Halloween in Old Town

Halloween in Alexandria VA

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. Scope out spooky decorations with our Instagram guide, attend socially distanced celebrations at historic attractions or take an iconic Ghost & Graveyard Tour this Halloween. Keep reading for more ideas.

Note: See the City's recommendations for celebrating Halloween while reducing the spread of COVID-19.

Halloween Events Ghostly tours, historic haunts and family-friendly trick-or-treat events make Alexandria, Virginia the spookiest place to celebrate Halloween. Spooky Season ›
Ghost Tours Around every corner in Old Town Alexandria lie stories, secrets and spirits (of both the spooky and boozy varieties). Take a Tour ›
8 Can't-Miss Fall Instagram Spots in Alexandria Autumn in Alexandria means showstopping trees, flickering gas lamps and seasonal décor surrounding historic rowhouses. Mask up, put portrait mode on… Snap Away ›
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 ›
7 New Things to Do in Alexandria This Fall Cruise on tall ship Providence, grab takeout from twelve new eateries, contemplate new public artwork and more. Mask up and discover what's new. Start Exploring ›
Fall in Alexandria Fall is a showcase of festivals, live performances and arts and crafts events. Learn More ›

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