Pennsylvania Halloween Events 2020

Are you ready to track down some fun events for Halloween 2019? We have put together one of the largest calendars of Halloween events in the United States for you. It locates holiday activities for all ages – from kid-friendly children’s activities to adult Halloween parties. We don’t have every event yet, but there are plenty of ideas to get you and your family in the mood for Halloween in Pennsylvania.

2018 Events

Scarecrow Festival - Lahaska, PA - Sep 14 to Sep 15, 2019
A weekend of fall family fun including scarecrow-making workshops, pumpkin painting, live musical entertainment and children’s activities.

Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Street - Langhorne, PA - Sep 20 to Nov 3, 2019
Come in costume and celebrate silly, not-too-spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular® at Sesame Place, held on select dates from September 20 through November 3. Guests can swing, fly and cruise on Count von Count-themed mechanical rides, enjoy special Halloween-themed shows, trick-or-treat around the park, explore a maze, participate in a scavenger hunt, decorate pumpkins, decorating and see everyone’s favorite furry friends dressed up in costume, both around the park and in a parade

Jack-o-Lantern Lane - Allentown, PA - Sep 21 to Nov 3, 2019
Explore light, optical illusions, and fun sensory challenges.

Screamin’ Green Hauntoween - Easton, PA - Sep 21 to Oct 31, 2019
Monster-ific crafts and special spooky happenings all month long: special Annual Passholder events, sensory night, special visitors, trick-or-treating, and a live slime-themed show that’s fun for the whole family! Celebrate the magic of autumn all while exploring 27 exciting hands-on attractions. All events and activities are included with general admission

Thriller Halloween Moonlight Cruise - Pittsburgh, PA - Oct 4 to Oct 27, 2019
Choose from a variety of cruises on the Gateway Clipper fleet, offering fun for everyone, with parties, haunted tours, family-friendly events, and more.

Scarecrow Walk & Design Contest - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 5 to Oct 31, 2019
This year participants may create a scarecrow for the theme: Famous Musicians. These scarecrows may be a singer or play an instrument. All entries will be on display on Scarecrow Walk at Morris Arboretum for almost four weeks.

Boo at the Zoo – Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 12 to Oct 27, 2019
Philadelphia Zoo’s annual Boo at the Zoo extravaganza returns for THREE spooky weekends. Bring your family and little ones for a day of spooky adventures, including trick-or-treat safari, Extinction Graveyard, fall food offerings throughout the zoo’s snack bars, hay bale maze, giant pumpkin wall and more!

Allentown Halloween Parade - Allentown, PA - Oct 13, 2019
Annual parade through Allentown. This year’s theme is Harvest Fest.

Allentown Halloween Parade - Allentown, PA - Oct 13, 2019
Parade begins at 2pm and proceeds from Allentown Fairgrounds to Hamilton Street via 17th Street, and proceeds to end at 9th and Hamilton

Hershey Halloween Parade - Hershey, PA - Oct 15, 2019
72nd annual. Be sure to position yourself along the parade route to receive some of the delicious candy donated from The Hershey Company! Parade begins at 7pm.

Millersburg Halloween Parade - Millersburg, PA - Oct 16, 2019

Great Pumpkin Carve - Chadds Ford, PA - Oct 17 to Oct 19, 2019
This annual tradition is a three day event in October with over 60 local artists carving giant pumpkins. The pumpkins will be lit after the carving is completed and then displayed all three nights-Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Treat yourself to great food and fall treats offered by area eateries, enjoy live music, hayrides, a haunted trail and more.

ZooBoo – Erie Zoo - Erie, PA - Oct 17 to Oct 30, 2019
This year’s ZooBoo will continue to be “scary, but not too scary” with lots of fun for the whole family! The kids get to meet the troll who guards the Children’s Zoo Bridge, dance to some creepy tunes, hang out with some special guests (on select dates) and chat with the Talking Pumpkin. But the best part for every child 12 years and under is the goodies passed out at each of trick-or-treating booths of course! It will be an event you will want to visit again and again

ZooBoo - Pittsburgh, PA - Oct 19 to Oct 27, 2019
Kid-friendly Halloween event occurring throughout the Zoo grounds. Enter the not-so-scary haunt spots, if you dare. Create creepy crafts at Casper’s Craft Corner. Race through the children’s hay maze. Show off your spooktacular costumes in the Halloween parade and costume contest. Be wowed with magic, meet your favorite characters, and show off your dance moves. Trick-or-treat throughout the Zoo, collecting treats and supporting local businesses at this daytime family favorite event.

Nightmare Festival - Artemus, PA - Oct 19 to Oct 20, 2019

Lehigh Valley Jack-o-Lantern Festival - Allentown, PA - Oct 19, 2019
Live music, pumpkin carving, costume parade and contest, hayrides, clowns and face painting, and more.

Elizabethville Halloween Parade - Elizabethtown, PA - Oct 21, 2019

Middletown Halloween Parade - Middletown, PA - Oct 21, 2019
66th annual. For spectators, the parade officially begins at the intersection of Race and Conewago Streets, proceeding north on Race Street. It will make a left onto Water Street heading West, then a left Union Street heading South, the parade will disperse just before Karn’s Market. Judge’s stand will be in the parking cut-out just above the Brownstone on the west side.

Camp Hill Parade - Camp Hill, PA - Oct 22, 2019

Johnstown Halloween Parade - Johnstown, PA - Oct 22, 2019

Paxtang Lions Club Halloween Parade - Paxtang, PA - Oct 22, 2019

Phoenixville Halloween Parade - Phoenixville, PA - Oct 23, 2019

Witch Craft Beer Crawl - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 23, 2019
Grab your broomstick and fly around East Passyunk Avenue during the 9th Annual Witch CRAFT Beer Crawl on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, from 5:30pm to 9:30pm, with registration at Garage Passyunk (1231 East Passyunk). Up to 500 witches will enjoy seasonal craft beers bubbling up in cauldrons at more than a dozen bars and restaurants.

Witch Craft Bar Crawl - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 23, 2019
Enjoy seasonal craft beers at close to 20 bars and restaurants along the Avenue.

East Hanover Township Halloween Parade - Grantville, PA - Oct 24, 2019
7pm at Grantville Fire Department Carnival Grounds

Monster Madness Sleepover - Pittsburgh, PA - Oct 25, 2019
A frightfully fun evening guaranteed to make your hair stand on end. . . literally! It’s a deliciously gross, ghastly good time to be had by all young witches, wizards, and monsters. Costumes encouraged!

Wicked at Xfinity Live - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 25 to Oct 26, 2019
5 parties under one roof! Let your inner evil come out this Halloween at Xfinity Live! at Philly’s hottest and biggest Halloween-night party of the year – WICKED. Sin your way through multiple amazing party locations under one roof with multiple outdoor patios and more — all ready for you & your friends to see!

Trick or Treat & Zombie Ball - State College, PA - Oct 25, 2019
Many vendors in the mall pass out candy and goodies to the kids for a safe trick-or-treat experience.

Trick or Trot 5K - Wexford, PA - Oct 26, 2019

Boo n Brew Halloween Dance Cruise - Pittsburgh, PA - Oct 26, 2019
Free psychic and tarot card readings, prizes and mingle with BOB FM on-air personalities. At 8 pm, the party hits the water with the band “Random Play” playing all your favorites. Don’t forget to wear your Halloween costumes for your chance to win great prizes including concert and event tickets, and a grand prize – $1500 Green Apple Barter Travel Certificate!

Frankenstate Costume Party Spooktacular - Beaver Falls, PA - Oct 26, 2019
Put on your scariest costume and head to Brady’s Run Ice Arena for Frankenskate! Prizes for best costumes will be awarded and treats available from the bake shop. $6.00 admission. Kids 3 and under free!

Halloween Rock Star Bash - Warrendale, PA - Oct 26, 2019
Costume party with over $1000 grand prize

Halloween Rock Star Bash and Costume Party - Warrendale, PA - Oct 26, 2019
$1000 Costume contest grand prize

Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 26, 2019
East Passyunk Avenue BID invites you and your family for a double dose of spooktacular fun! Bring the whole family out for a Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday on Saturday, October 27th. Look for free activities for kids, adults and Fido too! Shop from dozens of crafters, enjoy fall fare, and explore events all along East Passyunk Avenue.

Halloween in Manayunk - Manayunk, PA - Oct 26, 2019
Halloween in Manayunk offers a fun and safe way to celebrate Halloween on Main Street! From the kids and pets costume parade in Pretzel Park, to trick-or-treating at your favorite businesses, there is a variety of activities for families to celebrate the holiday!

Trick or Treat Trail - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 26, 2019
Held at Franklin Square in Philadelphia.

Nightmare on Broad Street - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 26, 2019
Held at Xfinity Live.

Slasher Halloween Party - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 26, 2019
Annual party at the Twisted Tail

Mad River Halloween Party - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 26, 2019
Ghosts & Goblins is back at Mad River Manayunk for it’s 12th year running! This is Manayunk’s biggest and hottest halloween party – do not miss out because last year sold out days in advance! Come dressed in your greatest costumes and compete for cash and prizes! Come early for the open bar (for VIP ticket holders only – advance purchase required for VIP) and enjoy great drink specials while the DJ spins dance music in every room of Mad River for a howling good time

Halloween at Barcade - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 26, 2019

Catawissa Halloween Parade - Catawissa, PA - Oct 26, 2019

Trunk or Treat at Limerick Community Park - Limerick, PA - Oct 26, 2019
Enjoy an afternoon at the park in a safe trick or treating setting with local businesses and organizations.

Fairmount Halloween Festival & Parade - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 27, 2019
Come in costume and enjoy a FREE annual Halloween event with even more festive-fun included! Make-n-take art stations will be in full swing

Easton-Phillipsburg Halloween Parade - Easton, PA - Oct 27, 2019
The Phillipsburg-Easton Halloween Parade is a tradition that attracts thousands of residents from both Easton & Phillipsburg. This parade is the event of the year that binds two communities to showcase local bands, entertainers, non-profit organizations, local businesses, and community groups.

York Halloween Parade - York, PA - Oct 27, 2019

Annual Halloween Costume Parade - State College, PA - Oct 27, 2019
The parade forms on Burrows Rd in the block between College Ave and Beaver Ave. at 6:30 PM. Step Off is promptly at 7 PM. Costume judging, with over 10 different costume categories takes place at Memorial Field with cash prizes and candy treats provided by the State College Lions Club

Hummelstown Halloween Parade - Hummelstown, PA - Oct 28, 2019
Parade starts 7pm

Red Lion Halloween Parade - Red Lion, PA - Oct 28, 2019

Lititz Lions Halloween Parade - Lititz, PA - Oct 28, 2019
Starts at 7PM at Locust and Main Street traveling west on Main Street and ending at the square. Lions Food Stand and Parade judges will be located at Main and Cedar Street. Prizes are awarded to Group, Float, and Children entries.

Halloween Party at Howl - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 31, 2019
Howl at the Moon Philadelphia hosts another Halloween party with drink specials, games, and a costume contest.

Halloween Tot Parade - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 31, 2019
Tots and their parents/guardians are invited to the annual Spruce Hill Halloween Parade and Party. The parade will kick off at 4:30 p.m. at 45th and Larchwood, but gathering will begin at 4 p.m. The parade ends on “Little Osage” (4200 block of Osage Ave.), where the tots will be treated to cider, baked goods and other treats provided by neighbors and local businesses.

Mischief at the Mutter - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 31, 2019
A precarious party full of marvel and fright is brewing at the Mütter for another night. Enjoy tasty drinks from the bar and view the collections, but watch out for the spirits or you may need some protection! Keep specters at bay with your festive disguises, but don’t be shocked if the Mütter holds a few scary surprises…

Dracula’s Ball - Philadelphia, PA - Oct 31, 2019

Halloween Party at Howl - Pittsburgh, PA - Nov 1, 2019
Howl at the Moon Pittsburgh hosts another Halloween party with drink specials, games, and a costume contest.

Haunted Brewery Bash - Philadelphia, PA - Nov 1, 2019
Held at Manayunk Brewery. If craft beer, a great crowd, and a hauntingly good time is what you are looking for, you are in luck with Manayunk’s largest party! Party it up with two floors of entertainment & DJs, a heated covered outdor patio, and tons of new friends. Drink specials, VIP Open Bar, and an amazing costume contest.

Past Events

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Jack-O-Lantern Lane – Allentown, PA – through Nov 5, 2017

ZooBoo – Erie, PA – Oct 13-30, 2017

Allentown Halloween Parade – Oct 15, 2017

Halloween Parade – Middletown, PA – Oct 16, 2017

Hershey Halloween Parade – Oct 17, 2017

Halloween Parade – Millersburg, PA – Oct 18, 2017

EHTDC Halloween Parade – East Hanover Twp, PA – Oct 19, 2017

Trunk or Treat – Limerick – Oct 21, 2017

Paxtang Halloween Parade – Paxtang, PA – Oct 24, 2017

Johnstown Halloween Parade – Johnstown, PA – Oct 24, 2017

Halloween Parade – Camp Hill Borough – Oct 24, 2017

Halloween Parade – Mount Holly Springs, PA – Oct 25, 2017

Halloween Parade – East Pennsboro, PA – Oct 25, 2017

Hanover Halloween Parade – Hanover, PA – Oct 26, 2017

Masquerade Costume Ball – Boalsburg, PA – Oct 27, 2017

Kooky Spooky Halloween Party – Erie, PA – Oct 28, 2017

Nittany Mall Trick or Treat – State College, PA – Oct 28, 2017

Catawissa Halloween Parade – Catawissa, PA – Oct 28, 2017

York Halloween Parade – York, PA – Oct 29, 2017

Easton-Phillipsburg Halloween Parade – Oct 29, 2017

CRPR Halloween Costume Parade – State College, PA – Oct 29, 2017

Hummelstown Halloween Parade – Hummelstown, PA – Oct 30, 2017

Halloween Parade – Red Lion, PA – Oct 30, 2017

Halloween Parade – Lititz, PA – Oct 30, 2017

Halloween Parade – Elizabethville, PA – Oct 30, 2017

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