East Passyunk Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday

East Passyunk Fall Fest & Spooky Saturday

'Halloween Family Fun In East Passyunk' Come on out to East Passyunk with the kids to enjoy the many fun Halloween activities on Saturday, October 29 from 11 am to 4 pm! Kids will be able to decorate pumpkins, Halloween-themed create arts and crafts, participate in a costume contest, enjoy treats, listen to live music and much more. (All activities at The Singing Fountain (East Passyunk & Tasker) unless otherwise noted.) Also along the avenue, festival-goers will find a craft show … [Read more...]

PumpkinFest at South Street Headhouse District With Trick-Or-Treating

PumpkinFest at South Street Headhouse District

'Free Hayrides, Straw Bale Maze, Live Music ~ Oh My!’ The South Street Headhouse District hosts its eight-annual PumpkinFest underneath the historic Headhouse Square Shambles on Saturday, October 29, from noon to 5 pm. Families are invited to get into the Halloween spirit and enjoy all that fall has to offer with face painting, straw bale maze, circus performances, live music, hayrides, costume contests, and more. District businesses will open their doors for trick or treating from 3:00 … [Read more...]

East Passyunk Avenue Witch Craft Beer Crawl

East Passyunk Ave Witch Craft Beer Crawl

'Witches, Get Your Beer On!' Calling all witches! It's that time of year. Halloween, pumpkin beers, witches, sorcerers and the 7th Annual East Passyunk Ave Witch Craft Beer Crawl. You can wear your pointed hats and bring out your flying broomsticks on Wednesday, October 26, from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm. This year’s crawl will kick off with registration at Garage (9th and Wharton Streets) from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Once you are registered. crawlers are free to hit the bars and beers of … [Read more...]

The Ghost Tour of Philadelphia – Halloween in Philadelphia

The Ghost Tour of Philadelphia

'When History Comes Back to Life' Do you get scared easily? Do the hairs of the back of your neck stand up when spooked? The Ghost Tour of Philadelphia might have this effect on you. Started in 1995, you explore the hidden treasures regarding ghost stories, unraveling the mysteries and secrets of Historic Philadelphia. Benjamin Franklin is said to still roam the streets of Old City. The tour will visit several of his old haunts. Other stories that you might hear are : Does Edgar Allan … [Read more...]

Halloween in Philadelphia – Our Guide to All Things Spooky

Halloween in Philadelphia, Things to do for Halloween in Philadelphia

'2016 Spooky Halloween Attractions in Philly' Who gets scared of spooks, goblins, murder mysteries, ghost stories and much more? Halloween can be a treat for all ages, ranging from hayrides to haunted attractions. We would like to share with you the different Halloween events happening in the Philadelphia region for both the family and for adults. To get you into the Halloween spirit, please listen along to some Halloween music. (opens in a new window) Monster Mash – by Bobby Pricket  … [Read more...]

Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour – Halloween in Philadelphia

Spirit's of '76 Ghost Tour in Philadelphia

'Terrifying Tales from Haunted Philadelphia' Who enjoys spooky sites and stories that would be related to Philadelphia History. At the Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour, you get to travel down the cobblestone streets of Old City, hearing these chilling stories. The tour is approximately 75 minutes long and takes you to 20 sites throughout the Historic District of the city, visiting such sites as: City Tavern Congress Hall Independence Hall Merchant's Exchange Carpenters' Hall Old Pine … [Read more...]

Grim Philly Tours – Halloween in Philadelphia

Grim Philly Tours in Philadelphia

"Good Philadelphia History Tidbits with Ghouls and Stories"   Grim Philly Tours opened it's touring services in 2011. Founder Joe Wojie, is a historian and Professor of Rider University, who wants the tours not only to be fun and adventurous, but educational. Grim Philly is an unique tour company because it prides itself on factual events that can be documented with viable sources and not just partial facts or sources that can't be verified by an actual person. In many cases, we'll see a … [Read more...]

Terror Behind the Walls – Halloween in Philadelphia

Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary

'A Massive Haunted House in a Real Prison'  It's that time of year again, Halloween will be upon us before you know it. Do you scare easily?  If you answered no, you might want to rethink your answer again prior to visiting Terror Behind the Walls at the Eastern State Penitentiary in the Fairmount neighborhood of Philadelphia. Terror Behind the Walls kicks off on September 16 and continues until November 5! Terror Behind the Walls Experience & Atmosphere Once the most famous … [Read more...]

PumpkinFest at South Street Headhouse District

Pumpkin Fest at South Street Headhouse District

'Free Hayrides, Straw Bale Maze, Live Music ~ Oh My!’ The South Street Headhouse District hosts its seventh-annual PumpkinFest underneath the historic Headhouse Square Shambles on Saturday, October 31, from noon to 5 pm. Families are invited to get into the Halloween spirit and enjoy all that fall has to offer with face painting, straw bale maze, circus performances, live music, hayrides, and more. District businesses will open their doors for trick or treating from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm … [Read more...]

Halloween in Philadelphia – The Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour

Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour Logo

Halloween in Philadelphia - The Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour Halloween in Philadelphia always has some sort of spooks, ghosts, and or scary stories around one corner or another. I was fortunate enough to win a ticket to the Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour in Philadelphia and took the tour last night. The tour is affiliated with the Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia. The Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour weaves in and around parts of Society Hill and Old City and is approximately 1 1/2 hours … [Read more...]