This year, I've taken the liberty of compiling a few Jacksonville NC area Halloween attractions, so hopefully everyone can find something that they like. But if anyone knows of any others that I have missed, please feel free to contribute.
Mike's Tree Farm Haunted Hay Ride
The Hayrides, in Richlands, will be October 23rd, 24th, and 25th beginning at 7pm. There will also be a children's carnival the 24th and 25th, with a costume contest on the 25th at 8pm. All proceeds go to the Back Swamp VFD & Fountaintown VFD. For more information call Mike's Farm at 910-324-3422 or visit them online at www.MikesFarm.com.
Nightmare Factory Haunted House & Blackout Maze
The Nightmare Factory, in Havelock, opened on September 19th 2008 and will remain open until November 2nd. The Factory offers a Haunted House and a Blackout Maze. Admission to the Haunted House is $10, admission to the Blackout Maze is $7, or you can get a combo ticket for $15. They open on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7pm. For more information call them at 252-444-FEAR or visit them online at www.NightmareFactoryNC.com
Marston Pavilion Haunted Forest
The Haunted Forest will be held at Marston pavilion on Camp Lejeune. It will be open from October 28th to November 1st from 7pm to 9:30pm. The Haunted Forest offers two paths, the Trail of Terror and the Purgatory Path. Entrance fee is $3 per trail, or $5 for both trails. For more information call 910-451-2785 or visit online at http://www.mccslejeune.com/hauntedforest/index.html.