Weekend Happenings October 28-30
Posted on October 26, 2016

Costume contests, pumpkin painting, trick-or-treating- oh my! Halloween is here and there are plenty of ways to celebrate this weekend.  



DC’s 18th Annual Nightmare on M St. Bar Crawl
DuPont Circle
1716 I (EYE) St. NW
Time: Saturday, 12pm-7:30pm
Cost:  $15-$115

DuPont Circle is coming alive and transforming from trendy to terrifying! Join the party with cover-free admission, top drink specials from your favorite brands, costume contests and most importantly… NO WAITING AROUND IN LINES!

Night of the Living Zoo
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
3001 Connecticut Ave.  NW
Time: Friday, 6:30-10:00pm
Cost: FREE

Wear your best costume while enjoying the zoo by moonlight. Experience bone-chilling and mind-boggling performance art including palm readers, fire eaters, talking bats and illusionists. Adult only event.

Trick or Treat at Tudor Place
Tudor Place
1644 31st St. NW
Time: Saturday, 10:00am-12:00pm
Cost: Member child, $7; Non-member child, $10; Accompanying adult, $5

Halloween is “spooktacular” at Tudor Place! Wear your costumes (optional) and follow meandering paths to find treats (not tricks!) in every corner of the enchanting North Garden. Enjoy pumpkin-decorating and other crafts, face painting, and outdoor games amid lovely autumn color.


2nd Annual Trick or Treat at Lexington Market
Lexington Market
400 W Lexington St., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 2-4pm
Cost: FREE

Put on your favorite costume and come out for a fun afternoon of trick or treating! There will be pumpkin decorating and spooky cooking demonstrations from Chef Egg. All market businesses will have treats for those participating!

17th Great Halloween Lantern Parade and Festival
Patterson Park
27 S Patterson Park Ave., Baltimore
Time: Saturday, 3:30-8:30pm
Cost: FREE

Celebrate the Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead! Build lanterns, make sugar skulls, participate in costume contests, listen to live music, enjoy hayrides and browse craft vendors. When the moon comes out, join in the lantern parade!

Annapolis Halloween Walk
Susan Campbell Park
City Dock, Annapolis
Time: Sunday, 12-2pm
Cost: $5

Adults, children and pets are welcome to put on their costumes and join in this lovely walk through Annapolis! Residents and businesses will be participating as Halloween stops and all children will be given a special bag to use. Afterwards, your wristband gets you into an exclusive after party!


Tysons Biergarten
8346 Leesburg Pike, Tysons Corner
Time: Saturday, 6pm-2am
Cost: FREE

Trick or treating for the kids early in the evening is followed by an adults-only celebration including a costume contest with cash prizes, exclusive brews, live music and food.

Trick or Treat at Reston Town Center
Reston Town Center
11900 Market St., Reston

Time: Saturday, 12-4pm
Cost: FREE

Kids in costume are welcome to stop by participating retailers and restaurants to receive treats and goodies!

Clifton Haunted Trail
Town of Clifton
Chapel Rd., Clifton
Time: Saturday, 7-10pm
Cost: $10-15

Travel through the 8-acre historic haunted trail if you dare! There will also be monster movies under the stars, food and drinks available for purchase

Contact your concierge for pricing and availability.

  • Alan Jackson Keepin’ It Country Tour, EagleBank Arena, Friday
  • Hiroshima, Birchmere, Friday
  • Lucius, Rams Head Live, Friday
  • An Evening with Garrison Keillor, Strathmore, Friday
  • Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Warner Theatre, Friday
  • San Francisco Ballet: Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella, Kennedy Center, Friday thru Sunday
  • Disney On Ice Presents Follow Your Heart, Royal Farms Arena, Friday thru Sunday
  • Washington International Horse Show, Verizon Center, Friday thru Sunday
  • Toni Braxton: North American Tour, Lyric Opera House, Saturday
  • Tom Paxton & John McCutcheon, Birchmere, Saturday
  • Washington Capitals VS. Vancouver Canucks, Saturday
  • Movie and Music: The Nightmare Before Christmas, BSO & Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Saturday & Sunday
  • Colbie Caillat, Birchmere, Sunday
  • Jimmy Heath at 90, Kennedy Center, Sunday
  • Denis Matsuev, Strathmore, Sunday
  • Washington Redskins VS. Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday
  • Washington Capitals VS. Calgary Flames, Sunday


unspokenThe Unspoken

Duration:  90 minutes

Genre:  Horror/Thriller

For 17 years, the house of the close-knit Anderson family, who vanished without a trace in 1997, has remaining undisturbed… until now.

Starring: Jodelle Ferland, Neal McDonough, Pascale Hutton, Sunny Suljic, Matt Bellefleur, Jessie Fraser, Lochlyn Munro, Chanelle Peloso


Duration:  121 Minutes

Genre:  Suspense/Thriller

When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks and together they must race across Europe agnist the clock to foil a deadly global plot.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Irfan Khan, Omar Sy, Ben Foster

pastoralAmerican Pastoral

Duration:  108 Minutes

Genre:  Drama

In the 1960s, a man tries to find his missing daughter after police assuse her of a deadly bombing

Starring: Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning, Peter Riegert, Rupert Evans, David Strathairn, Molly Parker