There is no doubt that Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in Virginia. From costumes to decorations, it’s a full-fledged celebration. Getting ready for Halloween is a great way to start planning your upcoming activities.
Whether you want to get into the spirit of things or just get out of town, here are five fun things to do on Halloween in NRV. The town offers plenty of things to do that are sure to be both fun and spooky.
There are really no limits when it comes to what you can do. Explore the town with your friends or family and take advantage of these activities in NRV.
For years, Preston’s Restaurant has offered diners the chance to enjoy gourmet food with a twist. A mouthwatering four-course meal will be served with a murder mystery at The Inn at Virginia Tech in collaboration with the New River Stage.
Typically, the evening lasts around two hours as newlywed owners Herbert and Audrey Fox try to solve the mystery of their deceased guest in suite 9. Enjoy the food and see if you have the skills to solve the case.
Bring your little witches and fairies downtown for a community trick-or-treating event. Downtown restaurants and establishments such as Gillie’s, Mish Mish, and Champs, among others, give away candy to child trick-or-treaters.
After that, head to The Lyric Theatre for a performance by “The Scary Strings” followed by a costume contest for children ages 0 to 12.
The East Hill Cemetery comes alive at night just once a year! Once again, the Salem Museum welcomes the living back to the cemetery! Explore this historic graveyard on a walking tour and meet some famous characters from Salem’s past. These family-friendly walking tours are fun, informative, and not eerie at all.
It’s fun to take part in the thrills of Halloween. Do you think you can beat Michael Jackson’s Thriller Guinness World Record? Visit the Roanoke Civic Center to see the Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band “Who’s Bad.”
Finally, you wouldn’t want to miss a creepy ghost tour in Floyd County to complete your Halloween excursion. This hour-long walk winds through the town passes an old courthouse and wanders around a spooky cemetery. Visitors from all over NRV travel to Floyd, VA, for the scary stories and local history.
NVR offers a variety of activities that you can enjoy during the Halloween season. Get ready for a spooky experience of a lifetime! These Halloween activities in NRV are sure to make your day.
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