Editor's Note: This story has been updated since its original posting on Friday, Oct. 4.

Below is a list of Halloween events happening in Cobb County.

To submit items to this list and for the calendars in the print edition, email press releases in the below format to the Lifestyle Department at lifestyle@mdjonline.com.


Still Family Farm Fall events

WHAT: The Still Family Farm opens the family's 149 acresto visitors. Instead of a corn maze this year, there is a five-acre zinnia maze. There will also be a pumpkin patch, human-sized hamster wheel tubes, a kiddie climb on hay bales to a double-barreled slide, pump duck races, a 24-minute narrated hayride about the history of the land and the farm and an heirloom tractor display.

WHEN: Now through Oct. 27, hours are 10 a.m. to dusk on Saturdays and Sundays. The last ticket will be taken approximately 45 minutes prior to sunset.

WHERE: Still Family Farm, 5630 Macland Road, Powder Springs

COST: $15 per person, children 4 and under free, $2 military discount with ID.  Price includes all activities all day long. Concessions, pumpkins, fall decor, honey, sand art and face painting are additional.


Death and Mourning in the 1850s

WHAT: The William Root House Museum & Garden will be dressed in Victorian-style mourning. During the 1850s, Hannah and William Root shared their home with their children and extended family. Hannah Root's father, Leonard Simpson, lived with the family and died on Oct. 11, 1856. Visitors to the museum will see the home decorated for Simpson's funeral. Curtains will be drawn and rooms will be adorned with black crepe and ribbons. Visitors will also be able to view 19th century embalming equipment, mourning jewelry made from human hair and other curious artifacts related to death and mourning in the Victorian era. The museum will be open for night tours on Saturdays throughout October.

WHEN: Now through Oct. 31

WHERE: The William Root House Museum & Garden, 80 N. Marietta Parkway in Marietta


2nd Annual Austell Scarecrow Stroll & Contest

WHAT: The Austell Business Association will have the 2nd annual Austell Scarecrow Stroll & Contest. Participants can stroll through downtown Austell and vote for their favorite decorated scarecrow. Ballots are available in all participating businesses. Ballots can be turned in at the South Cobb Diner or Dough in the Box. One lucky person will be drawn to win an Austell basket.

WHEN: Now through Oct. 31

WHERE: Downtown Austell


Annual Pumpkin Patch

WHAT: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Marietta will present their 30th annual Pumpkin Patch.

WHEN: Now through Oct. 31.

WHERE: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 1770 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta.

INFO: 770-971-1465


Fall Fun at Sleepy Hollow Farm

WHAT: Sleepy Hollow Farm will have tractor rides around the farm, a corn maze, a pumpkin patch, a corn maze treasure hunt for prizes, kids games in the farm playground, farm animals and a country store. There will also be Escape Woods escape game adventures by reservation only.

WHEN: Now through Nov. 3. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays through Thursdays and noon to 6 p.m. on Fridays.

WHERE: Sleepy Hollow Farm, 628 Sleepy Hollow Road, Powder Springs.

COST: $12 per person, ages 2 and under free with purchase of an adult ticket. Pumpkins in the pumpkin patch are sold separately. Credit cards accepted. Checks are not accepted. Additional activities sold separately include face painting for $4 per face, cash only.


Fright Fest

WHAT: Six Flags Over Georgia will have Fright Fest, presented by SNICKERS, at the park. It's a spooky time of year as zombies and ghouls take over. Participants can enjoy thrills and activities after the sun goes down. Fright Fest offers a wide variety of places to get your scare on including several haunted houses and scare zones located throughout the park.

WHEN: Now through Nov. 2

WHERE: Six Flags Over Georgia, 275 Riverside Parkway SW in Austell


Folklore Haunted House

WHAT: This Halloween season, Folklore Haunted House unleashes three haunted houses. Celebrate their 10 year anniversary, as they bring a brand new attraction - Asylum 67, new icon characters and more monsters than ever. The haunted houses may be intense and are not recommended for children under 12.

WHEN: Oct. 23-31 and Nov. 1-2. The November events are Glowstick Fright Nights, where each group gets one glow stick to walk through three pitch black haunted houses.

WHERE: 5389 North Main Street, Acworth

COST: General admission grants access to all three haunted houses. Wait times vary based on night attending. General admission is $27, Sundays through Fridays; and $31 on Saturdays and Oct. 31. RIP admission grants access to all three haunted houses in a fast pass line. RIP admission is $40, Sundays through Fridays; and $45 on Saturdays and Oct. 31.


Haunted Walking Tour

WHAT: The original tour that made Ghosts of Marietta famous. Participants can walk the streets of haunted Marietta by lantern light, guided by a storyteller. Participants will be taken to some of the most documented places on Marietta Square for ghost sightings. Make sure and bring a camera to perhaps capture one of these ghosts.

WHEN: Oct. 23-Nov. 2

COST: $17 adults, ages 13-14; $12 children, ages 12 and under; $15 seniors, ages 6-plus; and $15 students with valid ID.


Jekyll & Hyde

WHAT: Based on the classic story and featuring a score of pop rock hits from multi-Grammy and Tony-nominated Frank Wildhorn and double-Oscar and Grammy-winning Leslie Bricusse, Jekyll & Hyde has is a tale of two halves of one man and two profoundly unique women who love him. Jekyll and Hyde is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

WHEN: Oct. 24-26, 8 p.m.; Oct. 27, 2 p.m.; Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 8 p.m.; Nov. 2, 2 and 8 p.m.; Nov. 3, 2 p.m.

WHERE: Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, 548 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta


Haunted Pub Crawl

WHAT: Ghosts of Marietta will have a Haunted Pub Crawl where participants will visit a minimum of three of the most haunted drinking establishments on Marietta Square for a sampling of ghost stories by a tour guide. Participants will need to purchase their own drinks, but can take advantage of any special offerings from the host venues. This event is ages 21 and up. A valid ID is required.

WHEN: Oct. 25-26 and Oct. 31

COST: $17


Acworth Haunted Pub Crawl

WHAT: The second annual Acworth Haunted Pub Crawl will start at Center Street Tavern. Participants can buy drinks and appetizers while listening to ghost stories about Acworth’s history and experience magic illusions at each of the stops. The second stop is Fusco’s and the final stop will be Dogwood Terrace, where there will also be live music on guitar and harmonica.

WHEN: Oct. 25-26, and Oct. 30, 7 to 11 p.m.


Scaryetta Haunted Trolley Tour

WHAT: Ghosts of Marietta will have a tour guide take participants on a 90-minute trolley ride around historic Marietta and learn about the city's past and things that still haunt it today. The tour visits Marietta Square and several major cemeteries and historic Marietta homes. There is a brief period of walking, roughly two blocks.

WHEN: Oct. 25-26 and Oct. 31


Xfinity Movie Series – BatteryATL

WHAT: The Battery Atlanta will have the return of the incredibly popular Xfinity Movie Series. The schedule is Oct. 18 will be The Goonies (PG), Oct. 25 will be Paranorman (PG-13), Nov. 1 will be Sing (PG), Nov. 8 will be Nanny Mcphee (PG), Nov. 15 will be Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom (PG-13) and Nov. 23 will be The Grinch (PG). Dates are subject to change due to postseason games, inclement weather, etc.

WHEN: Oct. 25-Nov. 23

WHERE: The Battery Atlanta, 800 Battery Avenue SE, Atlanta

COST: Free to attend and participants are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and/or blankets. Parking is free for the first four hours (non-event days) in the Red, Purple and Green decks at The Battery Atlanta.

INFO: 404-494-1150 or http://batteryatl.com


Foxtrotters Gala Holiday Dance

WHAT: The Foxtrotters Gala Holiday Dance will have music by The Class Act Band. Dress is dressy, semi-formal or formal attire. Participants can also bring a sweet or savory treat for the buffet table.

WHEN: Oct. 25. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with dancing from 6 to 9 p.m.

WHERE: East Cobb Senior Center, 3332 Sandy Plains Road in Marietta

COST: $10 per person at the door.


The Rocky Horror Picture Show

WHAT: The Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre will have The Music of Thriller & Rocky Horror Picture Show plus The Rocky Horror Picture Show Midnight Movie. The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a cult tradition that has been passed down through generations. In this wacky and tacky 1975 musical film, newlyweds Brad and Janet are blissfully in love – until their car breaks down in the rain. They look for help only to find themselves at the castle of the strange and possibly alien Dr. Frank-N-Furter, who is in the process of bringing a monster “Rocky” to life.

WHEN: Oct. 25, 8 p.m.

WHERE: Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta

INFO: 770-293-0080 or http://earlsmithstrang.org.


Monkey Joe's Marietta Halloween Party

WHAT: Monkey Joe's Marietta will have a Halloween Party. There will be raffles, coloring sheets and a costume contest.

WHEN: Oct. 25, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Monkey Joe's Marietta, 50 Barrett Parkway, Marietta


Boos, Brews & Spirits

WHAT: Dry County Brewing Company will have Boos, Brews & Spirits featuring a costume contest at 10:30 p.m. A first place and second place winner will be chosen from both the men's and women's categories, and one winner from each of the Wild Card categories - Best Beer-Related Costume and Best Duo or Group. Prizes are a $50 Dry County gift card for first place, a to-go six pack of one's choosing for second place and a surprise for wild cards. Participants must be 21-plus to win.

WHEN: Oct. 25, 4 to 11:30 p.m.

WHERE: Dry County Brewing Company, 1500 Lockhart Drive, Kennesaw


Hare-O-Ween 2019

WHAT: Red Hare Brewing Co. will have Hare-O-Ween 2019 featuring a costume contest. The theme is Tails From The Hare, modeled after the original Tales from the Crypt. There will be food by June's Flava, music by DJ Steph and the Hare's Haunted House. There will also be some prizes for the top 3 best costumes.

WHEN: Oct. 25, 6 to 11 p.m.

WHERE: Red Hare Brewing Co., 1998 Delk Industrial Boulevard SE, Marietta

COST: Premium tickets include a t-shirt, glassware and a wristband for $25.


Ghosts and Grieving Tour

WHAT: Step off the beaten path and explore 1850's mourning practices and superstitions about death with Ghosts of Marietta. The Root House, home to Marietta's first druggist, is the oldest surviving frame house in downtown Marietta. Hannah and William Root shared the house with Leonard Simpson, Hannah's father, who passed away on Oct. 11, 1856. Come see the home dressed in mourning as it would have been at the time of Mr. Simpson's death. Curtains will be drawn and rooms adorned with black crepe and ribbons. Once the home is explored, participants will depart on a lantern-led walk through historic Marietta.

WHEN: Oct. 26

COST: $21 adults, ages 13-64; $16 children, ages 12 and under; $19 seniors, ages 65-plus; and $19 students with valid ID.


Touchstones to the Past: City Cemetery Tours

WHAT: Take a walk through history at the Marietta City Cemetery. With newly “unearthed” research, the Marietta Museum of History's Collections manager Christa McCay will discuss the origins of the cemetery and delve into stories of Marietta’s constant residents. Tours are conducted on gravel and uneven pathways, so please plan accordingly.

WHEN: Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

WHERE: Marietta City Cemetery, 395 Powder Springs Street, Marietta. Participants can park on the gravel and paved walkways in the cemetery. Participants need to park to one side to allow other cars to get through or people to walk past.

COST: $15 per ticket. Tours limited to 20 people each.


Sprayberry Trunk or Treat

WHAT: The inaugural Sprayberry High School Trunk or Treat is a community festival, which benefits the Sprayberry High School Foundation. It will feature school clubs and sponsors hosting a “truck or treat” booth with candy and interactive fun for children of all ages. There will be festival food and a kid’s zone with interactive inflatables, giant slides, obstacle courses and bounces. Local school choruses will perform. Participants can also dress up in their best costume and join in a costume contest with prizes for the winners.

WHEN: Oct. 26, 3 to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Sprayberry High School football field and stadium area, 2525 Sandy Plains Road in Marietta.

COST: Admission and parking are free. Unlimited rides are $7 per person.

INFO: 770-423-1330 or e-mail billwatson@jrmmanagement.com.


Halloween-themed Disney Junior Play Date

WHAT: Town Center at Cobb mall will have a Halloween-themed Disney Junior Play Date in Center Court. The event will feature activities inspired by some of Disney Junior's most popular television series including Vampirina, Puppy Dog Pals and T.O.T.S. Families will be able to participate in a variety of activities, including a craft project to create their own Disney Junior character mask, a Halloween-themed photo booth, music and giveaways. This event does not include live character appearances. The first 100 attendees to the event will receive an Exclusive Character Card and all attendees will have a chance to win a $50 Shopping Spree from the Disney Store.

WHEN: Oct. 26, 6 to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Town Center at Cobb mall, 400 Ernest W. Barrett Parkway NW in Kennesaw


Smyrna Fall Jonquil Festival

WHAT: The Fall Jonquil Festival will feature over 125 hand-made arts & crafts booths, local non-profit booths, puppet shows, live music, festival foods and children’s activities. There will also be local entertainment on the stage in front of the library.

WHEN: Oct. 26, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Oct. 27 from noon to 5 p.m.

WHERE: Smyrna Village Green, 200 Village Green Circle, Smyrna

INFO: Call Tod Miller or Bill Watson at 770-423-1330 or visit www.smyrnacity.com


Octoberfest at Volkstuin

WHAT: Volkstuin will have its fall festival featuring arts and crafts, various food vendors including the Slutty Vegan Food truck, fall seasonal craft beer and live music.

WHEN: Oct. 26, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Volkstuin Farm, 2710 Jefferson Street, Austell


Acworth Halloween Jamboree

WHAT: Participants can come out to Logan Farm Park where for a minimal charge, each child can participate in different carnival type games and activities to win candy and prizes. Costume contests, broken up into varying age groups, will be going on throughout the event. There will also be a free hayride.

WHEN: Oct. 26, 3 to 7 p.m.

WHERE: Logan Park, 4405 Cherokee Street, Acworth


Fall Festival at The Avenue East Cobb

WHAT: The Fall Festival returns to The Avenue East Cobb and continues to grow. This year there will be center-wide trick-or-treating; caricaturists, balloon artists, face painting, magicians and stilt walkers; movie characters including Spiderman, Woody from Toy Story, Mary Poppins and Belle from Beauty and The Beast; mini pumpkin decorating; large board games like Jenga, Connect 4 and Cornhole; giveaways, prizes and photo opportunities.

WHEN: Oct. 26, 3 to 5 p.m.

WHERE: The Avenue East Cobb, 4475 Roswell Road, Marietta

INFO: 770-971-9945 or http://www.avenueeastcobb.com


LIVE! in Wonderland Halloween Celebration

WHAT: Enter a world of curiosities and cocktails as Live! at The Battery celebrates Halloween. Sports & Social and PBR Atlanta will be transformed into a madhouse filled with live music. There will be a costume contest for a chance to win $10,000 in cash and prizes. Drink packages and VIP ticket options are available. This event is ages 21-plus.

WHEN: Oct. 26, 8 p.m.

WHERE: Live! at The Battery Atlanta, 825 Battery Avenue, Atlanta


Wizarding Academy: Year 2

WHAT: Wizarding Academy invites young Witches and Wizards to an accelerated Year 2 Curriculum, which includes six different classes such as potions, charms and the care of magical creatures. Students will also receive snacks, wands and be sorted into their appropriate Hogwarts Houses. The event will feature six different crafts, snacks, dressing in one's coolest Harry Potter clothes, puppets, magicians and glowing slime.

WHEN: Oct. 26, 1 to 3:30 p.m. and 5 to 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: The Art Place, 3330 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta


Halloween and the Civil War

WHAT: Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park will have Halloween and the Civil War. Participants can explore the historical origins of the Halloween and learn how it is connected to the changing shape of America during the Civil War in this special ranger-led program.

WHEN: Oct. 27, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive in Kennesaw

INFO: Contact the Visitor Center at 770-427-4686, ext. 0 or visit www.nps.gov/kemo


Trunk or Treat

WHAT: Smyrna First United Methodist Church will have its annual Trunk or Treat event. Kids can trick or treat from car to car. Costumes are encouraged. There will also be free hot dogs available.

WHEN: Oct. 30, 6 to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Smyrna First United Methodist Church, 1315 Concord Road SE, Smyrna.

INFO: 770-436-4108 or www.smyrnafumc.org.


Trunk or Treat at Volkstuin

WHAT: Volkstuin will have a Trunk or Treat.

WHEN: Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Volkstuin Farm, 2710 Jefferson Street, Austell


Live From WVL Radio Theater: The Headless Hessian of Sleepy Hollow

WHAT: The Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre will have Live From WVL Radio Theater: The Headless Hessian of Sleepy Hollow, an adaptation by WVR Repoley and produced by Immediate Theatre Project. The actors of WVL Radio Theatre will present a series of classic American horror stories, including one by Edgar Allan Poe, a creative retelling of the Lizzie Borden axe murders and a thrilling re-imagining of Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. Four actors live sound effects and original music to transport participants back to 1946 when the imagination created horrors far more vivid than any that might actually be lurking in the living room … or the radio station.

WHEN: Oct. 31, 8 to 10 p.m.

WHERE: Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta

INFO: 770-293-0080 or http://earlsmithstrang.org.


20th annual Fall Festival of Fun

WHAT: Cobb PARKS, Cobb Public Safety and Safe Kids Cobb County will host the 20th Annual Fall Festival of Fun. The event is an alternative to traditional Trick-or-Treating in neighborhoods. The festival will include arts and crafts, games, inflatable rides, police and fire activities, costume dance contests for kids and adults, coloring contests, a photo booth and other surprises. Parking, entrance to the park, games, candy and contests are free. There will be a fee for concessions and inflatable rides. Participants can come wearing their Halloween costume and should bring a bag to carry their candy.

WHEN: Oct. 31, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Jim Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road SW, Marietta.

INFO: 770-528-8875


Trunk or Treat

WHAT: Powers Ferry United Methodist Church will have their annual “Trunk or Treat” event. Children can trick or treat from car to car. The free event will be held in the lower parking lot of the church.

WHEN: Oct. 31, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Powers Ferry United Methodist Church, 245 Powers Ferry Road, Marietta.

INFO: 770-973-5271 or www.powersferryumc.com.


Hallelujah (Trunk Or Treat)

WHAT: Holsey Chapel C.M.E. Church will have a Hallelujah (Trunk Or Treat) event. There will be treats, games and food for all.

WHEN: Oct. 31, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Holsey Chapel C.M.E. Church, 416 Cole Street, Marietta.

INFO: 770-427-6467


Cop-a-Treat

WHAT: The Acworth Police Department will host its infamous Cop-a-Treat. Cop-a-Treat is intended for children 12 and under. There will be decorated offices, a bounce house, treat bags and games.

WHEN: Oct. 31, 3 to 5 p.m.

WHERE: Acworth Police Department, 4440 Acworth Industrial Drive in Acworth

INFO: 770-974-1232


Trunk or Treat

WHAT: Cobb Vineyard Church will have their third annual Trunk or Treat Fall Festival. There will be bounce houses, games, prizes, popcorn and cotton candy.

WHEN: Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Cobb Vineyard Church, 3206 Old 41 Highway, Kennesaw


Anime Weekend Atlanta

WHAT: Anime Weekend Atlanta is a Japanese animation and comics convention held in the Atlanta area. AWA has video showings, costume contests, guests, video gaming, an art show and a dealer's room.

WHEN: Oct. 31 - Nov. 3

WHERE: Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta


Halloween Masquerade

WHAT: The Georgian Club will have a Halloween Masquerade. Participants can wear your favorite mask for a night of music, dancing and anonymity.

WHEN: Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

WHERE: The Georgian Club, 100 Galleria Parkway, Suite 1700, Atlanta

COST: $20 per person and includes heavy hors d’oeuvres with drinks available upon member signature. Participants can also let the club watch their kids for the night. Kids are $10 each, and there will be a Halloween-themed movie night with pizza, drinks and ice cream sandwiches for ages 4-12. Costumes are encouraged. Reservations are required.

INFO: 770-952-6000 or https://www.georgianclub.com.


Dead Band Running 5K race/walk

WHAT: The Pope High School Band Parents Association announced that the Dead Band Running 5K race/walk is a Day of the Dead-themed glow 5K race/walk that will raise money for a new band truck. There will be a drumline start, live on-course music, a Day of the Dead-themed costume contest, free glow items, food and raffle prizes.

WHEN: Nov. 9, 5 p.m.

WHERE: Pope High School, 3001 Hembree Road in Marietta.

COST: Registration fee is $25 students, $30 non-students.

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