Halloween Fun at Amusement Parks

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It seems that even our most beloved amusement parks can’t escape getting into the Halloween spirit each year! From local destinations to regional family hotspots, many of your favorite theme parks open their doors each fall to let the spooks, ghouls, and frights in — all while offering you a chance to get into the spirit, too! Check them out below, shown in order of distance from Dulles International Airport.

Six Flags’ HALLOWFEST | Upper Marlboro, MD
About 50-miles from Dulles International Airport

Six Flags America is leading the way and providing a safe environment for the all-new HALLOWFEST. Their Halloween-inspired experience provided plenty of thrills by day and chills by night from October 3-November 1, 2020.

By day, they’re pumpkin spicing things up in the park with little masked witches and goblins in mind! During the day, HALLOWFEST will be complete with fall family favorite activities such as kid-centric corn mazes, Halloween shows, themed attractions, their popular Trick-or-Treat Trail! By night, daredevils can put their fears to the test by riding coasters in total darkness while scaring up an appetite for tasty hallow-treats along the way. Creepy fog, eerie lighting, and sinister music will create the perfect backdrop for nighttime scares and chills.

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Adventure Park USA’s Not-So-Scary Family Halloween Party | New Market, MD
About 51-miles from Dulles International Airport

Save the date for a completely kid-friendly and delightful Halloween party! Celebrate this ghoulish night with Adventure Park USA’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party this year, and keep all the spooky stuff at bay on October 31, 2020!

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This in-person event is canceled for 2020
Kings Dominion’s Halloween Haunt | Doswell, VA
About 91-miles from Dulles International Airport

Nightmares come alive and ghostly creatures await you this year at Kings Dominion! On select nights September 21-November 2, 2019, the park’s infamous evening Halloween Haunt will be the place for horror, hair-raising rides, and frightening attractions! Get lost in one of the many mazes or spooked in a scare zone before, or after, the park becomes engulfed in fog and darkness!

Little ones will love the park’s regularly operating kid-friendly rides during the day, along with the highly-anticipated Kings Dominion Great Pumpkin Fest! With surprises appropriate for the littlest of trick-or-treaters, children can enjoy a foam pit, pumpkin painting patch, and more. Kings Dominion suggests that adults with little ones leave the park around 6 to 6:30 pm to avoid being spooked by the Halloween Haunt!

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Hersheypark in the Dark | Hershey, PA
About 126-miles from Dulles International Airport

Weekends October 2-November 1, 2020, join Hersheypark for your favorite rides and coasters, a chocolatey trick-or-treat adventure, a walk on the wild side at ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, festive fall food, and more!

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Busch Gardens’ Halloween Harvest | Williamsburg, VA
About 162-miles from Dulles International Airport

Celebrate the Halloween season and all things fun during the day and creepy at night at this limited capacity outdoor event October 1-November 1, 2020. While the general park remains closed, park guests can enjoy the Halloween season at select villages including Italy, Fest Italia, Oktoberfest, Ireland, Scotland, and Sesame Street® Forest of Fun. With new fall activities, more thrill rides, and delicious seasonal eats & treats, there is something for the whole family to enjoy!

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Diggerland’s DiggerFest | West Berlin, NJ
About 170-miles from Dulles International Airport

North America’s only construction-themed adventure park is full of fall escapades each year! Diggerland USA, your favorite destination featuring life-sized construction equipment, celebrates fall with multiple events perfect for getting into the Halloween spirit! At Diggerfest, select days September 26-November 8, 2020, a super fun fall festival, adults and children can operate heavy machinery, play some games, and even enjoy hayrides, corn mazes, pumpkin launches, and more!

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Sesame Place’s The Count’s Halloween Spectacular | Langhorne, PA
About 186-miles from Dulles International Airport

Everyone’s mysterious and silly vampire is ready to celebrate Halloween this year, and you’re invited! Trick-or-treat on down to Sesame Place for The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular and take part in the awesome Halloween-themed fun! Don’t miss the Neighborhood Street Party Halloween Parade, holiday-themed live shows, and trick-or-treat stations! The fun is on select days September 26-November 1, 2020.

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Disclaimer/Terms: These opportunities are subject to last-minute cancellations; always confirm by calling/clicking.

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