Oct 19 & 20, 2019
The AnthemWashington DC
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Nightmare Festival is one of the only Halloween camping experiences on the east coast. Four Quarters is also an amazing site with plenty to explore from the Labyrinth to the Old Forest. There is no fee to pitch at a tent & campers are welcome to stay until 3pm on the festival exit day.
Gateway to Hell
The Gateway to Hell looks like what happens when ghouls invade a haunted church and make it come to life with lasers, lights, and visuals. Step in to experience the insanity with sets from some of our top acts playing from sundown till deep into the night.
Live Painting
Come watch as artists paint massive murals to commemorate this year’s festival. Visionary artists and illustrators alike will be working together to make amazing art throughout the entire festival grounds.
Live Performers
Live action is created throughout the campgrounds & on each stage with performances hosted by the talented Electrocute troupe. Expect to see sideshow performances, stilt walkers, magicians, and contortionists all bringing intense action to the atmosphere of the festival.
Pumpkin Patches
It wouldn't be Halloween without some creative pumpkin carving!
The Tunnel
The Tunnel is the perfect place to get your photo taken or simply a nice attraction to pass through on your way to or from The Night Circus & Voodoo Lair.
The Void
The Void is the outdoors mainstage, designed to fit thousands of people with 360 degrees of energy and excitement from special sideshow performances to decorations. This stage will host some of our biggest acts,

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