Harris Lake Major Events

Child playing a game at Haunting at Harris event (throwing plastic spiders at a large web on a wooden frame)

Harris Lake County Park offers major events in a festival format centered around a nature, history or recreational topic. These large one-day events usually occur in the spring or fall. Learn more about the special events below.

Longleaf Celebration 2022

Photo of the large green and yellow "Longleaf Express" wagon which takes event goers to the Longleaf forest

Our 2022 Longleaf Celebration is happening throughout the month of May!

Due to pandemic effects, this event will be a mixture of in-person and virtual opportunities. A full schedule of programming is available here and you can view our Longleaf Celebration flyer

Haunting at Harris

Photo of kids and volunteers playing a game at Haunting at Harris

This free family event has a different theme each year. Past themes have included: Haunted Zoo, Rise of the Legends, and Fall Moon Rising. Haunting at Harris has two aspects: a scripted wagon ride through the back areas of the park complete with creepy creatures and happenings galore, and games, crafts, live animals and other activities at the picnic shelter area. Tickets for the Haunted Wagon Ride are limited and available at the event.