Top Picks for the Spooky Halloween Scene

For those who absolutely love Halloween, The Poconos is the place to be in October!

Gorilla Grove’s Halloween Happenings
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
250 Kalahari Blvd.
Pocono Manor, 570 580-6080,
All month long there are several activities for children. Saturday October 26th there will be trick or treating throughout the resort, a spooky scavenger hunt, mummy wrap competition & Halloween bingo.

Haunted Lantern Tours
Crystal Cave
963 Crystal Cave Rd. Kutztown, 610 683-6765,
Fridays at 6pm and Saturdays at 5:30pm in October hear ghostly stories of the haunted cave as you explore the creepy shadows only by lantern light. Visit for more information.

The Great Pocono Pumpkin Festival
Country Junction
6565 Interchange Rd., Lehighton, 610 377-8400,
11am-6pm Saturdays and Sundays in October. A variety of activities for all ages including hayrides, corn maze, ghost ship and more. For thrill seekers, visit the Waldorf Estate / Hotel and experience A Night at Hell House. Can you make it out alive? See for tickets.

Spooky Day on the Farm
Quiet Valley
347 Quiet Valley Rd., Stroudsburg, 570 992-6161,
Enjoy child-friendly family Halloween activities during the day, and scarier experiences at night. Friday October 25th 5-8pm, Saturday October 26th 1-8pm, Sunday October 27th 1-5pm

Trick or Treat Event
Pocono Bazaar Flea Market
1 Municipal Dr., East Stroudsburg,
570 223-8640,
Sunday October 27th

Downtown Stroudsburg
Businesses will host trick-or-treat from 11am-12:30pm before assembling for the Halloween parade at 12:30pm in front of Pocono Family YMCA. The parade will step off at 1pm.

Barrett Township
October 27 2-4:30pm Wear you costume and grab your candy bag. Features creative floats, live music, fire trucks and more!

Promised Land Inn
1045 Route 390, Greentown
570 676-8790,
$10 admission – Grand prize $500 cash for best costume

Zombie Bash at Wet Nightclub
Mount Airy Casino
312 Woodland Rd., Mount Pocono 8776824791
Saturday, October 27 10pm-2am, Tickets $15 Costume contest – first place wins $500 cash!

The Settlers Inn at Bingham Park
4 Main Avenue, Hawley,
570 226-2993,
October 26th and 27th at 6:30pm
Enjoy an evening of pumpkin carving, farm-to-table dining and storytelling! Mysterious tales will be presented by Sandy Gabrielson. Reservations are required.