It’s a Hocus Pocus Halloween!

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 5:30pm to 9:00pm

Come join the Tryon Palace coven at the North Carolina History Center for fun and free activities, treats, maybe some tricks, and to watch one of our favorite Halloween movies, Hocus Pocus! The amusements will begin at 5:30 PM in Mattocks Hall and the movie will start at 7. We encourage you to dress in your best disguise and enter our costume contest! A winner will be selected from each age group. Judging will take place in the Gateway Gallery at the following times:

  • 6:20 p.m. – Ages up to 12
  • 6:30 p.m. – Ages 13 through 18
  • 6:40 p.m. – Ages 19 and up

“It’s a Hocus Pocus Halloween” is sponsored by The Black Cat Shoppe and Ghost of New Bern!

After moving to Salem, Massachusetts, Max Dennison explores a creepy, abandoned house with his sister Dani and their new friend, Allison. After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches, the infamous Sanderson sisters, who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches' book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.

This film is rated PG and runs approximately 1 hour and 36 minutes. Admission is free and seating will be determined on a first come, first served basis. 

Be sure to visit Moonbeam Creations and Fairy Hair for magical hair moments for both children and whimsical adults and Soo's Chocolate and Bakery for some delicious treats. Cash and credit cards will be accepted.

North Carolina History Center

Event Price

Free Admission
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