Top 15 Halloween Events in North Mississippi

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There are some great Halloween events going on over the course of the next week in North Mississippi.

Whether you’re looking for a fun ‘trunk or treat’ event, a place to watch Hocus Pocus or participate in a charity event, there’s something for everyone this Halloween season.

The list is highlighted by one of the community’s most anticipated events, Southaven’s Trunk or Treat in the Park, which drew hundreds of participant in its first year will feature food for sale from places like Chik-fil-a and the Kona Ice truck.

The Spooktacular 2018 @TCALF Church event is headlined by a Nintendo Switch giveaway.

Northwest Mississippi Community College and the University of Mississippi at the DeSoto Center are hosting its first annual event, featuring a showing of Hocus Pocus, the cult-classic 90’s Disney movie featuring Bette Middler.

And if you’re looking to spread some cheer this spooky season, stop by the Superhero Trick or Treat for Charity event, with all proceeds going towards building a new animal shelter for the City of Hernando. Bonus: free photos with Marvel and DC superheroes.

Plus, tons of city and church-hosted ‘trunk or treat’ events to get your kids their candy fix.

Note: The only order this list is presented in is chronological order. It is not a comprehensive list of all events, but a selection of 

Olive Branch Family YMCA Trick or Treat 

Oct. 25th; 5-6:30 p.m.

“You’re invited to join the Olive Branch Family YMCA for an evening of excitement at our Trunk or Treat. This free event is open to all ages and will offer many exciting activities including candy, games, and lots of fun!”

8555 Goodman Rd. Olive Branch, MS 38654
Phone: (662) 890-9622

Halloween Weekend III

Oct. 26th 3 p.m. – Oct. 27th 1 p.m.

“Boo! Come join us for Halloween! We will have “Hey Hey” Rides, a magical pumpkin patch, costume and site decorating contests, a Haunted House, arts & crafts, and plenty of Halloween-themed games! Try out candy corn witch pitch, Frankenstein bowling, and mummy wrap.”

1400 Audubon Point Dr., Horn Lake, MS 38637
Phone: (662) 280-8282

Superhero Trick or Treat for Charity 2018

Oct. 27th; 12-4 p.m.

“Back by popular demand! We had so much fun last year, we’re doing it again! Save the date Saturday, Oct 27 2018 noon-4pm for our 2nd annual Superhero Trick or Treat for Charity event at the Gale Center! We’ll have a Halloween costume contest for kids 10 and under, a cake walk with cakes & prizes, a silent auction, raffle items, pumpkin painting, slime making with the Ghostbusters, Excel by 5, and Seize the Clay will be setup! We will also have FREE photos with our Superhero team including Spiderman, Batman, Nightwing, and Super Girl , just to name a few!! Admission is FREE but any donation is appreciated. There will be food trucks on site so grab lunch with us and enjoy the entertainment!! All proceeds go to help build a new animal shelter for the City of Hernando. Hope to see you there!”

2601 Elm St., Hernando, MS 38632
Phone: (662) 429-9096

Trick or Treat TangerStyle!

Oct. 27th; 1-3 p.m.

“Calling all ghosts, goblins, princesses and superheroes! Tanger Outlets Southaven is inviting you to a Spooktacular Halloween Celebration! Join us for Trick-or-Treating at Tanger Outlets Southaven from 1 – 3 pm on Saturday, October 27th. Join us at 2 pm at the playground to show off your costume at our costume contest.

Stores and Shopper Services will provide candy to children 12 and under. Masks for children only. Look for display decals on entrance doors of participating stores.”

5205 Airways Blv., Ste. 800
Southaven, MS 38671
Phone: 662-349-1701

Maples Memorial United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat
Oct. 27th; 5-7 p.m.

“Come and trick or treat around the parking lot at Maples Memorial United Methodist church. Free Hotdogs, chili, chips, cookies and water. AND need a pumpkin? Maples has those for sale as well.”

8745 Goodman Rd. Olive Branch, MS 38654
Phone: (662) 895-2279

Church of the Harvest Trunk or Treat
Oct. 27th; 6-8:30 p.m.

“Come out to our Trunk or Treat! Dress up in a costume and bring a bag for your candy!”

14707 Highway 302, Olive Branch, MS 38654
Phone: (662) 890-1573

Spooktacular 2018 @TCALF Church

Oct. 28th  5:30 p.m. / 6:30 p.m.

“SPOOKTACULAR is a FREE family-friendly event that includes an amazing service, high-energy worship, costumes, games, food, and candy for ALL KIDS!

This year, we have TWO experiences to choose from: 5:30PM and 6:30PM


After a brief service which will include giving away a NINTENDO SWITCH, Trunk-R-Treat begins in our field space, along with plenty of games and food. There will also be photo-ops as well as costume contests for kids & teens/adults. With tons of decorated cars filled to the brim with candy, this is an event your family won’t want to miss. Admission is FREE, along with food and candy as long as it lasts!

Admission is FREE, but you must be present in the auditorium at either 5:30PM or 6:30PM to be registered to win the Nintendo Switch.”

7180 Goodman Rd., Walls, MS 38680
Phone: (662) 781-2151

2+2 Spooktacular

Oct. 30th; 6-8:30 p.m.

“Join Northwest Mississippi Community College and the University of Mississippi at the DeSoto Center (5197 W.E. Ross Parkway) for our first-ever 2+2 Spooktacular! The event is free and open to the community. We’ll have trunk or treat at 6 p.m. and a showing of Hocus Pocus on the lawn at 6:30 p.m.! Bring your chairs and blankets!”

5197 WE Ross Pkwy, Southaven, MS 38671
Phone: (662) 342-4765

Halloween Costume Parade at the BJ Chain Public Library

Oct. 31st; 10:30-11:30 a.m.

“Come and join us for a special Halloween Storytime and costume parade!”

6619 Highway 305 N., Olive Branch, MS 38654
Phone: (662) 895-5900

Trunk or Treat in the Park

Oct. 31st; 5-8 p.m.

“Join us Halloween night for a fun and safe place to trick or treat! We will have moon bounces, trunks to visit, games, the Kona Ice truck, food for sale from Chick-fil-A, and more! Add this event to your calendar!”

6285 Snowden Grove Lane, Southaven, MS 38672
Phone: (662) 890-7275

Graceview Harvest Festival 2018
Oct. 31st; 6-8 p.m.

“The Graceview Harvest Festival 2018! Hayrides! Petting Zoo! Bounce House! Plenty of candy and games for the kids! Always FREE and always very family friendly.”

7660 Swinnea Rd. Southaven, MS 38671
Phone: (662) 349-0133

Trunk or Treat Cornerstone Church

Oct. 31st; 6-8 p.m.

“Cornerstone Church will be hosting our annual Community “Trunk or Treat” on October 31st! This event is always a lot of fun and it’s safe for the whole family! We will have a ton of candy this year in one of our 50 decorated trunks! There will also be prizes, live music, and an outdoor movie screen! Come join us here at Cornerstone Church this fall and get ready to have a blast!”
5998 Elmore Rd. Southaven, MS 38671
Phone: (662) 349-0216

Trunk or Treat at First Baptist Church Olive Branch

Oct. 31st; 6-7:30 p.m.

“Bring your family and come enjoy a time of Trunk-or-Treating as well as a snack. We will have a photo booth available so you can get some great pictures of your family. Invite a friend and join us at FBCOB!”

9155 Highland St., Olive Branch, MS 38654
Phone: (662) 342-4765

Trunk or Treat at Carriage Hills Baptist Church

Oct. 31st; 6:30-8 p.m.

“Carriage Hills Youth and Children’s Ministries will be handing out candy in the south parking lot. Be sure to add us to your list of Trick or Treating stops!”

8352 Farmington Dr. West
Southaven, MS 38671
Phone: (662) 342-1772

Trunk or Treat at Christview Christian Church

Oct. 31st; 6:30-8 p.m.

“Come join us for a night of free Halloween fun! Bouncy castles, face painting, popcorn, games, coffee for the adults, and more!!”

8100 Greenbrook Pkwy., Southaven, MS 38671
Phone: (662) 342-1000

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