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, 2015! This list includes both family-friendly places for the kids and scary attractions meant for adults. Have fun this Halloween, be safe, and remember – Rutter Mills is available 24-7, even on Halloween weekend! Simply call or text us anytime at 757-622-5000, or contact us here by filling out our form.
Haunted Hunt Club Farm
This year marks the 26th anniversary of Virginia Beach’s most popular Halloween venue. Hunt Club Farm offers several scary attractions, including the Field of Screams, the Village of the Dead, and their well-known Haunted Hay Ride.
Location: 2388 London Bridge Road, Virginia Beach
Date: Every night through Halloween (Saturday, October 31), 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. (last ticket sold at 9:30 p.m.)
Trick or Treat Street at Hunt Club Farm
This is a kid-friendly Halloween event located at Hunt Club Farm. There will be free candy and treats for the kids. Activities include a petting farm, pony rides, pumpkins, and carnival rides.
Location: 2388 London Bridge Road, Virginia Beach
Date: Sunday, October 25, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Virginia Beach Town Center Town and Treat
This free event, fun for the entire family, offers trick or treating throughout Town Center, arts and crafts activities, face-painting and balloon animals, a “Thriller” dance performance, and more.
Location: Virginia Beach Town Center at the corner of Independence Blvd. and Virginia Beach Blvd.
Date: Saturday, October 31, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Haunted Ship: Zombie Pirates at Nauticus
Chemical waste has turned pirates and the Battleship Wisconsin’s crew into zombies. Enter at your own risk and see if you can escape in time to avoid the same fate. Visit the website to learn about pricing and recommended ages.
Location: One Waterside Drive, Norfolk, Virginia 2351
Date: October 23 & 24; 6:30-10 p.m. | Thursday & Friday, October 29 & 30; 6:30-10 p.m.
Halloween at the Chrysler
Experience Halloween the Chrysler Way. Don your costume, participate in their scavenger hunt, and enter to win a prize!
Location: Chrysler Museum of Art, One Memorial Place, Norfolk, Virginia, 23510
Date: Friday, October 30, and on Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31.
Zoo Boo at the Virginia Zoo
Zoo Boo offers families a safe place to trick-or-treat and enjoy fall fun. Be sure to check out the animal pumpkin encounters, crafts, bounce houses and more!
Location: Virginia Zoo, 3500 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23504
Date: October 24, 2015, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Pirate Halloween Party at the Mariners’ Museum
Enjoy nautical-themed games and activities such as ring the hook, walk-the-plank, face painting and more. Trick-or-treat with candy and toy prizes at each activity station. Enter a costume contest and win prizes.
Location: The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive, Newport News, VA 23606
Date: October 24, 2015 from 5 p.m. – 8pm
Day of the Dead & Halloween Celebration at Peninsula Fine Arts Center
Travel around the world at PFAC this Halloween during its Day of the Dead and Halloween Celebration! Explore artistic traditions from around the world that are associated with the Day of the Dead.
Location: 101 Museum Dr., Newport News, VA 23606
Date: Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 11am-2pm
Princess & Villain Masquerade Party
Meet your favorite Princesses and Villains! Come in your best costume and enjoy Halloween activities, snacks, drinks, music, raffle prizes, and more.
Location: Denbigh Community Center, 15198 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA, 23608
Date: Friday, October 30, 2015, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Spooky Space Trick-or-Treating at the Virginia Air and Space Center
Trick-or-treat throughout the Center while exploring the two new exhibits: Imagination Playground and the Solarium. After, enjoy treats while watching a feature film in the Riverside IMAX Theater.
Location: Virginia Air and Space Center, 600 Settlers Landing Road, Hampton
Date: October 24, 2015 from 12-4 p.m.
Halloween Block Party in Downtown Hampton
There will be a costume party, vendors, food, drinks, and a live DJ. This is a Halloween event for the whole family.
Location: 1 West Queens Way, Hampton, VA
Date: Saturday, October 31, 2015, 6 p.m. – 10:30pm
The Ghost Train
This is a half-hour ride through the haunted woods of Northwest River Park. A storyteller tells a terrifying tale that unfolds along the tracks, making several stops along the way to witness grizzly scenes and gather more details of the story.
Location: 1733 Indian Creek Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23322
Date: October 22 – 24, 7 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Fall Festival at Triple R Ranch
Halloween events will include pony rides, laser tag, hay rides, trick or treating, and more. This will be a fun, safe, and non-scary atmosphere.
Location: Triple R Ranch, 3531 Bunch Walnuts Rd, Chesapeake, VA
Date: Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
The Annual Olde Towne Ghost Walk
Guides take spectators on a walk past haunted houses and mansions of Olde Towne, a 20-square block, 500 building area on the National Register of Historic Places. At each house on the tour, actors in appropriate costume will retell the legends of ghostly visitations and things that go bump in the night.
Location: The corner of Court and High Streets in Olde Towne Portsmouth (500 Court Street)
Date: Friday, October 30, 2015
Museum Madness at the Children’s Museum of Virginia
Wear your costumes to the museum for a day of tricks, treats, and spooky activities. Enjoy games with prizes, spooky crafts, magic shows, and a special visit from Bat World.
Location: 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA
Date: Saturday, October 24, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Bush Garden’s popular Halloween attraction returns for another great year. Each Saturday and Sunday at 6pm from now until November 1, the park becomes a frighteningly fun place. Check the website for details, as the attractions may not be suitable for young children.
Location: Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Date: Saturdays and Sundays through November 1 beginning at 6 pm
The Original Ghosts of Williamsburg
The Ghost Tour guide will lead you through the streets of Colonial Williamsburg by candlelight while sharing eerie and fun folklore of this very old city.
Location: The tour’s meeting place is the William & Mary Bookstore, 345 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg.
Date: Every night at 8 p.m. from March-October.