The Halloween season is upon us, so we’ve comprised this handy list of fun Halloween attractions throughout Hampton Roads happening between now and October 31st, 2017! These Halloween events are family-friendly! Have fun this Halloween, be safe, and remember – Rutter Mills is available 24-7, even on Halloween weekend! Simply call or text us at 757-622-5000, or click here to email us

 

Virginia Beach:

American Girl™ Halloween Party

Saturday, October 14, 2017 beginning at 10:00 AM.

Located at Williams Sonoma at 1860 Laskin Road, Suite 102, Virginia Beach, VA 23451.

Highlights: Hot dog “mummies” and cheese twist “bones,” oh, my! Learn how to make some Halloween-themed treats, both savory and sweet, so you can throw the scariest party on the block. You and your friends will have a spine-tingling good time! Suitable for ages 8-13.

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Children’s Halloween Party

Sunday, October 15, 2017 beginning at 10:00 AM.

Located at Hunt Club Farm at 2388 London Bridge Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456.

Highlights: Bring your kids for a fun filled Children’s Halloween Party!  The Children’s Halloween Party is hosted at our Garden and Greenhouse area on the farm.  The area will have a DJ with fun music, dancing and games for all.   Several Costumed Characters and puppets will greet all families.  Activity stations are included for the kids to be able to decorate a small pumpkin, cupcake and make a seasonal craft to take home!  Each Party has its own Costume Contest that includes prizes for the best costume by age group.

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Halloween Town & Treat

Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 12:00 PM until 4:00 PM.

Located at Virginia Beach Town Center at Fountain Plaza, Virginia Beach, VA 23462.

Highlights: Dress up in your finest Halloween attire and participate in family-friendly games, crafts, and other fun activities like arts & crafts, balloon art, face painting, pumpkin decorating, and more!  Please note: activities and arts & crafts are offered while supplies last. Visit Candy Stations all around Town Center (while supplies last)! Thrill to circus acts at the Fountain Plaza featuring several performances throughout the day. This year’s theme is SUPERHEROES! Dress in your finest Superhero costume and join the fun! This is a FREE EVENT for the whole family!

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Norfolk:

Trick ‘R Trees Garden Stroll

Friday, October 20, 2017 & Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 5:00 PM until 6:30 PM.

Located at the Norfolk Botanical Garden at 6700 Azalea Garden Road, Norfolk Virginia 23518.

Highlights: Learn about weird plants and creepy critters, then take a “trick ‘r trees” stroll through the Garden as the sun sets.

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ZooBoo 2017

Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM.

Located at the Virginia Zoo at 3500 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23504.

Highlights: This event is the Virginia Zoo’s biggest event of the year, with 8-10,000 visitors in attendance each year! ZooBoo offers families a safe environment to trick-or-treat and enjoy fall fun. Be sure to check out the animal pumpkin encounters, crafts, bounce houses and more! This Event is held rain-or-shine.

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Masquerade in Ghent

Friday, October 27, 2017 from 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM.

Located on Colley Avenue between Shirley Avenue and Brandon Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23517.

Highlights: Are you reading for a ghouling good time? Enjoy Ghent’s largest Halloween street party and costume contest! Cash prizes!

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Halloween Costume Bash

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 10:00 AM until 8:00 PM.

Located at the Chrysler Museum of Art at One Memorial Place, Norfolk, VA 23510.

Highlights: The Museum’s Gallery Hosts turn into living works of art. Find them in the galleries, complete their scavenger hunt, and win a prize!

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Newport News:

Kids Night Drop Off & Clay Pumpkin Patch!

Friday, October 13, 2017 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

Located at Starving Artist Studio at 157 Herman Melville Avenue, Newport News, VA 23606.

Highlights: Featuring a clay pumpkin patch art project and pizza party.

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Night of the Living Museum

Friday, October 20, 2017 and Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 5:30 PM until 8:30 PM.

Located at the Virginia Living Museum at 524 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23601.

Highlights: Are you ready for a “wild” night of spooky animals, trail walks, pumpkin carving, pirates and princesses? This is a non-scary Halloween event for families with kids ages 12 and under. Get your costume ready and come dressed as your favorite character or wild animal.  Trick-or-treat throughout the museum as you walk through themed galleries filled with characters and themed decorations! Enjoy live animal shows featuring fierce and not-so-fierce Halloween critters and step into a world of “Forest Friends” and “Monster Lab” in transformed indoor exhibits. Make creepy crafts and play Halloween games. There will be trick-or-treating for kids throughout the event.

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Magically Enchanted Halloween Town

Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 11:00 AM until 10:00 PM.

Located at City Center at Oyster Point at 701 Town Center Drive, Newport News, VA 23606.

Highlights: Featuring fall-themed contests and tournaments, a petting zoo, hayrides, a pumping patch, games for the kids, live music and much more!

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Hampton:

Fort Monroe Ghost Walk

Friday, October 20, 2017 and Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 6:15 PM until 9:15 PM.

Located at the Main Gate at 10 Ruckman Road. Tour distance is about half a mile inside the Fortress. Fort Monroe, VA 23651.

Highlights: Learn the hidden secrets of Fort Monroe’s rich 400-year history during our guided ghost walks. Listen to surprising and unique stories that have been shared by former residents, employees, and even some special guests as you walk the grounds of this historic site.

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Hampton Horror Tours

Friday, October 20, 2017 and Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 6:15 PM until 9:15 PM.

Located at the Main Gate at 10 Ruckman Road. Tour distance is about half a mile inside the Fortress. Fort Monroe, VA 23651.

Highlights: Learn the hidden secrets of Fort Monroe’s rich 400-year history during our guided ghost walks. Listen to surprising and unique stories that have been shared by former residents, employees, and even some special guests as you walk the grounds of this historic site.

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Chesapeake:

Monster Fest 14

Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM.

Located at the Central Library at 298 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322.

Highlights: This one-day annual convention is just made for all fans of classic horror in film and literature. Enjoy vendors, panel discussions, special guests, a costume contest, live music, trick-or-treating for all kids in costume, and a horror movie marathon.

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Portsmouth:

Olde Town Zombie Pub Crawl

Saturday, October 14, 2017 beginning at 4:00 PM.

Located at Olde Towne, Portsmouth, VA.

Highlights: The Portsmouth Humane Society is excited to bring back the Olde Towne Pub Crawl, with a zombie twist. The Crawl will start at Baron’s Pub and run until 9:00PM with a best costume contest and prizes at Roger Brown’s.

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Williamsburg:

Haunting on DoG Street

October 15, 2017 through October 31, 2017 beginning at 10:00 AM.

Located at Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185.

Highlights: Celebrate the Halloween season with new evening programs, ghost tours, spooky carriage rides, museum talks, and special events!

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Family Frights

Friday, October 20, 2017 and Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 6:30 PM until 9:00 PM.

Located at Jamestown Settlement at 2110 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185.

Highlights: “Family Frights” is a Halloween-theme museum night for elementary-school-age children and families. Smoke, lanterns and sound effects will create an eerie atmosphere in Jamestown Settlement’s living-history areas. Along with trick-or-treating at buildings in the re-created early 1600s fort, families can take in a witch trial and explore friendly and frightful haunted houses, including houses with “Harry Potter” and “Wizard of Oz” themes. Toward the 1607 ships’ pier, visitors can play games and make crafts along the riverfront and passed a bonfire and a sailor’s graveyard, and then climb aboard a haunted Susan Constant, Godspeed and Discovery, each with its own theme, for trick-or-treating. Visitors can experience ghost stories, face painting and fortunetelling along a spooky “Forest of Frights” boardwalk, where ghostly specters dot the landscape. Children can make creepy crafts and compete in games like pumpkin bowling and hula hoop and bean bag toss.

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Halloween Bash at Yankee Candle

Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 12:00 PM until 6:00 PM.

Located at Yankee Candle Village at 2200 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185.

Highlights: Dress your best for a costume contest for all ages! First, second, and third place winners of each age group will receive a wax works item. One Grand Prize winner will receive a Wax Works Package, including a Wax Hand, Wax Works Jar, Candy Jar and Dip Your Own Critter, as well as fantastic gifts from Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex. Enjoy Halloween snacks and punch, paint a pumpkin with Mrs. Claus, face painter and balloon art and a fortune teller.

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Tales of “The Devill, the Witches, & the Enchanters…”: A Haunted Evening at Historic Jamestowne

Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 6:45 PM and 8:15 PM.

Located at the Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center at 1368 Colonial Parkway, Jamestown, VA 23081.

Highlights: Peer into the world of our 17th-century ancestors and learn what scared them the most. A unique opportunity to see Jamestown Island aglow with firelight, Tales of “The Devill, the Witches, & the Enchanters… ”: A Haunted Evening at Historic Jamestowne. Hear actual eyewitness accounts of conjurations and witchcraft from 17th-century Virginia, brought to life through character interpretations. Each story will be introduced with historical context that will offer how the perceived “supernatural” events evolved to blur logic and create fear for those who experienced them first hand. And it is the legacy of this fear of the unknown, darkness, and the misunderstood that is still echoed every October 31st.!

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*We’re updating this list all the time, so check back often!

 

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