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 – 2019 Dates:

    • September 28 – 29 – Oktoberfest – Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Raise a stein to German heritage with micro-brewed ales from the Faire’s very own Swashbuckler Pub, the authentic food and dance of the Germanic Nations…and don’t forget your Lederhosen!
    • October 1 – 23 – Stolen, the MusicalBird-in-Hand Stage – A small Pennsylvania community is shaken when the infant son of a prominent Amish farmer is kidnapped. Based on Wanda Brunstetter’s best selling Daughters of Lancaster County series, this brand-new musical is colored with alibis, surprising twists and heartwarming songs.
    • October 4 – 26 – Jekyll & Hyde Prima – When the world is out of control, what lengths would you go to change everything for the better?
    • October 5 – 6 – Autumn Harvest – Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Celebrate the time-honored tradition of the harvest, commemorating vine to bottle and tree to glass with the fall libations we love.
    • October 9 – 12 – AACA Fall Meet WeekAACA Museum – The Eastern Division AACA National Fall Meet takes place each year during the 1st full week in October.
    • October 10 – 26 – 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 11 – 12 – 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 11 – 12 – “A Time of Harvest” Show – Rough & Tumble – A wonderful time of year to enjoy our fall show! Come join in on our final show of the year celebrating “A Time of Harvest”. Special activities will be held for children on Saturday including the Pedal Tractor Pull, Harvest Rides, Candy Corn Ring Toss, Pumpkin Bowling & other games and events for children including Pumpkin Face Painting and a Barrel Train Ride.
    • October 12 – 13 – Halloween Daze & Spooky Knights I Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Join the good Shirefolk of Mount Hope for a grand All Hallows Eve celebration, complete with tricks and treats for children of all ages.
    • October 12 – November 9 – Murder Mystery Dinner Train – Strasburg Rail Road – There’s been a murder! Dine aboard to find out whodunit. Act 1 Productions returns to the Strasburg Rail Road to bring you their popular humor, entertainment and unique style for dinner a board a steam train!
    • October 18 – 19 – 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 19 – 20 – Halloween Daze & Spooky Knights II Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Join the good Shirefolk of Mount Hope for a grand All Hallows Eve celebration, complete with tricks and treats for children of all ages.
    • October 25 – 26 – 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 26 – 27 – Halloween Daze & Spooky Knights III Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Join the good Shirefolk of Mount Hope for a grand All Hallows Eve celebration, complete with tricks and treats for children of all ages.
    • October 28 – Lititz Halloween ParadeDowntown Lititz – The 2019 Lititz Lions Halloween Parade will be a night-time event on October 28th, starting at 7 PM at Locust and Main Street traveling west on Main Street
    • November 1 – 2 – 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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There are Lots of Halloween Treats in Store in Lancaster – 2018 Dates:

    • Friday and Saturdays from Sep 14-Nov 3 – 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 20 – The Great Train Robbery – Strasburg Rail Road – Travel back in time to 1934 for an adventurous 45-minute ride on the rails with Bonnie & Clyde through scenic Amish Country.
    • October 26 – 27 – Strasburg Spooktacular – Back by popular demand, and bigger than before, Strasburg Spooktacular is a family-friendly journey aboard America’s oldest short-line railroad, through Lancaster County’s harvest landscape, and destined for a Halloween celebration at our picturesque Groff’s Grove.

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    When is trick-or-treat night in Lancaster, PA in 2017? All townships and Lancaster city itself are doing Trick-or-Treat night on Wednesday, October 31, 2017 from 6:00pm-8:00pm.

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Good Wood Firewood

932 Buckwalter Road, Lititz, PA 17543, 717-283-5682

Winter is coming. Stock up now on firewood. Our firewood is seasoned and includes mixed hardwoods, with the majority being oak.  It's dry and ready to burn.  Customers come return because our wood burns so well. $180/pick-up truck load or $225/cord, including delivery. We also remove unwanted trees.   Learn more.

Happy Hauntings at Dutch Wonderland

2249 Lincoln Hwy. East (U. S. Route 30), Lancaster, PA 17602, 1-866-FUNatDW

Enjoy over 30 themed, non-scary rides, special entertainment, tasty treats, and the Trick-or-Treat Trail at the Dutch Wonderland Family Amusement Park. Your children will love this safe, interactive Trick-or-Treating experience. Non-frightening, family-friendly Halloween costumes are welcome. Open select weekends in October.  Visit website

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