It’s spooky season here in Montgomery County. Local festivities include ghost tours, haunted houses, and just about everything else that screams October. Gather your friends and family and hold them close because these occasions are bound to send goosebumps up your spine. This guide will help you navigate the spookiest events and activities to participate in this Halloween season.
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Fall Weekends at Snipes Farm
When: October Saturdays 9 am – 6 pm, Sundays 10 am – 5 pm
Where: 890 W Bridge Street, Morrisville, PA
Fall weekends at Snipes Farm begins this October and there’s a lot of fun activities to experience. Admission is $8 for age 3 and above, 2 and under are free. Visit the Big Red Barn with Halloween items, pumpkins, gourds, fresh cider, cider donuts and pie. There’s also a hay pyramid, straw bale maze, wooden maze, two playgrounds, farm animals, Cluckingham Palace, a pumpkin patch, nature trail, land of scarecrows and pick-your-own flowers. All proceeds from fall weekends support Snipes Farm and Education Center’s mission to model and teach sustainable farming while building community and connecting people to the land. Learn more here. To learn more about Halloween movies on Snipes Farm, read here.
Fall Harvest Days at Merrymead Farm
When: Every Saturday and Sunday in October
Where: Merrymead Farm, 2222 S. Valley Forge Road, Landsdale, PA
Starting on October 2nd, Fall Harvest Days are back at Merrymead Farm. Saturday activities are from 11 am – 5 pm and Sunday activities are from noon – 5 pm. Harvest Days include a variety of pumpkins, fall decor, local apples and Apple Cider donuts. The Lighting of the Great Pumpkin takes place on September 24th and 25th. There will be hayrides and a venture through the cornstalk tunnel. Tickets need to be purchased for admission and activities.
When: Select dates in October, 6 – 10 pm
Where: 351 W. Schuylkill Road, Pottstown, PA
If you’re looking for fun, excitement, and heart-pounding fear, Terror Labs will do the trick. Located in Pottstown, PA, Terror Labs is celebrating our 6th blood-curdling season. The mad doctors, former patients, and formerly living experiments are eager to greet you. No appointment necessary. Click the website to see available dates.
Haunted Halloween Tours
When: October 22 & 29, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Graeme Park, 859 County Line Road, Horsham, PA
Take a haunted Halloween tour at the 42-acre historic park and the only surviving residence of a Colonial Pennsylvania Governor at Graeme Park.
Kershner Halloween 5K Run/Walk
When: Saturday, October 30th, 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Brothers Kershner Brewing Co., 4119 W Skippack Pike, Skippack, PA
PRLa’s Bucks-Mont Chapter invites you to a spooky good time at the Kershner Halloween 5K Run/Walk hosted by Brothers Kershner Brewery in Skippack. Get in the spirit of Halloween! Costumes are encouraged. Post race, runners will receive a tee shirt, a beer glass and a coupon for one free Kershner Bros. beer. A BBQ truck will be on site to purchase food.
All Hallow’s Eve Fall Festival
When: Saturday, October 16th, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Pennypacker Mills, 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville, PA
Enjoy Fall Festival at Pennypacker Mills, including hayrides, cider pressing, pumpkin painting, crafts to make and take home, bean bag toss and a hay pile to jump in. Fun and free for all ages.
Halloween Parade & Extravaganza
When: October 30th, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Ambler Theater, 108 East Butler Avenue, Ambler, PA
Bring your ghost and goblins out for trick or treating, pumpkin decorating, entertainment, kid friendly activities and delicious treats provided by local Ambler businesses. The theater lobby is the hub of activity – when you check in there you can partake in the activities or choose to go on the Halloween walk to participating businesses. Prizes for best costumes in various categories will be awarded throughout the event.
Horsham Dog Park Halloween Pawty
When: Sunday, October 24th, 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Horsham Dog Park, 1013 Horsham Road, Horsham, PA
Come out to the annual pawty to celebrate another year of everyone’s favorite park. The pawty will consist of vendors, raffles, costume parade and contest. Volunteers and vendors are welcome to participate.
606 2nd Street Pike, Southampton, PA
Steam Pub in Southampton is a pub-style restaurant that was a former train station connecting the Bucks County suburb to the rest of the country and allowing Southampton to thrive economically. Steam Pub just released their fall drink menu. A few of the drinks include the Pumpkin Pie Martini, Apple Pie Martini, Spiced Cranberry Mule, Spiked Apple Cider, Maple Cinnamon Latte and more. Steam Pub’s Halloween Party is Saturday, October 30th from 10 pm – 2 am. There will be a costume contest, drink specials and no cover.
La Chelé Medical Aesthetics
430 Union Square Drive, New Hope
2911 S. Eagle Road, Newtown
La Chelé is an award-winning Medical Aesthetics & Wellness Center located in both New Hope, PA, and Newtown, PA. Some of the many treatments include body contouring, skin care programs, brow sculpting, injectables, laser and more. Check out the fall specials on the website. La Chelé is the 2021 Happenings List Winner for Med Spa!
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