Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 9/27/19

Choose a Pumpkin at King of Pops’ PumpKing Patch, Trick or Treat Around the Market, Have a Wicked Good Time at Skyline Park’s Halloween Party & More!

This Halloween season, Atlanta’s iconic Ponce City Market will celebrate all season long with haunting holiday festivities, bewitching decor, ghoulish goodies and spellbinding sweet treats for the whole family. The lineup features a pumpkin patch on The Yard, trick-or-treating at restaurants and shops, spooky sights around every corner and other scary-good fun. Events will include:

  • Sleepy Hollow Performances from Serenbe Playhouse (October 12 & 19) – With six sold-out seasons and recognition as one of the ‘Top Five Halloween Plays in the Country’ by American Theatre Magazine, Serenbe Playhouse is bringing back their favorite fright fest, The Sleepy Hollow Experience, this fall. To celebrate, the cast will be doing short performances of the classic American ghost story in The Courtyard at Ponce City Market from 1-3pm on Saturday, October 12 and Saturday, October 19. 


  • King of Pops PumpKING Patch & Harvest Bar on The Yard (Now Open) – The Yard at Ponce City Market has teamed up with King of Pops to transform into a pumpkin patch and Harvest Bar! Pumpkins of all sizes are available for purchase through Halloween, and the Harvest Bar is serving Halloween pops as well as over 12 fall craft beers from breweries across the Southeast and a Fall-a-Rita Boozy Slushie. Plus, from 3-8pm on Sunday, October 27, King of Pops is throwing a spooky Halloween party complete with balloon animals, pumpkins, face painting and a buy one pop, get one free offer for kids in costume. The Patch is open from 4-8pm during the week and noon-8pm on weekends.


  • Binders Pumpkin Painting Parties (Saturdays & Sundays) – From 2-5pm every Saturday and Sunday leading up to the spooky holiday, Binders Art Supplies and Frames will be hosting Pumpkin Painting Parties at the PumpKING Patch. This family-friendly activity is free to participate with the purchase of a pumpkin.


  • Halloween Drag Queen Story Hour at Posman Books (October 20) – Drag Queen Brent Star will read a slightly scary story or two to children at this Halloween Story Hour from 3-4pm. Free and open to the public, the event welcomes all ages!


  • The Roof’s “Neon Nightmare” Halloween Party (October 26) –  Something wicked is coming to The Roof at Ponce City Market on Saturday, October 26 from 7pm to midnight. Inspired by glitch art, neon trends and slasher movies of the 80s, Skyline Park will transform into a party like you’ve never seen before, complete with DJs, a dance party, frightful sights and a costume contest with $1,000 in cash prizes. Tickets can be purchased here


  • Doggies on the BeltLine Costume Parade (October 27) – Join Ponce City Market and the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership for a doggone good time at the annual Doggies on the BeltLine costume dog parade on Sunday, October 27 from 1-3pm. The celebration will kick off at The Shed at Ponce City Market, where precious pooches and their humans can enjoy Halloween goodies before heading down the Eastside Trail to  Park Tavern for a costume contest and cocktails. Tickets to participate can be purchased here.


  • Trick-or-Treat at PCM (October 31) – The annual Trick-or-Treat at Ponce City Market returns Thursday, October 31 from 4-8pm. During the free and open to the public event, restaurants and shops will hand out over 1,000 pounds of candy to kids in costume!