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2020 Fall and Halloween Happenings in the Frederick Area

Fall and Halloween Happenings
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The final days of October are upon us. Don’t miss some of the following family-friendly activities you can enjoy with your children, including some spooktacular Halloween happenings.

Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk
Friday-Sunday, Oct. 23-25; Friday-Saturday, Oct. 31-Nov. 1 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Join this guided tour through the dark by candlelight where saints and martyrs come to life and reflect upon the “last things”: death, judgment, heaven and hell. Through these encounters, participants will discover what it means to be truly alive, both now and in the life to come. To guarantee admittance, participants must pre-purchase tickets in advance. Walk-ins will be permitted only if space allows. Admission: $5 per person in advance; $7 per person on the day of the event.

The National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 339 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD 21727

Fall Festival at Winterbrook Farms
Friday-Saturday, Oct. 23-24 & Friday-Saturday, Oct. 31-Nov. 1 | 6 to 10 p.m.

Discover more than 25 fall-themed activities to enjoy, including Maryland’s largest corn maze, a pumpkin jump pillow, apple cannons and more. Shop for fall décor and goods to take home at the on-site farm market. General admission: $12 per person.

Winterbrook Farms, 13001 Creagerstown Road, Thurmont

Not-so-Scary Family Halloween Party
Saturday, Oct. 31, 6 to 9 p.m.

Experience Adventure Park USA transformed into a wickedly fun park for happy haunts. Look out for family-friendly characters roaming the park. Guests are welcome to dress up in their best costumes. All-inclusive tickets cover the attractions and video game offerings. Admission: $28.95 per person.

Adventure Park USA, 11113 W. Baldwin Road, Monrovia

Trail of Jack-O’-Lanterns
Friday-Saturday, Oct. 23-24 & Friday-Saturday, Oct. 31-Nov. 1 | 6 to 10 p.m.

Explore the amazing, fantastical and sinister faces along this popular Trail of Jack-o’-Lanterns. Check out some furry friends at the Animal Bar and take home some sweet treats for Halloween. Admission: $12 children and adults (cash) or $12.50 (credit); combo packs (includes farm and trail admission) $22 per person.

Green Meadows Petting Farm, 10102 Fingerboard Road, Ijamsville

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