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Seasonal Fall Activities in Virginia Beach

Columbus Station Apartments is centrally-located for fall fun!

Autumn in Virginia Beach is a special time of year, and Hampton Roads has so many wonderfal ways to celebrate the season. The weather is pleasant and the tourists have gone home. Columbus Station Apartments is centrally located so that you can easily find fun fall activities. 

Hunt Club Farms

This Virginia Beach farm is practically a local institution. Located in the southern part of Virginia Beach, the farm has a variety of fall festivities for visitors of all ages. The annual Harvest Fair runs through Halloween and features hayrides, pony rides, a petting zoo, and a ferris wheel! Bring the little ones to the pumpkin patch and let them play in a huge straw pile. The farm also offers a quaint market with seasonal produce and gift items. 

At night, older kids and adults will enjoy Haunted Hunt Club Farm, a collection of spooky haunts. Visitors can tour a haunted graveyard, navigate a spooky corn maze, take a haunted hayride and venture into a ghostly forest. Visit the website for hours and prices. 

Cullipher Farm

Also located in southern Virginia Beach, Cullipher Farm in Pungo offers delightful seasonal activities like a pumpkin patch, a 7-10 acre corn maze, wagon rides and apple picking! There’s a play area for children that features a variety of pedal cars, and admission to the play area is complimentary. Be sure to stop by the market for ice cream, apple cider, homemade juices and slushees, plus a variety of locally-grown produce like corn, apples and berries. Visit the website for hours and prices. 

Virginia Zoo: Zoo Boo

The Virginia Zoo in Norfolk has two annual Halloween events. The Zoo Boo for kids offers trick-or-treating, a scavenger hunt, and a costume contest. Tour the zoo with your little ones and show off your costumes, and watch the zoo animals chow down on pumpkins! There’s also an adults-only Zoo Boo that features a photo booth, tricks, treats and a DJ! Visit the website for dates, times and prices. 

Ghosts of Thoroughgood Past

If you’re looking for something family-friendly and educational, check out the Ghosts of Thoroughgood Past at the Adam Thoroughgood House in the Bayside area of Virginia Beach. Just 15 minutes from Town Center, this historic home offers Halloween-themed tours led by costumed storytellers who will tell ghost tales sprinkled with some local lore. Enjoy campfires and cider while you’re there. Visit Virginia Beach History Museums for more information. 

Howl-O-Scream and Christmas Town at Busch Gardens

Seasonal fun extends through the New Year at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg. Enjoy fall festivities (and an Oktoberfest celebration) through October. The daytime features a kid-friendly Halloween Spook-tacular with Sesame Street characters, dance parties, and a hay maze. The evenings usher in more serious scares with costumed ghouls roaming the park, haunted houses, and adult beverages with a Halloween twist. 

In November, Busch Gardens transforms into a winter wonderland, and every inch of the theme park is fully decked-out for the season. Enjoy a countdown to Christmas with hot cocoa, visits with Santa, a Christmas market and gorgeous decorations that will transport you to an old world holiday experience. Visit the website for more information. 

When you live at Columbus Station Apartments, you're close to so much fall fun! Contact our sales office to learn more about renting a luxury apartment in the Town Center area of Virginia Beach.

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