Things to Do in October Around Lorton

October is the perfect time to enjoy the fall air in Northern Virginia with campfires, haunted tours, and harvest festivals.

Brave the Madhaunter’s Madhouse at the Workhouse Arts Center or take it easy with some farm-fresh apples at the Fall Jubilee. Celebrate all that fall has to offer with our list of the top fall events around Lorton this October.

Top fall events, all month long:

👹 Madhaunter’s Madhouse at the Workhouse Arts Center  – Lorton

  • Fridays, Saturdays, and some Sundays in October
  • Workhouse Arts Center

🍿 Fall Movie Nights – Lorton

  • October 6, 13, 20, 6:00 PM
  • Liberty Green

Photo by: Historic Manassas

First weekend events:

🍸 Cocktails by Candlelight – Lorton

  • Friday, October 5, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Gunston Hall

👻 Fireside Ghost Stories at Ben Lomond – Manassas

  • Friday, October 5, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Ben Lomond Historic Site

🍂 Fall Jubilee – Manassas

  • Saturday, October 6, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Historic Downtown Manassas

🎪 Clifton Day Festival – Clifton

  • Sunday, October 7, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Historic Town of Clifton

Farming

Second week events:

🚜 Farm Harvest Days – Herndon

  • Friday, October 12 – Sunday, October 14
  • Frying Pan Farm Park

Tea with Lady Washington – Mount Vernon

  • Saturday, October 13, 2:00 PM
  • George Washington’s Mount Vernon

🍺 Detox to Retox Beer & Pil-Yoga – Woodbridge

  • Saturday, October 13, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Brew Republic Bierwerks Tap Room

🎨 Second Saturday Art Walk – Lorton

  • Saturday, October 13, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Workhouse Arts Center

Rippon Lodge

Third week events:

🕯️ Spirits at Brentsville – Bristow

  • Friday, October 19 – Saturday, October 20, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre

🎤 Open Mic Night at Brew Republic – Woodbridge

  • Saturday, October 20, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
  • Brew Republic Bierworks

🔥 Haunted Campfire at Rippon Lodge – Woodbridge

  • Saturday, October 20, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Rippon Lodge Historic Site

🏛️ Fall Harvest Family Days – Mount Vernon

  • Saturday, October 20 – Sunday, October 21, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Jack O Lantern

Later in the month:

🧘Boo-Asana Glow in the Dark Yoga – Lorton

  • Friday, October 26, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Liberty Green at Liberty Lorton

🍭 Trick-or-Treating – Mount Vernon

  • Saturday, October 27, 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • George Washington’s Mount Vernon

🏥 Hospital Horrors – Manassas

  • Saturday, October 27, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
  • Ben Lomond Historic Site

🎃 Annual Halloween Pumpkin Hunt – Alexandria

  • Saturday, October 27, Various Times
  • Lee Fendall House Museum

📣 The Annandale Parade – Annandale

  • Sunday, October 27, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • 7000 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA

Featured image by: Polyrus

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