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27 October . 2020

Spooky Season Celebrations at Briar Chapel

Hype for Halloween? Briar Chapel’s fall festivities are no tricks and all treats! Community Lifestyle Director Alyssa Alegre is dishing out the sweet scoop on all the spectacularly spooky Halloween happenings.

array of carved pumpkins

Pumpkin Decorating Contest

It’s time to sharpen those artistic skills! Carve, paint or decorate a pumpkin for a chance to win an award! Prizes will be awarded in three categories: Most Creative, Funniest and Scariest. Submissions will be judged in age groups 12 and under and 13 and up. The contest is open to all ages. We are wicked excited to see your boo’tiful designs!

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Community Contests and Food Truck Tastings

 Put your decorating abilities to the test … on your front porch. Exclusively for Briar Chapel residents, neighbors can compete to create the Spookiest, Most Creative or Most Festive front porch. Sign up to participate here! Winners will receive prizes courtesy of a few local restaurants.

The coffee truck from Three Waters Cafe will set up in the Briar Chapel clubhouse parking lot on Sundays and Wednesdays through October. Contact and menu information can be found at threewaterscafe.com. Visit them Sundays 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and Wednesdays 9 – 11 a.m.

Last but not least, Food Truck Friday is rolling out exciting options throughout the rest of October.

October 30: Beli's Sazon | 5-8 p.m.

October 31: Bold Bagel | 11 a.m. (SOLD OUT)

kids dressed in costume

Local Halloween Happenings

Drive over to your nearest Lowe’s Hardware for a free curbside trick or treat experience, visit Krispy Kreme for a Saturday “Sweet-or-Treat” special or pop up at the pumpkin patch for the Museum of Life + Science’s Pumpkin Patch Express event.

Food Truck Flix Drive-In Movies has costume contests and trunk-or-treats scheduled through the end of October, and places like 1870 Farm in Chapel Hill hosts an afternoon of festivities, including trick-or-treating, animals in costume, pumpkin picking and painting, and a hayride (weather permitting)!

It’s scary how much fun these activities sound! Check out a detailed calendar of the Triangle’s fall festivals here.

pumpkin patch at dusk

Pleasant Pumpkin Patches

One of the best parts of autumn is the plethora of pumpkins everywhere. Luckily, the Triangle is home to several pumpkin farms, perfect for a fun family outing. Keep an eye out for a plump pumpkin or two to take home!

family enjoying halloween at homeHalloween at Home 

Feel like celebrating at home this year? Check out these family friendly Halloween films or try your hand at a new seasonal recipe! Here are a few more spooktacular fall activity ideas that can be done from your own home.

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