Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas This Weekend 10/8 – 10/10

Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas This Weekend 10/8 – 10/10

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*Please note that changes can occur at anytime to any of these events due to safety regulations and Social Distancing precautions or weather. Be sure to check with each venue and keep up to date on their social media pages for updates, changes, closures and more. Also be sure to check individual pages **

Looking for places to walk or hike? Check out our round up of Delaware County PA and Surrounding Area Trails, Parks and Places to Walk and Hike HERE

  • OLP/Notre Dame de Lourdes Carnival Thursday October 7th – Saturday October 9th 6 PM – 10 PM 990 Fairview Rd, Swarthmore, PA Details HERE
  • Delaware Children’s Museum’s “$5 After 5pm”  featuring special extended hours until 8pm, unique programming, and discounted pricing for guests visiting after 5pm. Thursdays and Fridays will never be the same! Museum hours on Thursdays and Fridays will be 10am – 8pm, with admission starting at just $5 per person after 5pm (DCM Members are free). Details HERE
  • Family Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library Friday October 8th 10 AM – 10:30 AM for ages 0-5Bring a blanket and join us for stories and music.  Classes will be held either outdoors in the courtyard or in the large meeting room.  Registration for this program will open one weeks prior to event.  When held indoors, masks are required for ages 2+.  Details and registration info HERE
  • Outdoor Storytime at Veterans Memorial Park Friday October 8th 10 AM – 11 AM at 354 Lawrence Road Broomall, PA  “Join us every Friday in September, October & November for outdoor storytime in the gazebo at Veterans Memorial Park on Lawrence Road! Stories, songs, rhymes, wiggles, and fun! Recommended for kids ages 5 and under but all are welcome! No registration required. Social distancing in effect. Masks highly recommended for all.” Feel free to bring a blanket or towel to sit on.  *** There will be NO storytime on Friday, October 15th *** Details HERE
  • Fall Family Storytime Friday October 8th 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM at Rachel Kohl Community Library This storytime will be outside, weather permitting, please bring blankets or chairs if you can and spread out to socially distance. Details HERE
  • Outdoor Storytime at Crum Creek Park Friday October 8th 11 AM – 11:30 AM Join Mr. Scott for a socially distant outdoor storytime!  We will read books, sing songs, and do some movement activities. Bring a blanket or chairs if you would like! Please follow CDC guidlines for masking.  In the event of bad weather or the threat of bad weather, storytime will be cancelled for the day. Please check your email the day of the storytime if things are looking iffy. Registration is per family/group, not individual. Little Crum Creek Park is located at the corner of Swarthmore Ave. and Cresson Ave.” Details HERE
  • Board Game Meet Up Friday October 8th 3 PM – 6 PM at Middletown Free Library  “The opening of the new library means the return of the Friday board game club! Every Friday from 3pm to 6pm, come and enjoy board games with Mr. Derek and others.  The club will meet in the collaboration space, which is located behind the circulation desk. Bring your own games, try out some of the library’s games, or learn the ones that Mr. Derek brings each week. The games played here range from Ticket to Ride, Catan, Carcassone, and more complex games.  This is not for younger kids, no Candyland; but is open to any child or adult interested in playing or learning a game.” Details HERE
  • Harvest Weekend at Dilworth Park in Philadelphia Friday, October 8 through Sunday, October 10 1 S. 15th Street, on the west side of City Hall Enjoy a full lineup of local bands and DJs will perform, in addition to live pumpkin carving demonstrations, strolling scarecrow stilt walkers, circus performers and free pumpkin painting for the kids. A seasonally-inspired menu of food and drink items will be sold at multiple locations throughout the weekend. Hungry parkgoers can fill up on favorites like bratwurst and Bavarian pretzels, and adults can enjoy Truly Hard Seltzer, Twisted Tea Hard Iced Tea and specialty cocktails made with Maker’s Mark Bourbon and Hornitos Tequila.” Details HERE
  • Breakfast Food Truck Saturday October 9th 8 AM – 11 AM at South Media Fire Company 535 Washington Ave, Media, PA “Start your week-end off right with breakfast at the firehouse! Feel free to grab take-out before you run those Saturday errands or enjoy a leisurely breakfast here. Both vendors will have special breakfast menus. Vendors include: Plum Pit Breakfast bowls, burritos, tacos, sandwiches, and pigs in the blanket on a stick. Bubba’s Kickin’ Chicken ‘n Waffles Chicken ‘n waffles Monkey bread Biscuits w/sausage and gravy Pumpkin pie French toast casserole” Details HERE
  • Once Upon a Garden: Storytime at Chanticleer Saturday October 9th 9:30 AM – 10 AM “Join us at Chanticleer: A Pleasure Garden, for a nature storytime, including songs, stories, and movement, for the whole family. Take-home craft provided. Registration required. For ages 2-5. General admission: $10 With Radnor Library card: $5 With season pass: Free Kids 12 and under: Free” Registration required Details HERE
  • Hoot Hoot! Owl Stories and Craft on the Porch Saturday October 9th 10 AM – 10:45 AM at Media-Upper Providence Free Library “Let’s get into spooky season with some adorable owl stories! Great for kids ages 3 and up. If two families plan to sit close together, please register as one family so we can accommodate more families. Bring a blanket to sit on! This program is weather permitting. If it’s storming or unusually cold, check your email the morning of the program.” Registration required Details HERE
  • Ridley School District Homecoming Parade and Community Day Saturday October 9th 10 AM – 1 PM The parade will begin at Woodlyn Baptist Church at 10 a.m. We encourage the Ridley Community to line McDade Blvd and help the Ridley School District celebrate ‘R’ students. The parade will conclude at RHS where will have our RSD Community Day. Details HERE and HERE
  • Board Game Swap Meet Saturday October 9th 10 AM – 2 PM hosted by Middletown Library at Roosevelt Community Center “Do you have some games you don’t need anymore?  Are you looking for new games?  Do you like to see what other games are out there?  If the answer to any of these questions is yes, you want to come check out the Board Game Swap Meet hosted by the Middeltown Free Library in the Roosevelt Community Center. For four hours on Saturday October 9th, the library will host an event where you can come and trade games.  The focus of this event will be board games, and so it will be limited to board games only (no video games, trading card games, miniature games, or sporting equipment). No entry fee, no registration needed, just show up and look at what others have brought to the event.  As per library policy, because this event will be attended by those who cannot yet be vaccinated, masks are required while in the building.  Weather permitting, there is an outdoor area that can be utilized where masks would not be required. If you would like to attend and have a large number of games to trade, you may register for a table.  While registration and a table does not cost anything, any donation to the new library is welcome if you are able. If you would like to register for a table, or have any questions, please email the library at  Registrations will be on a first come first serve basis.” Details HERE
  • Folsom Fire Co Oktoberfest/Fallfest Saturday October 9th 10 AM – 4 PM at Folsom Fire Company Station 18 411 Sutter Ave Folsom, PA “There will be food, crafts vendors, raffle table, 50/50. Due to the number of responses we received, the township is allowing us to expand, were going to have the streets filled! Sutton and 4th aves!. For the children we will have a Pumpkin Patch, works just like the Duck Pond Game! Come one, come all! Rain date is Sunday October 10th.” Details HERE
  • Parkway Pals Silly Joe Saturday October 9th 11 AM – 12 PM at Sister Cities Park 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA “Kids are invited to embrace their silly side as live entertainers offer unique programs and performances every Saturday morning this fall. From bubble magic shows to hip-hop dancing and Halloween-themed fun, these free offerings are perfect for youngsters in need of outdoor play.  Today’s program: Silly Joe Family-favorite entertainer, Silly Joe, will lead fun sing-alongs and story readings.” Details HERE
  • Fire Prevention Open House at Goodwill Fire Company #1 Delco Station 77 Saturday October 9th 11 AM – 3 PM 719 W Cooke Ave Glenolden, PA Fire Prevention Day! Open house, take a look at some amazing emergency vehicles, fire prevention kits for both adults and kids! Refreshments will be served. Details HERE
  • Fall Handmade Craft Event at The Yard Pub in Havertown Saturday October 9th 11 AM – 4 PM 300 West Chester Pike Havertown, PA Bring the family to listen to music, get portraits done and shop local arts and crafts. Details HERE
  • Yachtstock Rocktoberfest at The West End Boat Club Saturday October 9th 11:30 AM – 8:30 PM Yachtstock Rocktoberfest charity music festival October 9, 2021 at the West End Boat Club in Essington, PA (minutes from I-95/Phila. Airport). 11:30 AM to 8:30 PM 18 Bands on 2 Stages with headliners Sara Spicer, Audra McLaughlin, and Special Guest Lecompt. Proceeds to benefit Shriners Hospitals Philadelphia and DELCO are children with special medical needs. Details and ticket info HERE and HERE
  • Learning Through the Arts Saturday October 9th 12 PM– 1:15 PM and 1:45 PM – 3 PM at the African American Museum in Philadelphia ​701 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA Advance registration is encouraged for this program.Due to COIVD-19 restrictions, guests will be required to wear masks and practice social distancing during their visit.” Details, ticket info and more HERE
  • Fall Into the Arts Festival Saturday October 9th 12 PM – 4 PM at Smithbridge Road Park
    725 Smithbridge Road Glen Mills, PA (Raindate: October 10, 2021)
    Please join Concord Township and Darlington Arts Center for a fun-filled festival in celebration of Delco Arts Week! The arts are alive in Delco during this afternoon where the whole family can participate in arts activities, enjoy live music, paint a fallscape with a Darlington Teaching Artist, enjoy great meals from local food trucks, and buy original works from local artists.” Details HERE
  • Food Truck & Music Festival Park Square, Prospect Park Saturday October 9th 12 PM – 5 PM There will be many food trucks to choose from, 3 great bands, a DJ, a Magician, Balloon Art & MORE! Join the fun and support local food vendors. Details HERE
  • Patch Blast at Christ Church Ridley Park Saturday October 9th 1 PM – 3 PM 104 Nevin St Ridley Park, PA We are kicking off pumpkin season with a celebratory Saturday from 1pm to 3pm Live music by Refrigerator Band, a local Ridley quintet jamband, Popcorn, Pumpkin Picking, Yard Games” Details HERE
  • Upper Chichester Community Day **AND Fireworks at Dusk** Saturday October 9th 2 PM – 8:30 PM 8500 Furey Rd, Upper Chichester Twp, PA Rides, Food, BBQ Contests, Local Vendors and a ton of fun for the entire family. Join us for this free entry community event! Details HERE
  • Upper Chichester Community Day Car Show Saturday October 9th 2 PM – 5 PM 8500 Furey Rd, Upper Chichester Twp, PA On Saturday October 9th, the Delaware Valley Mopar Association will be hosting the Upper Chichester Community Day Car Show. This event is open to all makes and models of classic and special interest vehicles. In keeping with the community day theme, this is a FREE event with donations being accepted on behalf of the Chichester Historical Society.
    Along with the car show, there will be many community day activities including rides, bounce houses, face painting, local vendors, live music, crafts, and the night will close out with a magnificent fireworks display! A fun day for both children and adults and all of it will take place in a beautiful park setting.” Details HERE
  • Hocus Pocus: A Witchy Spooktacular Saturday October 9th 6 PM – 8:30 PM at Swarthmore Public Library Ampitheater “Come one, come all to a Halloween celebration!  We welcome you to join us for a night of witchy games, crafts, and a showing of the movie Hocus Pocus on the big outdoor screen. We would love to see your costumes! Bring your own snacks or visit the concession stand for refreshments. The movie will start at approximately 6:30 PM and the running time is 1 hour 36 minutes. It is rated PG. No registration is required.” Details HERE
  • Ridley Park Presbyterian Church Movie Night – Toy Story Saturday October 9th 7:15 PM on the Church Lawn at 300 N Swarthmore Ave, Ridley Park, PA Bring a chair/blanket and your favorite movie munchies and drinks. Movie will begin at dark. Popcorn will be provided. Rain Date – Oct. 16th Details HERE
  • Harry’s Hands To Help & Heal’s First Annual Car & Bike Show Sunday October 10th 9 AM – 3 PM 148 Springlawn Rd, Glen Mills, PA Vendors-Food-Face Painting-Raffles-50/50 Details HERE
  • Bryn Mawr Clover Market Sunday October 10th 10 AM – 4 PM 7 N Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA Featuring a curated group of handmade and vintage vendors. Free admission, open to all. Details, list of vendors and more HERE
  • Westtown Day Sunday October 10th 11 AM – 3 PM at Oakbourne Park 1014 South Concord Rd. Westtown, PA The historic Oakbourne Mansion and grounds will feature live bands, carnival games, petting zoo animals, food trucks, Civil and Revolutionary War reenactors, pumpkin decorating, local schools, vendors and organizations. Take a tour of the historic mansion and grounds. Have your kids “dig” for local archaeological artifacts. Buy from local farms and businesses, including Pete’s Produce and Deer Creek Malthouse. Shop from talented artisans, woodworkers and potters. Tour a police cruiser, fire truck or ambulance.” Details HERE
  • PECO Family Jams: The Art of Butterfly Wings Sunday October 10th 12 PM – 4 PM at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens 1020 South Street Philadelphia, PA “The average lifespan of a butterfly is less than a month so employees at the Philadelphia Insectarium routinely collect butterfly wings from the grounds of their 7000 square-foot Butterfly Pavilion. This month, the Insectarium helps us transform these naturally occurring masterpieces into small, exquisite pieces of art. Meet some of the Insectarium’s favorite critters face to face or use a scavenger hunt to discover the many animals found in Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens’ mosaics.”PECO Family Jams are PMG’s one-of-a-kind, family-oriented programs, featured every second Sunday of the month between NOON and 4:00 PM. Visitors will receive a FREE Craft Kit including butterfly wings while supplies last. No reservations are required for PECO Family Jams, but admission tickets should be purchased in advance.” Details and ticket info HERE
  • Read with Me Book Fest at Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse Sunday October 10th 1 PM 3500 Reservoir Dr. Philadelphia PA “We’re kicking off the second annual Reading Promise Week at Smith Playground! Families, join us for an afternoon of free books, good food, resources, and family fun! Here are just a few of the things we’re excited for: Listen to a magical multi-lingual read aloud of I’ll Build You a Bookcase, an award-winning story by Jean Ciborowski Fahey. This book has big tips for reading with infants, toddlers, and the smallest of readers. Show off your creative skills by decorating a book box library. Then fill it with new stories to take home. Sing along with local band City Love. This is the debut of their new album, Reading Promise. These songs will get you grooving while growing young readers. This will be a socially distanced event. Please mask up, wash your hands often, and let’s have fun! This event was organized by Read by 4th and William Penn Foundation with the support of PNC Grow Up Great, Smith Playground, and North Philly Reading Captains.” Details HERE
  • Fall Open House at Grange Estate Sunday October 10th 1 PM – 4 PM 143 Myrtle Ave, Havertown, PA Fall Open House with Free tours of the Mansion, $5 pumpkin painting and $10 scarecrow making (bring your own clothes!) and refreshments. Details HERE
  • Fall Harvest & Great Pumpkin Patch Sunday October 10th 1 PM – 4 PM at The Willows Park in Radnor, PA (raindate Sunday October 17th) Spend the day enjoying pony rides, an inflatable corn maze, mechanical bull, gem mining, balloon twisters, treats and refreshments, music and entertainment, fall themed activities and more! Radnor residents can register in advance to get a large free Pumpkin! Details HERE
  • Main Streets of Ridley Park Fall Festival & Car Show Sunday October 10th 1 PM – 6 PM Come out to downtown Ridley Park for our annual Festival & Car Show. Live music, great food, and beautiful cars. MainStage Entertainment: Juliano Brothers @ 1, South 47 @ 2:30,  Chico’s Vibe @ 4:30 Details HERE ***Due to forecasted inclimate weather this has been rescheduled to Sunday October 17th 1 PM – 6 PM***
  • Made in Philadelphia Fall Market at Dilworth Plaza in Philadelphia Friday, October 8 through Sunday, October 10 1 S. 15th Street, on the west side of City Hall Planned in conjunction with Harvest Weekend, a diverse lineup of local artisans will display unique finds such as paintings, jewelry, crafts and more! Come out to support these one-of-a-kind entrepreneurs. Details HERE
  • Autumn Bounty Festival at terrain (Glen Mills PA and Devon PA locations)  “Join us to usher in the harvest season with our annual Autumn Bounty Festival! We’ll be celebrating with 3 weekends of family-friendly fun!” Details HERE and HERE
  • Medieval Days at Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation Saturday and Sunday, October 9th and 10th On Saturday and Sunday, October 9th and 10th come see what life was really like during the Middle Ages in Europe. From the Romans to the age of Columbus, various encampments will portray aspects of Medieval Life. See how five hundred years of European culture thrived and changed. Romans, Saxons, Normans, and Vikings, and will portray life of this heroic era of Western Civilization. Last admission is 3:00 P.M on both days. Details and ticket info HERE and HERE
  • Indigenous Peoples Weekend with the Museum at The Museum of the American Revolution October 9th – 11th  at 101 South Third Street Philadelphia, PA “Join us at the Museum and online to explore stories about Native Americans and the American Revolution, as part of Indigenous Peoples Weekend.” Details, schedule and ticket info HERE
  • Frozen Jr. at Media Theater ( show runs Oct 3, 2021 – Oct 24, 2021) Details and ticket info HERE
  • You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown October 8th – 17th at Players Club of Swarthmore 614 Fairview Rd Swarthmore, PA Details, times and ticket info HERE
  • Junie B. Jones, Jr Fri, Oct 1, 2021, 8:00 p.m. – Sun, Oct 10 2021 at Spotlight Theater Swarthmore United Methodist Church 129 Park Ave Swarthmore, PA Details, times and ticket info HERE
  • Robin Hood Saturdays and Sundays Oct 9th – 24th at Hedgegrow Theater 64 Rose Valley Rd
    Rose Valley, PA
    **NO TICKETS SOLD DAY OF ON SITE.** “Make sure to bring your favorite beach chair and blanket. In accordance with CDC guidelines for vaccinated individuals, masks are optional for outdoor performances. At this time, we continue to maintain social distance between parties and to limit audiences.” Details, times, ticket info and more HERE
  • Halloween Spooky Trail at Smithbridge Gardens Daily in October 10 AM – 5 PM The Spooky Trail is back!! Enjoy our family-friendly Spooky Trail open the entire month of October! (Leashed kid-friendly dogs are welcome)” Details HERE
  • Pumpkin Patch at Christ Church Ridley Park Weekdays: 11am-7pm Weekends: 9am-7pm 104 Nevin St Ridley Park, PA Get Your Pumpkins Here! Pumpkins big and small, smooth and bumpy. Jack-be-littles, Baby Boos and gourds that are lumpy. The Pumpkin Church is pleased to be able to share our annual Pumpkin Patch with the community! Come browse the rows of pumpkins and find your pumpkin match right here in Ridley Park. CASH ONLY! Additionally, 12% of this year’s proceeds will be donated to the Kara Barnard Youth Literacy Fund, the local and beloved program of CCRP’s own Barnard family. The fund promotes youth literacy and gets books in the hands of children and families in need. We will also host a book drive at the Pumpkin Patch for new and gently used (like-new) children and youth books. Donations can be dropped off during Pumpkin patch hours. Details HERE
  • Fall Foliage Express Sunday October 3, 10, 17, Nov 7 12PM & 2PM at West Chester Railroad 230 E Market St, West Chester, PA Enjoy a brisk fall afternoon along the picturesque Chester Creek Valley from our heated train as we take you on a 90 minute journey back in time to the village of Glen Mills and return. Details and ticket info HERE
  • Pumpkinland and Farm Market at Linvilla Orchards September 11 – November 7th Harvest Hayrides, Straw Bale Maze, Train, Corn Maze, Pony Rides, Apple Blasters, Hayrides to the Witches House at Night, Evening Autumn Moon Hayrides and more! Details HERE
  • Harvest Hayride at Araspaha Farms  SEPT. 25th– OCT. 31st SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 10:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. at 1835 Middletown Rd, Glen Mills PA Details, ticket info and schedule HERE
  • 14th Annual Scarecrow Walk at Morris Arboretum October 2nd through October 31st 100 E. Northwestern Avenue Philadelphia, PA“Morris Arboretum’s Scarecrow Walk is coming back for its 14th year, and in recognition of those who show courage and care when faced with fright, this year’s theme is Heroes! Scarecrows have been designed in honor of beloved superhero characters, essential workers, and best friends—heroes come in all forms! Scarecrows will be on display throughout the Arboretum from October 2 through October 31. Visitors will vote for their favorite scarecrow online to determine the winners.  The top three scarecrows win a cash prize – top prize is $250.” Details and ticket info HERE
  • Boo at the Elmwood Park Zoo Weekends October 9th through October 31st, from 12 PM to 3 PM “Bring the little ones for a fun-filled afternoon for princesses, ghosts and superheroes of all ages. Make sure to bring your trick-or-treat bag, as treat and activity stations will be located throughout the zoo. Come dressed in your creative costume and participate in our costume parade (2:30pm at the bison stage). Adults are encouraged to dress up too!” Details and ticket info HERE
  • LEGOLAND Philadelphia Brick-or-Treat Event October 2nd – November 14th 500 West Germantown Pike Plymouth Meeting, PA Boo! Celebrate the spookiest time of the year at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia! Create your own LEGO pumpkin, meet LEGOLAND’S Halloween mascot, Bonesy, enjoy a Miniland scavenger hunt, Share your creations on social using #BrickorTreat and more! Details and ticket info HERE
  • Hay Maze on the Greenfield Lawn at Dilworth Park in Philadelphia opens October 1st The Albert M. Greenfield Lawn celebrates the arrival of autumn with a limited time pop-up the whole family can enjoy! This unique experience, presented by Dunkin’, provides urban dwellers the opportunity to enjoy fall on the farm without leaving the city. Details HERE
  • Cherry Crest Adventure Farm 150 Cherry Hill Rd, Ronks, PA Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins, Corn Maze, Pumpkins, Attractions & more Details and ticket info HERE
  • Scarecrows in the Village at Peddler’s Village September 6th – October 30th 2400 Street Road
    New Hope, PA 
    Enjoy fun fall activities, including our annual Scarecrow-Making Workshops (reserve your spot online) and pumpkin painting, live entertainment every weekend, and delicious fall-inspired specials at Village restaurants. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite Scarecrows! Details HERE
  • TRICK-OR-TREAT TRAIN at DiDonato’s Family Fun Center 2021 Dates: September 25, 26
    October 2, 3, 9, 10 11, 16, 17, 23, 24 Saturday and Sunday Hours: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm October 11: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm at
    1151 South White Horse Pike Hammonton, NJ

    This little goblin-friendly Halloween outdoor train ride will leave the whole family laughing and gasping for more! Tricks, treats, and surprises are included for kids and grownups! Your admission includes:
    Train ride through a little-goblin friendly Halloween Town
    Halloween Hay Maze
    Pumpkin from our Pumpkin Patch
    Endless Fun on the giant slide
    Individually Wrapped Treat
    Meet & Greet and photo op with the Local Witch
    Toy Market will be on site at their Pop-up Snack & Toy Cottage
    Endless play, climbing, imagination-building, and fun on our custom-made, interactive train, and more!
    Game of Bowling & one shoe rental with socks for $6 per person at the door
    …and more!
    Cost: ALL INCLUDED for $12.95 per person*
    *Plus Simpletix Ticketing fee
    Tickets purchased at the door will be $14.95 per ticket
    Recommend purchasing tickets online as we do sell-out. They do sell a limited amount of tickets every 15 minutes to offer a safe, fun experience for everyone! Details HERE
  • Fall Fest at Creamy Acres Saturdays Beginning Sept 25th through October. Also open Columbus Day Fall Fest is back!!! Come on down to the farm for a day filled with hayrides, pumpkin picking, wandering our cornfield maze, riding the cow train, visiting our barnyard, climbing tire mountain, riding pedal cars, saving the farm from zombies at our paintball shoot out and more!! Fun for the whole family!! $12.00 per person includes all day access to the farm park, hayride to pumpkin patch and corn field maze!! Details HERE
  • Fall Fest at Shady Brook Farm Wednesdays – Sundays through October 31st 931 Stoney Hill Rd. Yardley, PA ALL NEW Eerie Illuminations Halloween light show (starting Sept 24) – INCLUDED in FallFest admission!, Wagon rides, 5 acre Corn Maze honoring the 20th anniversary of 9-11, Sunflowers (while supplies last) – $3/ea, 5 for $10, 10 for $15, Apple picking* (while supplies last) – $1.49/lb., Pumpkin picking – $0.75/lb., LIVE music (weekends), Bonfires, activities, entertainment and more. Details and ticket info HERE
  • Diggerfest – Fall Festival at Diggerland Sept. 25 to Nov. 7 at100 Pinedge Ct, West Berlin, NJ Enjoy live music, specialty food, hay rides and plenty of fun and games. NEW THIS YEAR: Car extraction thanks to the Medford Fire Department for Fire Prevention Week, petting zoo thanks to Farm Friends LLC, Circus Stella two-day performance and returning Hell On Wheels BMX stunt show. Details and ticket info HERE
  • Franklin Fright October 1st – 31st at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia Spooky live science shows, Halloween-inspired décor, and the return of the ever-popular museum-wide indoor trick-or-treating adventure takes place every weekend in October. New this year, meet Dr. Franklinstein, joined by her science sidekicks for one of several all-new live science shows. Watch as they perform explosive experiments, dastardly demonstrations, and spooky science with frighteningly funny results! Details and ticket info HERE
  • Fall Fest at Morgan’s Pier in Philadelphia through October 30th at 221 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia PA  Al fresco dining going into the fall with the return of Morgan’s Pier Fall Fest. Located on the picturesque waterfront with the background view next to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, Morgan’s Pier will present six weeks of great fall views, pumpkin carving, completely new fall food and drink menus, and fall festival decor. Fall Fest will remain open seven days a week. Fall Fest will feature all the vibes, a brand new food menu, pumpkin carving, fall cocktails, hot spiked beverages, live entertainment, Oktoberfest and a Halloween Party (on October 30th). Reservations are recommended for table service; walk-ins are welcome for all bar areas. Reservations can be made by using the Resy app or visiting Guests are invited to pick their perfect pumpkin from the Pier’s Pumpkin Patch for only $5/$10, with carving kits provided for an idealistic Fall afternoon on the riverfront;  Pumpkin Carving: Pumpkin carving is available Mon-Fri 4pm-8pm and Saturdays and Sundays  11am-5pm . Pick a pumpkin from the Pier’s patch and snag a carving kit to make a stoop-worthy creation for just $5 or $10. Additional entertainment, including live acoustic music, and DJ entertainment is also scheduled every weekend on Thursday nights, Friday happy hour and night, Saturday day and night, and Sunday day. (Information courtesy of Aversa PR) 
  • Spooky Mini Golf at Franklin Square in Philadelphia Nightly October 1st – 31st 6 – 10 PM Fog, lights, music, and frightening surprises await at every hole as you navigate the 18-hole course featuring reproductions of Philadelphia icons and landmarks. TICKETS: $15 Adults, $12 Children (not recommended for small children) Details HERE
  • Nightmare Before Tinsel Halloween Pop-up Bar (21 and older) now through October 31st at 116 S. 12th St. Philadelphia PA “Among the ghosts that still haunt the space – including the ghosts of Tinsel’s past – look for eerie ambiance, scary photo opps, witches bru cocktails, seasonal fall beers, costumed bartenders, and tons of frights and flights. For 2021, Nightmare Before Tinsel will debut its new season theme with The Devil’s Lair where The Devil of Midtown Village invites visitors on a trip to the underworld they won’t ever forget. Nightmare will remain open through October 31, 20121 with hours set for Monday through Friday, 4:00pm to 2:00am, and Saturday and Sunday, 2:00pm to 2:00am.” Details HERE 
  • Halloween Nights at Eastern State Penitentiary Open select nights, Sept. 24 through Nov. 13 at 2027 Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA  Halloween Nights consists of 15 attractions:…and more surprises in store!
    • 2 haunted houses (scary!)
    • 3 immersive walk-through experiences (not scary)
    • 3 live, interactive performances
    • 4 themed bars and lounges
    • 3 opportunities to explore the penitentiary’s cellblocks, history, and relevance today (including NEW, exclusive narration by actor Steve Buscemi!) Details and ticket info HERE
  • Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride Select dates and times Sept 24th through Oct 31st 1835 N. Middletown Road Glen Mills, PA Details and ticket info HERE
  • The Stories We Wear Opening Celebration at the Penn Museum on view: September 25, 2021–June 12, 2022 at 3260 South Street Philadelphia, PA “Showcasing 2,500 years of style and adornment through approximately 250 remarkable objects, The Stories We Wear reveals how clothing and accessories offer powerful expressions of identity—examining the purpose and meaning behind what we wear. Discover a spectacular array of attire, jewelry, uniforms, regalia, and tattoos. Explore common threads woven throughout stories that transcend language, culture, and time.” 
    Details HERE
  • PA Renaissance Faire August 21st – October 31st Details and ticket info HERE.
  • Candytopia – Philadelphia 901 Market Street #1150 Philadelphia, PA Details and ticket info HERE
  • Insta Philly Instagrammable Photo Experience  219 Market Street – Philadelphia, PA Details and ticket info HERE
  • The Garden Railway at Morris Arboretum opens daily May 29 through October 11. Runs weekdays 10am – 5pm and weekends 9am – 5pm “The Garden Railway display is a miniature world with a quarter mile track running through it. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the small-scale buildings are created entirely of natural materials.” Details, tickets and more info HERE
  • Pick Your Own at Linvilla Orchards Pick-Your-Own is open Monday-Friday from 8AM – 4PM and Saturdays and Sundays from 8AM – 5PM.Weather and Crop Permitting. Details, pricing and ticket info HERE
  • Media Farmers Market Sundays 10 AM – 1 PM Edgemont St. between Media Elementary and Barrall Field  every Sunday from now until November from 10am to 1pm. Make sure you plan to come every week – during the growing season new items are arriving at the Market all the time! Details HERE
  • Ship Bottom Brewery Beer Garden at Linvilla Orchards Saturdays and Sundays 12 PM – 6 PM (weather dependent) Food Truck will be onsite each day, Fire Pits & Patio Heaters, Ship Bottom will have a social distance program and contact-less environment in place for your safety.  Seating will be first come first serve. Details HERE
  • Adventure Aquarium Camden NJ – Advance tickets required Details HERE
  • Wonderspaces 27 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA Details, tickets and hours HERE
  • Please Touch Museum Philadelphia PA Details HERE
  • The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Philadelphia PA Advance Reservation Required Details HERE
  • Franklin Square in Philadelphia: The Wizard of Oz Educational Exhibit October 8, 2021 through January 16, 2022 “Visitors of all ages are invited to come along with Dorothy and Toto on a multi-sensory exploration of the Land of Oz.” Details, ticket info  and more HERE
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia, PA Reservations required Details HERE
  • Museum of the American Revolution Philadelphia, PA Reservations required Details HERE
  • Longwood Gardens Kennett Square, PA Advance Tickets Required Details HERE
  • Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia PA – Experience BIG TIME, Philadelphia Zoo’s new prehistoric exhibit. Advance tickets required Details HERE
  • Elmwood Park Zoo Norristown, PA – Advance tickets required Details HERE
  • Brandywine Zoo Wilmington, DE Details HERE
  • Tyler Arboretum Media, PA Details HERE
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