Trick-or-Treating: Enchanted Tracks

One of Greenville’s top events for safe trick-or-treating in October is the annual Enchanted Tracks at the Pavilion. Now, I’m a little embarrassed to admit this, since I write this blog and I love Greenville Rec’s events, but I’ve never personally been to Enchanted Tracks (yet!). Our Kidding Around Greenville Facebook fans though came to the rescue with lots of great information on why Enchanted Tracks is one of the top spots for trick-or-treating in Upstate SC.

Not only will I be giving you the inside scoop on this annual Greenville Halloween event, but one of you will win a family 4-pack of tickets to Enchanted Tracks for the night of your choice!

Trick-or-Treating in Greenville: Enchanted Tracks 2013

Trick-or-Treating in Greenville, SC at Enchanted Tracks

What Is Enchanted Tracks?

Enchanted Tracks is a safe trick-or-treating event with a fairy tale twist held at Greenville’s Pavilion area. Kids will love getting to see their favorite fairy tale creatures while adding plenty of goodies to their Halloween bags. The event also features a Halloween village with carnival games, bounce houses, and treats.

Kids will also be delighted to ride George the Train through the Mythical Maze.

Don’t forget to dress up, as each night will have a costume contest!

We appreciate Safe Kids Upstate sponsoring Enchanted Tracks in an effort to provide safe trick-or-treating options for kids. Also Bob Jones University in addition to Safe Kids Upstate helps provide volunteers to run this event.

This Year’s Details for Enchanted Tracks

What ages is Enchanted Tracks for?

Only kids 10 and under

When Is Enchanted Tracks this year?

October 24, Thursday – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

October 25, Friday – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

October 26, Saturday – 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

How much does Enchanted Tracks cost?

$5 Advance / $7 at the Door for ages 10 & under.

Register in advance online – We will let you know once the link is live!

Where is Enchanted Tracks held?

At the Pavilion Recreation Complex (400 Scottswood Road, SC 29687)

Trick-or-Treating in Greenville: Enchanted Tracks 2013

The Inside Scoop on Enchanted Tracks

We asked other Greenville parents what they thought about Enchanted Tracks and the answers started coming in quickly! Here are some of the comments that they had about this annual trick-or-treating event:

Jennifer says, “Enchanted Tracks is one of our favorite events! My kids love riding George at night. Trick or treating in the forest is fun, and so are the games. If you participate in the costume contests, be prepared to wait. It takes a while to put lots of cute kids on stage for judging.

My advice is to get there early to jump & play games, then save your trick or treating & train ride for once it gets dark much more fun in the dark. I also remember the past few years when you arrive they assign you a time for your train ride.”

Nichole says, “My son was only one last year when we went with friends, but he liked riding the train and the little maze. The characters in the forest for trick or treating were fun and there were bounce houses and little games to play with prizes for playing. There was a costume contest too.”

Lynn says, “We took our grandchildren last year and their favorite part was the train ride! Kids love trains. They also held a dress up contest for the different age groups–fun for all.”

Christi says, “My kids love trick or treating in the Enchanted Forest that is full of storybook characters, like Shrek, Snow White and Robin Hood. Of course they also really enjoy riding George the Train!”

Melissa says, “We love the trick or treating in the Enchanted forest with all the story book characters. We also love riding George the train and seeing the fun Halloween lights.”

And several readers asked “Where is this? We’ve never heard about it!”

Enchanted Tracks Giveaway

I guess I’m not the only person figuring out that I’ve been missing out. Big time! So, you can go ahead and plan on seeing me there. But first, one of you has the chance to win a family 4-pack of tickets to this awesome trick-or-treat event. All you have to do is enter our Rafflecopter giveaway for a chance to win.

This giveaway will run from the time of posting until 12 pm, October 17, 2013.

Please note our giveaway rules:

  • You must be 18 or older and live in the USA to enter this giveaway.
  • You must use a valid email address to enter this giveaway.
  • We will contact the winner via the email address provided within three [3] days of the giveaway ending. The winner will have three [3] days to respond via email. If the winner does not respond within the three [3] days, the prize will be forfeited and another winner chosen. Directions for claiming the prize will be given via email.
  • For a complete list of Kidding Around Greenville SC’s giveaway policies and terms and conditions, see the Kidding Around Greenville SC policy page. By entering this giveaway, you agree to comply with Kidding Around Greenville SC’s terms and conditions.
  • Winner must be able to pick up their prize at the Greenville Rec office to claim their prize.
  • This prize is provided by Greenville Rec department not Kidding Around Greenville.

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Does your family enjoy Enchanted Tracks? Be sure to share any tips with us in the comment section!


Bethany is a local Greenville mom who enjoys exploring the Upstate with her kids. She is a weekly columnist for the Greenville News eGreenville, pinner pro, and also blogs at No Twiddle

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  1. Alicia says

    If you want to ride George the train (he’s open most years) then plan to get there early. They’ve tried lots of strategies for accommodating riders, but it usually ends up that if you get there early, you can get a ride in, but otherwise, you’ll probably have to come back another day to redeem that activity on your ticket.

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