The Ultimate Halloween in Virginia!

When the crisp air of fall arrives, the excitement for Halloween follows. In Virginia, we celebrate this spooky holiday with flashlight tours in haunted hospitals, scarecrow festivals, and murder mystery parties. What more could you ask for? Put on your costume and prepare for the ultimate Halloween in Virginia! 

1. Lindt Chocolate, Charlottesville, VA

No Halloween is complete without delicious candy. This year, Virginians should head to Charlottesville for the Lindt Create-Your-Own Halloween LINDOR Truffles gift bags. Enjoy flavors including pumpkin spice, ghost, and jack-o-lantern.

2. Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream, Williamsburg, VA

Busch Gardens’ annual Howl-O-Scream is back this year with even more hauntingly good frights. Enjoy haunted houses, an escape room, festive food, and much, much more at this Virginia favorite.

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3. Granby Theater Annual Halloween Bash, Norfolk, VA

The Granby Theater hosts an annual Halloween Bash, complete with “surreal stage designs, state of the art sound, intense light shows and visuals,” and much more. Keep an eye out for LED hoopers and fire breathers, and bring cash for the out-of-this-world cocktails. 

4. Trick or Treat at Mount Vernon, Alexandria, VA

Visit George Washington’s estate with your little ones for a scavenger hunt, wagon ride, craft making, chocolate-making, and much more. Learn a little more about our first president while you celebrate.

5. Premiere Costumes, Richmond, VA

Premiere Costumes in Richmond, Virginia, has a wide assortment of costumes for trick-or-treaters of all ages. In addition to costumes, you’ll find fantastic accessories, cosmetics, and synthetic wigs. 

6. St. Albans Sanatorium, Radford, VA

St. Albans Sanatorium in Radford, Virginia, once housed soldiers, hostages, and the mentally ill. Now, only their ghosts remain, walking the halls and scaring visitors. Make a trip to the sanatorium to see for yourself. Keep up with their website for more information about historical and flashlight tours! 

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7. Halloween Murder Mystery Dinner at Potomac Point Vineyard and Winery, Stafford, VA

Take part in Potomac Point Vineyard and Winery’s Murder Mystery Dinner, in which you’ll play an extra in a vampire movie, trying to pick out the killer. Tickets include a buffet dinner and “tastings and treats” dessert menu, paired with seasonal wines.

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8. Bold Rock Cidery, Nellysford, VA

This fall, enjoy delicious, home-grown hard cider right on the farm at the Bold Rock Cidery in Nellysford, Virginia. Stop by any time in October for fantastic fall goodness, or make a special trip for their annual Fall Foliage Festival. The festival boasts food trucks, hay rides, and much more.

9. Petersburg Haunts Ghost Tour, Petersburg, VA

Hop on one of Petersburg Haunts 90-minute ghost tours to experience the city of Petersburg like never before. You’ll visit many of the town’s more historic buildings, following a lantern-holding storyteller while is sure to scare you half to death.

10. Scarecrow Festival, Pearisburg, VA

Visit Pearisburg, Virginia, for the Scarecrow Festival, a day featuring a scarecrow contest, shopping, live music, and free pumpkin painting. The festival is for an entire day and is perfect for family members of any age.

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Oct
16
Oct
16

Colorful Pumpkins

10:00 AM
Sully Historic Site Chantilly, VA
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Oct
16

Cascades Fall Festival

12:00 PM
Stone House Community Center Sterling, VA
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Oct
16

Car Show, Trunk-or-Treat and Chili Cookoff

1:00 PM
Flint Hill Volunteer Fire and Rescue Flint Hill, VA
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Oct
17

Blood Lake Haunted Trail

7:30 PM
Windy Hill Golf Course and Sports Complex Midlothian, VA
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22

Blood Lake Haunted Trail

7:30 PM
Windy Hill Golf Course and Sports Complex Midlothian, VA
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Blood Lake Haunted Trail

7:30 PM
Windy Hill Golf Course and Sports Complex Midlothian, VA
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23

Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat

2:00 PM
Mountainside Montessori School Marshall, VA
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