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Enjoy the fall and Halloween at one of these fall festivals in Maryland. The following fall festivals and Halloween celebrations for 2015 include crafts, scarecrow making, pumpkin painting, apple and harvest festivals, and more.

Looking for other fall fun? Check out these other fall events and things to do:

- Maryland Pumpkin Patch or Corn Maze

- Maryland Apple Picking and Apple Orchards

- Maryland Haunted Houses

- Even More Fall Fairs, Festivals and Carnivals!

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Greenstreet Gardens Fall Festival & Corn Maze
(Visit Sept. 26 & 27 for Chesapeake Family Weekend! Click here for info and a coupon)

Sept. 19-Nov. 1., Saturdays & Sundays. Hayrides, corn maze, jumping pillow, underground slide, corn boxes, shortie maze, cow train and more. 10:30am-last tickets sold at 4pm. $12.50 admission for all activities. Kids 30-inches and shorter are free. Lothian. greenstreetgardens.com.

Horsmon Farm
Sept. 19-Oct. 31, weekends and school holidays. Hay rides, petting zoo, corn box, straw maze, sorghum maze and special events each weekend including scarecrow making, kayaking for kids, tractor weekend and more. Sat. and Sun., 11am-5pm. Admission free, $7 for activities and includes a pumpkin. 1865 Horsmon Farm Lane, St. Leonard. 443-532-5761. horsmonfarm.com

Homestead Gardens Fall Fest 
Sept. 26-Oct 25, Saturdays and Sundays. Also Oct. 16. Barnyard, corn maze, pumpkin patches and entertainment. Free entry, fee for some activities. Sat. 11am-6pm; Sun. 11am-4pm. Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville

Butler's Pumpkin Festival
Sept 26-27, Weekends in October. 10am-5pm. Corn maze, pumpkin cannon, food and farm market. $11. Children 2 and under free. Butler's Orchard, Germantown. butlersorchard.com

West Annapolis Oktoberfest
Sept. 27. 10am-5pm. Kids' zone, music, food and more. Free. Annapolis Street, Annapolis. westannapolisbusiness.org

Special Historic Hauntings
Oct. 2-31, Fridays and Saturdays. Tour the inside the haunted James Brice House at night. $14-22. 7:30pm. Historic Annapolis Museum and Store, Annapolis. annapolistours.com/our-tours/historic-ghost-walk

Hammond-Harwood House St. Anne's Cemetery Tour
Oct. 3. Hour-long tour through St. Anne's Cemetery. Learn about the lives of Hammond-Harwood House former occupants. Enjoy a free appetizer from Crush Kitchen and Winehouse before or after the tour. $10-15. 4pm. St. Anne's Cemetery, Annapolis. hammondharwoodhouse.org

Frederick County Farm Museum Fall Festival
Oct. 3-4. Free, some activities cost more. Sat., 10am-4pm; Sun., noon-4pm. Rose Hill Manor, Frederick. frederickcountyfarmmuseum.org

Frederick's Oktoberfest
Oct. 3-4. Bratwurst, Oktoberfest bier, German wines, dancing, music, children's events and much more. $5-$10. Sat., 11am-10pm; Sun., 11am-6pm. Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick. frederickoktoberfest.com

9th Annual Agriculture Day
Oct. 4. Scarecrow making, pony rides, corn maze and more. Free to enter, some activities may require a fee. 10am-6pm. Y Worry Farm, Davidsonville. aaedc.org

Fall Festival and Craft Day, Pasadena
Oct. 4. Bob for apples, build a scarecrow, and more. Hancock's Resolution, Pasadena. historichancocksresolution.org

Great Pumpkin Adventure
Oct. 10-11. Paint your own pumpkin or ghost, then spend an hour and a half on the Terrapin Explorer course. For ages 5-10, minimum weight of 35 pounds. Reservations required. $35. 10am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm. Terrapin Adventures, Savage. terrapinadventures.com

Check out our listing of haunted houses in Maryland

Fall Harvest Festival at Kinder Farm Park
Oct. 10. 10am-4pm. Farm animals, hayrides, arts and crafts, face painting, and more. Free. Kinder Farm Park, Millersville. kinderfarmpark.org

PumpkinFest at Irvine Nature Center
Oct. 10. 11am-7pm. Includes hayrides, alpacas, jugglers, face painting and more! $15, free for kids under 2. Irvine Nature Center, Owings Mills. explorenature.org

Maryland Pumpkin Festival, Frederick
Oct. 10-11. 10am-5pm. Pumpkin donuts, pumpkin hunts, pumpkin pie eating contests, face painting and more. $6.95-$11.95. Summers Farm, Frederick. summersfarm.com

The Great Pumpkin Patch, Mt. Airy
Oct. 10-11. Moon bounces, face painting, a petting zoo, pony rides, pumpkin decorating, and more. $5, Children under 2 free. Old National Pike District Park, Mt. Airy. recreater.com/215/The-Great-Pumpkin-Patch

Halloween Party
Oct. 11. Dress for Halloween and enjoy crafts, games and costume prizes. Ages 6-10. 2-3pm. Bayside History Museum, North Beach. baysidehistorymuseum.org

Haunted History Hike
Oct. 16. Ghost tales and guided hike by lantern light. Registration required. $5. 7-10pm. Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area, Owings Mills. 410-922-3044, dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/soldiersdelight.aspx

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