With only two more weekends before Halloween, there's a ton of fun happening in Bucks County. Find holiday-themed and fall events plus a free STEMGirls Discovery Day and more in our Weekend Picks. You can always find even more by visiting our Event Calendar. And be sure to visit our 2019 Halloween Guide and 2019 Fall Guide, so you don't miss any of the seasonal fun.
Fairless Hills Athletic Association Hayride & Haunted House
When: Friday and Saturday, October 18 and 19 and October 25 and 26 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: 207-209 Austin Drive, Fairless Hills
$8 admission. Wear your LC fall ball shirt and receive $2 off.
Haunted Trails at Bucks County Audobon Society
When: Friday, October 18 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: 2877 Creamery Road, New Hope
This family-fun event includes a fun and educational walk to learn more about the creatures of the night like bats and skunks along Jack-o-lantern lit trails, storytelling around the campfire, Halloween crafts, face-painting, seasonal refreshments and more!
Groups are guided onto the trails roughly every 15-30 minutes, so feel free to come at any time throughout the night. There is plenty to do at the center while you wait for the next group to head out onto the trails.
Admission is $5/person or $20/family (Members), and $30/family (Non-Members).
STEMGirls Discovery Day at Bucks County Community College
When: Saturday, October 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: The Gallagher Room at Bucks Newtown Campus, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown
Bucks County Community College’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Department invites girls in grades 6, 7, and 8 to STEMGirls Discover Day. The free event includes hands-on activities to provide girls an opportunity to explore topics like chemistry, biology, engineering, math and computer science. Register here.
43rd Annual Historic Bristol Day
When: Saturday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Bristol Lions Park, Radcliffe St., Bristol
This free, family-friendly street fair features a variety of arts and craft vendors, food vendors and entertainers, children’s games, a sailing regatta on the Delaware River, a car show and much more.
When: Saturday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Rain date October 26)
Where: 312 Broad St., Quakertown
The Annual Autumn Alive! celebration is a day of outdoor fun in Quakertown for the family. Children’s activities and crafts, farm-fresh produce, demonstrations, native plant sale, flea market, informational booths from local groups, merchant specials, live music and more. Don’t forget to bring your furry friends for the pet parade.
Fall Open House at Bucks County Community College
When: Saturday, October 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: The Linksz Pavilion on the campus at 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown
Bucks County Community College is hosting an open house for prospective students and their parents. For more information, click here. While admission is free, please register before attending. To register, visit www.bucks.edu/admissions/events, call 215-968-8122 or e-mail [email protected].
Oktoberfest at Snipes Farm & Education Center
When: Saturday, October 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 890 W. Bridge Street, Morrisville
This is an Oktoberfest that the whole family can enjoy! From 12 to 5 p.m., enjoy drinks in the beer and wine garden. In addition, there will be hayrides to the pumpkin field, a corn maze, live entertainment, dance performances, food trucks and vendors. Kids will love the face painting, costume characters, balloon art and inflatables. Admission is $6 per person (under 3 is free.) Rain date is Sunday, October 20.
12th Annual Halloween Car Show/Trunk or Treat
When: Saturday, October 19 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Falls Township Community Park, 9061 Mill Creek Road, Levittown
The Delaware Valley Roadrunners Car Club will host its annual Halloween themed car show! Come in costume, decorate your cars, bring the kids for trunk or treat! There will be lots of music, food, games and friends. 70 trophies are up for grabs, including 4 class trophies: Stock, Modified, Truck and Motorcycle. There will even be trophies for costumes and the best decorated cars. There will be plenty of raffle baskets again this year, too, so come ready to win something. To participate in the car show, entry will be $15 the day of the show. Dash plaques for the first 100 cars registered!
Trunk or Treat & Pumpkin Patch Day
When: Saturday, October 19 at 3:30 p.m.
Where: 1 Amelia Turn, Levittown
The Levittown American Athletic Association is hosting its 2nd annual Trunk or treat event. All children are welcome to dress up and visit the decorated cars in the complex. There will also be a short hayride and visit to the pumpkin patch for $2 per person. There will be painting stations, food trucks, raffles and a car decorating contest.
1st Annual Autumn Faire at Churchville Nature Center
When: Saturday, October 19 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: 501 Churchville Lane, Churchville
Churchville Nature Center is hosting its first annual Autumn Faire in their Wildlife Gardens. Enjoy tastings from local breweries, live music, artisan vendors with sustainably crafted goods, food trucks, herbalism workshops, games, raffles and so much more! You’ll see Naked Brewing Company, Crooked Eye Brewing Company, Mead Well Philadelphia, Noble Earth Kombucha, and Locust Light Farm to name a few. Come ready to find one-of-a-kind jewelry, clothes, wood crafted wares, local honey, paintings, and Bavarian-style foods. Enjoy live music by Those Looks, High Hearts & Eli the Hawk! This event is kid-friendly and entry is free.
CB Cares Pumpkinfest
When: Saturday, October 19 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Moravian Pottery & Tile Works, Doylestown
Art intersects with nature at the 27th annual Pumpkinfest! This family-friendly event will showcase area artists who carve out enormous 100 – 300 lb pumpkin squash into glowing masterpieces which take the artists up to six hours to sculpt, carve, and bring to life. Admissions is $20 per carload. Proceeds from Pumpkinfest will allow CB Cares to continue their work to provide Developmental Assets-based programs for the youth, parents and educators in the community.
Quakertown Halloween Parade
When: Sunday, October 20 at 2 p.m.
Where: Juniper, parts of 11th, and Broad Streets will be closed for the parade
Bring non-perishable food items to donate during the parade!