20 Spooktacular Halloween Events Near Johnson City TN

Delight in the season with your little ghouls and goblins at these fun Halloween events near Johnson City TN and throughout the Tri-Cities area!

From safe trick-or-treating and pumpkin festivals to costume parades and pet events, this list has everything your family needs for a spooky good time!

A happy mother and daughter with painted jack-o-lanterns and orange witches hats, representing Halloween Events Tri-Cities TN

Halloween Events Tri-Cities TN

1. Halloween Mini Golf

Throughout October
The Fizzy Fairway, Kingsport

Celebrate Halloween in style with a round of Halloween-themed mini-golf. Special Halloween golf balls will be available through October.

2. Mortality Room: The Ultimate Halloween Experience

Select Dates in October 2023
Lamplight Theatre, Kingsport

Mortality Room is a live stage performance that takes a larger-than-life plunge into the dark side. It is recommended for guests over 13 only.

3. Scarecrow Contest

October 9 – October 31, 2023
Downtown Greeneville
FREE Viewing

At this unique fall contest, Mainstreet Greeneville will be lined with adorable scarecrows. All of the contest entries are submitted by local community members, businesses, and clubs.

4. Stories From the Pumpkin Patch & Halloween Spooktacular

October 14, 2023
Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site
$6/adults, $3/children

Enjoy Halloween crafts, spooky stories in the cave, hayrides, and more!

5. Pumpkin Carving Contest and Fall Festival

October 21, 2023
Kingsport Farmers’ Market

Enjoy festive fun with live music, food vendors, kids’ activities, and of course, pumpkins.

6. Trunk-or-Treat

October 21, 2023
Brights Zoo, Limestone, TN

This is a safe trick-or-treat event hosted by the zoo staff in the overflow parking lot. It does not include admission to the zoo.

7. Jack-o-Lantern Drive-Thru

October 26-31, 2023
Downtown Jonesborough

During the Jack-o-Lantern Drive-Thru, a popular pumpkin carving contest, Main Street will be lined with all the pumpkin entries so you can drive or stroll through to admire their spooky glow. Stores and shops will also be staying open late.

8. Scary Stories at the Fort

October 26, 2023
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park

Gather at the fort for a fun night of family-friendly Halloween songs and spooky-ish storytelling.

9. Haunts and Happenings

October 27, 2023
Downtown Jonesborough

Get dressed in your Halloween finest for a fun night of trick-or-treating, games, kids’ activities, and costume contests at Haunts and Happenings.

10. Bass Pro Shops Trick-or-Treat

October 27-31, 2023
Bass Pro Shops Bristol, TN

This year, Bass Pro Shops guests can score a free Halloween photo and participate in a fun in-store candy hunt. Costumes are encouraged.

11. Super Spooky Saturday

October 28, 2023
Freedom Hall Civic Center, Johnson City

Bring the kids out to enjoy a treat trail, games, pumpkin patch, and more.

4 happy kids and a dog trick-or-treating down a cheery neighborhood street.

12. Pumpkin Palooza

October 28, 2023
Downtown Bristol

Enjoy a fun night of Safe trick-or-treating and pumpkin decorating, while supplies last.

13. Pumpkin Walk

October 28, 2023
Southwest Virginia 4-H Education Center, Abingdon, VA

The pumpkin walk will include games, pumpkin carving, storytelling, trick-or-treating, and more!

14. Halloween Bash

October 28, 2023
Greeneville Farmers’ Market

This fun trick-or-treat event will transform the farmers market into a spooktacular Halloween wonderland, featuring a costume contest, music, and more.

15. Haunted Half Marathon

October 28, 2023
Kingsport, TN
$20 – $65

Costumes are welcome at this quirky fun run!

16. Lick-or-Treat Paw Parade

October 28, 2023
Downtown Jonesborough
$10 to Participate, FREE to Watch

This fun Halloween pet parade will feature tons of pooches in over-the-top costumes. Show your support as they compete to win the “top dog” prize in the contest.

The parade starts at the Tennessee Tails Pet Boutique.

17. Candy Crawl Trick-or-Treat

October 30, 2023
The Mall at Johnson City

Come on out to the Candy Crawl for safe trick-or-treating and cute photo props. The first 350 kids get a free candy bag.

18. Downtown Trick-or-Treat

October 31, 2023
Downtown Elizabethton

This popular downtown event features a variety of candy stations.

19. Halloween Happenings

October 31, 2023
Downtown Greeneville

At Halloween Happenings, there will be safe trick-or-treating, chalk drawings, games, a costume contest, and more!

20. Downtown Trunk-or-Treat

October 31, 2023
Historic Downtown Rogersville

This hip event in Downtown Rogersville boasts live music, tons of kids’ activities, food vendors, trunk-or-treating, and more!

21. Trick-or-Treat in the Park

October 31, 2023
|Sneedville City Park

Head to the Sneedville City Park for a safe and free trick-or-treat event the whole family will love.

22. Safe Trick-or-Treat

October 31, 2023
Downtown Erwin

Local businesses will be handing out candy at Downtown Erwin’s festive Halloween event.

TBA Halloween Activities Near Tri-Cities TN

All of the events below are awaiting confirmation or have not finalized their dates yet.


TBA 2023
Carter County Sheriff’s Office, Elizabethton, TN

The Carter County Sheriff’s Department holds and annual trunk-or-treat event that includes plenty of candy, games, face painting, photo props, and more.

Haunted Hill Drive-Thru Trick-or-Treating

TBA 2023
William King Museum of Art, Abingdon

Visit a variety of spooky stations at this drive-thru trick-or-treat event.

Halloween Kids’ Day

TBA 2023
Evergreen, Johnson City

Enjoy kids’ crafts, family-friendly Halloween activities, food trucks, and more!

Pumpkin Swim

TBA 2023
Memorial Park Community Center, Johnson City
$5 per person

A fun Halloween party with swimming and pumpkin painting.

If you’d like your event included on this list of Halloween events near Johnson City TN, please send us the details so we can get it added in.

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