Get ready for a spook-tacular time in the Richmond Region! As Halloween approaches, we're rounding up the most haunting, thrilling, and family-friendly events happening across the region. From haunted tours to fun festivals, discover the best ways to celebrate spooky season in RVA. Let the Halloween fun begin and mark your calendars for these upcoming events and activities.
Now Through October 29, 2023 | Select Nights | Kings Dominion
Terror lurks around every corner at Kings Dominion’s Halloween Haunt. From thrilling rides and haunted mazes to terrifying scare zones and frightening live shows, you’re in for some extreme screams. Hundreds of monsters will descend upon the park for a chilling night you won't forget! Click here for ticket information.
Haunts of Richmond Ghost Tours
September 22 - October 31, 2023 | Select Nights | Various Locations
Explore the dark side of Virginia's capital city on a Haunts of Richmond Ghost Tour. Dare to embark on an after-dark guided experience including the Haunted Capitol Hill tour, the Shadows of Shockoe tour and more. Plus, save the date for their special events in October including a Haunted Open House at The Branch Museum of Architecture & Design and Nightmare Weekend at the Richmond Convention Center. Prepare for a scare and secure your tickets, here.
Fancy Me Mad! Graveyard Tours of St. John's Church
October 21, 2023 | 5:45 pm | St. John's Church
Embark on a spooky spirits tour at the historic St. John's Church featuring historical characters performing in the graveyard. Learn about the stories of those who lie in this first city cemetery and explore Richmond history, the War for Independence, tragedy and murder and lives cut short. The tour will be followed by a reading with Edgar Allan Poe inside the church. Learn more.
Terror on the Farm
September 30 - October 31, 2023 | Select Nights | Ashland Berry Farm
Haunts and horror await this season at Ashland Berry Farm during this year's Terror on the Farm event. Enter this haunted farm if you dare and venture through their scariest additions yet including their Reaper's Chamber, Mayhem Manor 3D and Booger Woods. Click here for special rates, FAQ's and ticket information.
Creepy Hollow Scream Park
October 6 - 31, 2023 | Select Nights | 14437 Stone Horse Creek Road, Glen Allen, VA
Dare to experience the Scream Forest at Creepy Hollow Scream Park! Wander through Richmond's ultimate Halloween destination, with more monsters, more frights and more fun. Each night will feature live actors, monsters, incredible animatronics, amazing illusions and acres of screams. Click here for ticket information and more details.
Spirits, Scandals & Secrets in 18th Century Virginia
October 20 - 21, 2023 | Wilton House Museum
Join Wilton House Museum Interpreters on a candlelit tour through the 18th-century historic house. Explore six tantalizing tales of Colonial Virginia's spirits, and the prominent Randolph Family's biggest scandals and secrets, all under the cover of night. Get the details.
Eerie Canal Halloween Cruises
October 27 - 29, 2023 | Richmond Canal Turning Basin
Explore Richmond's fascinating history this month with the Eerie Canal boat tours! Journey through the city's mysterious past on a narrated boat tour, uncovering ghostly tales and hidden secrets along the historic canal waterways. Little ghouls and ghosts in attendance will also receive a special candy treat. This special Halloween tour is the perfect activity for the whole family! Book this special tour today.
October 27 - 31, 2023 | Downtown Ashland
The mysteries of Ashland's historic district come alive during this annual Halloween festival! Local businesses host quaint and quirky events, while picturesque Victorian homes take on a spooky glow for the weekend-long celebration. Check out the full calendar of Ashland holiday events, here.
Official Halloween Bar Crawl
October 28, 2023 | Various Locations
Grab your friends and dress to impress in your best Halloween costumes at the official Halloween Bar Crawl presented by Bar Crawls LIVE! No bar crawl is complete without a cover-free, full-access ticket to all of the top-rated venues while dancing to the hottest local DJs and enjoying discounted themed drinks & food specials at 5+ venues. Get ready for a night of cheers, chills, thrills, and spills! Get the details, here.