We’re loving the fall weather and getting excited for all of the spooky October attractions. There’s something for all ages and scare levels. Head out with the family to pick pumpkins and appreciate the fall weather, or prepare yourself for the terror that awaits you at one of our haunted attractions. Take a peek at our Haunted Attractions page, Halloween page, and events where you can uncover specific times, pricing, and additional information.
Kid Friendly Spooks
At Idlewild, you can enjoy Halloween decorations, the changing of the leaves, special themed rides, and Halloween entertainment at HallowBoo!
Plan a Pumpkin Picking Outing
Schramm Farms and Orchards has an excellent selection of pick-your-own pumpkins in addition to tons of other great fun, like the hay rides, giant maze, and more!
There’s no end to the harvest fun at Faranda Farm Harvest Festival. Explore the hay maze and the hay fort, and delight in the other fall games and activities.
Hunt for the perfect pumpkin, enjoy a scoop of ice cream, go on a hayride, and have a ball at Kerber’s Dairy Pumpkin Days.
Take a family portrait in the pumpkin patch at Seven Springs during their Autumnfest weekends. Not only is the drive to Seven Springs the perfect way to take in the fall foliage, but their scenic chair-lift rides offer breathtaking views of the gorgeous autumn leaves.
Bring your carved pumpkins to Living Treasures, where the Jack O Lanterns will be displayed and entered in a weekly contest. Children who bring their Jack O Lanterns even get free admission with the purchase of an adult ticket. Walk through the park for the Night at the Zoo, and hear the calls of many of the nocturnal animals.
Creepier Nights and Halloween Festivities
BOOnanza on the Mountain
Experience the Wolf Encounters, play Zombie Target Paint Ball, take a ride on the Fatbird Superflyer zipline and on the haunted train, go on an off-roading Jeep® excursion (reservations required,) and more! There’s no end to the frightening nights at Nemacolin.
Larimer Mansion B&B
Walk the halls where President William Henry Harrison once stayed. Maybe you’ll still hear his footsteps or the steps of Vice President Aaron Burr. Tour the B&B and hear over 200 years of history come alive. Perform your own paranormal investigations in this ghostly mansion.
Allen’s Haunted Hayrides
Take the one mile hayride through the woods, if you dare. Roast hot dogs and marshmallows by the eerie glow of the campfires. Stroll through the Tavern of Terror for even more horrors.
Witness the terrifying night of the Umberger tragedy. Experience the fate of the murderers. The fright of your life awaits you. Feel the chills rush down your spine as you tour through the historic haunted barn, explore the corn maze, and ride the haunted hayride.
Have you been infected? Find out at the Haunted Hillside, where the black ops team is waiting to screen you. Watch out for the angry, vengeful farmer that had to give up his land to the government and his monstrous, mechanical creations in the Salvage Yard. The onsite military personnel will keep you safe, or at least they will try... If you think you’re up for it, explore the Forest of the Forgotten for an unforgettable experience. Venture into Scarecrow Alley, and wander through the corn. But! Be sure to keep your wits about you; anxiety might just take over. Before you leave, you must take a trip through Helltown to visit the killbillies, the most possessed and deranged of people. Be careful! They don’t take too kindly to visitors.
Huston’s Haunted Hollow
Meet Mad Mae, the evil landlady at the Haunted Boarding House who tortured her guests. Tour the Twisted Barn in 4D, where a traveling circus once came to town. Take wagon rides across the fields to abandoned coal mines, toxic swamps and other creepy sites. Catch a glimpse of the hideous abominations that prowl the swamp, waiting for visitors. Enter the Dead End Cornfield, only for the bravest of them all. Will you escape? You’ll never be the same after a frightful night at Huston’s Haunted Hollow, even if you do make it out in one piece.
Your Halloween excursion in the Laurel Highlands can be as frightening or as peaceful as you want it to be. Will you test your courage at one of these terrifying haunted experiences, or enjoy the mild seasonal activities? Better yet, visit as many of these fantastic places as you can, and experience every autumnal treat the Laurel Highlands has to offer. You don’t have to choose! These fall attractions can keep you busy and entertained for the rest of October.