Life has plenty of frights and surprises and this weekend is no exception! Itâ€™s time for you to counteract them by scaring up a little fun, and Fairfax County parks are the place to do that. There are Halloween events in parks across the county.
Burke Lake Parkâ€™s Ghost Train will run this weekend (October 29 and 30) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $4.50 per person, and costumes are encouraged. Get more information about this holiday favorite at 703-323-6600.
Consider a visit to Ellanor C. Lawrence Park which hosts a haunted night walk on tonight (October 28), where youâ€™ll roast marshmallows and hear ghost stories. Donâ€™t be afraid to call 703-631-0013 for more details.
Tremble at tales of Lorton Prisonâ€™s past by journeying on a one-hour wagon ride through Laurel Hill Park, which sits on the land of the former prison. The Saturday (October 29) rides cost $8 per person, and you can reserve your seat in the wagon at 703-222-4664.
Bring your dog to Lake Accotink Park tomorrow (Saturday, October 29) for the Howloween Dog Costume Contest and Boneyard Hunt. Keep â€˜em leashed for the 2 to 4 p.m. treats on October 29. Itâ€™s $6 per dog. That evening, wear a costume to Lake Accotink and play a round of haunted mini-golf with glow-in-the-dark balls for $7. Donâ€™t fear to register for either Lake Accotink event at 703-569-0285.