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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.



 Maryland Fall Festivals and Halloween Events

Greenstreet Gardens Fall Festival. Sept 20-Oct 26, 2014, 10:30am-4pm. Five-acre corn maze, jumping pillow, underground slide, corn pit and more. Greenstreet Gardens, Lothian. 410-867-9500,

West Annapolis Oktoberfest. Sept. 21, 2014, 10am.-5pm. Kids' zone, music, food and more. Free. Annapolis Street, Annapolis. 410-956-7278.

Fall Festival, Annapolis. Sept. 21, 2014. Live music, merchants and vendors and more. Free. Maryland Ave and State Circle, Annapolis. 410-808-3583.

Old Town Bowie Fall Festival. Sept. 27, 2014, 11am-5pm. Petting zoo, pony rides, and inflatables. Rain date is the following day. Free. The Shops of Old Bowie, Bowie.

Fall Fest, Davidsonville. Sept. 27-Oct. 26, 2014 Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-4pm. Rides and games, fall-themed seminars, workshops and more. Free. Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville.

Fall Harvest Festival & Crafts, Havre de Grace. Sept. 27-28, 2014, 11am.-4pm. Craft booths, scarecrow making, pumpkin painting, hay rides, straw maze, and more. $10 for adults, children 12 and under free. Steppingstone Museum, Havre de Grace. 410-939-2299.

Frederick's Oktoberfest. Sept. 27-28, 2014. Bratwurst, Oktoberfest bier, German wines, dancing, music, children's events and much more. $5-$20. Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick.

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

Free Fall Baltimore. October 2014. City-wide arts celebration featuring hundreds of free arts activities. Various venues throughout Baltimore.

Find even more fun events in the Chesapeake Family Calendar!

Pumpkin Trolleyfest, Colesville. Thursdays and Fridays during October, 10am-1:30pm. Saturdays and Sundays Oct. 18-26, 12:30-3:50pm. Rides, pumpkin decorating and more. $5-$7. Pumpkin decorating is extra. National Capital Trolley Museum, Colesville.

Historic Hauntings Tours, Annapolis. Oct. 3-Nov. 1, 2014. 7:30pm. Fridays and Saturdays. Historic houses in Annapolis. $14-$20.

Fourth Annual Bay Harvestfest, North Beach. Oct. 4, 2014. Live music, fall crafts, food and more. Free. Bayside History Museum, North Beach.

Community Fall Festival, Davidsonville. Oct. 4, 2014, from 10am-2pm. Grace Presbyterian Church, Davidsonville. 410-798-5300.

Artisan's Festival, Centreville. Oct. 4-5, 2014. Children's activities, food and music. Free. QAC 4-H Park, Centreville.

Community Fall Festival, Davidsonville.Oct. 4, 2014. 10am-2pm Grace Presbyterian Church, Davidsonville.

Frederick County Farm Museum Fall Festival. Oct. 4-5, 2014. Free, some activities cost more. Rose Hill Manor, Frederick.

Darlington Apple Festival, Darlington. Oct. 4, 2014. 10am-5pm. All-day entertainment, crafts, fall produce, games and more. Free. 1024 Main St, Darlington, Md.

Kinderfest, Upper Marlboro. Oct. 5, 2014. Clows, characters, games, rides and more. Free admission, some activities may cost more. Noon-5pm. Watkins Regional Park, Upper Marlboro.

Check out our listing of haunted houses in Maryland

Fall Festival and Craft Day, Pasadena. Oct. 6, 2014. 10am-4pm. Bob for apples, build a scarecrow, and more. $2.50-$5. Hancock's Resolution, Pasadena.

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, Timonium. Oct 10, 2014. 10am-6pm. Craft demonstrations, live music, children’s entertainment, food and more. $8-$10. Children under 12 are free. Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium.

Fall Harvest Festival at Kinder Farm Park. Oct. 11, 2014. 10am-4pm. Farm animals, hayrides, arts and crafts, face painting, and more. Free. Kinder Farm Park, Millersville.

PumpkinFest at Irvine Nature Center. Oct. 11. 11am-4pm, and Oct. 12, from noon-4pm. Includes hayrides, alpacas, jugglers, face painting and more! $15, free for kids under 2. Irvine Nature Center, Owings Mills.

Maryland Pumpkin Festival, Frederick. Oct. 11-12, 2014. 10am-5pm. Pumpkin donuts, pumpkin hunts, pumpkin pie eating contests, face painting and more. $6-$10.95. Summers Farm, Frederick.

The Great Pumpkin Patch, Mt. Airy. Oct. 11-12, 2014. 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.

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