From haunted hayrides to masquerades to kid's events, New Hope and surrounding towns offer something for everyone who loves Halloween. Events below are shown in chronological order, and family friendly events are indicated with "FF". We add events frequently, so check back often! To submit your event to our 2017 guide, please click here.
The Rocky Horror Show | Multiple Dates | Bucks County Playhouse [map]
Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show, a musical that inspired the 1975 classic cult film, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, follows innocent couple Brad and Janet as they seek shelter at a mysterious old castle on a dark and stormy night, where they encounter transvestite
Dr. Frank N Furter, his “perfect” creation Rocky, and an assortment of other crazy creatures.
This is an adult show and is not suitable for children.
Halloween Party with the Lawsuits at Triumph Brewery of New Hope
Saturday October 29 • 10PM - 2AM
Join us on Saturday, October 29th at 10pm for what is guaranteed to be a night full of fun! We will have Pumpkin Ale, drink specials,The Lawsuits, and a costume contest with a top prize of $200 cash!
Havana New Hope's Halloween Celebration | Sat., October 29, 10PM - 2AM
Come out to Havana New Hope and celebrate Halloween with us
And enjoy these great additions to our SpookTactular Saturday Night Dance Party!
With our house rocking sound system, the area's hottest DJs, and our outstanding, friendly staff serving you meals until the kitchen closes and drinks until the wolf howls! Face and Body Painting available on site as well as green-screen photos!
Halloween Spooktacular Party & Costume Contest | Prallsville Mills [map]
Saturday, October 29, 2016 • 6:00pm 9:00pm. Beer Garden, cider, candy apples and more. Pumpkin carving by local artists. DJ and Dance party. Kids pumpkin painting and more! Live music. Adults $10, Kids FREE! Costume Contests: Best Zombie Bride & Groom, Best Kids Costume and Best Pet Costume. Grand Prize for Best Zombie Bride and Groom: $2500 credit toward a Crave Events Group wedding package! - FF
Havana New Hope's Scary-Oke Halloween Party | Mon., October 31,9PM - 2AM
DJ RockNRon Sherr, back with a Havana New Hope Tradition - Scary-Oke ... Costume Contest at 12:00AM ... The Stroke of Midnight. Karaoke, Costumes, Meraki Face and Body Painting providing face painting services, Bridge MVP providing onsite printed digital image captures of your wild and crazy getups. Come for a drink or three, bring your ghoulfriends. Have a great time, sing some scary tunes, get your face done up, have your mug ... shot, win prizes.
Events marked FF = Family Friendly
New Hope & Surrounding
Ghost Tours of New Hope • Dates Ongoing
Main St. & Ferry St., Fridays and Saturdays in October, tour starts at 8PM. Follow a lantern-led “walk” along picturesque streets where you’ll learn about the doings of such places as the towpath itself; or see the phantom Hitchhiker who may pass you in the moonlight; or see the historic inn where Aaron Burr appears from time to time and stares with sightless eyes… plus new exciting stories have been added to the Tour. – FF
Haunted Halloween Rides (Teen/Adult) • Dates Ongoing
New Hope Ivyland Express | Rides depart 7:30 & 8:30 PM
Take a ride on the dark side onboard the Haunted Halloween Train. Do you trust yourself to be at the mercy of your own Nightmares? When this train leaves the safety of the station, you are tossed into the hands of the unknown. Our creatures are sure to frighten the strongest of heart, and test the nerve of all onboard. This event is rated PG-13 and recommend for teens and adults. Train runs select dates in October.
Trick or Treat Train Rides (Kids) • Dates Ongoing
New Hope Ivyland Express | Rides depart 7:30 & 8:30 PM
Bring the kids to ride aboard this spooky train. Children of all ages are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite Halloween costumes, helping to make the train a scary sight. Afterwards, trick or treat around the New Hope train station for more surprises! Trick or Treat bags, assorted toys and candy will be given out onboard as well as at the station! All ages welcome! – FF
Hellerick's Moonlit Hayride and Maze | Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, 7-10PM
Hellerick's Family Farm, 5500 North Easton Road, Doylestown
Bring your own flashlight and come spend a fun-filled evening with us at the farm. Nothing is scary or spooky here - these are family friendly activities. Admission includes: Harvest Moon Hayride through our scenic farm. Get Lost in our night time only Flashlight Corn Maze and then cozy up to our roaring Campfire once you've done to unwind under the stars. Our Farm Market is open and refreshments are available. You can even go pumpkin picking at night! - FF
None Such Farms Pumpkin Picking & Festival
Most Weekends in October • 10AM - 4PM
Don't miss the annual Pumpkin Festival on None Such Farm! The festival has been running for over 15 years now. It has changed over the years, but one thing remains the same, it is still a fun day on the farm.
HorrorFest at Shady Brook Farm | Yardley, PA
HorrorFest features four thrilling attractions: the Hayride of Horror, Barn of Horror, Alien 3-D Encounter, and Carnage. Can you handle the harvest?
Valley of Fear Haunted Hayride | Feasterville, PA
Zombie Paintball and other attractions. Dates Ongoing
Sleepy Hollow at House in the Hollow | Newtown, PA
Ready to get scared? Then you won't want to miss Sleepy Hollow this year - with a Hay Ride, Haunted House, Field of Fright, and scary-good bonfire, they've got thrills and chills that are can't miss this Halloween
Scarecrow Competition & Display • Peddler's Village
Now through October 30 - FF
Oktoberfest at Triumph Brewery, New Hope
October 1, 12PM - October 2, 2AM
German food, German beer, and German music. It's fun for the entire family. Live music throughout and after party beginning at 10PM. - FF
Howl-O-Ween Cabaret at Bucks County Cabaret
October 7th • 8-9:30PM
Great performers and haunting melodies! Tom Orr hosts with Tim Brown on the piano. FEATURING: Matthew Alan, Jan Baldwin, Rick Bossman, Christine Hunt Hjorth, Steve Lobis and more! Tickets $15
OctoberFEAST at Peddler's Village • October 15 & 16, 11AM-5PM
Raise your beer and bratwurst to celebrate at our 2nd Annual OctoberFEAST in Peddler's Village! Pay-as-you-go for all refreshments and activities. Free Parking and Admission.
The Rocky Horror Show • Bucks County Playhouse | Tickets
Friday, October 21 - Sunday, October 30
The Rocky Horror Show is alive at Bucks County Playhouse! The show is back and better than ever – LIVE ON STAGE at Bucks County Playhouse!
High Heel Drag Race & After Party with New Hope Celebrates
Race: Sunday, October 23 from 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mechanic Street in New Hope
After Party at Logan Inn: 6:30-9:00PM
2 Nights of Halloween • The Raven, New Hope
Thursday, October 27: Circus Freak Theme
Costume Contest with $1,000 Grand Prize
Friday, October 28: Hollywood Day of the Dead "Locals" Costume Contest
Halloween Throwdown at Puck with John Beacher and the Common Ground • October 28, 2016 • 8PM - 12AM
Join "John Beacher and the Common Ground" and "Jason Ager and The C.O.P.O." for an all night Halloween dance party extravaganza!! Great drink specials and prizes all night including a $100 grand prize for best costume. Doors open at 7.
John Eddie’s Annual All Ages Halloween Show
Havana's Restaurant & Bar | Tickets
Sunday, Oct 30, 2016 • Doors 2PM, Show 3PM
Adults $15.00 • Kids $10.00
All tables and seats are limited and on a first come, first serve basis. - FF
Lambertville & Surrounding
Lambertville "Halloweenville" • Dates Ongoing
Visit the intricate and spooky houses of Union Street - FF
34th Annual Lambertville Autumn House Tour | Tickets
with the Lambertville Historical Society • Dates Ongoing
features beautiful homes and historic sites within walking distance of each other in Lambertville.
Jekyll & Hyde the Musical Washington Crossing Open Air Theater • Dates: Oct. 1,2,7,8,9,14,15 and 16, 7pm.
This is the story of a London doctor who, in his quest to cure his father's mental illness, accidentally unleashes his evil alternate personality wreaking havoc across Victorian London.
The Great Pumpkin in the Park at Washington Crossing State Park, NJ • October 9, 15, 1, from12-3PM
Based on everyone's favorite Halloween cartoon, this outdoor, family-friendly party will feature arts and crafts, food, games, music and prizes. Children will trick or treat through the Park and meet many of their favorite fairy tale and cartoon characters along the way including Cinderella, Elsa, Anna, Pinocchio, Snow White, Snoopy and the Great Pumpkin himself. - FF
Annual Lambertville Halloween Parade and Costume Contest, Date TBA. Starts at York Street by Mary Sheridan Park at 2:45PM. The parade will proceed north on Union Street to Perry Street, and east on Perry Street to the Little League Field where the judging will be held. - FF
Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest • Inn of the Hawke • Thursday, October 20, 5:30PM - 10:00PM
Join us at the Inn of the Hawke for our annual Pumpkin Carving Contest! Come anytime after 5:30PM - we supply the pumpkins and the tools. Have a drink and dinner while you are there! Kids and adults welcome. All pumpkins will be displayed on our patio until Halloween, and you could win a prize!
Roxey Ballet Presents: Frankenstein • Roxey Ballet | Tickets
Friday, October 21 - Sunday, October 30
Join Roxey Ballet for the season of Halloween and explore this frightfully entertaining interpretation of Frankenstein. - FF
Zombie Crawl and Borough Parade • Frenchtown, NJ
Saturday, Oct 22, 2016 from 1pm-6pm
Zombies will shamble/ shuffle and crawl through town and uncover clues as to which businesses will have a brain in their window. - FF
Lambertville New Hope Zombie Crawl
Saturday, Oct 22, 2016 from 5pm-7pm
Zombies will cross the bridge to terrorize two states! Cost to participate is a $10 donation per family.- FF
12th Annual Pet Masquerade • Animal Alliance
Saturday, October 22 • 11:30AM – 2:30PM – Parade begins 12:30pm at Mary Sheridan Park on York. Prizes for multiple categories, plug goodie bags for the first 75 furry families! - FF
Halloween Spooktacular Party & Costume Contest at
Prallsville Mills • 33 Risler Street, Stockton, NJ
Saturday, October 29, 2016 • 6:00pm 9:00pm
Costume Contests and Prizes. Best Zombie Bride & Groom, Best Kids Costume and Best Pet Costume. Grand Prize for Best Zombie Bride and Groom: $2500 credit toward a Crave Events Group wedding package! - FF
Canal-O-Ween 8k & 5k Races | Patriot's Crossing Tavern October 30th • 8:00 AM - Registration & Packet Pick Up, 9:00 AM - 8K & 5K Start | Registration
Come out dressed in your best costumes this Halloween and run the canal path on the Jersey Side, South from the Washington Crossing Bridge either in the 5k or 8k run categories! - FF