Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Fall and Halloween Fun 10/30 – 11/1

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All Weekend

Hayrides at Hagley
11 AM – 5 PM
Saturdays and Sundays from Oct 17th – Nov 1st
Details HERE

Rocky Horror Show
at Barnstormers Theater, Ridley Park
Oct 23th, 24th, 29th, 30th & 31st
Details and ticket info HERE

Marple Newtown Music Department Haunted Hallow
Oct 16th – Oct 31st
Route 3 and Malin Rd, Broomall PA
Kid friendly rides and attractions
Details and prices HERE

Linvilla Orchards – Pumpkinland Open
Details HERE

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm Fall Fun
Details HERE

Wynnorr Farm Fall Festival
Details HERE

Sesame Place – The Count’s Spooktacular
Details HERE

Bram Stoker’s Dracula
at Hedgegrow Theater
October 22 – November 22
Details and ticket info HERE

A Tale of Beauty and the Beast
Sep 26 – Nov 1
at Media Theater
Details and ticket info HERE

Monty Python’s Spamalot
October 23 – November 7
at Players Club of Swarthmore
Details and ticket info HERE

The Franklin Institute
Details and pricing HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
Details HERE

Garden State Discovery Museum
Details HERE

Adventure Aquarium
Details HERE

Delaware Children’s Museum
Details HERE

Brandywine Zoo
Details HERE

Diggerland – October Weekends/Halloween fun
Details HERE
Review HERE

Sahara Sam’s Indoor Water Park
Details HERE

Studio Movie Grill Upper Darby
Movie, Food, Bar, comfy seats and more!
Details HERE

AMC Dine In Movie Theater – Painters Crossing – West Chester
Movie, Food, Bar, comfy reclining seats and more!
** Best to purchase tickets online through
See my review and more info HERE

Friday October 30, 2015

For a calendar of Various Infant and Toddler Programs at local Delco Libraries, Go HERE. Take note that some (not all) programs require registration. Details can be found under each event on the calendar.

Spooky Spectacular
3 PM – 4:30 PM
at Haverford Twp. Free Library
Creepy games, ghoulish crafts and chilling treats are waiting for you at this frightfully delightful Halloween party.  Held after the half-day of school ends with time to stop home for lunch, this thrilling carnival is a perfect way to start your Halloween off right! 
Everyone is encouraged to come in costume.  Games are best for kids ages 4-8, but all siblings are welcome.  
No registration required
Details HERE

Friday Crafts – Slime
3:30 PM
at Ridley Township Library
Ages 3-10
Registration required
Details HERE

Craft Friday
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
at Darby Free Library
Details HERE

4 PM
at Thatcher Park, Swarthmore
Kids 0 – 6 years (siblings welcome!) are invited to come dressed up in costume and enjoy parading through downtown, with Ms. Rosemary of SPNDS & WCo-op, and Ms. Allison of WOS & TCLR, to the delight of passersby’s and shop merchants ready to greet you with goodies for trick or treat. (Please no very scary costumes or weapons.) The starting point will be at THATCHER PARK, known as the “Tot Lot”, on Rutgers Avenue, just down from the post office. The parade will end in the Borough building with a fun story time provided Ms. Devon at the Swarthmore Public Library. If raining heavily please go directly to the library at 121 Park Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19063 for an indoor parade and story time
Details HERE

Teen Halloween Party
6 PM – 8 PM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
For teens in grades 6 to 12.
Registration required
Details HERE

A Candlelit Evening with Edgar Allen Poe
7:30 PM – 9M
at Haverford Twp. Free Library
Come get into the Halloween spirit and enjoy an evening of Edgar Allen Poe poetry.  Joel Perlish will recite The Raven and other Poe favorites as we take a candlelit tour of the Library!
Registration is required and space is limited! 
Program open for ages 14 and above.
Details HERE

Saturday October 31, 2015


Lansdowne Farmers Market
9 AM – 1 PM
Every Saturday through October 31st
Details, vendor schedule and more HERE

Kids Club -Monster Bash and Trick or Treat Bag Craft
9 AM – 3 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Bring your costumed kiddos in for some crafty Halloween fun.
We’re making trick-or-treat bags for $2, painting faces for FREE and throwing hourly costume parades.
While supplies last. Parent or guardian must remain on premises.
Ages 3 and up.
Details and registration info HERE

TCLR Boo Run! 5k Race and Childrens’ Costume Halloween Dash
Registration begins 9:30 AM
101 Plush Mill Road Wallingford, PA
Details HERE and HERE

Miss Jackie’s Weekly Weekend StoryTime
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
10:30 AM
Details HERE

Fall Harvest Faire
at Woodlyn Baptist Church, 1125 McDade Blvd, Woodlyn PA
11 AM – 4 PM
Face Painting, Scarecrow Making, rock wall climbing, moon bounce, pumpkin painting, petting zoo and more
Free first time at each event for 5th grade and under
Rain or Shine
Details and to preregister go HERE

Halloween Skate Party at Marple Sports Arena
12 PM – 2 PM
$12 admission for skating, skate rental and the Marple Mountain from 12-2pm. Come in costume and get a free skate rental! Prizes for best costumes!!
Details HERE

South Street’s PumpkinFest
12 PM – 5 PM
PumpkinFest takes over Second Street’s Headhouse Plaza between Pine and South Streets, on Saturday, October 31, 2015, from 12:00pm to 5:00pm. Live music, shopping, football bungee challenge, straw bale maze, circus performances, horse and wagon hay rides, face painting and more. Free admission, rain or shine! BONUS for the kids (12 and under w parent/guardian): District businesses will open their doors for trick or treating from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.
Details and Schedule HERE

Chess Club
1 PM – 3:30 PM
at Lansdowne Library
All ages and levels
Details HERE

Sunday November 1, 2015

FREE Sunday Mornings at Brandywine River Museum
9:30 AM – 12 PM
through November 22, 2015
Details HERE

Fall Foliage Express
at West Chester Railroad
12 PM &  2 PM
Details and ticket info HERE

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Parade
1018 South Street (corner of South and Alder Streets)
South Street Headhouse District invites you to join this unique procession will feature spectacular giant puppets, dancing skeletons, traditional Mexican music and strolling costumed spirits. The parade route begins at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (1020 South Street) and ends at Passyunk/South. After the parade, enjoy a day on South Street with your family. Free to participate. Lines start to form at 1pm, with parade taking off around 1:15pm.
Details HERE

Delaware County PA Area Upcoming 2015 Fall & Winter Kid Consignment Sales HERE

Looking for some Greater Philadelphia area DAY TRIP ideas? Check out this full list HERE for some inspiration!

Looking for some Delaware County Area Indoor Fun? Check out our awesome comprehensive list HERE


  1. AWESOME list. This is a great last minute resource. Fantastic.
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