Finally, it’s time to show off that costume you’ve been crafting. Welcome to Halloween weekend! No matter how you want to celebrate, Baltimore has you covered.
Grab those costumes and head to the Maryland Zoo for trick-or-treating, carnival games, costume contests, live entertainment, good food and more. Free with admission. Oct. 28-30 at the Maryland Zoo.
Disney on Ice—Follow Your Heart
Join some of your favorite Disney-Pixar characters for a magical night of love and friendship—on ice! From Dory and her new friend Hank, Elsa and Anna and BFFs Buzz and Woody to your favorite Disney princesses, it will be a night, and performance, to remember. Tickets: $23-68. Oct. 27-30 at Royal Farms Arena.
17th Great Halloween Lantern Parade and Festival
Spend the Saturday before Halloween with Creative Alliance for all the Halloween-themed goodness you could want—lantern building, live music, hayrides, kid costume contests, sugar skull-making and, of course, the great lantern parade! Free. 3:30 p.m. at Patterson Park.
Movie and Music: The Nightmare Before Christmas
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is going all out for Halloween this year. It’s Halloween favorite, “The Nightmare Before Christmas” like you’ve never seen it before—with a live orchestra! Tickets: $25-75. 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.
Pumpkins in the Park
This free fall festival includes fun activities for kids of all ages: live children’s music, petting zoo, pumpkin patch, toddler maze, moonbounce, face painting and more! Free. 12-4 p.m. at Center Plaza on the corner of N. Charles and Fayette Sts.
Join Horizon Day Camp, the summer camp for kids with cancer, for a fun 5K run/walk starting at Camden Yards. Even better, there will be music, games, prizes and face painting, among other activities. Registration required. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. at Camden Yards.