Philadelphia Orchard Day
Join in on the third annual Philadelphia Orchard Day! This citywide event features harvest festivals, plantings, workdays, fruit tastings and other events at orchard sites across the city. Philadelphia Orchard Day is intended to highlight the wonderful work of our community partners and celebrate the fantastic fruit growing in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia.
Saturday, Oct. 26, 9 a.m.
Philly Mini Golf
Philly Mini Golf at Franklin Square transforms into a frightful experience! Play golf with gloomy lighting, spooky music, fog and more as we celebrate the Halloween season! This is a Franklin Square tradition sure to get you in the spirit of the season! This is a great group activity.
Franklin Square, 6th and Race streets
Monday-Thursday, Oct. 21-31, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
5th annual Pumpkin Fall Festival
South Street Headhouse District’s annual fall extravaganza is back for its fifth straight year! Come out for a day of pumpkin decorating hosted by the Queen Village Arts Center and Creekwater Farm, circus performances by Airplay Entertainment, lively music from Mikey Junior and the Stone Cold Blues, “Wheel Throwing 101” by the Clay Studios, a fall bazaar that will showcase a wide array of products from local SSHD businesses, and new this year — free hayrides!
2nd Street from Pine Street to Lombard Street
Saturday, Oct. 26, 12-5 p.m.
Soul Crawl: Haunted History Halloween Tours
Laurel Hill will resurrect its annual Halloween flashlight tours of yore. No longer featuring the actors, the program will return to its roots as extended nighttime walking tours of the cemetery, focusing on its rich history and covering its enchanting art and landscape. Tours will last approximately two hours and will be followed by complimentary cookies and cider aside blazing fire pits. Remember to bring your own flashlight!
Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Ave.
Friday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Oct. 30, 6 p.m.
Halloween in Manayunk
Manayunk has big plans for its annual Halloween celebration! This year’s theme is “Come for The Thrill of It.” In addition to the usual trick-or-treating along Main Street and Fall Festival at Pretzel Park, there will also be the Philadelphia Flea Market and Manayunk’s first-ever Zombie Thriller Dance-Off!
Main Street, Manayunk
Saturday, Oct. 26, 8 a.m.