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Halloween in Frederick, MD

Dress up in your favorite costume and bring your family to Frederick to celebrate Halloween! With so many great Halloween events and activities, there is plenty to entertain adults and kids alike. You might even see a ghost or two.

Kid-Friendly

Trail of Jack-O-Lanterns - October 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30

This annual trail of lights and pumpkins is perfect for Halloween fans of all ages.

Not So Scary Halloween Party

Fill up your evening with fun and your bag with treats at Adventure Park U.S.A.

Halloween in Downtown Frederick

Trick-or-treat at all your favorite downtown businesses and enjoy some “ghoulish fun” with kid-friendly activities.

3 kids dressed in costumes at a Halloween event in Downtown Frederick

For the Older Crowd

Ghost Tours of Historic Downtown Frederick

Take a ghostly journey through Frederick's haunted past on this guided downtown ghost tour.

Murder Mystery Dinner

Whodunnit for Hire and Dutch's Daughter have joined together to bring you "Clue" the murder mystery based on the 1940s board game.

Back From The Dead Cemetery Walk

On the Cemetery Walk, as a guide leads you through the dark by candlelight, saints and martyrs come to life and reflect upon the “Last Things”: death, judgment, heaven and hell.

Mount Olivet Cemetery Tour

Explore the lives and deaths of the many famous people interred at Frederick's historic Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Murder Mystery Dinner Train - Sold out for 2021 season

Haunted History at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine (Oct. 30)

Explore the darkened galleries and offices of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine on this guided tour of "Frederick's most haunted building".

Haunted History at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine (Oct. 31)

Explore the darkened galleries and offices of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine on this guided tour of "Frederick's most haunted building".

Bram Stoker's Dracula

Celebrate Halloween with this 1992 Francis Ford Coppola critically acclaimed adaptation of Bram Stoker’s horror classic on the big screen.