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.
Murder at the Mansion Dessert Theater at the Kentlands Mansion - Gaithersburg, MD - Oct 25 to Oct 27, 2019
Canceled for 2021, look for their return in 2022. 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+.
Ultimate Halloween Party - Baltimore, MD - Oct 26, 2019
Canceled for 2021, look for their return in 2022.
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
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 Comicfest - , MD - Oct 31, 2020
Canceled for 2021, look for their return in 2022. Normally: 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
Great Halloween Lantern Parade - Baltimore, MD - Oct 23, 2021
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.
Trick or Treat at the Square - Baltimore, MD - Oct 23, 2021
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!
Spooky Skull Hike - Colesville, MD - Oct 24, 2021
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)!
ZooBOOO! – Maryland Zoo - Baltimore, MD - Oct 29 to Oct 31, 2021
Come celebrate Halloween and the fall season with the Maryland Zoo’s annual ZooBOOO! festival. There will be games, prizes, contests, live entertainment and FREE trick-or-treating!
BOOtanica - Wheaton, MD - Oct 29, 2021
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.
Halloween Parade - Havre de Grace, MD - Oct 30, 2021
Modifications for 2021: Stop by Havre de Grace Visitors Center (450 Pennington Ave) for costume judging between 5 and 7pm, and enjoy trick or treating at local businesses (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!
South Baltimore Halloween Bash - Baltimore, MD - Oct 30, 2021
Music, pumpkin painting, crafts, games, food, beer & wine and more! All kids can get a book at the Book Nook
Halloween Party – Power Plant Live - Baltimore, MD - Oct 30, 2021
Power Plant Live! is set to transform into a dark, twisted and gothic world this Halloween. Live! is giving a massive tribute to an epic Halloween film director, and will take on the challenge of bringing his classic masterpieces to life. 21+
Howl-o-ween Trails and Treats Pet Fest and Parade - Have de Grace, MD - Oct 31, 2021
1-5pm at Concord Point Lighthouse. Costumed pet parade 3pm, prizes, vendors, treats and activities
Hampden HalloweenFest - Baltimore, MD - Oct 31, 2021
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.
Devil’s Crawl - Baltimore, MD - Oct 31, 2021
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.
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
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