Spooky Spectacles: Experience Chills and Thrills at Loudoun County’s Premier Halloween Events!

halloween activitiesThis Halloween, immerse yourself in the spooky spirit with a series of events lined up in and around Loudoun County, promising unforgettable chills and thrills.

  1. Loudoun Museum’s Hauntings: Nightlife of Leesburg Tour Uncover the eerie side of Leesburg after dark with the Loudoun Museum’s haunted walking tours. Lasting 60-75 minutes, these tours take you through historic downtown Leesburg’s most haunted spots. Encounter costumed storytellers who’ll recount ghostly tales linked to local homes and businesses. From the helpful widow who never departed from her beloved home to a watchful Civil War Colonel and other mysterious specters, prepare for a chilling adventure. Tours are ideal for those who enjoy a blend of history and paranormal mystery. For more information, visit: Loudoun Museum Hauntings
  2. Leesburg Halloween Parade Become part of a longstanding tradition by attending the Leesburg Halloween Parade, celebrated since 1957 and known as the longest-running Halloween parade east of the Mississippi. This spectacular event begins at 6 pm on October 31st, featuring an array of participants including police, fire and rescue units, high school bands, elaborate floats, and classic cars. The parade will wind its way from Ida Lee Park through Historic Downtown Leesburg, ending at Safeway on King Street. Spectators are in for a treat with candy and Halloween surprises distributed along the one-mile route.
  3. Middleburg Haunted History Tour Step into the ghostly side of historic Middleburg with the exclusive Middleburg Ghost Tours. These guided walking tours reveal the haunted hotspots of the town’s historic district, offering chilling accounts of local hauntings. As the only tour highlighting Middleburg’s supernatural folklore, it promises a uniquely memorable experience. Regular tours are available most Friday and Saturday nights at 8 pm, with private bookings for groups also available. Suitable for all ages, it’s a perfect nighttime activity for both residents and visitors. Check out more at: Middleburg Ghost Tours
  4. 12th Annual Purcellville Halloween Party in the Woods Join the Halloween frenzy in Purcellville on Saturday, October 28, 2023, from 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM. The party comes alive in Dillon’s Woods behind Firemen’s Field, where mythical creatures like werewolves and vampires are said to emerge on Halloween night. Dive into the festivities with exciting games, and don’t miss the chance to showcase your costume for prizes. It’s a thrilling evening out in the woods, perfect for everyone looking for a fun and slightly spooky time.

Each of these events offers a unique way to celebrate the Halloween season, combining history, community spirit, and just the right amount of spookiness for an unforgettable experience.

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