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Spooky Family Fun Things to Do This Fall

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We’ve got some spooktacular fun things to do this fall in Onslow County, for all ages!  From pumpkin carving, hayrides, haunted corn mazes, costume contests, car races, and more!  We look forward to seeing you this October, #OnlyinOnslow! 👻🎃

Fishstrong Fright Nights

Its time for our annual Fishstrong Fright Nights Haunted Hayride and Walking Trail. As every year, we have changed things up a bit with new scares and frightful attractions that you will not want to miss! There will be food vendors, carnival games, and a pumpkin patch. As always proceeds from the events will go to help North Carolina families that are experiencing life altering illness. The ticket booth opens at 6 pm and closes at 10:30 pm The show itself will begin right around 7:00 pm (dark) and we will not close until all patrons with tickets have gone through. Tickets for the Hayride are $12 per person and ages 5 and under ride free at parental discretion. Tickets for the walking trail are $9 per person again children are allowed at parental discretion Combo tickets are available at the time of original purchase and the cost is $18 for both attractions.

DATE: October 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29, 31
TIME: 6:30pm – 10:30pm
LOCATION: 3100 Freedom Way Hubert, NC 28539
ADMISSION: $18 for both attractions
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Fairytale Trail

We have partnered with the Half Moon Volunteer Fire Department to put on an epic Halloween Event. Once Upon a Wicked Fairytale Trail will be open 7-Midnight Oct 28th, 29th. Entry is $12 per person. The last tickets will be sold at 11:30 pm on those nights.
*This is NOT an event for small children*
Tickets are sold at the gate only

DATE: October 28, 29
TIME: 7pm – 12AM
LOCATION: 165 Rhodestown road Jacksonville, NC
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Mike’s Farm Pumpkin Patch Hayrides

One of the most popular year-round events is our fun-filled hayrides. During these rides, both kids and adults can enjoy a relaxing ride on the farm. Many of the rides seem to beak out in a “singing jubilee” that can be heard all over Onslow County!

During the month of October, the hayride takes a stop at our Pumpkin Patch. You can walk through the fields and select the perfect pumpkin to bring home. Hayrides run Tuesday & Wednesday from 1:00-5:00, Thursday & Friday from 1:00-8:00, and Saturday from 10:00-8:00. The cost is $2.00 per person for ages 3 and older. Pumpkins are weighed and run $0.79 per pound with a $4.00 minimum.

DATE: Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday of October
TIME: Tues/Wed 1pm – 5pm, Thurs/Fri 1PM-8PM, Sat 10AM-8PM
LOCATION: 1600 Haw Branch Rd
Beulaville, NC 28518
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Northwoods United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch

Northwoods’ Pumpkin Patch opens 11-7 every day, except Saturday 9-7 until the 31st. We’ve got pumpkins aplenty and hoards of gourds… so come on!

DATE: Everyday in October
TIME: Mon-Fri 11AM-7PM, Sat 9AM-7PM
LOCATION: 1528 Gum Branch Rd Jacksonville, NC
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Angry Ginger Rocky Horror Picture Show

Join us Saturday October 29th for our annual Halloween party! We are showing Rocky Horror Picture Show in The Garden Pavilion at the Angry Ginger Irish Pub! Call to make your reservations today! (910) 333-9198.

DATE: October 29
LOCATION: 1202 Gum Branch Road Jacksonville, NC 28546
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Angry Ginger Boo Bash

Join us inside the Pub Saturday October 29th for our annual Halloween! Call the pub today to make your reservation! (910) 333-9198.

DATE: October 29
LOCATION: 1202 Gum Branch Road Jacksonville, NC 28546

Haunted History Sunset Cruise

Learn more about Swansboro’s spooky past (and present) on our Haunted History Sunset Cruise!! Our guest speaker will be one of the very first residents of Ward Cemetery, Mrs. Jane Bloodgood!

DATE: October  28
TIME: 5pm – 7pm
LOCATION:  301 S Water St, Swansboro, NC
ADMISSION:  Adults $35, Kids $30
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Dini’s Martinis A Nightmare on Front Street

Karaoke and Kostumes! Nightmare on Front Street is BACK! Join us Oct 27th, for Karaoke with Dj and Local Artist, Sam Lewis! Costume contests for Best individual, couple, and group! Contest will be judge on creativity, uniqueness, and over all performance during the contest! Reservations available by messaging our reservation line 9107080404. Please list your name and party size as well as “nightmare on front street” in order for your reservation to be added, limited reservations and seats remaining

DATE: October 27
TIME: 7pm – 10pm
LOCATION: 118 front st, Swansboro, NC
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Sidekick! Halloween Kick-Off @ Lime Light

Come join us October 28th for S!CK!CK and these amazing regional djs/producers. FEATURING…..•S!CK!CK •XTALS•TYMELLOD•KONGLODATE: October 28
TIME: 7pm
LOCATION: 145 Blue Creek School Road Jacksonville NC
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Monster Bash @ Onslow Pines Park

Monster Bash-Trunk or Treat event is just around the corner! Grab your costumes, gather the family and get ready for some fun, games and candy!

DATE: October 29
TIME: 5pm – 9pm
LOCATION:  Onslow Pines Park, 1244 Onslow Pines Rd.
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Glo Mania Zombie Invasion

Come to Glo Mania every Friday and Saturday in the month of October for a special zombie invasion themed laser tag!

DATE: Friday and Saturday in October
TIME: 6pm – 10pm
LOCATION: 375 Western Blvd Jacksonville, NC
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Halloween Havoc II: Night of Destruction @ Good Year All American Speedway

Enjoy a night full of Racing, Demolition Derby, and a costume contest for all ages.  The Inaugural Halloween Havoc demolition derby/night of destruction at Goodyear All American Speedway features plenty of carnage and action.

DATE: October 29
TIME: 6pm
LOCATION:  4744 Richlands Hwy., Jacksonville, NC
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Halloween Party @Megaplay

Come to Megaplay on Friday October 28th for a Halloween party!

DATE: October 28
TIME: 6pm-8PM
LOCATION: 1233 Hargett Street, Jacksonville, NC

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YoBre’z Frozen Dessert Bar  – Trunk-or-Treat

Family Fun event, costumes are encouraged but not required. Children MUST bring their own BAG or BUCKET for candy. We will have Food Vendors, Funnel Cakes, Candy Apples, Games and Lots of Candy!

DATE: October 29
TIME: 6pm-8:30pm
LOCATION:  YoBre’z Frozen Dessert Bar, 715 Gum Branch Rd, Suite 6, Jacksonville
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Halloween Party @ Pizza Bonez

Come join our staff for our annual Halloween party! Enter our costume contest to compete for cash prizes! And don’t forget to dance the night away with Dj Vox-1 who’s keeping the party going from 9pm-2am! 21+ after 9pm, wristbands at the door!

DATE: October 28
LOCATION: 754 A-D Ramsey Road, Jacksonville, NC
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Trunk or Treat and Costume Party @ Juniper Creek Outfitters

JCO would like to welcome you to our 2nd Annual Halloween costume party and Trunk or Treat at the lake. Open to campers, clients, and friends of JCO. If you haven’t visited JCO yet then don’t worry. We would love to have you too! Please pre-register cars for Trunk or Treat! Setup for Trunk or treat and around the campsites by 5:30pm. 6:30pm-9pm a costume party with hot dog roast, music, dancing and family fun. Please no Alcohol! RV and Tent sites available. Couples Cabin currently available! Message us to Reserve your site for the fun. Donations to help with food or desserts, pot lucks all welcome!

DATE: October 29
TIME: 5:30PM-9PM
LOCATION: 211 Baysden Pond Rd, Chinquapin, NC
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