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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 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

- More Fall Fairs, Festivals and Carnivals



 Maryland Fall Festivals and Halloween Events

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.

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

Historic Hauntings Tours, Annapolis. Oct. 2-31. Fridays and Saturdays. 7:30pm. Historic houses in Annapolis. $14-$24.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Upcoming Events

Wed Sep 02, 2015 @12:00AM
Lakefront Summer Festival, Columbia
Wed Sep 02, 2015 @12:00AM
Maryland State Fair, Timonium
Wed Sep 02, 2015 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Exhibition: Chesapeake Swan Song-From Commodity to Conservation, St. Michaels
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Otto the Auto, Annapolis
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Maryland Renaissance Festival, Annapolis
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Little Explorers: An Apple A Day, St. Mary's City
Wed Sep 02, 2015 @10:00AM - 05:30PM
Exhibit: Freedom Just Around the Corner: Black America from Civil War to Civil Rights, Washington D.C.
Wed Sep 02, 2015 @ 4:00PM - 06:00PM
Live Music Saturdays, Mt. Airy
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