Things to Do
Places to Stay
Plan a spooky getaway to the Laurel Highlands with fun for the entire family that’s more thrilling than chilling. Take in the colorful fall foliage, and enjoy the not-so-scary Halloween activities, from hayrides to pumpkin-picking.
The Idlewild you know and love puts on a Happy Halloween twist each year at HallowBOO! Dress up the kids to trick or treat in Story Book Forest. With special themed rides and Halloween entertainment, HallowBOO! is a treat for the whole family. The entire park is decorated just for the occasion. You don’t want to miss it!
During the month of October, Living Treasures Wild Animal Park invites you to hear the vocal calls of the animals at the Night at the Zoo. Wander along torch-lit paths, and see active nocturnal animals. Tip: children who bring their jack-o-lanterns for the weekly contest get free admission with the purchase of an adult ticket.
Join Nemacolin as they play host to ghouls and goblins this October at BOOnanza on the Mountain. Take on Zombies equipped with a paintball gun. Hear the howl of the wolves at the wolf habitat encounter. If you dare, go for a Nightmare Jeep® ride through the haunted woods.
Seven Springs packs in four weekends of autumnal fun. The scenic chair lift ride provides the perfect opportunity for an amazing fall foliage view. Have a blast with the kiddos on the Alpine Slide. Sign the older kids up for a zip line adventure. With tasty food, wonderful craft vendors, live entertainment, and more, you’re sure to love Autumnfest. Don’t forget to pose in the pumpkin patch for a family photo!
Head to Schramm Farms & Orchards to play in the hay, go on a hayride or a pony ride, and explore the giant maze. Pick pumpkins, and enjoy the fall refreshments. Shop for a bottle of Arrowhead Wine at the shop to take home after a long day of fall activities.
Find your way through the 5 acre corn maze and enjoy tons of fall activities at the Harvest Festival. From corn hole to the hay maze, there’s so much fun for the entire family. Navigate the maze after dusk on flashlight nights, the perfect alternative to scary Halloween activities.
Hunt for the perfect pumpkin at Kerber’s. Try a tasty fall treat, like the seasonal ice cream flavors or one of Kerber’s famous pepperoni rolls. Don’t miss the hayrides on Saturdays and Sundays. The little ones will love the rainbow playground and the tube slides, too.