Morganton, NC – Calling all goblins, vampires, super heroes, princesses and gypsies and everything in between! Come to Downtown Morganton Wednesday, October 31, and enjoy the annual Downtown Trick-or-Treating and Halloween Spooktacular! There will be trick-or-treating at downtown businesses from 3-5pm (map of locations to be available online). When the trick-or-treaters have collected their candy, they can head to the Historic Burke County Courthouse lawn from 3pm until 6pm for a costume contest, inflatable fun provided by Summit Community Church, and plenty of free games and activities, compliments of the City of Morganton Recreation Department.

The schedule is: Halloween Carnival – 3pm-6pm (Courthouse Square); Trick-or-Treating – 3pm-5pm (Downtown Merchants); Costume Contest Registration – 3:30pm (Courthouse Square) and Costume Contest Judging – 5pm-6pm (Courthouse Square).

A detailed map of all businesses participating in trick-or-treat will be available within one week of the event at