Fall-festivals-in-MarylandEnjoy the fall and Halloween at one of these fall festivals in Maryland. The following fall festivals and Halloween celebrations include crafts, scarecrow making, pumpkin painting, apple and harvest festivals, and more.

To find a Maryland Pumpkin Patch or Corn Maze click here.

Maryland Apple Picking and Apple Orchards are listed here.



In the list below, click on the event name for more details.

West Annapolis Oktoberfest. Sept. 22, 2013, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Annapolis Street, Annapolis. 410-956-7278. westannapolisbusiness.org

Fall Fest, Davidsonville & Severna Park. Sept. 28-Oct. 27, 2013, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Come on out for fall themed seminars, workshops and more, along with games and activities to keep the kids happy! Homestead Gardens, Annapolis & Severna Park. 410-384-7966. homesteadgardens.com

Fall Harvest Festival & Crafts, Havre de Grace. Sept. 28-29, 2013, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. This event will feature activities such as craft booths, scarecrow making, pumpkin painting, hay rides, straw maze, and more! Admission is $5. Steppingstone Museum, Havre de Grace. 410-939-2299. steppingstonemuseum.org

Frederick's Oktoberfest. Sept. 28-29, 2013. Bratwurst, Oktoberfest bier, German wines, dancing, music, children's events and much more! Admission is $5 online, $10 at the gate, and $5 for ages 2-20. Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick. 240-599-0660. frederickoktoberfest.com

Fall Festival, Annapolis. Sept. 29, 2013. Maryland Ave and State Circle, Annapolis. 410-216-9067. marylandave.com

Free Fall Baltimore. October 2013. During the city-wide arts celebration, Baltimore City arts organizations present hundreds of free arts activities! Various venues throughout Baltimore. 410-752-8632. freefallbaltimore.com

Pumpkin Trolleyfest, Colesville. Oct. 12-13 and 19-20, 2013. Take a trolley ride and stop at Pinson's Pumpkin Market to decorate a pumpkin. Departures from 12:30 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. National Capital Trolley Museum, Colesville. 301-384-6088. dctrolley.org

Community Fall Festival, Davidsonville. Oct. 5, 2013, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Grace Presbyterian Church, Davidsonville. 410-798-5300. graceep.org

Harvest Festival, Derwood. Oct. 5, 2013, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The Harvest Festival provides hands-on activities and experiences of a working farm, and will feature live music, food and a wide selection of family-friendly activities. Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood. 301-258-4030

Artisan's Festival, Centreville. Oct. 5-6, 2013. Artists and crafters from throughout the Delmarva Peninsula will be exhibiting a wide range of talents and treasures. QAC 4-H Park, Centreville. centrevillerotary.org

Frederick County Farm Museum Fall Festival. Oct. 5-6, 2013. Frederick County Farm Museum, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick. frederickcountyfarmmuseum.org

Zekiah Farms Fall Fest, Waldorf.  Sat-Sun in Oct., 2013, from 10 a.m.-dusk. The festival will include a hayride, maze, farm animals, face painting, and more! Zekiah Farms, Waldorf. zekiahfarms.com

Fall Festival and Craft Day, Pasadena. Oct. 6, 2013, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Hancock's Resolution, Pasadena. 410-255-4048. historichancocksresolution.org

Zombie Survival Training in Savage. Oct. 6, 2013. Our trained guides will see if you have what it takes in the areas of Endurance, Agility, Strength, Courage, and Accuracy to survive the Zombie Apocalypse. Terrapin Adventures, Savage. 301-725-1313. terrapinadventures.com

Fall Harvest Festival at Kinder Farm Park. Oct. 12, 2013, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This event includes a haunted "boo" barn, farm animals, arts and crafts, face painting, and more. Kinder Farm Park, Millersville. 410-222-6115. kinderfarmpark.org

Maryland Pumpkin Festival, Frederick. Oct. 12-13, 2013, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Included during the Maryland Pumpkin Festival will be pumpkin donuts, pumpkin hunts, egg hunts, pumpkin pie eating contests, face painting and more! Summers Farm, Frederick. 301-620-9316. summersfarm.com

PumpkinFest at Irvine Nature Center. Oct. 12, from 11a.m.-4 p.m., and Oct. 13, from noon-4 p.m. Each October, hundreds of families gather at Irvine to enjoy a wholesome day of music, food and fun. Includes hayrides, alpacas, jugglers, face painting and more! Admission is $15, free for kids under 2. Irvine Nature Center, Owings Mills. 443-738-9200. explorenature.org

The Great Pumpkin Patch, Mt. Airy. Oct. 12-13, 2013. Includes moon bounces, face painting, a petting zoo, pony rides, pumpkin decorating, and so much more. $5 admission. Old National Pike District Park, Mt. Airy. 301-600-9000. frederickcountymd.gov

Fall Family Fun Day, Chesapeake Beach. Oct. 13, 2013, from 1-4 p.m. Includes fun, crafts, and games. This event is free and open to the public. Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum. 410-257-3892. cbrm.org

Haunted Barn and Hayrides, Crownsville. Fri-Sun, Oct. 18-27, 2013. $13 admission, and kids under 6 are free. Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, Crownsville. 410-923-3400. aacountyfair.org

Haunted Holy Grounds, Severna Park. Oct. 25-27, 2013. Friday and Saturday from 7 p.m.-11 p.m., and Sunday from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Severna Park Community Center, Severna Park. 410-647-5843. severnaparkcommunitycenter.com

OktoBEARfest, Baltimore. Oct. 19, 2013, from noon-4 p.m. The event will feature the very best seasonal beers, live music, and Oktoberfest-style food and fare, and all day admission to zoo. Admission is $20-$50. Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. 410-396-7102. marylandzoo.org

Fall Apple Festival, Wheaton. Oct. 20, 2013, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Bring the whole family to our Fall Apple Festival for apple games, folklore, crafts, hand pressed cider, and of course, made-from-scratch caramel apples! Admission is $5. Brookside Nature Center, Wheaton. 301-495-2595. montgomeryparks.org

Halloween on the Farm, Upper Marlboro. Oct. 20, 2013, from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Join us on the farm for crafts, games, a costume contest, and hayrides. Old Maryland Farm, Upper Marlboro. 301-699-2255. pgparks.com

La Plata Fall Festival. Oct. 13, 2013, from noon-3 p.m. This family friendly event will include free activities for children of all ages, live entertainment, craft vendors and delicious food for sale. Town Hall, La Plata. 301-934-8421. townoflaplata.org

Harvest Halloween Party, La Plata. Oct. 26, 2013. La Plata Town Hall. townoflaplata.org

Halloween Events at Anne Arundel County Public Libraries. Oct. 26-29, 2013. See website for details. aacpl.net

Twilight Tales at Accokeek. Oct. 25, 2013, at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. This popular and spooky dramatic production leads guests as they tour the National Colonial Farm after sunset (when the ghosts come out to play!) This year's production explores the 18th century attitudes towards death through song and instrument. $7 for members and $10 for non-members. National Colonial Farm, Accokeek. 301-283-2113. accokeek.org

Halloween Parents' Night Out PJ Party, Columbia. Oct. 18, 2013. redbranchtheatrecompany.com

USNA Halloween/ All Saint's Day Concert, Annapolis. Oct. 25-26, 2013, at 8 p.m. each night. The USNA annual Halloween Concert is a spectacular event of music, light, drama, and dance. One of the most popular events on the Yard, this production is an experience you will not soon forget! USNA Main Chapel, Annapolis. 410-293-2439. usna.edu/Music

ZooBOOO, Baltimore. Oct. 25-27, 2013, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free trick or treating, costume contests, fun carnival games, crafts, live entertainment, food, and more! Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. 410-396-7102. marylandzoo.org

Halloween in the Garden, Dowell. Oct. 26, 2013, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free ooky, spooky art activities will be provided and devilishly delicious food vendors will be present. Admission of $1.00 per person will benefit local charities including the Holiday Food Basket Program, the Annmarie Program Fund, and other others. Annmarie Garden, Dowell. 410-326-4640. annmariegarden.org

The Great Jack O'Lantern Campfire, Upper Marlboro. Oct. 26, 2013, at 7 p.m. See a dazzling display of hand-carved illuminated jack o'lanterns, bask in the warmth of a fall campfire, roast marshmallows, and listen to haunted Halloween tales. Admission is $3. Darnall's Chance House Museum, Upper Marlboro. 301-699-2255. pgparks.com

St. Andrew's UMC Fall Festival, Edgewater. Oct. 19, 2013, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. This event includes food, entertainment, pony rides, hay rides, moonbounce, and more! St. Andrew's UMC, Edgewater. 410-266-0875. standrewsum.org

Harbor Harvest, West Shore Park. Oct. 19, 2013, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The event will feature a pumpkin patch, hay maze, face painting, pony rides, live music, and more! Free admission. West Shore Park, Baltimore. 410-243-3790. Waterfrontpartnership.org

Historic Hauntings Tours, Annapolis. Oct. 4-26, 2013. Historic houses in Annapolis. www.watermarkjourney.com

Boo at the Zoo, Washington, D.C. Oct. 25-27, 2013. National Zoo, Washington D.C. nationalzoo.si.edu

Flashlight Fun at the Boo-seum, North Beach. Oct. 26, 2013. Bayside History Museum, North Beach. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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