Halloween Activities for Families in Silver Spring, Wheaton and Burtonsville

All dressed up with tons of places to go, youngsters in Montgomery County have a full social calendar this Halloween.

Where to go once the kids are all dressed up? Choose the Halloween event that's closest to you or on the most convenient date. 

  • Silver Spring and Wheaton:


Time/Location: Wednesday, Oct. 31. Holiday Park Senior Center located at 3950 Ferrara Drive, Silver Spring. 1:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.  

Cost: $2 at the door. Music by the Night and Day Band; costumes welcome but not required. Ages 55+. 


Time/Location: Friday, Oct. 26. Mid County Community Recreation Center located at 2004 Queensguard Road, Silver Spring. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost: Free. A high-energy magic and comedy show. Refreshments and craft activities after the show. Appropriate for all ages.


Time/Location: Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Wheaton Neighborhood Recreation Center located at 11711 Georgia Avenue. 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Cost: $3 per person (five and under free). Family fun activities to celebrate autumn. Appropriate for all ages.

  • Burtonsville/East County: 


Time/Location: Friday, Oct. 26. Marilyn Praisner Community Recreation Center located at 14906 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville.  6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

Cost: Free. Features DJ, moon bounce, games, crafts and treats.  For kids 12 and under.


Time/Location: Saturday, Oct. 27. East County Community Recreation Center located at 3310 Gateshead Manor Way. Noon to 2 p.m. 

Cost: Free. Games, prizes, face painting, costumes, crafts, candy counting contest, etc. For kindergarten through fifth grades.

  • Rockville:


Time/Location: Friday, Oct. 3, through Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Mid Pike Plaza located at 11840 Tockville Pike, Rockville, Md 20852 from 7 p.m. to mignight. 

Cost: General admission: $32, students get $5 discount on specific nights, and corporate training is available.

  • Damascus: 


Time/Location: Friday, Oct. 26 through Wednesday, Oct. 31. Damascus Community Recreation Center located at 25220 Oak Drive. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost: $12. Recommended for those who enjoy being scared; not recommended for children under 12.


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