If you have kids that are home on October 31, you might be looking for fun things to do before the big event at night! Here’s a list of things that are going on/open during the day on Halloween in Bucks County or within an hour or so drive.
Halloween Bash at Romp n’ Roll
2856 W. Moreland Road, Willow Grove from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Bring the kids in costume for crafts, games, activities and activities in the gym plus yummy treats. Tickets are $35 for Members and $40 for NonMembers.
Boo Bash at the Feasterville Library
1983 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Come in costume for a special storytime followed by festive fun and a photo booth.
Family Storytime at the Levittown Library
7311 New Falls Road from 10:30 to 11:30
Stories, songs and dancing. (I’m assuming will be Halloween themed this day!)
Drop In Halloween Craft at the Southampton Library
947 Street Road, Southampton from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m
Head to the large meeting room for a Halloween-themed craft. Best for kids 2.5 and up.
Halloween Storytime at Huntingdon Valley Library
625 Red Lion Road, Huntingdon Valley at 10:30 a.m.
Join Miss Beth for a special Halloween-themed Storytime. Kids are encouraged to come in costume. Held outside in the front courtyard if weather allows. Otherwise, it will be in the Children’s Department.
Spooky Fun Halloween Party at Playpad Bucks
860 Town Center Drive, Langhorne from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Decorate trick or treat bags and then trick or treat around Playpad. There will also be a costume parade, snack and drink, 2 hours open play and a visit from Marshall from Paw Patrol. This event is $35 per child ($30 for sibling) and you must register in advance. Attendance is limited.
Kids’ Storytime at Barnes & Noble Montgomeryville
1271 Knapp Road, North Wales at 11 a.m.
Sing-alongs, stories and coloring activities.
Preschool Story and Playtime at Morrisville Library
300 N. Pennsylvania Avenue from 11 a.m. to noon
I’m assuming this will be Halloween themed that day!
Light the Night with The Salvation Army
215 Appletree Drive, Levittown from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
This one is during trick or treat time but a great alternative to going door to door. Games, trunk or treat, cotton candy, popcorn and more. Open to the public. Free family fun.
Pumpkinland at Colonial Gardens
745 Schuylkill Road, Phoenixville from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Have fun checking out and taking pictures in Colonial Gardens’ colorful Halloween display with cartoon characters, scarecrows, pumpkins and more. Take a daytime hayride through friendly woods ($7) or explore 3 mazes ($4).
Hellerick’s Family Farm
5500 N. Easton Road, Doylestown from 9:30 to 4:30
Hellerick’s Farm offers over 40 activities included in their Adventure Farm tickets. There’s a hay ride, corn mazes, hay bale slides, playground areas, pumpkin racing, huge slides, and more. (My daughter’s personal favorite is the corn barn, which is basically a little playhouse filled with corn kernels and horse toys.) Tickets are $13.99. Children under 2 are free.
Routes 202 and 263, Lahaska
Halloween is the last day to see the scarecrows at Peddler’s Village. For some extra spooky fun, be sure to stop in the new store, The Cloak and Wand. The decor is really fun, and you can even order tasty themed cold and hot kid-friendly drinks.
Screamin’ Green Hauntoween at Crayola Experience
30 Centre Square, Easton from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Crayola Experience is celebrating the season with Halloween-themed crafts, a spooky scavenger hunt, character photo ops and more. For an additional fee, you can also paint pumpkins and make slime.
97 Styers Lane, Langhorne from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
If you’re looking for a farm experience without the frills, head to Styers. You can pick apples or pumpkins, take a hayride, shop their huge variety of pumpkin and squash … and you only pay for what you bring home. Admission and rides are free. This is also a great spot if you want to take some pictures without paying admission like so many of the other farms nearby. Styers is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Grab lunch or treats from the Market on your way out.
100 E. Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Take a walk around Morris Arboretum and enjoy more than 30 scarecrows along the Scarecrow Walk. This year’s theme is “Spooky Scarecrows.
Brick or Treat at Legoland Discovery Center
Plymouth Meeting Mall from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Legoland Discovery Center is celebrating Halloween with special themed decor and activities. See the brand new 4D movie – The Great Monster Chase. Play Monster games. Create a LEGO pumpkin for the pumpkin patch. Search for pumpkins in Miniland Philadelphia, and more.
330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Visit the animals, get a treat from the market (I recommend the apple cider donuts and cider slushee), and play in the tractor playground. You can also pick pumpkins and apples.
Scarecrows of the Sea at Adventure Aquarium
19 Riverside Drive, Camden from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The aquarium is displaying their take on a fall favorite – scarecrows! You’ll find friendly scarecrows dressed as pirates, penguins, mermaids and more throughout the aquarium.
Tip: If you activate a Pre-K pass before October 30, your child aged 2-5 will go for free!