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Spooky Mini Golf at Franklin Square!

October 3 - 31, Friday - Sunday, 6 - 9 pm

Center City's favorite mini golf course is transformed for the Halloween season with fog, lights, and spooky surprises around every corner! This seasonal treat is only around for four weeks, reserve your tickets today.

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Macabre Tales and Seasonal Ales on the Tippler's Tour Ghosts & Toasts

Thursdays, 5:30 pm

Take a peek inside some of Old City's darkest corners and hear stories from Philadelphia's spine-tingling past on the fall seasonal, Tippler's Tour Ghosts & Toasts. This Halloween- themed favorite is only around until November 6, so book your tickets today!







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Enjoy a Taste of History on Independence After Hours

Fridays & Saturdays, 5:30 pm

Travel back to July 3, 1776 and witness history in the making on the entertaining and insightful, Independence After Hours tour. This one-of-a-kind experience includes dinner at the historic City Tavern and an after hours tour of Independence Hall. Spaces are limited and fill up quickly, so reserve your tickets today!







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This Saturday - OktoberFestivus at Franklin Square!

Saturday, October 18, 5 - 10 pm

Feast on eats from some of Philly's favorite food trucks and enjoy seasonal beers in the OktoberFestivus Beer Garden, hosted by Old Eagle Tavern, featuring beers from Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery. FREE!


Tickets not required. Food and beverage can be purchased from participating vendors.

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Pumpkin Patch

Saturday, October 18, noon - 3 pm

Kids ages 10 and under can make the perfect Halloween decoration to take home at the Pumpkin Patch. Help your little ones pick their favorite pumpkin from the Patch and decorate it with fun and spooky designs! FREE!

Limit 1 pumpkin per child. Group reservations and participation are not available

Spooky Storytelling at the Historic Philadelphia Center

Saturday, October 18, 11 am - 3 pm

Bring the young ones to the Historic Philadelphia Center this Saturday for Spooky Storytelling! Hear a collection of fun and frightful Halloween-themed tales and enjoy complementary apple cider and cookies in the Center! FREE!


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