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Carteret County Halloween Events For Kids And Families. It’s Trunk Or Treat Time In NC

Carteret County Halloween events in NC for kids and families in the communities of Morehead City, Beaufort, Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, Newport, or other locations. Have a trunk or treat event to list, please CONTACT US. This page will be updated frequently during the month of October, 2021.

We’re currently compiling a list of 2021 events, but if you have any information please use the discussion form below.

Please consider sharing on social media sites like Facebook, and use the comment section below to discuss information you find on this page.

Here is what we know of right now.

Morehead City NC

The Morehead City Parks And Recreation Department will hold a trunk or treat on October 28, 2021 from 5:30 p.m. till 7:00 p.m. and is a family centered event with safety provided by law enforcement. First United Methodist Church trunk or treat on October 31st from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you know of any churches or organizations in Morehead City holding public events, please let us know using the discussion form below and we will add them to this section. Extreme Toy Collectibles will hold their 1st annual Halloween party and toy swap on October 23 at 1 p.m. located at 2213 Bridges St in Morehead City.

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Atlantic Beach NC

Spooky Seas sponsored by the town on October 30, 2021 from 6:00 pm till 8:00 pm at the town park. Safety provided by the Atlantic Beach NC Police Department and we’re assuming the kid’s park will be open as well.
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Beaufort NC

Boo-Fort Halloween sponsored by the NC Maritime Museum Gallants Channel Annex on October 29 starting at 4:00 p.m. featuring a trunk or treat, haunted trail, and drive-in style movies for kids.

Newport NC

The Town of Newport NC typically hosts a trunk or treat for families and children, but we do not see an announcement on the date and time yet.

Pine Knoll Shores NC

The NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores will hold a preschool pumpkin patch on October 27 from 9:00 a.m. till 12:00 p.m. Preschool aged children are encouraged to dress up. This $5 paid event offers activities, crafts, special treats, and photo opportunities.

Cape Carteret NC

Halloween Bash located at the Carteret County Motor Speedway in Cape Carteret on October 30 starting at 7:00 p.m.

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We’ll continue to monitor for official town events located in Newport, Cape Carteret, Beaufort, and Emerald Isle NC.


We know there are several subdivisions in Carteret County NC that really go all out to provide a good place for kids to go trick or treating. We know that in recent years Mandy Farms is a good place with residents going full throttle to provide entertainment and decorating their houses for festivities.

What are some other neighborhoods in the county communities of Morehead City, Beaufort, Newport, Atlantic Beach, or Emerald Isle that offer the same type of experience?

We also know that many local churches and businesses in the county open their doors for safe Halloween trunk or treat festivities. What are some that we missed on this page?

What law enforcement events are planned that really focus on safety? Does the local school system or individual schools have any events planned?

Do you know of any haunted houses in the county that will be operational during 2021?

We will continue to add festivities for kids and families as we find them on social media, or receive them from the comment section below. This page is for 2021 events and will be cleared on October 1, 2021 to get ready for next years activities.

We hope that everyone has a happy and safe Carteret County Halloween!

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Michael Sharp

Native of Carteret County NC, Father to Makayla and Savannah. You can add me on Facebook. Interest include web development, encryption, and other technologies.

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