October Events in Cumming GA & Forsyth County 2016

October events in Cumming GA & Forsyth County

October Events in Cumming GA & Forsyth County: Fall Festivals, Trunk or Treats & Halloween Events

There are so many events in October that I decided to create a post dedicated to October Events in Cumming GA & Forsyth County.  Whether it’s a Fall Festival, Trunk or Treat, or Halloween Event it will be fun for the whole family to enjoy!

FYI: Events are still being submitted to our Calendar of Events, so stay tuned for more & we’ll keep this page updated as others are added.  If your church, business, or organization is hosting a Fall Event that our readers should know about, be sure to Submit it to our Calendar of Events!

Please note:  The following are listed in date order.  We do our best to provide accurate; however, it is possible that details change, we are given inaccurate information, or we simply make an error. Whenever possible we link our round-ups to the source or information provided and strongly urge you to confirm details before you go.  We definitely don’t want any sad kiddos in costumes – or parents for that matter either!

Here’s our list of October Events in Cumming GA & Forsyth County:  

Saturday, October 1st

Mommy/Daddy and Me Halloween Painting Event – 11am to 1pm at Pinot’s Palette 11720 Medlock Bridge Rd #175 Duluth, GA 30097. For $25 each one paints one canvas and you put it together for the complete painting. Fun to paint and great Halloween décor! Click here for more information

Ghost Hunting 101 – 6:30 to 9:30 at Hampton Park Library. Stay after hours with the Southeastern Institute of Paranormal Research for an educational seminar on ghost hunting techniques. Learn about the methods and devices used during paranormal investigations, then put that knowledge to us with a hands-on ghost hunt in the library! Dinner will be provided. Advance registration is required. Click here for more information.

Tuesday, October 4th

Dungeons and Dragons for Teens – 6:30 at Hampton Park Library. Want to explore this groundbreaking fantasy roleplaying game? Join us and special guest, Paul Postel, for an introduction to its rich storytelling, intricate character development, and dramatic world building. Space and supplies are limited. Registration required. Click here for more information. 

Thursday, October 6th

Opening Day for the Cumming Country Fair & Festival – The Cumming Fair runs from October 6th-16th. For daily specials and deals, click here.

Friday, October 7th

Cumming Country Fair & Festival – The Cumming Fair runs from October 6th-16th. For daily specials and deals, click here.

Saturday, October 8th

Cumming Country Fair & Festival – The Cumming Fair runs from October 6th-16th. For daily specials and deals, click here.

Kick Off to Fall – 10am-9pm at American Redemption 300 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Ste 300, Suwanee, Georgia 30024. Fun-filled day of activities, shopping, food and drink! Click here for more information 

Scarecrow Festival – 2pm to 3 pm at Cumming Library. Storytime featuring books, music & activities celebrating Fall!  Children will also create theme related crafts & explore the Storywalk in the Secret Garden behind the library.  Click here for more information.

Fall Festival at Gibbs Garden – The Fabulous Michael Allen Radio Show Band on Saturday, with Bar-B-Que and desserts from Not So Famous Cookie Co. and Pie Local. Face painting for children. Half price admission. Click here for more information

Sunday, October 9th

Lily’s Run and Fall Festival – Join us for this fun family event including 5K, bounce houses, cornhole tournament, cupcake decorating station, youth sports activities, arts and crafts, vendors, face painting and more! Proceeds will be used to grant wishes to two very special children. Located at Vickery Village – 5920 Post Rd, Cumming. Click here for more information 

Cumming Country Fair & Festival – The Cumming Fair runs from October 6th-16th. For daily specials and deals, click here.

Fall Festival at Gibbs Garden – Enjoy Strolling Classical Musicians and your favorite sandwiches and salads from the Arbor Cafe. Half price admission. Click here for more information

Monday, October 10th

Cumming Country Fair & Festival – The Cumming Fair runs from October 6th-16th. For daily specials and deals, click here.

Tuesday, October 11th

Cumming Country Fair & Festival – The Cumming Fair runs from October 6th-16th. For daily specials and deals, click here.

Wednesday, October 12th

Cumming Country Fair & Festival – The Cumming Fair runs from October 6th-16th. For daily specials and deals, click here.

Family Fun Fall Festival – 5pm-8pm at American Redemption 300 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Ste 300, Suwanee, Georgia 30024. This is our Fall Fundraiser to give back to children in our community. Join us for Live Music, Bouncy houses and the Dunking of Chad Reeves. Click here for more information 

Thursday, October 13th

Cumming Country Fair & Festival – The Cumming Fair runs from October 6th-16th. For daily specials and deals, click here.

Wild Rumpus Storytime – 10:15am & 11:15am at Hampton Park Library. Join us for a special Where the Wild Things Are storytime and party! Come dressed as your favorite wild thing! Be prepared to gnash your terrible teeth and roar your terrible roars during our wild rumpus parade!

Friday, October 14th

Cumming Country Fair & Festival – The Cumming Fair runs from October 6th-16th. For daily specials and deals, click here.

Opening Day of Cumming Greek Festival – Opens at 3pm at Saints Raphael, Nicholas & Irene Greek Orthodox Church, 3074 Bethelview Road. For more information, click here.

Fall You Pick Canvas Class – Choose one of the four Fall canvas options to paint with instruction from our staff. $35 per person. 6:30-8:30pm. For ages 8-adult (painters under age 12 must be accompanied by a painting adultClick here for more details.

Saturday, October 15th

Cumming Country Fair & Festival – The Cumming Fair runs from October 6th-16th. For daily specials and deals, click here.

Cumming Greek Festival – Saints Raphael, Nicholas & Irene Greek Orthodox Church, 3074 Bethelview Road. For more information, click here.

Sunday, October 16th

LAST DAY of the Cumming Country Fair & Festival – The Cumming Fair runs from October 6th-16th. For daily specials and deals, click here.

Cumming Greek Festival – Ends at 5pm at Saints Raphael, Nicholas & Irene Greek Orthodox Church, 3074 Bethelview Road. For more information, click here.

Thursday, October 20th

Pumpkin Festival – 3pm to 4:30pm at Hampton Park Library parking lot. Join us for our 4th Annual Hampton Park Pumpkin Festival! Carve and decorate your own pumpkin – We will provide the tools and supplies, don’t forget to BYOP (Bring Your Own Pumpkin). All ages are welcome to attend this family event.

Friday, October 21st

Goosebumps Movie Party – 1:15pm at Post Road Library. Join us for crafts, games, and spooky fun at our Goosebumps Movie Party from 1:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Afterward, stay and watch Goosebumps (Rated PG). Click here for more information 

Not So Spooky Spooktacular – 2pm at the Cumming Library. Hear tall tales and slightly spooky stories sure to make you grin, giggle, and maybe get a few goosebumps, too! Click here for more information

Terrifying Tales and Haunted Artifacts – 6:30pm at Post Road Library. Professional Storyteller Tim Sonefelt brings his scariest TRUE stories from Southern history and a collection of haunted artifacts to the Post Road. Due to the truly creepy content, this program is recommended for middle school students and above. Click here for more information

Halloween Bash Night Out at Sweet & Sassy – 7pm to 9pm.  Sweet & Sassy at the Collection.  Must RSVP in advance.  $30/ girl.  Makeover, Learn Thriller Dance,  Snacks, Limo Ride & more!  Click here for more information.  Call to Reserve your spot:  770-781-0300

Saturday, October 22nd

Hay Day at the Rescue – 11am – 4pm at Save the Horses 1768 Newt Green Rd, Cumming. Hay rides, face painting, petting zoo, and so much more! Click here for more information.

Halloween Storytime at Barnes & Noble – 11am.  Barnes & Noble at the Collection. Join us for a fun-filled Halloween Storytime!  Click here for more information.

Creekside UMC Trunk or Treat Event – Come out for a great family evening of fun, candy, games and did we mention candy! Bands are $5.00 per person and will cover dinner, unlimited games, hayrides, fall story time, body stickers, and more! Click here for more information.

Fall Festival at Grace Baptist Church – 6pm to 8:30pm at 3775 Spot Rd, Cumming. There will be bouncy houses, snow cones, popcorn, games, a trunk or treat, a marshmallow roast, and much more! Click here for more information

Trunk or Treat Safety Event at Cumming Fairgrounds – 6pm to 9pm at 235 Castleberry Road in Cumming. Admission is one family-sized bag of candy per family. Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes to Trunk or Treat, which will feature a variety of fun activities and games. There will also be information on costume safety, pedestrian safety, stranger danger, stop-drop-roll demonstrations and more. Click here for more information.

Sunday, October 23rd:

Castleberry Road Baptist Church Fall Festival – From 4pm – 6pm.  Fall Festival & Trunk or Treat.  Inflatables, Candy, Games & Food.  Wear your family friendly costumes too.  Located at 7225 Castleberry Road Cumming 30040.   Click here for more information.

Tuesday, October 25th:

Trick or Treat Storytime & Costume Parade – 10:15am AND 11:15am.  Sharon Forks Library.  Dress up in costume for a special storytime featuring holiday books, music and activities.  After storytime, children will be able to “trick or treat” with the library staff.  Click here for more information.

Wednesday, October 26th:

Trick or Treat Storytime & Costume Parade – 10:15am AND 11:15am.  Sharon Forks Library.  Dress up in costume for a special storytime featuring holiday books, music and activities.  After storytime, children will be able to “trick or treat” with the library staff.  Click here for more information.

Thursday, October 27th:

Trick or Treat Storytime & Costume Parade – 10:15am, 11:15am and 1:15pm.  Post Road Library.  Dress up in costume for a special storytime featuring holiday books, music and activities.  After storytime, children will be able to “trick or treat” with the library staff.  Click here for more information.

Trick or Treat Storytime & Costume Parade – 10:15am & 11:15am.  Hampton Park Library.  Dress up in costume for a special storytime featuring holiday books, music and activities.  After storytime, children will be able to “trick or treat” with the library staff.  Click here for more information.

Friday, October 28th

Chattahoochee Elementary Fall Festival – 4:30pm-7pm at 2800 Holtzclaw Rd, Cumming, GA 30041. There will be Food trucks, Fire Department, Inflatables, Carnival Games, Cake Walk, Hero Dog Rescue with Adoptions, Local Vendors, Face Painting and more! The cost is $15/wristband. The wristbands allow unlimited access to the games (excluding cake walk), inflatables, and most activities. Parents & children under 3 are free. Click here for more information.

Saturday, October 29th

Trick or Treat Storytime & Costume Parade – 11:15am at Post Road Library.  Dress up in costume for a special storytime featuring holiday books, music and activities.  After storytime, children will be able to “trick or treat” with the library staff.  Click here for more information.

Trunk or Treat at the Farm – 2pm to 5pm at Warbington Farms 5555 Crow Rd, Cumming. Walk from trunk to trunk of vehicles filled with spooks and surprises! Event is free with fun park admission ($10) which also includes Corn Maze, hayride, petting zoo, jumbo pillow, corn crib, slides, swings & more activities.  Come dressed in costume and receive $1 off admission (adults & children). Purchase tickets at ticket booth the day of. Click here for more information *NOTE: Cumming Local will be there passing out candy. We would love for you to come see us!*

Fall Family Party at the Collection of Forsyth – From 4pm-6pm. Face Painting & Trick-or-Treating at your favorite stores! Click here for more information.

Fall Festival + Trunk or Treat – From 5pm to 7:30pm at First Baptist Cumming 1597 Sawnee Dr, Cumming. There will be Inflatables, cake walk, petting zoo, hayrides, giveaways, food, Trunk or Treat, and more! Click here for more information.

A Night in the Patch at Cumming First United Methodist Church – 5pm.  770 Canton Hwy, Cumming GA 30040.  FREE to everyone.  Hot dog Supper & Dessert, Games, Smores, Showing of Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown on the lawn at dusk. Click here for more information

Boo Bash Trick-or-Treating – North GA Premium Outlets 800 Hwy 400 S, Dawsonville from 4pm-7pm. Area goons and goblins will enjoy center-wide trick-or-treating, tunes from DJ Crazy Mike in the Gazebo, games and more to celebrate the spook-tacular holiday. Stores participating in the trick-or-treating festivities will display an orange pumpkin sign in the store window; those with a teal pumpkin will offer allergy-friendly options for children under age 12. Parents can also get a sweet treat when they sign up for the VIP Shoppers Club! Click here for more information.

Trunk or Treat and Costume Contest – Buffalo’s Cafe 1175 Buford Hwy, Cumming at 6:30m. Click here for more information

Visit Stars & Strikes in Costume – From Sunday, Oct 29th to Monday, Oct 31st, if you come in your halloween costume then you will receive a $10 game card. Click here for more information. 

Sunday, October 30th

Trunk or Treat at Christ Community Church – 4pm to 6:30pm. This event will feature a sports-themed trunk or treat, a tailgating atmosphere, a “Cook Your Butt Off” Boston Butt BBQ contest, games, and lots of fun and fellowship. Click here for more information

Trunk or Treat at Vickery Village – 5pm-7:30pm at 5855 South Vickery Street, Cumming GA 30040. Bring the whole family for a safe night of fun and games. Fill your bag with the best candy and get a free photo in our photo booth. Food and drink specials provided by Vickery Village restaurants. Click here for more information.

Trunk-R-Treat at Highlands Church – 6pm-8pm 433 Canton Rd, Cumming 30040. Trunk-R-Treat Forsyth is safe, family-friendly community event in Cumming, GA. Pony rides, giveaways, food from the largest grill in Forsyth County, games, tons of candy, and more! Click here for more information.

Trunk or Treat & Fall Festival at Concord Baptist Church – 4pm to 6pm.  6905 Concord Road, Cumming GA 30028.  Free games, inflatables, trunk or treat, facepainting and hayride, cake walk, food, prizes & much more.  Click here for more information.

Visit Stars & Strikes in Costume – From Sunday, Oct 29th to Monday, Oct 31st, if you come in your halloween costume then you will receive a $10 game card. Click here for more information. 

Monday, October 31st:

FREE Scary Face Pancake for KIDS – At IHOP from 7am to 10pm. Click here for all the details. 

50% off at Laredos: Wear your halloween costume to eat at Laredo’s and get 50% off your bill! Click here for more information.

Trick or Treat Storytime & Costume Parade – 10am.  Cumming Library.  Dress up in costume for a special storytime featuring holiday books, music and activities.  After storytime, children will be able to “trick or treat” with the library staff.  Click here for more information.

Visit Stars & Strikes in Costume – From Sunday, Oct 29th to Monday, Oct 31st, if you come in your halloween costume then you will receive a $10 game card. Click here for more information. 

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If your church, business, or organization is hosting a Fall Event that our readers should know about, be sure to Submit it to our Calendar of Events!

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