DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will host dozens of Halloween events from Oct, 24 to Oct. 31. These free events for youth, adults and pets promise treats –and perhaps a few tricks for residents throughout all eight wards.
“From witches to superheroes, and all the ghosts and goblins in between, everyone is sure to find a spook-takular time at one of our many DPR Halloween events,” said DPR Director Delano Hunter.
Highlights of DPR’s Halloween events in 2022 include:
- Mars Wrigley Presents “Candy Land”
Barry Farm Recreation Center (1230 Sumner Rd,. SE) Monday, Oct. 24, 4:00 – 7:30 p.m.
In partnership with Mars Wrigley, this annual event is a candy and costume giveaway along with Halloween festival.
- Ward 7 “Haunted House on the Hill”
Fort Davis Recreation Center (1400 41st Street, SE) October 26, 27, and 28, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. each day
This annual tradition is back offering a scary, fun-filled tour of the haunted house.
- Pop-Up Pumpkin Patch & Resource Fair
King-Greenleaf Recreation Center (201 N St. SW) Oct. 29, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Enjoy pumpkins, Halloween fun, and a candy drop along with organizations and agencies sharing information on resources available to the community.
- Wheels Up, Hay Down: Roving Leaders Fall Festival
Oxon Run Park (1200 Block of Mississippi Avenue SE). Oct. 31, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Join the DPR for a fun-filled fall festival with the area’s first-ever candy drop where candy is dropped to children from a fire truck ladder.
- Haunted Hoops
Trinidad Recreation Center (1310 Childress St. NE) Oct 31, 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Participate in a 3-on-3 basketball tournament in costume or just enjoy the arts and crafts, picture booth, and treats.
But there’s way, way more –maybe something near(er) you! For a comprehensive list of all DPR Halloween events and to register, visit DPR.events.