Friday Night, October 25
Halloween Happenings at Phipps Conservatory
Explore Phipps Conservatory while engaging in a variety of family-friendly Halloween activities and munch on healthy snacks. Plus, the Conservatory is hosting a Diwali celebration in its Tropical Forest India Exhibit from 7-10pm on the same night!
Cost: Adults $15, Children $11, Children under 2 are free, members free, no reservations needed
Location: 700 Frank Curto Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Annual Member’s Spooktacular at the Children’s Museum
Trick-or-treat through the museum while participating in a costume parade, taking part in Halloween-themed activities, and receive prizes!
Times: 5:30-7:30 pm, register in advance
Cost: Member free, guests $11
Location: 10 Children’s Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Both Saturday and Sunday, October 26-27
KDKA Zoo Boo at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium
Trek through the Pittsburgh Zoo while collecting candy, participating in activities, and even taking part in a costume contest!
Cost: Adults $14, Children $12, Children under 2 are free, Members free, No reservations needed
Location: 7340 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Hallowboo at Idlewild Park
Enjoy Halloween and Fall-themed fun at Idlewild Amusement Park. There’s trick-or-treating, a hay maze, Halloween entertainment PLUS a lot of the regular season rides are open too!
Cost: $29.99/person with discount coupons available at Giant Eagle. Also you can buy online to save!
Location: Idlewild Amusement Park, Rt. 30 East, Ligonier, PA 15658
Celebrate Fall with TONS of children’s activities including pumpkin picking, hayrides, pony rides, corn maze, and LOTS MORE!
Cost: Free, but food and selected activities cost money
Location: 2573 Brandt School Road, Wexford, PA 15090
Enjoy Fall-themed activities including hay rides, pumpkin and apple picking, face painting, pony rides, etc.
Cost: Play-all-Day Wristband $11/child and $8/adult, pony rides and face painting ($4)
Location: 823 Berry Lane, Monongahela PA 15063
Enjoy Fall-related activities including a corn maze, hayride, pumpkin picking, and Pick-Your-Own Apples
Cost: Various prices depending on which activities you want to do. $13 for ALL fall activities, hayride, and any size pumpkin
Location: 170 Simmons Road, McMurray Pa 15317
Enjoy Fall-related activities!
Location: 1120 Roosevelt Road Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Saturday, October 26
“Fiddlesticks-Halloween Spooktacular” by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
A family-friendly concert featuring Halloween-type music hosted by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for children aged 3-8. Preceded by “Discovery Time Adventure,” a chance for children to interact with the musicians, learn about musical instruments, and do a craft!
Times: 10am Discovery Time Adventure, 11:15 am Concert
Cost: Check website for ticket availability
Location: Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Gateway Clipper Halloween Monster Party
Take a 2-hour ride on the Gateway Clipper Fleet, have a dance party, and see your favorite monsters!
Times: 11am and 1:30pm
Cost: Adult-$25, Kids-$12, register in advance
Location: 350 W Station Square Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Halloween Mayhem at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater
Zombies, a costume parade, puppets, live performances, games. Plus, Mr. McFeely will be there to sign autographs and lead everyone in the Costume Parade!
Location: Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA
Kid City Dance Party “I Remember HALLOWEEN”
Join DJ Kelly MOM as she hosts Pittsburgh’s monthly dance for kids. This month it will have a Halloween theme!
Cost: Adults $5 Children Free
Location: 3577 McClure Avenue, Pittsburgh PA
Depreciation Lands Museum Family Lantern Tours
Take a family friendly guided tour of the Museum and cemetery by lantern light with tales of superstitions and customs from the past, a visit from “The Deacon,” the Museum’s resident ghost, and enjoy cookies and hot cider!
Times: 6-9pm every 15 minutes
Cost: $5/adult, $3/children
Location: 4743 S. Pioneer Rd, Allison Park, PA 15101
Sunday, October 27
Owl-O-Ween at the National Aviary
Celebrate Halloween at the National Aviary with a Halloween party, trick-or-treating, crafts, and nocturnal birds!
Cost: Adults $13, children $11, children under two are free, no reservations needed
Location: 700 Arch Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
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