McLean, VA Community Celebrates Halloween 2023: 4 Kid-Friendly Events You Won't Want to Miss

McLean, VA Community Celebrates Halloween 2023: 4 Kid-Friendly Events You Won't Want to Miss

Halloween is just around the corner, and it's time to gear up for some spooky fun. It's always been a favorite holiday here in McLean, especially for the little ones!


Spooky outfits, thrilling and chilling decorations, and lots of candy create an atmosphere of pure delight in our tight-knit McLean community.


I'm pretty sure you and your kids' Halloween costumes are in the works (or in the planning stages) by now. Got somewhere to go yet? This post will help you plan your Halloween weekend ahead.

Here are 4 Halloween events happening here in McLean that your kids will love:

Trick & Paint Halloween Painting Workshop for Kids

  • Sun, October 22, 2023, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • 6665B Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22101, USA | McLean, VA

Kids get to learn painting techniques to create their own magical masterpieces. Registration and fees apply.

Halloween at The Boo-ro!

  • Sat, October 28, 2023, from 3:00 to 08:30 p.m.
  • The Boro Tysons (8350 Broad St, 8350 Broad Street, McLean, VA) 

Expect all-around Halloween fun with trick-or-treating, crafts for kids, games, cocktails for the grownups, and a movie screening.

There's an added bonus: a pet costume contest! So if you have a furry member of the family, dress them up and let them walk the runway for a chance to bag the "Best in Show" prize.

Festival of Frights and Trunk or Treat

  • Sat, October 28, 2023, from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m.
  • The Old Firehouse (1440 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA 22101)

Celebrate some good old Halloween family fun with the McLean community. Costumes, candy, music, games, and more candy await the little ones and the young at heart. Admission is free, but pre-registration Trunk or Treat is required.

Shipgarten Presents Kids & Family Sunday Festival 

  • Sun, October 29, 2023, 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Shipgarten, 7581 Colshire Drive, Mclean, VA

The meanest villains are coming over for an appearance this Halloween season! Maleficent, Evil Queen, and Gaston come to perform, along with fun games, crafts, moonbounces, and pet-friendly treats.

McLean's Halloween Delights: Family-Friendly Fun Awaits!

With Halloween just around the corner, the buzz in McLean is real!

Our tight-knit community knows how to do Halloween right, with creepy costumes, spooktacular decorations, and enough candy to satisfy even the sweetest tooth.

If you're already brainstorming your kids' Halloween getups, you're on the right track. And guess what? We've got the inside scoop on four fantastic Halloween events happening right here in McLean that your kiddos are gonna love.

So, let's get into the Halloween spirit and make some unforgettable memories with the little ones!

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