(WFXR) — While the coronavirus pandemic may be throwing a wrench in a number of holiday plans this year, there are still dozens of ways to safely celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year this Halloweekend.
Here is a list of numerous Halloween events being held around southwest and central Virginia on Friday, Oct. 30; Saturday, Oct. 31; and Sunday, Nov. 1:
- Drive-thru trick-or-treat event at the Amherst Town Hall from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
- Halloween Spooktacular Drive-Thru at “Spookwell Park” (Coolwell Park) from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday.
- Trunk or treat “drive-thru spectacular” from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Virginia Select Auto.
- Drive thru Halloween Spooktacular at Falling Creek Park from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday.
- Danville Police Department drive-thru trick-or-treat event for kits under age 13 at Anglers Park from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday.
- “Howloween Trunk-or-Treat and K9 Costume Contest” at the Crazy Horse Marina in Moneta from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, followed by the “Los Amigos Halloween Party at Crazy Horse with Stone Country” at the marina from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday.
- Drive-thru trunk-or-treat at Scruggs Volunteer Fire and Rescue in Moneta from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday.
- Creepy Cruise on Main along Main Street in downtown Galax at 5 p.m. on Saturday.
- Drive-in screening of “Hocus Pocus” at the Galax Rec Center at 7 p.m. on Friday.
- “Operation Save Halloween” outdoor trick-or-treating event at the Giles County Sheriff’s Office from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday.
- “Trick-or-Treat on Fuller Street” drive-thru candy event at the Lexington Police Department from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
- Main Street Lexington also shared the guidelines for downtown trick-or-treating from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
- Trick-or-treat drive-thru parade at the Lynchburg Public Library’s side parking lot from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Friday.
- Town of Blacksburg Halloween drive-thru trick-or-treat event at the Blacksburg Community Center from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday.
- Town of Christiansburg “Night Full of Fright” drive-thru trick-or-treat event at the Christiansburg Rec Center from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday.
- Candy trail, “Room on the Broom” book reading, and more at Thee Draper Village from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
- Virtual Costume Contest in Pulaski, which is open for submissions until midnight on Saturday.
- Drive-thru trick-or-treat at Randolph Park from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday.
- “Halloween Drive-Boo” at the Radford Rec Center from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
- “FrankenSTEAM” pumpkin carving challenge finale at the Roanoke Farmer’s Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday.
- Big Lick Comic Con at the Berglund Center from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday — followed by the Big Lick Halloween Party on The Plaza at 7 p.m. — and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
- Free drive-in showing of “Hocus Pocus” at the Vinton War Memorial from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday.
- Curbside trick-or-treating with the Roanoke County Public Library from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Friday at South County, from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday at Vinton, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Glenvar Library.
- Friday through Sunday, Jellystone Park is offering a “spooktacular celebration” with pumpkin decorating, a costume contest, a site decorating contest, spooky golf cart parade, trick or treating, dance party, and more. And on Saturday night, you can choose either the non-spooky wagon ride or the haunted Halloween trail, based on your terror level. Click here to book your weekend.
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