Bucks County is hosting a ton of Halloween festivals and events that are sure to provide spooky fun for the whole family!

Yardley’s canal towpath is being transformed for Canal-o-Ween’s 10th Annual Jack-o-Lantern stroll! Local carvers have created beautiful jack-o-lanterns for visitors to enjoy as they take a fall stroll along the canal. Let your dogs and puppies celebrate the season of spooks during Crossing Vineyard and Winery’s Howl-o-Ween party! Bring the family for a festive afternoon of Halloween fun at the Pennsbury Manor during their Tricks and Treats event!

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 26

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 26 – 28, 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 26 – 27, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: Shady Brook Farm

Cost: Free to attend

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 26, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Triumph Brewing Company

Cost: $50, Designated Driver $35

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.

When: October 26 – 28, 11:30 a.m. – 8 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 26 – 28, 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 26 – 28, 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 26 – 28, 7 – 10 p.m.

Where: Phoenix Sport Club

Cost: $21 – $47 for attractions

Walking Ghost Tours in Quakertown

Visit McCoole’s Arts & Events Place for a guided tour through Quakertown’s most haunted street. Listen to bone-chilling tales and terrifying folklore! Reservations are required.

When: October 26, 7 – 9 p.m.

Where: McCoole’s Arts & Events Place

Cost: $15

Haunted House Gingerbread Workshop

As you trick-or-treat at Peddler’s Village this weekend, stop by Sweet Occasions to design and decorate your very own gingerbread house masterpiece! Reservations are required.

When: October 26, 5 – 8 p.m.

Where: Sweet Occasions

Cost: $25

A Message from Beyond Dinner

Explore the unknown with author and spiritual medium, Edward Tabbita, and enjoy a delicious dinner at the Logan Inn! Reservations are required.

When: October 26 – 28, 7 – 9 p.m.

Where: Logan Inn

Cost: $80

UFO Conference

Visit the Sheraton Bucks County Hotel for two full days packed with informative speakers, vendors and interesting discussions on today’s hot topics in Ufology.

When: October 26, check online for times

Where: Sheraton Bucks County Hotel

Cost: Varies by package

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. Check out this Friday’s “Twilight Tales” special event!

When: October 26 – 28, 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 26 – 28, 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 26 – 28, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: Hellerick’s Family Farm

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

Fonthill Escape Room

Experience an immersive, themed mystery at Fonthill Castle! Work together to uncover clues, solve puzzles and discover the location of Bluebeard’s key before time is up. Includes a 30-minute tour. Reservations are required.

When: October 26, check online for times

Where: Fonthill Castle

Cost: $40

Frankenstein Rocks at Zlock Performing Arts Center

A comedic rock musical that explodes onto the stage with all the awesomeness and amperage you would expect from an 80’s style hair metal rock concert during Frankenstein Rocks!

When: October 26 – 28, check online for showtimes

Where: Zlock Performing Arts Center

Cost: $25

80’s Themed Halloween Party and Masquerade Salsa & Bachata at Main Street Marketplace

Hops/Scotch hosts a monthly salsa night and October’s theme is Day of the Dead! Come to the Main Street Marketplace in Doylestown for a dance class filled with crowd-favorites Latin music! Plus check out the 80’s Themed 2nd Annual Halloween Party on Saturday.

When: October 26, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. (Masquerade), October 27, 8 p.m. – 2 a.m. (Halloween Party)

Where: Main Street Marketplace

Cost: Free to attend

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 26, 7:30 – 10 p.m.

Where: Fisher’s Tudor House

Cost: $55.99

 “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. Don’t miss “An Evening of the Blue” event this Friday event!

When: October 26 – 28, 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 26 – 28, 12 – 5 p.m.

Where: AOY Art Center

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 26, 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 26 – 27, check online for showtimes

Where: Town and Country Players Barn Theater

Cost: $17

Pairing Wine & Sushi at Crossing Vineyards

Enjoy a multi-course sushi tasting at Crossing Vineyards and Winery. Pair the sushi with Crossing Vineyards’ delicious wines! Reservations are required.

When: October 26, 2 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: $65

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 26 – 28, 6 – 8 p.m.

Where: Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library

Cost: Free to attend

Captain Louie at Acting Naturally Theatre

The talented actors of Acting Naturally Theatre invite guests to watch Captain Louie Jr., a story about friendship and the ability to make new friends – and the importance of old ones.

When: October 26 – 27, check online for showtimes

Where: Acting Naturally Theatre

Cost: $10 - $12

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 26 – 27, 7 p.m.

Where: Peddler’s Pub

Cost: $69.95

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 26

Where: Centre Bridge Inn

Cost: Free to attend

Gentle Yin Yoga Workshop

Enjoy a slow flow of yin-inspired poses to ease you into your weekend. While you settle into each stretch, enjoy the sound vibrations of singing bowls. Reservations are required.

When: October 26, 8 – 9:30 p.m.

Where: Open Center Yoga

Cost: $30

Saturday, October 27

Froehlich's Farm Fall Festival

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 27 – 28, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Froelich’s Farm and Garden

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

Washington Crossing Brewfest

Come to the Washington Crossing Brewfest for an opportunity to sample unique and special fall beers on tap throughout the entire day!

When: October 27, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Where: Washington Crossing Park

Cost: $10 - $45

Watson Adventures’ Haunted New Hope Scavenger Hunt

Join Watson Adventures on a unique haunted scavenger hunt in New Hope, PA!  Better bring your favorite hex, because the historic buildings and byways of this town are rife with cranky poltergeists. Reservations are required.

When: October 27, 4 – 6:30 p.m.

Where: New Hope, PA

Cost: $22


Dress up your dogs and bring them to Crossing Vineyards for Howl-O-Ween Pawty! Enjoy specialty pairings, spooky music and treats for your pup.

When: October 27 – 28, 12 – 5 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: $18/advance, $20/door

Halloween Terrarium at Sand Castle Winery

Love wine? Love succulents? Love delicious farm to table food?  Then this event is for you! Take a vineyard tour, the enjoy a wine tasting and an amazing lunch before participating in a Halloween themed terrarium workshop to finish off the afternoon. Reservations are required.

When: October 27, 12 – 3:30 p.m.

Where: Sand Castle Winery

Cost: $65

Fall Fun at the Market at DelVal

Join the Market at DelVal to celebrate their favorite time of year! Enjoy pumpkin picking, wagon rides, inflatable attractions, fall brews and more. Don’t miss the 9 a.m. Fall Harvest 10k, 5k and Lil Pumpkin Kid’s Run! Check out their Moonlit Fun event every Saturday and Sunday night.

When: October 27, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Market at DelVal

Cost: $10

A Halloween Extravaganza! At Acting Naturally Theatre

Watch one act Halloween plays during Acting Naturally’s Halloween Extravaganza! The night will include spooky tales involving, evil spirits, doll houses and a chilling last day of school.

When: October 27 – 28, check online for showtimes

Where: Acting Naturally Theatre

Cost: $10 - $12

Rice’s Market Trick or Treat

Bring your little witches, ghouls, and goblins to celebrate fall at Rice's Market Trick or Treat Party! This spooktacular community event promises fun for the whole family with face painting, pumpkin painting, and trick or treating.

When: October 27, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Where: Rice’s Sale & Country Market

Cost: $1 parking

Canal Walk 2018 to the Forks of the Delaware River

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 27, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Riverfront Park

Cost: Free to attend

Bucks County Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert

Enjoy a night of beautifully played classical music by the Bucks County Symphony Orchestra during their Fall Concert!

When: October 27, 8 p.m.

Where: Life Science Building of Delaware Valley University

Cost: $18/advance, $20/door

Grand Funk at the Xcite Center

Known as “The American Band,” Grand Funk Railroad laid the groundwork for such bands as Foreigner, Journey, Van Halen and Bon Jovi with its signature hard driving sound, soulful vocals, muscular instrumentation and forceful pop melodies. See them live at the Xcite Center.

When: October 27, 8 p.m.

Where: Xcite Center

Cost: $20 - $55

Live Music with Mixxtape Triple Sun Spirits

Join Triple Sun Spirits for live music with MIXXTAPE! Listen to MIXXTAPE’s range of rock/funk/ska/jam music with some covers of crowd favorites in-between.

When: October 27, check online for event times

Where: Triple Sun Spirits

Cost: Free to attend

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 27, 1 – 5 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: Pay as you go

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. Reservations are required.

When: October 27, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: Bucks County Civil War Museum

Cost: $40

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 27, 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 28


Canal-o-Ween’s 10th Annual Jack-o-Lantern Stroll

Take a peaceful stroll along the beautiful and historic Delaware Canal in Yardley to view the 300+ Jack-o-Lanterns of Canal-O-Ween glowing in the darkness. Join Visit Bucks County for a guided tour of Yardley during our fall Photo Walk before the stroll from 4:30 – 6 p.m.!

When: October 28, 6 – 10 p.m.

Where: Delaware Canal in Yardley

Cost: Free to attend

Tricks and Treats Pennsbury Manor

Visit the Pennsbury Manor for the 9th annual daytime trick or treating at the Manor. Enjoy an afternoon of festive family-friendly Halloween fun mixed with Pennsylvania history.

When: October 28, 1 – 4 p.m.

Where: Pennsbury Manor

Cost: Free to attend

Halloween Ghost Tour at the Pearl S. Buck House

Mortals who care to discover the REAL ghosts in the Pearl S. Buck House are invited to visit for a slightly spooky, yet family-friendly Ghost Tour. Visitors will encounter some of the many ghosts seen on the property by Pearl S. Buck, her neighbors, and house visitors. Reservations are required.

When: October 28, 4 – 7 p.m.

Where: Pearl S. Buck House

Cost: $15

Hellerick’s Great Pumpkin Drop

Visit Hellerick’s Family Farm for the annual Great Pumpkin Drop. Watch pumpkins of all sizes go splat on the ground as Hellerick’s staff drop pumpkins from the top of the Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Company’s 110 ft. ladder truck.

When: October 28, 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Where: Hellerick’s Family Farm

Cost: $12.99

Boo at Bolton: Food Truck Fest and Trunk or Treat

Gear up for a spook-tacular time at the "haunted" Bolton Mansion for Boo at Bolton: Food Truck Fest & Trunk-or-Treat! Enjoy moon bounces, face painting, character visits, balloon art, a DJ, trick-or-treating, vendors, food trucks and kid-friendly ghost tours of the mansion.

When: October 28, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: Historic Bolton Mansion

Cost: Free to attend

Tah-Ko-King “Harvest Festival”

It’s time for the annual Lenape Village Fall Harvest Festival, Tah-Ko-King! Join the Churchville Nature Center’s educators for a celebration of the rich history of the Lenape people as they would have lived five-hundred years ago.

When: October 28, 12 – 4 p.m.

Where: Churchville Nature Center

Cost: $10

Baroque Concert: “The Cavalier Return’d”

Join La Fiocco and returning guest artist Daniel Moody for a program of courtly, sacred, and bawdy music of Barbara Strozzi, Antonio de Cabezon, Francesco Turini, Henry Purcell, & Johann Sebastian Bach. 

When: October 28, 3 – 5 p.m.

Where: Trinity Episcopal Church

Cost: $25

Naturalist Foray: What Creeps You Out

Join the experts at the Peace Valley Nature Center for a walk to find out about the purpose of some of these misunderstood critters like spiders, vultures, snakes and more!

When: October 28, 2 – 3 p.m.

Where: Peace Valley Nature Center

Cost: Free to attend