Time to get spooky! Its Halloween in one of America’s most haunted towns! Hayrides, haunted houses and parties- Visitphilly.com has listed their top picks for Halloween fun.
Terror Behind the Walls– Fairmount, Philadelphia
September 21- November3
Terror Behind the Walls at the Eastern State Penitentiary has been rated the top haunted house in the country by AOL. The historic haunted prison is the setting for a high-tech haunted house, using Hollywood-style special effects and having over 200 performers.
The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular- Sesame Place
September 29- October 28
Great Halloween fun for the kids! Sesame Place has two not-too-spooky mazes, a character hayride, and three Halloween shows. You and your kids can also pose for a photo with your favorite Sesame Street friends dressed in their Halloween costumes (weekends, September 24- October 30)
Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour- Philadelphia
Daily through October
The Spirits if ’76 Ghost Tour is 75 minutes and takes walkers down a frightening path of cobblestone streets to visit the 20 most haunted attractions in Historic Philadelphia, such as Carpenter’s Hall, Old Pine Street Church and Cemetery and the Benjamin Rush House. On October 9 and October 23, actor Butch Patrick, who played Eddie Munster on “The Munsters” will be greeting guest.
Halloween at Franklin Square- Philadelphia
Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October, Franklin Square’s 18-hole golf course transforms into Spooky Mini Golf- complete with eerie lights, music and surprises at dusk. On October 22 and 23, Families can pick and paint their own pumpkins and on October 29, celebrate during the inaugural Pumpkin Fest. The kids can show up their costumes on the Trick-Or-Treat Trail on October 29 and 30.
Halloween at Laurel Hill Cemetery– Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia
The month of October
Laurel Hill Cemetery has plenty of spooky events during the month of October. October 26, 27, and 30 have Halloween Flashlight Tours where visitors will make their way through a maze of gravestones and sculptures throughout the elaborate Victorian-era cemetery.
Ghost Tour of Philadelphia
When night creeps in, secrets of America’s most historic and most supernatural city are revealed. The Ghost Tour of Philadelphia is a candlelight walking tour through Independence National Historical Park and Society Hill. Reservations are required.
These are only a small portion of the Spooky attractions the Philadelphia area has to offer this Halloween, for the complete list visit their site.
The Mickey Pascarella Group is not responsible for selling you a haunted home. If you do find your home having a few paranormal visitors, we may not be able to help you get rid of them, but we can help you sell that home, and find you a new one!