Marion Is One Of Virginia’s Best Halloween Towns To Visit This Fall

Some places go above and beyond when it comes to Halloween festivities. As you’ll note by the following photographs, the town of Marion is no exception. Every year since 1994, this gem in southwestern Virginia puts on a showcase of “Halloween Madness” that transforms the small town into a terrifying — and amazing — Halloween wonderland. Take a peek at what’s in store this year for the Saturday before Halloween at the best Halloween town in Virginia.

For more information about this annual event, be sure to visit the official website here. Have you experienced Halloween Madness in Marion before? Do you think it’s the best Halloween town in Virginia? If so, be sure to share your experiences there with us!

Want something a little bit more frightful to make your Halloween season memorable? You should consider swinging by a real-life haunted house in Virginia!

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Best Halloween Town In Virginia

September 08, 2019

What are the best Halloween events in Virginia?

Each year, communities host fall events in Virginia that make the season downright magical. As this historic state approaches Halloween each year, ghosts and goblins come out of the shadows to make orchards, pumpkin patches, and corn mazes extra spooky. Fall fun can be found at local pumpkin patches, many of which host events that make the season unforgettable. After you attend a fall festival near your community, you’ll want to savor the season with an apple cider donut. Another coveted Halloween tradition here in Virginia is the annual fall foliage road trip many families take. No matter what you decide to do to celebrate the spooky season in Virginia, you’re sure to have a great time.

What are the best haunted houses in Virginia?

The best place to celebrate Halloween in Virgina is at a real-life haunted house, which this spooky state has an abundance of. After all, Virginia was the first lasting English colony in what would become the United States. Even the most mundane places, like the Appalachian Trail, are purported to have a haunted history. Historic cemeteries may have a few ghosts hanging around, and so, too, may our forests. Interestingly, visitors to the oldest brick building in the state have also reported encounters with a ghost or two.

What is the scariest place in Virginia to visit around Halloween?

There are countless scary places to visit in Virginia each Halloween! You could visit Williamsburg and aim to encounter a colonial-era ghost, or you could swing by destinations immortalized in local legend. The amazing thing about local legends is that the characters and landscapes of lore capture the sentiment of locals and can linger about for generations. Ask around your community this Halloween – surely your friends and neighbors have heard tales of the spookiest places in Virginia! Some, you’ll find, may even have haunted encounters of their own to share. In a state with a history as rich as Virginia’s, you’re bound to end up somewhere spooky on Halloween.