Fall in Virginia Beach

Are you planning a trip or getaway to Virginia Beach this fall? If you are, be sure to check this guide for pointers on how to make the most of your vacation in the most relaxing destination on the east coast! From haunted houses to Fall festivals, Virginia Beach has activities for all walks of life. View the categories below to learn more about what we have to offer:

A Screaming Good Time

Fall is the perfect season to check out haunted houses and if you’re looking for somewhere to get spooked, Virginia Beach is the place. From haunted houses that appear around Halloween to buildings and properties that are haunted year-round, there’s no shortage of scary places to explore.
There are haunted hayrides, zombie infested fields, dark, spooky rooms to navigate your way through and tours of haunted locations in a variety of places in Virginia Beach and the surrounding areas. No matter which fright-filled activity you choose, you’ll be sure to have a screaming good time.

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Virginia Beach is alive with festive Halloween activities throughout the fall. There’s truly something to get anyone and everyone into the Halloween spirit. You’ll find attractions sure to scare your socks off and family-friendly activities to participate in as well!
Here you can learn more about popular Halloween activities in the Virginia Beach area. We’ll also share some safety tips for keeping kids safe while they’re out and about trick-or-treating. Grab a costume and get involved – you won’t want to miss out on this festive fun!

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Fall Festivals

Fall is a great time to explore Virginia Beach! There are many unique and exciting festivals and events going on throughout the season. Whether you’re a runner looking for a road race, a sand-sculpting enthusiast looking to check out some sculptures, or a beer lover looking to sample some craft brews, you’ll find just what you’re looking for at a fall festival in Virginia Beach. Exploring the area with kids this fall? There are some great family-friendly seasonal celebrations going on in the area as well.
Most events feature live music and entertainment, as well as delicious food and drinks. No matter your interests, you’ll find a great fall festival to enjoy in Virginia Beach, VA!

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Outdoor Activities

Many people enjoy the summer in Virginia Beach and cherish the beauty of the warm weather and the ocean breezes. What some may not realize is that Virginia Beach is beautiful in an entirely different way during the fall. Though the weather may be cooler, there are still many ways to enjoy the outdoors throughout the autumn.
Fall is a great time to hike, bike and explore Virginia Beach. There are many parks and trails to explore, and many outdoor festivals and events to attend. The fall chill along the beachfront is refreshing and the views are spectacular. Don’t miss out on everything the area has to offer during the fall!

Corn Mazes and Pumpkins

For many families, getting lost in a corn maze is a fun fall tradition. Luckily, there are locations in and around Virginia Beach where people young and old can trek through miles of corn stalks together, exploring until they find their way out the other side.
If you’re looking to carve a jack-o-lantern this fall, chances are you’ll need to find the perfect pumpkin to use. Head out into the field and pick your own, or find a great local place to choose an already-picked pumpkin to call your own!

Apple Picking

Fresh, crisp apples are a true highlight of the fall season! Many families love to apple pick during the fall, collecting lots of apples to eat and bake with throughout the remainder of the season.
You’ll find a few great places in Virginia to pick apples. Many also offer other produce, as well as treats like jams, jellies and baked goods. Don’t miss out on a delicious, fun day with your family – plan your trip to the orchard today!

Virginia Beach Farmer’s Market

You’ll find locally grown fresh produce, as well as baked goods and home and garden gifts at the Virginia Beach Farmer’s Market. Open year-round, the market is a popular attraction for locals and those visiting the Virginia Beach area.
The market hosts special events – including a couple in the fall – and offers a variety of educational tours to visitors interested in learning more about local agriculture. If you’re in the area, be sure to stop by and check it out!