Northern Virginia Family Friendly Events & Things to Do
Bark or Treat Canine Cruise
at Alexandria City Marina
Come out with your costumed canine and cruise to some Halloween tunes along the Potomac!
Trick-or-Treat with the Boo-tiques
at Throughout Old Town Alexandria
Start trick-or-treating early and stop by the dozens of shops of the Old Town Boutique.
5th Annual Halloween Pumpkin Hunt
at Lee-Fendall House
Alexandria’s ghosts and goblins will fill the museum’s garden with hundreds of colorful toy-filled Halloween pumpkins for local children to discover. Other activities include crafts, refreshments, spooky stories, and a costume parade.
at The Dog Park, 705 King St.,
It's that time of year again! You and your family—especially your doggies—are invited to come to Old Town and trick-or-treat together.
22nd Annual Del Ray Halloween Parade
at Mount Vernon and Commonwealth Avenues
Don your best Halloween costume and join thousands of participants in one of Del Ray's favorite traditions. The 22nd Annual Del Ray Halloween Parade.
Story Time for Little Historians
at Alexandria Black History Museum
Bring your little learners to the Alexandria Black History Museum for cultural stories and creative craft activities that introduce world history and folklore.
Vola's Fall Oysterfest
at Vola’s Dockside Grill and Hi-Tide Lounge
Join us at Vola's Dockside Grill for our Fall Oysterfest. Tickets include unlimited fresh shucked oysters*, fried and broiled oysters, oyster stew, and more, plus beer & wine! RESERVE YOUR TICKETS TODAY!
at Friendship Firehouse Museum
Come create and take-home craft projects inspired by early firefighting history.