Have A Haunting Halloween In Frightful Philadelphia This October

Visitors can trial the live haunted house experience Terror Behind The Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary, travel through chilling scenes during the Haunted Hayride at Arasapha Farm, or check-in to the Bates Motel. For younger visitors, over 5,000 hand carved jack o’ lanterns will be available to view at Jack’s Pumpkin Glow and Elmo will take part in Halloween-themed performances at the Sesame Place theme park during The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular.  
Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary 
Those looking for the ultimate scare this Halloween should be sure to visit Terror Behind the Walls – a live haunted house experience integrated within Eastern State Penitentiary. For more information, visit  
Let Your Senses Be Riddled with Fear At Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride
For nearly 30 years, the Haunted Hayride at Arasapha Farm has been scaring visitors with heart-pounding thrills and scares. For more information, visit
Pumpkins Are the Stars of The Show at Jack’s Pumpkin Glow
Visitors to Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park can welcome autumn by venturing through Jack’s Pumpkin Glow, an illuminated pumpkin patch and trail filled with over 5,000 hand carved jack o’ lanterns. For more information and to buy tickets,
Family-Friendly Fun With Elmo and the Cookie Monster At Sesame Place 
The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at the Sesame Place theme park features well-known and loved characters such as Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird in live Halloween musical performances plus a Street Parade with giant floats. For more information, visit
For more information on Philadelphia, visit the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau’s website,


Posted by: Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau
Posted on: 17/10/2019

Have A Haunting Halloween In Frightful Philadelphia This October - by Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau

News from Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau...

Party With Pride In Philadelphia During Four LGBTQ+ Events In 2020

Philadelphia, known as 'The City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection', will proudly host a calendar of four LGBTQ+ events throughout this year.

LOVE Is In The Air In Philadelphia This Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, head to Philadelphia for romantic pursuits. Visit LOVE Park, take the Mural Arts’ Love Letter Train Tour and enjoy intimate dining at the Four Seasons Philadelphia JG SkyHigh bar and The Love restaurant.

Feel The Love This Christmas With Fabulously Festive Events In Philadelphia

Holidaymakers travelling to Philadelphia during the winter months can enjoy a seasonal selection of festive events and treats. 

Philadelphia To Welcome New Tourism Developments And Hotel Openings In 2020

Philadelphia is rich in history, arts and culture and with a selection of new tourism developments and hotels opening throughout 2020, now is the perfect time to book a trip to “the birthplace of America”. 

 1 2  
Sign up here to receive USA Travel News, the regular Visit USA e-mail newsletter with the latest news and information

By providing your email address and clicking “sign-up” you consent to be contacted by Visit USA with offers and updates which we feel may be of interest to you. To opt out, use the unsubscribe link or email Find out how Visit USA safeguards user information by reading our Privacy Statement.