After a weekend filled with the Lynchburg Zombie Walk, Run for Your Life Zombie Run and other Halloween fun, Lynchburg City Schools students enjoyed a day off on Monday as teachers spent the day planning.
For many Lynchburg families, the crisp fall day was spent enjoying Halloween fun at Smith’s Pumpkin Patch. Other families worked on final touches to their Halloween costumes or picked up candy for trick-or-treat.
The next few days will be packed with Halloween parties at school and home, trick-or-treat, trunk-or-treat, carving pumpkins and more Halloween fun.
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Visit Lynchburg Macaroni Kid to find lots of Halloween activities this week in Lynchburg. Here are some activities to enjoy with the kids.
Halloween comes early at Lynchburg College. Bring the kids to the Hall Campus Center at Lynchburg College on Tuesday, Oct. 29 and enjoy a Monster Bash from 5 to 8 p.m. and Campus Trick-or-Treat from 6 to 8 p.m.
Kids will enjoy mummy racing, face painting, games, prizes, music, monster juice and candy. Be sure to wear costumes and dress for outdoors to enjoy activities in the Dell.
Head to Auburnlea Farms in Gladys on Wednesday for Home School Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.. All families with children are welcome to enjoy a reduced entry fee. Kids ages 3 and under are free with an adult.
Some of the fun activities planned for the day include a corn maze, straw maze, corn box, walk-through puzzles, hay rides, a 40-foot slide, farm animals, a pumpkin patch and more.
On Halloween day, there are several fun activities for the kids before time for trick-or-treat or trunk-or-treat. Many local elementary school kids will enjoy costume parades.
Bring the kids to Lynchburg Public Library and join in the costume parade fun. There are three time slots: 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Kids will enjoy trick-or-treating, a Halloween craft and an indoor costume parade.
Preschoolers can wear their costumes and bring a riding toy to FunQuest Family Entertainment Center for a special Halloween Tot Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Parents can watch the fun or skate along.
Parents of children 3 months to 5 years are invited to call Romp n’ Roll Lynchburg at (434) 509-0009 to reserve a spot at the Romp n’ Roll Halloween Bash on Halloween from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Halloween night brings trick-or-treat fun in your neighborhood and trunk-or-treat at area churches. Thomas Road Baptist Church will host Kids Karnival from 6 to 8 p.m.
Children in fifth grade and below and their families are welcome to enjoy the free event featuring inflatables, trunk-and-treat, candy and fun.
There’s also Halloween fun at Bible Baptist Church in Appomattox from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for their Fall Festival and Trunk-or-Treat at Thomas Terrace Baptist Church on Richmond Highway in Lynchburg from 5 to 6 p.m.
All are welcome to attend the All Hallows Eve Service at Old City Cemetery at 5 p.m. on Thursday. Costumes are welcome at this free community event.
Halloween will be the last day for Smith’s Pumpkin Patch. The whole family will enjoy the activities planned, which include a showing of “The Great Pumpkin” at 7:25 p.m. and trunk-or-treat at 8 p.m.
Yoders’ Farm Corn Maze in Rustburg will be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday for their final weekend of fun. Auburnlea Farms will hold their last Fall Festival Weekend of the season on Friday and Saturday.
Ravenelle Corn Maze at Russell Farms in Forest will be open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday for their final weekend of the season.
Kick off November on Friday at the 54th Annual Pancake Jamboree at Lynchburg City Armory. Come for breakfast, lunch, dinner or all three with hours from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Halloween is fun for kids of all ages. Make memories this week as you enjoy fun Halloween activities with your kids around Lynchburg.