Halloween weekend is here, and the trick to enjoy it is making sure you treat yourself to a fun event. Here is a round-up of some of the great things to do. While you’re enjoying Delaware, please share travel photos by following VisitDelaware on Instagram and Pinterest and tag your post #Delagram.

Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddlers’ Festival
Friday, October 28 – Sunday, October 30, 2016
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Rehoboth and Dewey Beaches
Free (some activities have nominal fees)
Come experience goblin galore at the annual Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddlers' Festival. Festivities in Rehoboth Beach include a costume parade, Sea Witch hunt, horse shows on the beach, Delaware’s Official State Fiddler’s Festival, Best Costumed Pet Contest and much more.

Dark Dover Lantern Tour
Friday, October 28 – Saturday, October 29, 2016
7:00 and 8:30 PM
John Bell House
$10
Witness firsthand the true stories of murders and encounter characters whose legends have left their sinister imprint on The Green.

Children’s Fantasy Trail
Friday, October 28, 2016
6:00 PM
Cape Henlopen State Park
$5
Wear your Halloween costume and Trick-or-Treat for candy and toys with your favorite storybook characters along our jack-o-lantern lined trail. Entertainment under the tent each evening will include singing, juggling, magic and more.

Day of the Dead
Friday, October 28, 2016
7:00 PM
World Café Live at The Queen
$25-45
The folks that bring you Shine a Light, Deadfest and Jam On The Brandywine proudly present our first Halloween Extravaganza, Day Of The Dead, celebrating the lives and music of some of our favorite musicians who kicked the bucket a little too soon. More than 25 local musicians will rock the house with a fun and eclectic mix of great music. Costumes aren't mandatory but are welcome. Be ready to dance non-stop!

RENT: 20th Anniversary Tour
Friday, October 28 - Sunday, October 30, 2016
8:00 PM
The Playhouse on Rodney
$65-85
In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world.

Zombie Walk & Apocolypse Ball
Friday, October 28, 2016
8:00 PM
Milton Theater
$5-50
A benefit event of apocalyptic nature, this themed night will blow your undead mind to pieces. 

Halloween Loop
Saturday, October 29, 2016
8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Downtown Wilmington
$10
The Halloween Loop is a citywide costume party in which club patrons pay a one-time cover charge to visit nightspots throughout Wilmington. Free shuttle buses are provided! 

Hauntings in History Walking Tour
Friday, October 14 – Saturday, October 29, 2016
7:00, 7:30 & 8:30 PM
Historic New Castle
Adults: $13, Kids (12 and under): $9
If you are brave enough to explore the darker side of New Castle's history, then join the New Castle Historical Society this October for the only ghost tour that brings you inside one of the most haunted mansions of Old New Castle.

Hayrides at Hagley
Saturday, October 15 – Sunday, October 30, 2016
11:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Hagley Museum & Library
Free with admission
Families can take a hayride along the Brandywine to experience the beautiful fall foliage in the Powder Yard. Guests can create fall-themed crafts, and see a gunpowder explosion, roll mill in action, and working nineteenth-century machines.

Mead & Meat Celebration
Saturday, October 29, 2016
12:00 – 9:00 PM
Liquid Alchemy Beverages
Free
Join Liquid Alchemy Beverages, Delaware's first and only meadery, to celebrate Mead and Meat! From noon-9pm we will be enjoying craft meads and hard cider plus loads of meat -- Bang Bang BBQ and Maiale will be on site with some amazing grazing options. Costumes encouraged! 

Tour of the Refuge
Saturday, October 29, 2016
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Free w/ admission
Join volunteer, Ray Cullom, for a tour of the Refuge. Find out how the Refuge is managed for wildlife, visit different habitats, and walk a trail. Meet at the Visitor Center. Bring your binoculars or borrow a pair from the Visitor Center.

Fifer Fall Fest
Saturday, September 24 – Monday, October 31, 2016
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Fifer Orchards
Free
Corn Maze Fun Park: 6 acre corn maze, straw slides, zip swings, games, pumpkin painting and more - Saturday extras: Hayrides, pumpkin train, farm animal exhibit, pony rides, live music and local food vendors - U-Pick apples (only available on Fridays and Saturdays during apple harvest) - U-Pick pumpkins (available during pumpkin harvest) .. and so much more

Autumn Leaf Special
Saturday, October 8 – Sunday, November 6, 2016
11:00 AM – 7:30 PM
Wilmington & Western Railroad
Adults: $14-18, Kids: $13-17 (2-12: $12-16, under 2: free)
Surround yourself with the beauty and splendor of Autumn during the most colorful time of the year. On weekends, we offer 1½-hour round-trips to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove, or 2½-hour round-trips to Hockessin. Bring your camera and behold the best that the Red Clay Valley has to offer. Reservations are strongly suggested, sell out is likely. Please check our schedule at www.wwrr.com for specific departure dates and times.

Rebel Seed Fall Food Truck Fest
Saturday, October 29, 2016
11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Harvest Ridge Winery
$15
Come indulge and enjoy some of the best food from the best food trucks around while enjoying cider and wine. There will also be games for adults and kids! Your ticket includes entrance to event, commemorative glass, 2 drink tickets (good for a glass of cider/wine OR a cider/wine tasting), voting tickets, and the ability to take advantage of the fast lane at check in and skip the long line.

Paranormal Adventure at Fort Delaware State Park
Friday, October 7 – Saturday, October 29, 2016
6:30 and 9:30 PM 
Fort Delaware
$40
Participate in an actual paranormal investigation of Fort Delaware. Visit areas where paranormal activity has been suspected, along with investigators from Diamond State Ghost Investigators. At each area we will use EMFs, data recorders, and temperature sensors to search for paranormal activity. Visitors are welcome to bring their own equipment as long as it is easy to transport.

Steamin’ Holidays
Sunday, October 30, 2016
12:30 – 4:30 PM
Auburn Heights Preserve
Ride: Adults: $11 (13 and up), Kids (12 and under): $8
Celebrate Halloween a little early with a special Steamin' Halloween event. Enjoy all of our normal Steamin' Day fun in addition to special Halloween-themed activities.

Bonus trip ideas:
Discover new adventures on the Delaware Outdoor Trail.
Dine out on the Delaware Culinary Trail.
Explore the outdoors on the Delaware Geocaching Trail.
Take a step back in time on the Delaware History Trail.
Sip your way along the Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Trail.
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