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Halloween Events in Washington DC 2016

Local Activities | October 24, 2016

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Last time, we took a look at Halloween happenings in and around Baltimore. Many of those are worth checking out if you’re in the DC area, too. But, here are a few other frightfully fun Halloween events happening near you.

Washington DC Halloween Events for Families

Scare up some treats and hike the haunted trails with Boo at the Zoo October 21st through 23rd at the National Zoo in Washington, DC. Our nation’s haunted history is featured on several ghost tours – some of which are suitable for children.

  • Soul Strolls at the Historic Congressional Cemetery are hour-long excursions telling the stories of the 65,000+ individuals laid to rest there.
  • Tour Haunted Lafayette Square with Historic Strolls’ Ghost Story Tour of Washington . This tour features local ghost lore and eyewitness accounts of hauntings.
  • Scary DC offers customized age-appropriate tours for all kinds of groups from school-age to golden age.

Adult Halloween Events in Washington DC

The National Zoo has something for the grown-ups, too. On October 28th, check out Night of the Living Zoo when it will add spooktacular shows including fire eaters, illusionists, palm readers and more. Take to the water on the Halloween “Boo” moonlight cruise for an evening of music, dancing, costume contests and haunting moonlit views. Scream City Washington DC is sure to get your heart racing with thrills and chills spread across two separate themed haunted house areas. If you’d rather focus on the “ha” in Halloween, yuk it up at HA!lloween . Local comics, a costume contest and more mischievous merriment is all on tap. Maybe a monstrous party is more your thing? There’s the Huge Annual Halloween Graveyard Jam. Transylvania comes to DC for a night filled with dancing and entertainment including a costume contest with a grand prize that will take you to the Caribbean. A tradition since 1986, the High Heel Race is a truly unique event in Washington DC. Hundreds of drag queens show off extravagant costumes in a race down Historic 17th Street NW.

Self-Storage Solutions in Washington DC

When it’s time to clean up the post-Halloween mess and you find yourself running out of room, there’s no need to fear! ezStorage has storage locations around the Washington DC area with experts on staff who are ready to assist you. In fact, we have some holiday decoration storage tips coming up for you soon. Until then, Happy Halloween from your neighbors at ezStorage!

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