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20+ Places to Go Trick-or-Treating


For families wanting to get into the Halloween spirit this month, there are plenty of spots for little ones to trick-or-treat at! Don’t forget your goody bags and costumes for all the spooky fun!


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
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 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 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
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
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
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-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 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 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
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
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
Truck-or-Treat at Lovettsville Community Center (Search Activity Code 102722) | Lovettsville, VA
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!


Village at Leesburg’s Monster Mash | TBA
Find an afternoon of spooky (and kid-friendly) fun in the Village at Leesburg! The Village will come alive for their 8th Annual Monster Mash and families will enjoy good old trick-or-treating, live music, and costume contests for children and pets!


Montessori of Gainesville – Casa dei Bambini Fall Festival | TBA
Montessori of Gainesville – Casa dei Bambini invites your family to their annual Fall Festival. This seasonal celebration is packed with fun, including trick-or-treating, a book fair, and even a puppet show!


Whole Foods Market 1K Costume Run & Trunk-or-Treat | TBA
Whole Foods Market Ashburn is getting in on the Halloween fun! Join them October 25, 2017, for a 1K race in costume, plus festival activities and all the candy you can collect from decorated trunks! Register online for this event.


Spooky Tots at Fairfax Corner | TBA
Head on over to the Plaza for Fairfax Corner’s annual Spooky Tots event on October 25, 2017, 10:30 am-12:30 pm! Enjoy trick-or-treating at participating retailers and restaurants, and stay for the music, games, pumpkin decorating, and giveaways!


Costume Connect Trunk-or-Treat & Festival | TBA
This free festival includes a swag bag, all the candy you can collect, price wheels, game truck, face painting, crafts, games, and so much more! Learn more about this event here.


Falloween at Market Common Clarendon | TBA
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, a petting zoo, center-wide trick-or-treating, balloon artists, face painters, and more! Learn more about this event.


Fall Festival Hosted by Montessori of Chantilly – Casa dei Bambini | TBA
More than a trunk-or-treat, children and their families are invited to enjoy Washington, DC’s “One-Man Band for Kids and Families!” — Peter McCory! This fall-inspired annual event also boasts crafts, games, and a book fair! Be sure to get into the spirit and come in costume, too!


Trunk-or-Treat | TBA
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!


Trick-or-Treating at Reston Town Center | TBA
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), 12-4 pm! Learn more about this event here.


Trick-or-Treating at Bull Run Plaza | TBA
Dress to impress at Bull Run Plaza on October 28, 2017! Participating merchants will be handing out candy along the plaza from 12-2 pm, rain or shine. Plus, enjoy characters, balloon art, and more! Learn more about this event here.


Boo at the Zoo at Roer’s Zoofari | TBA
For a little boo at the zoo, head on over to Roer’s Zoofari for their Halloween Trick-or-Treat event! From 3 to 6 pm October 31, 2017, families are invited to the zoo for trick-or-treating! Learn more here.


Manassas Mall Trick-or-Treat | TBA
Visitors will find plenty of treats throughout Manassas Mall! Dress up in your favorite costume and trick-or-treat at participating stores throughout the mall! Shopping and sweets go hand-in-hand so be sure to swing by for fun! Learn more about this event here.


Trick-or-Treat at Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets | TBA
Children are invited to trick-or-treating at participating stores. Plus, there will be costumed characters roaming the center to take pictures with!


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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