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Halloween Fun All Season Long 

All ages, from mini-monsters to grown-up ghouls, are invited to celebrate spirited, fun-filled outdoor activities and events for all ages, including special evening hours.   

The highlight is the Halloween-themed outdoor experience, Woodland Spirits, featuring mysterious spirits, friendly scarecrows, bewitching witches, a monster garden, a haunted outpost and more.    

All Ages

Woodland Spirits
September 18 – November 7 | Open daily 
Get in the Halloween spirit with this seasonal outdoor experience featuring a variety of ghostly figures lurking throughout WildWoods and Fernbank Forest.   
Cost: Included with general admission. Members free!  

Ghostly Gatherings
Sunday, October 24 | 6pm – 9pm 
Enjoy after-hours access to Woodland Spirits, Halloween-themed activities and more. Drinks, including adult beverages, and a variety of snacks will be available for purchase. 
Cost: $10 for members and $20 for non-members  

For Families*

Sea Monsters 
Saturday, September 25 | 10am – 1pm
Dive down deep where darkness takes hold and discover wicked adaptations, monstrous abilities. 
Cost: Included with general admission. Members free!   

Creepy Crawlies 
Saturday, October 16 | 10am – 1pm
Join us as we take a look at all things buggy! Discover the amazing world of bugs and insects through live encounters, games and more.
Cost: Included with general admission. Members free!   

Bugs, Bats & Bones  
Saturday, October 23 | 10am – 1pm
Explore some of Halloween’s most iconic characters through engaging activities led by Fernbank educators.  
Cost: Included with general admission. Members free!   

Dinosaur Trick-or-Treat
Saturday, October 30 | 10am – 1pm
Bring your little ghosts and goblins for fun Halloween-themed activities and treats for kids in costume.   
Cost: Included with general admission. Members free!  

For Adults

Fernbank After Dark: Potions & Poisons 
Friday, October 8 | 7pm – 11pm
Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble. Join us for a spooky night filled with potions, poisons and murderous practitioners.
Cost: $16.95 for members and $21.95 for non-members.**  

Fright Night 
Friday, October 29 | 7pm – 11pm
Have a screaming-good time at this annual adults-only Halloween event featuring dancing, a costume contest and more.  
Cost: $21.95 for members and non-members.

All programming is subject to change without notice.

*Space is limited and advance online ticket reservations are required for members and non-members. 

**Tickets purchased at the Box Office are $18.90 for members and $23.90 for non-members.