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.
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
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
2017 Pumpkin Ball - "A Masquerade Ball" | October 14
oin us once again for an amazing evening October 14th at the “Old January’s” located at Hope Ridge Farm on Aquetong Rd. New Hope, PA. 7:30 pm – Midnight
50/50 RafflePrizes for Best, Scariest & Funniest Costumes
Drag Show - Live DJ - Dancing
Cocktails & Lite Fare
Scarecrow Competition & Display • Peddler's Village
Now through October 30 - FF
Oktoberfest at Triumph Brewery, New Hope
October 7, 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
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
Wild Animal Kingdom Theme, October 26-27
Costume Contest with $1,000 Grand Prize
Lambertville & Surrounding
Lambertville "Halloweenville" • Dates Ongoing
Visit the intricate and spooky houses of Union Street - FF
Phantom at Music Mountain Theater | Tickets
October 6 – 22. From the Tony Award-winning team of Maury Yeston and Arthur Kopit who wrote Titanic, Grand Hotel and Nine comes the exquisite masterpiece, Phantom in an epic and passionate tale of murder, intrigue and romance! Based on Gaston Leroux’s timeless love story, Phantom tells the heartbreaking story of the disfigured musical genius known as the Phantom, and his muse, Christine Daae,. Their musical affair unfolds deep in the catacombs of the opera house, where Erik finds salvation in Christine’s breathtaking voice.
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 • Date TBA, 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: Dracula | Tickets
October 20 - 29
Join Roxey Ballet for the season of Halloween and explore this frightfully entertaining interpretation of Dracula. - FF
HobNobbin' Goblins | Tickets
Presented by the Robert Rogers Puppet Company.
October 22, 2017, 11AM, Lambertville Music Hall.
This tongue twister of a title refers to all the ghosts and gremlins who come out on Halloween night to celebrate with lots of spirit … and nothing scary. A witch and her dancing broomsticks, a skeleton whose bones fly apart, a wizard with elastic legs, a dancing scarecrow, and a flying pumpkin are all part of the festivities, and you’re invited, too! - FF
Zombie Crawl and Borough Parade • Frenchtown, NJ
Saturday, Oct 28, 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
12th Annual Pet Masquerade • Animal Alliance
Date TBA • 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
Date TBA • 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 Date TBA • 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