Celebrate Her-o-ween! Fun events (for everyone) in Northern Virginia on Saturday, October 26

You’ve heard of Galentine’s Day, right? Well, a lot of Halloween fun is happening this Saturday, October 26 all over Northern Virginia.

I think we should call this day “Her-o-ween.”

Her-o-ween is the chance to go out with your squad on the most fun day before Halloween occurs and make some memories. With combined efforts, your costumes, makeup and hair are going to be fabulous. Instagram-worthy.

And if you don’t want to celebrate with your gal pals, here are some family-friendly events, as well.

Check out these fun events happening in Northern Virginia on Saturday, October 26. For even MORE events on October 26 and other days, check out my full Halloween month calendar.
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10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Family-friendly event! Pumpkin Palooza festival in Herndon.

10:30 a.m. – Halloween Spook-a-Sana Yoga and after-class beer at New District Brewing Company in Arlington. $20 in advance; $25 at the door.
11 a.m. – 1 pm. Family-friendly event! Dulles Town Center Mall-O-Ween mall-wide trick or treating, magic show and crafts.

12 Noon – 6 p.m. The First Annual Witches’ Market and Healer’s Open House takes place at Samskara Yoga in Sterling.

12 Noon – Spoons, Toons and Booze comedy show at Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse. Enjoy Halloween episodes of throwback cartoons and an all-you-can-eat cereal bar.

2 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Halloween Zumba-thon at Daventry Community Center in Springfield. $20; includes water and healthy snacks.
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4 p.m. – 9 p.m. Family-friendly event! Olde Towne Winchester Halloween Faire with screening of Hocus Pocus at 7 p.m.
6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Family-friendly event! Sensory-friendly. Arctoberfest Halloween Extravaganza at the Columbus Club in Arlington. Sponsored by the ARC of Northern Virginia, this is an all-ages event for people with and without disabilities. $25.

7:30 pm – 10 p.m. – Cox Farms Fields of Fear in Centreville. Advance purchase of tickets recommended.

8:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. Jimmy’s of Old Town 23rd Annual Halloween Bash and costume contest in Herndon. DJ and no cover.

12 midnight – Rocky Horror Picture Show at University Mall Theatres in Fairfax, $6.

About Mary Fletcher Jones

Mary Fletcher Jones is a mom, teacher, and blogger. Her blogs include Autumn in Virginia, Cool Yule Blog and You Can't Make This Stuff Up, among others. She is also the creator of "Living Well With Autism," an online resource for caregivers of children, teens, and adults with autism and related special needs.
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