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Halloween Tricks & Treats

Your Guide to Family Friendly Halloween Happenings in the 'Burgh, Local Trunk or Treats, and More!

By Emily Papa, Macaroni KID Publisher October 11, 2021

Looking for the best things to do with kids in Pittsburgh this Halloween? Macaroni KID has been working hard to find all your family-friendly Halloween activities in the 'Burgh. Find basic info below and click on the pink links for more details. To find more daily events in the South Hills this October, check the event calendar to find things to do with kids in Pittsburgh near you





Ongoing Halloween Fun in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, PA all season long:

Spookley the Square Pumpkin ๐ŸŽƒ Digital Toolkit

Virtual - available daily. 


Gateway Clipper Fall Foilage Cruise

Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays


๐Ÿ‘ป Allen's Haunted Hayride and Tavern of Terror | Smock

Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays starting at dusk. $20/attraction or $30 for both


Trax Farm's Fall Festival ๐ŸŽƒ | Finleyville

Every Saturday & Sunday in October from 10am-5pm. $10/person


๐Ÿš‚ Pumpkin Patch Trolley ๐ŸŽƒ | Pennsylvania Trolley Museum | Washington

October 15, 16, 16, 22, 23, & 24. $13 child/ $14 adult


Ongoing Halloween Fun throughout West Pittsburgh, PA all season long:

JumperBOO at Urban Air | North Fayette

Kids can wear their costumes every Friday in October and jump from 10am-12 for $10!


Fall at Hozak Farms ๐ŸŽƒ| Hozak Farms | Clinton 

Weekdays in October from 2-6pm


๐ŸŽƒPumpkinland Weekends | Janoski's Farm & Green House | Clinton

Every weekend in October $7/person


๐ŸงŸ‍โ™‚๏ธ Pittsburgh Zombie Assault ๐Ÿ”ฅ| Urban Assault Paintball Games | McDonald

Every Friday and Saturday in October. $25/person


Ongoing Halloween Fun in the City of Pittsburgh, PA all season long:

๐ŸŒป Fall Flower Show: Happy Troll-O-Ween! | Phipps Conservatory

Open daily October 9th-31st


Owl-o-Ween ๐Ÿฆ‰ National Aviary

Saturday and Sunday, October 16-17 and 23-24


๐ŸŽƒ Zoo Boo at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

October 16, 17, 23 & 24. $17.95 adults/$15.95 kids


Laser Family Halloween at the Carnegie Science Center

October 11, 13, 14, 15 from 1:30-2pm. Separate ticket required. 


Asian Lantern Festival | Pittsburgh Zoo

Select nights through October. $18.95 kids/$20.95 adult


Ongoing Halloween Fun worth a drive from Pittsburgh, PA all season long:

๐ŸŽƒ Triple B Farm Fun ๐Ÿšœ | Triple B Farms | Monongahela

Wednesday through Sunday (times vary). $14/person


Trick-or-Treat Trail Mini Golf โ›ณ๏ธ at Fun Fore All | Cranberry

Daily from 12-9pm | $10/kids $12/adults


Hallowboo at Idlewild Park

September 25, 26, October 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 or 31, 2021from 11:30am-6pm. Ages 3+ $34.99/person


Freedom Farms Fall Festival | Valencia

Every weekend in October from 11am-5pm


Renshaw Farms Pumpkin Fest | Freeport

September 25, 26, Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday in October from 11am-6pm. $7/person CASH ONLY


Scare at the Fair | West Alexander

Friday & Saturday Nights in October. Doors open at 7pm and close at 11pm. $15/person. Not recommended for children under 8.


Iron Mills Farmstead | New Wilmington

Offering various themed events daily throughout the month of October. $22.95/person


Find Your Family Fun in Washington County with our neighboring MacKID publisher's Fall & Halloween Family Fun Guide in Washington County HERE





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We will continue to update our Macaroni Kid Pittsburgh Halloween Guide with events as they are posted, so check back often!

Do you know of a kid-friendly Halloween event taking place in Pittsburgh that isn't listed here? Please submit your event here https://southhills.macaronikid.com/events/submit and we will add it to our list! 





More Halloween fun!

Trick-or-Treat! Smell my feet! Give me something good to eat!!!

That Halloween jingle will always bring a grin to my face thinking about my childhood years trick-or-treating in the suburbs of the South Hills. These days, Halloween seems to need more than a pillow case filled with candy to satisfy kids. Let me be part of the problem and fill you with plenty of ideas for tricks and treats for your littles during the days leading up to Halloween :) 



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