Friday, October 11, 2013

2013 Pittsburgh Halloween Events

Hey Pittsburgh! Halloween is coming and why not get the haunt howling by visiting some of the Burgh's best haunted attractions and events.  If you would like to add a Halloween event to the list please leave us a comment or post up for free on!

Good Luck and Have a Happy and Safe Halloween!
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96.9 Bob FM BOO 'N BREW Halloween Bash
October 26
Gateway Clipper
Boarding will begin at 7 pm and we'll shove off at 8 pm. Dance the night away with local Pittsburgh band RANDOM PLAY, come dressed in your Halloween best for a chance to win tickets to see the Black & Gold on the field or on the ice. First place takes home a prize so hot, we can't tell you yet! Be one of the first 25 on the boat and receive a free Halloween DVD. Be part of a live medium group reading, hosted by medium Rev. Marjorie Rivera plus everyone on the boat will get 2 questions answered from a well-known psychic, Tamar George. Tickets to this over 21 event are just $25.

13 Hours of Horror
 10/19 Doors Open at 10:45am
 Hollywood Theater Dormont
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Halloween Mayhem
October 26
Kelly Strayhorn Theater
A FREE FAMILY EVENT! Zombies, a costume parade, puppets, live performances, games and more fill Kelly Strayhorn Theater for the 5th Annual Halloween Mayhem, a day of activities designed to delight and entertain the whole family. Zombies!

Pajama Nights featuring Creepy, Crawly Carnegie!
October 26
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Wear your PJs and try out our Pajama Nights without actually staying overnight! Contact Group Visits at 412.622.3289 

Haunted History Tours in Point State Park
October 18-26
Want a little haunting with your history? For more information, click the link and search for events in Point State Park.

The Running Dead - Connellsville's Inaugural Zombie Run!
October, 26
110 North Prospect Street, Connellsville, PA 724-777-0922
A fundraising zombie run with zombie events to follow including horror movie screenings. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m., race at noon.  They're Coming to Get you Barbara!

Allen's Haunted Hayrides
Fayette County
October 10–12, 17–19, 24–26 and 31, 2013
Travel through the country side on what some consider to be the most frightening trip of their lives! A wagon departs every 15 minutes and travels into the darkness on Route 666. Journey through the woods, corn fields and into the authenticated "Haunted Barn". And if that is not enough, we even have carnival rides, games & concessions for all to enjoy! Allen's barn was proclaimed "Haunted" during a live KDKA Radio broadcast on Halloween night, October 31, 2001. The Angel Ladies, spiritualistic mediums, detected paranormal activity in and around the barn. With all this in mind, we have been listed in PA 80 Haunted Sites! Visit If You Dare!

Cheeseman's Fright Farm
Butler County
October 11–13, 17–20, 24–27, 2013
The tractors are warmed up and the ghosts and gouls have arrived to put a chill in the night air.   Be warned this is a physically demanding attraction that will assault your senses with intense audio and visual effects.  Your heart will quicken and your skin will crawl... As always, parking is free and your admission price includes all of our attractions and activities. Enter At Your Own Risk!

Castle Blood
Westmoreland County
October 11–13, 18–20 and 25–27, plus October 31, 2013
The MacCabre Family fiendishly invites you to a Gothic Halloween tour of their home, Castle Blood, Pittsburgh's most unique haunted house. Look Out!

Creatures of the Night
Allegheny County & Butler County
October 18 & 19 at Beechwood; October 25 at Succop
Delight in our annual autumn experience! Fireflies guide you on our trails to encounter larger-than-life costumed nocturnal creatures. Hear stories from a Great Horned Owl, observe the acrobatics of the Flying Squirrel, go batty with Little Brown Bat, and more. Hoot Hoot

Demon House - McCue Mansion
Washington County
October 11–13, 18–20, 24–27 and 31, 2013
McCue Mansion in Monongahela, PA is a Demon House Haunted Attraction, More Than Just A Quick Walk Thru...WE ARE The Haunted Experience Of A Life Time... Don't Look Behind the Door!

Freddy's Haunts

Beaver County
October 11–13, 18–20 and 25–27, 2013
The residence on McCune Road has been left abandoned and over grown for years. What happened here years ago shocked and disgusted the quiet township of Independence. Come out and enter the all enclosed 1/2 mile of hell. Maybe you will make it out. Or then again maybe not… Run!!!

Gateway Clipper Halloween Cruises
Allegheny County
October 16, 25 and 26, 2013
A Haunted Halloween show: SPIRITS on the MON! a frightfully fun evening of comedy, illusion and juggling
that will tickle your funny bone and send a chill up your spine! Splash!

Ghost Tours of Nemacolin Castle
Washington County
Ghost Tours Every Sat. & Sun. throughout Oct.
Also Oct. 31st & Nov. 1, 2, & 3 Halloween Weekend

History tours of the castle will be conducted both days from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. At night, Ghost Tours will wind their way through the darkened castle hallways from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Boo!

Hallowboo at Idlewild 
October 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, & 26-27
Operating Hours: Noon – 6:00 PM. (Gates open at 11:30 AM)

It’s the Idlewild you know and love with a FUN, family-oriented, Happy Halloween twist! Enjoy the beautiful fall foliage of Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands and the rides and attractions of Olde Idlewild, Jumpin’ Jungle, Hootin’ Holler, Raccoon Lagoon, and Story Book Forest. Trick or Treat!

Halloween Happenings at Phipps
Allegheny County
October 25, 2013 4 – 8 p.m.
Visit Phipps Conservatory in Oakland for a different Halloween experience this year. Come in costume on October 25th for a festive evening of Halloween activities, surprises and trick-or-treat.  Magic!

Haunted Hills Hayride
North Versailles Allegheny County
October11–13, 18–20 and 25–27, 2013
The North Versailles Haunted Hills Hayride celebrates its 14th season in 2013, with two attractions - the Haunted Hayride and the Haunted Walking Trail - Valley of Darkness. Proceeds benefit the Autism Society of Pittsburgh and the Spectrum Charter School. Keep Your Feet In The Wagon!

Haunted History Hayride & Candlelight Walk
Westmoreland County Bushy Run Battlefield in Jeannette, PA
October 26, 2013
Col. Bouquet saved Fort Pitt and the hills of Bushy Run Battlefield were plowed and farmed by local families. Take a historic haunted hayride and hunt the ghost of Colonel Henry Bouquet and his British soldiers! Don't Close Your Eyes!

Haunted Mini-Golf
Beaver County Hopewell Township
Through November 5, 2013
Halloween-themed holes, glow-in-the-dark balls after dark and roaming monsters! Spooky!

Owl-o-Ween at the National Aviary
Allegheny County
October 19 & 26, 2013
The National Aviary will celebrate its annual Owl-o-Ween complete with a Halloween party, trick-or-treating, costume contests, crafts, and even a creepy crawly bug station. Enjoy close encounters with raptors, owls and other creatures of the night. All activities are included in price of admission. Raptors and Owls!

Hobgoblin Hikes
Westmoreland County
October 18 (Mammoth Park) and 25 (Northmoreland Park), 2013
Recommended for ages eight and over, the Hobgoblin Hikes are half-mile outdoor guided walks through the haunted woods of our County Parks. Visitors can expect to be led through mazes and cemeteries, and past more than 100 ghouls, goblins and monsters. The Hobgoblin Hikes are offered to provide a safe, family alternative to conventional trick-or-treating. Parents are encouraged to attend the events with their children. Goblins!

Hotel Beacon Haunted House & Maze
Butler County Renfrew
October 11–12, 18–19, and 25–26, 2013
Head out to Renfrew in Butler County for this popular haunted corn maze. Don't Get Lost!

Hundred Acres Manor Haunted House
Allegheny County South Park
October 9–13, and 16–30; and November 1–2, 2013
This large haunted house attraction in South Park, located at the former home of Phantoms in the Park, benefits the Homeless Children's Education Fund and Animal Friends. This is one of Pittsburgh's most popular haunted attractions. Run for your life, scream bloody murder, haunted attraction on the acres family estate. South Valley hospital was opened to the public in 1904 as Pittsburgh’s premier medical research facility and much more! Scarrrryyyy!!!

Lonesome Valley Farms Haunted Hayride & Walk-Thru
Westmoreland County
October 11–13, 18–20 and 25–27, 2013
When it comes to Halloween FEAR and FUN…Lonesome Valley Farms Delivers. They will take you to terrifying places that you wish did not exist or we will get you all turned around in our huge NON-HAUNTED Get Lost Corn Maze. Visit for a unique Halloween experience that you won't soon forget! Don't Go At It Alone!

Northern Nightmares
Butler County, Zelienople
October 18–19 and 25–26, 2013
As the Sun Dissolves and Shadows Grow, Vision Dims and Nightmares Flow... Watch Your Step...

Phantom Fright Nights
Allegheny County, Kennywood
October 11–13, 18–20 and 25–26, 2013
The worst nightmares keep coming back. Like the undead crawling out of their graves, Phantom Fright Nights is back at Kennywood. Come experience the most intense spectacles of sheer terror – BioFear, Voodoo Bayou, Mortem Manor, Villa of the Vampires, and others too horrific to mention. Turn On The Lights!

Allegheny County, Etna
October 10–13, 17–20, 24-27 and 31; and November 1–2, 2013
Pittsburgh's Ultimate Haunted House! ScareHouse has been ranked as one of “America’s Scariest Halloween Attractions” by Travel Channel and featured in multiple online and print publications including USA TODAY, Forbes, AOL News, Yahoo, Funworld, and Money magazine. Behind You!

Pittsburgh KDKA Zoo Boo
Allegheny County
October 19–20 and 26–27, 2013
Venture through the Zoo collecting great candy, enjoying the animals, and participating in other fun activities along the way. Stop by your favorite haunts – Gymkhana’s Haunted hideaway and the not-so-spooky CoGo's Time Travelers Express train ride. Conjure up a frightfully fun costume for the Halloween Parade and Costume Contest at Water’s Edge. Make a deliciously sweet treat at Casper’s Craft Corner or get spooked at the Docent Council’s Haunted House. Lions, Tigers, Bears and Ghosts!

Terror Town
Allegheny County, Strip District
October 12–13, 17–20, 24–27, and 31, 2013
Pittsburgh's largest indoor haunted attraction premiered in the historic Strip District September 24th 2011. Terror Town is 30,000 sq of spine tingling action, and will be open select dates in September, October & November. Don't miss the most terrifying haunted attraction the tri-state area has to offer. Go Ahead, If You Dare!

West Deer Nightmare
Allegheny County
October11–13, 18–20, and 25–30, 2013
One of Pittsburgh’s top rated Haunted Houses is back again in 2013 after its comeback year last year! The West Deer Nightmare is a high scare volume, insanely intense haunted attraction not designed for the weak. Come and tour the possessed house of Noah Hobbs and experience all the horror and terror that was committed in what some say was a portal to Hell. Come and experience the legendary West Deer Nightmare! Happy Halloween! is Powered by Elliance, a Digital Marketing Agency
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