30 + Halloween Events in Johnson City TN, Bristol, Kingsport, and Tri-Cities (2021)

Delight in the season with your little ghouls and goblins at the best Halloween events Tri-Cities TN has to offer! From safe trick-or-treating and pumpkin festivals to costume parades and animal encounters, this list has everything your family needs for a spooky good time!

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Halloween Events Tri-Cities TN

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Halloween Events in Johnson City and tri-Cities TN

1. Goulish Goodies: A Virtual Trick-or-Treat Event

  • Date: October 4-24, 2021
  • Location: Downtown Jonesborough/ Washington County Public Library
  • Cost: FREE

At this exciting scavenger hunt event, trick-or-treaters (of ALL ages) will visit downtown businesses to check off the items on their scavenger hunt list. On October 24th, you submit your list online. On Halloween, you pick up your customized goodie bag at the library via curbside pickup.

2. Stories From the Pumpkin Patch & Halloween Spooktacular

  • Date: October 16, 2021
  • Location: Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site
  • Cost: $5/adults, $2.50/children

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

3. Halloween Movie Night

  • Date: October 16, 2021
  • Location: William King Museum of Art, Abingdon
  • Cost: FREE

Bring the camp chairs and cuddle up for a free screening of The Haunted Mansion with Eddie Murphy. Don’t forget the snacks!

4. Family Night Halloween Takeover

  • Date: October 21, 2021
  • Location: William King Museum of Art, Abingdon
  • Cost: FREE

At this fun Halloween event, guests will decorate a Halloween candy bag and take a ghostly tour of the museum.

5. Super Spooky Saturday

  • Date: October 23, 2021
  • Location: Memorial Park Community Center, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: $2 per person

Come out in costume to let the kids enjoy inflatables, games, carnival rides, a car show, and tons of safe trick-or-treating!

6. Haunted Hill: Drive-Thru Trick-or-Treat

  • Date: October 23, 2021
  • Location: William King Museum of Art, Abingdon
  • Cost: FREE

A fun and safe drive-true trick-or-treat event.

7. Candy Crawl Drive-Thru Trunk ‘R Treat

  • Date: October 26, 2021
  • Location: The Mall at Johnson City
  • Cost: SOLD OUT

Due to current events, attendees are required to stay in their cars at this year’s event. Enjoy a costume contest, pumpkin patch, outdoor trick-or-treating, and more. There will be no indoor trick-or-treating this year.

8. Pups and Trucks Trunk-or-Treat

  • Date: October 28, 2021
  • Location: 510 Bert Street, Johnson City
  • Cost: FREE

This is a fun trick-or-treat and touch a truck event. Be sure to bring your pets in dressed up for a fun costume contest.

9. Jack-o-Lantern Drive-Thru

  • Date: October 28-31, 2021
  • Location: Downtown Jonesborough
  • Cost: FREE

The Jack-o-Lantern Drive-Thru is back for 2021. During this 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.

10. Scary Stories at the Fort

  • Date: October 28, 2021
  • Location: For Watauga
  • Cost: $10 per car

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

11. Pumpkin Swim

  • Date: October 29, 2021
  • Location: Memorial Park Community Center, Johnson City
  • Cost: $5 per person

A fun Halloween party with swimming and pumpkin painting.

12. Movies on Main

  • Date: October 29, 2021
  • Location: Downtown Jonesborough, TN
  • Cost: $10 per car

Enjoy a showing of Hocus Pocus and shop around downtown. All families will receive $10 in JAMSA coins which can be spent at local downtown businesses. There will also be a variety of Halloween activities for the kiddos to enjoy.

13. Downtown Trick-or-Treat

  • Date: October 29, 2021
  • Location: Downtown Elizabethton, TN
  • Cost: FREE

This popular trick-or-treat event features a variety of trick-or-treat stations. Enjoy games, inflatables, safe trick-or-treating, and more!

14. Movie at the Bridge

  • Date: October 29, 2021
  • Location: Covered Bridge Park, Elizabethton
  • Cost: FREE

Come one down for a free screening of the kitchy Halloween classic, Beetlejuice. In addition to the movie, there will be a movie character look-a-like contest and spooky decor.

15. Halloween at the Drive-in

  • Date: October 29 & 30, 2021
  • Location: Moonlite Drive-in, Abingdon

Enjoy a double feature with The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

16. Mystery Dinner Theatre and Ghost Tour

  • Date: October 29 & 30, 2021
  • Location: Lamplight Theatre, Kingsport

Enjoy a scrumptious dinner with lighthearted spooky-ish tales and a mystery twist. The dinner will be followed by a historical tour of the city. This is a family-friendly event.

Tri-Cities TN Halloween Events

17. Halloween Happenings

  • Date: October 29, 2021
  • Location: Downtown Greeneville
  • Cost: FREE

At this fun Halloween event in Tri-Cities TN, there will be safe trick-or-treating, chalk drawings, hayrides, games, a costume contest, and more!

18. Brews and Boos

  • Date: October 30, 2021
  • Location: International Storytelling Center, Jonesborough
  • Cost: $10

Sample a variety of craft beers and seasonal ciders while enjoying a night of spooky storytelling.

19. Lick-or-Treat Paw Parade

  • Date: October 30, 2021
  • Location: Downtown Jonesborough
  • Cost: $10

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.

20. Trunk-or-Treat

  • Date: October 30, 2021
  • Location: New Grace Baptist Church, Bristol, TN
  • Cost: FREE

This community event will rock your holiday with candy, prizes, and family-friendly fun!

21. Pumpkin Walk

  • Date: October 30, 2021
  • Location: Southwest Virginia 4-H Education Center, Abingdon, VA

Come prepared for Halloween fun, including games, pumpkin carving, storytelling, and a competitive race through the haunted woods.

22. Bass Pro Shops Trick-or-Treat

  • Date: October 30 & 31, 2021
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops Bristol, TN
  • Cost: FREE

This year, guests will enjoy a fun but simple in-store trick-or-treat event.

23. Boo at the Zoo

  • Date: October 30, 2021
  • Location: Brights Zoo, Limestone, TN
  • Cost: $8/members, $12/non-members

This year kids will have the chance to view animals and receive a pre-filled bag of candy. The pumpkin carving and costume contests will still take place; however, the games and trick-or-treat stations will not be available this year.

24. Pumpkin Palooza

  • Date: October 30, 2021
  • Location: 810 State Street, Bristol
  • Cost: FREE

Safe trick-or-treating, games, pumpkin decorating, and more!

25. Downtown Trunk-or-Treat

  • Date: October 30, 2021
  • Location: Historic Downtown Rogersville, TN
  • Cost: FREE

This hip Halloween event boasts live music, tons of kids’ activities, food vendors, safe trick-or-treating, and more!

26. Not-So-Haunted Woods

  • Date: October 30, 2021
  • Location: The DAM Haunted Woods
  • Cost: a bag of cat food or dog food or monetary donation for the Unicoi Animal Shelter

At this daytime event, the woods will transform into a non-scary trick-or-treat event for the kids.

27. Trunk-or-Treat

  • Date: October 30, 2021
  • Location: Carter County Sheriff’s Office, Elizabethton, TN
  • Cost: FREE

A fun event hosted by the sheriff’s department.

28. Haunted Half Marathon

  • Date: October 30, 2021
  • Location: Blountville, TN
  • Cost: $35 – $65

Costumes are welcome at this quirky fun run!

29. Trick-or-Treat in the Park

  • Date: October 31, 2021
  • Location: Sneedville City Park
  • Cost: FREE

A safe and free trick-or-treat event for the whole community.

30. Historic Halloween

  • Date: October 31, 2021
  • Location: Sycamore Shoals State Historic Site
  • Cost: FREE

Enjoy a historic Halloween event with music, songs, dancing, and a fun cakewalk. Historical dress is encouraged but not required. This event is free, but preregistration is required.

31. The Witch of Lomax Street

  • Date: October 31, 2021
  • Location: 1100 block of Lomax Street, Kingsport TN
  • Cost: FREE

This popular neighborhood house creates an elaborate cemetery each year and hands out Halloween candy.

32. Firetrucks and Treats

  • Date: October 31, 2021
  • Location: Fire Department, Hampton
  • Cost: FREE

Check out come fire truck and grab some candy at this fun trunk-or-treat event.

33. Spookfest Mini Golf

  • Date: October 31, 2021
    Location: OMG Mini Golf, Kingsport, TN

1/2 price games on Halloween for all guests who come in costume.

TBA and Canceled Halloween Activities in johnson City TN and Tri-Cities

Halloween Bash

  • Date: TBA 2021
  • Location: Greeneville Farmers’ Market
  • Cost: FREE

This event will transform the farmers market into a spooktacular Halloween playground, featuring a costume contest, safe trick-or-treating, and more.

Candy Land Drive-Thru

  • Date: TBA 2021
  • Location: Faith Promise Church, Bristol, TN
  • Cost: FREE

This Christ-centered trick-or-treat event is open to all. Participants will drive through various stations from the board game, play games, and collect candy.

ZombieKat Howl-O-Ween

  • Date: TBA 2021
  • Location: Petworks, Kingsport, TN
  • Cost: donations requested

Enjoy live music, food trucks, trick-or-treating, and costume contests for kids, adults, and dogs.

Bark-or-Treat

  • Date: TBA 2021
  • Location: HSWC Headquarters, 2101 W. Walnut Street, Johnson City, TN
  • Cost: suggested donation of $10

This pet-friendly trick-or-treat event benefits The Humane Society of Washington County.

Halloween Comic Fest

  • Date: TAB 2021
  • Location: Mountain empire Comics, Johnson City, TN

Halloween fun and tons of comics. Need we say more?

Pumpkin Party

  • Date: TBA 2021
  • Location: Colonial Heights Library, Kingsport, TN
  • Cost: FREE but advanced registration is requested

Kids will enjoy cider, treats, and good old-fashioned pumpkin carving.

Trunk-or-Treat

  • Date: TBA 2021
  • Location: Main Street Mountain City, TN
  • Cost: FREE

Bring the kids out for a fun and safe trick-or-treat event sponsored by local area businesses and churches.

Safe Trick-or-Treat

  • Date: TBA 2021
  • Location: Downtown Erwin, TN
  • Cost: FREE

Local businesses will be handing out candy at this fun and festive event.

Halloween Bash

  • Dates: canceled 2021
  • Location: Kingsport Farmers’ Market
  • Cost: $7 – $20

Enjoy festive fun with live music, food vendors, and adult drinks. This event is geared towards adults.

Trick-or-Treat with the Symphony

  • Date: canceled 2021
  • Location: Bristol, TN
  • Cost: $25

Wear your costume and enjoy spooky live music from your favorite films.

Halloween/Fall Fun Day

  • Date: canceled 2021
  • Location: Roan Mountain State Park, Roan Mountain, TN

The day will be filled will guided hikes, pumpkin carving, an owl program, a snake program, and more!

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4 thoughts on “30 + Halloween Events in Johnson City TN, Bristol, Kingsport, and Tri-Cities (2021)”

    • I was only able to find the events above that weren’t canceled this year. If anyone knows of an additional event, hopefully, they will comment below. Of course, you are still welcome to do neighborhood trick-or-treating.

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  1. Why do they post the dates but not the times? Trying to figure out the Greenville farmers market what time will they start and end?

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