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October 23, 2014

Family-Friendly Actvities And Amazing Carving Displays At Moravian Tile Works Pumpkinfest In Doylestown, Saturday, October 25

There are jack o’lanterns, and then there are jack o’lanterns. This Saturday, head to historic Doylestown for one of the region’s most popular annual fall events: Pumpkinfest. During this squash-centric celebration, an array of impressive carvers will create glowing works of art out of enormous pumpkins. We’re talking 100 to 300 pounders. By the end […]

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October 23, 2014

Franklin Square Plays Host To An Afternoon Of Free Trick-Or-Treating This Saturday, October 25

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Franklin Square’s trick-or-treat trail, which brings free Halloween fun to the historic park this Saturday, October 25. From noon to 3 p.m., youngsters are invited out for some pre-Halloween trick-or-treating along the square’s trick-or-treat trail. Kids are encouraged to decorate a bag for candy gathering, pick up a trick-or-treat map […]

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October 23, 2014

The 2014 Thomas Eakins Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta Returns To Philadelphia This Weekend, Saturday And Sunday, October 25-26

This weekend, rowers from all over the world will flow to Philadelphia for the renowned Thomas Eakins Head of the Schuylkill Regatta, returning Saturday and Sunday, October 25 and 26. What began with just 160 rowers in 1971 is now one of the largest rowing competitions in the world — and it’s right here in […]

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October 22, 2014

The Woodlands In University City Celebrates Halloween With A Variety Of Family Events On Sunday, October 26

This Sunday, October 26, The Woodlands historic mansion and cemetery hosts a day-long Halloween affair with a variety of events for all to enjoy. The lovely grounds of The Woodlands will welcome a family fun day complete with a mini-Mütter Museum featuring interactive fun with — yup– medical oddities. Check out a life size giant […]

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October 22, 2014

Halloween Arrives On East Passyunk Avenue With The Neighborhood-Wide Fall Fest And Spooky Saturday This Saturday, October 25

South Philly gets in the Halloween spirit this weekend for the East Passyunk neighborhood’s annual Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday, a day-long festival of free family-friendly fun. This Saturday, October 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., folks are encouraged to start the Halloween celebrations early by arriving decked out in costumes (yup, adults, kids […]

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October 22, 2014

Longwood Gardens’ Chrysanthemum Festival Returns, Featuring More Than 20,000 Beautiful Blooms, October 25-November 23

With the autumn season now in full swing, Longwood Gardens gorgeous property makes for a perfect place to find nature’s colorful foliage, or to tuck indoors to take in the beautiful blooms of the expansive conservatory. This Saturday, October 25, Longwood Gardens opens its annual Chrysanthemum Festival, which features more than 20,000 blooming chrysanthemums grown […]

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October 22, 2014

Manayunk Celebrates Halloween With 3-Days Of Events Including A Screening Of Hocus Pocus, Trick-Or-Treating And More, October 23-25

Manayunk celebrates Halloween, or Halloweekend, with three days of themed events — from a zombie dance party and trick or treating to a screening of Hocus Pocus and an eerie one-act show. The Halloweekend festivities kick off with a performance by the Manayunk Theatre Company at Bourbon Blue on Thursday, October 23. Watch the theatrical […]

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October 21, 2014

The Headhouse Shambles Hosts A Pumpkin Fall Fest Complete With Shopping From PHAIR, Pumpkin Painting, Music And More, October 25

Celebrate all things fall at the annual South Street Headhouse District Pumpkin Fall Fest, returning this Saturday, October 25. From noon to 5 p.m., fall-centric activities for children and adults alike will fill the historic Headhouse Shambles. Enjoy hay rides, pumpkin painting, crafts from Fleisher Art Memorial’s ColorWheels mobile art studio, storytelling, circus aerial performances, […]

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October 21, 2014

Halloween Happenings In Philadelphia: Trick-Or-Treating Parties In Neighborhoods, Retail Districts And At Attractions In The City And Beyond

Sure, ghoulish entertainment may be the hallmark of Halloween, but goodie bags, cheerful costumes and neighborhood roving epitomize All Hallows Eve nearly as clearly as ghosts, goblins and witches. Leave the tricks to the spirits of Philadelphia’s numerous haunted houses and eerie events. For those seeking to satisfy a sweet tooth, we have a roundup […]

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October 20, 2014

The Rittenhouse Neighborhood Celebrates Halloween With A Free Trick-Or-Treating Celebration On Saturday, October 25

Children dressed in their Halloween best will fill the Rittenhouse neighborhood this weekend for an annual trick-or-treating extravaganza. This Saturday, October 25, the Rittenhouse Row neighborhood invites costumed guests out for a day of free trick-or-treating throughout the area. Participating Rittenhouse Row member businesses will hand out free Halloween candy to all participating costumed trick-or-treaters, […]

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