If you’re in the Baltimore area this Fall, you are in luck! Baltimore features an array of events, from spooky haunted houses to family-friendly Halloween events for the kids. Whether you’re looking for a scare or looking to learn some creepy history, Baltimore is your one-stop city for everything Halloween.

Here are 8 Halloween events in Baltimore not to miss in 2016: 


October 14-15

The Nevermore Haunt

Hours: 7:00p-11:00p weekdays; 5:00p-11:00p weekends

Location: 450 Mott St. Baltimore, MD 21202

If you’re passing through the heart of Baltimore on an Autumn night, check out the Nevermore Haunt. Set in the late 19th century, this haunted attraction takes inspiration from the city itself. If you’re a history buff with a strong stomach, the Nevermore Haunt is worth a visit.


Photo courtesy of The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore Facebook page

October 22

OktoBEARfest

Hours: 12:00p-4:00p

Location: 876 Mansion House Dr. Baltimore, MD 21217

What could be better than a trip to the zoo? Sampling over 30 seasonal beers at the zoo, that’s what! The Maryland Zoo’s OktoBEARfest features live music, German-inspired food, and, of course, craft brews, combined with all-day zoo admission. Dust off those lederhosen and join in the fun at this popular Fall festival!


Photo courtesy of borail.org

October 22-23

Witches & Wizards Weekend at the B&O Railroad Museum

Hours: 10:00a-3:30p Saturday; 11:00a-3:30p Sunday

Location: 901 W. Pratt St. Baltimore, MD 21223

If you’ve got a little witch or wizard, bring them down to the B&O Railroad Museum for Witches & Wizards Weekend. Hop on board the Wizards Express, take a Herbology class, and join in a game of Quidditch. So many magical moments are in store, so don’t miss out on this event! (If you enjoy checking out museums in Baltimore, we recommend taking a look at a few of our Baltimore museum recommendations!) 


Photo courtesy of The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore Facebook page

October 28-30

ZooBOOO!

Hours: 10:00a-4:00p

Location: Druid Hill Park Baltimore, MD 21210

If you’re a kid or a kid at heart, you won’t want to miss out on ZooBOOO! at the Maryland Zoo. Come dressed in your Halloween best, enjoy free trick-or-treating, costume contests, and so much more. Come on down for a spooky good time at the zoo.  


October 29

4th Annual Black Cat Ball

Hours: 8:00p-11:59p

Location: 861 Washington Boulevard Baltimore, MD 21230

If you’re a fan of black cats and Edgar Allen Poe, you’ll want to check out the 4th Annual Black Cat Ball at Mobtown Ballroom. This party features New Orleans rhythm and blues, rockabilly, swing, and country two-step. Don your best costume and get ready to dance the night away at this killer event.


Sept. 23-Nov 12

Bennet’s Curse

Hours: 7:00p-10:00p/7:00p-11:00p

Location: 791 West Ostend Street Baltimore, MD 21230

Rated one of the world’s scariest haunted houses in 2015, Bennet’s Curse is not for the faint of heart. With 40,000 square feet of thrills and fantastic details, this house takes you into the heart of fear. So, if you think you’re brave enough, head down to Bennet’s Curse and prepare for the time of your life!


August 4-November 25

The Fells Point Wicked History Pub Tour

Hours: 7:00p-9:30p Thursdays & Fridays; 5:00p-7:30p Saturdays

Location: Sidewalk outside Max's Taphouse / PO Box 38140 Baltimore, MD 21231

If you’re in the mood for some spooky history, then the Fells Point Wicked History Pub Tour is right up your alley. Taking you back to when Fells Point crawled with unsavory characters, this tour shines light on a town that once held visionaries like Billie Holiday and Edgar Allen Poe. Come to Fells Point and step into a piece of its scandalous past.


March 26-November 26, 2016

The Original Fell's Point GhostWalk

Hours: 8:00p-9:00p Saturdays

Location: Sidewalk outside Max's Taphouse / 731 S. Broadway Baltimore, MD 21231

Since 2001, the Original Fell’s Point GhostWalk has been fascinating and scaring customers. The walk features tours of haunted pubs, shops, and residences in the Baltimore area. If you’re a fan of the paranormal, then join in on the Original Fell’s Point GhostWalk. 


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