The Best Halloween Events for Babies and Toddlers in Greenville, SC

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Looking for some Halloween events in Greenville for your baby or toddler? One of the highlights of having babies, if we are honest with ourselves, is dressing them. And costuming in October is even more rewarding and adorable. We at Kidding Around Greenville think we can help. Here’s a list of costume-happy activities without late hours or spooky décor. They are the perfect formula for toddlers and babies! Besides, we all need another excuse to coo over our little skunks and dragons.

Read on for some tot-friendly destinations in Greenville to try this year.

Looking for more? Don’t miss our enormous Guide to Halloween Events in Greenville and Spartanburg!

Boo in the Zoo

Ticketed Trick-or-Treating for Small Fries

Boo in the Zoo

Possibly the most well-known local Halloween event, Boo in the Zoo, is a kid-friendly path through the zoo. Twenty treat spots await you! Your baby’s or toddler’s jack-o-lantern will be stocked. While it’s unlikely you’ll see many animals out in their enclosures, the reptile house and all restrooms are open. The Greenville Zoo does a terrific job decorating the grounds in a kid-friendly way and provides popular character experiences and photo opportunities. Dress up and enjoy! Buy tickets in advance or at the gate.

The Greenville Zoo – 150 Cleveland Park Greenville, SC, 29601
Register for Boo in the Zoo!

Autumn Harvest at TD Saturday Market

Trick-or-Treat at TCMU

Trick-or-Treat at TCMU is perfect for little ones. On Saturday, October 29, 2022, children and families will wind their way through the museum, collecting candy from community vendors and sponsors. This event is happening at both TCMU locations in Greenville and Spartanburg: 9 am – 5 pm in Greenville and 9 am – 3 pm in Spartanburg. Note: Tickets are timed and should be purchased in advance.

Register for Trick-or-Treat at TCMU Greenville
Register for Trick-or-Treat at TCMU Spartanburg

Free Festivals with Trick-or-Treating Perfect for Little Ones

“Autumn Harvest” at the TD Saturday Market

The last Saturday in October, the TD Saturday Market continues an adorable tradition of kids’ costumes, trick-or-treating, games, and a costume contest. The morning timing for trick-or-treating is miraculous, you must agree. Perfect for the small fries! Bring along your reusable shopping bags to stock up on autumn produce and artisan wares while your costumed kidlet is admired. Reference the TD Saturday Market website for the costume contest and group game times.

Side street parking is available for your visit, though we recommend the Richardson Street Garage for easy access to the market.

Main Street – Greenville, SC 29602
October 29th, 8:00 am-12:00 pm (trick-or-treating)

Not-So-Spooky Spooktacular Trail

October 29, 2022: 4 pm – 6 pm | Not-So-Spooky Spooktacular Trail | Take Heart Church

Lowes Trick or Treating Tryouts

Lowe’s offered “Hal-LOWE-en Trick-or-Treat Tryouts” in 2021. They’ve yet to announce if they will host them again in 2022. If they do, the event is great for little ones without the attention span for a larger event.

Adjusting to a new baby is challenging enough, and toddlers can prove unpredictable when out late or off-schedule. You shouldn’t have to miss out on every holiday tradition, though! Kidding Around Greenville hopes that we can play a small part in starting new Halloween family traditions for your growing family. Our own Bethany Winston did the tiresome job of compiling these opportunities, and, boy, are we grateful. Please let us know how it goes, and happy costuming!

Looking for more? Don’t miss our enormous Guide to Halloween Events in Greenville!

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About the Author
Taryn Gamble lives in a big blue fixer-upper in Piedmont, SC with her four kids, an adorable Holland Lop bunny, and an endless list of chores. When not baking snickerdoodles, she prefers to be barefoot outside, instilling a love of learning in her kids.

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