Events 10/26 – 10/31: Mischief at the Mutter, Hound-O-Ween, Halloqweens, Feast of Fools, Trick or Tria & More!

The spookiest things happening in Philly from Friday, October 26th to Wednesday, October 31st. Share your event by tweeting us @citywidestories or tagging us on Facebook.


Parkway Soirée

Friday, October 26th

5 – 10 pm

Parkway Museums District

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Cost: Free

Celebrate the wrap-up of the 14-month Parkway 100 celebration with this birthday block-party birthday. There will be activities happening all over the Parkway such as a centennial cake cutting at The Franklin Institute, food trucks galore from Night Market, Square Dancing in the Square around the Swann Memorial Fountain, live music, public art, and more.


4th Annual Mischief at the Mütter + Costume Contest

Friday, October 26th

6:30 – 11 pm

Mutter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

19 S 22nd St.

Cost: $0-50


One of the spookiest spots in Philly is hosting their annual night of Mischief! Dress in your best costume and attend the 4th Annual Mischief at the Mütter. You can expect a full beer garden, unlimited snacks, and full access to the museum. Keep your eyes peeled for surprise performances throughout the night, and get your cards read by Queen of Wands Tarot. Halloweekend here we come!


Hound-O-Ween VI: Revenge of The Tournament De Tacos

Saturday, October 27th

12 – 5 pm

The Schmidt’s Common

1001 N. 2nd St.

Cost: $20 to enter your pet as a contestant, Free to watch!

Hound-O-Ween and The Tournament de Tacos have joined forces, which means for one afternoon only, everything you love will be in the SAME PLACE. Not only will you see cocker spaniels in costumes, but you can vote for which neighborhood taco reigns supreme! Also enjoy beer specials, specialty cocktails, and samples, and most importantly, pups wearing tiny outfits!



Saturday, October 27th

9 pm – 2 am


140 N Columbus Blvd  

Cost: $2-18

Get ready for Philly’s biggest LGBTQ Halloween party! This year, Halloqweens is taking over the entire FringeArts space for one massive queer rager complete with Djs, drag and burlesque shows, and a live performance by Precious.


Organ And Orchestra Halloween

Tuesday, October 30th

7 – 9 pm

Kimmel Center  

300 S Broad St.

Cost: $30

See the orchestra as you’ve never seen it before! Terrifying tunes include Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor and Gounod’s Funeral March of a Marionette. Stick around after the concert for the signature “organ pump” experience—come up and lie down on stage to feel the vibrations from this king of instruments.  


Feast of Fools

Tuesday, October 30th

8 – 9 pm

The Open Kitchen Sculpture Garden

2241 N. Philip St.

Cost: Free

Enter “the world beyond” at the Feast of Fools, an immersive outdoor performance for the Halloween season. Feast of Fools aims to be funny, not frightening, so bring the whole family to witness a performance of a clown funeral, including long and inappropriate eulogies, every kind of family dynamic, and a food fight involving rubber chickens.


Hunting Park Haunted Hayride

Tuesday, October 30th  

6 – 9 pm

9th and Hunting Park Ave.

Cost: Free


Get your spook on with the Hunting Park Haunted Hayride! There is going to be fun for the whole family with giveaways, trick or treat tables and so much more. Stay safe this Halloween by hanging out at the park with your friends and family.


Mary Shelley’s *Frankenstein*

Wednesday, October 31st

7:30 – 9:45 pm

Walter K. Gordon Theater

314 Linden St.

Camden, NJ

Cost: Call/Email for ticket price

It is only fitting that the opening night of Rutger-Camden Theater’s production of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is on Halloween. This year marks the 200th anniversary of this classic spooky novel, so spend Hallow’s Eve immersed in the world of Dr. Frankenstein and the creature he cannot contain.


Slavic SCARE-oling

Wednesday, October 31st

6 – 9 pm

West Philadelphia

Cost: Free

As the sun sets, and the ghosts and ghouls come out to play, you might spot a traveling band of floral-bedecked Slavic singers. The Philadelphia Women’s Slavic Ensemble will be roaming around West Philadelphia SCARE-oling between 45th-50th St. They will be offering tricks AND treats so watch out!


Trick or Tria

Wednesday, October 31st

12 – 11:30 pm

All Tria locations

Cost: Pay-as-you-go ($5 ciders)

The last night of Philly Cider week is on Halloween, so what’s stopping you from stopping by one of the three Tria locations to try some of their cider as well as join in on their Instagram costume competition.