Halloween in Old Town

Halloween in Alexandria VA

Spine-chilling ghost tours, family-friendly trick-or-treat events in historic settings and plenty of pet-focused activities make Alexandria the perfect spooky spot to celebrate Halloween. Dating back to 1749, Alexandria’s history is filled with remarkable stories and mysterious legends embedded in the brick-lined streets and centuries-old sites. Halloween festivities stretch throughout October, encouraging families, visitors and four-legged friends to don their most creative costumes at events such as the 23rd Annual Del Ray Halloween Parade, 6th Annual Halloween Pumpkin Hunt and Doggie Trick-or-Treat. Soak up eerie entertainment like the Female Stranger Beer Dinner with Port City Brewing Co. and Poe in Alexandria. Fans of spooky cinema will want to revel in Carlyle House’s Tim Burton-themed festivities.

Ultimate Guide to Halloween Happenings Trick-or-treat at centuries-old sites, experience spine-chilling ghost tours and dress up the whole family (pups included) for Halloween festivities. Learn More ›
Halloween Events Ghostly tours, historic haunts and family-friendly trick-or-treat events make Alexandria, Virginia the spookiest place to celebrate Halloween. Trick or Treat ›
Ghost Tours Around every corner in Old Town Alexandria lie stories, secrets and spirits (of both the spooky and boozy varieties). Take a Tour ›
Canine Halloween Cruise Join Potomac Riverboat Co. for a howling good time at their annual Halloween-themed Canine Cruises on October 25, 2019. Learn More ›
Leaf Peeping Guide Alexandria is home to over 100 champion or notable trees. We’ve compiled an introductory guide to larger-than-life leaf peeping in Alexandria. Start Peeping ›
Fall in Alexandria Fall is a showcase of festivals, live performances and arts and crafts events. Learn More ›
Fall Getaway Find the best deals on accommodations ranging from boutique hotels to popular chain-brands. Learn More ›

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