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Halloween Events Around Fredericksburg Area Oct 26th Thru 31st
Dated: October 25 2018
Creatures of the Night Hike. Oct 26. 6:30 - 8:30 pm. 5yrs – Adult: Grab your costumes and walking shoes and join us at the park for a nighttime hike for the whole family. We’ll look and listen for nighttime critters as we seek out trail side treats before returning to hot chocolate, a tasty cup of dirt with worms and a story. Pre-registration required for everyone. (Kids must attend with paying adult.) Where: Motts Run Reservoir. Cost: $8 (residents/non-residents) or $30 Family of 4 (residents/non-residents). www.FredParksRec.com
Halloween Bash @ Morais Vineyards. Oct 26. 6:30 - 10:30 pm. Taste testing games! There will be 10 different wines served and a variety of finger foods. Winners get a prize. Live music, swing dance lessons, psychics/tarot card readings. Where: Morais Vineyards, 11409 Marsh Rd, Bealeton.
Pumpkin Patch in the Pool. Oct 26. 6 - 8 pm. Who said pumpkins can't swim? Get your pumpkin from the pool, decorate it and after all your hard work, swim awhile! Pre-registration required. Space is limited, so sign up now at www.StaffordParks.com! One pumpkin per child. Cost: $15. Event will be held at the Jeff Rouse Swim & Sport Center.
Halloween Campfire. Oct 26. 8 - 10 pm. Join us for a spooky evening while enjoying the crackle of a campfire and s'mores. Fun for the whole family. This program is completely free but let us know you are coming by calling and making a reservation at 540-663-3861 or stop by the Visitor Center. Where: Caledon State Park, King George
Stafford Gymnastics Spookover. Oct 26. Wear your costume and prepare for a whole night of food, fun, gymnastics, games and movies! Cost: $40/pre-registration required. Where: Stafford Gymnastics & Rec Ctr. www.staffordparks.com
Halloween Dodgeball Tournament. Oct 26. 7 - 10 pm. Have you ever had Spiderman hurl a ball at you? Join our Halloween dodgeball tournament and you just might get that chance! Gather your team and show up in your costumes. Cost: $50/Team. Participants must be 16 yrs or older. Where: Stafford Courthouse Community Ctr, 29 Stafford Ave. Register at www.staffordparks.com
The Haunted Hill. Fri/Sat through Oct 27. 7:30 -11 pm. The Haunted Hill located in Partlow/Spotsylvania VA is a locally owned haunted attraction (hay wagon ride/trail) and Top Rated by Virgina Haunted Houses several years in a row. Cost: $20. Check them out on FB for more info.
Massad YMCA Creepy Crawly Carnival. Oct 26 & 27. 7 - 9 pm. Halloween festivities will once again be at the Massad Y! Games, haunted house, wicked fairy tales haunted trail ride, obstacle course, hay maze, pumpkin carving & more! Carnival area with crafts, games, treats and dancing. Where: 212 Butler Rd, F'burg, 22405. www.family-ymca.org/about-us/news-events
Garden Glow. Oct 27 - Nov 11. 6 - 10 pm, Nightly. Brighten your nights this fall on a wondrous new journey through the Japanese Garden at Maymont. At the peak of fall colors, the garden will shine with dramatic light displays for an enchanting experience to delight families, couples and nature lovers of all ages. Admire colorful sparkles and shimmers within the cascading waterfall, stroll among towering trees that stand aglow, and marvel at the breathtaking illuminations of winding waterways, rolling hills, bridges and lanterns. A schedule of fun activities will be offered on various evenings at the Robins Nature & Visitor Center where guests arrive for transport to the garden. For more information, call 804-358-7166, ext. 310. Advance tickets: $12 adults/$7 children ages 4-12. Onsite: $15 adults/$10 children ages 4–12. Free for ages 3 and under. www.maymont.org
Costume Stroll. Oct 27. 9 am. Meet at Riverfront Park for a STROLL on to Charlotte and Caroline Streets. Lead by the Police Car. Treats in the Streets to follow at 10 am in downtown F'burg. Where: Riverfront Park, Sophia St, F'burg.
A Halloween Party! Oct 27. 12 - 3 pm. Celebrate Halloween at the National Museum of the Marine Corps with games, and spooktacular puppet show, reptile show and more! Costumes encouraged but not required. Age range: 12 years old and under. FREE! Where: National Museum of the Marine Corps. www.usmcmuseum.com
Happy Halloween Trails. Oct 27. 4 pm. Come join us before night falls for some non-scary Halloween fun for all ages. Wear your costumes (no scary costumes please). Enjoy Halloween activities, games and treats. For information please visit www.FredParksRec.com or call 540-372-1086. For all ages! $10 per person, must pre-register. Where: Motts Run Reservoir, F'burg
Haunting Halloween Madness. Oct 27. 6 - 10 pm. It’s a costume contest, music, food extravaganza. Benefits Louisa Humane Society. There will be pet and humane costume contests, auction items to bid on, raffles, and lots of fun. The “UFO Food Truck” will be on hand to supply “out of this world” food. “Reunion” will be providing the music and be in charge of the festivities on the dance floor. Cost: $20. The $20 fee helps out the pets and covers some of the costs. Where: Lake Anna Winery, 5621 Courthouse Rd, Spotsy. www.lawinery.net/events
Hollow Trails. Oct 27. 6 - 10 pm. If you dare to walk the hollow trails we suggest you don’t come alone! Join us for a scary night of Halloween surprises. For ages 13+. Cost: $10. Must pre register. Where: Motts Run Reservoir. www.FredParksRec.com
Goblins & Goodies. Oct 27. 2 - 4 pm. Looking for family fun filled way to celebrate Halloween? Get your costume ready for our Costume Contest! We'll have an afternoon of crafts and candy while we discover some cool facts about some not-so spooky critters. Costume prizes for the most unique & best use of recycled materials in two age groups; up to 5 yrs. and 6 yrs. and up. Free! Lake Anna State Park. 540-854-5503.
Fiddlestix Halloween "SPOOKTACULAR"! Oct 27. 3 - 5 pm. The UMW Philharmonic Orchestra presents a Fiddlestix Halloween "SPOOKTACULAR"! Come meet the instruments of the orchestra starting at 3pm followed by a Halloween concert at 4pm! Free! Costumes are encouraged! Where: UMW, Dodd Auditorium, 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg. https://at.umw.edu/event/umw-philharmonic-orchestra-fiddlestix-halloween-spooktacular/
Stratford After Dark. Oct 27. 4 - 8:30 pm. Come celebrate Halloween at Stratford Hall! This year children can visit the outbuildings surrounding the Great House to trick or treat! Hayrides will also be offered and will take guests around the Oval in front of the Great House. Fun seasonal crafts, fortune telling, face painting, and refreshments will be offered in the Visitor Center. Don’t forget to stop by our bonfire to warm up or to roast marshmallows! Ghost tours will be offered through the Great House! Go through the Great House with only your flashlight to light the way. During the tour your guide will share stories or haunted happenings and tragic tales. To secure your spot on a ghost tour we recommend pre-registering as these tours fill up fast! Check our website or Facebook page for tour times and availability. Contact Jon Bachman at 804-493-1972 or email@example.com to reserve your spot today! The tours are offered at no extra cost. Tickets: Adults (12 and up) - $15, Children (6-11) - $10, Children under 6 – Free! (Ghost tours included in price). www.stratfordhall.org
Stafford Trunk or Treat. Oct 27. 5 - 7 pm. Candy, DJ, Crafts! Wear your best Halloween costume for a fun, safe night of trick-or-treating and festive activities! Where: Stafford Govt Ctr Parking Lot, 1300 Courthouse Rd, Stafford. www.StaffordParks.com
Fall Party @ Wiggle Worms. Oct 27. 11 am - 9:30 pm. Join us for a day of fall fun! Crafts and snacks TBA. Children can wear their costumes but please nothing gross, gory, or scary. Pizza and juice included at 6:30pm. Please call or be here by 6pm to take advantage of the pizza. Where: The Village @ The Spotsy Towne Centre. www.wiggleworms.net
Hallowen 5K & Monster Mile. Oct 27. 7:30 - 10 am. Get EXCITED because the most spooktacular race in the Stafford area is back with a new course this year! Prizes for the top finishers and best costumes! Put on your favorite costume, lace up your running shoes, and join us for our 2nd Annual Halloween 5K and Monster Mile! Where: Jeff Rouse Swim and Sport Center. Sign up at www.racetimingunlimited.com
Treats on the Street. Oct 27. 10 am - 12 pm. Trick-or-treating at downtown shops! Free! Where: Riverfront Park & Downtown F'burg
5th Annual Fall Festival and Halloween Golf Cart Parade. Oct 27. 11 am - 6:30 pm. The Colonial Beach Fall Festival includes craft and food vendors, pony and hay rides, games, inflatables, crafts, fire pit and ends with the Halloween Golf Cart Parade. Free! Where: Town Hill, Colonial Beach
UMW Pumpkin Palooza. Oct 28. 1 - 4 pm. Community Outreach and Resources at the University of Mary Washington invites local children and their parents or guardians to our annual Pumpkin Palooza. Enjoy an afternoon of fall-themed crafts, games, and candy. The event will be held in the Chandler Ballroom inside the University Center, and we will also have trick-or-treat tours in the residence halls throughout the afternoon. Come in costume for a great time!
Halloween Happyfest Parade. Oct 28. Children and pets of all ages are welcome to wear a costume and join the Halloween Happyfest Parade in Old Town Warrenton. The line-up for the parade starts at 1:45pm with the parade beginning at 2pm. After the parade stop by participating businesses for trick-or-treating in Old Town. Where: Warrenton, Old Town
F'burg Fall Family Festival. Oct 28. 3 - 6 pm. From hay rides to inflatables and carnival games, it's fun for the entire family! Where: Spotsy Towne Centre. Free!
Spooky Stories. Oct 29. 7 pm. Listen if you dare to tales that will chill and thrill you. Grades K-6. Salem Church Library.
Spooky Stories. Oct 30. 7 pm. Listen if you dare to tales that will chill and thrill you. Grades K-6. Downtown F'burg Library.
Halloween Hoopla. Oct 30. 9:30 am.www.librarypoint.org
Fall Festival of Fun. Oct 31. 12 - 4 pm.Helping Hands, Inc. is celebrating its 15th year of pediatric therapy excellence with a Fall Festival at our office on Halloween. This event is free for the whole family, and will have a variety of activities to keep kids entertained including a pumpkin ring toss, a fall photo booth, face painting, a bounce house obstacle course, a variety of fun sensory crafts and activities, and an on-site food truck! Whether your child has been a patient here or not, this event is open to you. Come help us celebrate! Our staff will be on site in costumes ready to celebrate, and children are welcome to dress up as well and give their Halloween costumes a trial run with us! *The only cost for this event is the cost to purchase from the food truck.* Where: 2049 Jefferson Davis Highway, Stafford. 540-657-1423
Toddler Fall-Halloween Party. Oct 31. 10 am - 3 pm. Join us a Fall Party catered to your little ones. We will be making age appropriate arts, crafts, and we will be playing games throughout the day. Themed snacks will be provided at 12:30pm and 2:30pm. Children can wear their costumes but please nothing gross, gory or scary. Where: Wiggle Worms, The Village @ The Spotsy Towne Centre
Halloween Spooktacular Preschool Party. Oct 31, 10:30 - 11:30 am. Learn all about Halloween as you make a craft, listen to a story, play games, and have a snack. Don't forget to wear your costume! Where: Rowser Building, 1739 Jeff Davis Hwy, Stafford. Cost: $10. Pre-registration required. www.staffordparks.com
Halloween Hoopla. Oct 31. 10 am & 11 am. Stories, songs, and a costume parade! Specially trained staff present stories, songs, and activities that lay the foundation your child needs to get ready to read! All ages with a caregiver. Where: Howell Library, F'burg.
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