The cool crisp air of autumn beckons us to spend some time outdoors and enjoy the season before winter arrives. Take a drive, enjoy the fall foliage, and check out these great Halloween Happenings during October in the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors region.
- Blackbird Distillery’s Halloween Bash-Brookville Show off your best hillbilly costume and you could win great prizes.
- Haunted Peninsula-Tionesta Come explore Lighthouse Island with haunted hayrides, spook walk, games, activities and candy. Special events each Saturday.
- Haunted Barn-Brookville Bring your gang for some heart stopping fun with creatures, ghouls and goblin in every dark corner.
- Dr. McKnight’s Medical Mayhem-Brookville Experience a live action game in which a team of 2-6 companions are locked in a room and have to find clues to solve puzzles to get out within one hour.
- Halloween Monster Ball-Wilcox Come if you dare and dance the night away. There will be a DJ, hot food and spooky treats. Costumes encouraged. BYOB.
- Mayhem on Mefferts-Winery at Wilcox-Wilcox Witches needed… Who all is available to keep us company for a couple hours before and after we close? There’s a “Monster Ball” in town that night, and we’re kinda spooked about being alone in the dark before it starts. There’s plenty of BOOS for everyone, and we promise to keep you entertained.
- Red Hat Halloween Party Luncheon Trails End Restaurant-Cook Forest The theme is Terror in the Tropics!! We will provide the tropical and you provide the terror. Lunch will be served, karaoke, and prizes.
- Halloween Parade-New Bethlehem Categories include prettiest, ugliest or scariest, small fry, funniest, couple, group or family, organization, rough & tough and band member.
- Silent Movie Night at Lincoln Hall-Foxburg Come experience the sounds of the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ as the musical backdrop to the 1927 classic silent film, “It”. Guests can to participate in the fun and dress in Roaring Twenties attire or Halloween costume of your choice!
- Fun Central Halloween Party-Clearfield Games, trivia, scavenger hunt, costume contests, treats for anyone dressed up, game card, food specials, Chinese auction and it’s all FREE
- Haunted Brookville Visit downtown Brookville for a spellbounding time at the first annual Haunted Brookville celebration with an escape room, eerie tales tour, color run, Phantom of the Opera silent film, and more.
- Haunted Halloween Trail and All Hallows Eve Celebration-Sinnemahoning State Park Watch for ghosts ghouls and goblins along with some scary native critters too on a haunted adventure. Smaller children can enjoy some not-so-scary fall crafts and games in the Wildlife Center. Hayrides, bonfire, refreshments and live music.
- Phil’s Trick or Trot 5K-Punxsutawney Race around Gobbler’s Knob and surrounding wooded area. Finish with the famous “trek” to the stage. Costume contest and prizes.
- Children’s Halloween Activities Elk Country Visitor Center-Benezette Fun-filled activities like bobbing for apples, play antler ring toss, catch some “fish”, build a bat box, and many more fun activities. Costumes are optional.
- Eerie Tales-Brookville Guides will take you on a historical based walking tour sharing some of the little known strange, but true, eerie happenings in Brookvile.
- Medium Group Reading-Brookville A group reading with Psychic Medium, Sara Sachs, will provide the opportunity to connect with loved ones that have passed.
- Halloween Dinner & Dance Party Summit Fireside Lodge and Grill-Ridgway
Dinner from 6-9pm; includes a dozen wings, small fries, and one draft beer. Costume dance party 9pm-midnight. Prizes for best of show, sexiest, funniest, original and best homemade. October 29
- Halloween Party Trails End-Cook Forest A ghoulish good time with live music and costume contest at Trails End Restaurant in Cook Forest State Park. Theme: Terror in the Tropics.
- Halloween Cathedral by Candlelight-Cook Forest Walk back in time into the depths of the Forest Cathedral with an historical character from the past. Come view the ancient forest as we walk beneath the giants by candlelight. Either a French Marine from the 1750’s who saw these massive trees 250 years ago, or a lumberman from the 1800’s will be there to guide us. Candy and hot chocolate will be served at the Log Cabin Inn Environmental Learning Classroom. Bring your flashlights
Find more information on these and other fun things to do this Fall online at VisitPAGO.com/autumn or call the PA Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau at (814) 849-5197.