Beaver County PA Fall Festivals October 2012 (Local)

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*PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE WEATHER MANY/MOST EVENTS OUTDOORS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED OR POSTPONED. I HAVE NOT UPDATED THAT INFO IN THIS POST, YOU WILL NEED TO CHECK INDIVIDUAL WEBSITES AND FACEBOOK PAGES FOR INFO.*

*ALMOST ALL BEAVER COUNTY TRICK-OR-TREAT HAS BEEN CHANGED TO SATURDAY NOVEMBER 03, 2012 (times vary).*
Updates can be found here.
(I did not preview the video included in that post, so I do not know what it contains. Please use caution around little eyes and ears.)

If you’re looking for a place to have some fall family fun in Beaver County, PA this October…you’ve come to the right place! Fall, autumn, harvest, and Halloween festivals, fairs, celebrations, craft shows, parades, and trick-or-treat in Western PA’s greater Pittsburgh area. Who knew there was so much to do in Beaver County?!

I’ve also added a few festivals and events that are happening in Western, PA but they’re outside of Beaver County. They might be worth the drive!


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Check the Local: Beaver County, PA page for updates and a “Quick List” of October events. Click here for a list of Pittsburgh Area Pumpkin Patches.

*New events that have been added since the original post was published on 9/22/2012 will be in red text until the event is over. This should make it easy to scroll down the list to find new events.

Bookmark this link as I’ll be adding more events to the list as information becomes available. Continue to check my blog (subscribe here) as I’ll be posting information about pumpkin patches in the Pittsburgh area.

(If you know of an event in Beaver County not listed here and would like to add it to this list, please email me at coolfamilyblog (at) yahoo (dot) com. Sending a website link or flier (pdf or jpeg) with more information is appreciated!)

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SEPTEMBER 29, 2012

NEW BRIGHTON CHILDREN’S HARVEST FESTIVAL

Saturday, September 29, 2012 11AM-2PM
Townsend Park 600 block of 3rd Ave, New Brighton, PA
Come join us at Townsend Park for the Children’s Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 29, 2012. The Harvest Festival will take place from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Fun for the entire family including pumpkin painting, children’s games, cider, cookies, music, scariest pumpkin fax drawing contest, scare crow making, and fun for the entire family (Also found here)

ERNFEST HARMONIST HARVEST FESTIVAL

Saturday, September 29, 2012 10AM-5PM
Sunday, September 30, 2012 12PM-5PM
Old Economy Village
270 Sixteenth Street, Ambridge
$10 Adults $9 Seniors $6 Children <2 Free
Learn how the Harmonists celebrated the harvest and prepared for the long winter. Churn butter, make Apple Schnitz, press apples for cider, watch craftsmen demonstrate their skills and much more! Enjoy Village tours, Harmonist music, family friendly activities, carriage rides, hot dogs, ice cream and lemonade. Homemade German food will be available at St. John’s Lutheran Church across the street from the Village. Also here

SEPTEMBER 30, 2012

ERNFEST HARMONIST HARVEST FESTIVAL

Saturday, September 29, 2012 10AM-5PM
Sunday, September 30, 2012 12PM-5PM
Old Economy Village
270 Sixteenth Street, Ambridge
Churn butter, make Apple Schnitz, press apples for cider, watch craftsmen demonstrate their skills and much more! Enjoy Village tours, Harmonist music, family friendly activities, carriage rides, hot dogs, ice cream and lemonade. Homemade German food will be available at St. John’s Lutheran Church across the street from the Village.

OCTOBER 05, 2012

CHIPPEWA UNITED METHODIST FALL FESTIVAL

Friday, October 05, 2012 11AM-8PM
Saturday, October 06, 2012 9AM-5:30PM
Chippewa United Methodist Church, 2545 Darlington Road, Chippewa Twp, Beaver Falls, PA
Free for all ages
It’s an outside carnival. Great family fun with food, live entertainment, talent show, petting zoo, pony rides, balloon artist, crafts, gifts and lots more. 724-843-4828 Website / Facebook

FRANKLIN APPLEFEST
Located in beautiful Victorian Downtown Franklin, PA

Friday, October 05, 2012
Saturday, October 06, 2012
Sunday, October 07, 2012
*Arts & Crafts – Over 300 Vendors*Antique & Classic Car Show*5K Race for Any Pace*Kids’ Korner*Farmers’ Market*Free Entertainment*Food, Food & More Food

SMICKSBURG FALL FESTIVAL (Armstrong County)

Friday, October 05, 2012
Saturday, October 06, 2012
Sunday, October 07, 2012
Apple Cider making demonstration, Local Apples and Pumpkins for Sale, Amish Buggy available for great pictures, Kettle Corn, Entertainment, Pumpkin butter, Apple cider, Sample Fall Dips, Free wagon rides through the Amish countryside, Clowns, Balloon Sculptures, Face Painting, Bake Sale, Fresh Baked Apple Dumplings, Homemade Ice Cream, Throwing Demonstrations and Smicksburg Crocks, Wine Tasting, Festival Foods, Pottery Demonstrations, DJ all weekend, Candle Dipping demonstrations on Friday and Saturday!
Potters Tour: October 20-21, 2012

OCTOBER 06, 2012

WHITE TOWNSHIP (BEAVER FALLS) COMMUNITY DAYS
Saturday, October 06, 2012 12PM
Minnemeyer Memorial Playground
Clayton Road in White Township Beaver Falls, PA 15010
FREE
The celebration begins at 12 noon and includes food, games, and fall fun.

VANPORT FALL FESTIVAL
Vanport Volunteer Fire Station Social Hall
435 Jefferson Street, Vanport
Saturday, October 06, 2012 7AM-5PM
FREE
Pancake Breakfast $5.50 7AM-11AM
Fun for the whole family. Entertainment, food booths, dunk tank, funhouse, children’s games and lots more! 724-774-6420

FALL CRAFT SHOW & SALE
Hookstown American Legion, 1265 State Route 168, Georgetown
Saturday, October 06, 2012 10AM-3PM
Sunday, October 07, 2012 10AM-3PM
FREE
Many local crafters. Seasonal candles, handmade wooden items, pet toys, dolls and more. Ladies Auxiliary will have homemade food for sale. 412-897-0100

CHIPPEWA UNITED METHODIST FALL FESTIVAL

Friday, October 05, 2012 11AM-8PM
Saturday, October 06, 2012 9AM-5:30PM
Chippewa United Methodist Church, 2545 Darlington Road, Chippewa Twp, Beaver Falls, PA
Free for all ages
It’s an outside carnival. Great family fun with food, live entertainment, talent show, petting zoo, pony rides, balloon artist, crafts, gifts and lots more. 724-843-4828 Website / Facebook

FRANKLIN APPLEFEST
Located in beautiful Victorian Downtown Franklin, PA

Friday October 05, 2012
Saturday October 06, 2012
Sunday October 07, 2012
*Arts & Crafts – Over 300 Vendors*Antique & Classic Car Show*5K Race for Any Pace*Kids’ Korner*Farmers’ Market*Free Entertainment*Food, Food & More Food

SMICKBURG FALL FESTIVAL (Armstrong County)

Friday October 05, 2012
Saturday October 06, 2012
Sunday October 07, 2012
Potters Tour: October 20-21, 2012

HOMEWOOD 23rd ANNUAL HERITAGE DAYS FESTIVAL

Saturday October 06, 2012 10AM-6PM
Sunday October 07, 2012 10AM-6PM
Village of Homewood Junction, Village Center & Buttermilk Falls
Homewood Borough, Beaver Falls, PA
FREE
Annual festival held the first weekend in October with living history area encampment (Civil War period), food, crafts, vendor booths, wagon and pony rides, live entertainment and music, all-you-can-eat fireman’s breakfast, Civil War re-enactments, car cruise both days, children’s area with amusements and more. Campfire gathering at Buttermilk Falls. Free shuttle. 724-846-8022 Heritage Days

ST. ELIJAH SERBIAN FOOD FESTIVAL

Saturday October 06, 2012
Sunday October 07, 2012
St. Elijah Serbian Orthodox Church, 2200 Main Street, Aliquippa

29th Annual HICKORY APPLE FESTIVAL
Firehall Grounds 106 Main Street (Route 50) Hickory, Pa. 15340

Saturday, October 06, 2012 10AM-6PM (Pancake Breakfast 7AM)
Sunday, October 07, 2012 10AM-6PM (Pancake Breakfast 7AM)
Kettle Corn, Homemade Food, Homemade Crafts, Craft Demonstrations, Children’s Activities, Live Entertainment
Watch Crafters Demonstrate Their Skills: Wood Burning, Rug Making, Wood Carving, Basket Weaving, Pottery Wheel, Quilting and Spinning, Broom Making, Tole Painting, Plus More…
Children’s Activities: Apple Bobbing Contest, Apple Pie Eating Contest, Petting Zoo, Hay Rides (Parents ride also), Face Painting, Balloon Animals, Moon Walk, Fire Safety House, Plus More…

OCTOBER 07, 2012

FALL CRAFT SHOW & SALE
Hookstown American Legion, 1265 State Route 168, Georgetown
Saturday, October 06, 2012 10AM-3PM
Sunday, October 07, 2012 10AM-3PM
FREE
Many local crafters. Seasonal candles, handmade wooden items, pet toys, dolls and more. Ladies Auxiliary will have homemade food for sale. 412-897-0100

FRANKLIN APPLEFEST
Located in beautiful Victorian Downtown Franklin, PA

Friday October 05, 2012
Saturday October 06, 2012
Sunday October 07, 2012
*Arts & Crafts – Over 300 Vendors*Antique & Classic Car Show*5K Race for Any Pace*Kids’ Korner*Farmers’ Market*Free Entertainment*Food, Food & More Food

SMICKBURG FALL FESTIVAL (Armstrong County)

Friday October 05, 2012
Saturday October 06, 2012
Sunday October 07, 2012
Potters Tour: October 20-21, 2012

HOMEWOOD 23rd ANNUAL HERITAGE DAYS FESTIVAL

Saturday October 06, 2012 8AM-5PM
Sunday October 07, 2012 8AM-5PM
Village of Homewood Junction, Village Center & Buttermilk Falls, Homewood Borough, Beaver Falls, PA
Free for all ages
Annual festival held the first weekend in October with living history area, food, crafts, vendor booths, wagon and pony rides, live entertainment and music, all-you-can-eat fireman’s breakfast, Civil War re-enactments, car cruise both days. Campfire gathering at Buttermilk Falls. Free shuttle. 724-843-1246 Heritage Days

ST. ELIJAH SERBIAN FOOD FESTIVAL

Saturday October 06, 2012
Sunday October 07, 2012
St. Elijah Serbian Orthodox Church, 2200 Main Street, Aliquippa

29th Annual HICKORY APPLE FESTIVAL
Firehall Grounds 106 Main Street (Route 50) Hickory, Pa. 15340

Saturday, October 06, 2012 10AM-6PM (Pancake Breakfast 7AM)
Sunday, October 07, 2012 10AM-6PM (Pancake Breakfast 7AM)
Kettle Corn, Homemade Food, Homemade Crafts, Craft Demonstrations, Children’s Activities, Live Entertainment
Watch Crafters Demonstrate Their Skills: Wood Burning, Rug Making, Wood Carving, Basket Weaving, Pottery Wheel, Quilting and Spinning, Broom Making, Tole Painting, Plus More…
Children’s Activities: Apple Bobbing Contest, Apple Pie Eating Contest, Petting Zoo, Hay Rides (Parents ride also), Face Painting, Balloon Animals, Moon Walk, Fire Safety House, Plus More…

OCTOBER 12, 2012

18th Annual QUILT SHOW
HOLY FAMILY PARISH 1851 3rd Ave New Brighton, PA 15066

Friday October 12, 2012 10AM-5PM
Saturday October 13, 2012 10AM-5PM
Sunday October 14, 2012 11AM-4PM
Admission $7 / Children 12 & under Free

OCTOBER 13, 2012

MONACA APPLE FEST
Saturday October 13, 2012 10AM-2PM
Monaca United Methodist Church
813 Indiana Avenue Monaca, PA 15061
Free for all ages
Apple Butter, Apple Dumplings, Bake Sale, Food, Rummage Sale, Craft Vendors, Face Painting by Kathy’s Clown, Pumpkin decorating, Kids Korner. Fun for the whole family. 724-775-6702 http://www.timesonline.com/calendar/holiday/apple-fest/event_91b5afb6-ff83-11e1-a0f6-101f742c6b0c.html

BADEN APPLEFEST
Saturday October 13, 2012 10AM-6PM
Baden Borough Building Complex, State Street, Baden PA
Applefest event with ethnic food, music, live entertainment, art show, farmer’s market, community flea market, car cruise, children’s Old World art and craft stations, pony rides, petting zoo, artisans and crafters. 724-630-3418 or badenapplefest (at) gmail.com

18th Annual QUILT SHOW
HOLY FAMILY PARISH 1851 3rd Ave New Brighton, PA 15066

Friday October 12, 2012 10AM-5PM
Saturday October 13, 2012 10AM-5PM
Sunday October 14, 2012 11AM-4PM
Admission $7 / Children 12 & under Free

CENTER TWP FALL FEST

Saturday, October 13, 2012 12PM-6PM Rain or Shine
Fred Taddeo Municipal Park
224 Center Grange Road, Center Township
FREE
Plenty of food, great games, pumpkin patch, hay rides and lots of fun for the whole family. Inflatable bounce houses, face painting, pumpkin patch, spin art, rock wall, hay rides, kid crafts, music, games, funnel cakes, food/refreshments
11AM Parade (Parade will meet at St. Frances Cabrini Church upper parking lot)
2PM Chili Contest
3PM Hot dog eating contest
4PM Corn hole contest

Website / Facebook Page / Facebook Post


BRIDGEWATER PUMPKINFEST
http://bridgewaterpa.com/Bridgewater,_PA/Pumpkinfest.html

Saturday October 13, 2012 10AM-3PM
Bridge Street, Bridgewater, PA
FREE for all ages
The annual Pumpkinfest event is a family fun day held the second Saturday in October with music, ventriloquist, vendors, arts and crafts, food, games and hayrides. New in 2012! Petting zoo! Pumpkinfest features a number of fun activities for the entire family to enjoy. Plus, there’s always plenty to eat while you’re enjoying live entertainment by some of our area’s most talented musicians. Be sure to bring the kids down for this wonderful celebration of the season! 724-775-1335 / (Also found here and here)
Check out the Cool Family’s experience at the 2009 Bridgewater Pumpkinfest

HOPEWELL FALLFEST 2012

Saturday October 13, 2012 11AM-5PM
Hopewell Community Park, 2500 Laird Avenue, Aliquippa, PA 15001
FREE All Ages
Hayrides, Crafters and Food Vendors, Paddleboats, Pumpkin Painting Contest, Wild Animal Show 4-5 pm, Petting Zoo, Games, Treats and Crafts for Kids 724-462-6236 / Website / Also here

Edgewood Baptist Church FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL

Saturday October 13, 2012 11AM-4PM
Fall Harvest Festival is a free event.
Edgewood Baptist Church, Beaver Falls
Fall festival family day (rain or shine) at Edgewood Baptist Church is a blast for the whole family! Free food, ice cream, hay rides, games, prizes, fire truck, drama, music, bouncie houses, and lots of fun!

CCBC 25th ANNUAL AMERICAN INDIAN GATHERING

Saturday October 13, 2012 10AM-10PM
Sunday October 14, 2012 10AM-5PM
The Dome at Community College of Beaver County, 1 Campus Drive, Monaca, PA
All ages. Spectators $4; children 5-12, $2; children under 5 free.
Native American dancing, food, crafters, traders, youth and scout programs, exhibits and educational seminars. / (Found here and here)

ZELIENOPLE COUNTRY FALL FESTIVAL

Saturday October 13, 2012 9AM-7PM
Sunday October 14, 2012 12PM-5PM
Admission: Free
Arts, Crafts & Entertainment, Live Music at the Gazebo, Farmer’s Market Market Tent Foods & Fall Decorations, Yoder’s homemade apple butter being made over an open fire, Visit Bob Geresti’s Musical Tent, Antiques & Collectible Market, The Cutt’ N Hut Chainsaw Carving, Pony Rides and Farm Friends, Homemade Hot Soup, Sandwich and Beverages! By “The Willing Workers” (11:00 am-7 pm Sat.)(Noon-5 pm Sun.), Homemade Foods and More Foods, Historic Encampments (Visit http://www.immofpa.com), Civil War Historians Encampment, Ambrose’s Antique Corn Grinding Machine, Beekeeper – Bee Displays, Antique Farm Equipment (Stand up Corn Sheller, Wooden Wheel Barrow, Walking Plow), Native American Historical Re-Creationist
FREE Horse Drawn Trolley/Wagon Rides: 11AM-7PM (Sat) / 12PM-5PM (Sun)
Kids Game Activity Alley, Bounces, Face Painting, Rock Climbing Wall/Euro Bungee: 10AM-7PM (Sat) 12PM-5PM (Sun)

FALL SOCIAL AT SOUTH SIDE VILLAGE

Saturday, October 13, 2012 11AM-3PM
Hookstown Fairgounds, 1198 State Route 168, Hookstown
Stroll through the village and visit the one-room school house, the blacksmith shop, the log cabin, the doctor’s office, the barn and the covered bridge. Enjoy the music of country and bluegrass music. Homemade pies, baked goods and sandwiches available. All welcome. Donations accepted. 724-899-4165 / Website / Facebook / (Also found here)

APPLE CASTLE FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL & CRAFT FAIR
Apple Castle, New Wilmington, PA


Saturday, October 13, 2012 9AM-5PM
*Bag-Your-Own Apples*Horse Drawn Wagon Rides*Dozens of Craft Exhibitors*Live Music & Entertainment*Fall Decorations-Pumpkins, Corn Stalks, Gourds*Fresh Cider, Donuts, and Much More!
Check out the Cool Family’s experience at the 2010 Apple Castle Fall Harvest Festival

VOLANT AUTUMN PUMPKIN FESTIVAL
Volant, PA


Saturday, October 13, 2012
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Volant is the place to be for peak autumn color! Enjoy the sights and smells of the season viewing craft demonstrations. The days events will include apple butter making demo, pumpkin decorating for the kids, a chili cook-off, a harvest market, and much more. It will be an enjoyable day for all.
Check out the Cool Family’s experience at the 2009 and 2011 Volant Autumn Pumpkin Festival

OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS IN THE WOODS
Shaker Woods, Columbiana, OH

Saturdays and Sundays
October 13-14, 20-21, 2012 10AM-5PM
General admissions tickets will be on sale at the gate.
$7.00 per day Ages 13 and up (On sale at the gate) / FREE parking
The woods will be transformed into a holiday wonderland with each booth beautifully decorated in an old-fashioned holiday theme. Woodworkers, floral designers, blacksmiths, potters, tole painters, basket weavers and many others, delicious foods cooked in the old-fashioned way. Come and have an old-fashioned good time!

OCTOBER 14, 2012

18th Annual QUILT SHOW
HOLY FAMILY PARISH 1851 3rd Ave New Brighton, PA 15066

Friday October 12, 2012 10AM-5PM
Saturday October 13, 2012 10AM-5PM
Sunday October 14, 2012 11AM-4PM
Admission $7 / Children 12 & under Free

CCBC 25th ANNUAL AMERICAN INDIAN GATHERING

Saturday October 13, 2012 10AM-10PM
Sunday October 14, 2012 10AM-5PM
The Dome at Community College of Beaver County, 1 Campus Drive, Monaca, PA
All ages. Spectators $4; children 5-12, $2; children under 5 free.
Native American dancing, food, crafters, traders, youth and scout programs, exhibits and educational seminars. / (Found here and here)

ZELIENOPLE COUNTRY FALL FESTIVAL

Saturday October 13, 2012 9AM-7PM
Sunday October 14, 2012 12PM-5PM
Admission: Free
Arts, Crafts & Entertainment, Live Music at the Gazebo, Farmer’s Market Market Tent Foods & Fall Decorations, Yoder’s homemade apple butter being made over an open fire, Visit Bob Geresti’s Musical Tent, Antiques & Collectible Market, The Cutt’ N Hut Chainsaw Carving, Pony Rides and Farm Friends, Homemade Hot Soup, Sandwich and Beverages! By “The Willing Workers” (11:00 am-7 pm Sat.)(Noon-5 pm Sun.), Homemade Foods and More Foods, Historic Encampments (Visit http://www.immofpa.com), Civil War Historians Encampment, Ambrose’s Antique Corn Grinding Machine, Beekeeper – Bee Displays, Antique Farm Equipment (Stand up Corn Sheller, Wooden Wheel Barrow, Walking Plow), Native American Historical Re-Creationist
FREE Horse Drawn Trolley/Wagon Rides: 11AM-7PM (Sat) / 12PM-5PM (Sun)
Kids Game Activity Alley, Bounces, Face Painting, Rock Climbing Wall/Euro Bungee: 10AM-7PM (Sat) 12PM-5PM (Sun)

VOLANT AUTUMN PUMPKIN FESTIVAL
Volant, PA


Saturday, October 13, 2012
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Volant is the place to be for peak autumn color! Enjoy the sights and smells of the season viewing craft demonstrations. The days events will include apple butter making demo, pumpkin decorating for the kids, a chili cook-off, a harvest market, and much more. It will be an enjoyable day for all.
Check out the Cool Family’s experience at the 2009 and 2011 Volant Autumn Pumpkin Festival

OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS IN THE WOODS
Shaker Woods, Columbiana, OH

Saturdays and Sundays
October 13-14, 20-21, 2012 10AM-5PM
General admissions tickets will be on sale at the gate.
$7.00 per day Ages 13 and up (On sale at the gate) / FREE parking
The woods will be transformed into a holiday wonderland with each booth beautifully decorated in an old-fashioned holiday theme. Woodworkers, floral designers, blacksmiths, potters, tole painters, basket weavers and many others, delicious foods cooked in the old-fashioned way. Come and have an old-fashioned good time!

OCTOBER 20, 2012

CHIPPEWA TWP OCTOBERFEST
Chippewa Park on Klein Street

Saturday, October 20, 2012 1PM-3PM
Puppet Show starts at 1:30
Candy, prizes, face painting, crafts
Popcorn and refreshments provided

Click here, scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Events” for details.

Beaver County YMCA TRICK OR TREAT
2236 Third Avenue, New Brighton, PA

Saturday, October 20, 2012 1PM-1:45PM and 1:45PM-2:30PM
FREE: Preregistration is required
Website / Facebook Post

TRICK OR TREAT TRAIL

Saturday October 20, 2012 6PM
Green Valley Park, 184 Snyder Drive, New Sewickley Township
Free for all ages
New Sewickley Township’s Recreation Board will hold their annual Trick or Treat Trail on October 20th at Green Valley Park starting at 6:00pm. This year’s event will be organized by Zoe Zayre a student at Freedom High School as her senior project.

MONACA FALLFEST


Saturday, October 20, 2012 10AM-5PM
PA Ave, Monaca, PA
Free for all ages
9:30AM: 5K Race
11:30AM: Halloween Parade
12:30PM-2PM: Chili Cook Off Contest in the firehouse
12:30pm-4:30pm: Live entertainment at the plaza
Features a 5-K Race, Halloween parade, entertainment, car cruise, D.J., children’s games, crafts, chili cook-off, food booths, pony rides, games, Children’s Pumpkin Patch, train rides, and car cruise. 724-775-9600 (Also here)

VICARY MANSION APPLEBUTTER FEST

Saturday, October 20, 2012 10AM-5PM
Vicary Mansion, 1235 Third Avenue, Freedom, PA
All ages/donations accepted.
Self-guided tours of the Vicary Mansion. Demonstrations of making apple butter in an outdoor kettle and bread making in a 19th century oven! View a special presentation on the history of Beaver County bridges. This year learn something new while our delicious applebutter is bubbling in the pot over an open fire! Instructors will be available to give you an introductory hands on experience in: Bobbin Lace, Tatting, Cross Stitch, Rug Hooking, Weaving, Spinning, Quilting/patchwork, Crochet, Knitting, Sewing a button, Basic Knots 724-775-1848

OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS IN THE WOODS
Shaker Woods – Columbiana, OH

Saturdays and Sundays
October 13-14, 20-21, 2012 10AM-5PM
General admissions tickets will be on sale at the gate.
$7.00 per day Ages 13 and up (On sale at the gate) / FREE parking
The woods will be transformed into a holiday wonderland with each booth beautifully decorated in an old-fashioned holiday theme. Woodworkers, floral designers, blacksmiths, potters, tole painters, basket weavers and many others, delicious foods cooked in the old-fashioned way. Come and have an old-fashioned good time!

KDKA ZOOBOO

Saturday October 20, 2012 11AM-4PM
Sunday October 21, 2012 11AM-4PM
Saturday October 27, 2012 11AM-4PM
Sunday October 28, 2012 11AM-4PM
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, Pittsburgh, PA
Activities free with general admission
Enjoy Gymkhana’s Haunted Hideaway, the Docent Council Haunted House, all of your favorite animals, candy, and much more! While costumes are not required, they are certainly recommended! There is even a costume contest at Water’s Edge. Lots of candy stations will be set up along the Zoo path where you can collect treats. We will provide treat bags to children under the age of 13 until 3PM. The animals get special treats, toys, and pumpkins during the ZooBoo event. Have fun watching the animals enjoy the holiday, too!

OCTOBER 21, 2012

OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS IN THE WOODS

Shaker Woods – Columbiana, OH
Saturdays and Sundays
October 13-14, 20-21, 2012 10AM-5PM
General admissions tickets will be on sale at the gate.
$7.00 per day Ages 13 and up (On sale at the gate) / FREE parking
The woods will be transformed into a holiday wonderland with each booth beautifully decorated in an old-fashioned holiday theme. Woodworkers, floral designers, blacksmiths, potters, tole painters, basket weavers and many others, delicious foods cooked in the old-fashioned way. Come and have an old-fashioned good time!

KDKA ZOOBOO

Saturday October 20, 2012 11AM-4PM
Sunday October 21, 2012 11AM-4PM
Saturday October 27, 2012 11AM-4PM
Sunday October 28, 2012 11AM-4PM
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, Pittsburgh, PA
Activities free with general admission
Enjoy Gymkhana’s Haunted Hideaway, the Docent Council Haunted House, all of your favorite animals, candy, and much more! While costumes are not required, they are certainly recommended! There is even a costume contest at Water’s Edge. Lots of candy stations will be set up along the Zoo path where you can collect treats. We will provide treat bags to children under the age of 13 until 3PM. The animals get special treats, toys, and pumpkins during the ZooBoo event. Have fun watching the animals enjoy the holiday, too!

OCTOBER 24, 2012

NEW BRIGHTON HALLOWEEN PARADE

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 6:30PM
3rd Ave 15th St to Townsend Park, Downtown New Brighton, PA
All welcome. 724-846-1870

OCTOBER 27, 2012

BEAVER FALL FESTIVAL/HALLOWEEN HOP
Downtown, Beaver, PA

Saturday, October 27, 2012 10AM-4PM
9AM Parade begins at Snitger’s Bicycle Store
FREE
Children visit downtown businesses for treats and enjoy entertainment, pony rides, food, games and lots more. 724-773-6700

BEAVER FALLS 3rd ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL/TRICK-OR-TREAT PARADE

Saturday, October 27, 2012 12PM-5PM
Sunday, October 28, 2012 12PM
FREE
In the Municipal Parking Lot on 8th Ave and 12th St Beaver Falls, PA
The parade beings the day with children 12 and younger marching in costumes on 7th Avenue for treats. Great entertainment, children activities, food booths, pumpkin painting, wild world of animals costume contest and more. 724-709-3386 / BF Recreation Board / Beaver Falls Events

AN EVENING of TALES & HAUNTINGS

Saturday October 27, 2012 6:30PM
Vicary Mansion, 1235 Third Avenue, Freedom, PA
All ages/donation.
Share your personal ghost stories with moderator Bob Bauder. The Vicary Mansion will be decorated with a haunting atmosphere. Two guided sessions will be held 9 P.M. and 10:30 P.M. by the International Parapsychology Research Foundation on exploring the methods of conducting a paranormal investigation. Pre-registration and fee for guided session only. 724-775-1848

BEAVER-LAWRENCE COUNCIL CRAFT SHOW

Saturday October 27, 2012
Sunday October 28, 2012
Beaver Valley Mall, Monaca, PA
Annual Labor Council Fall Craft Show 724-658-8528

KDKA ZOOBOO

Saturday October 20, 2012 11AM-4PM
Sunday October 21, 2012 11AM-4PM
Saturday October 27, 2012 11AM-4PM
Sunday October 28, 2012 11AM-4PM
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, Pittsburgh, PA
Activities free with general admission
Enjoy Gymkhana’s Haunted Hideaway, the Docent Council Haunted House, all of your favorite animals, candy, and much more! While costumes are not required, they are certainly recommended! There is even a costume contest at Water’s Edge. Lots of candy stations will be set up along the Zoo path where you can collect treats. We will provide treat bags to children under the age of 13 until 3PM. The animals get special treats, toys, and pumpkins during the ZooBoo event. Have fun watching the animals enjoy the holiday, too!

OCTOBER 28, 2012

BEAVER FALLS 3rd ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL/TRICK-OR-TREAT PARADE

Saturday, October 27, 2012 12PM-5PM
Sunday, October 28, 2012 12PM
FREE
In the Municipal Parking Lot on 8th Ave and 12th St Beaver Falls, PA
The parade beings the day with children 12 and younger marching in costumes on 7th Avenue for treats. Great entertainment, children activities, food booths, pumpkin painting, wild world of animals costume contest and more. 724-709-3386 / BF Recreation Board / Beaver Falls Events

BEAVER-LAWRENCE COUNCIL CRAFT SHOW

Saturday October 27, 2012
Sunday October 28, 2012
Beaver Valley Mall, Monaca, PA
Annual Labor Council Fall Craft Show 724-658-8528

KDKA ZOOBOO

Saturday October 20, 2012 11AM-4PM
Sunday October 21, 2012 11AM-4PM
Saturday October 27, 2012 11AM-4PM
Sunday October 28, 2012 11AM-4PM
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, Pittsburgh, PA
Activities free with general admission
Enjoy Gymkhana’s Haunted Hideaway, the Docent Council Haunted House, all of your favorite animals, candy, and much more! While costumes are not required, they are certainly recommended! There is even a costume contest at Water’s Edge. Lots of candy stations will be set up along the Zoo path where you can collect treats. We will provide treat bags to children under the age of 13 until 3PM. The animals get special treats, toys, and pumpkins during the ZooBoo event. Have fun watching the animals enjoy the holiday, too!

OCTOBER 29, 2012

ROSS PARK MALL WIDE TRICK OR TREAT

Monday October 29, 2012 6PM-8PM
Come on out to Ross Park Mall’s biggest Kidgit event of the year, the Halloween Kidgit Trick or Treat, on Monday, October 29th, from 6-8 pm! Jake and all the Kidgits are getting excited already. Radio Disney and the crew will be in Center Court providing music and fun activities as well! Who do YOU want to be???


BEAVER COUNTY TRICK OR TREAT

*ALMOST ALL BEAVER COUNTY TRICK-OR-TREAT HAS BEEN CHANGED TO SATURDAY NOVEMBER 03, 2012 (times vary).*
Updates can be found here.
(I did not preview the video included in that post, so I do not know what it contains. Please use caution around little eyes and ears.)


*BEAVER VALLEY MALL WIDE TRICK OR TREAT
Wednesday October 31, 2012 6PM-7:30PM (This event is still scheduled (source here). Check their Facebook page for updates.)

*ROSS PARK MALL WIDE TRICK OR TREAT
Monday October 29, 2012 6PM-8PM

*Ambridge, PA Wednesday, October 31, 2012 6PM-8PM
*Beaver, PA Wednesday, October 31, 2012 6PM-8PM
*Bridgewater, PA Wednesday, October 31, 2012 6PM-8PM
*New Sewickley, PA Wednesday, October 31, 2012 6PM-8PM

Check out the Cool Family’s 2011 Trick-or-Treat experience at the Beaver Valley Mall!


FARMS and PUMPKIN PATCHES
A post with dates and information on fall festivals at the following farms and orchards is available here!
Cheeseman Farm – Portersville, PA
Harvest Valley Farms – Valencia, PA
Hozak Farms – Clinton, PA
Janoski’s – Clinton, PA
Jodikinos – Clinton, PA
Port Farm – Waterford, PA
Pumpkin Patch Trolley – Washington, PA
Reilly’s Summerseat Farm – Pittsburgh, PA
Renshaw Family Farm – Freeport, PA
Schramm Farms – Jeanette, PA
Shenot Farm – Wexford, PA
Simmons Farm – McMurray, PA
Soergels Orchards – Wexford, PA
Spring House Market – Washington, PA
Trax Farms – Finleyville, PA
Triple B Farms – Monongahela, PA
Wooden Nickel Buffalo Corn Maze Edinboro, PA
Woodward’s Orchard Beaver Falls, PA (Chippewa Twp)
Columbiana Maze Craze Columbiana, OH

LINKS TO LINKS
Fairs/Festivals – Western PA
Pumpkin Patches and more – Western PA

Have you attended one of the events listed here? Please tell us about your experience in the comments section.

Feel free to email pictures if you would like them featured on the blog. I hope your family has a fantastically fun-filled fall! :)

(If you know of an event in Beaver County not listed here and would like to add it to this list, please email me at coolfamilyblog (at) yahoo (dot) com. Sending an website link or flier (pdf or jpeg) with more information is appreciated!)

Related Posts:

*Pittsburgh Area Pumpkin Patches 2012
*Awesome Halloween Light Shows
*The Festival of Festivals 2010

*Trick-or-Treat 2011: At the Beaver Valley Mall
*Volant Autumn Pumpkin Festival 2011
*The Spring House 2010
*The Apple Castle 2010
*Fall Family Fun 2009
*Pumpkin Carving 2010
*Pumpkin Carving 2011
*Fall Front Porch 2010
*Ghosts of Halloween Past: My Childhood Halloweens
*How to make a Kleenex Box Halloween Costume
*Halloween Parade: Fall Fashion 2010
*Wordless Wednesday: Little Pumpkin
*Wordless Wednesday: Is that a pumpkin up your shirt?

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About Jenn Rian

Jenn is a bored and sarcastic stay-at-home-mom of two who blogs and vlogs because the voices in her head tell her to. She blogs about as often as she showers, which isn't very often. (Author of "humor" blog www.imakemyselfthequeen.com and family blog www.coolestfamilyontheblock.com)

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