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October 26, 2021

Halloween Activities Around Your Community

It's that time of year again, when little ghosts and goblins come out to play and beg to go to every pumpkin patch and fall festival this side of the James River. We say, go ahead and indulge them! While you’re at it, find a few great fall events for you, too. In Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Smithfield there are no shortage of family-friendly Halloween celebrations that are convenient to get to from your Cornerstone community. To help you decide where to go, we've put together a list of our favorites in each city. Happy haunts!


Fall Fest.

Richmond

Fall Festival at Chickahominy Falls and Woodside Farms – October 30, 2021

10477 Woodside Farms Drive Glen Allen 

Around here a little dust on your boots indicates the telltale sign of a good day.  At the Fall Fest, that dust opens the door to fun, friends and family. Come for the tours, treats and farm fresh goodies to share.  Model Home tours, Farmhouse Dusty Boot tours, Cooking demonstrations, Live Music and Farmer’s Market.

Screening of Halloween (1978) - October 27, 2021

The Byrd Theatre | 2908 West Cary Street | Richmond

If you remember the year the original Halloween came out, you can relive this historic pop culture moment by seeing it again on the big screen at the Byrd Theatre! Leave the grandkids with their parents for this one. 

Contactless Trunk or Treat - October 28, 2021

Boulevard Flower Gardens South | 2120 Ruffin Mill Road | Chesterfield

Come browse 20+ decorated trunks full of not-too-spooky treats in this fun, safe, and socially distanced event. Costumed trick-or-treaters can walk alongside the trunks in the garden center and collect a candy tote and small pumpkin at the end. Come participate either as a trucker or a treater!

Kids at fesitval.

UTurn Fall Festival - October 30, 2021

UTurn | 2101 Maywill St. | Richmond

This family-friendly festival features bounce houses, games, food, a caricature artist, giveaways, plus an outdoor trunk-or-treat event where kids will receive a pre-packaged bag filled with candy. 

Haunted History at Tuckahoe - October 30, 2021

Tuckahoe Plantation | 12601 River Rd. | Richmond

If you want to visit an actual haunted house, come tour the mansion and grounds of Tuckahoe, where there have been sightings of a resident ghost and headless horseman. The whole family will enjoy a hayride, moon bounce, spider web maze, scavenger hunt, and more.

Free Halloween Kids Paint Party  - October 31, 2021

Hobson Lodge | 801 Prince Hall Drive | Richmond

If trick-or-treating isn't your thing, dress the grandkids up as their favorite characters and let them paint their hearts out at this safe and kid-friendly art event. There will be a professional artist on hand to give painting tips, as well as food, treats, and even a kid DJ!

Fredericksburg

Screening of Monsters, Inc - October 29, 2021

Dixon Park | 1300 Dixon St. | Fredericksburg

It's a free family movie night in the park! Bring your own chairs and blankets to enjoy a kids' favorite in the open air. A food truck will be on hand so that you don't have to think about dinner.

The St. James Halloween Spectacular - October 30, 2021

The St. James Sports, Wellness and Entertainment Complex | 6805 Industrial Road | Springfield

This fun-filled and festive event has something for the whole family. Come early for trick-or-treating, enjoy watching Scoob! under the stars, then end the evening with a costume contest.

Halloween beer.

Sweets, Treats & Brews - October 30, 2021

Brew Republic Bierwerks | 15201 Potomac Town Pl | Woodbridge

Virginians love their brews, so why not pair them with favorite Halloween treats for a tasty experience unlike any other? Try Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups paired with Nightmare Oatmeal Stout, or Gummy Bears paired with Queen of Sours. You're sure to find a favorite.

Old Town Manassas Holiday Crafts, Desserts & Sweets - October 30, 2021

Manassas Museum Lawn | 9101 Prince William St | Manassas

This desserts and crafts fair is sure to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth. There will be homemade, Halloween-themed desserts of all kinds, along with crafts for sale, food vendors and entertainment.

Smithfield


Trunk or treat.

Drive-Thru Halloween Fall Festival Trunk-or-Treat - October 29, 2021

Sports Zone Fitness Center | Lebanon Church Road, Building 2062 | Newport News

Come enjoy all the traditional Halloween festivities from the comfort of your own vehicle and get a free pumpkin!

Battle of the Decades Halloween Extravaganza - October 29, 2021

Hub 757 | 6801 Bridgeway Drive | Suffolk

Whether it was the 70's, 80's, 90's, or 2000's, you'll love the music and costumes from your favorite decade at this fun event. Dust off those dancing shoes and wear your best costume to win cash and prizes!

Elmo's Pumpkin Party - October 30 & 31, 2021

Busch Gardens | 1 Busch Gardens Blvd | Williamsburg

Bring your youngest to this Sesame Street-themed fall festival and take pictures with everyone's favorite furry friend, explore the hay maze, and enjoy seasonal crafts. 

If you love Halloween and all the great events it brings, Cornerstone Homes communities in Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Smithfield put you at the center of all the best options. When you're out and about this October, stop by any of our sales centers to experience Cornerstone's award-winning, 55+ active adult communities and lifestyle!


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