If you’re looking for family-friendly, not so scary Halloween experiences, check out these wide variety of Halloween events within our local communities of Alpharetta, Johns Creek and Duluth. These events offer great opportunities to get involved in your local community and celebrate Halloween in a fun way. Let us know which ones you plan to go to in the next few weeks.

Johns Creek Police Department Trunk or Treat

The Johns Creek Police Department is hosting its annual Trunk or Treat event on Wednesday, October 23 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at their Headquarters. Last year the event brought thousands of children, so this year is sure to not disappoint. The event will include activities for children, treats, refreshments and, of course, candy. Be sure to dress your little ones in their best costumes! JCPD Trunk or Treat is a free event.

Duluth’s Howl on the Green 

On Friday, October 25 the city of Duluth will host their annual Halloween event, Howl on the Green on the city’s town green beginning at 6:00 p.m. Bring your kids, friends and furry pets for a night filled of fun, sweet treats, great food and out-of-this-world entertainment. The event includes a variety of free activities including a haunted hay ride, crafts, inflatables, trick or treating, costume contest. After dark, Howl on the Green turns into fright  with dancing werewolves, a twisted fairytale show with fire dancers and aerialists. Howl on the Green is a free event.

Trick or Treat at Avalon

Local businesses within Avalon in Alpharetta are handing out candy and treats to children on Saturday, October 26 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. When you arrive, stop by the Concierge desk to pick up your Trick or Treat map and then stop by the retailers who are handing out candy. When you’ve collected all your candy, don’t forget to drop off your completed map back at the Concierge desk to be entered into to with an Avalon family fun prize package. Trick or Treat Avalon is a free event.

Spooky Mill at Autrey Mill Nature Preserve

Held on Friday, October 25 and Saturday October 26 from 6-9:00 pm, Spooky Mill is an evening event at Autrey Mill Nature Preserve designed to spook and delight through a series of stations. The stations include a bounce house, craft stations, haunted house, haunted trail, mad scientist and more.

The event is set up carnival style with tickets for sale, each station costs a certain number of tickets. If you wanted to participate in all of the stations once you would need 12 tickets at $1 a piece. In addition, Jr. Spooky Mill for preschoolers will be held on Sunday, October 27 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.