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NEPA Weekend Round-Up 10.30.20

Treat Yourself to Some Classic NEPA Halloween Fun This Weekend.

Get a jumpstart on all the Halloween action by tackling a holiday-themed, Saturday morning 5K. Dodge the walking dead down in Landingville during the Spooky Schuylkill 5K Zombie Run/Walk. Or, get to the Blue Mountain Resort in Palmerton for their always entertaining Pumpkin Pickup 5K and 1 Mile Kid’s Race.

Take advantage of awesome dining deals all weekend during Downtown Wilkes-Barre’s Diamond City Dine Out. Grab your lederhosen and get to Silver Birches in Hawley on Friday for a little beer, tasty food and live music at their popular Germanfest. Then, stop by Scranton’s Ritz Theater for a little Friday dinner and a movie fun at their Wine & Witches event.

Bring your candy bags to Sky Zone in Pittston for their popular Friday night Trunk or Treat. Add a little high-flying fun to your weekend at Blue Mountain Resort’s wild Fright Time Zip & Climb. And then, make your way to Camelback Mountain Adventures all weekend for some creepy thrills on their must-see Monster Coaster.

Celebrate Halloween on the Farm at Roba Family Farms in North Abington Twp. on both Saturday and Sunday. Of course, you could always slow it down and soak up some autumn in the Poconos. Cruise among the colorful treetops on Shawnee Mountain Ski Area’s famous Fall Foliage Chairlift Ride.

Don’t miss any of the Halloween fun. Check out our comprehensive events calendar for all of NEPA’s trunk or treats, trick or treats and drive-thru candy stops.

Mark Your Calendars For:

  • Diamond City Dine Out

    Through Saturday, October 31

    Celebrate Downtown Wilkes-Barre’s vibrant dining scene all weekend as they wrap up this week long event dedicated to the city’s food scene. Enjoy unique deals and seasonal fare from the Diamond City’s most popular restaurants.

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  • Sky Zone Trunk or Treat

    Friday, October 30 at 5 p.m.

    Suit up the kiddies in those adorable costumes, bring your goodie bags and head out to Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Pittston for their free, annual trunk or treat. The event is designed for children 12 and under.

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  • Germanfest

    Friday, October 30 at 5 p.m.

    Don’t end the month without a little taste of Oktoberfest. Stop by The Waterfront at Silver Birches in Hawley for their insanely popular festival featuring cold beer samples, German cuisine and live music.

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  • Halloween Fright Time Zip & Climb

    Friday, October 30 & Saturday, October 31

    Experience some high-speed Halloween fun in the treetops at Blue Mountain Resort in Palmerton. The adventure park lights up after dark with laser lights, spooky music, Halloween décor and so much more.

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  • Wine & Witches – Hocus Pocus!

    Friday, October 30 at 7 p.m.

    Pack your favorite bottle of wine and head out to Scranton’s Ritz Theater for a little dinner and a movie with those infamous Sanderson sisters. The BYOB, 21 and over event features a full menu and socially distant tables.

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  • Spooky Schuylkill 5K Zombie Run/Walk

    Saturday, October 31 at 8 a.m.

    Lace up those running shoes and get ready to outrun the walking dead at this Halloween-inspired 5K. Run or walk the 3.1-mile loop along the Schuylkill River. Just be on the lookout for pesky Zombies along the way.

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  • Pumpkin Pickup 5K & 1 Mile Kid’s Race

    Saturday, October 31 at 10 a.m.

    Prepare for an evening of eating too much candy with a fun, trail run at Blue Mountain Resort in Palmerton. The event features a 5K and 1-mile kid’s run. Racers can grab pumpkins along the route and turn them in for fun prizes at the finish.

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  • The Monster Coaster

    Friday, Saturday & Sunday, October 30 – Nov. 1 at 6 p.m.

    What’s more Halloween than racing through the dark woods on a roller coaster surrounded by monsters? Check out this insanely fun ride at Camelback Mountain Adventures in Tannersville for the ultimate thrill.

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  • Fall Foliage Chairlift Rides

    Saturday, October 31 & Sunday, November 1 at 12 p.m.

    If you’re just not into all the spookiness of the season, make your way down to the Shawnee Mountain Ski Area for a scenic, foliage-filled ride among the trees in the colorful Pocono Mountains.

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  • Halloween on the Farm

    Saturday, October 31 & Sunday, November 1 at 10 a.m.

    Celebrate a classic country Halloween at Roba Family Farms in North Abington Twp. Bring the kids in costume, enjoy a magic show, corn maze, costume contest, plenty of food and trick or treating.

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  • Safe Halloween Fun

    Through October

    Whether it’s catching a classic scary flick at the drive-in, loading up your trunk or treat goodie bag, or hoppin’ on the spooky train at Knoebels, NEPA’s got tons of Halloween fun happening all month long.

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  • Enjoy a Good Old-Fashioned Fright

    Through October

    Check out our list of spooky haunts for an evening of unforgettable frights, ghosts and ghouls. Gather your friends. Bring along the family. Plan a night out at one of NEPA’s incredible, haunted attractions.

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