Are You Ready To Celebrate Halloween In Philadelphia?

Are you ready to celebrate  Halloween In Philadelphia? You have a lot of choices.

In the mood for something truly spooky? Try one of Philadelphia’s candlelit walking tours of America’s most historic and haunted cities, where enchanting tour guides will lead you through Independence Hall and Washington Square to show you the haunted spots of Philadelphia.

Hear chilling tales of Benedict Arnold and other Founding Fathers that may have you looking over your shoulder as you cruise through Society Hill. Discover what may be lurking behind the shadows of America’s most haunted city!

The 90 minute tour is offered evenings at 7:30 pm March through November. October tours are also offered at 9:30 on Fridays, Saturdays and Halloween. Reservations are required.

Benjamin Franklin, who recently turned 300, is said to still roam the streets of Old City. The Ghost Tour will visit several of his old haunts, as well as St. Peter’s Cemetery, known to be the most haunted site in the city.

The Philadelphia Zoo is adding a little green to your Halloween with the return of Boo at the Zoo for two spooky weekends! Put on your favorite costume and join us for a creepy, crawly celebration. Enjoy treats and sweets while playing your favorite Halloween games, listening to live music and much more!
Do you know why Halloween is an orangutan’s favorite holiday at the Philadelphia Zoo? Be sure to visit the Sustainable Palm Zone during Boo at the Zoo to find out! Take a walk through the Philadelphia Zoo’s not-so-scary Extinction Graveyard to learn about the extinction of species around the world. You’ll be shocked to see that some of your favorite creatures could be extinct in the wild in 15 years!

Boo at the Zoo, October 27-28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Hands-On Tours allow you unparalleled access to rare and important items that are not usually on view to the public. Depending on the tour, you will have the chance to handle historic items, be it by turning the page of a rare book, testing the weight of a delicate teacup, or reading from a manuscript. Click here for a list of all themes and an up-to-date schedule.

The hottest party tips and top spots to hit for you and your crew. Go all out with the Halloween club extravaganzas, bar brawls, and dance parties serving up witches brew and transforming their settings with scary décor.  Each party offers discounted General Admission tickets with your first drink free, VIP open Bar tickets and Bottle Service options!  So, dress up in the latest, craziest, sexiest Halloween costumes and buy your tickets to the spookiest places to go in Philadelphia for great Halloween fun.

The National Weather Service is keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Sandy, in the Caribbean. Given prevailing weather patterns, Sandy may become a nor’easter when it blows over Eastern Pennsylvania next week.

Computer models are predicting the storm will churn in the North Atlantic, then sometime around Halloween, strike Philadelphia.
Strong wind gusts, heavy rainfall, and flooding are all possible with the coming storm.
The storm could bypass the region altogether, but at this point the models all suggest landfall somewhere north of the Carolinas.

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