Celebrate with the family at Manayunk's Halloween. Photo by JPGPhotography.com
Celebrate with the family at Manayunk's Halloween. Photo by JPGPhotography.com

Free Halloween Events Near Philly for Kids in 2021

What could possibly be sweeter than Halloween fun? Free Halloween fun! Kids can pretend to be their favorite superhero, princess, or storybook character at a number of free Halloween events near Philadelphia, with everything from campfires to movie nights to Halloween parades. We've rounded up a witch's cauldron filled with all the best Halloween activities near Philly that won't cost you a dime, scoring a win for parents, too. 

Looking for more? Make sure to visit our top 50+ Halloween events in the Philly area for more spooky fun in 2021.

Places featured in this article:


William F. Maule Park at Windlestrae

Newtown Township Administration Building

Downtown Oxford

Pennypack Environmental Center

Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Center

Northampton Municipal Park

East Passyunk Avenue Business District

Walton Farm Elementary School

Forks of the Brandywine Evangelical Presbyterian Church
Franklin Fright
The Franklin Institute - 10:00 AM Pick
Fall Foliage Float
Washington Crossing Historic Park - 12:00 PM Pick
The Great Pumpkin Carve of Chadds Ford
Chadds Ford Historical Society - various times Pick
Pay What You Wish
Philadelphia Museum of Art - various times Pick
Pop-Up Naturalist Series
Newlin Grist Mill - 6:00 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides