Halloween fun in Columbia, SC

It’s time to let your spooky show

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Skip the lines with the fast pass from Deceased Farms. | Photo by @mckenzie_roland

Calling all ghouls and goblins. We’ve rounded up five events in COLA to get you Halloween-ready faster than you can say monster mash.

Deceased Farm, 328 Olde Farm Rd. Lexington | Now-Mon., Oct. 31 | Fri., and Sat., 7:30-11:30 p.m., Thurs. and Sun., 7:30-10:30 p.m.| $22+ | Haunted house fanatics, this one’s for you. Make your way through scare zones with ghouls at every turnthis ain’t for the faint.

Dark Castle Haunted Attraction, 2076 Highway Church Rd., Elgin | Now-Tues., Nov. 3 | 7–11 p.m. or midnight (on varying weekends) | $18 | Find what’s lurking behind the castle walls if you dare. This Halloween attraction features a haunted trail, a break room, and the Dungeon of Darkness haunted house all for the price of one.

Boo at the Zoo, Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens | Thurs. Oct. 20-Sun., Oct. 30 | 6-9 p.m. | $12 Riverbanks members, $15 general public | Take your kids for a ride on the Haunted Carousel and bring a bag to trick or treat all howlin’ night long.

Mason’s Monster Mash, Segra Park | Thurs., Oct. 27 | 6 p.m. | $5 | Join Mason the mascot and trick or treat around Segra park. Food and games truly make this night a home run.

Smoked’s Masquerade Ball, 1643 Main St., Columbia | Fri., Oct. 28 | 7-11:30 p.m. | $40+ | Hors d’eurves, raffles, costume contests — Need we say more? Pro tip: Purchase a VIP ticket for exclusive access and specialty cocktails.

5th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl | locations vary | Sat., Oct. 29 | 4 p.m.-12 a.m. | $15+ | Check in at Liberty Taproom from 4-6 p.m. and get your bar crawl on — spooky style. Go all-out for the costume contest, and you may just take home the $1,000 grand prize.

Know of other haunted houses + spooky spots we should add to our list? Scare us into adding them.