Where to Celebrate Halloween in Memphis, TN
As the leaves turn brown and the nights get cooler, Halloween is creeping up. Whether you’re a fan of terrifying corn fields, or prefer to go pumpkin picking, there’s something for you. Here are our picks for the best Halloween festivities in the Mid-South.
The Mid-South Maze
Source: The Mid-South Maze
Where: 7777 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis, TN 38120
When: Wednesday – Friday: 4 to 10 p.m.
Saturday: Noon to 10 p.m.
Sunday: Noon to 8 p.m.
Last date open: Saturday, November 4
Adults ages 13+: $7
Kids 6-12: $5
5 and under: Free with adult ticket.
General Admission: $15
Haunted Hayride: $5
The Mid-South’s largest corn maze is back! Enjoy two different types of mazes, along with a haunted hayride, games, and other activities. New for this year is the jumping pillow, which can accommodate over 40 people at once!
Shadowlands: Festival of Fear at Jones Orchard
Where: 6880 Singleton Parkway, Millington, TN 38053
When: 7 to 11 p.m., Fridays & Saturday during October, plus Halloween day (Weather permitting)
Cost: $15 for Shadowlands, $23 for combo pass with Hysteria Haunted Ride
Looking for a place where even the toughest of your friends can get spooked? The Shadowlands Festival of Frights will once again send screams throughout Jones Orchard. You’ll be guided through a frightening field filled with surprises at every corner. You can also experience a haunted hayride before or after your visit to Shadowlands. For those who are looking for something less frightening, Jones Orchard offers family fun during the day, including pumpkin picking and a corn maze.
NOTE: Shadowlands recommends that those who are pregnant, face asthma, heart conditions, seizures, or other types of medical issues not to enter this attraction.
Booffalo Bash at Shelby Farms Park
Where: First Tennessee Foundation Visitor Center
When: Tuesday, October 31 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Cost: Free for park members, $10 for non-members
Fun for the family can be found at Shelby Farms Park this Halloween as part of their “park-after-dark” programs. You can enjoy safe trunk-or-treating, food trucks, a campfire with S’More kits available for $3, a photo booth, pumpkin painting, and much more.
Flick-or-Treat Movie Night at Memphis Botanic Garden
Where: 750 Cherry Road, Memphis, TN 38117
When: Saturday, October 28 at 5 p.m.
Cost: $8 for members, $10 for non-members
Looking for a movie night? Grab some blankets and chairs, and wear your best costume to the Memphis Botanic Garden. The fun starts with trick-or-treating from 5 to 7 p.m. Then, hang around for a double feature starring It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! at 7:15 p.m., followed by Hocus Pocus at 7:45 p.m.
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