Weekend Planner: October Fest, Pumpkin Fest & Haunted Attractions
Spend your first October weekend at the fun, local events.
Nomadic Artists of Five Ponds
Where/when: Bucks County Visitors Center, 3207 Street Rd, Bensalem, Friday, Saturday & Sunday all day
Why go: A group of 20-plus senior artists will exhibit their work at the Bucks County Visitors Center. The works will be paintings, prints, jewelry, quilts, comic books, note cards and more.
Valley of Fear
Where/when: Phoenix Sport Club 301 E Bristol Rd, Feasterville Trevose, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 7 to 10 p.m.
Why go: Check out Valley of Fear's newest attraction: Zombie Escape Maze! Scream at the haunt's ever popular haunted hayride and scary tales as well.
Cost: Prices vary, visit ValleyofFear.com for coupons and discounts.
Horrorfest at Shady Brook Farm
Where/when: 931 Stony Hill Rd, Yardley, Friday & Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m.
Why go: Head to "America's Most Haunted Farm" for four thrilling attractions.
Cost: $18 - $50
Bensalem Lions Club Flea Market
Where/when: 2201 Street Rd, Bensalem, Saturday, 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Why go: Browse treasures and trinkets while enjoying hot dogs, pretzels, and refreshments are sold from the Bensalem Lions Club Food Truck.
Cost: Free to browse
Playwicki Farm Fun Day
Where/when: Playwicki Farm, 2350 Bridgetown Pike Feasterville Trevose, Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Why go: Families can enjoy a DJ, games, hayrides, face painting, pumpkin painting and scare crow building.
Where/when: Queen of the Universe 2443 Trenton Rd, Levittown, Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Why go: There will be food, soda, beer, games, music and Mummers, Irish dancers, bingo, games for kids (all ages) and much more.
PumpkinFest at Shady Brook Farm
Where/when: 931 Stony Hill Rd, Yardley, Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Why go: Families can enjoy wagon rides, pick-your-own pumpkins and much more.
Pennsbury Homecoming Carnival
Where/when: Pennsbury High School 705 Hood Blvd, Fairless Hills, Saturday beginning at 3 p.m.
Why go: There will be food, fun, face painting and football at night.
Paws in the Park
Where/when: Neshaminy State Park 3401 State Rd, Bensalem, Sunday at 10 a.m.
Why go: The Fourth Annual Canine Cancer Walk and Pet Adoption Fair raises funds that are needed to provide Veterinary Care/Housing/Food for area homeless companion animals saved from High-Kill Shelter Facilities.
Cost: $20 - $30 donation