Nightmare Alley

Northern Virginia’s first haunted drive-through is at Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, Friday and Saturday 7-11 p.m. 

All tickets must be purchased online at www.workhousearts.org/nightmare-alley/ or www.InsideNoVaTix.com

Villages at Belvoir Costume Contest

Get your GHOUL on this Halloween!

You deserve it!

Send us your best costume photo(s) for a chance to WIN prizes during our virtual Halloween costume contest. The deadline to enter is Oct. 30th...winners will be announced on FB Nov. 4th!

Submit your pictures to kschanzer@tmo.com

USO Fall Fest Cupcake Contest

Teens ages: 13-17

Adults: 18 and up

Open to active duty and their dependents only!


Show Belvoir how you are celebrating Halloween

We want to see your costumes, decorations, or general spookiness!

DM the Fort Belvoir Facebook page at www.facebook.com/fortbelvoir and send us photos of how you and your family are celebrating!

Halloween at George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Oct. 31 Halloween-themed Punch & Judy shows; 18th-century chocolate-making demonstrations; musical entertainment; straw bale selfie photo station; Halloween to-go crafts; bag of candy upon exit; $8 for members, $10 for non-members

Howl-O-Ween pet costume photo contest

From Oct. 1 -31, authorized Exchange shoppers can submit a photo of their pet dressed for Halloween to ShopMyExchange.com/Sweepstakes for a chance to win Exchange gift cards. 2 Grand Prize winners will receive a $500 Exchange gift card and 8 Runner Up winners will receive a $250 Exchange gift card.

Commissary Costume Contest

Authorized customers can enter by submitting a photo of themselves, their family, or pet in a Halloween costume to DeCA’s Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook platforms. DeCA will choose one winner per store to win a turkey just in time for Thanksgiving. Patrons worldwide must identify their commissary with their entry to be considered for the competition. Limit one entry per family. The contest runs through Oct. 31. Winners will be announced by Nov. 15.

The Hallo-Wiener Storywalk

Take a stroll along Belvoir Road by the Library and escape into the story of “The Hallo-Wiener” by Dav Pilkey. Signs along the sidewalk share parts of the story where little ones can read about “Oscar, a little dog with a big problem.”

For questions, call the library at 703-805-4244.

MWR Pumpkin Carving Contest

Carve or paint a pumpkin for a chance to win a prize from the Fort Belvoir MWR team! Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place in three categories: most creative, funniest and scariest. First place winners will receive an award and a $25 gift card to Dunkin’ Donuts.

To participate, submit a photo of your pumpkin to MWR’s Facebook page at facebook.com/fortbelvoirmwr by Oct. 31, no later than 9 p.m. Winners will be notified and announced by Nov. 2.

Contest Rules

• Contests are open to DFMWR authorized users and Fort Belvoir residents of ALL ages

• Participants under the age of 18 must have permission from a parent/legal guardian.

• You may only submit 1 entry per contest, per individual.

• Pumpkin Decorating: Pumpkin must be pictured with individual OR name/age placard must be next to pumpkin to authenticate.