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20+ Places to Go Trick-or-Treating


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Oct 13, 2018
Trunk-or-Treat | Chantilly, VA
Chick-fil-A Chantilly Air and Space hosts a trunk-or-treat event perfect for families! Wear your best costume and plan for plenty of tricks and treats on Sully Way!


Oct 19-21, 2018
Boo at the Zoo | Washington, DC
Did you know furry, fanged, and winged creatures at the Nation’s Zoo, love Halloween?! Celebrate with over 40 treat stations, live entertainment, and a commemorative trick-or-treat bag at the National Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo!


Oct 20, 2018
Trick-or-Treating at Bull Run Plaza | Manassas, VA
Dress to impress at Bull Run Plaza! Participating merchants will be handing out candy along the plaza from 12-2 pm, rain or shine. Plus, enjoy characters, balloon art, and more!


Oct 20, 2018
Trick-or-Treat at Bristow Center | Bristow, VA
Rain or shine, there’s trick-or-treat fun at Bristow Center’s annual Halloween event! Enjoy balloon artists, Halloween friends, and so much more while you wear your favorite costume!


Oct 20, 2018
Trunk-or-Treat Family Fun Event | Sterling, VA
A haunted bus, games, live music, and more await you at this year’s Trunk-or-Treat Family Fun Event hosted by the YMCA of Loudoun County! Enjoy live music by Bach to Rock, try your luck with a yummy cake walk, and don’t forget to trick-or-treat your way through decorated cars!


Oct 20, 2018
Costume & Candy Crawl | Purcellville, VA
Grab your trick-or-treat bag and get ready to crawl (not literally) for some candy at Purcellville Gateway! This year’s Costume and Candy Crawl returns and will not only include face painters and a balloon artist, but a costume contest as well!


Oct 20, 2018
Air & Scare | Chantilly, VA
See the spooky side of air and space at their annual Halloween Air and Scare! Arrive in costume for safe indoor trick-or-treating, creepy crafts, spooky science experiments, and other Halloween-themed activities. The tiniest visitors can check out the Tot Zone to play dress-up and hear a story!


Oct 20, 2018
Village at Leesburg’s Monster Mash | Leesburg, VA
Find an afternoon of spooky, kid-friendly fun in the Village at Leesburg! The Village will come alive for their Annual Monster Mash and families will enjoy good old trick-or-treating, live music, and costume contests for children and pets!


Oct 21, 2018
Harbor Halloween | National Harbor, MD
It’s all treats and no tricks at National Harbor’s annual Harbor Halloween! Children are invited to trick-or-treat at participating establishments, cozy up for a showing of the movie Hocus Pocus, experience Howl-Lo-Ween at The Black Dog, and even participate in a pumpkin carving contest!


Oct 21, 2018
Springfield Plaza Trick-or-Treat | Springfield, VA
An afternoon of costumes, music, and plenty of trick-or-treating awaits you at Springfield Plaza!


Oct 24, 2018
Trick-or-Treat at the Library | Ashburn, VA
Check in to the Ashburn Library and check out all the tricks and treats at their annual Trick-or-Treat event! Wear your favorite costume and celebrate Halloween one week early with trick-or-treating and other fun activities.


Oct 25, 2018
Spooky Tots at Fairfax Corner | Fairfax, VA
Enjoy trick-or-treating at participating retailers and restaurants, and stay for the music, games, balloon twisting, face painting, and giveaways!


Oct 26, 2018
Sydenstricker United Methodist Church Trunk-or-Treat | Springfield, VA
Spend an evening trick-or-treating out of trunks at the Sydenstricker United Methodist Church! Fun decorations and themes will make the night one to remember! There will be an allergy sensitive trunk available as well as additional food for hungry bellies!


Oct 26, 2018
BOO-Stravaganza at Frying Pan Farm Park | Herndon, VA
Little ghosts and goblins are invited to dress up in their favorite costumes and come to Kidwell Farm, Frying Pan Farm Park’s outdoor farm area, to enjoy fall-inspired fun, games, and wagon rides! Trick-or-treat with your favorite farm animals and enjoy a treat to take for the ride home!


Oct 26-27, 2018
Halloween House & Trick-or-Treat Trail at Walker Nature Center | Reston, VA
Meet a kid-friendly cast of characters, live animals, and more at Reston’s Walker Nature Center! Enjoy a stroller-friendly trick-or-treat trail, jack-o-lanterns, carnival-style games, and sound and light effects!


Oct 27, 2018
Cedar Run & Open Door Presbyterian Churches Trunk-or-Treat | Herndon, VA
A non-scary Trunk-or-Treat awaits you and your little ghouls on the campus of Open Door Presbyterian Church! Rain or shine, this free event takes place as part of the church’s Fall Festival and is guaranteed to be full of festive fall fun!


Oct 27, 2018
FIT4MOM Ashburn’s Stroll-or-Treat | Leesburg, VA
Pack up some healthy snacks and get ready for a fun and festive trick-or-treating event with FIT4MOM! Park your stroller and enjoy stroll-or-treating while your little ones travel from stroller to stroller collecting healthy or non-food items!


Oct 27, 2018
Haunted Happenings | Manassas, VA
All are invited to spend a ghoulish evening in Downtown Manassas! Fun for all, even your 4-legged friends, enjoy trick-or-treating, games, and a costume contest for kids and pets!


Oct 27, 2018
Trunk-or-Treat | Sterling, VA
Wear your favorite costume and get ready for some spooky fun with Sterling United Methodist Church! Enjoy a petting zoo, moon bounce, decorated cars, and tons of candy!


Oct 27, 2018
Dulles Town Center’s Mall-o-Ween | Sterling, VA
Mall-o-Ween gives little ones the opportunity to wear their costumes, visit candy cauldrons throughout the mall, and participate in Halloween arts and crafts in The Eatery. Plus, see a magic show, get your face painted, and enjoy free horse-drawn hayrides!


Oct 27, 2018
Trunk-or-Treat | Vienna, VA
The Vienna Moose is holding its first annual Trunk-or-Treat! The community is invited to visit in costume and enjoy collecting candy!


Oct 27, 2018
Trick-or-Treating in Historic Downtown Leesburg | Leesburg, VA
Enjoy trick-or-treating in historic downtown Leesburg! You’ll have the opportunity to visit over 45 participating businesses eager to greet your costumed character!


Oct 27, 2018
Trunk-or-Treat at Kid Junction | Chantilly, VA
Find out what a monkey mash is at Kid Junction’s Halloween Trunk or Treat event this year! Visit Kid Junction for trick-or-treating, a costume contest, admission specials, and so much more!


Oct 27, 2018
Trick-or-Treating at Reston Town Center | Reston, VA
Kids won’t want to miss the Halloween treats at Reston Town Center! Enjoy trick-or-treating at participating merchants throughout the center (look for the pumpkin flyer in the window)!


Oct 27, 2018
Trunk-or-Treat | Chantilly, VA
Little Lords & Ladies and Contemporary Music Center host Sullyfield Circle’s Trunk-or-Treat and all are invited! Enjoy plenty of treats, games, and even a trunk decorating contest! Sign up your trunk or just enjoy a night of tricks and treats!


Oct 27, 2018
Trunk-or-Treat | Herndon, VA
Grab your costume and head on over to Floris UMC’s parking lot for an evening of family-friendly fun! After collecting candy from festively decorated car trucks, enjoy food, treats, games, and more!


Oct 27, 2018
Trick-or-Treat at Tudor Place | Washington, DC
Discover kid-friendly tricks and treats at Tudor Place! Tudor Place Historic House & Garden opens its doors for pumpkin decorating, crafts, face painting, and of course, trick-or-treating!


Oct 27, 2018
Falloween at Market Common Clarendon | Arlington, VA
Market Common Clarendon will be in the fall spirit with their annual family Falloween event! Bring your family out to “The Loop” for pumpkin decorating, puppet shows, center-wide trick-or-treating, balloon artists, face painters, and more! Learn more about this event.


Oct 27, 2018
Old Town Winchester Spooktacular | Winchester, VA
The Loudoun Street Pedestrian Mall in Old Town Winchester will get just a little bit spooky this October! Enjoy an afternoon of family-friendly trick-or-treating from shop to shop!


Oct 27, 2018
Trick-or-Treat at Franklin Farm | Herndon, VA
Characters and candy await little trick-or-treaters at Franklin Farm Village Center’s free trick-or-treating event! Rain or shine, head on over for an afternoon of family-friendly fun.


Oct 27, 2018
Trick-or-Treat at Potomac Festival | Woodbridge, VA
There’s tons of fun to be had at Potomac Festival’s Trick-or-Treat event! Find more than just candy as you dance to the DJ, decorate a pumpkin, or pose for a silly, or spooky, photo in the photo booth!


Oct 27, 2018
Trick-or-Treat at North Star Stables | Catharpin, VA
Do ponies like to trick-or-treat? Find out at North Star Stables’ free trick-or-treat event! Wear your favorite costume and enjoy allergy friendly treats and of course, photos with the horses!


Oct 27, 2018
Trunk-or-Treat at Dulles Sportsplex | Sterling, VA
Enjoy a Saturday Trunk-or-Treat at this year-round indoor sports complex for children and adults. In the event of rain, the fun will be brought indoors.


Oct 27, 2018
Trick-or-Treating at Mount Vernon | Mt. Vernon, VA
Trick-or-treat on the beautiful grounds of George Washington’s former plantation home! Each year Mount Vernon opens its’ gates to plenty of spooktacular Halloween events, including trick-or-treating, a costume parade and contest, scavenger hunt, wagon rides, and more!


Oct 27, 2018
Halloween Trunk-or-Treat | Lorton, VA
This special library-sponsored event is a great opportunity to dress up and trick-or-treat car-to-car!


Oct 27, 2018
Herndon United Methodist Church Trunk-or-Treat | Herndon, VA
The Herndon UMC family hosts a great trunk or treat for all to enjoy! Don your best costumes, play games, and enjoy music and a moon bounce! Attendees can also bring canned goods for LINK Against Hunger.


Oct 27-28, 2018
Ghost Train at Burke Lake Park | Fairfax Station, VA
Step right up to the Ghost Train for a not so scary locomotive adventure at Burke Lake Park! Travel through the forest along the park’s replica CP Huntington and then enjoy a moon bounce, carousel, and pumpkin painting with food and drink available to purchase afterward.


Oct 27-28, 2018
Roer’s Zoofari Boo at the Zoo | Vienna, VA
Join Roer’s Zoofari in costume for some Halloween-inspired fun! Little ghosts and ghouls are invited to visit in-costume and enjoy all Roer’s has to offer, plus trick-or-treating, too!


Oct 28, 2018
Trick-or-Treating at Brambleton Town Center | Brambleton, VA
Ghouls, goblins, witches, and more are welcome at the Brambleton Town Center and Welcome Center for free trick-or-treating fun! Enjoy Halloween treats, a craft station, balloon artist, and hay rides, rain or shine!


Oct 29, 2018
Manassas Mall Trunk-or-Treat | Manassas, VA
Join the Prince William County Police Department and first responders for their second annual Trunk-or-Treat! Located in the outer parking lot near Macy’s and IHOP, you’ll find dozens of trucks and cars decorated for Halloween and ready for all the little goblins! Trick or Treat in a safe, exciting, and family-friendly environment!


Oct 29, 2018
Trunk-or-Treat | Gainesville, VA
Gainesville United Methodist Church’s annual Trunk-or-Treat is the perfect spot for tricks, treats, and tons of family fun! Take part in the pie eating and costume contests, enjoy hot dogs, prizes, and so much more!


Oct 29, 2018
Trunk-or-Treat | Ashburn, VA
Find plenty of decorated trunks at Ashburn Farm’s annual Trunk-or-Treat! Wear your favorite costume and head to the Windmill Pool parking lot for all the treats you can handle!


Oct 30, 2018
Whole Foods Trick-or-Treat | Fairfax, VA
Trick-or-treat at the Fair Lakes Whole Foods store on the eve of Halloween! The night includes face painting, treats throughout the store, and even a $100 gift card giveaway!


Oct 30, 2018
Trunk-or-Treat | Purcellville, VA
More than just a trunk-or-treat, enjoy a moon bounce, face painter, balloon twister, and more!


Oct 30, 2018
Spooky Tots at Virginia Gateway | Gainesville, VA
Promenade Plaza gets a ghostly takeover for their annual Spooky Tots event! Trick-or-treat at participating plaza businesses, enjoy balloon twisting, face painting, music, and more!


Oct 30, 2018
Trunk-or-Treat | Montclair, VA
Enjoy more than collecting candy, participate in a kid’s putting contest, taking a hay ride, and tossing pumpkins!


Oct 30, 2018
Trunk-or-Treat | Fairfax, VA
Dress those kiddos up and stop by Chick-fil-A Fair Lakes for a festive Trunk-or-Treat! Fun for everyone, enjoy collecting candy from decorated trunks, as well as face painting!

Oct 31, 2018
Trunk-or-Treat at Cascades Overlook Town Center | Sterling, VA
Home to some of your favorite restaurants, Cascades Overlook Town Center is in the Halloween spirit! Don your best costumes and get ready for a classic trunk-or-treat!


Oct 31, 2018
Trick-or-Treat at The City of Fairfax Municipal Buildings | Fairfax, VA
Bring your little ones dressed in their Halloween costumes and take a tour during the city’s Open House and Trick-or-Treating event at City Hall, the Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center, the Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center, and the Green Acres Center!


Oct 31, 2018
Manassas Park Community Center Trunk-or-Treat | Manassas Park, VA
Ghosts, monsters, superheroes, and princesses! It could only mean one thing — it’s Halloween! Come out to the Manassas Park Community Center for an evening of fun and safe trunk or treating. Decorated vehicles will align the parking lot with their trunks open as they pass out candy to all the trick-or-treaters.


Oct 31, 2018
Trunk-or-Treat | Woodbridge, VA
Enjoy a safe, fun-filled alternative to trick-or-treating, with inflatables, warm drinks, a family photo booth, Swiss-Army Truck rides, and plenty of candy!


Oct 31, 2018
Fair Oaks Mall-o-Ween | Fairfax, VA
Each year more than 10,000 trick-or-treaters visit Fair Oaks Mall for one of the largest indoor Halloween events of its kind! From 5:30 to 7:30 pm, there will be loads of candy to fill your little one’s bags at candy stations throughout the mall!


Oct 31, 2018
Trunk-or-Treat at Lovettsville Community Center | Lovettsville, VA
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Little ones are invited to visit and enjoy a traditional trick-or-treat, car-to-car! The parking lot at the Community Center will be filled with decorated cars ready to greet costumed characters eager for some treats!


Oct 31, 2018
Trunk-or-Treat at Claude Moore Recreation & Community Center | Sterling, VA
Get your costume ready and prepare to fill your Halloween bag with candy at this family-friendly Trunk-or-Treat!


Oct 31, 2018
Boo Bash! at Potomac Mills | Woodbridge, VA
Enjoy mall-wide trick-or-treating, including free entertainment and candy. Plus, don’t miss the Reptiles Alive show, as well as your chance to get pictures taken with fun Halloween characters.


Oct 31, 2018
Halloween Spooktacular | Great Falls, VA
The merchants at Great Falls Village Centre Green and Great Falls Shopping Center can’t wait to see your little one’s best costumes! Children and their families are invited to trick-or-treat store-to-store, as well as experience the Haunted House!


Oct 31, 2018
Trick-or-Treat at Carlyle House Historic Park | Alexandria, VA
Trick-or-treat in one of Alexandria’s most haunted residences! There will be games, crafts, and more for all little boys and ghouls in attendance, too!


Oct 31, 2018
Trick-or-Treat at 3rd Street & Station House | Herndon, VA
Grab some hot cocoa or coffee and let your kiddos trick-or-treat in one of Herndon’s oldest homes and one of Herndon’s newest homes! A fun time for all, the event includes a costume contest, full-sized candy bars (yum!), and glow lights for trick or treaters!


Disclaimer/Terms: These opportunities are subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this DullesMoms.com post. Please, always confirm by calling/clicking.

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