Thursday, September 27, 2012

Halloween Events in Wilmington North Carolina

Wilmington NC Halloween festivities include some of the most anticipated scares of the season. Dare to explore the USS Battleship after dark when zombies greet you at the door and it transforms into a Ghost Ship. Visit the Poplar Grove Halloween Festival and Fort Fisher Aquarium's Spooky Critters Camp for some non-scary Halloween events kids will enjoy. Wilmington Halloween attractions promise to entertain the entire family. Visiting from out of town? Stay with one of our local hotel partners to experience all of Wilmington's Halloween celebrations. Halloween events, costume stores, and Halloween getaways are listed below. Continue reading and start making your Halloween plans today. Contact us or leave a comment below if we are missing your favorite Halloween activity so that we can add it to the list!

Wilmington NC Halloween Events:

Panic Attack Haunted Attraction
October 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 30 & 31, 2012
Wilmington Halloween Attractions include the largest, most elaborate, scariest, bloodiest haunted house the Cape Fear region has ever seen. Panic Attack Haunted Attraction is 11,000 square feet of your worst nightmares come to life. Hollywood quality special effects, elaborate sets, and terrifying live actors will exploit your deepest fears. Call 910-685-6551 for more information.

Poplar Grove Halloween Festival
October 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, & 21, 2012
Poplar Grove's Halloween Festival features a haunted barn, a haunted hayride, an afternoon non-scary hayride, a kiddy fun house, a palm reader, a tarot card reader, inflatable rides, carnival games, pony rides, camel rides, and more. Do not miss out on Poplar Grove's biggest event of the year!

Fort Fisher Aquarium 
AquaCamp-Spooky Critters
October 18, 2012
Fort Fisher Aquarium presents AquaCamp-Spooky Critters for kids ages 5 - 12. Meet some slippery, slimy, and cool animals at this fun-filled day camp. Once kids learn about these creatures, they will see that they are not so spooky after all. Live animal presentations, fun crafts, and more will be included in this exciting program. Register your child for AquaCamp-Spooky Critters today.

Ghost Ship   
October 19, 20, 26, & 27, 2012 from 7:00PM - 10:00PM
The USS North Carolina presents the most anticipated scare and haunted house of the season. On October 19th, the Battleship will turn into a foggy shade of green as the vessel turns into Ghost Ship. The ship can terrify any soul that sets out to wander alone through the decks below. Zombies will greet visitors at the door at 6:30PM when the tickets go on sale. Hop in line by 9:30PM to ensure you get a ticket because they are not sold in advance. Read more about Ghost Ship in Wilmington NC and start making plans with family and friends today. 

Halloween Ghost Trolley Tours
October 26 - 31, 2012 from 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Halloween Ghost Trolley Tours are fun for the entire family. Listen to ghost stories tailored for young children and experience the Haunted Barn. Tours are $12.00 per adult and $5.00 per child (under 12). Kids will enjoy free treats on this Wilmington Halloween Tour. Tours start at Market & Water Streets in downtown Wilmington. Reservations are not required. 

Batty Battleship's Halloween Bash
October 30, 2012 from 5:30PM - 8:00PM
Batty Battleship, brother Buggy and their friends have come back for a spooktacular trick or treating time at Battleship NORTH CAROLINA. Visitors will enjoy tons of funs without the scares at this family friendly Halloween event in Wilmington, NC. Batty Battleship's Halloween Bash features sweet treats, a petting zoo, popcorn, tattoos, caricature drawings, a bounce house and more. Read more about Batty Battleship's Halloween Bash today.

Halloween Costumes:
Find the best Halloween costumes of the season at the following stores in Wilmington, NC:
 
Halloween & More
420 South College Road, Wilmington, NC
910-452-2291

Spirit Halloween
4620 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC
910-313-6700

Party City
4715F New Centre Drive, Wilmington, NC
910-397-2776


Halloween Getaways:

Halloween in Columbia South Carolina
Halloween festivals, corn mazes, scarecrows, haunted houses, cemetery tours, and more await you in Columbia, SC. Enjoy frightening adventures at Columbia's scariest haunted attractions and bring the entire family to the kid friendly Halloween festivities at Boo at the Zoo. Read more about Halloween events in Columbia SC and start making your travel plans today. Call the Wingate Harbison at 800-826-5570, the Holiday Inn Express Harbison at 877-354-7344, the Hampton Inn Lexington at 800-872-9671, or the Staybridge Suites Downtown at 866-406-4650 to make your hotel reservation at one of Columbia's premier hotels.

Halloween in Charleston South Carolina
Visit Boone Hall Plantation Fright Nights, participate in the rUNdead 5K, and tour haunted sites in Charleston, South Carolina this October 2012. Read more about the spooky Halloween events in Charleston, South Carolina and start making your travel plans today. Call the Staybridge Suites at 866-497-7963 to receive discount rates at this top rated Charleston hotel.

Happy Halloween Everyone!

Danielle Snyder
Wilmington NC Events

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