Halloween at Highland
James Monroe’s Highland, in partnership with the Albemarle County Fair, will host Halloween at Highland, an afternoon and evening of fall fun, on Sunday, October 28, from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. Admission to the event includes hayrides through the Highland pastures, walks through the corn maze, and entry in the children’s Halloween costume contest. Food, drink, pumpkins, and face painting will be available for purchase. All proceeds will support agricultural programming and the Albemarle County Fair at Highland.
The costume contest is limited to children age twelve and under. Costume contest entries must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. Awards will be presented at 4:30 p.m.
Admission is $5 per participant. Children under 6 years old are admitted FREE.
Highland, the home of James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States, is adjacent to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia. Purchased by Monroe in 1793, the plantation was home to the Monroe family for nearly 25 years. Acquired by the College of William and Mary (Monroe’s alma mater) in 1974, Highland offers tours each... more