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2023 Hillsborough Halloween & Día de los Muertos Last Fridays Festival

October 27, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Last Fridays & the Art Walk are FREE celebrations of art & community that occur in downtown Hillsborough, NC on the last Friday of each month, March-November, 2023, hosted by the Hillsborough Arts Council.


With 20+ participating venues, each event features a variety of gallery openings, live music, Roaming Poets, Living Arts Collective drum circles & dancewaves in River Park, Makers Markets (May-Oct), and more!


October 27’s Last Friday & the Art Walk a.k.a. Halloween in Hillsborough goes above and beyond with:


– Merchant Trick-Or-Treating!


– The 2023 Season Finale Last Fridays Makers Market!


– Pumpkin Carving & Glow Walk, presented by The Colonial Inn! Registration is now open to join the fun, carve a pumpkin, and enjoy a libation (for those of age) at The Colonial Inn. Tickets range from free if you bring your own materials to $15 for all-in pumpkin carving fun (supplies provided)! Click here to register now!


But that’s not all. We are ecstatic to announce that October’s event now features celebrations honoring Día de los Muertos, spearheaded by local portrait photographer, Monica Meyer and Sol Ramirez, founder & director of 1,2,3 Puppetry, through puppetry, visual arts, music, and a very special a pop-up dance performance by Danza Guerreros of Durham, NC.


Stay tuned for full details on October’s lineup at www.LastFridays.org!

*Please note – Details on the website are generally finalized the week before each event.


*HAC is grateful for the generosity of our local funding agencies, sponsors, and individual donors who help fulfill our mission of building community through the arts. Last Fridays & the Art Walk is supported by the Tourism Board of the Town of Hillsborough. Operating support for HAC programs is provided by Mary Duke Biddle Foundation; the Town of Hillsborough; Orange County Arts Commission; Coleman, Gledhill, Hargrave, Merritt, & Rainsford, P.C.; First National Bank; and Weaver Street Market.