Little 5 Points Halloween Festival and Parade
The 15th annual tradition will see thousands congregate in L5P on Oct. 17 to enjoy the artists market, food, drinks, live entertainment and one of the best Halloween parades the South has to offer. The parade begins at 4 p.m. Costumes are encouraged! For more information, visit l5phalloween.com.
Fall Festival on Ponce
The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces will host the fifth annual Fall Festival on Ponce Oct. 17-18 at Olmsted Linear Park. There will be more than 125 displays of fine art and crafts, folk and “outsider art.” There will also be a children’s area, local gourmet food, beverages and a small stage for acoustic musical performances. Admission is free. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Visit festivalonponce.com for more information.
The controversial street party returns to the iconic Krog Street tunnel that connects the Old Fourth Ward and Cabbagetown on Oct. 17. There will be live entertainment, street performers, food and more during this “avant-garde European style masquerade ball.” Masks will be required for entry into the tunnel and attendees must be 21 or over. The festivities begin promptly at 8 p.m. and will end at 1 a.m. Tickets are $40-50 for general admission or $100 for VIP. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit krogmasquerade.com.
The classic haunted house is open all month long at 6624 Dawson Boulevard in Norcross. Named one of the scariest haunted houses in the world year after year, it’s worth the trip outside the perimeter to have the pants scared off you. The attraction is divided into themed zones: “The Rotting” and “Vault13:Unearthed.” You’ve been warned. Find out more at fearworld.com.
Chambers of Horror
With The Masquerade leaving North Avenue to make way for a mixed-use development, this will be the last year to have the bejeezus scared out of you inside the historic mill. This adult only haunted house runs Oct. 1 to Nov. 2 and the storyline visitors will enter is all about weaponized zombies, secrete government plots and lots of blood. Tickets are available at the door or online ranging in price from $22 for general admission to $60 for VIP. For more, visit chambersofhorroratl.com.