Spooktacular Halloween Weekend for the Family


All your little (and big) witches and warlocks have something to enjoy this weekend in Hampton Roads. Celebrate Halloween with your family at one of these events!
All Weekend

Chesapeake

Friday & Saturday | Bergey’s Corn Maze 2017 | Bergey’s Breadbasket Bakery & more
Enjoy their largest corn maze ever! Includes in-maze photo ops, smart phone trivia and prizes, wagon rides, sunflower patch, pedal tractor course, corn cob shooter and a new cotton patch!
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Friday & Saturday | Ghost Train at Northwest River Park | Northwest River Park
Ride the terrifying train and see the ghouls and goblins of the haunted woods of Northwest River Park.
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Norfolk

Friday & Saturday | Genealogical Gems: Hiding in Plain Sight | Slover Library
We invite you to attend a number of free lectures provided by Mary O’Brien Vidlack, Charles Grynes and Tory Valos along with other speakers while they share knowledge of research strategies and Virginia history.
$35-$45

Friday – Sunday | The Haunted Temple 2017 | Masonic Temple of Norfolk
Hampton Roads’ scariest haunted house brings your worst fears to life, now in its bone chilling 5th year!
$6 for children 12 & under | $15 for adults

Friday – Sunday | The Parchman Hour | Virginia Stage Company
Adapted from real life accounts of the 1961 Freedom Rides, this play shares these struggles through music that ranges from Bob Dylan to spirituals.
Click here for ticket information.

Portsmouth

Friday – Sunday | The Creatures Lair Halloween Haunt Maze | Market Street – Vendor’s Village Pop-Up Shoppe
Brace yourselves for a Halloween Event right here in Olde Towne!  The Creatures Lair is a walk-through Halloween maze recommended for 10 years old and up.
$10

Virginia Beach

Friday & Saturday | Anthem Wicked 10K | Virginia Beach Oceanfront
Run for your life! The Anthem Wicked 10K, Old Point National Bank Monster Mile and Mini Monster 1K will be in various locations and features a post race party and costume contest.
Click here to register

Friday – Sunday | Ghostly Encounter Escape Room | Escape 2 Win
Ghostly Encounter is a spooky escape room where you have one hour to find clues, solve puzzles and unravel mysteries in a haunted Victorian parlor with cool special effects and some scary surprises!
Click here for booking information.

Saturday & Sunday | Great Pup-Kin Wasserhund | Wasserhund Brewing Company
It’s the Great Pup-Kin Wasserhund! This family & four-legged friendly Fall Festival will take place on the Wasserhund patio & parking lot.
FREE

Friday – Sunday | Haunted Halloween Festival | Hunt Club Farm
Join the motley cast of characters at Hunt Club Farm as they continue their tradition of haunting Hampton Roads
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Williamsburg

Friday – Sunday | Ghost Walk Junior | Colonial Williamsburg
Enjoy this 45-minute tour of traditional ghost stories with a Colonial Williamsburg flavor.
Free for Child under 6 | $7 for children 6-12

 

Friday

Chesapeake

6:30 p.m. | Haunted Hogwarts | Russel Memorial Library
Climb aboard the Hogwarts Express and join us for a full schedule of wizardry games and classes!
FREE

Hampton 

6:30 | Hampton Horror Tours  | Hampton History Museum
Stories and figures from the city’s dark side come to life for the season of spooks and frights.
$10-$12

Norfolk

6 p.m. | Bhav Brigade Yoga | MacArthur Center
Grab a yoga mat, bring your friends and catch some good vibes with us.
Donation

6 p.m. | Masquerade in Ghent | Colley Avenue between Shirley Ave. and Brandon Ave.
Show off your Halloween costume at the annual Costume Contest Parade. The parade starts at 6:30pm and judges will award cash prizes for “Best In Show,” “Best Family or Group,” and “Best Adult.”
FREE

6 p.m. | Monster Ball 2.0 | Slover Library
Come have fun with costumers dancing, snacks, and scares.
FREE

7 p.m. | Halloween Special | Pretlow Planetarium
Visit us on to watch this classic film that made zombies what they are today.
FREE

7 p.m. | Norfolk Admirals vs. South Carolina Stingrays | SevenVenues
Come see the game.
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Suffolk

5 p.m. | Yappy Hour | Lake Meade Dog Park
Dress up with your pup and come out to the annual Yappy Hour and Doggy Howl-oween Costume Contest! The event is free and open for all dog park members
Call (757)-514-7281 for more information 

6:30 p.m. | Nightmare at Creekside | Creekside Recreation Center
Join Suffolk Parks & Recreation for Nightmare at Creekside, a Trunk or Treat event. There will be a costume contest, games, crafts, popcorn, and more!
Call (757)-514-7245 for more information

Virginia Beach

6 p.m. | Monster Madness & Creepy Creek | Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
Dress in your Halloween best and join us for games, a puppet show, the Aquarium’s creepiest creatures PLUS a screening of the movie Room on the Broom.
$10-$12

6 p.m. | Movie Night: Ghostbusters (1984 Original) | Mouth Trashmore Park
Enjoy a movie under the stars at Mount Trashmore Park!
FREE

 

Saturday

Hampton

6 p.m. | Crabtown Cruise Kid Friendly Halloween Cruise | Miss Hampton II
Calling all Witches, Ghosts and Goblins too, we’re planning a ghostly costume party just for you!
$25

James City County 
5 p.m. | Skate Jam After Hours | James City County Recreation Center
Join us at the Skate Park beside the James City County Recreation Center for an evening skateboard competition.
$10

Norfolk

10 a.m. | Haunticus at Nauticus | Nauticus
Join us for a day of Halloween-themed events and scary activities.
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10 a.m. | Out of This World Family Day | Chrysler Museum of Art
We will have family activities, crafts and story readings along with a special appearance by retired NASA Astronaut Cady Coleman.
FREE

10 a.m. | National Prescription Drug Take Back Day | Norfolk Police Department
Bring your unwanted or expired prescription medications to us, and we will dispose them for you.
FREE

3 p.m. | Fall-A-Palooza | Tabermacle Church of Norfolk
Don’t miss Tab’s first ever Fall-A-Palooza! Geared toward kids ages 12 and younger, this year’s festival includes loads of activities including inflatable rides, games, face painting and much more.
FREE

5 p.m. | International Observe the Moon Night | Pretlow Planetarium
International Observe the Moon Night is an annual worldwide public event that encourages observation, appreciation and understanding of our moon and its connection to NASA planetary science and exploration.
FREE

Portsmouth

4 p.m. | Children’s Fall Fest | Cradock Baptist Church
Children’s Fall Fest complete with games, crafts, costume contest, food, fun and fellowship!
FREE

5 p.m. | Safe Trunk or Treat at the Portsmouth Pavilion | Portsmouth Pavilion
Join us for an afternoon sure to delight everyone with DJ/Music, children’s activities, entertainment and performances, and of course candy.
FREE

Suffolk

11 a.m. | Touch a Truck, Train, & Trick or Treat | Seaboard Railroads Museum
Bring your little goblins and ghouls to the Touch a Truck, Train & Trick or Treat! Enjoy food, candy, games, trucks, trains and more!
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6 p.m. | Family Movie Night at the Pavilion | The Pavilion at the Suffolk Visitor Center
Join the Suffolk Division of Tourism for a FREE showing of the delightful animated film, Sing! Popcorn, snacks and drinks will be available for purchase in support of United Way.
FREE

7 p.m. | Legends of Main Street: A Suffolk Ghost Walk | Suffolk Visitor Center
Follow a costumed guide for a 90-minute tour through the shadows of Suffolk’s historic Main Street discovering stories, legends and “unexplained occurrences” by lantern light.
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Virginia Beach

10 a.m. | Ghoula Palooza | Great Neck Park
Dress up your kids and pets to have a ghoulishly good time Trick-or-Treating through Great Neck Park.
FREE

10 a.m.| Pumpkin Palooza | Farmers Market
Bring the family to a craft Show, Farm Animals, Live Music, Lots of Pumpkins and More!
FREE

11:30 a.m. | Audition Notice: The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus | Children’s Theatre of Hampton Roads
Children’s Theatre of Hampton Roads is a theatre troupe of professional adult actors devoted to creating and presenting original family entertainment.
FREE

12 p.m. | Halloween Town & Treat | Town Center of Virginia Beach
Dress up in your finest Halloween attire and participate in family friendly games, crafts, and other fun activities like arts & crafts, balloon art, pumpkin decorating, and more!
FREE

12 p.m. | Trunk or Treat | Virginia Beach Middle School
Our friendly hosts will be decorating their cars and filling their trunks full of candy.
FREE

2 p.m. | Slover Sounds: The Framers | Slover Library
Musicians entertain our patrons in the Forum for a free lunchtime concert.
FREE

 

Sunday

Newport News

7 p.m. | Michael Carbonaro Live | Ferguson Center for the Arts
From his hit television series “The Carbonaro Effect” on truTV, magician Michael Carbonaro brings his signature blend of audience interaction and mind-blowing magic, live on stage!
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Norfolk

10 a.m. | Farmer’s Market | MacArthur Center Green
Stop by The Farmer’s Market outside on the MacArthur Center Green where you will find the highest quality of fruits and vegetables, local products and more!
FREE

3 p.m. | Fall Family Photos Fun | MacArthur Center
Monsters, superheroes, princesses, kings and queens, ghosts and ghouls are invited to dress up in their Halloween costumes for pumpkin pie decorating and Halloween-themed photos in front of a fun pumpkin patch backdrop in the Live 360° Studio.
FREE

5:30 p.m. | Howl-o-ween Pet Photos | Dress up your four-legged friends and bring them over to MacArthur Center to have their photo taken in front of our fun pumpkin patch in our Live 360° Studio.
FREE

Virginia Beach

10 a.m. | Mutt Masquerade 5K & 1 Mile Walk | 31st Street Park, Virginia Beach Oceanfront
Grab your leash and hit the beach! Participate in the 5K Run (dogs and walkers welcome!), shop with our vendors, play games in our Kid’s Corner, or participate in our 1 mile “pack walk”–all while showing your support for the animals!
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12 p.m. | Trunk or Treat | Virginia Beach Middle School
Our friendly hosts will be decorating their cars and filling their trunks full of candy.
FREE

4 p.m. | Monster Mash: Family Night | Virginia MOCA
Enjoy a variety of festive art activities inspired by current exhibits, a gallery scavenger hunt, and a Halloween themed performance by special guests, The C-Shells.
$5-$10

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