For many people, the Halloween season is the most spook-tacular time of year filled with frightful festivals, pumpkin picking and tiny trick-or-treaters enjoying a sweet sugar high. This year’s festivities will look a little different as we navigate the holidays during pandemic times, but there will still be no shortage of Happy Hauntings in KOP. Make sure those costumes are ready (masks on, of course!), and check out our list of local Halloween happenings:
Parking Lot of Horrors- King of Prussia Mall: October 16- November 1
Join Parking Lot Theaters and King of Prussia Mall this Halloween for their 1st Annual Parking Lot Horrors, a haunted drive-thru cinema experience, featuring all the top movies you love and a parking lot full of ghouls, zombies and things that go bump in the night. This is a totally new haunted experience you won’t want to miss. Enter if you dare! Visit event website for details!
Brews & Boos- Workhorse Brewing Company: October 25, 12-2:30 PM
Show off your pumpkin carving skills and enjoy a cold one…or two! Visit their website to learn more.
Town Center Trick or Treat – KOP Town Center: October 28, 4-7 PM
Kids, break out those costumes! Go from store to store around the center collecting candy and extra goodies from each location. There will be a DJ, a giant inflatable pumpkin and fun (socially distant) activities on the green space. Check the KOP Town Center website for more.
Costume Parade – Upper Merion Farmers Market: October 31, 10 AM-12 PM
Once again lined up behind the UMFM Harvest Scarecrow — but this year with six feet between each other! There will be three treat zones along the parade route. For more information and to register, click here.
Halloween Bash- Peppers by Amedeo’s: October 31
Costume contest, specialty cocktails, live music and much more! Reserve your table by calling 610-265-2416.
Trick or Treat Eats- True Food Kitchen: October 31
Treat yourself to 20% off all online orders through www.truefoodkitchen.com with code TRICKORTREAT on October 31st.
Phantom Fun Fest- Petrucci’s: October 30 & 31
Trick or Treat Yo self to delicious ice cream, water ice and goody bags at Petrucci’s. Extended season hours from 3-9 PM and enjoy 20% off your purchase if you come in costume. Trunk-or-Treat both days from 6-9 PM.
Win a decorating contest without even leaving home! – Upper Merion Township
Adorn the outside of your house and lawn with your favorite Halloween haunts or fall accessories. One winner will be selected from each of the following categories: Best fall display; spookiest; most creative; and 2020 in a nutshell! The deadline to enter is October 18 at 11:59PM and judging will take place October 22 and 24 from 12-10 PM. View the event flyer and get ready to decorate!
Escape in Costume– Amazing Escape Room: October 30 & 31
Escape the daily grind and come play in costume for your chance to win free passes! Everyone who visits the Amazing Escape Room KOP in costume will be entered for a chance to win 2 FREE passes
Spooky Box- Duck Donuts– Month of October
No tricks with these donuts…only treats! With flavor names like Werewolf, So Mummy, and Brain Bits this collection of a dozen donuts is guaranteed to be so good, it’s scary! Visit their website for a full list of frightful flavors.
Sweet Halloween Headquarters- Kilwins
Grab the treats you need to make a Halloween get-together memorable with confections like “The Perfect” caramel apple, hand-crafted caramel chews and chocolate-dipped cookies. Treat you favorite trick-or-treaters to something special with a taste of Kilwins “Heritage” chocolate bars! They’re the perfect size to hand out to the little ghouls and goblins that you love!
However you choose to celebrate the season, please make sure you are following proper safety guidelines to ensure that everyone has a safe and happy Halloween! To see the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety’s guidelines, visit their website.