Thursday, September 27, 2012

Halloween in Loudoun County

What will your costume be this Halloween? Whether you’re a ninja, a princess, or your favorite superhero be sure to check out the events happening around Loudoun County!

            Brambleton Town Center is the perfect place to get in the spirit of all things Spooky. Start by watching a scary movie at Regal Cinemas or getting some festive foods at Harris Teeter. If your little ones still haven’t found the perfect costume stop by Go Bananas Toy Store for a great selection of classic costumes. On October 28th from 1:30pm – 3:30pm the Brambleton Town Center will host an exciting afternoon of trick-or-treating store to store. If you’re looking to have a real thrill of a time this Halloween you’re in luck; we’ve rounded up a few frightful events in Loudoun County!

1. Trunk-Or-Treat Vehicle Contest & Flashlight Candy Hunt – We know you can make your house scary but can you decorate your car in the spirit of Halloween? Bring the kids in their best costume to the Trunk-Or-Treat Vehicle contest where they can trick-or-treat from car to car. At the end of the evening there will be a bonfire with snacks and a take home pumpkin with candy.
Date: Friday, October 26th, 6:30-8pm
Location: Lucketts Community Center Soccer Field
Phone: 703-771-5281
Price: $5 per family

2. Shocktober at Paxton ManorEvery Friday, Saturday and Sunday night during the month of October many will brave to enter Paxton Manor. Located in Leesburg, VA this haunted tour is sure to spook its visitors. This event is not recommended for children under 13, as it is designed to be intense, interactive and extremely scary. There will be refreshments, concessions, and live music for people to enjoy after their ghostly encounter. Check out the Paxton Manor website for special events.

Date: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights during the month of October, 7-10pm
Location: 601 Catoctin Circle NE, in Leesburg, Va.
Price: Admission to campus is FREE
            Paxton Manor: $20
            Funhouse: $5
            “Haunted Well of Souls:” $5

3. Leesburg Kiwanis Halloween Parade – Bring the whole family to enjoy the parade festivities including; floats, high school marching bands, police units, fire and rescue units, politicians, and decorated vehicles. The Leesburg parade has been a tradition since 1957 and is a great way to bring the community together with costumes and candy. Please bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to the Loudoun Interfaith Relief food pantry.

Date: Monday, October 31st, 6-8pm
Location: Ida Lee Park on King Street to Fairfax Street
Phone: 703-737-2175
Price: FREE

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