A man in a costume poses for a picture.
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A man in a costume poses for a picture.

As the weather cools down, there are several events and activities in Georgia scattered throughout October to bring in Halloween and the fall season. Festivities around the state welcome the start of the holiday season with pumpkin patches, costume purchases and trick-or-treating. 

1. Randy's Pumpkin Patch, Lawrenceville, available until Oct. 31

2. 19th Annual Little 5 Points Halloween Parade, Atlanta, Oct. 19

3. Party City, Atlanta

4. North Decatur United Methodist Church's Pumpkin Patch, Decatur, available until Oct. 31

5. Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Atlanta

6. Woodland Spirits at the Fernbank Forest, Atlanta, available until Nov. 17

7. Fall foliage, Atlanta and surrounding areas

A boy received candy at the Halloween parade in Little 5 Points.
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A boy received candy at the Halloween parade in Little 5 Points.
Parade paticipants wore black and white for the Halloween parade in Little 5 Points.
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Parade paticipants wore black and white for the Halloween parade in Little 5 Points.
A ghostly bird installed at the Fernbank Forest.
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A ghostly bird installed at the Fernbank Forest.
Tree leaves in a Tucker neighborhood.
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Tree leaves in a Tucker neighborhood.
A woman watched the Halloween parade in Little 5 Points.
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A woman watched the Halloween parade in Little 5 Points.
Junior went to Randy's Pumpkin Patch in a jack-o-lantern costume.
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Junior went to Randy's Pumpkin Patch in a jack-o-lantern costume.
Two people posed for a picture at Randy's Pumpkin Patch.
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Two people posed for a picture at Randy's Pumpkin Patch.
Randy's Pumpkin Patch prides itself in
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Randy's Pumpkin Patch prides itself in "pumpkins you can't find a the grocery store."
A welcome sign at Randy's Pumpkin Patch.
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A welcome sign at Randy's Pumpkin Patch.
A woman posed for a picture while waiting for the Halloween parade to start.
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A woman posed for a picture while waiting for the Halloween parade to start.
A man in a Ghostbusters costume posed for a picture.
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A man in a Ghostbusters costume posed for a picture.
People lined the streets as the Halloween parade began.
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People lined the streets as the Halloween parade began.
A parade participant in a devilish costume taunted the crowd.
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A parade participant in a devilish costume taunted the crowd.
A girl smiled as she watched the parade.
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A girl smiled as she watched the parade.
A girl received candy from a parade participant.
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A girl received candy from a parade participant.
A parade participant dressed as The Mad Hatter from
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A parade participant dressed as The Mad Hatter from "Alice in Wonderland" interacted with the crowd.
Two boys wore masks in Party City.
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Two boys wore masks in Party City.
A woman picked through costume choices.
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A woman picked through costume choices.
Two men looked at Halloween masks.
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Two men looked at Halloween masks.
Customers were in line buying Halloween accessories.
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Customers were in line buying Halloween accessories.
A pile of large pumpkins sat at the front of the church.
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A pile of large pumpkins sat at the front of the church.
A woman inspected a pumpkin at the church's pumpkin patch.
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A woman inspected a pumpkin at the church's pumpkin patch.
Two people chose pumpkins.
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Two people chose pumpkins.
An array of several pumpkins.
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An array of several pumpkins.
Two people in a costume posed for a picture at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History.
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Two people in a costume posed for a picture at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History.
A girl in a costume colored a drawing at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History.
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A girl in a costume colored a drawing at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History.
A person in a Stormtrooper costume posed for a picture.
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A person in a Stormtrooper costume posed for a picture.
Brooklyn ate a frozen treat at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History.
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Brooklyn ate a frozen treat at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History.
A ghostly figure sat in the Fernbank Forest.
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A ghostly figure sat in the Fernbank Forest.
Two ghostly figures installed in the Fernbank Forest.
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Two ghostly figures installed in the Fernbank Forest.
A ghostly spider is attached to a tree in the Fernbank Forest.
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A ghostly spider is attached to a tree in the Fernbank Forest.
Ghostly wolves were shown howling in the Fernbank Forest.
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Ghostly wolves were shown howling in the Fernbank Forest.
A ghostly figure nestled in the Fernbank Forest.
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A ghostly figure nestled in the Fernbank Forest.
A family walked through an Atlanta neighborhood.
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A family walked through an Atlanta neighborhood.
A fern leaf.
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A fern leaf.
Leaves changed to red, amber and yellow colors.
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Leaves changed to red, amber and yellow colors.
A spotted leaf in a tree in Decatur.
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A spotted leaf in a tree in Decatur.