in Gaston County 2012

Fo those of you who like a good scare at Halloween we have several frigtening options like the Haunted Mill, SCarowinds Halloween Haunt XII, Hickory Grove Haunted Trail, as well as a few options for the little ones like at DSBG, Schiele-O-Ween, , Howl-O-Fest's Boo Blast and . All right here in Gaston County.



This celebration is especially for those little ones who want to celebrate the friendlier side of Halloween. Participate in fun, plant-based Halloween activities and ghoulish games. Search for plants with spooky names like the creepy eyeball plant and bat faced cuphea. Children who wear their costumes get 50% off admission. Oct 27-28 at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.



If your family is looking for some spooky fun, look no further than The Schiele! The Schiele-O-Ween event will be filled with fun and interactive family activities, including cowboy trick or treating, planetarium shows, hands-on activities and a special showing of the stage program Halloween Tales. Great for the entire family; kids are encouraged to attend in costume!  
Oct 26 6-8pm at The Schiele Museum



Come and bring the family to enjoy carnival games, moon bounce, super slide, cupcake walks and so much more!  make sure to stay for the costume contest at 6:30pm. Oct 27th at Stowe Park in Belmont


hauntedmill4. Haunted Mill

For over 10 years The Haunted Mill has been scaring us each Halloween without fail. Each year they refit The Mill with new scenes or update active scenes. Over the years as the business has grown they have added The Purple Planet 3D Mini Golf, an indoor, climate controlled black light putt-putt course, a game room and a party room that can be rented out for any occasion but make no bones about it, they are in the business to scare and this year they are going all out with many new scenes. The Screams Begin at 7:30pm! in Belmont


SCarowinds5. SCarowinds Halloween Haunt XII

Carowinds is transformed from a “theme park” to a “scream park” as it debuts SCarowinds’ Halloween Haunt XII, the largest, most horrific Halloween event in the Carolinas. The twelfth year of SCarowinds will be even bigger, better, and more terrifying than ever with the addition of a new bloodcurdling 6082 square foot maze, Fury, and live shows. at Carowinds


BOOBLAST6. Howl-O-Fest's Boo Blast

Carowinds has brewed up some spooktacular family fun this Halloween with the return of Howl-O-Fest’s Boo Blast this October!  During the daytime, the park’s Paladium Amphitheatre Plaza is transformed in to a street party of frightful fun for kids and their families. Complete with activities that are fun-scary, not scary-scary, Howl-O-Fest’s Boo Blast is an exciting compilation of shows, attractions, and interactive activities throughout the day. at Carowinds


hickory grove7. Hickory Grove Haunted Trail

For 20 years now, Hickory Grove Haunted Trail has been in operation, and working hard to make sure our visitors leave terrified and very frightened. This year is going be one of the BEST years in history! at Mountain View Golf Center in Gastonia



Little ghosts and goblins parade down Main Street.
Wednesday October 31st in Cherryville.

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