It’s the spookiest time of the year! Enjoy haunted houses, horror films and more!
WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, DC
Time: Friday, 7:30-10pm
Cost: starting at $48
Party like it’s 1966! Hang loose at this totally jammin’ costume party with prizes, retro cocktails and apps, and groovy vendors to get your glam on like hair and makeup help, Urban Stems wearable florals, and paper crowns. Entertainment includes 60s board games, photo booth, DIY protest buttons, Civil Rights gallery talks (this is a museum party, after all), and of course, primo 60s tunes all night.
Smithsonian National Museum of American History
1300 Constitution Ave. NW, DC
Time: Friday and Saturday, times vary
Cost: Festival and roundtables are free, some events require a paid ticket
Where does our food in America really come from? How have the meals we eat come to shape our cultures and culinary traditions? Join foodie experts and inquisitive eaters at roundtable discussions, special dishes prepared for the festival at various DC restaurants, and cooking demonstrations and activities on a variety of topics from culinary diplomacy to chocolate to gardening.
Various bars in Farragut/Dupont area
Time: Saturday, 2-8pm
Cost: starting at $15 for entry
Come dressed in your most spooktacular costumes for DC’s best Halloween bar crawl. Venues throughout the Dupont and Farragut neighborhoods feature drink specials, waived cover charges, and costume prizes – check out the website for participating bars and ticket information.
Cockeysville Fall Festival
Cranbrook Shopping Center
590 Cranbrook Rd., Cockeysville
Time: Saturday, 10am-4pm
This family fun festival includes music, games, moon bounces, a wine tasting, car show and more! Proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore.
Hard Bargain Ampitheater
2001 Bryan Point Rd., Accokeek
Time: Saturday, 11:30pm
Cost: $10 admission; $10 prop bags
Become a part of the cult classic! Dress up in your best costume, enjoy the feature film and participate in the fun audience entertainment.
529 E Belvedere Ave., Baltimore
Time: Sunday, 1-4pm
Cost: FREE Admission; $5 Costume Contest
Start Halloween early this year with some fun trick or treating in Belvedere Square! Watch fun dance performances, decorate pumpkins and more.
15621 Braddock Rd., Centreville
Time: Friday and Saturday, 7:30-11pm
Cost: $15 and up
Prepare to be frightened in the cornightmare as you walk through a corn field full of aliens, zombies, clowns and more. If that isn’t enough scare for you, jump on the Dark Side Hayride or take another walk through the deep dark forest.
9431 West St., Manassas
Time: Saturday, 10am-12pm
Make it a family outing! Dress in your best costume and go trick-or-treating to local merchants and shops in Historic Downtown Manassas. They will also be dressed in costume and ready to hand out candy. Don’t forget to sign in and enter the costume contests to win cool prizes!
Lee-Fendall House Halloween Pumpkin Hunt
Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden
614 Oronoco St., Alexandria
Time: Saturday, 10:30am; 12:30pm; 2:30pm
Join The Lee-Fendall House at their 4th Annual Halloween Pumpkin Hunt. Send your kids on a scavenger hunt for the hundreds of hidden toy-filled pumpkins in the garden. Other activities such as crafts, spooky stories, and a costume parade will be sure to keep the kids entertained. Refreshments and prizes will be provided.
CONCERTS, THEATRE, & SPORTING EVENTS AT A GLANCE
Contact your concierge for pricing and availability.
- Gryffin, 9:30 Club, Saturday
- Bad Suns, 9:30 Club, Sunday
- The Head and the Heart, The Anthem, Friday
- Primus, The Anthem, Saturday
- Days of Darkness Festival, Ram’s Head Live, Saturday – Sunday
- Sachal Ensemble, Wolf Trap, Friday
- Maggie Rose, Wolf Trap, Saturday
- Zoo Boo, Baltimore, Friday – Sunday
- Rock The Core Cider Festival, DC, Saturday
- Redskins VS Cowboys, Sunday
- Wizards VS Warriors, Friday
- Wizards VS Kings, Sunday