Halloween Weekend In Philadelphia ~ Terror Behind The Walls, East Passyunk Fall Fest, Headhouse District Pumpkin Fest, Day Of The Dead Celebrations and More!

Gargoyle At Eastern State Penitentiary

'Halloween In Philadelphia’ The weekend kicks off with Day of the Dead Celebrations, the Philadelphia Film Festival, the continuation of Terror Behind the Walls, and the continuation of the exhibits at Penn Museum and the Academy of Natural Sciences. During the weekend enjoy Pumpkinland at Linvilla Orchards, Day of the Dead at Penn Museum, South Street Headhouse District Pumpkin Fest, East Passyunk Fall Fest & Spooky Saturday, Day of the Dead Celebrations, FREE yoga, farmers’ … [Read more...]

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...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Harry Potter Festival, Philadelphia Film Festival, Terror Behind The Walls and More!

Ben Franklin Bridge

'Fall Is In The Air In Philly’ The weekend kicks off with the Harry Potter Festival, the Philadelphia Film Festival, Twilight In The Gardens at Magic Gardens, the continuation of Terror Behind the Walls, and the continuation of the exhibits at Penn Museum and the Academy of Natural Sciences. During the weekend enjoy Pumpkinland at Linvilla Orchards, Harry Potter Festival, PHS Pop-Up Garden Closing Party, Philadelphia Shell Show at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Halloween in … [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...]

Weekend Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ First Friday, Terror Behind The Walls, Old City Fest, Design Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair, Oktoberfest Events and More!

Independence Hall

'Hear Scary Stories Throughout Philadelphia’ We love this time of year! Fall, football and Halloween! Check out the many kinds of ghost tours throughout the city, especially in Old City and Society Hill. The weekend kicks off with First Friday, Oktoberfest at 23rd Street Armory, the continuation of Terror Behind the Walls, Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair, First Friday Movie at the Betsy Ross House, Parks on Tap, DesignPhiladelphia, and the continuation of the exhibits at Penn … [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...]