Spooktacular Happenings in Philadelphia!

October 18, 2023

As the vibrant leaves begin to fall and the crisp autumn air sweeps throughout the streets, there is an electrifying energy within the city of Old City, Philadelphia. Halloween is now upon us, and the city is gearing up for a ghoulishly good time! In this guide, we will take you on a thrilling journey of some of the most spooktacular events that Old City has to offer. Whether you’re a Halloween enthusiast, a parent looking for family-friendly activities, or just someone looking for a frightfully fun time, you have come to the right place. 

Not only is it one of the oldest cities in the country, but Philadelphia is also a top destination for those who want to explore supernatural stories within the city’s historic landmarks. While visiting these iconic spots in history, make sure to be on the lookout for some spooky sightings. At the Betsy Ross House, the ghost of the famous flag maker Betsy Ross is rumored to be walking the halls of her home in Old City. Stroll along Elfreth’s Alley, a 300-year-old street, and see if you can spot a spirit (or two) wandering around.  

If you’re interested in an event for the whole family to enjoy, Philadelphia Zoo hosts Boo at the Zoo every Saturday and Sunday during the month of October! Their annual Halloween Extravaganza offers seasonal décor, costume parties, and trick-or-treating for the kids. 

Put your golf skills to the test while Philly Mini Golf transforms into a spooky course filled with fog, lights, music, and surprises! They are even offering their Spooky Twosome Package that offers one admission ticket to mini golf, and Twilight tours at the Betsy Ross House. 

The Halloween Bar Crawl is coming back to Philadelphia, for a 4 day long event! On October 21, 27, 28, and 31, get ready to immerse yourself in a bewitching bar-crawling experience that promises endless fun, surprises, and wicked memories. As night falls, you are invited to don your most captivating costumes and step into a world where Halloween magic comes to life. This extraordinary event will take you on a thrilling journey through the streets, as you hop from one haunted hotspot to another. 

Recover from your Halloween fun on Sunday morning with a bewildering brunch at Positano Coast! Their themed brunch on October 29 from 11:30 am – 2:30 pm will be all treats, no tricks. Break out your best costume for a chance to win prizes! 

As we bid farewell to our Halloween guide, we are wishing you a season filled with eerie enchantment, sweet treats, and maybe a few tricks. Don’t forget, the cobblestone streets of Old City hold secrets and stories, and this October they are ready to tell them all. 

Are you interested in living in a community full of history and fun? Check out our website to schedule a tour of The National today! 

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