WASHINGTON — WTOP wants to make Halloween a little less scary — for your wallet.
We dug up a whole bunch of Halloween freebies, from the annual High Heel Race to trick-or-treating at area malls, a zombie walk and movie screenings.
Check out the list and check back with the WTOP Freebies blog daily for more free food, free events and free stuff.
Going on now
- Bruegger’s Bagels has a coupon good for buy one, get one free pumpkin spice coffee
- The Fall Festival on Woodrow Wilson Plaza from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 24-28 includes a hay bale maze and hot cider
Friday, Oct. 28
- The Hill-o-ween street party at Eastern Market runs from 5:30-7:30 p.m. with hay rides, giveaways and more
Saturday, Oct. 29
- From 10 a.m. till noon, kids can go trick-or-treating at more than 50 shops and restaurants in Downtown Frederick
- Occoquan’s Haunt the Town Hunt from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. is a scavenger hunt for life-size Halloween characters at local shops
- Fall Fun Day at D.C.’s Mount Vernon Triangle runs 10 a.m.-1 p.m. with mini pumpkin painting, trick or treating and a dog costume parade
- Pumpkins in the Park at Canal Park from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. includes live music, pumpkin decorating and a moon bounce
- Join the costume contest, parade and family fun at Pumpkin Roll N’ Roll in Kensington, which runs from noon-4 p.m.
- Howl-O-Ween at Lake Anne Plaza from 1-3 p.m. includes a pet costume contest and parade
- The Fall Frolic at Glen Echo Park runs from 1-4 p.m. with trick-or-treating, face painting, Halloween crafts and more
- Halloween Fest at Springfield Town Center includes trick-or-treating, a magic show and mini pumpkin decorating from 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
- The annual Hagerstown Mummers Parade starts at 6 p.m.
- “Goosebumps” will be shown at dusk in North Beach
- This year’s Silver Spring Zombie Walk starts at 9 p.m.
- The Washington Regional Alcohol Program is offering free SoberRides home from 10 p.m. Oct. 29 until 6 a.m. Oct. 30 to prevent drunken driving
- Oct. 29-30 is the Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos Family Festival at the National Museum of the American Indian
Sunday, Oct. 30
- Bring your costumed pooch to “Doggy Trick or Treat” at The Dog Park in Old Town Alexandria from 1 p.m.-6 p.m.
- The 20th annual Del Ray Halloween Parade starts at 2 p.m.
- Volta Park Day runs 2:30-5:30 p.m. and includes a costume parade, live music and games
Monday, Oct. 31
- Kids can come in costume to Spy Fright in the International Spy Museum’s store from 2-6 p.m. and get a free Halloween makeover
- Wear a Halloween costume to lunch or dinner at Texas Jack’s Barbecue in Arlington and get a free mini pumpkin pie while supplies last
- Go trick or treating at participating stores at Fashion Centre at Pentagon City from 5-7 p.m.
- Trick or treat in the Old Town Alexandria Boutique District from 2-6 p.m.
- The Leesburg Kiwanis Halloween Parade starts at 6 p.m.
- Between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m., kids under 12 get a free “scary face” pancake” at participating IHOPs
- Get a free small custard if you show up in costume at BurgerFi in Laurel, Leesburg, Silver Spring or Woodbridge
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