This year, the Museum’s popular Air & Scare program is coming to your home with online downloadable activities and challenges, live digital programming, and some sc-air-y business, including a costume and pumpkin decorating contest for sweet prizes:

Note: There will be no on-site Halloween programming at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center this year.

Downloadable Halloween Activities

Enjoy this hands-on Halloween activities with an Air and Space twist:

Star Wars Corner

In honor of Halloween, our friends at the 501st Legion and Rebel Legion show off the best way to make the famous Blue Milk from Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope.

Enjoy these other activities for the Star Wars fans in your life:

Check out the amazing pumpkins and costumes from the 501st Legion and Rebel Legion in this Pass the Pumpkin video.

Flights of Fancy Story Time

Enjoy a special Halloween-themed Flights of Fancy story time, featuring an original story and craft activity for your little ones. Watch below or on YouTube.

Upcoming Virtual Programming

Air & Scare Live Chat: Sci-Fi Props and Costumes — Thursday, October 29 at 1 pm ET

Join us for a special Halloween-themed live chat about sci-fi costumes and props from series like Star Wars, Star Trek, and more. Tune in on Facebook Live and on our website.

ScareSpace: Stories with an Air of Mystery — Friday, October 30

Join us on Instagram for spooky and mysterious stories from the aviation and space history. Taking place on @airandspacemuseum on Instagram throughout the day including:

  • Instagram Live about the mystery behind black holes at 12 pm ET
  • Instagram Live about Jackie Cochran, Clairvoyance, and Amelia Earhart at 3 pm ET (submit your questions on our Instagram story the day before!)
  • Instagram Story about Area 51

Costume and Pumpkin Contest Winners Announcement — Saturday, October 31 at 1 pm ET

Learn the winners of the costume and pumpkin decorating contest in a special video presentation.

Air & Scare at Home is made possible by the generous support of

Mars Wrigley