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From haunted houses to corn mazes: things to do across the Mid-South this Halloween

Looking for some fun events for family and friends this October? Here's a look at the creepy and ghoulish fun going on across the Greater Memphis area.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Looking for some fun. Creepy, and thrilling things to do this Halloween in the Mid-South?

Here’s a look at some of the events happening across the Greater Memphis area.

The HauntedWeb of Horrors near Perkins and I-240 features Haunted Houses and Escape Rooms, all in one location. It runs Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays, through Oct. 23, then Thursday, Oct. 27 through Monday, Oct. 31. For tickets and to learn more HERE. 

The Wicked Ways Haunted House at 160 Cumberland Street runs Thursdays through Sundays and then a final date on Monday, Oct. 31. Learn more HERE. 

The FearZoneFearWorld haunted house runs through Oct. 31 on North White Station Rd. Find the dates and times HERE.

The Shelby Forest Trail of Terror is happening Friday and Saturdays through Oct. 29 in Millington. Tickets can be purchased online HERE or it's cash at the gate. Find more HERE.

The Corn Maze at Jones Orchard in Millington is open every Friday through Sunday in October, plus Halloween on Oct. 31. There’s also the Festival of Fear, Farm Scene Investigation, Pumpkin Patch, The Farm Monster Mystery, and more. Learn more about all the fun HERE. 

The Mid-South Corn Maze runs through Oct. 31 at the Agricenter. The Haunted Maze is every Friday and Saturday night in October and Halloween on Oct. 31 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The non-haunted maze runs Wednesdays through Sundays at varying hours. Learn more and buy tickets HERE. 

Watch a video on the corn maze last year below:

Priddy Farms in Bartlett also has a corn maze, pumpkin patch, and petting zoo open daily through Nov. 6. The corn maze is haunted on weekends. Find out more HERE. 

Cedar Hill Farm in Hernando, Mississippi, features a corn maize, pumpkin patch, and hayrides through Oct. 30. It’s closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Find more on tickets and hours HERE. 

Elmwood Cemetery is hosting several events for October, including tours and movie nights. Many are already sold out, but you can check HERE to see which ones still have tickets available. 

The Time Warp Drive-In this month is hosting a KIDS SHOCKTOBER SPOOKTACULAR on Oct. 22, featuring Coraline, Goosebumps, and The Monster Squad. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7:15 p.m. at the Malco Quartet Summer Drive-In, 5310 Summer. Learn more HERE. 

Crosstown Arts is hosting Halloween and horror movies at the Crosstown Theater this month. It features Halloween films for young and old. See what’s playing HERE. 

Take a Halloween Hike at the Memphis Botanic Garden. There are activity stations, story time, and live music. It takes place Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn more HERE. 

Oak Court Mall is hosting trick or treating and a Halloween costume contest at 5 p.m. on Oct. 31. Learn more HERE.

Historical Haunts offers a spooky view of the bluff city with a Haunted Bus Tour, Haunted Pub Crawl, Memphis True Crime Tour, and a Memphis Ghost Walk. Learn more HERE.

Singleton Community Center is hosting a Haunted House and Carnival. The haunted house is Oct. 27 and 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the carnival is Oct. 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Find more information HERE.

The Fire Museum of Memphis is hosting a Halloween Scavenger Haunt and Maze on Saturday, October 29, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The museum will have a special ticket price for the day of $5 per person (AGES 2 AND UNDER ARE FREE). Tickets can be purchased online at www.firemuseum.com or at the door the day of the event.

Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos):

The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is holding a parade and festival for its annual Day of the Dead celebrations. It’s presented by the museum and Cazateatro Bilingual Theatre Group. It’s free and happening at Overton Square to the Museum Oct. 29 starting at 11:30 a.m. Learn more HERE. 


The Stranger Things Fab Friday Laser Show at MoSH is happening Oct. 21, 28, and Nov. 11. There are two shows each night at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. There's also movies & mixers with The Shining on Oct. 22 and Featured Creatures Natural Science Collection. Find more information HERE. 

Check out the scarecrows on display at Lichterman Nature Center through Nov. 20. Learn more HERE. 

Children's Museum of Memphis:

The Children Museum of Memphis is celebrating with a candy giveaway, face painting, a costume parade and Halloween crafts like clay pumpkin sculpting at the museum's Halloween Spooktacular on Oct. 22, 2022. Spots are reserved. Learn more HERE.

Memphis Zoo:

Check out Zoo Boo at the Memphis Zoo. It continues select nights through Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. each night. Tickets are $13 for members and $18 for nonmembers. Learn more HERE. 

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Zootoberfest is also going on and continues every Saturday and Sunday in October from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Zootoberfest is free with admission for those 21 and older. Learn more HERE. 

Not far from the Memphis area:

You could take a little trip to check out The 13th Realm Haunted Attraction in Atwood, Tennessee. It runs Fridays through Sundays in October and Nov. 4 & 5. Learn more HERE. 

Derailed Haunted House is taking place in Ramer, Tennessee Friday and Saturdays in October and on Oct. 31. Find more information HERE. 

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