Bonez and Booz

 October 26, 2024

October 26, 2024

The spooktacular Halloween and Fall Festival returns Saturday, October 26, 2024 from 4 to 10 p.m. at the Virginia Museum of Natural History! Fire performances, magic shows, stilt walkers, carnival games, costume contests, food trucks, a beer garden, and more await you during Bonez & Booz! Costumes encouraged!

Stilt walkers from Miss Kitty's Society for Wayward Cosmonauts are set to return to this year's Bonez & Booz! Stilt walkers will add to the festivities at this year's Bonez & Booz!

What to Experience

  • Fire Performances
  • Magic Shows
  • Stilt Walkers
  • Carnival Games
  • Costume Contests
  • Exhibit Gallery Scavenger Hunt
  • Balloon Art
  • Caricature Art
  • Face Painting
  • Halloween Photo Booth
  • DJ
  • Food Truck Alley
  • Beer Garden
  • Spooky Scientific Specimens
  • Bonez & Booz Souvenirs
Costume fun at Bonez and Booz!VMNH Herpetology showing off specimens during a previous Bonez & Booz!

Admission is only...

  • $10/Ages 18-59
  • $5/Ages 3-17
  • $5/Seniors 60+
  • FREE for children under 3
  • FREE for VMNH Members
  • FREE for members of ASTC Passport participating institutions
  • FREE for EBT card holders who present their EBT card and official photo ID
  • Groupons are accepted!

Free admission for EBT cardholders is valid for the cardholder (from any state) and up to 5 immediate family members living within the same household as the cardholder. Members of ASTC Passport participating institutions must provide their membership card to receive free admission.

Know Before You Go

  • Admission is available at the gate.
  • This is primarily an outdoor event.
  • Parking will be available off-site. A parking map will be provided closer to the event date.
  • The museum will be CLOSED this day during normal Saturday operating hours (which are 10am to 4pm) due to preparation for this event.
  • All listed offerings, activities, times and information may be subject to change.
  • All costumes must be family-friendly.
  • The museum is a tobacco and vape-free campus.

Bonez & Booz is made possible by:

Bassett Furniture Industries Logo Boxley Materials Company Logo Monogram Foods Loves Kids Foundation Logo Carter Bank and Trust Logo Homes by Amy LogoHelen S. and Charles G. Jr., Patterson Charitable Foundation Trust
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Please Visit Us Soon


Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sunday - Monday: Closed


$10 for ages 18-59
$5 for ages 3-17, seniors 60+, and college students
FREE for children under 3, museum members, and members of ASTC participating institutions

My kids loved it. Drove an hour to it and worth it.

David H.

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