Halloween is right around the corner, and Spectrum News has you covered for all things that go bump in the night!

This year Halloween falls on Wednesday, October 31. Since most towns in the Charlotte region typically do not set trick-or-treating hours, parents can expect trick-or-treaters to be out on October 31.

Are you looking for some fun Halloween events in your town? Check out our list below.

Halloween events throughout the region:

Boone: Boone Boo on Wednesday, October 31

Charlotte: Trick or Treating and Halloween Movie Under the Stars on Saturday, October 20

Concord: Halloween Pumpkin Craft on Thursday, October 18

For those planning to trick-or-treat in Concord on October 31, officials have traditionally suggested trick-or-treating before 8 p.m.

Fort Mill, S.C.Trick-or-Treat Main Street on Wednesday, October 31

Hickory: Downtown Hickory Candy Crawl on Friday, October 26

Huntersville: Halloween in Huntersville on Saturday, October 20

Kannapolis: Fall Festival on Saturday, October 20

Pineville: Fall Fest on Saturday, October 20

Salisbury: Salisbury Toy & Comic Slime Fest on Saturday, October 27

Halloween Fun Facts:
  • Magic Words - The phrase "trick or treat" was first used in 1927
  • Pumpkin Spice Everything -Americans produce 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkins each year
  • Look Up - Expect to see a full moon on October 31, 2020.
  • Get Your Tickets - $300M is the average revenue from haunted attractions
  • Safety First - 35 percent of parents go over Halloween safety with kids
  • On Fire- More than 850 homes catch fire on Halloween
  • Sweet Tooth - Nearly a quarter of Americans say chocolate isn't their favorite Halloween treat
  • Dress Up - Popular costumes for pets: pumpkin, hot dog and bumble bee

*Source: WalletHub

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