Do more than trick-or-treat this Halloween. Add to the season’s fun with an evening of storytelling, fortune telling, wagon rides, reptiles, campfires and more in a local park.
Spark your interest in Walney history through the “Legends & Lore Night Hike & Campfire” at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park on Friday, October 25, 2019. Hear stories of the supernatural on a park hike at night. Then, gather around the campfire for s'mores. The program is designed for participants age five to adult and runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The cost is $8 per person. Ellanor C. Lawrence Park is located at 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly, VA. For more information, call 703-631-0013 or visit Ellanor C. Lawrence Park.
Take part in a “Historic All Hallows Eve” celebration at Sully Historic Site on Saturday, October 26. Step back into the 18th and 19th centuries when Virginians celebrated All Hallows Eve with storytelling, fortune telling, fall foods and family gatherings. Experience these traditions as you tour the house and grounds at Sully by lantern light. The program from 4 to 7 p.m. is designed for participants age five to adult. The cost is $10 per person. Sully Historic Site is located at 3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly, VA. For more information, call 703-437-1794 or visit Sully Historic Site.
Test your courage with the “House of Reptiles and Night Ride” at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park on Saturday, October 26. See some of the amazing reptiles that call the park home. Play games and test your courage with a touch table. Calm your nerves by roasting s'mores at a campfire while listening to stories, and then take a refreshing wagon ride through the autumn woods. The program for participants age four to adult runs from 5 to 8 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. Ellanor C. Lawrence Park is located at 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly, VA. For more information, call 703-631-0013 or visit Ellanor C. Lawrence Park.
Get ready for “Halloween Adventure” at Riverbend park the nights of Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27. Come to the park for a festive wagon ride, complete with scarecrows, sweets and stories. Enjoy more stories and s'mores around the campfire. This program is designed for participants age three to adult. It runs from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., and the cost is $15 per person. Riverbend Park is located at 8700 Potomac Hills Street, Great Falls, VA. For more information, call 703-759-9018 or visit Riverbend Park.