Your guide to Halloween fun events in Centre County
Anyone who thinks Halloween is just about trickor-treating hasn’t been to Centre County in October.
From haunted caverns, zombies running amok at the old drive-in theater grounds, costume parades, zombie balls and safe trickor-treats, there’s something for all ages to to enjoy across the county this weekend.
Here is a taste of what Halloween activities are on tap for the rest of the month:
What: Join Penn State’s National Student Speech Language Hearing Association for an afternoon of Halloween fun with puffy ghosts, spider webs and more.
When: 2-4 p.m. Sunday Where: Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. Allen St., State College
Info: www.schlowlibrary.org/ children
ANNUAL FALL FEST AND TRUNK OR TREAT
What: Dress up the family and enjoy a welcoming, safe trick-or-treating environment with food, treats, crafts and storytelling.
When: 3-5 p.m. Sunday Where: Zion Lutheran Church, 105 Zion Road, Boalsburg
Info: www.facebook.com/ events/1942970119129388
SAFE AND SEEN IN THE BALLPARK
What: Make sure to bring your best costumes for some trick-or-treating in the ballpark! Kids are invited to go “door to door,” filing up their Halloween bags with candy from area organizations and volunteers. Trick-or-treaters will also find ambulance tours, fall crafts and games awaiting them at Medlar Field.
When: 3-5 p.m. Sunday Where: 112 Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, University Park
Info: www.milb.com/ state-college/news/safe -and-seen-at-the-ballpark -is-this-sunday/ c-299450134
What: Celebrate Halloween with spooky fun games, crafts, snacks and a costume parade.
When: 4-5:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: Park Forest United Methodist Church, 1833 Park Forest Ave., State College
Info: www.facebook.com/ events/1054866178019541
HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARADE
What: In its 72nd year, the Centre Region Parks and Rec annual costume parade is a Halloween staple in Centre County. Judges will be choosing the best dressed in 10 different costume categories with cash prizes for the winners and free treat bags for all.
When: 6:30-8 p.m. Sunday
Where: The corner of College Avenue and Burrowes Street, State College
Info: www.facebook.com/ events/261340941351930
PSASM TRICK-OR-TREAT NIGHT
What: The Penn State Student Athlete Advisory Board invites the public to explore the All-Sports Museum as studentathletes hand out candy and greet families.
When: 6-8 p.m. Monday
Where: Penn State All-Sports Museum, 1 Beaver Stadium, University Park
Info: www.facebook.com/events/ 482164155613024
SPOOKY STORIES IN THE GARDEN
What: Bring a blanket and get ready to snuggle in with some hot cider and listen to spooky tales from the “Scary Stores to Tell in the Dark” series.
When: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday Where: Centre County Library, 203 N. Allegheny St., Bellefonte
What: Trick-or-treating in most Centre County municipalities will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Halfmoon Township will hold its trick-or-treat night from 5:408:30 p.m.
Bexleigh Weber, 11months, peers out from her stroller while trick-or-treating in 2017 in Bellefonte. This year, trick or treat in most municipalities will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Trick or treaters brave the spooky yard of Bill Kerns on Autumnwood Drive for some candy on October 29, 2015.
Giovanni Italia, 1, takes a piece of candy from Lady Lion basketball players at the Penn State All-Sport Museum Trick or Treat event in 2013. This year’s event is on Monday.