Stories of witch trials and haunted history make Williamsburg the perfect place for lovers of Halloween! During your stay in this haunted city, be sure to take advantage of the countless spooky Halloween-themed activities! Featured below are just a few scary hot spots for families staying in Virginia on All Hallow’s Eve!
Laser Light Show
Abbitt Planetarium is inviting guests of all ages to come out October 19th and 26th for an incredible night of lasers and music! This laser light show will feature wild and crazy laser images accompanied by spooky music perfect for Halloween! Watch Frankenstein appear in lasers as you listen to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”! This event is family-friendly and tickets can be purchased at Abbitt Planetarium or the Virginia Living Museum.
Night of the Living Museum
While you’re at the Abbitt Planetarium, enjoy the spooky fun at the Virginia Living Museum! October 19th, the museum will be hosting an evening of Halloween fun with their celebration, “Night of the Living Museum”! Dress up in your favorite costume and head on out to watch mad scientists conduct crazy experiments and score some yummy candy! Creepy crawlies and crafts will be on display for your enjoyment, and while you’re there be sure to participate in some of the museum’s creepy Halloween games!
Now celebrating its 15th anniversary, Howl-O-Scream at BuschGardens is bigger and scarier than ever! Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 27th the park is completely transformed into a terrifying fright fest! Take a walk through “Ripper Row” in England or if you’re feeling brave enough, venture to the haunted alleyways of “Demon Street” in France. To commemorate their 15th anniversary, the gardens have created a new and even more frightening attraction where lawless scoundrels and bloodthirsty buccaneers go for shelter known as “Cut Throat Cove”. Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Williamsburg is an absolute must for families celebrating Halloween in the ‘Burg!
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