Fall Events 2017

    Peddler’s Village Scarecrow Festival
    New Hope, PA
    Saturday, September 16 – Sunday, September 17, 2017
    The Scarecrows will be on outdoor display from Monday, September 11 through Sunday, October 29.
    For more info: http://www.peddlersvillage.com/events

     

    Pumpkin Harvest at Milky Way Farm
    521 East Uwchlan Ave., Chester Springs, PA 19425
    Pick-your-own pumpkin patch and corn maze from Sept 30-Oct 29 – five weekends. Pumpkin Harvest weekends, the farm is open from 10am-5pm Saturdays and Sundays, and free hayrides run continuously to take visitors to the pumpkin patch. An easy walking path is also available for those who choose to stroll to the patch. Weekend visitors enjoy our young farm animals, corn maze, farm fresh ice cream and other products. The farm is also open for pumpkin sales during weekdays in October from 3pm-5pm. Only the walking path is available during weekdays; we do not offer hayrides on weekdays. For more info: http://www.milkywayfarm.com/about-fall-harvest/

     

    Sugartown Pumpkin Patch
    650 Sugartown Rd, Malvern, PA 19355
    Sugartown Pumpkin Patch Fall fun at the pumpkin patch and maze at Sugartown Strawberries farm in Malvern, Pennsylvania, just northwest of Weekends, Sept 24 – Oct 29 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ride a tractor-drawn wagon out to the pumpkin patch, where you can spend as long as you want selecting the perfect pumpkins for every member of the family. Be sure you bring along your camera for some priceless photos. Of course, you can also just take the hayride, and get your pumpkins on another weekend. Our Hayride wagons run continuously on all October weekends, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., weather permitting. For more info: http://www.sugartownstrawberries.com/sugartown-strawberries-pumpkin-patch.htm

     

    Linvilla Orchards
    Media, PA
    Sept. 9 – November 5
    Enjoy live music and entertainment, hayrides, train rides, pony rides, and face painting. Test your navigation skills our straw bale and cornfield mazes. Pick Your Own fall apples. Grab some candy and caramel apples. See the Linvilla jack-o-lantern exhibit and don’t miss our annual Costume Parade!
    https://www.linvilla.com/family-fun/pumpkinland

     

    West Chester Railroad Fall Foliage Express Sundays
    Sept 24 | Oct, 1, 8 | Nov 5, 12 12PM & 2PM
    See the beautiful fall foliage at it’s peak! 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. Adults – $15.00 Children (2-12) – $13.00 Under 2 ride free!
    For more info: http://www.westchesterrr.net/

     

    Newlin Grist Mill – Fall Harvest Festival
    October 7, 10 AM-4 PM
    219 S. Cheyney Road, Glen Mills, PA 19342
    The 18th century comes alive during this annual event, with the sights, sounds, and smells of colonial America. This event features demonstrations of various historic skills and trades, including blacksmithing, open-hearth cooking, Native American skills, and much more. Listen to music by the Colonial Revelers, learn colonial dancing, and have your silhouette made. Visitors can shop in the festival’s Colonial Market for handmade goods, including cornmeal ground in the site’s 1704 grist mill. Young visitors will especially enjoy painting a pumpkin, taking a hay ride, and seeing interactive performances by Tuckers’ Tales Puppet Theatre! The Fall Harvest Festival is a full day of fun for all ages. For more: http://www.newlingristmill.org/

     

    Hurricane Hill Farm Corn Maze
    Maze will be open weekends – September 16 until November 5
    704 E. Reeceville Road, West Brandywine Township, Coatesville, PA  19320
    There are lots of family fun attractions.  There is a corn maze, pedal tractors, hay climb, corn slide, corn cannon, moon bounce, twin barrel cow train, tire course, and farm animals.
    For more info: http://www.hhfmaze.com

     

    Longwood Gardens Pumpkin Playground
    September 30 – October 31
    1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348
    Visit our Children’s Corner to see, touch, and say cheese for a festive fall photo with our pumpkins! Be sure not to miss our largest pumpkin on display, weighing in at more than 800 pounds in the Idea Garden’s vegetable garden.
    https://longwoodgardens.org/events-and-performances/events/pumpkin-playground

    Longwood Gardens – Garden Railway
    1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348
    Starts October 7
    Featuring four G-scale locomotives rumbling over 450 feet of track, this beautifully landscaped display is located near the Terrace Restaurant. The Garden Railway is outdoors and runs during regular Gardens hours, weather permitting.
    https://longwoodgardens.org/events-and-performances/events/garden-railway

     

    Elmwood Park Zoo – Harvest Fest
    Sunday afternoons, September 24 through November 5 from 12:00 to 3:00 PM
    1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown, PA 19401
    Celebrate the best of fall! Celebrating with activities, live entertainment, carnival games, bonfire, s’mores, and more.  Harvest Fest is free to attend with Zoo admission. Game tickets, s’mores, concession, and bison feedings are available for purchase.

    Live entertainment at Zoo Brew Beer Garden
    September 24: 1- 4:30 PM – Matt Spitko
    October 1: 1- 4:30 PM – Ryan Shubert
    October 8: 1- 4:30 PM – Singles Going Steady
    October 15: 11:30- 3:30 PM – Danielle & Jennifer (at Eagles Deck)
    October 15: 1- 4:30 PM – Keep the Change Duo
    October 22: 11:30- 3:30 PM – Danielle & Jennifer (at Eagles Deck)
    October 22: 10:30- 1:00 PM – John Rodden
    October 22: 1- 4:30 PM – Tony Alosi
    October 29: 11:30- 3:30 PM – Danielle & Jennifer (at Eagles Deck)
    October 29: 1- 4:30 PM – Singles Going Steady
    Please contact Guest Services at 610.277.3825 ext. 222 with any questions or visit http://www.elmwoodparkzoo.org/event/382

     

    Morris Arboretum – 10th Annual Scarecrow Design Contest
    Saturday, October 7 through Halloween, Tuesday, October 31st
    100 E. Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118
    This year participants may create a scarecrow for the theme: Halloween Spooky Favorites. All entries will be on display on the Scarecrow Walk at Morris Arboretum. Frame, straw, burlap and twine are provided, the rest is up to you! Space is limited to 35 Scarecrows. This popular contest fills quickly, get your entry in early!  Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 27th.  For more information and to register, visit http://www.morrisarboretum.org/events_scarecrow.shtml

     

    Eastern State – Terror Behind the Walls
    September 22 – November 11 (see website for open days and pricing)
    2027 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130
    A massive haunted house inside a real prison.  Terror Behind the Walls consists of six haunted attractions that create a seamless experience. All six attractions are included in one admission price.
    For more information: https://www.easternstate.org/halloween/node/3

     

    Haunted Hayride at Arasapha Farm
    1835 Middletown Road (Rt. 352) Glen Mills, PA 19342
    September 22 – October 31
    For 27 years, the Haunted Hayride at Arasapha Farm has been scaring its visitors with amazing props, digital FX, great actors and extraordinary professional makeup.  The Haunted Hayride is a 25 For more info: http://thebatesmotel.com/

     

    Elmwood Park Zoo – Boo at the Zoo
    October 7-8 , October 14-15, October 21-22, October 28-29
    1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown, PA 19401

    Boo at the Zoo returns on Saturday, October 7. Get creative and enter our costume contest but don’t forget your trick-or-treat bag or bucket!
    Stop at all of our treat stations and get a treat, OR tricked!
    Boo at the Zoo takes place weekends at Elmwood Park Zoo, October 7 through 29, from 12:00 to 3:00 PM. This event is free to attend with zoo admission.
    For more information about this event, contact Guest Services at 610.277.3825 x 222. or visit the webiste at http://www.elmwoodparkzoo.org/event/357

     

    Sesame Place – The Counts Halloween Spooktacular
    September 22 through October 29
    100 Sesame Road, Langhorne, PA 19047
    Celebrate silly, not-too-spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place®.  The park is transformed into a family-friendly Halloween haven!  Come in costume and enjoy three special Halloween-themed shows, soar, swing, fly and cruise on four Count von Count-themed mechanical rides, and see everyone’s favorite furry friends dressed up in costume!  Everyone will love the Neighborhood Street Party Halloween Parade that features ten fantastic floats all decked out for the season with music and dancing that will have everyone joining in the fun. The parade features exciting performances about Halloween fun including trick-or-treating, dressing in costume and doing the “Jack-O-Lantern Jump”!  Stay until 8PM every Saturday during Spooktacular to see the special night time version of the parade – the sky will light up with not-too-spooky Halloween-colored lighting! There’s fun for everyone at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place!
    https://sesameplace.com/philadelphia/events/halloween-spooktacular/?&utm_content=Initiative+Sesame+Place&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI3tmd57Kt1gIVQx1pCh2P6Q-IEAAYASAAEgLaxfD_BwE&dclid=CNv-lOqyrdYCFQyrZAodY1AATg

     

    West Chester Halloween Parade
    Wednesday, October 25th (rain date October 26th) at 7:00 PM
    Starting Point – On Market Street Between Church and Darlington Streets
    Marching Band Performances by – West Chester East, Henderson and Rustin High Schools and West Chester University.  Cheerleading Performances by – Bishop Shanahan, West Chester East, Henderson and Rustin High Schools.  Dance Team Performances by – West Chester East, Henderson and Rustin High Schools.  Groups and floats are welcome, but must be registered with the West Chester Parks and Recreation Department before October 6th.
    For more info: http://west-chester.com/405/Halloween-Parade

     

    Malvern Halloween Costume Parade
    Sunday, October 29 at 4:00 PM
    Participant line up starts at 3 PM, march starts at 4 PM.  Line up is on King Street between Ruthland Ave and Church Street.

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