Patch Picks: Halloween Parties and Haunted Houses
Check out a local haunt this Halloween.
It’s Halloween night and the neighborhood kids have ravaged your candy supply. You could turn off the porch light and go to bed, but you have too much energy for that. Luckily, there are a number of activities in town to help you celebrate Halloween. Here are a few options:
Fright Fest at Six Flags America
Oct. 1-30. Mitchellville.
Enjoy the spooky attractions and shows at one of the Washington, DC area’s largest Halloween celebrations. Enjoy a family friendly event with street entertainment, your favorite rides in the dark and a special trick-or-treat trail just for kids. - Buy Tickets Here
Halloween Party at the Senior Center
Oct. 31. 10 a.m.
14900 Health Center Drive, Bowie
Seniors won't want to miss this annual Halloween bash at the Bowie Senior Center, featuring music by Mike Surratt, decorations, prizes and light refreshments. Please register at the front desk by Oct. 21. Tickets are $4.
Bennetts Curse at Blobs Park, 8024 Max Blobs Park Road, Jessup, MD 20794 Thursdays – Sundays through Oct. 31, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays except Halloween which is open until 11 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, 7-11 p.m.
There are two parts to Bennett’s Curse. The House of Vampyres is haunted by the Royal Order of Vampyric Knights and Underworld terrorized by the now famous Bennett’s Curse Characters. Selected as one of America’s Best Haunts.
Tickets are $25 on Thursdays and Sundays, $30 on Fridays and Saturdays. For more information and details, advance tickets see www.bennettscurse.com.
The Haunt at Sunrise Farm
Sunrise Farm, 100 Dairy Lane, Gambrills.
Open Fridays and Saturdays in October, Night Fall to 11 p.m., Rain or Shine. A tour guide lead, mostly indoor haunted attraction with two haunted barns for patrons to explore and a haunted hayride.
The haunted barns are not recommended for children under the age of 8. They also recommend that parents accompany children under the age of 10. Tickets are $17. For more information see www.hauntedsunrise.com.
Monsignor Slade Catholic School, 120 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie.
Open Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 7–29, ticket office open 7:30–11 p.m.
The Main Trail is recommended for ages 8 and up. Tickets are $10. The Wee Kid Maze is appropriate fun for ages 8 and under. Tickets are $4 and parents are free with paid child. For more information see www.wickedwoods.org.