During October, there’s plenty of Halloween fun in the Cumberland Valley for both adults and children. Here are some highlights to help you plan your Weekend Easy getaway. For a complete list of all Halloween and fall activities, check out our events calendar. Due to COVID-19, events may have been modified and safety protocols may be in place. Please check directly with the event organizers if you have questions.

Destination Carlisle’s Halloweekend (October 16-18)

Come to downtown Carlisle for a weekend of spooktacular fun! The storefronts will be decorated with seasonal decor and the public gets to choose their favorites. Lighted pumpkins will form a path around downtown each night  Downtown merchants invite everyone to enjoy photo ops, games, crafts, and limited-time offers of specially-themed drinks and food.

11th Annual Spooky Saturday (October 17)

Spooky Saturday will not take place this year.

Not-So-Scary Fun for the Little Ones

Even the little ones can get in on the fun. While most Halloween parades have been canceled this year, there are still a number of activities and events for families to enjoy.

For Adults

Halloween Parades

Mechanicsburg, Carlisle, New Cumberland, Camp Hill, and East Pennsboro Township, have canceled their Halloween parades for 2020.