Attend a lively musical performance, go dancing at one of the many street festivals planned throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains, explore regional gem mines, sample your way across a food and wine festival, or explore a new art exhibit. There’s no shortage of cool things to do here in Western North Carolina. Here’s a list of some of the best events taking place this month.
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October 31, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Where: Courthouse Square
When: Thursday, October 31 3:00-6:00pm
Calling all goblins, vampires, super heroes, princesses and gypsies and everything in between! Come to Downtown Morganton Thursday, Oct. 31, and enjoy the annual Downtown Trick-or-Treating and Halloween Spooktacular! We’ll have trick-or-treating at downtown businesses from 3-5pm. When the trick-or-treaters have collected their candy, they can head to the Historic Burke County Courthouse lawn from 3:00pm until 6:00pm for a costume contest, inflatable fun provided by Summit Community Church, and plenty of free games and activities (compliments of the City of Morganton Recreation Department)!
Halloween Carnival – 3:00-6:00pm (Courthouse Square)
Trick-or-Treating – 3:00-5:00pm (Downtown Merchants)
Costume Contest Registration – 3:30pm (Courthouse Square)
Costume Contest Judging – 5:00-6:00pm (Courthouse Square)