These vibrant festivals celebrate fall fun, and if your taste run more to the macabre, you will love these Ghost Tours & Haunted Attractions . Here's even more events to inspire your Autumn Adventure.
1 Free Fall Baltimore
Everything is FREE! The 11th annual Free Fall Baltimore is a citywide celebration offering more than 300 free arts and cultural events at participating venues throughout Baltimore City. http://www.freefallbaltimore.org/
2 Bowles Farms Corn Maze & Pumpkin Farm - Clements, Southern Maryland
Sept.24 - Oct. 30, 2016
Pick your pumpkins at the giant pumpkin patch and navigate the largest corn maze in Southern Maryland! This year’s maze celebrates 175 years of St. Mary’s College of Maryland with a maze in the shape of the Arc and dove. Kids will love the petting zoo, barrel rides and the chance for a picture with Sponge Bob! the 2016 Corn Maze theme is: 'Welcome Great Pumpkin" Charlie Brown.
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22880 Budds Creek Road
Clements, MD 20624
3 Butler's Orchard Pumpkin Festival - Germantown, Capital Region
Weekends in October through Oct. 30, 2016
Pick your own pumpkin, meet the farm animals, explore the straw maze and swoosh down the giant slide at this fun and educational farm. Don’t leave without some of their famous butter-apple cider.
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22222 Davis Mill Rd
Germantown, MD 20876
4 Carroll County Corn Maze - Westminster, Central Region
Weekends Sept. 23 - Oct. 23, 2016
Celebrate the history of farming past and present, explore the amazing corn maze, and take home some local, fall produce. If you’re feeling bold, bring a flashlight and try the maze at night! This year's theme is "All Things Maryland."
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706 Agriculture Center
Westminster, MD 21157
5 Fall Harvest Festival at Summers Farm - Frederick, Capital Region
Sept. 24 - Oct. 31, 2016
Have fun on the farm with pick-your-own pumpkins, hayrides, a giant pumpkin pillow, corn maze and even pig races!
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5620 Butterfly Lane
Frederick, MD 21703
6 Forrest Hall Farm Crazy Corn Maze - Mechanicsville, Southern Maryland
Sept. 17 - Oct. 30, 2016
Tour the corn maze, go for a hay ride, get to know some friendly farm animals, and take home great local produce, flowers, meats and baked goods.
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39136 Avie Lane
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
7 Terrapin Adventures - Great Pumpkin Adventure - Savage, Central Region
Oct. 15, 2016
Paint your own pumpkin or ghost, then spend an hour and a half on the Terrapin Explorer course. For ages 5-10, minimum weight of 35 pounds. Reservations required.
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8600 Foundry St
Savage, MD 20763
8 Fall Fun Festival at Gavers Farm - Mt. Airy, Central Region
Sep. 9 - Oct 31, 2016
There's nothing like fall on the farm! have fun navigating the twists and turns of the corn maze, jumping on the giant pillow, petting and feeding the farm animals and gliding down giant slides. There are more than 45 attractions, suitable for any age, including the Cow Train, mini mazes, playgrounds, duck races, ball games, photo centers and more!
9 Homestead Gardens Fall Fest - Davidsonville, Central Region
Sept. 24 - Oct. 30 weekends - Davidsonville location only
Pumpkin Express, hay rides, corn maze, jumping pillow, pipe slide, pumpkin bowling and live entertainment. Free entry, fee for some activities.
10 Greenstreet Gardens Fall Festival & Corn Maze - Lothian, Central Region
Sep.17 - Oct.30, 2016 Weekends.
Hayrides, corn maze, jumping pillow, underground slide, corn boxes, shortie maze, cow train and more.
11 Horsmon Farm Harvest Festival - St. Leonard, Southern Maryland
Through Oct. 31, 2016 weekends and school holidays.
Hay rides, petting zoo, corn box, straw maze, sorghum maze and special events each weekend including scarecrow making, kayaking for kids, tractor weekend and more.
12 Lawyer’s Winterbrook Farm & Moonlight Maze - Thurmont
Sept. 24, 2016 - Nov. 6, 2016
There’s something about fall that inspires farmers to carve intricate patterns in their crops and invite strangers to wander around. Lawyer’s Winterbrook Farm & Moonlight Maze in Thurmont is the state’s largest corn maze—five of them, actually—and after you find your way out, you can take a turn at the 75mph pumpkin-shooting air cannon.
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13001 Creagerstown Road
Thurmont, MD 21788
13 Ghost Tours & Haunted Attractions
If you enjoy being creeped-out - welcome to the alleyways of old Annapolis and the frontier graves of Frederick. The Old Line State has spent nearly 400 years collecting her ghosts. Those restless spirits are out there, waiting for you. http://www.visitmaryland.org/list/ghost-tours-haunted-attractions