Celebrate Halloween in Baltimore with one of these fun events. Adults can choose from some wild Halloween parties. Families can select a kid friendly event to enjoy. It’s October and time to make plans to celebrate Halloween in Baltimore for 2021.
Pumpkin Trolley Fest - Colesville, MD - Oct 19 to Oct 27, 2019
The National Capital Trolley Musuem remains closed due to COVID – Check their website or Facebook for opening details and event dates, if available, or look for this event to return next year in 2021. Normally: Pumpkin TrolleyFest includes trips to Pinson’s Pumpkin Market from 12:30 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. both weekends. Pumpkin tokens available in the Museum Shop.
ZooBOOO! - Baltimore, MD - Oct 25 to Oct 27, 2019
Come celebrate Halloween and the fall season with the Zoo’s annual ZooBOOO! festival. There will be games, prizes, contests, live entertainment and FREE trick-or-treating!
BOOtanica - Wheaton, MD - Oct 25, 2019
Gather the family together for a fun evening! Children can dress in their favorite costume, participate in a garden costume parade, paint a pumpkin, try a pumpkin treat, and top the evening off listening to award-winning storyteller Gary Loyld present “Pumpkin Tales for the Young” telling tales more funny than scary.
Murder at the Mansion Dessert Theater at the Kentlands Mansion - Gaithersburg, MD - Oct 25 to Oct 27, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021! Normally: Theater with desserts – each year with a different theme. Guests will enjoy a fun evening with a buffet of sweet treats. A cash bar will be available for those 21 & older. Photo ID required for alcohol sales. Recommended for 15+.
Devil’s Crawl - Baltimore, MD - Oct 25, 2019
Creep through multiple venues and TREAT your way into the area’s top bars and restaurants at Power Plant Live! Dress to impress, to scare, and to dance! $5 Parking (with validation from Power Plant Live) in Pier 5 Garage starting at 7pm.
Halloween Party at Howl - Baltimore, MD - Oct 26, 2019
Howl at the Moon Baltimore hosts another Halloween party with drink specials, games, and a costume contest.
South Baltimore Halloween Bash - Baltimore, MD - Oct 26, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021! Normally: Music, pumpkin painting, crafts, games, food, beer & wine and more! All kids can get a book at the Book Nook
Great Halloween Lantern Parade - Baltimore, MD - Oct 26, 2019
Each year on the last Saturday of October, the day begins with a family Halloween festival, featuring an adorable kids costume contest, lantern making, hayrides, yoga, live music, an arts & crafts market, and more. Local food trucks and a beer garden provie a place for families and friends spread a picnic blanket and enjoy the afternoon.
Halloween Party – Zombie World - Baltimore, MD - Oct 26, 2019
Come down to Baltimore’s BIGGEST Halloween party at Power Plant Live! 21+. Get creative with your costume and enter their HUGE Costume Contest with over $10,000 in cash & prizes on the Live! Stage and various Power Plant Live! venues.
Ultimate Halloween Party - Baltimore, MD - Oct 26, 2019
Trick or Treat at the Square - Baltimore, MD - Oct 27, 2019
Among the treats for families: music, a Monster Mash dance lesson and performance, surprises from Square merchants, food and drink specials, a costume contest (18 and under), pumpkin decorating (free while supplies lasts), new trunk-or-treating from community members and more!
AVAM’s Free Fall Halloween Celebration - Baltimore, MD - Oct 30, 2019
FREE Museum admission. Plus, free face painting and Monster Mash-Up Workshop in the Jim Rouse Visionary Center building. All ages welcome! Last workshop entry @ 6:30pm
Hampden HalloweenFest - Baltimore, MD - Oct 31, 2019
The event, sponsored by the merchants of historic Hampden, was created to encourage handmade artistry and creativity in Halloween costume design across all ages. Costumed children and adults are encouraged to go shop-to-shop for Trick-or-Treating from 5-6 p.m. with participating merchants along 36th Street, northward up Falls Road, and southward down Chestnut Avenue.
Spooky Skull Hike - Colesville, MD - Oct 24, 2020
Can you find the animal skulls hidden in the woods? On this self-guided hike, you’ll walk a short loop in search of skulls, and use clues to identify them. Stop by any time during program hours, and pick up a clue sheet. Get a Halloween treat after identifying all the skulls (or for wearing a costume)!
Carve and Candy - Havre de Grace, MD - Oct 25, 2020
Carve or paint a pumpkin with a decoy carver, “Trick or Treat” your way through the Decoy Museum, and enjoy other seasonal games and activities. $5/child
Halloween Parade - Havre de Grace, MD - Oct 30, 2020
Modifications for 2020: Stop by Havre de Grace Visitors Center (450 Pennington Ave) for costume judging between 4 and 7pm, and enjoy trick or treating at local businesses beginning at 4pm (signs will be in the windows of participating shops, and a list will also be available at the Visitors Center). Normally: HdG Recreation Committee presents the annual Havre de Grace Halloween parade. Meet at the corner of Washington Street and Congress Ave, dressed in costume. Registration 6:00, the parade begins at 6:30. Come early or stay late…Trick or Treat in participating business from 4-8 pm!
Howl-o-ween Trails and Treats Pet Fest and Parade - Have de Grace, MD - Oct 31, 2020
1-5pm at Concord Point Lighthouse. Costumed pet parade 3pm, prizes, vendors, treats and activities
Halloween Comicfest - , MD - Oct 31, 2020
Comic shops aroung the US give away comics – the event website has a list of participating comic shops so you can find one near you
More Fall Activities near Washington DC and Baltimore:
DC Area Oktoberfests
Baltimore Haunted Houses
Baltimore Ghost Tours
Washington DC Halloween Events
Thanksgiving in Baltimore
Thanksgiving in Washington DC
Shop Funtober for Halloween Costumes