Things to do: The Halloween Edition!

As the leaves change colors and the air becomes more and more brisk, Halloween is fast approaching. While there’s always the traditional trick-or-treating approach going door to door, there are also plenty of other alternatives. Check below as we’ve compiled a list of events for children, adults, and even pets on the upcoming holiday!



Putts & Pumpkins
Date: Monday, October 27, 2014
Address: 6625 S. Van Dorn St., Alexandria, VA
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Admission: $20 single ticket; $75 bay rental
Description: Enjoy two hours of Topgolf game play, additional Halloween games, plus treats at Topgolf’s Annual KidZone Halloween Party where costumes are encouraged! For more information, be sure to visit the Topgolf website here.
Howl-o-ween Dog Costume Contest and Boneyard Hunt
Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014
Address: 7500 Lake Accotink Rd, Springfield, VA
Times: 2:00-4:00pm
Phone: (703) 569-0285
Admission: $6/dog
Description: Lake Accotink Park will host a Howl-o-ween costume contest and boneyard hunt for dogs this coming Saturday. Dress up your pet to compete for prizes and treats, and an overall great time. For more information, go here to check out the official flyer!
The Addams Family Musical
Dates: October 31 – Nov 9, Recurring daily
Times: 10/31 at 11pm;11/1, 11/7 and 11/8 at 7pm; 11/2 and 11/9 at 2pm
Address: McLean High School Burks Auditorium at 1633 Davidson Road, McLean, VA
Admission: $15 Adults; $10 Students/Seniors
Description: Join the award-winning McLean High School Theatre Company as they present the fun, family-friendly, and spooky The Addams Family musical. For tickets and more information, click here.
Wildfire’s “Spooktacular” Pumpkin Carving Classes
Dates: Oct 25 – Oct 26
Times: Saturday, 3-4pm; Sunday, 9-10am
Address: Tysons Galleria, International Drive, McLean, VA
Admission: $20/child
Description: Join us at Wildfire, Tysons Galleria, 3rd floor, Mclean, VA, when Executive Chef Eddie Ishaq teaches the little ones his best-kept secrets to carving the spookiest pumpkin in town, just in time for Halloween! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Food for Others organization. For more information or to make a reservation, please call Amanda or Erika at (703) 442-9110.

For an even more extensive list of tons of other great events in Northern Virginia, check out Fairfax County’s website here!