Bucks County is officially embracing the season of haunts with Halloween happenings in Bucks County’s spookiest locations! 

Hop aboard the Sleepy Hollow Hayride for a night of fright you won’t soon forget! Enjoy three terrifying attractions, including the Sleepy Hollow Hayride, The House in the Hollow and the Field of Fright. Celebrate boos and brews at the Broken Goblet’s annual Hoppy Halloween party! Join the Triumph Brewing Company as they tour some of Bucks County’s most supernatural sites, plus taste delicious whiskey along the way during the Specters and Spirits Whiskey Ghost Tour.

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 19

Rocky Horror Show

The Rocky Horror Show at the Bucks County Playhouse

Richard O’Brien’s cult classic musical The Rocky Horror Show makes its return this weekend to the Bucks County Playhouse! Follow couple Brad and Janet as they explore a mysterious old castle on a dark and stormy night, where they encounter transvestite Dr. Frank ‘N’ Furter, his “perfect” creation Rocky, and an assortment of other crazy creatures. Keep in mind, this production is intended for an adult audience.

When: October 19 – 21, check online for showtimes

Where: Bucks County Playhouse

Cost: Tickets start at $60

Fall unWined: Party on the Patio

Visit Shady Brook Farm to experience their new Party on the Patio during the fall season! Enjoy a laid-back evening of live music by local musicians, delicious brews in The Stone’s Throw and delicious food from the deli all the while taking in the crisp, fall air.

When: October 19 – 21, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: Shady Brook Farm

Cost: Free to attend

The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place

Celebrate silly, not-too-spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place®. Come in costume and enjoy three special Halloween-themed shows, soar, swing, fly and cruise on three Count von Count-themed mechanical rides, and see everyone’s favorite furry friends dressed up in costume. Don’t miss Abby’s Halloween Magical Magician Ball Dine special event this weekend!

When: October 19 – 21, 11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: Sesame Place

Cost: Check online for ticket prices

HorrorFest and PumpkinFest at Shady Brook Farm

In a dark corner of Eastern Pennsylvania awaits America’s most haunted farm. HorrorFest features four thrilling attractions: Hayride of Horror, Barn of Horror, Alien 3-D Encounter, and Carnage. For those looking for a less spooky experience, check out the farm’s family-friendly PumpkinFest from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.!

When: October 19 – 21, 6 – 10 p.m.

Where: Shady Brook Farm

Cost: $22 - $50

House in the Hollow with Sleepy Hollow Hayride

The creative team from House in the Hollow has joined forces with Sleepy Hollow Hayride to present an all new haunted hayride experience for 2018! Enjoy three terrifying attractions, including the Sleepy Hollow Hayride, The House in the Hollow and the Field of Fright!

When: October 19 – 21, 7 – 10 p.m.

Where: Sleepy Hollow Haunted Acres

Cost: $8 to enter, $2 to park, ticket prices for attractions vary

Valley of Fear and the Original Haunted Hayrides

Ride through the deepest, darkest woods in Bucks County! With new spooks, new scares and even more thrilling, the Original Haunted Hayride, Scarytales, The Facility and Operation Z Escape.

When: October 19 – 21, 7 – 10 p.m.

Where: Phoenix Sport Club

Cost: $21 – $47 for attractions

Once Upon a Time… Exploring the World of Fairy Tales at Mercer Museum

Step inside the larger-than life pages of beloved fairy tales from around the globe including Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, and Jack and the Beanstalk during the Mercer Museum’s “Once Upon A Time… Exploring the World of Fairy Tales” exhibit.

When: October 19 – 21, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Mercer Museum

Cost: Free with museum admission

Scarecrow Competition & Display at Peddler’s Village

Visit Peddler’s Village to explore a collection of larger than life scarecrow creations throughout the village!

When: October 19 – 21, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: Peddler’s Village

Cost: Free to attend

Fall Harvest Festival at Hellerick’s Family Farm

Bring your family and friends to the historic Hellerick’s Family Farm a festival filled with family-fun activities like hayrides, pumpkin bowling and an Aerial Adventure Park!

When: October 19 – 21, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: Hellerick’s Family Farm

Cost: $9.99/Fridays, $12.99/Saturday & Sunday

A Bewitching Murder Mystery Dinner at Fisher’s Tudor House

Enjoy a night of delicious cuisine as you watch the deadly events at the Sterling, Draper, Draper and Draper advertising firm during a murder mystery dinner at the Fisher’s Tudor House.

When: October 19 – 20, 7:30 – 10 p.m.

Where: Fisher’s Tudor House

Cost: $55.99

Beer Tasting: Pumpkin Beer

Taste an assortment of fall brews with a pumpkin twist at the Washington House Hotel & Restaurant for a fun Halloween event!

When: October 19, 5 – 9 p.m.

Where: Washington House Hotel & Restaurant

Cost: Free to attend

 “30 Years: Art at the Michener” and “American Moderns” at James A. Michener Art Museum

“American Moderns: The Legacy of Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest?” features 27 works from Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest that highlight the development of modern art in America. The Michener is also presenting “30 Years: Art at the Michener, 1988-2018”, a special exhibition that invites visitors to learn new stories about familiar works of art and discover objects from the Museum’s vault that have never before been on display.

When: October 19 – 21, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: James. A Michener Art Museum

Cost: Free to attend

 “Worlds Within” Members Fall Art Show

Explore the minds of AOY member artists and see the “Worlds Within”. 90 pieces of original artwork are on exhibition and available for sale.

When: October 19 – 21, 12 – 5 p.m.

Where: AOY Art Center

Cost: Free to attend

Art at Kings Oaks

Art at Kings Oaks, the much-anticipated pop-up art exhibition near Newtown, Pennsylvania, returns for its sixth year. The exhibition features paintings, works on paper, sculpture, ceramics, and textiles works from 26 renowned and emerging artists in an historic barn and chapel on Kings Oaks farm.

When: October 19 – 21, check online for times

Where: Kings Oaks

Cost: Free to attend

Friday Nights on the Farm

Spend your Friday nights at Froehlich’s Farm and Garden and check out haunted tractor drawn hayrides, live music, bonfires, local breweries and food trucks!

When: October 19, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: Froehlich’s Farm and Garden

Cost: $15 per person, $50 for groups of four

The Children’s Hour at Town and Country Players Barn Theater

Based on Lillian Hellman’s powerful debut drama, this classic thriller unfolds when a student’s vengeful lie is unleashed on a New England boarding school, creating chaos in its wake and a race against time to prevent a potentially catastrophic climax.

When: October 19 – 21, 2 – 9 p.m.

Where: Town and Country Players Barn Theater

Cost: $17

Shopping & Dining in Bristol: Then & Now Exhibit

From catchy radio jingles to winning the national Small Business Revolution contest, most everyone in Lower Bucks County has a memory of shopping or dining in Bristol Borough. The exhibit highlights the history of small business in Bristol from the founding of the Borough to present day businesses and activities through photos, records and memorabilia.

When: October 19 – 21, 6 – 8 p.m.

Where: Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library

Cost: Free to attend

The Goblet of Poison at Peddler’s Pub

Visit Peddler’s Pub for a night of magic and murder as you investigate a deadly crime in the school of Hagmoles. Enjoy a delicious meal to compliment your night of solving the murder mystery! Reservations are required.

When: October 19 – 20, 7 p.m.

Where: Peddler’s Pub

Cost: $69.95

Movie in the Park featuring Disney’s “Coco”

Bring your blankets and chairs to a movie night under the stars in Doylestown! Settle in for an adventure unlike any other as a young boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse!

When: October 19, 6:15 – 8:15 p.m.

Where: Covenant Bank Amphitheater, Central Park

Cost: Free to attend

The Taming of the Shrew at Newtown Arts Company

Grab a ticket to see a classic lighthearted romantic comedy written by one of the most influential writers in all of English literature, William Shakespeare, that celebrates the quick wit and fiery spirit of its heroine.

When: October 19 – 21, check online for showtimes

Where: Newtown Theatre

Cost: $18 – $21

Fall Colors, A Multi-Media Art Exhibit

Celebrate the arrival of fall with light refreshments and a multi-media art exhibition, “Fall Colors”.

When: October 19 – 21, check online for times

Where: Centre for the Arts

Cost: Free to attend

These Things I Carry Art Exhibit

You’re invited to artist Kimberly Stemler’s exhibit, “These Things I Carry”, at Cairn University! The exhibit is about the subtleties of life and the environment. The works primarily revolve around landscapes that are densely patterned, layered, and focused on color.

When: October 19 – 21, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: Connie A. Eastburn Gallery, Cairn University

Cost: Free to attend

Bucks County’s First Art Hotel

The Centre Bride Inn is presenting Bucks County’s inaugural Art Hotel venture to the area’s community of art enthusiast far and near.

When: October 19

Where: Centre Bridge Inn

Cost: Free to attend

Steve Tobin Studio Tour

Join the Michener Art Museum for a tour of Steve Tobin’s impressive Quakertown sculpture studio as you learn about his evolving work. Reservations are required.

When: October 19, 11 – 11:30 a.m.

Where: 138 S. Pine St. Doylestown, PA 18901

Cost: $30

Time as Color Concert at Cairn University

Color as Time is a new ensemble that explores Professor Joshua Stamper's fascination with the blur between classical, jazz, folk, and experimental textures.

When: October 19, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Where: Cairn University Chatlos Chapel

Cost: $15

Saturday, October 20

Ready for a twist on a traditional tasting? Let the Broken Goblet break your perspective on how you experience craft beer. Try one of their year-round brews like the Yin Yang Oatmeal Stout, or dare to taste one of their exclusive specialty brews like Old Toby, a Belgian Pale Ale with Basil. No matter your choice, you can enjoy your suds with eclectic hot dogs and robust nachos as you listen to live music or take in a movie in the comfortable Taproom lounge.

Hoppy Halloween Beerfest

Broken Goblet Brewing presents Hoppy Halloween 4, the only beer fest that celebrates the area’s best brews and one of the year’s best holiday – Halloween!

When: October 20, 2 – 6 p.m.

Where: Broken Goblet

Cost: $40

Froelich’s Farm Fall Festival

Celebrate the return of fall at Froelich’s Farm Fall Festival! Events include a hayride around their 107-acre farm, a pick-your-own pumpkin patch, 10-acre corn maze, inflatable obstacle course, pony rides, face painting, and more fun for all ages!

When: October 20 – 21, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Froelich’s Farm and Garden

Cost: Free to attend, events are ticketed and vary in price

Halloween Costume Party & Murder Mystery Dinner

Prepare yourself for a Halloween-themed murder mystery experience at the Sand Castle Winery filled with vampires and intrigue! Reservations are required.

When: October 20, 6 – 10 p.m.

Where: Sand Castle Winery

Cost: $65

Crafts in the Meadow Fall Invitational Craft Show

The Crafts in the Meadow Fall Invitational Craft Show is a juried fine art and craft event showcasing excellence in craftsmanship alongside a festive weekend of live music, performing arts and refreshments.

When: October 20 – 21, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Tyler Park Center for the Arts

Cost: $7

PVHC Fall Fest 2018

Broadway composer and playwright, Christopher Smith, will be the Fall Fest Ambassador for PVHC. Enjoy delicious food by culinarian Michele Gallwey and listen to Smith as he showcases his musical talents live!

When: October 20, 2 – 5 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards Winery

Cost: $39 in advance, $45 at the door

Historic Bristol Day

Celebrate Historic Bristol Day with delicious cuisine, a live DJ and access to the Tall Ship Gazela! Don’t forget to check out the 7th Annual Bristol Day Car Show featuring American and foreign antiques, classics and more.

When: October 20, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Historic Bristol Borough

Cost: Free to attend

Canal Walk 2018 to Ringing Rocks

Take a guided hiking tour with the Friends of the Delaware Canal. Nearly the entire length of the Canal, 53.9-miles from Bristol Borough to Easton, will be explored over five successive Saturdays. The Canal Walk is a great opportunity to learn about the area's past and future while taking in the autumn scenery of the Canal and Delaware River corridor.

When: October 20, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Riverfront Park

Cost: Free to attend

Evening with the Curator: Who Were the Thompsons and the Neelys?

You may have visited the park's Thompson-Neely House and Farmstead, but have you ever wondered who these families were? Join Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) curator Kimberly McCarty for a lecture on the Thompson and Neely families and their lives during the American Revolution.

When: October 20, 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park

Cost: Free to attend

Triple Sun Spirits Oldies Dance Party and Pop Up Boutique

Triple Sun Spirits is hosting a Saturday Night dance party mixing hits from the 60’s to present day, as well as, a Pop-Up Boutique with Juniper on Sunday. Each event promises plenty of tasty drinks!

When: October 20 – 21, check online for event times

Where: Triple Sun Spirits

Cost: Free to attend

Harvest Winemaker’s Dinner at Crossing Vineyards

Enjoy a five-course menu of seasonal favorites paired with Crossing’s award-winning wines as winemaker Tom Carroll Jr. offers his thoughts on the 2018 growing season. Reservations are required.

When: October 20, 7 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: $99

Cycle & Sip with Encore Rides

Enjoy a 16-mile guided bicycle excursion from Washington Crossing Historic Park to New Hope/Lambertville and back. Then visit the winery to savor a tasting of Crossing's award-winning wines paired with cheeses, cured meats and chocolates.  Reservations are required.

When: October 20, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Washington Crossing Historic Park

Cost: $50

Live Music at the (Crossing) Vineyard!

Stop by Crossing Vineyards any weekend this Winter and relax with a “Crossing Cocktail,” a frosty YARDS Beer, or wine by the glass or bottle. “Un-wined” after a busy work week with live music and dancing.

When: October 20, 1 – 5 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: Pay as you go

Capture That Critter at Peace Valley Nature Center

Join Photographer Barbara J. Burdack as she leads an informative and instructional hike through diverse habitats where photo opportunities abound. Learn some new techniques to add to your photography knowledge. Reservations are required.

When: October 20, 2 – 4 p.m.

Where: Peace Valley Nature Center

Cost: $10

Loly & Yoyo! at the Bucks County Community College

Come to the Zlock Performing Arts Center at the Bucks County Community College for “Loly & Yoyo!”, a children's concert inspiring children to play, exercise and be healthy with this high energy, interactive show and music!

When: October 20, 3:30 p.m.

Where: Zlock Performing Arts Center

Cost: $5

Saturday Morning Bird Walk at Peace Valley Nature Center and Churchville Nature Center

Join the Peace Valley Nature Center or the Churchville Nature Center every Saturday morning for an early morning bird walk with an experienced bird watcher.

When: October 20, 8 – 9:30 a.m. (Peace Valley) & 7 – 9 a.m. (Churchville)

Where: Peace Valley Nature Center & Churchville Nature Center

Cost: Free to attend

Sunday, October 21

Pumpkins at Styer Orchard

Specters and Spirits – 4th Annual Whiskey Ghost Tour

The Triumph Brewing Company is hosting a haunted ghost tour and whiskey tasting during their Specters and Spirits event! Visitors can look forward to visiting six different supernatural sites, each with their own terrifying tales.

When: October 21, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Triumph Brewing Company

Cost: $50, Designated Driver $35

2018 High Heel Drag Race

Keeping a New Hope tradition alive over the past 15 years, the annual High Heel Drag Race has been the highlight of the October fall season in New Hope. The High Heel Race is an all-inclusive event, challenging participants to race a pumpkin uphill where they will decorate it and return down Mechanic Street in New Hope.

When: October 21, 4 – 7:30 p.m.

Where: New Hope Visitor Center

Cost: Free to attend

Design Your Own Witch at Byers’ Choice

Visit Byers’ Choice to design your own witch, using a selection of quality materials and accessories to build your own Caroler Witch.

When: October 21, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Where: Byers’ Choice

Cost: $85

Old Fashioned Horse-Drawn Hayride

Take in all the beautiful colors that fall has to offer during the changing of the seasons as guests ride in a wagon pulled by a team of beautiful Belgian Draft horses at Core Creek Park. Reservations are required.

When: October 21, 1 – 4 p.m.

Where: Core Creek Park

Cost: $18

Pairing Wine & Cheese at Crossing Vineyards

Learn how to select cheeses and pair them with Crossing Vineyards’ delicious wines to find out which combinations you like best! Reservations are required.

When: October 21, 2 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: $40

Food Truck Festival at the Radisson Hotel

Taste delicious food truck cuisine, listen to music, shop over 20 vendors and more at the Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast for a Food Truck Festival.

When: October 21, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast

Cost: Free to attend

Naturalist Foray: Leaf Peeping and Tree Hunt

Check out the seasonal changing of the leaves and learn about the identification of some of the trees at the Peace Valley Nature Center using clues!

When: October 21, 2 – 3 p.m.

Where: Peace Valley Nature Center

Cost: Free to attend