 30 & 31, 2013 at 8:00pm

The Rocky Horror Show is a musical with music, lyrics and a book by Richard O’Brien. A humorous tribute to the science fiction and horror B movies of the late 1940s through early 1970s, the musical tells the story of a newly engaged couple getting caught in a storm and coming to the home of a mad transvestite scientist unveiling his new creation, a muscle man named Rocky Horror. Cost: $18


Legacy Farms Haunted Farm

October 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, 30, 31, November 1, 2

Third Annual Haunted Halloween celebration in Wallace, NC is open for TEN terrifying nights and everything is different. This year the whole farm will be open for our guests to explore. You can expect to see graveyards, concessions, streaming horror movies on our big screen, zombie hunts, our newly designed six acre haunted corn maze, and an expanded horror house with new twists and turns. And by popular demand there are no guides to lead you through this year, so you’ll be on your own to survive. Come be a part of our haunted tradition and see why we’re Duplin County’s biggest and scariest haunted attraction! Cost $15-$20.


Downtown Wilmington Haunted Pub Crawl

Most of October, 2013, Wednesdays-Saturdays 7:30pm

Hoist a pint or three inside the bowels of old Wilmington’s most actively haunted pubs. Hear eerie tales that will both shiver ye timbers & make ye laugh so hard ye’ll swab the decks. From the disreputable obsession of the merry wench Gallus Meg to the barbarous haunts of a notorious madman, ye’ll be beggin’ to be keelhauled before it’s all over. Aargh! This unique 2.5-hour adventure is closed to ye cabin boys & girls so in order to touch this booty ye must be 21 or older & prove it. Cost: $17.50 — Adults


Batty Battleship’s Halloween Bash

Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Bring your little ghouls and goblins to the Battleship to go trick-or-treating! Fun games, activities, henna tattoos, & storytelling is all part of the Halloween fun. Batty Battleship is perfect for the little ones and families! Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes. Cost: $5 per person. Children 2 & under are free.


Halloween Ghost Trolley

October 25 & 26 and 30 & 31, 2013.  6:00pm – 9:00pm

Listen to ghost stories tailored for young children, and experience the “Haunted Barn.” Let your little ones enjoy Halloween the way it used to be.   Market & Water Streets, downtown Wilmington.

Cost: $12.00 per adult, $5.00 per child under 12.  Free treats for children.  No reservation.

Panic Attack Haunted Attraction

Panic Attack Wilmington

Friday and Saturday nights in October and Halloween night.

6 pm – 11:00pm Thursdays
6 pm – 12 mid. Fridays/ Saturdays

The largest, most elaborate, scariest, wildest, bloodiest, most intense haunted house the Cape Fear region has ever seen! Panic Attack Haunted Attraction is your worst nightmare come to life. Hollywood-quality special effects, elaborate sets, and terrifying live actors WILL without a doubt scare you and exploit your deepest fears. The shocking and twisted journey through the Panic Attack Haunted Attraction is like a bad dream gone worse that sends you into a blood-curdling, psychological massacre of fears, phobias, and haunts. Cost: $20 General Admission


NHHS Lyceum Academy Haunted House

Haunted House

Haunted House put on by the students of New Hanover High School Lyceum Academy. Includes 28 room. The haunted attraction raises money for educational trips and programs. Cost: $10

Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra HALLOWEEN Matinee

Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 4 p.m.

Introduce the kids to the joy and excitement of the Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra and Junior Strings, conducted by Steven Errante and Jane Tierney. UNCW Kenan Auditorium. Cost: $5 for adults, free for youth under 17


Fright Night Performance by TheatreNOW

October 4th-November 2nd, 8pm

Haunted tales of the Cape Fear region come to life with a creepy retelling. Inspired by tales of the Ghost Walk of Old Wilmington and classic horror movies everywhere. Devilishly delicious 3-course themed meal featuring:  Brains & Eyeballs (House-made Pasta & Meatballs), Zombie Chicken, “Frankenfish” Salmon. Cost: $18-$38


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