Thursday, Oct. 16
Fall Carnival Fun on the Farm and Boo-Stravaganza — Kids ages 3 to 8 and their families are invited to Frying Pan Park (2709 West Ox Road, Herndon) for games, rides and tasty fair food. Admission is FREE, but there is a fee for carnival attractions. The event is from 6 to 8 p.m.
Come to the Indoor Arena Barn dressed in your favorite costume for Boo-Stravaganza. Enjoy fun, games, a wagon ride, treats, and a small pumpkin. The cost is $10 per child for Boo-Stravaganza, and reservations are required.
The celebration for all ages continues at Frying Park Thursday through Sunday with Fall Carnival Fun:
- Thursday, Oct. 15, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
- Friday, Oct. 16, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
- Saturday, Oct. 17, 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.
- Sunday, Oct. 18, 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Free parking and admission. Games, rides, and fair food. Rides take 3-5 tickets each. Regular ticket price is $1 each or 24 tickets for $20. Discount unlimited-ride passes available for use Thursday evening 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday afternoon 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 17
Halloween Family Fun Day — Reston Community Center Hunters Woods is hosting this event for the whole family. Come dressed in your favorite costume, and enjoy performances by
- Peter McCory, a one-man band, 12:15 p.m.
- Bob Brown Puppets, 1:15 p.m. perform “Monster Madness”
Kids under 8 can try their skill at winning candy and prizes when they play carnival games until 2 p.m.
All children must be accompanied by an adult guardian (age 18 and older) throughout the day. The event is free.
Pumpkins in the Park Festival — Lake Fairfax Park is holding this event for all ages from 9 to 1 p.m. There will be activities for the whole family like a burlap sack slide, face painting, class demonstrations, carousel rides, food and outdoor fun. Tickets are $4.
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