Halloween & Oktoberfest Activities in Lancaster County

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Fun Things To Do During October & Halloween in Lancaster

Below are some special Halloween and October activities you’ll want to add to your itinerary.

Plus, don’t forget to check out our Calendar of Events for special October and Halloween events taking place throughout Lancaster County.

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There are Lots of Halloween Treats in Store in Lancaster – 2022

  • Oregon Dairy Market - Lancaster, PAOctober 1 – 30 – Thank-A Trucker Corn MazeOregon Dairy – Come find your way through our 2022 “Thank-A Trucker” Corn Maze! Flashlights required after 6:00 pm.
  • October 1 – 30 – Happy HauntingsDutch Wonderland – Happy Hauntings is a spook-tacular family Halloween event you won’t want to miss out on. The park transforms into a Halloween-themed wonderland, filled with friendly ghouls, ghosts, and jack-o-lantern delights!
  • October 1 – 31 – Fall Shopping PackageKitchen Kettle Village – Don’t Miss our Fall 2022 Shopping Package Grab a few friends and treat yourself to a great day of shopping at Kitchen Kettle Village with free gifts in participating retail shops, lunch in the Harvest Cafe, special incentives and lots of fun.
  • October 1 – Flashlight Maze Cherry-Crest Adventure Farm – For years, Cherry Crest Adventure Farm has reserved several weekends during the Fall Harvest months for our Flashlight Maze!
  • October 1 – 3 – Pick Your Own Pumpkin Patch – Flinchbaugh’s Orchard & Farm Market – Grab one of our wagons, and take a short stroll to the pumpkin patch where you will find small to extra large pumpkins for your choosing straight from the vine.
  • Best Kept Secrets TourOctober 6 – 22 – Lancaster County’s Best Kept Secrets Tour – An unusual shopping/food and fun adventure featuring 40 off-the-beaten-path businesses, hand-picked for their uniqueness.
  • October 6 – 9 – Legacy of Sleepy HollowStrasburg Rail Road –  Join Isabel Crane, the great-great-granddaughter of the legendary Ichabod Crane, as she takes you on a frightful journey filled with sword fights, ghosts, and a centuries-old curse surrounding her family.
  • October 7 – Flashlight Maze Cherry-Crest Adventure Farm – For years, Cherry Crest Adventure Farm has reserved several weekends during the Fall Harvest months for our Flashlight Maze!
  • October 7 – 8 – Thank-A Trucker Flashlight Corn MazeOregon Dairy – Come find your way through our 2022 “Thank-A Trucker” Corn Maze! Flashlights required after 6:00 pm.
  • October 8 – Community Corn Pickin’ 5K Oregon Dairy – Offering fun for the whole family offering the 5k, 1 mile fun run/walk, or the Kids’ Dash!
  • October 8 – Flashlight Maze Cherry-Crest Adventure Farm – For years, Cherry Crest Adventure Farm has reserved several weekends during the Fall Harvest months for our Flashlight Maze!
  •  Strasburg Rail Road - Strasburg, PAOctober 13 – 16 – Legacy of Sleepy HollowStrasburg Rail Road –  Join Isabel Crane, the great-great-granddaughter of the legendary Ichabod Crane, as she takes you on a frightful journey filled with sword fights, ghosts, and a centuries-old curse surrounding her family.
  • October 14 – Flashlight Maze Cherry-Crest Adventure Farm – For years, Cherry Crest Adventure Farm has reserved several weekends during the Fall Harvest months for our Flashlight Maze!
  • October 14 – 15 – Thank-A Trucker Flashlight Corn MazeOregon Dairy – Come find your way through our 2022 “Thank-A Trucker” Corn Maze! Flashlights required after 6:00 pm.
  • October 15 – BJ’s Raw Pet Food Open House BJ’s Raw Pet Food – Come join us to tour BJ’s facility, for a behind-the-scenes look at a true farm-to-table experience for pets.  There will also be hayrides, a petting zoo, pumpkin painting, pet treats, food, prizes, and gift giveaways, so you don’t want to miss BJ’s Raw Pet Food open house.
  • October 15 – Flashlight Maze Cherry-Crest Adventure Farm – For years, Cherry Crest Adventure Farm has reserved several weekends during the Fall Harvest months for our Flashlight Maze!
  • October 15 – 16 – Halloween Daze & Spooky Knights I Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – The veil between this world and the world beyond grows thin as creatures of all sorts converge on the Shire of Mount Hope in search of treats and trickery.
  • October 20 – 23 – Legacy of Sleepy HollowStrasburg Rail Road –  Join Isabel Crane, the great-great-granddaughter of the legendary Ichabod Crane, as she takes you on a frightful journey filled with sword fights, ghosts, and a centuries-old curse surrounding her family.
  • October 21 – Flashlight Maze Cherry-Crest Adventure Farm – For years, Cherry Crest Adventure Farm has reserved several weekends during the Fall Harvest months for our Flashlight Maze!
  • October 21 – 22 – Thank-A Trucker Flashlight Corn MazeOregon Dairy – Come find your way through our 2022 “Thank-A Trucker” Corn Maze! Flashlights required after 6:00 pm.
  • Cherry Crest Adventure Farm - Strasburg, PAOctober 22 – Flashlight Maze Cherry-Crest Adventure Farm – For years, Cherry Crest Adventure Farm has reserved several weekends during the Fall Harvest months for our Flashlight Maze!
  • October 22 – 23 – Halloween Daze & Spooky Knights II Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Mischief and Myrth abound in the form of ghosts and goblins, fairies and vampires still haunting the Shire of Mount Hope! Who you gonna call?
  • October 23 – Cemetery TourEphrata Cloister –  God’s Acre Cemetery at the Ephrata Cloister contains the final resting places of many of the people who created the first Ephrata community along with subsequent generations who influenced the town of Ephrata’s development.  Discover their stories and surprises that might amaze but not frighten you.
  • October 24 – Eat, Shop and Be Scary at Shops @ Rockvale Shops @ Rockvale – Bring the whole family to our night of Halloween Fun for All. Activities will include bounce houses, games, contests, goodies for all, live music, food trucks and your favorite characters.
  • October 28 – Trunk or TreatLaserdome – Get ready for some tricks and treats at Laserdome in our parking lot! Decorate your Trunk and bring candy! Set up is from 730p-8pm. Wear your costumes and Trunk or Treat from 8pm-9pm.
  • October 28 – Flashlight Maze Cherry-Crest Adventure Farm – For years, Cherry Crest Adventure Farm has reserved several weekends during the Fall Harvest months for our Flashlight Maze!
  • October 28 – Fall on the FarmElizabeth Farm – Lancaster Farmland Trust invites you to celebrate the harvest season in Lancaster County! Join us on a preserved farm for fall festivities and fun for all ages
  • October 28 – 29 – Thank-A Trucker Flashlight Corn MazeOregon Dairy – Come find your way through our 2022 “Thank-A Trucker” Corn Maze! Flashlights required after 6:00 pm.
  • October 28 – 30 – 50% off All day play Halloween Special Laserdome – Looking for something SUPER FUN to do for Halloween Weekend? Laserdome has got you covered with this SpoooOOoOoOkyyy deal! You’ll get to play with our best pass and we’re giving you 50% off! Online Reservations guarantee service.
  • October 28 – 30 – Legacy of Sleepy HollowStrasburg Rail Road –  Join Isabel Crane, the great-great-granddaughter of the legendary Ichabod Crane, as she takes you on a frightful journey filled with sword fights, ghosts, and a centuries-old curse surrounding her family.
  • Kitchen Kettle Village - Intercourse, PAOctober 29 – Trick or Treat The Amish Farm & House – Dress up in your best Halloween costume and bring your candy bag. You’ll get candy at different locations on the farm, ride around the farm on the hay wagon, and cuddle with baby goats.
  • October 29 – Yummie’s Halloween Boo BashKitchen Kettle Village – Put some “happy” in your Halloween with a visit to Kitchen Kettle Village where you and your family can safely enjoy a meal, some colorful characters, including Yummie, a costume contest, special treats and more.
  • October 29 – Flashlight Maze Cherry-Crest Adventure Farm – For years, Cherry Crest Adventure Farm has reserved several weekends during the Fall Harvest months for our Flashlight Maze!
  • October 29 – Petra Fall FestPetra Church – Come enjoy a day of FREE family fun at Petra Church’s Annual Fall Fest!  There will be carnival games, face painting, inflatables, barrel train rides, live entertainment, and free haircuts.
  • October 29 – 30 – Halloween Daze & Spooky Knights III Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – The final weekend of the Festival Season of Mount Hope Shire. Trick or Treat, show off your costumes, relish in the festive spookiness with the people of Mount Hope one final time!
  • October 30 – Cemetery TourEphrata Cloister –  God’s Acre Cemetery at the Ephrata Cloister contains the final resting places of many of the people who created the first Ephrata community along with subsequent generations who influenced the town of Ephrata’s development.  Discover their stories and surprises that might amaze but not frighten you.
  • November 3 – 6 – Legacy of Sleepy HollowStrasburg Rail Road –  Join Isabel Crane, the great-great-granddaughter of the legendary Ichabod Crane, as she takes you on a frightful journey filled with sword fights, ghosts, and a centuries-old curse surrounding her family.
  • November 4 – Flashlight Maze Cherry-Crest Adventure Farm – For years, Cherry Crest Adventure Farm has reserved several weekends during the Fall Harvest months for our Flashlight Maze!
  • November 5 – Pumpkin Madness Festival Cherry-Crest Adventure Farm – How many ways can you destroy a pumpkin?? We’re on a quest to find out! Bring your leftover Halloween pumpkins or use some of ours to smash, throw, bowl, drop and carve to your heart’s content!
  • November 5 – Flashlight Maze Cherry-Crest Adventure Farm – For years, Cherry Crest Adventure Farm has reserved several weekends during the Fall Harvest months for our Flashlight Maze!

 

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