Halloween is almost here. Celebrate the season of scary with tricks, treats, and haunted happenings around town.

Laurel's House of Horror and Escape Room - Haunted House
Laurel House of Horror

Laurel House of Horror, Now through November 2

Get ready for a major fright. Laurel’s House of Horror offers visitors one of the DC-area’s scariest haunted house and escape room experiences, all built within a 50-year-old abandoned movie theater – creepy! Recommended for kids ages 10 and older. 371 Armstrong Avenue, Laurel, MD.

Field of Screams Maryland, Now through November 2

Maryland’s largest ‘scream park’, Field of Screams boasts four different attractions to keep your heart racing as you wander outside this spooky Olney, MD field – Haunted Trail, Trail of Terror, Slaughter Factory, and Carnival Town Games. Try not to scream too loud. Recommended for kids ages 13 and older. 4501 Olney Laytonsville Road, Olney, MD.

PIKEKids Halloween, October 26, 10AM-12PM

More than a thousand children descend upon Pike & Rose’s neighborhood sidewalks for an afternoon of trick-or-treating at the shops and restaurants. After you’ve all loaded up on candy, make a day of it with lunch and a movie at iPIC. Pike & Rose, Grand Park Avenue, North Bethesda, MD.

Pet Trick-or-Treating Around Village at Shirlington, October 27, 2-4PM

Dogma Bakery & Pet Boutique hosts its ninth annual trick-or-treating event made JUST for your dogs. Dress your four-legged friends up in costume and visit the Village’s retailers and restaurants for pet-friendly treats (baked fresh in-house by Dogma), all in support of Lucky Dog Animal Rescue. 2772 South Arlington Mill Drive, Arlington, VA.

Trick-or-Treat the Row, October 30, 5-7PM

Grab your family on the evening before Halloween for sweets, eats and retail scare-apy with Trick-or-Treating at Bethesda Row. Enjoy music and face painting on Bethesda Lane, then hit the streets with your brood to collect candy, coupons and more giveaways from participating merchants. Then head to Mamma Lucia for a dinner pizza party the kids will love. Bethesda Row, Bethesda Lane, Bethesda, MD.