TRUNK OR TREAT: 5-6:30 p.m. Friday at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1000 Greenlawn Drive. Treats, drinks, hot dogs and more for age 12 and younger accompanied by an adult. (803) 776-2067
HALLOWEEN AT TRENHOLM PARK: 6-8 p.m. Friday at 3900 Covenant Road. Spooktacular night of games, candy, door prizes and more for all ages. Free, but bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to Harvest Hope Food Bank. (803) 787-0216
HAUNTED BREW TOURS: 6-8 p.m. Friday at River Rat Brewery, 1231 Shop Road. Accepting donations of non-perishable food items for Harvest Hope Food Bank. They’ll be open at 4 p.m. with entertainment by Blackbeard’s Truck. They probably won’t throw you out if you wear a costume. http://riverratbrewery.com
CITY OF COLUMBIA SPOOKTACULAR BLOCK PARTY: 7-10 p.m. Friday on Taylor street (next to Finlay Park). Costume contest, entertainment, interactive inflatables, carnival games, health and safety zone, face painting, marshmallow roasting, food trucks, pumpkin patch and more. Tunnel of Terror for age 12 and older, Lady Street gates open at 6:30 p.m., $3 per person. Admission to the party is free. Ticket prices for carnival games and inflatables will vary. Guests will receive $1 off the ticket price per person with the donation of three non-perishable food items for Harvest Hope Food Bank. (803) 545-3100
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CAYCE HALL OF HORRORS: 7:30-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 1153 Walter Price St. Sponsored by the Cayce-West Columbia Jaycees, the haunted attraction has been in operation more than three decades. Tickets are $10. (803) 814-5858; http://www.hallofhorrors.com/#!tickets/c7p7
GILBERT HOUSE OF TERROR: Friday and Saturday at 739 Harley Road, Gilbert. Ticket window open 7:30-11 p.m. Thirty actors, 13 rooms and nine nights of fright – not suitable for children younger than 10. $10; proceeds benefit local charities, $2 off admission with five canned food items for First Calvary Food Pantry. (803) 892-5396; http://gilberthouseofterror.com
DARK KNIGHT’S TERROR TRAIL: 7-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 2076 Highway Church Road, Elgin. Open 7-11 p.m. weekdays, 7 p.m.-midnight Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets are $13 per event, two for $22, three for $30. (803) 309-5586; http://dkterrortrail.com
DAY OF THE DEAD CELEBRATION: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Fountain in Five Points (Harden and Greene streets). Mariachi band, performance of Mexican folk dances and other cultural activities. Participants may share a prayer, light a candle or place a memento on the Day of the Dead altar honoring those who have departed before us. Sponsored by Palmetto Luna Arts.