Get your costume on and come out for a hootin’ good time at Owl-O-Ween, a spooktacular event at the Carolina Raptor Center that combines the enchantment of owls with the thrill of Halloween!

Owl-O-Ween is perfect for families looking to add a touch of wildlife wonder to their Halloween festivities, but there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Featured Activities:

  • Costume Contests – Wear your best costume for the chance to win special prizes. There will be winners for Best Bird Costume, Best Non-Bird Costume, and Best Group Costume!
  • Trick or Treat Trail – Walk the Raptor Trail and fill your buckets with candy provided by Lowes Food and Staples.
  • Critter Tables – Tap into your wild side with critter tables featuring everything from snakes to insects.
  • Owl-Themed Crafts – Show off your artistry through special owl-themed crafts.

Schedule of Events:

  • 10:30am – Presentation by a Raptor Biologist on raptor conservation using a “Robo-Owl.”
  • 11:30am – Meet a Raptor: Get to know one of our avian ambassadors in this educational program.
  • 1:00pm – Fly-By: Witness a bird in flight in this one-of-a-kind experience.
  • 2:30pm – Keeper Chat: Say hello to Bart, our Eurasian Eagle Owl, and learn what makes owls special.


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All programs and activities at Owl-O-Ween are included with admission.

Admission Prices:

  • Ages 23-65: $16.00
  • Ages 13-22: $14.00
  • Ages 3-13: $12.00
  • Under age 3: FREE
  • Seniors  (65+) |  Military |  Teachers | Students: $14.00



Oct 28 2023


10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Carolina Raptor Center
6000 Sample Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078