When it comes to fall events, Henry County, Georgia has a variety of activities that appeal to fun seekers of all ages. From a family-friendly fair to a fright-inducing haunted house, fall in Henry County is a season not to be missed.
Southern Belle Farm in McDonough, Georgia has been owned by the Carter family since the 1930s. What began as a dairy farm has transformed into an agritourism farm that offers a variety of experiences to families, school groups and more through all seasons of the year. The fall season at Southern Belle Farm brings about pig races, a corn maze, pumpkins, campfires and much more to choose from.
Fall season at Yule Forest offers visitors their pick of pumpkins, fun and educational entertainment for kids, hayrides, live performances and more. As daytime activities on the family-friendly pumpkin patch and farm come to an end, night gives way to one of the state’s top haunted houses Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in October. Horror fans are invited to test their courage at Fear the Woods, consisting of a haunted house, haunted transport and a zombie hunt to create an unforgettable experience now through October 31.
Holiday Inn & Suites in Stockbridge, Georgia will be the meeting place for a night of karaoke tunes, costume contest and more! Attendees are invited to dress up and let their hair down at this Halloween themed event. Enjoy a mouthwatering selection of dishes from Burger Theory, located inside the Holiday Inn & Suites, live music and prizes.
It’s probably no surprise that there’s something brewing at JailHouse Brewing Company in Hampton, Georgia. On October 27 it’s not just the drinks that are brewing, but a night full of Halloween fun. The city-jail-turned-brewery is hosting a scary good party where music will be in rotation and costumes are encouraged. Also lots of dancing.
A tradition for over 70 years, the Kiwanis Henry County Fair will be held at Heritage Park in McDonough, Georgia. A diverse lineup of entertainment ranging from bands to martial arts performances accompany the entertainment many have come to expect from the family-friendly event. Crafts, food, a petting zoo and midway rides are just some of the offerings to look forward to.
Tanger Outlets in Locust Grove, Georgia is celebrating Halloween with a special evening of trick or treating for the little ones. Visit the shops at Tanger from 4-6 p.m. and kids ages 12 and under will enjoy free treats at participating stores.
Henry County Parks and Recreation has Halloween treats in store with the Trunk or Treat night at Nash Farm Park in Hampton, Georgia on Wednesday, October 31. Event will be held from 6-8 p.m. Those interested in attending the event can look forward to prizes, candy, hayrides and character photo ops.
Making a three-day stop at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia, Vintage Market Days of West Atlanta offers a marketplace for creative vendors to display an array of upscale, vintage-inspired goods ranging from art to food and furnishings. Visit the market Friday, November 2 through Sunday, November 4. Children ages 12 and under are admitted free.
Panola Mountain State Park is conducting a mile-and-a-half guided hike up Panola Mountain to view a beautiful sunset over Atlanta. The night ends with s’mores around a lakeside campfire. Suggested sunset hiking essentials include bug spray, a flashlight, comfortable hiking shoes and water. This hike is open to those ages 10 and older. Call the nature center to reserve a spot at (770) 389-7801.
Hampton, Georgia brewery JailHouse Brewing Company shuts down Cherry Street to usher in 18 teams with cook-off worthy chili recipes as they compete for cash prizes and trophies. Competitors have the chance to receive awards from the judges along with a people’s choice award voted upon by attendees who vote for their favorite chili by placing a ticket into containers at competitor booths. Live performances will be taking place and JailHouse will be serving up its selection of craft beer.
At Panola Mountain State Park in Stockbridge, Georgia, outdoor enthusiasts can learn to climb a tree. Climbers are fitted with helmets and harnesses before using rope to ascend more than 30 feet above the ground and enjoy the canopy area.
The Army Aviation Heritage Foundation (AAHF) is housed in a hangar in Hampton, Georgia. When the Vietnam era aircraft are not in flight, visitors can take a free tour of the hangar, view the helicopters up close and even climb inside. During one of the monthly ride events, AAHF pilots conduct paid helicopter rides.