Halloween 2022: Family-friendly events you can attend in Philadelphia this weekend

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Halloween is just around the corner and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation is offering several events across the city to help families have a fun and safe way to celebrate in their community. 

Friday, October 28 

Sayre Morris Trunk or Treat | 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Enjoy a fun Halloween celebration at the Sayre Morris Recreation Center at 5835 Spruce Street. 

Saturday, October 29

Haunted Horses | 4 p.m.

See dozens of horses in costumes and trick or treat at the Northwestern Stables at 120 W. Northwestern Avenue. Tickets can be purchased here. 

Halloween in the Park | 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

You're invited to wear a costume, eat, shop and celebrate Halloween at Campbell Square, located at 2525 E. Allegheny Avenue. 

Barley Scary Halloween Spooktacular | 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Dress up and enjoy kid-friendly activities at Smith Memorial Playground, located at 3500 Reservoir Drive. Tickets can be purchased here. 

Halloween in Pretzel Park | 10:30 a.m. 

The annual event will feature a costume parade for families and even pets. It will take place at Pretzel Park, located at 4300 Silverwood Street. 

Scanlon Tent or Treat | 4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Bring a tent and decorate it for a chance to receive a special prize. The event will take place at Scanlon Playground at 1099 E. Tioga Street. 

Bridgesburg Halloween Contest | 2 p.m.

Head down to the Bridgesburg Recreation Center at 4625 Richmond Street for a Halloween event featuring prizes, contests and sweet treats.  

Cobbs Creek Environmental Center Candy Crawl | 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Head down to the Cobbs Creek Recreational Center for Halloween fun with archery, arts and crafts and a scavenger hunt located at 280 Cobbs Creek Parkway.  

Halloween Skate | 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Wear a costume and get free admission to the Laura Sims Skate House at 200 S. 63rd Street. 

Monday, October 31

Cherashore Gators Boo Bash | 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Head to the Cherashore Playground at 851-951 W. Olney Avenue for a family-friendly party in partnership with City Youth Association Gators.