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Friday, 10/28

Trick or treating at the milk market

Friday, October 28, 2022 – 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Dairy Market
946 Grady Ave

Friday, October 28 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m

Come dress up and trick-or-treat with us to the market! Children of all ages welcome. Stop by anytime and visit any of our retailers for a tasty treat. On all your boo-tiful Halloween costume pics, tag us @dairymarketcville for a chance to be featured.

The event is free, but let us know you’re coming and register by clicking here!


Trunk or treat at Boar’s Head

Friday 28 October 2022 – 5pm – 7pm at Boar’s Head Tennis Courts
200 Ednam Drive

Trunk-Or-Treat at the Boar’s Head on Fridays from 5pm to 7pm on the tennis courts


Halloween Movie Night

Friday, October 28, 2022 – 5:30 p.m. at Carysbrook Elementary School
9172 James Madison Hwy

Join us for our first movie night of the year at Carysbrook Elementary School on Friday, October 28th. Doors open at 5:30pm, prices at 6pm and the film starts at 6:30pm. We show “Coco”.

This is an event for the whole family!

Bring chairs or blankets to sit on. Concessions are sold. Pizza, popcorn, drinks and other snacks.


Steal the pint night

Friday, October 28, 2022 – 6:00 p.m. at Bold Rock
1020 Rockfish Valley Hwy

Join Bold Rock on Friday, October 28th at Bold Rock Distillery for a Halloween-themed Steal The Pint Night featuring SPOOKY cocktails and live music from the Jen Tal Band starting at 6pm!


Trunk or Treat C’ville Nazarene Church

Friday, October 28, 2022 – 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Cville First Church of the Nazarene
3056 Louisastr

CFCN invites you to a night of fall fun for the whole family!

Come in costume (or in comfort), visit decorated trunks, fun games and lots of candy! Other activities are:
– face painting
– hay wagon
– Cupcake Walk
– concessions

ALL are welcome so bring your family, invite your friends and have a great time with us! We can’t wait to see you there!

Friday, October 28, 6:30-8:00 p.m


Trunk or treat

Friday, October 28, 2022 – 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Natural Steps CDC
64 Toby way

Join us at our parking lot (behind CVS near Lake Monticello) on Friday October 28th for a fun Halloween event for all ages!


The Great Rotumpkin • A spooky Halloween projection

Friday, October 28, 2022 – 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. in the UVA rotunda
1826 University Avenue

Dancing skeletons, spooky pumpkins, bubbling cauldrons and a haunted house will appear on the outside of the UVA Rotunda this weekend in celebration of Halloween this year!!

To be seen Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday evenings (October 28-31) from 7pm to 11pm. The exhibit takes place on the University Avenue side of the Rotunda and is open to the public.

Vignettes, accompanied by haunting music, will cycle across the exterior of the University’s heartland, transforming the iconic building into a giant cinema screen. The mini-shows could turn the rotunda into a graveyard with fun dancing skeletons, a haunted house or an animated Halloween music box with a rising moon and spinning spooky pumpkins, cauldrons and purple skulls. You must come to find out!!

Projection mapping plays with the evolving, fluid relationship between technology and art to create interactive, immersive, and engaging experiences. The show offers students and community members a chance to experience art together. The energetic pop-up projections fuse UVA’s outstanding architecture with colorful lights and music in hopes of providing an uplifting, joyful, impactful and engaging encounter that will leave you with a little wonder, curiosity and perhaps a new shared experience or memory leaves pull out.

UVA Arts, the Office of the President, the Office of the Provost and Vice Provost for the Arts and UPC are present The great Rotumpkin!


Halloween Party @ Wahoo BBQ

Friday, October 28, 2022 – 8:00 p.m. at the Wahoo BBQ
10 center ct

Don’t miss the funniest Halloween party this year. Wahoo BBQ loves Halloween and we can’t wait for you to join us for a fun and spooky night. Come in your best dress and enter our costume contest with cash prizes for 1st place. We will also introduce the very talented DJ 2Low. So come, drink, dance and enjoy our meeting point this season.



Saturday October 29th

Trunk or treat 2022

Saturday, October 29, 2022 – 11:00 am at Goodson’s Auto Repair
107 Crofton Place

Come to our 3rd Annual Trunk-or-Treat

Goodson’s car in Palmyra SATURDAY 29 OCTOBER 2022 AT 11AM


McIntire Plaza Fall Festival

Saturday, October 29, 2022 – 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the McIntire Shop Plaza
1701 Allied Ln

Join us for the second McIntire Plaza Fall Festival! We had so much fun last year and can’t wait to see everyone’s beaming faces again this year. Food trucks, local vendors, costumes, candy, a bouncy castle and FREE pizza for kids!

Bring the whole family, browse the unique shops and restaurants McIntire Plaza has to offer, and enjoy the music from local favorites, the Tyler Dick Band! We hope to see you there!

Saturday, October 29 12pm-4pm


Safe downtown Halloween

Saturday, October 29, 2022 – 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Ting Pavilion
700 East Main Street

This fun, family-friendly event features performances from Brushwood’s School of Dance, AirRaid Juggling, The Magic of Brian Bence, a costume contest, bouncy castles, pumpkin bowls, DJ, make and take crafts, games and more!

The event concludes with trick or treating at the Downtown Mall at participating stores. This event is free and public! Ting Pavilion on Saturday, October 29 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m

event schedule
2:00pm – Start of event/registration for costume contest opened
2:15pm – Costume Contest: Individuals aged 1-6 years
2:30pm – Brushwood’s School of Dance Performance
3:00pm – Costume Contest: Individuals aged 7-12
3:15 pm – Costume Contest: Groups
3:30 pm – AirRaid jugglers performance
4:30pm – Trick or treating begins at Downtown Mall

This year’s event is presented by Charlottesville Parks & Recreation in association with Bama Works, Wegmans, Public Lands and the Downtown Business Association of Charlottesville.


Halloween Party at Wood Ridge Farm Brewery

Saturday, October 29, 2022 – 5:00 p.m. at Wood Ridge Farm Brewery
165 Old Ridge Rd

Celebrate Halloween with your friends at Wood Ridge Farm Brewery. We’ll be holding candy and a costume contest with prizes!

Saturday October 29 at 5 p.m


Sunday October 30th

Trunk or Treat Park St Christian Church

Sunday, October 30, 2022 – 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Park Street Christian Church
1200 Park St

I’m so excited to invite all of our Trunk or Treat friends back to join us for crafts, treats, face painting and house jumping (weather permitting)!

Treats & Crafts: PK Level 5.
Fun & Camaraderie: All ages

Sunday 30 October 1.30pm-3.30pm


Trunk or Treat—Waynesboro Church of Christ

Sunday, October 30, 2022 – 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. at the Waynesboro Church of Christ
227 Bookerdale Rd

You’re never too old for trick or treating! We invite EVERYONE including adults, singles, couples, teens, children and babies to come and join us for our annual Trunk or Treat. We will have our suitcases decorated with biblical themes and give out goodies to everyone.

SUNDAY AT 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM


Trunk-Or-Treat 1. Christian Church

Sunday, October 30, 2022 – 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at First Christian Church
3285 Keswick Rd

Sunday 4-6pm at First Christian Church, Keswick. Dress up in costumes or just come out for a fun afternoon! There are sweets, games and snacks for all ages.


Trunk or Treat ~ Kent’s Store Vol Fire Dept

Sunday 30 October 2022 – 5pm at the Kent Store Vol Fire Dept
51 Kent’s Store Way

Bring your family and friends for a night of food, drinks, fire engines, and lots of candy!



Trunk-Or-Treat ~ Ground Zero Church

Sunday, October 30, 2022 – 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Jackson-Via Elementary School
508 Harris St

Mark your calendars! Trunk or Treat 2022 is October 30th from 5pm to 6pm at Jackson-Via Elementary School! Bring your family, invite your friends and join us!

Address is 508 Harris Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903


Monday 31 October

Swannanoa Halloween Spooktacular – Trick or treat for the family

Monday, October 31, 2022 – 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Swannanoa Palace
497 Swannanoa Lane

Don’t miss this stop on your trick-or-treating adventures with your little ones, and use this wonderful historical backdrop as a unique photo opportunity for those dressed for the evening

This event is intended for the kids but all are welcome while remaining kid friendly!

We open the doors at 4:00 p.m. to give out treats to those dressed in costume as they make their way through the main level of the home. Trick-or-treating stations will be set up throughout the house to provide various opportunities for treats, including a special Swannanoa goody bag. There will also be an on-site food truck for heavier treats, a face painter and a caricaturist!

There is a fee of USD 10 per adult entry
Children up to 12 years are FREE!
(All children must be accompanied by an adult)

We will offer limited tickets per timeslot. Time slots offered:
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m


Once tickets have been purchased, your group will be added to our guest list for easy check-in upon arrival. NO PHYSICAL ticket is required.


The Backyard Gourmet Food Truck will be on hand to provide our guests with delicious food!

The Glitter Bee offers face painting, henna tattoos, handmade horns/jewels etc (fees apply).

Ryman’s Caricature will offer his artwork for our guests! (tips welcome)

there is more to come…


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