20 Halloween Events in Chattanooga TN and the Surrounding Counties (2021)

As we enter into October, the thrill and excitement of Halloween is the air. From the costumes and candy, to the pumpkins and decor, there’s a smile waiting around every corner.

There’s no better way to celebrate with your family this season than with one of these awesome Halloween events in Chattanooga TN and beyond. Events include safe trick-or-treating, pumpkin festivals, costume parades, themed train rides, and much more!

Halloween Events in Chattanooga TN

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For your convenience, Chattanooga and Hamilton County are listed first, with all neighboring counties following in alphabetical order. As always, you can click on any blue event name to verify the details provided or get additional information.

Halloween Events in Chattanooga TN

1. Rocktoberfest

  • Dates: Saturday’s and Sunday’s in October
  • Location: Rock City, Chattanooga
  • Cost: $15 – $27

This family-friendly event includes animal shows, craft beer, German food and so much more!

2. Halloween Make and Take

  • Dates: Weekends in October
  • Location: Board and Brush, Ooltewah
  • Cost: varies based on project

Create fun Halloween woodcrafts on pick-your-project days, including outdoor/indoor signs, decorative serving trays, and more!

3. Boo in the Zoo

  • Date: October 15,16, 22, 23, 29, & 30, 2021
  • Location: Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: $15 non-members, $10 members, kids under 2 are FREE

At this exciting Halloween event, entry times will be assigned and staggered. Enjoy games, inflatables, characters, trick-or-treating, and more! Don’t forget to wear your costumes, but please leave any real or fake weapons at home.

4. Monster Bash Halloween and Harvest Festival

  • Dates: October 16, 2021
  • Location: Creative Discovery Museum, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: $5/Members only

Come in costume to this festive event and enjoy games, dancing, treats, and more! For an additional fee, you can also enjoy the all-you-can-eat buffet prior to the main event.

This is just one of the fun members-only events the museum hosts throughout the year. A family membership is $125 and includes year-round admission.

5. Rails and Reels: Hocus Pocus

  • Dates: October 16, 2021
  • Location: Tennessee Valley Railroad, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: $10

Enjoy a festive screening of Hocus Pocus. This doesn’t include a train ride.

6. Halloween Spookfest: All Night Skate

  • Dates: October 23, 2021
  • Location: Crystal springs Skating Rink, Dayton
  • Cost: $10

Join in on this happening Halloween skate party with a costume contest, great music, and more.

7. Trunk-or-Treat at the Farm

  • Dates: October 23, 2021
  • Location: Willow Tree Farms, Ringgold, GA
  • Cost: $TBA

Treat your kids to a night of llamas in costumes, hot dogs and chips, and lots of candy. All proceeds from this event will go to benefit the North Georgia Animal Alliance.

8. Monster Mash Dash

  • Dates: October 23, 2021
  • Location: Willow Tree Farms, Ringgold, GA
  • Cost: $TBA

Treat your kids to a night of llamas in costumes, hot dogs and chips, and lots of candy. All proceeds from this event will go to benefit the North Georgia Animal Alliance.

9. Celebrity Ghost Hunt Adventures

  • Date: October 23 & 29, 2021
  • Location: Old South Pittsburg Hospital, South Pittsburg
  • Cost: $109

The cost includes meet and greets with celebrity ghost hunters from various TV shows. There will also be a historic tour of the hospital and plenty of ghost hunting.

10. AquaScarium

  • Dates: October 28 & 29, 2021
  • Location: TN Aquarium, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: $35/non-members, $8/members

Follow the clues to find a hidden treasure in the aquarium. Once you’ve found it, you’ll be handsomely rewarded with a pre-filled goodie bag.

11. Halloween Dance Party

  • Dates: October 27 & 28, 2021
  • Location: Coolidge Park, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost:

Come in costume and enjoy dancing, games, and more.

12. Halloween 5k and Candy Dash

  • Date: October 30, 2021
  • Location: Collegedale Commons
  • Cost: $30/5k participant, $5/kids candy dash

At this fun race event, guests will enjoy pumpkin carving, a costume contest, and fun candy races for kids.

13. Trunk-or-Treat + Movie in the Park

  • Date: October 30, 2021
  • Location: 9009 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy
  • Cost: FREE

There will be a free screening of Hocus Pocus, kids’ activities, and plenty of candy to go ’round. This event is sponsored by local businesses.

14. Community Truck-or-Treat

  • Date: October 30, 2021
  • Location: First Baptist Church Fort Olglethorpe
  • Cost: FREE

Come in costume and get ready for a fun night of candy, games, and delicious shaved ice.

15. Jack-o-Lantern Jamboree

  • Date: October 30, 2021
  • Location: Courthouse Square, Jasper, TN
  • Cost: FREE

Enjoy tons of family-friendly games, trick-or-treating, food and craft vendors, entertainment, and more!

16. Phil’s Primtime Truck-or-Treat

  • Date: October 30, 2021
  • Location: Phil’s Primetime Pizza, Chickamauga, GA
  • Cost: FREE

Grab a delicious pizza and collect a ton of candy at the on-site trunk-or-treat featuring a variety of classic cars decked out in their Halloween finest. After you collect your candy, you can check out the move below.

17. Movie in the Streets

  • Date: October 30, 2021
  • Location: Downtown Chickamauga, GA
  • Cost: FREE

Come on out for a free screening of Hocus Pocus. Local stores and restaurants will stay open late for shopping and dining.

18. Halloween Trunk-or-Treat

  • Date: October 30, 2021
  • Location: First Baptist Church of Chickamauga
  • Cost: FREE

Enjoy games, food, a bouncy house, and plenty of trick-or-treating at this community Halloween event.

19. Haunted Market

  • Date: October 31, 2021
  • Location: Chattanooga Market @ First Tennessee Pavillion
  • Cost: FREE

Bring the kiddos out to the farmers’ market for a little daytime trick-or-treating and a fun costume parade.

20. Halloween Block Party

  • Date: October 31, 2021
  • Location: Mainstreet Cleveland, TN
  • Cost: FREE

Enjoy a variety of family-friendly entertainment, games, trick-or-treating, vendors, and more!

Chattanooga TN Halloween Events

TBA and Canceled Halloween Events in Chattanooga 2020

Hocus Pocus Film Screening

  • Date: TBA 2021
  • Location: Downtown Public Library, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: FREE

The library is hosting a variety of fun virtual events throughout the month of October.

Halloween House Party 

  • TBA 2021
  • Chattanooga Fire and Police Training Center, 3200 Amnicola Hwy.
  • FREE

Enjoy trick or treating, costume contests, games, and more!

Movie in the Park

  • TBA 2021
  • Miller Park, Chattanooga, TN
  • FREE

Enjoy a free screening of the Halloween classic Beetlejuice.

Halloween in West Village

  • Date: TBA 2021
  • Location: West Village, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: FREE

Come down and explore local businesses while the kids enjoy trick-or-treating and a variety of activities. There will also be music, food, family-friendly games, and more!

Halloween ComicFest

  • Date: TBA 2021
  • Location: Infinity Flux Comic Book Store, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: FREE

Enjoy free comics, treats, and costumed entertainers. Be sure to wear your costume.

Lake WinnepeSPOOKah

  • Dates: canceled 2021
  • Location: Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park, Rossville, GA
  • Cost: $27

The park couldn’t find enough staff to work the event, so it is canceled this year. In addition to enjoying all your favorite rides after dark, you can also get a good scare from a variety of costumed characters, and a fun Halloween parade. This is listed as an all-ages event.

Halloween Story Time

  • Date: canceled 2021
  • Location: Barnes and Noble, Chattanooga
  • Cost: FREE

Enjoy kid’s activities and a silly read-aloud of “No More Monsters Under Your Bed!”.

Cirque du Freak

  • Date: canceled 2021
  • Location: 901 Lindsay St., Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: $40/general admission, $70/VIP

Fall Festival at Reflection Riding Arboretum

  • Date: canceled 2021
  • Location: Reflection riding Arboretum, Chattanooga, TN

Enjoy a variety of family-friendly fall and Halloween fun including pumpkin painting, spooky storytelling, music, and tons of games and activities. Events vary by day.

Halloween BOOze Cruise

  • Date: canceled 2021
  • Location: Southern Belle River Boat, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: $20

Get your groove on and have a few drinks on the river. Come in costume for a chance to win a $250 prize!

Halloween on the Square

  • Date: TBA 2021
  • Location: Cambridge Square, Ooltewah, TN
  • Cost: FREE

Enjoy safe trick-or-treating and family fun in downtown Ooltewah!

Safe Trick-or-Treat at Northgate Mall

  • Date: TBA 2021
  • Cost: FREE

Safe trick-or-treating while shopping at your favorite stores.

Safe Trick-or-Treat at Hamilton Place Mall

  • Date: TBA 2021
  • Cost: FREE

Shopping and trick-or-treating combined.

Bass Pro Shops Halloween Events

  • Date: TBA 2021
  • Location: Bass Pro Shops, Chattanooga, TN
  • Cost: FREE

Enjoy FREE kids’ crafts, trick-or-treating, games, and more. Crafts and activities vary by day. Each family will also receive a FREE printed 4×6 family photo with a fun fall background. You will also have the option to buy digital and printed photo packages.

This adults-only event will feature music, dancing, drinks, cirque-style entertainers, food, and more. Don’t forget to wear your costume to compete in the contests.

Boo Bash

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

Guests will enjoy trick-or-treating, family-friendly games and activities, a costume contest, hayride, spooky movie, and more!

Kids’ Pumpkin Painting Party

  • Date: TBA 2021
  • Location: most Elder’s Ace Hardware locations
  • Cost: FREE

Come out for a free pumpkin painting craft project. Pumpkins are for kids only.

Russell Cave Star Party

  • Date: TBA 2021
  • Location: Russell Cave, Bridgeport, AL
  • Cost: FREE

What better way to get into the Halloween spirit than by gazing up at the moon and stars? While not officially Halloween-themed, this after-dark stargazing party is sure to be a little bit spooky. Telescopes will be provided, though you are free to bring your own. Volunteers will be on hand to help you locate constellations and more!

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  1. Star Wars Halloween. Nothing else like it. Come to Galaxy’s Edge in Hixson.

    461 Canyon Springs Dr
    Hixson TN

    Show starts oct 22, @ 730p

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