Q: Why did the ghost go to his neighborhood bar?
A: For the Boos!  ;)

Ghosts don't get boo'd in Delco - we invite them to join us under our giant Circus Tent of haunted adventures...where you'll fine Ghost Tours - Knife Wielding Artists - Witches Hayrides - Local Ghostbusters, Tombstone Tales - Scarecrow Making - and Costumed Parading.  But first...

Let's start with our infamous Locked Rooms for Escaping
You and a handful of others are “locked” in a room with one hour to escape. So channel your inner Sherlock and start collecting clues, solving puzzles and de-coding riddles! 

Media's Xscape the Room is in its 2nd year of providing live escape games which, throughout the year, have become the hottest new date night, girls night, birthday celebration or team building experience 
$28.00 a person (including taxes & fees) and at least 4 players are needed for them to run a quality game. The best times are had with the maximum of 10 players.  Click below for more details.

Click here for the Xscape Room Website

1 and 25 W Third St
Media, PA 19063
484 471 7031


Q: What kind of music do mummies like?
A:  Wrap.

But the only things getting 'wrapped' at Linvilla Orchards is their famous, fresh-made candy, cakes and pumpkin pies! Their Farmers Market is just one of the reasons that generations of families visit Pumpkinland!

Open now through early November, Pumpkinland is home to larger-than-life scarecrows and other legendary characters who only appear at Halloween. There are piles of pumpkins everywhere, in all colors, shapes and sizes — a huge selection of straw bales, corn shocks, toys and fall decorations  -- plus Corn Mazes to get lost in --  a week of twilight-time jack-o-lanterns -- Autumn Moon & Witches House Hayrides -- and ghoulish Halloween brews and treats for every taste and budget!

Click for Pumpkinland details, dates, and times

137 W Knowlton Rd, Media, PA 19063


Q:  Why did Dracula take cold medicine? 
A:  To stop his coffin!

Learn about the symbology of death on 18th century tombstones... 

No one will be 'coffin' during the Chadds Ford Historical society's October TAVERN TALK...because everyone will be spellbound by tales of tombstones, evil spirits and ghost-hunting adventures!

On Thursday night, October 12th from 7-9 pm, the spirits (both supernatural and fermented!) will be flowing freely at the Chadds Ford Historical Society's Barns-Brinton House Tavern for an evening of "SPIRITS & SPIRITS."
  • There will be spirits from Liquid Alchemy Beverages and Chaddsford Winery
  • Talks by Tammy, will reveal the meanings behind 18th century tombstones and their symbols 
  • Delmarva Historic Haunts, a local paranormal investigation team will answer your spookiest questions...and learn about the tools, techniques and process that Delmarva Historic Haunts uses to explore ghostly paranormal activities. (Photo of the gang and their van is below)

Local ghost-busters tell amazing stories about the 'spirits' they've met...
Tavern Talks is a monthly experience (not a lecture!) aimed exclusively for adults 21 and older that focuses on unexplored aspects of early American history and culture.
Click for more info and to purchase tickets

Barns Brinton House
Next to the Chaddsford Winery at 630 Baltimore Pike.
Adm $20 for non-members, $15 for members.
Tickets must be purchased in advance over the phone, in person or online as space is limited.
Call  (610) 388-7376 to purchase tickets by phone


Q: Who does Dracula get letters from?
A:  His fang club. 
...but the Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation has even more fangs! 

Their famous Lantern Ghost Tours have grown so popular they've added a 3rd day of tours!

So pick your day, October 13th, 21st or 28th, and let the Plantation's history guides lead you into the night...back into time...for a creaky, eerie walking tour experience at one of the most haunted sites in the County. 

Follow a torch lit path...learn about the strange and inexplicable ways that colonists treated their dead...visit the wagon barn and farmhouse where you'll hear stories of bizarre events that took place... and for the first time ever, you will tour the farmhouse basement. BE - PREPARED - FOR A HORRIFIC STORY...!!$#@%^!!

Tickets only available by phone reservation.
Members $10, Non-members $12. Must be 10 or older. Call 610-566-1725
Accepts Visa and Mastercard by phone. Tickets only available through pre-registration. Tours are approx. 1.5 hours and start every 30 minutes.

Friday, Oct 13 -  6pm - 9:30pm   ---   Saturday, Oct 21 - 6pm - 9:30pm -- Saturday, Oct 28 - 6pm - 9:30pm

Ridley Creek State Park, 3900 North Sandy Flash Drive
Newtown Square, PA 19073.

Q: Who was the most famous ghost detective?
A: Sherlock Moans

And instead of moaning about that really bad joke, here's something to make your kids cheer...

Take them to Tyler Arboretum, one of the most beautiful natural sites in the region. Their annual Pumpkin Days Celebration is a huge family affair that takes place October 14th and 15th...                  
Assemble your own scarecrow and take a hayride through Tyler’s fall colors. And try your hand at crafts, games, face painting, a moon bounce, and an inflatable obstacle course! Take great family photos among the pumpkins! 

Hours are 10am to 5pm each day, and there's no pre-registration required. Free for members, Non-member admission is $15 for adults, $13 for seniors, and $9 for youth, students and active military with ID. Children 2 and under are free. There's free parking at Penn State Brandywine with shuttle service. For reserved parking at Tyler, pre-paid parking passes are available for $10.

515 Painter Road, Media, PA 19063 United States


Q: What do you call a little monster's mother and father?
A: Mummy and Deady

(By now you can probably guess how this story is going to start... ;) 
So... if you're a mummy or deady, grab your OWN little monsters and head to the Grange for their annual Pumpkin Painting & Scarecrow Workshops. 

The Scarecrow Workshop is 1 to 4pm, and costs $5 per crow.
But before you come, send the kids on a 'stuffing' hunt around your home, gathering a bag full of old tee shirts and other fluffy house-hold items to stuff and plump up your newest family member (the scarecrow). Other materials are supplied at the workshop.

Or maybe your family would rather adopt a Pumpkin for the porch... The Pumpkin Painting Workshop starts at 1:30pm and is $5 per pumpkin.
And don't forget to take a tour of this historic estate...learn its history and enjoy refreshments from 1 to 4pm.  Plus you can start your holiday shopping at the Grange Gift Shoppe for unique and interesting wares.  Click here for the Grange Estate Website

143 Myrtle Ave, Havertown, PA 19083
(610) 446-4958


Q: Where do most werewolves live?
A: Howllywood, California 
...and where do all the best carved pumpkins live?  In Chadds Ford, of course!

Not many sculptors use 'live' canvases...but ours do - and these orange, pulpy masterpieces take center stage at the biggest, baddest Pumpkin Carve Celebration of them all!

This year's open air festival of pumpkin art is October 19th through the 21st, and features 60 local artists who carve their imagination into the orange flesh of magical Halloween pumpkins...

Weighing up to 400 pounds, all will be lit and displayed at the end of the carving on Thursday, October 19th (5-9pm)...and again, on Friday (5-9pm) and Saturday, October 20th & 21st (3-9pm).Great food and fall treats will be offered by area eateries, plus there will be live music, hayrides, a haunted trail and more.

Admission: $10 for adults 18 and older, $5 for ages 7 to 17;  Ages 6 and under are free. Dogs are not permitted for safety reasons, 

1736 Creek Rd, P.O. Box 27, Chadds Ford, PA 19317


Q: What are ghosts favorite kind of streets? 
A: Dead ends.

There will definitely be a dead Elvis sighting or two, but the 53rd Annual Halloween Parade on State Street in Media will be alive with monsters & ghouls on October 28th, starting at 2pm. 
There will be plenty of music and fun for all ages as every costumed-character imaginable from traditional witches and ghosts to zombies to cartoon characters and comic book heroes (Like Batgirl, above) proudly walk the parade route.
Sponsored by Delco's Town Talk Newspapers

State Street, Media, PA 19063
2:00 p.m.
Call 610-915-2253 for more information
Click here for more fun Halloween Jokes!