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The Best Halloween Events In DC for a Good Scare

Are you ready to get into the Halloween and fall spirit? Here are all the fantastic things you can do to celebrate Halloween right here in DC.  Have a look at some Best Halloween Events In DC that are bound to spook you, excite you, and get you in the Halloween spirit.


1. Boo at the Zoo

This time around, one of the most favorite Halloween events in DC will take place in a whole new way. Start your engines as Boo at the Zoo is hosting a special Drive Thru event for your little ones.

With spooky-licious treat bags, frightfully fun decorations, and well-organized trails, this event is a must-visit.

*Buy your car passes in advance. Ticket sales begin soon.

You can find Boo at the Zoo at 3001 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC. Click here for directions.

2. Pumpkin Village at Leesburg Animal Park

Get ready to sing and dance at the annual Pumpkin Village Fall Festival. Treat your kids to an adventure filled with a giant hill slide, wagon rides, and their favorite farm animals.

This festival packs all the fun of Halloween and Fall. Get up close and personal with goats, pigs, llamas, among other things. Also, they have lots of candies!

*They are open every day from 10th October to 3rd November, except Tuesdays.

You can find the Leesburg Animal Park at 19246 James Monroe Highway Leesburg, VA. Click here for directions.


3. Laurel’s House Of Horror

Standing strong despite the pandemic, Laurel’s House Of Horror is undoubtedly one of DC’s best Halloween events.

This old, abandoned movie theater is transformed into a spooky escape room. They also host a few paranormal tours for you and your family to enjoy. You can choose from 4 different themes, and challenge your friends and family, this Halloween.

*Tickets are available on their website. Pre-booking is mandatory.

You can find Laurel’s House Of Horror at 935 Fairlawn Ave, Laurel, MD. Click here for directions.

4. Soul Strolls at Congressional Cemetery

Attention, Ghouls, ghosts, and princesses! Get prepared for the annual twilight tour at the Congressional Cemetery to unravel some deep dark secrets. Explore the stories of individuals as it’s supposed to–in twilight and darkness.

Adults and kids are welcome, but with strict safety measures. The Soul Strolls event is taking place on 16th and 23rd October 2020.

You can find the Congressional Cemetery at 1801 E Street, Southeast Washington, D.C.  Click here for directions.


5. DC Halloween Bar Crawl

Put on a spooktacular costume and grab your squad as you join the most happening bar crawl in DC.

Trick or treat yourself to a fun-tastic costume bash with insane potions, groovy dance moves, and good times. Hop through some of DC‘s best bars while you sip devilish cocktails and nibble on bar bites.

*Tickets are available on Eventbrite. Almost all Dupont Circle major establishments are taking part.

You can find your way to the DC Halloween Bar Crawl at Dupont Circle, Washington, DC 20036. Click here for directions.