Halloween Events in Chestnut Hill
A list of local events to attend on the spookiest weekend of the year.
It's Halloween weekend, and along with the candy, costumes and scary stories comes a list of local events to attend. Here is a round-up of the spots in Chestnut Hill to scare up a good time this Halloween.
A Not-So-Scary Halloween Bash: The Little Treehouse Play Cafe, 10 W. Gravers Lane, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Members of the Little Treehouse can enjoy this event for free. Non-members pay regular admission rates.
A spooky menu is being served up at The Little Treehouse Friday in honor of Halloween. Brains and Eyeballs (spaghetti and meatballs) and pumpkin shaped pizza are among the treats. Crafts, dancing and a costume parade are just more reasons to stop by for this monster mash.
Halloween Scary Stories: The Stagecrafters, 8130 Germantown Avenue, 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and a 2 p.m. matinee Saturday. Adults: $5, Children 12 and under: Free.
Dramatic tellings of terrifying tales from the community theater will be the highlight of these events, but there will also tricks (in the form of a magic show), and treats, as well as a costume contest with prizes. The 7 p.m. readings on Friday and Saturday are geared towards older children up to age 12, the Saturday matinee is tuned down for ages 7 and under.
Teenagers, Inc. Ghost Walk: Begins at Chestnut Hill Library, 8711 Germantown Avenue, tour begin at 6:30 p.m. and leave every 30 minutes until 8 p.m. Adults: $8, Children (Age 6-11): $5
Storytellers will share the haunted happenings in tales of Chestnut Hill's history near the top of the Hill. The tour will include the grounds of the library, St. Paul's Episcopal Church and some old Chestnut Hill homes.
Halloween Costume Parade: O'Doodles Toy Store, 8335 Germantown Avenue, 1 p.m. Free.
For it's 15th year, O'Doodles will be hosting an annual Halloween Costume Parade, this year with free professional photographs of your young ghouls and goblins. The prints will be available for pick-up the following weekend.
Trick or Treating on the Avenue: 7600-8600 Germantown Avenue, 2-4 p.m. Free.
Participating shops and restaurants along Germantown Avenue will be getting in on the Halloween fun, giving out treats, or maybe tricks, to those who come by in their Halloween best.
Annual Halloween Party: The Bone Appetite, 8505 Germantown Avenue, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Free.
Your furry friends want in on the spooky festivities as well, and here is their chance. The Bone Appetite will be hosting its annual Halloween Party with a pet costume parade, refreshments and a doggie bag for each canine.
Chestnut Hill Patch's Little Pumpkin Costume Challenge: Read the details that could get you a some one-on-one time with one of Halloween's biggest fans, Heidi Klum. Deadline is 9 p.m. Free.
Monday is the deadline for submissions to our Halloween costume contest. Not only do photo submissions of your child's costume get their pictures on Patch, but it could earn you a donation in your name to a local charity and a trip to New York or Los Angeles to meet Heidi Klum, who will pick the winner herself! Enter now.