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Fall Festivals & Frightening Fun

From fabulous fall festivals to freaky and frightening fun, Bucks County has everything you need to embrace the autumn season during one of the most picturesque times of year in the countryside. 

Be sure to check with individual attractions prior.

  • Scarecrow Festival

GHOST TOURS OF NEW HOPE

Begins September 1 by appointment

New Hope
Fall may be known for its beauty, but it is also one of the spookiest times of year and Bucks County has plenty of ways to terrify you during the month of October. Grab a flashlight and take to the streets with Ghost Tours of New Hope to hear the chilling tales of the area's former residents who may have never left during a lantern-led walk.

SCARECROWS IN THE VILLAGE

September 9 - October 24

Peddler’s Village
Every September, Peddler’s Village hosts a famous scarecrow display that brings visitors from around the world. For seven fun-filled weeks, view scarecrows along the winding pathways of the Village. Make and take home your own scarecrow in the workshop throughout the weekend and see the larger than life Scarecrow Competition & Display throughout the Village until October 24.

FALL FEST

September 11-October 31

Shady Brook Farm 
Take a wagon ride down to the patch for the perfect pumpkin and enjoy a variety of inflatable attractions, a giant corn maze, sunflower stroll and more at PumpkinFest from September 11 – October 31. Start a new tradition and have some good old fashioned fun around their all new campfires! Reserve you site for groups smaller then 25 or 25-40 people.

DOYLESTOWN ART FESTIVAL (virtual)

September 12-13

Doylestown
The popular juried art festival will be moving ahead with a virtual event to spotlight talented artists and local partners. You can explore and support our 2020 artists here. Please be sure to follow them on Facebook and Instagram where they will be sharing spotlights and more of their artists, musicians, and partners.

11th ANNUAL NEW BRITAIN FALL FESTIVAL

September 21

North Branch Park
Come out and celebrate with the New Britain Township Veteran’s Committee by attending the 11th Annual Fall Festival! The festival will help raise funds to further develop Veterans Park at the corner of New Galena and Walters Road. Find handcrafted items, a petting zoo, face painting, Touch-a-Truck and live performances – fun for the whole family!

  • Sesame Place Spooktacular

BUCKS COUNTY BOOK FESTIVAL (virtual)

September 26 & 27

Doylestown
The Bucks County Book Festival will be back virtually in 2020 with some great authors. Listen to the keynote speaker, Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Antiracist on Friday, then tune into the Writers Workshop with author Kiley Reid (Such a Fun Age, a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick of 2020) and Kathryn Craft (The Far End of Happy). Purchase tickets on their website.

THE COUNT’S HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR

September 26-November 1

Sesame Place® Philadelphia
Bring the little ones and your best Halloween costumes to Sesame for a family-friendly Halloween tradition. Guests can swing, fly and cruise on Count von Count-themed mechanical rides, enjoy special Halloween-themed shows, trick-or-treat around the park, explore the maze, “Where’s Slimey?”, participate in a scavenger hunt, decorate pumpkins and see everyone’s favorite furry friends dressed up in costume!

SLEEPY HOLLOW HAYRIDE

Opens September 26

Active Acre Farms
Located just up 95 from Philadelphia, Sleepy Hollow Acres offers a bone chilling mile and a quarter long hayride throughout the premises. Take a ride on this terrifying hayride if your nerves are up for a scare! After these spooky experiences warm up with family and friends near the warmth of the bonfires and live music.

MURDER MYSTERY WALKING TOURS

Fridays, Saturdays & select Sunday’s through November 8

Peddler’s Village
Catch “Murder by Gaslight” weekends through September 26, and “Homicide & Hauntings” weekends from October 3 through November 8. These walking tours take you through Peddler’s Village for a night of ghoulish fun. Dine beforehand at one of the many restaurants nearby and receive 10% off when you show your walking tour ticket!

FROEHLICH’S FARM FALL FESTIVAL

September 27-October 31

Froehlich's Farm
Celebrate the changing of the leaves, the chill in the air and Halloween at Froehlich's Farm Fall Festival. Enjoy a hayride around the 100-acre farm, get lost in a three-acre corn maze, find the perfect pumpkin from the farm's patch, ride your favorite pony, build a scarecrow, win prizes and warm up with some hot cider!

  • Snipes Farm corn maze

 

HISTORIC FALLSINGTON DAY

October 10

Historic Fallsington
Come out to this free, annual, outdoor event in Fallsington from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The day will feature folksingers, puppet shows, jugglers, Colonial dancing, Native American dancing and culture, demonstrations of Colonial skills, and more. Visit the entire village to purchase some homemade crafts made by local artisans, buy new & used books, tour the historic museum buildings and other places throughout the town, purchase a homemade treat or two, and more.

 

9th  ANNUAL BRISTOL DAY CAR SHOW

October 17

Snyder Girotti Elementary School
All American and foreign antiques, classics, newer Corvettes, Camaros, Firebirds, Mustang, Challengers, T-Birds, street rods, exotics and more. Various trophies will be awarded to Best of Show, Choice for Antiques and more.

APPLE MONTH

November

Peddler's Village
Every day, we will offer special Apple-themed food and drinks at our restaurants and eateries, and we will present live entertainment on select weekends.

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