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NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., September 12, 2023—Harbor Halloween returns to National Harbor on Sunday, October 22 with a fun lineup of spooktacular fun for the whole family with Halloween activities from noon to 3 p.m.
The day starts with Trick-or-Treating at overly 30 select restaurants and retailers from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes and visit the restaurants and retailers. The list of participating restaurants and retailers is available here. From noon to 5 p.m. children in costume get a free ride on The Capital Wheel when accompanied by a paying adult. (Limit one free child per one adult admission. Valid for children ages 10 and under.)
A variety of activities will take place on the waterfront (150 National Plaza, National Harbor) The children’s Halloween classic movie, Hocus Pocus, is being shown at 1 p.m. on the Plaza big screen. At 2:30 p.m., following the movie, multiple National Harbor restaurant chefs and artists will compete in a pumpkin carving contest. Spectators are encouraged to watch the many creative pumpkin transformations and vote for their favorites. While the pumpkins are being carved, National Harbor will host a Pet Pawrade. Register your pet here
to be included in the costume competition. Prizes will be given for best costume, most creative costume and more.
There’s also an opportunity to meet and greet community partners including Prince George’s County Police, Prince George’s County Fire/EMS and representatives with the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System.
For more information on Harbor Halloween, visit www.nationalharbor.com/events/harbor-halloween/. For more information on National Harbor, visit www.NationalHarbor.com.
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About National Harbor
Situated on the banks of the historic Potomac River and just minutes from the nation’s capital, National Harbor is a waterfront resort destination unlike any other. National Harbor is home to two of Maryland’s Four Diamond rated hotels—Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, the East Coast’s largest non-gaming hotel and convention center and has almost 2,000 hotel rooms and 660,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and MGM National Harbor, an integrated luxury casino resort with renowned chef-driven restaurants, a 3,000-seat state-of-the art theater and one of the largest gaming floors outside of Las Vegas. The vibrant Waterfront District features boutique shops, restaurants and entertainment options along picturesque promenades. The iconic Capital Wheel, a 180-ft observation wheel, Tanger Outlets’ 85 designer brands, and a robust calendar of events round out this destination that welcomes more than 15.2 million visitors a year. For more information, visit www.NationalHarbor.com.