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Fun for Fall 2016

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Published: 09/17/2016

Regional Farm Activities
Belvedere Plantation (Fredericksburg, VA) See our past review here. Is open September 24th-October 30th on weekends, with weekdays beginning September 27th. Tickets vary in price from $9.25 to $22.50 depending on the day of the week and what it includes.  Military and Senior discounts are available on certain hours of admission, see their website for details. They are generally closed on Mondays, except Columbus Day.

Cows And Corn (Faquier) is open for fall starting September 17th.  $10 for everyone 3 and up. Children under 3 are free.  Admission includes a hayride tour, meet a cow, puppet show, play area, butter making, corn maze, moo bound, cow train.  Pumpkins and refreshments additional fee.

Cox Farms (Chantilly, VA) with weekends starting September 17th/18th and weekdays beginning September 26th, Cox Farms is open daily with lots of fun for your kiddos.  See our past reviews here.  Discount weekday tickets are available for as low as $6, weekend tickets are as high as $17 on prime weekends.  Cox Farms also features a "Fields of Fear" attraction for older kids/adults which opens September 23rd.


Great Country Farms (Bluemont, VA) is open October 1-31st for their Fall Pumpkin Harvest Festival and tickets are $8/child, $10/adults on weekdays, or $10/child $12/adult on weekends and Columbus Day.  See our past reviews here.

Ticonderoga Farms (Chantilly, VA) is open daily September 24th to October 31st with daily admission $10.95 weekdays and $16.95 weekends/holidays. See our past reviews here.

Pick Your Own Apples/Pumpkins
Crooked Run Orchard (Loudon)
Hartland Orchard (Markham)
Hollin Farms (Delaplane)
Stribling Orchard (Markham)
Yankey Farms (Nokesville)

Pumpkin Patches/Activities 
Lake Ridge Nursery (Woodbridge) is open daily September 23rd to October 31st with daily admission $10 per child weekdays, $12 per child weekends.

Haunted Houses/Spooky Events
Spirits of Rippon Lodge is held from 7-9pm October 21 and October 22.  Admission is $10 per person and the tour is not recommended for young children.  Tours are on the half hour, call 703-499-9812 for REQUIRED reservations.

Spend the Night In Brentsville Jail on October 28th from 8pm to 8am.  Call 703-365-7895 for details and reservations.

Hospital Horrors by Night from 7-9pm on the half hour, is not recommended for children under age 12.  Reservations are strongly recommended, and the tour is $10pp.  Ben Lomond Historic Site 703-367-7872

Cox Farms also features a "Fields of Fear" attraction for older kids/adults which opens September 23rd.

Fall Festivals 
Date: Saturday October 1, 2016
Event Name: Manassas Fall Jubilee
Location: Harris Pavilion/Main Street Manassas VA 
Time: 10am-5pm
Fee: Event is free, various activities have prices associated
Short Description: Historic Manassas in Northern Virginia celebrates fall with its Annual Fall Festival, the Manassas Fall Jubilee, a family-friendly event featuring live music and entertainment, hand-made crafts, and a variety of foods. The streets are lined with craft vendors, non-profit organizations and community information booths that hold raffles and drawings throughout the day.


Date: October 15th, 2016
Event Name: Dumfries Fall Festival
Location: Garrison Park (Behind Town Hall) Dumfries, VA 
Time: 11am-5pm
Fee: No entrance fee, food and some activities additional


Date: Friday, October 21
Event Name: Floating Gourd Night
Location: Manassas Park Community Center 99 Adams Street, Manassas Park
Time: 7-8:30pm
Fee: $5 per person
Short Description: Catch a gourd/pumpkin in the pool, decorate it and take home to enjoy

Date: Friday, October 21, 2016
Event Name: Fright Lights
Location: Hylton High School
Time: 6pm (Family Friendly) 9pm (Loud and Scary) 
Fee: $10 (Auditorium only seats 65 and shows do sell out, consider purchasing early in the main office at Hylton High School) 
Short Description: Looking for a unique way to send chills up your spine? Do you have the courage to sit through the most terrifying laser experience ever? Are you brave enough to witness vampires seducing their prey and demons haunting the unsuspecting? Or perhaps you will keep your eyes closed and only sneak a peek at fun renditions like Purple People Eater or The Devil Went Down to Georgia. Laser Fright Light is a ghoulish way to celebrate the Halloween season..if you dare!


Date: Saturday October 22, 2016
Event Name: Not Scary Night Hike
Location: Bull Run Mountain Conservancy
Time: 7-8:30pm in timeslots 
Fee: $7 in advance, $10 at the door (limited, reservations HIGHLY recommended) 
Short Description: BRMC wants to take you on an hour-long, night-time hike through the Bull Run Mountains! A guide will lead you along the trail where you will meet native "wildlife" that perform natural history skits. There is a new cast of animals each year, so don't miss it! Join us for face painting, Halloween snacks, hot cider, a bonfire, and live music. Bring a flashlight, wear good hiking shoes, and remember that it can get cold on the Mountain.


Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016
Event Name: Fright Lights
Location: Hylton High School
Time: 4:30pm (Family Friendly), 6pm (Family Friendly), 7:30pm (Loud and Scary), 9pm (Loud and Scary) 
Fee: $10 (Auditorium only seats 65 and shows do sell out, consider purchasing early in the main office at Hylton High School) 
Short Description: Looking for a unique way to send chills up your spine? Do you have the courage to sit through the most terrifying laser experience ever? Are you brave enough to witness vampires seducing their prey and demons haunting the unsuspecting? Or perhaps you will keep your eyes closed and only sneak a peek at fun renditions like Purple People Eater or The Devil Went Down to Georgia. Laser Fright Light is a ghoulish way to celebrate the Halloween season..if you dare!


Date: Friday October 28, 2016
Event Name: Not Scary Night Hike
Location: Bull Run Mountain Conservancy
Time: 7-8:30pm in timeslots 
Fee: $7 in advance, $10 at the door (limited, reservations HIGHLY recommended) 
Short Description: BRMC wants to take you on an hour-long, night-time hike through the Bull Run Mountains! A guide will lead you along the trail where you will meet native "wildlife" that perform natural history skits. There is a new cast of animals each year, so don't miss it! Join us for face painting, Halloween snacks, hot cider, a bonfire, and live music. Bring a flashlight, wear good hiking shoes, and remember that it can get cold on the Mountain.


Date: Friday, October 28, 2016
Event Name: Fright Lights
Location: Hylton High School
Time: 6pm (Family Friendly) 9pm (Loud and Scary) 
Fee: $10 (Auditorium only seats 65 and shows do sell out, consider purchasing early in the main office at Hylton High School) 
Short Description: Looking for a unique way to send chills up your spine? Do you have the courage to sit through the most terrifying laser experience ever? Are you brave enough to witness vampires seducing their prey and demons haunting the unsuspecting? Or perhaps you will keep your eyes closed and only sneak a peek at fun renditions like Purple People Eater or The Devil Went Down to Georgia. Laser Fright Light is a ghoulish way to celebrate the Halloween season..if you dare!


Date: October 29, 2016
Event Name: Fall Fest and Pipe Screams
Location: Grace UMC 9750 Wellington Road Manassas
Time: 5pm (Fall Festival) 7pm (Pipe Screams Concert) 
Fee: Free
Short Description: 


Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016
Event Name: Fright Lights
Location: Hylton High School
Time: 4:30pm (Family Friendly), 6pm (Family Friendly), 7:30pm (Loud and Scary), 9pm (Loud and Scary) 
Fee: $10 (Auditorium only seats 65 and shows do sell out, consider purchasing early in the main office at Hylton High School) 
Short Description: Looking for a unique way to send chills up your spine? Do you have the courage to sit through the most terrifying laser experience ever? Are you brave enough to witness vampires seducing their prey and demons haunting the unsuspecting? Or perhaps you will keep your eyes closed and only sneak a peek at fun renditions like Purple People Eater or The Devil Went Down to Georgia. Laser Fright Light is a ghoulish way to celebrate the Halloween season..if you dare!


Date: Saturday October 29, 2016
Event Name: Not Scary Night Hike
Location: Bull Run Mountain Conservancy
Time: 7-8:30pm in timeslots 
Fee: $7 in advance, $10 at the door (limited, reservations HIGHLY recommended) 
Short Description: BRMC wants to take you on an hour-long, night-time hike through the Bull Run Mountains! A guide will lead you along the trail where you will meet native "wildlife" that perform natural history skits. There is a new cast of animals each year, so don't miss it! Join us for face painting, Halloween snacks, hot cider, a bonfire, and live music. Bring a flashlight, wear good hiking shoes, and remember that it can get cold on the Mountain.


Date: October 29, 2016
Event Name: Fall Fun Fest sponsored by New Life Christian Church
Location: (with address): Piney Branch Elementary School 8171 Linton Hall Road Bristol, VA 20136
Time: 1pm-4pm
Fee: FREE
Short Description: (including ages): Families are invited to come to our FREE festival including moon bounces, pony rides, petting zoo, games and raffles, including a raffle for a Disney Cruise voucher for family of 4 (value up to $2500 credit)!
Link: NewLife.Church/funfest

Halloween/Trick or Treat/Halloween Alternative Options
Date: Monday, October 31
Event Name: Trunk or Treat
Location: Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams Street Manassas Park
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Fee: FREE
Short Description: Come and trunk or treat in a safe environment! 






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