Put your costumes on and celebrate Halloween across the county! Trick or Treat at Pennsbury Manor, bring your pup to Howl-O-Ween at Crossing Vineyards and Winery and take in the final October weekend with Fall Brewfest at Washington Crossing Historic Park.

Check out our guide below for details on this weekend’s must-see events around the County. Stay up-to-date on what’s coming up next week with our Upcoming Events calendar.

Friday, October 25

New Hope & Ivyland Railroad

Haunted Halloween Event

Ready for a fright? When this train leaves the safety of the station, you are tossed into the hands of the unknown. Creatures onboard the train are sure to frighten the strongest of heart, and test the nerve of all passengers.

When: October 23 - 31

Where: New Hope Railroad

Cost:  $39.99 Off-Peak & $49.99 Peak


Shady Brook Farm has spent decades sowing fear, now reap the terror lying in its fields at HorrorFest. This year, HorrorFest features four thrilling attractions: The Hayride of Horror, Barn of Horror, Alien 3-D Encounter, and Carnage. Can you handle the harvest?

When:  October 25 - 27, Attractions Open 7 p.m.

Where: Shady Brook Farm

Cost: Ticket prices vary

Crime Of Thrones Murder Mystery Dinner

Do you love Game of Thrones? Test your investigative skills while enjoying dinner with your friends during this themed murder mystery. Arrive early so you can walk around Peddler’s Village and check out all the shops Lahaska has to offer!

When: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday until November 2, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Cock 'n Bull

Cost:  $69.95 per person (includes dinner, show, tax & service charge)

Answering The Call: Bristol's First Responders Exhibit

Emergency service organizations within Bristol Borough have a long history of assisting fellow residents and the surrounding communities in times of crisis. Learn about the distinguished histories of the Borough’s fire companies, the Bristol Borough Police Department, the Bucks County Rescue Squad, and other emergency personnel. Families with young children are encouraged to visit the kid’s corner in the exhibit and dress up as their favorite first responder. 

When: October 4-November 1, Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Where: Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library

Cost: Free to Attend

The Rocky Horror Show

A classic return to the Bucks County Playhouse! Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show, a musical that inspired the 1975 classic cult film, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” follows innocent couple Brad and Janet as they seek shelter at a mysterious old castle on a dark and stormy night. Given the nature of the subject matter, we recommend audiences no younger than 17.

When: October 11-27, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Playhouse

Cost: Ticket prices vary

Friday Night Band Jam: Deb Callahan Band

Philly’s blues-soul artist Deb Callahan recently celebrated 20 years of performing, touring, recording and entertaining music fans around the United States. She received the Hall of Fame Award from America’s Music Festival Series in Media, PA, made Mark Gallo’s top 10 for 2015, and was a Blues 411 “Jimi Award Nominee” for Best Soul – R&B Album in 2015. Deb will be performing with her band of Philadelphia greats, including Allen James on guitar, Garry Lee on bass and Tom Walling on drums.

When: October 25, 8 – 10:30 p.m.

Where:  Michener Art Museum

Cost: $25, includes Museum admission.

Works In Wood 20th Anniversary Exhibition

Since 1999, this juried exhibition has hosted the finest talent in the region. Today, Works in Wood is a national juried exhibition which brings exhibitors whose expressions in wood feature fine furniture, sculptural forms and vessels in a wide range of styles and techniques. More than 70 unique works will be on display.

When: October 25 - 27, 12 - 5 p.m.

Where: New Hope Arts Center

Cost: Free. Donations Accepted.

Halloween Extravaganza!

Join the Acting Naturally Theatre for a Halloween Extravaganza of three, one-act plays. The show is kid friendly and fun for the whole family!

When: October 25 - 26, 7 p.m.

Where: Acting Naturally Theatre

Cost: $12 & $10

Haunted Halloween Event

Ready for a fright? When this train leaves the safety of the station, you are tossed into the hands of the unknown. Creatures onboard the train are sure to frighten the strongest of heart, and test the nerve of all passengers.

When: October 23 - 31

Where: New Hope Railroad

Cost:  $39.99 Off-Peak & $49.99 Peak

Saturday, October 26

Washington Crossing Brewfest

Fall Brewfest

The third annual Washington Crossing Fall Brewfest is here! Attendees can sample dozens of ciders, pumpkin beers, harvest ales, and sour beers from more than 40 regional and national breweries. A variety of food trucks will provide savory and sweet bites to complement these seasonal brews, while bonfires throughout the grounds will reinforce the fall atmosphere.

When: October 26, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park

Cost: $45

Halloween Bash

This fundraiser for aspiring musicians features performances from five bands. In addition to live music, the evening includes a costume contest, bonfire, hayrides, raffles, food and alcoholic drinks for purchase. $1 from each food/beverage purchase benefits the Danny DeGennaro Foundation's scholarship program.

When: October 26, 7 p.m. - 1 a.m.

Where: Snipes Farm and Education Center

Cost: $20

Hellerlick’s Fall Festival

It’s time for some good ol’ fashioned fun on the farm! Explore this 18-acre farm, which includes over 45 activities for children and adults. Take a hayride, get lost in the corn maze and try your hand at pumpkin bowling!

When: Recurring daily until November 3, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Where: Hellerlick’s Family Farm

Cost: Weekends $12.99; Weekdays $9.99

Civil War Cycle Tour

Cycle through Doylestown’s Civil War history, see the home and graves of generals, learn about Bucks County’s link to the Underground Railroad and then tour the Bucks County Civil War Museum and Library.

When: October 26, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where:  Bucks County Civil War Museum

Cost: $40

Cosmic Costume Gala

Enjoy a night of Halloween fun while supporting the non-profit efforts of the Johnsville Centrifuge and Science Museum. Prizes, food, and fun! Come in costume as your favorite scientist, science fiction character or cosmic inspiration!

When: October 26, 6 p.m.

Where: VE Club - Vereinigung

Cost: $50

Sleepy Hollow Haunted Acres

Ready for some frightening fun? Visit Sleepy Hollow Haunted Acres for their three spooky attractions: The House in the Hollow, Field of Fright and of course Sleepy Hollow Hayride. After the haunted happenings, gather with family and friends by the warm bonfire and enjoy live music.

When: October 24-27, 7 - 10 p.m.

Where: Sleepy Hollow Haunted Acres

Cost: All Halloween attractions $33; Choose any two attractions $26; Individual attraction $16

Naked Brewing Beer Pop

Kick off the weekend right with a #socialthrowdown at Stumpy's Bucks County. Come grab a cold one from Naked Brewing Company and enjoy some axe-throwing. Stumpy's is an 18 & older venue. ID required at check-in. Reservations suggested.

When: October 26, 4 – 10 p.m.

Where: Stumpy's Hatchet House Bucks County

Cost:  $25 - $40 per person

The Count's Halloween Spooktacular

Dress the kids in their costumes and join the Sesame Street gang for not-so-scary fun as the park becomes a Halloween haven. Don’t miss themed shows, rides, and the parade!

When:  Daily until November 3, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Where: Sesame Place®

Cost: Ticket prices vary

Scarecrows in the Village

Get an early Halloween spook! Walk through the village, and take a look at all the scarecrows on display before voting for your favorite one! Stop in to popular Peddler’s Village restaurants and shops along the way.

When: Recurring daily until October 27, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Where: Peddler's Village

Cost:  Free to attend

Sunday, October 27 



Dress up your favorite doggies and bring them to Crossing Vineyards for this Howl-O-Ween Pawty! Pose with your pooch for a complimentary pic (noon to 2 pm).  Wear your own bootiful costume and get a coupon to return for a complimentary wine tasting. Enjoy specials from the bar, spooky music and, of corpse, treats for your group.

When:  October 26-27, 12 - 6 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards And Winery

Cost: Free to attend

Tricks And Treats

Join Pennsbury Manor for their 9th annual FREE daytime trick or treating. Enjoy an afternoon of festive family-friendly Halloween fun mixed with Pennsylvania history. Children can come dressed in their Halloween costumes for some trick-or-treating, games, and 17th century demonstrations.

When:  October 27, 1 - 4 p.m.

Where: Pennsbury Manor

Cost: Free to attend

Halloween Costume Contest

Don't miss the annual Halloween Costume Contest at Sesame Place! Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place in the best child and best family costume categories. The first, second and third place winner will be invited to march in a special pre-show before the Neighborhood Street Party Halloween Parade.

When:  October 27, 4 - 8 p.m.

Where: Sesame Place®

Cost: Ticket prices vary

Medieval Festival

The Medieval Festival at Glencairn is a portal to the past! Experience medieval life, stained glass painting demonstrations, and many other fun activities. Explore the galleries on your own, and try your hand at medieval crafts.

When:  October 27, 1 - 5 p.m.

Where: Glencairn Museum

Cost: $10 adults, $8 seniors/students with ID. Free for children 3 and under.

An Evening With Bettye Lavette

Enjoy this intimate show with Bettye and her keyboard player, Evan Mercer. She will be performing songs from throughout her 57-year career, including songs she used to perform in small Detroit clubs before her 21st Century resurgence began. Grab a glass of wine, sit back & relax!

When:  October 27, 6 - 8 p.m.

Where: New Hope Winery

Cost: $40

Crafternoon: Art Inspired By Metal

This drop-in workshop led by Mercer Museum educators encourages children to create their own arts and crafts pieces inspired by metalwork.

When:  October 27, 1 - 3 p.m.

Where: Mercer Museum

Cost: Free with museum admission

Canal-O-Ween’s 11th Annual Jack-O-Lantern Stroll

This annual week-long traditional-style lighting of Jack-O-Lanterns is back again! It kicks off with the Carve-O-Thon from 12-3 p.m on Sunday, October 27. Bring a pumpkin to carve and tools if you have them! Throughout the rest of the week, walk the canal and enjoy the creativity of 300 + Jack-O-Lanterns.

When: October 27 – November 2, 7 p.m.

Where: Delaware Canal in Yardley

Cost: Free to Attend

Sour Sunday – October Edition!

It’s the last Sour Sunday of the year and Free Will Brewing Company is debuting two new offerings! Come watch the Eagles game on their brewhouse projector and enjoy food from local food trucks.

When: October 27, 11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: Free Will Brewing Company, Perkasie

Cost: Free to attend