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Halloween Events Throughout Hampton Roads, Williamsburg, The Peninsula, Richmond, New Kent, Gloucester VA and Beyond 2010

Here are a few Spooky Places to Freak You Out in the Hampton Roads, Williamsburg, New Kent, Gloucester and Richmond Va areas.

Experience thrills at , haunted houses, graveyards and enchanted woods

READ THE 2011 HALLOWEEN POST HERE

Williamsburg – Sep 24-Oct 31 – Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Williamsburg is the ideal place to be scared silly. The scream park will give you the creeps! $

Williamsburg – Oct 16, 23, 29, 30 – James River Plantation Progressive Ghost and Spirit Tour – In Williamsburg’s James River Plantation Country you will experience an evening of spirited tale telling with “Tours-by-the-Owners” while visiting Piney Grove, Ashland, Ladysmith and Duck Church. You will hear the Legend of Rippons Run, visit the Harwood graveyard, and hear of the Beechwood Tragedy. The evening concludes with hot cider and homemade cookies! $

ToanoPumpkinville! – Your family can pick their own pumpkins from our patch, or choose from our large selection in the yard. There are lots of free activities: the hayride runs the perimeter of the field, try the corn maze, or toss bean bags and rings! We have a large selection of pumpkins, gourds, winter squash, flowers, wooden cut-outs, arts and crafts and fall decorations. Bundles of cornstalks and bales of straw also available for purchase.

Providence Forge New Kent – Fridays and Saturdays, Oct 1-30 – Because truth is far scarier than reality, Journey Haunted Trails offers three terrifying trails for you to experience, plus an all new Journey to the Past Gross Museum that contains the grossest things found in the ancient pages of Scripture, spilled out on display, for the first time for all to see! donation

Charles City – Oct 15 – Berkeley Plantation Autumn Sunset and Spirits Tour – Come early to explore the beautiful October gardens at Berkeley. Meet your costumed guide at the Gazebo on the West Lawn. Relax and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres, magnificent panoramic views of sky, field and James River as sunset falls. At twilight marvel at Berkeley’s amazing history as your guide leads you through a candlelight tour of the elegant 1726 mansion. Reservations are required. $

Chesapeake – Oct 21-23, 28-30 – Ghost Train at Northwest River Park – Ride the terrifying train and see the haunts and ghouls of the haunted woods of Northwest River Park. Tickets go on sale, at all community centers, and Northwest River Park, or register online at http://www.cityofchesapeake.net/parks on September 18. (Reservations required) Tickets will be available, however limited, at Northwest River Park during train times on a space available basis. Train times to be announced. $

Chesapeake Spooky Acres Haunted House  Come celebrate 15 years of haunting with the March of Dimes annual Spooky Acres Haunted. Young and old alike are sure to have a frighteningly good scare or two at Spooky Acres!
http://www.spookyacres.com

Chesapeake – Through Oct 30 – Corn Maze at Bergey’s Breadbasket – The 5-acre maze is a fun and educational activity for your whole family. We also have hay rides and games, and you won’t be able to pass by our family-run bakery without stopping for a treat!

Charles City – Oct 24-30 – Ghostly Tales and a Graveyard Trail – Celebrate the bewitching spirit of Halloween at Shirley Plantation with ghostly stories of “Aunt Pratt,” the legendary ghost of the Hill Carter family. From October 24-30, 2010 guided house tours will include the tales of “Aunt Pratt.” On October 30, at 5 P.M., “Aunt Pratt” will escort visitors to the Shirley Graveyard. Tickets for the graveyard walk must be purchased by 3:45 P.M. $

Charles City  Renwood Fields  Bring your family, church group, company employees, senior citizens or student field trip for “kernels of fun” in our seasonal Amazing Maze Maize. Admission includes courtyard activities, guided tractor ride, farm museum and picnic area. SPECIAL MOONLIGHT MAZES!!!!  dates are: Oct 15,16, 22, 23, 29 & 30.
Bring your own flashlights!

Gloucester – Oct 29-30 – Haunted Trail at Beaverdam Park – This night of fright is held on the Nature Trail at Beaverdam Park. Volunteers turn the woods into a very noisy and scary place! Open to all ages, however youth ages 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult. $5 – adults & youth 13 or over; $3 – youth 12 and under. Not recommended for children under 8 years old.

Gloucester  Green Hand Farm Park – pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides
We’re the newest place for fall family adventure in the Gloucester, Virginia area – not far from Newport News, Richmond, and Virginia Beach. We are an operating farm and garden center but have dedicated a section of our farm for your fun and entertainment! Come out and and enjoy our farm park – complete with a Maize Quest® Giant Corn Maze, fun mazes, hayrides, pick-your-own pumpkins, and other attractions!

Hampton – Oct 30 – Boo-Bird Spook-tacular – Dress up the kids & bring your family, folding chairs, goodie bags,& blankets to the farm for a full day of Halloween fun. Have a blast with hands-on science experiments, take a hayride, make a scarecrow, trick or treat with our animals, and enjoy our Halloween movie “Hocus Pocus” at 7 pm. $1 before 6:30; movie is free.

Newport News – Oct 15-16 – Night of the Living Museum at the Virginia Living Museum – Enjoy non-scary Halloween fun for families with children ages 12 and under. See live animal shows featuring Halloween critters. Meet the Pumpkin Lady, Storytelling Witch, Spider Lady and Magic Wizard. Dig for ancient shark teeth. Visit the enchanted lagoon, pirate cove, and magical waterfall. Take a nighttime hike. Hunt for aliens in the planetarium ($2+ adm.). Creepy crafts and Halloween games.

Newport News – Oct 28 – Haunted Classics at the Ferguson Center – JoAnn Falletta leads haunting masterworks on Halloween weekend, including Rachmaninoff’s ghostly “Isle of the Dead,” and Boito’s frenzied, massive “Mefistofele” prologue! Plus internationally acclaimed percussionist Colin Currie performs Michael Daugherty’s highly-theatrical “UFO.” $

Portsmouth – Oct 30 – Museum Madness: Calling all Ghosts, Goblins, Princesses and Superheroes – Enjoy a haunting day of Halloween fun at the Portsmouth Museums, including frightfully fun Arts and Crafts, Face Painting, and Wizardry and even a Haunted Ship! Free w/ Museum Admission

Portsmouth  The Ghosts of Olde Towne will tell their tales of love, loss, murder and mayhem on Friday October 29!

Guides take spectators on a walk past haunted houses and mansions of Olde Towne, a 20-square block, 500 building area on the National Register of Historic Places.At each house on the tour, actors in appropriate costume will retell the legends of ghostly visitations and things that go bump in the night. Cameras are welcome. Houses are private properties and not open to the public.

Visit www.oldetowneghostwalk.com for general tour and ticket information.

Richmond VA Blood Lake Haunted House
Fresh blood in 2010! 2 new indoor haunts and a terrifying trail. Witness the curse of Blood Lake for yourself: Get consumed on the “Camp Blood” trail, See bloodsuckers rage in “Portrait of a Vampire,” and hear the haunting strains of “Lethal Lullabies.”
Click Here for More Info

Richmond VA Scream Forest
Dare to experience Scream Forest. We put you out in the woods…on foot, with nothing between you and the creatures of the night…where no one cares if you scream! Escape from the forest and find the Bedlam House- a haunted house full of surprises.
Click Here for More Info

Richmond VA Creepy Hollow Hayride
Creepy Hollow Hayride located in Richmond, Virginia returns with it’s tractor drawn haunted hayride. Creepy Hollow Hayride is filled with spooky scenery, amazing illusions & scary surprises. It’s a unique experience designed to entertain you every turn. Click Here for More Info
http://www.CreepyHollowHayride.com

Virginia Beach – Oct 29 – Monster Madness – Put on your best costume and visit the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center for its annual Halloween event with Radio Disney. Enjoy spooky activities and live animal creature features! $

VA Beach NightMare Mansion
Located on the resort strip of Virginia Beach. Walk at your own pace through the narrow hallways. Enter at your own risk! http://www.youwillscream.com

Virginia Beach – Oct  13-17, 20-24, 27-31 – Haunted Hunt Club Farm & Halloween Fest – Come for the Haunted Hayride, Village of the Dead & Field of Screams. Grab some friends and come on out to the farm for an evening of good old Halloween fun. $

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