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Pumpkin painting at Pennypacker Mills' All Hallow's Eve Fall Festival

Harvest Fun

Active Acres Farm, Newtown
Sat. & Sun. through Oct.
Families enjoy a pumpkin patch, gem dig, pony rides and a moon bounce.

Freddy Hill Farm, Lansdale
Tues.-Fri. through Oct. 28
The farm’s Pumpkin Patch Tour hits all the highlights of fall fun with a hayride, pumpkin-picking and a trip through the cornstalk maze & down the giant slide. The journey ends with a kid-sized ice cream cone.

Froelich’s Farm & Garden, Furlong
Sat. & Sun. through Oct.
There’s plenty to do during Fall Festival weekends, where kids can navigate a corn maze, take pony rides, explore the fields for the perfect jack-o-lantern and win prizes.

Hellerick’s Family Farm, Doylestown
Through Nov. 1
Activities at the daily Fall Harvest Festival include potato-sack races, tricycle rides, pumpkin rolling, spider-web climbing and hayrides around the farm.

Peddler's Village, Lahaska
Through Nov. 1
Check out larger-than-life, locally made scarecrows of all kinds, from classic and sci-fi-themed looks to downright scary, during the annual Scarecrow Contest & Display. 

Pennypacker Mills, Schwenksville
Oct. 17
Make autumnal crafts, paint pumpkins, whip up your own apple cider and jump into the giant hay pile at the All Hallows Eve Fall Festival.

Halloween Happenings

Active Acres Farm, Newtown
Fri.-Sun., Oct 2-31
Haunted House in the Hollow features 17 rooms packed with illusions and effects, plus a cemetery and walk-through crypt. The scares continue outside with the Haunted Hayride and Field of Fright.

Ghost Tours, New Hope
Fri. & Sat. through Oct.
So far from city lights that participants are advised to bring a flashlight, the Ghost Tours of New Hope journey through the Bucks County town’s streets for tales of local haunts.

Sesame Place, Langhorne
Through Nov. 1
Get your costume ready for a series of Halloween celebrations featuring themed music, dancing and favorite Sesame Street characters.

Riverbend Environmental Education Center, Gladwyne
Oct. 17
At the not-so-spooky Shiverfest, kids can trek the Haunted Trail, listen to creepy tales around the campfire and see blood-chilling reptiles. For a break from the scary stuff, don your costume for the Trick-or-Treat Trail and decorate pumpkins.

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