50 Top Halloween Events for Philly Kids in 2021

Six Flags Great Adventure's All-New Hallowfest. Photo courtesy of  Six Flags
Six Flags Great Adventure's All-New Hallowfest. Photo courtesy of Six Flags

We all know that Halloween can be scary, but the parental task of finding fun things to do for the holiday can also give moms and dads quite a fright! Thankfully, this time of year is chock-full of fun Halloween events for kids in Philadelphia, and we know all the top spots for ghouls, goblins and witches of every age.

From pumpkin decorating and candy collecting for young ones to super scary experiences that chill tweens and teens to the bone, our event calendar is constantly being updated with new ways to spend the spookiest season.

For more experiences that will have you falling in love with fall, be sure to read our recent posts on apple picking, corn mazes, and pumpkin patches.

Places featured in this article:


Delaware River Railroad Excursions

New Hope & Ivyland Railroad

New Hope & Ivyland Railroad

Wanamaker, Kempton & Southern Railroad

Chadds Ford Historical Society

Riverbend Environmental Education Center

Wilmington Riverfront/Fort Christina Park/Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard

Downtown Oxford

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Eastern State Penitentiary

Snipes Farm & Education Center

New Castle Visitors Center at the Arsenal
Tiny Explorers Wetlands and Wonder
Sacred Heart Academy Bryn Mawr - 9:30 AM Pick
Rothman Orthopaedics Roller Rink
Dilworth Park - various times Pick
5th Birthday Celebration at LEGOLAND®
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia - 10:00 AM
Franklin Square Fountain Show
Franklin Square - various times
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides