Patch Picks: Halloween Parties and Haunted Houses

Check out a local haunt this Halloween.

It’s Halloween night and the neighborhood kids have ravaged your candy supply. You could turn off the porch light and go to bed, but you have too much energy for that. Luckily, there are a number of activities in town to help you celebrate Halloween. Here are a few options:

Oct. 29, 6 p.m. at
Enjoy some not-too-spooky Halloween stories around the campfire in the mansion garden with the Bowie Park Rangers. Games and marshmallows will be provided. Don't forget to wear your costume! RSVP by contacting 301-809-2397 or amartinek@cityofbowie.org.

Fright Fest at Six Flags America
Oct. 1-30. Mitchellville.
Enjoy the spooky attractions and shows at one of the Washington, DC area’s largest Halloween celebrations. Enjoy a family friendly event with street entertainment, your favorite rides in the dark and a special trick-or-treat trail just for kids. - Buy Tickets Here

Bennetts Curse at Blobs Park, 8024 Max Blobs Park Road, Jessup, MD 20794 Thursdays – Sundays through Oct. 31, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays except Halloween which is open until 11 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, 7-11 p.m.
There are two parts to Bennett’s Curse. The House of Vampyres is haunted by the Royal Order of Vampyric Knights and Underworld terrorized by the now famous Bennett’s Curse Characters. Selected as one of America’s Best Haunts.
Tickets are $25 on Thursdays and Sundays, $30 on Fridays and Saturdays. For more information and details, advance tickets see www.bennettscurse.com.

Also be sure to check out with interviews from the owners and creators, the Bennett brothers.

The Haunt at Sunrise Farm
Sunrise Farm, 100 Dairy Lane, Gambrills.
Open Fridays and Saturdays in October, Night Fall to 11 p.m., Rain or Shine. A tour guide lead, mostly indoor haunted attraction with two haunted barns for patrons to explore and a haunted hayride.
The haunted barns are not recommended for children under the age of 8. They also recommend that parents accompany children under the age of 10. Tickets are $17. For more information see www.hauntedsunrise.com.

Wicked Woods
Monsignor Slade Catholic School, 120 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie.
Open Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 7–29, ticket office open 7:30–11 p.m.
The Main Trail is recommended for ages 8 and up. Tickets are $10. The Wee Kid Maze is appropriate fun for ages 8 and under. Tickets are $4 and parents are free with paid child. For more information see www.wickedwoods.org.


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