Fall Fest at the Boro

The Boro Park 8350 Broad St., Tysons, VA

An event inspired by fall's fave activity—apple picking—but you don't have to pick a thing. This fam-friendly event features a scavenger hunt, doughnut decorating, cider tasting, photo booths, and more.

Free

Sukkah City x DC

National Building Museum 401 F St. NW, Washington, DC

In partnership with DC Public Library, DCJCC, PJ Library, Project Create, and Sixth & I, visit various sukkahs—temporary huts built to celebrate the weeklong Jewish holiday Sukkot—designed by local architects on display at the National Building Museum’s West Lawn and Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (1529 16th St. NW).

Free
Recurring

PRIDEtoberfest

Wunder Garten 1101 1st St. NE, Washington, DC

Oktoberfest's got nothing on this. Capital Pride Alliance and METRO Weekly are together again for two nights (a week apart) featuring beats by the one and only DJ Tezrah, drag performances, LGBTQ vendors, and more! Guinness Blonde hosts a happy hour with samples and giveaways too.

Daughter of Darkness

Suns Cinema 3107 Mount Pleasant St. NW, Washington, DC

This 1971 cult film, known for shocking artsy and grindhouse fans, follows an ageless Countess and her beautiful young lady ‘companion’ who seduce a newlywed couple. Violence and "depraved desire" ensues.

$10

BLOOD FOR DRACULA

Suns Cinema 3107 Mount Pleasant St. NW, Washington, DC

Described as a "sumptuously depraved Euroshocker," Count Dracula (Udo Kier) travels to an Italian villa in search of that good good blood. Chaos, outrage, and vampire glory await. Scanned uncut in 4K from the original 1974 negative.

$10

Profs & Pints DC: The Powers of Witches (Matinee)

DC Comedy Loft 1523 22nd St NW (Inside the Bier Baron Tavern)Washington,

Mikki Brock, a scholar of demonology and witchcraft and an associate professor of history at Washington and Lee University discusses how the European witch trials began. She'll also dig into why witches continue to enchant today.  

$12 – $15

Black Sabbath

Suns Cinema 3107 Mount Pleasant St. NW, Washington, DC

Boris Karloff stars in this series of supernatural horror shorts, which include vampires, freaky phone callers, and zombies.

$10

Profs & Pints: Medieval Monsters

DC Comedy Loft 1523 22nd St NW (Inside the Bier Baron Tavern)Washington,

A professor of medieval literature and culture at Catholic University, Lilla Kopár, will discuss medieval monster lore and Norse mythology.

$12 – $15

Hyattsville Zombie Run

Driskell Park 3911 Hamilton St, Hyattsville, MD

Forget the monster mash, do the zombie at this family-friendly event raising cash for local schools. There's a 5k, a one-mile kids' challenge, and a 1k family fun run. Each […]

$15 – $30
Recurring

an end to sleep

von ammon co 3330 Cady’s Alley NW

This solo show by Detroit-based artist Tony Hope embraces the horror season with a playable six-hole mini golf course inspired by scenes from the Nightmare on Elm Street films, adorned with animatronics, lights, and hyperrealist sculpture as well as canvas art pieces. The exhibit is blacklight sensitive and stays open to the public through midnight […]

Free

The Face of Another

Suns Cinema 3107 Mount Pleasant St. NW, Washington, DC

A 1966 Japanese horror film by Hiroshi Teshigahara about a man who grapples with dark temptations following a terrible accident and face transplant.

$10
Recurring

Workhouse Haunt: The Collection

Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton, VA

Get ready to get scared! The annual Workhouse Haunt invites guests to travel through a haunted institution with monstrous characters providing COVID-safe, contactless scares! Spend 30 minutes wandering D.C.'s former correctional facility and its many abandoned (historic) buildings and woods. Tickets sold at timed-entry slots for small groups and snacks are available for purchases.

Free – $25