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Celebrating Halloween in Mercer County with the Kids

Celebrating Halloween in Mercer County with the Kids

As the spooky season approaches, Mercer County is gearing up for various exciting Halloween events for kids. From pumpkin patches to trick-or-treating, there are plenty of family-friendly activities to enjoy throughout October.

Explore the Local Pumpkin Patches

One great way to kick off the Halloween celebrations is visiting one of Mercer County’s many pumpkin patches. These farms offer kids a fun and festive atmosphere to pick out the perfect pumpkin for carving or decorating. Some even offer hayrides, corn mazes, and other activities for a full day of fall fun. Learn more about the many pumpkin patches here.

On Friday, October 29th at 6 p.m., visit Munnel Run Farm, where you can learn more about our native reptiles and amphibians with herpetologist April Claus of Interactive Environmental Programs & the Mercer County Conservation District’s 2023 Pioneers in Conservation Educator Awardee. You can find out more about April at

Enjoy learning about our reptiles and amphibians, and then conclude the evening with a campfire, hot dogs, & s’mores. Register for this event here:

Visit Fair Haven Farms on October 21st and 22nd from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. You can bring the kids to the pumpkin patch. You can purchase any size pumpkin and decorate and paint the pumpkin for free! October 28th and 20th, 2023 – 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Fair Haven Farms will also host a Costume Day. Guests who visit the farm in costume will receive one free Punkin Chunkin ticket.

Guests can also enjoy a hayride, corn maze, kid zone, giant slides, ninja course, games, ducky races, toddler maze, tire extravaganza, corn crib, creepy tepee, giant bouncy balls, hamster wheels, farm animals, and so much more!

Attend Trick-or-Treat Around Mercer County

What would Halloween be without trick-or-treating? Mercer County offers safe and family-friendly trick-or-treat events in various neighborhoods and communities. Check with your local township or municipality for specific dates, times, and locations.

No matter what type of Halloween fun your family prefers, there is something for everyone in Mercer County. So gather the kids, put on those costumes, and get ready to celebrate this spooky season in our beloved community.

Keep an eye on the Visit Mercer County event calendar for even more Halloween events and activities as they are added throughout the month.

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